ROCKY HILL, Conn. — ATG Rehab announced yesterday it has
acquired the complex rehab segment of Warwick, R.I.-based Vanguard
Home Medical Equipment, a subsidiary of Landauer Metropolitan, and
Peak Wheelchairs of Colorado with offices in Lafayette (Denver) and

"ATG Rehab looks forward to building upon the complex
rehabilitation services that Vanguard has provided during the past
15 years to more than 20 hospitals and rehab facilities in Rhode
Island, including Hasbro Children's Center Hospital, Southern New
England Rehabilitation Center, Meeting Street Center, and the
Trudeau Center to name a few," said ATG Rehab Northeast Regional
President Frank Biondello in a release.

With the Vanguard acquisition, ATG now serves over 2,000
hospitals, rehab facilities and clinicians and more than 35,000
clients in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island.
The addition of Peak Wheelchairs in Colorado means the company now
services more than 5,000 people across that state.

In October, ATG
added four branches
in Oklahoma City, Okla.; Chattanooga,
Tenn.; and Lynnwood (Seattle) and Tacoma, Wash.

In January, the company announced a majority investment by
Boston-based Audax Private Equity
. At the time, said ATG Rehab
CEO Paul Bergantino, "Our plan is to continue to lead consolidation
efforts within the industry, expanding both our physical presence
and focus on providing excellent service and support to our

A subsidiary of Assistive Technology Group, the company has 27
locations in 19 states.