Like ESEC SARL

closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Groupe EDH SAS, acquired ESEC SARL

synopsis: EDH, a private higher education group controlled by Quilvest alongside IK and management, acquires ESEC. Founded in 1973, ESEC is recognized as one of the best French film schools. ESEC has been providing training in the various film professions recognized by professionals for more than 45 years.
buyer: Groupe EDH SAS
Groupe EDH (Ecoles Denis Huisman) is a leader in private French higher education with schools that offer training programs in communication (EFAP), culture related businesses (ICART), and journalism (EFJ). Groupe EDH has locations in Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Lille and New York. "
target parent: Hildegarde
target: ESEC SARL
Founded in 1973, ESEC is recognized as one of the best French film schools. Located in the heart of Paris and recognized by the Ministry of Culture, ESEC has been providing training in the various film professions recognized by professionals for more than 45 years.
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closed 7/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

Nottingham Trent University, acquired Confetti Media Group

synopsis: Confetti Media Group, which provides training for around 1,300 students at the start of their careers in games, TV, film, music, events and radio, has been bought by Nottingham Trent University for an undisclosed fee. Confetti Media Group's family of companies turns over £8 million a year and employs 200 staff.
buyer: Nottingham Trent University
Nottingham Trent University is an educational institution that provides graduate, postgraduate, and short courses. It offers programs in biochemistry; branding & identity design; psychology & education; neuroscience; molecular biology; textile design; accounting & finance; decorative arts; and more."
target: Confetti Media Group
Confetti Media Group is a group of businesses committed to developing creativity. Their success has come by looking for new and innovative ways to approach business and education. They have created unique creative business and learning environments that enable innovation and creativity to flourish.
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closed 4/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Thalo.com, acquired Larry Jordan & Associates, Inc.

synopsis: Thalo.com, in conjunction with its sister site, Doddle has acquired Larry Jordan & Associates Inc and its websites DigitalProductionBuzz.com and LarryJordan.com. LarryJordan.com is a premier provider of online training, product reviews and information for media professionals. DigitalProductionBuzz provides digital production information.
buyer: Thalo.com
Thalo LLC (www.thalo.com) located in Melville, NY is an artist community and promotion engine for creative people to come to be inspired, to connect and to showcase their creativity. "
target: Larry Jordan & Associates, Inc.
Larry Jordan & Associates, Inc. (LJA) is a multi-faceted company led by highly-regarded producer Larry Jordan. LJA provides high-quality, engaging training and information covering video production and post-production for practicing professionals and students through a variety of media worldwide.
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closed 6/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

H-Farm S.p.A., acquired BigRock Srl

synopsis: H-Farm has finished the acquisition of additional shares of BigRock (of which H-Farm already held 30%), the famous Italian school of computer graphics and visual arts founded by Marco Savini. H-Farm increased their shares to 99%.
buyer: H-Farm S.p.A. (BIT:FARM:$60.11)
H-FARM is a public company that supports the creation of new business models and the digital transformation and education of people and enterprises. Founded in 2005, it was the first company in the world to establish a model that includes education, investment and consultancy services. "
target: BigRock Srl
BigRock is an Italian school of computer graphics and visual arts. With its three master's degrees in computer graphics, virtual reality and concept art, it is truly a cutting-edge company in the European 3D animation sector, boasting an employment rate of over 80% in the first 12 months.
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closed 6/5/2012 via PE Hub

Sterling Partners, acquired Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy

synopsis: Sterling Partners has acquired a majority stake in Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy (TFA), Chicago’s premier digital media arts college. TFA has gained national prominence for providing students real-world, hands-on projects using cutting-edge digital technology in a two-year, career-focused program.
buyer: Sterling Partners
Sterling Partners is a private equity firm with a distinct point of view on how to build great companies. Sterling focuses on investing growth capital in small and mid-market companies in industries with positive, long-term trends – education, healthcare, and business services. "
target: Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy
Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy, Chicago’s premier digital media arts college, offers a two-year, career-focused program leading to an associate degree in disciplines including Film & Broadcast, Game & Interactive Media, Recording Arts, Animation & Visual Effects and, most recently,
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closed 5/20/2009 via BNC Analysis

Dick Robinson, acquired Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Inc.

