Hazlewoods arrange major acquisition for Care Aspirations Limited

Published: Tuesday 5 January 2010

Hazlewoods Corporate Finance, a leading adviser in the Healthcare Services Sector is pleased to have assisted in the growth of GI Partners backed business Care Aspirations Limited.  Working closely with both companies, Hazlewoods arranged the Shirebrook Care Group acquisition.  The Hazlewoods team comprised Norman Webber and Geoff Ingram. 

With the acquisition of Shirebrooke Care Group, who are based in the East Midlands, Care Aspirations will be able to provide over 400 placements for individuals with learning disabilities in 29 units, across well defined pathways of care.  The Group will now employ over 600 people.

Saleem Asaria, CEO of Care Aspirations said: "It is our vision to be the leading independent provider of care for adults with learning disabilities in England, through the provision of personalised, outcome-based care, in the right facility at the right cost. We are very excited about the acquisition of the Shirebrook Care Group as it gives our organisation significant presence in the East Midlands and provides a platform for further growth."

Asaria continued: "With the innovative locked, step-down community hospitals service that we have successfully developed over the last year and the leading edge "SPA Sensations" day service pioneered by Shirebrook, we now have expertise in every component of the care pathway for individuals with learning disabilities. We are now unique in being able to offer a complete range of services from low secure care, step down locked hospitals, specialist residential and nursing homes, to supported living placements and day centre provision to individuals and funders."

For further information on this release, please contact:

Geoff Ingram

01242 246670