CJ Fallon has been sold to an investor group led by the Company’s management team
Arrowpoint Advisory has advised Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”) on its sale of portfolio Company CJ Fallon to a consortium of private investors led by the Company’s management team. This sale of CJ Fallon represents the third successful exist from LLCP’s inaugural Europe fund and the third time Arrowpoint Advisory has advised on a transaction involving CJ Fallon, further demonstrating our position as a long-term advisor to corporates within the mid-market.
Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, CJ Fallon is a leading provider of educational content in both print and digital formats to primary and secondary schools throughout Ireland. Established in 1895, CJ Fallon is one of Ireland’s oldest educational publishers and has a market-leading reputation for high-quality educational content. The Company produces over 800 titles across 20 different subject areas, as well as proprietary math and English benchmarking assessments.
Josh Kaufman, Head of Europe for LLCP, said: “Arrowpoint Advisory has a long-standing relationship with CJ Fallon and a deep understanding of its strengths, and they were best placed to advise us on the transaction. We were delighted to have the team’s support in positioning the business for sale and are very pleased with a successful exit.”
Patrick Groarke, Managing Director at Arrowpoint Advisory, concluded: “We were delighted to build on our pre-existing relationship with CJ Fallon and advise the shareholders on a successful exit in 2022. CJ Fallon is a household name in Ireland and this represents another important transaction for Arrowpoint Advisory in the Irish market.”