Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

February 28, 2019


Laureate Education, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


File Number)


(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


650 South Exeter Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


(410) 843-6100

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Emerging growth company   o


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Item 2.02                                           Results of Operations and Financial Condition.


On February 28, 2019, Laureate Education, Inc. (the “Company”) issued an earnings release announcing its financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2018. A copy of the earnings release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated in this Item 2.02 by reference.


Item 7.01                                           Regulation FD Disclosure.


On February 28, 2019, the Company made available on the investor relations section of its website its Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year 2018 Earnings Presentation (the “Presentation”). A copy of the Presentation is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated in this Item 7.01 by reference.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


Exhibit No.





Earnings Release issued by Laureate Education, Inc. on February 28, 2019.



Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year 2018 Earnings Presentation.


The information contained in Item 2.02, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, and Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.2 hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. Such information in this Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in any such filing.






Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.











Jean-Jacques Charhon



Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer




Date: February 28, 2019