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closed 2/4/2019 via BusinessWire

SchoolMint, acquired SureWatch

synopsis: SchoolMint, a company that provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide, has acquired SureWatch Campus Management, a modular and scalable student safety and campus management system that was designed for use in all school environments.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: SchoolMint
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide. Schools choose SchoolMint to streamline all aspects of student enrollment – student registration management, application, lottery, school choice management and document uploads. "
target: SureWatch
SureWatch Campus Management is a modular and scalable student safety and campus management system that was designed for use in all school environments including pre-school, K-12, and higher education levels.
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closed 7/20/2022 via BusinessWire

StarRez, acquired Residential Management Systems, Inc.

synopsis: StarRez, the global market leader in student housing software, has announced the acquisition of Residential Management Systems, Inc. (RMS) developer of the Mercury Residential Housing Platform. RMS provides industry-leading web-based housing and conference management software solutions.
buyer: StarRez
StarRez is a global market leader in student housing software and residential community management. The platform positively impacts millions of users from around the world providing solutions to manage the resident experience, occupancy, revenue, allocations and more. "
target: Residential Management Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1994, Residential Management Systems set out to revolutionize the University and College software landscape. With offices in Raleigh, NC and Newcastle, UK, RMS provides industry-leading web-based housing and conference management software solutions.
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closed 6/25/2021 via PR Web

Modern Campus, acquired Presence

synopsis: Canada-based Modern Campus, the industry’s leading modern learner engagement platform, has acquired Presence, a premiere campus engagement and learning platform for higher education institutions. The acquisition extends Modern Campus’s learning partners to more than 1,400 colleges and universities across North America.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Modern Campus
Based in Canada, Modern Campus, the innovator driving Omni CMS and Destiny One, empowers higher education institutions to thrive when radical change is required to successfully respond to lower student enrollments and revenue, rising costs, crushing student debt, and school closures. "
target: Presence
Presence is a student engagement and learning solution that powers universities to improve retention rates. Presence makes it easy to visualize and assess engagement efforts through data, streamline workflows, and map learning outcomes to opportunities for student success.
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closed 6/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Accruent, LLC, acquired EMS Software, LLC.

synopsis: Accruent, the world’s leading provider of physical resource management solutions, has acquired EMS Software. The EMS Software solutions manage, monitor and control every aspect of meeting rooms, classrooms, gathering spaces, and office hoteling through a single platform.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Accruent, LLC
Accruent is a software company that helps organizations achieve superior performance by transforming how they manage their physical resources. Its cloud-based software and services enable organizations to optimize all stages of real estate, facilities and asset management. "
target: EMS Software, LLC.
The EMS Software solutions manage, monitor and control every aspect of meeting rooms, classrooms, gathering spaces, and office hoteling through a single platform. EMS Software removes the barriers to inspired work by connecting people, tools and technology within a single platform.
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closed 3/7/2018 via Company Press Release

Kinetic Solutions, acquired Occam Systems Limited

synopsis: Kinetic Solutions, a company in the UK that provides events management and student accommodation solutions, has acquired Occam Systems, a UK-based provider of student accommodation management software. Occam's solutions are used by universities across the UK to manage their student applications, room allocations, room offers, and invoicing.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Kinetic Solutions
Kinetic Solutions is a company in the UK that provides events management and student accommodation solutions to the Higher Education market. Its core products focus on integrated conferencing and venue management software as well as comprehensive student accommodation solutions. "
target: Occam Systems Limited
Occam Systems is a UK-based provider of student accommodation management software. Approximately 1 in 4 universities across the UK utilize Occam's software solutions to manage student applications, room allocations, room offers, and invoicing.
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closed 8/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Bellrock Property & Facilities Management, acquired Concerto Support Services

synopsis: Bellrock, one of the UKs leading Facilities Management (FM) and Property Management (PM) businesses, has acquired Concerto Support Services, a company that provides secure, web based software solutions for asset management, facilities management, project management and business performance management.
buyer: Bellrock Property & Facilities Management
Bellrock provides smart property & facilities management solutions for retail, healthcare, education and corporate clients throughout the UK & Ireland. "
target: Concerto Support Services
The Concerto property asset and project management software suite provides flexible, web based, off-the-shelf solutions for asset, project and facilities management. Aimed at large organisations and departments, Concerto has a user group of over 60 Local Authorities, Universities and more.
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announced 3/24/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

