Singapore: SIN Capital to float SPAC in New York

Singapore-based private equity group SIN Capital, the owner of Fullerton Health, intends to float SC Health on NYSE to raise US$150m. The new special purpose...

Singapore: Nuffield Dental signs convertible loan agreement

Singapore’s Nuffield Dental has signed a three-year S$2.25m (US$1.7m) 5% convertible loan agreement with Zenmedic Capital, an investment company made up of SGX-listed HC...

India: Medikabazaar to raise US$28.7m Series B

Medikabazaar, India’s largest online B2B marketplace for medical devices and supplies, is looking to raise Rs2bn (US$28.7m) from venture capital investors in Japan, Belgium and...

Nigeria: 54gene raises US$4.5m seed funding

African-focused healthtech genomics and AI start-up 54gene has raised US$4.5m in seed funding from Y Combinator, Fifty Years, Better Ventures, KdT Ventures, Hack VC...

Switzerland: SamanTree raises SFr9.5m Series A

Lausanne-based breast cancer specialist SamanTree Medical has raised SFr9.5m (US$9.3m) Series A funding led by European venture capital group Panakès Partners and the Sioux...

Romania: Medlife boosts war chest

Romania’s largest private medical operator Medlife has raised its credit limit by €15m (US$17m) to develop its acquisition programme. The syndicate of banks for accessing...

Medlife reports 46% drop in Q1 figures

Despite a jump in sale, Romania’s largest private medical operator, Medlife, has reported a slump in first quarter profits. Thanks to an increase in foreign...

Kuwait: Mezzan creates diabetes distribution joint venture

Mezzan Holding has signed a healthcare distribution joint venture in Kuwait to focus primarily on diabetes products. The 51/49 joint venture will sell and distribute...

China: Stellar debut for SoYoung

Shares in Beijing-based SoYoung, China’s largest online medical aesthetic marketplace, had a stellar debut on Nasdaq yesterday. The shares traded up 32%. At one point...

Singapore: Tepid SGX debut for Alliance Healthcare

Singapore-based healthcare company Alliance Healthcare had a tepid debut on the SGX’s Catalist board on Friday with its shares ending the day flat. It raised...