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closed 12/13/2019 via Bloomberg

Acacia Training Ltd., acquired Apprentice Supermarket CIC

synopsis: UK-based Acacia Training, a provider of training in health & social care, childcare, dental nursing & mental health first aid, has acquired Apprentice Supermarket, a course provider for apprentices in the United Kingdom. The acquisition allows Acacia to expand the company's expertise and services into pre-employment contracts.
buyer parent: MBH Corporation plc
buyer: Acacia Training Ltd.
UK-based Acacia Training is an OFSTED Good training provider offering training in Health & Social Care, Childcare, Dental Nursing & Mental Health First Aid. Acacia delivers vocational qualifications, short courses, and bespoke training tailored to each client's exact requirements. "
target: Apprentice Supermarket CIC
Apprentice Supermarket provides courses for apprentices in the United Kingdom, with services provided for both employers and new candidates. The company helps people develop essential skills and employability through teaching the theory of business to get young people into work or further education.
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announced 2/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Empire Education Group, will acquire Empire Education Group

synopsis: Regis Corp., a leader in the haircare industry, is to sell its interest in Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School), a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the US. Regis will sell its interest in EEG in exchange for de minimis cash compensation, an exclusive private label supply agreement, and an employer of choice arrangement.
buyer: Empire Education Group
Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School) is a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the United States. Headquartered in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, it is the largest system of cosmetology schools in the country. "
target parent: Regis Corporation
target: Empire Education Group
Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School) is a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the United States. Headquartered in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, it is the largest system of cosmetology schools in the country.
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closed 8/28/2019 via Company Press Release

VENTIUR, acquired WINNOVA

synopsis: VENTIUR, a Brazilian accelerator, acquires WINNOVA, a multidisciplinary vocational school that offers high-quality and diverse career paths for young people, adults and working life in Satakunta and Vakka-Suomi, Finland.
buyer: VENTIUR
VENTIUR is a Brazilian accelerator dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and investing in startup development. They see purpose in bright-eyed entrepreneurs who believe in collaborative business shaping the future. "
target: WINNOVA
WinNova is a multidisciplinary vocational school that offers high-quality and diverse career paths for young people, adults and working life in Satakunta and Vakka-Suomi, Finland.
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closed 7/29/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Hope Education Group, acquired Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College

synopsis: Hope Education Group, the second-largest private higher education group in China, has acquired a 95% stake in Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College, a higher education institution in China that focuses on automobile engineering. The college offers programs for mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and architecture.
buyer: Hope Education Group (SEHK:1765:$149.56)
Hope Education Group is the second-largest private higher education group in China. Hope Education Group operates four independent colleges and five junior colleges in China. The group offers services for undergraduate, vocational college, and technical college. "
target: Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College
Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College is a higher education institution in China that focuses on automobile engineering. Hebi Automotive Engineering Professional College offers programs for mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and architecture.
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closed 6/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Sommet Education, acquired Ducasse Education

synopsis: Eurazeo Capital is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 51% stake in Ducasse Education, a major player in culinary and pastry arts, by the hospitality education group, Sommet Education. Since its creation in 1999, Ducasse Education has delivered unrivalled culinary and pastry expertise.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Sommet Education
Known for excellence in cultivating hospitality leaders, Sommet Education encompasses a distinguished group of institutions united by a fundamental belief in the importance of academic rigor & skills-based learning. Their institutions Glion and Les Roches serve students from more than 100 countries."
target: Ducasse Education
Ducasse Education has delivered unrivalled culinary and pastry expertise through a wide array of initial and professional development training programs, as well as courses for career changers. Ducasse Education welcomes over 800 students and 3,000 apprentices at its three campuses.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Stephenson College will be merged with Brooksby Melton College,

synopsis: Brooksby Melton College, a specialist further and higher education college offering courses in an array of specialist vocational subjects, is to merge with Stephenson College, a further and higher education college in Coalville, Leicestershire.
buyer: Brooksby Melton College
Brooksby Melton College is a specialist further and higher education college offering courses in an array of specialist vocational subjects across its two campuses - the land-based Brooksby site and the creative and service industries one in Melton Mowbray. "
target: Stephenson College
Stephenson College Coalville is a further and higher education college in Coalville, Leicestershire. Stephenson College offers a variety of courses that include child care, motor vehicle, health & social care, hair & beauty, engineering, brick work, wood work, plumbing, higher education and more.
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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 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 1/7/2020 via BusinessWire

