Like Pinecone Therapies, LLC

closed 4/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC, acquired Pinecone Therapies, LLC

synopsis: Sequel Youth & Family Services, a Dallas-based provider of behavioral health services, has welcomed Pine Cone Therapies into its network of programs. Pine Cone provides children, families and adults with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders.
buyer parent: Altamont Capital Partners
buyer: Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC
Sequel Youth & Family Services is a leading national behavioral health organization that develops and operates a broad continuum of treatment programs for children, adolescents, adults, and families with severe behavioral health, emotional, and physical challenges. "
target: Pinecone Therapies, LLC
Pine Cone Therapies provides children, families, and adults with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders. They design quality treatment that will result in meaningful changes across environments.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

The Speech Pathology Group, acquired Family Support Center

synopsis: SPG, a Ridgemont Equity Partners portfolio company and a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to children with autism and other disabilities, has acquired Family Support Center (FSC) and Go2Consult. FSC is a market leader in using applied behavior analysis therapy services to help children with autism and their families.
buyer parent: Ridgemont Equity Partners
buyer: The Speech Pathology Group
SPG is a leading school, clinic, and home-based provider of multidisciplinary services for children with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. The company provides comprehensive speech and language services, applied behavior analysis therapy, psychological services, and OT/PT services. "
target: Family Support Center
The Family Support Center (FCS) is a market leader in using applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy services to help children with autism and their families. FCS's services are provided by a multidisciplinary team experienced in treatment excellence for autism spectrum disorders.
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closed 8/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Blue Sprig, acquired Aptitude Habilitation Services (AHS), Inc.

synopsis: Blue Sprig Pediatrics, Inc. announces that it has acquired the assets of the Carmel, CA based Aptitude Habilitation Services. Aptitude is a multi-state clinic and home-based provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Blue Sprig
BlueSprig, founded in 2017, is a clinic-based provider of Applied Behavior Analysis ("ABA") therapy services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ("ASD"). Headquartered in Houston, TX, BlueSprig is the largest autism services provider in Texas, with locations in several other states in the US. "
target: Aptitude Habilitation Services (AHS), Inc.
Aptitude Habilitations Services was founded in 2009 and provides Applied Behavior Analysis ("ABA") treatment services to children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It serves the autism community with clinic and home-based services as well as community and school-based services in 11 states.
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closed 8/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cultivate Behavioral Health & Education, acquired Pediatric Therapy Group

synopsis: Cultivate acquires Pediatric Therapy Group (PTG), a multi-disciplinary provider in Chicago, diversifying its services mix and geographical footprint. PTG has established relationships with Early Intervention, Developmental Pediatricians and Medical Diagnostic teams which aid in the early identification of childhood disorders.
buyer parent: Imperial Capital Corporation
buyer: Cultivate Behavioral Health & Education
Cultivate Behavioral Health & Education provides ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) therapy in Central Texas, serving children with autism and other developmental disabilities. They serve children starting in their early intervention programs, through their high school years. "
target: Pediatric Therapy Group
Pediatric Therapy Group (PTG) has been providing therapeutic services in the Chicago-land area since 2010. PTG has established relationships with Early Intervention, Developmental Pediatricians and Medical Diagnostic teams which aid in the early identification of childhood disorders.
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closed 7/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Proud Moments ABA, acquired Autism & Behavior Consulting Services, LLC

synopsis: Proud Moments ABA, a provider of ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) services for children with autism, has acquired Autism & Behavior Consulting Services, LLC, a leading behavioral therapy service provider that specializes in treating children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Proud Moments ABA
Proud Moments is a growing behavioral health agency offering ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) services for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Proud Moments handles the entire process, from assessment and insurance authorization to treatment design, implementation, and monitoring. "
target: Autism & Behavior Consulting Services, LLC
Autism & Behavior Consulting Services (ABC) is a leading behavioral therapy service provider that specializes in treating children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. The company provides comprehensive behavior therapy services to children while helping to educate and support their families.
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closed 6/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

