Like American Auto Institute

closed 7/7/2009 via AP - Associated Press

International Education Corporation, acquired American Auto Institute

synopsis: International Education Corporation announced that it has acquired American Auto Institute for cash. Headquartered in Cerritos, California, American Auto Institute has unique transportation education programs that prepare students for entry-level careers in the automotive industry.
buyer: International Education Corporation
International Education Corporation is a premier provider of practitioner-focused postsecondary career education in healthcare, business, technology and criminal justice. IEC owns and operates colleges under two national brands: UEI College and Advanced Career Training. "
target: American Auto Institute
American Auto Institute emphasizes hands-on instruction and utilizes current industry computer systems. This comprehensive technical training provides graduates of our programs with all the tools they need to build successful careers.
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closed 7/29/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Hope Education Group, acquired Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College

synopsis: Hope Education Group, the second-largest private higher education group in China, has acquired a 95% stake in Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College, a higher education institution in China that focuses on automobile engineering. The college offers programs for mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and architecture.
buyer: Hope Education Group (SEHK:1765:$149.56)
Hope Education Group is the second-largest private higher education group in China. Hope Education Group operates four independent colleges and five junior colleges in China. The group offers services for undergraduate, vocational college, and technical college. "
target: Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College
Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College is a higher education institution in China that focuses on automobile engineering. Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College offers programs for mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and architecture.
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closed 7/6/2018 via The Wichita Eagle

Jim Mathis, acquired WyoTech

synopsis: Jim Mathis, former student, faculty member, and President of WyoTech, has acquired WyoTech, a technical school concentrating in automotive and diesel industry. WyoTech provide a top-notch, concentrated training program that prepares students as technicians.
buyer: Jim Mathis
Jim Mathis graduated from WyoTech, worked as a faculty member, and served as WyoTech's president from 1997 to 2002. "
target parent: Educational Credit Management Corporation
target: WyoTech
WyoTech is a technical school local to Laramie, Wyoming. They provide a top-notch, concentrated training program that prepares students as technicians in the automotive and diesel industry. They also provide specialty programs to build on to the core program.
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announced 6/12/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Anvia Holdings, will acquire Quality Automotive Training

synopsis: Anvia Holdings Corporation announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire VocTrain Pty Ltd. VocTrain Pty Ltd, trading as Quality Automotive Training, offers accredited Automotive programs to help meet the needs of employers and apprentices/trainees working in the Automotive Retail, Service and Repair industry.
buyer: Anvia Holdings (OTCPK:ANVV:$2.35)
Anvia Holdings is a global technology and education service company. Anvia, as an investment and holding company, has developed and acquired a number of businesses that helped individuals and organizations grow. Their products serve two key target audiences namely consumer and business segments. "
target: Quality Automotive Training
Established in 1999, VocTrain Pty Ltd trading as Quality Automotive Training (QAT) offers a wide array of accredited Automotive programs to help meet the needs of employers and apprentices/trainees working in the Automotive Retail, Service and Repair industry.
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$0.56
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closed 4/5/2012 via Company Press Release

Gateshead College, acquired Tyneside Training Services Ltd.

synopsis: Tyneside Training Services Ltd., a training school for trucking, is pleased to be able to announce that Tyneside Training Services Ltd (TTS) will be joining the Gateshead College Group.
buyer: Gateshead College
Gateshead College is a medium to large general further education college. Gateshead College offers a fantastic range of courses whether you're a school leaver, an adult returning to education or a business looking to train your workforce, from entry level right up to degree level. "
target: Tyneside Training Services Ltd.
Tyneside Training Services have provided road transport based training courses since its establishment in 1969. The Company has maintained a policy of providing the highest level of training, employing highly qualified and experienced instructors.
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$0.89
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closed 1/5/2010 via Capital IQ

