Anthology And Blackboard To Merge To Provide Education Software & Solutions

Advancing knowledge and learning across the globe, Anthology and Blackboard power personalized experiences for learners and better outcomes for institutions.

Anthology, provider of proven higher education solutions that support the entire learner lifecycle, and Blackboard, a global EdTech software and solutions company, announced today a definitive agreement to combine the two companies. The combination will create the most comprehensive and modern EdTech ecosystem available on a global scale. The merger is designed to accelerate transformation at education institutions to enhance the learner experience and drive student and institution success.  

With the merger of Anthology and Blackboard, the combined company will create the most comprehensive EdTech ecosystem across academic, administrative and student engagement applications. Together, the two companies will strengthen their missions of advancing knowledge and learning and focus their investment in driving the next wave of EdTech innovation.

The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2021, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. 

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