HCA Holdings, Inc., acquired Galen College of Nursing

synopsis: HCA Healthcare, one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, and Galen College of Nursing, one of the largest educators of nurses in the U.S., announced that HCA Healthcare has become the majority owner of the parent company of Galen.
buyer: HCA Holdings, Inc. (HCA:$50,087.00)
Nashville-based HCA Healthcare is one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, comprising 185 hospitals and approximately 1,800 sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, and physician clinics, in 21 states and the United Kingdom. "
target: Galen College of Nursing
Galen College of Nursing is one of the largest nursing educators in the United States. With a focus solely on nursing education, the College offers baccalaureate and associate degree nursing programs and practical/vocational nursing programs.
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closed 1/21/2019 via Company Press Release

MBH Corporation plc, acquired International School of Beauty Therapy

synopsis: MBH Corporation, a UK diversified investment holding company, acquired International School of Beauty Therapy, UK’s private beauty school that offers nationally and internationally recognized qualifications preparing students for the workplace at home or abroad.
buyer: MBH Corporation plc (DB:M8H:$45.27)
MBH Corporation plc is a UK diversified investment holding company. They acquire small to medium enterprises across multiple geographies and sectors that are well established, profitable, debt free and looking to scale. "
target: International School of Beauty Therapy
The International School of Beauty Therapy is UK’s private beauty school. They offer nationally and internationally recognized qualifications preparing students for the workplace at home or abroad.
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announced 1/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Australian Apex Education Pty Ltd, will purchase Ability Education and MEGT Institute from MEGT

synopsis: Australian Apex Education, a subsidiary of SDM Group Holdings and a leading provider of Vocational Education and Training, will acquire Ability Education and Institute Training (MEGT Institute) from MEGT. Ability Education provides English courses to international students. Institute Training provides courses on early childhood education and care.
buyer parent: SDM Jazz and Ballet Academie
buyer: Australian Apex Education Pty Ltd
Apex Institute of Education is one of Australia's leading private providers of Vocational Education and Training for international and domestic students. Apex offers a range of quality courses developed and taught by highly experienced and qualified trainers in a diverse and inclusive environment. "
seller: MEGT
Ability Education provides English courses covering conversational, practical and academic English to international students. Institute Training is a Registered Training Organisation in Australia and a specialist provider for national accredited courses on early childhood education and care.
price ($mm)
$3.28
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$10
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$0
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0.3x
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12.7x
closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Dashl AB, acquired Mehrens Academy

synopsis: Dashl, a digital hair and beauty booking platform in Sweden, has acquired Mehrens Academy, a Swedish vocational school for professional makeup and hair. Mehrens Academy provides their students with the education they need to get a job in the makeup industry.
buyer: Dashl AB
Dashl is a digital hair and beauty booking platform in Sweden. Dashl allows users to book a stylist for a hair or beauty treatment, whenever and wherever it suits them. Users can browse photos from vetted and reviewed hair and beauty stylists to find the right style for them. "
target: Mehrens Academy
Mehrens Academy is a Swedish vocational school for professional makeup and hair. Mehrens Academy provides their students with the education they need to get a job in the makeup industry. The academy supports their students after their education and provides them with professional products and tools.
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announced 10/31/2018 via BNC Analysis

STADIO Multiversity, will acquire Prestige Academy (Pty) Ltd

synopsis: STADIO, a South African investment holding company that focuses on higher education, will acquire Prestige Academy, a private higher education institution in South Africa. Prestige Academy provides vocational education and training for a variety of disciplines, including digital marketing, visual arts, business management, 3D animation, and more.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: STADIO Multiversity (:$27.64)
STADIO is an investment holding company that focuses on the acquisition of, investment in, growth and development of higher education institutions to assist in meeting the demand for quality and relevant higher education programmes in southern Africa. "
target: Prestige Academy (Pty) Ltd
Prestige Academy is a private higher education institution in South Africa. Prestige Academy provides vocational education and training for a variety of disciplines. They offer programmes for digital marketing, visual arts, business management, 3D animation, event management, photography, and more.
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closed 9/24/2018 via BusinessWire

