PP investors weigh up governance as UK schools face crisis

By Silas Brown
15 Apr 2021

Institutional investors are weighing up governance at elite UK private schools after a series of serious sexual assault allegations emerged from the sector. As certain private schools look for new deals to add to the £500m they have already raised, investors are focusing on how schools have handled the ensuing crisis.

While UK private schools shy away from selling public bonds, over the past seven years a substantial portion have raised debt in the US private placement market.

Private placements are a good fit for borrowers like private schools, which are looking for small volumes of bespoke financing at ...

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