Learndirect under new ownership

Learndirect has a new owner after striking a deal with entrepreneur Wayne Janse van Rensburg for his firm Dimensions Training Solution to take the reins.

It had been reported previously by FE Week that, PeoplePlus Group Limited had been in talks with the owners of Learndirect, Lloyds Development Capital (LDC), but it is understood this deal fell through early last week.

LDC then turned to entrepreneur Wayne Janse van Rensburg with the offer of a deal. Mr Janse van Rensburg is the Managing Director of the Stonebridge College Group, which supplies Learndirect with a Virtual Learning Environment known as PEARL.

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