Private Equity Firm Hopes for Profits From Substance Treatment Facilities

The private equity firm Bain Capital recently took over the largest chain of substance treatment facilities in Massachusetts, The Boston GlobeĀ reports. Bain, which usually makes investments in brand-name companies such as Dunkinā€™ Donuts, sees treating addiction as big business.

Bain paid $58 million for Habit OPCO Inc., which has 13 locations in Massachusetts. It made the purchase through another company it owns, CRC Health, the largest provider of substance abuse treatment and behavioral health services in the nation.

Full story of profits from substance abuse facilities at drugfree.org

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Will Savage

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