Trends | M&A Overview for Education

CREDIT Berkery NoyesA confluence of factors continue to help shape the evolving education sector, according to a new white paper from Berkery Noyes. This includes rising local and state tax revenues, the adoption of innovative pedagogical and blended learning tools, continued investment in early-stage edtech companies, and an increasingly receptive buyer universe, consisting of the larger strategic players who are now able to focus a bit more externally and a surging number of financial sponsors who have interest in the space. There’s a steady increase in the market, a sector in transition. They also observe a shift from live, in-person instruction to more of an Saas-style model emphasizing online or blended learning. “The focus on education access, data analytics, and outcomes driven technology products and services continues to shape the industry,” according to the report. Learn more here.

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