Like Biscom Resource Management Limited

closed 12/5/2007 via BusinessWire

ResCare, Inc., acquired Biscom Resource Management Limited

synopsis: ResCare, Inc. acquired 100% of the stock of Biscom Resource Management Limited, a United Kingdom company with six locations in the United Kingdom. Biscom is a private provider of government funded job reintegration services that include job training and job placement assistance. Expected annual revenues from the acquisition are $25 million.
buyer: ResCare, Inc. (RSCR:$1,569.07)
ResCare is a human service company supporting people with developmental and other disabilities, youth with special needs, adults experiencing barriers to employment and older people in their homes. "
target parent: ResCare, Inc.
target: Biscom Resource Management Limited
Biscom Resource Management Limited is a United Kingdom company with six locations in the United Kingdom. Biscom is a private provider of government funded job reintegration services that include job training and job placement assistance.
price ($mm)
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$25
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closed 6/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Optimus SBR, acquired N-Gen

synopsis: Toronto-based Optimus SBR, one of the largest independent management consulting firms in North America, has acquired n-gen People Performance Inc., a training organization that specializes in solutions for managing generational differences in the workplace.
buyer: Optimus SBR
Based in Canada, Optimus SBR is an independent management consulting firm that provides advisory services customized to address strategy, process, and project management needs to leading private and public organizations across North America. "
target: N-Gen
n-gen is the Canadian training partner of choice for industry leaders, providing solutions for managing generational differences in the workplace. n-gen focuses on customer service, sales, leadership, teambuilding and HR practices, and delivers training programs that measurably improve performance.
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closed 1/19/2022 via Company Press Release

eLearning Brothers, acquired Rehearsal

synopsis: eLearning Brothers, a leader in corporate learning technology, has acquired Rehearsal, a video-based practice and coaching platform. Rehearsal makes people better communicators by providing organizations a platform to harness the transformative power of practice. Their platform is used to develop sales, communication, and other soft skills.
buyer: eLearning Brothers
eLearning Brothers is a leader in corporate learning technology and custom training development solutions. Its suite of integrated training development and delivery tools includes Lectora, a course authoring tool, CenarioVR for creating VR experiences, and the eLearning Brother’s Asset Library. "
target: Rehearsal
Rehearsal is a video-based practice and coaching platform. Rehearsal makes people better communicators by providing organizations a platform to harness the transformative power of practice. Their platform is used to develop sales, communication, and other soft skills.
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closed 10/5/2021 via Company Press Release

NIIT Ltd, acquired RPS Consulting

synopsis: NIIT, a global skills and talent development company, has acquired a majority stake in RPS Consulting, a provider of training and professional certification services in India. RPS Consulting provides IT and softskills/behavioural trainings to enterprises. They offer services for on-site training, instructor-led training, webinars, and more.
buyer: NIIT Ltd (BSE:532541:$140.77)
Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. "
target: RPS Consulting
RPS Consulting is a provider of world-class training and professional certification services in India. RPS Consulting provides IT and softskills/behavioural trainings to enterprises across India and the globe. They offer services for on-site training, instructor-led training, webinars, and more.
price ($mm)
$11*
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
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closed 6/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Prosus N.V., acquired GoodHabitz B.V.

synopsis: Prosus N.V., a global consumer internet group, has acquired a majority stake in GoodHabitz B.V., a European provider of online training for businesses. Headquartered in the Netherlands, GoodHabitz provides enterprise clients with a broad range of cost-effective soft skills, such as leadership and management skills and digital learning content.
buyer: Prosus N.V. (ENXTAM:PRX:$4,086.00)
Prosus is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating and investing globally in markets with long-term growth potential, Prosus builds leading consumer internet companies that empower people and enrich communities. "
target: GoodHabitz B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, GoodHabitz provides enterprise clients with a broad range of cost-effective soft-skills, such as leadership and management skills and digital learning content relevant to their entire employee base. The company offers 150 courses that are available across eight languages.
price ($mm)
$257
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA, acquired Docendi

synopsis: The Lefebvre Sarrut group, a French leader in the legal and tax knowledge market, strengthens its offer in the training sector with a new acquisition of Docendi, a French company that offers its customers a pedagogical formula that combines face-to-face and digital support for soft-skills training.
buyer: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut is a French group that provides professional publishing and training to legal and tax professionals. Their training entities are composed of 150 employees, trainers, computer staff, commercial, marketing and support teams. "
target: Docendi
Headquartered in France, Docendi offers its customers a pedagogical formula that combines face-to-face and digital support for soft-skills training. The aim of the company is to develop a tailor-made offer, a work-based training approach and a certifying training offer for customers.
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closed 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Plusoft Informática SA, acquired Edusense Educação LTDA

