Like Bedford, MA School

closed 5/1/2008 via BNC Analysis

National Aviation Academy, purchased Bedford, MA School from WyoTech

synopsis: National Aviation Academy, a leader in Aviation Maintenance and Avionics Training headquartered in Clearwater, FL, has completed the acquisition of Wyotech's Bedford, MA Aeronautical Maintenance Technology School from Corinthian Colleges, Inc. on May 1, 2008.
buyer: National Aviation Academy
National Aviation Academy is a nationally recognized aviation maintenance training school. NAA's programs prepare students for certification by the Federal Aviation Administration and gives them the knowledge and confidence they need to be successful as Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs). "
seller parent: Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
seller: WyoTech
WyoTech was founded in 1966, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT), and offers diploma and degree programs in Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, Applied Service Management, and Collision/Refinishing. In 1998, automotive technicians
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Middlesbrough College, acquired TTE Technical Institute

synopsis: Middlesbrough College, a college in the UK, has acquired TTE Technical Institute, the UK’s leading provider of technical training to the oil & gas, process, manufacturing and engineering sectors. TTE provides technical vocational training for people aged 16-25.
buyer: Middlesbrough College
Middlesbrough College is a college in the UK. Middlesbrough College offers a great range of full-time, part-time and university level courses across every sector. They focus on equipping their students with the education, skills and training they need to progress into employment or higher education."
target: TTE Technical Institute
TTE Technical Institute is the UK’s leading provider of technical training to the oil & gas, process, manufacturing and engineering sectors. TTE provides technical vocational training for people aged 16-25 in the form of Vocational Study Programmes and employer-sponsored Advanced Apprenticeships.
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dean Tech merged with Rosedale Technical College,

synopsis: Two Pittsburgh-area tradel schools are merging, creating an educational institution with an enrollment of about 410 students. Dean Tech is merging with Rosedale Technical College, with the combined facility operating under the Rosedale Technical College flag. Dean Tech is a nationally accredited Trade School offering technical training.
buyer: Rosedale Technical College
Founded in 1949, Rosedale Technical College has a rich history of preparing students for employment in the trades. Rosedale provides students with the proper knowledge and equipment, as well as the necessary hands-on experience required for their field. "
target: Dean Tech
Dean Tech is a nationally accredited Trade and Technical School offering technical training which will prepare the graduate for employment opportunities. Dean Tech offers courses in the electrical trades, heating & air conditioning, building maintenance, or welding.
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closed 10/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired Southern Technical College

synopsis: The Wicks Group of Companies, LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, announced that an affiliate has completed the acquisition of Southern Technical Institute, Inc., a family owned and operated for-profit vocational college with six campuses located in central Florida.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. is a private equity firm based in New York City that invests in lower-middle-market companies operating in selected segments of the information, education and media industries principally in the United States and Canada. "
target: Southern Technical College
Southern Technical College is a career education school dedicated to providing students with the best possible career training and education in a student-centered environment. They have been helping students in Florida to prepare for their future careers.
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closed 8/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

East Arkansas Community College, acquired Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute

synopsis: Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute, a technical institute in eastern Arkansas, has merged with a neighboring community college, East Arkansas Community College. The Forrest City schools have operated independently alongside each other for decades.
buyer: East Arkansas Community College
East Arkansas Community College (EACC) is a full-service community college that serves a large portion of Eastern Arkansas. EACC offers students a variety of academic, technical, vocational, allied health, business and industry training, and non-credit programs. "
target: Crowley's Ridge Technical Institute
Crowley’s Ridge Technical Institute (CRTI) is a technical college in Forrest City, Arkansas that provides skilled workers for local industries. CRTI's purpose was, at its inception and is still, to train individuals in specific skills to increase their employability.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aspire2, acquired Safety 'n Action Ltd

synopsis: Aspire2 Group, the newly formed training organisation backed by Australian private equity firm Archer Capital, will acquire Safety ‘n Action. Safety ‘n Action was established in 2001 and has grown exponentially to become New Zealand’s most renowned Health & Safety Training provider.
buyer parent: Archer Capital
buyer: Aspire2
Aspire2 Group is a newly formed training organisation backed by Australian private equity firm Archer Capital. Aspire2 was formed through the acquisition of five New Zealand based private education businesses. "
target: Safety 'n Action Ltd
Safety n Action was established in 2001 and has grown exponentially to become NZ’s most renowned Health & Safety Training provider.
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announced 2/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Serba Dinamik Group Bhd, will acquire University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering

