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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Life Academy merged with Christian Life Academy,

synopsis: Three Christian schools will merge into a new school called United Christian Academy. Bethany Academy and Life Academy will join Christian Life Academy in the merger. The new school will be run out of Bethany Academy's Bloomington campus. The school will be interdenominational and independent, meaning it's not associated with any existing church.
buyer: Christian Life Academy
Christian Life Academy (CLA), accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International, is a Pre-K-12 Christian school. CLA offers programs for Pre-school through 12th grade, low student-to-teacher ratios, emphasis on fundamental academic subjects, and college preparatory curriculum. "
target: Life Academy
Life Academy is a non-profit, interdenominational Christian school. Life Academy classrooms are spacious and provide for full class instruction, as well as small group work areas. Life Academy has a full ball field, a playground, sledding hills, and a newly updated computer lab.
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closed 5/11/2017 via Company Press Release

Nord Anglia Education, Inc., acquired Netherlands Inter-community School

synopsis: Nord Anglia Education acquired the Netherlands Inter-community School (NIS) in Jakarta, Indonesia. NIS is a non-profit independent Early Years & Primary Years school open to students of all nationalities from 2 years to 12 years old.
buyer: Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NORD:$907.80)
Nord Anglia Education is the world’s leading premium schools organisation. They are a global family of 46 international schools, providing outstanding education to over 39,000 students from preschool through to the end of secondary education. "
target: Netherlands Inter-community School
Netherlands Inter-community School (NIS) is a non-profit independent Early Years & Primary Years school located in the leafy suburb of Cilandak south of Jakarta open to students of all nationalities from 2 years to 12 years old.
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closed 10/19/2009 via BusinessWire

Wireless Generation, acquired The Writers' Express, Inc.

synopsis: Wireless Generation, a leading provider of tools, systems, and services that help teachers to teach smarter, announced that it has acquired The Writers' Express (WEX), a creator of writing curriculum and professional development for grades 3-12.
buyer: Wireless Generation
Wireless Generation creates innovative tools, systems, and services that help educators teach smarter. With its mobile assessment software, the company invented a better way to give classroom assessments and make data-based instructional decisions. "
target: The Writers' Express, Inc.
The Writers’ Express (WEX) is a Boston-area non-profit with a 15-year record of driving measurable gains in the literacy skills of students in grades 3-12.
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announced 12/9/2009 via BNC Analysis

GoodStart, will acquire ABC Learning Centres Ltd

synopsis: 678 ABC Learning centres will be purchased from receivers McGrathNicol by GoodStart, a non-profit company established by Social Ventures Australia and the respected charities Mission Australia, the Benevolent Society and the Brotherhood of St Laurence.
buyer: GoodStart
GoodStart is a non-profit company established by Social Ventures Australia and the respected charities Mission Australia, the Benevolent Society and the Brotherhood of St Laurence. "
target: ABC Learning Centres Ltd
ABC is committed to providing high quality, affordable care and education for families. As part of this commitment, ABC has developed a Corporate Child Care model that supports companies and corporations in providing access to childcare places for their staff.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Roosevelt University, acquired Robert Morris University Illinois

synopsis: Roosevelt University, an independent, non-profit, metropolitan university, has acquired Robert Morris University Illinois (RMU), a not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree-granting institution. RMU provides education that meets the demands of today’s business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world.
buyer: Roosevelt University
Roosevelt University is an independent, non-profit, metropolitan university. Roosevelt University offers a broad array of academic programs, from the baccalaureate through doctoral levels, in a highly interactive environment where students can develop their unique abilities and interests. "
target: Robert Morris University Illinois
Robert Morris University Illinois (RMU) is a not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree-granting institution. RMU serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today’s business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world.
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announced 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Henderson State University will be merged with Arkansas State University System,

synopsis: Henderson State University, a public university with a strong liberal arts heritage, will be merged with the Arkansas State University System, an organization that serves 22,238 students on campuses in Arkansas and Queretaro, Mexico, and globally online with a total operating budget of $285 million.
buyer: Arkansas State University System
The Arkansas State University System, based in Little Rock, serves 23,310 students in Arkansas and Queretaro, Mexico. The ASU System includes ASU, with an instructional site in Paragould and degree centers in Beebe, Mountain Home, Blytheville, Forrest City, and West Memphis. "
target: Henderson State University
Founded as a private institution in 1890, Henderson State University has a strong liberal arts heritage that is the base of more than 65 undergraduate and graduate programs, earning the university its status as Arkansas’s public liberal arts university.
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announced 2/27/2019 via Company Press Release

