2U Acquisitions, 3 Deals Between 2017 and 2019
internet software and services Company

2U has acquired 3 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years.

2U’s largest acquisition to date was in 2019, when it acquired Trilogy Education Services for $750M. 2U has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include education (67%) and software (34%).

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2U, Inc.

7900 Harkins Road,
Lanham, Maryland 20706
United States,
(301) 892-4350
www.2u.com

2U, Inc. is a provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology and technology-enabled services, 2U provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate and support students globally. 2U was founded in 2008 and is based in Lanham, Maryland.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # - - - 1 1 1 3
vol $103M $750M $853M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest Trilogy Education Services, Inc.
$750M (2019-04-08)
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Internet Software And Services M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the internet software and services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 964 internet software and services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 33 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 8 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic internet software and services acquirer over the past 3 years is Alphabet, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the internet software and services sector over the past 3 years is Verdane Capital with 9 platform acquisitions.


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