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n2y LLC, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has been acquired by Providence Equity Partners

The Riverside Company has sold n2y LLC to Providence Equity Partners.

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.

Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. Since the firm’s inception in 1989, Providence has invested in over 200 companies and has become a leading equity investment firm focused on the media, communications, education and information industries.

The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to US$400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 420 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 80 companies.

Oaklins' team in Cleveland and Oaklins' media specialist team in New York advised n2y in this transaction.

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 Kevin J. Mayer

Kevin J. Mayer

Managing Director

Cleveland, United States
Oaklins Citizens Capital Markets
 Ralph M. Della Ratta, Jr.

Ralph M. Della Ratta, Jr.

Managing Partner

Cleveland, United States
Oaklins Citizens Capital Markets
 Andrew P. Male

Andrew P. Male

Managing Director

Cleveland, United States
Oaklins Citizens Capital Markets
 Robin  Warner

Robin Warner

Managing Director

New York, United States
Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips
 Jason P. Anderson

Jason P. Anderson

Associate Director

Cleveland, United States
Oaklins Citizens Capital Markets
 Margaret E. Graham

Margaret E. Graham

Associate Director

Cleveland, United States
Oaklins Citizens Capital Markets
 Justin  O'Rourke

Justin O'Rourke

Associate

Cleveland, United States
Oaklins Citizens Capital Markets

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