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Castaños Veterinary Clinic, in Portugalete, joins UNAVETS

The Castaños Veterinary Clinic with more than 15 years of history in Portugalete (Bilbao), joins UNAVETS, the group of veterinary centres in Spain and Portugal.

Castaños is a veterinary centre directed by Unai San Martín and Susana Martínez, who are responsible for the areas of oncology and feline medicine respectively of the clinic. In total, Castaños offers a practice comprised of a team of 5 veterinarians and 5 auxiliaries.

The centre stands out for its constant innovation and training of its staff and for its complete facilities: consultation rooms, fully equipped operating room, electric scalpel, digital radiology, ultrasound, laparoscope and its own laboratory.

Unai San Martín, Clinical Director of Castaños, comments: "The incorporation to UNAVETS will allow us to continue growing, expanding our facilities with new services and the continuous training of our team."

Miguel Ángel Casado, Director of Business Development, declares: “We are very happy about the Castaños team joining our Group. The incorporation of the Castaños veterinary clinic reinforces our position in the Basque Country where we now have 4 centres, which creates interesting clinical synergies.”

About the UNAVETS Group

UNAVETS Group has a leadership position in the veterinary healthcare market in Iberia (Spain and Portugal), developing in 2.5 years a group which offers shared services and commercial/development support to its more than 77 practices and over 650 team members. The group includes referral/specialist centres, 24-hour hospitals, first opinion clinics, and local veterinary offices, thus ensuring a convenient and complete service. Plans are in place to continue the Group’s growth strategy in Iberia and other European geographies, while developing new lines of service, innovating with digital engagement internally and with its customers, and promoting veterinary healthcare training and scientific development within the clinical team. For more information, please visit www.unavets.com.

UNAVETS was funded in December 2019 by Oaktree, a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with $164 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2022. The firm emphasizes an opportunistic, value-oriented and risk-controlled approach to investments in credit, private equity, real assets and listed equities. The firm has over 1,000 employees and offices in 20 cities worldwide. For additional information, please visit Oaktree’s website at http://www.oaktreecapital.com/.






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