Consolidation in Data Management Spurs Acquisitions Activity

October 2006
Electronic Education Report;10/20/2006, Vol. 13 Issue 20, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the trend in merger and acquisition of firms specializing in education technology in the U.S. The emergence of data management has affected several firms in 2006. Market analysts predict that consolidation will continue in the data management market despite the outgrowth of the video market. On the other hand, online education provider Educate Inc. has completed the sale of its Education Station business to Knowledge Learning Corp., an early childhood care provider, with management backed by private equity investors.


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