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Excelligence Learning Acquires Early Childhood Education Solutions Firm Frog Street Press
Thursday 20 April 2017

20 April 2017 - US-based educational tools and solutions provider Excelligence Learning Corp has acquired US-based early childhood education solutions provider Frog Street Press, Inc., the company said.

Excelligence Learning serves early childhood and elementary school teachers and parents.

Frog Street, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a provider of early childhood education solutions for children of ages 0-5 years to public schools, Head Start programmes and early child care centers.

In December of 2014, Brentwood Associates, a consumer-focused private equity investment firm, and its affiliates, acquired a majority stake in Excelligence.

Founded in 1989 by five kindergarten teachers, Frog Street Press offers curricular programmes, particularly in large urban cities and lower socioeconomic areas.

Excelligence Learning is a developer, manufacturer, distributor, and multi-channel retailer of over 20,000 educational products and teaching solutions, which are sold primarily to early childhood learning centres, elementary schools, PTAs, and consumers.

Frog Street was advised by Signal Hill and represented by Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP. Excelligence was advised by Tyton Partners and represented by Burr and Forman LLP.
Date Published: 20/04/2017
Target: Frog Street Press, Inc
Country: USA
Sector: Business and Consumer Services
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Closed
Buyer: Excelligence Learning Corp
Buyer Advisor: Tyton Partners , Burr and Forman
Terms of the deal were not disclosed