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Essential Group

Founded Year



Series A | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$33.5M | 23 yrs ago

About Essential Group

Essential Group is a specialty clinical research and patient recruitment service organization.

Headquarters Location

1325 Tri-state Parkway Suite 300

Gurnee, Illinois, 60031,

United States


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Latest Essential Group News

MBO completed at West Yorkshire care group

Nov 29, 2017

A management buy-out has been completed at Essential Care Group Ltd. The founder and managing director of Essential Care Group Ltd., Paula Chamberlain, has announced she undertook the MBO of the care group from Birstall-based Essential Group of Companies. Essential Group of Companies, owned by Thomas Owens, consists of Essential Healthcare Solutions, Essential Training Group and Essential Care Group. Both Thomas and Paula held an equal shareholding in the care group. The care service business was initially founded by Paula in 2011 before entering into a partnership with the Essential Group of Companies in 2015. The management buy-out sees Paula take back full ownership of the business and will include the relocation of the company and its 35 employees to premises in Batley. Paula, who began her career as a care assistant in care home services, has grown Essential Care Group to a £800k turnover business. Paula Chamberlain said: “After a lot of discussion with Thomas and taking into consideration the exciting opportunities across Essential Group of Companies, both Thomas and I felt it was the right time for the MBO. “We have lots of exciting plans in the pipeline which will see the new business being able to focus on its core offering of providing levels of care not matched in the market”. Explore these topics

Essential Group Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Essential Group founded?

    Essential Group was founded in 1994.

  • Where is Essential Group's headquarters?

    Essential Group's headquarters is located at 1325 Tri-state Parkway, Gurnee.

  • What is Essential Group's latest funding round?

    Essential Group's latest funding round is Series A.

  • How much did Essential Group raise?

    Essential Group raised a total of $33.5M.

  • Who are the investors of Essential Group?

    Investors of Essential Group include Delphi Ventures, Focus Ventures, Tullis Health Investors, Galen Partners, CIT Venture Capital and 3 more.

  • Who are Essential Group's competitors?

    Competitors of Essential Group include Altarum Institute, Path-Tec, NovioGendix, GenoLogics Life Sciences Software, Rottapharm and 13 more.

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