BREAKINGVIEWS-Ailing Indian hospitals warrant healthy bid action

MUMBAI, April 16 - Eager buyers are doing the rounds with doctors in India. U.S. private equity firm TPG has backed one of three rival offers valuing scandal-hit Fortis Healthcare at up to 83 billion rupees, or $1.3 billion. The bidding for the owner of 31 hospitals across 10 cities in the country underscores the feverish demand for private medical care.