Sterling National Bank, the principal subsidiary of Sterling Bancorp, provided $26 million in senior secured credit facilities to support the acquisition of Learn It Systems by LLR Partners.

Learn It Systems is a provider of autism therapy and special education services. The company operates in 16 states, supporting children with autism and other special needs across multiple care settings including schools, clinics and the home.

Sterling National Bank – Healthcare Finance is a specialty lending group primarily offering a full range of senior secured credit facilities and banking solutions to healthcare middle market providers in the U.S. with borrowing needs from $5 million to $100 million.

LLR Partners invests in middle market growth companies in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on healthcare, technology and services.