Adtalem Global Education Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Adtalem Global Education has acquired 9 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Adtalem Global Education’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired Walden University for $1.5B. Adtalem Global Education has acquired in 5 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include education (72%) and consumer services (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity8
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 2

Adtalem Global Education, Inc.

500 West Monroe Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60661
United States,
(312) 651-1400
www.adtalem.com

Adtalem Global Education, Inc. is a provider of educational services and the parent organization of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain College of Nursing, DeVry Brasil, DeVry University, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Adtalem Global Education was founded in 1987 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 - - 1 1 - 7
vol $805M $121M $1.5B $2.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  8

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Walden University 2020-09-11 1.5B USD Divestiture
Minneapolis, Minnesota · waldenu.edu
OnCourse Learning Corp. - Financial Services Business 2019-04-15 121M USD Divestiture
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Grupo Ibmec Educacional S.A. 2015-12-15 178M RON Add-on Acquisition
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.grupoibmec.com.br
Damásio Educacional SA 2015-02-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.damasio.com.br
Advanced Academics, Inc. 2013-12-31 - Divestiture
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · www.advancedacademics.com
U.S. Education Corp. (dba Carrington Colleges Group, Inc.) 2008-09-18 290M USD Add-on Acquisition
Alhambra, California · www.useducationcorp.com
Advanced Academics, Inc. 2007-11-01 28M USD Add-on Acquisition
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · www.advancedacademics.com
Ross University 2003-03-19 310M USD Add-on Acquisition
North Brunswick, New Jersey · www.rossu.edu
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Becker Professional Education    - Becker Professional Education - Healthcare Test Preparation Assets 2019-08-19 1
Downers Grove, Illinois · www.becker.com Downers Grove, Illinois
Becker Professional Education    - Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) 2016-05-24 1
Downers Grove, Illinois · www.becker.com Miami, Florida · www.acams.org

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Education 5 (71%) 926M (38%) 1 (100%) -
Consumer Services 1 (14%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (14%) 1.5B (62%) - -
Total 7 $2.4B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 2.2B 1 -
  Oklahoma 1 28M 1 -
  Wisconsin 1 121M - -
  New Jersey 1 310M - -
  Minnesota 1 1.5B - -
  California 1 290M - -
Brazil 2 178M - -
Domestic 5 (71%) 2.2B (93%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (29%) 178M (7%) - -
Total 7 $2.4B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Covington & Burling LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.5B
$100M to $1B 4 $899M
< $100M 1 $28M
TOTAL $2.4B
Largest Walden University
$1.5B (2020-09-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Strategic(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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