HL Technology Group Limited, will acquire Yao Neng Developments Limited

synopsis: HL Technology, an electronics company in China, is acquiring Yao Neng Developments Limited, a company that develops an online service platform relating to smart campus and management platform systems, community and professional training platform systems, and smart city comprehensive administration services platform systems.
buyer: HL Technology Group Limited (SEHK:1087:$321.97)
HL Technology Group, specializing in the computer, consumer electronics and communication fields, is focused on providing external signal cable assembly, notebook internal signal cable assembly, power cord assembly, wire & cable, antenna for the fields of IT, telecommunication, LCD TV and more. "
target: Yao Neng Developments Limited
Yao Neng Developments Limited, through its subsidiary, develops an online service platform relating to smart campus and management platform systems, community and professional training platform systems, and smart city comprehensive administration services platform systems.
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closed 1/7/2015 via Company Press Release

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Kinetic Solutions

synopsis: Volaris Group Inc. announced that it has acquired Kinetic Solutions Ltd. a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for student accommodation, conference and event management to Higher Education institutions, venues and conference centres.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Volaris Group Inc. is a private investment firm. Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies enabling them to be clear leaders within their focused industry. "
target: Kinetic Solutions
Kinetic Solutions has been serving the Housing and Conferencing departments within the Higher Education market. Its core products focus on integrated conferencing and venue management software as well as comprehensive student accommodation solutions to manage the entire student housing process.
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closed 10/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Raptor Technologies, acquired CPOMS

synopsis: Raptor Technologies, the leading provider of school safety software to US schools, announced its acquisition of CPOMS, the top provider of student safeguarding software to schools in the United Kingdom.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Raptor Technologies
Founded in 2002, Raptor has partnered with over 35,000 K-12 US schools to provide integrated visitor, volunteer, and emergency management software and services that cover the complete spectrum of school safety. "
target: CPOMS
CPOMS is the leading provider of SaaS safeguarding software to schools. CPOMS safeguarding software provides a student wellbeing framework to help schools protect children from harm, including documenting incidents such as abuse, neglect, cyberbullying, and other incidents.
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closed 9/18/2019 via PR Newswire

Facilitron, acquired Login Logix

synopsis: Facilitron, a data-driven facilities management platform and marketplace for schools and public spaces, announced the acquisition of Login Logix, a California maintenance management software company whose products include Maintenance Login, a work order management system, and Facilities Login, a facility scheduling system.
buyer: Facilitron
Facilitron is a data-driven facilities management platform and marketplace that streamlines facility scheduling and the rental request process of school and public spaces while enabling insight into real-time cost and utilization data. "
target: Login Logix
Login Logix is a California maintenance management software company whose products include Maintenance Login, a work order management system, and Facilities Login, a facility scheduling system.
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closed 11/25/2020 via Company Press Release

Civica, acquired Parago Software Inc

synopsis: Civica Group, a global leader in business-critical software, has acquired Parago Software, a school management software provider in the UK. Parago offers a school IT asset and estate management system. Their software enables schools, trusts and districts to more efficiently manage their PCs, software, and all of their fixed and mobile assets.
buyer parent: Partners Group Holding AG
buyer: Civica
Civica is a UK-based specialist in business critical software applications, digital solutions and managed services for the public sector and regulated markets. Their software and services support functions range from financial management and tax & benefits processing to medical records management "
target: Parago Software Inc
Parago Software is a school management software provider in the UK. Parago offers a school IT asset and estate management system. Their software enables schools, trusts and districts to more efficiently manage their PCs, software, and all of their fixed and mobile assets.
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announced 9/8/2017 via Reuters

CHIeru Co., Ltd., will acquire Collabo

synopsis: CHIeru, a provider of software & system products for Japanese schools, will acquire Collabo, a developer of monitoring software for universities. Collabo's ClassView scheduling software allows users to see what computers and rooms are being used and when they are free to use. Their LostGuard software helps prevent the loss of computer devices.
buyer: CHIeru Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:3933:$18.73)
One of CHIeru's primary goals is producing ICT environments for teaching & learning in schools. They provide software & system products reflecting new teaching methods in lecture fields such as learning management systems, e-learning systems, class support/CALL systems for active learning, etc. "
target: Collabo
Collabo develops monitoring software for universities. Their ClassView scheduling software allows users to see what computers and rooms are being used and when they are free to use. Their LostGuard software helps prevent the loss of computer devices, such as USBs, SD cards, and external hard drives.
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cancelled 6/25/2010 via Capital IQ

