Brookfield’s PE group closes $4.1 bln acquisition of Healthscope

The private equity group of Brookfield Asset Management has closed its take-private acquisition of Healthscope Ltd, a Melbourne, Australia-based private hospital operator.

The deal, announced earlier this year, is valued at about $4.1 billion (A$4.4 billion).

Brookfield topped an offer from a consortium led by Australian private equity firm BGH CapitalCanada Pension Plan Investment Board and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan were reportedly partnering with BGH.

Toronto-based Brookfield is currently raising its fifth mid-market private equity fund.


Brookfield Business Partners Completes Acquisition of Healthscope

BROOKFIELD NEWS, June 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Brookfield Business Partners L.P. (BBU) (BBU-UN.TO) (“Brookfield Business Partners”) together with its institutional partners, today announced that it has closed the previously announced acquisition of Healthscope Limited, the second largest private hospital operator in Australia and the largest pathology services provider in New Zealand, for approximately $4.1 billion.

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