Bergman Clinics acquired the eye care activities of Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei

Bergman Clinics, the largest chain of clinics for specialist medical care in the Netherlands, acquired the eye care activities of Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei. The acquisition is an important step in the development of Bergman’s eye care division. Bergman Clinics aims to further expand its network of eye care clinics in the coming years.

The carve-out of the eye care activities is an important step in the transformation of the Dutch healthcare landscape. PhiDelphi is proud of having advised Bergman on this first carve-out from a general hospital.

Bergman Clinics ( is the market leading chain of focus clinics in the Netherlands, with 22 clinics, 600 employees and 100 medical specialists. The majority of Bergman’s treatments is covered by health insurance. Bergman is a service oriented and innovative provider of elective medical care in the following focus areas: appearance & skin care, movement care, eye care, women care and internal care.

Bergman Clinics relocated its existing eye care activities in Velp (former Ozon eye clinic) to a new, state-of-the-art eye clinic in Ede, to which it added ZGV’s eye care activities. ZGV and Bergman will cooperate to secure the eye careservices for the inhabitants in the ZGV region.

Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei (ZGV) ( is a general hospital with 180 medical specialists and 2,650 employees. ZGV is located in Ede, in the centre of the Netherlands, within close reach of 260,000 Dutch inhabitants. ZGV provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical care in 34 medical disciplines and a base for medical education and training. ZGV realised a turnover of EUR 182 million in 2012.

PhiDelphi acted as adviser to Bergman Clinics.

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