Today's Transactions: PE-backed Test Company Sold to Pearson

May 2012
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;5/21/2012, Vol. 25 Issue 21, p14
The article reports on the decision of Pearson plc, an education and media company, to buy Certiport Inc. for 140 million dollars in cash.


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