August Equity LLP (“August Equity”) has completed a buy-in management buy-out (“BIMBO”) in Aspirations Care Group (“Aspirations”), a community care services provider specialising in supporting individuals with complex and challenging behaviour.
Aspirations is headquartered in Gloucester and provides high quality and specialist supported living and community support for children and adults who have mental health problems and/or profound learning disabilities, autism and those who can display complex and challenging behaviours. It currently provides services nationally to over 700 people and employs over 1,000 staff.
August Equity is backing a strong team led by CEO, Christine Cameron. Christine has 20 years’ experience in the health and social care sector, with a specialism in learning disability and autism services. Christine was formerly Chief Operating Officer of Craegmoor. Stephen Booty joins the board as Chairman.
Christine Cameron, CEO of Aspirations, commented:
“Through August Equity’s backing we have the opportunity to create one of the UK’s leading and highest quality services, supporting those who others see as challenging. Our management team is passionate about providing an outstanding service to people with complex needs and challenging behaviours and we firmly believe the service we provide is what we would demand if any of our family required support. With strong customer relationships and a culture of high quality, we have an exciting platform to build from.”
August Equity partner, Aatif Hassan, said:
“We are delighted to be backing the highly skilled team at Aspirations. It is one of the largest businesses in its field and has a strong track record of supporting adults and children with challenging behaviour. We look forward to working with the management team to continue to develop the Aspirations service offering, both organically and by acquisition.”