Aged-care operators feel sting of royal commission

Original article by Turi Condon
The Australian – Page: 17 & 27 : 18-Sep-18

Shares in aged-care operators plunged on 17 September, following the announcement by the federal government that it would hold a royal commission into the sector. Japara Healthcare, Estia Health and Regis Healthcare shed more than 17 per cent apiece. Leading Age Services Australia CEO Sean Rooney said he supports the royal commission, but denied suggestions that the sector has engaged in price gouging.

CORPORATES
JAPARA HEALTHCARE LIMITED – ASX JHC, REGIS HEALTHCARE LIMITED – ASX REG, ESTIA HEALTH LIMITED – ASX EHE, LEADING AGE SERVICES AUSTRALIA LIMITED, LEND LEASE GROUP LIMITED – ASX LLC, STOCKLAND – ASX SGP, AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION AND CONSUMER COMMISSION, AVEO GROUP – ASX AOG

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