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Economic challenges will propel fertility market innovation

The cost-of-living crisis is having a huge impact on fertility patients, making the sector ripe for disruption. A fertility expert tells HBI cunning new entrants will be the winners while established PE could well be the losers. Click here to read our fertility reports in HBI Intelligence. Richard Banks, managing director at Swansbridge Management Ltd […]

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Walter Shekman, CEO, Dobrobut

HBI’s Lee Murray recently caught up with Walter Shekman, CEO of Ukrainian private hospital and clinic group Dobrobut. In this video, they explore Ukraine’s ~$16.4bn healthcare recovery need - and what this means for private providers in the country.

EDG sale predicted for Q1, 2024

Multiple sources tell HBI that Nordic Capital-owned multinational European Dental Group (EDG) will be back on the market in Q1 ’24. HBI also hears Mehilainen could be back in the shop window soon too.

German hospital market is facing an uncertain future

The future of the German hospital market still hangs in the balance. As winter approaches and energy prices remain high, politicians still cannot agree on what to about Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach’s proposed reforms - but whatever the outcome there are opportunities as well as challenges ahead.

The HBI Top 100 largest groups in EMEA by revenue 2023 edition

Who are the biggest health care services companies in EMEA? For the third year running we have compiled a list of the Top 100 companies by revenue from HBI Intelligence's database, which includes 5,000+ health care services operators across Europe, the Middle East and emerging markets across Asia and Latin America. The Top 100 shows these companies’ sales relating to health care service activities in EMEA only.

Counting the Cost: The impact of inflation on Europe’s health care market

What impact has the high inflation of the past 18 months had on growth in Europe’s health care market? Have for-profit operators been able to pass on cost increases to payors? And have patients paying out of pocket, in the face of rising prices and squeezed budgets, cut back at all? In this first instalment […]

Interview – Ingeborg Oie, CFO and Chief Strategy Officer, Huma 

In this wide ranging interview we discuss the future of remote patient monitoring (RPM) software and government progress in ehealth. Through its RPM platform,  Huma claims to massively cut costs and improve outcomes for patients with chronic conditions.

American Heart of Poland set to sell before election

We hear that American Heart of Poland, with €250m revenue, has found a buyer. M&A is quiet in much of Europe but roaring in Poland where groups are set to sell before general and presidential elections late in the autumn of 2023. Click here to see the largest hospital groups in Europe by revenue in […]

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