Private deals in healthcare sector sink; M&As, IPOs thrive

September 19, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Private equity and venture capital dealmaking in the healthcare sector slowed so far this year, largely mirroring the trend across industries, but merger and acquisition activity remained buoyant and back-to-back successful initial public offerings indicated strong investor appetite for the secto

Exclusive: GSK Velu's family office nears second healthcare deal

September 14, 2016 | Joseph Rai & Swet Sarika

The family office of serial healthcare entrepreneur GSK Velu, the founder of medical technology firm Trivitron, is close to striking its second deal.

Exclusive: Shalby Hospitals eyes IPO, shortlists banks

September 13, 2016 | Ranjani Raghavan

Ahmedabad-based multi-specialty hospital network Shalby Hospitals, which earns half of its revenues from  joint replacement surgeries, is preparing for a public listing, a senior company executive told VCCircle.

Hyderabad-based KIMS Hospitals hires bankers for IPO

September 12, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Ltd (KIMS Hospitals), a super-specialty hospital chain, has hired three investment bankers for its initial public offering, following a string of healthcare companies that went public in recent months.

Healthcare startup Poshtick raises angel funding

September 10, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Healthcare and wellness startup Poshtick said on Saturday it has raised $450,000 (Rs 3 crore) in angel funding from Noida-based affluent individuals Bhavya Sharma and Amit Nagar.

Fresenius buys 85% stake in Tata Capital Healthcare Fund-backed Sparsh Nephrocare

September 02, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Germany’s Fresenius Medical Care AG said on Friday it has bought an 85% stake in Indian dialysis services company Sandor Nephro Services Pvt. Ltd, which runs the Sparsh Nephrocare chain, from a group of investors.

Sanjay Dalmia group enters healthcare space

August 31, 2016 | Joseph Rai

Industrialist Sanjay Dalmia on Wednesday announced Dalmia group's entry into the healthcare sector through the launch of Dalmia Medicare which is currently aggregating diagnostics centres. The group also seeks to aggregate nursing homes and pharmacies, among others.

Exclusive: TechMed Healthcare gets commitment for fresh funding

August 30, 2016 | Joseph Rai

TechMed Healthcare and Diagnostics Pvt Ltd, a hospital lab management (HLM) pathology chain, has received commitment for a fresh round of funding and has already received a small tranche of the investment, a top company executive told VCCircle.

Realtor Supertech to enter healthcare biz

August 26, 2016 | PTI

Realty firm Supertech Ltd today said it will enter into the healthcare sector and invest Rs 300 crore to open four hospitals in the next 3-4 years.

The Noida-based developer will open hospitals in its integrated township projects.

Exclusive: Omni Hospitals starts second fundraise round; PE investor eyes debut exit

August 25, 2016 | Ranjani Raghavan & Joseph Rai

Hyderabad-based Omni Hospitals, which is backed by private equity firm ASK Pravi Capital Advisors, has initiated a second round of capital raise for further expansion which would involve an exit for its investor, a senior company executive said.



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