Sweden: Ambea to raise SKr1.2bn in rights issue

Ambea, the largest care provider in the Nordic region, is to raise SKr1.2bn (US$124.8m) in a rights issue partly to fund its acquisition of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UAE: NMC Healthcare signs US$80m Murabaha facility

NMC Healthcare, the largest healthcare provider in the United Arab Emirates, has signed a US$80m one-year revolving syndicated Murabaha facility. The facility will be utilised...

India: Diagnostics imagining in India continues to attract investment

Diagnostics imaging in India remains a sector to watch in India. Morgan Stanley India Infrastructure has taken a Rs1bn (US$14.2m) stake in HealthMaP Diagnostics,...

Finland: Standout Capital takes majority stake in X-akseli

Stockholm-based private equity firm Standout Capital has invested in patient flow management software company X-akseli. Financial terms have not been disclosed, though Standout will...

Singapore: Staff costs depress first half profits at AHS

For the first half of the year, profits at Asian Healthcare Specialists (AHS) declined as the orthopaedic specialists focused on its talent pool, and...

Singapore: Startup costs continue to weigh on HMI

Third quarter results at SGX-listed but Malaysian-focused private healthcare provider Health Management International (HMI) have been hit by startup costs at its ambulatory care...