Edtech Financing Trends

Edtech Financing Trends

EDTECH FINANCING TRENDS: Investment bank Berkery Noyes shares a summary of education industry mergers & acquisitions during the first half of 2013 here. This is big game stuff and includes everything from K-12 deals to those involved with professional training: all told, the firm tracked 135 transactions valued collectively at $3.84 billion. The trends are interesting: compared with the second half of 2012, the number of deals rose a bit (from 128 to 135) while the dollar value of those deals declined ($4.57B to $3.84B.) Biggest acquirer in the BerkeryNoyes world: Capita pls, a UK business process outsourcing firm and Pearson, which snapped up Learning Catalytics LLC, IndiaCan Education Pvt Ltd., and Exam Design Inc.

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