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Swedish Impilo becomes second largest shareholder in Humana

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Staff Writer | Monday January 14, 2019 6:26AM ET
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Europe   Humana was founded in 2001

The Swedish investment company Impilo has entered into an agreement to acquire the equivalent of 12.5 percent of the shares in Swedish care company Humana from Humana’s largest shareholder, Argan Capital.


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Through this investment, Impilo becomes the second largest shareholder in Humana and intends to contribute actively in the continued development of the company.

Humana was founded in 2001 and is a leading provider of care services in the Nordic region, currently with c. 15,000 employees and a turnover of SEK 6.6bn.

Humana is the market leader within Individual & Family care services as well as Personal Assistance in Sweden, the second largest provider of Individual & Family care services in Norway and Finland, and is also present in Denmark through an acquisition made late 2018. Today, the company serves about 8,000 clients in these countries.

Impilo focuses exclusively on investments in Nordic healthcare companies active in the areas of pharmaceuticals, medical technology, healthcare services and other health-related areas.

The objective is for the portfolio companies to contribute to the development and improvement of their respective areas and thus contribute to a sustainable society in the longer term.

The care markets in the Nordics are facing significant opportunities and challenges, and Humana’s strong focus on high quality, satisfied customers and continued growth contributed to Impilo identifying the company as an attractive investment opportunity early on.

 

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