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closed 8/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Dublin Business School, acquired Portobello College

synopsis: Portobello College, one of the leading independent third level institutions in Ireland, has been acquired by Dublin Business School, part of international education provider Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. The deal creates Ireland’s largest independent third level institution with a student population of more than 8,500.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education and professional programmes. The School was established to provide evening programmes for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accountancy bodies. "
target: Portobello College
Since its foundation in 1989, Portobello College has developed and expanded to become one of Ireland’s premier third level independent colleges. In the area of business education the College offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
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announced 10/29/2020 via Company Press Release

American Public Education, Inc., will acquire Rasmussen College, Inc.

synopsis: American Public Education, Inc. – parent company of online learning provider American Public University System and on-ground, pre-licensure Hondros College of Nursing – will acquire Rasmussen University (Rasmussen College), a nursing- and health sciences-focused institution serving in the US.
buyer: American Public Education, Inc. (APEI:$299.01)
American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) is a leading provider of higher learning dedicated to preparing students all over the world. APEI offers academic programs and services to students, universities and partner organizations through Hondros College of Nursing. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: Rasmussen College, Inc.
Rasmussen University (Rasmussen College) is a nursing- and health sciences-focused institution serving over 18,000 students at its 24 campuses across six states and online. Rasmussen is one of the largest providers of pre-licensure nursing programs in the United States.
price ($mm)
$329
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$256
EBITDA ($mm)
$43
EV / rev
1.3x
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7.7x
closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

CAPZA, acquired IMF Business School

synopsis: CAPZA, a European private investment platform, has acquired a majority stake in IMF International Business School, an online higher education learning company in Spain. IMF offers a wide range of postgraduate degrees and over 900 courses that are taught by a faculty of doctors and professionals.
buyer: CAPZA
CAPZA is a European private investment platform. CAPZA offers financing solutions to small & mid cap companies at every stage of their development. With €3 billion of assets, CAPZA puts its experience and passion for investing in businesses at the service of investors in Europe and around the world."
target: IMF Business School
IMF Business School is an online higher education learning company in Spain. IMF offers a wide range of postgraduate degrees and over 900 courses that are taught by a faculty of doctors and professionals. They offer courses for engineering and technology, HR, marketing, economics, health, and more.
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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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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

ADvTECH Group, acquired Monash South Africa

synopsis: ADvTECH, Africa's largest private education group, has acquired Monash South Africa (MSA) from Monash University and Laureate Education. MSA is a leading South African private tertiary education institution. MSA offers bachelors, masters, diploma, and post graduate courses for business, engineering & technology, and social & health sciences.
buyer: ADvTECH Group (JSE:ADH:$293.19)
The ADvTECH Group is a leader in quality education, training, skills development and placement services. The Group reported its performance in a segmental structure that reflects the performance of Schools and Tertiary as two separate education divisions, and Resourcing as the third division. "
target parent: Monash University
target: Monash South Africa
Monash South Africa (MSA) is a leading South African private tertiary education institution. MSA offers bachelors, masters, diploma, and post graduate courses for business, engineering & technology, and social & health sciences.
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$33
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announced 2/8/2018 via Company Press Release

AC Education, will acquire The National Teachers College

synopsis: AC Education, the education arm of Ayala Corporation based in the Philippines, will acquire a 96% stake in the National Teachers College (NTC), a premier education institution in the Philippines. NTC has a long track record of commitment to excellence in teaching, growth and inclusion, with almost 10,000 students from Basic to Higher education.
buyer parent: Ayala Corporation
buyer: AC Education
AC Education, Inc. is the education arm of Ayala Corporation based in the Philippines. AC Education Inc. includes its subsidiaries University of Nueva Caceres, one of the oldest and largest universities in Bicol, and APEC Schools, the largest stand-alone chain of private high schools in the country."
target: The National Teachers College
The National Teachers College (NTC) is a premier education institution in the Philippines. It has a long track record of commitment to excellence in teaching, growth and inclusion, with almost 10,000 students from Basic to Higher education.
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announced 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

