Brazil: Afya plans Nasdaq IPO

Crescera Investimentos-backed medical and healthcare education group Afya intends to raise US$100m in an IPO in New York. Founded in 1999, Nova Lima-based Afya has...

Luxembourg: Vesalius Biocapital III closes at €120m

Specialist life sciences venture capital investor Vesalius Biocapital has closed Vesalius Biocapital III at €120m (US$136.5m). This includes commitments of €30m from the European...

Hong Kong: Shares in Jinxin Fertility bounce on debut

Shares in fertility services provider Jinxin Fertility Group opened up 12% higher in the grey market as it debuted on the Hong Kong Stock...

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...

Singapore: Sino-Singapore Healthcare Fund raises US$150m

Private equity firms Sinopharm Capital and Cedarlake Capital Group have come together with Singapore-based Novena Global Lifecare Group to create the US$150m Sino-Singapore Healthcare...

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...

France: Korian extends syndicated loan

Europe’s largest retirement home operator Korian has amended and extended its syndicated loan with partner banks. The changes provide for a rebalancing of a term...

France: BioSerenity raises €65m Series B

BioSerenity, which manufactures a wearable system of textiles equipped with sensors and online telehealth services to diagnose and monitor chronic pathologies, has raised €65m...

Sweden: Medicover issues first commercial paper

Swedish healthcare and diagnostics provider Medicover has issued its first commercial paper to refinance maturing short-term borrowings. In a statement the group said that the...

France: Lifen raises €20m Series B funding

French medical communication platform Lifen has raised €20m (US$22.6m) Series B funding led by Partech, with Idinvest Partners and Mayjcc eSanté Invest taking part....