College of the Ouachitas will be merged with Arkansas State University System,

synopsis: College of the Ouachitas will become the newest member institution of the Arkansas State University System. College of the Ouachitas is a public community college located in Malvern, Arkansas. COTO has approximately 1,500 students annually through its degree programs, technical courses, and community educational offerings.
buyer: Arkansas State University System
The Arkansas State University System, based in Little Rock, serves 23,310 students in Arkansas and Queretaro, Mexico. The ASU System includes ASU, with an instructional site in Paragould and degree centers in Beebe, Mountain Home, Blytheville, Forrest City, and West Memphis. "
target: College of the Ouachitas
College of the Ouachitas (COTO) is a public community college located in Malvern, Arkansas. COTO has approximately 1,500 students annually through its degree programs, technical courses, and community educational offerings.
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announced 12/27/2017 via GlobeNewswire

China YuHua Education Corporation Limited, will acquire Hunan International Economics University

synopsis: Laureate Education, Inc., the world’s largest global network of higher education institutions, has signed an agreement for the sale of Laureate’s interest in Hunan International Economics University (HIEU), one of the largest and most respected private universities in China, to China YuHua Education Corporation Limited.
buyer: China YuHua Education Corporation Limited (SEHK:6169:$214.86)
China YuHua Education Corporation Limited has been operating private schools in Henan province of China for over 15 years and is one of the leading private school operators in central China in terms of student enrollment. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Hunan International Economics University
Hunan International Economics University (HIEU) was founded in 1997 and is one of the largest and most respected private universities in China. Serving more than 30,000 students, HIEU focuses on academic innovation and professionally orientated programs. HIEU has campuses in Changsha and Changde.
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$218
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announced 6/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Bolton College will be merged with University of Bolton,

synopsis: Bolton College, a further education college located in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, is set to merge with University of Bolton, a public university also in Bolton that has approximately 11,000 students across all sites and courses.
buyer: University of Bolton
The University of Bolton is a public university in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It has approximately 11,000 students across all sites and courses. "
target: Bolton College
Bolton College is a further education college located in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. The college provides a range of courses that include vocational education, work-based learning, ESOL courses, Diplomas, apprenticeships and Access courses.
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closed 6/29/2017 via PR Newswire

Philadelphia University merged with Thomas Jefferson University,

synopsis: Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University have announced their official combination, creating a national comprehensive university designed to deliver high-impact education and value for students in medicine, science, architecture, design, fashion, textiles, health, business, engineering and more.
buyer: Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Jefferson University offers academic programs in all the health sciences, and are one of the most highly recognized interprofessional healthcare learning institutions. They are committed to educating professionals and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care."
target: Philadelphia University
Philadelphia University is a private university with 3,750 students enrolled in more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs. The University prepares students to be leaders in their professions in an active, collaborative and real-world learning environment infused with the liberal arts.
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closed 6/29/2017 via PR Newswire

Philadelphia University merged with Thomas Jefferson University,

synopsis: Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University have announced their official combination, creating a national comprehensive university designed to deliver high-impact education and value for students in medicine, science, architecture, design, fashion, textiles, health, business, engineering and more.
buyer: Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Jefferson University offers academic programs in all the health sciences, and are one of the most highly recognized interprofessional healthcare learning institutions. They are committed to educating professionals and setting the standard for quality, compassionate and efficient patient care."
target: Philadelphia University
Philadelphia University is a private university with 3,750 students enrolled in more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs. The University prepares students to be leaders in their professions in an active, collaborative and real-world learning environment infused with the liberal arts.
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announced 2/19/2014 via Washington Post

