RBS helps fund acquisition of Mercury

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has provided a structured finance package to allow independent sector care provider, Care UK acquire Mercury Health, a clinical service business for £78m. Mercury Health is a clinical service business focused on supporting the NHS to provide care for its patients through a range of assessment, diagnostic and treatment services. RBS head of healthcare Andrew Harrison said the acquisition placed Care UK as a leading provider of acute and primary care services to the NHS. “Having spent considerable time working with Care UK we are very pleased to have led on this deal and helped deliver a strategically important acquisition for the board,” Mr Harrison said. Care UK chief executive Mike Parish said the role and the benefits of the independent sector in providing clinical care services to NHS patients were only just beginning to make a positive impact on patient care. “We are already seeing significant growth opportunities across the secondary and primary care continuum wher

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