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Connell C - LB Mar 2022
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Category: Social care

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Eden Futures opens Coventry accommodation

Eden Futures has opened new specialist independent living accommodation for adults with learning disabilities, autism ...
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Social care
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Exclusive: Rynda Healthcare buys two Avery homes for £28m

Real estate investment firm Rynda Healthcare has bought two care home developments from Reuben Brothers-owned ...
1 day
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Right policies needed for interoperability to take place

UK’s healthcare needs to be cautiously optimistic in terms of ICS, but also recognize that ...
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Social care
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£90m loan secured for development of six later-living sites

Cheltenham-based residential developer Lifestory has secured two development loans totalling £90 million to be used ...
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Real estate
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Guild Living targets Italy, Spain and Portugal

One year on from its launch in Europe, the London-headquartered later living developer Guild Living ...
1 week
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New Care opens home in Leeds

Care home developer New Care has opened Adel Manor, a care home in Adel, a ...
2 weeks
Real estate
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McGoff commences work on Weybridge care home

McGoff Construction has begun work on a £9.5 million new build care home in Weybridge ...
2 weeks
Real estate
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Senior living research reveals importance of support network

search by consumer and location intelligence analyst CACI suggests that senior living providers should be ...
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Research
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Octopus Real Estate enters specialist care with £100m deal

Real estate lender and investor Octopus Real Estate has acquired six assets from Patron Capital-backed ...
2 weeks
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Promedica24 and Mirthy team up

Domiciliary care provider Promedica24 has signed a new partnership with Mirthy, an online events web ...
2 weeks
Social care
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CareTech bid deadline extended for Sheikh Consortium, Dbay

Social care and education services provider CareTech Holdings has announced that the UK Takeover Panel ...
3 weeks
M&A
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Signature to build new care home in Surbiton

Kingston Council has approved planning permission for care home provider Signature Senior Lifestyle to build ...
3 weeks
Real estate
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Care Hires lands £2m investment from West Hill Capital

Care Hires, a software startup that allows care providers to hire on-demand healthcare staff, has ...
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Funding
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Tristone Healthcare warns on social care succession challenge

Social care could face a succession challenge in the next 10 years, if young talent ...
3 weeks
Social care
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One in three more concerned over mental health because of Covid-19  –  survey

Nuffield Health’s Healthier Nation Index – a UK-wide poll of 8,000 adults  –  finds that ...
3 weeks
Social care
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Work begins on £14m Oakland Care home

Work has begun on an Oakland Care's residential, nursing and dementia care home development in ...
3 weeks
Real estate
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UK’s home care hit by rise in fuel costs

A UK-wide survey of 627 home care providers reveals four fifths (82%) believe their staff ...
4 weeks
Social care
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One third of social care providers shut services in 2021, says Hft

More than a third of social care providers had to close their services permanently or ...
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Regulation
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Tristone Healthcare backs Beyond Limits  

Buy and build social care investment group Tristone Healthcare has acquired Beyond Limits, a Plymouth-headquartered ...
4 weeks
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Sheikh Holdings consortium improves offer for CareTech

Specialist care and education provider CareTech has received a revised takeover offer of 750p per ...
4 weeks
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Rynda Healthcare acquires five Hamberley Group homes

Patron Capital-backed care home developer and operator Hamberley Group has sold five of its care ...
4 weeks
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Research points to shift in focus to live-in care

Most full-time and part-time carers will switch from working in care homes over the next ...
1 month
Social care
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Build under way at Cheshire care facility

Build is under way on a new privately funded £11 million care facility in Grappenhall ...
1 month
Real estate
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Premium Care Group acquires Oxfordshire homes

Newly established care operator Premium Care Group has acquired Churchfields care home in Cassington and ...
1 month
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£500 million to develop the adult social care workforce

The government has announced that at least £500 million from the Health and Social Care ...
1 month
Politics & policy
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DBay Advisors puts in offer for CareTech

International asset management firm Dbay Advisors has entered a bid for social care and education ...
1 month
M&A
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Aedifica invests €126m in care home portfolios

European healthcare real estate investment trust Aedifica has invested £58 million in a portfolio of ...
1 month
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Amazon Property announces £250m retirement sector real estate fund

London investor-developer Amazon Property has announced, via Amazon Capital – the group’s private equity division ...
1 month
Social care
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Sheikh Holdings consortium ups bid for CareTech Holdings

Sibling founders of specialist social care and education services provider CareTech Holdings has presented a ...
2 months
M&A
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Exclusive: Outcomes First sale starts with IM distribution

The sale of fostering and special educational needs provider Outcomes First Group (OFG), which is ...
2 months
M&A
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People Plan for Social Care launched at the House of Lords

The Institute of Health and Social Care Management (IHSCM) has launched its People Plan for ...
2 months
Politics & policy
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Clece Care Services acquires CSN Care Group

