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27 November 2015

IFC, Everstone invest $27m in Indian education materials publisher S Chand & Co

six-books-1184809-m The IFC, investing in the private sector on behalf of the World Bank, and Everstone Capital have provided INR 1.79bn ($27m) financing to Indian publishing house S Chand & Company.

19 November 2015

GIC, RCIF, Goldman Sachs, Silverlink back $200m Series C round in Asian TutorGroup

tux-161406_1280 Singapore sovereign wealth investor GIC, the Russia-China Investment Fund (RCIF), Goldman Sachs and Chinese PE firm Silverlink Capital were new investors in a $200m round for TutorGroup.

27 October 2015

Carlyle teams up with Vinci to invest in Brazilian Uniasselvi

brazil-881119_1280 Private equity major The Carlyle Group and Brazilian buyout firm Vinci Partners have agreed to buy distance-learning service Uniasselvi for BRL1.1bn ($282m).

23 October 2015

NewSchools Venture Fund spin-out Reach closes $53m fund

teaching-928637_1920 Reach Capital, a new firm spun off from New Schools Venture Fund earlier this year, has hit a $53m final close for its education technology fund.

6 October 2015

KKR-backed Laureate Education readies public listing three years after last IPO rumours

study-763571_1280 KKR portfolio company Laureate Education has filed for an IPO three years after prior reports of a planned listing, which ultimately came to nothing.

29 September 2015

Warburg joins returning venture backers for $60m Civitas investment

graduation-879941_1280 US private equity major Warburg Pincus had led an investment of up to $60m in data science education business Civitas Learning.

4 September 2015

Sequoia continues Chinese investment by backing Baidu’s school study platform Zuoyebang

Sequoia Capital and Legend Capital have invested in a Series A round for after school study Q&A platform Zuoyebang, which is owned by Chinese search engine giant Baidu.

24 August 2015

Providence said to be buying Bregal Capital’s Studialis

library-869061_1280 UK-based investment firm Bregal Capital has reportedly agreed to sell French higher education business Studialis to US buyout house Providence Equity Partners.

13 August 2015

TPG Capital could buy Hellman, JMI Equity-backed Ellucian in $3.5bn deal

library-488677_1280 TPG Capital is believed to be interested in buying private equity-backed university and college software provider Ellucian in deal which could see the business valued at up to $3.5bn including debt.

22 July 2015

Insight backs education research, analysis business BrightBytes in $33m Series C

apple-256261_1280 Insight Venture Partners has led a $33m Series C financing round for educational research and analysis provider BrightBytes.

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