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Jacobs Holding Completes Capital Increase in Cognita, Partnering with BDT Capital Partners and Sofina as Significant Minority Stakeholders

Jan 31, 2019 - Business Wire
Mergers and Acquisitions

Jacobs Holding AG ("Jacobs") announced today that it has successfully completed a capital increase in Cognita, a leading, global K-12 schools group, partnering with BDT Capital Partners ("BDT"), a merchant bank that provides family- and founder-led businesses with long-term, differentiated capital and Sofina SA ("Sofina"), a family run and controlled investment company. Both BDT and Sofina will serve as minority shareholders to support Cognita's growth ambitions. Jacobs acquired Cognita in Octob...