Souter Investments
is one of the UK’s leading family investment offices specialising in private equity

CJ Fallon

CJ Fallon

Vintage: July 2013

Exit Date: March 2015

Sector: Publishing

Location: Republic of Ireland

Type: MBO

Souter Role: Co-investor, Minority Stake

Souter Director: Yes

Status: Realised

CJ Fallon is a leading provider of educational content in both print and digital formats to primary and secondary schools throughout the Republic of Ireland.

Founded in 1927, the Company has a strong reputation for high quality content with over 900 titles across 20 different subject areas, as well as proprietary Maths and English benchmarking assessments. CJ Fallon’s reputation for quality content is driven by an experienced editorial staff and longstanding relationships with leading authors across various subject areas.

Souter Investments formed part of a syndicate, led by Lonsdale Capital, that backed the management buy-out of the business in July 2013.

In March 2015, a US private equity group acquired the business, with Souter Investments achieving a full exit.


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