Ashurst advises on £70.4 million acquisition of Wey Education

Global law firm Ashurst is advising Rothschild & Co on the £70.4 million acquisition of Wey Education plc by Inspired Education Online Limited, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Inspired Education Holdings Limited. 

Inspired Education Holdings Limited owns and operates over 60 premium private-pay K-12 schools with 48,000 students enrolled across 20 countries globally. In October 2020, Inspired launched their first online offering, King’s College Online, which blends online learning with the option of spending time at one of Inspired’s schools.

Wey Education plc is a UK based online education provider who delivers live lessons in online classrooms either as a complete school experience or as supplementary education.

The Ashurst team is being led by partners Tom Mercer and James Fletcher, assisted by associates Alexandra Brogan and Demi Pham.

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