References Letters

“We want to thank you and your team for the professional manner in which you handled the negotiations and subsequent sale. Since this was a once in a lifetime event, we wanted to make sure we did not make a major error. Your experience and guidance throughout the process was invaluable and gave us that reassurance. Your reasonable approach to dealing with problems had a calming effect esp. as the situation became a little hectic as closing approached. I also appreciated your willingness to advocate my position with the buyer when I felt strongly about an issue. I learned that completing a transaction of this scope is time consuming and complicated, and having Stoneridge Partners to guide us was the only way we could have completed the sale in such a short time frame.”

– Mary Harmelink, HealthForce, North Carolina

“Thank you all for assisting us through the successful sale of our agency. Throughout the entire process Stoneridge earned our confidence and respect. We especially appreciate your regard for your interest in staff retention and compatible values in a buyer. I give Stoneridge a heart-felt endorsement.”

– Tim McCormick, Pioneer Home Health Agency.

“I want to thank Stoneridge Partners for all of their help with the recent sale of our 3 Hospice agencies. I greatly appreciate your assistance in helping me negotiate a price with the buyer than was greater than expected. My transaction was handled professionally and very discretely. In addition, you and your staff exhibited, throughout the process, sterling professionalism, as well as, demonstrated traits of mature guidance which was based on tested / proven experience. I strongly recommend Stoneridge Partners to anyone who is serious about selling their home care or hospice agency.”

– Hal Sims, Nightingale Hospice

“You have been named one of the most influential people in the homecare and hospice community.

– To Don Cummins from Val J. Halamandaris, President, National Association of Home Care & Hospice

“I am grateful to Stoneridge Partners for all of their help with my transaction. You were able to negotiate a price with the buyer that was above and beyond my expectations. My experience was overall smooth and I attribute that to Stoneridge Partners and their willingness to stay in the driver’s seat through the entire transaction. I strongly recommend them to anyone who is serious about selling their home care agency due to their character, professionalism and experience.”

– Aaron Marcum, Arbor Senior Care

“I want to thank you for the terrific job you did in representing our company and consummating the transaction. The confidentiality was respected and we are very happy with the price and the smooth closing process. If anyone is ever looking for a recommendation have them give me a call. We are very happy with Stoneridge.”

– Ron Kaplan, Allied Health Care Corporation

“Our sale consisted of three separate companies, a holding company, a home health agency and a hospice. It was also a stock sale rather than an asset sale which made it more complicated. Stoneridge guided us through each step making themselves available anytime we needed them to address our concerns or questions. They are great communicator and always followed up timely. Through the process we learned to have the utmost respect for Stoneridge. I highly recommend Stoneridge Partners.”

– June Baldini, Previous President/CEO, Willowbrook Health Systems, Willowbrook Home Health and Willowbrook Hospice

“I just wanted to express my appreciation for your role as our intermediary in the successful sale of Priority Home Health Care, Inc. I truly believe we were able to get the highest price for my company. You brought competitive bids to the table and we were able to recoup after the first one failed.”

– Gary Burgund, Former Owner, Priority Home Health

“I had the pleasure of working with Stoneridge Partners during a recent sale of my Home Health Company. They were very knowledgeable, pleasant and professional…. always willing to help with any questions or situation that arose. Whenever they stated that they would follow up on a particular item, it was always done accurately and timely. This type of transaction can be very exacerbating, but Stoneridge did everything to make it go as smoothly as possible. I would highly recommend Stoneridge Partners to anyone considering the sale of a Healthcare business. They will definitely go the extra mile to ensure a successful transaction!”

– David Sullivan, former owner of Hometown Homecare

“I wanted to let you know what a pleasure it has been working with you on this deal. I hope we get a chance to work together again in the future… I’ve dealt with a lot of brokers over the past couple of years and you have been one of the most straightforward and easiest to deal with brokers that I’ve had experience with. Great job and I hope our paths cross again soon.”

-David Lester, CEO, Prohealth Hospice, Gadsden

“We retained Stoneridge Partners in a buy-side agreement to find and closet transactions with strong companies. The presentation of potential acquisition candidates was excellent. Stoneridge’s engagement and expertise in every phase of the process was extremely helpful, and greatly exceeded our expectations.”

– Keith Ray, Senior Vice President. Christian Homes, Inc.