Like CampusLogic, Inc.

announced 1/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Ellucian, will acquire CampusLogic, Inc.

synopsis: Ellucian, a leading higher education technology solutions provider for more than 2,700 institutions around the world, will acquire CampusLogic, a leading Ed-Tech provider of Student Financial Success solutions supporting nearly 800 higher education institutions and improving the outcomes of more than five million students.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Ellucian
Ellucian is charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services. From student recruitment to workforce analytics, Ellucian's suite of data-rich tools gives colleges and universities the information they need to lead with confidence. "
target: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic delivers SaaS technology that helps colleges and universities remove barriers in the financial aid process. The company helps nearly 800 schools increase enrollment, retention, and graduation rates with the most comprehensive platform of Student Financial Success products.
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closed 9/6/2018 via Company Press Release

Campus Management Corp., acquired Education Partners

synopsis: Campus Management Corp. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Education Partners. The Education Partners software platform has helped over 750,000 students and processed over $3 Billion in financial aid to date. Their software solutions keep students engaged and on track throughout the Verification and FinAid process.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: Campus Management Corp.
Campus Management is a leading provider of cloud-based SIS, CRM and ERP solutions and services that transform higher education institutions. More than 1,100 institutions in over 30 countries partner with Campus Management to transform academic delivery, student success, and operational efficiency. "
target: Education Partners
The Education Partners software platform has helped over 750,000 students and processed over $3 Billion in financial aid to date. Their software solutions keep students engaged and on track throughout the Verification and FinAid process.
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closed 7/20/2016 via Company Press Release

CommonBond, acquired Gradible

synopsis: CommonBond, a leading online lender that uses data and technology to lower the cost of student loans, acquired Gradible, a free student loan evaluation tool that helps graduates determine if they're eligible to pay less monthly, in total, or for forgiveness.
buyer: CommonBond
CommonBond is shaking up the lending industry with lower rates, exceptional customer service, and a focus on community over commodity. They offer innovative, flexible student and personal loans with incomparable savings, service, simplicity, and social impact. "
target: Gradible
Gradible is a free student loan evaluation tool that helps graduates determine if they're eligible to pay less monthly, in total, or for forgiveness.
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closed 10/21/2015 via PR Web

Entech Consulting, LLC, acquired All1Team, Inc.

synopsis: Entech, the world’s leading provider of Continuous Engagement solutions, announced that it has acquired All1Team, the San Dimas California maker of the AppWorks Platform, a prominent consumer and student loan origination solution with extensive features for student lending and refinancing.
buyer: Entech Consulting, LLC
Entech Consulting is a global provider of software, integration and resource management solutions. In 2014 they were recognized on the annual Inc. 500|5000 list as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. "
target: All1Team, Inc.
All1Team is the maker of the AppWorks Platform, a consumer and student loan origination solution. They have expertise in developing and managing web based business applications in the consumer finance and student loan financial service industries.
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closed 11/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ramsey Solutions (Finance), acquired Apay

synopsis: Ramsey Solutions, a provider of biblically based, commonsense education, has acquired Apay, a mobile app for managing student loans. Apay helps users to understand, track, and save as they're paying off their student loans. The app allows users to view and manage all of their loans in one place, and provides them with important loan information.
buyer: Ramsey Solutions (Finance)
Ramsey Solutions is a provider of biblically based, commonsense education. Ramsey helps people with their personal finance problems through their books, radio shows, digital courses and events. Their solutions allow people to discover how to take control of their money and get rid of their debt. "
target: Apay
Apay is a mobile app for managing student loans. Apay helps users to understand, track, and save as they're paying off their student loans. The app allows users to view and manage all of their loans in one place, and provides them with important loan information.
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closed 5/27/2021 via PR Newswire

