June 14, 2023
Translink Corporate Finance in Germany acted as the advisor to Education Partners GmbH, a portfolio company of Odewald KMU, on the acquisition of FernAkademie Touristik.
Education Partners GmbH is a leading provider of professional further education in the area of distant. Their streamlined organisational structure and extensive expertise enable them to excel in developing, planning, and delivering high-quality, certified seminars, courses, and learning material. As a certified partner in continuing education, Education Partners GMBH is committed to providing exceptional quality and service, setting them apart in the industry.
Both the Education Partners GmbH and Odewald KMU teams were appreciative of the process. “Thanks to your help, we were able to successfully complete this acquisition for our Education Partners group. The communication was always precise, timely and very pleasant and always gave us the necessary orientation in the transaction!”, said Igor Golubov, Partner, Odewald KMU.
Dorthe Windeck, Managing Director, Education Partners GmbH, reiterated the sentiment. “A big thank you to the team at Translink for their expert advice during our recent transaction. Your professional support and extensive transaction experience were of great added value to Education partners Group, so we are very happy to continue working together. Thank you for your outstanding work!”
FernAkademie Touristik is a reputable institution specialising in distance learning courses for tourism education and professional development. As a recognised provider of further education, they offer a wide range of comprehensive programs in the field of tourism, enabling individuals to enhance their knowledge and skills through flexible and accessible learning methods.
Michael Schröder, Managing Director, FernAkademie Touristik is pleased with the outcome: “With the active support of Translink, we have now been able to transfer our company into other hands. I would like to thank Petra Fischer and Carsten Wolter from Translink for their competent support and personal commitment. I was particularly impressed by their open communication and pragmatic approach, without which we would not have been able to close the deal.”
Petra Fischer, Partner at Translink Corporate Finance Germany said: “It was a great pleasure for me and the entire Translink project team to be able to support such an agile and fast-growing company on the buy-side. With FernAkademie Touristik, we have found an ideal target for our client to jointly develop the portfolio company Education Partners of Odewald KMU strategically and operationally.”
This strategic acquisition further strengthens Education Partners’ position in the education sector, expanding its portfolio and enhancing its offerings in the field of tourism education.
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