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Category: M&A

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Bridgepoint Development Capital acquires Prescient Healthcare Group

International alternative asset fund management group Bridgepoint Development Capital has acquired Prescient Healthcare Group, a ...
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Belgian REIT acquires three Essex care homes

European healthcare real estate investment trust Aedifica has acquired three Essex care homes for approximately ...
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ClearCourse acquires health practice management software provider PPM

ClearCourse Partnership, a group of technology companies providing software solutions, has acquired PPM Software in ...
1 week
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HealthHero acquires Irish telehealth provider MyClinic

London-based healthtech start-up HealthHero has acquired Irish telehealth service, MyClinic.ie.
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Priory Group sold at a loss by Acadia to Waterland Private Equity and German rehab firm

Private equity firm Waterland is to pay Acadia £1.1 billion for Priory Group, almost five ...
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Exclusive: US private equity firm swoops for City and County Healthcare

Global private equity firm Summit Partners is acquiring City and County Healthcare Group, the largest ...
1 month
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Octopus Real Estate pays £100m for eight care homes

Real estate lender and investor Octopus Real Estate is acquiring eight new care homes from ...
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City and County Healthcare Group acquires Interserve Healthcare

City & County Healthcare has acquired complex care business Interserve Healthcare from Interserve Group, including ...
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HealthHero acquires digital triage provider Doctorlink

Digital health company HealthHero has acquired digital triage provider Doctorlink after global investor Eight Roads ...
2 months
Clinical services
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Pets at Home Group acquires The Vet Connection

Pet care business Pets at Home Group has acquired The Vet Connection, a large independent ...
2 months
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Civitas acquires complex needs provider Cream Care Group

Civitas Investment Management, an impact investor acting on behalf of institutions around the world, has ...
2 months
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Optimism Health Group acquires eye care and hearing care business

Healthcare investment business Optimism Health Group has acquired Outside Clinic, a domiciliary eye care and ...
2 months
Clinical services
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CIM and Envivo join forces to take over Heathcotes Group

CIM, an impact investor specialising in government-backed community real estate assets, has acquired care provider ...
2 months
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National Care Group acquires Yorkshire care home

Accrington-based healthcare provider, National Care Group (NCG) has acquired Steps Residential Care in Rotherham, South ...
2 months
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Ares acquires specialist nursing firm Exemplar

Private equity firm Ares Management Corporation is acquiring Exemplar Health Care from pan-European mid-market private ...
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Acute care
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US private equity firm offers to buy McCarthy & Stone

American private equity firm Lone Star Funds is looking to buy Britain’s largest retirement home ...
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Outcomes First Group acquires Bryn Melyn Care

Children’s services provider Outcomes First Group has acquired Bryn Melyn Care from its founder Brendan ...
3 months
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Blue Zinc IT acquires Australian distributor

Belfast-based Blue Zinc, a provider of solutions to the musculoskeletal and mental health markets, has ...
3 months
Clinical services
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Care at Home buys Westminster Homecare

Home care provider Care at Home has acquired Westminster Homecare for an undisclosed sum.
3 months
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Ashberry Healthcare completes MBO

Care provider Ashberry Healthcare has completed a management buyout from former owners Rosegarth Investments by ...
3 months
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CareTech Holdings acquires Smartbox

CareTech Holdings, which provides social care services for adults and children in the UK, has ...
4 months
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Look Ahead acquires Essex specialist care provider

The Look Ahead charity has acquired specialist care provider Kingswood Care Services which operates five ...
4 months
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Cera Care acquires Mears Care Scotland

London-based home care innovator Cera Care today announced its acquisition of Mears Care Scotland, which ...
4 months
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Aedifica acquires East Sussex care home

European healthcare real estate investment trust Aedifica has acquired a 60-bedroom care home in Hailsham, ...
4 months
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Complete Care acquires Amegreen Complex Care

Complete Care Holdings, a subsidiary of MC Care Holdings, has acquired Amegreen Complex Homecare, which ...
4 months
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Care Fertility acquires Woking Assisted Conception Service

Nottingham-based Care Fertility has acquired Nuffield Health’s Woking Assisted Conception Service (ACS), backed by private ...
4 months
Clinical services
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Canadian REIT bags four London hospitals

Toronto-based NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust has acquired four private hospitals in London ...
5 months
Acute care
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Elysium Healthcare acquires specialist eating disorder service

Elysium Healthcare has acquired the specialist eating disorder centre, Cotswold Spa Hospital from The Huntercombe ...
5 months
Acute care
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Hallmark acquire ex-MHA care home site for redevelopment

Hallmark Care Homes has acquired the former Methodist Homes (MHA) St Raphael’s care home site ...
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M&A
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Limerston Capital consolidates its position in high end home care

Limerston Capital has acquired Trinity Homecare Group to add to its recent purchases of two ...
5 months
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ClearCourse acquires veterinary practice system

London-based software company ClearCourse Partnership has acquired Practice Point, the owner and provider of the ...
5 months
Acquisition
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“Resilient” healthcare sector surges for fourth consecutive week

