Macquarie Capital Private Equity Investment Europe

The Regard Group

Company background

The Regard Group is a leading UK specialist care provider of services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and acquired brain injuries. It provides customised, person-centred nursing care and facilitates therapeutic engagement.

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Strategy Partnership Capital
Sector Healthcare
Status Successful sale to AMP Capital

What attracted us

  • Stable cashflows and attractive EBITDA margins
  • Significant growth opportunities through new developments and acquisitions
  • Strong management team retaining a material portion of equity
  • Strong local and niche market positions with reputation for high quality care

Our value creation strategy

  • Continued focus on quality of care in the portfolio though rigorous focus on operating protocols and KPIs
  • Transformational and bolt-on acquisitions
  • Greenfield expansion
[Co-investors] Montreux and Macquarie are excellent partners for the next stage of Regard’s development. Both parties recognise the opportunities available to us and we look forward to a highly productive partnership."

Sandie Foxall-Smith
CEO, The Regard Group