Vemo Education, acquired Edmit

synopsis: Vemo Education, whose unique pay-for-success programs have helped align college costs with job outcomes at more than 70 institutions across the country, has acquired Edmit, a provider of college planning tools that have been used by more than 1.5 million families to make informed financial decisions about higher education.
buyer: Vemo Education
Vemo Education transforms the way schools attract students and measure outcomes. From reimagined financial aid packaging to data-driven enrollment management, Vemo partners with schools to advance clear strategic objectives: higher yield, improved retention, and accelerated completion. "
target: Edmit
Edmit helps families make smarter college financial decisions so that they're better off after college. Edmit's software provides families with personalized reports on how to afford college, including cost estimates, and financial fit scores based on projected ability to repay student debt.
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closed 9/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Earnest, acquired Going Merry

synopsis: Earnest, a fintech company dedicated to making higher education accessible and affordable for everyone, has acquired Going Merry, a one-stop financial aid platform where students match to and apply for scholarships, institutional aid, and government grants through a single free application.
buyer parent: Navient Corporation
buyer: Earnest
Earnest is a fintech lender focused on education finance. Founded in 2013, Earnest's lending products empower anyone seeking higher education to reduce the total price tag of their education, supercharge their ability to pay down student debt, and get on the right financial track fast. "
target: Going Merry
Going Merry is a financial aid platform used by students in 50% of US high schools. It gives students one place from which to apply to government grants, private scholarships and institutional aid. Founded in 2017, it has helped students receive close to $100 million in additional financial aid.
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closed 7/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

CampusLogic, Inc., acquired Raise.me

synopsis: CampusLogic, the category leader in student financial success, has acquired RaiseMe, a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low-income and first-generation students. RaiseMe empowers every student to build their path to and through college by delivering a student-centric platform for college discovery.
buyer: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic helps schools change lives by delivering the first—and only—Student Financial Success platform that incorporates complete scholarship management, net price calculators, personalized digital communications, simplified financial aid verification, multilingual virtual advising, and more. "
target: Raise.me
RaiseMe empowers every student to build their path to and through college by delivering a student-centric platform for college discovery and scholarship attainment. Students receive the motivation and guidance to be successful in their pursuit of a college degree.
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closed 3/29/2017 via PR Newswire

Blackbaud, Inc., acquired AcademicWorks, Inc.

synopsis: Blackbaud, Inc., the world's leading cloud software company powering social good, announced the acquisition of AcademicWorks, Inc., the market leader in scholarship management for higher education and K-12 institutions, foundations and grant-making institutions.
buyer: Blackbaud, Inc. (BLKB:$922.46)
Blackbaud is a leading cloud software company powering social good. Serving the entire social good community—nonprofits, foundations, education institutions and more—Blackbaud connects and empowers organizations to increase their impact through software, services, expertise and data intelligence. "
target: AcademicWorks, Inc.
AcademicWorks provides a comprehensive scholarship management solution. It is a cloud platform that enables students to apply for all awards, while offering schools and awarding institutions a common platform for improved awarding, reporting, compliance, communication & stewardship of those awards.
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closed 9/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Genstar Capital LLC, acquired TADS

synopsis: Genstar Capital has acquired TADS and will be merging it with Diamond Mind to create Education Brands. TADS is the private school industry’s only provider of single-sign on, integrated web-based tuition management, enrollment, financial aid and admissions with fully supported services.
buyer: Genstar Capital LLC
Genstar Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity firm that invests in leading middle-market companies. For over 20 years, they have utilized their deep industry knowledge and extensive executive networks to create value at their companies. "
target: TADS
TADS is the private school industry’s only provider of single-sign on, integrated web-based tuition management, enrollment, financial aid and admissions with fully supported services. TADS provides cutting-edge technology to over 1,500 private and faith-based K-12 schools nationwide.
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closed 4/30/2018 via Company Press Release

Oracle Corporation, acquired Vocado

synopsis: Oracle, a provider of SaaS application suites for ERP, SCM and CX, has completed the acquisition of Vocado, which provides a leading student-centric, cloud-based financial aid solution for higher education institutions. The solution helps students identify eligibility and obtain financing so they can achieve their academic goals.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$41,399.00)
Oracle is a computer technology corporation developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers to accelerate innovation and create added value for their customers. "
target: Vocado
Vocado provides a leading student-centric, cloud-based financial aid solution for higher education institutions. The solution helps students identify eligibility and obtain financing. Vocado integrates its financial aid solution with both cloud and on-premise Student Information Systems.
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closed 11/29/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Aquila Software, acquired FAME, Inc.

