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Quayle Munro has an extensive track record of working with companies across the broad education, training and academic spectrum, including:

  • Academic journal and book publishing
  • Academic software
  • Education content
  • Education software
  • Further Education
  • Higher Education
  • Private schools
  • Professional training
  • Qualifications and accreditation
  • Testing and assessment
  • Vocational training

We have developed a deep understanding of the trends and value drivers in these areas and work with our clients to assist them in unlocking value during, and in advance of, a transaction.

Our team has worked on many notable transactions in this space, including the sales of AVEDAS to Thomson Reuters, Bio Med Central Group to Springer, BPP to Apollo Global, The College of Law to Montagu Private Equity, 7city to Fitch, Espresso to Discovery, GL Education Group to Investcorp and Melorio to Pearson.

To tap into our knowledge of the education sector, please speak to one of our Managing Directors, who will be delighted to share their insights with you.

* Transactions completed by team members prior to joining Quayle Munro

Aug 17

Advised Investcorp Technology Partners on its acquisition of Impero Holdings Limited

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Jan 17

Advised Hotcourses Limited on its sale to IDP Education Limited

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Sep 16

Advised Silverfleet Capital on its acquisition of Lifetime Training

Sep 16

Advised Global University Systems on its acquisition of Arden University

Jan 16

Advised Kaplan International on its acquisition of Mander Portman Woodward

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Jul 15

Advised Eukleia Training Limited on its sale to Learning Technologies Group PLC

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Jun 15

Advised Global University Systems BV on its acquisition of The University of Law from Montagu Private Equity

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Nov 13

Advised Espresso Group on its sale to Discovery Communications Inc

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Feb 13

Advised on the sale of Northgate Managed Services to Capita*

Feb 13

Advised shareholders of 7city Learning on its sale to Fitch Group

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Apr 12

Advised on the sale of The College of Law to Montagu Equity*

Mar 12

Advised on the sale of Granada Learning to Investcorp*

Aug 10

Advised the shareholders of the Cartwright Group on the sale of its Canada Law Book division to Thomson Reuters

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Apr 09

Advised Cengage Learning on the sale of ICS in the UK and NTI in the Netherlands, to Cornelsen

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Jan 09

Advised JMI on the sale of the business to Delmar

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Nov 08

Advised on the disposal of Granada Learning Content*

Oct 08

Advised the shareholders on the sale of Bio Med Central Group to Springer Science+Business Media

Sep 08

Advised Cengage Learning on the sale of Paraninfo SA to Ediciones Nobel

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Sep 08

Advised Pearson Plc on the sale of Heinemann Global Library to Capstone Press Inc

May 08

Advised Springer on the sale of Minerva to EBSCO Information Services

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May 08

Advised Key Curriculum Press on the sale of its higher education division to John Wiley & Sons Inc

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Apr 08

Advised Pearson on the sale of EAS Emotional Assessment System, the mental health diagnostic test, to Treatment Online.

Jan 08

Advised JTT Holding Inc, on the sale of Soliloquy Learning to Scientific Learning

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Mar 07

Advised on the sale of BPP Holdings Plc to Apollo Global*

Mar 07

Adviser to BPP Holdings plc on rejection of unsolicited bids from Carter & Carter Group plc*

Feb 07

Advised shareholders on the sale of Art+Commerce to IMG Group

Feb 07

Advised Haynes Publishing on the £3m sale of Sutton Publishing to Nonsuch Publishing

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Aug 06

Advised Thomson Learning on the sale of KG Saur Verlag to Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co

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Aug 06

Advised Granada Learning on the £12.4m sale of Letts and Leckie & Leckie to Huveaux Plc

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Jul 06

Advised the shareholders on the sale of the LibraPharm Ltd to Informa Healthcare for £21.5m

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Jul 06

Advised the shareholders of Sibelius Software Ltd on its acquisition by Avid Technology Inc

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Jun 06

Advised Hodder Headline on the sale of the journals list of Hodder Arnold to SAGE Publications

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May 06

Along with Mediobanca, advised the shareholders on the 80% sale of Paravia Bruno Mondadori Editori to Pearson

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Apr 06

Advised Granada Learning on the £4.64m divestment of David Fulton Publishers to Informa

Apr 06

Advised ITV on the divestment of the subsidiary Granada Learning to Veronis Suhler Stevenson

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Mar 06

Advised the shareholders of Philip Allan Updates on its sale to Hodder Headline (Hachette Livre group)

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Jan 06

Advised iParadigms on its equity raising strategy

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