Following his role in the Squla acquisition of WRTS, Mr Magazine named Joost Kooren Dealmaker of the week.
Together with Joost den Engelsman, Annet Vis (Corporate M&A), Jill Ruigrok and Celine Houwen (Corporate notarial), Arjan Pors and Stephan Huis in het Veld (Finance), Sjuul Jentjes and Edward Rijnhout (Tax) Joost assisted Squla, the leading consumer education brand for parents and their children in the Netherlands, backed by private equity investor Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, with the acquisition of WRTS.
WRTS is the leading educational brand for secondary school students in the Netherlands offering online opportunities to study vocabulary in English, French, German and Spanish. As a result of the transaction Squla has become a big player on the market for digital education for secondary schools.
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