synopsis: Constellation Software Inc. announced its wholly-owned division Vela Operating Group and its subsidiary Aquila Software has acquired FAME, Inc. FAME, Inc. offers Financial Aid Solutions and Student Information Systems to Higher Education clients. They develop software solutions that include windows and web based student information systems.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Aquila Software
Aquila has focused on providing great solutions to Housing & Real Estate, Finance & Banking, and Travel throughout North America and Europe. Aquila’s businesses focus on long term relationships where their solutions evolve with their client’s business needs. "
target: FAME, Inc.
FAME, Inc. offers Financial Aid Solutions and Student Information Systems to Higher Education clients. They develop software solutions that include windows and web based student information systems and ensure compliance, shorten processing time and reduce costs.
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closed 9/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Diamond Mind merged with TADS,

synopsis: Serent Capital, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it has sold Diamond Mind, the leader in campus-wide payment solutions for independent schools, to Education Brands, a leading software provider to the education industry and a portfolio company of Genstar Capital.
buyer parent: Genstar Capital LLC
buyer: TADS
TADS is the private school industry’s only provider of single-sign on, integrated web-based tuition management, enrollment, financial aid and admissions with fully supported services. TADS provides cutting-edge technology to over 1,500 private and faith-based K-12 schools nationwide. "
target parent: Serent Capital
target: Diamond Mind
Diamond Mind is the nation’s leading provider of payment solutions for independent K-12 schools serving 850+ schools for over a decade. Diamond Mind offers credit and debit card processing, eChecks, purchase cards and payment software.
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closed 10/22/2012 via BNC Analysis

First Marblehead, acquired Cology, Inc.

synopsis: The First Marblehead Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of certain assets and liabilities of Cology, Inc. Cology is a provider of processing, disbursement and life-of-loan servicing to over 250 credit unions and lending institutions nationally.
buyer: First Marblehead (FMD:$50.38)
First Marblehead helps meet the need for education financing by offering national and regional financial institutions and educational institutions the Monogram(SM) platform, an integrated suite of design, implementation and credit risk management services. "
target: Cology, Inc.
Cology Inc. delivers comprehensive technology support, integrated student loan origination and disbursement services, dynamic brand management, specialized product and business development support, and strategic process improvement consulting for providers in the education finance industry.
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closed 1/16/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Elearis merged with Real Time Cases,

synopsis: Real Time Cases and Elearis have merged to form Curator Solutions®, Inc. The Elearis® SAAS solution provides the ability to easily build online learning by dragging and dropping pictures, graphics, videos, interactive learning objects, documents, animations, and third-party publisher learning content.
buyer: Real Time Cases
Real Time Cases delivers engaging, video-based experiential learning activities that let students confront, learn from, and work to resolve authentic problems facing real and established companies. "
target: Elearis
The Elearis® SAAS solution provides the ability to easily build online learning by dragging and dropping pictures, graphics, videos, interactive learning objects, documents, animations, and third-party publisher learning content.
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announced 1/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Ellucian, will acquire CampusLogic, Inc.

synopsis: Ellucian, a leading higher education technology solutions provider for more than 2,700 institutions around the world, will acquire CampusLogic, a leading Ed-Tech provider of Student Financial Success solutions supporting nearly 800 higher education institutions and improving the outcomes of more than five million students.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Ellucian
Ellucian is charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services. From student recruitment to workforce analytics, Ellucian's suite of data-rich tools gives colleges and universities the information they need to lead with confidence. "
target: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic delivers SaaS technology that helps colleges and universities remove barriers in the financial aid process. The company helps nearly 800 schools increase enrollment, retention, and graduation rates with the most comprehensive platform of Student Financial Success products.
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closed 7/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

CampusLogic, Inc., acquired Raise.me

synopsis: CampusLogic, the category leader in student financial success, has acquired RaiseMe, a social enterprise focused on expanding access to higher education, especially among low-income and first-generation students. RaiseMe empowers every student to build their path to and through college by delivering a student-centric platform for college discovery.
buyer: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic helps schools change lives by delivering the first—and only—Student Financial Success platform that incorporates complete scholarship management, net price calculators, personalized digital communications, simplified financial aid verification, multilingual virtual advising, and more. "
target: Raise.me
RaiseMe empowers every student to build their path to and through college by delivering a student-centric platform for college discovery and scholarship attainment. Students receive the motivation and guidance to be successful in their pursuit of a college degree.
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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 2/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

