ConvaTec announces acquisition of Franhurst Medical
Oct 05, 2011
ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of
innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care
today announced that Amcare Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
ConvaTec Holdings UK Ltd, has acquired Farnhurst Medical Ltd, a
UK-based company that specialises in the home delivery of stoma and
continence care products.
Farnhurst Medical holds three licences in the south of England, and
as a well-respected company in the home delivery business is an
ideal complement to the Amcare network, the existing home delivery
service from ConvaTec. Like Amcare, Farnhurst Medical is recognised
for its unbiased, reliable and caring service as well as its
dedication to customers. Farnhurst Medical, Amcare and ConvaTec
share a commitment to the highest standards of customer care and
In keeping with the importance of continuity in customer service,
there will be no impact on current orders and delivery schedules
and business will continue as normal. Amcare, ConvaTec and
Farnhurst Medical understand the importance of receiving stoma and
continence products on time and in a discreet manner and are
committed to continuing to provide customers with uninterrupted
service and the products they depend upon.
ConvaTec is a leading developer and marketer of innovative medical
technologies that have helped improve the lives of millions of
people worldwide. With four key focus areas - Stoma Care, Wound
Therapeutics, Continence and Critical Care and Infusion Devices -
ConvaTec products support healthcare professionals from the
hospital to the community health setting. For more information,
please visit www.convatec.com.
Amcare, part of the ConvaTec group, is a Dispensing Appliance
Contractor providing a range of home healthcare services with a
reputation for a fast, efficient and caring service that stretches
back almost 20 years. Amcare specialises in stoma and continence
sectors providing home delivery and care services through its
network of 12 local care centres, each with a dedicated customer
service team to make sure you get your supplies as promptly and
discreetly as possible. Amcare also supplies NHS organisations with
a wide range of prescription medical devices and appliances through
direct supply solutions, providing an infrastructure to support the
NHS and service users in delivering community care.
About Farnhurst Medical
Farnhurst Medical specialises in the home delivery of stoma and
continence care products. The company is knowledgeable and
understands the importance of a reliable and caring service.
Farnhurst Medical carries a comprehensive range of products from
various manufacturers, which enables them to provide a speedy
delivery at a convenient time.
Weber Shandwick UK
or +44-075-1591-9719 (mobile).
About Nordic Capital Private Equity Funds
Since the start in 1989, Nordic Capital Private Equity Funds
have invested in large and medium sized companies, primarily in
Northern Europe. Through committed ownership and by targeting
strategic development and operational improvements, Nordic Capital
creates value in its investments. The funds invest in companies in
Northern Europe and in selected investment opportunities
internationally. They are based in Jersey, Channel Islands, and are
advised by the NC Advisory companies in Sweden, Denmark, Finland,
Norway, Germany and the UK. Additional information about Nordic
Capital is available through its corporate website, www.nordiccapital.com.
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