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FPP EDU Media, Inc., acquired The Student World

synopsis: FPP EDU Media is delighted to announce the acquisition of The Student World from AdGen. The Student World is the UK's premier study abroad advisory service where students, parents and teachers can find out more about the opportunities and possibilities of pursuing an education abroad.
buyer: FPP EDU Media, Inc.
FPP Edu Media is a leader in international student recruitment solutions. FPPEDUMedia began in a small garage in northeastern Brazil with only an idea and a desire to bridge a gap in international education - matching qualified students with quality international programs. "
target parent: AdGen UK
target: The Student World
The Student World is the UK's premier study abroad advisory service where students, parents and teachers can find out more about the opportunities and possibilities of pursuing an education abroad.
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closed 8/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

Pu-Xin Education, acquired ZMN Education

synopsis: Puxin Education is announcing that it has completed the 100% acquisition of ZMN International Education Consulting Company (ZMN), a leading education consulting company specialized in providing premium services to Chinese students who apply to elite schools in the U.S.
buyer: Pu-Xin Education
Puxin Education is a private education company providing tutorial program for K-12 education, overseas test prep and college admission counselling services in China. It offers comprehensive programs for kindergarten to Grade 12 on many subjects including English, Chinese and all Science subjects. "
target: ZMN Education
ZMN International Education Consulting Company (ZMN) is a leading education consulting company specialized in providing premium services to Chinese students who apply to elite schools in the U.S.
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closed 5/5/2016 via PE Hub

NLD Investment LLP, acquired EIC Group

synopsis: CVC Capital Partners announced that funds advised by CVC have completed the sale of Education International Corporation (“EIC”) to a consortium led by NLD Investment LLP, a leading Chinese private equity fund, in partnership with the management and the founder of EIC. EIC is China’s largest overseas educational counselling service provider.
buyer: NLD Investment LLP
NLD Investment is a leading China based private equity fund with total assets under management of over RMB 10 billion. Their strategy is to invest in companies managed with top-notched management teams and leverage their capital market strength to help companies to achieve next stage of growth. "
target parent: CVC Capital Partners
target: EIC Group
EIC is the leading provider of overseas education counselling services to students in China. The Company is also a leading integrated overseas education advisory services provider in China, offering market leading complementary test preparation services.
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announced 11/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

Beijing Lanxum Technology Co., Ltd., will acquire Can-Achieve Education

synopsis: Beijing Lanxum Technology Co. declared to acquire the 100% stake in Can-Achieve and Can-Honest Global Education, which will become wholly owned subsidiaries, both being Chinese top foreign educational service providers, forming cooperation with more than 700 educational institutions from US, Canada, England, Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: Beijing Lanxum Technology Co., Ltd. (SZSE:300010:$182.53)
Beijing Lanxum Technology Co., Ltd. is a supplier of office information system services. Lanxum Technology’s solutions and services mainly include file management outsourcing services, audio and video solutions and services, as well as content management solutions. "
target: Can-Achieve Education
Can-Achieve is China's premier education marketing and student recruitment company based in Beijing. For over a decade, through its national network in almost all major cities in China, it has helped over 20,000 Chinese students to achieve their dream to study abroad.
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announced 11/24/2014 via Market Wire

Loyalist Group Limited, will acquire Uhak.com Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Loyalist Group Limited is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all the shares of Uhak.com Co., Ltd., a South Korean based student recruiting agency, providing information and registration services to South Korean students looking to study abroad.
buyer: Loyalist Group Limited (TSX-V:LOY:$47.90)
Loyalist Group is an educational organization that is in the business of providing in-class private education services, with an emphasis on teaching the following: (i) ESL; (ii) professional development courses; and (iii) college transfer preparation programs. "
target: Uhak.com Co., Ltd.
Ukak.com is the largest South Korean based education information and counseling center, with eight branch offices in South Korea and overseas offices in Canada, the United States, England, Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines.
price ($mm)
$7.19
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.4x
closed 8/9/2018 via Company Press Release

WorldStrides, acquired The Education Abroad Network

synopsis: WorldStrides, the largest educational travel and study abroad company in the United States and the leading experiential education provider, has acquired The Education Abroad Network (TEAN). TEAN began by offering study abroad programs in Australia focused on personalized experiences that change lives.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: WorldStrides
WorldStrides is the largest and most trusted educational student travel company in the country. They have provided a variety of educational travel programs to more than six million participants since 1967. "
target: The Education Abroad Network
Founded in 1995, The Education Abroad Network began by offering study abroad programs in Australia focused on personalised experiences that change lives. With programs now offered in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia and China, TEAN specializes in the Asia Pacific region.
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closed 1/23/2020 via PR Newswire

