HCML relocates for an employee health risk management company | South West Deals


HCML, a provider of rehabilitation and managed care services backed by Apposite Capital, has acquired a Gloucestershire-based employee health risk management specialist.

Healthcare rm was founded in 2000 by Dr. Pamela Gellatly to bring an integrated approach to employee health management that incorporates safety, health and wellness.

The acquisition will allow HCML to significantly expand its presence in the corporate health market and broaden its range of services for employers and their employees.

Working together will strengthen the opportunities for both entities to enter new markets.

Complementing HCML, the healthcare firm provides integrated employee health risk management, including its alternative approach to employee assistance programs. This allows employees to access not only traditional psychological support, but also advice and guidance on musculoskeletal disorders, nutrition, menopause, aging, etc.

Following the acquisition, the healthcare industry will benefit from increased business development opportunities and marketing expertise, as well as access to HCML’s in-house developers to further enhance its growing digital capabilities.

Additionally, HCML will benefit from Healthcare rm’s integrated health and wellness platform which enables the collection of a data set that generates management insights for employers and has highlighted cost savings for employers and benefits for employees.

Nick Delaney, Managing Director of HCML, said: “Increasingly, this market is moving away from traditional reactive occupational health solutions and looking for data-driven preventative engagement of the entire workforce. with employees.”

Healthcare rm will continue to operate under its name as a subsidiary of HCML, with the current team remaining in place to drive the business forward.

Dr Pamela Gellatly said: “Over the past eight years, our data has identified that there is a strong correlation between poor health and underlying personal risk factors which are often both
physical and psychological. At a time when the well-being of employees is at the heart of business concerns, partnering with HCML will allow the two organizations to offer employers, insurers and intermediaries a truly unique service that can demonstrate results.”

HCML was acquired by specialist healthcare investor Apposite Capital in 2021

Rory Pope, Partner at Apposite Capital, said: “This is an exciting acquisition for HCML. The healthcare company’s leading corporate health and wellness offering, its contacts in this market and its knowledge, data and value propositions will significantly accelerate HCML’s strategy to expand their existing business. health division.

HCML has offices in Croydon, Bristol and Manchester.

Stephenson Harwood acted as legal counsel to Apposite, with Hazlewoods on tax and financial due diligence.


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