Houlihan Lokey
Financial Advisor of the Year

Houlihan Lokey’s Education & Training team is delighted to have been awarded ‘Financial Advisor of the Year’ at this year’s EducationInvestor Awards. The judges commented that, in a strong line up, Houlihan Lokey stood out not only for its record and credibility of satisfied clients, but also the consequent impact on the whole education ecosystem. They also added that, as the leader in this space, the really big education brands trust Houlihan Lokey with their corporate finance advice, which speaks to the team’s personal reputation for network, competence and helpfulness.

More About Houlihan Lokey’s Education & Training team
Houlihan Lokey’s Education & Training team has earned a reputation for providing superior service and achieving outstanding results in M&A advisory, capital raising, restructuring, and financial and valuation advisory services. Our clients range from publicly listed business to founder-owned entities, and from private equity investors to charities, across a wide range of education and training verticals from early years/K12 schools (including all the content, technology and services to schools) to higher education institutions, and from corporate and professional training providers to workforce/talent management and acquisition.

In the last 12 months alone, Houlihan Lokey’s Education & Training team has advised on a wide range of successfully completed transactions including the sales of minority interests in Twinkl (to Vitruvian Partners) and Thomas’s London Day Schools (to Oakley Capital); the sales of FutureLearn (to Global University Systems), Copperfield Education (to Dukes Education), Clio (to Egmont) and The London Institute of Banking & Finance (to IU Group); and on the acquisitions of Digital Marketing Institute (by BPP), Kids & Us (by Charterhouse Capital), Babcock’s Civil Training Business (by Inspirit Capital), Aspire Education (by EMZ Partners) LifeLabs Learning (by Atairos) and Action Selling (by Sales Empowerment Group).

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