1 Jan 2009

Hammarskiöld advises Bridgepoint in acquisition of Wolters Kluwer Education

Private equity firm Bridgepoint has agreed to acquire the Wolters Kluwer Education, the educational division of global information services and publishing company Wolters Kluwer NV. The acquisition values WKE at €774 million.

WKE operates in seven European countries (Netherlands, UK, Germany, Sweden, Hungary, Austria and Belgium), and is a leading supplier of educational material, content and services. WKE’s portfolio includes Liber AB, one of Swedens leading publishing houses.

Hammarskiöld acted as Swedish local counsel to Bridgepoint in the transaction. Hammarskiöld also advised on the financing of the transaction.

Hammarskiöld’s team consisted of: 

Peder Hammarskiöld (Senior Partner)