synopsis: Serba Dinamik is to acquire the entire business of University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering (UNIMY), which was owned and operated by Prestariang Education Sdn Bhd (PESB), from Prestariang. UNIMY offers a host of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in computer science.
buyer: Serba Dinamik Group Bhd (KLSE:SERBADK:$1,105.28)
Established in 1993, Serba Dinamik Holdings, through its subsidiaries, is an international energy services group providing integrated engineering solutions to the Oil & Gas, petrochemical, power generation industries, water & waste water and utilities. "
target parent: Prestariang Bhd
target: University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering
University Malaysia of Computer Science & Engineering (UNIMY) is the first ICT-focused Digital Technology University in Malaysia. UNIMY offers a host of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in computer science.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

ADvTECH Group, acquired Monash South Africa

synopsis: ADvTECH, Africa's largest private education group, has acquired Monash South Africa (MSA) from Monash University and Laureate Education. MSA is a leading South African private tertiary education institution. MSA offers bachelors, masters, diploma, and post graduate courses for business, engineering & technology, and social & health sciences.
buyer: ADvTECH Group (JSE:ADH:$293.19)
The ADvTECH Group is a leader in quality education, training, skills development and placement services. The Group reported its performance in a segmental structure that reflects the performance of Schools and Tertiary as two separate education divisions, and Resourcing as the third division. "
target parent: Monash University
target: Monash South Africa
Monash South Africa (MSA) is a leading South African private tertiary education institution. MSA offers bachelors, masters, diploma, and post graduate courses for business, engineering & technology, and social & health sciences.
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announced 1/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

KMR Holding Pédagogique, will acquire Université Internationale de Casablanca

synopsis: KMR Holding Pédagogique, the leading higher education platform in Africa, will acquire Université Internationale de Casablanca (UIC) from Laureate Education, Inc., the world’s largest global network of higher education institutions. UIC is a comprehensive private university in Casablanca that offers programs in Business, Engineering and Health.
buyer parent: Development Partners International
buyer: KMR Holding Pédagogique
KMR Holding Pédagogique is the leading state-recognized multi-disciplinary private higher education platform in Francophone Africa. The group delivers affordable quality higher education to African students through a network of 240+ schools across the world. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Université Internationale de Casablanca
Université Internationale de Casablanca (UIC) is the first and only comprehensive private university in Casablanca recognized by the State. UIC’s program offerings include undergraduate, graduate, and executive education programs in Business, Engineering and Health.
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closed 8/23/2010 via GlobeNewswire

ChinaCast Education Corporation, acquired Hubei Industrial University Business College

synopsis: ChinaCast Education Corporation, a leading for-profit, post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China, announced the closing of its acquisition of Hubei Industrial University Business College ("HIUBC"), a private, accredited university located in Wuhan, China.
buyer parent: Great Wall Acquisition Corporation
buyer: ChinaCast Education Corporation (CAST:$346.55)
ChinaCast Education Corporation is a leading for-profit, post-secondary education and e-learning services provider in China. The Company provides post-secondary degree and diploma programs through its three fully accredited universities. "
target: Hubei Industrial University Business College
Hubei Industrial University Business College was founded as an independent, accredited college affiliated with a state-owned university, offers bachelor's degree and diploma courses in industrial engineering design, computer engineering, management, economics, language studies and law.
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$7.32
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closed 9/19/2005 via Company Press Release

EVCI Career Colleges, acquired Technical Career Institutes, Inc.

synopsis: EVCI Career Colleges Holding Corp. today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Technical Career Institutes, Inc. for $16 million subject to adjustment.
buyer: EVCI Career Colleges (EVCI:$0.00)
EVCI owns and operates accredited careers and college centers. Our vision is to grow both internally through the addition of new campuses and instructional programs and externally by acquiring additional degree granting institutions. "
target: Technical Career Institutes, Inc.
From our founding in 1909 by Nobel prize-winning physicist Guglielmo Marconi to our number one national ranking for the number of engineering-related two-year degrees granted, TCI has achieved a reputation for excellence in technological education.
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closed 3/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Unacademy, acquired Kreatryx