NCK Capital L.L.C., acquired Tricoci University

synopsis: NCK Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm specializing in management buyouts, corporate divestitures and recapitalizations of lower, middle-market businesses, announced it has acquired Tricoci University, a leading provider of cosmetology, esthetics and barbering education in the Midwest.
buyer: NCK Capital L.L.C.
NCK acquires controlling interests in lower, middle-market companies across the United States that have between $2 and $10 million in EBITDA. NCK provides “right-fit” capital structures, inspiring management incentives, and extensive operational support to its partner companies. "
target: Tricoci University
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture is the premier provider of fresh and innovative cosmetology, esthetics and barbering education in the Midwest, providing students with advanced technical skills, ethics, professionalism and leadership values.
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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 6/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Summer Capital, acquired Swiss Education Group Ltd.

synopsis: Summer Capital, a leading Asia-based investment management firm, has acquired Swiss Education Group from Invision, a leading Swiss- and Germany-based investment firm. Swiss Education Group manages 5 schools in Switzerland. Their hotel management and culinary schools offer Bachelor degree, Postgraduate diploma and Master programmes.
buyer: Summer Capital
Summer Capital is a leading Asia-based investment management firm focused on global investment opportunities. The firm focuses on investing in companies related to education, hospitality, telecommunications, media, technology, healthcare, fintech, and logistics. "
target parent: Invision Private Equity AG
target: Swiss Education Group Ltd.
Swiss Education Group manages 5 schools in Switzerland. Their hotel management and culinary schools offer Bachelor degree, Postgraduate diploma and Master programmes. Their programmes combine academic learning with practical experience and are designed to meet the needs of hospitality employers.
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closed 5/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Primary Capital Partners LLP, acquired ICS Learn

synopsis: ICS Learn, a leading UK online professional education platform, is pleased to announce the completion of a management buyout of the business from the current owners, Angus MacDonald and Par Equity.  The management team was backed by Primary Capital Partners, one of the UK’s leading mid-market private equity firms. 
buyer: Primary Capital Partners LLP
Primary is a leading provider of private equity finance for UK based growth companies valued between £20 million and £100 million. They aim to work in partnership with experienced management teams to help build great companies whilst delivering excellent returns for investors. "
target parent: Par Equity
target: ICS Learn
UK-based ICS Learn is a leading online professional education platform, operating in the human resources, accountancy and health and wellness markets. The ICS Learn brand is long-established and the business currently educates over 15,000 active students.
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closed 2/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Quanta Services, Inc., acquired Northwest Lineman College

synopsis: Quanta Services, Inc., a corporation that provides engineering, procurement and construction services, has announced that it completed the acquisition of Northwest Lineman College (NLC), the industry-leading educational and training institution serving the electric power industry.
buyer: Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR:$9,466.48)
Quanta Services is a leading specialized contracting services company, delivering infrastructure solutions for the electric power, oil and gas and communications industries. Quanta's services include designing, installing, repairing and maintaining energy and communications infrastructure. "
target: Northwest Lineman College
Northwest Lineman College is the industry-leading educational and training institution serving the electric power industry. NLC is the largest educational and training organization that trains across the full lifespan of a line worker's career, from pre-apprenticeship through experienced lineman.
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$62
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announced 11/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

