Norton Rose Fulbright advised Nivel Siete in its acquisition by Blackboard

Business August 26, 2015

The Bogotá office of Norton Rose Fulbright advised Nivel Siete, a leading Moodle provider with operations focused in Latin America, in the acquisition of the company by Blackboard, the world’s leading educational technology company. The transaction delivers significant and immediate value to customers.

Nivel Siete offers a variety of services through Moodle, a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalized learning environments, including webinars, e-learning, digital resources, training and certifications, consulting and implementation, business process outsourcing, talent management and external audience features.

With the addition of Nivel Siete to the Blackboard family through this agreement, the two companies can now provide an enhanced portfolio of services and solutions enabling organizations and individuals in Latin America to achieve their educational objectives.

Norton Rose Fulbright acted as legal advisor to Nivel Siete with a team led by partner Mauricio Zagarra (Bogotá, Corporate M&A) and included partner Isabella Gandini (Bogotá, Employment and Labour) and associates Tomás Calderón (Bogotá, Corporate M&A), Diana Martinez (Bogotá, Employment and Labour), Sebastián Rodríguez (Bogotá, Tax), and Carlos Vicioso (Bogotá, Corporate M&A).

For further information please contact:

Elisabeth Besson, senior public relations advisor
Tel: +1 514 847 4349; Mob: +1 514 688 0876

Peter Zvanitajs, public relations manager
Tel: +1 416 216 1871; Mob: +1 416 553 5789

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