NEW YORK, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Levy Capital Partners, LLC, a new merchant banking firm specializing in financings and M&A for leading growth companies, announced that its principals completed a capital raise last month for Synergis Education from Bertelsmann, the international media, services and education company. Synergis (www.synergiseducation.com) is a premium full service provider of outsourced education and technology services for colleges and universities, and will use the funds to accelerate key growth initiatives involving the development and management of innovative educational programs. Principals of Levy Capital Partners, acting as registered principals of M&A Securities Group, Inc., served as financial advisor to Synergis Education in connection with this transaction, working closely with the company's senior leadership and Board of Directors.
"We are pleased to have facilitated a transaction to fuel the expansion of Synergis Education," said Michael Levy, Managing Partner of Levy Capital Partners. "The company is an emerging leader in the education technology sector, and we believe the investment by Bertelsmann will further enhance the company's strategic position and growth opportunities."
The transaction was completed in March 2015. Terms of the funding round were not disclosed.
About Levy Capital Partners. Levy Capital Partners is a merchant banking firm that combines top-tier investment banking capabilities with an intense focus on enhancing value and achieving client objectives. We focus primarily on small-cap, mid-cap and private companies with significant potential for value-creation, working closely with senior management teams, owners and boards. We have deep experience across sectors, situations and transaction types, from tactical and transformational M&A, to growth capital, to distressed situations requiring complex solutions. Additional information can be found at www.levycp.com. Securities related services offered through M&A Securities Group, Inc., member FINRA, SIPC. Levy Capital Partners and M&A Securities Group are not affiliated entities.
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