Adult Care


CareTech founders looking to delist

The founders of listed UK specialist social care group Caretech are hatching a scheme to take the company private, HBI hears. Meanwhile, the UK's competition watchdog says child social care companies are making 'excessive profits'.

Voyage Care bought by Kuwaiti sovereign fund

Voyage Care, the UK’s largest provider of support for people with learning disabilities by revenue, has been acquired by Wren House Infrastructure, a London-based subsidiary of the Kuwait Investment Authority, Kuwait’s largest sovereign wealth fund. HBI explores the multiple paid, and the thinking behind it.

Polarising politician becomes German Federal Minister of Health

Germany has a new government - and a new Federal Minister of Health in Karl Lauterbach. HBI talks to two Germany-based sources who agree he is a politician embraced more by the public than his own party, and considers what his appointment might mean for the sector.

UK social care reform ‘nowhere near enough’

The UK government will spend £3.6bn on paying 'a fairer cost' for adult social care, in new plans that also set aside £500m on workforce and training, £300m on elderly care housing, and £150m on digitalisation as part of a long-awaited reform. Experts tell HBI that it is 'nowhere near enough'.

Not-for-profits dominate Europe’s adult care

Adult social care, a major sector in the UK and Nordics in particular, has traditionally been dominated by the not-for-profit sector in Europe. In this week's infographic, we look at the for-profit, not-for-profit/public split across select countries in Europe.

Swanton acquires two UK specialist care providers

Apposite Capital-backed UK-based specialist residential care group Swanton Care & Community has bought specialist care providers LH Social Care and Lavender Group Homes. HBI speaks with Sam Gray, managing partner of Apposite Capital, to find out more.

Achieve together completes second acquisition in three months

UK provider of specialist support for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs Achieve together has grown its portfolio of services with the acquisition of specialist support provider United Health Limited. This is the group's second acquisition in the third quarter of 2021.

Intriva Capital invests in Sequence Care Group

Private Equity (PE) firm Intriva Capital has acquired UK-based adult care provider Sequence Care Group for an undisclosed price. HBI speaks with Simon Finn, managing partner of Intriva Capital to find out more.

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