It's well known that demand for access to a global education is growing. But how has the involvement of private equity's big money, combined with education providers' big growth ambitions, influenced the industry? Beckie Smith finds out.
Experience English, which operates four UK English language schools, has been acquired by the Real Experience Group, which also owns low-cost brand, The English Studio. Further growth in the ELT sector is now on its agenda, The PIE News can reveal.
Ireland-based investment firm, Real Experience Group, has acquired ECM college in Dublin in a deal valued at more than €1m. The move marks the group's second acquisition in the English language sector, after it bought The English Studio in London last May.