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Vitaldent-led new Spanish dental group looking abroad for expansion

There's a new major player on the Spanish dental scene - by name at least - and it looks set to take the number one spot by revenue. Vitaldent is combining with three other players and rebranding as Donte Group according to Javier Martin, the CEO of the new holding company and former Vitaldent CEO.

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.

Consultants ponder a three way marriage

WMC, the largest player in management consultancy in German hospitals has formed a partnership with healthcare specialists Mansfield in the UK and Antares in Spain. WMC is backed by Nordic Capital. So does this mean a merger?

Interview: Stephanie Martlew, CEO, Psyomics

HBI speaks to Stephanie Martlew, CEO of digital mental health company Psyomics, about its Censeo platform, a digital triage tool which helps mental health professionals make better decisions.

Virtual fertility clinics – fad or trend?

A UK-based "virtual fertility clinic" is raising money and boldly claiming it wants to become a leading European fertility player. HBI speaks to an operator source to find out whether virtual clinics are here to stay, or a passing trend?

Is Circle BMI for sale or not?

The sale of UK hospital group Circle BMI rolls on - or does it? US care company Centene announced its intention to divest its foreign assets in December and has successfully sold its Spanish and central European subsidiary.  HBI now understands from a source close to the company that the sale of Circle BMI is not currently on the cards. Why?

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).

Spire’s self-pay revenue rockets

The H1 results for Spire Healthcare, the listed UK-based hospital group, shows the UK continues to be a fertile market for self-pay.

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