CSD Autism Services, acquired Rocky Mountain Applied Behavior Analysts, LLC

synopsis: Center for Social Dynamics, LLC (CSD), a portfolio company of NMS Capital, has partnered with Rocky Mountain Applied Behavior Analysts, LLC (Rocky Mountain ABA). Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado and founded by Brittany Warsing, MS BCBA, Rocky Mountain is a fast-growing applied behavioral analysis (“ABA”) services company.
buyer parent: New MainStream Capital
buyer: CSD Autism Services
Founded in 2012 by Pete Pallares, Center for Social Dynamics (CSD) is an ABA (applied behavioral analysis) services company specializing in home-based, personalized, evidence-based ASD (autism spectrum disorder) treatment throughout Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Hawaii. "
target: Rocky Mountain Applied Behavior Analysts, LLC
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado and founded by Brittany Warsing, MS BCBA, Rocky Mountain is a fast-growing applied behavioral analysis (“ABA”) services company specializing in home-based, personalized, evidence-based Autism Spectrum Disorder (“ASD”) treatment.
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closed 6/23/2020 via PR Web

Lighthouse Autism Center, acquired Autism Therapy Services, LLC

synopsis: Lighthouse Autism Centers, LLC, a leading provider of center-based, Applied Behavioral Analysis ("ABA") therapy, announced the acquisition of Autism Therapy Services, LLC (“ATS”), a rapidly-growing, center-based ABA provider in the greater-Indianapolis market.
buyer: Lighthouse Autism Center
Headquartered in Mishawaka, Indiana, Lighthouse was founded in 2012 by Gregg and Sandy Maggioli, the parents of a child with autism. Over the past 8 years, Lighthouse has grown into a leading center-based provider of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy for children on the autism spectrum. "
target: Autism Therapy Services, LLC
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Autism Therapy Services is a center-based Applied Behavioral Analysis ("ABA") provider that provides ABA services through a network of five centers across the greater Indianapolis area.
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closed 1/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Stepping Stones Group, acquired Star of CA

synopsis: The Stepping Stones Group, a leading national provider of therapeutic, behavioral and autism services to children in educational and community settings, announced the acquisition of STAR of CA, a California based provider of home, community, and school-based Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and school-based ABA and mental health services.
buyer parent: Rothschild
buyer: The Stepping Stones Group
The Stepping Stones Group is the leading provider of therapeutic and behavioral health services to children including those with special needs and autism. The company serves over 500 clients and 115,000 students annually across over 30 states. "
target: Star of CA
STAR of CA provides psychological and applied behavior analysis (ABA) services to children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), young children at risk for developmental delays, or individuals with emotional and behavioral challenges throughout California.
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closed 12/4/2019 via Company Description

New MainStream Capital, acquired CSD Autism Services

synopsis: NMS Capital has partnered with company management in the recapitalization of Center for Social Dynamics, Inc. (CSD). CSD is a leading applied behavioral analysis services company specializing in home-based, personalized, evidence-based Autism Spectrum Disorder treatment. CSD provides services throughout Northern California, Oregon, and Hawaii.
buyer: New MainStream Capital
NMS Capital (New MainStream Capital) is a New York headquartered private investment firm specializing in strategic equity investments and leveraged buyouts of lower middle market companies. "
target: CSD Autism Services
Founded in 2012 by Pete Pallares, Center for Social Dynamics (CSD) is an ABA (applied behavioral analysis) services company specializing in home-based, personalized, evidence-based ASD (autism spectrum disorder) treatment throughout Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Hawaii.
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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 10/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Invo HealthCare Associates, acquired XciteSteps, LLC

synopsis: Invo Healthcare, a national provider of school and community behavioral health, acquired Xcite Steps. Based in California, Xcite Steps provides Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Invo HealthCare Associates
Invo Healthcare is a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to individuals with special needs and autism. The company serves more than 60,000 children annually in schools, homes and centers in 30 states nationwide. "
target: XciteSteps, LLC
Based in California, Xcite Steps provides Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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closed 3/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

LEARN Behavioral, acquired The SPARKS Group, LLC

synopsis: Based in Maryland, The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group was acquired by Learn It Systems. The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group provides high-quality, research-based ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) treatment services to children in the child’s natural environment, whether that be the family home, daycare or local community. 
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: 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. "
target: The SPARKS Group, LLC
Based in Maryland, The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group provides high-quality, research-based ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) treatment services to children in the child’s natural environment. S.P.A.R.K.S is proud to serve Washington, D.C., Southern Maryland and Northern Virginia.
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closed 1/24/2018 via BusinessWire

Family Treatment Network, acquired Behavior Care Specialists, Inc.

synopsis: Pharos Capital Group, LLC, through its Family Treatment Network platform (“FTN”), has acquired Behavior Care Specialists (“BCS”), based in Sioux Falls, SD. BCS is an outpatient treatment provider of autism spectrum disorder services based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), serving 140 children across four states.
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: Behavior Care Specialists, Inc.
Behavior Care Specialists (BCS), founded in 2006, is an outpatient treatment provider of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) services using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). BCS works with children and adolescents with ASD in clinics, schools and homes.
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closed 12/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