National Louis University, will acquire Kendall College

synopsis: National Louis University, a nonprofit, non-denominational University, will acquire Kendall College from Laureate Education, a network of higher education institutions. Kendall College is an institution of higher learning that offers students undergraduate degrees in culinary arts, hospitality management, business and early childhood education.
buyer: National Louis University
National Louis University (NLU) is a nonprofit, non-denominational University that offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in the fields of education, management, human services, counseling, public policy, and others concerned with career and professional development. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Kendall College
Kendall College is a private institution of higher learning that offers students undergraduate degrees in culinary arts, hospitality management, business and early childhood education. The curriculum at Kendall College effectively prepares students to become leaders in their professions.
price ($mm)
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$24
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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announced 1/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

KMR Holding Pédagogique, will acquire Université Internationale de Casablanca

synopsis: KMR Holding Pédagogique, the leading higher education platform in Africa, will acquire Université Internationale de Casablanca (UIC) from Laureate Education, Inc., the world’s largest global network of higher education institutions. UIC is a comprehensive private university in Casablanca that offers programs in Business, Engineering and Health.
buyer parent: Development Partners International
buyer: KMR Holding Pédagogique
KMR Holding Pédagogique is the leading state-recognized multi-disciplinary private higher education platform in Francophone Africa. The group delivers affordable quality higher education to African students through a network of 240+ schools across the world. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Université Internationale de Casablanca
Université Internationale de Casablanca (UIC) is the first and only comprehensive private university in Casablanca recognized by the State. UIC’s program offerings include undergraduate, graduate, and executive education programs in Business, Engineering and Health.
price ($mm)
$54
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announced 10/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited, Curro Holdings Limited, will acquire Milpark Education Ltd

synopsis: Curro Holdings, through its subsidiary Stadio Holdings, and Brimstone Investment Corporation have agreed to acquire 100% of Milpark Education. Curro will acquire a 70% stake in Milpark, and Brimstone will acquire a 30% stake. Milpark was established in 1997 as one of the first private providers of higher education in South Africa.
buyer: Curro Holdings Limited (JSE:COH:$184.43)
buyer: Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited (JSE:COH:$209.63)
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 parent: Apollo Education Group Inc.
target: Milpark Education Ltd
Milpark Education was one of the first private providers of higher management education in South Africa and is a leading provider of Higher Education and Further Education and Training qualifications. Milpark's MBA has been rated in the Top 10 of Accredited Business Schools in South Africa.
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$23
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closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Udenna Corporation, acquired Enderun Colleges, Inc.

synopsis: Udenna Corporation, the holding company of businessman Dennis Uy, fully acquired Enderun Colleges, a private education institution in the Philippines. Enderun is a four-year undergraduate college that offers a full range of bachelor’s degree and non-degree courses in the fields of international hospitality management and business administration.
buyer: Udenna Corporation
Founded in 2002 and based in Davao City, Philippines, Udenna Corporation is the holding company of businessman Dennis Uy. Udenna has diverse business interests in oil and gas, shipping and logistics, and real estate. "
target: Enderun Colleges, Inc.
Enderun is a four-year undergraduate college in the Philippines that offers a full range of bachelor’s degree and non-degree courses in the fields of international hospitality management and business administration.
price ($mm)
$7.80
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announced 6/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Curro Holdings Limited, will acquire Southern Business School

synopsis: Private school operator Curro Holdings entered into an agreement to acquire 74 percent shares of Southern Business School through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Stadio Holdings. Southern Business School is a South African registered higher education institution, with SBS Namibia being recognised by the Namibian Qualification Authority.
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: Southern Business School
Southern Business School (SBS) is a South African registered higher education institution, with SBS Namibia being recognised by the Namibian Qualification Authority. SBS has 11 accredited distance learning programmes, ranging from higher certificates to masters' degrees, with three academic schools.
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closed 6/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Planeta Learning Division, acquired EDC Paris Business School

