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Fortis to buy 65% stake in Vietnam hospital chain for $64 mn

Fortis to buy 65% stake in Vietnam hospital chain for $64 mn
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First Published: Wed, Aug 10 2011. 09 53 AM IST
Updated: Wed, Aug 10 2011. 09 53 AM IST
Singapore: Fortis Healthcare International, the Singapore-based holding company of India’s billionaire Singh brothers, said on Wednesday it will buy a 65% stake in Vietnam’s Hoan My Medical Corp for $64 million.
Hoan My is one of Vietnam’s largest private healthcare groups with 700 beds across five hospitals. It will open a new 200-bed tertiary care hospital in Ho Chi Minh City by November 2011.
Fortis Healthcare International has been on an acquisition spree since it was set up about a year ago, and now owns clinics and hospitals in several Asian countries including Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.
The Singapore-based firm is held directly by brothers Malvinder Mohan Singh and Shivinder Mohan Singh, who are the main shareholders of India-listed Fortis Healthcare .
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First Published: Wed, Aug 10 2011. 09 53 AM IST