King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has advised the French private equity company Capza (formerly Capzanine) on the acquisition of a majority stake in the online learning group IMF International Business School, one of the benchmarked companies in Spain in the sector of postgraduate programmes.
Roberto Pomares, Corporate partner at King & Wood Mallesons in Spain, has coordinated the legal team involved in this deal. Other relevant lawyers were partners José Antonio Calleja (Real Estate) and Carlos Gil (Employment); senior associates Gonzalo Fernández (Corporate), Candela Escribano (Real Estate), Sandra de Andrés (Employment) and Fernando Jiménez (Tax); and associates Laura Moreira (Corporate), Oscar Fuertes (Tax) and Emiliano Moreno (Corporate).
With this transaction Capza already accumulates €160 million invested in the Spanish market over the last three years. Previously King & Wood Mallesons had also advised the French company on its investment in the healthcare group Clínicas Dorsia, Clínicas Eva and Clínicas Origen and on the acquisition of a minority stake in the software company Ivnosys.