EQT invests in Asia based Health Management International

  • EQT Mid Market Asia invests in Health Management International, a reputable private healthcare provider with regional presence in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia
  • EQT will support Health Management International in realizing its full potential while scaling the Company’s platform in the region, organically and by exploring potential future acquisition opportunities
  • Health Management International was delisted from the Singapore Exchange on 24 December 2019

The EQT Mid Market Asia III fund (“EQT Mid Market Asia” or “EQT”) today announced its investment in Health Management International Ltd (“HMI” or the “Company”).

Founded in 1998, HMI is a regional private healthcare provider with presence in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. The Company is headquartered in Singapore and is led by an experienced management team and has a board with vast experience in developing and growing healthcare businesses in the region. The Company’s two tertiary hospitals in Malaysia, Mahkota Medical Centre and Regency Specialist Hospital, which are known for their clinical quality and breadth of specialties and subspecialties, attract medical tourists from all around Southeast Asia and serve approximately 100,000 international patients per year.

HMI has a strategy of investing in its facilities and service offerings and has further expanded its healthcare platform through investments in the first private one-stop ambulatory care center in Singapore, StarMed Specialist Centre, and a General Practice clinic chain in Singapore, OneCare Medical.

EQT will support HMI in realizing the full potential of its existing healthcare businesses, while investing further in capacity and capabilities. EQT plans to back the Company’s accelerated growth trajectory, both organically and by exploring potential acquisition opportunities. HMI will also be able to leverage on EQT’s deep healthcare sector expertise, global network and vast experience rolling out digitalization initiatives.

The investment in HMI is in line with EQT’s thematic approach. HMI participates in the development, planning and implementation of sustainable strategies and engages in numerous community initiatives which include medical screenings and treatments, promoting wellness and preventive healthcare.

Chin Wei Jia, Group CEO at HMI, commented: “We are excited to welcome EQT as our new partner for the next chapter of HMI’s development. EQT made a strong impression on us from the outset with their strategic approach and deep experience across the various healthcare ecosystems globally. Together, we will be able to accelerate HMI’s growth by focusing on providing quality healthcare to become one of the leading private healthcare providers in the region.”

Brian Chang, Partner at EQT Partners, Investment Advisor to EQT Mid-Market Asia, commented: “HMI is a well-established healthcare group with a high-quality, talented team and a solid track record in the region. EQT is excited to partner with HMI and support the next chapter of its growth journey. Going forward, the joint focus will be on scaling HMI’s operations in the region with its differentiated, passionate and hands-on approach while continuing to deliver high quality healthcare to its customers.”

Contact
Brian Chang, Partner at EQT Partners, Investment Advisor to EQT Mid Market Asia, +65 6595 1830
EQT Press Office, press@eqtpartners.com, +46 8 506 55 334

About EQT
EQT is a differentiated global investment organization with more than EUR 62 billion in raised capital and around EUR 41 billion in assets under management across 19 active funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 21 billion and approximately 127,000 employees. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership.

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About Health Management International
HMI is a growing regional private healthcare provider with a presence in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. HMI owns two tertiary hospitals in Malaysia, as well as a one-stop ambulatory care centre, healthcare training centre and a stake in a General Practice clinic chain in Singapore. HMI also has a network of representative offices in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. HMI has more than 500,000 patients per annum, with over 200 practicing doctors and 1,800 staff.

More info: www.hmi.com.sg