Baar-Zug, 3 February 2011
Partners Group invests in international provider of private schools Nord Anglia Education on behalf of its clients
Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, has closed a direct investment in Nord Anglia Education on behalf of its clients together with its investment partner Baring Private Equity Asia.
Nord Anglia Education is a leader in the international provision of high quality, innovative education, training and guidance for children and young adults. Since Nord Anglia Education was founded in 1972, it has developed extensive experience in managing schools and working with governments to raise standards and improve educational achievement. Nord Anglia Education operates premium quality education facilities ranging from kindergartens to secondary schools in eight cities worldwide, currently teaching over 6’000 students. Additionally, Nord Anglia Education’s Learning Services division works with government departments, education authorities, schools and other public sector organizations to deliver a wide range of education, training and learning support in the UK, the Middle East and Asia.
Partners Group aims to support Nord Anglia Education in further establishing its leadership position in the educational sector. The benefits of access to Partners Group’s global industry network should further aid Nord Anglia in continuing to grow its business in Switzerland and around the world.
Christoph Rubeli, Partner in the private equity team, comments: "We are very excited about this unique investment opportunity in the educational sector, which is displaying rapid growth in all regions around the globe, especially in the attractive emerging markets."