parquest capital

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Eduservices

the company

Eduservices is France’s fourth player in private higher education, counting around 19,000 students and with 29 campuses. It offers multidisciplinary teaching, from bachelors (years 1 to 3 post-baccalaureate) to master’s (year 4 to 5), both in initial training and work-linked training.

The group owns a diversified portfolio of 15 national and regional school brands :

  • Three specialised schools with national recognition: ISCOM (communication), Tunon (hospitality and tourism) and Pigier Création (beauty),
  • Three schools dedicated to business and management: Pigier Performance, IPAC Bachelor Factory and MBway,
  • Two newly created schools: MyDigitalSchool dedicated to digital and WIN dedicated to sport,
  • Seven regional school brands with strong local recognition.

THE PROJECT

In February 2019, Parquest Capital took a minority stake in Eduservices, besides M. Philippe Grassaud, the group’s founder and majority shareholder, and the management team, with the aim of accompanying the group’s development.

The transaction is a milestone in Eduservices development plan, whose roadmap is to :

  • Accelerate the group’s organic growth, notably by taking advantage of a structurally increasing demand for work-linked programs,
  • Enhance the group’s profitability,
  • Participate in the consolidation of French private higher-education sector.

MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS

  • February 2019 - Parquest Capital acquires a stake in Eduservices group
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Investment date February 2019
Divestment date -
Sector Health & Care
Deal type MBO
Headquarters Levallois-Perret
Turnover (€M) 115
Headcount 955 employees
CEO Vicent Dupuy