CampusLogic, Inc., acquired Cegment, Inc.

synopsis: CampusLogic announces the acquisition of Cegment’s Net Price Calculator (NPC) and Award Letter business. A pioneer in the NPC business, Cegment helps create transparency in higher education financing so families can better understand and assess the cost of a college degree.
buyer: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic transforms the way higher education delivers financial aid with the first—and only—student engagement platform. Their cloud-based technology helps schools increase accessibility to education, reduce student borrowing, and drive down the cost of financial aid administration. "
target: Cegment, Inc.
Cegment works with colleges and universities to provide innovative solutions for enrollment and financial aid marketing. Cegment's Net Price Calculator helps create transparency in higher education financing so families can better understand and assess the cost of a college degree.
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announced 1/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Ellucian, will acquire CampusLogic, Inc.

synopsis: Ellucian, a leading higher education technology solutions provider for more than 2,700 institutions around the world, will acquire CampusLogic, a leading Ed-Tech provider of Student Financial Success solutions supporting nearly 800 higher education institutions and improving the outcomes of more than five million students.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Ellucian
Ellucian is charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services. From student recruitment to workforce analytics, Ellucian's suite of data-rich tools gives colleges and universities the information they need to lead with confidence. "
target: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic delivers SaaS technology that helps colleges and universities remove barriers in the financial aid process. The company helps nearly 800 schools increase enrollment, retention, and graduation rates with the most comprehensive platform of Student Financial Success products.
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closed 9/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, Vista Equity Partners, acquired Ellucian

synopsis: Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners has acquired Ellucian, a leading higher education technology solutions provider. Ellucian delivers mission-critical ERP software to higher-education institutions. Ellucian sets its customers up for long-term success with secure, flexible technology designed for the complexities of higher education.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms with $649 billion in assets under management. Vista Equity Partners is a leading global investment firm with more than $75 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: Ellucian
Ellucian is the market leader charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of data-rich tools gives colleges and universities the information they need to lead with confidence.
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closed 8/14/2015 via BusinessWire

Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., TPG Capital, acquired Ellucian

synopsis: Ellucian, the leading global provider for higher education software and services, announced that TPG Capital and Leonard Green Partners have acquired a majority interest in Ellucian from Hellman & Friedman. Ellucian is a leader in helping institutions support student success in the higher education landscape.
buyer: TPG Capital
buyer: Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
TPG is a leading global private investment firm that has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, growth investments, joint ventures and restructurings. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: Ellucian
Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software and services institutions need to help students succeed. Ellucian provides student information systems (SIS), finance and HR, recruiting, retention, analytics and advancement software solutions.
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closed 4/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Ellucian, acquired Helix LMS

synopsis: Ellucian has acquired Helix Education’s competency-based education learning management system Helix LMS. Helix LMS is the only system designed from the ground up to deliver today’s leading-edge academic designs through competency-based learning.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Ellucian
Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education. Ellucian helps the higher education community—students, faculty, and staff—achieve their goals more efficiently, effectively, and with reduced risk. "
target parent: Helix Education
target: Helix LMS
Helix Learning Management System (LMS) is the only system designed from the ground up to deliver today’s leading-edge academic designs through competency-based learning.
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closed 1/20/2014 via Company Press Release

Ellucian, acquired CampusIT

synopsis: Ellucian announced the acquisition of CampusIT. CampusIT provides universities and colleges with online and mobile solutions to automate routine student interactions and replace expensive back-office processes. They specialize in providing higher education institutes with student management solutions.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Ellucian
Ellucian delivers a broad portfolio of technology solutions, developed in collaboration with a global education community, and provide strategic guidance to help education institutions of all kinds navigate change, achieve greater transparency, and drive efficiencies. "
target: CampusIT
CampusIT provides universities and colleges with online and mobile solutions to automate routine student interactions and replace expensive back-office processes. They specialize in providing higher education institutes with student management solutions.
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closed 1/23/2012 via BusinessWire

