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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC, acquired Funderful

synopsis: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, a US higher education company, has acquired Funderful. For colleges and universities that want to increase alumni participation and donations, Funderful builds creative digital campaigns that engage millennial alumni and converts them to habitual donors.
buyer: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC
Ruffalo Noel Levitz is the recognized leader in providing strategic fundraising and enrollment management services and software. Colleges and nonprofits turn to Ruffalo to enroll the students they want, help more students graduate and succeed, and build lifelong relationships with donors. "
target: Funderful
For colleges and universities that want to increase alumni participation and donations, Funderful builds creative digital campaigns that engage millennial alumni and converts them to habitual donors. Funderful was founded in Latvia and is now based in Boston, MA.
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closed 4/3/2019 via Company Press Release

CampusLogic, Inc., acquired Funderbolt

synopsis: CampusLogic, higher education’s leading student financial success platform, announced the acquisition of Funderbolt. Funderbolt is a leading software company focused on accelerating college student fundraising. With the guidance of their Campaign Consultants clients learn how to engage their personal networks for fundraising.
buyer: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic transforms the way higher education delivers student financial success with their integrated platform. CampusLogic’s innovative software removes financial barriers to improve student access, inform borrowing decisions, and increase student completion in higher education. "
target parent: Useed
target: Funderbolt
Funderbolt is a leading software company focused on accelerating college student fundraising. Their Campaign Consultants partner up with clients to turn teams into successful fundraisers, by showing clients how to engage their personal networks.
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closed 10/14/2014 via GlobeNewswire

Leeds Equity Partners, acquired Imodules Software, Inc.

synopsis: iModules Software announced that Leeds Equity Partners, LLC has acquired the company. Founded in 2002, iModules Software is the leader in Constituent Engagement Management software for educational institutions and serves more than 800 clients reaching more than 100 million constituents worldwide.
buyer: Leeds Equity Partners
Leeds Equity Partners is a private equity firm focused on investments in the education, training and information and business services industries (the "Knowledge Industries"). Leeds Equity has deployed over $2.6 billion of capital in investments across the knowledge sector spectrum. "
target: Imodules Software, Inc.
iModules is the leading Constituent Engagement Management provider for educational institutions. Its interconnected suite of modules transforms how institutions create relevant constituent experiences and achieve fundraising success through web content management, marketing communications, and more.
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closed 5/1/2018 via PR Newswire

Blackbaud, Inc., acquired Reeher

synopsis: Blackbaud, a leading cloud software company powering social good, acquired Reeher, the industry leader in fundraising performance management for higher education. The Reeher Platform provides university development leaders with tools to track and measure effectiveness, discover new opportunities, engage constituents and improve ROI.
buyer: Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB:$807.42)
Blackbaud is the world's leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community, Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. "
target: Reeher
Reeher is a developer of software services to improve the effectiveness of higher education fundraising efforts. Its Reeher Platform provides university development leaders with tools to track and measure effectiveness, discover new opportunities, engage constituents and improve ROI.
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closed 1/31/2018 via PR Newswire

Livingtree, acquired EdBacker

synopsis: LivingTree, the private, safe and secure engagement platform, announced that it has acquired district fundraising tool, Edbacker. Edbacker offers a district-wide online fundraising platform to connect parents, corporations and districts to address America's education funding gap.
buyer: Livingtree
LivingTree's mission is to connect the people who raise, develop, and educate our children. Through its fundraising platform LivingTree Giving and teacher based messaging app LivingTree Messenger, LivingTree aims to better serve and connect school communities. "
target: EdBacker
EdBacker offers a district-wide online fundraising platform to connect parents, corporations and districts to address America's education funding gap. EdBacker's fundraising solution eliminates unwanted surprises with one account for all transactions and a single district site for all fundraising.
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closed 11/4/2014 via PR Web

NonProfitEasy, Inc., acquired Uruut

synopsis: NonProfitEasy, creator of leading-edge, all-in-one data management software for nonprofits, announces its acquisition of Uruut, a best practices fundraising platform that brings individuals, businesses, and foundations together to fund nonprofits, schools, faith based and other community organizations.
buyer: NonProfitEasy, Inc.
NonProfitEasy was born out of a need to help smaller community-based nonprofit organizations streamline the management of their businesses. They give nonprofits a cost-effective answer to juggling databases, running cumbersome reports, and troubleshooting technology issues. "
target: Uruut
Uruut offers an affordable, easy-to-use and cloud-based SaaS solution that will allow nonprofits to not only compete, but expand their donor reach and increase donations.
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closed 3/13/2019 via PR Web

