Harrington, Jacobs named EOY winners

Cordia Harrington of The Bun Companies and Joey Jacobs of Acadia Healthcare have been named regional EY Entrepreneurs Of The Year for 2015. The two executives were honored Wednesday night at a gala hosted by accounting firm EY at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. The regional EOY program covers company builders in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. Read more about the event here.

Jun 25, 2015 7:38 AM

Acadia CEO generates $1.7M from option, stock deals

Shares have risen 15% YTD
Apr 6, 2015 1:30 PM

Acadia creates VP of government relations role

Sen. Alexander's finance director tapped for newly created position
Mar 19, 2015 2:00 PM

Keeping the core small

Acadia's top two talk leadership and growth strategies in M&A
Mar 13, 2015 5:54 AM

EC Hall of Fame: The Class of 2014

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Dec 7, 2014 11:10 AM

Acadia CEO previews more acquisitions

Growth plans here and in UK follow $1B+ buy of California company
Oct 30, 2014 12:45 PM

Acadia buying California company for more than $1.1B

Stock rises after hours on word of deal that will add 120 facilities
Oct 29, 2014 4:14 PM

UHS to pay $65M to settle '09 Psych Solutions shareholder suit

Pension fund had accused Franklin company of misleading investors
Sep 9, 2014 6:47 AM

Acadia CEO details JV strategy

Jacobs planning partnerships with nonprofits in addition to outright acquisitions, bed additions
Jul 31, 2014 7:12 AM

Acadia completes UK acquisition

Acadia Healthcare announced Wednesday it has completed the $662 million acquisition of Partnerships in Care, the United Kingdom's second largest behavioral health provider.

"We are very pleased to enter the U.K. market for inpatient behavioral care with such a high quality provider and well-established market leader as PiC," Joey Jacobs, Acadia CEO, said in a release. "We continue to believe that favorable market dynamics in the U.K. present a significant opportunity for accretive growth. With PiC's strong management team, supported by Acadia's experienced organization and access to capital, we are confident that we are well positioned to achieve our expectations for growth in the U.K., both organically and through additional acquisitions."

Shares of Acadia (Ticker: ACHC) were up 3 percent to $47.51 Wednesday morning. In the past 12 months, they're up 43 percent.

Jul 2, 2014 11:15 AM