FFL Partners, LLC, acquired Autism Learning Partners

synopsis: FFL Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in quality middle-market companies in growing markets, has completed the acquisition of Autism Learning Partners (ALP), a provider of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapy services for children and young adults with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities.
buyer: FFL Partners, LLC
FFL is a venture capital and private equity firm that was formed in 1997 to invest in middle-market companies where the substantial strategic and operating expertise of FFL's principals can help management improve margins, make acquisitions and grow earnings. "
target: Autism Learning Partners
Autism Learning Partners, of Glendale, Calif., provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children and young adults in seven states, serving nearly 3,000 clients annually. Services include cognitive, adaptive, social and emotional therapies as well as social-skills programs.
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announced 8/16/2018 via Reuters

CareTech Community Services Limited, will acquire Cambian Group

synopsis: British social care services firm CareTech Holdings Plc has agreed to buy rival Cambian Group Plc, one of the largest providers of specialist behavioural health services for children and adults in the UK.
buyer: CareTech Community Services Limited (AIM:CTH:$224.83)
Founded in 1993, CareTech has proved itself as a safe, reliable and stable social care provider. The company is publicly owned and has an experienced management team drawn from social services, health, charities and the commercial world. "
target: Cambian Group (CMBN:$252.02)
Cambian Group is one of the largest providers of specialist behavioural health services for children and adults in the UK. They provide services for over 2,900 individuals in 286 services. They work with over 140 public authorities and employ more than 7,200 people.
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closed 12/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Acorn Health, acquired Behavior Therapy Specialists

synopsis: Acorn Health, a provider of clinical services to children with autism, has acquired Behavior Therapy Specialists (BTS) in O'Fallon, IL. BTS will serve as a regional platform for providing high quality home- and center-based Applied Behavior Analysis services to children and adults diagnosed with autism in Southern Illinois and Northern Missouri.
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 Therapy Specialists
Behavior Therapy Specialists (BTS) provide clinic based and in-home Applied Behavior Analysis therapy and services across multiple counties in Southern Illinois. BTS also offers Speech and Language Services so that a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach can be administered.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, acquired Invo HealthCare Associates

synopsis: Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, announced that it has acquired Invo Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of autism and childhood behavioral health services. Invo will continue to be led by Chief Executive Officer Anthony Manley and its current management team.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with over $15 billion of committed capital. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing across a wide range of industries and transaction types. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Invo HealthCare Associates
Invo Healthcare is a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to individuals with special needs and autism. The company serves more than 60,000 children annually in schools, homes and centers in 30 states nationwide.
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closed 1/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Beacon Specialized Living Services, Inc., acquired Owakihi, Inc.

synopsis: Beacon Specialized Living Services, Inc., a portfolio company of Pharos Capital Group, has acquired Owakihi, Inc. Founded in 1978, Owakihi is a leading Minnesota provider of home and community-based support services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and mental health needs, focusing on personalized care.
buyer parent: Pharos Capital Group, LLC
buyer: Beacon Specialized Living Services, Inc.
Beacon Specialized Living serves individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs. By supporting their self-directed goals with compassion and best practices, Beacon provides the highest level of support — not only meeting their needs, but helping people live their fullest lives. "
target: Owakihi, Inc.
Founded in 1978, Owakihi is a leading Minnesota provider of home and community-based support services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and mental health needs, focusing on personalized care.
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announced 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Binovi, will acquire VERA™

synopsis: Binovi Technologies Corp., a leader in vision performance technology, will acquire VERA™ (Visual Efficiency RAting), Developed for eye doctors, educators, and school nurses, VERA offers a much-needed, simple, and validated national standard for school vision screening that goes beyond visual acuity or eyesight.
buyer: Binovi (TSXV:EYC:$0.42)
Binovi Technologies Corp. combines hardware, software, specialized expert knowledge, and unique data insights to deliver customized, one-on-one training and learning protocols ideal for K-12 Students, Vision Care Specialists, and Sports Performance testing and training. "
target: VERA™
VERA™ (Visual Efficiency RAting) is a two-part vision screening program designed for school heath, occupational therapy and special education settings. VERA's school health component identifies more students with common vision difficulties and generates referral letters to eye doctors.
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closed 3/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Anthem, Inc., acquired Beacon Health Options