synopsis: The Training and Universities Division of Grupo Planeta has acquired EDC Paris Business School, one of the best business schools in France. Since 2005, this French school has developed a training offer that allows students to obtain the Grade Master diploma, with national and international recognition.
buyer parent: Grupo Planeta
buyer: Grupo Planeta Learning Division
Grupo Planeta's Learning Division has a wide range of specialist educational and training courses from language learning to university studies and MBAs. The range of courses is strongly oriented toward the requirements of the labour market. "
target: EDC Paris Business School
EDC Paris Business School was founded in 1950, and today it is one of the best business schools in France. Since 2005, this French school has developed a training offer that allows students to obtain the Grade Master diploma, with national and international recognition.
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closed 11/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Global University Systems, acquired IBAT College Dublin

synopsis: Global University Systems B.V. announced that it has acquired IBAT College Dublin, Ireland's industry-focussed third level institution. IBAT provides a high quality undergraduate, postgraduate and professional education within a state-of-the-art learning environment in a range of subject areas including Business, Accounting, ICT and Management.
buyer: Global University Systems
Global University Systems is a global education group made up of a number of prestigious institutions, offering a broad range of professional, vocational, graduate and post-graduate programs to 50,000 students each year from around 150 countries. "
target: IBAT College Dublin
Established in 2004 in Swords, Co. Dublin, IBAT College is Designed to reflect the needs of Irish and international students – the college embraces fresh thinking, industry-relevant courses and flexible study options at affordable prices.
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closed 5/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Apollo Global, Inc., acquired Milpark Education Ltd

synopsis: Apollo Education Group, Inc. announced its wholly-owned subsidiary Apollo Global, Inc. closed on the acquisition of an 81% consolidated interest in Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd., one of South Africa's leading private tertiary education providers.
buyer parent: Apollo Education Group Inc.
buyer: Apollo Global, Inc.
Apollo Global was formed to make investments primarily in the international education services sector. Apollo Global provides business and technology management, consulting and training and operational services in the fields of higher education and education administration to its network of schools."
target: Milpark Education Ltd
Milpark Education was one of the first private providers of higher management education in South Africa and is a leading provider of Higher Education and Further Education and Training qualifications. It is one of South Africa's leading private tertiary education providers
price ($mm)
$25*
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closed 6/2/2014 via Capital IQ

Anima Educacao, acquired São Judas

synopsis: GAEC Educação SA, the Brazilian education group known as Anima, has acquired rival university São Judas Tadeo. Universidade São Judas Tadeu (USJT) is a Brazilian private, for-profit university based in São Paulo.
buyer: Anima Educacao (BOVESPA:ANIM3:$253.35)
Anima is an education group, comprised of three university centers: UNA and Instituto Mineiro de Educacao e Cultura Uni-BH in Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais state), and Instituto de Educacao e Cultura Unimonte in Santos (Sao Paulo state), two colleges and one business institute. "
target: São Judas
Universidade São Judas Tadeu (USJT) is a Brazilian private, for-profit university based in São Paulo. Established in 1971 as a college offering two undergraduate courses (Business Administration and Accounting), it only officially became a university in 1989.
price ($mm)
$116
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$77
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$56
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
2.6x
closed 7/3/2013 via PR Web

Dover Business College merged with Berkeley College,

synopsis: Dover Business College merged with Berkeley College, adding two locations, and clinical and certificate programs to the range of bachelor's and associate's degree programs offered by Berkeley College at seven other locations in New York and New Jersey and through Berkeley College Online.
buyer: Berkeley College
Established in 1931, Berkeley College is a coeducational college specializing in business. With six locations in New York and New Jersey, USA, and students from 29 states and 88 foreign countries, Berkeley is widely recognized for its academic excellence. "
target: Dover Business College
Dover Business College is a nationally-accredited private college with a 50-year history of teaching excellence and successfully preparing students for careers in healthcare, business, and information technology.
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closed 10/1/2009 via BNC Analysis

