Berry Smith has advised on the management buy-in of Learna Holdings Limited.

Berry Smith are delighted to have advised Courtenay Probert and Rachel Probert on the management buy-in of Cardiff-headquartered Learna Holdings Limited which also trades via Learna, Diploma MSc and StudyPRN brands.

Since 2010, Learna have established themselves as the leading provider of Postgraduate Diplomas, Masters and MBA courses with over 5,000 students progressing their career via their qualifications.

Berry Smith worked closely with Courtenay and Rachel throughout the transaction to enable them to lead the business into its next phase of growth.

Owen James, Senior Associate and Paul Evans, Corporate Partner, led the team at Berry Smith which acted on the transaction.

Owen commented: “it was a pleasure to work with Courtenay and Rachel on this transaction. The management buy-in and subsequent funding will provide Learna with further opportunities to increase and bolster the educational services that they offer within the medical sector. The team at Berry Smith wish Learna every success in their next chapter.”

Courtenay and Rachel Probert said: “We are all very excited about the future of Learna. The transaction marks the next milestone for the business and the partial funding provided by Barclays will help us accelerate some of this growth and bolster an already very talented team. We would like to thank Owen and Paul for their excellent professional advice, and great communication throughout the process. “

If you would like to find out more about Berry Smith LLP and think we could assist you and your business then please contact us.

Owen James

Senior Associate

Tel – 029 2034 5511

Paul Evans


Tel – 029 2034 5511