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Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates private hospitals primarily in South Africa. The company’s Hospital division provides services to the private medically insured market with general hospital facilities that include intensive care units, high care units, operating theatres, emergency units, maternity units, and cardiac units, as well as other specialized facilities that provide inpatient or outpatient services in the areas of acute rehabilitation, chronic renal dialysis, mental healthcare services, and radiation and chemotherapy oncology. This division owns and operates 56 acute care facilities; 6 adult and 2 paediatric acute rehabilitation facilities; 6 mental healthcare facilities; and 4 acute and chronic renal dialysis facilities. The company’s Healthcare Services division provides acute and long term chronic hospitalization services to state patients; and primary and occupational healthcare services to employer groups in commerce, industry, parastatels, mining, and correctional services. It offers long term care services to chronically ill, mental health, and frail care patients through 12 facilities with 4,171 beds; and operates 1 district hospital providing acute care to indigent patients, as well as manages 289 customer owned clinics. In addition, Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited operates learning college, which offers tertiary academic degrees and certificated nursing courses, as well as training courses to upgrade nursing and clinical skills. The company was formerly known as Afrox Healthcare Limited and changed its name to Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited in January 2005. Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Illovo, South Africa.

14,141 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/13/14
Founded in 1983

life healthcare group holdin (LHC) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director, Member of ...
Total Annual Compensation: R8.5M
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director, ...
Total Annual Compensation: R2.5M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

life healthcare group holdin (LHC) Key Developments

Life Healthcare Group Seeks Acquisitions

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited (JSE:LHC) is looking for acquisition opportunities. "In Poland, the group will continue to execute on its strategy of establishing a comprehensive network of facilities through the integration of the existing businesses, positioning the business to maximize growth in new national health contracts in 2016 and through exploring new acquisition opportunities." Andre Meyer, Chief Executive Officer of Life Healthcare said.

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited Approves an Interim Gross Cash Dividend for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2015, Payable on June 8, 2015

The directors of Life Healthcare Group Holdings Limited approved an interim gross cash dividend of 68 cents per ordinary share for the six months ended 31 March 2015 against 63 cents per ordinary share. Trading ex dividend commences on June 1, 2015, record date of June 5, 2015. Payable on June 8, 2015.

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Ltd. Announces Unaudited Group Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended March 31, 2015

Life Healthcare Group Holdings Ltd. announced unaudited group earnings results for the six months ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported revenue of ZAR 7,089 million compared to ZAR 6,211 million a year ago. Operating profit was ZAR 1,645 million against ZAR 2,486 million a year ago. Profit before tax was ZAR 1,450 million against ZAR 2,421 million a year ago. Profit after tax attributable to ordinary equity holders of the parent was ZAR 832 million or 80.2 cents per share against ZAR 1,813 million or 174.8 cents per share a year ago. Headline earnings were ZAR 833 million or 80.3 cents per share against ZAR 858 million or 82.7 cents per share a year ago. Net cash generated from operating activities was ZAR 1,115 million against ZAR 984 million a year ago. Normalised EBITDA was ZAR 1,926 million against ZAR 1,738 million a year ago. Capital expenditure was ZAR 310 million against ZAR 343 million a year ago.


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