Acurity Healthcare lifts stake in Auckland endoscopy, laparoscopy investments

Mon, 08 Sep 2014

By Paul McBeth Sept. 9 (BusinessDesk) - Acurity Healthcare Group, whose major shareholders are seeking to take the company private, has lifted its stake in Endoscopy Auckland and Laparoscopy Auckland after exercising options for an undisclosed sum. The Wellington-based company increased its investment in the specialist gastro and keyhole surgery businesses to 40 percent from 30 percent, it said in a statement. Integrated Hospitals, which owns the Mercy Ascot hospital group, will keep a 50 percent stake in the businesses. In the indepen...
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