M&A Deal Summary

Acadia Acquires The Priory Group

On January 4, 2016, Acadia acquired healthcare services company The Priory Group from Advent International for 1.9B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Acadia’s 27th transaction in the Healthcare Services sector.
  • This is Acadia’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Acadia’s 3rd transaction in the United Kingdom.
Investment Fate
  • The Priory Group was divested to a consortium of strategic buyers in 2020 for 1.0B GBP.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2016-01-04
Target The Priory Group
Sector Healthcare Services
Buyer(s) Acadia
Sellers(s) Advent International
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 1.9B USD

Target

The Priory Group

Leatherhead Surrey, United Kingdom
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Founded in 1980, Priory Group is a UK based operator of facilities for the treatment of mental illness, neurological injuries, addictions and eating disorders, and other conditions such as learning and behavior disorders. More than 30,000 patients are treated each year in more than 450 facilities across the country.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Acadia

Franklin, Tennessee, United States

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Category Company
Founded 2005
Sector Healthcare Services
Employees20,000
Revenue 2.1B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Acadia's headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee.
Acadia's headquarters in Franklin, Tennessee.

Acadia is a provider of inpatient behavioral healthcare services. Acadia was formed in 2005 and is based in Franklin, Tennessee.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 27 of 32
Sector (Healthcare Services) 27 of 32
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 25 of 28
Country (United Kingdom) 3 of 3
Year (2016) 1 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-12-02 MMO Behavioral Health Systems

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

MMO Behavioral Health Systems is an operator of two acute inpatient behavioral health facilities with a total of 80 beds and located in Baton Rouge and in Covington.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-05-19 TrustPoint Hospital

Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States

TrustPoint Hospital operates 101 beds (CON approved up to 129) and provides inpatient/outpatient behavioral health treatment, acute medical treatment, and rehabilitation programs for adults and seniors. TrustPoint Hospital was founded in 2012 and is based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Buy -

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Advent International

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1984
PE ASSETS 76.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Advent is a global private equity firm that targets investments in North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Advent's emerging market efforts are concentrated in Central Europe and Latin America. Advent seeks transactions valued between $50 million and $5 billion and can commit up to $2 billion of equity capital per investment. Broad areas of interest include business & financial services, retail & consumer, technology, media, & telecoms, healthcare & life sciences, and industrial. Prospective transaction types include buyouts, growth capital financings, take privates, and recapitalizations. Advent was formed in 1984 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 155 of 201
Sector (Healthcare Services) 10 of 12
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 59 of 76
Country (United Kingdom) 22 of 26
Year (2016) 1 of 7
Size (of disclosed) 7 of 51
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-01-01 Brammer

Knutsford, United Kingdom

Brammer plc is a distribution company offering a single source of supply, with an unrivalled and competitively priced product range from the world’s most respected manufacturers, supported by online ordering and a state of the art distribution network. Brammer draws on a rich heritage of industrial and mechanical knowledge. Company serve more than 100,000 customers in every manufacturing sector, leveraging pan-European network and offering added value technical expertise combined with in-depth, industry specific understanding on a regional and local level.

Buy £222M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-01-11 RxBenefits

Birmingham, Alabama, United States

RxBenefits is a technology-enabled pharmacy benefits optimizer (PBO) with more than 500 pharmacy pricing, data, and clinical experts working together to deliver prescription benefit savings to employee benefit consultants and their self-insured clients. RxBenefits was founded in 1995 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

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