synopsis: India's largest education technology platform Unacademy has acquired Kreatryx, a Delhi-based online exam preparation startup. With the acquisition, Kreatryx, whose platform offers services for exams such as GATE and ESE, will continue to operate as a separate brand under the Unacademy Brands umbrella.
buyer: Unacademy
Unacademy is India's largest education platform, offering over 2,400 online lessons and specialised courses to prepare for various competitive exams. Through Unacademy's mobile app, users can attend live classes by top educators and prepare via Live Test Series, Quizzes, Practice Section, and more. "
target: Kreatryx
Kreatryx is an ed-tech start-up in India that provides Top quality GATE Exam training for all through its online products and postal study courses. Kreatryx aims to bridge the gap between a student's performance and potential by providing a platform for personalized learning and self-evaluation.
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announced 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

China Kepei Education Group Limited, will acquire Harbin Institute of Petroleum

synopsis: China Kepei Education Group Ltd., a leading provider of private higher education services in South China, will acquire Harbin Institute of Petroleum (HIP), a private general undergraduate college in China. HIP offers undergraduate courses for petroleum engineering, chemical engineering, oil and gas storage, environmental engineering, and more.
buyer: China Kepei Education Group Limited (SEHK:1890:$93.79)
China Kepei Education Group Limited is a leading provider of private higher education services in South China. China Kepei operates a science and technology vocational school and a polytechnic college. Their schools are committed to providing students with high-quality profession-oriented education."
target: Harbin Institute of Petroleum
Harbin Institute of Petroleum (HIP) is a private general undergraduate college in China. HIP offers undergraduate courses for petroleum engineering, chemical engineering, oil and gas storage, environmental engineering, and more. HIP was founded in 2003 and serves over 9,000 students.
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closed 4/29/2019 via PR Web

Excel Education Systems, Inc., acquired Washington Online Learning Institute

synopsis: Excel Education Systems, Inc., a leading provider of K-12 and post-secondary distance education services, has acquired Washington Online Learning Institute (WOLI), an accredited career college in the US. WOLI offers regionally accredited online certificate and diploma programs and courses to students in all 50 States and overseas.
buyer: Excel Education Systems, Inc.
Excel Education Systems is a leading provider of K-12 and post-secondary distance education services, serving students and schools around the country, and around the world. Excel Education Systems is a for-purpose organization dedicated to transforming the way students learn. "
target: Washington Online Learning Institute
Washington Online Learning Institute (WOLI) is an accredited career college in the US. WOLI offers regionally accredited online certificate and diploma programs and courses to students in all 50 States and overseas. Their subjects include legal studies, business, health care, and IT.
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closed 2/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

STI Education Services Group, Inc., acquired NAMEI Polytechnic Institute

synopsis: STI Education Services Group Inc. has acquired NAMEI Polytechnic Institute (NAMEI), an educational institution that offers courses in maritime transportation and marine engineering and naval architecture. 
buyer: STI Education Services Group, Inc. (PSE:STI:$54.75)
STI Education Services Group, Inc. is one of the largest network of schools in the Philippines providing a range of highly-relevant academic programs in the fields of Information & Communications Technology, Business, Engineering, Healthcare, and more. "
target: NAMEI Polytechnic Institute
Mandaluyong-based maritime school NAMEI Polytechnic Institute offers courses in Maritime Transportation and Marine Engineering and Naval Architecture.
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announced 12/11/2014 via GlobeNewswire

YY Inc., will acquire edu24ol.com

synopsis: YY Inc., a revolutionary real-time interactive social platform, will fully acquire Beijing Huanqiu Xingxue Technology Development Co., Ltd ("Xingxue") and Beijing Huanqiu Chuangzhi Software Co., Ltd ("Chuangzhi"). Xingxue and Chuangzhi operate the online education website, edu24ol.com, an online vocational training and language training platform.
buyer: YY Inc. (YY:$2,350.17)
YY Inc. is a revolutionary real-time interactive social platform that engages users in real-time online group activities through voice, text and video. YY Client empowers users to create and organize groups of varying sizes to discover and participate in a wide range of online activities. "
target: edu24ol.com
Edu24ol.com is one of China's leading online vocational training and language training platforms. Edu24ol.com generates over half of its revenues from students studying architecture and construction engineering, but also has a strong focus in the medical, finance and accounting subject matter.
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closed 2/9/2007 via Company Press Release

