German Equity Partners V (“GEP V”), a fund managed by the independent German investment company ECM Equity Capital Management GmbH (“ECM”), has acquired a majority stake in Education Group. GEP V acquired the majority of the shares from the companies’ founders, who together with ECM intend to continue their successful development with combined forces as Education Group. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price or further details of the transaction.
The Education Group, headquartered in Ludwigsburg/Germany, represents an alliance of leading education and training institutes in the mobility sector. Today, Education Group operates three business units – driving license training for beginner drivers (ACADEMY), basic and advanced training for professional drivers (ACADEMY), and both basic and advanced training for driving instructors (DVPI). The group operates more than 400 own and franchise locations.
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