Platinum Equity
Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

Mergers. Acquisitions. Operations.

McGraw Hill

Software & Data Services • Private Transaction • Acquired in July 2021

A global leader in educational content and digital platforms


  • Founded in 1888, McGraw Hill is a top 3 provider of educational materials in both Higher Education and K-12 markets, and leading content provider in medical, technical and business professional training
  • The company delivers both curated content and digital learning tools to students in the classrooms of ~250,000 higher education instructors, 12,700+ K-12 school districts and a wide variety of academic institutions, professionals and companies
  • Products sold in 80+ languages across 100+ countries


  • Support the ongoing transformation from print to digital via strategic investments in McGraw Hill’s platform technologies
  • Continue to pursue opportunities to grow organically and through highly accretive add-on acquisitions
  • Execute on various identified operational improvement opportunities



Platinum Equity to Acquire McGraw Hill from Apollo Funds for $4.5 Billion »


Platinum Equity Completes Acquisition of McGraw Hill for $4.5 Billion »


updated 8/21




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