ATI Enterprises, Inc., acquired South Texas Vocational Technical Institute

synopsis: Riverside acquired South Texas Vocational Technical Institute, a proprietary school offering allied health, business, childcare, computer, legal and English as a Second Language programs, as an add-on to ATI Enterprises, a post-secondary for-profit vocational school.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: ATI Enterprises, Inc.
ATI offers specialized training to students in the automotive, IT, and healthcare industries. ATI Enterprises operates vocational schools and training centers in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico. "
target: South Texas Vocational Technical Institute
South Texas Vocational Technical Institute offers high-quality career training to help prepare our students for rewarding and successful careers in Health Care, Business, Computers, Legal and Massage Therapy.
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closed 5/3/2017 via PR Web

SAE Institute USA, acquired Harbourside Institute of Technology

synopsis: SAE Institute has announced the acquisition of Canadian audio engineering school, Harbourside Institute of Technology (HIT). The acquisition was finalized and made effective on May 1, 2017. HIT is a boutique school with programs in Audio Engineering and Music Production, as well as highly specialized courses in Avid Pro Tools, Songwriting, & more.
buyer parent: Navitas Limited
buyer: SAE Institute USA
SAE Institute USA, part of SAE Institute Group, provides aspiring creative media professionals with a foundation of practical theory and valuable hands-on training in their chosen areas of concentration. SAE Institute offers accredited programs in Audio, Animation, Film, Games, and Music Business. "
target: Harbourside Institute of Technology
Harbourside Institute of Technology (HIT) is a Canadian audio engineering school. Harbourside Institute of Technology is a boutique school with programs in Audio Engineering and Music Production, as well as highly specialized courses in Avid Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Songwriting, Live Sound, & more.
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closed 11/25/2015 via Company Press Release

CedarBridge, acquired SAE Institute Dubai

synopsis: Following a four year investment by twofour54, the UAE arm of the internationally accredited SAE institute has been acquired by CedarBridge, a leading investor in the education sector in the region.
buyer: CedarBridge
CedarBridge is an investment company focused on the education sector with various investments across the region in nurseries, schools, and higher education institutes. "
target parent: twofour54 FZ LLC
target: SAE Institute Dubai
SAE Institute Dubai offers KHDA accredited certificates, diplomas, and bachelor degrees across 5 disciplines – Animation, Audio, Design, Film and Games.
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closed 6/16/2011 via BNC Analysis

twofour54 FZ LLC, purchased Dubai Business of the SAE Institute from SAE Institute

synopsis: twofour54 tadreeb, the region's leading media training academy, has acquired the Dubai business of the SAE Institute, the world’s largest network of media training academies.
buyer: twofour54 FZ LLC
twofour54 FZ LLC offers media and entertainment organizations a complete range of services that help drive business success and growth. They are built off a base of three key components; a training academy, an innovation and support sector as well as a production facility. "
seller parent: Navitas Limited
seller: SAE Institute
SAE Institute was founded by Tom Misner in Sydney, Australia. Offering the first practical audio education in 1976, it now spans over 50 locations around the world offering a wide range of courses & qualifications.
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closed 7/6/2018 via The Wichita Eagle

Jim Mathis, acquired WyoTech

synopsis: Jim Mathis, former student, faculty member, and President of WyoTech, has acquired WyoTech, a technical school concentrating in automotive and diesel industry. WyoTech provide a top-notch, concentrated training program that prepares students as technicians.
buyer: Jim Mathis
Jim Mathis graduated from WyoTech, worked as a faculty member, and served as WyoTech's president from 1997 to 2002. "
target parent: Educational Credit Management Corporation
target: WyoTech
WyoTech is a technical school local to Laramie, Wyoming. They provide a top-notch, concentrated training program that prepares students as technicians in the automotive and diesel industry. They also provide specialty programs to build on to the core program.
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closed 5/1/2008 via BNC Analysis

National Aviation Academy, purchased Bedford, MA School from WyoTech

synopsis: National Aviation Academy, a leader in Aviation Maintenance and Avionics Training headquartered in Clearwater, FL, has completed the acquisition of Wyotech's Bedford, MA Aeronautical Maintenance Technology School from Corinthian Colleges, Inc. on May 1, 2008.
buyer: National Aviation Academy
National Aviation Academy is a nationally recognized aviation maintenance training school. NAA's programs prepare students for certification by the Federal Aviation Administration and gives them the knowledge and confidence they need to be successful as Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs). "
seller parent: Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
seller: WyoTech
WyoTech was founded in 1966, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT), and offers diploma and degree programs in Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, Applied Service Management, and Collision/Refinishing. In 1998, automotive technicians
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closed 5/1/2008 via BNC Analysis

