Nursing Homes


Interview: Julien Samson, CEO, Groupe Maisons de Famille

Julien Samson, recently appointed CEO of the European care homes group Groupe Maisons de Famille, has some creative ideas on how to manage the business. In the face of industry-wide criticism and concern following hard-hitting headlines about rivals Orpea and Korian, he still believes the industry can find ways to cope with the persistent pandemic, the energy crisis and inflationary recession.

Orpea to pay France €25.7m

French multinational care group Orpea has agreed to pay back €25.7m of the €55.8m which the French government says it is owed. The company has also decided to sell €2bn of property.  Its shares continue to bounce around €20-25, down from over €100 pre-scandal.

German nursing homes: safe as houses?

For many years investors have piled into German nursing homes attracted by the long-term care insurance payment model which guarantees future budgets. But the current wave of inflation may swamp many operators.

What does Kiwi deal tell us about Bupa’s plans?

Bupa appears to be selling off its New Zealand nursing home arm. What does this mean for the rest of its huge health care services portfolio – which generated revenue of £3.74bn in 2021 – and of its long-term strategy?

Four Seasons seller happy to split group for sale

Potential buyers of Four Seasons Health Care Group’s (FSHC) 110 homes must place their bids before the end of September, insists Christie & Co, the business broker in charge of the sale.

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