Global: Vivo Capital raises US$1.3bn for healthcare fund

Healthcare focused investment firm Vivo Capital has raised US$1.3bn for its ninth healthcare fund, according to an SEC filing. The new private equity fund for...

UAE: New patient network to support people with obesity

A new patient network to support people living with obesity across the Middle East, backed by clinicians across the Gulf and Lebanon, is being...

Spain: Banco Sabadell sells 40% of Ribera Salud Centene

Banco Sabadell has sold its 40% stake in Ribera Salud to Centene for €60m (US$67.4m). The NYSE-listed healthcare corporation now owns a 90% stake...

A fragmented market

Eilert Hinrichs, partner, and Michael Wisniewski, manager at L.E.K. Consulting, explain that investors must understand the local dynamic if they want to create value...

France: CVC secures portability on Elsan debt

The financial future Elsan is rosier after its owner, British private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, secured portability on France’s second largest private hospital...

Israel: Pitango launches US$150m health tech fund

Tel Aviv-based Pitango Venture Capital has launched a new US$150m dedicated to healthcare and digital health technology. The fund will focus on will focus on...

Australia: Regis shares crash on disappointing update

Shares in ASX-listed aged care provider Regis Healthcare slumped yesterday after the group released a disappointing trading update. Although it reaffirmed the range of the...

Germany: Rehacon to acquire fysioconcept

Rehacon, a portfolio company of private equity firm Waterland, has acquired physiotherapy services provider fysioconcept. Financial terms have not been disclosed but the deal...

India: Pristyn Care raises US$4m Series A funding

Gurgaon-based Pristyn Care, a startup that offers patients affordable advanced surgical care, has raised US$4m in Series A funding from Sequoia India. “Our vision is...

Singapore: Cordlife makes US$880m bid for GCBC

Singapore’s Cordlife Group has made a US$7.50 per share bid for NYSE-listed Global Cord Blood Corporation (GCBC), China’s largest provider of cord blood storage...