There are strong rumours that UK dialysis provider Renal Services will be put up for sale in the next 12 months. CEO and majority shareholder Stefano Ciampolini tells HBI that while there is no process or mandate at the moment, the group is mulling its options.
Private equity group Triton is to acquire Aleris' healthcare services business, nine months after owner Investor AB sold off its social care segment. It values Aleris at 2.6-2.8bn SEK (€246-265m) or 17-18x 2018 EBITDA.
Europe's third-largest nursing home group by revenue, DomusVi, has acquired a group which runs two publicly-funded facilities in Spain as it furthers its expansion in the country. We talk to a market consultant to find out more.
The Fertility Partnership (TFP) has signed an agreement with Waterland Private Equity to acquire Germany-based fertility provider Vivaneo. Nordic PE owner Impilo now has a wide base to build a truly pan-European network, and, it says a triple-digit millions of euros fertility business.
Danish ambulance provider Falck has reached a settlement to pay compensation for breaching competition rules at home. Although this has curtailed any civil proceedings, it may still be facing criminal proceedings and a fine. Looking increasingly abroad for profit in its core business, the company is buying back a 100% share in Slovakian emergency medical services firm Falck Záchranná.
Italy's largest hospital operator by revenue Gruppo San Donato has appointed a new chairman amidst a host of other personnel changes, which a local market source agrees is in preparation for international expansion and a minority stake sale.
Macquarie has pulled out of the process to buy UK nursing home group Barchester due to volatile exchange rates triggered by Brexit, independent sources confirm. We look at the bid price and analyse why and when it failed. What will be the impact on the slew of other deals expected in the sector?
We visualise how private healthcare markets in France, Romania and Finland have been consolidated during the 2010s, illustrating, in a nutshell, the tariff pressure-driven mergers in French hospitals and PE-backed buying sprees in the latter two.
Mediclinic-owned Swiss hospital group Hirslanden is in talks to sell a hospital to rival Swiss Medical Network (SMN). The latter group recently sold a large minority stake in its property-owning company.
Investment firm Metro Pacific Investments Corp (MPIC) is reportedly preparing to sell a minority stake in its hospital business, the largest in the Philippines, in a deal that would value the company at $2bn or 15.8x 2019 expected EBITDA. HBI sources speculate that it could be the run-up to an IPO.