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Category: Social care

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Octopus Real Estate completes £11m loan for Bedhampton care home

Octopus Real Estate has provided an £11 million loan on a ground-up development of a ...
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Real estate
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Exclusive: Alantra to test market with Balhousie Care

Balhousie Care Group, is reviving sale plans delayed by the pandemic, multiple sources told HealthInvestor ...
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M&A
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Puma Property Finance secures £300m funding line

London-based Puma Property Finance has secured a £300 million institutional funding line with Waterfall Asset ...
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Social care
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Cornerstone Healthcare secures funding for ‘green’ home

Cornerstone Healthcare has teamed up with Virgin Money on a multi-million-pound project which will see ...
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Social care
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Exemplar starts construction of care home in Wallasey

Exemplar Health Care has started construction of Edgewater, a new £4.1 million care home in ...
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Social care
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Wren House Infrastructure buys Voyage Care

Wren House Infrastructure has acquired the UK’s largest provider of specialist care, Voyage Care, from ...
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Allegra Care, Moorfield add 133 beds to UK portfolio

Allegra Care and Moorfield Group have acquired have acquired two nursing, dementia and care homes ...
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Rotherwood Healthcare acquires seventh care home

Rotherwood Healthcare has acquired Kington Court, a care home in North Herefordshire, thanks to a ...
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Exclusive: Voyage Care picks Rothschild to advise on exit process

HealthInvestor UK has learnt that the UK's largest provider of specialist care, Voyage Care, is ...
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Apposite-backed care group acquires Green Rose

Apposite Capital-backed Swanton Care and Community, which provides specialist residential care and supported living services ...
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Care homes face 30% surge in costs

UK care home operators’ costs are set to rise by £165 million this year, representing ...
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Vida Healthcare hopes to draw staff with 30% higher wages

Care home operator Vida Healthcare has reportedly increased the wages of its frontline care staff ...
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Social care
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Ludlow Street Healthcare sold to Ancala Partners

Holmleigh Care Group, a care organisation in Ancala Partners LLP's portfolio, has acquired Ludlow Street ...
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THG merges into Montreux’s Active Care Group

Montreux Healthcare Fund’s operating company Active Care Group has merged with specialist care provider THG. ...
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New Care to grow its workforce two-fold

Care home provider New Care has revealed plans to create 800 jobs over the next ...
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Social care
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M&G and Birchgrove partner to create senior living homes for rent

M&G Real Estate, part of M&G’s £65 billion private assets division, has acquired two developments ...
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Korian continues expansion in Europe

Pan-European care group Korian has signed a long-term joint venture partnership with BAE Systems Pension ...
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Government eases immigration rules for care workers

The UK government has added care workers, care assistants, and home care workers to the ...
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Regulation
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Impact Healthcare invests in 12 care home portfolio

Impact Healthcare REIT has backed the acquisition of 12 sites in Fife, Scotland in a ...
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£15m Springfield Healthcare care home opens in Yorkshire

Yorkshire-based Springfield Healthcare Group has opened Harcourt Gardens, a £15 million luxury care home designed ...
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Aedifica makes first move in Spain

European healthcare REIT Aedifica has partnered with Spanish care home operator Neurocare Home to develop ...
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Renal Health completes Century Healthcare acquisition

Specialist residential care provider Renal Health has bought care home provider Century Healthcare as part ...
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M&A
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Tristone Healthcare secures £20m royalty financing

Buy and build social care investment group, Tristone Healthcare, has received £20 million of funding ...
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Real estate
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Macc Care expands with 10th care home in Midlands

Midlands-based care home operator Macc Care Group has opened Studley Rose, its latest home for ...
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Social care
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Social care: Additional funding to help recruitment and retention

The UK government has announced a £300 million funding, in addition to the £162.5 million ...
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Politics & policy
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HC-One to top up carers’ pay

UK’s biggest care home chain HC-One has invested £17 million in a new pay and ...
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Social care
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Civitas Social Housing announces interim results

Care and healthcare real estate investment trust Civitas Social Housing has announced interim results for ...
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Social care
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Ramsay Health Care buys Elysium Healthcare

Global Australia-based hospital operator Ramsay Health Care has agreed to pay £775 million for UK's ...
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M&A
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Barchester keeps expanding – new acquisition in Bath

Barchester Healthcare has acquired a new care home development site in Bath as part of ...
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M&A
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Hallmark Care Homes secures £28m loan

£28 million development loan with Virgin Money.
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Social care
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Virgin Care changes ownership, rebrands to HCRG Care Group

London-based investment firm Twenty20 Capital has acquired the former Virgin Care, from Virgin Group. The ...
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Deals
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Malhotra Group opens £10m specialist care home

Newcastle-based real estate developer Malhotra Group has completed the development of Bede House, a new ...
2 months
Social care
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Weight Partners Capital invests in Grosvenor Health and Social Care

Specialist healthcare services private equity investor Weight Partners Capital has invested an undisclosed sum in ...
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Social care
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New Care expands in Manchester with £15m care home

