CBPE Capital (“CBPE”) is pleased to announce that it has invested in Rodericks Dental Holdings (“Rodericks”) alongside the founder and CEO, Shalin Mehra. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
Rodericks is a leading provider of NHS, private and specialist dental services and owns 71 practices in England and Wales. The business is headquartered in Northampton and employs more than 750 people.
Rodericks is differentiated in the UK market as the largest dental business which is managed by dentists. This ensures that the company has a strong clinical culture with first class treatment of patients at its core.
CBPE is investing in Rodericks to support management’s growth plan which focusses on continuously improving the high quality of care provided to patients, increasing the number of practices within the Rodericks group and broadening the range of dental services offered.
With its investment in Rodericks, CBPE continues its strong track record in supporting the healthcare sector and helping to build strong, sustainable businesses. CBPE’s current portfolio includes SpaMedica, providing leading ophthalmic services, Optima Health, the largest occupational health services provider in the UK, Medica Reporting which is the UK market leader in teleradiology, and Assisted Reproduction & Gynaecology Centre (ARGC) the leading fertility clinic in the UK.
Anand Jain, Partner, CBPE said: “We have known Shalin and the Rodericks team for a number of years and are delighted to be investing alongside them to support the business in the next stage of its development. The long term growth potential of the UK dental market is clear and we have been impressed with Rodericks’ keen focus on improving patient care; a focus which will deliver sustainable future growth for the company. We are excited about providing Rodericks with the investment required to enhance the existing services that its clinicians provide and to ensure that ever increasing numbers of patients have access to Rodericks’ high standards of care.”
Shalin Mehra, CEO of Rodericks said: “I have been very impressed by the team at CBPE and am certain that we have found the right partner to support our business. CBPE understands our market, the business and its culture and, like us, is truly passionate about improving dental care in the UK. I am looking forward to working with CBPE to grow the business in the years ahead.”
CBPE’s investment in Rodericks was led by Anand Jain with support from Tom Biddle, Rupert Parker and Ben Lewis. Anand Jain and Tom Biddle will join the Board of Rodericks.