Our firm advised Hobsons, Inc. as it evaluated the strategic alternatives for the spin-off of Hobsons EMS, which has merged with Barker Educational Services Team (BEST) to become Knowlura.
Hobsons EMS is a leading provider of consulting and digital marketing strategies focusing on audience understanding, recruitment of students, and the continuous optimization of those strategies. Barker Educational Services Team (BEST) is a market expert in outsourced enrollment and student services for higher education institutions seeking to launch and support online degree programs. The combination of these companies as Knowlura uniquely positions the Company as a services provider in higher education to allow institutions to gain complete visibility of their adult and non-traditional students from recruitment through graduation.
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Date: September 2016
Transaction Type: Private Company, Divestiture