BC Partners, acquired ATI Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: BC Partners has acquired ATI Holding Company. ATI operates vocational schools and training centers in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico.
buyer: BC Partners
BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the large buy-out market for 20 years. The firm operates as an integrated team through its offices in Europe and America. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: ATI Enterprises, Inc.
ATI offers specialized training to students in the automotive, IT, and healthcare industries. ATI Enterprises operates vocational schools and training centers in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico.
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$331 [$581]
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closed 3/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Anvia Holdings, acquired Xseed Pty Ltd,

synopsis: Anvia Holdings Corporation, a global technology and education service company, will acquire XSEED Pty Ltd, an Australian Registered Training Organization. XSEED provides vocational education training services. They offer courses for business leadership and management, hairdressing, automotive, and massage therapy.
buyer: Anvia Holdings (OTCPK:ANVV:$2.35)
Anvia Holdings is a global technology and education service company. Anvia, as an investment and holding company, has developed and acquired a number of businesses that helped individuals and organizations grow. Their products serve two key target audiences namely consumer and business segments. "
target: Xseed Pty Ltd,
XSEED is an Australian Registered Training Organization. XSEED provides vocational education training services through their XSEED, Next Gear, and Hair Assembly brands. They offer courses for business leadership and management, hairdressing, automotive, and massage therapy.
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$3.55
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closed 7/7/2009 via AP - Associated Press

International Education Corporation, acquired American Auto Institute

synopsis: International Education Corporation announced that it has acquired American Auto Institute for cash. Headquartered in Cerritos, California, American Auto Institute has unique transportation education programs that prepare students for entry-level careers in the automotive industry.
buyer: International Education Corporation
International Education Corporation is a premier provider of practitioner-focused postsecondary career education in healthcare, business, technology and criminal justice. IEC owns and operates colleges under two national brands: UEI College and Advanced Career Training. "
target: American Auto Institute
American Auto Institute emphasizes hands-on instruction and utilizes current industry computer systems. This comprehensive technical training provides graduates of our programs with all the tools they need to build successful careers.
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closed 2/21/2012 via PR Newswire

United Education Institute, acquired Emergency Training Services, Inc.

synopsis: International Education Corporation, a leading national provider of career education and parent company of UEI College, has acquired Emergency Training Services (ETS), a leading emergency medical care training college in Santa Cruz, California. ETS provides training for Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics and First Responders.
buyer parent: International Education Corporation
buyer: United Education Institute
United Education Institute (UEI) serves as a top choice for career preparation and training. Students interested in entering a new career or training program to enhance their current occupation can consider a wide variety of UEI programs. "
target: Emergency Training Services, Inc.
The mission of Emergency Training Services is to respond to the educational needs of individuals seeking a career as an EMT or Paramedic. It is structured to develop competencies and skills in students necessary to function responsibly as members of an emergency medical care team.
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closed 7/2/2010 via PR Newswire

International Education Corporation, acquired MCed Career College

synopsis: International Education Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of MCed Career College headquartered in Fresno, California. Founded in 1989, MCed Career College is an accredited post-secondary institution now offering career-focused programs in healthcare, business, legal, and information technology.
buyer: International Education Corporation
International Education Corporation provides educational programs in the United States. The company offers allied health programs for careers in various fields, including dental assistant, massage therapy, medical assistant, medical billing, pharmacy technician, and vocational nurse. "
target: MCed Career College
MCED Career College is a private, coeducational, post-secondary institution. The faculty and consultants at MCED are committed to the students and the community in providing skilled, dedicated people the opportunity to Dream it Learn it Live it!
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closed 7/7/2009 via AP - Associated Press

International Education Corporation, acquired American Auto Institute

synopsis: International Education Corporation announced that it has acquired American Auto Institute for cash. Headquartered in Cerritos, California, American Auto Institute has unique transportation education programs that prepare students for entry-level careers in the automotive industry.
buyer: International Education Corporation
International Education Corporation is a premier provider of practitioner-focused postsecondary career education in healthcare, business, technology and criminal justice. IEC owns and operates colleges under two national brands: UEI College and Advanced Career Training. "
target: American Auto Institute
American Auto Institute emphasizes hands-on instruction and utilizes current industry computer systems. This comprehensive technical training provides graduates of our programs with all the tools they need to build successful careers.
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closed 7/7/2009 via AP - Associated Press

