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South Africa: RH Bophelo to raise R1.5bn in equity deal

JSE-listed healthcare special purpose acquisition company RH Bophelo is looking to raise R1.5bn (US$102m) via a retail equity deal to increase its investment portfolio...

Singapore: Fullerton Health to raise US$400m

Singapore-based Fullerton Health is progressing well in its plans to raise around US$400m in the private equity markets. Sources close to the deal said that...

Japan: As media declines, SPH focuses on aged care

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has come in as anchor investor for real estate manager Bridge C Capital's new fund which will focus on aged...

France: Sofinnova Capital IX closes at €333m

Paris-based venture capital firm Sofinnova Partners has closed its latest early-stage healthcare venture capital fund Sofinnova Capital IX, oversubscribed at €333m (US$371.6m). The firm has...

Switzerland: Hirslanden and HUG form outpatient surgery PPP

The Hirslanden Private Hospital Group, the largest medical network in Switzerland, will form a public-private partnership with the university hospitals of Geneva (HUG). It is...
Fertility experts urge IVF clinics to share success rates

Asia: It’s all about the valuations

In the search for higher valuations China’s Aesthetic Medical International and Singapore’s The O&G Specialists and both looking to list, but not in their...

Australia: Sonic sells US$550m US private placement

Sonic Healthcare has sold a US$550m private placement in the US to lengthen its debt profile significantly. The Australian international pathology, imaging and medical...

Italy: Archimed sells Italian dental services Primo Group

Independent healthcare investment firm Archimed has sold Primo Group to private equity company Aksia for an undisclosed sum. Archimed acquired the Italian dental services chain...

Saudi Arabia: MEAHCO inks R350m loans

The Middle East Healthcare Company (MEAHCO), which owns and operates the Saudi German Hospitals, has signed Shariah-compliant loans with Emirates NBD and Bank Albilad...

Israel: Accelmed sets up healthtech venture capital fund

Accelmed, a group of funds investing in medical device and digital health companies, plans to raise US$100m for its Accelmed Ventures II venture capital...