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Learning and Education Technology M&A Update Q1 2019

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May 23, 2019 – (Los Angeles) – Solganick & Co. has published its latest Learning and Education Technology (EdTech) M&A Update for Q1 2019.  The following summarizes the report:

  • 106 Learning & Education Technology transactions were announced in Q1 2019; approximately 53% were minority PE deals.
  • $5.8 billion in Q1 2019 in announced transaction value is driven by PE majority deals.
  • Companies focused on the Corporate market comprised of approximately 45% of transactions announced in Q1 2019.
  • The industry saw a healthy mix of activity across all domains in Q1 2019, with Career & Recruiting comprising 25%, Learning and Training 17%, Administrative 17%, Tutoring, Training & Certification 14% of total transactions.
  • Q1 2019 deals announced include the $1.75 billion acquisition by Advance Publications and Reverence Capital Partners acquisition of Blackbauds Transact division for $700M.



The full report can be accessed and downloaded here: Solganick Learning and EdTech M&A Update Q1 2019

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