Aspen Healthcare Acquires The Claremont Hospital

26th January 2012

Aspen Healthcare has acquired The Claremont Hospital inSheffield, previously owned by The Hospital Management Trust.

Commenting on the transaction, Aspen Healthcare's CEO, Des Shiels, said: TheClaremont is an excellent facility with a proud tradition of delivering  quality healthcare to the people ofSheffield and surrounding regions.  Aspen Healthcare is excited by the opportunities that this acquisition offers and intends to build upon the Hospital's past success. John Randle, Executive Director at The Hospital Management Trust, said: The sale of Claremont Hospital is part of our wider strategy to divest out of hospitals to focus on grant giving and care of the elderly.  We are very proud of our achievements at the Claremont and believe that the acquisition by Aspen Healthcare positions the Hospital for further success in the future. Aspen Healthcare owns and operates six healthcare facilities in theUK.  Aspen is a subsidiary of United Surgical Partners International Inc., which has ownership interests and operates over 200 facilities in theUSA. Squire Sanders Hammonds acted for Aspen Healthcare on the transaction, Ernst & Young and Bircham Dyson Bell acted for The Hospital Management Trust.

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