Activity:                                 English education in multi-plaform services

Sector:                                   Education

Investment date:                  July, 2010

Status:                                  Current

Fund:                                    AC Capital Desarrollo II


Founded in 1997 by Richard Vaughan, it is the leading company for English learning services in Spain with a well known brand in the market. Vaughan offers a wide variety of products to different kind of clients in English learning to (i) corporate clients, (ii) adults, (iii) kids (“club Junior”) and (iv) digital and multimedia platform including TV and radio.

The main strengths of the company are: (i) Its proprietary teaching method (“Vaughan method”), (ii) its teachers, selected through a hard recruiting process which includes a two weeks training program and (iii) the own materials to teach produced by the R+D department.

The Funds acquired a 55% of the equity while the remaining stake was kept by Richard Vaughan and family.