Australia: Barwon completes A$200m sale-and-leaseback

Barwon Investment Partners and Healthe Care Australia have completed a sale-and-lease-back transaction to acquire Gosford Private Hospital on the Central Coast, NSW, for A$200m...

Lithuania: Affidea acquires MPG

Affidea, Europe’s largest medical services provider, has acquired UAB Medicinos Paslaugų Grupė (MPG) in Lithuania from LitCapital. Financial terms have not been disclosed. Medicinos Paslaugų...

GCC: GCC universities boost education partnerships

Several education institutions in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have inked agreements with western universities in a move to boost the region’s healthcare services. ...

Italy: Korian acquires Sanem Group

Europe’s largest retirement home operator Korian has acquired Sanem Group, a group of four outpatient diagnostic and testing centres in Rome. Financial terms have...

Switzerland: MPT takes 4.9% stake in Aevis Victoria

Medical Properties Trust (MPT) has taken a 4.9% stake in Aevis Victoria, which owns Swiss Medical Network and Medgate. It is now the second largest...

Japan: PHC Holdings completes pathology business acquisition

PHC Holdings (PHCHD), a healthcare holding company based in Tokyo, has completed the acquisition of the anatomical pathology business of Thermo Fisher Scientific, the...

Australia: Paragon Care sells capital business

Healthcare equipment provider Paragon Care is to sell its legacy capital business to Cabrini Health for A$4.5m (US$3.2m). The divested Axis Health business generated sales...

New Zealand: Abano shares jump on dental consolidation

Shares in trans-Tasman dental provider Abano Healthcare Group jumped almost 18% as the Australian dental sector consolidates. “Consolidation activity in the dental sector in Australia...

Italy: GHC acquires three diagnostic centres

Italy’s Garofalo Health Care (GHC) is to acquire three diagnostic centres in Italy for €51.2m (US$58.2m). It intends to acquire 100% of The Centro Medico...

Dubai: Zulekha Hospital launches home care services

Zulekha Hospital has entered into an agreement with The Health Bank (THB) to provide its patients with access to home nursing services. The Health...