Like Realty Continuing Education

closed 8/20/2013 via PR Web

Realty Continuing Education merged with Hondros College,

synopsis: Hondros College of Business, an institution of higher learning, and Realty Continuing Education, a continuing education provider of the real estate industry, announced they have signed a merger agreement.
buyer: Hondros College
Hondros College of Business is an institution of higher learning and is approved by the State Board of Career Colleges & Schools. For more than 40 years, Hondros College of Business has been helping individuals find, enter and succeed in a new career. "
target: Realty Continuing Education
Realty Continuing Education has been a continuing education provider across the state of Ohio and has built a strong reputation and relationship with real estate licensees.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

WebCE, acquired RealEstateCE.com

synopsis: WebCE®, the leader in online continuing education (CE) and license exam prep announces an expansion into the online real estate continuing education marketplace with the acquisition of real estate CE company, RealEstateCE.com. The acquisition allows WebCE to offer online real estate CE courses in 34 states.
buyer parent: International Risk Management Institute
buyer: WebCE
WebCE is an online education company based in Dallas, TX, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Risk Management Institute. Founded in 1997, WebCE has delivered millions of online continuing education, exam prep and training courses to professionals nationwide. "
target: RealEstateCE.com
RealEstateCE.com is a Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) provider, currently accedited in 33 states. Their online CE courses are highly cost-competitive and formatted to work seamlessly on Desktop and Mobile devices.
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closed 6/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Gold Coast School of Real Estate, acquired IFREC Schools of Real Estate

synopsis: Gold Coast Schools, one of the country’s largest providers of traditional classroom and distance learning in the fields of real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance and construction education, has acquired IFREC Schools of Real Estate, a leading provider of classroom and distance education for real estate professionals headquartered in Orlando.
buyer: Gold Coast School of Real Estate
Gold Coast began operations in 1970 as a real estate school with a single location and has since grown into one of the country’s largest providers of classroom and distance learning in the fields of real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance, CAM and construction education. "
target: IFREC Schools of Real Estate
IFREC Schools of Real Estate is a leading provider of classroom and distance education for real estate professionals headquartered in Orlando. They offer classes for real estate agents and brokers, community association managers, mortgage loan originators, appraisers and more.
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closed 6/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Polley Associates School of Real Estate, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Polley Associates School of Real Estate in Newtown Square, Pa., has acquired the Schlicher-Kratz Institute from Ohio-based Hondros Education Group. Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training.
buyer: Polley Associates School of Real Estate
Polley Associates has been teaching students how to be successful in real estate since 1971. For more than 40 years, Polley Associates has been one of the most successful real estate schools in the United States. "
target parent: Hondros Education Group
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
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closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Hondros Education Group, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Hondros Education Group, proudly announced that it has acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute, a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
buyer: Hondros Education Group
Hondros Education Group consists of leading real estate education companies that focus on classroom and online delivery as well as exam prep and textbooks. Hondros offers real-world career training to the adult learner through an engaging and highly relevant educational experience. "
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
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closed 12/27/2010 via BusinessWire

Kaplan Professional, acquired J.Y. Monk

synopsis: Kaplan Real Estate Education announced the acquisition of J.Y. Monk, the leading provider of real estate licensing and continuing education in North Carolina.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan Professional
Through live and online instruction, Kaplan Professional helps busy professionals obtain in-demand certifications and designations that enable them to advance and succeed in their careers in various industries. "
target: J.Y. Monk
Founded in 1975, J.Y. Monk offers broker pre-licensing and post-licensing courses, exam prep courses, continuing education courses and Broker-In-Charge Annual Review (BICAR) courses. J.Y. Monk delivers education to 36 classroom locations throughout the state and has served over 180,000 students.
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closed 5/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

