Behavioral Health

Examining Consolidation Services in Autism – On Tuesday, February 4, Provident co-hosted a complimentary webinar with Polsinelli which focused on how private equity is changing the autism therapy sector and how business owners and clinicians around the country are using this to their advantage. The recording for that webinar is now available.

Q4-2019 Behavioral Health Update – Select subsectors within behavioral health continually prove to be among the most coveted in healthcare services.

Comprehensive Autism Center , an autism services provider offering in-home and center-based ABA therapies, has been acquired by the Speech Pathology Group (SPG), a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners.

Q3-2019 Behavioral Health Update-The behavioral health sectors continues to see robust transaction volume, highlighted by the autism services sector.

New England ABA, Inc. a Massachusetts-based provider of in-home and community-based Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy, has been acquired by The Stepping Stones Group, a leading national provider of therapeutic and behavioral health services to children with special needs and autism.

Investment & Consolidation in Addiction Treatment– The Substance Abuse sector has experienced significant investment activity as rising demand and significant fragmentation within the sector continue to create a ripe environment for consolidation.

Q2-2019 Behavioral Health Update– In the second quarter of 2019, the volume of investment activity within behavioral health surpassed many other areas of healthcare where operators are partnering with private equity firms to achieve levels of scale.

Health-Care Deals Steady, Strong Through First Third of 2019– Consistency is the name of the game for health-care industry transactions in 2019 so far.

INSIGHT: Health Care M&A Transactions on Pace to Set Record in 2019– March madness is over for college basketball fans, but it’s just the beginning of a fast-paced year for health-care M&A activity.

Q1-2019 Behavioral Health Update– The new year has brought continued private equity investment into the behavioral health sector, with platforms in addiction treatment and autism services leading the field in add-on acquisitions in the first quarter.

Healthcare Services M&A: A 2018 Recap and Expectations for 2019 – Episode 8 of Provident’s Healthcare Dealcast

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  • “A lot of investment bankers were interviewed, Provident was chosen. Provident delivered. My clients could not be happier.”

  • “Provident listened to our story, confirmed that our business was valuable and made us feel like this was the only transaction important to them.”

  • ”I have a tremendous amount of appreciation and gratitude to the Provident team for their hard work and diligence throughout this process. Each and every member of the Provident team is excellent at their jobs and it has been a pleasure working with such a professional team. Provident has provided outstanding guidance and counsel, and this deal could never have gotten done without Provident’s leadership.”

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  • “While the decision to sell our business was a difficult one, Provident vigilantly represented and protected our best interests throughout the transaction.  Provident was the right choice for Cascade and I would recommend their services to anyone.”

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