12 West Capital Shows Laureate Education Stake ~ market folly

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

12 West Capital Shows Laureate Education Stake

Joel Ramin's hedge fund firm 12 West Capital has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding shares of Laureate Education (LAUR).  Per the filing, 12 West now owns 6.5% of the company with over 2.3 million shares.

This is a newly disclosed equity position for the firm.  The filing was made due to activity on September 15th.

Per Google Finance, Laureate Education "provides higher education programs and services to students through an international network of licensed universities and higher education institutions (institutions). The Company’s programs are provided through institutions that are campus-based and Internet-based, or through electronically distributed educational programs (online). It offers its educational services through six segments: Brazil; Mexico; Andean and Iberian; Central America and United States (U.S.) Campuses; Online and Partnerships; and Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific (EMEAA). Its institutions also offer an education that emphasizes professional-oriented fields of study with undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide range of disciplines. As of June 30, 2017, the Company’s global network of 69 institutions comprised 57 institutions it owned or controlled, and an additional 12 institutions that it managed or with which it had other relationships. "

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