Private Investment In Online Education

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The Wall Street Journal

Jul 11, 12:00 AM

KKR Partnership Makes an Education Push

Investing in online and for-profit education is nothing new for private-equity firms. The efforts often target college-age or older students, however. Now, Weld North Holdings LLC, a partnership between private-equity powerhouse Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Jonathan Grayer, former chief executive of Kaplan Inc., is making a push into a different corner of this market: online education for younger students.

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