Tyton Partners Represented IU Group in its Acquisition of the University of Fredericton

Tyton Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to IU Group

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About IU International University of Applied Sciences

With over 100,000 students, IU International University of Applied Sciences (IU) is the largest university in Germany. The private, state-approved educational institution with its main campus in Erfurt brings together more than 200 bachelor’s and master’s programs under one roof, which are offered in German or English. Students can choose between dual studies, distance learning and myStudies, which combines online and face-to-face events, and design their studies independently with the help of a digitally supported learning environment. In addition, IU enables further training and promotes the idea of lifelong learning. The aim of the university is to give as many people as possible worldwide access to personalized education. IU started operations in 2000 and is now represented in more than 30 German cities. It cooperates with over 15,000 companies and actively supports them in the development of their employees. The partners include Motel One, VW Financial Services and Deutsche Bahn. Further information at:

About the University of Fredericton

The University of Fredericton (UFred) is a leading Canadian online university based in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Founded in 2005, UFred has since grown to educate more than 12,000 professionals across Canada and around the world. Presently, UFred has:

  • A student base that is 98% Canadian, with students in every province and territory
  • A headquarters located in downtown Fredericton, New Brunswick, with 95% of administrative and professional staff located within Atlantic Canada
  • A student satisfaction rate of 94% in degree-level programs

To learn more about UFred, visit, and to learn more about UFred’s impact in New Brunswick, visit  

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