The Pursuant Group, Inc., acquired DataDiscovery, Inc.

synopsis: The Pursuant Group, a full-service platform of fundraising companies, has acquired Advizor Solutions, a business intelligence platform and service provider. Advizor empowers fundraisers with predictive modeling and data visualization tools. Advizor makes it easy to access and blend multiple data sources and provides teams with actionable data.
buyer: The Pursuant Group, Inc.
The Pursuant Group, based in Dallas, Texas, is a technology-driven, comprehensive fundraising consultancy serving the world's leading nonprofit organizations across the entire donor spectrum. Since 2001, Pursuant has helped thousands of organizations raise billions of dollars. "
target: DataDiscovery, Inc.
Advizor Solutions is a business intelligence platform and service provider. Advizor empowers fundraisers with predictive modeling and data visualization tools. Their data discovery software makes it easy to access and blend multiple data sources, providing fundraising teams with actionable data.
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closed 6/4/2015 via PR Web

Overture Technologies, acquired AlumniFidelity

synopsis: Overture Technologies, the leading provider of automated decisioning technology for higher education finance, announced its acquisition of AlumniFidelity, a pioneer of peer-to-peer fundraising software for universities, private secondary schools, and nonprofits.
buyer: Overture Technologies (:$0.00)
Overture Technologies is the leading provider of mortgage as well as higher-education funding solutions. Overture’s products in the higher-education funding industry help students and their families save money by making better and fully informed financial decisions. "
target: AlumniFidelity
AlumniFidelity is a pioneer of peer-to-peer fundraising software for universities, private secondary schools, and nonprofits. The company uses peer-to-peer software, technology that famously helped Barack Obama shatter presidential fundraising records in his 2008 campaign.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC, acquired Funderful

synopsis: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, a US higher education company, has acquired Funderful. For colleges and universities that want to increase alumni participation and donations, Funderful builds creative digital campaigns that engage millennial alumni and converts them to habitual donors.
buyer: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC
Ruffalo Noel Levitz is the recognized leader in providing strategic fundraising and enrollment management services and software. Colleges and nonprofits turn to Ruffalo to enroll the students they want, help more students graduate and succeed, and build lifelong relationships with donors. "
target: Funderful
For colleges and universities that want to increase alumni participation and donations, Funderful builds creative digital campaigns that engage millennial alumni and converts them to habitual donors. Funderful was founded in Latvia and is now based in Boston, MA.
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closed 11/21/2019 via PR Web

Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC, acquired QuadWrangle

synopsis: Leading higher education firm RNL has acquired QuadWrangle, the creator of an alumni engagement platform that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and automation to create personalized engagement with donors. The platform will be incorporated into RNL’s suite of fundraising solutions as RNL QuadWrangle.
buyer: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC
RNL is the leading provider of higher education enrollment, student success, and fundraising solutions. More than 1,900 colleges, universities, and nonprofit organizations rely on RNL for advanced analytics, personalized engagement, and industry-leading insights to achieve their missions. "
target: QuadWrangle
QuadWrangle is the first AI-Powered Engagement Management System designed specifically for higher education. QuadWrangle delivers completely personalized news, appeals, invites, community connections, and more through its website management, community mobile apps, and email marketing solutions.
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closed 5/2/2019 via Company Press Release

Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC, acquired Converge Consulting

synopsis: Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL), the leading provider of higher education enrollment, student success, and fundraising solutions, announced its strategic acquisition of Converge, the digital marketing firm for higher education. They leverage data-driven digital marketing practices to connect learners with institutions and programs.
buyer: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC
Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL) is the leading provider of higher education enrollment, student success, and fundraising solutions. The firm is focused on the entire lifecycle of enrollment and fundraising, assuring students find the right university, graduate on time, and give back to support. "
target: Converge Consulting
Converge is the digital agency for education. They leverage data-driven digital marketing practices to connect the next generation of learners with best-fit institutions and programs, developing sound strategy and translating it into campaigns that deliver ROI.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC, acquired Funderful

synopsis: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, a US higher education company, has acquired Funderful. For colleges and universities that want to increase alumni participation and donations, Funderful builds creative digital campaigns that engage millennial alumni and converts them to habitual donors.
buyer: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC
Ruffalo Noel Levitz is the recognized leader in providing strategic fundraising and enrollment management services and software. Colleges and nonprofits turn to Ruffalo to enroll the students they want, help more students graduate and succeed, and build lifelong relationships with donors. "
target: Funderful
For colleges and universities that want to increase alumni participation and donations, Funderful builds creative digital campaigns that engage millennial alumni and converts them to habitual donors. Funderful was founded in Latvia and is now based in Boston, MA.
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closed 8/21/2014 via Market Wire

Noel-Levitz, Inc. merged with RuffaloCODY,

synopsis: RuffaloCODY announced the acquisition of Noel-Levitz. Noel-Levitz is a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in higher education strategic enrollment planning, student marketing and recruitment, financial aid, student retention, and market research. RuffaloCODY is the leading provider of enrollment management and fundraising services.
buyer: RuffaloCODY
RuffaloCODY is the leading provider of enrollment management and fundraising services and specializes in strategic oversight, outreach, and engagement services and software platforms all designed to foster the organizational/constituent relationship. "
target parent: Quad Partners
target: Noel-Levitz, Inc.
A trusted partner to higher education, Noel-Levitz helps campuses and systems reach and exceed their goals for enrollment, marketing, and student success. During our 30-year history, more than 1,800 campuses have invited Noel-Levitz to collaborate with them.
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closed 1/14/2014 via Company Press Release

RuffaloCODY, acquired ScaleFunder

synopsis: RuffaloCODY announced that it has acquired ScaleFunder. ScaleFunder serves the higher education community with an interactive engagement platform that facilitates micro-donations to university projects. This platform combines the worlds of crowdfunding and university development in an engagement platform for alumni, friends and supporters.
buyer: RuffaloCODY
RuffaloCODY is the leading provider of technology-enabled fundraising and enrollment management services for higher education and high affinity-based nonprofit organizations. "
target: ScaleFunder
ScaleFunder serves the higher education community with an interactive engagement platform that facilitates micro-donations to university projects. This platform combines the worlds of crowdfunding and university development in a revolutionary engagement platform for alumni, friends and supporters.
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closed 8/21/2014 via Market Wire

Noel-Levitz, Inc. merged with RuffaloCODY,

synopsis: RuffaloCODY announced the acquisition of Noel-Levitz. Noel-Levitz is a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in higher education strategic enrollment planning, student marketing and recruitment, financial aid, student retention, and market research. RuffaloCODY is the leading provider of enrollment management and fundraising services.
buyer: RuffaloCODY
RuffaloCODY is the leading provider of enrollment management and fundraising services and specializes in strategic oversight, outreach, and engagement services and software platforms all designed to foster the organizational/constituent relationship. "
target parent: Quad Partners
target: Noel-Levitz, Inc.
A trusted partner to higher education, Noel-Levitz helps campuses and systems reach and exceed their goals for enrollment, marketing, and student success. During our 30-year history, more than 1,800 campuses have invited Noel-Levitz to collaborate with them.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wellspring International Education, acquired Quad Learning

synopsis: D.C.–based Quad Learning was acquired by Illinois-based foreign student recruitment firm Wellspring International Education. Quad Learning is an edtech startup that created American Honors, a program that helps community college students transfer into four-year institutions.
buyer: Wellspring International Education
Wellspring recruits students from 35 countries globally to over 200 colleges, universities, high schools and language schools in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. "
target: Quad Learning
Quad Learning is an edtech startup that created American Honors, a program that helps community college students transfer into four-year institutions. Quad Learning drives institutional growth through international recruiting and expands student opportunities at leading universities.
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announced 12/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Community Brands, will acquire GiveSmart

synopsis: Community Brands, a technology-driven company that delivers purpose-built solutions for the world's leading associations and nonprofits, announced an agreement in principle to acquire GiveSmart. GiveSmart is an incredibly user-friendly & exciting to use bidding technology to run & manage charity silent auctions.
buyer: Community Brands
Community Brands is a technology-driven company that delivers purpose-built solutions to more than 13,000 of the world's leading associations, nonprofits and government entities to help them thrive and succeed in today's fast-paced, evolving world. "
target: GiveSmart
GiveSmart is an incredibly user-friendly & exciting to use bidding technology to run & manage charity silent auctions. GiveSmart gives guests the ability to bid with ease on a device they are comfortable with, their phones.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