Redcar & Cleveland College will be merged with Stockton Riverside College,

synopsis: Redcar & Cleveland College, a Further Education provider in the Tees Valley, is going to merge with nearby counterpart Stockton Riverside College. Redcar & Cleveland College delivers an exciting range of full and part-time vocational training courses, from entry level through to higher level qualifications.
buyer: Stockton Riverside College
Stockton Riverside College is a further education college in the UK that offers full time and part time courses, adult courses, apprenticeships and professional qualifications. With a wide range of courses and business services to offer, they help people on their way to achieving their dreams. "
target: Redcar & Cleveland College
Redcar & Cleveland College is one of the leading Further Education providers in the Tees Valley. They deliver an exciting range of full and part-time vocational training courses, from entry level through to higher level qualifications.
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announced 9/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Lynn University, will acquire Digital Media Arts College (DMAC)

synopsis: Lynn University announced it has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Digital Media Arts College (DMAC). Founded in 2002, DMAC focuses on programs in graphic design, game art, animation, visual effects and web design to prepare students for professional careers in the digital arts.
buyer: Lynn University
Lynn University is an independent college based in Boca Raton, Florida, with approximately 3,000 students from 100 countries. U.S. News & World Report ranks Lynn as the top international university in the region. "
target: Digital Media Arts College (DMAC)
Digital Media Arts College (DMAC) is a private, boutique art and design college based in Boca Raton, Florida. Founded in 2002, DMAC focuses on programs in graphic design, game art, animation, visual effects and web design to prepare students for professional careers in the digital arts.
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closed 12/13/2019 via Bloomberg

Acacia Training Ltd., acquired Apprentice Supermarket CIC

synopsis: UK-based Acacia Training, a provider of training in health & social care, childcare, dental nursing & mental health first aid, has acquired Apprentice Supermarket, a course provider for apprentices in the United Kingdom. The acquisition allows Acacia to expand the company's expertise and services into pre-employment contracts.
buyer parent: MBH Corporation plc
buyer: Acacia Training Ltd.
UK-based Acacia Training is an OFSTED Good training provider offering training in Health & Social Care, Childcare, Dental Nursing & Mental Health First Aid. Acacia delivers vocational qualifications, short courses, and bespoke training tailored to each client's exact requirements. "
target: Apprentice Supermarket CIC
Apprentice Supermarket provides courses for apprentices in the United Kingdom, with services provided for both employers and new candidates. The company helps people develop essential skills and employability through teaching the theory of business to get young people into work or further education.
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closed 12/13/2019 via Bloomberg

Acacia Training Ltd., acquired Apprentice Supermarket CIC

synopsis: UK-based Acacia Training, a provider of training in health & social care, childcare, dental nursing & mental health first aid, has acquired Apprentice Supermarket, a course provider for apprentices in the United Kingdom. The acquisition allows Acacia to expand the company's expertise and services into pre-employment contracts.
buyer parent: MBH Corporation plc
buyer: Acacia Training Ltd.
UK-based Acacia Training is an OFSTED Good training provider offering training in Health & Social Care, Childcare, Dental Nursing & Mental Health First Aid. Acacia delivers vocational qualifications, short courses, and bespoke training tailored to each client's exact requirements. "
target: Apprentice Supermarket CIC
Apprentice Supermarket provides courses for apprentices in the United Kingdom, with services provided for both employers and new candidates. The company helps people develop essential skills and employability through teaching the theory of business to get young people into work or further education.
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closed 1/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Renovus Capital, acquired Practicing Clinicians Exchange

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on the education, training and human capital sectors, has acquired a controlling interest in Continuing Education Alliance, LLC and Practicing Clinicians Exchange (PCE).  Based in Stamford, CT, PCE is the national leader in education for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Founded in 2010, Renovus Capital Partners is an education, training and human capital focused private equity firm. Renovus is based outside of Philadelphia and manages $485 million in assets under management through two SBIC funds. "
target: Practicing Clinicians Exchange
Practicing Clinicians Exchange (PCE) is an innovative multichannel CME (Continuing Medical Education) company specifically focused on nurse practitioners and physician assistants. PCE provides live, home study, and online CME designed to meet the real-world clinical needs of NPs and PAs.
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closed 11/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Clanwilliam Group Ltd., acquired Obsidian Healthcare Group

