manual industry

closed 2/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Community Investors, Inc., acquired Compendia, Inc.

synopsis: Community Investors, Inc., a leading provider of SaaS solutions for property managers, residential homeowner associations and homebuilders, has completed its acquisition of Compendia, Inc. Compendia is a leading provider of homeowner and community web portals and manuals primarily serving both single family and multi-family homebuilder markets.
buyer: Community Investors, Inc.
Community Investors is a leading national provider of SaaS solutions to the property management, HOA and homebuilder and real estate broker markets. They provide a true end to end SaaS solution to property managers and HOAs, enabling its clients to run more profitable and competitive businesses. "
target: Compendia, Inc.
Compendia is a leading provider of homeowner and community web portals and manuals primarily serving both single family and multi-family homebuilder markets. Compendia’s solutions enable its clients to reduce customer service costs and streamline operations while simultaneously managing risk.
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closed 8/10/2011 via Company Press Release

Pearson plc, acquired Stark Verlag

synopsis: Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, has announced the acquisition of Stark Holding (“Stark”) from Syntegra Capital. Stark is a leading provider of education materials including test preparation resources for pupils and teachers. The company is widely recognised for its high quality products, particularly in Maths, German and English.
buyer: Pearson plc (LSE:PSON:$5,647.34)
Pearson is an international education and media company with world-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. "
target parent: Syntegra Capital
target: Stark Verlag
Stark is a leading provider of education materials including test preparation resources for pupils and teachers. The company is widely recognised for its high quality products, particularly in Maths, German and English.
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announced 3/2/2012 via BNC Analysis

Etteplan Oyj, will acquire Tedopres International B.V.

synopsis: Etteplan Oyj announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of the Dutch-based Tedopres International B.V. Tedopres provides writing and editing of manuals.
buyer: Etteplan Oyj (HLSE:ETTE:$256.29)
Etteplan is a specialist in industrial equipment engineering and technical product information solutions and services. Etteplan’s engineering expertise and service products cover the entire life cycle of the client’s products. "
target parent: Main Capital Partners BV
target: Tedopres International B.V.
Tedopres specializes in all assets that come with technical documentation, including technical translation in over 50 languages, technical illustrations, as well as software development to support the creation and management of technical documentation.
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closed 1/10/2011 via BusinessWire

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, acquired The Leadership and Learning Center

synopsis: Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Educational Consulting Services group has acquired The Leadership and Learning Center, a world-class professional development research and solutions provider. The center has devoted the last 15 years to building a suite of outstanding services, unique research and successful solutions.
buyer parent: Education Media and Publishing Group
buyer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMHC:$1,387.60)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is the world's largest provider of educational products and solutions for pre-K–12 learning, the company develops and delivers interactive, results-driven learning solutions that advance teacher effectiveness and student achievement. "
target: The Leadership and Learning Center
The Leadership and Learning Center is a world-class professional development research and solutions provider. The Leadership and Learning Center has devoted the last 15 years to building a suite of outstanding services, unique research and successful solutions.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

Aviation Manuals, acquired Maximum Manuals

synopsis: AviationManuals, a leading provider of aircraft operations manuals and safety management system (SMS) software, has acquired Maximum Manuals LLC. Maximum Manuals provides a website for operators to receive a Minimum Equipment List that is specific to their aircraft and operation the same day they order.
buyer: Aviation Manuals
AviationManuals, based in the Washington, D.C. area, provides operations manuals and safety management system software to business aviation flight departments, aircraft management companies, and independent owner/operators. "
target: Maximum Manuals
Maximum Manuals provides a website for operators to receive a Minimum Equipment List that is specific to their aircraft and operation the same day they order. Documents are created for flight departments across the U.S. and approved by their FAA Flight Standard District Offices (FSDOs).
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closed 11/5/2014 via Market Wire

O'Reilly Media, Inc., acquired Infinite Skills

synopsis: O'Reilly Media, Inc. announced that it has acquired software-training company Infinite Skills. Infinite Skills currently offers more than 375 video training courses for IT, CAD/BIM, and business professionals, available via DVD, digital download, and iPad editions, and by subscription.
buyer: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly Media has been a chronicler and catalyst of cutting-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter. "
target: Infinite Skills
Founded in 2007, Infinite Skills currently offers more than 375 video training courses for IT, CAD/BIM, and business professionals, available via DVD, digital download, and iPad editions, and by subscription.
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announced 3/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire BodyChange

