Graham Holdings Co.

Graham Holdings Co.

Graham Holdings Co.

Date Founded



1150 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20071 USA

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



News & Digital Content
Advertising & Marketing
Other Business & Consulting Services
IT Consulting & Services
Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications
Consumer Services
Internet Software & Services
Schools & Student Services

Company Description

The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO) is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services, newspaper print and online publishing, television broadcasting and cable television systems. The Company owns Kaplan, Inc., a leading global provider of educational services to individuals, schools and businesses, serving over one million students annually with operations in more than 30 countries. Its programs include higher education, test preparation, language instruction and professional training

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Senior Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel

Vice President & Chief Technology Officer

Vice President & Chief Accounting Officer

Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Senior Vice President, Planning & Development

Associate General Counsel & Assistant Secretary

Executive Director

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at TheDream.US

President & Chief Executive Officer at Graham Holdings Co.

President at Columbia University

Co-Chief Executive Officer at Markel Corp.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Davis Selected Advisers LP

Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

Former Governor of Delaware

Independent Compliance Monitor & Auditor at Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Senior Advisor at Laurel Strategies, Inc.

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Southeastern Asset Management uses a value-oriented, long-term, bottom-up stock selection process. Research is driven internally by the firm's global investment team. The firm seeks to achieve superior long-term performance by acquiring equity securities of financially strong, well-managed companies run by capable management teams, at market prices significantly below their assessment of their business value. Southeastern sells stocks when they approach their appraisal. They consider companies of all sizes, although most of their assets are invested in mid-size and larger companies. Southeastern Asset Management is an activist firm. The firm focuses on securities of companies believed to have unrecognized intrinsic value and the potential to grow.

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Fiduciary Management, Inc. (“FMI”), founded in 1980, is an employee owned independent money management firm based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. FMI’s equity investing strategies apply a value discipline, with a focused approach firmly rooted in fundamental research. As of 12/31/2012, FMI manages over $15.5 billion in assets for domestic and international institutions, individual investors, and Registered Investment Advisors through separately managed accounts and the FMI Family of Funds.

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Wallace Capital Management's (WCM) investment approach is to invest in a security only when they believe there is a significant dislocation between the value of a company and thevalue indicated by its stock price. All investment decisions are made within the context oftheir perspective of the macroeconomic environment and the industry-specific environment at the time of the investment. WCM primarily invests in US equities (and some non-US equities) with no restrictions or bias regarding market capitalization. In addition to publiclytraded equities, WCM is also authorized to own fixed income securities, mutual funds, cash (or cash equivalents) and other securities.

Recent Transactions
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Leeds Equity Partners LLC, BARBRI, Inc. purchase Altior Consulting & Training Ltd. from Graham Holdings Co.

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Graham Holdings Co., Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions purchase Barron's Educational Series, Inc./Test Prep Study Aid Assets from Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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Graham Holdings Co., Social Code LLC purchase Marketplace Strategy LLC

Transaction Advisors

Advised onGraham Holdings Co., Kaplan Educational Centers, Inc. purchase The Financial Training Co. Ltd.

Legal Advisor

Advised onGraham Holdings Co. purchases Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc. from Berggruen Holdings, Inc.


Advised onGraham Holdings Co. purchases Government Computer News & Reseller Management from RELX Plc

Corporate Hiring Partner

Advised on purchases Cable One, Inc. from Graham Holdings Co.

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Advised on purchases Cable One, Inc. from Graham Holdings Co.


Advised onGraham Holdings Co. purchases Group Dekko, Inc. from Carlisle Enterprises LLC, GSO Capital Partners (Private Equity)

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

Legal Advisor

Head, Criminal Division at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Legal Advisor

US Chair, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice at Covington & Burling LLP


Chegg, Inc. engages in the operations of learning platform for students. It intends to empower students to take control of their education and help the students study, college admissions exams, accomplish their goals, get grades, and test scores. The firm offers required and non-required scholastic materials including textbooks in any format; access to online homework help and textbook solutions; course organization and scheduling; college and university matching tools; and scholarship connections. Its services include Chegg study, writing, tutors, and math solver. The company was founded by Osman Rashid and Aayush Phumbhra on July 29, 2005 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Boise Cascade Co. manufactures and distributes vertically-integrated wood products and building materials. It operates through the following segments: Wood Products, and Building Materials Distribution. The Wood Products segment manufactures and sells engineered wood products, plywood, particleboard, studs and ponderosa pine lumber. The Building Materials Distribution segment distributes and sells broad line of building materials, including engineered wood products, oriented strand board, plywood, lumber and general line items such as siding, metal products, insulation, roofing, and composite decking. The company was founded on October 29, 2004 and is headquartered in Boise, ID.

Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is a majestic natural setting for over 100 performances across all genres every summer. Home to the architecturally stunning Filene Center and the charmingly intimate Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, the 117-acre Park offers dining and hospitality amenities throughout the summer season, and year-round recreational opportunities, including hiking trails, picnic areas, and sledding. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is the official partner to the National Park Service in providing concert and performance programming within the Park. As a non-profit organization, Wolf Trap Foundation is dedicated to creating excellent performing arts experiences for the enrichment, education, and enjoyment of diverse audiences.

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BrassRing LLC used to provide recruiting solutions and talent relationship management software. Its clients were Time Warner, IKEA, ConAgra Foods Inc, RR Donnelly and Nissan Motor Co. The company had operations in the United States and Europe. BrassRing was founded in 1999 and was located in Waltham, MA.

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RadioPublic PBC operates as a streaming media application. It allows users to download episodes while on Wi-Fi to listen without using mobile data, stream podcast episodes, and personalized episodes for playlist. The company was founded by Jake Shapiro, Matt MacDonald and Chris Rhoden in 2015 and is headquartered in Somerville, MA.

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Intersection Parent, Inc. provides information technology and advertising services. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Founder at, Inc.

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President at Belvedere Management Company

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Chief Executive Officer, Kaplan International Colleges at Kaplan Educational Centers, Inc.

Innodata, Inc. IT Consulting & Services | HACKENSACK, NJ

Innodata, Inc. is a global services and technology company, which combines human expertise with deep learning technologies to power information products and enterprise artificial intelligence and digital transformation. Its services include data acquisition, transformation, and enrichment at scale; digital operations management and analytics and content applications. It operates through the following segments: Digital Data Solutions (DDS), Agility, and Synodex. The DDS segment combines deep neural networks and human expertise in multiple domains to make unstructured information useable. It also develops digital products for business information companies and digital systems which replace legacy systems and processes. The Agility segment provides tools and related professional services that enable public relations and communications professionals to discover influencers, amplify messages, monitor coverage, and measure the impact of campaigns. The Synodex segment enables clients in the insurance and healthcare sectors to transform medical records into useable digital data and to apply technologies to the digital data to augment decision support. The company was founded by Todd H. Solomon in 1988 and is headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ.

City Office REIT, Inc. Trusts & Funds | Vancouver, BC

City Office REIT, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. It focuses on acquiring, owning and operating office properties located primarily in metropolitan areas in the Southern and Western United States. The company was founded on November 26, 2013 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Verisk Analytics Inc. Hospitals & Patient Services | Jersey City, New Jersey

Verisk Analytics is a leading source of information about risk. We offer risk assessment services and decision analytics for professionals in many fields, including: property/casualty insurance financial services healthcare government human resources We also offer information for risk managers in all industries. Verisk's mission is to help risk-bearing businesses understand and manage their risk.

Netflix, Inc. Entertainment - LOS GATOS, CA

Netflix, Inc. is an Internet subscription service company, which provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting solely of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting solely of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr., on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

DISH Network Corp. Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications - ENGLEWOOD, COLORADO

DISH Network Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of pay-tv services. It operates through Pay-TV and Wireless segments. The Pay-TV segment is offered under the DISH brand and Sling brand. The Wireless segment refers to the wireless spectrum licenses and related assets. The company was founded by Charles W. Ergen, Cantey W. Ergen and James DeFranco in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

The Walt Disney Company Recreation & Leisure - BURBANK, CA

The Walt Disney Co. is a diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise. It operates through the following segments: Media Networks, Parks, Experiences and Products, Studio Entertainment and Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI). The Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, domestic television stations, radio networks and stations. The Parks, Experiences and Products segment owns and operates the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida; the Disneyland Resort in California; Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii; the Disney Vacation Club; the Disney Cruise Line; and Adventures by Disney. The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays. This segment distributes films primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Touchstone banners. The DTCI segment licenses the company's trade names, characters and visual and literary properties to various manufacturers, game developers, publishers and retailers throughout the world. It also develops and publishes games, primarily for mobile platforms, and books, magazines and comic books. This segment also distributes branded merchandise directly through retail, online and wholesale businesses. The Walt Disney was founded by Walter Elias Disney on October 16, 1923 and is headquartered in Burbank, CA.

Awards & Honors
Rank #737
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
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