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June 09, 2014

New Education Week Report Examines Evolving Ed-Tech Marketplace

Education Week's new special report, Navigating the Ed-Tech Marketplace, offers a broad look at the landscape of buyers and sellers operating in and around K-12 systems.

May 19, 2014

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Makes Second Acquisition in One Week

A company that specializes in online personalized learning for 3- to 8-year-olds is the second acquisition in a week for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, the education content provider.

May 13, 2014

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Acquires Channel One News

Channel One's acquisition by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt represents a strategic investment, designed to bring new video and cross-media production capabilities to the longtime publisher.

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.

January 31, 2014

Many of the Biggest Education Deals Playing Out Overseas, Report Finds

The number of education-focused mergers and acquistions rose during the most recent year, according to an analysis by Berkery Noyes, a investment bank.

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.

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