Peter Yoon is a Managing Director at Berkery Noyes, specializing in the education and training sector, including the post-secondary, preK-12, childcare services and corporate training areas. He has advised education companies on matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, financings and general business development. Peter has also structured, financed and executed transactions as a principal in the space.
Representative transactions completed by Peter include:
- eSchoolData’s sale to IO Education;
- Rubicon’s investment from Quad Partners;
- Teachers-Teachers’ sale to Frontline Education;
- Red Nucleus’ investment from Renovus Capital Partners;
- Chalkable’s sale to PowerSchool;
- Project Management Academy’s receipt of an investment from Leeds Equity Partners;
- Pearson’s sale of Family Education Network (FEN) to Sandbox Partners;
- ILSC Education Group’s recapitalization with Quad Partners;
- The Mandell School’s sale to Rocket Group;
- Forbes Media’s alliance with Bridgepoint Education (BPI);
- NCTI’s sale to Jones International;
- St. Matthew’s University sale to an investor group;
- Investment in Goalbook, a special education technology company;
- Investment in qannection.com, an online tutoring and student counseling company;
- Investment in an online post-secondary course platform;
- The acquisition of RightSide Advisors, a financial newsletter and education company; and
- Additional transactions in other sectors including media, communications and healthcare for Comcast, NeoStem, Intercontinental Group, and others.
Prior to joining Berkery Noyes, Peter was a Principal at Epic Partners, an investment and advisory firm focused on the education sector. He was formerly a banker in the Media, Communications and Technology investment banking group at the Bank of Montreal and the Media investment banking group at UBS. Prior to this, Peter served as a Captain in the US Army as an attack helicopter pilot. He is currently a member of the Board of Governors of the West Point Society of New York.
Peter holds a BS in Economics from the United States Military Academy and an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business.