synopsis: Plusoft, the largest Brazilian provider of CRM and digital relationship solutions, has acquired Edusense, a Brazilian edtech company that provides online courses focused on the B2B and B2C markets. Edusense offers over 100 fully interactive and gamified courses that are designed to help develop soft skills.
buyer: Plusoft Informática SA
Founded in 1988, Plusoft is the largest Brazilian provider of CRM and digital relationship solutions. Plusoft's omni-channel solution allows businesses to access all information in one place to provide an uninterrupted relationship experience. "
target: Edusense Educação LTDA
Edusense is a Brazilian edtech company that provides online courses focused on the B2B and B2C markets. Edusense offers over 100 fully interactive and gamified courses that are designed to help develop soft skills.
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closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

RED BEAR Negotiation Company, acquired BayGroup International

synopsis: RED BEAR Negotiation Company, the global leader in supplier negotiation training, announced that it has acquired BayGroup International supplier training content, a recognized negotiation and execution skills training company.
buyer: RED BEAR Negotiation Company
RED BEAR Negotiation Company is a global performance improvement firm dedicated to maximizing the profitability of the agreements negotiated with suppliers, customers, partners, and colleagues. "
target parent: Sentinel Capital Partners
target: BayGroup International
BayGroup International is a global performance improvement firm that helps corporate leaders achieve critical sales performance, profit improvement, cost containment, and team effectiveness goals quickly, with high impact.
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closed 5/22/2017 via PR Newswire

International Institute for Learning, acquired Orbital Training and Consulting

synopsis: Global training provider International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) announced that it has acquired Orbital Training and Consulting, a company that provides high-impact corporate learning solutions focusing on Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, business process improvement, Project Management, Agile, PMO and soft skills.
buyer: International Institute for Learning
International Institute for Learning ("IIL") is a global leader in training, consulting, coaching and customized course development, and is proud to be the educational provider of choice for thousands of global companies -- in more than 150 countries and for over 25 years. "
target: Orbital Training and Consulting
Orbital provides high-impact corporate learning solutions focusing on Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, business process improvement, Project Management, Agile, PMO and soft skills. Orbital is an accredited/approved center for the Institute for Leadership and Management.
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closed 3/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

SVP, Société par Actions Simplifiée, acquired Versalys

synopsis: SVP.com, which specializes in operational support for businesses and communities, Expands in Canada with the acquisition of Versalys Group, which specializes in vocational training and translation. Versalys offers a complete range of 900 courses in IT, office automation, human resources, project management and business language.
buyer: SVP, Société par Actions Simplifiée
SVP.com provides management consulting and professional support services to businesses and local governments. The company offers legislation, finance, accounting, human resources, business life, skill development, and market consulting services. "
target: Versalys
Versalys offers a complete range of more than 900 training courses in IT, Office Automation, Softskills, Project Management and Business Language. They have 125 trainers in four branch offices with 30 training classrooms, located in downtown Montreal, Quebec City, Laval and Brossard.
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closed 2/6/2015 via Company Press Release

Dwellworks Residential Services LLC, acquired DFA Intercultural Global Solutions, LLC

synopsis: DFA Intercultural, the world's leading brand for intercultural training and support, has been acquired by Dwellworks, a company that delivers innovative, efficient and cost-effective relocation solutions for companies. DFA is the world's largest and most trusted provider of global cross-cultural training and consulting.
buyer: Dwellworks Residential Services LLC
Dwellworks delivers innovative, efficient and cost-effective relocation solutions for companies. Working together as a team with their managed supplier network, they provide Destination Services, Intercultural Services, Property Management, and Valuation Services. "
target: DFA Intercultural Global Solutions, LLC
DFA is the world’s most trusted provider of global cross-cultural training and consulting. The DFA team and global trainer network provides intercultural global solutions and products for organizations and business travelers needing the cultural competencies to succeed in today’s globalized world.
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closed 9/2/2014 via PR Newswire