360training.com, acquired VanEd

synopsis: 360training, the nation’s leader in providing online, regulatory-approved training for real estate and many other verticals, is pleased to announce its acquisition of VanEd (Van Education Center), an established, online education provider for real estate, appraisal, and broker licensing. VanEd is based in Boulder, Colorado.
buyer: 360training.com
For over 23 years, 360training has provided individuals and businesses with online, regulatory-approved training to facilitate a safe, healthy environment for the communities they serve. They have delivered over four million training plans across multiple brands, including OSHA.com. "
target: VanEd
In 1997, Vann Hilty founded VanEd (Van Education Center) with the mission of creating the highest quality online real estate school. Since then, VanEd has provided students with agent, broker, and appraiser training courses that satisfy the requirements of the real estate and appraisal industries.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired BrightPath Education Services LLC

synopsis: Colibri Group, an education company with leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, is pleased to announce that the company has acquired BrightPath Education Services, a provider of qualifying education (QE) and continuing education (CE) for appraisal and real estate in North Carolina.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target: BrightPath Education Services LLC
BrightPath Education Services provides high quality education to those in the appraisal and real estate professions by offering the best online and live in-person classes in North Carolina. The company offers continuing education classes to help brokers and appraisers maintain their licensure.
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closed 8/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Real Pro Systems, LLC, acquired Real Estate Masters Guild

synopsis: Real Pro Systems (RPS), the real estate industry’s leading website and internet marketing solution provider for agents and brokerages, announced that it has acquired Real Estate Masters Guild, the independent source for real estate agent education, coaching, networking and support.
buyer: Real Pro Systems, LLC
Real Pro Systems is the real estate industry’s leading website and internet marketing solution provider for agents and brokerages. Its websites and internet marketing solutions feature the latest technology serving the needs of individual agents, teams and brokerages. "
target: Real Estate Masters Guild
Real Estate Masters Guild (REMG) is the independent source for real estate agent education, coaching, networking and support. REMG's services include agent coaching, educational programs, online services, and two national conventions per year.
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closed 9/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Westford College merged with Arizona School of Real Estate & Business,

synopsis: Hondros Education Group has acquired Westford College which will operate as the Arizona School of Real Estate & Business. Westford College is the combined operation of three real estate schools. Their teaching staff includes leaders in the real estate community including practicing real estate agents, brokers, and managers.
buyer parent: Hondros Education Group
buyer: Arizona School of Real Estate & Business
The Arizona School of Real Estate & Business offers quality license education for real estate, mortgage, home inspection, appraisal, contracting and insurance as well as non-license industry programs. Over 300 extensive continuing education courses and professional development events are offered. "
target: Westford College
Westford College is the combined operation of three real estate schools that have operated successfully in Arizona since 1965. Their teaching staff includes leaders in the real estate community including practicing real estate agents, brokers, and managers.
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closed 9/10/2012 via Company Press Release

OnCourse Learning, acquired CompuTaught Inc.

synopsis: OnCourse Learning, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has acquired CompuTaught, a provider of online training courses and print resources for real estate broker, appraisal, mortgage and home inspection licensing. OnCourse is a provider of professional training for multiple industries.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: OnCourse Learning
OnCourse Learning is a leading provider of regulatory, license and certification-driven professional training. The company's mission at OnCourse Learning is to help people get started and succeed in their chosen professions. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: CompuTaught Inc.
CompuTaught has led the way in the computer-based real estate education market. The educational quality of its courses has been instrumental in the widespread acceptance among the stringent regulatory arena. The courses offer "in class" content, but are not bound by location or schedule.
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closed 2/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired REEPCO

synopsis: Yardi Systems announced the acquisition of Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company Inc. (REEPCO). REEPCO owns and operates InternetCrusade® (IC), a national technology training organization for real estate professionals, and RealTown®, the industry’s oldest online real estate community.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems has been committed to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software for nearly 30 years. The Yardi Voyager™ system is the most comprehensive single real estate management platform on the market today. "
target: REEPCO
Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company Inc. (REEPCO) owns and operates the oldest online real estate community, RealTown, and is recognized for its national broker and agent training infrastructure, having delivered more than 3,600 live technology training programs in the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 5/20/2009 via Market Wire

