BC Partners to Acquire Springer from EQT and GIC

BC Partners to Acquire Springer from EQT and GIC

EQT V and GIC Special Investments, the private equity arm of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation have agreed to sell Springer Science+Business Media, a global scientific, technical and medical (STM) publisher. Private equity firm BC Partners will acquire the business.

EQT V and GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd, the private equity arm of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd (GIC), today announced that they have agreed to sell Springer Science+Business Media (Springer), a leading global scientific, technical and medical (STM) publisher, to the private equity firm BC Partners Limited (BC Partners) for a total enterprise value of around EUR 3.3 billion including a performance-related component, which allows EQT V to participate further in the promising development of the company.

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