CollegeDekho, acquired Scholarship Facilitation Services Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: CollegeDekho, a unique universities discovery platform in India, has acquired Scholarship Facilitation Services (SFS), a New Delhi-based college admissions counseling service. SFS helps international high school students receive admission as well as scholarships from US universities.
buyer: CollegeDekho
CollegeDekho is a unique universities discovery platform in India. CollegeDekho connects education seekers with education providers and offers information about colleges, courses, entrance exam details, admission notifications, changes in exam pattern, scholarships and all related topics. "
target: Scholarship Facilitation Services Pvt. Ltd.
Scholarship Facilitation Services (SFS) is a New Delhi-based college admissions counseling service. SFS helps international students realize their dream of a US education. SFS focuses on helping high school students receive admission as well as scholarships from US universities.
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closed 1/30/2019 via PR Newswire

BV Investment Partners, acquired RKD Group

synopsis: BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services, software and IT services sectors, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in RKD Group, LLC, a market-leading provider of omnichannel fundraising and marketing services to the nonprofit sector.
buyer: BV Investment Partners
BV Investment Partners is currently investing its ninth private equity fund. The firm is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. The company actively targets investments in the business services and information technology services industries. "
target: RKD Group
RKD Group is a leading fundraising and marketing services provider to more than 260 nonprofit organizations, including hospitals, social service, health, disease research, animal welfare, and faith-based charities.
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announced 9/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

RISE Education Cayman Ltd., will acquire The Edge Learning Center

synopsis: RISE Education entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Edge Learning Center. The Edge is a Hong Kong-based consulting firm that provides young students after-class tutoring, test preparation, and admission consulting services. They offer educational services spanning from SAT and IB Test Prep to teacher training.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: RISE Education Cayman Ltd. (REDU:$126.04)
RISE Education is a junior English Language Training provider based in China. They pioneered the application of subject-based learning philosophy in China, which uses language arts and social science to teach English in an immersive way that helps students learn to speak like a native speaker. "
target: The Edge Learning Center
The Edge is a leading Hong Kong-based consulting firm that provides students aged 12 years old or above with after-class tutoring, test preparation, and admission consulting services. They offer a broad range of educational services spanning from SAT and IB Test Prep to teacher training.
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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 3/8/2016 via BNC Analysis

Crimson Consulting Limited merged with Campus Link,

synopsis: Crimson Consulting, the New Zealand-founded education consultancy that helps students win entry to the world's elite universities, has merged with not-for-profit e-learning platform Campus Link. Campus Link founder Anne Gaze has taken a shareholding in Crimson and will take on the role of CEO of Crimson Consulting's New Zealand operations.
buyer: Campus Link
Campus Link aims to provide low-cost revision courses that all secondary students struggling with particular subjects can afford. Campus Link tutored 7000 students in 2015, covering the New Zealand educational standard NCEA, the International Baccalaureate, and Cambridge syllabuses. "
target: Crimson Consulting Limited
Crimson Consulting, founded by two Auckland teenagers in February 2014, offers consultancy services to those applying for highly competitive slots in university in the United States and England.
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closed 12/21/2006 via Company Press Release

IBT Education Ltd, acquired Study Overseas Ltd (UK)

synopsis: IBT Education Limited announced the 100% acquisition of the largest British education consultancy in India, Study Overseas Limited and its associate company Employment Overseas Ltd , for a combined consideration of £3.74 million.
buyer: IBT Education Ltd (ASX:NVT:$750.17)
IBT Education is an industry leader in providing pre-university and university pathway programs for domestic and overseas students, as well as Year 10-12, ELICOS and English preparatory courses, Foundation, Degree, Pre-Masters and Masters programs in a wide range of disciplines. "
target: Study Overseas Ltd (UK)
Study Overseas Ltd (UK) is one of the few education consultancies to offer FREE services to students.
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announced 11/26/2007 via BusinessWire

