Published Online: October 29, 2013
Published in Print: October 30, 2013, as Mergers and Acquisitions

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Mergers and Acquisitions

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The number of mergers and acquisitions in the education industry remained about the same during the most recent quarter, with much of the deal-making playing out in early learning and child care, a new analysis shows.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions bought Kidsunlimited; Teachers Private Capital purchased Busy Bees Childcare Ltd.; and Navis Capital Partners’ acquired Guardian Early Learning Group.

The total value of education-related transactions, meanwhile, dropped from the second quarter, though the median value of those deals was the highest it had been in two years.

Vol. 33, Issue 10, Page 5

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