Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders

February 2017

Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders

Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders, a behavioral health firm based in Georgia, has been acquired.  The Braff Group served as the firm’s exclusive merger and acquisition advisor.

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Serenity Acres

November 2016

Serenity Acres

Serenity Acres Treatment Center was acquired by Meridian Behavioral Health, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity. The Braff Group originated the transaction and served as the exclusive mergers and acquisitions advisor to Serenity Acres.

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Ed Support Services

April 2016

Ed Support

April 2016.  Ed Support Services, LLC, one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s largest providers of educational and behavioral services for children with autism and related communication disorders, was acquired by Ben Klein, owner and CEO of Platinum Health Care, LLC.  Mr. Klein intends to partner with the remaining management owners to expand the company’s service offerings regionally and nationally.

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LifeSkills South Florida

August 2015

LifeSkills South Florida

Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare, a partnership between private equity sponsor Nautic Partners and behavioral health veteran Scott Kardenetz, acquired LifeSkills and Pasadena Villa (also in south Florida).  Together, the firms will serve as a platform to develop behavioral healthcare facilities across the treatment spectrum in psychiatric and addiction care.
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Futures Behavior Therapy Center

July 2015

Futures Behavior Therapy Center

Futures Behavior Therapy, a leading Boston based provider of Autism Spectrum Disorder services was acquired by Community Intervention Services, a portfolio company of private equity sponsor HIG Growth Partners.  The transaction builds out the company’s coverage of the Boston marketplace.
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Clarity Service Group

March 2015

Clarity Service Group

Clarity Service Group, a New Jersey based provider of treatment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, was acquired by Epic Health Services, a portfolio company of Webster Capital Management.  The transaction expands Epic’s capacity to serve this specialty population.

Integrated Development Services

September 2014

Integrated Development Services

September, 2014.  Integrated Development Services, a Wisconsin based specialty provider of services to children with autism spectrum disorders was acquired by Embassy Management.  Embassy, a portfolio company of Bregal Partners acquired the company to expand into this growing niche.

Creative Family Solutions

July 2014

Creative Family Solutions

July, 2014. Creative Family Solutions, a behavioral health and social service provider located in Virginia was acquired by ResCare, a national, multi-state provider of residential, workforce, homecare, education, and pharmacy services to people with disabilities.  The transaction increases ResCare’s presence in VA.

Trellis Services, Inc.

March 2014

Trellis Services, Inc.

March, 2014Trellis Services, a highly regarded provider of services to patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder, was acquired by Learn-It Systems, one of the nation’s largest providers of academic supports, special education, and managed classrooms.  The deal expands Learn-It’s coverage of autism services, a fast growing segment in behavioral health.

Alliance Family Services North, Inc

March 2014

Alliance Family Services North, Inc

March, 2014. Alliance Family Services, a provider of outpatient mental health services, chemical dependency treatment, and community-based services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities was acquired by Sequel Youth and Family Services, a nationwide provider of behavioral health services. The deal expands Sequel’s footprint in Idaho.

Oceans HealthCare

2012

Oceans HealthCare

Deal Summary to Come.