International Education Corporation, acquired American Auto Institute

synopsis: International Education Corporation announced that it has acquired American Auto Institute for cash. Headquartered in Cerritos, California, American Auto Institute has unique transportation education programs that prepare students for entry-level careers in the automotive industry.
buyer: International Education Corporation
International Education Corporation is a premier provider of practitioner-focused postsecondary career education in healthcare, business, technology and criminal justice. IEC owns and operates colleges under two national brands: UEI College and Advanced Career Training. "
target: American Auto Institute
American Auto Institute emphasizes hands-on instruction and utilizes current industry computer systems. This comprehensive technical training provides graduates of our programs with all the tools they need to build successful careers.
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announced 2/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Empire Education Group, will acquire Empire Education Group

synopsis: Regis Corp., a leader in the haircare industry, is to sell its interest in Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School), a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the US. Regis will sell its interest in EEG in exchange for de minimis cash compensation, an exclusive private label supply agreement, and an employer of choice arrangement.
buyer: Empire Education Group
Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School) is a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the United States. Headquartered in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, it is the largest system of cosmetology schools in the country. "
target parent: Regis Corporation
target: Empire Education Group
Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School) is a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the United States. Headquartered in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, it is the largest system of cosmetology schools in the country.
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closed 12/13/2019 via Bloomberg

Acacia Training Ltd., acquired Apprentice Supermarket CIC

synopsis: UK-based Acacia Training, a provider of training in health & social care, childcare, dental nursing & mental health first aid, has acquired Apprentice Supermarket, a course provider for apprentices in the United Kingdom. The acquisition allows Acacia to expand the company's expertise and services into pre-employment contracts.
buyer parent: MBH Corporation plc
buyer: Acacia Training Ltd.
UK-based Acacia Training is an OFSTED Good training provider offering training in Health & Social Care, Childcare, Dental Nursing & Mental Health First Aid. Acacia delivers vocational qualifications, short courses, and bespoke training tailored to each client's exact requirements. "
target: Apprentice Supermarket CIC
Apprentice Supermarket provides courses for apprentices in the United Kingdom, with services provided for both employers and new candidates. The company helps people develop essential skills and employability through teaching the theory of business to get young people into work or further education.
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$0.11
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closed 8/28/2019 via Company Press Release

VENTIUR, acquired WINNOVA

synopsis: VENTIUR, a Brazilian accelerator, acquires WINNOVA, a multidisciplinary vocational school that offers high-quality and diverse career paths for young people, adults and working life in Satakunta and Vakka-Suomi, Finland.
buyer: VENTIUR
VENTIUR is a Brazilian accelerator dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and investing in startup development. They see purpose in bright-eyed entrepreneurs who believe in collaborative business shaping the future. "
target: WINNOVA
WinNova is a multidisciplinary vocational school that offers high-quality and diverse career paths for young people, adults and working life in Satakunta and Vakka-Suomi, Finland.
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closed 7/29/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Hope Education Group, acquired Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College

synopsis: Hope Education Group, the second-largest private higher education group in China, has acquired a 95% stake in Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College, a higher education institution in China that focuses on automobile engineering. The college offers programs for mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and architecture.
buyer: Hope Education Group (SEHK:1765:$149.56)
Hope Education Group is the second-largest private higher education group in China. Hope Education Group operates four independent colleges and five junior colleges in China. The group offers services for undergraduate, vocational college, and technical college. "
target: Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College
Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College is a higher education institution in China that focuses on automobile engineering. Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College offers programs for mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and architecture.
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closed 6/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Sommet Education, acquired Ducasse Education

