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itslearning acquires Fronter: Becomes Europe’s largest provider of digital learning platforms

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Bergen, Norway  4. November 2015 — itslearning AS, a market leading learning management system provider, announces the company has acquired Scandinavian-based learning management system Fronter from Pearson.

The acquisition is an important step in itslearning’s global strategy of strong and sustainable growth, and will strengthen the company’s competencies. The two companies have joined forces under the itslearning brand to continue to develop the best learning platform for education worldwide. This will result in additional value for customers and will help teachers improve learning outcomes for their students. The combined company is now the largest provider of learning management systems in Europe. Its aim is to strengthen each of its centres of expertise and intensify entry into new markets.

Moving forward, Fronter will function as a strong product offering within itslearning’s platform portfolio. It will continue to be developed to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction. Fronter brings important complementary capabilities and functionalities to itslearning. These will be used to accelerate innovation and create value for customers, users and employees worldwide.

itslearning CEO Arne Bergby comments, “By uniting the expertise and experience of both organizations, we will strengthen our presence in both existing and new markets. Our goal remains firm – to provide the best product and services for our customers locally and globally, at the very heart of education.”

The acquisition consolidates itslearning AS’ position as a leading learning platform provider, with more than 400 employees and millions of users worldwide.

For more information about itslearning please visit For more information about Fronter please visit

About itslearning
itslearning is positioned at the heart of education, offering a cloud-based learning platform that helps teachers and learners support, improve and transform their learning and teaching processes. itslearning was founded in 1999 in Bergen in Norway, where the headquarters are still located, and has additional offices in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, UK, France, Germany, USA and the Netherlands.

For more information, please contact:
Arne Bergby, CEO of itslearning: +47 971 57 095
E-mail: [email protected]

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