After sharp declines in equity funding in education and a 66% drop in mergers and acquisitions during 2022, new analysis suggests the year ahead will bring further consolidation and see more listed education groups go private.
Leverage Edu has raised $22 million in Series B funding to expand into new markets and drive its financial services offer, the study abroad platform has announced. Its overall value is now around $120m.
Demographics, increased purchasing power and consenting government regulation have created a blooming market for private education providers and investors in the MENA region. However, a report carried out by Informa shows a mismatch in goals among operators and capital investors.