Published on 11-01-2022

Tresmares extends its financing to IMF Smart Education, a CAPZA investee, to continue its growth plan

Tresmares Capital has extended the financing granted to IMF Smart Education, a Spanish multinational educational group, which has trained more than 145,000 students from 109 countries, committed to the comprehensive training of young people and professionals maximizing their employability and career development in permanent linkage with the company and society in general. In 2020, Tresmares granted financing to the pan-European fund CAPZA for the acquisition of a majority stake in IMF Smart Education. The new financing granted will allow the company to continue to undertake an ambitious growth plan, both organic and inorganic, in the different verticals in which it operates through training itineraries adapted to the needs of students thanks to an extensive catalogue of more than 170 degrees. These degrees include official and professional master’s degrees, higher education cycles and over 900 courses taught by a faculty of doctors and active professionals with extensive experience in each of its sectors.

IMF Smart Education, owned by the pan-European fund CAPZA, the founding partners, and the management team, has achieved significant growth in recent years from both an operational and financial point of view. IMF Smart Education offers an educational experience that weaves together knowledge, skills and practice in a high-level professional environment. This allows students to build their own training itinerary with access to high-demand professional certifications and specialties through its model of Schools co-developed with industry leaders such as Cybersecurity with Deloitte, Big Data with INDRA and Digital Transformation with EY.

With this operation, Tresmares strengthens its investment thesis, promoting the growth of SMEs with leadership positions operating in high-growth markets such as the online education market. Tresmares expands its financing package, consolidating its position as a benchmark financial partner for IMF Smart Education. The operation combines amounts available at closure and sums available for future investment needs in IMF Smart Education’s ambitious sector consolidation plan.