Helix Design and Creation, Inc. cancelled merger with Coastal Capital Acquisition Corp.,

synopsis: Coastal Capital Acquisition Corp. Cancelled the Acquisition of Helix Design and Creation, Inc.
buyer: Coastal Capital Acquisition Corp.
Coastal Capital Acquisition Corp. is a development stage company, which operates as a consulting company. We acquire controlling and or minimal interests in development and startup stage businesses and assist them in the development and implementation of their specific business models. "
target: Helix Design and Creation, Inc.
Helix Design and Creation is a software provider to the Residence Life Housing Market. Their solutions include Front Desk Suite, Case Tracker, Damage Billing, and Staff Manager.
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closed 2/21/2008 via PR Newswire

Roper Industries, Inc., acquired The CBORD Group, Inc.

synopsis: Roper Industries, Inc. has acquired The CBORD Group, Inc., the leading supplier of card systems and integrated security solutions to higher education, healthcare and other markets, in a transaction valued at $367 million, including $23 million in tax benefits that can be utilized over time.
buyer: Roper Industries, Inc. (ROP:$5,777.80)
Roper Industries is a market-driven, diversified growth company with trailing twelve month revenues of $2.2 billion. Roper provides engineered products and solutions for global niche markets, including water, energy, radio frequency and research/medical applications. "
target parent: Sterling Investment Partners
target: The CBORD Group, Inc.
The CBORD Group provides service to the campus-wide needs of higher-education facilities. CBORD works with a variety of clients and markets, providing cashless and ID card control systems, housing management systems, online ordering service, and the Student Advantage discount membership program.
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closed 6/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Frontline Education, acquired Hayes Software Systems

synopsis: Frontline Education, a leading provider of K-12 school administration software, has acquired Hayes Software Systems from Transition Capital Partners. Hayes Software Systems provides solutions for asset management and inventory control with integrated help desk capabilities for K-12 schools.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Frontline Education
Frontline Education is the leading provider of school administration software, empowering strategic K-12 leaders with the right tools, data and insights to proactively manage human capital, business operations and special education. "
target parent: Transition Capital Partners
target: Hayes Software Systems
Based in Austin, TX, Hayes Software Systems provides SaaS solutions to empower K-12 school administrators. Schools partner with Hayes to address their asset management, inventory control and integrated help desk needs with simple, easy-to-use solutions, including TIPWeb-IT, TIPWeb-IM and GetHelp.
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closed 2/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Transition Capital Partners, acquired Hayes Software Systems

synopsis: Transition Capital Partners (“TCP”), a Dallas-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hayes Software Systems (“Hayes”). Hayes is the leader in inventory control SaaS software and services for the K-12 education market, providing solutions designed to assist school districts in effectively managing their inventories.
buyer: Transition Capital Partners
Transition Capital Partners (“TCP”) is a Dallas, TX based, family office funded, private investment firm. Founded in 1993, TCP has successfully invested in over 40 lower middle market companies spanning a diverse array of industries. "
target: Hayes Software Systems
Hayes Software Systems specializes in providing industry leading solutions focused on school asset management and textbook inventory management. The results are increased efficiencies, time and cost savings, and powerful reporting.
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closed 7/31/2017 via Company Press Release

Investcorp, acquired Impero

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading manager of alternative investment products, has acquired Impero, a provider of online student safety, classroom and school network management software. Impero's flagship product, Impero Education Pro, gives teachers visibility of students’ computers, allowing them to monitor performance and block inappropriate web use.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$254.00)
Investcorp is a leading manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp focuses on generating investor and shareholder value through a disciplined investment approach in four lines of business: corporate investment, real estate, alternative investment solutions, and credit management. "
target parent: Connection Capital LLP
target: Impero
Impero offers ICT and networking solutions for schools, colleges and universities in almost 40 countries. Its core software product, Impero Education Pro, gives teachers real-time visibility of students’ computers, allowing them to monitor performance and block inappropriate web use.
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announced 2/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Panasonic Corporation of North America, will acquire Video Insight

