Leeds Equity Partners, a private equity firm focused on knowledge industries, has made a significant investment in E.Republic, a media, events and research company.

E.Republic is focused on state and local governments and education. E.Republic represents the seventh platform company for Leeds Equity Partners VII LP, its most recent investment vehicle with over $1.4 billion in committed capital.

“E.Republic’s high-quality content, compelling peer-to-peer learning solutions and unique research and data offerings provide significant value to the Company’s constituent base,” comments David Neverson, principal at Leeds Equity Partners. “We are eager to work closely with the E.Republic team to continue to support the technology strategy, planning and procurement needs of state and local government and education.”

Reed Smith LLP served as legal counsel to Leeds Equity Partners. Jegi Clarity acted as M&A advisor to E.Republic in the transaction.