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Smart Apprentices has been acquired by Advanced

The fast-growing technology company Smart Apprentices Ltd. has been sold to Advanced.

Founded in 2010, Smart Apprentices has developed a leading position in the recruitment, management and assessment of workplace apprentices across both workplace and classroom learning.

Advanced is a leading provider of healthcare, enterprise and other business solutions and services to the public and private sectors in the UK. The acquisition will strengthen Advanced’s position in the further education, skills and learning sector, which will prove to be critical as the UK undergoes one of the largest reforms of skills and education as it emerges from the pandemic.

Oaklins Cavendish, based in the UK, advised Smart Apprentices on its sale to Advanced.

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“This acquisition represents a hugely exciting chapter in our company’s development. There is enormous synergy between Advanced and Smart Apprentices, and we see a huge opportunity to capitalize on the renewed focus we’re seeing on vocational learning.”

Fiona Hudson-Kelly

Founder, Smart Apprentices Ltd.

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 Andrew  Jeffs

Andrew Jeffs

Partner
London, United Kingdom
Oaklins Cavendish
 Elliott  Jeans

Elliott Jeans

Senior Associate
London, United Kingdom
Oaklins Cavendish

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