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18/02/2020
Higher education provider Adtalem Global Education has announced that its next group president, financial services will be Stephen Beard.
18/02/2020
Higher education provider GBS has appointed Stanley Johnson as a member of its advisory board.
18/02/2020
Gordonstoun, the famously austere Scottish public school much loved by Prince Philip and equally loathed by Charles, is to open a new school in China.
17/02/2020
Brazilian medical education group Afya has announced that Luciano Toledo de Campos, its chief financial officer, is leaving for personal reasons. ​
17/02/2020
CIBT Education Group, a Vancouver-based investor in student accommodation, has reported net income of $210,00 (£122,000) for the first quarter of its 2010 fiscal year.
17/02/2020
Ellucian, which provides software services to higher education institutions, has appointed Stephen Laster as chief product officer.
17/02/2020
Swiss language tutor Education First is talking exclusively to global private equity firm Permira about selling its China operations, in a deal valuing the business at $1.6 billion.
17/02/2020
New Dehli-based Digital Vidya, a provider of training for digital marketing, has acquired Delhi School of Internet Marketing in an all-cash deal.
17/02/2020
Weld North Education has appointed Gautam Parasnis as chief operating officer.
17/02/2020
Instructure and private equity firm Thoma Bravo have entered into an amended merger agreement after Thoma Bravo increased its offer to $49.00, up from $47.60.

Australia’s purpose-built student housing market is in the midst of a transition from an alternative asset class into an institutionally-recognised vertical. Simone Rensch explores the forces at play in this sector

Wall Street is commoditising student debt by taking stakes in university students, who agree to pay private investors a slice of their salaries over a set number of years in exchange for tuition financing. Josh O’Neill explores an embryonic ‘asset class’ that could be worth billions within three years

Phil Sunderland is the founder and chief executive of N Family Club, a group of London-based nurseries whose aesthetic design and parental offering challenges the industry norm. He believes state-of-the-art facilities, ultra-nutritious food and clean-air initiatives are not just marketing niceties, but actually lead to enhanced educational outcomes

Dukes Education celebrates its fifth birthday this month. In the second part of an exclusive interview series, Aatif Hassan, founder and chairman of the private schools group, sits down with Josh O’Neill to talk humble leadership, growing pains and his obsession with corporate culture

The global education sector is a tempting target for investors seeking growth. Deal activity in the industry has increased dramatically in the past 15 years and more mega-deals are expected. Jitin Sethi and Sudeep Laad of L.E.K. Consulting outline this year’s education sector trends, highlighting where investment opportunities can be found

As we enter the twenties, Kristine Scott, head of law firm Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ education team and Business Women in Education founding member, surveys some of the most significant opportunities facing British education businesses

A harmful cloud of artificial intelligence has descended on education markets across the world, giving rise to a plethora of ed techs whose products are both counterfeit and subpar. Educators and investors must beware of thinly veiled offerings, writes Dan Sandhu, chief executive of Sparx

Green School, in the Balinese jungle, has created a unique brand through its unorthodox approach to education that attracts affluent clientele from all over the world. With plans to enter New Zealand, South Africa and Mexico, Simone Rensch considers the sustainability of the school’s strategy




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Americas | Student finance

Wall Street is commoditising student debt by taking stakes in university students, who agree to pay private investors a slice of their salaries over a set number of years in exchange for tuition financing. Josh O'Neill explores an embryonic 'asset class' that could be worth billions within three years
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Private Equity in Education
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Europe | UK M&A

Dukes Education celebrates its fifth birthday this month. In the second part of an exclusive interview series, Aatif Hassan, founder and chairman of the private schools group, sits down with Josh O'Neill to talk humble leadership, growing pains and his obsession with corporate culture
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Global | international school

Green School, in the Balinese jungle, has created a unique brand through its unorthodox approach to education that attracts affluent clientele from all over the world. With plans to enter New Zealand, South Africa and Mexico, Simone Rensch considers the sustainability of the school's strategy
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