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Hong Kong: Healthcare names soar on debut

Appetite for healthcare names in the equity markets remains undimmed. Two healthcare initial public offerings soared today on their debuts in Hong Kong. Kangji Medical,...

Thailand: Sri Trang Gloves prices Bt15bn IPO at top

Sri Trang Gloves Thailand, the country’s largest producer of medical gloves, has priced its initial public offering at the top of the range as...

Singapore: SilverConnect closes seed round financing

Medical nutrition startup SilverConnect has closed a Seed financing round to launch dysphagia-friendly meals online and in nursing homes. The round was led by...

Sweden: KRY takes over Helsa

Digital healthcare provider KRY has taken over one of Sweden's largest healthcare companies, Helsa, to expand its healthcare services. Helsa operates 14 health centres...

Germany: Kaia Health Raises US$26m Series B

Digital therapeutics company Kaia Health has raised US$26m Series B funding led by Optum Ventures, Idinvest and capital300.  This latest funding round, which saw participation...

Indian e-health service adjusts to lockdown

Gina Wilkinson explains how 1mg, the country’s largest integrated online health platform, has adapted to life under lockdown with strategies to support the government’s...

Indonesia: AIIB approves US$1bn in loans for Covid-19 support

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved US$1bn in loans for projects to support the Indonesian government’s plans to navigate the challenges faced...

Sweden: Alfa creates Scandinavian SaaS leader with Joliv acquisition

Main Capital-backed Alfa has acquired Joliv to create a leading SaaS player in the Swedish care market. “The combination with Joliv creates a lot of...

France: Alira Health acquires Care Factory

International healthcare and life sciences advisory firm Alira Health has acquired Paris-based consulting firm Care Factory. "Alira Health's mission is to enable healthcare transformation, and...

Force majeure for the healthcare sector

Iqbal Hussain at Reed Smith looks at Covid-19 and its impact on supply chains in the life sciences sector as well as private equity...