TeleTech Holdings, Inc., acquired rogenSi

synopsis: TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of rogenSi, a global leadership, sales execution and change management consulting firm.
buyer: TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (TTEC:$1,395.69)
TeleTech, founded in 1982, is a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions. They offer an integrated platform that combines consulting, technology, care and growth services to simplify and personalize interactions between people and brands. "
target: rogenSi
Founded in 1968, rogenSi has expanded to become a leading global provider of sales and leadership performance training and applied leadership consulting to blue chip clients. The company operates globally with central hubs located in New York, London, Hong Kong and Sydney.
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closed 4/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Corporate Visions, Inc., acquired BayGroup International

synopsis: Corporate Visions, Inc. announced that it has acquired BayGroup International, a recognized sales negotiation and sales execution skills training company. This move expands Corporate Visions' business and strengthens its reputation as the leader in helping companies differentiate their customer selling conversations.
buyer parent: Hammond Kennedy Whitney
buyer: Corporate Visions, Inc.
Corporate Visions, Inc. helps global business-to-business companies create more sales opportunities, win more deals and increase sales profitability by improving the conversations salespeople have with customers. "
target: BayGroup International
BayGroup International is a global performance improvement firm that helps corporate leaders achieve critical profit improvement, cost containment, and team effectiveness goals quickly, and with high impact.
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closed 10/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

Renovus Capital, acquired The Ariel Group

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners announced the acquisition of The Ariel Group, LLC. Renovus is an education-focused private equity firm based outside of Philadelphia, PA. The Ariel Group is a provider of training programs that teach leadership and communications skills to mid- and senior-level executives.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Renovus Capital Partners is an education-focused private equity fund. Renovus invests in small and mid-sized businesses within the education sector, including both educational institutions and companies that provide these institutions with technology, content and services. "
target: The Ariel Group
Using a unique experiential approach, based in the performing arts, The Ariel Group helps individuals discover their authentic leadership talents and make enduring improvements in their ability to inspire, engage, and connect with clients and employees.
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closed 10/2/2012 via PR Newswire

GP Strategies Corporation, acquired BlessingWhite Inc.

synopsis: Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation completed its acquisition of BlessingWhite, a provider of leadership development and employee engagement solutions that translate business strategies into results for its customers by developing more effective leaders and more engaged workforces.
buyer: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$459.38)
GP Strategies Corporation is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. "
target: BlessingWhite Inc.
BlessingWhite is a provider of leadership development and employee engagement solutions that translate business strategies into results for its customers by developing more effective leaders and more engaged workforces.
price ($mm)
$10
rev ($mm)
$13
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0.8x
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closed 2/15/2011 via BusinessWire

GP Strategies Corporation, acquired Communication Consulting Ltd.

synopsis: GP Strategies Corporation has announced that its principal operating subsidiary, General Physics Corporation, has acquired Communication Consulting, a China-based training and consulting company with offices in Shanghai and Beijing, China, and Haryana (New Delhi) in India.
buyer: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$459.38)
GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation. GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. "
target: Communication Consulting Ltd.
Communication Consulting is a China-based training and consulting company. Communication Consulting designs and delivers customized training solutions and specializes in the areas of leadership, communication skills, sales and customer service training.
price ($mm)
$1.38
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closed 1/23/2020 via Company Press Release

Projective NV, acquired Exellys NV

synopsis: Projective, a Belgian business, technology, and innovation consulting firm, has acquired a majority stake in the technology talent incubator Exellys in Mechelen. Through an intensive training and coaching programme in technical, management, and soft skills, Exellys elevates tech talent to a higher level and makes them immediately deployable.
buyer: Projective NV
Projective is a Belgian business, technology, and innovation consulting firm. Projective delivers innovation and change in the financial services industry, driving complex business transformation and sustainable change, measurable value, and cost reduction. "
target: Exellys NV
Exellys is a Belgian training and talent acquisition consultancy that helps companies attract and retain highly educated talent in IT and engineering roles. Excellys provides training and coaching programs to give workers the essential skills, competencies, and knowledge necessary to succeed.
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closed 1/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Korn/Ferry International, acquired PDI Ninth House

