Law Business Research Acquires MBL Seminars Ltd
London, 28 June 2023 – Law Business Research Ltd (LBR), a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), announced today that it has acquired MBL Seminars Ltd (MBL), a market-leading provider of learning and development solutions for the professional services sector.
MBL delivers a flexible proposition covering the latest updates and practical know-how in law, compliance and accountancy. MBL’s heritage in legal training has provided a platform to expand into the broader professional services sector, where its close ties with a network of over 500 expert speakers allow the delivery of over 9,000 course topics. MBL successfully pivoted to a predominantly online and on-demand delivery model during the pandemic, building a successful subscription platform in the process.
The combination of MBL’s extensive online library with LBR’s engaged audience and client base will allow LBR to extend its reach within legal and adjacent professional services. The combined product suite is highly complementary and presents multiple opportunities for improved client engagement, commercial growth and geographic expansion.
Nick Brailey, CEO of LBR, commented: “MBL has an excellent reputation in the market, with high-quality products and deep relationships with clients and subject matter experts. Morgan Rigby and his team have built an impressive business, and we look forward to this next phase of the MBL growth trajectory.”
Morgan Rigby, Founder of MBL, added: “MBL is excited to join forces with LBR. LBR has a shared commitment to producing quality content and building strong client relationships. We look forward to working with the LBR team and leveraging shared resources to accelerate MBL’s growth within LBR’s impressive product portfolio.”
About Law Business Research
LBR is a technology-enabled information services business powering the global professional services sector with intelligence, analytics and performance data. By applying technology to extract enhanced value from quality content, achieving commercial excellence, and empowering our teams, we deliver proprietary, time-sensitive data, insight, expert research, and sophisticated tools and networking. With an international team of over 500 experienced professionals, LBR has a proven track record of informing, engaging and connecting our clients.
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