Navis Capital Partners, acquired ITM Group of Institutions

synopsis: Malaysia-based PE firm Navis Capital has acquired a 55% stake in the ITM Group of Institutions, involved in tertiary and executive education services, for $23.5 million. The ITM Group of Institutions is a collection of private business schools in India.
buyer: Navis Capital Partners
Navis Capital Partners was founded in 1998 in order to make private equity investments in growth-oriented buyouts in South and Southeast Asia. The firm contributes both capital and management expertise to a limited number of well-positioned companies. "
target: ITM Group of Institutions
The ITM Group of Institutions is a collection of private business schools in India. It has component schools such as the Asia Graduate School of Business, which have international affiliations with colleges such as The Ohio State University in the US and Tianjin Polytechnic University in China.
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$24*
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closed 2/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Parthenon Capital, acquired Bryant and Stratton College

synopsis: Parthenon Capital, a private equity firm with offices in Boston and San Francisco, completed an investment in Bryant & Stratton College, Inc., a leading provider of post-secondary career education.
buyer: Parthenon Capital
Parthenon Capital is a private equity investment firm with over $1.5 billion of capital under management. Parthenon Capital has offices in Boston and San Francisco with 40 professionals working for the firm nationwide. "
target: Bryant and Stratton College
Bryant & Stratton College, a Degree Granting Proprietary Business Schools has been helping students develop meaningful career skills in a concise, contemporary and effective manner – providing graduates with the marketable job skills they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
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closed 3/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Dublin Business School, acquired European Business School (EBS) Dublin

synopsis: Dublin Business School (DBS), Ireland's largest private undergraduate institution and a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., has acquired the European Business School (EBS) Dublin, a private third-level institution specializing in the provision of international business programs.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education and professional programmes. The School was established to provide evening programmes for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accountancy bodies. "
target: European Business School (EBS) Dublin
EBS Dublin, founded in 1993, is a member of the EBSI Group, a collective of eight independent business schools located throughout Europe. The school offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses for study abroad students.
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closed 12/2/2003 via PR Newswire

Kaplan Inc., acquired Dublin Business School

synopsis: Kaplan, Inc., a leading provider of educational services worldwide announced that it has acquired Ireland's largest private undergraduate institution, Dublin Business School, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan Inc.
Kaplan, Inc., is a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan serves students of all ages through a wide array of offerings including higher education, test preparation, professional training and programs for kids and schools. "
target: Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education and professional programmes. The School was established to provide evening programmes for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accountancy bodies.
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closed 8/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Dublin Business School, acquired Portobello College

synopsis: Portobello College, one of the leading independent third level institutions in Ireland, has been acquired by Dublin Business School, part of international education provider Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. The deal creates Ireland’s largest independent third level institution with a student population of more than 8,500.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education and professional programmes. The School was established to provide evening programmes for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accountancy bodies. "
target: Portobello College
Since its foundation in 1989, Portobello College has developed and expanded to become one of Ireland’s premier third level independent colleges. In the area of business education the College offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
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closed 8/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Dublin Business School, acquired Portobello College

synopsis: Portobello College, one of the leading independent third level institutions in Ireland, has been acquired by Dublin Business School, part of international education provider Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. The deal creates Ireland’s largest independent third level institution with a student population of more than 8,500.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education and professional programmes. The School was established to provide evening programmes for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accountancy bodies. "
target: Portobello College
Since its foundation in 1989, Portobello College has developed and expanded to become one of Ireland’s premier third level independent colleges. In the area of business education the College offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
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closed 3/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Dublin Business School, acquired European Business School (EBS) Dublin

synopsis: Dublin Business School (DBS), Ireland's largest private undergraduate institution and a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., has acquired the European Business School (EBS) Dublin, a private third-level institution specializing in the provision of international business programs.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education and professional programmes. The School was established to provide evening programmes for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accountancy bodies. "
target: European Business School (EBS) Dublin
EBS Dublin, founded in 1993, is a member of the EBSI Group, a collective of eight independent business schools located throughout Europe. The school offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses for study abroad students.
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closed 12/2/2003 via PR Newswire

