School Sale Announcement - The Sale of International Language Institute and English Canada

Halladay Education Group ("HEG") is pleased to announce the acquisition of the controlling interest in both International Language Institute (ILI) and English Canada (EC) by Anterior Education Systems (AES). Halladay Education Group (HEG) acted as the M&A advisor for the school’s ownership. HEG is a leading M&A advisory firm specializing exclusively with advising school owners with the sale of private schools in North America, and is pleased to announce the successful closing of one of its advisory engagements with the owners the schools.

Accredited Canadian Language School For SaleILI is an award-winning language school and training/testing centre, located in the vibrant Canadian city of Halifax. Over the last three decades, it is recognized as one of Canada's most distinguished language training, teacher-training, and proficiency testing centres. It is fully accredited by Languages Canada and listed among the English language programs recommended by EduCanada as a destination for international students. In the course of its +30 year history, it has taught tens of thousands of students from every continent. As one of Canada's oldest and distinguished English language training institutions, it is an exclusive IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test centre, and the first certified Cambridge teacher-training centre in North America offering CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults).

Under the new structure, Michael Hunter, current President and CEO of AES, becomes the new President and CEO of ILI and EC. Past ILI President, Dr. Musial, will be appointed to the AES Board of Directors. In commenting on the new corporate merger, CEO Michael Hunter said, "Acquiring ILI and EC is not just about teaching English. It is about creating pathways and opportunities for our students - in education, at the workplace, and in their personal lives." Dr. Musial added that he was inspired by AES' commitment to quality education and innovation in the delivery of language and teacher training.

HEG works with school owners from across the USA, Canada, and internationally in regards to advising on the sale of private K-12 schools, language schools, and colleges. We work with an extensive list of qualified buyers seeking to purchase schools in variety of markets. These include corporate buyers seeking platforms or add-on acquisitions, high net-worth individuals, private equity firms, and other qualified parties interested in acquiring private schools.

Our team has a strong track record assisting school owners to find qualified buyers and supporting them with the sale of their institution. Our approach is handled with the strictest of confidentiality and minimum intrusion in your school's operation. We work with a range of schools internationally - from prep schools to language schools, colleges and universities. We have a constant flow of potential buyers due to our extensive network and reputation.

To find out more about buying, selling, or merging K-12 private schools, post secondary institutions, colleges, language schools, or other educational business, or finding out what your school is worth in today's marketplace, please contact HEG to find out more about our services. You can set this up by sending an email to or calling directly at +1-604-868-0002.
To your success,

Douglas Halladay
Halladay Education Group