The Expo Group, Inc., acquired Educe LLC

synopsis: The Expo Group, an exhibitions and events partner that invests in growth, has acquired Educe LLC, a firm committed to adding value to the events and engagement strategy for higher education institutions.
buyer: The Expo Group, Inc.
The Expo Group is a trusted exhibition and events partner helping organizations grow their attendee, exhibitor and sponsorship revenue through the design and execution of unique, compelling and memorable experiences. The company is headquartered in Dallas. "
target: Educe LLC
Educe is a boutique firm focused entirely on the needs of higher education. They have worked on campuses, taught at conferences, served on boards, and been tapped as trusted counsel by leadership. They specialize in engagement strategies, event design and production, higher education and more.
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announced 11/29/2021 via BusinessWire

UpGrad, will acquire Global Study Partners

synopsis: upGrad, Asia’s integrated higher edtech leader, will acquire Global Study Partners (GSP), Australia's largest study abroad company. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Sydney, Global Study Partners (GSP) boasts of an extensive institution network of over 600, with a focus on countries including, Australia, the UK, Canada, and the US.
buyer: UpGrad
UpGrad is an online higher education platform in India that provides rigorous industry relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. UpGrad merges the latest technology, pedagogy and services to create an immersive learning experience. "
target: Global Study Partners
Global Study Partners (GSP) is a leading B2B global EdTech marketplace for international student enrolments that works with 600+ Universities and Higher Education Institutes across the globe. Headquartered in Sydney, Global Study Partners (GSP) boasts of an extensive institution network.
price ($mm)
$16
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closed 6/16/2016 via PR Newswire

TAL Education Group, acquired Shunshunliuxue

synopsis: TAL Education Group, a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, announced that TAL has increased its equity stake in Beijing Shunshunbida Information Consulting Co., Ltd., which primarily engages in providing professional counseling services to students who desire to study abroad through its online-to-offline platform.
buyer: TAL Education Group (TAL:$2,340.52)
TAL Education Group is a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China. They offer their comprehensive tutoring services to students from pre-school to the twelfth grade through three flexible class formats: small classes, personalized premium services, and online courses. "
target: Shunshunliuxue
Beijing Shunshunbida Information Consulting Co., Ltd. is a private company operating the online-to-offline service platform for studying abroad, Shunshunliuxue. The firm is based in China.
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closed 12/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Ledra Capital, Mark Shay, acquired Abroad101

synopsis: Abroad101, the world's first and largest study abroad review website, has been acquired from the Westonian Group by Ledra Capital and education entrepreneur Mark Shay. With more than 20,700 reviews of 7,700 programs, Abroad101 is the leading student review site for study abroad programs.
buyer: Ledra Capital
buyer: Mark Shay
Ledra Capital is a privately-held group of companies and foundations whose underlying mission has been to expand accessibility to higher education. "
target: Abroad101
Abroad101 is an online study abroad reviews website. Their website provides a free online evaluation system that helps universities collect evaluations online, and helps study abroad programs more easily recruit students.
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closed 6/15/2021 via PR Newswire

Platinum Equity, LLC, acquired McGraw-Hill

synopsis: Platinum Equity, a global investment firm, has acquired McGraw Hill, a global leader in educational content and digital platforms, from funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with more than $19 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of approximately 40 operating companies that serve customers around the world. Platinum Equity specializes in mergers, acquisitions, and operations—a trademarked strategy it calls M&A&O."
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: McGraw-Hill
McGraw Hill is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that drive results for students, parents, educators and professionals. They focus on educational equity, affordability and learning success to help learners build better lives.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,500 [$6,388]
rev ($mm)
$1,545
EBITDA ($mm)
$384
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
16.6x
cancelled 5/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

McGraw-Hill cancelled merger with Cengage Learning,

synopsis: Publishers Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education have terminated plans to merge after scrutiny from regulators. Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education’s goal of creating one giant educational publisher has been abandoned, the publishers announced.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Cengage Learning (OTCPK:CNGO:$1,313.70)
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Cengage creates learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: McGraw-Hill
McGraw-Hill is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that help students, parents, educators and professionals drive results. They focus on educational equity, affordability and learning success to help learners build better lives.
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closed 3/22/2013 via PR Newswire

Apollo Global Management, acquired McGraw-Hill Education

synopsis: The McGraw-Hill Companies completed the sale of its McGraw-Hill Education business to investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC. McGraw-Hill Education is a leading global provider of educational materials, information and solutions for the Pre-K through 12th grade, Assessment, Higher Education and Professional markets.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$5,981.01)
Apollo Global Management, LLC is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit-oriented capital markets and real estate. They focus their investments in areas where they can capitalize upon their integrated platform. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: McGraw-Hill Education
McGraw-Hill Education is a leading global provider of educational materials, information and solutions for the Pre-K through 12th grade, Assessment, Higher Education and Professional markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,400 [$2,521]
rev ($mm)
$2,223
EBITDA ($mm)
$371
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 3/20/2007 via Company Press Release