Kaplan Inc., acquired Dublin Business School

synopsis: Kaplan, Inc., a leading provider of educational services worldwide announced that it has acquired Ireland's largest private undergraduate institution, Dublin Business School, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan Inc.
Kaplan, Inc., is a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan serves students of all ages through a wide array of offerings including higher education, test preparation, professional training and programs for kids and schools. "
target: Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education and professional programmes. The School was established to provide evening programmes for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accountancy bodies.
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closed 8/2/2007 via BusinessWire

Dublin Business School, acquired Portobello College

synopsis: Portobello College, one of the leading independent third level institutions in Ireland, has been acquired by Dublin Business School, part of international education provider Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. The deal creates Ireland’s largest independent third level institution with a student population of more than 8,500.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education and professional programmes. The School was established to provide evening programmes for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accountancy bodies. "
target: Portobello College
Since its foundation in 1989, Portobello College has developed and expanded to become one of Ireland’s premier third level independent colleges. In the area of business education the College offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
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announced 10/29/2020 via Company Press Release

American Public Education, Inc., will acquire Rasmussen College, Inc.

synopsis: American Public Education, Inc. – parent company of online learning provider American Public University System and on-ground, pre-licensure Hondros College of Nursing – will acquire Rasmussen University (Rasmussen College), a nursing- and health sciences-focused institution serving in the US.
buyer: American Public Education, Inc. (APEI:$299.01)
American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) is a leading provider of higher learning dedicated to preparing students all over the world. APEI offers academic programs and services to students, universities and partner organizations through Hondros College of Nursing. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: Rasmussen College, Inc.
Rasmussen University (Rasmussen College) is a nursing- and health sciences-focused institution serving over 18,000 students at its 24 campuses across six states and online. Rasmussen is one of the largest providers of pre-licensure nursing programs in the United States.
price ($mm)
$329
rev ($mm)
$256
EBITDA ($mm)
$43
EV / rev
1.3x
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7.7x
closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

CAPZA, acquired IMF Business School

synopsis: CAPZA, a European private investment platform, has acquired a majority stake in IMF International Business School, an online higher education learning company in Spain. IMF offers a wide range of postgraduate degrees and over 900 courses that are taught by a faculty of doctors and professionals.
buyer: CAPZA
CAPZA is a European private investment platform. CAPZA offers financing solutions to small & mid cap companies at every stage of their development. With €3 billion of assets, CAPZA puts its experience and passion for investing in businesses at the service of investors in Europe and around the world."
target: IMF Business School
IMF Business School is an online higher education learning company in Spain. IMF offers a wide range of postgraduate degrees and over 900 courses that are taught by a faculty of doctors and professionals. They offer courses for engineering and technology, HR, marketing, economics, health, and more.
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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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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

ADvTECH Group, acquired Monash South Africa

synopsis: ADvTECH, Africa's largest private education group, has acquired Monash South Africa (MSA) from Monash University and Laureate Education. MSA is a leading South African private tertiary education institution. MSA offers bachelors, masters, diploma, and post graduate courses for business, engineering & technology, and social & health sciences.
buyer: ADvTECH Group (JSE:ADH:$293.19)
The ADvTECH Group is a leader in quality education, training, skills development and placement services. The Group reported its performance in a segmental structure that reflects the performance of Schools and Tertiary as two separate education divisions, and Resourcing as the third division. "
target parent: Monash University
target: Monash South Africa
Monash South Africa (MSA) is a leading South African private tertiary education institution. MSA offers bachelors, masters, diploma, and post graduate courses for business, engineering & technology, and social & health sciences.
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$33
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announced 2/8/2018 via Company Press Release