Corcoran College of Art and Design will be merged with George Washington University,

synopsis: George Washington University has agreed to take over Corcoran College of Art and Design, an educational institution that offers undergraduate degree, graduate degree, and associate degree programs. The area of study includes media design, graphic design, interior design, photojournalism, and arts education.
buyer: George Washington University
George Washington University is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. They offer a rich range of disciplines from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy."
target: Corcoran College of Art and Design
Corcoran College of Art and Design is an educational institution that offers undergraduate degree, graduate degree, and associate degree programs. The area of study includes media design, graphic design, interior design, photojournalism, and arts education.
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closed 9/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., acquired Colorado School of Professional Psychology

synopsis: Bridgepoint Education, recently recognized as the fastest-growing private education company in the United States by Inc. Magazine, has acquired the Colorado School of Professional Psychology in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and renamed the school The University of the Rockies. The university offers highly specialized psychology degrees.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Bridgepoint Education was founded in 1999 to provide affordable, accelerated work-place related courses for adult students seeking a bachelor's degree. Bridgepoint's curriculum has helped more than 25,000 students earn a high-quality regionally accredited degree. "
target: Colorado School of Professional Psychology
The Colorado School of Professional Psychology provides a professional graduate education in psychology to individuals who seek licensure as psychologists or practice in other arenas of the profession. The School is a not-for-profit, private graduate school that offers MA and PsyD degrees.
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closed 7/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

Horizon Capital LLP, acquired Juniper Education

synopsis: Horizon Capital, a tech-enhanced business investor is supporting Juniper Education’s Executive Chairman Gavin Freed, to develop the business through a strategy of organic and acquisitive growth. The group has acquired Juniper Education (EES for Schools) which comprises Target Tracker software and a range of professional services from Essex County C
buyer: Horizon Capital LLP
Horizon Capital is a buyout and growth capital investor providing equity capital to fast growing businesses in the technology, data and business service sectors. "
target parent: Essex County Council
target: 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.
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closed 4/10/2017 via PR Newswire

The Learning House, Inc., acquired Advancement Courses

synopsis: The Learning House, Inc., an academic program manager (APM) for colleges and universities in the United States, has acquired Advancement Courses. Advancement Courses provides expertly-crafted, classroom-applicable courses to teachers for salary advancement and recertification.
buyer parent: Weld North LLC
buyer: The Learning House, Inc.
The Learning House, Inc. through its proprietary cloud based technology platform helps colleges and universities create, manage and grow high-quality online degree programs and courses. Learning House enables institutions to efficiently and affordably achieve their online education goals. "
target: Advancement Courses
Advancement Courses provides expertly-crafted, classroom-applicable courses to teachers for salary advancement and recertification. Their extensive curriculum includes over 150 graduate-level, self-paced courses in a broad range of subjects and available in both online and print-based formats.
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closed 5/23/2013 via Company Press Release

Studentlitteratur AB, acquired JL Utbildning AB

synopsis: Studentlitteratur acquires training company JL Utbildning. JL Utbildning offers continuing education through lectures and courses for teachers, principals and other staff in schools, preschools, recreation centers, community centers and other educational activities.
buyer: Studentlitteratur AB
Studentlitteratur AB is Sweden's leading publisher of teaching materials for preschool, primary and secondary education. It is engaged in teaching materials for primary and secondary schools, textbooks for university and college and qualified professional literature for professionals. "
target: JL Utbildning AB
JL Utbildning AB offers continuing education through lectures and courses for teachers, principals, and other staff in schools, preschools, recreation centers, community centers, and other educational activities. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Uppsala, Sweden.
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announced 5/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

iCollege Ltd., will acquire Lara Group Plc

synopsis: iCollege, a training organization that provides specialist education to students from all over the world, will acquire Lara Group plc, the UK's largest dedicated childcare vocational training and SaaS provider. Lara Group provides training and apprenticeships to childcare management software, fee collection, and marketing services.
buyer: iCollege Ltd. (ASX:ICT:$1.58)
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. "
target: Lara Group Plc
Lara Group is a global conglomerate that provides developmental products and services to the early years’ sector. Lara Group provides a number of high-quality products and services, these include training and apprenticeships to childcare management software, fee collection, and marketing services.
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closed 11/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Afya Limited, acquired UniRedentor

