Founded in 1973, Apollo is the world's second largest for profit education company.Through its ownership of the University of Pheonix, Apollo Global Carnegie Learning, College for Financial Planning and the Institute for Professional Development, it has established itself as a leading provider of higher education programs for working adults by focusing on servicing the needs of the working adult.
26 November 2012 - The Education Unit of McGraw-Hill is to be sold to Apollo Global Management for $2.5bn, capping a process that took more than a year. more →
17 October 2012 - Apollo Group revenues fall 11% in Q4 prompting the share price to fall 24.1%, a new low. more →
17 July 2012 - Apollo Group has sold Manders Portman Woodward (“MPW”) to Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc. ("Levine Leichtman") for £54.8m. MPW is one of the UK’s best known independent for-profit sixth form college groups with colleges in London, Birmingham and Cambridge. MPW offers full-time GCSE courses, A-level courses and intensive A-level and GSCE retake and revision courses. more →
25 January 2016 - Equity Strategies is pleased to announce its lead role in the acquisition of INVE Aquaculture Holding B.V.
27 October 2015 - Equity Strategies advises Benchmark Holdings plc on the acquisition of two key players in the tilapia breeding and genetics sector.
19 March 2015 - Equity Strategies originates acquisition of leading veterinary CPD and training provider, Improve International on behalf of Benchmark Holdings plc.
02 March 2015 - Equity Strategies advised Benchmark Holdings plc on two strategic acquisitions in aquaculture breeding and genetics valued at £41m.
Deal origination - acquisitions - We help quoted companies and private equity houses source acquisitions in the UK and overseas.
Deal origination - disposals - We help owners of companies wishing to dispose of their business.
IPO advice - We provide strategic, financial and valuation advice to companies considering an IPO.
Valuation - We undertake valuations for ESOP transactions, employee share schemes and for a wide range of fiscal, legal and commercial purposes.
Our corporate finance skills can be employed in a wide range of sectors. We have a particular strength in animal health, education, outsourcing, IT, data analytics and financial publishing.More →