DZ BANK AG served as the exclusive sell-side financial advisor to the shareholders of Q-LEARNING Storch und Helling GbR on the sale of 100% of the shares to Education partners GmbH.
Based in Wuppertal (North Rhine-Westphalia), Germany, Q-LEARNING Storch und Helling GbR is a leading e-learning provider in the field of LEAN and SIX SIGMA training. The courses offered primarily serve the further training of highly qualified employees and job seekers and are purchased by both private and corporate customers. In addition to the management, the company currently employs five experienced, highly qualified people. The investment company Education partners GmbH, which is part of the financial investor Odewald KMU acquired 100% of the shares from the Q-LEARNING Storch und Helling GbR. The focus of Education partners GmbH is on the creation, planning and implementation of qualified and certified seminars, courses and learning content. Odewald KMU manages 350m EUR in assets and invested in more than 30 companies since 2008. This acquisition further strengthens the portfolio of Education partners GmbH and will enable the company to expand their business. The integration of Q-LEARNING Storch und Helling GbR into the portfolio will further enhance its knowledge and expertise, with the goal of maximizing the efficiency of its operations through optimal utilization of resources.