synopsis: Clanwilliam Group, a Dublin-based company that develops, sells and integrates technology solutions to the Private Consultant and pharmacy communities, acquired Obsidian Healthcare, a UK full service global healthcare communications Group that delivers medical communications activities and continuing medical education programs.
buyer parent: Eli Global, LLC
buyer: Clanwilliam Group Ltd.
Clanwilliam Group, headquartered in Dublin, is an expanding healthcare, technology and services business. They develop, sell and integrate a range of technology solutions and services predominately to the GP, Private Consultant and pharmacy communities. "
target: Obsidian Healthcare Group
Headquartered in the UK, Obsidian Healthcare Group is a full service, global healthcare communications Group with two distinct firewalled divisions, allowing it to deliver collaboratively sponsored medical communications activities and medical education and continuing medical education programs.
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closed 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired PRIME

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a leader in patient and provider education, announced that it has purchased Prime Education, LLC, a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company known for its award-winning, systems-based work and extensive peer-reviewed publications in research-informed interprofessional continuing education (CE).
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target: PRIME
Founded in 1994, PRIME is a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company that has, as its mission, to enhance the interprofessional health team’s knowledge, skills/strategy, and performance in caring for patients.
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announced 4/12/2017 via PR Newswire

Blackstone Group LP, CPP Investment Board, will acquire Ascend Learning

synopsis: Ascend Learning, LLC ("Ascend"), a leading provider of educational content, software and analytics solutions, announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ascend from funds advised by Providence Equity Partners and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$5,568.16)
buyer: CPP Investment Board
Blackstone is a leading investment firm, creating positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors & the companies they invest in. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Ascend Learning
Ascend Learning is a leading provider of educational content and software tools for students, educational institutions and employers. They focus on high-growth careers in a range of industries, with a special focus on healthcare and other licensure-driven occupations.
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closed 10/31/2016 via PR Web

Coverys, acquired Med-IQ

synopsis: Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, hospitals, dentists, podiatrists, and advanced practice providers, announced the acquisition of Med-IQ, a globally recognized leader in medical education and healthcare quality improvement.
buyer: Coverys
Coverys is a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, hospitals, dentists, podiatrists, and advanced practice providers. Coverys emphasizes proactive risk mitigation and patient safety programs that help clients anticipate, identify, and manage risk. "
target: Med-IQ
Med-IQ, one of the most respected providers of continuing medical education (CME), inspires healthcare professionals through award-winning activities that deliver sophisticated outcomes- based educational designs with measurable results in professional competence and performance.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PR Web

Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC, acquired HMP Communications Holdings, LLC

synopsis: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), has completed an agreement with Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE), under which current investors, Alta Communications and Antares Capital, have sold their interests in HMP to SGE. With the sale, SGE becomes HMP’s majority equity holder. HMP is a leading provider of healthcare content and events.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC
Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE) invests in growth stage companies in the information services, internet and software sectors. The firm is backed by a unique and patient capital base that allows management teams the freedom and flexibility to maximize growth. "
target: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP Communications Holdings is a multi-channel leader in healthcare content and education, with a mission to improve patent care. The company produces clinically relevant, evidence-based journals, events and accredited, continuing education for the healthcare community.
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announced 7/29/2015 via Company Press Release

PESI, Inc., will acquire Cross Country Education

synopsis: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its Cross Country Education business to PESI, Inc. Cross Country Education (CCE) is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
buyer: PESI, Inc.
Since 1979, Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI Inc.), has provided cutting edge continuing education to professionals across the nation. PESI works alongside the world’s leading experts to create seminars, conferences, videos and books that meet the needs of adult learners. "
target parent: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.
target: Cross Country Education
Cross Country Education (CCE) is leading the way in continuing professional development for healthcare professionals. CCE is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
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closed 2/27/2014 via BNC Analysis

UDG Healthcare plc, acquired KnowledgePoint360

synopsis: UDG Healthcare plc, a leading international provider of healthcare services, announced that it has agreed to acquire the healthcare communications business of KnowledgePoint360. The deal, agreed at a total cash consideration of $144 million. KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services.
buyer: UDG Healthcare plc (LSE:UDG:$1,298.52)
UDG Healthcare plc, together with its subsidiaries provides supply chain, packaging, medical, regulatory, and sales and marketing services to healthcare manufacturers and pharmacies operating in the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom, North America, and continental Europe. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: KnowledgePoint360
KnowledgPoint360 provides a broad range of medical communications services, including medical education, publication support, live educational meetings, scientific content development, exhibit design, digital solutions, training, workflow and compliance solutions.
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$144
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$106
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closed 2/23/2012 via PR Newswire