synopsis: Ströer will acquire the Munich Startup Social Media Interactive, the creator of the BodyChange® movement, a healthy online weight loss and fitness program that is changing lives. Bodychange® is a simple and effective way to get slim.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: BodyChange
Social Media Interactive is the creator of the BodyChange® movement, a healthy online weight loss and fitness program that is changing lives. Bodychange® is a simple and effective way to get slim.
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closed 9/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Haynes Publishing Group PLC, acquired Clymer Manuals

synopsis: Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C. acquired Clymer and Intertec Manuals from Penton Business Media Inc. Clymer Manuals publishes DIY repair manuals for motorcycle owners. It also publishes a range of DIY manuals for personal watercraft and snowmobiles; and under the Intertec name, publishes manuals for farm equipment.
buyer: Haynes Publishing Group PLC (LSE:HYNS:$31.93)
Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C., a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops. "
target parent: Penton Media
target: Clymer Manuals
Clymer Manuals publishes DIY repair manuals for motorcycle owners. It also publishes a range of DIY manuals for personal watercraft and snowmobiles; and under the Intertec name, publishes manuals for farm equipment.
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$9.25
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$4
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closed 6/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Leavitt Machinery, acquired Crane Safety Ltd.

synopsis: As of June 1st, 2017, Leavitt Machinery has officially acquired the Edmonton based training company Crane Safety Limited. For over 30 years, Crane Safety Ltd. has provided quality training programs for the mining, petrochemical, forestry, manufacturing, and railroad sectors across Canada, the United States, and South America.
buyer: Leavitt Machinery
Leavitt Machinery has earned a reputation throughout Canada and the US as a leader in the materials handling industry and as a company dedicated to safety. Leavitt Machinery not only runs a trusted operator training department, but has implemented extensive health and safety standards internally. "
target: Crane Safety Ltd.
Crane Safety Ltd. provides quality training programs for the mining, petrochemical, forestry, manufacturing, and railroad sectors across Canada, the United States, and South America. In addition to classroom learning and work-site training, Crane Safety Ltd designed and produced instruction manuals.
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closed 8/1/2012 via Company Press Release

Serent Capital, acquired Safety Services Company

synopsis: Serent Capital completed an investment in Safety Services, a leading provider of safety and compliance products and services to small and mid-sized businesses in the US and Canada. The company has helped over 200,000 businesses maintain a safe work environment and comply with federal and state safety regulations.
buyer: Serent Capital
Serent Capital invests solely in growing, profitable, service businesses. They invest in great businesses that are already successful, delivering compelling solutions that address their customers' needs. "
target: Safety Services Company
Safety Services Company provides Safety Training to over 120,000 clients across the U.S. and Canada. They revolutionized the Safety Training industry by allowing their clients to create custom safety programs that specifically fit their needs.
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closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haynes Publishing Group PLC, acquired OATS Limited

synopsis: Yeovil-headquartered Haynes Publishing Group has acquired OATS, a Swindon-based technology business which provides data to the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS, founded in 1993 has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers, oil companies and lubricant distributors.
buyer: Haynes Publishing Group PLC (LSE:HYNS:$31.93)
Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C., a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops. "
target: OATS Limited
OATS is a niche technology business that provides information and productivity solutions for the lubricants sector of the oil industry. OATS has developed an equipment and lubricants database that supports customers including original equipment manufacturers and oil companies.
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closed 7/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Blue360 Media, purchased 150 Law Enforcement Publications from LexisNexis

synopsis: Blue360° Media has acquired over 150 law enforcement publications from LexisNexis® Group covering 40 U.S. states. Blue360° Media publishes Law Enforcement Manuals, Code Books, Field Guides, and an Officer Series focused on professional development.
buyer: Blue360 Media
Blue360° Media publishes Law Enforcement Manuals, Code Books, Field Guides, and an Officer Series focused on professional development. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: LexisNexis
The acquisition includes over 150 law enforcement publications from LexisNexis® Group covering 40 U.S. states. LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services.
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closed 5/20/2013 via PR Web

Indecomm Global Services, acquired Mortgage U, Inc.

synopsis: Indecomm Global Services, a leader in business process outsourcing and learning solutions, has acquired the assets of Mortgage U, Inc., a recognized leader in mortgage training. The acquisition will allow Indecomm to expand its learning and mortgage training offerings as well as its total compliance support and consulting.
buyer: Indecomm Global Services
Indecomm Global Services offers consulting, outsourcing, learning, and technology solutions Its title and settlement services platform-based solutions include title search and typing through iTitleHub™, post-closing through Dynamic Doc Hub™, and eRecording through InteleDoc Direct™ . "
target: Mortgage U, Inc.
Mortgage U, Inc. is a recognized leader in mortgage training. Mortgage U's Health Check enables companies to measure and monitor their policies and procedures. Mortgage U also offers state-of-the-art policy and procedure manuals, which have become industry standards.
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closed 5/14/2013 via BusinessWire

