Cengage Learning Acquisitions and Exits, 12 Deals Between 1992 and 2018
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Cengage Learning has acquired 11 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Cengage Learning has acquired in 6 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (55%) and education (19%).

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Cengage Learning, Inc.

10650 Toebben Drive,
Independence, Kentucky 41051
United States,
(800)354-9706
www.cengage.com

Cengage Learning is a provider of teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. Cengage develops teaching materials for colleges, schools, libraries and corporations, and provides print and electronic publishing.

M&A Summary

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Buy (0.8/yr) # 7 2 1 - 1 - 11
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
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Publishing M&A - Last 3 Years

When analyzing the publishing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 93 publishing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, and 5 have acquired at least 5 companies.

The most prolific strategic publishing acquirer over the past 3 years is Boone Newspapers, with 4 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the publishing sector over the past 3 years is Levine Leichtman Capital Partners with 2 platform acquisitions.


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