Afya Limited Announces the Acquisition of IPEC—Instituto Paraense de Educação e Cultura Ltda.

Bela Vista, BRAZIL

NOVA LIMA, Brazil, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Afya Limited, or Afya (Nasdaq: AFYA) today announced the acquisition, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Afya Participações S.A., of 100% of the total share capital of IPEC—Instituto Paraense de Educação e Cultura Ltda., or IPEC. IPEC is a non-operational post-secondary education institution with governmental authorization to offer on-campus, post-secondary undergraduate courses in medicine in the State of Pará. The acquisition contributed approximately 120 medical seats to Afya.

The aggregate purchase price was R$108 million, of which: (i) R$54 million was paid in cash as of the date hereof (the transaction closing date), and (ii) R$54 million is payable in two equal installments, adjusted by the CDI rate, and due annually at the end of the first and the second year from the transaction closing date.

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