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Lynda.com Receives $186M Investment

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Online learning company lynda.com has received an investment of $186 million led by TPG. Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity and Meritech, existing lynda.com investors, also participated in the round. The financing will be used to accelerate acquisitions, growth and new content initiatives, and to continue to build the team, says the company.  David Trujillo of TPG will join the Lynda board.

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