GEMS Education Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1959

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 13,412

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 16

  • Investments
  • 15

GEMS Education General Information

Description

Operator of a network of private schools and educational institutes intended to offer K-12 private education and support to governments. The company makes improvements in government schools and provides access to education for underprivileged children, thereby helping them to make a career.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Parent Company
Education in Motion
Corporate Office
  • Sheikh Zayed Road - Al Quoz 3
  • PO Box 8607
  • Dubai United Arab Emirates
+971 04 000 0000

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GEMS Education Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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GEMS Education Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
13,412 As of 2024
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GEMS Education Competitors (8)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Nord Anglia Education Private Equity-Backed London, United Kingdom 0000 00.000 000000&0
Big Blue Marble Academy Private Equity-Backed Auburn, AL 0000 00.000 000000000000 00.000
La Petite Academy Formerly PE-Backed Chicago, IL 0 00000 000000&0 00000
iCademy Middle East Private Equity-Backed Dubai, United Arab Emirates 00 00 000000
Taaleem Corporation Dubai, United Arab Emirates 0000 00000 00000000 00000
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GEMS Education Executive Team (25)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Krishnan Gopi Chief Disruption Officer & Chief Executive Officer of EdTech
Dino Varkey Group Chief Executive Officer
Edward Senior Group Chief Financial Officer
Zafar Raja Chief Operating Officer
John Mayes Chief People Officer
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GEMS Education Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
00000 000000 GEMS Education Founder & Chairman 000 0000
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GEMS Education Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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GEMS Education Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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GEMS Education Investments & Acquisitions (15)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
TodaQ 31-Oct-2019 00000 0000 000 Financial Software
MarcoPolo Learning 17-Oct-2019 00000 0000 0000 Educational Software
Gems / Hassana JV 30-May-2019 00000 0000 Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Hillcrest International Schools 01-May-2019 0000000000 000.00 Educational and Training Services (B2C)
Bellevue Education 31-Aug-2018 Buyout/LBO Educational and Training Services (B2C)
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GEMS Education Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Bellevue Education Educational and Training Services (B2C) London, United Kingdom 2003
Wesgreen International School Educational and Training Services (B2C) Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 0000
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GEMS Education Exits (5)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Hillcrest International Schools 01-May-2019 0000000000 000.00 Completed
  • 5 buyers
Pamoja Education 09-Jun-2015 000000000 Completed
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RefME 08-Apr-2015 0000 00000 000 Completed
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GEMS Bolitho School 04-Jan-2010 0000000000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Sherborne House School 01-Jan-2003 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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GEMS Education FAQs

  • When was GEMS Education founded?

    GEMS Education was founded in 1959.

  • Who is the founder of GEMS Education?

    Sunny Varkey is the founder of GEMS Education.

  • Who is the CEO of GEMS Education?

    Krishnan Gopi and Dino Varkey are the CEOs of GEMS Education.

  • Where is GEMS Education headquartered?

    GEMS Education is headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

  • What is the size of GEMS Education?

    GEMS Education has 13,412 total employees.

  • What industry is GEMS Education in?

    GEMS Education’s primary industry is Educational and Training Services (B2C).

  • Is GEMS Education a private or public company?

    GEMS Education is a Private company.

  • What is GEMS Education’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for GEMS Education is 000000.

  • How much funding has GEMS Education raised over time?

    GEMS Education has raised $3.2B.

  • Who are GEMS Education’s investors?

    Blackstone, CVC Capital Partners, Fajr Capital, Khazanah Nasional, and Mumtalakat (Private Equity) are 5 of 7 investors who have invested in GEMS Education.

  • Who are GEMS Education’s competitors?

    Nord Anglia Education, Big Blue Marble Academy, La Petite Academy, iCademy Middle East, and Taaleem are some of the 8 competitors of GEMS Education.

  • When was GEMS Education acquired?

    GEMS Education was acquired on 08-Sep-2023.

  • Who acquired GEMS Education?

    GEMS Education was acquired by Education in Motion.

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