AC Education, will acquire The National Teachers College

synopsis: AC Education, the education arm of Ayala Corporation based in the Philippines, will acquire a 96% stake in the National Teachers College (NTC), a premier education institution in the Philippines. NTC has a long track record of commitment to excellence in teaching, growth and inclusion, with almost 10,000 students from Basic to Higher education.
buyer parent: Ayala Corporation
buyer: AC Education
AC Education, Inc. is the education arm of Ayala Corporation based in the Philippines. AC Education Inc. includes its subsidiaries University of Nueva Caceres, one of the oldest and largest universities in Bicol, and APEC Schools, the largest stand-alone chain of private high schools in the country."
target: The National Teachers College
The National Teachers College (NTC) is a premier education institution in the Philippines. It has a long track record of commitment to excellence in teaching, growth and inclusion, with almost 10,000 students from Basic to Higher education.
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announced 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

National Louis University, will acquire Kendall College

synopsis: National Louis University, a nonprofit, non-denominational University, will acquire Kendall College from Laureate Education, a network of higher education institutions. Kendall College is an institution of higher learning that offers students undergraduate degrees in culinary arts, hospitality management, business and early childhood education.
buyer: National Louis University
National Louis University (NLU) is a nonprofit, non-denominational University that offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in the fields of education, management, human services, counseling, public policy, and others concerned with career and professional development. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Kendall College
Kendall College is a private institution of higher learning that offers students undergraduate degrees in culinary arts, hospitality management, business and early childhood education. The curriculum at Kendall College effectively prepares students to become leaders in their professions.
price ($mm)
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$24
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announced 1/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

KMR Holding Pédagogique, will acquire Université Internationale de Casablanca

synopsis: KMR Holding Pédagogique, the leading higher education platform in Africa, will acquire Université Internationale de Casablanca (UIC) from Laureate Education, Inc., the world’s largest global network of higher education institutions. UIC is a comprehensive private university in Casablanca that offers programs in Business, Engineering and Health.
buyer parent: Development Partners International
buyer: KMR Holding Pédagogique
KMR Holding Pédagogique is the leading state-recognized multi-disciplinary private higher education platform in Francophone Africa. The group delivers affordable quality higher education to African students through a network of 240+ schools across the world. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Université Internationale de Casablanca
Université Internationale de Casablanca (UIC) is the first and only comprehensive private university in Casablanca recognized by the State. UIC’s program offerings include undergraduate, graduate, and executive education programs in Business, Engineering and Health.
price ($mm)
$54
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announced 10/13/2017 via BNC Analysis

Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited, Curro Holdings Limited, will acquire Milpark Education Ltd

synopsis: Curro Holdings, through its subsidiary Stadio Holdings, and Brimstone Investment Corporation have agreed to acquire 100% of Milpark Education. Curro will acquire a 70% stake in Milpark, and Brimstone will acquire a 30% stake. Milpark was established in 1997 as one of the first private providers of higher education in South Africa.
buyer: Curro Holdings Limited (JSE:COH:$184.43)
buyer: Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited (JSE:COH:$209.63)
Curro Holdings Limited acquires, develops, and manages private schools in South Africa. Their mission is to make quality independent school education accessible to more learners. Curro also provides full-time teacher education qualifications, as well as in-service training for practising teachers. "
target parent: Apollo Education Group Inc.
target: Milpark Education Ltd
Milpark Education was one of the first private providers of higher management education in South Africa and is a leading provider of Higher Education and Further Education and Training qualifications. Milpark's MBA has been rated in the Top 10 of Accredited Business Schools in South Africa.
price ($mm)
$23
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closed 7/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Udenna Corporation, acquired Enderun Colleges, Inc.

