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12/11/2018Laureate Education Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors
BALTIMORE, Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced that Douglas L. Becker, Chairman of the Board of Directors, will step down from the board effective December 31, 2018.  The Board of Directors has appointed current Lead Independent Director, Kenneth W. Freeman, Dean Emeritus of the Questrom School of Business at Boston University, to succeed Mr. Becker as Chairman, effective January 1, 2019.  Additionall... 
12/06/2018Laureate Education Recognizes Outstanding Students and Faculty
BALTIMORE, Dec. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (Nasdaq: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, announced its 2018 Here for Good Award winners and honorees. The annual Here for Good Award recognizes exceptional students, graduates, and faculty who have meaningful positive impact in their communities and the world. The Here for Good Award is given in two categories, student/graduate and faculty/staff, with a winner and honorees selected in each category. In 2018,... 
11/20/2018Laureate Education Announces Closing of Public Offering by Selling Stockholder
BALTIMORE, Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) today announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 14,087,500 shares of the Company’s Class A common stock by Wengen Alberta, Limited Partnership (the “Selling Stockholder”), the Company’s controlling stockholder, at a price to the public of $14.00 per share.  The closing included the sale by the Selling Stockholder of 1,837,500 additional shares of the Company’s Class A common stock pursuant to... 
11/15/2018Laureate Education Announces Pricing of Public Offering by Selling Stockholder
BALTIMORE, Nov. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) today announced the pricing of the previously announced underwritten public offering of 12,250,000 shares of the Company’s Class A common stock by Wengen Alberta, Limited Partnership (the “Selling Stockholder”), the Company’s controlling stockholder, at a price to the public of $14.00 per share.  The offering is expected to close on November 20, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions. In addition, the S... 
11/13/2018Laureate Education Announces the Commencement of an Underwritten Public Offering by Selling Stockholder
BALTIMORE, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced the commencement of an underwritten public offering of 12,250,000 shares of the Company’s Class A common stock by Wengen Alberta, Limited Partnership (the “Selling Stockholder”), the Company’s controlling stockholder. The Selling Stockholder will also grant to the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase an aggregate of not more than 1,837,500 additional ... 
11/08/2018Laureate Education Reports Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2018 Financial Results for Continuing Operations
BALTIMORE, Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) today announced financial results for the third quarter and the nine months ended September 30, 2018. As further described below, we have classified all of the currently planned divestitures of our campus-based operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia and Central America as discontinued operations. Unless indicated otherwise, the results presented below relate to continuing operations. Third Quarter 2018 Highli... 
11/06/2018Laureate Education, Inc. Joins AWS Academy Program to Meet Demand for Cloud Computing Professionals throughout Latin America
Laureate Education, Inc., the global leader in higher education, to offer authorized AWS cloud computing courses as part of the academic curriculum to enrolled students at select institutions across its network BALTIMORE, Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) announced participation in AWS Academy, a new Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) program, to expand learning opportunities in cloud computing throughout Latin America and other parts of the world, ... 
11/01/2018Laureate Education Announces Date of Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call
BALTIMORE, Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, plans to release results for the quarter ended September 30, 2018, on Thursday, November 8, 2018, before the stock market opens. Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference call with investors and analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the third quarter results and the Company's business outlook. Interested parties are invited to listen to the ear... 
09/06/2018Laureate Education to Present at BMO Capital Markets 18th Annual Back to School Conference
BALTIMORE, Sept. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced that the Company will participate in BMO Capital Markets 18th Annual Back to School Conference on September 13, 2018 at the InterContinental Barclay Hotel in New York. Eilif Serck-Hanssen, CEO Laureate Education, Inc., will participate in a fireside chat with analysts and investors at the conference. The discussion will begin at approximately 11:15 AM E... 
08/09/2018Laureate Education Reports Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2018 Financial Results
Company Announces Further Planned Divestitures Expected to Generate Over $1 Billion in Proceeds and Create a More Focused and Simplified Business Model BALTIMORE, Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced financial results for the second quarter and the six months ended June 30, 2018. Second Quarter 2018 Highlights (compared to second quarter 2017): Revenue of $1,247.9 million was up 3% on an organi... 
08/01/2018Laureate Education Announces Date of Second Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call
BALTIMORE, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, plans to release results for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, on Thursday, August 9, 2018, before the stock market opens. Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference call with investors and analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the second quarter results and the Company's business outlook. Interested parties are invited to listen to the earnings c... 
05/29/2018Laureate Education to Present at Upcoming Baird and Stifel Conferences
BALTIMORE, May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced that the Company will participate in two upcoming conferences; Baird’s Global Consumer, Technology and Services Conference on June 6th at the InterContinental Barclay Hotel in New York, and the Stifel 2018 Cross Sector Insight Conference on June 12th at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston. The presentation at the Baird conference will begin at approximate... 