The number of deals announced in the global healthcare sector (including pharmaceuticals and medical equipment) ...
8 months
M&A
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Healthcare deals up globally but down in UK and US

The number of deals announced in the global healthcare sector last week grew by 12.3% ...
9 months
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CMA gives green light to Circle and BMI merger if local concerns addressed

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that the completed merger between Circle and ...
10 months
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Bupa Dental Care makes 10 acquisitions

Bupa Dental Care has agreed the acquisition of 10 practices across the country. The organisation ...
1 year
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Impel announces first deal

Newly established investment company Impel Healthcare Catalysts today announced its first deal by acquiring a ...
1 year
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Ex-Crawford executives launch healthcare investment company

Richard Anderson and Spencer Kerry have launched a healthcare investment company called Impel Healthcare Catalysts, ...
1 year
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Ramsay considers bid for Acadia’s UK healthcare units

Australian hospital group Ramsay Health Care is working on a bid for Acadia Healthcare’s UK-based ...
1 year
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Primary Health Properties cancels loan facility after loan note issue

Primary Health Properties, which invests in UK and Irish primary healthcare facilities, has raised €70 ...
1 year
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The Doctors Clinic Group acquires Maitland Medical

Private GP provider The Doctors Clinic Group, which operates from 15 sites in London, has ...
1 year
M&A
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Bupa Dental Care continues to grow

Bupa Dental Care acquired 13 new independent practices across the UK and Ireland in 2019, ...
2 years
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Brexit delays £2bn Barchester takeover

Concerns over the delay to Brexit and the impact it will have on the pound ...
2 years
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Fertility market sees continued growth – with M&A peaking in 2018

There have been 77 transactions in the global IVF and fertility market since 2009, with ...
2 years
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NHS Improvement set to merge with NHS England

NHS Improvement (NHSI) is merging with NHS England, and NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens ...
2 years
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Healthcare M&A activity up 14% in 2018 despite political headwinds

Total merger and acquisition activity across the UK and Ireland increased by 27% as transactions ...
2 years
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CareTech acquisition of Cambian given the all-clear

Specialist care provider CareTech’s acquisition of Cambian will now go ahead after the Competition and ...
2 years
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CMA serves initial enforcement order on £100m foster care deal

The Competition & Markets Authority is investigating the completed acquisition by Core Assets Group (CAG) of ...
2 years
M&A
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Core Assets Group and Partnerships in Children’s Services join forces

Core Assets Group (CAG) and Partnerships in Children’s Services (PiCs) are joining forces to create ...
2 years
M&A
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Clanwilliam Group acquires Dictate IT

Health tech investor Clanwilliam Group has acquired medical correspondence and clinical reporting specialist Dictate IT. ...
2 years
M&A
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HealthInvestor Power Fifty 2018 – this year’s winners are…

With the opulent Plaisterers’ Hall as his backdrop and to a room bustling with leaders ...
2 years
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Clanwilliam acquires medical education company

Dublin-based Clanwilliam Group has acquired medical education company Obsidian Healthcare Group in the wake of ...
2 years
M&A
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‘Big private health companies’ won’t run integrated care, Hancock tells HSJ

In an interview with HSJ, health secretary Matt Hancock has said that the government is ...
2 years
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Healthcare sector remains buoyant and outperforming wider market, according to Jefferies’ report

Investment banking firm Jefferies has published its inaugural ‘Jefferies Healthcare Temperature Check’ – presenting the ...
2 years
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Digital health company Clin-e-cal expands after funding boost

Cheshire-based digital health company Clin-e-cal has completed a funding round that will help expand its ...
2 years
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NHS trusts negotiating landmark deal with housing association

The NHS is negotiating an unprecedented deal with housing association Metropolitan Thames Valley that would ...
2 years
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Animalcare Group appoints new chief executive

Pan-European animal health business, Animalcare Group, has appointed Jenny Winter (pictured) as chief executive to ...
2 years
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Exclusive: Age Exchange merges with Community Integrated Care

Age Exchange, a national centre for dementia intervention and ‘reminiscence arts’ based in Blackheath, has ...
2 years
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CareTech circles Cambian

Social care services company CareTech is eyeing up competitor firm Cambian, with Cambian today confirming ...
3 years
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Apiary Capital closes first fund

Apiary Capital, a new UK private equity firm, today announced the final close of its debut ...
3 years
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CMA opens PPU guidance consultation

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has opened a consultation on draft guidance on its ...
3 years
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ESO Capital buys Core Capital

Pan-European debt investor ESO Capital has acquired UK private equity house Core Capital. The merger ...
3 years
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Bupa Dental snaps up Avsan

Bupa Dental Care has continued its expansion plans with the acquisition of Avsan Holdings, a ...
3 years
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Mediclinic gives up on Spire takeover

Mediclinic International will walk away from its attempts to acquire Spire Healthcare, announcing today on ...
3 years
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Priory buys Scottish children’s services provider

Priory Group has acquired Aspire Scotland, a specialist provider of care and education services to ...
3 years
M&A
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CMA: Cygnet-CAS must sell East Midlands hospital