synopsis: Afya Limited, a leading medical education group in Brazil, has acquired UniRedentor, a non-profit post-secondary education institution in Brazil. UniRedentor offers on-campus, undergraduate courses in medicine. UniRedentor also offers other health-related undergraduate degrees and graduation programs in medicine and health.
buyer: Afya Limited (NasdaqGS:AFYA:$144.94)
Afya is a leading medical education group in Brazil based on number of medical school seats, delivering an end-to-end physician-centric ecosystem that serves and empowers students to be lifelong medical learners from the moment they join us as medical students through their medical residency prep. "
target: UniRedentor
UniRedentor is a non-profit post-secondary education institution in Brazil. UniRedentor offers on-campus, undergraduate courses in medicine in the State of Rio de Janeiro. UniRedentor also offers other health-related undergraduate degrees and graduation programs in medicine and health.
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$57
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closed 4/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Critique, acquired Escola Viva

synopsis: Critique, a Brazilian education group, has acquired Escola Viva, a private educational institution in Brazil. Escola Viva provides early childhood, elementary, and secondary education services. Their schools encourage critical thinking and collaboration to train and prepare students for the unpredictable and complex world.
buyer parent: Bahema Educação S.A.
buyer: Critique
Critique is a Brazilian education group. Critique provides early childhood to high school education services. The group is comprised of Escola Balão Vermelho, Colégio Mangabeiras, Escola Parque, Centro Educacional Viva, and Escola da Vila. "
target: Escola Viva
Escola Viva is a private educational institution in Brazil. Escola Viva provides early childhood, elementary, and secondary education services. Their schools encourage critical thinking and collaboration to train and prepare students for the unpredictable and complex world.
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

Curro Holdings Limited, acquired The King’s School Linbro Park

synopsis: Curro, a company that acquires, develops, and manages private schools in South Africa, has acquired The King’s School Linbro Park, a private school in South Africa. The King’s School provides preschool, primary school and high school education services.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: Curro Holdings Limited (JSE:COH:$184.43)
Curro Holdings Limited acquires, develops, and manages private schools in South Africa. Their mission is to make quality independent school education accessible to more learners. Curro also provides full-time teacher education qualifications, as well as in-service training for practising teachers. "
target: The King’s School Linbro Park
The King’s School Linbro Park is a private school in South Africa. The King’s School provides preschool, primary school and high school education services. Their schools deliver excellent academic programmes, as well as extra mural programmes that cover a variety of sporting and cultural activities.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Life Academy merged with Christian Life Academy,

synopsis: Three Christian schools will merge into a new school called United Christian Academy. Bethany Academy and Life Academy will join Christian Life Academy in the merger. The new school will be run out of Bethany Academy's Bloomington campus. The school will be interdenominational and independent, meaning it's not associated with any existing church.
buyer: Christian Life Academy
Christian Life Academy (CLA), accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International, is a Pre-K-12 Christian school. CLA offers programs for Pre-school through 12th grade, low student-to-teacher ratios, emphasis on fundamental academic subjects, and college preparatory curriculum. "
target: Life Academy
Life Academy is a non-profit, interdenominational Christian school. Life Academy classrooms are spacious and provide for full class instruction, as well as small group work areas. Life Academy has a full ball field, a playground, sledding hills, and a newly updated computer lab.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bethany Academy merged with Christian Life Academy,

