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Allen & Overy Advises on Sale of Consilium Europe to Dukes Education

Allen & Overy Advises on Sale of Consilium Europe to Dukes Education

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Allen & Overy has advised the shareholders including J&T Arch Investments and founder Ondrej Kania on their divestment of a majority stake in Consilium Europe to Dukes Education in a CZK 1 billion transaction.

Consilium is composed of three American academies in Prague, Brno, and Zagreb and operates a local curriculum school, three bilingual nursery and junior schools, and an educational consultancy, all based in Prague. The group also owns a British school in Spain.

Based in London, Dukes Education describes itself as "a family of schools and educators, brought together by a common purpose: to give children the foundations for an extraordinary life, through education."

The Allen & Overy team included Partner Prokop Verner, Senior Associate Jana Chwaszcz, and Associate Martin Vykopal.

Editor's Note: After this article was published, BBH announced it had advised the Dukes Education Group. The firm's team included Partners Petr Precechtel and Andrea Adamcova and Junior Associates Adam Krejci and Magdalena Novakova.

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