Bristol Hospice Expands Footprint in Oregon with Acquisition of Comfort Hospice and Palliative Care


Salt Lake City, Utah (April 3rd, 2019) – Bristol Hospice, a portfolio Company of Webster Equity Partners, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Comfort Hospice and Palliative Care (“Comfort Hospice” or the “Company”), one of the leading hospice providers in Oregon that services an average daily census of 130+ hospice patients.

“Comfort Hospice has an excellent reputation of delivering exceptional patient care. We look forward to expanding our existing programs in Oregon through this partnership and continuing to provide high quality, compassionate care to our surrounding communities,” said Hyrum Kirton, Bristol Hospice CEO.

This transaction represents the fourth acquisition by the Bristol Hospice platform which includes Optimal Hospice Care, Suncrest Hospice of Colorado and Brighton Hospice of Utah. Bristol Hospice is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah and will provide services from 25 locations across eight states. Webster invested in Bristol Hospice in November 2017 with the goal of providing the highest quality care hospice and palliative care services to meet the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of individuals at the end of life.

About Webster Equity Partners
Founded in 2003, Webster Equity Partners is a private equity firm that invests in the branded consumer and healthcare services industries and provides equity financing, expertise, and a broad contact network for management buyouts and growth capital. Webster is currently investing out of its fourth fund with $875 million of capital. For additional information on Webster Equity Partners, please visit

About Bristol Hospice
Bristol Hospice operates and manages hospice programs in eight states. The Bristol Programs are designed to promote quality and comprehensive hospice services to patients and families in the communities they serve. The Bristol leadership is committed to the company’s vision and mission in the delivery of our hospice services. The Company holds firm to its values and mission – Embracing a Reverence for Life. For additional information on Bristol please visit