synopsis: Eurazeo Capital is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 51% stake in Ducasse Education, a major player in culinary and pastry arts, by the hospitality education group, Sommet Education. Since its creation in 1999, Ducasse Education has delivered unrivalled culinary and pastry expertise.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Sommet Education
Known for excellence in cultivating hospitality leaders, Sommet Education encompasses a distinguished group of institutions united by a fundamental belief in the importance of academic rigor & skills-based learning. Their institutions Glion and Les Roches serve students from more than 100 countries."
target: Ducasse Education
Ducasse Education has delivered unrivalled culinary and pastry expertise through a wide array of initial and professional development training programs, as well as courses for career changers. Ducasse Education welcomes over 800 students and 3,000 apprentices at its three campuses.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Stephenson College will be merged with Brooksby Melton College,

synopsis: Brooksby Melton College, a specialist further and higher education college offering courses in an array of specialist vocational subjects, is to merge with Stephenson College, a further and higher education college in Coalville, Leicestershire.
buyer: Brooksby Melton College
Brooksby Melton College is a specialist further and higher education college offering courses in an array of specialist vocational subjects across its two campuses - the land-based Brooksby site and the creative and service industries one in Melton Mowbray. "
target: Stephenson College
Stephenson College Coalville is a further and higher education college in Coalville, Leicestershire. Stephenson College offers a variety of courses that include child care, motor vehicle, health & social care, hair & beauty, engineering, brick work, wood work, plumbing, higher education and more.
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closed 4/29/2019 via PR Web

Excel Education Systems, Inc., acquired Washington Online Learning Institute

synopsis: Excel Education Systems, Inc., a leading provider of K-12 and post-secondary distance education services, has acquired Washington Online Learning Institute (WOLI), an accredited career college in the US. WOLI offers regionally accredited online certificate and diploma programs and courses to students in all 50 States and overseas.
buyer: Excel Education Systems, Inc.
Excel Education Systems is a leading provider of K-12 and post-secondary distance education services, serving students and schools around the country, and around the world. Excel Education Systems is a for-purpose organization dedicated to transforming the way students learn. "
target: Washington Online Learning Institute
Washington Online Learning Institute (WOLI) is an accredited career college in the US. WOLI offers regionally accredited online certificate and diploma programs and courses to students in all 50 States and overseas. Their subjects include legal studies, business, health care, and IT.
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dean Tech merged with Rosedale Technical College,

synopsis: Two Pittsburgh-area tradel schools are merging, creating an educational institution with an enrollment of about 410 students. Dean Tech is merging with Rosedale Technical College, with the combined facility operating under the Rosedale Technical College flag. Dean Tech is a nationally accredited Trade School offering technical training.
buyer: Rosedale Technical College
Founded in 1949, Rosedale Technical College has a rich history of preparing students for employment in the trades. Rosedale provides students with the proper knowledge and equipment, as well as the necessary hands-on experience required for their field. "
target: Dean Tech
Dean Tech is a nationally accredited Trade and Technical School offering technical training which will prepare the graduate for employment opportunities. Dean Tech offers courses in the electrical trades, heating & air conditioning, building maintenance, or welding.
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closed 1/7/2020 via BusinessWire

HCA Holdings, Inc., acquired Galen College of Nursing

synopsis: HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, and Galen College of Nursing, one of the largest educators of nurses in the U.S., announced that HCA Healthcare has become the majority owner of the parent company of Galen.
buyer: HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA:$50,087.00)
Nashville-based HCA Healthcare is one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, comprising 185 hospitals and approximately 1,800 sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, and physician clinics, in 21 states and the United Kingdom. "
target: Galen College of Nursing
Galen College of Nursing is one of the largest nursing educators in the United States. With a focus solely on nursing education, the College offers baccalaureate and associate degree nursing programs and practical/vocational nursing programs.
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closed 1/21/2019 via Company Press Release

