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closed 11/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Colegium, acquired Pencil

synopsis: Colegium, a school management and pedagogical development company in Chile, has acquired Pencil, a communication platform for education in Latin America. Pencil is a mobile app that connects parents, teachers, students and managers. The app allows users to quickly communicate with each other, synchronize agendas, and view relevant content and news.
buyer: Colegium
Colegium is a leading school management and pedagogical development company in Chile. Colegium aims to improve the overall management of schools through its smart solutions. Their school management system enables schools to optimize their academic and administrative processes. "
target: Pencil
Pencil is one of the best communication platforms for education in Latin America. Pencil is a mobile app that connects parents, teachers, students and managers. The app allows users to quickly communicate and interact with each other, synchronize agendas, and view relevant content and news.
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closed 9/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Eleva Educação, acquired Agenda Edu

synopsis: Eleva Educação, a Brazilian education group, has acquired Agenda Edu, a Brazilian platform that connects parents to schools. Agenda Edu is a mobile app that allows parents and schools to communicate with each other. The app lets schools send messages, announcements, events, activities, daily summaries, and photos directly to a parents cell phone.
buyer: Eleva Educação
Eleva Educação is a Brazilian education group. Eleva Educação operates a network of schools and a teaching platform that serves partner schools. Their schools aim to help students grow and transform their lives. Their platform provides content that helps students to stay engaged and learn faster. "
target: Agenda Edu
Agenda Edu is a Brazilian platform that connects parents to schools. Agenda Edu is a mobile app that allows parents and schools to quickly communicate with each other. The app lets schools send messages, announcements, events, activities, daily summaries, and photos directly to a parents cell phone.
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closed 1/5/2017 via PR Newswire

LivingTree, acquired Class Messenger

synopsis: LivingTree, a private social network for PK-12 family engagement, announces its acquisition of ClassMessenger, a parent-teacher communication tool. The acquisition adds tens of thousands of teachers across the United States to the LivingTree user base. LivingTree will continue to operate the ClassMessenger platform through the end of June.
buyer parent: Dean Drako
buyer: LivingTree
LivingTree's mission is to connect the people who raise, develop, and educate children. LivingTree aims to include every member of the community regardless of preferred language or socio-economic status. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Austin, TX. "
target: Class Messenger
Class Messenger was created to put teachers, parents & students in sync. By creating a constant stream of private communication specific to the needs of each class, student and parent, Class Messenger makes everyone’s lives more simplified as well as keeping everyone on track in the same direction.
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closed 6/17/2020 via BNC Analysis

Firefly Learning, acquired SchoolPost

synopsis: Firefly Learning, a UK-based provider of education technology for learning continuity and parental engagement, has acquired SchoolPost, a school-home communications tool in the UK. SchoolPost covers all aspects of parent communication. Their online communication system brings together email, SMS, web messaging and more into an integrated package.
buyer: Firefly Learning
Firefly Learning is a UK-based provider of education technology for learning continuity and parental engagement. Firefly's platform simplifies school communications, lesson management, and progress tracking. Firefly makes it easy to engage parents and support their student's learning. "
target: SchoolPost
SchoolPost is a leading school-home communications tool in the UK. SchoolPost covers all aspects of parent communication. Their online school communication system brings together email, SMS, web-based messaging and more into an integrated package.
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announced 3/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Montech Holdings Limited, will acquire Skoolbag

synopsis: Montech Holdings announced that it has entered into binding share purchase agreements to acquire iimage Technical Services Pty Ltd “Skoolbag”. Skoolbag is a market leading SaaS solution for educational institutions, child-care centres and sports clubs. Skoolbag enables communication with parents through personalised smart phone or web applications.
buyer: Montech Holdings Limited (ASX:MOQ:$43.91)
Montech Holdings Limited is an ASX listed company with a strategy to develop, build and acquire complementary Cloud focused technology businesses. The Montech team has extensive experience and a proven track record in acquiring and building businesses, and providing strategic direction. "
target: Skoolbag
Skoolbag provides schools with an easy way to tell parents/carers everything they need to know, and it provides parents with the most convenient way to receive school notifications. School newsletters, notices and alerts are communicated directly to the parent through the Skoolbag school Mobile App.
price ($mm)
$2.21
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$1
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closed 4/26/2017 via PR Web

Togetherwork, acquired Bunk1

synopsis: Togetherwork, the emerging leader in Group Management Software and Payments, announced the acquisition of Bunk1, the innovator in parent engagement software for camps. Bunk1 is used by hundreds of camps to provide a communication platform for parents and a suite of camp management modules for camp administrators.
buyer parent: Aquiline Capital Partners
buyer: Togetherwork
Togetherwork is the emerging leader in software and payments for groups and organizations of all kinds, helping them grow, become more efficient, increase revenues, and provide excellent service to their members and constituents. "
target: Bunk1
Bunk1 is the leading provider of parent portal software to camps. Used by more than 160,000 parents in the summer season, Bunk1 provides the most intuitive experience for parent communication and engagement. In addition, Bunk1 provides complete camp administration and scheduling solutions.
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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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closed 2/22/2007 via PR Newswire

