Agape Care Group acquires GHC Hospice

September 14, 2022

Strengthens Its Presence in Georgia and South Carolina Adding 285 Patients and 135 Care Providers

SPARTANBURG, SC  – Agape Care Group (Agape Care), a portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners and a leading hospice and palliative care provider in the Southeast, announced it has acquired GHC Hospice (GHC). Founded in 2014, GHC is a hospice care provider serving 25 counties in Georgia and South Carolina with a reputation for superior clinical excellence.

Together with GHC, Agape Care Group expands its end-of-life care team to 1,450 employees caring for 3,600 patients across a growing footprint in the Southeast. Agape Care Group and its affiliates now serve over 85% of the counties in the state of GA along with operations across SC and part of NC.

“Our team is excited to welcome the 135 new teammates from GHC Hospice joining Agape Care Group. GHC’s track record of strong clinical quality, patient-centered focus and reach into more rural communities enables us to connect with more patients and families with high quality end-of-life care services in underserved geographies,” said Troy Yarborough, chief executive officer of Agape Care Group. “This further expansion in Georgia and South Carolina strengthens our team and solidifies our position as a leading hospice and palliative care provider across the Southeast.”

GHC Hospice will continue to operate under its current name in the near term. Terms of the deal are not disclosed.




As a regional leader in hospice and palliative care, Agape Care Group proudly serves 3,600 patients across South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina. The company’s 1,450 employees are committed to serving with love those touched by an advanced illness, providing comfort and support through compassionate care and meaningful experiences. Agape Care Group offers hospice and palliative services across multiple settings and is renowned for its superior patient-family experience and expertly trained professionals.


Ridgemont Equity Partners is a Charlotte-based middle market buyout and growth equity investor. Since 1993, the principals of Ridgemont have invested over $6 billion. The firm focuses on equity investments up to $500 million and utilizes a proven, industry-focused investment approach and repeatable value creation strategies.