Dechert Advises Centre Partners and Bradford Health Services in Sale of Bradford Majority Interest to Lee Equity Partners

October 28, 2022

Dechert LLP advised Centre Partners and its portfolio company Bradford Health Services in the sale of a majority ownership interest in Bradford Health to funds managed by Lee Equity Partners, LLC. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Earlier this year, Dechert also advised Centre Partners and its portfolio company, Vision Innovation Partners, in Visions’s sale to Gryphon Investors, and in Centre Partners acquisition of Captain D’s Seafood and affiliated entities.

Centre Partners is a leading middle-market private equity firm focusing on the consumer and healthcare sectors, with offices in New York and Los Angeles and approximately US$2.6 billion of equity capital invested in over 89 transactions.

Bradford Health Services is one of the largest and longest-tenured providers of substance abuse treatment and recovery services in the Southeast.

Lee Equity Partners, LLC is a New York-based private equity firm that partners with successful management teams to build companies with strong growth potential.

The Dechert team advising Centre Partners and Bradford Health included corporate partners Sarah Kupferman, Jonathan Kim and Mark Thierfelder and associates Andrew Darnell, Terry Huang, Mihai Morar, Ji Hong Park and Philip Treesh; tax partner Joshua Milgrim and associate Harris Cornell; employee benefits partner Kevin Kay; finance partner Soo-ah Nah; antitrust partner James Fishkin, counsels Beverly Ang and Michael Okkonen, and associate Kaitlyn Marasi; real estate special counsel Francois Quintard-Morenas; intellectual property associate Stephanie Kwan; and privacy and cybersecurity associate Bailey Dervishi.

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