synopsis: Korn/Ferry International, a premier global provider of talent management solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Minneapolis-based PDI Ninth House, a leading, globally-recognized provider of leadership solutions. 
buyer: Korn/Ferry International (KFY:$2,643.46)
Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of talent management solutions. The firm delivers services and solutions that help clients cultivate greatness through the attraction, engagement, development and retention of their talent. "
target: PDI Ninth House
PDI Ninth House is the world’s premier global leadership solutions company. The company provides integrated assessment, development and coaching solutions around critical leadership and business challenges that most directly impact each leader’s success and the success of their organization.
price ($mm)
$80
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closed 7/26/2010 via BusinessWire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired The Centre for High Performance Development Limited

synopsis: Kenexa, a leading provider of business solutions for human resources, announced the acquisition of The Centre for High Performance Development (Holdings) Limited (CHPD). CHPD’s extensive research on leadership development and training will add to Kenexa’s existing research and content portfolio.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa provides business solutions for human resources. Kenexa helps global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. "
target: The Centre for High Performance Development Limited
The Centre for High Performance Development (CHPD) specializes in the assessment and development of leaders to inspire and sustain personal and business success.
price ($mm)
$4.23
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

CPL Training Ltd., acquired abv Training Ltd.

synopsis: CPL Training Limited has acquired abv Training, one of the leading hospitality training companies in the UK, strengthening the company’s portfolio of training and e-learning products. abv Training offers face-to-face and e-learning training, delivering compliance courses including Personal Licence; APLH and SCPLH, and more.
buyer: CPL Training Ltd.
The CPL Training Group is the leading provider of face-to-face training and online e-learning courses to the licensed retail and hospitality sectors. Comprising CPL Training, CPL Online, CPL eLearning, it delivers over a thousand APLH and SCPLH face-to-face courses around the UK. "
target: abv Training Ltd.
abv Training offers face-to-face and e-learning training, delivering compliance courses including Personal Licence; APLH and SCPLH, as well as a range of soft skills training including customer service.
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closed 12/5/2007 via BusinessWire

ResCare, Inc., acquired Biscom Resource Management Limited

synopsis: ResCare, Inc. acquired 100% of the stock of Biscom Resource Management Limited, a United Kingdom company with six locations in the United Kingdom. Biscom is a private provider of government funded job reintegration services that include job training and job placement assistance. Expected annual revenues from the acquisition are $25 million.
buyer: ResCare, Inc. (RSCR:$1,569.07)
ResCare is a human service company supporting people with developmental and other disabilities, youth with special needs, adults experiencing barriers to employment and older people in their homes. "
target parent: ResCare, Inc.
target: Biscom Resource Management Limited
Biscom Resource Management Limited is a United Kingdom company with six locations in the United Kingdom. Biscom is a private provider of government funded job reintegration services that include job training and job placement assistance.
price ($mm)
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$25
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announced 9/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

Advanced Personnel Management, will acquire Equus Workforce Solutions

synopsis: Advanced Personnel Management (APM), a global human-services provider, will acquire Equus Workforce Solutions from BrightSpring Health Services, a provider of home health services. Equus is a provider of workforce development services. Equus operates career centers and job corps centers that provide training, education and employment assistance.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: Advanced Personnel Management (ASX:APM:$862.98)
Advanced Personnel Management (APM) delivers job seeker, disability, workplace health, NDIS support and home assessment services to thousands of Australians every year. They are Australia’s largest provider of Disability Employment Services with a proven track record of helping people find work. "
target parent: Onex Corporation
target: Equus Workforce Solutions
Equus Workforce Solutions is a comprehensive provider of workforce development services. Equus operates career centers and job corps centers that provide training, education and employment assistance to more than one million job seekers every year.
price ($mm)
$154
rev ($mm)
$291
EBITDA ($mm)
$32
EV / rev
0.5x
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4.8x
closed 10/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

BrightSpring Health Services, acquired Gateway Pediatric Therapy

synopsis: BrightSpring Health Services acquired Gateway Pediatric Therapy, located in the Great Lakes Region. Gateway is a provider of center-based, in-home and community-based applied behavior analytic (ABA) services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: BrightSpring Health Services (RSCR:$1,569.07)
BrightSpring® Health Services is the leading provider of comprehensive home and community-based health services to complex populations in need of specialized care. BrightSpring® began in 1974 as ResCare in Louisville, Kentucky. "
target: Gateway Pediatric Therapy
Gateway Pediatric Therapy, located in the Great Lakes Region is a provider of center-based, in-home and community-based applied behavior analytic (ABA) services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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closed 12/23/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Onex Corporation, acquired ResCare, Inc.

