This acquisition will lead the Company’s business to the next stage of growth in the vocational education industry
BEIJING, July 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — China Liberal Education Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: CLEU) (“China Liberal,” the “Company,” or “we”), a China-based company that provides smart campus solutions and other educational services, today announced that it closed the transactions contemplated by the Stock Purchase Agreement entered into on June 9, 2022 by and among the Company, China Liberal (Beijing) Education Technology Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, Oriental Wisdom Cultural Development Co., Ltd., the acquired company (“Oriental Wisdom”), and Beijing Cloud Class Technology Co., Ltd., the seller of the acquired company, and completed its acquisition of Oriental Wisdom, an integrated education services provider focusing on operating jointly-managed academic programs in the vocational higher education industry in China. This acquisition represents the implementation of the Company’s business strategy to drive business growth in the vocational education industry through integrating enterprises and developing vocational education across various industries.
The acquisition reflects the Company’s vision to generate synergy in the vocational education industry, enhance the collaboration between educational institutions and companies, and improve the Company’s management capabilities. The Company believes that this acquisition also allows it to develop curriculum systems with trusted teacher resources and integrate professional skills and knowledge into liberal arts education, overcoming the obstacles many higher education institutions encounter in professional studies and reformations. Besides, the Company expects to expand its services to a larger number of students, including internship referrals, project outsourcing, and multi-level cooperation with leading companies for talent recruitment and training as the goal is to provide premium employment opportunities to students.
Ms. Ngai Ngai Lam, Chairperson and CEO of China Liberal, commented, “The completion of the acquisition is another milestone for China Liberal to move closer toward the Company’s long-term strategic vision of contributing to the rapid development of vocational education, given the current situation of favorable policies and increasing government budget in the industry in China. We will continue to use our advanced technologies and research and development (R&D) capabilities to fulfill the demand of universities and colleges in the software systems campus planning, and integrated teaching solutions. Look forward, we remain dedicated to improving the teaching quality of educational institutions in the vocational education industry and contributing to benefiting more students.
About Beijing Oriental Wisdom Cultural Development Co., Ltd.
Beijing Oriental Wisdom Cultural Development Co., Ltd. is an integrated services provider in the higher education industry in China. Through the research of industry-education integration education model, school-enterprise cooperation in running schools, professional practice, practical training and employment, teacher training and other businesses, it currently cooperates with 10 colleges and universities in Inner Mongolia, Gansu, Shandong, and other provinces to operate school-enterprise jointly-managed programs covering various majors. There are about 4,000 students in these jointly-managed programs of these partner colleges and universities, including about 3,700 undergraduates, 250 junior college students, and about 50 unplanned enrollments.
About China Liberal Education Holdings Limited
China Liberal, headquartered in Beijing, is an educational service provider in China. It provides a wide range of services, including those under sino-foreign jointly managed academic programs; overseas study consulting services; technological consulting services for Chinese universities to improve their campus information and data management system and to optimize their teaching, operating and management environment, creating a “smart campus”; and tailored job readiness training to graduating students. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at ir.chinaliberal.com.
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