Pérez-Llorca, Marimón advise on UAX´s acquisition of The Valley

Pérez-Llorca has counselled Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio on its acquisition of knowledge hub The Valley, which was counselled by Marimón Abogados

The Universidad Alfonso X El Sabio (UAX) has acquired The Valley, a digital knowledge ecosystem specialising in technological solutions for training, talent selection and digital transformation.

With this deal, UAX aims to strengthen its commitment to innovation and digitisation with the objective of creating a unique education ecosystem that empowers its students to lead digitisation at a global level.

The incorporation of The Valley to UAX will complete the University’s educational offer in all its disciplines, providing them with the business factor, technology and digital transformation, key areas of expertise of The Valley.

In addition to The Valley Digital Business School, the group also has other units linked to digitalisation, such as The Valley Talent, a headhunter specialising in digital and technological talent, the innovation centre The Place and the management company The Valley Venture Capital.

The transaction is pending final approval by the regulatory authorities. UAX was advised by Pérez-Llorca, KPMG and EY Parthenon, while The Valley was advised by Arcano Partners and Marimón Abogados.

Pérez-Llorca´s team was led by Corporate partner Álvaro Ramírez de Haro (pictured left), along with lawyer Francisco Gómez.

Marimón Abogados advised the seller with a team formed by M&A partner Begoña Redón (pictured centre), Tax partner Santiago Díez (pictured right) and M&A lawyer Álvaro Gaviño. 

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