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., acquired Anker Publishing Co. Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today that it has acquired the publishing assets of Anker Publishing Company, Inc., an independent publisher of books and periodicals for professionals in higher education, located in Bolton, Massachusetts. Anker Publishing's annual revenue is approximately $ 1 million.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, and medical books and journals; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and textbooks and other educational materials for students as well as lifelong learners. "
target: Anker Publishing Co. Inc.
Anker Publishing Company, Inc. is an independent publisher of professional books, periodicals, and other information media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

FPP EDU Media, Inc., acquired The Student World

synopsis: FPP EDU Media is delighted to announce the acquisition of The Student World from AdGen. The Student World is the UK's premier study abroad advisory service where students, parents and teachers can find out more about the opportunities and possibilities of pursuing an education abroad.
buyer: FPP EDU Media, Inc.
FPP Edu Media is a leader in international student recruitment solutions. FPPEDUMedia began in a small garage in northeastern Brazil with only an idea and a desire to bridge a gap in international education - matching qualified students with quality international programs. "
target parent: AdGen UK
target: The Student World
The Student World is the UK's premier study abroad advisory service where students, parents and teachers can find out more about the opportunities and possibilities of pursuing an education abroad.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

FPP EDU Media, Inc., acquired The Student World

synopsis: FPP EDU Media is delighted to announce the acquisition of The Student World from AdGen. The Student World is the UK's premier study abroad advisory service where students, parents and teachers can find out more about the opportunities and possibilities of pursuing an education abroad.
buyer: FPP EDU Media, Inc.
FPP Edu Media is a leader in international student recruitment solutions. FPPEDUMedia began in a small garage in northeastern Brazil with only an idea and a desire to bridge a gap in international education - matching qualified students with quality international programs. "
target parent: AdGen UK
target: The Student World
The Student World is the UK's premier study abroad advisory service where students, parents and teachers can find out more about the opportunities and possibilities of pursuing an education abroad.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

FPP EDU Media, Inc., acquired The Student World

synopsis: FPP EDU Media is delighted to announce the acquisition of The Student World from AdGen. The Student World is the UK's premier study abroad advisory service where students, parents and teachers can find out more about the opportunities and possibilities of pursuing an education abroad.
buyer: FPP EDU Media, Inc.
FPP Edu Media is a leader in international student recruitment solutions. FPPEDUMedia began in a small garage in northeastern Brazil with only an idea and a desire to bridge a gap in international education - matching qualified students with quality international programs. "
target parent: AdGen UK
target: The Student World
The Student World is the UK's premier study abroad advisory service where students, parents and teachers can find out more about the opportunities and possibilities of pursuing an education abroad.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/9/2018 via Company Press Release

WorldStrides, acquired The Education Abroad Network

synopsis: WorldStrides, the largest educational travel and study abroad company in the United States and the leading experiential education provider, has acquired The Education Abroad Network (TEAN). TEAN began by offering study abroad programs in Australia focused on personalized experiences that change lives.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: WorldStrides
WorldStrides is the largest and most trusted educational student travel company in the country. They have provided a variety of educational travel programs to more than six million participants since 1967. "
target: The Education Abroad Network
Founded in 1995, The Education Abroad Network began by offering study abroad programs in Australia focused on personalised experiences that change lives. With programs now offered in Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia and China, TEAN specializes in the Asia Pacific region.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 1/23/2020 via PR Newswire

The Expo Group, Inc., acquired Educe LLC

synopsis: The Expo Group, an exhibitions and events partner that invests in growth, has acquired Educe LLC, a firm committed to adding value to the events and engagement strategy for higher education institutions.
buyer: The Expo Group, Inc.
The Expo Group is a trusted exhibition and events partner helping organizations grow their attendee, exhibitor and sponsorship revenue through the design and execution of unique, compelling and memorable experiences. The company is headquartered in Dallas. "
target: Educe LLC
Educe is a boutique firm focused entirely on the needs of higher education. They have worked on campuses, taught at conferences, served on boards, and been tapped as trusted counsel by leadership. They specialize in engagement strategies, event design and production, higher education and more.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 11/29/2021 via BusinessWire

