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Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education is the world leader in university data, rankings and content and the company behind the definitive annual THE World University Rankings. Inflexion backed the buyout of Times Higher Education in March 2019.

  • Sector

    Healthcare and education

  • Headquarters

    London, UK

  • Fund

    Buyout

  • Investment date

    February 2019

  • Status

    Current

The company

THE is the world leader in university data, rankings and content, with institutions, academics, students, industry and governments utilising the information to gain insight, inform strategic priorities, benchmark, assess and select higher education institutions. THE has led on higher education analysis for nearly half a century, and has more than 700 clients globally across its data, consultancy and hiring services, including Oxford and Cambridge Universities in the UK and Harvard and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) in the US.

For its 2019 University Rankings (including the World University Rankings), THE’s in-house data team analysed over nine million data points on 3,500 institutions worldwide, more than half of which featured. The website attracts over 30 million unique visitors annually. The company employs over 100 people across its five offices in the UK, US, Australia, China and Singapore.

The Inflexion difference

Inflexion will work with THE to continue its global expansion, utilising our experts in the US and Asia. Our in-house digital team will assist with enhancing the company’s digital presence.