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April 18, 2014

Former Kaplan CEO Making Big Moves in Education Market

Weld North, an investment company led by former Kaplan CEO Jonathan Grayer, recently announced two major acquisitions of ed-tech companies, Imagine Learning and Truenorthlogic.

April 10, 2014

A Breakdown of Mergers, Acquisitions in the Education Market

The vast majority of education mergers and acquisitions over the past two years were "strategic" transactions, as judged by transaction volume, research shows.

April 09, 2014

Ed-Tech Companies Abroad Reap Financing, Analysis Says

More than 50 percent of the companies receiving ed-tech financing these days are located outside U.S. borders, according to an analysis by CB Insights.

November 19, 2013

Intel Shifts Into Education Software and Content, Acquires Kno

Intel Corp. has bought Kno, an educational software company with a digital content library featuring an estimated 225,000 college and K-12 resources.

October 22, 2013

Education Dealmaking Focused on Early Learning, Child Care, Analysis Finds

There were 68 education-focused mergers and acquisitions in the third quarter of 2013, with several of the deals focused on child care.

July 25, 2013

Education Industry Mergers, Acquisitions Rise Slightly From Last Year

There were 135 mergers and acquisitions of education-focused companies in the first half of this year, a slight increase over late 2012, according to Berkery Noyes.

July 10, 2013

Sale of TSL Education Gives TPG Capital Major Footprint in Education

TPG Capital is acquiring TSL Education Ltd., a company that owns the Times Educational Supplement, TES Connect and ShareMyLesson, an AFT platform for teachers who want to share lessons and information online.

May 23, 2013

Pearson, Blackboard Among the Most Acquisitive Ed. Companies, Analysis Finds

Pearson made 15 acquisitions and investments during 2012, making it the most active education company in that area, according to a report by CB Insights.

May 20, 2013

Education Publishing Associations to Merge

The Association of Educational Publishers and the Association of American Publishers have announced that they will join forces.

February 19, 2013

Ed-Tech Companies Use Mergers, Acquisitions to Grow in 2012

There were 48 mergers and acquistions among education- and training-related technology companies in 2012, according to one recent analysis.

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