Regard, founded in 1994, is one of the UK’s five largest specialist care providers and offers industry-leading specialist care for adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues.

Gowling WLG advised the principal shareholders of The Regard Group on the sale, including its majority shareholder The Montreux Healthcare Fund plc.

The transaction was led by Gowling WLG partner and Head of Corporate, Finance and Tax, Hugh Maule and corporate principal associate Neil Hendron, with support from Jade MacDonald associate in the corporate team, Head of Transaction Services, Greg Dunn, Head of Banking and Finance, Kirsty Barnes. Real estate aspects were led by partner Phil Clissitt.