Australia's Evolution seeks clearance to take over Acurity Health, would sell Boulcott hospital

Wed, 19 Aug 2015

By Paul McBeth Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Evolution Healthcare, the Australian healthcare investor, wants to buy out its partners in private hospital operator Acurity Healthcare, and would offload its Boulcott facility in Lower Hutt to ease any competition concerns. The Sydney-based company has applied to the Commerce Commission for clearance to buy the 88 percent of Acurity holding company Austron that it doesn't own, and included a commitment to sell the Boulcott site, it said in a statement. Evolution's ownership of Boulcott delayed the...

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