Sidley advised KKR on its investment in EQuest Education Group, a fast-growing education group in Vietnam with an offering across the K-12, Ed-Tech, and Vocational sectors. The transaction represents KKR Global Impact’s first education-related investment in the Asia Pacific region. The investment will be used to support EQuest’s expansion and to advance its mission to provide students in Vietnam with affordable access to world-class education.
The Sidley team was led by Private Equity partner Parthiv Rishi (Singapore) with support from senior associate Ji Ung Kim (Singapore). Additional support was provided by partners Charlie Wilson (Singapore) and Angela Xenakis (Washington, D.C.), counsel Jennifer Lim (Singapore), and associate Moses Tan (Singapore).