Wellspring International Acquires Quad Learning

Wellspring International (http://www.wellspringinternational.com/) has acquired Quad Learning, Inc. (https://quadlearning.com/), in an equity and cash transaction. 

Even through recent volatility in foreign student inflows into the United States, the demand for international education continues to grow. Wellspring International Education (“Wellspring”) recruits students from 35 countries globally to over 200 colleges, universities, high schools and language schools in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

With the acquisition of Quad Learning, Wellspring continues to expand its reach, adding Quad Learning’s unique American Success community college partnerships to its program offerings. American Success makes a four-year US degree affordable in international markets by allowing students to begin their studies in a community college honors program.

With the Quad Learning American Success program, Wellspring welcomes The Community Colleges of Spokane as well as The Community Colleges of Philadelphia, our two pioneering Community Colleges in this program.  Wellspring is also pleased to add Quad Learning’s four-year institutions including the University of Arizona, Manhattan College, and Loyola University New Orleans to our highly curated options for students and their parents. 

“Quad Learning, from the time it was founded, has provided students with an impressive set of services - enabling them, their parents, and the Colleges and Universities that they attend to ensure that best possible outcomes for all”, states Dr. Greg Shrader, CEO of Wellspring International.  

LeRoy Pingho, CEO of Quad Learning, says, "We are excited to be part of Wellspring International to continue the vision of being a global leader in enabling students to be the best they can, and for Colleges and Universities to have access to the widest and best group of students to attend these institutions.   Our belief in the combination of Quad Learning with Wellspring is further underlined by the fact that our existing investors continue to support the newly merged company”.

The newly combined teams, both in the United States and around the world, will commence working together immediately in order to provide a seamless transition to the students and institutions that they serve.

Christopher Nyren and Todd Maurer of Educated Ventures (www. http://educatedventures.com/) advised Quad Learning on its sale.