MCF advised Honoris United Universities on the implementation of a long-term strategic partnership with the ESPRIT Group.
Honoris United Universities is the first leading pan-African private higher education network present in 10 countries, bringing together a community of more than 57,000 students.
As one of the largest education organizations in Northern Africa, ESPRIT Group comprises four institutions including a tertiary engineering/technology school, a tertiary business school, a kindergarten and primary school (Al Kindi), and a secondary school (Al Fikr). The integration of the group complements Honoris’ robust foundations in traditional education and in the 21st Century learning ecosystems based on collaborative, creative and solution-oriented ways of thinking.
Oussama Trabelsi, Chief Financial Officer of Honoris United Universities said: “We were delighted to collaborate with MCF to welcome the highly regarded ESPRIT Group into Honoris United Universities. This group adds significant breadth and expertise to the network’s pan-African mission as students across the entire continent will have access to best in class industry-oriented STEM education. This partnership is a unique opportunity to build on ESPRIT’s legacy by expanding its success and impact to Africa’s future leaders. I congratulate ESPRIT for its significant trajectory and look forward to our future joint projects.”
Walid Ayad, Partner at MCF added: “We were pleased to support Honoris United Universities in consolidating its network and strengthening its presence in Tunisia. The partnership with EPSRIT, based on a shared vision of the future of education, will enable both parties to explore new development prospects at the pan-African and international levels. »
About Honoris United Universities
Honoris United Universities is the first and largest pan-African private higher education network committed to educating the next generation of African leaders and professionals able to impact regionally in a globalized world. Collaborative intelligence, cultural agility and mobile mind-sets and skills are at the heart of Honoris’ vision of higher education. Honoris United Universities joins the expertise of its member institutions to develop world-class African Human capital that is competitive in today’s fast-paced, demanding and increasingly digitized labor and start-up markets.
Honoris United Universities gathers a community of 57,000 students on 70 campuses, learning centers and via on-line, in 10 countries and 32 cities. The network counts 14 institutions: multidisciplinary universities, specialized schools, technical and vocational institutes, contact, distance, and online institutions.
Students have an opportunity to experience exclusive partnerships and exchange programs in more than 85 universities across Europe and the United States. Over 300 degrees are offered in Medicine, Health Sciences, Engineering, IT, Business, Law, Architecture, Creative Arts and Design, Media, Political Science and Education.
Honoris United Universities. Education for Impact. www.honoris.net
About ESPRIT Group
Founded in 2003, the private education provider ESPRIT Group is structured around four education verticals, namely “Engineering education”, “Continuing education”, “K12 education” and “Business & Management education”. ESPRIT School of Engineering has built its reputation on excellence in Tunisia and in several sub-Saharan African countries, which has enabled it to establish numerous partnerships in the industry and with renowned universities. Since 2017, all its academic programs are EUR-ACE labelled, by the French accreditation agency: “Commission des Titres d’Ingénieurs” (CTI). Since its inception, ESPRIT has adopted the active pedagogy called PBL (Project/Problem Based Learning) and is a member of the CDIO (Conceive Design Implement Operate) initiative launched by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA) and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH, Sweden) since 2013. ESPRIT is also a member of the “Conférence des Grandes Ecoles”, an association of the most prestigious business and engineering schools in France. ESPRIT also boasts a Research, Development, and Innovation (R&DI) department, “ESPRIT-Tech” where several teams work on a variety of research projects related to cutting-edge technology.
The Group manages approximately 80,000 sqm, employs around 700 people and hosts more than 10,600 students and pupils.
For more information, please visit: www.esprit.tn
About MCF :
Founded in 2014, MCF is an independent corporate finance and investment advisory firm focused on developing economies and countries with strong growth potential within the Middle East and Africa region. Its deep knowledge of the region and its established reputation made it become a reference player, providing professional and independent advisory services on various strategic and financial subjects, and benefiting from the support and confidence of regional and international clients and investors.
For more information, please visit: www.med-cf.com