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HC Surgical acquires additional 19% stake in Julian Ong Endoscopy & Surgery

SINGAPORE (Sept 3): HC Surgical will acquire an additional 19% stake in Julian Ong Endoscopy & Surgery (JOES) for $3.8 million from seller Julian Ong Surgery.

The latest acquisition will bring its entire stake in JOES to 70%, making it a subsidiary of the group.

HC Surgical will fund the acquisition via the issuance of 1.76 million new HC Surgical shares at 53.88 cents each and with $2.8 million in cash.

HC Surgical appointed as sole colonoscopy screening provider for AIA Singapore

SINGAPORE (April 1): HC Surgical Specialists has been appointed by AIA Singapore as the exclusive healthcare provider for certain of the latter’s eligible clients, specifically those aged 50 and above under the HealthShield Gold Max Essential A Saver and AIA Max VitalHealth A policies.

Under the agreement which is effective today, AIA Singapore will provide complimentary colonoscopy screening by HC Surgical as part of its ‘Early Detection Screening Benefit’, one of the new insurance product features for the eligible policyholders.

Taking the pulse of Singapore healthcare stocks in 2018

SINGAPORE (Jan 8): Although healthcare stocks in Singapore underperformed last year largely due to the setting up of new hospitals overseas, CIMB says the sector would be rerated once they stabilised.

In 2017, average returns for healthcare stocks came in at –14.8% versus the Straits Times Index's 18.1% gain.

Indeed, many healthcare companies in Singapore have been tapping overseas growth since 2014 in the wake of slowing medical tourist arrivals at Singapore.

CapitaLand, Jumbo, HC Surgical, ISR Capital, Midas

SINGAPORE (Jan 4): Here are some stocks that could move the market this Wednesday morning:

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Jumbo to open seafood restaurants in Vietnam

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