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Carlsquare advised CBL International on the transaction with WorldStrides

WorldStrides has acquired CBL International of Oxford, England, Hong Kong and Shanghai, China. CBL is the leading provider of specialized summer study programs in business, law, science and global affairs tailored to enrolled college and graduate school students.

CBL operates programs at Oxford and Cambridge (United Kingdom), Dubai and Abu Dhabi (UAE), Sydney (Australia), India, and at several leading universities in China. Customers include students from across the globe, including substantial contingents of law and business students from the majority of the Chinese elite universities.

Founded in 2007, CBL distinguishes itself through the quality of the faculty that it draws from its host universities, as well as their unique educational content and curriculums. CBL has been one of the fastest growing companies in their segment for the last four years.

“We could not be more pleased to welcome CBL to the WorldStrides family,” said Jim Hall, President and CEO of WorldStrides. “The union of these two outstanding organizations will enhance the experience of current and future students from around the globe and allow WorldStrides to significantly expand our offerings for undergraduate and graduate university students.”

Client: CBL International
Industry: Business Services
Assignment: Sellside
CBL International
Michael Moritz
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Managing Partner