Learnlight, the global provider of language, intercultural and soft skills training, has acquired Georgal, a leading Mexican language training company.
This growth investment, backed by Beech Tree Private Equity and Learnlight’s management team, continues the company’s series of acquisitions in several key markets including the UK, France and Germany as part of its global strategic expansion.
Learnlight demonstrated its ability to successfully digitally transform more traditional training companies with the acquisition of IBE in January 2021, benefiting from Learnlight’s combination of deep regional market knowledge and innovative product range.
An acquisition based on a true partnership
From its headquarters in Mexico City, Georgal provides training solutions to various multinational companies present in Mexico and Latin America.Its clients include Bimbo, BBVA, Nestlé and Bolsa Mexicana.
Benjamin Joseph, CEO of Learnlight, said, “Georgal has an excellent reputation and we have been working closely together for some time to provide the best possible training solutions to companies across the region. This is a great milestone for Learnlight and demonstrates our commitment to growth. We are now more ready than ever to help companies in Mexico and LATAM with their training needs, no matter where they are on their digital transformation journey.
Jorge Galindo, CEO of Georgal shares, “We have been working with Learnlight for more than 10 years and are excited to become part of the family. We see this acquisition as a great opportunity to grow in Latin America by combining our teams and expertise to become the market leader in high quality corporate language training solutions. Learnlight’s technology and expertise will benefit our existing customers and potential customers.”
As more and more people work from home, the shift to digital and virtual learning is on the rise. Learnlight has been pioneering these solutions for over a decade and is excited to help companies in Mexico best prepare their employees to work in multilingual and multicultural teams.
Learnlight provides language training, cross-cultural training, and soft skills to blue chips and international organizations around the world. Learnlight uses a blend of cutting-edge technology and world-class, instructor-led exercises to equip employees with the skills they need to succeed in an increasingly complex and global business environment. Learnlight currently delivers virtual and face-to-face services to more than 1,500 customers with over 100,000 active learners in more than 150 countries.