Recent acquisitions

In 2010, a number of new companies from across the globe joined the Pearson family. Visiting Brazil, South Africa, the UK, the US and India, this film gives a flavour of what they do and how they do it.

Company name Purchase price
Wall Street Institute 431 English language schools 60 countries £65m
Sistema Educacional Brasilero Sistemas in 2,000 schools Brazil £326m*
CTI Education Group 13 private university campuses South Africa £29m
America’s Choice School improvement USA £65m
Tutor Vista K-12 schools; online tutoring India/global £79m
Melorio plc Vocational training UK £99m
Medley Global Advisors Business intelligence Global M/N

*£228m paid for 70% with the balance to be paid in 2011