As expected, M&A deal flow slowed through August as bankers and executives headed out on summer vacations. HBI has caught up with the mid-to-small-cap deals you may have missed; featuring hospitals, ophthalmology, and homecare.
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.
Brazilian hospital group Rede D'Or has pulled back on its attempt to takeover imaging group Alliar after it became clear it could not take control. However, large lab group Fleury has now also thrown its hat into the ring for a stake.
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.
Slovenian private equity firm Alfi PE is creating a double-digit revenue imaging platform with the acquisition of the country's two largest for-profit imaging operators, managing director Tone Pekolj tells HBI.
Canadian REIT NorthWest Healthcare Properties has acquired hospital operator Aspen Healthcare UK Limited from NMC Health, a year after it bought the bulk of its real estate. It mirrors what happened to larger UK chain BMI Healthcare three years ago.
US-based homecare tech specialist Honor Technology has acquired Home Instead, the global leader of franchise homecare services. The deal creates a global homecare group worth more than $2.1 billion in homecare revenue. HBI chats with sources including Home Instead's UK CEO to find out what the deal means for markets outside of the United States.