Juniper Education’s Acquisition Of Prime Principle Ltd


Browne Jacobson and Smith Cooper’s corporate finance teams have advised on the sale of Prime Principle Ltd to Juniper Education.

The acquisition expands Juniper Education’s portfolio of innovative software and services for monitoring pupil progress and increases the number of schools using its solutions to over 7,000.

The move will see further investment in the development of Classroom Monitor to ensure it continues to provide schools with the insight they need to boost pupils’ achievement.

Chris Scarth, founder of Prime Principle Ltd, joins the board of directors at Juniper Education. Classroom Monitor will become part of the company’s award-winning portfolio of tools, such as Target Tracker, which is already used by 1 in 4 English primary schools and OTrack, used in 1,500 schools, to track and analyse pupil progress.

Prime Principle Ltd is the developer of Classroom Monitor, the tool used to track pupil progress in around 1,500 schools.

The Browne Jacobson team advising Prime Principle Ltd was led by corporate finance partner Richard Cox (Picture), supported by corporate finance associate Victoria Hustler and tax associate Christian Burchardt.

The Smith Cooper team advising Prime Principle Ltd was led by corporate finance partner Dan Bowtell, supported by tax partner Richard Stanley.

Involved fees earner: Christian Burchardt – Browne Jacobson; Richard Cox – Browne Jacobson; Victoria Hustler – Browne Jacobson;

Law Firms: Browne Jacobson;

Clients: Prime Principle (Classroom monitor);