SunGard Higher Education merged with Datatel Inc.,

synopsis: Hellman & Friedman, Datatel+SGHE, and SunGard Data Systems announced that the transactions to combine the businesses of Datatel and SunGard Higher Education have closed. As a result, more than 3,000 employees will be dedicated exclusively to delivering solutions to education institutions in 40 countries.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Datatel Inc.
Datatel provides technology solutions and professional business services to higher education institutions throughout North America. More than five million traditional, lifelong, and distance learners touch Datatel products daily as they consider and manage their educational options. "
target parent: SunGard Data Systems Inc.
target: SunGard Higher Education
Sungard Higher Education, Inc. provides software, systems integration, strategic consulting, and technology management services to colleges and universities. The company offers administrative solutions, including ERP, student information, financial management, financial aid, and more.
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closed 12/10/2009 via BusinessWire

Hellman & Friedman LLC, JMI Equity Fund, acquired Datatel Inc.

synopsis: Datatel, Inc., the industry’s most experienced provider of higher education software, services, and insight, announced that affiliates of Hellman & Friedman LLC have completed their purchase of Datatel. Hellman & Friedman is a leading private equity investment firm with offices in San Francisco, New York and London.
buyer: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: JMI Equity Fund
Founded in San Francisco in 1984, Hellman & Friedman has raised over $25 billion of committed capital and invested in over 60 companies across three principal offices in London, New York and San Francisco. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Datatel Inc.
Datatel's comprehensive solutions offer both integrated software and professional services to meet the business needs of Higher Education. For more than two decades, Datatel has focused exclusively on higher education.
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closed 1/7/2004 via BusinessWire

Datatel Inc., acquired LiquidMatrix Corporation

synopsis: Datatel, Inc., the leading provider of information management solutions to higher education, today announced that it has completed its previously planned acquisition of LiquidMatrix Corporation. Datatel acquired all outstanding shares of LiquidMatrix, an innovative provider of student recruiting and alumni outreach Web-based software and services.
buyer parent: Thoma Cressey Bravo
buyer: Datatel Inc.
Datatel's comprehensive solutions offer both integrated software and professional services to meet the business needs of Higher Education. For more than two decades, Datatel has focused exclusively on higher education. "
target: LiquidMatrix Corporation
LiquidMatrix Corporation provides software and services to enable colleges and universities to achieve business objectives -- for example, enrollment and contributions -- by communicating one-to-one with Web site visitors. The category-defining ActiveCampus(TM) software brings a myriad of critical
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announced 1/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Ellucian, will acquire CampusLogic, Inc.

synopsis: Ellucian, a leading higher education technology solutions provider for more than 2,700 institutions around the world, will acquire CampusLogic, a leading Ed-Tech provider of Student Financial Success solutions supporting nearly 800 higher education institutions and improving the outcomes of more than five million students.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Ellucian
Ellucian is charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services. From student recruitment to workforce analytics, Ellucian's suite of data-rich tools gives colleges and universities the information they need to lead with confidence. "
target: CampusLogic, Inc.
CampusLogic delivers SaaS technology that helps colleges and universities remove barriers in the financial aid process. The company helps nearly 800 schools increase enrollment, retention, and graduation rates with the most comprehensive platform of Student Financial Success products.
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closed 7/20/2022 via BusinessWire

StarRez, acquired Residential Management Systems, Inc.

synopsis: StarRez, the global market leader in student housing software, has announced the acquisition of Residential Management Systems, Inc. (RMS) developer of the Mercury Residential Housing Platform. RMS provides industry-leading web-based housing and conference management software solutions.
buyer: StarRez
StarRez is a global market leader in student housing software and residential community management. The platform positively impacts millions of users from around the world providing solutions to manage the resident experience, occupancy, revenue, allocations and more. "
target: Residential Management Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1994, Residential Management Systems set out to revolutionize the University and College software landscape. With offices in Raleigh, NC and Newcastle, UK, RMS provides industry-leading web-based housing and conference management software solutions.
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closed 5/31/2022 via PR Newswire

Gratavid merged with Graduway,

synopsis: Gratavid, a leading video platform that allows nonprofits and education organizations to connect and stay connected to their communities by creating personalized videos, has merged with Graduway + Gravyty.
buyer: Graduway
Headquartered in the U.K. with operations in the U.S., Canada and Israel, Graduway is trusted by 2,000+ educational institutions and non-profits to power their career, alumni and donor networks, including UCLA, the University of Chicago, and Rice University. "
target: Gratavid
Gratavid is a software platform for collecting and sharing personalized videos. Working with clients such as Habitat for Humanity, Teach for America, UCLA, and United way, their mission is to bring human connection to a digital world.
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closed 4/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