synopsis: Panasonic Corporation of North America announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Video Insight, Inc. Founded in 2002, Video Insight provides video management solutions for security systems to over 25,000 customers in the financial, government, retail and transportation sectors as well as 6,500 K-12 school and college customers.
buyer parent: Panasonic Corporation
buyer: Panasonic Corporation of North America
Panasonic Corporation of North America, based in Secaucus, NJ, is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and the hub of its branding, marketing, sales, service, product development and R&D operations in the U.S. and Canada. "
target: Video Insight
Video Insight, Inc. is a leading developer of enterprise-class video management software. Founded in 2002 by two veteran technology entrepreneurs, it was established with the vision of providing powerful, user-friendly software that would run on "off-the-shelf" hardware based on IP technology.
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closed 11/5/2014 via Yahoo, Inc.

Epazz, Inc., acquired Strand, Inc.

synopsis: Epazz, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based business software solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Strand, Inc. a surveillance software company used by US colleges and universities. Strand's surveillance management system is a "lean client," which designates the server for a majority of the data processing.
buyer: Epazz, Inc. (OTCPK:EPAZ:$1.35)
Epazz Inc. is an enterprise-wide software company that specializes in providing customized web applications to the corporate world, higher education institutions and the public sector. Their unique BoxesOS applications can create virtual communities for enhanced communication, information and more. "
target: Strand, Inc.
Strand is a developer of IP surveillance software. Their solution leverages the capabilities of traditional surveillance systems by combining the primitive navigation functions of analog surveillance systems with the advanced functions made possible by powerful computing and digital technologies.
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closed 5/28/2014 via BNC Analysis

Connection Capital LLP, acquired Impero

synopsis: Connection Capital, a private equity fund focused on SMEs, backed a management buy out of the education software provider Impero. Impero offers ICT and networking solutions for schools, colleges and universities. The deal took the form of a debt and equity package. Connection Capital provided the equity and its parent, BLME bank, provided the debt.
buyer parent: Bank of London and The Middle East plc
buyer: Connection Capital LLP
Connection Capital LLP helps clients build a portfolio of self selected, direct investments in private equity, commercial property and alternative asset funds, as part of an organised syndicate. "
target: Impero
Impero offers ICT and networking solutions for schools, colleges and universities in almost 40 countries. Its core software product, Impero Education Pro, gives teachers real-time visibility of students’ computers, allowing them to monitor performance and block inappropriate web use.
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closed 2/4/2019 via BusinessWire

SchoolMint, acquired SureWatch

synopsis: SchoolMint, a company that provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide, has acquired SureWatch Campus Management, a modular and scalable student safety and campus management system that was designed for use in all school environments.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: SchoolMint
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide. Schools choose SchoolMint to streamline all aspects of student enrollment – student registration management, application, lottery, school choice management and document uploads. "
target: SureWatch
SureWatch Campus Management is a modular and scalable student safety and campus management system that was designed for use in all school environments including pre-school, K-12, and higher education levels.
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closed 6/25/2021 via BusinessWire

SchoolMint, acquired Schoolrunner

synopsis: SchoolMint, the leading provider of Strategic Enrollment Management in K-12 education, has acquired Schoolrunner, the all-in-one student data system that gives teachers and schools one place to track everything they care about.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: SchoolMint
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide. Schools choose SchoolMint to streamline all aspects of student enrollment – student registration management, application, lottery, school choice management and document uploads. "
target: Schoolrunner
Schoolrunner is the all-in-one student data system that gives teachers and schools one place to track everything they care about. The result is actionable data that allows teachers and administrators to spend their time teaching and leading effectively and efficiently.
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closed 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

SchoolMint, acquired Whetstone Education

synopsis: SchoolMint, the leading provider of Strategic Enrollment Management and Hero® positive behavior products for K-12 education, has completed the acquisition of Whetstone Education, a classroom observation and coaching platform that enables teachers, coaches, and leaders to work together to amplify instruction.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: SchoolMint
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide. Schools choose SchoolMint to streamline all aspects of student enrollment – student registration management, application, lottery, school choice management and document uploads. "
target: Whetstone Education
Founded in 2011 by three educators, Whetstone Education seeks to help school leaders use actionable data to drive their instructional coaching and staffing decisions. Whetstone Education provides an online teacher observation tool that is fully customizable to a school’s teacher observation rubric.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BusinessWire

