AEVIS VICTORIA SA: Acquisition of Centre Médical Bienne - Swiss Medical Network strengthens its network in the Jurassic Arc region
AEVIS VICTORIA SA / Key word(s): Acquisition
Swiss Medical Network strengthens its network in the Jurassic Arc region
By becoming a part of Swiss Medical Network, CMB will continue its activities in the same spirit. Its founder, Dr Walter Koch, will continue to work on site as Manager of CMB and as paediatrician. All jobs will be maintained.
CMB's care strategy fits perfectly with the approach of Swiss Medical Network, a group of 21 hospitals and clinics in 13 cantons, active in the development of a network of outpatient centres. Swiss Medical Network today counts approximately 20 first-aid centres, linked either to its establishments or on their own sites.
This acquisition in the canton of Berne follows the Group's acquisition of a 35% stake in the Hôpital du Jura Bernois in January 2020. Complementary synergies to those already in place at the CMB will enable to extend medical services to the population of Bienne, Berne, Jura and beyond.
Swiss Medical Network is also well established in the neighbouring cantons of Neuchâtel, Aargau and Solothurn and looks beyond the cantonal borders, with the objective to reach all inhabitants of the Jurassic Arc and Mittelland regions.
"The acquisition of CMB is a step towards the development of a regional integrated healthcare offering," said Dino Cauzza, CEO of Swiss Medical Network. "This approach is perfectly in-line with the strategic health policy direction set by the Federal Council, which focuses on the control of healthcare costs through comprehensive and harmonised patient care."
About Swiss Medical Network
The clinics in the cantons of Aargau, Basel, Bern, Fribourg, Neuchâtel, Schaffhausen, St. Gallen, Solothurn, Ticino and Valais are on the hospital lists and provide a public service mandate. The clinics' inpatient services in the cantons of Geneva, Vaud and Zurich fall within the scope of supplementary insurance, while outpatient services are accessible to all, regardless of insurance coverage.
Swiss Medical Network is a wholly owned subsidiary of AEVIS VICTORIA SA, listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
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