4:22 30/07/2015 Sweden says underwater wreck likely WWI Russian submarine
Sweden says underwater wreck likely WWI Russian submarine
Ledger Gazette - 8 hours ago
Fredrik Sandberg-AFP/Getty Images The Swedish corvette HMS Visby under way on the Mysingen Bay on October 21, 2014 on their fifth day of searching for a suspected foreign vessel in the Stockholm archipelago. Users may not download or reproduce a ...

15:15 29/07/2015 Notable Mergers and Acquisitions 7/29: (CYT) (TJX)
Notable Mergers and Acquisitions 7/29: (CYT) (TJX)
StreetInsider.com - 21 hours ago
Providence has previously invested in education companies ITT Educational Services Inc (NYSE: ESI), Archipelago Learning and Education Management Corp. (Reporting by Liana B. Baker, Greg Roumeliotis and Mike Stone in New York; Editing by Cynthia ...

19:10 28/07/2015 Exclusive: Education company Blackboard seeks $3 billion sale - sources
Exclusive: Education company Blackboard seeks $3 billion sale - sources
Reuters - Jul 28, 2015
Blackboard Inc, a U.S. software company that provides learning tools for high school and university classrooms, is exploring a sale that it hopes could value it at as much as $3 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter ...

10:22 28/07/2015 Vanuatu reconstruction moves ahead in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam
Vanuatu reconstruction moves ahead in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam
The Guardian - Jul 28, 2015
More than four months after Cyclone Pam, one of the most powerful ever recorded in the south Pacific, emergency aid is winding down in the Vanuatu archipelago, leaving inhabitants of rural islands facing an uncertain future. Tanna, an island 200km ...

6:00 28/07/2015 What's behind Beijing's drive to control the South China Sea?
What's behind Beijing's drive to control the South China Sea?
The Guardian - Jul 28, 2015
China had come late to the game of laying claim to parts of the Spratly archipelago, which comprises hundreds of uninhabited coral reefs and sandbars flung across a vast area between the coasts of the Philippines and southern Vietnam, each of which has ...

6:15 23/07/2015 Prairie Hill teacher returns from arctic expedition
Prairie Hill teacher returns from arctic expedition
Lincoln Journal Star - Jul 23, 2015
What did Prairie Hill Learning Center teacher Jason Nord do on his summer vacation? He sailed with whales, journeyed with polar bears and trekked to glaciers on an 11-day expedition to Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. Nord was one ...

2:42 21/04/2015 Kirkland Steers Edmentum In $140M Restructuring Deal
Kirkland Steers Edmentum In $140M Restructuring Deal
Law360 (subscription) - Apr 21, 2015
The company, owned by PE firm Thoma Bravo LLC, said its the deal will cut significant chunks out of its $231 million worth of first-lien debt and $140 million worth of second-lien debt.

6:17 15/11/2012 Plato Learning gets new name: Edmentum
Plato Learning gets new name: Edmentum
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Nov 15, 2012
Plato Learning, once a public company, was acquired in May 2010 for $144 million by private-equity firm Thoma Bravo. Backed by its new owner, Plato last year acquired competitor Archipelago Learning of Dallas for $291 million in cash. Archipelago ...
Plato Learning Changes Name To Reflect Growing Product Line - Twin Cities Business Magazine
PLATO Learning Changes Name to Edmentum - Business Wire (press release)

17:52 17/05/2012 Archipelago Learning Closes Merger Agreement with PLATO® Learning
Archipelago Learning Closes Merger Agreement with PLATO® Learning
EON: Enhanced Online News (press release) - May 17, 2012
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Archipelago Learning (NASDAQ: ARCL), a leading subscription-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of education products, today announced that it has completed its merger with PLATO Learning, a portfolio company ...

20:48 05/03/2012 Plato To Acquire Archipelago Learning
Plato To Acquire Archipelago Learning
T.H.E. Journal - Mar 5, 2012
Archipelago's revenue for the fourth quarter of 2011 was $19.5 million, "an increase of $2.4 million, or 14.0 percent compared with the same period a year ago," according to information released by the company. Over the entire year, the company saw an ...
Archipelago Learning to be Acquired by PLATO Learning - Business Wire (press release)
Plato Learning acquires competitor - Minneapolis Star Tribune