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Private Equity Interest in the Education and Training Sector

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There are a number of private equity firms that focus exclusively, or to a significant degree, on the education sector. The sector itself is often very broadly defined, including:

  • Early childhood education
  • K-12 education
  • Post-secondary education and for-profit colleges, universities ,and trade schools
  • Corporate Training and leadership development
  • Lifelong learning
  • Test preparation
  • Testing and assessment tools
  • Instructional materials
  • Education-related publishing
  • Education-related technology

The reason for so much private equity interest in this sector is that it is often non-cyclical (with the exception of corporate training), and provides significant recurring revenue and stable cash flows. Some of the private equity firms that are active in this sector include:

Call Peter Alternative if you’d like to discuss our experience working with companies in this sector.