Agape Care acquires Georgia hospice provider.

Date15 September 2022

A day after announcing a new senior vice president of mergers and acquisitions, Agape Care Group has announced an acquisition.

Agape Care, a Spartanburg portfolio company ofRidgemont Equity Partners, acquiredGHC Hospice, according to a statement Wednesday from Agape Care. Founded in 2014, GHC provides hospices services in 25 counties in Georgia and South Carolina.

With the acquisition, Agape Care Group expands its end-of-life care team to 1,450 employees caring for 3,600 patients across the Southeast. Agape Care Group and its affiliates now serve more than 85% of the counties in Georgia along with operations across both Carolinas, the news release said.

"Our team is excited to welcome the 135 new teammates from GHC Hospice joining Agape Care Group," Troy Yarborough, Agape Care Group CEO, said in the release. "GHC's track record of strong clinical quality, patient-centered focus and reach into more rural communities enables us to connect with more patients and families with high quality end-of-life care services in underserved geographies. This further expansion in Georgia and South Carolina strengthens our team and solidifies our position as a leading hospice and...

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