Acquisition of Riverston School and Beech Hall School by Chatsworth Schools

Deal typePrivate Equity & Transaction Services
Client nameChatsworth Bidco Limited

Chatsworth Schools is building a market-leading group of outstanding schools, focused on education from nursery through to secondary levels, initially in the United Kingdom and focusing on the South East of England.

Chatsworth Schools is backed by Synova Capital, a leading growth investor.

BDO undertook financial and tax due diligence in connection with Chatsworth Schools' successful acquisition of Riverston School and Beech Hall School. The acquisitions take the number of schools and nurseries in the Chatsworth Schools family to fourteen, with further growth anticipated in the future.

“We’ve worked with the BDO team on a number of acquisitions and appreciate their understanding and knowledge of the sector and ability to focus on the areas that are important to us.”

Fred Knipe, Chief Financial Officer, Chatsworth Schools

"Delighted to be able to support Chatsworth on another acquisition."

Jeff Harris, Partner, BDO