Schülerhilfe

Sector
Education
Fund
Fund III
Year
2017
Location
Germany
Status
Current

Schülerhilfe is the No.1 provider of after-school tutoring across Germany and Austria.

Key facts

Tutoring

125k+

school students

Branches

1k+

across Germany and Austria

Tutoring market

€1bn+

worth in Germany

Established in 1974, Schülerhilfe provides small-group tutoring to over 125,000 primary and secondary school students in 1,000 branches across Germany and Austria.

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Lessons are given in small groups, a method shown to produce better results at a much lower cost than 1:1 tutoring.

Our investment

We acquired a majority stake in Schülerhilfe in July 2017, partnering with CEO, Dieter Werkhausen, who also invested in the new structure. 

Market Dynamics

Germany is home to a large tutoring market worth approximately €1.1bn. The sector enjoys a growing and non-cyclical demand from parents who want to help their children meet annual exam requirements. Schülerhilfe holds a strong position as the clear market leader.

Our origination network helps us source investments others cannot. Often, we are the first institutional investor in our portfolio companies.

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