Deal Secures Future Of Sheffield Care Homes Corporate Specialists Advise On Charity's Acquisition 29.09.2011 Irwin Mitchell’s Corporate team has advised on registered charity SheffCare’s acquisition of two care homes from South Yorkshire Housing Association securing the future of 80 places for residents.SheffCare is a registered charity which now runs 11 care homes in Sheffield. The charity has acquired two care homes in Sheffield, at Grange Crescent, Sharrow, and Midhurst Road, Fox Hill, from South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) in a deal worth more than £1m.Laurence Gavin, a Partner in the Corporate team at Irwin Mitchell and a specialist in public sector and charity commercial work, advised on the business acquisition. Graham Walker from the Real Estate team at Irwin Mitchell also advised on the property elements of the deal. “SheffCare was already running the homes on behalf of SYHA under a management arrangement so it was a natural progression for them to take on the ownership of the properties,” said Mr Gavin. “We were able to use our specialist knowledge of working with third sector organisations in a number of areas of law to help bring this deal to a close.”Duncan Bell, Chief Executive of SheffCare, said: "We are delighted to have been able to protect more than 80 much needed care home beds within the city. As the leading not for profit care home provider in Sheffield we knew it was in the city's interests to save both these excellent homes and we are both proud and delighted to have been able to reach an agreement with SYHA on their sale." Press contact Dave Grimshaw Press Officer 0114 274 4397 Email Dave Tags Corporate Mergers And Acquisitions Private Equity Laurence Gavin Graham Walker Sheffield Related articles 20.03.2019Government Issues Recommendation for Leasehold Reform 15.03.2019Irwin Mitchell Recruits Hundreds Of Volunteers For Red Nose Day 2019 15.03.2019Irwin Mitchell Scoops Hat-trick At Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 13.03.2019Sheffield City Region Launches Global Innovation Corridor At MIPIM 2019 08.03.2019Irwin Mitchell Launches Women in Law Timeline 05.03.2019Does A Rest Break At Work Have To Be Continuous?