Saudi Al Khaleej Training inks MoU with Alkhabeer Capital to acquire firms

The portfolio comprises 7 schools located in Riyadh, Jeddah, Yanbu, and AlKhobar

  
Investors and speculators monitor stock prices on a screen at the FALCOM investment bank in Riyadh June 7, 2015.

Investors and speculators monitor stock prices on a screen at the FALCOM investment bank in Riyadh June 7, 2015.

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Riyadh – Al Khaleej Training and Education Company signed a non-binding Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alkhabeer Capital to acquire a portfolio of educational firms owned by private funds managed by Alkhabeer.

In case a final agreement is reached, part of the acquisition value will be paid by Al Khaleej in cash with the remaining amount to be through a share swap, according to a bourse statement on Sunday.

The portfolio comprises seven schools situated in the cities of Riyadh, Jeddah, Yanbu, and AlKhobar with more than 11,600 students.

The MoU, signed on 6 August, is effective for one year, renewable with the consent of the two parties. Moreover, Al Wasatah Al Maliah (Wasatah Capital) was appointed as a financial advisor for the said deal.

Source: Mubasher

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