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10/12/2019
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo has agreed to buy Salt Lake City, Utah-based education technology company Instructure for $2 billion.
10/12/2019
Brazilian private education company Cruzeiro do Sul has acquired Positivo University, which has 33,000 students and is based in Curitiba.
10/12/2019
Hoonuit has acquired Tembo, a public assessment and accountability reporting company, headquartered in Philadelphia.
10/12/2019
Ellucian, which provides software services to higher education institutions, is to be sold off by its owners TPG and Leonard Green and Patrners.
10/12/2019
Private schools in Scotland will be taxed full business rates next year.
10/12/2019
Mentoring Minds, a provider of K12 critical thinking materials, has acquired SchoolSpire, a K12 software platform that integrates a district’s existing systems.
10/12/2019
Pittsburgh-based language-learning company Duolingo has raised $30 million in a Series F funding round led by CapitalG.
10/12/2019
Housing Development Finance Corp (HDFC) says it is acquiring the remaining 9.12% stake in its higher education financing subsidiary.
10/12/2019
New Zealand and Australian childcare and education centre operator Evolve Education Group has contracted to acquire five childcare centres in the Australian Capital Territory.
09/12/2019
Following a sharp decrease in its first-quarter earnings, global publishing company John Wiley & Sons today reported net income of $44.7 million for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2020.

Inspired Education recently acquired a non-profit independent school in Australia in a first-of-its-kind deal that rids the institution of charitable status. Nadim Nsouli, founder and chief executive of the high-flying private schools group, tells Josh O’Neill how and why he did it

India’s private education market is gaining traction. Amitabh Jhingan, Archana Sarathy, Janhvi Doshi and Anuja Sheth of EY-Parthenon’s education team dig through the data to summarise major trends, which indicate that innovation is a welcome thread running through every subsector

In this sponsored article, Learning Curve Group sets out arguments as to why the apprenticeship levy, often misunderstood by corporations that have to pay it, is a boon for both UK employers and training providers, not an obstacle

This publication’s ninth UK Summit attracted delegates from across Europe to discuss trends, challenges and opportunities facing education operators and investors based on the continent

Permira Funds investment professional Victoria Kayser sits down with Simone Rensch to talk about her company’s entrance into European higher education and the importance of diversity in the male-dominated world of leveraged buyouts

Several sizeable private equity-backed UK training providers are set to hit the market in the coming months. Josh O’Neill considers the driving forces behind consolidation in this sector, and why these businesses are likely to fall back into the hands of buyout funds

James Pitman, managing director for the UK and Europe at pathway provider Study Group, discusses the growing importance of public-private partnerships in the higher education sector at a time when universities worldwide are under mounting financial pressures

Ricardo Tavares is an Oxford-educated doctor, who following a decade in medicine founded The Career Portal, a burgeoning UK-based ed tech comprising a suite of three education brands




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Permira Funds investment professional Victoria Kayser sits down with Simone Rensch to talk about her company's entrance into European higher education and the importance of diversity in the male-dominated world of leveraged buyouts
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