UpGrad, will acquire Global Study Partners

synopsis: upGrad, Asia’s integrated higher edtech leader, will acquire Global Study Partners (GSP), Australia's largest study abroad company. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Sydney, Global Study Partners (GSP) boasts of an extensive institution network of over 600, with a focus on countries including, Australia, the UK, Canada, and the US.
buyer: UpGrad
UpGrad is an online higher education platform in India that provides rigorous industry relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. UpGrad merges the latest technology, pedagogy and services to create an immersive learning experience. "
target: Global Study Partners
Global Study Partners (GSP) is a leading B2B global EdTech marketplace for international student enrolments that works with 600+ Universities and Higher Education Institutes across the globe. Headquartered in Sydney, Global Study Partners (GSP) boasts of an extensive institution network.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2016 via PR Newswire

TAL Education Group, acquired Shunshunliuxue

synopsis: TAL Education Group, a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, announced that TAL has increased its equity stake in Beijing Shunshunbida Information Consulting Co., Ltd., which primarily engages in providing professional counseling services to students who desire to study abroad through its online-to-offline platform.
buyer: TAL Education Group (TAL:$2,340.52)
TAL Education Group is a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China. They offer their comprehensive tutoring services to students from pre-school to the twelfth grade through three flexible class formats: small classes, personalized premium services, and online courses. "
target: Shunshunliuxue
Beijing Shunshunbida Information Consulting Co., Ltd. is a private company operating the online-to-offline service platform for studying abroad, Shunshunliuxue. The firm is based in China.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/13/2013 via BNC Analysis

Ledra Capital, Mark Shay, acquired Abroad101

synopsis: Abroad101, the world's first and largest study abroad review website, has been acquired from the Westonian Group by Ledra Capital and education entrepreneur Mark Shay. With more than 20,700 reviews of 7,700 programs, Abroad101 is the leading student review site for study abroad programs.
buyer: Ledra Capital
buyer: Mark Shay
Ledra Capital is a privately-held group of companies and foundations whose underlying mission has been to expand accessibility to higher education. "
target: Abroad101
Abroad101 is an online study abroad reviews website. Their website provides a free online evaluation system that helps universities collect evaluations online, and helps study abroad programs more easily recruit students.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2021 via PR Newswire

Platinum Equity, LLC, acquired McGraw-Hill

synopsis: Platinum Equity, a global investment firm, has acquired McGraw Hill, a global leader in educational content and digital platforms, from funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management.
buyer: Platinum Equity, LLC
Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with more than $19 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of approximately 40 operating companies that serve customers around the world. Platinum Equity specializes in mergers, acquisitions, and operations—a trademarked strategy it calls M&A&O."
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: McGraw-Hill
McGraw Hill is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that drive results for students, parents, educators and professionals. They focus on educational equity, affordability and learning success to help learners build better lives.
price ($mm)[EV]
$4,500 [$6,388]
rev ($mm)
$1,545
EBITDA ($mm)
$384
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
16.6x
cancelled 5/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

McGraw-Hill cancelled merger with Cengage Learning,

synopsis: Publishers Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education have terminated plans to merge after scrutiny from regulators. Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education’s goal of creating one giant educational publisher has been abandoned, the publishers announced.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Cengage Learning (OTCPK:CNGO:$1,313.70)
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Cengage creates learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: McGraw-Hill
McGraw-Hill is a learning science company that delivers personalized learning experiences that help students, parents, educators and professionals drive results. They focus on educational equity, affordability and learning success to help learners build better lives.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/22/2013 via PR Newswire

Apollo Global Management, acquired McGraw-Hill Education

synopsis: The McGraw-Hill Companies completed the sale of its McGraw-Hill Education business to investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC. McGraw-Hill Education is a leading global provider of educational materials, information and solutions for the Pre-K through 12th grade, Assessment, Higher Education and Professional markets.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$5,981.01)
Apollo Global Management, LLC is a leading global alternative investment manager. They are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit-oriented capital markets and real estate. They focus their investments in areas where they can capitalize upon their integrated platform. "
target parent: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
target: McGraw-Hill Education
McGraw-Hill Education is a leading global provider of educational materials, information and solutions for the Pre-K through 12th grade, Assessment, Higher Education and Professional markets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,400 [$2,521]
rev ($mm)
$2,223
EBITDA ($mm)
$371
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
6.9x
closed 3/20/2007 via Company Press Release

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., acquired Anker Publishing Co. Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today that it has acquired the publishing assets of Anker Publishing Company, Inc., an independent publisher of books and periodicals for professionals in higher education, located in Bolton, Massachusetts. Anker Publishing's annual revenue is approximately $ 1 million.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher of print and electronic products, specializing in scientific, technical, and medical books and journals; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and textbooks and other educational materials for students as well as lifelong learners. "
target: Anker Publishing Co. Inc.
Anker Publishing Company, Inc. is an independent publisher of professional books, periodicals, and other information media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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