BookMyShow, acquired Tribevibe Entertainment Private Limited

synopsis: India-based BookMyShow has acquired a majority stake in media & entertainment startup Tribevibe. Founded in 2019 by Shoven Shah, TribeVibe is an engagement platform for college festivals that helps institutions manage events across multiple formats and genres. The startup also offers artist management, collaborating to produce college events.
buyer: BookMyShow
BookMyShow is India’s largest online entertainment ticketing platform that allows users to book tickets for movies, plays, sports and live events through its website, mobile app and mobile site. BookMyShow is now present in over 650 towns and cities across India. "
target: Tribevibe Entertainment Private Limited
Founded in 2019 by Shoven Shah, India-based TribeVibe is an engagement platform for college festivals that helps colleges host events across multiple formats and genres. The startup also offers artist management, collaborating with them to produce college events across the country.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Handshake, acquired TalentSpace GmbH

synopsis: European virtual and hybrid recruiting platform Talentspace, has been acquired by talent network Handshake. Talentspace is the most interactive hybrid and virtual recruiting events platform for universities, employers and career fair organizers.
buyer: Handshake
Handshake is the college career network of the future, built to transform the recruiting experience for college students, career centers and employers. They do this by connecting college students and young alumni to a national network, all built on a fast, scalable, mobile infrastructure. "
target: TalentSpace GmbH
Talentspace is the most interactive hybrid and virtual recruiting events platform for universities, employers and career fair organizers. Through their platform, employers can connect, engage with, and hire top talents, making it the most complete event solution on the market.
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closed 3/1/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Modaxo Inc., acquired TransLoc

synopsis: Modaxo Inc., a global technology organization focused on moving the world’s people, announced the acquisition of TransLoc Inc., a provider of microtransit, on-demand services, and fixed route transportation solutions for public transit, universities, and transit operators, from Ford Motor Company.
buyer: Modaxo Inc.
Modaxo is a a global collective of technology companies focused on public transportation. Their businesses are focused on one thing, delivering software and technology solutions that help connect people with the places they need to go for work, family, and everyday life. "
target parent: Ford Motor Company
target: TransLoc
TransLoc Inc. is a provider of microtransit, on-demand services, and fixed route transportation solutions for public transit, universities, and transit operators.
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closed 2/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Great Learning, acquired Superset

synopsis: Great Learning, a leading ed-tech company in India, has acquired Superset, India's first university recruiting platform. Superset helps universities to streamline the placements process and equips employers with a gateway to reach college talent. Their platform allows users to accept applications, conduct assessments, roll out offers and more.
buyer parent: Byju's
buyer: Great Learning
Great Learning is one of India’s leading ed-tech companies for professional and higher education. Great Learning offers online certification courses from top universities. They provide programs for data science & business analytics, AI, management, cloud computing, digital marketing, and more. "
target: Superset
Superset is India's first official university recruiting platform. Superset helps universities to streamline the placements process and equips employers with a gateway to reach young college talent. Their platform allows users to accept applications, conduct assessments, roll out offers and more.
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closed 10/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Infobase, purchased Purple Briefcase from Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC

synopsis: Infobase, a cloud-based educational solutions provider specializing in facilitating the connection between content, people, and learning, acquired Purple Briefcase, a platform offering solutions for career services administration and employer recruiting, as well as student-facing tools for jobs, internships, and mentor networking.
buyer parent: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
buyer: Infobase
Infobase, a Centre Lane Partners portfolio company, is an educational solutions provider facilitating the connection between content, people, and the learning experiences that empower all users to evolve personally and professionally throughout their lives. "
seller: Ruffalo Noel Levitz, LLC
Purple Briefcase is a platform offering solutions for career services administration and employer recruiting, as well as student-facing tools for jobs, internships, and mentor networking. Purple Briefcase allows students and administrators to gauge preparedness to land a first job or internship. 
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closed 9/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