Development-led care home operator New Care has completed construction of Bridgewater Manor, a 71-bed care ...
2 months
Social care
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MPs vote on social care funding cost cap in England

The government won a vote in the House of Commons last night backing a social ...
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Politics & policy
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Union wins higher wages at North London care home

Trades union United Voices of the World has declared a victory in its dispute with ...
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Social care
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Mercian Group completes new care home in Didcot

Property developer Mercian Group has completed construction of Alma Barn Lodge, an 85-bed care home ...
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Social care
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Silbury Finance provides £40m loan for retirement village

Silbury Finance, a development lender backed by Oaktree Capital Management, has provided the UK Retirement ...
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Real estate
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Access purchases in-home digital care monitoring firm Alcuris

Access Group has acquired Alcuris, which provides hardware and an in-home digital hub to provide ...
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Achieve together acquires 11 assets from United Health

Achieve together, a provider of specialist support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated ...
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OakNorth Bank completes £20.2m loan for East Yorkshire care village

OakNorth Bank has provided a £20.2 million loan to care home provider Park Lane Healthcare, ...
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Real estate
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Care home sector shows signs of recovery from pandemic – report

UK care home operators are set to see occupancy rates slowly rise and profits steady ...
3 months
Intelligence
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Aedifica acquires Shrewsbury care home

European healthcare real estate investment trust Aedifica has acquired the Uplands fully operational care home ...
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Capreon and Revere Life team up for senior living schemes

Noé Group’s real estate investment and advisory arm Capreon has formed a joint venture with ...
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Social care
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Eleanor Healthcare Group purchases two Southeast care homes

Independent provider of health and social care services, Eleanor Healthcare Group, has acquired Conewood Manor ...
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Cera Care buys HCRG’s homecare division

London-based Cera Care has acquired homecare businesses CRG Homecare and Allied Healthcare from recruitment group ...
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North London care workers prepare to strike

Trades Union United Voices of the World (UVW) members at Sage Nursing Home, a Jewish ...
3 months
Politics & policy
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Swanton acquires LH Social Care and Lavender Group Homes

Swanton Care and Community has added two companies to its portfolio: LH Social Care and ...
3 months
M&A
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Silbury Finance provides £55m loan for retirement village

Silbury Finance has provided the UK Retirement Living Fund with a £55 million senior loan ...
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OakNorth Bank lends £18.5m to Care Concern Group for Aberdeen care home

OakNorth Bank has completed an £18.5 million loan to care home operators Care Concern Group, ...
4 months
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Trinity Homecare Group acquires Berkeley Home Health

Limerston Capital Partners-backed Trinity Homecare Group has acquired Berkeley Home Health.
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Achieve together acquires United Health

Achieve together has acquired the residential, mental health, learning and physical disability services run by ...
4 months
M&A
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Intriva Capital invests in Sequence Care Group

Independent alternative asset manager Intriva Capital has invested in Sequence Care Group, a provider of ...
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Downing invests in SEN provider Spaghetti Bridge

Investment management firm Downing has invested in Spaghetti Bridge, which was established last year to ...
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Omers Private Equity looks to sell supported living services provider Lifeways

Omers Private Equity has mandated DC Advisory to seek buyers for London-based supported living services ...
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Record investment for European senior living and care homes market

Europe’s senior living and care homes sector registered a record level of investment in the ...
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OakNorth Bank provides £10.6m loan to Nine Points Property for buy and build

Nine Points Property acquires existing care homes, residential properties and offices and refurbishes them into ...
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BGF invests £8.5m in social care business Antser

Antser, which delivers services to the social care, health and education sectors in partnership with ...
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Mandatory vaccine deadline threatens care sector, says Unison

The care sector faces catastrophic staff shortages unless unvaccinated workers get their Covid shot by ...
4 months
Politics & policy
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Care home workers challenge mandatory vaccine policy

Health secretary Sajid Javid is facing legal action over the introduction of mandatory vaccine policies ...
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Politics & policy
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Target Healthcare REIT to raise £125m

Target Healthcare REIT, which invests in modern purpose-built care homes, is raising approximately £125 million ...
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Government finally bites the social care bullet

The Prime Minister today announced a tax hike to raise £36 billion over the next ...
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Clinical services
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Schroders and Civitas complete £192m final close for UK social impact strategy

Real estate investor Schroders Capital and investment manager Civitas Investment Management have announced the third ...
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Charme and Livingbridge sell Witherslack to Mubadala Capital

Charme Capital Partners and Livingbridge are selling their majority stake in Cumbria-based children's education and ...
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M&A
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Audley Group secures £40m government loan for later-living homes

Audley Group has secured a £40 million loan from the government’s housing agency Homes England ...
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MBH Corporation acquires Vista Care

Home care provider Vista Care Solutions has agreed to go public and be acquired by ...
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M&A
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Elevation Healthcare Core Plus acquires five care homes

