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Changing times

London’s lucrative international private patient market is coming under pressure as the gulf states seek to contain the cost of medical tourism in the...

Australia: AUHPT to raise equity and join forces with Dexus in wake of Northwest...

Australian Unity Healthcare Property Trust (AUHPT) is to raise equity to fund a A$1bn (US$770m) development pipeline and the strengthen balance sheet to capitalise...

Sweden: Eir Ventures I life sciences VC fund closes at €122.3m

Eir Ventures, a Nordic Life Science Venture Capital manager, has closed Eir Ventures I at €122.3m (US$137.8m) . The fund is the firm’s first...

BGF invests £9m in health infrastructure specialist Archus

Small and mid-cap investor BGF has invested £9m in healthcare infrastructure business Archus to help accelerate its growth in the UK and internationally. Archus provides...

UDG Healthcare appoints non-executive directors

UDG Healthcare has appointed Peter Chambre (pictured) and Shane Cooke as non-executive directors, taking up their positions in February. Chambre has held senior positions in...

Australian government to pilot Care Protect monitoring system

Care Protect surveillance and monitoring systems will be piloted in five state-owned care homes in Australia. The South Australian government is investing A$500,000 (£273,718) to...

European interests drag down Mediclinic

South African hospital group Mediclinic has racked up accounting losses of £492m following recognition of non-cash impairment charges against Spire and its Swiss hospital...

New general manager at Bupa Global Asia Pacific

    Jonathan Quach has been appointed general manager of Bupa Global Asia Pacific (BGAPAC) at Bupa Global, the international health insurance arm of Bupa. Quach previously led business...

Bupa enters new market

Bupa has bought insurer Acıbadem Sigorta for an undisclosed sum, marking its entry into the Turkish health insurance market. Subject to regulatory approval, the transaction...

Aviva exits IPMI market to focus on UK health business

Aviva is withdrawing from the international PMI (IPMI) market to focus on its UK health and wellbeing business. The move follows a strategic review, which...