Divestments

AcadeMedia

A leading education provider providing a complete educational offering spanning from pre-schools to adult education across Sweden, Norway and Germany

EQT acquired AcadeMedia in June 2010 with a value creation plan centered around accelerating growth through green-field roll-out, improved utilization of the installed base of schools by additional /extension of educational programs and acquisitions of both single unit schools and larger complementary platforms inside and outside of existing markets.

  • Sector
    Services
  • Country
    Sweden
  • Responsible Advisor
    Harry Klagsbrun
  • Fund
    EQT VI
  • Entry
    2010
  • Exit
    2017-10-11

About Academedia
During EQT’s ownership period, the company almost quadrupled in size and transformed from a domestic Swedish player into the largest and most diversified independent education provider in Northern Europe, with approximately EUR 1 billion of revenues and operating more than 600 schools and units across Sweden, Norway and Germany. In addition to growth, AcadeMedia developed a market leading quality model which is used as a tool to measure and benchmark units across all relevant quality aspects in order to constantly improve the operations.

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