Norwich based LJ Create Ltd is acquired by Infinitas Learning
European educational content and services company Infinitas Learning has completed the acquisition of UK-based LJ Create Ltd.
As a leading digital educational solutions provider in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), LJ Create serves schools, colleges and industry both nationally and internationally through its long-established US subsidiary and global distributor network.
Founded in 1979, privately-owned LJ Create develops and provides multi-lingual, blended learning teaching resources in the form of fully integrated hardware, software and rich e-learning content ranging from topic and subject-specific learning solutions through to complete classroom management systems for science, technology and mathematics curricula. Key clients include the State of Texas, Government of Mexico, Black Country UTC and Swale Skill Centre in Kent. Infinitas Learning intends to utilise this innovative digital learning content to further strengthen and expand its market-leading position in vocationally-oriented subjects within Europe as well as the US and other key geographies.
Paul Howarth, MD of Infinitas Learning’s UK subsidiary Nelson Thornes Ltd commented, “LJ Create’s innovative digital content is world-beating and fully complements our existing print and digital content portfolio, further enabling our ambition to be a publisher of the future. It also demonstrates the business’s commitment to grow and further develop our expertise in the STEM subjects and be recognised as a leading specialist provider in the industry.”
“LJ Create is delighted to become part of the Infinitas Learning Group. This offers us a fantastic opportunity to develop our products and services both in the UK and internationally. STEM is at the forefront of our business and our combined portfolio promises to deliver market-leading solutions”
said Larry Rowe, Managing Director of LJ Create.
About Infinitas Learning
Infinitas Learning is one of Europe’s leading providers of innovative and engaging teaching and learning resources. Operating in seven countries across Europe with agents across the world, Infinitas Learning employs 1,400 staff in Holland, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Austria and the UK.
The UK Company is Nelson Thornes, based in Cheltenham. It is a market-leading publisher of primary, secondary and vocational print and digital content.
Infinitas Learning was acquired in June 2007 by Bridgepoint Capital, a major private equity manager with a 25-year track record of investing in European businesses that achieve long-term capital growth.