synopsis: Res-Care, Inc. has announced that an entity sponsored by Onex Partners III, L.P., an affiliate of Onex Corporation, has completed the previously announced acquisition of all of the publicly held shares of ResCare. ResCare provides job training and educational support to individuals with developmental or other disabilities.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$2,374.00)
Onex has acquired and built great businesses as a private equity investor and has leveraged their investing expertise to build an asset management business. Onex currently manages approximately US$7.9 billion of third-party capital through its Onex Partners and ONCAP fund families. "
target: ResCare, Inc. (RSCR:$1,569.07)
ResCare is a human services company that provides residential, therapeutic, job training and educational supports to people with developmental or other disabilities, to elderly people who need in-home care, to youths with special needs and to adults who are experiencing barriers to employment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$341 [$502]*
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$1,569
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$98
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5.6x
closed 11/4/2008 via BusinessWire

ResCare, Inc., acquired Care Resources

synopsis: ResCare, Inc. announced the acquisition of Care Resources, a staffing services company for all levels of educational, therapeutic, nursing and technical support to students with special needs in public and private schools, hospitals and private clinics or homes.
buyer: ResCare, Inc. (RSCR:$1,569.07)
ResCare is a human service company supporting people with developmental and other disabilities, youth with special needs, adults experiencing barriers to employment and older people in their homes. "
target: Care Resources
Care Resources is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, with a hub in Tucson, Arizona. Professional staff includes: special education teachers and aides; physical, speech and occupational therapists; psychologists; social workers; nurses and nutritionists.
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closed 12/5/2007 via BusinessWire

ResCare, Inc., acquired Biscom Resource Management Limited

synopsis: ResCare, Inc. acquired 100% of the stock of Biscom Resource Management Limited, a United Kingdom company with six locations in the United Kingdom. Biscom is a private provider of government funded job reintegration services that include job training and job placement assistance. Expected annual revenues from the acquisition are $25 million.
buyer: ResCare, Inc. (RSCR:$1,569.07)
ResCare is a human service company supporting people with developmental and other disabilities, youth with special needs, adults experiencing barriers to employment and older people in their homes. "
target parent: ResCare, Inc.
target: Biscom Resource Management Limited
Biscom Resource Management Limited is a United Kingdom company with six locations in the United Kingdom. Biscom is a private provider of government funded job reintegration services that include job training and job placement assistance.
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$25
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closed 11/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

eQuality Solutions Group, acquired The Educational Guidance Service

synopsis: Halifax-based education guidance service The Educational Guidance Service (EGS) has been acquired by eQuality Solutions Group (eQS). EGS is one of the largest providers of educational and occupational psychologists working with children and adults who are experiencing specific learning difficulties.
buyer: eQuality Solutions Group
eQuality Solutions (eQS) is technology specialist in cognitive disability and mental wellness. eQS offers full-service diversity and inclusion consultancy for the workplace, as well as disability related services through the Government’s Access to Work fund, or directly for employer clients. "
target: The Educational Guidance Service
Halifax-based The Educational Guidance Service (EGS) is one of the largest providers of educational and occupational psychologists working with children and adults who are experiencing specific learning difficulties and social or emotional barriers both within educational settings and the workplace.
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closed 10/9/2019 via GlobeNewswire

CentralReach, purchased Precise Xceleration from Precision Teaching Learning Center

synopsis: CentralReach, a leading provider of electronic health record (EHR) and practice management solutions, has acquired the curriculum and programming business of Precise Xceleration from Precision Teaching Learning Center. Precise Xceleration focuses on accelerating learning outcomes for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: CentralReach
CentralReach is a leading provider of electronic health record (EHR) and practice management solutions that enable applied behavior analysis (ABA) clinicians and educators to produce superior outcomes for people with autism. They are revolutionizing the ABA space with cutting-edge solutions. "
seller: Precision Teaching Learning Center
The acquisition includes the curriculum and programming business of Precise Xceleration from Precision Teaching Learning Center. Precise Xceleration focuses on accelerating learning outcomes for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
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closed 3/19/2019 via PR Newswire

Gryphon Investors, acquired LEARN Behavioral

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in LEARN Behavioral from LLR Partners. LEARN is the leading network of providers serving children with autism and other special needs.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: LEARN Behavioral
LEARN Behavioral is the leading network of behavioral health providers serving children with autism and other special needs. LEARN delivers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and related interventions based on industry-leading quality standards.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PR Newswire