synopsis: Three Christian schools will merge into a new school called United Christian Academy. Bethany Academy and Life Academy will join Christian Life Academy in the merger. The new school will be run out of Bethany Academy's Bloomington campus. The school will be interdenominational and independent, meaning it's not associated with any existing church.
buyer: Christian Life Academy
Christian Life Academy (CLA), accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International, is a Pre-K-12 Christian school. CLA offers programs for Pre-school through 12th grade, low student-to-teacher ratios, emphasis on fundamental academic subjects, and college preparatory curriculum. "
target: Bethany Academy
Bethany Academy is an independent, non-denominational Christian, K-12 school. Bethany Academy also offers parent partnerships, creative arts, a school community committed to support students from all backgrounds and educational levels, college preparatory academics, and more.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Life Academy merged with Christian Life Academy,

synopsis: Three Christian schools will merge into a new school called United Christian Academy. Bethany Academy and Life Academy will join Christian Life Academy in the merger. The new school will be run out of Bethany Academy's Bloomington campus. The school will be interdenominational and independent, meaning it's not associated with any existing church.
buyer: Christian Life Academy
Christian Life Academy (CLA), accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International, is a Pre-K-12 Christian school. CLA offers programs for Pre-school through 12th grade, low student-to-teacher ratios, emphasis on fundamental academic subjects, and college preparatory curriculum. "
target: Life Academy
Life Academy is a non-profit, interdenominational Christian school. Life Academy classrooms are spacious and provide for full class instruction, as well as small group work areas. Life Academy has a full ball field, a playground, sledding hills, and a newly updated computer lab.
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announced 6/8/2016 via Company Press Release

inspirED, will acquire Umhlanga College

synopsis: Inspired, a leading operator of premium schools in Europe, Australia and Africa, is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Umhlanga College. Umhlanga College provides an outstanding education to 775 students between the ages of three and 18 years old.
buyer: inspirED
A definitive statement of excellence in private education, Inspired is a co-educational, non-denominational, independent school group designed to inspire students to achieve their maximum potential in a nurturing, progressive academic environment from ages 1 to 18. "
target: Umhlanga College
Umhlanga College is a world class, independent, Christian school that treasures its past, values its present and looks forward with anticipation to its future. It has grown rapidly to its present number of 750 pupils spread across our Playgroup, Pre-School, Foundation and Intermediate Phases.
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closed 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bethany Academy merged with Christian Life Academy,

synopsis: Three Christian schools will merge into a new school called United Christian Academy. Bethany Academy and Life Academy will join Christian Life Academy in the merger. The new school will be run out of Bethany Academy's Bloomington campus. The school will be interdenominational and independent, meaning it's not associated with any existing church.
buyer: Christian Life Academy
Christian Life Academy (CLA), accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International, is a Pre-K-12 Christian school. CLA offers programs for Pre-school through 12th grade, low student-to-teacher ratios, emphasis on fundamental academic subjects, and college preparatory curriculum. "
target: Bethany Academy
Bethany Academy is an independent, non-denominational Christian, K-12 school. Bethany Academy also offers parent partnerships, creative arts, a school community committed to support students from all backgrounds and educational levels, college preparatory academics, and more.
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announced 6/4/2020 via Company Press Release

Vose Seminary will be merged with Morling College,

synopsis: Vose Seminary, a Christian educational institution located in Bentley, Western Australia, has agreed to merge with Morling College, a Baptist theological college in Macquarie Park, New South Wales.
buyer: Morling College
Morling College is a Baptist theological college in Macquarie Park, New South Wales. It is an approved teaching institution of the Australian College of Theology and a registered teaching institution of the University of Divinity and is a member of the South Pacific Association of Bible Colleges. "
target: Vose Seminary
Vose Seminary, formerly the Baptist Theological College of Western Australia, is a Christian educational institution located in Bentley, Western Australia. They offer programs for undergraduate, graduate, research, and mission study.
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announced 9/20/2017 via Company Press Release

John Wesley University will be merged with Piedmont International University,

synopsis: The Trustee Boards of John Wesley University and Piedmont International University agreed to merge John Wesley University with Piedmont International. John Wesley University is an accredited, private Christian college that delivers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs in on-campus, online, and in blended environments.
buyer: Piedmont International University
Piedmont International University is a private Bible College and Graduate School and is a recognized leader of Bible centered higher education. Piedmont trains students to find significance for effective ministry at a most affordable price. "
target: John Wesley University
John Wesley University is an accredited, private interdenominational Christian college that delivers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs in on-campus, online, and in blended environments. The university stresses family values, Judeo-Christian ethics, and biblical morality.
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closed 5/25/2016 via Company Press Release

