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Back to blog February 03, 2018 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Private Equity Investing in Online Education Companies

Recently, I’ve noticed an increased interest from private equity firms investing in Online Education companies.

Recent Private Equity Investments in Online Education Companies

Apollo education Group, Inc. is a private education provider. Through its subsidiaries, Apollo education Group offers undergraduate, graduate, professional development and other non-degree educational programs and services, online and on-campus.

Ascend Learning is a provider of online educational content, software, and analytics solutions serving institutions, students, and employers in healthcare and other high-growth, licensure-driven professions.

PCE is a provider of live and online continuing medical education to Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants practicing within Primary Care and Oncology.

Infobase is a provider of cloud-based supplemental educational materials to the school and library markets. Infobase provides one-stop solutions for customers through its product portfolio of streaming video platforms, databases, eLearning modules, eBook collections, and other products. Key brands include: Facts on File, Films on Demand, Blooms, The World Almanac, Learn360, Chelsea House, Ferguson’s, and

Asteria Education, Inc. (Asteria) was formed to acquire ECS Learning Systems, Inc.Add-on Acquisition: ECS Learning Systems, Inc. (
ECS Learning Systems, Inc. is a test prep business that publishes materials for the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) and other state specific exams.