synopsis: Udenna Corporation, the holding company of businessman Dennis Uy, fully acquired Enderun Colleges, a private education institution in the Philippines. Enderun is a four-year undergraduate college that offers a full range of bachelor’s degree and non-degree courses in the fields of international hospitality management and business administration.
buyer: Udenna Corporation
Founded in 2002 and based in Davao City, Philippines, Udenna Corporation is the holding company of businessman Dennis Uy. Udenna has diverse business interests in oil and gas, shipping and logistics, and real estate. "
target: Enderun Colleges, Inc.
Enderun is a four-year undergraduate college in the Philippines that offers a full range of bachelor’s degree and non-degree courses in the fields of international hospitality management and business administration.
price ($mm)
$7.80
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announced 6/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Curro Holdings Limited, will acquire Southern Business School

synopsis: Private school operator Curro Holdings entered into an agreement to acquire 74 percent shares of Southern Business School through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Stadio Holdings. Southern Business School is a South African registered higher education institution, with SBS Namibia being recognised by the Namibian Qualification Authority.
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: Southern Business School
Southern Business School (SBS) is a South African registered higher education institution, with SBS Namibia being recognised by the Namibian Qualification Authority. SBS has 11 accredited distance learning programmes, ranging from higher certificates to masters' degrees, with three academic schools.
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closed 6/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Planeta Learning Division, acquired EDC Paris Business School

synopsis: The Training and Universities Division of Grupo Planeta has acquired EDC Paris Business School, one of the best business schools in France. Since 2005, this French school has developed a training offer that allows students to obtain the Grade Master diploma, with national and international recognition.
buyer parent: Grupo Planeta
buyer: Grupo Planeta Learning Division
Grupo Planeta's Learning Division has a wide range of specialist educational and training courses from language learning to university studies and MBAs. The range of courses is strongly oriented toward the requirements of the labour market. "
target: EDC Paris Business School
EDC Paris Business School was founded in 1950, and today it is one of the best business schools in France. Since 2005, this French school has developed a training offer that allows students to obtain the Grade Master diploma, with national and international recognition.
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closed 11/3/2016 via PR Newswire

Global University Systems, acquired IBAT College Dublin

synopsis: Global University Systems B.V. announced that it has acquired IBAT College Dublin, Ireland's industry-focussed third level institution. IBAT provides a high quality undergraduate, postgraduate and professional education within a state-of-the-art learning environment in a range of subject areas including Business, Accounting, ICT and Management.
buyer: Global University Systems
Global University Systems is a global education group made up of a number of prestigious institutions, offering a broad range of professional, vocational, graduate and post-graduate programs to 50,000 students each year from around 150 countries. "
target: IBAT College Dublin
Established in 2004 in Swords, Co. Dublin, IBAT College is Designed to reflect the needs of Irish and international students – the college embraces fresh thinking, industry-relevant courses and flexible study options at affordable prices.
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closed 5/20/2014 via BusinessWire

Apollo Global, Inc., acquired Milpark Education Ltd

synopsis: Apollo Education Group, Inc. announced its wholly-owned subsidiary Apollo Global, Inc. closed on the acquisition of an 81% consolidated interest in Milpark Education (Pty) Ltd., one of South Africa's leading private tertiary education providers.
buyer parent: Apollo Education Group Inc.
buyer: Apollo Global, Inc.
Apollo Global was formed to make investments primarily in the international education services sector. Apollo Global provides business and technology management, consulting and training and operational services in the fields of higher education and education administration to its network of schools."
target: Milpark Education Ltd
Milpark Education was one of the first private providers of higher management education in South Africa and is a leading provider of Higher Education and Further Education and Training qualifications. It is one of South Africa's leading private tertiary education providers
price ($mm)
$25*
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closed 6/2/2014 via Capital IQ

