Aster DM to focus on ‘high-growth’ Indian business

UAE and Indian hospital business Aster DM has tasked bankers to look at a demerger between the two geographies. Chairman Azad Moopen has said this makes more room for capex on the high-growth Indian business. 

Fresenius Helios expands in Colombia

Quironsalud, the Spanish arm of Fresenus Helios has expanded its Colombian business with the acquisition of Centro Oncológico de Antioquia and ophthalmology centre Clínica Clofán. In its nine month results Fresenius stated that Latin America were strong and "notably above expectations." We look at a booming market where Fresenius Helios spent the lion's share of its €770m on M&A deals in 2020 and 2019 alone.

The three bidders for Unilabs compared

Two strategics and a private equity player are bidding for Unilabs, the Pan-European, Mid East and LaTam lab and imaging group. So who is likely to win?

Second round bids in for Unilabs

Global lab and imaging group Unilabs is in the second round of its sales process, HBI hears, with four bidders made up of private equity and strategic buyers.

Helium Health acquires Qatari doctor booking platform

African healthtech provider Helium Health has acquired Meddy, a Qatar and UAE-based doctor booking platform, with a view to expansion. HBI speaks to Adegoke Olubusi, Helium Health co-founder and  CEO, to find out more.

Mehiläinen buys in Germany, gets ‘passport’ to invest

Finland's largest for-profit healthcare operator by revenue Mehiläinen has made its first acquisition in Germany. The acquired hospital, Dalberg Klinik, is the ticket to further investments in the country's outpatient sector, HBI hears from Janne-Olli Järvenpää, Mehiläinen's CEO.

Fertility M&A: KKR buys GeneraLife, Mediclinic buys Bourn Hall in MENA

There are two big deals in fertility this week, as global investment company KKR has acquired health, wellness and fitness group GeneraLife IVF (formerly Ginefiv) from Southern Europe focussed Investindustrial, and Mediclinic Middle East has acquired 100% of Bourn Hall Fertility Centre in the MENA region.

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