Catapult Learning LLC, purchased Educational Resources from LifeShare USA

synopsis: Catapult Learning, a leading provider of special education and instructional intervention solutions, announced the acquisition of LifeShare USA’s Educational Resources division, a state-approved provider of private special education programming. The transaction expands Catapult’s special education services in Arizona and Colorado.
buyer parent: The Vistria Group
buyer: Catapult Learning LLC
Catapult Learning, Inc. provides education solutions that generate demonstrable academic achievement and better life outcomes for students, regardless of the learning obstacles and other challenges they face. "
seller: LifeShare USA
LifeShare develops and delivers person-centered solutions for people with IDD and others with complex needs through managed care organizations. Their Educational Resources division is a state-approved provider of private special education programming.
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announced 11/22/2017 via Company Press Release

Priory Education and Children's Services, will acquire Aspire Scotland Ltd

synopsis: Priory Group has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Aspire Scotland Ltd, a specialist provider of care and education services to children and young people.
buyer parent: Acadia Healthcare Company
buyer: Priory Education and Children's Services
Priory Education and Children’s Services aims to make a real and lasting difference to young people’s lives through quality education, care and health solutions. Their teams' expertise provides individuals who have experienced difficulties in mainstream or existing specialist settings "
target: Aspire Scotland Ltd
Aspire Scotland provides a unique community-based, living and learning environment in support of some of the most vulnerable children and young people in the country.
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closed 6/14/2017 via BusinessWire

Dungarvin Inc., acquired Embracing Autism

synopsis: Dungarvin Inc., an organization of companies that are dedicated to providing high quality, community-based supports to people with varying support needs, announced the acquisition of Embracing Autism. Embracing Autism help families in Ohio support children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities.
buyer: Dungarvin Inc.
Dungarvin is a national organization of privately owned companies that are dedicated to providing high quality, community-based supports to people with varying support needs. Dungarvin has grown to employ approximately 4,000 people who currently provide supports to over 4,000 individuals. "
target: Embracing Autism
Embracing Autism was founded in to help families in Ohio support children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. They believe that training specific to autism is essential in creating a solid and long-lasting foundation for individuals with this developmental disability.
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closed 12/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired Invo HealthCare Associates

synopsis: Post Capital Partners announced the recapitalization of Invo HealthCare Associates by the Wicks Group of Companies, a New York-based private investment firm. Based in Jamison, PA, Invo HealthCare is the leading national provider of school and community therapeutic services for individuals and families with autism and special needs.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies is a private equity firm that invests in lower-middle-market companies operating in the information, education and media industries. The firm uses a consistent investment strategy, partnering with experienced management teams to build businesses through acquisitions. "
target parent: Post Capital Partners, LLC
target: Invo HealthCare Associates
Since 1993, Invo HealthCare Associates (INVO) has responded to the growing need for qualified therapists and service providers to work in various educational settings throughout the nation. INVO provides specialized education solutions through its team of focused and engaging service providers.
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closed 10/24/2016 via BusinessWire

Pharos Capital Group, LLC, acquired Logan River Academy

synopsis: Pharos Capital Group, LLC, a private equity firm based in Dallas and Nashville, has acquired Logan River Academy, an adolescent residential treatment center in Logan, Utah. Logan River helps male and female students ages 12-18 who have difficulties in the home, community and school.
buyer: Pharos Capital Group, LLC
Based in Dallas and Nashville, Pharos Capital Group is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Since inception, Pharos has invested in 51 companies and currently has over $750 million of private equity assets under management. "
target: Logan River Academy
Logan River Academy, LLC is an adolescent residential treatment center based in Logan, Utah. With a strong emphasis on both education and therapy, Logan River features a nurturing, therapeutic living environment, a fully-accredited high quality education program.
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closed 5/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

LLR Partners, acquired Learn It Systems

synopsis: Learn It Systems, a portfolio company of Milestone Partners, has been acquired by LLR Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Learn It Systems, headquartered in Baltimore, MD, is a leading national behavioral health and related services company serving children with autism and other special needs.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm providing capital and strategic guidance to growth companies. They invest in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on software, tech-enabled services and healthcare. "
target parent: Milestone Partners
target: Learn It Systems
Learn It Systems is a leading national behavioral health and related services company serving children with autism and other special needs. Learn It's comprehensive behavioral health platform addresses large, high-growth markets being driven by insurance reform, an evolving reimbursement landscape.
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closed 9/9/2015 via BusinessWire

