This is a very bespoke service. This may well be the only time you’ll ever take this life-
changing step. So, we make sure everything feels simple and straight-forward right from the start.

01

A Discreet End-to-End Process

Confidentiality is at the core of our process. We never send your sensitive information to long lists of contacts, but carefully match your business with a small number of highly appropriate buyers. We manage the whole process in-house, with meticulous attention to detail at every stage.

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02

Sector Specialists

We bring a depth of experience and insight acquired from many years working in Education, Care and Health environments. Each demands very specific knowledge, and different approaches. We only work in these very specific sectors.

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03

Maximise Potential Value

We work hard to get the very best outcome for you. You have invested many years in your business, it is only right that you reap the rewards. Our experience and industry insight gets you the best possible return.

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04

A Single Point of Contact

You will always deal with a partner at Phoenix. They will have a detailed understanding of your business at every stage. You can speak to them directly, they will keep you informed at all times.

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05

Access to an Exclusive Network

Our professional experience is unique and extensive. Over the years, we have built the kinds of relationships and connections that cannot be replicated. You’ll get the benefit of our impressive network of contacts.

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Take a look at some of our past transactions….

Adult Services
The Good Care Group

The Good Care Group

  • UK’s leading live in care provider
  • CQC Outstanding
  • Multi award winning
SEN Education
Ripplevale School

Ripplevale School

  • Special Educational Needs school for children with Autism
  • Based in Deal, Kent
  • 100+ pupils on roll
SEN Education
Wild's Lodge School

Wilds Lodge School

  • Special Educational Needs school based in Oakham, Rutland
  • 100+ day and residential pupils
  • Ofsted outstanding and TES Boarding School of the Year
Children's Care & Education
Priority Childcare

Priority Childcare

  • Children’s residential care and education based in South Wales
  • 11 residential homes and a school
  • 27 residents and 12 pupils
SEN Education
Gryphon School

Gryphon School

  • Independent specialist therapeutic day school with sites in Quorn and Leicester.
  • Meeting the needs of children and young people with highly complex needs.
  • 100+ pupils
Children's Care & Education
Oracle Care and Education

Oracle Care and Education

  • Children’s residential care and education based in Staffordshire and Bedfordshire
  • 12 residential homes and 2 schools
  • Caring for 70 young people
SEN Education
Bridge House School

Bridge House School

  • Group of Special Education Need schools operating across three sites in Lincolnshire. 
  • Registered for 105 pupils working with a number of Local Authorities 
Foster Care
Affinity Fostering

Affinity Fostering

  • Ofsted Outstanding fostering agency based in the South East
  • Providing care to 130 children from 30 local authorities
  • Transaction involved the retirement of one shareholder and reinvestment by the other.
Case Management
Rehab Without Walls

Rehab Without Walls

  • A case management agency
  • Nationwide
  • Providing complex case management, rehabilitation and expert witness reports
Complex Care
CSN Care Group

CSN Care Group

  • Leading community and complex care business
  • Operating across Southern England and Central Scotland
  • Included 2 brands – Care Watch and My Life
Complex Care
Diversity Care

Diversity Care

  • Complex Care Services.
  • Providing services to adults and children with Acquired brain injury, Cerebral palsy, Epilepsy and Dystonia.
  • Operating across East Sussex, West Sussex, Kent and Surrey.
SEN Education
Hardwick House School

Hardwick House School

  • Special Education Needs school with vocational training campus.
  • Specialist in high functioning autism. Based in Loughborough, Leicestershire

and what some of our clients say about us…

Children's Care & Education
Orbis Education & Care

Orbis Education & Care

  • Education and care service based in Wales
  • 3 children’s educational and residential settings; 1 children’s residential setting;
  • 2 adult residential settings and a day care, vocational education and activity service for age 16+
Foster Care
Fostering Outcomes

Fostering Outcomes

  • A national therapeutic fostering agency. 
  • Operates throughout the South West, East Midlands, West Midlands and East Anglia.
  • Sale to an Employee Ownership Trust
Complex Care
Caring 4 U

Caring 4 U

  • Complex Care agency delivering nursing care in the community.

  • Operating across the South East of England with offices in Braintree.

Mental Health
Supported Homes

Supported Homes

  • Care services for people with mental health diagnoses and / or Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Services delivered in supported living and care home settings
  • North West England, Midlands and South Wales
Case Management
Tania Brown

Tania Brown

  • A case management agency
  • Branches in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland
  • Providing complex case management, rehabilitation and expert witness reports
Adult Services
Shelton Care Group

Shelton Care Group

  • Residential care, education and day services
  • Based in Staffordshire
  • 5 adult residential settings, specialist non-residential college and activity based day service provision
Adult Services
Prestige Nursing

Prestige Nursing

  • Nursing and domiciliary care agency based in Surrey
  • Providing 24,000 hours of nursing and care per week
  • 31 branches in England and Scotland

When you work with Phoenix you
get direct access to a team.

With exceptional experience and insight, and an unrivalled network
of contacts in the industry.

Noel Baden-Thomas

Managing Partner

Amrik Gill

Partner

Jayne McCarthy

Partner

Penny Beetlestone

Partner

Simone Lautman

Partner

Kathy Simmons

Finance Manager

Keith Thomas

Consultant

Andy Brookes

Consultant

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As a team, we have extensive experience in the Health,
Social Care & Education sectors.

Some of us have established, developed and sold our own businesses in this sector.
We have a unique understanding of the complexities and opportunities you will encounter.

Members of the Phoenix team have backgrounds in finance, law and education too,
so you benefit from a complete suite of services during your sale.