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Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC) today announced the purchase of Greenleaf Center, a 50-bed acute inpatient psychiatric facility in Valdosta, GA. Acadia purchased the facility in a transaction that was completed January 1, 2013, from South Georgia Medical Center, a non-profit health system.
“We are pleased to begin 2013 with the purchase of a high quality acute inpatient psychiatric facility,” commented Joey Jacobs, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Acadia. “We welcome the experienced and professional staff of Greenleaf Center to the Acadia team, and we expect that, with annual revenues of approximately $7 million, this facility will have an accretive impact on our 2013 earnings per share. In addition, this transaction is our first with a non-profit healthcare organization. We believe the non-profit segment of the healthcare industry has the potential to be a meaningful source of additional acquisition opportunities.”
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