ReadyTech Holdings Limited, acquired Avaxa Pty Ltd

synopsis: ReadyTech Holdings Limited has acquired Avaxa, a specialist enterprise student management software business. ReadyTech is a leading SaaS business focused on providing next generation cloud-based software to customers within the education, employment, government and justice sectors.
buyer: ReadyTech Holdings Limited (ASX:RDY:$34.97)
ReadyTech is an Australian provider of people management software for employment and education. ReadyTech offers a complete student management system for institutions and training organisations. For employers they offer a complete payroll, HR admin and work health and safety management system. "
target: Avaxa Pty Ltd
Avaxa is a specialist enterprise student management software company supporting many of Australia’s leading enterprises, TAFE (Technical and Further Education) and Higher Education institutions, with deep domain expertise. Avaxa manages the student journey from enquiry to graduation.
price ($mm)
$1.60
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announced 9/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Technology One Ltd, will acquire Scientia

synopsis: TechnologyOne, one of Australia’s largest enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) companies, has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of leading higher education software provider Scientia. Scientia is the established market leader in timetabling and resource scheduling solutions for the higher education sector worldwide.
buyer: Technology One Ltd (ASX:TNE:$152.35)
TechnologyOne is Australia's largest enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) company and one of Australia's top 200 ASX-listed companies, with offices across six countries. They provide a global SaaS ERP solution that transforms business and makes life simple for their customers. "
target: Scientia
Scientia is the established market leader in timetabling and resource scheduling solutions for the higher education sector worldwide.
price ($mm)
$8.26
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closed 8/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Graduway, acquired PeerPal

synopsis: UK-based Graduway, the market-leading education software provider, has acquired PeerPal, the leading ambassador management solution used by K-12 schools and universities globally. PeerPal enables customers to leverage meaningful engagement between a school's existing community of students, families, and alumni with prospective families.
buyer: Graduway
Headquartered in the U.K. with operations in the U.S., Canada and Israel, Graduway is trusted by 2,000+ educational institutions and non-profits to power their career, alumni and donor networks, including UCLA, the University of Chicago, and Rice University. "
target: PeerPal
PeerPal is the leading admissions and marketing software used by K-12 schools and universities globally. PeerPal enables thousands of students, parents, teachers, coaches, and alumni to tell their authentic stories while promoting the schools they love.
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closed 9/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, Vista Equity Partners, acquired Ellucian

synopsis: Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners has acquired Ellucian, a leading higher education technology solutions provider. Ellucian delivers mission-critical ERP software to higher-education institutions. Ellucian sets its customers up for long-term success with secure, flexible technology designed for the complexities of higher education.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$16,433.94)
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms with $649 billion in assets under management. Vista Equity Partners is a leading global investment firm with more than $75 billion in assets under management. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: Ellucian
Ellucian is the market leader charting the digital future of higher education with a portfolio of cloud-ready technology solutions and services. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of data-rich tools gives colleges and universities the information they need to lead with confidence.
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closed 6/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Modern Campus, acquired Digarc

synopsis: Canada-based Modern Campus has acquired DIGARC, the leading provider of academic catalog and curriculum management, class and student scheduling, and student pathfinder software for higher education. The acquisition enables Modern Campus to revolutionize learner engagement with massively personalized digital experiences.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Modern Campus
Based in Canada, Modern Campus, the innovator driving Omni CMS and Destiny One, empowers higher education institutions to thrive when radical change is required to successfully respond to lower student enrollments and revenue, rising costs, crushing student debt, and school closures. "
target parent: Serent Capital
target: Digarc
DIGARC is a leading provider of higher education software technology and services. DIGARC's portfolio offers curriculum management, student scheduling, administrative schedule planning, and student academic pathway exploration, enabling engagement between educators, administrators, and students.
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announced 4/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire VitalSource Technologies LLC

synopsis: Ingram Content Group has signed a definitive agreement to sell VitalSource Technologies LLC, the leading education technology solutions provider, to Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has raised approximately $24 billion in committed capital and invested in more than 300 technology companies. "
target parent: Ingram Industries
target: VitalSource Technologies LLC
VitalSource is the leading education technology solutions provider committed to helping partners create, deliver, and distribute affordable, accessible, and impactful learning experiences worldwide.
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closed 3/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Education Advisory Board, acquired Wisr

synopsis: The Education Advisory Board, a provider of research, technology, and consulting services to colleges and universities nationwide, announced that it has acquired Wisr, an education technology company that specializes in building affinity between prospective students and colleges.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Education Advisory Board
The Education Advisory Board is a provider of research, technology, and consulting services to colleges and universities nationwide. Through the firm's innovative membership model, EAB partners with academic and administrative leaders at more than 1,900 institutions. "
target: Wisr
At Wisr, they help colleges and universities leverage technology to actively engage students throughout their lifecycle. By providing a dynamic virtual community, institutions can prioritize engagement and expose targeted audiences to the vibrancy of their campus.
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announced 2/18/2021 via Reuters

