London — Mayer Brown has advised Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) on its growth investment in Learning Pool, a market-leading e-learning company. Headquartered in Derry, Northern Ireland, Learning Pool serves over 1,100 middle-market and enterprise customers across the UK and US with a full suite of eLearning products and services.

James West, Private Equity partner in Mayer Brown’s Corporate & Securities practice in London, said: “It has been great to work with the team at Marlin on an exciting deal in an interesting industry. The transaction was completed to an exacting timetable which was a credit to all involved. This deal creates significant opportunities for both parties and we hope everyone involved in the transaction enjoys continued growth in the years ahead.”

The Mayer Brown team was led by London-based Corporate & Securities partners James West, Richard Page and Perry Yam and included associates Katrina Murphy, Jamie Ball, Stephanie Grajales, Priya Mistry and James Beattie, Tax Transactions & Consulting partner Simon Rose, Intellectual Property partner Mark Prinsley and associate Reece Randall, Employment & Benefits partner Chris Fisher and associate Sophie Miller-Molloy (all London), and Antitrust & Competition partner Julian Ellison (Brussels).

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