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03/09/2015
Octopus Investments has taken an undisclosed debt and equity minority stake in education and training firm SCM World.
03/09/2015
Private Swedish education group AcadeMedia has confirmed that it will be listed by private equity owner EQT Partners, Reuters has reported.
02/09/2015
US education marketing firm PlattForm has rebranded as Keypath Education and launched in Europe, initially focusing on the UK.
02/09/2015
Private equity house Apollo Global has hired Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley as underwriters for McGraw-Hill Education’s planned initial public offering (IPO), according to Reuters.
02/09/2015
Life Academy, a Welsh provider of financial education programmes, has been acquired by Wealth at Work for an undisclosed amount.
01/09/2015
SmackHigh, a platform designed to prevent school bullying, has raised $1.7 million (£1.1 million) in a seed funding round led by FlyBridge Capital Partners.
01/09/2015
Singapore-based education group Raffles Education has reported depressed profits for the financial year ended 30 June 2015.
01/09/2015
Digital education firm Amplify has sold its massive online open course (mooc) assets to a group of private investors for an undisclosed amount.
01/09/2015
Investment group Educas has invested in two international schools in Colombia and Kenya, EducationInvestor has learned.
01/09/2015
GEMS Education, the Dubai-based schools group, has closed a Dh3 billion (£530 million) debt refinancing deal, according to the firm.


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Profits at Tribal Group took a hit last year following the non-renewal of a major Ofsted contract. Can the firm make up the lost ground, asks Daniel Thomas
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