Apposite’s Swanton adds Freedom Care and Support

Freedom Care and Support is based in Burnley and most of the people it supports are in the area.

  • Swanton has now made nine acquisitions
  • Freedom provides supported living services to adults with disabilities
  • Apposite bought Swanton in 2017

Apposite Capital portfolio firm Swanton Care and Community announced on Thursday that it has bought Freedom Care and Support.

Freedom offers supported living services to adults with disabilities, including learning difficulties. Its head office is in Burnley and most people it supports are based in the area.

Swanton provides care for people with autism and learning disabilities, among other services. It has facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and said that the addition of Freedom – its ninth acquisition – would help improve its hub model in the Burnley area.

Apposite Capital is a private equity firm that works exclusively in healthcare. It invests at the lower end of the market and is headquartered in London.

The firm acquired Swanton in 2017.