MBH Corporation plc, acquired International School of Beauty Therapy

synopsis: MBH Corporation, a UK diversified investment holding company, acquired International School of Beauty Therapy, UK’s private beauty school that offers nationally and internationally recognized qualifications preparing students for the workplace at home or abroad.
buyer: MBH Corporation plc (DB:M8H:$45.27)
MBH Corporation plc is a UK diversified investment holding company. They acquire small to medium enterprises across multiple geographies and sectors that are well established, profitable, debt free and looking to scale. "
target: International School of Beauty Therapy
The International School of Beauty Therapy is UK’s private beauty school. They offer nationally and internationally recognized qualifications preparing students for the workplace at home or abroad.
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announced 1/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Australian Apex Education Pty Ltd, will purchase Ability Education and MEGT Institute from MEGT

synopsis: Australian Apex Education, a subsidiary of SDM Group Holdings and a leading provider of Vocational Education and Training, will acquire Ability Education and Institute Training (MEGT Institute) from MEGT. Ability Education provides English courses to international students. Institute Training provides courses on early childhood education and care.
buyer parent: SDM Jazz and Ballet Academie
buyer: Australian Apex Education Pty Ltd
Apex Institute of Education is one of Australia's leading private providers of Vocational Education and Training for international and domestic students. Apex offers a range of quality courses developed and taught by highly experienced and qualified trainers in a diverse and inclusive environment. "
seller: MEGT
Ability Education provides English courses covering conversational, practical and academic English to international students. Institute Training is a Registered Training Organisation in Australia and a specialist provider for national accredited courses on early childhood education and care.
price ($mm)
$3.28
rev ($mm)
$10
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$0
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12.7x
closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Dashl AB, acquired Mehrens Academy

synopsis: Dashl, a digital hair and beauty booking platform in Sweden, has acquired Mehrens Academy, a Swedish vocational school for professional makeup and hair. Mehrens Academy provides their students with the education they need to get a job in the makeup industry.
buyer: Dashl AB
Dashl is a digital hair and beauty booking platform in Sweden. Dashl allows users to book a stylist for a hair or beauty treatment, whenever and wherever it suits them. Users can browse photos from vetted and reviewed hair and beauty stylists to find the right style for them. "
target: Mehrens Academy
Mehrens Academy is a Swedish vocational school for professional makeup and hair. Mehrens Academy provides their students with the education they need to get a job in the makeup industry. The academy supports their students after their education and provides them with professional products and tools.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

STADIO Multiversity, will acquire Prestige Academy (Pty) Ltd

synopsis: STADIO, a South African investment holding company that focuses on higher education, will acquire Prestige Academy, a private higher education institution in South Africa. Prestige Academy provides vocational education and training for a variety of disciplines, including digital marketing, visual arts, business management, 3D animation, and more.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: STADIO Multiversity (:$27.64)
STADIO is an investment holding company that focuses on the acquisition of, investment in, growth and development of higher education institutions to assist in meeting the demand for quality and relevant higher education programmes in southern Africa. "
target: Prestige Academy (Pty) Ltd
Prestige Academy is a private higher education institution in South Africa. Prestige Academy provides vocational education and training for a variety of disciplines. They offer programmes for digital marketing, visual arts, business management, 3D animation, event management, photography, and more.
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closed 9/24/2018 via BusinessWire

NCK Capital L.L.C., acquired Tricoci University

synopsis: NCK Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm specializing in management buyouts, corporate divestitures and recapitalizations of lower, middle-market businesses, announced it has acquired Tricoci University, a leading provider of cosmetology, esthetics and barbering education in the Midwest.
buyer: NCK Capital L.L.C.
NCK acquires controlling interests in lower, middle-market companies across the United States that have between $2 and $10 million in EBITDA. NCK provides “right-fit” capital structures, inspiring management incentives, and extensive operational support to its partner companies. "
target: Tricoci University
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture is the premier provider of fresh and innovative cosmetology, esthetics and barbering education in the Midwest, providing students with advanced technical skills, ethics, professionalism and leadership values.
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closed 7/6/2018 via The Wichita Eagle

