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Exclusive: London operator closes £50m-plus schools and site purchases

Northwood Schools, a cluster of private institutions in London, has been acquired by one of ...
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Spain: Globeducate acquires Cambridge House Community College

K12 bilingual and international school groups Globeducate has acquired Cambridge House Community College in Valencia, ...
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Switzerland: ISP acquires Mosaic School in Geneva

International schools group International Schools Partnership has acquired Mosaic School in Geneva, which offers a ...
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UAE: Cognita buys Dubai primary school

Cognita has acquired Ranches Primary School in Dubai, building on a series of recent takeovers ...
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Amity to establish Harrow international schools in India And New York

Amity Education Group is partnering with independent Harrow School to establish Harrow International Schools in ...
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Italy: Globeducate acquires school and pre-school in Milan

Bilingual and international school group Globeducate has acquired Bilingual European School and the British American ...
2 weeks
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US: Panorama Education raises $60m in Series C led by General Atlantic

Boston-based K12 education software platform Panorama Education has raised $60 million in Series C funding ...
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US: McGraw Hill to acquire online literacy programme Achieve3000

US-based educational publisher McGraw Hill is acquiring Achieve3000, an online literacy programme that provides nonfiction ...
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UK: Witherslack acquired by Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund

Charme Capital Partners and Livingbridge are selling their majority stake in Cumbria-based children’s education and ...
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China: Beijing to ban for-profit home tutoring

China’s highest legislative body, The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, looks set to ...
1 month
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Exclusive: GEMS Education to offload Malaysian operations

International schooling giant GEMS Education is offloading its schools in Malaysia to a recently formed ...
1 month
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Singapore: Global Schools Group raises $250m

Premium schools network Global Schools Foundation, together with its investment arm and related entities (Global ...
2 months
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Saudi Arabia: SEK international school to open in Riyadh

SEK Education Group is to open SEK International School Riyadh, its first campus in Saudi ...
2 months
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US: Vista- and Onex-backed PowerSchool goes public

Shares of cloud-based education software provider PowerSchool Holdings rose 2.8% after its listing on the ...
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Myanmar Strategic Holdings’ loss widens on increased revenue

Myanmar Strategic Holdings, which operates Wall Street English language schools in Myanmar and Vietnam, Yangon ...
2 months
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China cracks down on private schools

Provinces in China are prohibiting the establishment and expansion of private primary and secondary schools ...
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Chinese city closes tutoring centres amid wider crackdown

Chinese education officials concerned about undue pressure put on youngsters by over-competitive ‘tiger’ parents have ...
2 months
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India: New Silk Route exits Varsity Education

Private equity firm New Silk Route has sold its stake in Varsity Education back to ...
3 months
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UK: Dorset independent schools to merge

Dorset schools Bryanston School and Knighton House pre-prep and prep school are merging on 1 ...
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India: Quizizz raises $31.5m in Series B

Bengaluru-based ed tech start-up Quizizz has raised $31.5 million in an ongoing Series B led ...
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UK: Cognita chief executive to resign

International schools group Cognita has announced that its chief executive Chris Jansen is stepping down ...
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Exclusive: London school group changes hands for over £75m

A group of private equity-backed schools in London has been acquired in a deal worth ...
3 months
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UK: Forfar Education acquires Hampshire prep school

Forfar Education has acquired Horris Hill preparatory school from a charitable trust, with plans to ...
3 months
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First Harrow international school in Japan to open

The first Harrow international school in Japan is scheduled to open in August next year.
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Nord Anglia opens tenth bilingual school in China

International schools organisation Nord Anglia Education is opening a new school in Suzhou, China on ...
4 months
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China: First High-School Education Group acquires majority stake in education company

First High-School Education Group Co, a large operator of private high schools in Western China, ...
4 months
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Switzerland: Cognita acquires second Swiss school

International schools operator Cognita has acquired Obersee Bilingual School in Pfäffikon Switzerland.
4 months
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Vietnam: KKR invests in educational services provider EQuest

Global investment firm KKR has invested in EQuest Education Group, an educational services provider in ...
4 months
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Brazil: Arco Platform reports increase in first-quarter profit

Arco Platform, an educational software company that offers technology, services and content from kindergarten to ...
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China: Impact of new rules affecting for-profit schools ‘uncertain’, says ratings agency

A leading ratings agency has said that the impact of a new law affecting for-profit ...
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China: Zhangmen files for US IPO

Shenzhen-based online education platform Zhangmen has filed for an initial public offering on the New ...
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UK: Independent schools announce merger

Tonbridge School and The New Beacon Preparatory School are merging from 31 August this year.
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China: Regulatory crackdown spooks private school operators and tuition providers

China has imposed wide-reaching restrictions on the country’s for-profit schools and after-school tuition providers, stirring ...
4 months
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Exclusive: Canadian pension fund nears deal for minority stake in ISP

The investment arm of a Canadian pension fund is closing in on a deal to ...
4 months
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Views from the Top: Amanat outlines investment strategy following Taaleem exit

