According to a Reuter's report, private equity firm Apax is set to acquire a 50% stake in Palex Medical, a Spanish distributor of medical devices and equipment, in a deal that will value the company at around 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) including net debt. Palex provides high-value added equipment distribution services and related solutions to hospitals and other healthcare providers in Spain, Portugal and Italy, offering a product portfolio of over 150,000 product references from 600+ tier-1 manufacturers.
Healthcare Distribution and Equipment Services EBITDA Multiples
The price is based on 80 million euros of estimated 2023 EBITDA ($88 million), implying a multiple of 12.5x, which is in line with other healthcare distribution and equipment services deals of similar size.
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