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Thailand: IFC invests US$30m in PRINC

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has invested Bt909m (US$30m) in Principal Capital Public Company (PRINC), which operates and manages private hospitals...

Regulating children’s services

Francesca Snape, associate solicitor at Stephensons Solicitors LLP, discusses the difference between unregulated and regulated care for children and how she works with registered...

China: OPEC signs aged care loan

The OPEC Fund for International Development has signed a US$50m loan agreement with China to support the government’s efforts to provide comprehensive elderly healthcare...

Sweden: IK Investment to acquire Mabtech

IK Investment Partners is to acquire Sweden’s Mabtech, a specialist in immune monitoring. Merieux Equity Partners has also taken a minority stake. Financial terms...

France: Icade Healthcare moves into Germany

Icade Healthcare Europe, the international investment arm of French property group Icade, has made its first acquisition in Germany. It has signed a preliminary agreement...

Germany: Schoen creates head of Upper Bavaria

The Schoen Clinic Group, the largest family-run hospital group in Germany, has appointed Johann Bachmeyer to manage Upper Bavaria. This is a new structure and...

Finland: Terveystalo acquires health operations of Säkylä

Terveystalo, the country’s largest healthcare services company, has acquired the occupational health operations of the municipality of Säkylä. It will now become the occupational...

Six BMI hospital properties under offer

Six BMI Healthcare hospital properties are under offer to an unnamed bidder, marking what is believed to be Netcare’s final exit from the UK...

Saudi Arabia: EY inks patient outcome contract

Global professional services firm Ernst and Young’s (EY) Middle East and North Africa (MENA) health practice has inked a contract to support Saudi Arabia’s...

UAE: Berkeley Research Group lands benchmarking programme agreement

Global consulting firm Berkeley Research Group (BRG) has been awarded a multiyear membership and services agreement with the Abu Dhabi Health Authority (SEHA) to...