Mehiläinen expands in Germany – acquires MVZ Westpfalz Group

Press Release 13.4.2022

The Dalberg Klinik GmbH in Fulda and the owners of the MVZ Westpfalz Group have signed an agreement for the acquisition of the MVZ Westpfalz Group. The Dalberg Klinik GmbH is part of Mehiläinen Deutschland GmbH and the Finnish healthcare provider Mehiläinen. The Dalberg Klinik GmbH and MVZ Westpfalz Group will use the brand name “Meliva” in the German market in the future.

The MVZ Westpfalz Group is a leading provider of conservative and surgical treatments in the Region of Kaiserslautern / Landstuhl, focusing on specialties of ENT, orthopaedics, visceral surgery and radiology. The MVZ Westpfalz Group holds the following legal entities: MVZ Westpfalz GmbH, Radiologie Westpfalz GmbH, MVZ International Rehab Westpfalz GmbH and the Mediceum Klinik Landstuhl GmbH.

The group is renowned for its seamless integration of outpatient and inpatient patient flows and is a leading example in Germany for its efficient and high-quality patient care across specialties. The MVZ Westpfalz Group has been identified as an ideal partner for Mehiläinen Germany to develop an innovative and integrated care approach for the outpatient specialty medicine market in Germany.

- We are extremely grateful to have found a strategic partner with strong digital capabilities and experience. Mehiläinen shares our vision of high-quality and efficient medical care for our customers. Being a part of Mehiläinen will allow us to elevate our medical care services to the next higher level, at the same time as we will together establish a network of high-quality, customer-oriented medical care in Germany. We are committed and convinced that with our knowledge and experience in the German medical care market we will accomplish this mission, says Dr med. Antonio Baker Schreyer, Managing Director of MVZ Westpfalz.

- With its 40 doctors and coverage of the whole patient journey, MVZ Westpfalz is a leading regional healthcare provider in Kaiserlautern and Landstuhl with very high patient satisfaction. We will support MVZ Westpfalz Group in further improving access, quality and patient experience, especially by leveraging the digital capabilities of the Mehiläinen Group, Dr med. Gerald Loos, Managing Director Mehiläinen Germany and the Dalberg Klinik GmbH comments.

- We were highly impressed by Dr. Baker Schreyer and his colleagues. We share the same customer-centric and quality-oriented values and entrepreneurial spirit. Dr. Baker Schreyer will join the management team of Mehiläinen Germany and together our goal is to continue investments and acquisitions of medical centres in other regions within Germany, says Janne-Olli Järvenpää, CEO of Mehiläinen Group.

The transaction had been subject to antitrust approval by German federal authorities. Approval was granted on April 8, 2022.

The Dalberg Klinik GmbH is part of Mehiläinen Deutschland GmbH and the Finnish healthcare provider Mehiläinen. The Mehiläinen Group is a European leader in high-quality digitally powered multi-specialty healthcare with a strong outpatient focus. Mehiläinen employs over 30 000 healthcare professionals in Finland, Sweden, Estonia and Germany. Group turnover in 2021 was EUR 1.4 billion. Mehiläinen was founded in 1909 in Helsinki, Finland.