Senior Helpers Sold for 12.5x EBIDTA

Senior Helpers, one of the largest home care franchises, was sold to Altaris Capital, a private equity group, for $125 million.  The purchase price represents an impressive 12.5x EBIDTA.  Senior Helpers operates in 298 locations, with $244 million in annual revenue.

Senior Helpers Sold to Private Equity Firm

Combining the franchise acquisitions and venture capital investments in private pay home care amounts to almost $1 million over the last 30 months.  Investors are attracted to the industry because of the relative lack of regulations and the growing demand.

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