Quadrant makes first investment in after-school care sector

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Quadrant makes first investment in after-school care sector

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Private equity firm Quadrant has been advised by King & Wood Mallesons in its first ever investment in the out-of-school care (OSHC) sector.

Firm: King & Wood Mallesons (Quadrant Private Equity)

Deal: Quadrant Private Equity (Quadrant) has announced its investment in Junior Adventures Group (JAG), alongside JAG’s founders and Advent Partners.

Value: Undisclosed

Area: Finance

Key players: The King & Wood Mallesons legal team was led by partner Mark McNamara, with assistance from partners Tim Sherman and Elizabeth Hundt Russell, special counsel Alex Elser, senior associate Anthony Boogert and solicitors Claire Achermann, Justin Wretham and Victoria Lanyon.


Deal significance: In making the announcement, King & Wood Mallesons confirmed JAG is Quadrant’s first investment in the out-of-school hours care (OSHC) sector, with the group operating across 400 schools nationally.

“We are delighted to have been engaged by Quadrant on its first investment in the OSHC sector and on one of the initial investments in its new Fund 6," said King & Wood Mallesons partner Mark McNamara, commenting on the deal. 

"The sector is growing fast and undergoing a range of changes. The partnership of Quadrant, Advent, founders and management is a compelling one and positions JAG well for the future.”

Emma Ryan

Emma Ryan

Emma Ryan is the deputy head of editorial at Momentum Media and editor of its legal publication, Lawyers Weekly. 

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