Ridgemont Equity Partners Has Entered into a Strategic Partnership with The Speech Pathology Group

April 30, 2019

The Speech Pathology Group (“SPG”) is a leading school and center-based provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to children with autism and other special needs in Northern California. The company has a 30-year history of therapeutic excellence, best in class clinical support and a workplace culture that fosters professional growth and mentorship. Ridgemont and SPG have formed Autism Intervention Services, a management services organization, to support SPG’s growth. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Cain Brothers, a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets, served as financial advisor to Ridgemont. This marks Cain Brothers’ fourth transaction in the behavioral health sector in 2019, and further builds upon market leadership position in advising the leading providers and investors in this important subsector of healthcare.

Ridgemont Equity Partners is a Charlotte-based middle market buyout and growth equity investor. Since 1993, the principals of Ridgemont have invested approximately $4.4 billion. The firm focuses on equity investments up to $250 million in industries in which it has deep expertise, including business and industrial services, energy, healthcare, and technology and telecommunications.

For more information, please contact:

Todd Rudsenske

Managing Director
(212) 981-6936