Industry Highlights for Week of January 8, 2018

Silver Lake and Weld North Education Announce Strategic Partnership

Cision PR Newswire
Silver Lake, a global technology investment company, announced recently that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a digital education company. The partnership will help WNE accelerate growth and innovation while meeting emerging technology demands for pre-K – 12 students. “Our new relationship with Silver Lake represents the next important phase of our growth strategy as we partner with another world-class firm, one particularly well-known for its ability to help scale technology businesses,” said Jonathan Grayer, CEO of WNE.
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