By Liberty Partners

announced 7/21/2017 via GlobeNewswire

National American University, will acquire Henley-Putnam University

synopsis: National American University Holdings, Inc., which through its wholly owned subsidiary operates National American University, a regionally accredited, multi-campus institution of higher learning, announced its intent to acquire CA-based Henley-Putnam University, the accredited online university solely focused on strategic security degree programs.
buyer: National American University (NAUH:$87.49)
National American University is a regionally accredited, proprietary, multi-campus institution of higher learning offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in technical and professional disciplines. "
target parent: Liberty Partners
target: Henley-Putnam University
Henley-Putnam University is an online, for-profit, post-secondary educational institution that offers 100% online programs focused in the field of Strategic Security, including a variety of for credit certificates and Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees.
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closed 12/31/2014 via PR Web

NCK Capital L.L.C., acquired Ogle School

synopsis: Ogle School, an industry leader in cosmetology and esthetics education, announced the company’s acquisition by NCK Capital L.L.C., a Dallas-based private equity firm specializing in management buyouts, divestitures and recapitalizations of family-owned businesses.
buyer: NCK Capital L.L.C.
NCK Capital L.L.C. acquires controlling interests in lower-middle market companies. They invest in a multitude of industries by acquiring corporate divestitures, leading management buyouts and recapitalizations of family-owned companies. "
target parent: Liberty Partners
target: Ogle School
Ogle School is an industry leader in cosmetology and esthetics education. The beauty school based in Arlington, Texas, helps thousands of students make beauty their business through salon-modeled, student-centered training and development of the highest caliber.
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closed 12/4/2013 via PR Web

Porter and Chester Institute, acquired YTI Career Institute

synopsis: Porter and Chester Institute, a Connecticut-based private sector, post-secondary technical institution with nine campuses throughout New England, is proud to announce the acquisition of YTI Career Institute, a private sector, post-secondary institution of higher education serving south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Porter and Chester Institute
Porter and Chester Institute (PCI), a private sector, post-secondary technical institution with nine locations throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, featuring ten different career programs, trains its students in the technical and professional skills essential for their chosen career. "
target parent: Liberty Partners
target: YTI Career Institute
York Technical Institute (YTI) is a private post-secondary institution of higher education serving south-central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The Institute offers degree programs, as well as programs leading to professional certifications and diplomas.
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closed 6/10/2013 via BNC Analysis

StoneCalibre, LLC, acquired Source Technologies, LLC

synopsis: StoneCalibre announced that it has acquired the Charlotte, North Carolina-based Source Technologies from Liberty Partners. Source Technologies is a leading provider of advanced Magnetic Ink Character Recognition ("MICR") laser printers, consumables, maintenance, software, and accessories primarily to the banking industry.
buyer: StoneCalibre, LLC
StoneCalibre is a a private investment company targeting opportunities in the lower middle market ranging from healthy high-margin businesses that are either niche, mission critical or provide a high value-add product or service to special situations/distressed operational turnarounds. "
target parent: Liberty Partners
target: Source Technologies, LLC
Source Technologies is a leader in the specialized print industry. It develops products for global markets including warehousing and distribution, finance, healthcare, transportation and logistics, and retail.
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closed 5/31/2013 via Market Wire

Datamax-O'Neil, purchased Thermal Printer Business from Source Technologies, LLC

synopsis: Datamax-O'Neil, a global provider of label and receipt printing solutions, has acquired the thermal printer assets of Source Technologies, a leading provider in specialized printing solutions based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
buyer: Datamax-O'Neil
Datamax-O’Neil designs, manufactures, and markets a complete line of stationary and portable label and receipt printing solution products, enabling manufacturers and suppliers to capture the benefits of automated product identification and automated legal and financial transactions. "
seller parent: Liberty Partners
seller: Source Technologies, LLC
Source Technologies is a leader in the specialized print industry. It develops products for global markets including warehousing and distribution, finance, healthcare, transportation and logistics, and retail.
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closed 1/5/2012 via Company Press Release

Frontier Capital, acquired Healthx, Inc.

synopsis: Frontier Capital is pleased to announce that it has partnered with existing management to complete a majority recapitalization of Healthx, Inc., a leading provider of online healthcare portals to health insurers, medical providers, and employers.
buyer: Frontier Capital
Frontier Capital is a Charlotte-based growth equity firm focused exclusively on technology enabled business services. Frontier partners with management teams that can benefit from capital to accelerate growth, fund acquisitions, or generate shareholder liquidity. "
target parent: Liberty Partners
target: Healthx, Inc.
Healthx develops and manages the most widely adopted portals and applications for the healthcare and human resources markets. Healthx was formed to meet the unique communication needs of the healthcare industry by helping payers and employers deliver benefits faster and at a lower cost.
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closed 5/7/2008 via PR Newswire

Altaris Capital Partners, NewSpring Capital, acquired Precyse Solutions

synopsis: Precyse Solutions, the leader in driving peak performance within Health Information Management (HIM) departments in U.S. hospitals and health care providers, announced that Altaris Capital Partners and NewSpring Capital have recapitalized the company with management to lead to further growth and expansion.
buyer: Altaris Capital Partners
buyer: NewSpring Capital
NewSpring Capital is a family of targeted private equity funds focused on the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. NewSpring Capital has grown from a single $90 million venture fund to a family of three funds representing more than $250 million of capital under management. "
target parent: Liberty Partners
target: Precyse Solutions
Precyse Solutions is the leader in driving peak performance within HIM departments of US health care facilities. Precyse's technologies and services support best practices in multiple areas including: remote and on-site coding, transcription, audit and education, consulting and management services.
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closed 10/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Liberty Partners, acquired Shelton Ogle Enterprises, Inc

synopsis: Liberty acquired privately-held Shelton Ogle Enterprises in October 2006.
buyer: Liberty Partners
Liberty specializes in middle-market private equity investments in manufacturing, business services, and education-related companies. Since its founding in 1992, the firm has committed over $1 billion to more than 45 investments. "
target: Shelton Ogle Enterprises, Inc
Shelton Ogle Enterprises, Inc. operates Ogle School of Cosmetology and Shelton's Salon and Day Spa in the Dallas / Fort Worth metro area. Ogle School of Cosmetology is a for-profit postsecondary educational institution that offers certificate programs in Cosmetology and Esthetics.
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closed 7/18/2006 via BNC Analysis

Liberty Partners, acquired Henley-Putnam University

synopsis: Liberty invested in privately-held Henley-Putnam in July 2006.
buyer: Liberty Partners
Liberty specializes in middle-market private equity investments in manufacturing, business services, and education-related companies. Since its founding in 1992, the firm has committed over $1 billion to more than 45 investments. "
target: Henley-Putnam University
Henley-Putnam University's mission is to serve professionals in the strategic security industry, especially within the law enforcement, military and the intelligence community in the fields of intelligence management, counterterrorism studies, and the management of personal protection.
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closed 9/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Liberty Partners, acquired Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.

synopsis: Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. announced that pursuant to a merger agreement with an affiliate of Liberty Partners, a private equity firm based in New York City, Concorde has become a privately held corporation, wholly owned by the Liberty affiliate.
buyer: Liberty Partners
Liberty specializes in middle-market private equity investments in manufacturing, business services, and education-related companies. Since its founding in 1992, the firm has committed over $1 billion to more than 45 investments. "
target parent: Camden Partners Holdings, LLC
target: Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.
Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. owns and operates proprietary, postsecondary institutions that offer career training in allied health programs at twelve campuses in seven states. Concorde serves the segment of population seeking to acquire a career-oriented education.
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$93
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$91
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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