DWF advises Aliter Capital on Skill Pill deal

DWF advises Aliter Capital on Skill Pill deal

Paul Pignatelli

DWF has advised long-standing client Aliter Capital on its investment into Skill Pill, a digital micro learning specialist.

Aliter Capital is a specialist UK support services investor, focussing on small and mid-sized businesses in the UK support services sector.

The investment into Skill Pill, which produces video, animation and gamified eLearning content, will complement Aliter Capital’s existing portfolio of online learning companies, Sponge and Bolt. Skill Pill serves over 1 million learners in over 168 countries with customers such as the BBC, Fujitsu, John Lewis/Waitrose, Save the Children and the NHS.

The DWF corporate team which advised Aliter on this investment was led by Paul Pignatelli, executive partner of DWF’s Glasgow office; Gemma Gallagher, senior associate and Eilidh Durkin, solicitor and the rest of the core deal team included Caroline Colliston, tax partner; Oliver Lovett, associate; Freya Gibb and Jonathan Barron, solicitors; Vicki Thomas, professional support lawyer and Hope Donnachie, trainee solicitor.

Paul Pignatelli, corporate partner, said: “We’re delighted to support Aliter Capital on this latest investment which will boost the group’s credentials in the digital learning sector even further. We have advised Aliter on numerous investments since 2017 and so it’s fantastic to see the business continue to strengthen and build, particularly in the current climate. We look forward to supporting Aliter on their future transactions.”

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