Kaplan, Inc., will acquire ACE Education

synopsis: Kaplan is to purchase a majority stake in ACE Education, which provides preparatory classes for entry to U.K. universities at centers across China, in addition to post-secondary and professional training at Sino-British College in Shanghai. Kaplan has been a minority owner of the business since April 2007.
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: ACE Education
ACE Education was established in 1997. In partnership with the Northern Consortium UK (NCUK), a university consortium of leading British universities, ACE offers international undergraduate and postgraduate programs in major cities across China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Chongqing.
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closed 8/13/2007 via

Kaplan, Inc., acquired Bradford College

synopsis: Kaplan, a leading international provider of higher and professional education, has agreed to acquire Bradford College and Grange Business School, based in Adelaide, Australia. The parties expect to complete the transaction shortly. The price of the transaction was not disclosed.
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: Bradford College
Bradford College provides pathway programs for the University of Adelaide, a member of the “Group of 8” schools that make up Australia’s leading institutions of higher education. Grange Business School offers programs in accounting and other business subjects.
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closed 1/31/2019 via Company Press Release

Hopening, acquired Commeon

synopsis: Two key players, Commeon and Hopening have combined their expertise to allow the development of new forms of generosity and mobilization, in favor of the common good. Commeon, based out of France, helps non-profit organizations find funds and support to develop projects that benefit a great number of people.
buyer: Hopening (:$0.00)
Hopening is a French company specializing in fundraising and philanthropy. Hopening's ambition is to respond to the new era of fundraising by creating a new generation agency that is stronger and more open to reinvent the future of philanthropy. "
target: Commeon
Commeon, based out of France is the meeting place of all the generosities. It helps non-profit organizations find funds and support to develop projects that benefit a great number of people. Commeon facilitates their clients contribution with the change they want to see.
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closed 4/10/2017 via PR Newswire

The Learning House, Inc., acquired Education for Advancement

synopsis: The Learning House, Inc., an academic program manager (APM) for colleges and universities in the United States, has acquired Education for Advancement. EFA provides international students with access to affordable world-class education. They partner with leading universities who provide access to over 200 academic and vocational qualifications.
buyer parent: Weld North LLC
buyer: The Learning House, Inc.
The Learning House, Inc. through its proprietary cloud based technology platform helps colleges and universities create, manage and grow high-quality online degree programs and courses. Learning House enables institutions to efficiently and affordably achieve their online education goals. "
target: Education for Advancement
Education for Advancement's vision is to provide international students with access to affordable world-class education. They partner with leading universities who provide access to over 200 academic and vocational qualifications which are either delivered on-campus, online or a combination of both.
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closed 2/1/2007 via BNC Analysis

MyRichUncle, acquired Embark

synopsis: Princeton Review quietly spun-out its college enrollment marketing business, Embark. The business was sold for $7 million in cash, with an additional $1.25 million earn-out based on the performance of the business to Embark Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MRU Holdings. MRU Holdings is the parent of student loan provider “My Rich Uncle.”
buyer: MyRichUncle (UNCL:$0.00)
MRU Holdings, Inc. is a specialty finance company that profiles and provides students with funds for higher education using a blend of current market credit practices as well as its own proprietary analytic models and decision tools. The company has a renowned brand name "MyRichUncle(TM)". "
target parent: Princeton Review Inc.
target: Embark
Formerly known as Snap Technologies, Inc., CollegeEdge and Embark.com, Inc.
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closed 1/9/2015 via PR Newswire

The Advisory Board Company, acquired Royall & Company

synopsis: The Advisory Board Company, a global insight-driven technology, research, and services provider, announced the completion of its acquisition of Royall & Company. Royall & Company is the higher education industry leader in strategic, data-driven student engagement and enrollment management solutions.
buyer: The Advisory Board Company (ABCO:$799.15)
The Advisory Board Company is the leading provider of insight-driven technology, research, and services for organizations in transforming industries. The company collaborates with more than 200,000 leaders at 4,500 member organizations to elevate performance and solve their most pressing problems. "
target parent: CHS Capital
target: Royall & Company
Royall & Company is the industry leader in strategic student engagement and enrollment management, financial aid optimization, and alumni fundraising. Royall utilizes a data-driven, analytically-based approach to provide high return-on-investment outcomes for its clients.
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announced 9/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Unigo, LLC, will acquire Cinergy Education

