Lab Group International in Vietnamese joint venture:
This article was originally published in Clinica
French-based Lab Group International has entered a $3.8 million joint venture with the An Binh Free Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to set up a medical clinic that will serve foreign nationals and high-income locals. LGI, which holds a 70% stake in the 20-year venture, will contribute $2 billion to fund the provision of new equipment and upgrading of laboratories at the clinic.
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