John Wiley & Sons Inc. acquired MThree Corporate Consulting Ltd., which provides education services that address the IT skills gap, from ECI Partners LLP.
Under terms of the agreement, MThree shareholders received about $129 million in cash at closing Jan. 1. MThree trains students and professionals for tech careers, according to an SEC filing.
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Jefferies LLC was MThree's sole financial adviser on this transaction. Addleshaw Goddard LLP was legal adviser to ECI Partners LLP, and Osborne Clarke LLP was legal adviser to MThree management.