Anima Educacao, acquired São Judas

synopsis: GAEC Educação SA, the Brazilian education group known as Anima, has acquired rival university São Judas Tadeo. Universidade São Judas Tadeu (USJT) is a Brazilian private, for-profit university based in São Paulo.
buyer: Anima Educacao (BOVESPA:ANIM3:$253.35)
Anima is an education group, comprised of three university centers: UNA and Instituto Mineiro de Educacao e Cultura Uni-BH in Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais state), and Instituto de Educacao e Cultura Unimonte in Santos (Sao Paulo state), two colleges and one business institute. "
target: São Judas
Universidade São Judas Tadeu (USJT) is a Brazilian private, for-profit university based in São Paulo. Established in 1971 as a college offering two undergraduate courses (Business Administration and Accounting), it only officially became a university in 1989.
price ($mm)
$116
rev ($mm)
$77
EBITDA ($mm)
$56
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
2.6x
closed 7/3/2013 via PR Web

Dover Business College merged with Berkeley College,

synopsis: Dover Business College merged with Berkeley College, adding two locations, and clinical and certificate programs to the range of bachelor's and associate's degree programs offered by Berkeley College at seven other locations in New York and New Jersey and through Berkeley College Online.
buyer: Berkeley College
Established in 1931, Berkeley College is a coeducational college specializing in business. With six locations in New York and New Jersey, USA, and students from 29 states and 88 foreign countries, Berkeley is widely recognized for its academic excellence. "
target: Dover Business College
Dover Business College is a nationally-accredited private college with a 50-year history of teaching excellence and successfully preparing students for careers in healthcare, business, and information technology.
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closed 10/1/2009 via BNC Analysis

Navis Capital Partners, acquired ITM Group of Institutions

synopsis: Malaysia-based PE firm Navis Capital has acquired a 55% stake in the ITM Group of Institutions, involved in tertiary and executive education services, for $23.5 million. The ITM Group of Institutions is a collection of private business schools in India.
buyer: Navis Capital Partners
Navis Capital Partners was founded in 1998 in order to make private equity investments in growth-oriented buyouts in South and Southeast Asia. The firm contributes both capital and management expertise to a limited number of well-positioned companies. "
target: ITM Group of Institutions
The ITM Group of Institutions is a collection of private business schools in India. It has component schools such as the Asia Graduate School of Business, which have international affiliations with colleges such as The Ohio State University in the US and Tianjin Polytechnic University in China.
price ($mm)
$24*
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closed 2/6/2008 via BusinessWire

Parthenon Capital, acquired Bryant and Stratton College

synopsis: Parthenon Capital, a private equity firm with offices in Boston and San Francisco, completed an investment in Bryant & Stratton College, Inc., a leading provider of post-secondary career education.
buyer: Parthenon Capital
Parthenon Capital is a private equity investment firm with over $1.5 billion of capital under management. Parthenon Capital has offices in Boston and San Francisco with 40 professionals working for the firm nationwide. "
target: Bryant and Stratton College
Bryant & Stratton College, a Degree Granting Proprietary Business Schools has been helping students develop meaningful career skills in a concise, contemporary and effective manner – providing graduates with the marketable job skills they need to succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
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closed 3/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Dublin Business School, acquired European Business School (EBS) Dublin

synopsis: Dublin Business School (DBS), Ireland's largest private undergraduate institution and a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., has acquired the European Business School (EBS) Dublin, a private third-level institution specializing in the provision of international business programs.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education and professional programmes. The School was established to provide evening programmes for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accountancy bodies. "
target: European Business School (EBS) Dublin
EBS Dublin, founded in 1993, is a member of the EBSI Group, a collective of eight independent business schools located throughout Europe. The school offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses for study abroad students.
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closed 12/2/2003 via PR Newswire

Kaplan Inc., acquired Dublin Business School

synopsis: Kaplan, Inc., a leading provider of educational services worldwide announced that it has acquired Ireland's largest private undergraduate institution, Dublin Business School, for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan Inc.
Kaplan, Inc., is a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan serves students of all ages through a wide array of offerings including higher education, test preparation, professional training and programs for kids and schools. "
target: Dublin Business School
Dublin Business School provides a comprehensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate, executive education and professional programmes. The School was established to provide evening programmes for students preparing for the examinations of the professional accountancy bodies.
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