Elevation Healthcare Core Plus, a real estate fund advised by Elevation, has completed a sale ...
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Real estate
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Honor acquires Home Instead

One of the world’s biggest home care brands Honor has acquired global home care network ...
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M&A
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Elevation offers debt financing for the UK senior living market

Healthcare real estate investment manager Elevation Advisors has launched a new strategy with funding provided ...
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Real estate
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New Care secures planning approvals in Grappenhall and Guiseley

Development-led care home operator New Care has received planning consent for two new care facilities, ...
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Envivo Group appoints Tim Davies as new CEO

The Envivo Group, which provides specialist care and support across England and Wales, has appointed ...
5 months
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Oakland Care announces five-year financing package

Oakland Care has secured a new five-year financing package to support its growth through the ...
6 months
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Legal & General and NatWest pension fund form JV to build later-living communities

Legal & General and NatWest Pension Trustee have formed a 15-year joint venture partnership to ...
6 months
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Rhencullen Care Group refinances its loans to Cynergy Bank

Cynergy Bank has provided a £2 million Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan to the Rhencullen Care ...
6 months
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Seniors housing sector predicted to grow 10% by 2025

The number of specialist seniors housing units across the UK will grow by nearly 10% ...
6 months
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Octopus raises £314m from institutions for care homes

Real estate lender and investor Octopus Real Estate has raised a further £314 million for ...
6 months
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Randolph Hill opens Livingston nursing home

Randolph Hill Nursing Homes Group has opened its seventh nursing home in Kirk Lane, Livingston ...
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Cofinimmo enters UK healthcare real estate market

Belgian real estate company Cofinimmo has entered the UK healthcare market by acquiring three nursing ...
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Anchor Hanover issues sustainability bond

Anchor Hanover Group, a not-for-profit provider of housing and care for older people, has issued ...
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Care UK and Signature Senior Lifestyle to take over Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare homes

Care providers Care UK and Signature Senior Lifestyle have announced that they will be taking ...
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M&A
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Hamberley Development completes Basingstoke care home

Luxury care home developer Hamberley Development has completed a multimillion-pound care home in Basingstoke for ...
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Rangeford Villages to launch later living lifestyle community in Surrey

Later living provider Rangeford Villages is launch a community for the over 60s, Homewood Grove, ...
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UK healthcare property market primed for senior living investment – report

A lack of senior housing stock in the UK, an active ageing population, and measurable ...
7 months
Intelligence
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Achieve together acquires RNID’s care and support services

Achieve together, which provides specialist support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated complex ...
7 months
M&A
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French fund acquires three UK care homes

Paris-based real estate investment fund SCPI Pierval Santé has acquired three UK care homes from ...
7 months
M&A
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McCarthy Stone seeks land from health and social care providers

Retirement communities developer and manager McCarthy Stone is increasing its programme of land buying across ...
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Real estate
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Rangeford Villages to take over Mickle Hill

Rangeford Villages is taking over the management of later living village Mickle Hill in Pickering, ...
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Civitas Social Housing announces annual results

Care-based housing and healthcare real estate investment trust Civitas Social Housing today announced its full-year ...
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Company results
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Civitas Social Housing acquires supported living properties

Civitas Social Housing has acquired three supported living properties and exchanged on a further property ...
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M&A
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Four Seasons sells off 13 nursing homes in Northern Ireland

Four Seasons Healthcare has offloaded 13 nursing homes in Northern Ireland to domestic operator Ann’s ...
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Target Healthcare REIT invests £33m in care homes

Target Healthcare, the real estate investment trust investor which invests in purpose-built care homes, has ...
7 months
M&A
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Tristone Capital acquires Premier Care Management

Yannis Loucopoulos, Tristone Capital Buy and build investment group, Tristone Capital, has acquired Premier Care ...
7 months
M&A
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National Care Group acquires Northamptonshire care home group

National Care Group, which provides support services to vulnerable adults, has acquired Stepping Stones Care ...
8 months
M&A
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European elderly care investment market poised for growth

The European elderly care property investment market remained buoyant despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 ...
8 months
Intelligence
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Legal & General adds two new retirement schemes to its portfolio

Legal & General has broken ground on its latest later living scheme, a 10-acre site ...
8 months
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Civitas acquires supported living properties

Civitas Social Housing, the care-based housing and healthcare real estate investment trust, has acquired 10 ...
8 months
M&A
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Fore Partnership and Amicala partner up for extra care communities

Real estate investment firm Fore Partnership has formed a joint venture with extra care operator ...
8 months
Deals
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Audley Group and BlackRock Real Assets create half a billion-pound JV

Retirement villages provider Audley Group and BlackRock Real Assets have formed a joint venture.
8 months
Sector
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Birchgrove to develop assisted living apartments in Surrey

Retirement living company Birchgrove has secured planning for the development of 54 high-quality assisted living ...
8 months
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Elevation Healthcare Core Plus acquires Stone care home funding

Elevation Healthcare Core Plus has acquired land and a forward funding agreement for development by ...
8 months
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