Jim Mathis, acquired WyoTech

synopsis: Jim Mathis, former student, faculty member, and President of WyoTech, has acquired WyoTech, a technical school concentrating in automotive and diesel industry. WyoTech provide a top-notch, concentrated training program that prepares students as technicians.
buyer: Jim Mathis
Jim Mathis graduated from WyoTech, worked as a faculty member, and served as WyoTech's president from 1997 to 2002. "
target parent: Educational Credit Management Corporation
target: WyoTech
WyoTech is a technical school local to Laramie, Wyoming. They provide a top-notch, concentrated training program that prepares students as technicians in the automotive and diesel industry. They also provide specialty programs to build on to the core program.
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closed 6/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Summer Capital, acquired Swiss Education Group Ltd.

synopsis: Summer Capital, a leading Asia-based investment management firm, has acquired Swiss Education Group from Invision, a leading Swiss- and Germany-based investment firm. Swiss Education Group manages 5 schools in Switzerland. Their hotel management and culinary schools offer Bachelor degree, Postgraduate diploma and Master programmes.
buyer: Summer Capital
Summer Capital is a leading Asia-based investment management firm focused on global investment opportunities. The firm focuses on investing in companies related to education, hospitality, telecommunications, media, technology, healthcare, fintech, and logistics. "
target parent: Invision Private Equity AG
target: Swiss Education Group Ltd.
Swiss Education Group manages 5 schools in Switzerland. Their hotel management and culinary schools offer Bachelor degree, Postgraduate diploma and Master programmes. Their programmes combine academic learning with practical experience and are designed to meet the needs of hospitality employers.
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closed 5/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Primary Capital Partners LLP, acquired ICS Learn

synopsis: ICS Learn, a leading UK online professional education platform, is pleased to announce the completion of a management buyout of the business from the current owners, Angus MacDonald and Par Equity.  The management team was backed by Primary Capital Partners, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity firms. 
buyer: Primary Capital Partners LLP
Primary is a leading provider of private equity finance for UK based growth companies valued between £20 million and £100 million. They aim to work in partnership with experienced management teams to help build great companies whilst delivering excellent returns for investors. "
target parent: Par Equity
target: ICS Learn
UK-based ICS Learn is a leading online professional education platform, operating in the human resources, accountancy and health and wellness markets. The ICS Learn brand is long-established and the business currently educates over 15,000 active students.
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closed 2/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Quanta Services, Inc., acquired Northwest Lineman College

synopsis: Quanta Services, Inc., a corporation that provides engineering, procurement and construction services, has announced that it completed the acquisition of Northwest Lineman College (NLC), the industry-leading educational and training institution serving the electric power industry.
buyer: Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR:$9,466.48)
Quanta Services is a leading specialized contracting services company, delivering infrastructure solutions for the electric power, oil and gas and communications industries. Quanta's services include designing, installing, repairing and maintaining energy and communications infrastructure. "
target: Northwest Lineman College
Northwest Lineman College is the industry-leading educational and training institution serving the electric power industry. NLC is the largest educational and training organization that trains across the full lifespan of a line worker's career, from pre-apprenticeship through experienced lineman.
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$62
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Redcar & Cleveland College will be merged with Stockton Riverside College,

