KKR exits Max Healthcare

US private equity player KKR has solid its entire stake in India-based hospital chain Max Healthcare, marking its exit from the group, for around Rs9,200 crore. The deal marks its largest exit from an Indian firm, and is the largest single block deal done by any PE firm in India.

Lusiadas deal still on as seller carries cost of muti-million fine

The planned acquisition of Lusiadas Saude, Portugal's third largest hospital group, by France's third largest hospital group Vivalto Sante, will not be impacted by the €34.2m fine that has been handed to Lusiadas by Portugal's competition authority.

Bupa and Ramsay Australia resolve tariff tiff

Insurer Bupa and the Australian branch of multinational hospital chain Ramsay have managed to reach an in-principle agreement over price increases, ensuring Bupa-insured Australians will be able to continue to receive care in Ramsay hospitals for the next three years.

Mediclinic accepts £3.7bn bid

The board of Mediclinic, the South Africa-based multinational hospital giant, have announced they have agreed acquisition terms with the consortium comprised of Remgro, the investment vehicle of the billionaire Rupert family and a long-time Mediclinic shareholder, and the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). They have recommended these terms to shareholders.

Fresenius: “We’re not selling”

Germany-based healthcare conglomerate Fresenius tells HBI it isn't currently looking to carve off parts of its business for sale, and despite mixed H1 results it sees plenty of opportunities for growth.

Ramsay Australia suggests Bupa-insured switch insurer after tariff negotiations fail

Ramsay Australia, the Australian branch of multinational hospital group Ramsay Health Care, is no longer contracted with insurer Bupa after the two companies failed to come to an agreement in negotiations over tariff increases. Ramsay has advised the four million Australians insured by Bupa to switch to another insurer rather than pay out-of-pocket to receive care from Ramsay hospitals and clinics from October 2.

VPS IPO stalls

Abu Dhabi-based multinational healthcare group VPS seems to have quietly canned its planned IPO.

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