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has ruled that Cygnet Health Care must sell a ...
3 years
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Healthcare architecture firm acquired

National architecture firm Stephen George + Partners (SGP) has acquired a design company specialising in ...
3 years
M&A
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CMA outlines Vision Express –Tesco concerns

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has concluded after an initial investigation that the merger ...
3 years
M&A
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CMA narrows concerns down to two areas in Cygnet investigation

The Competition & Markets Authority has identified two areas where the merger between Cygnet Health ...
3 years
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Labour: GP access worsening under Tory ‘neglect’

General practice has been treated with “astonishing neglect” by the government, the Labour party has ...
3 years
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Deal activity remains steady in H1 2017, report claims

Over 100 healthcare companies were acquired during the first half of 2017, according to a new ...
4 years
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Bupa Global hit by data breach

Private healthcare giant Bupa has confirmed that around 108,000 medical insurance plans have been inappropriately ...
4 years
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CMA approves BSN as acquirer of Acorn fostering divestments

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has approved Stirling Square Capital Partners’ choice of buyer ...
4 years
M&A
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Exclusive: August Equity puts children’s services business up for sale

August Equity is looking to sell Compass Community, a children’s fostering and residential care group, HealthInvestor ...
4 years
M&A
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CMA refers Cygnet-Cambian merger for further investigation

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has referred Cygnet Health Care’s acquisition of Cambian’s adult ...
4 years
M&A
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Adult division divestiture sees increased losses at Cambian

Losses before tax have more than tripled at London-listed Cambian Group, due to the cost ...
4 years
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Tom Riall takes top job at mydentist

Former Priory Group boss Tom Riall has taken up the position of chief executive of ...
4 years
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CMA identifies 12 areas of concern in Cambian-Cygnet merger case

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has warned it will launch a phase 2 investigation ...
4 years
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Synexus and Radiant Research merge

Synexus, the clinical trials site network, and US-based Radiant Research have announced a merger of ...
4 years
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CMA clears Bupa-Oasis merger

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared the completed acquisition of the Oasis Healthcare ...
4 years
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CMA conditionally accepts disposals offered by Stirling Square

Stirling Square Capital Partners’s offer to dispose of parts of Acorn Care & Education to ...
4 years
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NFA merger with Acorn faces phase 2 investigation

The Competition & Markets Authority will launch an in-depth investigation into the merger of two ...
4 years
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Priory and PiC merged as divestment finalised

After meeting the divestment requirements of the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA), Acadia Healthcare has ...
4 years
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South African firm buys Alliance Medical

South African private hospital group Life Healthcare has agreed to acquire Alliance Medical for up ...
4 years
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Montreux merges ACH with Regard Partnership

Montreux Healthcare Fund has merged care home operator ACH with The Regard Partnership, which provides ...
4 years
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BC Partners wins battle for Priory assets

BC Partners has agreed to acquire 22-strong portfolio of Priory Group and Partnerships in Care ...
4 years
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Physio firms merge to offer over 30 locations

Two physiotherapy companies have joined forces in a merger that will see them operate in ...
4 years
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Bupa appoints new CEO

Private healthcare provider and insurer Bupa has appointed Evelyn Bourke as chief executive. Bourke (pictured) ...
4 years
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UK mid-market M&A activity outstrips rest of Europe

Mid-market healthcare M&A activity in the UK has been livelier than in the rest of ...
4 years
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Acorn and NFA to merge in £400m deal

Two of the UK’s largest foster care providers, Acorn Care & Education and the National ...
5 years
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Acadia’s takeover of Priory to be investigated

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has announced it will conduct an in-depth investigation of ...
5 years
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Online pharmacies merge in £40m deal

Online pharmacies Pharmacy2U and ChemistDirect have merged in a deal supported by £10 million worth ...
5 years
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Moody’s moves to allay investors’ PFI fears

Ratings agency Moody’s has made a statement to calm investor fears over private finance initiative ...
5 years
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Alliance Medical gears up for sale

Alliance Medical’s owners have appointed Rothschild to conduct a review of the business with a ...
5 years
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Trust refuses to take on £2.5bn PFI bill in merger

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) will not take on the £2.5 billion worth of ...
5 years
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Two social housing and care giants to merge

Sanctuary Group and Housing & Care 21 have announced they will merge and create a ...
5 years
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Mediclinic reports mixed financial results

Acute hospital operator Mediclinic International has announced a growth in revenue, but declines in ebitda ...
5 years
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Myburgh appointed as Mediclinic CFO

London-listed private hospital group Mediclinic International has appointed Jurgens Myburgh as its new executive director ...
5 years
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CMA invites comments on Priory acquisition

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has invited “any interested party” to comment on Acadia ...
5 years
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Permira sells Creganna Medical for $895m

Private equity firm Permira has sold Creganna Medical for $895 million (£621.2 million) in an ...
5 years
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Chase Templeton acquires Avanti Healthcare

Healthcare insurance provider Chase Templeton has bought Healthcare Partners, a firm which traded under the ...
5 years
M&A

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