Outcomes First Group Receives Majority Investment From The Rise Fund and InvestCorp

Outcomes First Group

The Rise Fund, TPG’s multi-sector impact investing strategy firm, and Investcorp, a global alternative investment firm, signed a definitive agreement together with Stirling Square Capital Partners to acquire a majority investment in Outcomes First Group, a UK-based provider of education to young people and adults with autism, learning disabilities, and other complex Special Education Needs (“SEN”).

The amount was undisclosed. The Rise Fund is making a majority investment in OFG with Investcorp making a minority investment.

Led by David Leatherbarrow, CEO, Outcomes First Group (OFG) is a provider of education and therapeutic care offering a whole range of services from schools, continuing education, residential services and therapeutic clinical services – all working together to support children, young people and adults. The Group’s specialist education and therapeutic care services are provided by its nationwide teams, under the brands Acorn Education and Care and Options Autism. OFG is one of the UK’s leading SEN providers, operating 56 high quality schools that serve over 3,000 students between 3-25 years of age.