National care provider Clece Care Services has acquired Edinburgh-headquartered CSN Care Group from BGF.
2 months
M&A
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Impact Healthcare REIT reports increased annual profit

London-based Impact Healthcare REIT has reported 2021 pre-tax profit of £32 million, up from 2020 ...
2 months
Real estate
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Radio HQ to become care home

Filberts, a 13,570 square feet modern office building in Reading
2 months
M&A
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Orpea case: French government to file legal complaint

The French government is intending to file a legal complaint against Europe’s private elderly care ...
2 months
Social care
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Five authorities to test social care charging reform

Five local authorities in England will implement the new adult social care charging system earlier ...
2 months
Politics & policy
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Exclusive: Graphite Capital to sell Compass Community

Private equity firm Graphite Capital intends to sell Loughborough-based children's services operator Compass Community in ...
2 months
M&A
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Social care providers to receive extra funding

The government today announced that local authorities in England will be given money to help ...
2 months
Politics & policy
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Aedifica invests £29 million in the construction of two UK care homes

Healthcare real estate investment trust Aedifica is investing £29 million in two care homes under construction ...
2 months
Social care
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M&D Care Group acquires Inspiration Lifestyle Services

Llangennech, Carmarthenshire-based M&D Care has acquired Inspiration Lifestyle Services.
2 months
M&A
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Choice Care acquires Welsh care provider

National specialist care provider Choice Care has acquired Care Without Compromise in Southwest Wales.
2 months
M&A
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Deal agreed for 29 Four Seasons care homes in Northern Ireland

A deal has been agreed for the purchase of 29 Northern Ireland care homes from ...
2 months
M&A
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H.I.G. Realty backs Lovett Care

Miami-based global alternative investment firm H.I.G. Capital affiliate H.I.G. Realty has invested in care home ...
2 months
Social care
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Livingbridge invests in Nourish Care Systems

London-based mid-market private equity firm Livingbridge has invested in Nourish Care Systems, a provider of ...
2 months
Social care
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Octopus Real Estate’s care homes to be net zero of carbon by 2040

Octopus Real Estate has said it is making significant investments into its existing portfolio of ...
2 months
Social care
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Simply UK buys care home development site for €1.9m

Care home developer and operator Simply UK has purchased a freehold development site in Preston ...
2 months
Social care
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Exclusive: New Care secures funding agreement with Octopus

New Care is entering a strategic funding partnership with Octopus Real Estate to finance the ...
2 months
Real estate
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Impact Healthcare REIT buys two Mansfield care homes

Impact Healthcare REIT has invested in two care homes are in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, which were ...
2 months
Social care
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Churchill Retirement Living to create Christchurch homes

Churchill Retirement Living has unveiled a £30 million plan to regenerate a former gas works ...
2 months
Social care
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Care UK starts work on two new care homes

Care UK has made a start on two new care homes, including the first it ...
2 months
Real estate
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Target Healthcare half-year profit up 12%

Care homes investor Target Healthcare REIT today announced underlying profit of £13.7 million for the ...
2 months
Company results
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Joint venture gets go-ahead for £50m retirement village

A joint venture between London developer Galliard Homes, retirement living company onProbitas Developments, and developer ...
2 months
Social care
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Civitas eyes European expansion

Civitas Investment Management (CIM), a UK-based impact investment company, is expanding into Europe, HealthInvestor UK ...
2 months
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LNT Group, McCarthy Stone top Carterwood’s most active developers list

Carterwood has announced its annual ranking of the most active developers in UK’s planning system. ...
2 months
Market analysis
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Queen’s Park Equity supports MBO of Blue Ribbon

Image from Blue Ribbon’s website London-based investment firm Queen’s Park Equity has invested in Blue ...
2 months
Social care
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National Care Group opens residential service in North Somerset

Care and support services provider National Care Group has opened a new residential service in ...
2 months
Social care
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House of Lords rejects change to social care cap

The government lost a vote in the House of Lords on Monday on an amendment ...
2 months
Politics & policy
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Home care provider Cera Care expands into Germany

Technology-enabled UK home care provider Cera Care has expanded outside the UK for the first ...
2 months
Social care
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Exclusive: Downing to accelerate growth plans in specialist care with key hire

Investment company Downing has appointed Chris Breen as chief executive of specialist care provider Downing ...
2 months
M&A
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Exclusive: National Care Group hires big four advisor, sources say

National Care Group, a UK provider of care and support services to vulnerable adults, is ...
2 months
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Topping out ceremony for new Hallmark care home

Hallmark Care Homes' latest development, Midford Manor Care Home in Bath, Somerset, hosted its topping ...
2 months
Social care
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Founders of CareTech mull taking it private

The sibling founders CareTech Holdings are considering making a bid that could see the social ...
2 months
Social care
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Kingsley set to complete deal for West Midlands care homes

Kingsley Healthcare has reported that it is close to completing a deal to take over ...
2 months
M&A
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Blackfinch Property completes £7.3m care home development loan