Harcourt Education, acquired Achieve! Data Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Global education provider Harcourt Education has acquired Achieve Data Solutions, a provider of web-based data analysis and reporting systems for schools. ADS will be part of Harcourt Connected Learning, a newly-formed division of Harcourt Education headed by Julie McGee.
buyer parent: Reed Elsevier plc
buyer: Harcourt Education
Harcourt Education is a global education provider serving students and teachers in Pre-K through grade 12, adult learners, and readers of all ages. "
target: Achieve! Data Solutions, LLC
Achieve Data Solutions provides next generation web-based software and services to the K-12 market. Its signature product, DataDirector, has quickly become the gold standard for helping educators make sense of their data and is in use across the country by well over a 1,000 schools.
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closed 11/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Colegium, acquired Pencil

synopsis: Colegium, a school management and pedagogical development company in Chile, has acquired Pencil, a communication platform for education in Latin America. Pencil is a mobile app that connects parents, teachers, students and managers. The app allows users to quickly communicate with each other, synchronize agendas, and view relevant content and news.
buyer: Colegium
Colegium is a leading school management and pedagogical development company in Chile. Colegium aims to improve the overall management of schools through its smart solutions. Their school management system enables schools to optimize their academic and administrative processes. "
target: Pencil
Pencil is one of the best communication platforms for education in Latin America. Pencil is a mobile app that connects parents, teachers, students and managers. The app allows users to quickly communicate and interact with each other, synchronize agendas, and view relevant content and news.
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closed 11/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Colegium, acquired Pencil

synopsis: Colegium, a school management and pedagogical development company in Chile, has acquired Pencil, a communication platform for education in Latin America. Pencil is a mobile app that connects parents, teachers, students and managers. The app allows users to quickly communicate with each other, synchronize agendas, and view relevant content and news.
buyer: Colegium
Colegium is a leading school management and pedagogical development company in Chile. Colegium aims to improve the overall management of schools through its smart solutions. Their school management system enables schools to optimize their academic and administrative processes. "
target: Pencil
Pencil is one of the best communication platforms for education in Latin America. Pencil is a mobile app that connects parents, teachers, students and managers. The app allows users to quickly communicate and interact with each other, synchronize agendas, and view relevant content and news.
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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 7/20/2016 via Company Press Release

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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closed 11/11/2015 via Company Press Release

PowerSchool Group LLC, acquired InfoSnap, Inc.

synopsis: PowerSchool has purchased InfoSnap, the leading provider of cloud-based Online Registration Management and School Choice / Lottery solutions for K-12 public, private and charter schools. The acquisition cements a long-established, successful partnership between two market leaders and will allow InfoSnap and PowerSchool to grow more rapidly.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: PowerSchool Group LLC
PowerSchool is the most widely-used Student Information System, serving more than 40 million users including teachers, parents, students and administrators in more than 70 countries. PowerSchool plays a central role in K12 education, serving as the hub of customers’ education ecosystems. "
target: InfoSnap, Inc.
InfoSnap, Inc. is the leading provider of cloud-based registration management systems, including online Application, Admissions, School Choice/Lottery, New Student Enrollment and Returning Student Registration, and Staff Registration, designed for Pre K-12 independent, charter, and public schools.
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closed 6/18/2014 via Company Press Release

Blackbaud, Inc., acquired WhippleHill Communications

synopsis: Blackbaud, a leading provider of nonprofit software and services, announced the acquisition of WhippleHill Communications, Inc., a New Hampshire-based software company that exclusively serves K12 private schools through its innovative, cloud-based solutions.
buyer: Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB:$807.42)
Blackbaud is the leading global provider of software and services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, enabling them to improve operational efficiency, build strong relationships, and raise more money to support their missions. "
target: WhippleHill Communications
WhippleHill provides cloud-based solutions to private schools. They streamline communications, enhance learning, connect people, manage enrollment, and increase efficiency so schools can focus on what really matters – student living and learning.
price ($mm)
$35
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closed 4/15/2020 via PR Newswire

Transaction Services Group, acquired PerfectMind Inc.

synopsis: TSG, an Advent portfolio company and leading global provider of business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to the Health and Fitness, Childcare and Education, and Boutique markets, has acquired PerfectMind Inc., a provider of software for the Parks and Recreation industry, primarily in Canada and the United States.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Transaction Services Group
TSG (Transaction Services Group) is a leading revenue management solutions company that provides business management software, integrated payments, and value-added services to clients around the globe. TSG's focus is on the health and fitness, childcare and early education, and boutique markets. "
target: PerfectMind Inc.
PerfectMind Inc., based in British Columbia, is the creator of an activity registration, facility booking, and membership management platform. It serves member-based organizations including municipalities, residents' associations, school districts, academic institutions, and recreation centers.
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closed 8/16/2017 via Company Press Release

Harris School Solutions, acquired JR3 Education Associates, LP

synopsis: Harris School Solutions, the premier provider of technology solutions for K-12 districts, charter schools, and Continuing Education programs across North America, has acquired JR3 Education Associates, the creator of an innovative software that combines a School Business Management system with a Student Information system, all in a single solution.
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: JR3 Education Associates, LP
JR3 offers educational management systems for school districts. Their WebSmart software is a web-based, easy to use system to track students and handle the school’s business office functions. Their JDox software lets school districts access digital documents from their desktops.
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closed 7/28/2020 via PR Newswire

