Rockworth’s education and training experience includes online learning, apprenticeship providers, vocational training as well as many consultancy areas that relate to the field. The team has extensive experience across a spectrum of different education and training businesses in both consultancy and transaction related work. Whilst valuations vary significantly between service providers, technology providers, vocational and education businesses the common theme is that the whole industry is in a very dynamic phase with a great deal of corporate activity both in the UK and overseas.
What links the majority of these companies is a reliance on people – these businesses more than any others are all about their staff and in turn their relationships with clients and candidates. Typically key metrics when considering a transaction focus on the number and scale of ongoing clients, their stability over time and, where possible, contractual terms.