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23 June 2016

PE-backed Varsity Education hires banks to run IPO

school-298680_1920 Private equity-backed Indian school-age education business Varsity Education Management has reportedly chosen banks for an IPO next year which could raise up to INR20bn ($296m).

11 May 2016

CDC International, Mubadala invest in education business Galileo

book education CDC International Capital and its investment partner Mubadala Development have acquired a minority stake in Galileo Global Education.

10 May 2016

Rethink Education reels in $67m towards Fund II raise

pencil-918449_1920 Education tech-focused Rethink Education has pulled in at least $67m for its $125m-targeting second fund.

8 December 2015

Sequoia latest VC firm to back Chinese online education business Xioazhan Jiaoyu

books-1012088_1920 Global early stage investment major Sequoia Capital has led a weighty $84m Series C financing round for Chinese online education platform Xioazhan Jiaoyu.

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.

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