05/16/2018Laureate Education, Inc. Announces Appointment of Chief Human Resources Officer
Timothy P. Grace will oversee all Human Resources activities for the world’s largest higher education provider BALTIMORE, May 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Laureate Education, Inc. (Nasdaq:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, announced the appointment of Timothy P. Grace as its new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective May 28, 2018. Mr. Grace will use his more than 30 years of Human Resources (HR) management experience to oversee all global HR functions within Laurea... 
05/09/2018Laureate Education Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results
BALTIMORE, May 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced financial results for the first quarter 2018. First Quarter 2018 Highlights (compared to first quarter 2017): New enrollments increased 8% on an organic basis (excluding divestitures); adjusted for timing of the intake, organic new enrollments increased 5%. Total enrollments increased 2% on an organic basis (excluding divestitures). Revenue in... 
05/02/2018Laureate Education Announces Date of First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release and Conference Call
BALTIMORE, May 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, plans to release results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, before the stock market opens. Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference call with investors and analysts at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the first quarter results and the Company's business outlook. Interested parties are invited to listen to the earnings confer... 
04/25/2018Laureate Education, Inc. Agrees to Sell University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences to Altas Partners
BALTIMORE, April 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the world’s largest global network of higher education institutions, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Altas Partners, a long-term oriented investment firm, for the sale of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS), contingent on the receipt of all necessary regulatory and accreditation approvals. USAHS is one of the nation’s leading graduate health sciences universitie... 
03/20/2018Laureate Education Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial Results
BALTIMORE, March 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2017. Fourth Quarter 2017 Highlights (compared to fourth quarter 2016): Revenue increased 7% to $1,261.2 million; up 5% on an organic constant currency basis.1 Operating income increased 6% or $10.5 million to $181.5 million. Net income for the quarter was $200.5 milli... 
03/14/2018Laureate Education Announces Date of Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
BALTIMORE, March 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, plans to release results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, after the stock market closes. Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference call with investors and analysts at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss the fourth quarter results and the Company's business outlook. Interested parties are invited to list... 
02/01/2018Laureate Education, Inc. Announces Repayment of Term Loan Debt and Successful Repricing
BALTIMORE, Feb. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) (the “Company”) announced today that it has amended its second amended and restated credit agreement to reduce the applicable interest rate on its term loans constituting Series 2024 Term Loans, which term loans are the only outstanding class or series of term loans under the second amended and restated credit agreement. The Company also announced that, as of January 19, 2018, it paid down $350 million of the p... 
01/30/2018Laureate Education, Inc. Announces Collaboration with IBM to Offer a Fully Digital Curriculum Focused on Data Science
Exclusive to Laureate International Universities, the new digital curriculum develops skills imperative to jobs of the future BALTIMORE, Jan. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the world’s largest network of higher education institutions, announced today an innovative new collaboration with IBM (NYSE:IBM) to design a state-of-the-art data science curriculum that would be available for its more than one million students at its nearly 70 institutions globally. ... 
01/22/2018Laureate Education, Inc. Announces Renewal of Certified B Corporation® Status 
Global Network of Nearly 70 Higher Education Institutions Recertified by B Lab BALTIMORE, Jan. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR) announced that its corporate division and global network of nearly 70 higher education institutions were recertified as a Certified B Corporation® (B CorpTM) by the global certification non-profit B Lab®. After a rigorous evaluation by B Lab, Laureate achieved a final score of 104, nearly 10 points higher than in 2015. Its... 
01/16/2018National Louis University and Laureate Education, Inc. Announce Transfer Agreement of Kendall College’s Programs and Other Assets
CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Louis University (NLU), Laureate Education, Inc. (Nasdaq:LAUR) and Kendall College, LLC announced today they have entered into an agreement whereby Kendall College’s current programs and other assets will transfer to NLU. The boards of NLU and Kendall approved this arrangement, with the additional agreement of Kendall’s parent company, Laureate Education, Inc. This transfer of programs is contingent on regulatory approvals, including that of ... 
01/11/2018Laureate Education, Inc. agrees to sell its university in Morocco to KMR Holding Pédagogique
BALTIMORE, Jan. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the world’s largest global network of higher education institutions, and KMR Holding Pédagogique, the leading state-recognized multi-disciplinary private higher education platform in Francophone Africa, have signed an agreement for the sale of Laureate’s institution in Morocco – Université Internationale de Casablanca (UIC). UIC, which opened its doors in 2010, is located in the economic and education hub o... 
01/08/2018Laureate Education, Inc. Announces Date of Investor Day Meeting
BALTIMORE, Jan. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAUR), the global leader in higher education, plans to hold an Investor Day in New York City on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. Laureate’s incoming CEO, Eilif Serck-Hanssen, and members of the senior leadership team will deliver presentations, and participate in a question and answer session. The event will begin at 12:30 p.m. (EST), and is expected to conclude at 3:30 p.m. (EST). Attendance in-person is by invitation ...