Healthcall

Healthcall was the UK market leader in the provision of out of hours general practioner cover, operating a network of primary care centres and providing cover in over 100 towns to over 8,000 doctors. It also provided domiciliary care and optical services to the nursing home market.

Acquired 1998 Deal size €104m

Background

Healthcare plc was a public company quoted on the London Stock market when Bridgepoint took it private in a €104m transaction, attracted by its strong market position and good management.  The company was subsquently sold in 2001 to Nestor Healthcare Group plc in a transaction that valued the company at €165m.