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Sector: EduTech/PropTech

Capability: Advisory

Service: Sell Side

Situation: The Owner/Founder of the business had signed heads of terms with a Singapore-based acquiror with a roll up strategy. The acquiror sought to purchase a number of businesses in the EduTech space across the globe with a view to listing a consolidated vehicle through an NYSE offering.

Impact: The Laeceum team provided strategic counsel to the Owner/Founder of the business helping him to optimize exit value and mitigate against downside risk. Having run a competitive process to select a legal firm, the Laeceum team then managed the transaction post heads of terms through to completion culminating in a listing in April 2022


Shawbrook Bank

The Head of Enterprise Strategy and Head of Marketing wanted to enrich the origination team’s understanding of a potential borrower.

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The Head of Corporate Development was tasked with the preparation of key insights and recommendation to support senior decision making within an accelerated timeframe.

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Laeceum Life

Cambridge in London

On 23 April 2024, Founder and Managing Director of Laeceum Ravi Chauhan and part-time Analyst Emma Ford were invited to attend the inaugural ‘Cambridge in London.’ The event focused on entrepreneurship and innovation within the biotech cybersecurity, waste resources and software sectors.

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Inaugural careers fair at Imperial College London

On 22 February 2024, Founder and Managing Director of Laeceum Ravi Chauhan, part-time Analyst Emma Ford and friend of the firm Anjalika Bardalai, spent a few hours meeting a host of lively and curious students during the general spring term careers fair on a very wet Thursday evening.

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Ellie is a part-time Analyst at Laeceum and is currently a third-year undergraduate in Human, Social and Political Sciences at the University of Cambridge. 

Ellie has a keen interest in corporate development and plays a lead role in building out Laeceum’s Advisory capability and university outreach and third sector engagement efforts.

Ellie has prior experience as a Consultant at DeHavilland and attended Harvard’s Model United Nations programme.