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PureHealth set to IPO

UAE-based healthcare provider PureHealth looks set to IPO in the coming months, with multiple sources suggesting it will list on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.

Eugin sells for €500m

Healthcare conglomerate Fresenius has sold Eugin, its Spain-based fertility business, to KKR-owned fertility group IVI RMA and Spain-based asset management firm GED for €500m including earn-outs.

Blackstone buys CARE Hospitals and KIMS Health

Global private equity firm Blackstone has entered the Indian hospital market with two big acquisitions. It is acquiring a 75% stake in Hyderbad-based CARE Hospitals. In a separate deal, CARE is buying a majority stake in rival group KIMS Health. The plan is to merge the two groups and create one of India's largest hospital chains. 

Interview: Jim Kean, CEO, Molecular You

HBI speaks to Jim Kean, CEO of Molecular You, a North American start-up that does tests which analyse patients' proteins and metabolites (small molecules produced during metabolism) to predict what diseases they are at risk of having. Kean tells us that through the use of hundreds of biomarkers and with the help of AI, they are able to achieve a 98% predictive accuracy for certain conditions.

Interview: Walter Shekman, CEO, Dobrobut

Against the backdrop of the Russia-Ukraine war, HBI speaks to the CEO of the Ukrainian hospital group Dobrobut, Walter Shekman, to understand the day-to-day challenges it is facing, and how the private sector can assist the sector.

Babylon saga reaches end

Digital unicorn-turned-mouse Babylon Health has placed two of its UK divisions into administration and reportedly sold its clinical services business to US digital health firm eMed Healthcare.

Buy or bust for Babylon UK?

Digital health unicorn-turned-mouse Babylon could still have buyers for its UK business, despite its recent difficulties.

Interview – Ingeborg Oie, CFO and Chief Strategy Officer, Huma 

In this wide ranging interview we discuss the future of remote patient monitoring (RPM) software and government progress in ehealth. Through its RPM platform,  Huma claims to massively cut costs and improve outcomes for patients with chronic conditions.

FREE BLOG Emerging market providers make up half the Top 50

Half the top 50 listed health care service groups globally by market cap are now headquartered in emerging markets. What does that tell us about the sector internationally?  We publish the top 50 with detailed analysis in Deals and Insights.

Beleaguered Babylon searches for UK buyer, closes in the US

Under fire digital health company Babylon is shutting down its US operations and looking to sell its UK business. Plans to merge with Swiss digital neurotherapy company MindMaze and be taken private by creditors have collapsed and it is now on the brink of bankruptcy.

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