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Mehiläinen makes offer for Pihlajalinna and reveals international expansion

As first speculated by HBI last year, Finnish health and social care provider Mehiläinen has offered to buy competitor Pihlajalinna. We talk to Mehiläinen CEO Janne-Olli Järvenpää and local sources about integrating the two companies, competition concerns, the possibility of a bidding war and international expansion, which Järvenpää gives HBI exclusive details on.

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