M&A Deal Summary

Midlothian Capital Partners Limited Acquires HB Education

On October 29, 2018, private equity firm Midlothian Capital Partners Limited acquired education company HB Education from Cox And Kings for 467M GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Midlothian Capital Partners Limited’s 1st transaction in the Education sector.
  • This is Midlothian Capital Partners Limited’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Midlothian Capital Partners Limited’s 3rd transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2018-10-29
Target HB Education
Sector Education
Buyer(s) Midlothian Capital Partners Limited
Sellers(s) Cox And Kings
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 467M GBP

Target

HB Education

United Kingdom
HB Education Ltd. is a provider of residential adventure and study trips for schools, youth organizations and young people through the PGL brand, along with educational travel tours for schools and further/higher education students through NST, EST, and Studylink. HB Education was founded in 2017 and is based in United Kingdom.

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Buyer(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

Midlothian Capital Partners is a private investment firm focused on consumer focused opportunities in the UK. Midlothian Capital Partners was formed in 2015 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 3
Sector (Education) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
Country (United Kingdom) 3 of 3
Year (2018) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-02-05 Park Leisure 2000

Poppleton, United Kingdom

Park Leisure 2000 Ltd. owns and operates holiday home parks throughout the UK in the country and coastal locations, with facilities and standards of service that are famous for five-star quality. Park Leisure 2000 is based in Poppleton, United Kingdom.

Buy £103M

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Cox And Kings

Mumbai, India

website


Category Company
Founded 1758
Sector Consumer Services
DESCRIPTION

Cox & Kings is the longest established travel company in the world.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 3
Sector (Education) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
Country (United Kingdom) 3 of 3
Year (2018) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-07-05 Greenbank Holidays

Northwich, United Kingdom

Greenbank Holidays Ltd. (Eurocamp) is an operator of restaurants in UK.

Sell -