National Investments Company Achieves Historic Milestone in Managing EPG Sale, Surpassing KD 53 Million
National Investments Company (NIC), a prominent investment bank, is proud to announce the successful conclusion of a remarkable transaction in the education sector. English International Holding Group has successfully sold a 100% stake in The English Education Providers Group (EPG), a prominent player in Kuwait’s education sector, to a distinguished client. With a total investment value exceeding KD 53 million, National Investments Company acted as the exclusive financial advisor for this groundbreaking sell-side mandate, paving the way for a transformative transaction.
The strategic deal, driven by National Investments Company’s expert team, represents a significant milestone in the education sector of Kuwait. Leveraging its extensive industry knowledge and unparalleled deal-making capabilities, National Investments Company facilitated one of the largest and most successful deals in the education sector, with a smooth and seamless transaction that met the diverse needs of all stakeholders.
“We are thrilled to announce that our Investment Banking team has played a pivotal role as an exclusive advisor in this momentous sell-side mandate, underscoring our commitment to empowering businesses with tailor-made financial solutions,” said Fahad Al Mukhaizim, Board Member and CEO of National Investments Company. “Noting, the trust of our clients was an essential element in this transaction, where it showcased our ability to deliver exceptional results for our esteemed clients and reinforced National Investments Company’s position as a leading investment bank in the region, renowned for its comprehensive financial solutions, unparalleled market insights, and unwavering commitment to excellence.”
As a key player in the Investment Banking sector, National Investments Company continues to set new benchmarks for excellence and innovation. Their expertise in mergers and acquisitions, listing, capital raising, and advisory services has garnered widespread recognition and trust from clients across various sectors. With a diverse portfolio of successful transactions, National Investments Company has firmly established itself as a key player in the region’s financial landscape.
While concluding, Al Mukhaizim expressed his gratitude to the regulatory authorities supervising the acquisition, in particular the Competition Protection Agency, for assisting in a smooth and transparent process, and for its keenness to assuring a fair competition between operating companies in the local market.
Bashar Khan, Executive Vice President of Investment Banking sector at National Investments Company, added, “Our team’s dedication and strategic acumen have once again demonstrated our ability to drive successful outcomes for our clients. This achievement exemplifies our commitment to delivering excellence in every transaction we undertake.”
The sell-side mandate was meticulously executed, encompassing comprehensive financial analysis, valuation, and strategic negotiations, culminating in the signing of the binding SPA. The transaction unlocks immense growth potential for the education player and sets the stage for unprecedented opportunities in the sector.