Amount Not Disclosed | Aspen Publishing (logo), a portfolio company of Transom Capital Group (logo), has been acquired by UWorld (logo) | March 2024

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Aspen Publishing (Aspen), a portfolio company of Transom Capital Group (Transom), in connection with its sale to UWorld. The transaction closed on March 6, 2024.

About the Companies

Aspen is the leading provider of educational content and digital learning solutions to law schools and undergraduate institutions in the U.S. and around the world. Aspen provides premium learning solutions for legal education through its casebooks, study aids and supplements, which are written by leading deans and professors and delivered both in print and digitally.

Transom is a private equity firm focused on investing in the middle market. The firm strives to create long-term value by partnering with established businesses and helping them navigate transformative growth. Transom’s functional pattern recognition, access to capital, and ARMOR Value Creation Process combine with management’s industry expertise to create improved operational efficiency, significant top-line growth, cultural transformation and overall distinctive outcomes.

UWorld is the worldwide leader in online learning to prepare for high-stakes exams. Since 2003, UWorld has helped millions of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students prepare for their exams. At the core of UWorld’s mission is an obsession with quality, so that students receive only the best in learning resources. With challenging practice questions that mirror the real tests and unrivaled explanations, students can efficiently and effectively prepare for every topic on their exams.

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