Unicorn and Absolutely Training join forces

19 November 2008

Absolutely Training Limited has joined the Unicorn Training Group, bringing together two of leading companies in e-learning for the UK financial sector. The combination of two companies brings together a portfolio of over one thousand clients including HBOS, Willis, Lloyds, Axa and Norwich Union. Unicorn MD Neill McWilliams welcomed the Absolutely team to the Group. “The two companies have similar business models and a common commitment to excellence. Together we will be able to offer our customers an unrivalled level of expertise across the insurance and financial services spectrum”. “Despite the recent market turmoil,” he added “I am confident that the combined talents and experience of the two teams brings exciting growth opportunities to the business. The importance of having properly trained and competent staff, and the vital role of regulation in the financial markets has never been more apparent. The new enlarged Unicorn group is uniquely placed to meet those needs.” Absolutely Training CEO Paul Fegan added “Unicorn’s record of profitable growth is unrivalled in the e-learning sector and we are delighted to be joining forces. The merger will enable us to combine both companies experience and reputation for excellence in e-Learning”.

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