21 Invest France has acquired a majority stake in Edukea group alongside Christophe Caporossi, Chairman of the group.
Training & Education
Browne Jacobson advises on Creative College'a Apiary-backed acquisition of dBs sound and music institute
Browne Jacobson’s national private equity team has advised North West based Access Creative College (ACC) on its Apiary-backed acquisition of the sound and music institute, dBS for an undisclosed consideration.
MyTutor, a UK-based trusted tutoring platform and a provider of in-school tuition in last year’s Government-backed National Tuition Programme, has raised GBP15 million in a funding round led by SEEK Investments, with support from existing investors including Mobeus Equity Partners.
A platform that helps parents and students to find online tutors has raised a further GBP3 million investment amidst a boom in business following the pandemic.
CollegeDekho raises USD26.5m in ongoing Series B funding round led by Winter Capital, ETS & Man Capital
CollegeDekho, a Indian college admissions and education services platform, has raised USD26.5 million in an ongoing (and oversubscribed) series B funding round led by Winter Capital Partners, ETS Strategic Capital – the private equity investments arm of ETS, Calega, and existing investors Man Capital and Rajeev Chaba.
Follett Corporation has sold Follett School Solutions (FSS), the company’s K-12 software and content division, to Francisco Partners, a technology-focused global investment firm.
Periscope Equity, a lower middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in technology-enabled business services, has invested in CyberMaxx, LLC through a recapitalisation in partnership with management.
UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised Kortext, a Bournemouth-based university-focussed digital teaching and learning platform, in securing a GBP15 million series B investment from DMG Ventures, the venture capital arm of Daily Mail and General Trust plc, that has previously backed companies including Cazoo and Zoopla.
US-focused startup Team Odeon has raised EUR2 million in funding towards its higher education and career choice focused website, Degreechoices.com.
Crehana, an education technology platform for companies and individuals focused on closing the reskilling and upskilling gap in Latin America, has raised USD70m in a Series B round led by General Atlantic.