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Mediclinic expands Swiss hospital portfolio

International healthcare giant Mediclinic has acquired a 60% stake in Geneva-based hospital Clinique des Grangettes for £54m. The London-listed company, which owns a 29.9% stake...

Cigna and Aetna among world’s most ‘valuable’ healthcare brands

International health insurers Aetna and Cigna are among the world’s most valuable healthcare brands, according to research by consultancy Brand Finance. Aetna was ranked third...

Georgia Capital to keep majority stake in GHG

Investment firm Georgia Capital PLC is to retain a 57% equity stake in Georgia Healthcare Group (GHG), saying it no longer expects to own...

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...

UDG Healthcare sells division

Healthcare services provider UDG Healthcare has sold its Aquilant division - a distributor of medical, pharmaceutical and scientific products - to European private equity...

babylon partners with Prudential Asia

babylon Health has forged a deal with medical insurer Prudential Corporation Asia to make its AI technology available to customers of Prudential across Asia. New...

Ramsay makes €661m bid for pan-European Capio

Ramsay Health Care has launched an unsolicited takeover bid for pan European healthcare company Capio AB. The offer, made through its its 50.9% owned French...

MIG agrees to sell Hygeia to CVC

Marfin Investment Group (MIG) has agreed to sell its Greek hospital business Hygeia to CVC Capital Partners-backed Hellenic Healthcare for €204.4m, blowing out of...

GHO buys German outpatient provider

GHO Capital has acquired German healthcare provider Linimed Gruppe from Vitruvian Partners for an undisclosed sum. Based in Jena in Thuringia, Linimed Gruppe is one...

UDG Healthcare acquires two businesses  

UDG Healthcare has acquired two healthcare focused businesses in NewYork through its global division Ashfield Healthcare. Advertising agency Create NYC and SmartAnalyst, a consulting company...