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Category: M&A

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Care at Home buys Westminster Homecare

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

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

CareTech Holdings, which provides social care services for adults and children in the UK, has ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
2 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 ...
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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) ...
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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% ...
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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 ...
7 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 ...
11 months
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Impel announces first deal

Newly established investment company Impel Healthcare Catalysts today announced its first deal by acquiring a ...
12 months
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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, ...
12 months
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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
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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, ...
1 year
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Brexit delays £2bn Barchester takeover

Concerns over the delay to Brexit and the impact it will have on the pound ...
1 year
M&A
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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 ...
1 year
M&A
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
2 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 ...
2 years
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CMA opens PPU guidance consultation

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has opened a consultation on draft guidance on its ...
2 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 ...
2 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
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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
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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
M&A
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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 ...
3 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 ...
3 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 ...
3 years
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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 ...
3 years
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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 ...
3 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 ...
3 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 ...
3 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
M&A
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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
M&A
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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
M&A
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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
M&A
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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 ...
4 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 ...
4 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 ...
4 years
M&A
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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 ...
4 years
M&A
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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 ...
4 years
M&A
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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 ...
4 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 ...
4 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 ...
4 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 ...
4 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
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Chase Templeton acquires Healthcare Solutions

Health insurance provider Chase Templeton has acquired Healthcare Solutions for an undisclosed amount. Chase Templeton ...
5 years
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Cambian CFO stands down

Cambian Group has announced that chief financial officer Andrew Griffith will be leaving the company ...
5 years
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Al Noor agrees to merge with Mediclinic

London-listed Al Noor Hospital Group has agreed to merge with Mediclinic International, a South African ...
5 years
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NMC Health considering Al Noor counter-offer

Abu Dhabi-based healthcare provider NMC Health is considering making a counter-offer for Al Noor Hospital ...
5 years
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Al Noor in merger talks with Mediclinic

London-listed Al Noor Hospitals has announced it is in talks to merge with Mediclinic International, ...
5 years
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CapVest to sell stake in Mater

Investment firm CapVest is looking to exit its majority investment in Mater Private Healthcare early ...
5 years
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NHS England allows formation of hospital chains in NHS first

NHS England has approved the formation of chains in a bid to improve struggling hospitals' ...
5 years
M&A
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Lifeline Scientific to pursue strategic review

Transplantation technology company Lifeline Scientific has hired Piper Jaffray to carry out a strategic review, ...
5 years
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Concordia acquires AMCo from Cinven

Private equity firm Cinven has sold pharmaceuticals group AMCo to Concordia Healthcare for an enterprise ...
5 years
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Clinigen Group acquires Idis for £225m

Pharmaceutical company Clinigen Group has acquired Idis Group Holdings, the UK-based pharmaceutical firm, for an ...
5 years
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Revenue up 8.3% at Priory Group

Last year saw mental health services provider Priory Group achieve a growth in revenue of ...
6 years
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Scapa Group acquires First Water for £15.3m

Wound care and bonding firm Scapa Group has acquired wound dressings company First Water for ...
6 years
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Alliance Medical-led consortium wins PET-CT contract

6 years
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Constellation joins the AIM market

US healthcare services firm Constellation Healthcare Technologies has floated on the AIM market of the ...
6 years
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Dalton Review suggests PPPs to make NHS more efficient

The Dalton Review, released this morning, has recommended private-public partnerships (PPPs) as one option of ...
6 years
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Priory plans to chase more community contracts

6 years
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Struggling CCGs may face special measures regime

NHS England is considering plans to introduce a special measures regime for struggling clinical commissioning ...
6 years
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Newly listed Cambian posts ‘strong’ results

6 years
M&A

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