GL Education Group (GLE), formerly Granada Learning Group, a London, UK-based provider of non-regulated pupil and school assessment solutions for primary and secondary schools, has been aquired by Investcorp.
Investcorp has bought the company from Veronis Suhler Stevenson, in partnership with its management, for an undisclosed consideration.
The investment is designed to help the company grow in its core markets, as well as in international markets, both organically And through acquisitions.
Founded in 1981 and led by Led by Managing Director Adrian Eaglestone, GLE provides assessment products and services used by teachers to measure students’ core abilities and to take decisions about their learning paths.
The company works through two business units:
– GL Assessment, which provides a picture of a pupil’s abilities, motivations, strengths, anxieties, school-based relationships and future learning behaviours via its cognitive ability, subject/curriculum based and psychological assessment products;
– GL Performance, which supports schools in their performance management by providing services such as school self-evaluation and stakeholder surveys, data interpretation and analysis services, and other professional development support.