HCP & Company, acquired Career Training Academy, Inc.

synopsis: HCP & Company, a middle-market private equity firm headquartered in Chicago, announced the acquisition of Career Training Academy, Inc., a nationally accredited, Associate's degree and diploma granting, career school providing students with professional skills for careers in allied health.
buyer: HCP & Company
HCP & Company is a private equity firm specializing in growth equity and buyout investments in companies with attractive growth prospects and revenue from $10 million to $100 million. "
target: Career Training Academy, Inc.
Career Training Academy® is a career school offering programs in Medical and Dental Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, and Massage Therapy. Its programs are developed with a focus on the career goals of each and every student.
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closed 6/22/2010 via Company Press Release

JLL Partners, acquired Ross Learning LLC

synopsis: Huron Capital announced today that it has sold its portfolio company, Ross Education. Based in St. Clair, Michigan, Ross Education operates a group of 17 postsecondary schools that offer career-oriented training in allied health fields.
buyer: JLL Partners
Founded in 1988, JLL Partners is among the leading private equity investment firms in the country. Since inception, they have managed a series of private equity funds aggregating approximately $4 billion in committed capital. "
target parent: Huron Capital Partners LLC
target: Ross Learning LLC
Ross Education LLC is the owner of Ross Medical Education Center. Ross has offered short-term vocational and career training programs for over 30 years. The Company operates a group of 17 postsecondary schools that offer career-oriented training in allied health fields.
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closed 1/5/2010 via Capital IQ

BC Partners, acquired ATI Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: BC Partners has acquired ATI Holding Company. ATI operates vocational schools and training centers in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico.
buyer: BC Partners
BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the large buy-out market for 20 years. The firm operates as an integrated team through its offices in Europe and America. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: 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.
price ($mm)[EV]
$331 [$581]
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closed 1/9/2007 via BNC Analysis

SofTech International Inc., acquired National Medical Education

synopsis: 360training announced it has completed the acquisition of distance education course provider National Medical Education (NME), a San Diego-based provider of continuing education to nurses, respiratory therapists, radiology and imaging techs and clinical lab scientists nationwide.
buyer: SofTech International Inc.
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: National Medical Education
National Medical Education is fully committed to becoming the Health Resource Center for the nation. We currently provide exceptional educational programs to the health care professional. Our focus is on the advancement of knowledge, while promoting the elevation of professional practice.
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closed 3/7/2005 via Company Press Release

Huron Capital Partners LLC, acquired Ross Learning LLC

synopsis: Huron Capital Partners LLC announced today that it has recapitalized Ross Learning LLC in partnership with Paul Mitchell, CEO of the Company. The transaction marks Huron’s sixth new platform investment within the last eight months and second significant platform investment in the post-secondary education industry.
buyer: Huron Capital Partners LLC
Huron Capital Partners LLC is a Midwest based equity investment firm focused on investing in growing, established and profitable companies. We specialize in partnering with management teams to facilitate corporate spin-offs, family succession transactions, recapitalizations and management buyouts. "
target: Ross Learning LLC
Ross Education LLC is the owner of Ross Medical Education Center. Ross has offered short-term vocational and career training programs for over 30 years. Ross Medical Education Center operates in 14 communities in Michigan, Florida and Georgia.
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closed 10/7/2015 via PR Newswire

Cogora, acquired PCM Healthcare Ltd.

