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26 June 2019

Charles Russell Speechlys advises Elysian Capital on acquisition and investment in Aspirations Care from August Equity in conjunction with management

Charles Russell Speechlys has advised long-standing client Elysian Capital, an independent private equity firm that specialises in the UK lower mid-market, on the acquisition and investment (in conjunction with management) in Aspirations Care, a specialist provider of supported living centres for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. Founded in 2011, the Gloucester-based company has over 950 staff supporting 650 adults in their own homes across England.

This investment represents the sixth platform investment in the Elysian Capital II LP Fund which closed in July 2015 at £250 million.

Edward Brett, Partner at Elysian Capital commented “Healthcare investments of this nature require very specific expertise, particularly around regulation and property, and Charles Russell Speechlys integrated these within their M&A service to provide seamless and highly commercial advice and guidance through-out.”

The Charles Russell Speechlys team, comprised Senior Corporate Associate Chris Manning, with assistance from specialist teams across the firm including Real Estate Partner Naomi Nettleton and Employment Associate Amelia Goodwin.