Providence Invests in Seesaw

Technology & Services

Providence strategic investment in Seesaw


Summary

Providence Equity Partners (“Providence”) recently closed a strategic investment in Seesaw Learning, Inc. (“Seesaw”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to Providence Equity Partners on this transaction.

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Providence Equity Partners is a premier global private equity firm with approximately $45 billion in aggregate capital commitments. Providence pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity investing with the vision that a dedicated team of industry experts could build exceptional companies of enduring value. Since the firm's inception in 1989, Providence has invested in over 170 companies and is a leading equity investment firm focused on growth-oriented investments in media, communications, education, software and services. Providence is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.

Seesaw is a leading SaaS-based classroom technology platform for meaningful student engagement that helps children demonstrate and share their learning. Teachers get a clear understanding of a student’s strengths and areas for growth and can tailor instruction to accelerate learning. With a focus on elementary school students, Seesaw is used by over 10 million teachers, students, and family members in 75% of schools in the United States and in more than 130 countries worldwide. Seesaw is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
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Technology & Services

Providence strategic investment in Seesaw

Date
October 2021
Company
Providence Equity Partners
Transaction
M&A - Buyside
Sectors
Technology & Services
Verticals
Application Software
Knowledge Solutions
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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