Pinsent Masons advises Brookdale Care on sale to Tracscare

13 Jul 2015 | 04:54 pm | 1 min. read

International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised the shareholders of Brookdale Care on its sale to Tracscare, leading specialist provider of care and support for adults with challenging and complex needs.

The long established care provider, Brookdale, is renowned for its specialism in delivering outstanding care and support for people with autism and its leading Milton Park Therapeutic Campus. The campus provides an innovative care pathway, with specialist services for psychiatric intensive care, intensive behavioural support, transition and registered residential needs.

Tracscare is a leading care and support provider, with over 25 years of experience in supporting individuals with acquired brain injury, mental health needs, autism and learning disabilities.

Corporate partner Joanne Ellis led the Pinsent Masons’ team, assisted by senior associate Rhian Critchell, solicitor Daniel Braithwaite and trainee Jodie Woollin. Legal director Tom Eastwood also advised in relation to the property aspects of the transaction.

Commenting on the deal, Joanne Ellis said:

“We are extremely pleased to have worked on this high profile transaction for such a quality operator. Our healthcare team, who for the third consecutive year recently won a legal advisory award at the HealthInvestor Awards, are well equipped with the experience and expertise for transactions of this type.''

On the day of completion, Peter Battle, Chief Executive of Tracscare, said:

“Brookdale shares our ethos of holding the people we care and support paramount while enabling them to fulfil their potential through responsive, outcome-focused support.

We are absolutely delighted to become the largest specialist provider of care and support for people with autism in the country – this is a hugely significant moment in the journey of Tracscare.''

Mark Goldsborough, Chief Operating Officer of Brookdale, added:

“We at Brookdale are proud of the specialist services we provide and are delighted to join forces with Tracscare, sharing in common the same quality ethos and aspirations for the people we support.”

Tracscare and Brookdale share a commitment to delivering bespoke, person-centred care and support that enables people to meet their true potential.

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