Nebraska Christian College merged with Hope International University,

synopsis: Hope International University (HIU) announces the finalization of its historic merger with Nebraska Christian College (NCC) in Papillion, Nebraska. Nebraska Christian College was established in 1945 as an institution of Christian higher education that seeks to bring glory to God by calling people to know Christ.
buyer: Hope International University
Hope International University's mission is to empower students through Christian higher education to serve the Church and impact the world for Christ. HIU is regionally accredited and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees, certificate programs, and credential programs. "
target: Nebraska Christian College
Nebraska Christian College was established in 1945 as an institution of Christian higher education that seeks to bring glory to God by calling people to know Christ, preparing disciples with skills for ministry, and sending them out to make Christ known.
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closed 7/3/2013 via BNC Analysis

Florida Christian College, acquired Johnson University

synopsis: Johnson University has merged with Florida Christian College to form a two-state Johnson University System that will include an online educational program. Florida Christian College, Inc. is an educational institution that offers undergraduate programs in Kissimmee, Fl.
buyer: Florida Christian College
Florida Christian College, Inc. is an educational institution that offers undergraduate programs. The institution was founded in 1976 and is based in Kissimmee, Florida. "
target: Johnson University
Since 1893 Johnson University has provided a quality, affordable Christian education to those who desire to impact the world in the name of Christ. Founded as a school to train preachers, Johnson has grown in both size and scope.
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announced 11/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

Emerson College, will acquire Marlboro College

synopsis: Emerson College will acquire Marlboro College and Marlboro students will be admitted to Emerson. Emerson is located in Boston, while Marlboro is located in Vermont. Marlboro College is a private liberal arts college with about 200 students and 35 professors, located on a picturesque 400-acre campus in rural Vermont.
buyer: Emerson College
Emerson is internationally recognized as a premier institution of higher learning devoted to liberal arts, communication, and the arts, with campuses in Boston, Los Angeles, and The Netherlands, and degree-granting programs in Paris, Barcelona, and, beginning Fall 2020, Lugano, Switzerland "
target: Marlboro College
Marlboro College is a private liberal arts college in Marlboro, Vermont. They're a college of about 200 students and 35 professors, located on a picturesque 400-acre campus in rural Vermont.
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announced 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Henderson State University will be merged with Arkansas State University System,

synopsis: Henderson State University, a public university with a strong liberal arts heritage, will be merged with the Arkansas State University System, an organization that serves 22,238 students on campuses in Arkansas and Queretaro, Mexico, and globally online with a total operating budget of $285 million.
buyer: Arkansas State University System
The Arkansas State University System, based in Little Rock, serves 23,310 students in Arkansas and Queretaro, Mexico. The ASU System includes ASU, with an instructional site in Paragould and degree centers in Beebe, Mountain Home, Blytheville, Forrest City, and West Memphis. "
target: Henderson State University
Founded as a private institution in 1890, Henderson State University has a strong liberal arts heritage that is the base of more than 65 undergraduate and graduate programs, earning the university its status as Arkansas’s public liberal arts university.
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announced 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Northeastern University, will acquire New College of the Humanities Limited

synopsis: Northeastern University in Boston plans to acquire the New College of the Humanities, a London-based institution with 210 students founded by the philosopher A. C. Grayling in 2012. NCH prides itself on offering an education that melds aspects of the Oxford tutorial system and the American liberal arts college.
buyer: Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university with a distinctive, experience-driven approach to education and discovery. The university is a leader in experiential learning, powered by the world’s most far-reaching cooperative education program. "
target: New College of the Humanities Limited
New College of the Humanities is a London-based institution with 210 students founded by the philosopher A. C. Grayling in 2012. NCH prides itself on offering an education that melds aspects of the Oxford tutorial system and the American liberal arts college.
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closed 1/6/2010 via BNC Analysis