360training.com, acquired Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

synopsis: 360training.com announced that it has completed the acquisition of Americas Best Distance Education Corporation (Ambest). Founded in 1997 and based in Port Angeles, Washington, Ambest provides real estate license and continuing education courses to real estate professionals nationwide.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: Americas Best Distance Education Corporation
In 1999, Americas Best Distance Education became the third-ever ARELLO certified provider of distance education courses. In the ensuing 9 years they have received more than 75 ARELLO certifications for Prelicense, Post License and Continuing Education courses for the real estate industry.
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closed 2/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Arizona Academy Of Real Estate merged with Arizona School of Real Estate & Business,

synopsis: Arizona School of Real Estate & Business (ASREB), a division of the Hondros Education Group, announced it is teaming up with Arizona Academy of Real Estate (AARE) in a partnership that will unify real estate education in Arizona. The Phoenix-based schools will pool their talents to represent the largest real estate program in the state.
buyer parent: Hondros Education Group
buyer: Arizona School of Real Estate & Business
The Arizona School of Real Estate & Business offers quality license education for real estate, mortgage, home inspection, appraisal and insurance as well as non-license industry programs. Over 300 extensive continuing ed courses are offered along with professional development education and events. "
target: Arizona Academy Of Real Estate
Arizona Real Estate School (AARE) is a real estate school in Arizona with campuses in Scottsdale, Mesa, Peoria and Phoenix. AARE has been supporting students in the real estate and lending industries since 2005.
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closed 8/20/2013 via PR Web

Realty Continuing Education merged with Hondros College,

synopsis: Hondros College of Business, an institution of higher learning, and Realty Continuing Education, a continuing education provider of the real estate industry, announced they have signed a merger agreement.
buyer: Hondros College
Hondros College of Business is an institution of higher learning and is approved by the State Board of Career Colleges & Schools. For more than 40 years, Hondros College of Business has been helping individuals find, enter and succeed in a new career. "
target: Realty Continuing Education
Realty Continuing Education has been a continuing education provider across the state of Ohio and has built a strong reputation and relationship with real estate licensees.
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closed 6/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Hondros College, acquired Ohio Institute of Real Estate Studies

synopsis: Hondros College, a division of Hondros Education Group (HEG) and a leader in adult education, announced that it has acquired the Ohio Institute of Real Estate Studies (OIRES), a real estate based education company in Ohio.
buyer parent: Hondros Education Group
buyer: Hondros College
Educating over 500,000 real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance, and home inspection students via classroom and online courses, Hondros College has been a leader in adult education. Hondros College is committed to ensuring students’ success. "
target: Ohio Institute of Real Estate Studies
Ohio Real Estate Studies is a real estate based education company in Ohio. They offer pre-license classes for sale and broker licensing. Post License and CE is by Quest for Success.
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closed 12/3/2013 via PR Web

Arizona School of Real Estate & Business merged with Hondros College,

synopsis: The Hondros Family of Companies is pleased to announce its merger with the Arizona School of Real Estate and Business. The Arizona School of Real Estate and Business is a Phoenix based school that provides practical real estate knowledge for prospective agents preparing for the licensing exam and Continuing Education for the real estate industry.
buyer: Hondros College
Hondros College of Business is an institution of higher learning and is approved by the State Board of Career Colleges & Schools. For more than 40 years, Hondros College of Business has been helping individuals find, enter and succeed in a new career. "
target: Arizona School of Real Estate & Business
The Arizona School of Real Estate and Business is a Phoenix based school that provides practical real estate knowledge for prospective agents preparing for the licensing exam and Continuing Education for the real estate industry.
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closed 8/20/2013 via PR Web

Realty Continuing Education merged with Hondros College,

synopsis: Hondros College of Business, an institution of higher learning, and Realty Continuing Education, a continuing education provider of the real estate industry, announced they have signed a merger agreement.
buyer: Hondros College
Hondros College of Business is an institution of higher learning and is approved by the State Board of Career Colleges & Schools. For more than 40 years, Hondros College of Business has been helping individuals find, enter and succeed in a new career. "
target: Realty Continuing Education
Realty Continuing Education has been a continuing education provider across the state of Ohio and has built a strong reputation and relationship with real estate licensees.
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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.
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$329
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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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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.
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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.
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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:$211.14)
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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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.
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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:$211.14)
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
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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.
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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 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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