Shore Capital Partners, acquired Florida Autism Center

synopsis: Shore Capital Partners is pleased to announce that it has completed the recapitalization of Florida Autism Center (“FAC”) and the formation of SCP Autism Services, LLC. Florida Autism Center provides center-based applied behavior analysis (“ABA”) treatment services to children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (“ASD”).
buyer: Shore Capital Partners
Shore Capital Partners is a healthcare-focused lower middle market private equity firm that specializes in partnering with companies that have between $5M and $50M of revenue. Shore is focused on making control equity investments within the healthcare services, products and distribution markets. "
target: Florida Autism Center
The Florida Autism Center provides treatment based on the basic principles of Applied Behavior Analysis, and has a specific focus on early intensive behavioral intervention, verbal behavior (language) training, and social skills training.
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closed 12/23/2010 via GlobeNewswire

Onex Corporation, acquired ResCare, Inc.

synopsis: Res-Care, Inc. has announced that an entity sponsored by Onex Partners III, L.P., an affiliate of Onex Corporation, has completed the previously announced acquisition of all of the publicly held shares of ResCare. ResCare provides job training and educational support to individuals with developmental or other disabilities.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$2,374.00)
Onex has acquired and built great businesses as a private equity investor and has leveraged their investing expertise to build an asset management business. Onex currently manages approximately US$7.9 billion of third-party capital through its Onex Partners and ONCAP fund families. "
target: ResCare, Inc. (RSCR:$1,569.07)
ResCare is a human services company that provides residential, therapeutic, job training and educational supports to people with developmental or other disabilities, to elderly people who need in-home care, to youths with special needs and to adults who are experiencing barriers to employment.
price ($mm)[EV]
$341 [$502]*
rev ($mm)
$1,569
EBITDA ($mm)
$98
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0.4x
EV / EBITDA
5.6x
closed 10/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

Amanat Holdings PJSC, acquired Human Development Company LTD

synopsis: Amanat Holdings, a Dubai-based investment company focused on health and education, has acquired a 60% stake in Human Development Company (HDC), a provider of special education and care services in Saudi Arabia. HDC caters to over 3,000 beneficiaries through a network of 9 schools, 22 daycare centers and specialized rehabilitation medical clinics.
buyer: Amanat Holdings PJSC (DFM:AMANAT:$112.39)
Dubai-based Amanat is a new kind of investment company that invests in health and education. Amanat works with like-minded business champions, providing long-term partnership, building long-term collaboration, and generating long-term sustainable value. "
target: Human Development Company LTD
Human Development Company (HDC) is the leading provider of special education and care (SEC) services in Saudi Arabia. HDC caters to over 3,000 beneficiaries through a network of 9 schools, 22 daycare centers and specialized rehabilitation medical clinics.
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$59
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closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cresswell Nurseries Ltd., acquired Second Steps Day Nursery Ltd.

synopsis: Cresswell Nurseries, a daycare center which is part of the ICP nursery group, has bought Second Steps Day Nursery Limited, which operates day nurseries for pupils, including day-care activities for disabled children.
buyer parent: ICP Nurseries
buyer: Cresswell Nurseries Ltd.
Cresswell Nurseries, based in the UK, is a Daycare center that was established by a team of partners who are passionate about providing outstanding childcare to young children as they grow from babies to young persons, with their own character, likes and dislikes, dreams and ambitions. "
target: Second Steps Day Nursery Ltd.
Second Steps Day Nursery Limited operates day nurseries for pupils, including day-care activities for disabled children. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Laindon, United Kingdom.
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closed 12/31/2020 via BNC Analysis

Specialized Education Services Inc, acquired The Camelot Schools, Inc.

synopsis: Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges, has acquired Camelot Education, a provider of trauma-informed education solutions partnering with public school districts in the United States.
buyer parent: The Vistria Group
buyer: Specialized Education Services Inc
Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: The Camelot Schools, Inc.
Camelot Education is a provider of trauma-informed education solutions partnering with public school districts in the United States. Camelot excels in engaging students in their education with programming and structures specifically created for diverse learners, enabling them to thrive in school.
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closed 8/18/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Specialized Education Services Inc, acquired The Graham Academy

synopsis: Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral support, has acquired The Graham Academy, a special education school with locations in Kingston and Luzerne, Pennsylvania serving students with autism and other special needs.
buyer parent: The Vistria Group
buyer: Specialized Education Services Inc
Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. "
target: The Graham Academy
The Graham Academy is a special education school serving students with autism and other special needs in Pennsylvania. The Graham Academy serves school districts and families with its elementary school in Kingston for children in grades K–8, and a high school in Luzerne for students in grades 9–12.
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closed 5/18/2020 via BusinessWire

