Ripe for Consolidation The Global K 12 Market

From the first  in 2010, there have been more than 450 U.S. M&A transactions for a total transaction value in excess of $30 billion. With material  transactions for Myon, Renaissance Learning, Powerschool-People Admin, Frontline, Discovery Education, Dreambox Learning, Illuminate, amongst many others, it would appear that market consolidation is accelerating. This group of experts debates which categories are most attractive for acquirers, the role of international buyers, whether the market is overheated, and the role of strategics vs financial buyers.

Moderator: Adam Nordin: Partner; Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Panelists/Participants: Jason Brein, Partner, Francisco Partners; Jamie Candee: President and CEO, Edmentum; Joy Chen, US Chief Investment Officer at TAL Education Group; Christine Willig, Chief Executive Officer at Illuminate Education*