National Aviation Academy, purchased Bedford, MA School from WyoTech

synopsis: National Aviation Academy, a leader in Aviation Maintenance and Avionics Training headquartered in Clearwater, FL, has completed the acquisition of Wyotech's Bedford, MA Aeronautical Maintenance Technology School from Corinthian Colleges, Inc. on May 1, 2008.
buyer: National Aviation Academy
National Aviation Academy is a nationally recognized aviation maintenance training school. NAA's programs prepare students for certification by the Federal Aviation Administration and gives them the knowledge and confidence they need to be successful as Aviation Maintenance Technicians (AMTs). "
seller parent: Corinthian Colleges, Inc.
seller: WyoTech
WyoTech was founded in 1966, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT), and offers diploma and degree programs in Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, Applied Service Management, and Collision/Refinishing. In 1998, automotive technicians
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closed 2/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

United Airlines, acquired Westwind School of Aeronautics

synopsis: United Airlines, a major American airline, is acquiring the Westwind School Of Aeronautics, which owns and operates a flight training school and provides professional flight training programs. Westwind was founded in 1985 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.
buyer: United Airlines (UAL:$43,259.00)
United Airlines, Inc. is a major American airline headquartered at Willis Tower in Chicago, Illinois. It is the third largest airline in the world, measured by fleet size and route network. "
target: Westwind School of Aeronautics
Westwind School Of Aeronautics owns and operates a flight training school. The company provides professional flight training programs. Westwind was founded in 1985 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.
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closed 10/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Airways Aviation Group, acquired ESMA Aviation Academy

synopsis: The Airways Aviation Group, a world leader in flight training, has acquired ESMA Aviation Academy (Ecole Supérieure des Métiers de l’Aéronautique), the largest and most important multidisciplinary aviation school in Europe. ESMA Aviation Academy offers training for airline pilots, cabin crew, aircraft maintenance, ground staff, and UAV pilots.
buyer: Airways Aviation Group
Airways Aviation is a world leader in flight training. Airways Aviation provides aspiring pilots with EASA or CASA qualifications. It operates world-class Pilot Training Academies in the UK, Spain, Montenegro and Australia, offering a full suite of industry accredited pilot training courses. "
target: ESMA Aviation Academy
ESMA Aviation Academy (Ecole Supérieure des Métiers de l’Aéronautique) is the largest and most important multidisciplinary aviation school in Europe. ESMA Aviation Academy offers training for airline pilots, cabin crew, aircraft maintenance, ground staff, and UAV pilots.
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announced 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Pennant International Group plc, will acquire Aviation Skills Partnership

synopsis: Pennant, a company that offers a range of technical training solutions to train the next generation of engineers in defense and regulated civilian sectors, is to buy Aviation Skills Partnership, an organization committed to aviation skills training across the UK, promoting the establishment of, and then managing, aviation skills academies.
buyer: Pennant International Group plc (AIM:PEN:$19.82)
Pennant International offers a range of technical training solutions around the world to train the next generation of engineers in defense and regulated civilian sectors. They are based in the UK. "
target: Aviation Skills Partnership
Aviation Skills Partnership is an organization committed to aviation skills training across the UK, promoting the establishment of, and then managing, aviation skills academies. They are based in London.
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$0.33
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announced 10/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Directional Aviation, will acquire SIMCOM Aviation Training

synopsis: Directional Aviation, a private investment firm whose singular focus is private business aviation, will acquire SIMCOM Aviation Training from J.W. Childs Associates, a private equity firm. SIMCOM Aviation Training is a provider of simulator training services for business and general aviation pilots.
buyer: Directional Aviation
Directional Aviation Capital is a private investment firm whose singular focus is private business aviation. Combining strategic aviation ownership, unmatched experience and revolutionary vision, Directional continues to innovate and reshape private aviation. "
target parent: J.W. Childs Associates
target: SIMCOM Aviation Training
SIMCOM Aviation Training is a provider of simulator training services for business and general aviation pilots. SIMCOM provides pilot training for jet, turboprop and piston aircraft using high-fidelity, fully immersive, FAA qualified flight training devices and full-motion simulators.
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closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

