Rosetta Stone

Investment Date

January 2006

Exit Date

September 2013

Headquarters

Arlington, Virginia

Rosetta Stone

As the leading developer and marketer of immersion-based language learning software, Rosetta Stone is founded on expanding communication and understanding on a global scale. Rosetta Stone’s programs are used globally by individuals, corporations, government agencies, and educational and community organizations.

NEP initially invested in Rosetta Stone in 2006 alongside private equity firm ABS Capital Partners. Rosetta Stone completed its $112 MM IPO (NYSE: RST) in April 2009, and in June 2013, the company completed a secondary public offering of 3,500,000 shares of common stock.