synopsis: North Palm Beach philanthropist Dick Robinson has bought back the Connecticut School of Broadcasting he founded 45 years ago. Robinson, who hosts a weekly WXEL-FM radio show from his yacht Airwaves, said he paid about $1 million for the school he sold in 2006 to DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, an affiliate of Credit Suisse.
buyer: Dick Robinson
Dick Robinson, in addition to being a radio and TV personality, is President of Robinson Media, which has owned New England radio stations and Robinson Media Satellite Division. "
target parent: Credit Suisse Group AG
target: Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Inc.
Since its founding in 1964, Connecticut School of Broadcasting has expanded to 26 schools across the nation. The Company currently has locations in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, and Texas.
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closed 9/23/2008 via Company Press Release

Anova Capital Management, Caltius Equity Partners, acquired Platt College Los Angeles

synopsis: Caltius Equity Partners, along with Anova Capital Management LLC, has sponsored the acquisition of Platt College Los Angeles, an accredited, post-secondary school.
buyer: Caltius Equity Partners
buyer: Anova Capital Management
Based in Los Angeles, Caltius Equity Partners has been making control and substantial minority equity investments in amounts of $5 million to $20 million. Caltius Equity Partners invests in the consumer and business services, education, healthcare services, and light manufacturing industries. "
target: Platt College Los Angeles
Founded in 1985, Platt is an accredited, post-secondary school with locations in Alhambra, CA and Ontario, CA. The school focuses on allied health, media & graphic arts, and paralegal studies.
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closed 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Yellowbrick, acquired Animation Mentor

synopsis: New York-based education platform Yellowbrick has acquired Animation Mentor, the leading online animation school founded by renowned professional animators behind the biggest hits from Walt Disney Feature Animation, Pixar Animation Studios, and Industrial Light & Magic.
buyer: Yellowbrick
Yellowbrick is a global leader in online education and career exploration for the Arts, Media, Sports, and Entertainment industries. The company develops exciting, accessible online programs in collaboration with top brands and world-renowned universities. "
target: Animation Mentor
Animation Mentor is the original, online animation school. Its students learn directly from working industry professionals – with more instructors from major studios than any other school – and get the one on one time they need to prepare for a successful career in the Animation Industry.
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announced 9/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Lynn University, will acquire Digital Media Arts College (DMAC)

synopsis: Lynn University announced it has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Digital Media Arts College (DMAC). Founded in 2002, DMAC focuses on programs in graphic design, game art, animation, visual effects and web design to prepare students for professional careers in the digital arts.
buyer: Lynn University
Lynn University is an independent college based in Boca Raton, Florida, with approximately 3,000 students from 100 countries. U.S. News & World Report ranks Lynn as the top international university in the region. "
target: Digital Media Arts College (DMAC)
Digital Media Arts College (DMAC) is a private, boutique art and design college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Founded in 2002, DMAC focuses on programs in graphic design, game art, animation, visual effects and web design to prepare students for professional careers in the digital arts.
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closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sommet Education, acquired Invictus Education Group

synopsis: Sommet Education, the worldwide network of first-class higher education hospitality and culinary arts schools, has acquired a majority stake in Invictus Education Group, a leading private vocational education operator in South Africa. Invictus operates schools for hospitality, gaming and creative media.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Sommet Education
Known for excellence in cultivating hospitality leaders, Sommet Education encompasses a distinguished group of institutions united by a fundamental belief in the importance of academic rigor & skills-based learning. Their institutions Glion and Les Roches serve students from more than 100 countries."
target: Invictus Education Group
Invictus Education Group is a leading private vocational education operator in South Africa. Invictus focuses on providing high quality education for occupations that are in demand in the economy. They operate schools for hospitality, gaming and creative media.
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closed 4/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Galileo Global Education, acquired macromedia GmbH

synopsis: Galileo Global Education acquired 80 percent of Macromedia GmbH. macromedia GmbH is a leading provider of vocational education and training in Germany with a clear focus on the media sector as a professional environment.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Galileo Global Education
Galileo Global Education Is a company incorporated in Luxembourg, focused on providing students with access to Higher Education in selected countries. "
target: macromedia GmbH
The Macromedia GmbH is a leading provider of vocational education and training in Germany with a clear focus on the media sector as a professional environment.
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closed 7/10/2006 via Company Press Release

DLJ Merchant Banking, Inc., Knightstone Media, acquired Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Inc.

synopsis: Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Inc. and its subsidiaries (CSB) announced that the sale of the business to a new investor group from founder Dick Robinson has been completed.
buyer: DLJ Merchant Banking, Inc.
buyer: Knightstone Media
DLJ Merchant Banking Partners (DLJMB) is a leading private equity investor that has a 21-year record of investing in leveraged buyouts and related transactions across a broad range of industries. "
target: Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Inc.
Since its founding in 1964, Connecticut School of Broadcasting has expanded to 26 schools across the nation. The Company currently has locations in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, and Texas.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