SIMCOM International, acquired Turbine Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: SIMCOM International, a training company that offers business and general aviation pilots the best quality simulator training at the best prices in the industry, has announced the acquisition of Turbine Solutions, Inc. (TSI), the leading in‐aircraft training provider for the Daher TBM series aircraft.
buyer: SIMCOM International
From their training centers located in Orlando, Florida, and Scottsdale, Arizona, SIMCOM offers business and general aviation pilots the best quality simulator training at the best prices in the industry. "
target: Turbine Solutions, Inc.
Turbine Solutions, Inc. is the leading in‐aircraft training provider for the Daher TBM series aircraft. TSI provides both initial and recurrent training in the Socata TBM 700, 850, 900, and 930 series of aircraft.
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closed 1/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Airbus SE, acquired Strategic Simulation Solutions

synopsis: Airbus, a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions, has acquired Strategic Simulation Solutions, a flight training center in Aurora, Colorado. Strategic Simulation Solutions primarily supports Frontier Airlines. They use the highest-level flight simulators to train Frontier Airlines' pilots.
buyer: Airbus SE (ENXTPA:AIR:$78,329.94)
Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. They are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. They aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world. "
target: Strategic Simulation Solutions
Strategic Simulation Solutions is a flight training center in Aurora, Colorado. The training center primarily supports Frontier Airlines. Strategic Simulation Solutions has two A320 Family, FAA Level D full flight simulators that are used to train Frontier Airlines' pilots.
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announced 8/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

CAE, Inc., will acquire AACE

synopsis: CAE, a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets, will acquire AirAsia's 50% stake in AACE, which will give CAE a total of a 100% stake in AACE. AACE is an aviation training center dedicated to setting high standards and pursuing excellence in every field of aviation training.
buyer: CAE, Inc. (CAE:$2,198.54)
CAE is a global leader in delivery of training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. They design and integrate the industry's most comprehensive training solutions, anchored by the knowledge and expertise of their 8,000 employees. "
target parent: AirAsia Berhad
target: AACE
The Asian Aviation Centre of Excellence (AACE) is an aviation training center dedicated to setting high standards and pursuing excellence in every field of aviation training. AACE offers pilot, flight attendant, engineering and ground operation, and corporate leader training services.
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announced 2/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Delta Drone SA, will acquire Techni Drone SAS

synopsis: Delta Drone Group and Techni Drone announce the signing of an agreement under which Delta Drone is to acquire a 51% stake in Techni Drone. The transaction will be paid in existing Delta Drone shares. Established in 2013, Techni Drone has rapidly established itself as the leader in the training of professional pilots of civilian drones in France.
buyer: Delta Drone SA (ENXTPA:ALDR:$2.07)
The Delta Drone Group is a recognized player in the civilian drones sector for professional use. It develops a global service offering, from the acquisition of data to computer processing using a specifically developed information system, including the provision of professional pilots. "
target: Techni Drone SAS
Established in 2013, Techni Drone has rapidly established itself as the leader in the training of professional pilots of civilian drones in France, with more than 600 people trained at its current two sites in Baix (Ardèche) and Pornic (Loire Atlantique).
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closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

L-3 Communications Holdings, acquired Aerosim Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security, L-3 Communications announced the acquisition of Aerosim. Aerosim is a globally recognized leader in commercial training with capabilities that are complementary to those offered by L-3 CTS.
buyer: L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL:$9,623.00)
L-3 employs approximately 45,000 people worldwide and is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. "
target parent: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
target: Aerosim Technologies, Inc.
Aerosim is a globally recognized leader in commercial training. Aerosim Technologies provides innovative portable and flexible pilot and maintenance technician training products, enhancing efficiency with lower-cost solutions. Aerosim Academy is a flight school for prospective airline pilots.
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closed 4/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Naljets, purchased Leeds location from Multiflight Ltd.