synopsis: Anthem, Inc. has acquired Beacon Health Options, the largest independently held behavioral health organization in the country serving more than 36 million people across all 50 states. The acquisition allows Anthem to combine its behavioral health capabilities with Beacon’s successful model and support services to enhance whole person care.
buyer: Anthem, Inc. (ANTM:$121,868.00)
Anthem is a leading health benefits company dedicated to improving lives and communities, and making healthcare simpler. Through its affiliated companies, Anthem serves more than 79 million people, including 41 million within its family of health plans. "
target: Beacon Health Options
Beacon Health Options is a health improvement company that serves 50 million individuals across the U.S. and UK. On behalf of employers, health plans, and government agencies, Beacon manages innovative programs and solutions that directly address the challenges behavioral health care system faces.
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closed 4/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC, acquired Pinecone Therapies, LLC

synopsis: Sequel Youth & Family Services, a Dallas-based provider of behavioral health services, has welcomed Pine Cone Therapies into its network of programs. Pine Cone provides children, families and adults with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders.
buyer parent: Altamont Capital Partners
buyer: Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC
Sequel Youth & Family Services is a leading national behavioral health organization that develops and operates a broad continuum of treatment programs for children, adolescents, adults, and families with severe behavioral health, emotional, and physical challenges. "
target: Pinecone Therapies, LLC
Pine Cone Therapies provides children, families, and adults with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders. They design quality treatment that will result in meaningful changes across environments.
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closed 4/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC, acquired Pinecone Therapies, LLC

synopsis: Sequel Youth & Family Services, a Dallas-based provider of behavioral health services, has welcomed Pine Cone Therapies into its network of programs. Pine Cone provides children, families and adults with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders.
buyer parent: Altamont Capital Partners
buyer: Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC
Sequel Youth & Family Services is a leading national behavioral health organization that develops and operates a broad continuum of treatment programs for children, adolescents, adults, and families with severe behavioral health, emotional, and physical challenges. "
target: Pinecone Therapies, LLC
Pine Cone Therapies provides children, families, and adults with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders. They design quality treatment that will result in meaningful changes across environments.
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closed 1/24/2018 via PE Hub

Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC, acquired Rebecca School and Aaron School

synopsis: Sequel Youth and Family Services, a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Management, has acquired two special needs schools, Rebecca School and Aaron School. The seller was MetSchools, which is backed by Veronis Suhler Stevenson. The Rebecca School serves 140 students ages 3 to 21 with neurodevelopmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder.
buyer parent: Altamont Capital Partners
buyer: Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC
Sequel Youth and Family Services was founded in 1999 to operate a single school for adjudicated delinquent boys. Since then, the company has experienced tremendous growth, and now serves a wide range of populations in a wide range of settings. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Rebecca School and Aaron School
The Rebecca School is a private therapeutic day school serving ~140 students ages 3 to 21 with neurodevelopmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder. The Aaron School is a private K-12 special education school serving 160+ students with learning disabilities.
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closed 3/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC, acquired The Camelot Schools, Inc.

synopsis: Sequel Youth and Family Services, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners IV, L.P., has completed the strategic acquisition of Camelot System of Care. Camelot, which serves at-risk youth, has developed unique residential programs that focus on children with autism and autism-related disorders.
buyer parent: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
buyer: Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC
Sequel Youth and Family Services (“Sequel”) was founded in 1999 to operate a single school for adjudicated delinquent boys. Since then the company has experienced tremendous growth, and now serves a wide range of populations in a wide range of settings. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: The Camelot Schools, Inc.
Camelot has built a reputation for making a positive difference in the lives of children. Camelot’s outcome-oriented Residential Treatment Center’s, Therapeutic Day Schools, and Alternative Education programs reach children across multiple states.
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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 3/5/2011 via BNC Analysis

Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC, acquired The Camelot Schools, Inc.

synopsis: Sequel Youth and Family Services, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners IV, L.P., has completed the strategic acquisition of Camelot System of Care. Camelot, which serves at-risk youth, has developed unique residential programs that focus on children with autism and autism-related disorders.
buyer parent: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
buyer: Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC
Sequel Youth and Family Services (“Sequel”) was founded in 1999 to operate a single school for adjudicated delinquent boys. Since then the company has experienced tremendous growth, and now serves a wide range of populations in a wide range of settings. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: The Camelot Schools, Inc.
Camelot has built a reputation for making a positive difference in the lives of children. Camelot’s outcome-oriented Residential Treatment Center’s, Therapeutic Day Schools, and Alternative Education programs reach children across multiple states.
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closed 1/20/2011 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired The Camelot Schools, Inc.

