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Category: Skills Training

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Germany: Quadriga-backed Aspire buys Brainymotion

Austrian provider of education and training services Aspire Education, which is backed by private equity ...
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France: Andera Partners, Trocadero Capital back Pegase

Private equity firms Andera Partners and Trocadero Capital Partners have acquired a stake in French ...
2 weeks
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Exclusive: Paragon Skills sold to Sovereign Capital’s fifth fund

Apprenticeship business Paragon Skills has been sold by Sovereign Capital's second fund to Sovereign Capital's ...
3 weeks
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Exclusive: The Skills Network prepares for sale

UK-based distance learning provider The Skills Network is exploring a sale process that is expected ...
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Italy: Nextalia buys digital training provider Altaformazione

Private equity firm Nextalia has fully acquired Italian digital training and learning provider Altaformazione.
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Brazil: Training platform Galena raises $16.7m

Brazilian training platform Galena has secured $16.7 million in a series A round led by ...
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US: Skillsoft reports annual loss

Corporate digital learning company Skillsoft has reported a net loss of $113 million for its ...
2 months
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UK: StepEx deal with Anthemis opens up future earnings agreements

London-based StepEx, a fintech that provides the means for education providers to offer qualifications in ...
2 months
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UAE: Training company Qureos secures $3m funding round

Dubai-based skills teaching company Qureos has raised $3 million in a pre-seed round led by ...
2 months
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US: Training company Electives raises $8m in Series A

Boston-based employee training company Electives has closed an $8 million Series A round led by ...
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Spain: Nexxus buys drone pilot training company Aerocamaras

Private equity firm Nexxus Iberia has acquired a majority stake in Aerocamaras, a Spanish company ...
2 months
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Germany: Trill Impact acquires Karriere Tutor from Findos

The Trill Impact Fund has acquired a majority stake in digital training company Karriere Tutor ...
2 months
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Exclusive: Lifetime Training sale to restart in 2023 at higher valuation

The sale process for Lifetime Training, a UK-based apprenticeship provider for the hospitality and retail ...
2 months
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US: Mathnasium seeks franchise partners for Northeastern expansion

International maths-tutoring franchise Mathnasium is seeking qualified franchisees to open more than 80 locations throughout ...
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US: Entity acquires interview preparation software SpeakPulse

Henderston, Nevada-based Entity Academy, a female-focused ed tech platform helping prepare women for the workforce, ...
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UK: ThriveDX acquires cyber safety training firm Kontra

Coral Gables, Florida-headquartered digital skills training company ThriveDX SaaS has acquired Kontra Application Security Training, based ...
2 months
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Exclusive: Learnlight sale attracts wide pool of PE players

Information memoranda for Learnlight, a London-based ed tech platform backed by Beech Tree Private Equity, ...
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Italy: Epicode raises €10m and merges with Strive

Rome-based coding school Epicode School has raised €10 million in funding and has merged with ...
3 months
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US: Language app Duolingo reports increased annual loss

anguage-learning app developer Duolingo has reported a net loss of $60.1 million for 2021, compared ...
3 months
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India: Scaler acquires AppliedRoots for $50m

Tech upskilling start-up Scaler has acquired India-based online learning platform AppliedRoots for $50 million.
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US: KnowFully Learning Group acquires American Fitness Professionals & Associates and Psychotherapy.net

KnowFully Learning Group has acquired two companies in the health education field.
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Australia: Monarch Institute acquires Browns English Language School

Melbourne-headquartered tertiary education provider Monarch Institute has acquired English language training and vocational school Browns.
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Ireland: Morgan Stanley’s Educate 360 acquires training firm Velopi

US-based professional training and coaching company Educate 360, which is backed by Morgan Stanley Capital ...
3 months
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Exclusive: Quadriga to launch sale of Aspire Education

Private equity firm Quadriga Capital plans to sell Austria-based provider of education and training services ...
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Exclusive: Oakley to explore sale of Ocean Technologies

Private equity firm Oakley Capital plans to explore a sale of its maritime e-learning business ...
3 months
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US: Alpine Investors partners with Wilson Language Training

San Francisco-based private equity firm Alpine Investors has invested in teacher certification programme company Wilson ...
3 months
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France: HLD, Bpifrance back Walter Learning

Private equity firm HLD and French state-owned investment bank Bpifrance have invested in digital training ...
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Germany: Digital coaching firm Sharpist raises $23m in Series A funding

Berlin-headquartered digital coaching provider Sharpist today announced a $23 million Series A funding round co-led ...
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US: Digital skills training firm ThriveDx raises $75m

Coral Gables, Florida-headquartered digital skills training company ThriveDx (formerly HackerU) has secured new investment of ...
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Exclusive: Private equity firms enter race for Paragon Skills

The sale of Sovereign Capital-backed apprenticeship business Paragon Skills, which is currently approaching its final ...
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US: Training platform Continu secures $13.5m in funding

San Francisco-based training platform Continu.com has closed a $13.5 million Series A investment led by ...
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France: Chance raises €12 million from Citizen Capital

Paris-based coaching start-up Chance has raised €12 million from Citizen Capital, with participation by Educapital ...
4 months
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UK: BGF invests £5m in Apprentify

Apprenticeship training provider Apprentify has secured a £5 million investment from BGF.
4 months
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Exclusive: Firebrand mandates Grant Thornton to run sale

UK-based accelerated learning provider Firebrand Training has appointed Grant Thornton to explore a sale process, EducationInvestor ...
4 months
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RJD Partners to sell apprenticeship business Babington

Private equity firm RJD Partners is preparing the sale of Babington, a UK-based apprenticeship training ...
4 months
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US: Prytek reinvests in digital skills trainer ThriveDx

Singapore-based global technology and investment corporation Prytek Holdings has invested in digital skills training ThriveDx ...
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US: Cengage Group to acquire cybersecurity education provider Infosec

Boston-based global ed tech company Cengage Group is acquiring Infosec, a cybersecurity education provider based ...
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China: Skillful Craftsman Education Technology to acquire controlling interest of staffing platform

uxi-based Skillful Craftsman Education Technology, an ed tech company that provides interactive online vocational training ...
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Exclusive: Learnlight prepares for £150m sale

Learnlight, a London-based ed tech platform backed by Beech Tree Private Equity, is coming to ...
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Australia: Softline buys majority stake in corporate training firm Academy IT

IT and digital transformation company Softline is acquiring an 85% stake in Academy IT, which ...
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