Apollo Education Group To Be Taken Private

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Apollo Education Group will be taken private as it is acquired by a group of investors for $1.1 billion. The investors will pay $9.50 in cash per share, which is 30% above the company's 30-day volume weighted average stock price for the period ending Feb. 5, 2016. Tony Miller, chief executive of The Vistria Group, one of the investors, will become chairman of the board for the Apollo Education Group once the transaction is completed. The other investors included Apollo Global Management, LLC and Najafi Companies.

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