SchoolMint, acquired Smart Choice Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: SchoolMint announced that it has completed an acquisition of Smart Choice Technologies from Firefly Digital. Through this acquisition, SchoolMint will extend its position as the leading provider of enrollment management solutions to educators at districts, charter management organizations (CMOs) and charter schools throughout the United States.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: SchoolMint
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide. Schools choose SchoolMint to streamline all aspects of student enrollment – student registration management, application, lottery, school choice management and document uploads. "
target parent: Firefly Digital
target: Smart Choice Technologies, Inc.
Smart Choice is a powerful preK-12 admissions platform. It is an online student registration and school choice management software solution for public and private schools, magnet and charter schools, gifted & talented programs, early childhood education programs and other special programs.
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closed 2/4/2019 via BusinessWire

SchoolMint, acquired SureWatch

synopsis: SchoolMint, a company that provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide, has acquired SureWatch Campus Management, a modular and scalable student safety and campus management system that was designed for use in all school environments.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: SchoolMint
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide. Schools choose SchoolMint to streamline all aspects of student enrollment – student registration management, application, lottery, school choice management and document uploads. "
target: SureWatch
SureWatch Campus Management is a modular and scalable student safety and campus management system that was designed for use in all school environments including pre-school, K-12, and higher education levels.
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closed 10/30/2017 via PR Newswire

BV Investment Partners, acquired SchoolMint

synopsis: BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services and IT services sectors, announced the acquisition of SchoolMint. SchoolMint is a leading provider of cloud-based student enrollment and school choice systems for PreK-12 district, charter, and independent schools.
buyer: BV Investment Partners
BV Investment Partners is currently investing its ninth private equity fund. The firm is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. The company actively targets investments in the business services and information technology services industries. "
target: SchoolMint
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide. Schools choose SchoolMint to streamline all aspects of student enrollment – student registration management, application, lottery, school choice management and document uploads.
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closed 2/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Eupheus Learning, acquired SchoolMitra

synopsis: Eupheus Learning, India's largest school-focused distribution platform, has acquired SchoolMitra, a school management system in India. SchoolMitra offers a SaaS platform with ERP, LMS, CRM and HRMS modules specifically designed to meet the requirements of Indian Schools. Their platform enables schools to better manage their day-to-day operations.
buyer: Eupheus Learning
Eupheus Learning is a Delhi based EdTech firm aiming to bridge the gap between in-class and at-home learning by offering pedagogically differentiated, technology-led solutions in the K-12 space. The company aims to reach millions of students across India through its curated educational offerings. "
target: SchoolMitra
SchoolMitra is a school management software system in India. SchoolMitra offers a SaaS platform with ERP, LMS, CRM and HRMS modules specifically designed to meet the requirements of Indian Schools. Their platform enables schools to better manage their day-to-day operations.
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Onex Corporation, will acquire PowerSchool Group LLC

synopsis: Onex Corporation and Vista Equity Partners announced Onex will acquire a stake in PowerSchool Group LLC from Vista, which will also invest new capital in the business. Onex And Vista Equity Partners will become equal partners In Powerschool, the leading education technology platform for K-12 schools.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$2,374.00)
Onex is one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms. Through its Onex Partners and ONCAP private equity funds, Onex acquires and builds high-quality businesses in partnership with talented management teams "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: PowerSchool Group LLC (:$528.60)
PowerSchool is the #1 leading education technology platform for K-12. They provide secure and compliant online solutions, including registration and school choice, student information systems, learning management and classroom collaboration, assessment, analytics, and special education management.
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BV Investment Partners, acquired SchoolMint

synopsis: BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services and IT services sectors, announced the acquisition of SchoolMint. SchoolMint is a leading provider of cloud-based student enrollment and school choice systems for PreK-12 district, charter, and independent schools.
buyer: BV Investment Partners
BV Investment Partners is currently investing its ninth private equity fund. The firm is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. The company actively targets investments in the business services and information technology services industries. "
target: SchoolMint
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide. Schools choose SchoolMint to streamline all aspects of student enrollment – student registration management, application, lottery, school choice management and document uploads.
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Education Brands, acquired Ravenna Solutions

