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October 07, 2010

Nellie's, Saxoncourt Publishing and Shane Language Services bought by Eikoh

Eikoh.png Eikoh Inc. a leading cram school chain has announced the purchase of Nellie's, a book seller and wholesaler along with Saxoncourt Publishing, a provider of ELT textbooks and Shane Language Services, a corporate training company. The sale does not include the Shane English School chain of language schools which are still headed by founder Shane Lipscombe.

A source close to Shane English Schools commented: "the sale of the three companies will improve cash flow for the group and allow further development of the businesses which have been retained."

The Japanese language announcement can be downloaded here.

Reported by: Russell Willis

See also:
Eiko Inc. (Japanese)
Saxoncourt Publishing
Shane Language Services
ELT News interview with Shane Lipscombe from 2003

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