Affidea completes asset purchase agreement with Medicir and strengthens its outpatient care offering in Castelo Branco region

Lisbon, December 2nd 2019Affidea, the leading European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services announces that it has successfully completed an asset purchase agreement with Medicir, an important outpatient provider in Castelo Branco region.

Medicir is an important outpatient provider in Castelo Branco region, offering a broad range of medical consultations (ophthalmology, cardiology, gastroenterology, dermatology, endocrinology, physiotherapy), US examinations and work accidents medical services for privately insured patients.

Under the asset purchase agreement, Affidea acquires all of Medicir’s assets, including its portfolio of medical services and clinical partnerships along with the clinical and administrative teams. The medical activity along with the professional teams have been transferred and integrated into Affidea’s current center in Castelo Branco.

This agreement represents an exciting opportunity for Affidea to build upon its existing portfolio of clinical services, strengthening its outpatient care portfolio in the region.

Miguel Santos, Country Manager of Affidea in Portugal, commented: „This acquisition is an important step in our story of growth, proving our commitment to strengthen our private outpatient service portfolio along with our already existing diagnostic imaging expertise in the regions where we are present. Adding now Medicir that offer a broad range of consultations and medical services for injured patients is yet another step in the same direction. We are committed to a care pathway approach, and the clinical expertise that we integrate from Medicir complements Affidea’s medical offer very well, allowing us to look upon patients’ journey. Medicir clinical team has a strong professional reputation in Castelo Branco and we look forward to welcoming them to our family.”

Medicir’s patients and customers will be able to make appointments for consultations at doctors of different specialties at Affidea Castelo Branco, Quinta da Milhã - Estrada do Salgueiro and for work accidents medical services, insured patients can contact ar Affidea Castelo Branco, Nuno Alvares.

About Affidea Portugal

In Portugal, Affidea is the largest provider of diagnostic imaging, laboratory and outpatient services with 22 stand-alone centers of diagnostic imaging and medical consultations and 3 laboratories, which cover more than 300 blood collection points. The company sees more than 1,2 million patients every year and benefits from the expertise of over 1,500 professionals.

About Affidea Group

Affidea ( is the leading European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services, operating in 273 centers across 16 countries in Europe. Affidea Group employs over 9400 professionals and performs more than 14 million diagnostic examinations every year. Affidea is the only healthcare provider that sits on the Imaging Board of IBM Watson and also at Microsoft Cloud. Due to its track record for patient safety, Affidea is the most awarded diagnostic imaging provider in Europe by the European Society of Radiology – over 50% of all the centers awarded on the Eurosafe Wall of Stars belong to Affidea. The company is owned by interests associated with the Bertarelli family which are advised by their business entreprise, Waypoint Capital.