European nursing home giant Korian has followed its French competitors onto the Spanish market with the acquisition of a high-end group in Andalucia. We speak to Korian's director of investor relations about why it finally made the move after years of steering clear.
Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment Company has acquired long-term, post-acute and home care group Amana Healthcare from existing shareholders. It comes as Dubai adopts DRG payments in the hospital sector this year which should propel the post-acute sector upwards, and the group tells us it is set to open a facility there imminently.
Investment company Lavorel Medicare, which owns German medicalised homecare specialist Bonitas Holdings and French medical equipment supplier Apotecnia, has been acquired by private equity firm Advent International.
Despite rumours last year that CVC Capital Partners might be set to exit its large French hospital asset, we look at why this now seems unlikely - and reveal which hospitals are performing the best and the group's EBITDA, together with a potential valuation.
Belgian real-estate investor Aedifica SA has acquired a large portfolio of UK care homes and entered the market for the first time. At a time when margins are being squeezed and groups in this sector have proved slow to sell generally, is this a wise move? We ask three experts for their views.
We hear that a handful of independent private hospitals in Turkey have closed in the past few months as a faltering economy takes its toll, while larger groups are apparently cutting back on staffing to maintain margins.
Nursing home giant Orpea turns 30 this year, and has a portfolio of 854 facilities and 86,757 beds across 13 different countries. We talk markets and strategy with Steve Grobet, head of Orpea's investor relations.
Indian hospital groups Radiant Life Care and Max Healthcare look set to merge, with Radiant backer KKR to be the dominant shareholder with "around 50%" meaning it might not have control of the new group. It could be the third major merger this year.
BMI Healthcare, the UK's largest hospital chain by number of sites, has announced the completion of a previously-announced deal that sees Hospital Topco Limited, a company majority owned by PE firm Centerbridge and effective landlord of most of BMI's hospital properties, become majority owner of BMI's operating company. What now?
US real-estate investor Heitman has entered the Dutch elderly care market with the acquisition of De Leyhoeve, a high-end assisted living facility for the elderly. We speak to a Dutch market expert about its business model, which takes a luxurious approach to assisted living.
Australian private equity AMP Capital has bought UK specialist care provider Care Management Group (CMG). We speak to AMP's CEO, and a market expert who gives us his take on the deal and what it means for the market.
HBI talks to Dr Helmut Schuehsler, chairman and CEO at TVM Capital Healthcare Partners, Dubai and Singapore, about the group’s prospective exit from its current healthcare assets, its hunt for new investments, and the MENA market more specifically.