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Laureate Education is the world’s leading higher education provider. Laureate’s more than 80 universities educate over 1,000,000 students in 28 countries across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Laureate's universities offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in fields such as architecture, business, engineering, hospitality management, law and medicine. Ernesto Zedillo, the former president of Mexico, serves as Presidential Counselor of Laureate International Universities. As Presidential Counselor, President Zedillo provides Laureate institutions with insights from his experiences in the policymaking, diplomatic and academic worlds. By "Liking" the Laureate Facebook page, you agree to conduct yourself in a professional and courteous manner. All racial slurs, profanity, and other inappropriate posts will be moderated and/or deleted.
TypePublic
Founded1998
HQBaltimore, MD, US
Websitelaureate.net
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)32,000(-17%)
Job Openings186
Revenue (FY, 2020)$1 B(-68%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$14.5

Key People/Management at Laureate Education

Eilif Serck-Hanssen

Eilif Serck-Hanssen

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Marcelo B. Cardoso

Marcelo B. Cardoso

CEO, Brazil
Rick Sinkfield

Rick Sinkfield

Chief Legal Officer and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Paula Singer

Paula Singer

Chief Executive Officer, Walden and Laureate Online Partners
Brian F. Carroll

Brian F. Carroll

Director
Jesus Villate

Jesus Villate

Chief Executive Officer, Latin America
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Laureate Education Office Locations

Laureate Education has an office in Baltimore
Baltimore, MD, US (HQ)
650 S Exeter St
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Laureate Education Financials and Metrics

Laureate Education Revenue

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Laureate Education's revenue was reported to be $1.02 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

194.7m

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

12.9m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

6.6%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

(164.9m)

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

(86.4m)

Market capitalization (16-Jul-2021)

2.8b

Closing stock price (16-Jul-2021)

14.5
Laureate Education's current market capitalization is $2.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

4.4b3.4b3.3b1.0b

Cost of goods sold

3.7b2.7b2.7b802.5m

Gross profit

712.9m603.4m578.8m222.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

16%18%18%22%
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

468.7m388.5m339.6m750.1m

Accounts Receivable

357.9m249.3m260.5m49.8m

Prepaid Expenses

93.5m53.2m49.7m15.1m

Current Assets

1.3b1.2b942.9m1.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

856.3m367.2m505.0m479.0m402.4m392.3m278.8m236.4m323.9m

Accounts Receivable

591.1m499.4m599.1m611.5m449.9m424.6m454.7m368.2m371.4m

Prepaid Expenses

104.6m145.5m104.4m134.6m176.1m77.6m72.5m98.1m64.0m

Current Assets

1.8b1.2b1.6b1.5b1.3b1.5b1.4b1.1b1.1b
USDQ1, 2017

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.8 x
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Laureate Education Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Laureate Education Online and Social Media Presence

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Laureate Education Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    B

    72/100

  • Diversity

    A

    77/100

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Laureate Education News and Updates

Laureate Education Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2021

Strong New Enrollment Trends in Peru During Primary Intake Cycle Company Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization

Laureate Education Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2020

Company Provides Update on its Strategic Review, Outlines 2021 Operational Priorities and Provides Outlook through 2022 Company Provides Update on its Strategic Review, Outlines 2021 Operational Priorities and Provides Outlook through 2022

Laureate Education Announces Date of Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

BALTIMORE, Jan. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) plans to release results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, on Thursday, February 25, 2021, before the stock market opens. Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference …

Laureate Education Announces Results of Asset Sale Offer to Purchase Up to $650 Million of Senior Notes

BALTIMORE, Dec. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) (the “Company”) today announced the results of the cash tender offer (the “Asset Sale Offer”) to purchase up to $650 million aggregate principal amount (the “Offer Amount”) of its 8.250% Senior Notes due 2025 (the…

Laureate Education Announces Commencement of Asset Sale Offer to Purchase Up to $650 Million of Senior Notes and Results of Previous Asset Sale Offer

BALTIMORE, Nov. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) (the “Company”) today announced that it is commencing a cash tender offer (the “Asset Sale Offer”) to purchase up to $650 million aggregate principal amount (the “Offer Amount”) of its 8.250% Senior Notes due 2025…

Laureate Education Announces Date of Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Release and Conference Call

BALTIMORE, Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Laureate Education, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAUR) plans to release results for the quarter ended September 30, 2020, on Thursday, November 5, 2020, before the stock market opens. Following the release, the Company will host a telephone conference call with invest…
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Laureate Education Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Laureate Education founded?

    Laureate Education was founded in 1998.

  • Who are Laureate Education key executives?

    Laureate Education's key executives are Eilif Serck-Hanssen, Marcelo B. Cardoso and Rick Sinkfield.

  • How many employees does Laureate Education have?

    Laureate Education has 32,000 employees.

  • What is Laureate Education revenue?

    Latest Laureate Education annual revenue is $1 b.

  • What is Laureate Education revenue per employee?

    Latest Laureate Education revenue per employee is $32 k.

  • Who are Laureate Education competitors?

    Competitors of Laureate Education include Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Purdue University and University of Pennsylvania.

  • Where is Laureate Education headquarters?

    Laureate Education headquarters is located at 650 S Exeter St, Baltimore.

  • Where are Laureate Education offices?

    Laureate Education has an office in Baltimore.

  • How many offices does Laureate Education have?

    Laureate Education has 1 office.