synopsis: Business jet management company Naljets has acquired the Multiflight Flight Training Centre at Leeds Bradford Airport. Multiflight is a leading UK private aviation company offering a comprehensive range of aviation facilities and services, including training, to customers worldwide.
buyer: Naljets
Naljets provide a range of aviation services from turnkey aircraft management to individual assistance on acquisition, entry into service, crewing, trip planning, regulatory requirements and specific project consultancy. "
seller: Multiflight Ltd.
The acquisition includes the Multiflight Flight Training Centre at Leeds Bradford Airport. Multiflight is a leading UK private aviation company offering a comprehensive range of aviation facilities and services, including training, to customers worldwide.
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closed 5/28/2015 via BusinessWire

L-3 Communications Holdings, acquired CTC Aviation Group Ltd

synopsis: L-3 Communications announced the acquisition of UK-headquartered CTC Aviation Group, now known as L-3 CTC Ltd. L-3 CTC is a high-quality, global airline pilot training and crew resourcing specialist that offers customized and innovative solutions to major airlines and retail customers globally.
buyer: L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL:$9,623.00)
L-3 is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. "
target parent: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
target: CTC Aviation Group Ltd
CTC Aviation Group Limited is one of the world's leading airline training organisations that specialise in developing innovative solutions for their clients to support aircrew selection, supply and training requirements.
price ($mm)
$220
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/2/2014 via BusinessWire

TRU Simulation + Training Inc., acquired ProFlight, LLC

synopsis: TRU Simulation + Training Inc., a company that delivers innovative solutions to the civil and military markets, has acquired ProFlight, LLC, a leader in innovative and advanced pilot training. ProFlight was founded in 1988 by professional pilot instructors who saw a need beyond traditional training.
buyer parent: Textron, Inc.
buyer: TRU Simulation + Training Inc.
TRU Simulation + Training Inc. delivers innovative solutions to the civil and military markets while providing superior technical support and customer service. They are known for its Air Transport Simulation, Business & Military Simulation, and Training Centers & Services. "
target: ProFlight, LLC
ProFlight was founded in 1988 by professional pilot instructors who saw a need beyond traditional training. By harnessing emerging technology, 1:1 instruction and vibrant animation for real world, model specific training, ProFlight continues to educate and mold pilots in dynamic methods.
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closed 8/23/2013 via PR Newswire

ANA Holdings Inc., acquired Pan Am International Flight Academy

synopsis: American Capital, Ltd., a global asset manager, announced that its portfolio company, Pan Am Holdings, Inc., was sold to ANA Holdings Inc, parent company of All Nippon Airways Co. Ltd., one of the leading airlines in the world.
buyer: ANA Holdings Inc.
ANA Holdings Inc. provides passenger and cargo air transportation services in Japan and internationally. It schedules air transportation business and is involved in the business of buying,selling,leasing and maintenance of aircraft and aircraft parts. "
target parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
target: Pan Am International Flight Academy
Pan Am International Flight Academy is one of the largest and most experienced pilot and airline training organizations. The company offers airlines and individuals training on over 60 full-flight simulators with courses for Pilots, Cabin Crew, Mechanics and Aircraft Dispatchers.
price ($mm)
$140
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closed 1/8/2013 via PR Newswire

Pan Am International Flight Academy, acquired Airline Career Academy

synopsis: Pan Am International Flight Academy has acquired Airline Career Academy (ACA), a leading pilot training academy specializing in JAA/EASA and FAA Ab Initio training. ACA will be integrated into Pan Am's operations to offer world class professional pilot training programs that enhance Pan Am's core business of comprehensive solutions for airlines.
buyer parent: American Capital Strategies, Ltd.
buyer: Pan Am International Flight Academy
Pan Am International Flight Academy is one of the largest and most experienced pilot and airline training organizations. The company offers airlines and individuals training on over 60 full-flight simulators with courses for Pilots, Cabin Crew, Mechanics and Aircraft Dispatchers. "
target: Airline Career Academy
Airline Career Academy (ACA) is a leading pilot training academy specializing in JAA/EASA and FAA Ab Initio training. ACA is approved to conduct European JAA and American FAA flight training courses, all the way from the basic Private Pilot to the complete Airline Transport Pilot Certificate.
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closed 6/25/2012 via Company Press Release

Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP, acquired CTC Aviation Group Ltd

synopsis: Inflexion Private Equity announces that it has completed the management buyout of CTC Aviation Group Limited, a leading global provider of tailor-made aviation training services.
buyer: Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP
Inflexion Private Equity is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital and buyouts of lower small to middle market companies. The firm primarily invests in companies based in UK. It invests between £10 million and £100 million in companies with an EBITDA of atleast £2 million. "
target: CTC Aviation Group Ltd
CTC Aviation Group Limited (“CTC”) is a leading global provider of tailor-made aviation training services. It provides fully integrated training for all stages of the pilot life cycle.
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closed 5/16/2012 via Market Wire

