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First Capital takes stake in Qestral

New Zealand’s largest private equity firm First Capital has taken a minority stake in Qestral Corporation, a Christchurch-based operator of premium retirement villages. The capital...

Ping An Good Doctor sees revenues rise 78.7%

Despite a rapid growth of both revenue and active monthly users, Ping An Good Doctor, China’s biggest online health care platform, has reported a...

Israel: Despite ownership questions, SHL shares jump

Israeli medtech firm SHL Telemedicine has reported a significant jump in profits for the year after a comparatively weak performance in 2017. Profits were up...

Germany: Waterland to exit two

Private equity firm Waterland is gearing up exit two investments in Germany: its fertility clinics group VivaNeo and its eye clinics portfolio company Zentrum...

China: SoYoung files for US$150m Nasdaq IPO

Beijing-based SoYoung, China’s largest online medical aesthetic marketplace, is looking to raise up to US$150m in an IPO on Nasdaq. Founded in 2013, the unicorn,...
Dubai Cares launches US$2m school health programme

Liberia: Dubai Cares launches US$2m school health programme

Dubai Cares has announced a three-year integrated school health programme in Liberia to tackle deworming and eye health needs for school-aged children. The Dh7.3m (US$2m)...

Singapore: Clearbridge to buy majority stake in dental group

SGX-listed healthcare services group Clearbridge Health to acquire a majority stake in nine dental clinics in Singapore, operating under the brand name “Dental Focus”,...

India: Dr Lal PathLabs moves into Madhya Pradesh

Indian diagnostics group Dr Lal PathLabs intends to acquire a 70% stake in a pathology company in Madhya Pradesh for up to Rs500m (US$7.2m). In...

China: Washington University to open medical centre in Suzhou

Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis has formed a collaboration with China-based Huici Health to help with physician training and the design of...

Singapore: Ping An introduces doctor’s AI assistant to Singapore

China’s Ping An Smart Healthcare (PASH) has introduced AskBob, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based medical decision support tool, to Singapore through collaborations with SingHealth and...