Published Online: August 6, 2013
Published in Print: August 7, 2013, as Business of Education

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"2013/1st Half/Trends Report/Education Industry"

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Mergers and acquisitions in the education industry rose by 5 percent in the first half of 2013 over the second half of last year, an uptick driven by deals focused on testing and assessment products, cloud-based systems, e-reading, and other areas, says a new analysis.

The overall number of education-focused transactions rose from 128 in late 2012 to 135 in the first half of this year, reports Berkery Noyes, a New York City-based investment bank that conducts market research.

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