Education Advisory Board, will acquire Starfish

synopsis: Education company EAB has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hobsons’ student success platform, Starfish. Starfish helps colleges and universities achieve 2x increases in retention rate, exceed graduation rate goals, and set the standard for student success in higher education.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Education Advisory Board
The Education Advisory Board is a provider of research, technology, and consulting services to colleges and universities nationwide. Through the firm's innovative membership model, EAB partners with academic and administrative leaders at more than 1,900 institutions. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Starfish
Starfish helps colleges and universities achieve 2x increases in retention rate, exceed graduation rate goals, and set the standard for student success in higher education.
price ($mm)
$90
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closed 1/13/2021 via PR Newswire

Firsthand merged with Vault.com Inc.,

synopsis: Infobase has acquired Firsthand, a career mentoring and engagement platform for students and alumni, and will be merging it with its Vault brand, the leader in employer rankings and career guides. Fusing Vault's career content and Firsthand's engagement platform will create a next-generation employer branding and career readiness platform.
buyer parent: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
buyer: Vault.com Inc.
Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession. Vault is best known for its influential rankings, ratings, and reviews on thousands of top employers and hundreds of internship programs. "
target: Firsthand
Firsthand is the premier career mentoring and engagement platform provider worldwide. Firsthand's all-in-one engagement platform is the meeting place for virtual career and enrollment fairs, mentoring, job postings, groups, forums, a fully fledged alumni directory, and more.
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closed 12/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Total Specific Solutions, acquired Alcuin

synopsis: Total Specific Solutions, a Dutch provider of IT business solutions, has acquired Alcuin, a French provider of Training Management Systems and Human Capital Management solutions. Alcuin offers a web-based HR suite that provides valuable solutions for human capital management. They also offer ERP solutions for higher education and training centers.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Total Specific Solutions
Total Specific Solutions is a Dutch provider of IT business solutions and consists of independent business units that deliver products and services to their specific vertical market segments. This market expertise is based on decades of experience. TSS is part of Constellation Software Inc. "
target: Alcuin
Alcuin is a French provider of Training Management Systems (TMS) and Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions. Alcuin offers a web-based HR suite that provides valuable solutions for human capital management. They also offer ERP solutions for higher education and training centers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
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0.0x
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closed 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Banque des Territoires, Docapost, acquired Index Education

synopsis: Docaposte, La Poste’s digital subsidiary, has acquired a majority stake in Index Éducation, the French market leader in software for school life with its Pronote platform. Pronote offers a wide range of software for scheduling, planning management and school life in the form of licenses to colleges, high schools and higher education establishments.
buyer: Banque des Territoires
buyer: Docapost
Docapost has 30 years of experience in the fields of document management and delegated management of business processes. Banque des Territoires offers tailor-made advisory and financing solutions in loans and investments. "
target: Index Education
Based in Marseille, the company Index Éducation offers a wide range of software for scheduling, planning management and school life in the form of licenses to colleges, high schools and higher education establishments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 11/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Monterro, acquired TimeEdit AB

synopsis: Stockholm-based Monterro has acquired a majority share in TimeEdit, a Swedish SaaS company. The company develops and markets a flexible cloud-based academic scheduling and planning tool that optimizes the use of resources and facilities and ensures a more efficient scheduling process for educational institutions.
buyer: Monterro
Stockholm-based Monterro is the leading B2B software investor in the Nordics, with a mission to turn Nordic software companies into market leaders. Their team has successfully developed and led companies such as Pointsec, Episerver, and Orc Software. "
target: TimeEdit AB
TimeEdit is a Swedish SaaS company that uses cutting edge technology to deliver the most comprehensive resource management suite to universities worldwide, including solutions for planning, scheduling, room booking and analytics.
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