Monthly Archives: February 2020

“Takeover bid” underway as Thoma Bravo seeks to acquire Instructure

Thomas Bravoa private equity firm, start its so-called “tender offer” to buy shares of Instructure, the publicly traded provider of the Canvas learning management system, for $49 each directly from shareholders. If Thoma Bravo acquires all the shares, he would pay around $2.01 billion. Shareholders have until midnight March 21 …

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Instruct CEO to step down and board approves new private equity deal

Instructure, the publicly traded company best known for its Canvas learning management software that is a market leader among colleges, made two big moves Tuesday in its drive to sell to a private equity firm. On the one hand, CEO and board member Dan Goldsmith announced that he would resign …

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Instructure announces leadership transition

SALT LAKE CITY, February 18, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Instructure (NYSE: INST) announced today that Dan Goldsmith informed the Board of Directors of his intention to step down from his duties as CEO and member of the Board of Directors. Goldsmith will remain with the Company until March 6 …

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Economists discover the power of social standards

February 6, 2020 ohVER LE Women of the previous generation made substantial economic gains, although progress on other social equality measures has been uneven. Their average level of education has caught up with that of men in both rich and poor countries. Indeed, in most rich countries, the share of …

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