Virginia College, will purchase certain campuses and other selected assets from Vatterott Educational Centers, Inc.

synopsis: Virginia College, an institution of higher education that belongs to the Education Corporation of America, will acquire certain campuses and other selected assets from Vatterott Educational Centers (VEC), an operator of colleges. The campuses in the deal include Vatterott College, Vatterott Career College, L'Ecole Culinaire and ex'treme institute.
buyer parent: Willis Stein & Partners
buyer: Virginia College
Virginia College is a private institution of higher education committed to offering associate degrees, diploma courses, and baccalaureate degrees at its various campuses. These programs strengthen the student’s ability to enter or advance in a chosen career. "
seller parent: TA Associates
seller: Vatterott Educational Centers, Inc.
Certain campuses and other selected assets of Vatterott Educational Centers (VEC) include Vatterott College, Vatterott Career College, L'Ecole Culinaire and ex'treme institute. VEC is an operator of private, accredited colleges.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Groupe EDH SAS, acquired ESEC SARL

synopsis: EDH, a private higher education group controlled by Quilvest alongside IK and management, acquires ESEC. Founded in 1973, ESEC is recognized as one of the best French film schools. ESEC has been providing training in the various film professions recognized by professionals for more than 45 years.
buyer: Groupe EDH SAS
Groupe EDH (Ecoles Denis Huisman) is a leader in private French higher education with schools that offer training programs in communication (EFAP), culture related businesses (ICART), and journalism (EFJ). Groupe EDH has locations in Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Lille and New York. "
target parent: Hildegarde
target: ESEC SARL
Founded in 1973, ESEC is recognized as one of the best French film schools. Located in the heart of Paris and recognized by the Ministry of Culture, ESEC has been providing training in the various film professions recognized by professionals for more than 45 years.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Groupe EDH SAS, acquired ESEC SARL

synopsis: EDH, a private higher education group controlled by Quilvest alongside IK and management, acquires ESEC. Founded in 1973, ESEC is recognized as one of the best French film schools. ESEC has been providing training in the various film professions recognized by professionals for more than 45 years.
buyer: Groupe EDH SAS
Groupe EDH (Ecoles Denis Huisman) is a leader in private French higher education with schools that offer training programs in communication (EFAP), culture related businesses (ICART), and journalism (EFJ). Groupe EDH has locations in Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Lille and New York. "
target parent: Hildegarde
target: ESEC SARL
Founded in 1973, ESEC is recognized as one of the best French film schools. Located in the heart of Paris and recognized by the Ministry of Culture, ESEC has been providing training in the various film professions recognized by professionals for more than 45 years.
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closed 10/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Groupe EDH SAS, acquired CREAD Institut

synopsis: Groupe EDH (Ecoles Denis Huisman), a private higher education group in France, has acquired CREAD Institut, a private higher education institution in France that focuses on interior design. CREAD Institut offers courses for interior design, level II certification (France) and level 6 certification (EU).
buyer: Groupe EDH SAS
Groupe EDH (Ecoles Denis Huisman) is a leader in private French higher education with schools that offer training programs in communication (EFAP), culture related businesses (ICART), and journalism (EFJ). Groupe EDH has locations in Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Lille and New York. "
target: CREAD Institut
CREAD Institut is a private higher education institution in France that focuses on interior design. CREAD Institut is managed by interior designers to train the interior designers of tomorrow. They offer courses for interior design, level II certification (France) and level 6 certification (EU).
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closed 12/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Groupe EDH SAS, acquired CESINE

synopsis: The EDH GROUP accelerates its international development by acquiring the CESINE school in Santander, Spain. CESINE is a Spanish private higher education institution, specializing in training in graphic design, fashion design, marketing and communication.
buyer: Groupe EDH SAS
Groupe EDH (Ecoles Denis Huisman) is a leader in private French higher education with schools that offer training programs in communication (EFAP), culture related businesses (ICART), and journalism (EFJ). Groupe EDH has locations in Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Lille and New York. "
target: CESINE
CESINE is a Spanish private higher education institution, specialized in training in graphic design, fashion design, marketing and communication. CESINE also offers online professional training in marketing, communication and management.
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closed 6/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

