SPARTANBURG, S.C., September 20, 2022 – Agape Care Group (Agape Care), a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners and a leading hospice and palliative care provider in the Southeast, announced today it has acquired GHC Hospice (GHC). Founded in 2014, GHC is a leading hospice care provider serving 25 counties in Georgia and South Carolina with a reputation for superior clinical excellence.
Together with GHC, Agape Care Group expands its end-of-life care team to 1,450 employees caring for 3,600 patients across a growing footprint in the Southeast. Agape Care Group and its affiliates now serve over 85% of the counties in the state of GA along with operations across SC and part of NC.
“Our team is excited to welcome the 135 new teammates from GHC Hospice joining Agape Care Group. GHC’s track record of strong clinical quality, patient-centered focus and reach into more rural communities enables us to connect with more patients and families with high quality end-of-life care services in underserved geographies,” said Troy Yarborough, chief executive officer of Agape Care Group. “This further expansion in Georgia and South Carolina strengthens our team and solidifies our position as a leading hospice and palliative care provider across the Southeast.
GHC Hospice will continue to operate under its current name in the near term. Terms of the deal are not disclosed.