Banglore: NephroPlus, India’s largest dialysis care network and a trailblazer in redefining dialysis care in India announced the acquisition of DaVita Care India, part of DaVita Inc., a Fortune 500 company, and a leading provider of kidney care in India today.
Under the terms of the agreement, which closed today, NephroPlus will acquire DaVita Care India’s network of 22 centres which serve more than 1,700 dialysis patients nationwide. With this acquisition, Nephroplus will further strengthen its servicing capacity as the dominant dialysis centre network and will have a presence in 18 states of India with 176 centres across 97 cities.
“We are proud of our accomplishments in India and this deal is a reflection of the hard work and value creation delivered by our team,” said DaVita International CEO Robert Lang. “We remain excited about our future in the Asia Pacific and look forward to continuing our commitment to the region.”
Vikram Vuppala, Founder and CEO, NephroPlus said: “NephroPlus was started 8 years back with a vision to enable people on dialysis across the world lead long, happy and productive lives. Today we serve over 12,000 patients on Dialysis through our network of 150+ clinics across 90+ cities in 18 states. With this acquisition, we have reaffirmed our strong commitment to redefine the dialysis delivery eco-system in India & abroad. We warmly welcome the clinical teammates, Nephrologist and Hospital partners of Davita India and importantly, all those getting dialyses at Davita centres into our network. We reinforce our commitment to further improving the standards of clinical care across the larger combined network”
“This is an exciting time for NephroPus. This development offers immense opportunity to broaden our reach and provide our high-quality dialysis care at affordable prices to many more people on dialysis. We are excited to bring our proactive approach to clinical outcomes, no-comprise clinical quality and safety and guest-centric care to many more people on dialysis. We will be able to touch many more lives through this acquisition and showcase our core value of ‘Guest care comes first’ to more people on dialysis.” said Kamal Shah, Co-Founder and Director Patient Services. He has been on dialysis himself for over 21 years.