China Distance Education Holdings, Ltd.
China Distance Education Holdings, Ltd. primarily focuses on professional education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China. China Distance Education's mission is to be the premier life-long, comprehensive online education partner for working professionals and others in China, and to spearhead the development of distance education in China.
China Distance Education is primarily focused on online professional education, while providing select offline education opportunities as well, to broaden offerings and services for professionals and corporate clients in various industry verticals. China Distance Education currently operates 20 core websites covering 13 subject areas, and encompassing over 200 course offerings, including the areas of accounting, healthcare, engineering and construction, legal, business start-up training, primary and secondary education, self-taught higher education, and other industries.
China Distance Education focuses primarily on organic growth, augmented by select mergers and acquisitions. In recent years, China Distance Education has successfully acquired Jiangsu Zhengbao Asset Financial Advisory Co., Ltd. and Beijing Ruida Chengtai Education Technology Co., Ltd. to further enhance its comprehensive life-long learning ecosystem in both the accounting and legal industry verticals. In China Distance Education's accounting vertical, it has successfully established a robust ecosystem, offering exam preparation services, continuing education, practical skills training, tax advisory and employment guidance services. In the future, using China Distance Education's accounting ecosystem as a blueprint, it will comprehensive life-long learning ecosystems in other industry verticals such as healthcare, engineering & construction, and legal.
Location of Key Operations
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA LLP
IPO (July 30, 2008)
Haidian, Beijing, China
Jiao Jiao, Internal
March 18, 2021: China Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Completion of Going-Private Transaction
February 26, 2021: China Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Shareholders’ Approval of Going-Private Transaction
January 29, 2021: China Distance Education Holdings Limited Announces Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders