Case | HBS Case Collection | September 2013 (Revised January 2016)

The Abraaj Group and the Acibadem Healthcare Investment (A)

by Paul A. Gompers, Bora Uluduz and Firdevs Abacioglu


This case concerns the proposed buyout of Acibadem, a leading hospital chain in Turkey. Abraaj, a MENA region private equity firm, proposes to make its first investment in Turkey. The case highlights the role of Turkish health care reform in driving the value. The case provides an opportunity to estimate the potential return on investment as well as evaluate the structuring of the transaction.

Keywords: private equity; leveraged buyouts; healthcare; Leveraged Buyouts; Private Equity; Health Care and Treatment; Europe;


Gompers, Paul A., Bora Uluduz, and Firdevs Abacioglu. "The Abraaj Group and the Acibadem Healthcare Investment (A)." Harvard Business School Case 214-021, September 2013. (Revised January 2016.)