Amanat Holdings aims to build a pan-MENA higher education platform and is actively seeking new ...
4 months
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Exclusive: Global schooling giant plotting blockbuster IPO at €3.5bn valuation

One of the world’s largest international school operators is drawing up plans for a 2022 ...
4 months
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Exclusive: Private equity-backed school group pursuing £90m sale

The private equity parent of a cluster of premium preparatory schools in London has hired ...
5 months
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UAE: Amanat exits Taaleem in $95m sale

Dubai-listed private equity house Amanat Holdings has exited its position in private school operator Taaleem, ...
5 months
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Exclusive: London school group exploring options

The owners of a cluster of private schools in London are in advanced discussions with ...
5 months
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Exclusive: Pearson weighing carve-out of £300m global division

Pearson, the London-listed education company, has hired investment bankers to explore a sale of a ...
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UK: Inspired Learning Group buys independent school

Inspired Learning Group (ILG), a UK operator of independent schools, has acquired Saint Felix School ...
5 months
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ISP takes first steps into Italy with school acquisition

ISP, the Partners Group-backed international school operator, has acquired MILE School in Milan – the ...
5 months
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UK: Owner of collapsed private school launches £3.5m sale of property

Business broker Christie & Co has been mandated to sell the freehold property associated with ...
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US: Higher Ground Education raises $30m Series D and acquires FreshGrade

Higher Ground Education, a network of Montessori schools, has raised $30 million in Series D ...
5 months
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UK: Inspired to acquire AIM-listed online school for more than £70m

Inspired Education, the global premium private school operator, has reached an agreement to acquire AIM-listed ...
6 months
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Lebanon: Inspired acquires private tutoring digital platform

Private school operator Inspired Education has acquired private tutoring company Ostaz.
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China: New British school to open in Chengdu

British International school SPGS International School Chengdu is opening later this year.
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Views from the Top: Repton School targeting ‘significant’ expansion overseas and weighing UK deals

Repton, the prestigious British private school group, is looking to consolidate its position in the ...
6 months
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Exclusive: Dukes Education snaps up four businesses

Aatif Hassan Dukes Education, the London-centric operator of premium private schools, has acquired four businesses, ...
6 months
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China: Shares in after-school tuition providers sink as sector braces for ‘regulatory storm’

China’s $110 billion off-campus education market is bracing for a “regulatory storm” following comments expressed ...
6 months
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Inspired Education to launch schools in Egypt

Inspired Education Group in partnership with Egyptian real estate developer Palm Hills Developments, is launching ...
6 months
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UK: Oxford International split in sale to Nord Anglia and THI Investments

Bowmark Capital has exited Oxford International Education Group, carving out its private schools division in ...
6 months
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China: Hailiang Education Group expands profit in Q2

Hailiang Education Group has reported net profit of ¥245.6 million (£27.1 million) for the second ...
6 months
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China: GSX Techedu returns to loss even as revenue climbs

GSX Techedu an online K12 large-class after-school tutoring service provider in China has announced a ...
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Nord Anglia Education adds Eton School in Mexico City to its portfolio

International schools group Nord Anglia Education has acquired Eton School in Mexico City.
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UAE: Cognita acquires English school in Dubai

International schools operator Cognita has acquired Horizon English School in Dubai from Al Najah Education.
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Canadian Business Growth Fund invests in college preparation business

Xello, a programme that helps K12 students prepare for college and careers, has secured a ...
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Exclusive: Buyout group preparing £1bn auction of SEN provider

A private equity house is preparing to launch what will be one of the biggest-ever ...
7 months
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UK: Chatsworth acquires SEN specialist Riverston Group’s UK schools

Chatsworth Schools has acquired Riverston School and Beech Hall School from The Riverston Group.
7 months
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China: OneSmart declares first-quarter loss and reduced revenue

OneSmart International Education Group has reported a net loss of ¥167.7 million (£18.7 million) for ...
7 months
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US: Newsela reaches unicorn status following $100m Series D

Newsela has raised $100 million in Series D funding in a round led by new ...
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UK: Tes Global bolsters school software portfolio with takeover

Tes Global has acquired SchoolCloud, a school software services provider that experienced “rapid growth” amid ...
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UK’s private school sector sees two mergers in one week

Two separate mergers of British independent schools have been executed this week, illustrating how profitable ...
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UK: Independent school to close after 200 years in operation

Princess Helena College, a co-educational independent day and boarding school is closing at the end ...
7 months
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UK: IRIS launches rebranded school software suite following iSAMS takeover

Private equity-owned school software supplier IRIS Software Group has launching IRIS Ed:gen, a cloud-based online ...
7 months
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Exclusive: International schooling giant seeks minority investor

An auction of a minority stake in one of the world’s largest international school operators ...
7 months
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Brazil: Cognita acquires nursery and high school in São Paulo state

International schools operator Cognita has acquired Escola Villare in São Caetano do Sul, Brazil.
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UK: Widening losses at Alpha Plus highlight pandemic’s impact on private schools

Alpha Plus, whose schools have educated members of Britain’s Royal family, saw its income reduced ...
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Spain: Inspired acquires British school in Madrid

