Brazil’s DASA to acquire Grupo Leforte for 1.8 bln reais -filing

BRASILIA, Dec 3 (Reuters) – Brazilian lab and hospital group DASA SA has signed an agreement to acquire the Grupo Leforte hospital and clinic company for 1.77 billion reais ($343.6 million), it said on Thursday in a securities filing.

Adding three hospitals and five clinics to its network, pending anti-trust regulator approval, will turn the Sao Paulo-based DASA into Brazil’s second largest independent hospital network, the company said. ($1 = 5.1515 reais) (Reporting by Anthony Boadle Editing by Chris Reese)


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