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Marcel Hermann quits at Médipôle Partenaires

Marcel Hermann, who founded Médipôle Sud Santé in 2006, has quit as president of Médipôle Partenaires, now the third largest French hospital group. He had been named in the ‘Panama Papers’ scandal suspected of tax evasion. There are rumours that the group could IPO as soon as the autumn of 2016.

€1.8bn in write-downs and impairments for big hospital/care stocks

Did you know the last two years has seen a combined €1.8bn in goodwill write-downs and impairment charges at seven of the largest listed hospital and elderly care stocks in the sector? And that NMC Health had nearly that amount of goodwill before it de-listed?

IDH sale could lead to group breakup

UK-based NHS dental specialist IDH, which operates over 600 UK-based clinics as {my}dentist and supplies thousands of dentists with products and equipment through dental supplier DD, is for sale. Could the group could be broken up if the buyer for the whole is not found?

Evercare Lagos hospital to open in December

Evercare Group, the operating platform held by the (ex-Abraaj) $1bn Evercare Health Fund, aims to open its Lagos hospital in December this year, Evercare Group CEO Massimiliano Colella tells HBI.

Tariff bump helps prop up Dutch maternity co

Sources in the Netherlands say Dutch maternity has been struggling this year. HBI understands one group, for-profit Zord in Nederland(ZIN), has received help from its insurers at this troubling time.

Indicative offers due in Mentaal Beter sale

Following on from our exclusive story last month confirming Dutch mental health provider Mentaal Beter is for sale, HBI hears there has been considerable interest in the deal.

Addiction treatment for the mass market

UK Addiction Treatment claims 97% occupancy within a week of opening its latest facility. But would you invest in a business run by addicts for addicts? Or whose majority investor, Global Group, has recently seen its founder, Greg Lindbergh, jailed for bribing a US official? We talk to UKAT CEO, Eytan Alexander. Seven years ago, […]

ICG indirectly acquiring stake in €3bn nuclear medicine group

Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) is indirectly acquiring over 25% of the shares of Europe's largest radiopharmaceuticals provider Curium Pharma, HBI can reveal, after owner Capvest earlier pulled a majority sales process because of COVID-19.

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