synopsis: Ravenna Solutions, a leading provider of enrollment management software to K-12 private schools, is excited to announce they are formally joining forces with Education Brands, a division of MB Parent Holdings. Ravenna Solutions provides private schools with a cloud-based admission system that provides a customized process & efficiency improvements.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Education Brands
Education Brands, a division of MB Holdings LLC, delight schools and families with their network of education-focused software and service companies. This network allows schools to leverage best practices that have been proven at some of the most effective, efficient schools in the country. "
target: Ravenna Solutions
Ravenna Solutions is a leading provider of enrollment management software to K-12 private schools. Ravenna Solutions provides private schools with a best-of-breed cloud-based admission CRM system that provides a highly customized process and unprecedented efficiency improvements.
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Education Brands, acquired SchoolSpeak

synopsis: SchoolSpeak, a leading cloud-based School Management Solution provider to K-12 schools and dioceses is excited to announce they are formally joining forces with Education Brands, a division of MB Parent Holdings. SchoolSpeak is a vendor for Standards-Based Grading and Reporting as well as Data Collection for Catholic Dioceses across North America.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: Education Brands
Education Brands, a division of MB Holdings LLC, delight schools and families with their network of education-focused software and service companies. This network allows schools to leverage best practices that have been proven at some of the most effective, efficient schools in the country. "
target: SchoolSpeak
SchoolSpeak is a leading cloud-based School Management Solution provider to K-12 schools and dioceses. SchoolSpeak is a prominent vendor for Standards-Based Grading and Reporting as well as Data Collection and Dashboard Contribution for Catholic Dioceses throughout North America.
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Volaris Group Inc., acquired The Alpha School System PTY LTD

synopsis: Volaris Group announced that it has acquired The Alpha School System PTY LTD (“TASS”) of Brisbane, Australia. The company provides mission-critical School Information Systems (“SIS”) to K-12 independent and Catholic schools throughout Australia.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: The Alpha School System PTY LTD
Founded in 1988, The Alpha School System PTY LTD's (TASS’) Web accessible solutions help to connect all key stakeholders – parents, teachers and students – across the school community.
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Vista Equity Partners, acquired PowerSchool Inc.

synopsis: Pearson plc has sold its PowerSchool business to private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. PowerSchool, the leading provider of K-12 student information systems (SIS), supported 15 million students in 73 countries in 2014, and its flagship product, PowerSchool is the most widely used web-based SIS in North America.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a private equity firm focused on software and technology businesses. Vista Equity Partners understands the software business model and has specific operational improvements to create value, which they combine with a unique perspective. "
target parent: Pearson plc
target: PowerSchool Inc. (:$528.60)
PowerSchool, the leading provider of K-12 student information systems (SIS), supported 15 million students in 73 countries in 2014, and its flagship product, PowerSchool is the most used web-based SIS in North America.
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closed 3/28/2012 via PR Web

O’Meara, Ferguson, Whelan, and Conway, acquired SchoolOne, LLC

synopsis: Consulting firm, O’Meara, Ferguson, Whelan, and Conway, announced the acquisition of the SchoolOne brand, Student Information System (SIS) software and related services from Cleveland-based IT firm FIT Technologies. The SchoolOne SIS software tracks important student metrics such as attendance, assignments, grades and behavior.
buyer: O’Meara, Ferguson, Whelan, and Conway
O’Meara Ferguson has established itself as both an innovator and an authority in Church-related project financing and financial matters. "
target: SchoolOne, LLC
SchoolOne is a pioneer and leader in providing complex, web-based information systems for the PreK-12 education market with expertise in the Catholic, private, charter, and public school markets.
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closed 11/17/2010 via Company Press Release

Pearson Education, acquired The Administrative Assistants Ltd.

synopsis: Pearson, the world's leading learning company, announced the acquisition of The Administrative Assistants Ltd., provider of eSIS® student information system (SIS) in the K-12 school market worldwide.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Pearson Education
Pearson, the global leader in education services, education technology and school solutions, provides innovative print and digital education materials for preK through college, student information systems and learning management systems and teacher professional development. "
target: The Administrative Assistants Ltd.
The Administrative Assistants Ltd. is committed to providing secure, comprehensive and centralized software solutions that improve the way clients collect, store and retrieve student information, backed by the highest level of on-site technical consulting and client support available.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/24/2006 via

