King’s Own Institute sells for $128m

By Jerome Doraisamy|23 October 2019

Australian higher education provider King’s Own Institute has been advised on its sale to China Education Group.

Firm: Clifford Chance (King’s Own Institute); unknown (China Education Group).

Deal: CC advised the shareholders of KOI on its $128 million sale to HKEX-listed China Education Group.

Area: Corporate.

Value: $128 million.

Key players: The CC team was led by partner Mark Currell and counsel Jacob Kahwaji.

Deal significance: Speaking about the deal, Mr Kahwaji said: "We are delighted to have supported the shareholders of KOI in bringing this transaction to fruition.”

“Australia represents one of the most popular and fastest-growing international student markets in the world, and the Australian education sector continues to be the subject of interest from private equity and trade buyers throughout the region,” he added.

King’s Own Institute sells for $128m
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