Porto, January 7, 2019
Docworld Portugal and Docworld Spain (“Docworld”) announces today its acquisition by BATIST Medical (“BATIST”), a pan-European supplier of medical products and services to the healthcare markets, which offers similar value proposition, and is Docworld cooperating partner for more than a decade.
As a part of the BATIST Medical Group, Docworld will benefit from the innovation power of an internationally exposed company in a fast-growing environment of public and private healthcare systems across Europe.
Docworld will accretive contribute to the top and bottom line growth of the consolidated businesses.
As an enlarged business, BATIST will apply best practices across the entire organization, thereby using its experience and know-how to increase patient-relevant outcomes and attract further growth.
The terms of the deal are subject of mutual confidentiality of both parties.
Continuing its legacy
The former Docworld owners remain in the business in leading functions, safeguarding the continuity of the leadership and prosperous future for the consolidated entity, its associates and their families.
Docworld is a partner for professionals in the health sector - including dental, veterinary, pharmacy, nursing and aesthetics. Offering medical supplies, surgical instruments and disposables, Wound care, gloves, surgical syringes & needles and Non-sterile apparel. Between 2011 to 2017, Docworld turnover grew more than 8 times consequently as a result of the growing influence and the entry into the reference economic agents of the national and international health sector. Turnover close to m€9 has been recorded for the FY 2018.
About BATIST Medical
BATIST Medical is the leading medical supplies distributor in Central Europe serving customers in the healthcare industry with reliable and efficient solutions.Portfolio is focused on traditional products such as wound care, bandages, cellulose wadding, hygiene product, paper and plastic protection, as well asdisposable surgery products or disinfection. BATIST Medical recently kicked off the enhancement of its portfolio of high-end value proposition in products and services in areas such as surface disinfection and occupational skin care.
BATIST Medical has operations in 20 countries either thru local offices or intermediaries, and recorded a consolidated turnover of m€23 in 2018. The head-office is located in Czech Republic. The acquisition contributes to “Vision 2022” goals of becoming a pan-European company of preferred choice for its customers.
Pavel Mikyska, Business Development Manager & Communication Officer
Pedro Amaral, Managing Director
Jose Luis Rebelo, Managing Director