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care business briefing – acquisitions and funding

5 November 2020

This webinars took place on 4th November 2020 and are now available on-demand.

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Join Browne Jacobson, Clydesdale Bank / Virgin Money and Hazelwoods Healthcare specialists as they discuss their thoughts on the outlook for acquisition activity and funding in the health and care sectors.

Our speakers will be looking forward into 2021 and will consider if the strong liquidity for debt will continue, acquisition activity levels and multiples in the sector, who will be buying (PE/trade), the potential spike in acquisitions ahead of the 2021 budget if CGT rates may increase etc.

The session is hosted by Clare Auty, Healthcare Partner at Browne Jacobson and the speakers will be:

  • Paul Ray; Partner and Head of Banking & Finance at Browne Jacobson
  • Jamie Stuart; Deputy Head, Health & Social Care Clydesdale Bank / Virgin Money
  • John Lucas: Healthcare & Corporate Finance Partner at Hazlewoods

Please feel free to send any questions you may have in advance.

The webinar is now available on-demand after the live session, with links shared on our website and LinkedIn page.

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our speakers

Clare Auty

Clare Auty


Clare is Head of our Commercial Health Team and leads the Independent Health and Social Care Sector across the firm.

Clare’s team focuses on Independent Sector health and social care transactions together with commercial contracting for both public and private providers of health and social care services and providers to the sector. Clare has over 20 years’ experience of corporate and commercial matters and private sector governance having spent over 16 years in-house, the vast majority of which has been at Board level and 12 have been in the healthcare sector including secure mental health and IT.

Since joining, Clare has acted on a number of disposals and acquisitions of care homes, supported living businesses and children’s services. Clare has also advised on a number of healthtech start-ups and complex R&D arrangements in both the independent sector and NHS as well as EPR contracting and licensing of Health Apps including those licensed by NHSE on a pilot basis. Clare advises NHS bodies wishing to engage with the Independent Sector and third sector organisations including negotiating JVs and collaboration agreements. Clare runs the popular independent health in-house lawyers forum and annual healthtech forum.

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