MediaSchool Group, acquired Groupe IPF

synopsis: MediaSchool Group, a higher education group specialized in the communication and the main actor of training in key areas such as multimedia, journalism and digital, has purchased Groupe IPF. Groupe IPF comprises three independent schools based in Paris offering courses in the communication professions, marketing, digital, IT and tourism.
buyer: MediaSchool Group
MediaSchool Group is a private group of higher education involving schools ECS IEJ SUPDEWEB and specialized in the fields of communication, journalism, audiovisual and digital, welcoming over 2300 students. "
target: Groupe IPF
Groupe IPF comprises three independent schools based in Paris offering courses in the communication professions, marketing, digital, IT and tourism. The schools within the IPF Group are ETS, EPH and Iris.
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closed 8/5/2008 via BusinessWire

Apollo Group, Inc., acquired Universidad Latinoamericana S.C.

synopsis: Apollo Global, Inc., a consolidated subsidiary of Apollo Group, Inc. has purchased a majority stake in Universidad Latinoamericana S.C., an accredited, private university based in Mexico City, from Carlyle Mexico Partners.
buyer: Apollo Group, Inc. (APOL:$2,000.33)
Apollo Group, Inc. has been an education provider for more than 30 years, providing academic access and opportunity to students through its subsidiaries, University of Phoenix, College for Financial Planning, Western International University, Meritus University, Insight Schools and Apollo Global. "
target parent: The Carlyle Group
target: Universidad Latinoamericana S.C.
Founded in 1975, Universidad Latinoamericana is renowned for its dentistry, medicine and communications programs accredited by the Ministry of Public Education (Secretaría de Educación Publica, SEP) in Mexico.
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closed 11/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Marcraft, acquired The Science Instruments Company, Inc.

synopsis: The Educational Technologies Group, Inc., a premier developer and designer of technical training curriculum and equipment for community colleges, universities and high schools, announced the completion of the asset acquisition of The Science Instruments Company, Inc.
buyer: Marcraft
Educational Technologies Group, Inc., doing business as Marcraft, is a multi-million dollar developer of technical training programs in the green technology, mobile electronics, smarthome and computer disciplines. "
target: The Science Instruments Company, Inc.
The Science Instruments Company, Inc., established in 1957, specializes in the development of Medical Technical programs, Bio-Medical Instrumentation and Telecommunications training programs sold to community colleges and universities all over the world.
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announced 8/28/2015 via BNC Analysis

TechnoPro Holdings, Inc., will acquire PC Assist Corporation

synopsis: TechnoPro Holdings, Inc., one of Japan’s largest technology-focused staffing and service companies, has agreed to acquire a 67% stake in PC Assist Corporation. PC Assist, based in Japan, has education and training facilities called ‘Win School’ in more than 60 large cities nationwide, employing more than 150 instructors.
buyer: TechnoPro Holdings, Inc. (TSE:6028:$1,007.22)
TechnoPro is one of Japan’s largest technology-focused staffing and service companies. As an industry leader, TechnoPro provides full support for technical development and R&D to 1,400 companies including major corporations, universities and research organizations "
target: PC Assist Corporation
PC Assist, based in Japan, has education and training facilities called ‘Win School’ in more than 60 large cities nationwide, employing more than 150 instructors. It provides its customers with education and training related to skills in CAD, programming, web design, and other areas.
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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 9/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Starcrest Education The Belt & Road Limited, will acquire The London School of Science and Technology Limited

synopsis: Starcrest Education The Belt & Road Limited, the international developer and operator of education services in Europe, has signed a non-legally binding heads of terms to acquire 60% of The London School of Science and Technology Limited, a private management school that offers an open and inclusive education experience in London and the midlands.
buyer: Starcrest Education The Belt & Road Limited (LSE:OBOR:$0.00)
Starcrest Education The Belt & Road Limited is an international developer and operator of education services in Europe. The newly formed entity has been established to seek relevant acquisitions in the international education sector. "
target: The London School of Science and Technology Limited
London School of Science & Technology is a private management School and it was founded in 2003. They are proud to offer an open and inclusive education experience, which is free from barriers to learning, to learners of all levels and backgrounds, with about 2,500 students currently studying.
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closed 10/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Anima Educacao, acquired Faculdade Politécnica

synopsis: Anima Educacao has acquired Faculdade Politécnica, which operates polytechnic schools in Uberlândia and Goiás, Brazil. Founded in 1999, Faculdade Politécnica is one of the leading educational institutions in Uberlândia and has approximately 2,300 enrolled students.
buyer: Anima Educacao (BOVESPA:ANIM3:$253.35)
Anima Educacao is one of Brazil’s largest private higher education organizations, both in terms of revenue and the number of enrolled students. It has 79,000 students enrolled in classroom courses at 18 campuses located in the states of Minas Gerais and São Paulo. "
target: Faculdade Politécnica
Faculdade Politécnica operates polytechnic schools in Uberlândia and Goiás, Brazil. They offer courses in legal sciences, computation, engineering, and business management.
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closed 12/4/2013 via PR Web