Blackfinch Property has completed a £7.3 million loan, with a loan duration of 19 months, ...
2 months
Social care
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Tristone Healthcare acquires Seaside Care Homes

Buy and build social care investment group, Tristone Healthcare, has acquired Essex-based Seaside Care Homes.
3 months
M&A
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Santerre Health Investors acquires UK care homes

Santerre Health Investors, a joint venture between Highgate and Aurora Health Network, has acquired 49 ...
3 months
M&A
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Exclusive: Accomplish Group to merge with Keys Group

Accomplish Group and Keys Group, both owned by G-Square Capital, consider floating a joined-up business, HealthInvestor ...
3 months
M&A
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Health and Social Care Committee approves Dilks as CQC chair

MPs have confirmed the appointment of Ian Dilks as the new chair of the independent ...
3 months
Politics & policy
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Outcomes First Group sale attracts early interest bidders – report

UK specialist childcare services provider Outcomes First Group has attracted early interest from ICG, Onex ...
3 months
Social care
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Primary Health Group acquires Gary Richard Homes in East Sussex

Primary Health Group has acquired Gary Richard Homes, a residential care provider in East Sussex ...
3 months
M&A
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Aedifica funds new Shropshire care home

European healthcare real estate investment trust Aedifica is investing £13 million in the construction of a ...
3 months
Social care
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Impact Healthcare REIT raises £40m through share issue

Care home investor Impact Healthcare REIT has raised £40 million through the issue of 35 ...
3 months
Social care
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PGIM acquires £70m care home portfolio

PGIM Real Estate has acquired six modern purpose-built care homes from Legal & General Investment ...
3 months
M&A
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Reuben Brothers makes care move with Avery Healthcare acquisition

Global investor Reuben Brothers and REIT Welltower will enter a 50/50 joint venture related to ...
3 months
M&A
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Digital care home marketplace Lottie raises £2.5m

Lottie, a digital healthcare marketplace helping identify suitable care homes, has raised £2.5 million in ...
3 months
Social care
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UK healthcare sector remains resilient – CBRE report

93% of investors plan to maintain or increase their allocation to healthcare real estate, according ...
3 months
Market analysis
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Achieve together buys South Wales learning disabilities home

Achieve together, a provider of specialist support for people with learning disabilities, autism and associated ...
3 months
Social care
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New Care to convert former hotel into care home in £8m investment

Work has started on a new £7.95 million care facility in Bolton, which will be ...
3 months
Real estate
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Record-breaking year for the seniors housing sector

2021 was a record-breaking year for investment into the UK’s seniors housing market, with institutional ...
3 months
Market analysis
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City & County Healthcare Group acquires Midway Care Group

City & County Healthcare Group has acquired Midway Care Group, including the trading brands Midway ...
3 months
M&A
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New adult supported living accommodation opens in Chesterfield

New specialist independent living accommodation for adults with learning disabilities, autism or complex care needs ...
3 months
Social care
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DHG buys Danish medical device manufacturer Vendlet

ArchiMed-backed Direct Healthcare Group (DHG), a pan-European medical device manufacturer, has acquired Vendlet, a Danish ...
3 months
M&A
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CareTech expands portfolio in UAE

Specialist social care and education services provider CareTech Holdings has acquired two new healthcare providers ...
3 months
M&A
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Four Seasons Health Care’s Jeremy Richardson steps down

Jeremy Richardson, chief executive of Four Seasons Health Care, is stepping down from his role. ...
3 months
Real estate
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Rynda Healthcare completes acquisition of Edinburgh care home

Rynda Healthcare, a specialist investor focused on care homes and senior living markets, has acquired Cairdean ...
3 months
Real estate
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Aspris snaps up Sandcastle Care

Specialist education, residential care and healthcare provider Aspris, has acquired Sandcastle Care, a UK residential ...
3 months
M&A
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Orpea dismisses chief executive amid allegations of mistreatment

Since 21 January, when journalist Victor Castanet revealed the findings of a three-year investigation in a ...
4 months
Social care
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Impact Healthcare REIT to raise £50m through share issue

Care home investor Impact Healthcare REIT today announced it intends to raise approximately £50 million ...
4 months
Social care
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Homecare Association calls for vaccination regulations to be withdrawn

The association claims that the situation in wider society has moved on since the policy ...
4 months
Regulation
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Barchester Healthcare purchases care development site in Surrey

Barchester Healthcare has completed on the purchase of what was formerly The Old Hall care ...
4 months
M&A
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Promedica24 gives care personnel 15% to 33% pay rise

Watford-based live-in care services provider Promedica24 said it has increased pay for its care personnel ...
4 months
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 ...
4 months
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 ...
4 months
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 ...
4 months
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 ...
4 months
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 ...
4 months
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 ...
4 months
M&A
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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 ...
4 months
M&A
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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 ...
4 months
M&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 ...
4 months
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