Acorn Health, acquired Behavior Basics, LLC

synopsis: Acorn Health, a national provider of Applied Behavior Analysis therapy for children diagnosed with autism, has acquired Behavior Basics, LLC, a provider of high quality, center-based and in-home ABA therapy in Alexandria, Virginia.
buyer: Acorn Health
Acorn Health is a family of companies that deliver clinical services to children with autism. Acorn Health is a partnership of behavior analytic professionals who develop, apply, and share the latest advances in the science of applied behavior analysis to improve the lives of the families served. "
target: Behavior Basics, LLC
Behavior Basics is a provider of high quality, center-based and in-home Applied Behavior Analysis therapy. They provide program development, consulting and direct instruction to children on the Autism Spectrum and with other developmental disabilities ages 2-18 using the principles of ABA.
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closed 8/15/2019 via Company Press Release

Nytida AB, acquired Pusselbitens Skola

synopsis: Nytida, a part of Ambea group, has acquired Pusselbitens skola (school). The operation focuses on students with autism spectrum disorders and contains two schools and a short-term housing operation in Sweden. Pusselbitens skola has around 40 students, 15 care receivers in short-term housing operation and 80 employees.
buyer parent: Ambea
buyer: Nytida AB
Nytida provides life-spanning support services for children, adolescents and adults with disabilities and psychosocial problems. Nytida provides residential care, day care activities and individual and family support services and schools at around 400 units across Sweden. "
target: Pusselbitens Skola
Pusselbitens skola is a school with combined activities for both primary and secondary school students with a focus on the Autism Spectrum. The operations include two schools in Dalby (Lund municipality) and Hög (Kävlinge municipality) in Sweden.
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$4
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closed 11/14/2018 via Company Press Release

Catapult Learning LLC, acquired Capital Education Group, Inc.

synopsis: Catapult Learning, the nation’s largest provider of special education and instructional intervention solutions, announced it acquired Capital Education Group (CEG), a leading provider of behavioral health services and private school programs for children with autism and other specialized learning needs.
buyer parent: The Vistria Group
buyer: Catapult Learning LLC
Catapult Learning, Inc. provides education solutions that generate demonstrable academic achievement and better life outcomes for students, regardless of the learning obstacles and other challenges they face. "
target: Capital Education Group, Inc.
Capital Education Group’s mission is to change lives through leadership in education. Capital Education creates national model programs for students with autism spectrum disorder and other specialized learning needs.
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closed 7/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Century Park Capital Partners, acquired Dominion Youth Services

synopsis: Century Park Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Dominion Youth Services. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, DYS is a leading provider of behavioral health services to children and young adults across Virginia.
buyer: Century Park Capital Partners
Century Park Capital Partners is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm established in 2000 that invests in family businesses, owner-operated companies and corporate divestitures with the purpose of accelerating their growth. "
target: Dominion Youth Services
Dominion Youth Services is a leading provider of behavioral health services to children and young adults across Virginia. DYS was founded in Richmond in 1999 and since then has steadily expanded its service offerings and geographic reach across the state.
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Family Treatment Network, acquired CCMC School

synopsis: Pharos Capital Group, LLC, through its Family Treatment Network platform, has acquired the CCMC School, based in New Britain, CT. The CCMC School, an affiliate of Connecticut Children's Medical Center, provides comprehensive special education for students, from age five to 21, who require intensive intervention due to a range learning challenges.
buyer parent: Pharos Capital Group, LLC
buyer: Family Treatment Network
The Family Treatment Network (FTN) is a complementary platform of child and adolescent behavioral health services businesses, including residential therapy centers, therapeutic day schools, home & community based outpatient programs, and other child and adolescent psychiatric treatment services. "
target parent: Connecticut Children's Medical Center
target: CCMC School
CCMC School, previously an affiliate of Connecticut Children's Medical Center, provides comprehensive special education for students, from age 5 to 21, who require intensive intervention due to severe emotional, behavioral, cognitive, developmental and/or learning problems.
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