Pearson Education, acquired PowerSchool Inc.

synopsis: Apple(R) and Pearson announced an expansion of their relationship to enhance teaching and learning through technology. Pearson will acquire PowerSchool, Apple's award-winning student information systems (SIS) division, and develop educational content for teachers and students compatible with iPod(R).
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Pearson Education
Educating 100 million people worldwide, Pearson Education is the global leader in integrated education publishing. "
target parent: Apple Computer, Inc.
target: PowerSchool Inc. (:$528.60)
PowerSchool, a web-based student information system (SIS) from Apple, simplifies data-driven decision making by providing real-time information to all stakeholders — over the Internet. Administrators get the most accurate information to make more effective decisions.
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closed 6/25/2021 via BusinessWire

SchoolMint, acquired Schoolrunner

synopsis: SchoolMint, the leading provider of Strategic Enrollment Management in K-12 education, has acquired Schoolrunner, the all-in-one student data system that gives teachers and schools one place to track everything they care about.
buyer parent: BV Investment Partners
buyer: SchoolMint
SchoolMint provides a cloud-based student enrollment and school choice platform to PreK-12 school systems worldwide. Schools choose SchoolMint to streamline all aspects of student enrollment – student registration management, application, lottery, school choice management and document uploads. "
target: Schoolrunner
Schoolrunner is the all-in-one student data system that gives teachers and schools one place to track everything they care about. The result is actionable data that allows teachers and administrators to spend their time teaching and leading effectively and efficiently.
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closed 3/2/2015 via Company Press Release

Harris School Solutions, acquired ClassMate

synopsis: Harris School Solutions, the premier provider of technology software in the K-12 and Continuing Education markets, has acquired ClassMate software from ClassLink. ClassMate is a student administration and curriculum management solution that provides powerful tools to organize and analyze student performance, assessment and curriculum information.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Harris School Solutions
Harris School Solutions focuses on delivering integrated information systems designed to meet the needs of the K-12 and specialized educational markets. Harris School Solutions has grown through the acquisition of regional flagship products and provides a wide variety of software solutions. "
target parent: ClassLink
target: ClassMate
ClassMate is a student administration and curriculum management solution, designed by diverse educators, that provides powerful tools to organize and analyze student performance, assessment and curriculum information.
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closed 7/17/2008 via PR Newswire

ConnectEdu, acquired Prep HeadQuarters

synopsis: ConnectEDU, Inc., the web-based leader in connecting students with colleges and employers through its integrated college and career planning network, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Prep HeadQuarters, a college planning web service deployed in over 700 high schools.
buyer: ConnectEdu
ConnectEDU is the nation's leading technology firm dedicated to providing students, educators and employers with comprehensive solutions to successfully navigate education and employment transitions. "
target: Prep HeadQuarters
Prep HeadQuarters is a secure internet program that helps high school counselors manage the college planning process by combining up-to-date college information with powerful technology.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Apple, Inc., acquired LearnSprout

synopsis: Apple, an American multinational technology company, has acquired LearnSprout, an online data insights service for K-12 educators. LearnSprout is the only education analytics solution available that uses live data directly from a district’s student information system.
buyer: Apple, Inc. (AAPL:$378,323.00)
Apple Inc. designs, manufactures and markets mobile communication and media devices, personal computers, and portable digital music players, and a variety of related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications. "
target: LearnSprout
LearnSprout is an online data insights service for K-12 educators. It is the only education analytics solution available that uses live data directly from a district’s student information system.
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closed 6/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Juniper Education, acquired Pupil Asset

synopsis: Juniper Education, a comprehensive education support service in the UK, has acquired Pupil Asset, a UK-based school management information system (MIS) and pupil analytics provider. Pupil Asset's cloud-based MIS software provides primary and secondary schools with the tools they need to run and make sense of their school.
buyer parent: Horizon Capital LLP
buyer: Juniper Education
UK-based Juniper Education (EES for Schools) is a leading provider of software, training and professional services to the education sector which enhance the effectiveness of schools. Its products include Target Tracker assessment and pupil progress monitoring software, and professional training. "
target: Pupil Asset
Pupil Asset is a UK-based school management information system (MIS) and pupil analytics provider. Pupil Asset's cloud-based MIS software provides primary and secondary schools with the tools they need to run and make sense of their school, enabling effective leadership and informed decision making.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Unicorn Systems, acquired Edookit

