December 2016 Didn’t Deliver a Year-End Boost

The final month of the fourth quarter is typically a busy one for deal makers in all industries. Last year, some health care deal makers apparently got a rest. Deal volume in December 2016 was an anemic 119 transactions, compared with 131 deals in November and 148 in December 2015. The Services sectors accounted for […]

Foreign Hospital Deals Keep Coming

Hospital mergers and acquisitions are interesting to a local media audience, we know. But the foreign deals that are announced should be of interest to global investors. We reported the $2.3 billion Al Noor Hospitals Group plc (LSE: AHN) acquisition in Abu Dhabi by South Africa’s Mediclinic International Ltd. two weeks ago. Now there’s Max […]

Major Mideast Hospital Matchup

The largest deal announced last week created the largest private healthcare provider in the United Arab Emirates, which may be why you didn’t hear much about it. The South African private hospital company Mediclinic International Ltd. (OTCQB: MCFFY) won the approval of the board of Al Noor Hospitals Group plc, based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, […]