Significant Partners, LLC, acquired Crichton College

synopsis: The Board of Directors of Crichton College and SignificantPsychology, LLC announced that the sale of Crichton College to Significan has been completed.
buyer: Significant Partners, LLC
Significant Partners is a consultancy offering a unique global network of high-value relationships in the venture capital and private equity markets combined with marketing, sales, and business development expertise. "
target: Crichton College
Crichton College is a Christian liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and the joining of faith, rigorous academic inquiry, and action guided by a biblical worldview.
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closed 12/1/2008 via PR Newswire

Lincoln Educational Services, acquired Briarwood College, Inc.

synopsis: Lincoln Educational Services Corporation entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Briarwood College. Briarwood is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and currently offers two Bachelor's degree programs and 31 Associate's degree programs to approximately 700 students.
buyer: Lincoln Educational Services
Lincoln Educational Services Corporation is a leading and diversified for-profit provider of career-oriented post-secondary education. Lincoln offers recent high school graduates and working adults degree and diploma programs in five areas of study. "
target: Briarwood College, Inc.
Briarwood College is a student-centered private institution that fosters and encourages a commitment to learning throughout their lives. The College is committed to the application of knowledge through a curriculum that is career and technically oriented with an emphasis on the liberal arts.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/8/2003 via PR Newswire

Education Management Corp, acquired Bradley Academy for the Visual Arts

synopsis: Education Management Corp. EDMC today announced that it has closed on its previously-announced acquisitions of Bradley Academy for the Visual Arts, located in York, PA, and Dubrulle International Culinary & Hotel Institute of Canada, located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Dubrulle International will be merged with The Art Institute of Vancouver.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Education Management Corp (OTCPK:EDMC:$2,272.74)
Education Management is a provider of post-secondary education in North America, based on student enrollment and revenue. "
target: Bradley Academy for the Visual Arts
Bradley Academy traces its roots back to 1952, when the York Academy of Arts was established. For many years, the school was located on East Philadelphia Street in York. Now, Bradley Academy is housed in a contemporary 38,000 square foot building in a suburban location. Bradley Building Opened in A
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announced 9/6/2013 via Reuters

CookPad Inc., will acquire Coach United, Inc.

synopsis: CookPad, Inc. announced that it will acquire Coach United Inc., which owns and operates music schools, language schools, and cram schools. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
buyer: CookPad Inc. (TSE:2193:$73.92)
CookPad is Japan’s top recipe site allowing visitors to upload and search through original, user-created recipes. Currently being used by almost 80-90% of all Japanese women in their 20-30s, CookPad has become an essential tool in enabling families to enjoy cooking across Japan. "
target: Coach United, Inc.
Coach United, Inc. owns and operates music schools, language schools, and cram schools. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/6/2009 via PR Newswire

Noah Education, acquired Little New Star Education Group

synopsis: Noah Education Holdings Ltd., a leading provider of interactive education content in China, announced the completion of its acquisition of 100% interest in Little New Star Education Group, a Changsha-based private education service provider that specializes in providing English language training for kids.
buyer: Noah Education (NED:$37.23)
Noah Education Holdings, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, marketing, and distribution of interactive education content in the People’s Republic of China. It offers interactive, multimedia learning materials primarily to complement prescribed textbooks used in China. "
target: Little New Star Education Group
Little New Star, founded in 1992, is a leading provider of kids' English language training in China, based in Changsha, Hunan province.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 12/12/2012 via BNC Analysis

