- The Business
- In Their Own Words
World Class Learning Group (realised)
World Class Learning Group ( WCL), is a leading London-based international schools group educating c. 4,500 students, aged 3-18, in nine international schools and with contracts to manage the learning in a further eight. WCL offers pupils a premium learning environment.
Under Sovereign’s ownership, student numbers increased by 165% to c.4,500, International College Spain was acquired, new greenfield sites were established, and almost £20 million was invested in the buildings and infrastructure to ensure the best
possible learning environment for pupils. The centrepiece of WCL’s learning products, International Primary Curriculum is now used in over 1,500 schools across 80 countries – an increase from 400 schools in 44 countries at the time of Sovereign’s investment.
- Date: 2008 - 2013
- Buy & Build: 5 transactions
“Sovereign Capital was a highly supportive investment partner, who understood the education market and shared our commitment to placing the educational needs of our students at the very heart of our offering.”
James Alexandre, Chairman