January 2020: Inspired Education Group, a London based global operator of private schools, has acquired Colegio Mirabal, a private bilingual school located in Boadilla del Monte (Madrid).

Founded in 1982 by a group of teachers, Colegio Mirabal is a private, co-educational and non-religious school with more than 1,800 students distributed between the nursery, primary, secondary and sixth form school stages. The school offers high quality, bilingual education, where the fields of sport, music and new technologies represent a relevant part of the pillars of its educational offer.

The acquisition is part of the inorganic expansion plan that Inspired is implementing around the world, with special emphasis on Spain, with Mirabal being its fourth acquisition in the country. Inspired currently has a portfolio of more than 60 schools around the world.

SOCIOS acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Inspired and advised on all aspects of the design, negotiation and closing of the transaction.