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HMKW University of Applied Sciences becomes part of the European University Network AD Education

Frankfurt, 08 September 2020. HMKW University of Applied Sciences for Media, Communication and Management (HMKW) joins the university network of the French group AD Education (ADE). HMKW is active at three locations across Germany with almost 2,000 students. ADE is an association of French, Italian and Spanish universities with a total of more than 15,000 students. With the acquisition of HMKW, AD Education enters the German higher education market.

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Providence Strategic Growth and Verdane Invest in Hornetsecurity

London, Oslo and Hanover, 30 July 2020. Providence Strategic Growth (“PSG”), the growth equity affiliate of premier asset management firm Providence Equity Partners (“Providence”), and Verdane, the specialist Northern European growth equity investor, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for an investment in Hornetsecurity Group (“Hornetsecurity”), a leading European provider of cloud-based email security and data protection, whereby affiliates of PSG become new shareholders in the Company whereas Verdane re-invests.

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ZUR ROSE GROUP STRENGTHENS EUROPEAN MARKET LEADERSHIP THROUGH ACQUISITION OF MAIL-ORDER AND DIABETES ACTIVITIES OF APOTAL GROUP

Frankfurt am Main, 26 June 2020

– Further expansion of European market leadership and #1 position in Germany with now more than 8 million active customers (1)
– Improved pole position to benefit from eRx introduction and to serve as future launch pad for telemedicine and ehealth ecosystem
– Financing through available cash and issuance of shares

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ACXIT Capital Partners acted as exclusive M&A and financial advisor for the transfer of the Private University of Göttingen (PFH) as part of the K4 Group to Galileo Global Education Germany

Frankfurt. After 25 years of successful development, the shareholders of the K4 Group handed over the university-related educational companies and their sister company Private Hochschule Göttingen (PFH) to Galileo Global Education Germany on February 1, 2020. The focus was on accelerating the development of the university and strengthening its leading role in distance learning with the synergies of the sister companies.

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