Activity Improves in Q3 in Mergers and Acquisitions

November 2011
Educational Marketer;11/7/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 22, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the improved activity in acquisitions and mergers during the third quarter (Q3) of 2011 in the educational publishing business in the U.S. It notes the 1.78 billion dollar acquisition of enterprise infrastructure software provider Blackboard Inc. by Providence Equity Partners LLC. It notes that Berkery Noyes & Co. LLC have tallied 57 transactions in the sector for the period, which is up by 12%, with a total transaction value increased with 5.8% billion dollars.


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