Novation Holdings, acquired Immersion House

synopsis: Novation Holdings announced that it has acquired Casita de los Niños, LLC, a company doing business as Immersion House. Immersion House is devoted to helping children and their families learn new languages and gain cultural experiences in those targeted languages.
buyer: Novation Holdings
Novation Holdings is a company lead by Michael Gelmon, based in FL. "
target parent: Healthcare of Today
target: Immersion House
Immersion House is a before and after school language enrichment program for students in kindergarten through third grade. Casita de los Niños is the flagship company for Immersion House.
price ($mm)
$0.10
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closed 7/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Noah Education merged with Rainbow Education Holding Limited,

synopsis: Noah Education Holdings Ltd., a leading provider of education services in China, has merged with Rainbow Education Holding Limited. Noah owns and operates 48 high-end kindergartens, five primary and secondary schools and operates 10 supplemental education centers, which focuses on English language training for children aged 3-12.
buyer: Rainbow Education Holding Limited
Rainbow Education Holding Limited is a holding company based in China. "
target: Noah Education (NED:$37.23)
Noah Education Holdings Ltd. is a leading provider of education services in China. The Company operates in three different segments, with a focus on English language training, high-end kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, and supplemental education.
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closed 2/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Talisis, acquired Harmon Hall Holding, S. de R.L. de C.V.

synopsis: The Mexican learning and development platform company Talisis, has acquired Harmon Hall, the leading English Language company in Mexico. They use their own methodology to deliver English language education to all kinds of students.
buyer: Talisis
Headquartered in Mexico, Talisis is a platform for learning and developing skills. It optimizes the operation and academic focus of educational institutions and responds to the generational needs of knowledge and skills of the future. "
target: Harmon Hall Holding, S. de R.L. de C.V.
Harmon Hall is the leading English Language company in Mexico. They have developed their own methodology which is constantly evolving in order to always be at the forefront of language education. Their program strengthens speaking, reading and skills.
price ($mm)
$28
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closed 9/18/2013 via Market Wire

Loyalist Group Limited, acquired KGIC Education Group

synopsis: Loyalist Group Limited is pleased to announce that, on September 17, 2013, it has completed the acquisition of KGIC Language College Corp. ("KGIC"), an accredited and licensed English-as-a-second-language school, and KGIC Business College Corp.
buyer: Loyalist Group Limited (TSX-V:LOY:$47.90)
Loyalist Group is an educational organization that is in the business of providing in-class private education services, with an emphasis on teaching the following: (i) ESL; (ii) professional development courses; and (iii) college transfer preparation programs. "
target parent: CIBT Education Group Inc.
target: KGIC Education Group
KGIC Education Group, Inc., a language school, provides English language learning programs in Canada. The company offers language enhancement programs, summer programs, and workshops.
price ($mm)
$9.01
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/15/2010 via PR Newswire

CIBT Education Group Inc., acquired KGIC Education Group

synopsis: CIBT Education Group Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition KGIC Education Group of Vancouver, British Columbia. KGIC Education Group is one of the largest private English language training schools and business colleges in Canada with 7 campuses.
buyer parent: Capital Alliance Group Inc.
buyer: CIBT Education Group Inc. (MBA:$57.97)
CIBT Education Group Inc. is an education management and investment company with a special focus on the global education market. Its subsidiaries include CIBT School of Business, Tourism Training Institute (Beijing), and Sprott-Shaw Degree College Corp. "
target: KGIC Education Group
With five campuses and 1500 full-time students, KGIC is one of the largest ESL & Business institutions in Canada. KGIC offers outstanding courses in English, Career development and Business; Teacher training diplomas; and Youth summer Programs.
price ($mm)
$4.68
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

UMeWorld Limited, will acquire Proud Kids

synopsis: Hong Kong education technology company UMeWorld Limited will acquire Proud Kids in an all-stock transaction. Based in Beijing, Proud Kids is a 1-on-4 online English language training startup catering to children aged 4-12 years old. Launched in March 2018, Proud Kids has delivered over 150,000 paid lessons using its 1-on-4 teaching model.
buyer: UMeWorld Limited (OTCPK:UMEW:$0.01)
UMeWorld is an educational technology company and a visionary player in the online educational landscape in China. UMFun, its K-12 flagship product, is a cloud-based assessment and learning analytics platform that can intelligently analyze and adapt to a student's performance and needs. "
target: Proud Kids
Proud Kids is a leading online English education platform in China. The company connects native English-speaking tutors from the UK, North America, and South Africa and young learners between 4-12 years old, as well as partnering local English teachers with native English-speaking tutors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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