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|Well visited Spire St Anthony's today, I guess a Friday afternoon is not their busiest time but looked very quiet. Also one ward closed ( Easter I guess)
Not sure this hospital has turned the corner re its upgrade. Appreciate it's just one of many hospitals ( but sort of London flagship) but am going to give this share a miss for the time being . Can see another down leg in the share price before it becomes interesting|
|Em interesting re NHS looking to expand the waiting times for hips and knees. Can see people going through choose and book or paying themselves in greater numbers. Will take time to kick in and show in Spires numbers but re entry starting to look worthwhile|
|did not invest . Going to St Anthony's hospital 6/7/8 April. There for treatment but will see how it looks. If good will re- enter|
|Goldmans Sachs increase holding over three per cent.|
|Why the rise cant find any news as of yet|
|Good volume today|
|Good work Mastey|
|Sorry Orishas , should read Ok- ish|
|Make a few quid on these last year when the bid speculation pumped up the share price. With regret I have to visit St Anthony's on a regular basis. It was clear when there in November it was all up in the air. That said it has some of the top London surgeons with very regular private clinics there. It also has appeal for international patients needing specialized practitioners. Once the issues are sorted at St Anthony's the op. waiting list and also the government starting to think about the election and health always being an issue , I can see an up tick starting to brew. I was holding out to get back in at circ 307 but now think 315-20 is an Orishas level . Expect a bounce tomorrow morning .|
|I held a few of these and got out first thing. Not prepared to hold for a takeover that may or may not come. Without a takeover I can only see a uphill struggle with NHS tariffs under pressure. Not looking much like a growth stock to me.
Good luck to those who remain.
|Bought some today :)|
|Surely well into the realms of takeover territory now?|
|Well, the market didn't like that news.
Next stop, 280p|
|Chart looks awful|
|Is there a bid or just suggestions there may be a bid ?|
|Is this being dragged lower on no news to suit mediclinics bid ?|
|Strange eh? Is it heading back to 320?|
|Why such a sharp drop of late|
|What are we predicting?, Return towards £4.. possibly more if new hospitals are successful|
|MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Why cutting edge Spire Healthcare deserves a 'buy' treatment
Read more: hTTp://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/investing/article-3839976/MIDAS-SHARE-TIPS-cutting-edge-Spire-Healthcare-deserves-buy-treatment.html#ixzz4NFzfpuSt
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Around half the company’s business is still from medical insurance clients and about 30 per cent from the NHS. The latter rose at a healthy rate in the first half, boosted by NHS patients choosing to have their operations at Spire hospitals under the eReferral scheme.
Spire runs the UK’s second-biggest chain of private health facilities, with 39 hospitals and 13 clinics. It is investing £175million in further capacity, including new hospitals in Manchester and Nottingham in the coming months and about 20 new operating theatres.
Midas verdict: Spire is pushing the boundaries of consumer medical treatment with significant investment and the shadow of its major shareholder will help to underpin the price. Buy.|
|Mediclinic said to weigh £1.8 billion plus takeover bid for Spire Healthcare
Friday, 16 September 2016, 11:03 am
Mediclinic is preparing to bid for Spire Healthcare, the FTSE 250 company that was formed from the sale of BUPA hospitals.
According to excellent sources, Mediclinic is working with bankers from Morgan Stanley on the potential purchase of the remainder of Spire Healthcare that it doesn't own (remember last year Mediclinic bought 29.9pc of Spire Healthcare for 360p a share).
Now, to be clear I'm not the first financial journalist to raise the prospect of a Mediclinic bid for Spire Healthcare. In late August, several British stock market reporters picked up on a note from JP Morgan, which theorised that now might be the right time for FTSE 100-listed Mediclinic to buy the remainder of Spire given the currency fluctuations post the Brexit referendum. I have pasted the relevant paragraphs from the JP Morgan note below:
"In our view, the weakness in the GBP and strength of MDC’s share price vs Spire’s is an opportunity for MDC to consolidate its ownership of Spire (currently 29.9%). We estimate it could pay a 35% premium for Spire and see year one EPS increase by 3-4%, rising to 10% in year three assuming a debt-based deal. Alternatively, if MDC chose to raise equity ~£300m-500m (4-7%) in order to leave less gearing and also fund Spire’s London hospital expansion, year one accretion would drop to 2-1%. We note the authority to raise equity afforded Remgro, MDC’s largest shareholder (~44.6%), at its Aug-16th AGM."
But from what I understand from excellent sources is bankers from Morgan Stanley, Mediclinic's financial advisers, are actually working on the deal suggested by the JP Morgan analyst. One source reckons Mediclinic is just a few weeks away from submitting a formal approach for Spire. I don't have much more information than that but I have been told any offer is likely to be at about a 30pc premium to the current share price.
Mediclinic declined to comment. However, people familiar with the company tried to play down the tale, unsurprisingly.
- See more at: hxxp://www.betaville.co.uk/news/mediclinic-said-to-be-preparing-1.5-billion-plus-bid-for-spire-healthcare/#sthash.7inBYdLQ.dpuf|
|Mediclinic have come down from near 1100 to 927 recently and they hold 29.9% of Spire so it looks as if the market has really caught more than a sniff of a bid here.
Say thirty per cent premium on 360p as recently priced equals 468p (?).|