The shareholders of n2y LLC, a leading developer of education curricula and teaching materials for K-12 students with special needs, have sold the company to global private equity firm The Riverside Company.
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to US$400 million. Riverside will work with the management team to continue to deepen and expand the customer base, add complementary new products, enhance teacher training and development efforts, and pursue strategic add-on opportunities.
Based in Huron, Ohio, n2y offers its products to teachers and school administrators through a cloud-based subscription platform. n2y’s core products include Unique Learning System, a standards-based special needs curriculum; news-2-you, a weekly current events newspaper; and SymbolStix, a symbol-based language used in all of n2y’s learning materials. The company’s products improve student performance, teacher efficiency, school compliance and parent satisfaction by providing a highly customized and easy-to-use solution.
Oaklins' team in Cleveland served as financial advisor to n2y LLC in its sale to The Riverside Company. Oaklins' media specialist team in New York co-advised on the transaction, having particular expertise in the education and book publishing sectors.
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