BARBRI Global acquires PowerScore


Acquisition strengthens BARBRI’s position as a global leader in legal education

Posted: October 19, 2021 at 2:16 p.m. EDT|Update: 1 hour ago

DALLAS, October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – BARBRI Global, the World’s Leading Legal Education Provider, Today Announced the Acquisition of PowerScore, LLC, a Leader in Test Preparation for the Law School Entrance Test (LSAT) and other high stakes reviews. The agreement strengthens BARBRI’s ability to continue to offer the best exam preparation products throughout the legal education lifecycle.

BARBRI Global, the world’s leading provider of legal education, today announced the acquisition of PowerScore, LLC.

“The addition of PowerScore to the BARBRI platform strengthens our leadership position and our ability to help students around the world enter law school, succeed in law school, become licensed to practice , get good jobs and get ahead in the workplace, “said Steve Fredette, CEO of BARBRI. “Given our shared goal of delivering optimal learning outcomes to the students we serve, PowerScore is the logical partner to anchor BARBRI’s footprint early in the legal education lifecycle.”

PowerScore is known for its multimodal product suite that exceeds industry standards and has helped tens of thousands of students pass standardized tests. Since its inception in 1997, PowerScore has built a reputation as a “thought leader” in LSAT preparation and as the premier provider of test preparation for other high stakes exams including GMAT, GRE, ACT and SAT. .

“By leveraging the BARBRI platform, PowerScore plans to accelerate its growth through technological innovations, investing in new methods of product delivery and disrupting the status quo in the market,” said David Killoran, CEO of PowerScore, who will continue to lead PowerScore within BARBRI. “The combined strength of two leading test preparation organizations opens up unique opportunities to better serve students as they progress through their studies.”

About BARBRI Global
BARBRI Global, part of the Francisco Partners portfolio, is a global learning and technology company dedicated to meeting the legal education and specialist training needs of law students, lawyers and other professionals throughout their careers. . BARBRI’s success is based on its unrivaled technology and innovative pedagogy, combined with its ability to harness data analytics, behavioral economics, learning sciences and more to develop solutions for learners and institutions. . Building on the success of its basic bar courses, which have helped more than 1.3 million lawyers worldwide pass a U.S. bar exam, BARBRI offers a comprehensive suite of learning solutions for institutions. higher education and law-related businesses, which includes preparation for the US bar exam. , Curriculum, Assessment, Global License Preparation, Online Program Management, and Professional Development. Founded in 1967, BARBRI is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices everywhere United States and all over the world.

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About Francisco Partners
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm specializing in partnerships with technology and technology-driven businesses. Since its launch over 20 years ago, Francisco Partners has invested in more than 300 technology companies, making it one of the most active and long-time investors in the industry. With over $ 25 billion in assets under management, the firm invests in opportunities where its in-depth sector knowledge and operational expertise can help companies achieve their full potential.

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