Porter and Chester Institute, acquired YTI Career Institute

synopsis: Porter and Chester Institute, a Connecticut-based private sector, post-secondary technical institution with nine campuses throughout New England, is proud to announce the acquisition of YTI Career Institute, a private sector, post-secondary institution of higher education serving south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Porter and Chester Institute
Porter and Chester Institute (PCI), a private sector, post-secondary technical institution with nine locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, featuring ten different career programs, trains its students in the technical and professional skills essential for their chosen career. "
target parent: Liberty Partners
target: YTI Career Institute
York Technical Institute (YTI) is a private post-secondary institution of higher education serving south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The Institute offers degree programs, as well as programs leading to professional certifications and diplomas.
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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 7/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Laureate Education, acquired UNITEC

synopsis: Laureate Education, Inc. announced it has acquired the Universidad Tecnológica de México (UNITEC), one of the largest private universities in Mexico. UNITEC has eight campuses throughout Mexico, including six in Mexico City, one in Guadalajara and one in Monterrey.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Laureate Education (LAUR:$2,977.09)
Laureate Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides higher education programs and services to students through a network of campus-based and online universities, and higher education institutions primarily in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. "
target: UNITEC
UNITEC has eight campuses throughout Mexico, including six in Mexico City, one in Guadalajara and one in Monterrey. The university has a 40-year tradition of providing higher education throughout the country, and today serves more than 36,000 students.
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University of Paisley, acquired Bell College Of Technology

synopsis: Scottish Ministers invited comments on a proposal by the governing bodies of Bell College of Technology and the University of Paisley to merge the two institutions to form a single university with four campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley.
buyer: University of Paisley
University of Paisley and Bell College merged to create Scotland’s biggest modern university with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley. With over 18,000 students and almost 2,000 staff, the University is unique in its geographical coverage across the West of Scotland. "
target: Bell College Of Technology
University of Paisley and Bell College merged to create Scotland’s biggest modern university with campuses in Ayr, Dumfries, Hamilton and Paisley. With over 18,000 students and almost 2,000 staff, the University is unique in its geographical coverage across the West of Scotland.
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announced 6/29/2018 via BusinessWire

San Joaquin Valley College, will acquire Carrington College

synopsis: San Joaquin Valley College, an accredited private college, will acquire Carrington College from Adtalem Global Education, a leading global education provider. Carrington College is a network of private colleges. The college offers programs that prepare students for careers in the nursing, medical, dental, veterinary, and criminal justice fields.
buyer: San Joaquin Valley College
San Joaquin Valley College (SJVC) is an accredited private college that provides career-focused curriculum and instruction to its students. SJVC offers more than 20 accelerated certificate and associate of science degree programs in the medical, business and technical fields. "
target parent: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
target: Carrington College
Carrington College is a network of private colleges. The college offers programs that prepare students for careers in the nursing, medical, dental, veterinary, and criminal justice fields. Carrington College's focus is to help their students change their life for the better through education.
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announced 9/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Lynn University, will acquire Digital Media Arts College (DMAC)

synopsis: Lynn University announced it has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Digital Media Arts College (DMAC). Founded in 2002, DMAC focuses on programs in graphic design, game art, animation, visual effects and web design to prepare students for professional careers in the digital arts.
buyer: Lynn University
Lynn University is an independent college based in Boca Raton, Florida, with approximately 3,000 students from 100 countries. U.S. News & World Report ranks Lynn as the top international university in the region. "
target: Digital Media Arts College (DMAC)
Digital Media Arts College (DMAC) is a private, boutique art and design college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Founded in 2002, DMAC focuses on programs in graphic design, game art, animation, visual effects and web design to prepare students for professional careers in the digital arts.
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closed 2/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Udemy, acquired Talentbuddy

synopsis: Vancouver-based Talentbuddy, an online school that focuses on teaching full stack web development, has been acquired by Udemy, an online learning and teaching marketplace headquartered in San Francisco.
buyer: Udemy
Udemy is the world’s online learning marketplace, where 7 million+ students are taking courses in everything from programming to yoga to photography–and much, much more. Each of its 30,000+ courses is taught by an expert instructor. "
target: Talentbuddy
Talentbuddy is an online school where you can learn the skills to land your JavaScript web development job. Talentbuddy helps users learn with hands-on courses and 1:1 mentorship programs designed by professional JavaScript developers.
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closed 8/26/2020 via Company Press Release

