Gowling WLG advises Montreux Healthcare Fund on acquisition of John-Edwards Care Homes

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08 August 2018

Gowling WLG has acted for Montreux Healthcare Fund on the bolt-on acquisition of John-Edwards Care Homes by the Active Assistance Group.

John-Edwards Care Homes is an independently owned and run organisation specialising in residential care for adults and children with learning disabilities.

The acquisition sees John-Edwards Care Homes' properties in the South West of England become part of the fund's neurological care platform Active Assistance. Active Assistance is a national care group which specialises in the care of patients with spinal cord and acquired brain injuries

The transaction was led by Gowling WLG corporate director Neil Hendron and partner Hugh Maule, supported by associate Sian Dewing. Real estate aspects were led by Stephen White.

Neil Hendron said: "We're pleased to have supported The Montreux Healthcare Fund and Active Assistance on its acquisition of John-Edwards Care Homes, an investment which further strengthens Active Assistance's position and offering."

Oliver Harris, CEO of Montreux Capital Management, said: "Gowling WLG is an important partner of ours and we're delighted to have completed this acquisition with the firm's support. We believe this acquisition complements the portfolio well and we have already identified opportunities for efficiencies and synergies within the business."

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