University of Phoenix - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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University of Phoenix M&A Summary

University of Phoenix has acquired 6 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

University of Phoenix’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Apollo Global for $1.0B. University of Phoenix has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include education (84%) and marketing (17%).

University of Phoenix Ownership

Who owns University of Phoenix?

University of Phoenix is owned by Apollo Global Management and Vistria Group. It was acquired on February 8, 2016.

Is University of Phoenix PE-backed?

Yes. University of Phoenix is owned by private equity investors Apollo Global Management and Vistria Group.

University of Phoenix Business Overview

Where is University of Phoenix headquartered?

University of Phoenix is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.

What is University of Phoenix’s revenue?

University of Phoenix disclosed revenue of 2,566M USD for 2015 and 2,996M USD for 2014.

What sector is University of Phoenix in?

University of Phoenix is an education company.

When was University of Phoenix founded?

University of Phoenix was founded in 1976.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 1

University of Phoenix

Apollo Education Group, Inc.

4035 South Riverpoint Parkway,
Phoenix, Arizona 85040
United States,
(866) 766-0766
www.phoenix.edu

University of Phoenix is an educational institution that offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs.The University of Phoenix commitment to provide working adults with higher education at times convenient to them. University of Phoenix was founded in 1976 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 6 - - - - - 6
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Universidad Latinoamericana, S.C. 2019-10-11 - Divestiture
Mexico, Mexico · www.ula.edu.mx
Carnegie Learning, Inc. 2018-09-06 - Divestiture
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.carnegielearning.com
Career Partner GmbH 2017-11-06 - Divestiture
Munich, Germany · www.careerpartner.eu
Career Partner GmbH 2015-12-11 121M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Munich, Germany · www.careerpartner.eu
Carnegie Learning, Inc. 2011-08-02 75M USD Add-on Acquisition
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.carnegielearning.com
Universidad Latinoamericana, S.C. 2008-01-01 - Stake Purchase
Mexico, Mexico · www.ula.edu.mx
Aptimus, Inc. 2007-10-30 48M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.aptimus.com
Apollo Global, Inc. 2007-10-22 1.0B USD Joint Venture
Chicago, Illinois · www.apolloglobal.us
Western International University, Inc. 1995-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Tempe, Arizona · www.wintu.edu
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Apollo Global, Inc.    - BPP Holdings Ltd. 2021-03-23 1
Chicago, Illinois · www.apolloglobal.us London, United Kingdom · www.bpp.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Education 5 (83%) 1.2B (96%) 3 (100%) -
Marketing 1 (17%) 48M (4%) - -
Total 6 $1.2B 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 1.1B 1 -
  Pennsylvania 1 75M 1 -
  Illinois 1 1.0B - -
  California 1 48M - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
Germany 1 121M 1 -
Mexico 1 - 1 -
Domestic 4 (67%) 1.1B (90%) 1 (33%) -
Cross-border 2 (33%) 121M (10%) 2 (67%) -
Total 6 $1.2B 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 1 $121M
< $100M 2 $123M
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Apollo Global, Inc.
$1.0B (2007-10-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
33%
2 (33%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
67%
2 (67%)
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)

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