Severgroup announces completion of acquisition of AVA-Peter medical company

Severgroup, a private investment company founded in 1993, which makes long-term investments and manages the assets in behalf of Alexey Mordashov, has announced the acquisition of a controlling share in the OOO «AVA-Peter», who owns clinics «AVA-Peter» and «Scandinavia».

The current CEO of the company Gleb Mikhailik will keep the position and continue to run the company.

AVA-Peter has been working in the private healthcare sector since 1996 and is the largest medical company in the North-West of Russia. The company operates 18 clinics in St. Petersburg, Vologda and Kazan under the brands Scandinavia* and Ava-Peter** as well as its own network of pharmacies. The company is constantly expanding its presence and currently the construction of the second phase of the Northern Clinic in St. Petersburg is underway, planned to be completed in 2019. The company employs about 2300 people.

* Scandinavia clinics provide a full range of medical services. They include outpatient department, pediatric department, diagnostic department, MRI unit, maternity ward, traumatology department, dental office, department of aesthetic medicine, day hospital, surgical hospital for adults and children, ambulance. The central Scandinavia clinic in Liteiny Prospect opened the doors to its first patients in 2004. Clinics are located in the Central, Primorsky, Vyborg, Moscow, Frunzensky, Kirov, Kurortny and Vasileostrovsky districts of St. Petersburg. The number of visits in 2016 has reached over 850,000 with patients coming from all over Russia and 25 other countries across the globe. The company is also actively working in the obligatory medical insurance system — over 3000 families from 57 regions of Russia have received OMI-financed treatment in 2016.

** Ava-Peter clinic specializes in the treatment of infertility using assisted reproductive technologies. Since its opening, the clinic has assisted in the birth of more than 12,000 babies with the help of its specialists.