Industry News • February 10, 2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nautic Partners, LLC announced today that it has completed the sale of All Metro Health Care Services, Inc. (All Metro) to private equity firm One Equity Partners (OEP). The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“We have greatly enjoyed our partnership with the outstanding management team at All Metro”
Headquartered in Valley Stream, NY, All Metro is a leading provider of home and community based services in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida. All Metro is a licensed home care agency providing primarily non-skilled personal care aide services, including light housekeeping, homemaking, bathing and grooming to seniors and high needs individuals. All Metro provides its services from 10 branches in New York, 17 branches in Pennsylvania, two branches in New Jersey and two branches in Florida. In addition to its non-skilled personal care aide services, All Metro is also a leading provider under two specialty home care waiver programs in New York. These waiver programs provide the necessary services required to allow nursing home eligible individuals and individuals with traumatic brain injuries to remain in community settings rather than nursing homes.
“We have greatly enjoyed our partnership with the outstanding management team at All Metro,” said Chris Crosby, Managing Director of Nautic. “During our ownership period, the Company continued its strong growth trajectory while maintaining its high focus on patient care. The successful acquisition of CareGivers America (CGA) expanded the Company’s footprint into Pennsylvania in a meaningful way and brought strong local management talent. We continue to believe that the home care market is well positioned to grow as a result of demographic trends and the fact that the home represents the lowest cost care setting and preferred location for seniors. Due to its scale and diversified business model, All Metro is also well positioned to continue to identify and integrate acquisitions to improve scale in its existing footprint, expand into new geographies and add new service capabilities.”
Brad Coppens, a Managing Director of OEP, said, “We are enthusiastic about the opportunity to support All Metro and its management team in this exciting new chapter for the company. Home care is entrenched as the care setting of choice for managed care organizations, state agencies and patients alike, and companies of scale like All Metro are uniquely positioned to deliver value. All Metro is investing heavily in its people, systems and care management and coordination tools to remain at the forefront of innovation and modernization in the home care market. Through strategic acquisitions, we hope to extend those capabilities into new markets where the company can have a positive impact on the lives of new patients.”
David Middleton, All Metro’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Nautic’s strategic guidance and financial resources provided us the insight and capital necessary to execute upon our key strategic initiatives, including the development of new programs designed to improve patient care and reduce overall costs to the healthcare system. These programs further cemented our strong position in the industry and drove a heightened level of dialogue with our managed care customers. This is an excellent outcome for all of All Metro’s key constituencies, including our customers, partners and employees. We look forward to continuing our strong growth trajectory and program development in partnership with OEP and executing upon the numerous strategic opportunities in front of us.”
Harris Williams & Co. and Cain Brothers & Company, LLC served as financial advisors to All Metro, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. served as strategic advisor to All Metro’s board of directors, and Goodwin Procter LLP acted as legal counsel for the Company. Jones Day acted as legal counsel for OEP.
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