synopsis: Cogora, the media and marketing services group, has announced the acquisition of PCM Healthcare, a leading medical education and communications agency. PCM has pioneered novel approaches to deliver healthcare communications and non-promotional medical education that have measurable impact on patient care standards.
buyer: Cogora
Cogora Limited is an integrated media and marketing services company that sits at the heart of a community of 220,000 highly engaged healthcare professionals. They deliver 12 national conference exhibitions each year, as well as more than 100 smaller educational 'road show' events across the UK. "
target: PCM Healthcare Ltd.
PCM Healthcare is a medical education and communications agency: a team of passionate and talented people who develop novel approaches designed with outcomes in mind. PCM has two change-making divisions: PCM Scientific for educational initiatives and Pharmacom Media for medical communications.
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announced 7/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Milamber Ventures PLC, will acquire Orchard Rock Limited

synopsis: Milamber Ventures plc, a growth accelerator business that focuses on creative media, technology and education, will acquire Orchard Rock, a leading provider of health and social care training services in the UK. Orchard Rock offers training services for all sectors, including private sector, care homes, dementia care, nursing homes, and more.
buyer: Milamber Ventures PLC
Milamber is a growth accelerator business focusing on Creative Media, Technology and Education with a specific focus on Education. They invest in early stage businesses, working with entrepreneurs to attract clients, develop 'Go To Market' strategies, fix operational gaps and access growth capital. "
target: Orchard Rock Limited
Orchard Rock is a leading provider of health and social care training services in the UK. The company specializes in health and social care training for all sectors, including private sector, care homes, dementia care, nursing homes, mental health, children's services, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.49
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
5.1x
closed 3/29/2017 via Company Press Release

GL Events, acquired Agence CCC

synopsis: GL Events announces the acquisition of CCC, an agency specialised in the organisation of medical conventions and training. CCC organises "Evidence & Practice" training cycles for general practitioners. These one-day training sessions are held in 26 cities across France. It is also the organiser of conventions for medical specialities.
buyer: GL Events (ENXTPA:GLO:$1,166.07)
GL events is an integrated group offering a complete range of event industry solutions divided into three major segments: venue management and event organisation, and integrated services for trade fairs, conventions and events. "
target: Agence CCC
CCC is an agency specialised in the organisation of medical conventions and training. CCC organises "Evidence & Practice" training cycles for general practitioners. These one-day training sessions are held in 26 cities across France. It is also the organiser of conventions for medical specialities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/29/2018 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired Western Schools

synopsis: Colibri Group, an online education company with leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, announced that the company has acquired Western Schools, a leader in continuing education (CE) for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group provides leading online learning solutions to licensed professionals who strive to be among the best in their fields. "
target: Western Schools
Western Schools is a nationally accredited and approved, widely recognized leader in continuing education for healthcare professionals, offering expert-authored and peer-reviewed courses.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/17/2018 via Company Press Release

OnCourse Learning, acquired Wound Care Education Institute

synopsis: OnCourse Learning announced the acquisition of Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI), an internationally recognized wound care education leader for healthcare professionals. WCEI conducts on-site and online courses, along with live and on-demand webinars. Their annual Wild On Wounds conference draws wound care clinicians from around the country.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: OnCourse Learning
OnCourse Learning delivers licensure, regulatory and compliance education solutions throughout the nation's leading industries including financial services, healthcare and real estate. They focus on advancing the e-learning environment for individuals and businesses to help to build new careers. "
target: Wound Care Education Institute
Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI) is a recognized wound care education leader for healthcare professionals. WCEI conducts on-site and online courses, along with live and on-demand webinars. WCEI has educated professionals in skin and wound management, diabetic wounds and ostomy management.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/4/2015 via BusinessWire

Revelstoke Capital Partners LLC, acquired Career Step

synopsis: Revelstoke Capital Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, has completed the acquisition of Career Step, LLC. Career Step, based in Provo, Utah, is a leading provider of online, career-focused training programs in the high-growth healthcare sector. Career Step offers high quality, cost effective, job-specific training solutions.
buyer: Revelstoke Capital Partners LLC
Revelstoke Capital Partners is a Denver based private equity firm formed by experienced investors who focus on building exceptional industry-leading companies. "
target parent: DW Healthcare Partners
target: Career Step
Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has trained over 85,000 students, has more than 150 partnerships with colleges and universities nationwide, and provides training for some of the most respected healthcare employers in the nation.
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