synopsis: Unicorn Systems, a European company providing information systems and IT solutions, has acquired Edookit, a modern school information system in the Czech Republic. Edookit offers a cloud-based school information system that contains everything a school needs, including communication, timetable, grading, class record book, payments and more.
buyer: Unicorn Systems
Unicorn Systems is a European provider of information systems and IT solutions. Unicorn has developed a number of high-end, large-scale solutions, which are being used to serve the IT needs of important companies in many of the key sectors of the economy. "
target: Edookit
Edookit is a modern school information system in the Czech Republic. Edookit offers a cloud-based school information system that contains everything a school needs, including communication, timetable, grading, homework, certificates, class record book, payments and electronic GDPR consents.
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closed 2/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Banyan Software, acquired School Pathways LLC

synopsis: Banyan Software, Inc., a company focused on acquiring, building and growing great enterprise software businesses, has acquired School Pathways LLC, a market leader in student information systems. School Pathways offers a web-based system that provides quick access to important information, online student registrations, grade books and more.
buyer: Banyan Software
Banyan Software acquires, builds and grows great enterprise software businesses. Unlike typical investment firms, their plan isn’t to resell a business down the road. They aim to provide a permanent home for businesses and want to continue the legacy of the company’s culture, product and teams. "
target: School Pathways LLC
School Pathways is a market leader in student information systems for Independent Study (IS) charter schools, districts, and county offices of education. School Pathways offers a web-based system that provides quick access to important information, online student registrations, grade books and more.
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closed 9/20/2017 via PR Web

IO Education, acquired eSchoolData, LLC

synopsis: IO Education, a market leader in helping educators use data to improve student outcomes, has acquired eSchoolData, a provider of student and data management solutions for K-12 school districts. eSchoolData's comprehensive, web-based solution features a teacher gradebook, a parent and student portal, data analytics capabilities, and more.
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: IO Education
IO Education is on a mission to empower educators with data to improve educational outcomes. They focus on developing innovative solutions that break down data silos and improve outcomes for three areas of school districts: student achievement, educator effectiveness and operational efficiency. "
target: eSchoolData, LLC
eSchoolData provides a web-based Student Management System that features a teacher gradebook, a parent and student portal, a transportation management module, data analytics capabilities, and more. eSchoolData gives schools the power to turn data into knowledge and knowledge into informed decisions.
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closed 4/20/2018 via PR Web

Harris School Solutions, acquired OnHand Schools, Inc.

synopsis: Harris School Solutions (HSS), a provider of technology solutions for K-12 districts, has acquired OnHand Schools (OHS), an EdTech software company that delivers solutions to personalize and accelerate student learning. OHS's EdInsight student performance suite offers student data analytics, curriculum management, assessment builder, and more.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Harris School Solutions
Harris School Solutions offers a full suite of integrated K-12 school nutrition management solutions, student information systems, software for school financial management and human resources, designed to meet the evolving needs of educators and administrators. "
target: OnHand Schools, Inc.
OnHand Schools (OHS) is an education technology company that delivers transformational solutions to personalize and accelerate student learning. Their EdInsight student performance suite offers student data analytics, curriculum management, assessment builder, lesson planner, and RTI/MTSS features.
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closed 2/24/2009 via PR Newswire

Campusware merged with SchoolNet,

synopsis: SchoolNet, Inc., the award-winning education technology company that helps school districts improve efficiency and increase academic achievement, announced a merger with Campusware(TM), the provider of GradeSpeed(TM), the leading web-based and standards-aligned district grade book.
buyer: SchoolNet
SchoolNet, Inc. is the leader in Data-Driven Decision Making for K12 school districts. SchoolNet's award-winning Instructional Management Suite (IMS) helps districts improve efficiency and increase student achievement. "
target: Campusware
Campusware has been making the grading process easier with GradeSpeed since 1989. In addition to the grade book software and SIS, additional modules are available to districts including a parental access portal, discipline tracking, attendance, lesson plan management, custom report cards, and more.
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