IONIS Education Group, acquired SUPINFO International University

synopsis: IONIS Education Group, the leading private higher education group in France, has acquired SUPINFO, a French higher education institution focused on computer science. SUPINFO provides general IT training that covers all the latest technologies that are used in the IT industry. They offer courses for web technologies, databases, networking and more.
buyer: IONIS Education Group
IONIS Education Group is the leading private higher education group in France. IONIS Education Group has more than 25 schools and educational institutions across 20 French cities. Their schools offer courses for business, marketing, management, finance, IT, aeronautics, energy, biology and more. "
target: SUPINFO International University
SUPINFO is a French higher education institution focused on computer science. SUPINFO provides general IT training that covers all the latest technologies that are used in the IT industry. They offer courses for web technologies, databases, networking, IT law, software development 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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announced 2/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Serba Dinamik Group Bhd, will acquire University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering

synopsis: Serba Dinamik is to acquire the entire business of University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering (UNIMY), which was owned and operated by Prestariang Education Sdn Bhd (PESB), from Prestariang. UNIMY offers a host of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in computer science.
buyer: Serba Dinamik Group Bhd (KLSE:SERBADK:$1,105.28)
Established in 1993, Serba Dinamik Holdings, through its subsidiaries, is an international energy services group providing integrated engineering solutions to the Oil & Gas, petrochemical, power generation industries, water & waste water and utilities. "
target parent: Prestariang Bhd
target: University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering
University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering (UNIMY) is the first ICT-focused Digital Technology University in Malaysia. UNIMY offers a host of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in computer science.
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$0.59
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announced 1/27/2020 via BusinessWire

K12, Inc., will acquire Galvanize, Inc.

synopsis: K12 Inc., one of the nation’s preeminent tech-enabled education companies, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Galvanize Inc., a leader in developing talent and capabilities for individuals and corporations in technical fields such as software engineering and data science.
buyer: K12, Inc. (LRN:$1,154.60)
K12 Inc. takes a personalized approach to education by removing barriers to learning, reaching students where they are, and providing innovative, high-quality online and blended education solutions, curriculum, and programs to charter schools, public school districts, private schools and families. "
target parent: Catalyst Investors, L.P.
target: Galvanize, Inc.
Galvanize is a learning community for technology with eight physical campuses across the U.S. where innovative startups, aspiring students, and large enterprises benefit from a dynamic, unique technology ecosystem. Galvanize is an industry leader in technology education.
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$165
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closed 9/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Ambow Education, acquired NewSchool of Architecture and Design

synopsis: Ambow Education has acquired 100% of NewSchool of Architecture and Design, LLC from Laureate Education. NewSchool is a for-profit institution of higher education based in San Diego, California, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and non-degree certificates in Architecture, Design and Construction Management.
buyer: Ambow Education (OTCPK:AMBO.Y:$64.68)
Ambow Education is a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in China, offering high-quality, individualized services and products. With its extensive network of regional service hubs complemented by a dynamic proprietary learning platform and distributors. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: NewSchool of Architecture and Design
NewSchool is a for-profit institution of higher education based in San Diego, California, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and non-degree certificates in Architecture, Design and Construction Management.
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closed 7/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

BG Investments Ltd, acquired Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology Lanka (Private) Limited

synopsis: BG Investments, a Sri Lankan-based investor, has acquired the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology Lanka (APIIT Sri Lanka) from Ekuinas, a Malaysian private equity firm. APIIT Sri Lanka is a leading private higher education institute in Sri Lanka. APIIT Sri Lanka offers degree programmes in Computing, Business Management and Law.
buyer: BG Investments Ltd
BG Investments is a Sri Lankan-based investor with exposure in industries such as financial services, marine, education, and healthcare. "
target parent: Ekuiti Nasional Bhd
target: Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology Lanka (Private) Limited
Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology Lanka (APIIT Sri Lanka) is a leading private higher education institute in Sri Lanka. APIIT Sri Lanka offers Staffordshire University degree programmes in Computing, Business Management and Law.
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$9.97
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