McGraw Hill Education Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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McGraw Hill Education has acquired 15 companies of its own, including 3 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

McGraw Hill Education’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Engrade for $50M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2021, when it sold Busuu Online SL to Chegg for $436M. McGraw Hill Education has acquired in 8 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include education (20%) and information technology (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity15
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

McGraw Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education, Inc.

1325 Avenue of the Americas,
New York, New York 10019
United States,
(646) 766-2000
www.mheducation.com

McGraw Hill Education is a provider of high-quality educational material and learning solutions for students, instructors, and institutions around the world. McGraw Hill Education was founded in 1888 and is based in New York City.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 12 - - - 3 - 15
vol $50M $50M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 2 - - - 2 - 4
vol $436M $436M
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Busuu Online SL 2021-11-29 436M USD Add-on Acquisition
Madrid, Spain · www.busuu.com
Achieve3000, Inc. 2021-08-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Red Bank, New Jersey · www.achieve3000.com
McGraw Hill Professional Audiobook Publishing Business 2021-05-11 - Divestiture
New York, New York
Triad Interactive, Inc. 2021-05-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Washington, District of Columbia · www.tri.ad
Kidaptive 2021-03-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Redwood City, California · www.kidaptive.com
Redbird Advanced Learning LLC 2016-09-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Oakland, California · www.redbirdlearning.com
Zogo Technologies LLC (ZogoTech) 2016-06-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Dallas, Texas · www.zogotech.com
Busuu Online SL 2015-07-15 - Stake Purchase
Madrid, Spain · www.busuu.com
McGraw-Hill Education, Inc. - CTB Assessment Business 2015-06-30 - Divestiture
New York, New York
Area9 Aps 2014-02-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.area9learning.com
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd.    - McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd. - K-12 Business 2017-05-11 1
Whitby, Ontario · www.mheducation.ca Whitby, Ontario

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Internet Software and Services 3 (20%) 50M (100%) 1 (25%) 436M (100%)
Education 3 (20%) - - -
Information Technology 3 (20%) - - -
Software 3 (20%) - - -
Media 2 (13%) - 1 (25%) -
Business Services 1 (7%) - 1 (25%) -
Publishing - - 1 (25%) -
Total 15 $50M 4 $436M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 50M 3 -
  California 5 50M - -
  New York 1 - 2 -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  District of Columbia 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Maine 1 - - -
Spain 1 - 1 436M
Denmark 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Domestic 12 (80%) 50M (100%) 3 (75%) -
Cross-border 3 (20%) - 1 (25%) 436M (100%)
Total 15 $50M 4 $436M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $50M
TOTAL $50M
Largest Engrade, Inc.
$50M (2014-02-03)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $436M
TOTAL $436M
Largest Busuu Online SL
$436M (2021-11-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
4 (100%)

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