Extendicare to close corporate headquarters in Milwaukee

Special to The Freeman

Feb. 26, 2015

MILWAUKEE — When Extendicare Holdings, Inc. closes its corporate headquarters in Milwaukee around the end of April, about 287 employees will be affected, according to the Department of Workforce Development.

The company sent a notice to the DWD informing it that Extendicare Holdings’ office will close at 111 W. Michigan St. on April 30 or shortly after.

According to the letter, ownership of Extendicare Holdings and its subsidiaries “will be transferred to upon consummation of the transactions contemplated by the share purchase agreement dated Nov. 7, 2014 between FC Domino Acquisition, LLC and Extendicare International Inc.”

In 2014, Extendicare Inc. reached a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and several states to resolve claims and investigations.

In November, Extendicare Inc. announced it had reached an agreement to sell the U.S. portion of its operations.

Extendicare offered long-term health care, outpatient rehabilitation therapy and assisted living.