M&A Deal Summary

Pearson VUE Acquires Exam Design

On March 6, 2013, Pearson VUE acquired internet software and services company Exam Design

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Pearson VUE’s 1st transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is Pearson VUE’s 2nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Pearson VUE’s 1st transaction in North Carolina.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-03-06
Target Exam Design
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) Pearson VUE
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Exam Design

Durham, North Carolina, United States
website
Exam Design, Inc. is a provider of examination development software used in high-stakes testing.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Pearson VUE

Bloomington, Minnesota, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1994
Sector Internet Software and Services
DESCRIPTION

Pearson VUE, Inc. is a provider in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 3
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 1 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 3
State (North Carolina) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 2 of 3
Year (2013) 1 of 1
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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