EDG for sale, while Dentex sells

As exclusively predicted by HBI at the start of August, pan-European and dentist-led European Dental Group (EDG) is up for sale.

UK dental deal set for green light from competition authority

The done deal between NHS-focussed UK dental group Rodericks Dental and its target, UK rival Dental Partners from London-based private equity August Equity, looks set to be rubber stamped after an investigation by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

European Dental Group “up for sale soon”

HBI hears that pan-European and dentist-led European Dental Group (EDG) could be up for sale soon. HBI takes a look at the business and possible pricing at a time when dentistry continues to be a hot ticket.

HBI 2022: Rosy future for dentistry, despite resurfacing threats

Pre-Covid, dentistry was seen as one of the hot tickets of healthcare services, largely unconsolidated, and attracting huge interest, not least from private equity. Covid took its toll but as the threat from the pandemic recedes in Europe, the focus has shifted back onto the opportunities in the sector – and onto other, longer-lasting problems like staffing, training, and the threat of recession. Despite these threats, according to a panel at HBI 2022, the future for the sector looks bright.

Why Westminster NHS systems fail

Profound pessimism about NHS plans for integrated health and with NHS systems in the UK and Canada was on display from academics at the European Health Policymakers Group which celebrated its 21st year in an afternoon looking at what the group had learnt studying Beveridge (NHS) and Bismarckian (statutory insurer) models.

Building Digital Health Ecosystems

Digital health ecosystems will be the future of healthcare – are you ready? In essence, as a digital one-stop shop for patients to access healthcare services and manage their own health, it requires a collaborative approach and the formation of new partnership models. In this session we’ll examine what is exactly meant by a ‘digital […]


The effects of Covid-19 have had a more lasting impact in dentistry vs other sectors. We’ll ask our panel to outline the next opportunities for growth. How are operators adapting and innovating to drive down costs? How important will B2C business models be in the future? How quickly can more complex proceedures be sold to […]

The Truth about AI

Has AI delivered for healthcare – yet? In this session we’ll explore what we know about AI today and how we can best shape our thinking about AI as a tool in the transformation toolkit. Through case studies we’ll look at scenarios where AI is delivering impact, providing a deep-dive into the practicalities of implementation. […]

2022 Health Care M&A Landscape

2021 has been a record year for deal activity and IPOs. But as multiples hit a ceiling, what will happen in 2022? Investors are keeping a watchful eye on inflation, rising wages, energy bills, and overall increased costs of living. The war in Ukraine, sanctions on Russian companies, particularly oil and gas has only added to market […]

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