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The Société coopérative médicale de Beaulieu remains a minority shareholder of Générale Beaulieu Holding SA alongside Swiss Medical Network SA
The Société coopérative médicale de Beaulieu has decided to keep the shares it holds in Générale Beaulieu Holding SA and therefore not to tender them to the acquisition offer of Swiss Medical Network published on 13 September 2016. The Société coopérative thus remains a 28.7% shareholder of Générale Beaulieu Holding SA.
The integration of Clinique Générale-Beaulieu in Geneva into Swiss Medical Network is continuing, to the benefit of its patients, employees and doctors.
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About Swiss Medical Network:
Swiss Medical Network SA is the 2nd largest network of private hospitals in Switzerland, present in the three main linguistic regions. Swiss Medical Network′s growth strategy focuses on the creation of a national network through the acquisition of hospitals and the restructuring of their operations. Swiss Medical Network′s main objective is to offer first class hospital care to Swiss and foreign patients. The medical expertise of its hospitals is recognised internationally, for example, with the first Breast Centre created by a group of private hospitals certified in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, a hospital in Basel specialised in pain treatment, cutting-edge expertise and technology in oncology and recognised maternity wards. Its distinctive features include high quality services, an excellent medical and hotel infrastructure and a pleasant environment. Swiss Medical Network today operates 16 private hospitals in Switzerland.
About Clinique Générale-Beaulieu:
Clinique Générale-Beaulieu, founded in 1899, is a multi-disciplinary private hospital, specialised in orthopaedics, general surgery, urology, gynaecology and obstetrics. The hospital also has a radiology institute, an institute of nuclear medicine and a physiotherapy & functional rehabilitation centre. Equipped with a technical platform of the latest generation and eight operating theatres, Clinique Générale-Beaulieu accounts for around 5’700 hospitalisations per year. Clinique Générale-Beaulieu has approximately 400 employees and 600 admitting physicians.