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Singapore: Clearbridge to divest Biomedics Laboratory

SGX-listed healthcare services group Clearbridge Health is to divest its subsidiary, Biomedics Laboratory to its associate company, Biolidics for S$3.7m (US$2.6m). Biomedics Laboratory operates a...

Europe: KKR European Fund V closes at €5.8bn

Investment firm KKR has closed its fifth European fund closed at €5.8bn (US$6.5bn). It will invest in the priority sectors of healthcare, TMT, consumer...

UAE: Bidders clarify position amid NMC Health pressures

Two private equity firms have released statements confirming their positions after NMC Health disclosed preliminary buyout approaches (10 February). The statement from NMC Health...

Romania: Humanitas closes in on Regina Maria

Mid Europa’s sale of Regina Maria could be coming to a head with reports that Italy’s Humanitas Group is likely to take over the second-largest...

Germany: Fresenius Medical prints €1.75bn debt

Dialysis clinic operator Fresenius Medical Care has sold €1.75bn (US$1.9bn) debt in three tranches to refinance existing financial liabilities. It sold €650m four-year paper with...

UAE: Ministry of Health and Prevention launches first blockchain-based system

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) has launched the first blockchain-based system to save and share the assessment information of health professionals. The smart...

Switzerland: Takeover talks for SHL Medicine

Swiss-listed Israeli medtech firm SHL Telemedicine has confirmed that it has been in discussions regarding a possible merger or takeover transactions. The company develops personal...

Germany: New Fresenius Helios centre in Berlin

Fresenius Helios, Europe’s leading private hospital operator, has opened a new Helios Prevention Centre in Berlin, as the company continues the expansion of its...

Italy: Korian acquires Sanem Group

Europe’s largest retirement home operator Korian has acquired Sanem Group, a group of four outpatient diagnostic and testing centres in Rome. Financial terms have...

Australia: Michelle Aquilina named chief executive of Smiles Inclusive

In a rapid promotion, Australian dental group Smiles Inclusive has appointed Michelle Aquilina as chief executive. The former chief executive officer of Primary Dental, the...