Learn the state of Autism M&A at AIS

In this session, we take a deep dive into our proprietary database of Autism transactions in order to see how the market has shifted over time.

Private Equity Invests in Autism & ABA Services

There is a wave of private equity investment that is sweeping the Autism and ABA services industry across the nation, especially over the last two years. Dexter Braff spoke with Sr Plus, explaining what private equity is and how the field is rapidly changing as a result.

The Braff Group Attending APBA 2019 Conference

Intelligent Dealmaking® is knowing the Autism Services industry as only a specialist can; most importantly the specific trends and developments that impact value. That’s why The Braff Group has closed more Autism Services transactions than any other intermediary. In Autism Services, we know the variables—and how to communicate them—to capture and emphasize our Clients’ Value Proposition.

The Braff Group Attending WIBA 2019

The Braff Group Major Sponsor of WIBA 2019. In Autism Services, we know the variables – and how to communicate them – to capture and emphasize our Clients’ Value Proposition

Recent Transaction: Lighthouse Autism Center

PITTSBURGH, October 15, 2018 — Lighthouse Autism Center (“Lighthouse” or the “Company”), a leading provider of center-based, Applied Behavioral Analysis (“ABA”) therapy, today announced a strategic investment from Abry Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm. The transaction closed in early October. Terms were not disclosed.  The Braff Group originated the transaction and served as

Recent Transaction: CCMC School acquired

Located in the Northeast,  CCMC School is a co-educational private special education day school that is approved to provide year-round educational and related services for students from the age of 5 through 21 with severe emotional and behavioral disorders and autism spectrum disorders. The Braff Group served as the exclusive advisor to CCMC in

After ACA Angst, Healthcare M&A Remains Strong — 3 Sectors to Watch

After a year and a half after President Trump's inauguration, we're starting to see the impact on health care mergers and acquisitions activity. According to President Dexter Braff, it's been minimal. Read more in his recent interview with Axial and find out which three sectors to watch. “There was a lot of angst, and rightfully

Succession planning remains pivotal in M&A era

Between 2014 and 2017, there were over 200 transactions in the substance use disorder treatment market and 139 transactions for mental health organizations. Behavioral health deal trends continue to soar, meaning mergers and acquisitions activity isn't going anywhere. But with more transactions occurring, more changes will need to be implemented for the merging organizations. Behavioral Healthcare Executive used