synopsis: Redcar & Cleveland College, a Further Education provider in the Tees Valley, is going to merge with nearby counterpart Stockton Riverside College. Redcar & Cleveland College delivers an exciting range of full and part-time vocational training courses, from entry level through to higher level qualifications.
buyer: Stockton Riverside College
Stockton Riverside College is a further education college in the UK that offers full time and part time courses, adult courses, apprenticeships and professional qualifications. With a wide range of courses and business services to offer, they help people on their way to achieving their dreams. "
target: Redcar & Cleveland College
Redcar & Cleveland College is one of the leading Further Education providers in the Tees Valley. They deliver an exciting range of full and part-time vocational training courses, from entry level through to higher level qualifications.
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year
2012
rev ($mm)
$57.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.61
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
564
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Ticker: CEU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Education Alliance, Inc.
China Education Alliance, Inc.
China Education Alliance, Inc. is a fast-growing, leading, China-based company offering high-quality education resources and services to students ages 6 to 18 and adults (university students and professionals) ages 18 and over.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$46.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.27
EBIT ($mm)
$16.58
Net Income ($mm)
$15.26
Employees
409
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Ticker: SEHK:1598
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
21st Century Education Group
21st Century Education Group
21st Century Education is a Chinese provider of education services. 21st Century Education offers preschool education, primary and secondary education, higher education, and vocational education services through their various schools.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$30.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.60
EBIT ($mm)
$9.93
Net Income ($mm)
$12.78
Employees
1158
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Ticker: NSEI:CAREERP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Career Point Ltd.
Career Point Limited is a leading Indian education company with strong brand equity of providing quality education since 1993. With a strong foundation of academic excellence, Career Point caters to the needs of a student throughout the life cycle of a student (K.G. to PhD.)
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$14.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.02
EBIT ($mm)
$5.40
Net Income ($mm)
$3.68
Employees
606
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Ticker: NZSE:IQE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Intueri Education Group Limited
Intueri Education Group Limited
The Intueri Education Group is one of New Zealand's largest private vocational educational groups. They specialise in providing industry relevant training across a number of exciting industries and they work closely with those industries to ensure their graduates find employment.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$13.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.80
EBIT ($mm)
$0.04
Net Income ($mm)
$0.48
Employees
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Ticker: HRCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hartcourt Companies Inc.
Hartcourt Companies Inc.
Hartcourt Companies is a holding company for China’s providers of vocational education and technical training services. Hartcourt structures itself so that its portfolio of companies and affiliates can operate well-recognized institutions with dominant positions within their regions and sectors.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.89
EBIT ($mm)
$0.70
Net Income ($mm)
$0.02
Employees
40
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Ticker: TEDU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tarena
Tarena
Tarena International, Inc. is a leading provider of professional education services in China. Through its innovative education platform combining live distance instruction, classroom-based tutoring and online learning modules, Tarena offers professional education courses in twelve IT subjects.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$312.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$38.34
EBIT ($mm)
$26.81
Net Income ($mm)
$29.29
Employees
6257
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Ticker: ASX:VET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vocation Limited
Vocation Limited
Vocation Limited provides vocational education and training (VET) services in Australia. It offers education and training services to employees of Australian corporate and government clients, and individual students.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$104.98
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.65)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: BSE:540403
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CL Educate Limited
CL Educate Limited
CL Educate Limited (CL), is India’s leading education & knowledge services provider. CL Educate operates through two segments, which include Education and training program (including sale of study material) and Vocational training.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$43.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.20
EBIT ($mm)
$5.08
Net Income ($mm)
$3.64
Employees
376
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Ticker: ASX:SIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SiteGroup International
SiteGroup International
Site Group International is an Australian registered public company which has operations in both Australia and the Philippines. It provides Australian vocational training in Asia. Site offers a range of training programs designed for the Mining & Processing, Oil & Gas and Construction industries.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$13.48
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:ICT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iCollege Ltd.
iCollege Ltd.
iCollege is a training organization that provides specialist education to students from all over the world. They help workers stay relevant in an ever-changing employment environment. The online education provider creates more engaging training experiences for people looking to get ahead.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1.58
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.87)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: APOL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Apollo Education Group Inc.
Apollo Education Group Inc.
Apollo Education Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, University of Phoenix, Apollo Global, College for Financial Planning, The Iron Yard and Western International University has established itself as a leading provider of higher education programs for working adults.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$2,000.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$175.52
EBIT ($mm)
$84.83
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
28000
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