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A&O, Links, TTA, Khaitan act on $145.6m Laureate Education sale of India biz to Dutch player

Amsterdam-based Global University Systems (GUS) is in talks to buy the India business of US-based Laureate Education for at least Rs 1,200 crore, said two people familiar with the development. This will be one of the largest buyout deal in the private education space.

The Times of India

The deal has now completed, according to an SEC filing.

Allen & Overy advised Laureate Education.

Linklaters acted for the purchaser.

TT&A acted for the purchaser, Global University Systems, on Indian law aspects, led by a team including partner Feroz Dubash, managing associate Anurag Shrivastav, and associates Stuti Johri, Anshita Chauhan and Nida Bagadia.

Khaitan & Co acted for the sellers in relation to Indian law matters, led by partner Rajat Mukherjee, partner Monika Srivastava, principal associate Sanchit Agarwal and associate Abhiroop De; tax aspects: partner Ritu Shaktawat, senior associate Sneh Shah and senior associate Rahul Jain; real estate aspects: partner Avnish Sharma, principal associate Kshitij Bishnoi and associate Siddharth Godha.

2019-05-01

Deal value: US$145.6million

This deal report is based on a firm's press release and may be only partially complete. Some firms or names of advisers may be therefore be missing.

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