Pihlajalinna to purchase Caritas Lääkärit Oy in Oulu

Pihlajalinna Plc           Press Release         21 July 2017 at 10:00

Pihlajalinna to purchase Caritas Lääkärit Oy in Oulu

Pihlajalinna Terveys Oy, a subsidiary of Pihlajalinna Plc, has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of the entire share capital of Caritas Lääkärit Oy in Oulu from its current owners. The principal owner of the company is the non-profit Caritas foundation that operates in Oulu. The transaction will be completed on 15 August 2017 at the latest.

Caritas Lääkärit provides occupational healthcare and private clinic services in Oulu and Raahe. With this acquisition, Pihlajalinna wants to gain a better standing in the occupational healthcare market in Oulu and Raahe and facilitate the launch of its new private clinic in Oulu.

Further information:
Joni Aaltonen, SVP, Head of Corporate Planning, +358 40 524 7270

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Pihlajalinna in brief
Pihlajalinna is one of the leading private social and healthcare services providers in Finland. The Company provides social and healthcare services for households, companies, insurance companies and public sector entities in private clinics, health centres, dental clinics and hospitals around Finland. Pihlajalinna provides general practitioner and specialised care services, including emergency and on-call services, a wide range of surgical services, occupational healthcare and dental care services, in private clinics and hospitals operating under the Dextra brand. Under the Pihlajalinna brand the Company, in cooperation with the public sector, offers social and healthcare service provision models to public sector entities with the aim of providing high quality services for public pay healthcare customers.