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December 14, 2020

ParentPay Montagu Private Equity to acquire Capita’s ESS business and invest in ParentPay Group, ESS to become part of ParentPay group, subject to approval. Montagu Private Equity, a leading European private equity firm, announced it has agreed to acquire the Education Software Solutions business (“ESS”) of Capita plc and has also agreed to invest in ParentPay Group (“ParentPay”), a leading provider of education technology. Following successful completion of both investments, ESS will become part of the ParentPay Group. [Full Announcement].

February 5, 2018

ParentPay ParentPay acquires WIS, the leading Dutch supplier of communication software and payment services for schools. ParentPay Limited, Europe's leading provider of school payment and parental engagement services, has acquired WIS, the market leading software provider for school payment collection and parent communication in the Netherlands. Founded in 2003, WIS has grown to become the leading provider of digital payment and parent communication services to secondary schools in the Netherlands and is now expanding into the primary and tertiary education sectors. [Full Announcement].

January 8, 2018

ParentPay ParentPay acquires school meal management software provider CYPAD. UK's leading school payment service enhances its offering to parents, schools and caterers with the addition of tablet-based meal ordering and kitchen management platform. ParentPay Limited, the UK's leading provider of school payment and parental engagement services, has acquired Cypad Limited, a leader in tablet and web based solutions for school catering, local authorities and contract catering service companies. [Full Announcement].

January 23, 2017

ParentPay ParentPay and Schoolcomms join forces. ParentPay Limited, the UK's leading provider of school payment services, and Schoolcomms, a leader in parental engagement software for schools, have today announced that they have merged to create the UK's leading provider of integrated parent payment and engagement services for schools. Together, ParentPay and Schoolcomms employ more than 170 people serving over 8,000 schools in more than 190 Local Authorities across the UK. Jointly, they will provide services to more than 3 million parents and the group will be unrivalled in the breadth of product offering and the depth of its experience. [Full Announcement].