Dubai: VPS Healthcare rethinks London IPO plans

Abu Dhabi-based VPS Healthcare has reconsidered plans to float in London citing uncertainty surrounding Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. The hospital operator had intended...

Amanat Holdings appoints Tristan de Boysson as CEO

Amanat Holdings, the GCC’s largest healthcare and education investment company, has appointed Tristan de Boysson as its new chief executive officer. He joins from...

Ramsay holds firm on Capio bid

Ramsay Health Care has resisted calls to sweeten its bid for pan-European healthcare business Capio, saying its €661m offer would drive value for shareholders...

SeniVita Social Estate plans capital reduction ahead of IPO

German care homes developer SeniVita Social Estate is to embark on a capital reduction ahead of a long-awaited IPO in Frankfurt. The 5:1 reduction in...

AFK Sistema plans sale of Medsi Group

Newspaper reports in Russia confirm long-standing market rumour that conglomerate AFK Sistema intends to sell up to 20% of JSC Medsi Group, its a vertically...

NMC continues to soar

London-listed healthcare provider NMC Health continued to surge ahead in 2017, growing earnings by 44% as it expanded its operations in the Gulf States. The...

Australia: Healthscope launches LBO loan

The A$2.15bn (US$1.52bn) loan backing Canadian investment firm Brookfield Capital Partners’ A$4.18bn acquisition of Healthscope, Australia’s second largest private healthcare operator has been launched...

Indonesia: Expansion policy keeps lid on Mitra Keluarga profits

Despite an 8.7% rise in revenues for the year, profits at Indonesian hospital operator Mitra Keluarga slipped 7.1% thanks to the hospital's acquisition and...

Singapore: First REIT secures S$100 million syndicated term loan

First REIT, Singapore’s first listed healthcare real estate investment trust, has secured a S$100m (US$73.8m) syndicated term loan facility from CIMB and OCBC. The loan...

Singapore: Q&M Dental plans 20 new clinics

In a significant expansion, Q&M Dental Group, which operates the largest network of private dental outlets in Singapore, intends to add at least 10...