Top Financial Players in EDU

With the growth the industry has maintained over the past decade it is easy to understand why so many firms have established EDU related funds and or practices.  Below are just a few Investment Banks & Private Equity Funds that invest in Education:

Banks with larger Education practices:





BA (formerly the Merryl Lynch EDU practice)

Goldman Sachs

Stifel Nicolaus

Credit Swiss

JP Morgan

Piper Jaffray

Signal Hill

William Blair


Robert W. Baird

PE Firms with EDU investments  & EDU Investment Funds

GE Capital

Alpine Investors LP

ACON Investments

Apax Partners LP

ARC Advisors (HK) Ltd.

Argosy Capital

Arlington Capital

Austin Ventures LP

Boston Ventures

BSG Team Ventures

Camden Partners

Maverick Capital Ltd.

Palm Ventures LLC

Providence Equity

Serent Capital LLC

TA Associates Inc.

Teachers’ Private Capital

Castanea Partners

Charter Oak Capital

Chicago Growth Partners

East Wind Advisors

Fox Hill Capital LLC

GE Capital

Gemini Investors

Halyard Capital

Kohlberg Kravis

LaSalle Capital Group

LLR Partners Inc.

New York Life Capital Partners LLC

Nova Venture Fund Ltd

Primus Capital Funds

RBG Capital Partners

Soros Fund Managemen

Trident Capital LP

Conversion Partners

Epic Partners LLC

Gryphon Investors

Greenhill Capital

Huron Capital Partners

Liberty Partners LP

New Mountain Capital

Sterling Partners