PMG predicts operating profit of £8m in 2010

The Capita Group has acquired Premier Medical Group (PMG), the provider of reporting and screening services, for £60m.

Capita said the acquisition would build on the services it currently provides for the health market. These include the NHS Choices programme; health informatics and benchmarking firm, CHKS Ltd, and the administration of both the information standard for healthcare information and the payment of national health patient fees to dentists on behalf of NHS BSA.

PMG is forecasting an operating profit for its financial year to 31 December 2010 of £8m on turnover of £51.2m.

Capita chief executive Paul Pindar said: “This acquisition will add important new expertise to Capita's range of health services, enabling us to provide of a full suite of medical reporting and screening services.”