Selling A School

Selling Your K-12 Private School, Career College, or Language School

Halladay Education Group (HEG) Is The Industry Leader in Private School Sales In North America

HEG works with school owners across the USA, Canada, and internationally in regards to the sale of their schools. We work with an extensive list of buyers that are interested in purchasing schools in a vareity of markets and types:

  • K-12 Private Schools;
  • Boarding School;
  • Preschools;
  • ESL Language Schools;
  • Career Colleges and Universities; and
  • Education-Sector Businesses.

HEG has a strong track record assisting school owners in connection with finding qualified buyers and the successful sale of their school. Our hands-on process is handled with strict confidentiality and minimum intrusion into the school’s operation.

We work with a range of schools in the Canada, USA, and Internationally. These range from K-12 prep schools or ESL schools, to large colleges, universities, or education-sector businesses.

We have a constant flow of potential buyers due to our extensive networking in the education market and an increasing number by word-of-mouth. To ensure that the list of buyers is still active, we regularly contact them to update our information about their requirements.

We Make It Easy To Complete The Sale Of Your Private School

We advise school owners through the challenges of a merger, acquisition, or divestiture and coordinate with various parties through the transaction. We support a transaction structure that maximizes the value of the school to the ownership group to ensure that you meet your objectives.

Our team has a successful track record assisting school owners to find qualified buyers and supporting them with the sale of their school with regards to:

  1. QUALIFIED BUYERS: We find the most suitable buyer for your school through our extensive and qualified list.
  2. TURN-KEY SERVICES: We take the lead regarding the sale of your school from valuation to closing the deal.
  3. MAXIMUM VALUE: Our industry leading knowledge provides you with the highest selling price and best terms possible.
  4. CONFIDENTIAL: Our approach is handled with the strictest of confidentiality and minimum intrusion in your school’s operation.

School Valuation

HEG provides preliminary valuation of your school. We suggest a market-specific selling price and assess the likelihood of realizing it in your marketplace. We utilize various programs to estimate fair-market value and combine different recognized valuation methods. We also offer fee-based valuations for K-12 Private School and Career School owners seeking valuations for other purposes.

What Our School Sales Services Include

Our consulting services include valuation analysis, custom-tailored marketing plans, introduction to pre-screened prospective buyers and investors, analysis of offers, and consulting services throughout the entire process. Steps in our process include:

  1. We introduce the ownership group to pre-screened prospective buyers. We have a growing list of qualified buyers that are interested in acquiring schools. This includes strategic corporate buyers for platform or add-on acquisitions, high net-worth individuals, private equity firms, and other qualified parties interested in the school sector
  2. We select and screen candidates
  3. We assist with a streamlined transaction process for the seller
  4. Our assessment process includes either an onsite visit to your school in order to help HEG to write up an assessment, or we will seek your assistance in creating an objective assessment for the buyers. The procedures will, of course, differ from country-to-country.

Next Step

So that we can better assist you regarding your interest in selling your K-12 private school, post secondary institution, college, language school, or any educational business, or find out what your school could be worth in today’s marketplace, please complete the form below and will make arrangements to contact you confidentially.

Do not hesitate to contact HEG if you would like to find out more about our services. You can set this up by sending an email to or calling directly at +1-800-686-1492. Click here if you would like to see an overview of our schools for sale. We also invite you to continue browsing our web site.

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