positive outcome of the recommended public offer for the acquisition of GHP Specialty Care
Paris, April 25, 2022
Positive balance of the recommended audience offer
for acquire GHP specialist care
On March 7, 2022, Ramsay Santé, through its Swedish subsidiary Capio Group Services AB (“Capio”), announced a recommended public offer to acquire GHP Specialty Care AB (“GHP”), a healthcare provider Swedish specialist listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
After the end of the initial acceptance period of the offer, Capio controls 67,841,018 shares and votes in GHP, corresponding to approximately 96.6% of the total number of shares and votes in GHP.1
Accordingly, all conditions for the completion of the offer have been satisfied and Capio has declared the offer unconditional. The settlement of the Offer will begin on or around May 2, 2022. Capio intends to initiate a compulsory acquisition procedure in accordance with Swedish regulations.
Pascal Roché, Chief Executive Officer of the Ramsay Santé Group declared: “I am delighted with the positive outcome of this project and welcome the GHP team to the Ramsay Santé Group. This ambitious project brings together the expertise of GHP Specialty Care with 300,000 patients per visit year in 23 establishments in Sweden and 1 in Denmark with that of Capio in the Nordic countries. This will consolidate the Group’s positions for the benefit of patients by offering complementary coverage to that of the activities already exercised. The complementarity of the two structures should enable us to achieve 6 million euros in synergies in the medium term.
On Ramsay Health
Ramsay Santé has become the leader in private hospitalization and general medicine in Europe with 36,000 employees and 8,600 practitioners serving 9 million patients in our 350 establishments in five countries: France, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Italy.
Ramsay Santé offers almost all medical and surgical specialties in three areas of activity: general hospitals (medicine – surgery – obstetrics), follow-up care and rehabilitation clinics, mental health. In all its territories, the group contributes to public service missions and to territorial health elimination, as for example in Sweden with more than 100 local care units.
The quality and safety of care are the group’s priority. As such, our group is today a reference in the field of modern medicine, particularly in the field of outpatient care and assisted recovery.
Each year, the group invests more than 200 million euros in innovation, whether in new surgical or imaging technologies, in the construction or modernization of its facilities. The group is also innovating in its organization and digitization in order to deliver care more efficiently for the benefit of the patient.
ISIN code and Euronext Paris: FR0000044471
1 Based on 70,256,949 issued shares of GHP.