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Pearson in Talks to Sell Parts of TutorVista

Sell sell sell


In this week’s dealmaking news, Pearson is in the process of selling parts of its TutorVista to India-basted BYJU’s—and is also assessing the future of its U.S. K-12 courseware business. Also, private equity firm Gauge Capital has made a strategic investment in online course provider eDynamic Learning.

Pearson to Sell Parts of TutorVista to BYJU’s: India-based startup BYJU’s is in advanced talks to acquire parts of online tutoring company TutorVista from London-based publishing and education company Pearson, according to a report from The Economic Times.

The article cited two individuals aware of the deal, who noted that negotiations are in the final stages and include the online business of technology-enabled education solutions provider Edurite that was acquired by TutorVista in 2007.

Pearson initially acquired a minority stake in TutorVista in June 2009, then increased its ownership to a controlling 76 percent stake for $127 million in 2011, according to Pearson’s website.

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People in India should not buy books form or author books with Pearson Education India. Let them die a natural death in India.

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This rumor has been around for a while - we'll know soon enough.

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