Saab AB, acquired Tikab

synopsis: Defence and security company Saab acquires TIKAB, a Swedish technical information provider. The acquisition expands Saab's service portfolio and means Saab can offer a more complete range of technical services, further strengthening the company's competitiveness as a provider of support solutions.
buyer: Saab AB (OM:SAAB B:$3,501.95)
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. "
target: Tikab
TIKAB produces and supplies complete technical documentation to the civil and military market i.e. operating manuals, training tools, workshop manuals and illustrated catalogues. The company founded in 1988 has 67 employees with headquarters in Krokom.
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closed 11/22/2005 via BusinessWire

Navtech, Inc., acquired European Aeronautical Group AB

synopsis: Navtech, Inc., a leading international provider of flight operations software, today announced the acquisition of European Aeronautical Group AB (EAG) from the SAS Group AB for SEK 162 million (approximately $20 million US), with an additional consideration conditional on certain business performance measures.
buyer: Navtech, Inc.
Navtech is a leading international provider of aviation software. Navtech's integrated flight operations solutions are critical to the daily flight operations of commercial passenger and cargo air carriers, helping airlines to increase safety, maximize efficiency, and reduce costs. "
target parent: SAS Group
target: European Aeronautical Group AB
European Aeronautical Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of the SAS Group with approximately 155 employees and operations in Sweden and the U.K. The Group produces advanced aeronautical documentation and systems for the aviation industry.
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closed 4/13/2012 via BNC Analysis

Jones & Bartlett Learning, acquired Informed Publishing

synopsis: Informed Publishing, an industry leader in print and mobile content for the public safety community, will become part of Ascend Learning and its publishing division, Jones & Bartlett Learning.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Jones & Bartlett Learning, a division of Ascend Learning, is a world-leading provider of instructional, assessment and learning-performance management solutions for the secondary, post-secondary, and professional markets. "
target: Informed Publishing
Informed® Publishing creates innovative tools for first responders and health care providers. Since the first edition — originally known as the EMS Field Guide™ — was released, the books have evolved into full color graphics and text professionally printed on tear-resistant and waterproof plastic.
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closed 11/6/2006 via BusinessWire

HCPro, Inc., acquired QualityCare

synopsis: HCPro, Inc. has continued its expansion into the long-term care education and information delivery sector by acquiring QualityCare from owners Steve and Linda Czingula. This is HCPro’s fifth acquisition of 2006, after completing six publishing acquisitions in 2005. In February 2006, HCPro acquired Contemporary Long-Term Care magazine.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: HCPro, Inc.
HCPro is a leading provider of integrated information, education, training, and consulting products and services in the vital areas of healthcare regulation and compliance. The company's mission is to meet the specialized informational, advisory, and educational needs of the healthcare industry. "
target: QualityCare
QualityCare publishes tools and products for documenting care and training staff in long-term care facilities. More than 4,000 nursing facilities have purchased QualityCare products.
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closed 12/10/2008 via Crain's BtoB

The Riverside Company, acquired JSL Communications LLC

synopsis: Private equity firm The Riverside Co. has made its 32nd acquisition of the year with the purchase of a Washington company that publishes continuing education training material for first-responders and emergency medical services.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is the largest global private equity firm focused on the smaller end of the middle market and is one of the industry's most experienced leveraged buyout investors. Riverside specializes in investing in companies with enterprise values of less than $150 million. "
target: JSL Communications LLC
JSL Communications specializes in the design and creation of workplace training. Our principals have produced hundreds of successful blended learning programs. We have the proven ability to integrate cutting edge educational design and technical information to create the highest quality products.
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Compendia, Inc.

Stark Verlag

Tedopres International B.V.

The Leadership and Learning Center

Maximum Manuals

Infinite Skills

BodyChange

Clymer Manuals

Crane Safety Ltd.

Safety Services Company

OATS Limited

LexisNexis

Mortgage U, Inc.

Tikab

European Aeronautical Group AB

Informed Publishing

QualityCare

JSL Communications LLC

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Haynes Publishing Group PLC
Haynes Publishing Group PLC
Haynes Publishing Group P.L.C., a publishing company, produces and sells automotive and motorcycle repair manuals. The Company's manuals are based on a complete vehicle strip-down and rebuild in its workshops.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$31.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.48
EBIT ($mm)
$2.41
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
236
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