NXT supports Audax Private Equity’s buyout of Phoenix Rehabilitation

NXT Capital has provided a credit facility to back Audax Private Equity‘s acquisition of Blairsville, Pennsylvania-based Phoenix Rehabilitation and Health Services, a network of outpatient physical and occupational therapy clinics. No financial terms were disclosed. NXT was the sole lead arranger, administrative agent and sole bookrunner on the financing.

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Chicago, Illinois, December 13, 2018 – NXT Capital announced today that it has provided a senior secured credit facility to support Audax Private Equity’s acquisition of PHOENIX Rehabilitation and Health Services.

NXT Capital acted as the Sole Lead Arranger, Administrative Agent and Sole Bookrunner for this transaction.

“We are pleased to work with the NXT Capital team again,” said Mark Cordes, Managing Director, Audax Private Equity. “NXT’s experience in the healthcare services sector allowed for a quick and efficient closing and going forward, the NXT credit facility is structured to allow PHOENIX to continue with its growth plans.”

Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Blairsville, PA, PHOENIX is a community of out-patient rehabilitation centers with over 80 locations across the East Coast of the U.S. Guided by the culture of fundamentals entitled The PHOENIX Way, PHOENIX is committed to providing the highest quality and value-based care for physical and occupational therapies. In addition to rehabilitation services, the WorkPlace Health (WPH) division operates in several PA counties offering non-emergency injury care and injury case management, as well as, occupational health services such as drug screens, audiometric testing, DOT and non-DOT physicals.

Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, and San Francisco. Since its founding in 1999, the firm has raised over $23 billion in capital across its Private Equity and Private Debt businesses. Audax Private Equity has invested over $5 billion in 119 platforms and 724 add-on companies. Through its disciplined Buy & Build approach, Audax seeks to help platform companies execute add-on acquisitions that fuel revenue growth, optimize operations, and significantly increase equity value. With more than 220 employees and over 100 investment professionals, the firm is a leading capital partner for North American middle market companies. For more information, visit the Audax Group website www.audaxgroup.com.

NXT Capital provides structured financing solutions through its Corporate Finance and Real Estate Finance groups and is based in Chicago with offices in Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York and Phoenix.