AcadeMedia acquire Berghs School of Communication in Sweden

AcadeMedia has acquired all shares in Berghs School of Communication in Sweden. Berghs is a school with excellent international reputation. Their specialisation in communication education complements AcadeMedia’s existing adult education business. Berghs had a turnover in 2022 of approximately SEK 84 million.

Berghs, with its strong brand and long experience in the field of communication, will strengthen AcadeMedia´s position as a leader in the education sector targeting the private adult education market.

- Berghs is a well-established brand with excellent international reputation that we have followed for a long time. AcadeMedia's vision is to lead the development of the education of the future, and we look forward to continuing to develop the business in Sweden and internationally together with everyone at Bergs, says Christer Hammar Head of the business segment Adult Education.

About Berghs School of Communication

Berghs is a world-leading school of communication. It has been named "School of the Year" on seven occasions in the international competition Future Lions in Cannes and has been awarded top 5 placement in One Show for the last five years. Founded in 1941, Berghs offers a comprehensive range of both short courses and long programmes to educate everyone in the communications industry. Berghs' students are sought after in the labour market and our methodology based on integrated working groups is unique in the higher education system. Read more about Berghs at berghs.se.

For more information, please contact:
Christer Hammar, Head of the business segment Adult Education
Telephone: +46 70 377 45 00
E-mail: christer.hammar@academedia.se

Hanna Clausén, acting CFO
Telephone: +46 8 794 42 62
E-mail: hanna.clausen@academedia.se

About AcadeMedia
AcadeMedia creates opportunities for people to develop. The 19,400 employees at our 700 preschools, compulsory schools, upper secondary schools and adult education centres share a common focus on quality and development. Our 198,000 children and students are provided with a high-quality education, giving them the best conditions to attain both learning objectives and their full potential as individuals. AcadeMedia is Northern Europe ́s largest education company, with locations/facilities/presence in Sweden, Norway, Germany, and Netherlands. Our size gives us the capacity to be a robust, long-term partner to the communities we serve. More information about AcadeMedia is available on www.academedia.se.

The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 10:30 CEST October 4, 2023