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Armonea-Colisee merger creates fourth largest nursing home group

Belgian nursing home group Armonea has merged with French rival Colisee after months of preparing for a sale, creating Europe’s fourth largest nursing home group. We hear from a reliable source that this is effectively a takeover by the French player. “Armonea CEO Chris Cools is leaving in June, and Colisee is taking over Armonea […]

Assisted living boom predicted in Italian cities

The head of Korian Italy says assisted living is the next big opportunity in Italian elderly care. We speak to her, and an Italian healthcare consultant to find out more. “I think in the next two to three years, assisted living could take off in big Italian cities,” says Andrea Minciarelli of Your Care Consult. […]

Korian makes deal with Primonial to expand across France

Korian, France’s largest nursing home operator by revenue, has made a deal with its main property owner to build at least seven new facilities in the country. We speak to French healthcare real estate expert Stéphane Pichon about the deal. On Monday, October 15, Korian signed an agreement with healthcare real estate developer CAREIT and property investor Primonial REIM, […]

What does Emmanuel Macron want for the healthcare sector?

Newly elected French president Emmanuel Macron did not talk much about healthcare during his campaign. Now that his party has won a sweeping majority in Parliament, what is in store for the sector?

Source: Healthcare Business International – June 30th 2017

Real estate companies retreat from European healthcare acquisitions in 2016

Source: SNL – 19 April 2017

European healthcare real estate market expected to take a hit following record year

Source: BBH – Building Better Healthcare – 15-March-2017