|Year of entry:||2007|
|Other major shareholders:||Management (29%); KKR (18%); SAC Capital (16%); Bregal (9%); Moore Capital (9%), Caisse de dépôt et placement de Québec (9%), Citi Private equity (8%)|
|Presence in governing bodies:||1 seat as observer on the Board of Directors|
Laureate is an international network of private universities and world leader in higher education. Its members share knowledge and best practices in the field of higher education with the aim of training internationally prestigious professionals.Laureate is outstanding as a company in continuous expansion. It is present in more than 15 countries, including Spain, Mexico, Chile, Brazil, France, Turkey and Switzerland, and has a successful on-line business.
The Laureate network of universities offers a wide range of university programmes, both postgraduate and technical, including Business Management, Law, Education, Communications, Social Sciences, Health, Engineering, Information Technologies, Humanities and Architecture.
Its focus on expanding into international markets with strong growth potential has resulted in an exponential increase in its revenue and profits.