TriNet Group, Inc., acquired Little Bird HR

synopsis: TriNet Group Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive human resources solutions for small to midsize businesses, has acquired Little Bird HR, a Professional Employer Organization specializing in benefits and human resource solutions for the educational institution industry in the Greater New York area & East Coast regions.
buyer: TriNet Group, Inc. (TNET:$3,983.00)
TriNet provides small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with full-service HR solutions tailored by industry. To free SMBs from HR complexities, TriNet offers access to human capital expertise, benefits, risk mitigation and compliance, payroll, and real-time technology. "
target: Little Bird HR
Little Bird is the first fully integrated HR platform built exclusively for the public charter school movement. Little Bird allows schools to manage all of their HR administrative functions, from pre-hire to retire, in one, easy-to-use, cloud-based system.
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closed 12/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Faria Education Group, acquired SchoolsBuddy

synopsis: Faria Education Group Limited, an international education systems and services provider, through its wholly-owned UK subsidiary, has acquired a majority interest in SchoolsBuddy, an activities management and payments solution serving more than 240 of the world’s leading international schools.
buyer: Faria Education Group
Faria Education Group was founded in 2006 to transition schools from paper onto a curriculum-focused learning platform. Today, Faria powers curriculum for more than 10,000 schools and districts and three million students. "
target: SchoolsBuddy
SchoolsBuddy is the complete extra-curricular management system available on both web and mobile. Designed for staff, students and parents, SchoolsBuddy features online signup, allocation, management, payments, and attendance for after school activities.
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announced 4/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

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:$234.00)
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
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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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 3/22/2017 via Company Press Release

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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closed 1/24/2017 via Company Press Release

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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closed 8/4/2015 via paidContent.org

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.
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.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
$97
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3.6x
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closed 6/3/2014 via PR Newswire

FACTS Management Company, acquired RenWeb School Management Software

synopsis: FACTS Management, the leader in payment plan solutions for K–12 schools, has acquired RenWeb School Management Software, one of the leading school information systems for private and faith-based schools.
buyer parent: Nelnet, Inc.
buyer: FACTS Management Company
FACTS is committed to enhancing the financial stability and affordability of educational institutions. FACTS offers a comprehensive suite of services including tuition management, payment administration and processing, and financial needs assessment. "
target: RenWeb School Management Software
RenWeb School Management Software is the leading provider of next generation internet-based school management software. RenWeb’s powerful system uses the web to automate the flow of information between school administration, the classroom and home from a single integrated database.
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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 10/14/2011 via BusinessWire

Tyler Technologies, Inc., acquired Windsor Management Group, LLC

synopsis: Tyler Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions, announced that it has acquired Windsor Management Group, L.L.C., which provides an integrated suite of financial and human capital management solutions to the K-12 education market through its flagship product, Infinite Visions® enterprise software.
buyer: Tyler Technologies, Inc. (TYL:$1,039.57)
Tyler Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments. Tyler partners with clients to enable the public sector–cities, counties, schools and other government entities–to become more efficient, more accessible, and more responsive. "
target: Windsor Management Group, LLC
Windsor Management Group, LLC provides an integrated suite of financial and human capital management solutions to the K-12 education market through its flagship product, Infinite Visions® enterprise software and iVisions™ Web Portal.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$16]
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$12
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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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$14
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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.
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 10/20/2020 via BusinessWire

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired iSAMS Independent Ltd

synopsis: IRIS Software Group, one of the UK’s largest privately held software companies, has acquired iSAMS, a leading, fully integrated, online school management system. iSAMS is transforming the way schools store, manage and communicate information.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS Software Group is the UK’s largest privately held software company and the most trusted provider of mission-critical software and services. Using their applications, critical operational tasks are done right first time, every time, so organizations can look forward and thrive with confidence. "
target: iSAMS Independent Ltd
iSAMS is the market leader in web based, multi-platform education administration solutions. Transforming the way schools store, manage and communicate information, iSAMS offers a world-class Management Information System that is intuitive to use, flexible in its approach and accessible globally.
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closed 4/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sen Corporation, acquired HOIKU ICT Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Sen Corporation, the company that operates Hi Cheese!, has acquired Tokyo-based Hoiku ICT Co., Ltd., a company that develops and provides a childcare work support system for kindergartens and nursery schools. Their cloud based platform offers solutions for child care management, attendance, sleep scheduling, allergy tracking, and more.
buyer: Sen Corporation
Sen Corporation has advanced experience in both IT and photography industry. Their service Hi Cheese! is a One-stop service for any kind of photo-related business. They send a trained professional photographer to schools to take photos, and upload photos to their website. "
target: HOIKU ICT Co., Ltd.
Hoiku ICT Co., Ltd. develops and provides a childcare work support system for kindergartens and nursery schools. The company is based in Tokyo, Japan. They support the realization of better childcare by supporting the school affairs with IT and increasing the time spent in contact with children.
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