Germany: Solid results in a challenging year for Asklepios

Despite regulatory challenges, German private hospital group Asklepios Kliniken has reported solid growth for 2018. Net income slipped 11.8% to €171.1m (US$191m) on revenues that...

Sweden: Medicover reports strong growth for Q1

Swedish healthcare and diagnostics provider Medicover has reported strong growth for the first quarter of the year. Revenues were up 23.3% to €199.7m (US$223.3m). “We...

HMi meets… Elena Sterlin

Elena Sterlin, Global Head of Health and Education at International Finance Corporation, talks to Adrian Murdoch about how the public and private sectors can...

India: TPG buys Nova IVI Fertility

Asia Healthcare Holdings (AHH), an operating and investment platform founded by TPG Capital, has agreed to buy Nova IVI Fertility, India’s second largest IVF...

Finland: Standout Capital takes majority stake in X-akseli

Stockholm-based private equity firm Standout Capital has invested in patient flow management software company X-akseli. Financial terms have not been disclosed, though Standout will...

Ghana: Top Chinese hospital partners with KATH

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Ghana has partnered with Guandong Provincial People’s Hospital (GPPH) in China to improve healthcare delivery. The two hospitals...

China: Stellar debut for SoYoung

Shares in Beijing-based SoYoung, China’s largest online medical aesthetic marketplace, had a stellar debut on Nasdaq yesterday. The shares traded up 32%. At one point...

Singapore: Nuffield Dental signs convertible loan agreement

Singapore’s Nuffield Dental has signed a three-year S$2.25m (US$1.7m) 5% convertible loan agreement with Zenmedic Capital, an investment company made up of SGX-listed HC...

Germany: Profits jump 24% at Siemens Healthineers

The Imaging and Advanced Therapies businesses have driven impressive Q2 results at the German health-tech business that beat expectations. Profits at Siemens Healthineers were up...

Germany: Fresenius looks forward to 2019

Fresenius has reported a steady first quarter after a challenging 2018 for the German healthcare group. Net income was up 3% to €465m (US$521.1m) on...