8 February 2024
Translink Corporate Finance acted as the exclusive advisor to the shareholders of Belgium-based Alphamédis on the sale to family-owned company, Eakin Healthcare.
This strategic move underscores the firm’s ambitious international growth strategy within the stoma and continence care sector. Headquartered in Northern Ireland, Eakin Healthcare aims to cater to the needs of the global community in this field. Translink United Kingdom were instrumental in identifying the business as an ideal buyer.
This acquisition follows the success of Respond, Eakin Healthcare’s renowned UK-based prescription and dispensing home delivery and support service.
Stuart Welland, Chief Commercial Officer at Eakin Healthcare, emphasised the company’s commitment to providing excellent patient care, stating, “Ensuring our patients’ needs are met is at the heart of everything we do.
“We are proud of our track record in delivering a reliable service that our customers love and trust. We have ambitious plans for international strategic growth and the experienced teams at Alphamédis have been expertly providing a quality service to thousands of patients for many years.
“We warmly welcome the team into Eakin Healthcare and are excited to use the advantage of our combined knowledge and passion for patient care to expand in this strategically significant territory.”
Olivier Stangret, Managing Director of Alphamédis, expressed excitement about being acquired by a company with an excellent global reputation in the field of Ostomy. Stangret also noted the warm welcome extended by Eakin Healthcare and the shared anticipation for achieving ambitious plans together.
“We’re hugely excited to have been acquired by Eakin Healthcare, a family-owned company with an excellent global reputation in the world of Ostomy. They have already made our teams feel very welcomed into the business and we’re looking forward to bringing our ambitious plans to fruition together.”
The acquisition takes immediate effect with no change to company names or brands. All employees of Alphamédis will automatically transfer to Eakin Healthcare.