Long’s Drugs Inc. (“Long’s”), a portfolio company of Tailwind Capital, announced that it has acquired Avita Drugs Inc. (“Avita”). Avita is a leading specialty pharmacy serving chronically ill patient populations in Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
Headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Avita operates a network of pharmacies in Louisiana, Texas, and North Carolina that serve the needs of people living with chronic health conditions. The company offers a broad range of differentiated, high-touch solutions to patients and healthcare providers including (i) proprietary adherence programs, (ii) personalized patient counseling and education, (iii) extensive 340B pharmacy dispensing, administration and reporting services and (iv) comprehensive patient reporting services.
Christi Epps, Chief Executive Officer of Long’s, commented, “We are thrilled to partner with the Avita team. Avita is a market leader in the southeast, providing its patients with best-in-class service and care. This acquisition marks the continued expansion of our specialty pharmacy business and we believe it positions Long’s for future growth.”