Stockholm (Sweden) 10 December 2019 – Aleris AB (Aleris), a Triton portfolio company, has signed an agreement to acquire Proliva AB (Proliva), a leading Swedish specialist healthcare provider, from Praktikertjänst AB (Praktikertjänst).
Formed as a consolidated and autonomous group through the combination of twelve specialist care subsidiaries of Praktikertjänst in April 2019, Proliva has a strong market position within segments such as geriatrics and psychiatry amongst a total of 30 specialist areas with more than 2 400 employees.
Aleris, which was acquired by Triton fund V in October 2019, is a provider of specialist healthcare and radiology with a strong footprint across Scandinavia. The company’s specialist healthcare operations cover local hospitals, outpatient clinics and radiology through more than 100 units with approximately 1.1 million patient visits and 1 million radiological examinations annually.
“The acquisition of Proliva strengthens our position within specialist healthcare, more than doubling our footprint on the Swedish market. As a leading specialist healthcare provider, offering a broad range of high-quality services, Aleris will strengthen the position as an attractive, long term partner for the public health care services in Sweden. With this add-on, Aleris also achieves a scale and critical mass that enables greater leverage from digital investments”, says Thomas Berglund, acting CEO and chairman of the Board of Aleris.
“We are excited to join forces with Aleris and to continue our path of being a force of change in the Swedish healthcare systems. Together with our new group colleagues, we now have the best possible conditions to become Sweden’s most attractive specialist healthcare company for patients, employees and payors through high availability, clinical quality and patient satisfaction”, says Cecilia Halvars Öhrnell, CEO of Proliva.
The acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and terms of the transaction are not disclosed.
Aleris is one of Scandinavia’s leading private healthcare companies. The company conducts healthcare and diagnostics in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Aleris offers high quality services to the public care system, to insurance companies and to patients who pay for their own health care.
Aleris’ mission is to offer the opportunity of a better and healthier life while helping to increase benefits for society through innovative solutions. High quality services are a prerequisite for our business.
Aleris has sales of SEK 4.4 billion and is owned by Triton.
Proliva is Sweden´s largest speciality care group, with twelve subsidiaries and approximately 2400 employees. The group has been a force for change in the Swedish healthcare system for almost 40 years.
Proliva is today comprised of BB Stockholm, CityAkuten, Närsjukhusen i Västra Götaland, Närsjukvården Österlen, Praktikertjänst Anestesi, Praktikertjänst N.Ä.R.A., Praktikertjänst Psykiatri, Praktikertjänst Ryggkirurgi Strängnäs, Rehab Station Stockholm, Sollentuna specialistklinik, Stockholm Heart Center and Ultragyn.
Proliva is a fully owned subsidiary of Praktikertjänst AB.
Since its establishment in 1997, Triton has sponsored nine funds, focusing on businesses in the industrial, business services, consumer and health sectors. The Triton funds invest in and support the positive development of medium-sized businesses headquartered in Europe.
Triton seeks to contribute to the building of better businesses for the longer term. Triton and its executives wish to be agents of positive change towards sustainable operational improvements and growth.
The 42 companies currently in Triton’s portfolio have combined sales of around €16,7 billion and around 80,800 employees.