Global schools group Inspired has acquires Kensington School in Madrid.
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British schools press ahead with China expansions despite pandemic

Pandemic-induced disruption last year failed to slow the expansion of British private schools in China, ...
8 months
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US: Higher Ground Education raises $40m in Series C funding

Higher Ground Education, a network of Montessori schools, has raised $40 million in a Series ...
8 months
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Spain: Granada College joins Globeducate

International schools group Globeducate has acquired Granada College, a bilingual international school in Spain.
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US: Montessori schools network acquires learning management system

Higher Ground Education, a network of Montessori schools, has acquired Altitude Learning’s learning management system.
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UK: Chatsworth Schools launches schools consultancy

Chatsworth Schools has launched a new schools consultancy arm, Blenheim Schools, established to support and ...
8 months
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Chinese school operator files for $100m US IPO

First High-School Education Group, which operates private high schools and provides tutoring services in China, ...
8 months
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France: Globeducate acquires British school in the Côte d´Azur

International schools group Globeducate has acquired Mougins School, a British international school for students aged ...
8 months
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China Maple Leaf Educational Systems issues $125m bond

Hong Kong-listed K12 schools operator China Maple Leaf Educational Systems is issuing a $125 million ...
8 months
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British girls’ school to launch first of many offshoots in China

Benenden School, an independent school for girls in Kent, has announced it will open its ...
8 months
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Chile: Cognita acquires Santiago private school

International schools operator Cognita has acquired The Greenland School in Santiago, Chile, the company’s twentieth ...
8 months
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Vietnam: Inspired acquires international school in Ho Chi Minh City

Global schools group Inspired has acquired the European International School Ho Chi Minh City in ...
8 months
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Singapore: GEMS World Academy bought by TPG-backed operator

GEMS World Academy Singapore has been acquired by a private equity-backed operator recently launched by ...
9 months
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The Netherlands: NPM Capital acquires Futurewhiz – parent of Squla, WRTS and Scoyo

NPM Capital, an Amsterdam-based investment company focused on medium to large-sized Benelux companies, has acquired ...
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International Schools Partnership acquires its first Canadian schools

Global private school operator International Schools Partnership has acquired Lynn-Rose School and Rowntree Montessori Schools, ...
9 months
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Exclusive: Cognita pushes for mega-merger with ISP

Cognita and its owner have approached Partners Group around a takeover of its portfolio company ...
10 months
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Brazil: Arco Platform closes the acquisition of Escola da Inteligência

Arco Platform, an educational software company that offers technology, services, and content from kindergarten to ...
10 months
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China: Hailiang Education Group reports profit for first quarter fiscal 2021

Hailiang Education Group, an education and management service provider of primary, middle, and high schools ...
10 months
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UK: Alpha Plus launches low-cost hybrid independent school

Independent school provider, Alpha Plus Group is launching Portland Place Online, a hybrid online school ...
10 months
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China: Codemao raises nearly £150m in Series D

Shenzhen-based computer coding tutoring platform Codemao has raised ¥1.3 billion (£148 million) in a series ...
10 months
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US: Private school acquires two Montessori-method schools in Tampa Bay

Montessori House Day School in Tampa Bay, Florida has been acquired by Country Day School, ...
10 months
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China: Ed tech firm looks to raise $100m in US flotation

Beijing-based ed tech company 17 Education and Technology is seeking to raise $100 million in ...
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China: Rise Education announces Q3 profit following ‘robust recovery’

Rise Education Cayman, a junior English language training provider in China, has announced third-quarter 2020 ...
10 months
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Sweden: Listed education company buys school operator for £16m

AcadeMedia, a publicly listed Swedish education company, has acquired RE Skolor, the owner of Swedish ...
10 months
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South Africa: St Stithians to launch online school with Valenture Institute

St Stithians, a South African private school, is partnering with native ed tech Valenture Institute ...
11 months
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UAE: Cognita to launch RGS Guildford offshoot in Dubai

International schools operator Cognita has struck a deal with Royal Grammar School (RGS) Guildford to ...
11 months
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US: Discovery Education acquires resource provider

Discovery Education, which provides curriculum-aligned digital resources and professional learning for primary and secondary schools, ...
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UK: Quo Vadis Education acquires second private school

Quo Vadis Education has acquired Conifers School in Midhurst, West Sussex, a prep school with ...
11 months
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China: Online growth boosts worlds largest listed education company

TAL Education Group, the Beijing-based after-school tuition provider, has reported net income of $15 million ...
11 months
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Nord Anglia pushes ahead with China expansion, buying bilingual school

Hong Kong-based international education provider Nord Anglia Education has acquired the Dalian Huamei Bilingual School ...
11 months
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K12 deal volume down 60% in SE Asia, but Q4 could see uptick – webinar

K12 deal volume in Southeast Asia is down 60% year-over-year, a leading transactional lawyer said ...
11 months
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AnaCap Financial Partners enters India’s education market through JV

Mid-market private equity investor AnaCap Financial Partners has made its first investment in India following ...
11 months
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