Although it has established itself with offices in Silicon Valley and France, Aumet has looked to its native Amman for an acquisition that will expand its operations.
With offices in its native Amman, France and Silicon Valley, Jordanian-born B2B medical marketplace, Aumet, is already considered something of a trailblazer in its connection of healthcare manufacturers, distributors and providers.
This week, the innovative platform took another step forward after acquiring another Amman-based B2b healthcare marketplace, Uniorders.
Also doubling up as a B2B marketing platform that helps manufacturers and distributors gain market insights and access to global promotion opportunities, Aumet was founded in 2015 by Yahya Aqel, Mohammad Issa and Jamal Abusamra, and was quickly met with acclaim from all quarters. In 2017 and 2019, the World Economic Forum named them as one of the best 100 startups that ‘form the fourth industrial revolution’.
Fitting in perfectly with Aumet's M.O., Uniorders built its reputation on providing an order management and connections channel between pharmacies and warehouses in Jordan, offering 24/7 access to drug warehouses with real-time stock availability and product awareness. The acquisition will allow Aumet to offer its services to more remote pharmacies in Jordan while also increasing its product portfolio and expanding its dealings with other healthcare providers such as dentists, laboratories, hospitals, clinics and physio centres.
“With Uniorders, there were two ways in which we could have viewed them - compete or complete,” Aumet co-founder and CEO, Yahya Aqel, said of the deal. “We believe this acquisition will help us to accomplish our mission of bridging the gaps in the healthcare industry faster and more efficiently, and bring more success stories to the region."
The acquisition comes as Aumet looks to expand across MENA, with UAE firmly in its sights.
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