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Clyde & Co advises Chatsworth Schools on rapid expansion

  • Press Releases 11 March 2021 11 March 2021
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Global law firm Clyde & Co has advised Chatsworth Schools, a rapidly expanding independent schools group backed by leading growth investor Synova, on its acquisition of Riverston Group Limited, an education group which manages Riverston School in London and Beech Hall School in Macclesfield.

Clyde & Co advises Chatsworth Schools on rapid expansion

The Riverston Group's focus is on providing educational opportunities to students of differing abilities, with a proven capability and focus on the provision of pastoral care, for children with moderate and mild learning needs.

The acquisition means that in the short period since its establishment in 2018, Chatsworth Schools now comprises fourteen schools and nurseries.

The Clyde & Co team was led by Partner Simon Gamblin and Senior Associate Nick Long, and supported by Associate Noor Al Kooheji.

Partner Simon Gamblin said: "It was a real pleasure to be able to assist Chatsworth with another M&A transaction in the education sector, enabling us to strengthen our close relationship with Chatsworth on in its journey of growth."


The team recently advised Chatsworth Schools on its acquisition of Tiny Toes Children's Day Nursery and Pre-School in Oxfordshire.

Clyde & Co's corporate and commercial team offers practical business advice to companies and their stakeholders at all stages of the development cycle, helping them to make the right strategic decisions effectively, with a strong focus on the education sector.



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