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

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PowerSchool M&A Summary

PowerSchool has acquired 15 companies of its own, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

PowerSchool has acquired in 9 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (54%) and internet software and services (39%).

PowerSchool Ownership

Who owns PowerSchool?

PowerSchool is owned by Bain Capital Private Equity. It was acquired on June 7, 2024.

Is PowerSchool PE-backed?

Yes. PowerSchool is owned by private equity investor Bain Capital Private Equity.

Was PowerSchool formerly PE-backed?

Yes. PowerSchool was formerly owned by 2 private investors.

PowerSchool Business Overview

Where is PowerSchool headquartered?

PowerSchool is headquartered in Folsom, California.

What is PowerSchool’s revenue?

PowerSchool disclosed revenue of 698M USD for 2023 and 631M USD for 2022.

What sector is PowerSchool in?

PowerSchool is an education company.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity13
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9

PowerSchool

PowerSchool Group LLC

150 Parkshore Dr.,
Folsom, California 95630
United States,
(916) 596-0950
www.powerschool.com

PowerSchool is a provider of cloud-based software for K-12 education in North America. Its mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their full potential, in their way. PowerSchool connects students, teachers, administrators, and parents, with the shared goal of improving student outcomes. From the office to the classroom to the home, it helps schools and districts efficiently manage state reporting and related compliance, special education, finance, human resources, talent, registration, attendance, funding, learning, instruction, grading, assessments, and analytics in one unified platform. PowerSchool is based in Folsom, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 8 1 2 1 - 1 13
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  13

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Allovue, Inc. 2024-01-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Baltimore, Maryland · www.allovue.com
Kinvolved, Inc. 2022-01-25 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.kinvolved.com
Kickboard, Inc. 2021-11-10 - Add-on Acquisition
New Orleans, Louisiana · www.kickboardforschools.com
Hobsons, Inc. - Naviance & Intersect Solutions 2021-02-18 - Divestiture
Cincinnati, Ohio
Hoonuit LLC 2020-10-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Minneapolis, Minnesota · www.hoonuit.com
Schoology, Inc. 2019-10-24 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.schoology.com
PeopleAdmin, Inc. 2018-04-17 - Merger
Austin, Texas · www.peopleadmin.com
Chalkable, Inc. 2016-10-12 - Divestiture
Mobile, Alabama · www.chalkable.com
SRB Education Solutions, Inc. 2016-08-08 - Divestiture
Markham, Ontario · www.srbeducationsolutions.com
Haiku Learning, Inc. 2016-06-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Goshen, Indiana · www.haikulearning.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 7 (54%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 5 (38%) - - -
Education 1 (8%) - - -
Total 13 - - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 - - -
  Virginia 2 - - -
  Texas 2 - - -
  New York 2 - - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Louisiana 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Alabama 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Domestic 12 (92%) - - -
Cross-border 1 (8%) - - -
Total 13 - - -

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
3 (23%)
Strategic(s)
31%
4 (31%)

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