Buying a school

Are You Interested in Buying a K-12 Private School, Boarding High School, ESL Language School, Career College, or University?

Buying A School

If you are thinking of buying a private school please contact our firm right now.  We would be pleased to provide you sound advice in connection with the process, advantages, pitfalls, financing, and market for buying a school across North America. We can provide consulting services in connection with presenting your background and defining your acquisition objectives and financial requirements to school owners. Due to the confidential nature with buying and selling educational institutions, all buyers must contact HEG first before we share additional information about schools and colleges that we consult with.

HEG is an international merger and acquisition consulting and advisory firm focused exclusively on investments in the private education sector. We are one of the most active M&A consulting firms in North America and have significant experience in early childhood, K-12, boarding, ESL, and post-secondary education.  We are a value-added advisory that leverages our deep operating expertise and knowledge of education businesses to drive enhanced value for our clients. Furthermore, we work with school and business owners and buyers from across the globe regarding the sale of their educational institution – be a K-12 school, language school, education-related business, and/or career college. We research profiles for an extensive list of potential buyers seeking to purchase businesses in a variety of markets and school types. These include corporate buyers seeking platforms or add-on acquisitions, high net-worth individuals, private equity firms, and/or other qualified parties interested in acquiring private schools. Additionally, in a select few occasions, HEG also advises buyers with their search and purchase of a private school.

Our firm specializes in the sale of private schools including:

  1. K-12 Private Schools
  2. Boarding High Schools
  3. ESL Language Schools
  4. Private Career Colleges
  5. Universities

Our team has a proven track record advising school owners with the sale of their school with regard to:

  • QUALIFIED BUYERS: We research the profile of potential buyers and an extensive and qualified list of buyers.
  • TURN-KEY SERVICES: We take the lead regarding the sale of the school, advising school owners through the transaction.
  • MAXIMUM VALUE: Our industry leading knowledge maximizes value for school owners.
  • CONFIDENTIAL: Our approach is handled with the strictest of confidentiality and maximum intrusion in the school’s operation.

We advise a wide-range of schools in North America – be it non-profit or for-profit. We have a constant flow of potential buyers due to our extensive networking in the education-sector and word-of-mouth reputation. To ensure that our list of buyers are active, we regularly contact them to update information about their requirements and profile.

Our relationship with our clients is conducted with complete confidentiality, commitment, and high ethical standards. The confidentiality that HEG provides means that the value of the school can be tested against a range of offers. We understand the sensitive nature of this matter and assure you that we will hold in confidence our conversations and any information we receive from you.

Register As A Buyer

So that we can better assist your needs regarding your interest in buying a K-12 private school, post secondary institution, college, language school, or any type of educational business, please complete the form below and we will make arrangements to contact you confidentially.

Do not hesitate to contact HEG if you would like to find out more about our M&A 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 client's schools for sale. We also invite you to continue browsing our website.

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