In May 2021, BC XI signed an agreement to acquire EAB in 50/50 partnership with existing investor, Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”).
EAB is the leading provider of subscription-based research, software and technology-enabled services to the higher education industry. The company’s mission is to make education smarter and our communities stronger by harnessing the collective power of more than 2,100 schools, colleges, and universities to uncover transformative insights and apply proven best practices. EAB employs over 1,300 people and is headquartered in Washington, DC.
Together, BC Partners and Vista will enhance EAB’s ability to innovate and build solutions that help schools find and enroll right-fit students, support and graduate more students, and prepare their institutions for the future.