M/14/009 – Pointwell / Skillsoft

Transaction details

The Competition Authority has cleared the proposed acquisition of sole control of Skillsoft Corporation, through the acquisition of SSI Luxco II S.A., by Pointwell Limited, a special purpose vehicle of Charterhouse Capital Ltd.

Notification date Decision date
Monday March 24, 2014 Saturday, April 16, 2016
Parties Involved Business activities
Pointwell Ltd

Pointwell Ltd is a special purpose vehicle indirectly controlled by Charterhouse, a London based private equity group.

Skillsoft Corporation

Skillsoft Corporation is involved in enterprise learning including cloud based e-learning services.

Economic sector Media merger
Enterprise Education No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, April 7, 2014
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Joseph Walser

Tel: 01-804-5402, e-mail: jw@tca.ie

Media enquiries: MKC Communications: 01 7038600

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