synopsis: Unigo Group, a company that improves students' decision-making and outcomes by providing one of the most personalized and accurate platforms for matching students with schools, financing, rewards and jobs, announced an agreement to acquire the business assets of Cinergy Education, a premier provider of higher-education marketing services.
buyer parent: Aequitas Capital Management, Inc
buyer: Unigo, LLC
Unigo is an online business matching students with colleges, scholarships, internships, student loans, majors and careers. Unigo’s consumer site provides personalized matches with 6,500 colleges, 700,000 college reviews, 3.6 million scholarships, 90,000 internships and 3.3 million study materials. "
target: Cinergy Education
A premier provider of higher-education marketing services, Cinergy Education helps colleges, universities and career schools find and enroll qualified students with its rich network of web properties, advisory services, and education-marketing expertise.
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closed 5/8/2013 via PR Web

PlattForm Holdings, Inc., acquired MJD Consultancy Ltd

synopsis: PlattForm has acquired MJD, a United Kingdom-based education marketing company. The purchase allows PlattForm to offer services to MJD’s existing clients and extend its operations to include new institutions of higher education in the UK, as well as Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, France, and many other countries.
buyer parent: Sterling Partners
buyer: PlattForm Holdings, Inc.
PlattForm Advertising has set the standard of excellence in providing marketing services and enrollment solutions for colleges and universities, worldwide. Specialties include search engine marketing; interactive lead generation; online marketing; traditional media placement and creative services. "
target: MJD Consultancy Ltd
MJD Consultancy Ltd provides education marketing expertise and advertising services for international and domestic student recruitment to institutions around the world.
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closed 1/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

CHS Capital, acquired Royall & Company

synopsis: CHS Capital acquired Royall & Co., a provider of recruitment services for colleges and universities. Royall handles marketing for colleges and universities, helping them to enroll students at undergraduate and graduate levels and reach out to alumni for purposes like fundraising.
buyer: CHS Capital
CHS Capital is a Chicago-based private equity firm investing in the middle market. Targeting well-managed companies with enterprise values between $75-$500 million, CHS Capital partners with management teams to focus on accelerating growth and positioning companies for attractive exits. "
target parent: Chicago Growth Partners
target: Royall & Company
Royall & Co. is a provider of recruitment services for colleges and universities. The company handles marketing for colleges and universities, helping them to enroll students at undergraduate and graduate levels and reach out to alumni for purposes like fundraising.
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closed 9/7/2011 via PR Newswire

ConnectEDU, Inc., purchased Enrollment and Retention Services Division from EducationDynamics, LLC

synopsis: ConnectEDU®, the leader in web-based college and career access solutions, announced that it acquired the Enrollment and Retention division of EducationDynamics, higher education's leading technology and services company dedicated to helping colleges and universities find, enroll, and retain students.
buyer: ConnectEDU, Inc.
ConnectEDU, Inc. is the web-based leader in empowering learners to manage their education, launch their careers, and secure a more stable financial future. ConnectEDU uses information technology to connect real learners and real data with real colleges, and real career opportunities. "
seller parent: Halyard Capital
seller: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is higher education's leading marketing information and technology services company dedicated to helping institutions find, enroll and retain students. It has six content-rich and highly visible education websites, as well as several special interest microsites.
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closed 12/30/2010 via BusinessWire

WPP Group, plc, acquired Blue State Digital, LLC

synopsis: WPP has agreed to acquire all the assets of privately held Blue State Digital, LLC in the United States and the United Kingdom through WPP Digital. Blue State Digital is a full-service agency that provides integrated digital marketing strategy as well as a Web-based licensed software platform to help organizations build communities online.
buyer: WPP Group, plc (WPP:$20,357.68)
WPP, through its operating companies, provides a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including advertising; media investment management; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; healthcare communications; direct marketing and specialist communications. "
target: Blue State Digital, LLC
Blue State Digital is a digital agency specializing in advocacy, membership and fundraising campaigns for nonprofits, educational and cultural institutions, political campaigns and corporate brands. BSD provides clients with a variety of strategic services such as website design.
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