Transatlantic group buys into specialist care


Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Transatlantic private equity fund GI Partners has purchased the majority of the operations of the Hesley Group, a leading provider of residential education and care services to young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder and Asperger1s Syndrome. Hesley consists of six residential schools in the South of England and one college in Lincolnshire, caring for 260 children. The transaction is the second investment in the specialist healthcare sector by GI Partners in the past 18 months. In March last year, GI Partners acquired Cambian Healthcare, one of the UK1s biggest providers of psychiatric rehabilitation services, in a management buyout from NHP. Hesley will become part of the enlarged Cambian Group led by chief executive Saleem Asaria. “Delivering the very best standard of healthcare is central to Cambian’s vision of becoming a leading provider of specialist healthcare and educational services,” said Mr Asaria. “Hesley has a reputation for excellence which we will continue to build on within the enlarged hea





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