Press Release

ICS Learn Sold to Skill & You

March 30, 2022
Lily Bowen

London – March 30, 2022 – Cooley advised the shareholders of ICS Learn, an online professional education platform owned by private equity firm Primary Capital Partners, on the platform’s sale to vocational e-learning provider Skill & You, a portfolio company of private equity firm IK Partners. Private equity partner Stephen Rosen led the Cooley team advising the shareholders of ICS Learn.

Headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, and founded in 1889, ICS Learn provides online professional training that’s accredited by industry-leading awarding bodies in sectors such as human resources, accounting, and leadership and management. The company, which also offers digital courses covering UK academic and professional qualifications, serves 25,000+ students annually across more than 100 countries. ICS Learn employs a highly scalable, digital-only business model using best-in-class technology to deliver its training across business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets.

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