On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 94.7 FM Central Wisconsin 102.9 FM Wausau, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Wausau,WI 54403)

More Weather »
66° Feels Like: 66°
Wind: SE 8 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0.17”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Thunderstorms 76°

Tonight

Thunderstorms 66°

Tomorrow

AM Clouds/PM Sun 82°

Alerts

Renaissance Learning sold for $1.1-billion

by

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis (WSAU)   Renaissance Learning, the Wisconsin Rapids educational software company, was sold to Hellman & Friedman, a private investment company. Earlier this year Google Capital invested $40-million in the company.

The sale price was $1.1-billion. The company had been owned by Primera, also an investment-capital group.

Renaissance will continue to have its headquarters in Wisconsin Rapids.

Renaissance maintains educational records for more than 38,000 school districts. It was founded in 1984 by Terry and Judi Paul. Google will continue as one of the company's prime investors.

Comments