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12 February 2015

CapMan makes third deal from Russia Fund II with Maximum Education investment

exam Private equity firm CapMan has tapped its second Russia fund to pick up a stake in exam preparation business Maximum Education.

29 January 2015

Philanthropist and founder of Canada’s Clairvest dies aged 80

Canada Founder and board member at private equity house Clairvest Group Joseph Rotman has died at the age of 80.

15 January 2015

TPG leads $186m investment for online learning site lynda.com

woman-using-computer-1208423-m Global private equity investor TPG has led a $186m investment round for online education company lynda.com.

12 January 2015

Persistence Capital picks up health education business mdBriefCase

briefcase Healthcare-focused Persistence Capital Partners has backed Canadian and Australian health education provider mdBriefCase.

7 January 2015

IDG, Temasek back Chinese online education business in mammoth $52.5m Series A

chinese dragon Listed Chinese mobile internet platform developer NetDragon has picked up a huge $52.5m Series A round for its online education unit from a string of early-stage backers.

10 October 2014

Navis backs Australian education product business Modern Star at A$250m valuation

school-trip_lrg Malaysian private equity firm Navis Capital Partners has reportedly picked up a controlling stake in Australian learning products business Modern Star which values it at up to A$250m.

24 September 2014

Drive Capital leads $35m Series C for online learning business Udacity

onlinegamer_lrg Drive Capital has led a $35m Series C funding round for online learning startup company Udacity.

11 September 2014

Bridges Ventures hires ex-Isis exec James Hurrell

london Venture capital firm Bridges Ventures has hired former Isis Equity Partners executive James Hurrell as an investment manager in its sustainable growth funds team.

28 August 2014

Blackstone nears first deal in Middle East

dubai US private equity major Blackstone is reportedly nearing a deal to buy a minority stake in Dubai-based schools operator GEMS Education.

27 August 2014

Insight leads $135m Series B for online tech training company Pluralsight

six-books-1184809-m Insight Venture Partners has led a healthy $135m funding round for online tech training company Pluralsight.

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