Capella Education Co.

Capella Education Co.

Capella Education Co.

Overview
Date Founded

1991

Headquarters

225 South 6th Street,9th Floor,Minneapolis, MN 55402

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

2,954

Industries

Schools & Student Services
Other Business & Consulting Services
Consumer Services
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

Capella Education Company (NASDAQ: CPLA) is a leader in online education and the parent company of Capella University, a regionally accredited* online university, and Resource Development International Ltd. (RDI), an independent provider of United Kingdom (UK) university distance learning qualifications. Capella Education Company also owns an innovative startup company called Sophia (http://www.sophia.org) - a social teaching and learning platform that integrates education with technology. Capella University, founded in 1993, offers graduate degree programs in the fields of business, counseling, education, health administration, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work, as well as bachelor's degree programs in the fields of business, information technology, nursing, psychology, public administration, and public safety. The university is exclusively online, and focuses on the needs of adult students who want a high-quality education they can pursue from any location. More than 34,989 students are currently enrolled, representing all 50 states and 59 countries. Seventy-six percent are pursuing master's or doctoral degrees. Capella Education Company and Capella University are both headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and together employ more than 1,250 administrative staff and more than 1,600 faculty members. Resource Development International Ltd. partners with a number of the top 100 universities in the UK to develop, validate and deliver UK higher education qualifications, predominantly through online courses. Sophia is a first-of-its-kind social education platform that offers students many ways to learn by making free, credible, academic content available to anyone, anywhere, at anytime. The site offers tens of thousands of tutorials created by hundreds of teachers and experts that are taught in a variety of ways. The platform further enhances the learning process by offering quizzes, assessing learning preferences and providing learning paths

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Executives & Employees

Senior Vice President of Post-Secondary Education

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Dean of External Relations & Partnerships

Director of Investor Relations

Senior Event Coordinator

Developmental Editor

Financial Aid Administrator

Financial Aid Administrator

Vice President

Senior Faculty Associate

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Recent Transactions
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Strayer Education, Inc. purchases Capella Education Co.

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Global University Systems BV purchases Arden University Ltd. from Capella Education Co.

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Capella Education Co. purchases DevMountain LLC

Transaction Advisors
Underwriter

Advised onCapella Education Co. issued USD Common Stock

Legal Advisor

Advised onStrayer Education, Inc. purchases Capella Education Co.

Underwriter

Advised onCapella Education Co. issued USD Common Stock

Associate

Advised onStrayer Education, Inc. purchases Capella Education Co.

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Advised onStrayer Education, Inc. purchases Capella Education Co.

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Advised onStrayer Education, Inc. purchases Capella Education Co.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Former Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$1.15B
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
EBITDA
$84.8M
Revenue
$440M
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1,000 - $4,999
2017
$100K - $250K
2015
Political Donations
$1,000
2014
$500
2012
$500
2012
Investors
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Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners

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Insight Venture Partners focuses on investments in the software and Internet verticals. The firm is a growth-oriented, financially flexible and entrepreneur-focused investor in expansion and late-stage software, Internet and data-enabled businesses. Insight Venture Partners maintains a long-term investment perspective. They participate in growth equity investments, carve-outs, buyouts, recapitalizations, M&A strategies, take privates and pre-IPO rounds.

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TCMI Inc Fund invests in public and private technology companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of consumer internet, mobile technology, software, tech-enabled services and enterprise IT. It provides financing for minority, majority and growth capital requirements with an investment size ranges from $30-$300 million.

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