M&A activity across the education industry slowed down in Q1 2012, according to the latest Assignment Report Education Industry Deal Review, published today by Meissa. To receive a copy sign-up to a free two-issue trial to The Assignment Report at www.theassignmentreport.com before 30 April 2012.
In the US, the stand-out deal of Q1 2012 was PLATO Learning’s $291m acquisition of Dallas-based Archipelago Learning, a provider of online subscription-based content and assessment products for preK-12 students.
The principal deal in the UK during the first quarter 2012 was Investcorp’s...
December 2011's issue of the Assignment Report is now available. Included in this month’s issue:
Half-year operating profit down 80% at Findel’s education supplies business.
Mouchel agrees revised banking facilities.
Pearson to acquire Global Education and Technology for $155m.
Potential buyers circle the College of Law.
Wey Education pulls out of acquisition of Place Group.
PWC seeks buyers for NEC and other LSN businesses.
Knewton to integrate its platform with Pearson’s HE content and courses.
Archipelago Learning integrates EducationCity’s US operations.
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