CAE, Inc., acquired Oxford Aviation Academy, Ltd.

synopsis: CAE has acquired Oxford Aviation Academy, an industry-leading provider of aviation training and crew sourcing services for C$314 million. This acquisition strengthens CAE's leadership and global reach in civil aviation training by increasing its training centre footprint, growing its Ab-Initio flight training network.
buyer: CAE, Inc. (CAE:$2,198.54)
CAE is a global leader in modelling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defence. CAE offers civil aviation, military, and helicopter training services in more than 45 locations worldwide and trains approximately 100,000 crewmembers yearly. "
target parent: STAR Capital Partners Limited
target: Oxford Aviation Academy, Ltd.
Oxford Aviation Academy (OAA) is one of the world's leading independent providers of integrated aviation training and resourcing services. OAA operates 105 training aircraft, 64 simulators and 10 training centres delivering an innovative and comprehensive portfolio of aviation training courses.
price ($mm)
$315
rev ($mm)
$277
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

Atlantic Aviation Inc., acquired A-Cent Aviation, Inc.

synopsis: Atlantic Aviation, a unit of Quasar Aerospace Industries Inc., has completed the acquisition of A-Cent Aviation, Inc. located at the Colorado Springs Municipal airport in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A-Cent, a FAA Part 141 certified flight school, is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Quasar.
buyer parent: Quasar Aerospace Industries, Inc.
buyer: Atlantic Aviation Inc.
Atlantic Aviation Inc. provides flight training services. It offers introductory flight, private pilot flight, student pilot flight experience, flight simulator, and teen programs. The company also provides personalized training, classroom lectures, and use of aircraft for practical examinations. "
target: A-Cent Aviation, Inc.
A-Cent Aviation, Inc. owns and operates a flight training school in Colorado Springs. It offers simulator training; and provides aircraft for flight instruction and rental, as well as sells new and used aircraft.
price ($mm)
$0.12
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closed 1/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Lincolnshire Management Inc., acquired Aerosim Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: In a move to create a premier global provider of aviation training services and technology, private equity firm Lincolnshire Management, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Aerosim Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
Lincolnshire Management Inc. is a leading private equity firm focused on generating superior returns for investors by acquiring and growing middle market companies across a wide range of industries. "
target: Aerosim Technologies, Inc.
Aerosim Technologies, Inc. is the recognized leader in low cost, hi-fidelity simulation software training products within the aviation industry.
price ($mm)
$31
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closed 1/13/2010 via BNC Analysis

Lincolnshire Management Inc., acquired Delta Connection Academy, Inc.

synopsis: In a move to create a premier global provider of aviation training services and technology, private equity firm Lincolnshire Management, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Delta Connection Academy, Inc.
buyer: Lincolnshire Management Inc.
Lincolnshire Management Inc. is a leading private equity firm focused on generating superior returns for investors by acquiring and growing middle market companies across a wide range of industries. "
target parent: Delta Air Lines, Inc.
target: Delta Connection Academy, Inc.
Delta Connection Academy operates a fleet of more than 96 training devices, including the latest in technically advanced aircraft with its fleet of 33 new Cirrus SR-20 G2 aircraft and its Level 3 Advanced Aircraft Training Devices.
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announced 2/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Exchange Income Corporation, will acquire Moncton Flight College

synopsis: Exchange Income Corporation, a diversified, acquisition-oriented corporation, will acquire Moncton Flight College (MFC), the largest flight training college in Canada. MFC offers a full range of training services, from private pilot licensing to commercial pilot programs.
buyer: Exchange Income Corporation (TSX:EIF:$794.30)
Exchange Income Corporation is a diversified, acquisition-oriented corporation focused on opportunities in two sectors: aviation services and equipment, and manufacturing. "
target: Moncton Flight College
Moncton Flight College (MFC) is a flight training college in Canada. They educate aviation professionals using state-of-the-art curriculum, highly qualified instructors and modern facilities. They offer a full range of training services, from private pilot licensing to commercial pilot programs.
price ($mm)
$28
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
6.3x

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