Outpatient (ex Primary Care)


Foundation Holdings buys Saudi primary care

GCC investment firm Foundation Holdings has bought a majority stake in Saudi primary care business Shifa Al Munthaza Polyclinic (SMP) and has plans to list it in the next two years. HBI speaks to CEO Abishek Sharma to find out about its growth plans. 

Billionaire swallows Hungary’s second-largest private operator

Hungarian billionaire Sándor Csányi has bought out the remaining 25% equity of Buda Health Center, Hungary's second-largest private acute care operator by revenue, from its founder. The new ownership is set on completing the construction of a new inpatient block. 

Interview: Maris Revalds, Chairman, Health Center 4

Anyone paying attention to the Baltic healthcare market - and at just six million people you'd be forgiven for not - will have noticed an aggressive consolidation of the sector by pharmacy chain & wholesaler, Repharm; something rarely seen elsewhere. Health Center 4 (Veselības centrs 4) is the second-largest to it in Latvia and chairman Revalds speaks on his competitor's moves while also giving us an overview of his business and the local market.

Consortium buys German lab group amedes

German lab group amedes is selling to a consortium including Canada's OMERS Infrastructure, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and asset manager AXA Investment Managers.

Interview: Giuseppe Recchi, CEO, Affidea

Europe’s largest imaging company Affidea wants to become a one-stop shop for all outpatient services. HBI talks to CEO Giuseppe Recchi about changing a brand’s reputation, a record year of M&A and how the pandemic impacted the business.

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