London, 8 April 2019 – G Square Healthcare Private Equity LLP announces the acquisition of Dental Care Group a high-performing, clinician-led business that comprises 21 leading dental practices in East and South East of England. G Square’s investment in DCG is the first investment by G Square Capital III, the third Fund managed by G Square. G Square has acquired a majority stake in partnership with the Founders who retain a significant shareholding and will continue to manage the company.
The Company provides a range of both NHS and private dental services, delivering the highest quality care at affordable prices, evidenced by remarkable patient feedback. DCG prides itself on having strong ethos of world class training, resulting in industry-leading recruitment and delivery rates.
Sanjay Shah, Co-Founder & CEO of Dental Care Group, comments: “G Square as an investor was the perfect fit for DCG. It is unique to find a private equity firm that is purely healthcare focused. We were extremely impressed by their in depth understanding of high-quality patient care being paramount to the success of the business. This creates true alignment to our vision and naturally G Square were the perfect partner.”
Oliver Hoenich, Investment Director at G Square, adds: “We are impressed by the tremendous achievement so far by the clinically led Management team of Dental Care Group and are determined to help them pursue their ambitious buy & build strategy. DCG is G Square’s 4th investment in the Dental Sector: we have implemented dental buy & build strategies in Switzerland, The Netherlands and France prior to acquiring DCG. We believe that DCG’s Management passion for delivering the best quality dental care as well as focus on the customer experience and dentist training makes them a highly valuable partner not only for the NHS, but also for private customers and for dentists joining the Group.”
The Board of Directors will be Chaired by Ted Smith, Operating Partner of G Square; Laurent Ganem, Founder and CEO of G Square and Oliver Hoenich, Investment Director of G Square will also join the Board alongside Sanjay Shah, CEO of DCG and Parish Vaid, co-Founder of DCG.
For further information, please contact:
Laurent Ganem, CEO, G Square – 02037570160
Oliver Hoenich, Investment Director, G Square – 02037570160
About Dental Care Group
Dental Care Group is a network of 21 dental practices in East and South East of England founded as a single practice in 2010. With a clinically led management team the ethos of the Dental Care Group is to provide quality professional dental care, attention and excellent customer service to all its patients. All members of the DCG team have total commitment to excellence in dentistry and continuing professional development. Dental Care Group is regulated by the Care Quality Commission.
For more information, visit: https://www.dentalcaregroup.org/