Ellucian - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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Ellucian M&A Summary

Ellucian has acquired 6 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Ellucian’s largest acquisition to date was in 2023, when it acquired Tribal Group for $265M. Ellucian has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include education (25%) and information technology (25%).

Ellucian Ownership

Who owns Ellucian?

Ellucian is owned by The Blackstone Group and Vista Equity Partners. It was acquired on June 14, 2021.

Is Ellucian PE-backed?

Yes. Ellucian is owned by private equity investors The Blackstone Group and Vista Equity Partners.

Was Ellucian formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Ellucian was formerly owned by 4 private investors.

Ellucian Business Overview

Where is Ellucian headquartered?

Ellucian is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

What sector is Ellucian in?

Ellucian is an education company.

When was Ellucian founded?

Ellucian was founded in 1968.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

Ellucian

Ellucian Co. L.P.

2003 Edmund Halley Drive ,
Reston, Virginia 20191
United States,
(800) 223-7036
www.ellucian.com

Ellucian is a higher education technology solutions provider. Ellucian’s products help colleges and universities manage their core administrative functions including enrollment, budget and financial planning, student information, human resources, strategic planning, and fundraising. Ellucian was founded in 1968 and is based in Reston, Virginia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 1 - - 1 1 1 4
vol $265M $265M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
EduNav, Inc. 2024-03-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Cupertino, California · www.edunav.com
Tribal Group plc 2023-10-05 265M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Bristol, United Kingdom · www.tribalgroup.com
CampusLogic, Inc. 2022-01-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Chandler, Arizona · www.campuslogic.com
Datatel, Inc. 2012-01-23 - Merger
Fairfax, Virginia · www.datatel.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Education 1 (25%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (25%) 265M (100%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (25%) - - -
Software 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 $265M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 - - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 265M - -
Domestic 3 (75%) - - -
Cross-border 1 (25%) 265M (100%) - -
Total 4 $265M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Macquarie Capital
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $265M
TOTAL $265M
Largest Tribal Group plc
$265M (2023-10-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
50%
2 (50%)

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