synopsis: The Riverside Company added to its extensive education and training resume with the acquisition of Camelot Education from Charterhouse Group, Inc. Camelot provides for-profit education services for K-12 students. It gears its services toward special needs children and “at-risk” youth who require alternative and special education.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is the largest global private equity firm focused on the smaller end of the middle market and is one of the industry's most experienced leveraged buyout investors. Riverside specializes in investing in companies with enterprise values of less than $200 million. "
target parent: Charterhouse Group International Inc.
target: The Camelot Schools, Inc.
Camelot has built a reputation for making a positive difference in the lives of children. Camelot’s outcome-oriented Residential Treatment Center’s, Therapeutic Day Schools, and Alternative Education programs reach children across multiple states.
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closed 1/30/2007 via BusinessWire

KC Distance Learning, Inc., acquired Aventa Learning

synopsis: KC Distance Learning, a prominent national online education company, announced its acquisition of the assets of Aventa Learning, Inc., a leading provider of online learning content and services to K-12 educational institutions. The acquisition brings together two of the country’s strongest online education service providers.
buyer: KC Distance Learning, Inc.
KC Distance Learning is a leading provider of distance learning programs for high school students including core, Honors, and AP courses. KCDL provides online high school courses directly to families through Keystone National High School, the nation's largest online high school. "
target: Aventa Learning
Aventa Learning is a leading provider of online learning content and services for K-12 institutions. The company has a complete catalog of online high school courses, including foreign language and Advanced Placement courses.
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closed 7/26/2010 via BusinessWire

K12, Inc., acquired KC Distance Learning, Inc.

synopsis: K12 Inc., one of the nation’s largest providers of proprietary curriculum and online school programs for students in kindergarten through high school, announced the acquisition of KC Distance Learning, Inc. (KCDL), a provider of distance learning programs for middle and high school students.
buyer: K12, Inc. (LRN:$1,154.60)
K12 Inc., a technology-based education company, is the nation’s largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for students in kindergarten through high school. "
target: KC Distance Learning, Inc.
KC Distance Learning (KCDL) is a leading provider of distance learning programs for middle school and high school students including core, Foreign Language, Honors, and AP courses. KCDL provides online accredited online education directly to families through The Keystone School.
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closed 4/11/2007 via BusinessWire

Kaplan, Inc., acquired Sagemont Virtual

synopsis: Kaplan Inc., a global education leader, announced the acquisition of Sagemont Virtual, which has been doing business as the University of Miami Online High School, and Virtual Sage, a developer of online high school courses. Sagemont Virtual is a leader in the growing field of online high school instruction.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan, Inc.
Kaplan, Inc., is a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. Kaplan serves students of all ages through a wide array of offerings including higher education, test preparation, professional training and programs for kids and schools. "
target: Sagemont Virtual
Sagemont Virtual (dba The University of Miami Online High School) is a fully accredited private high school that provides students with the flexibility to complete their courses anytime from anywhere in the world. All of their assignments, quizzes, tests, and projects are completed online.
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announced 9/12/2011 via PR Newswire

China Bilingual Technology & Education Group Inc., will acquire Shanxi Rising Education Investment Co., Ltd.

synopsis: China Bilingual Technology & Education Group Inc., an education company that owns and operates high-quality, K-12 private boarding schools in China, announced that it has entered into an Equity Transfer Agreement with all of the equity holders of Shanxi Rising Education Investment Co., Ltd., a K-12 private boarding school.
buyer: China Bilingual Technology & Education Group Inc.
China Bilingual Technology and Education Group, Inc. is an education company that owns and operates high-quality, K-12 private boarding schools in China. It operates three schools encompassing the kindergarten, elementary, middle and high school levels with approximately 12,600 students. "
target: Shanxi Rising Education Investment Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2002, Shanxi Rising is a K-12 private boarding school located in Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, with approximately 3,000 students currently enrolled and a total capacity for approximately 10,000 students.
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$53
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$8
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closed 7/7/2008 via PR Newswire

American Education Group, acquired Shreiner Academy

synopsis: American Education Group announces the acquisition of Shreiner Academy in Atlanta. With this acquisition, AEG's rapid expansion continues with its network of private school facilities increasing to a total of 11 in five states.
buyer: American Education Group
American Education Group (AEG) believes the future of education will be all about customization, individualization, and specialization. AEG is committed to building a national network of unique, specialized private schools to meet this growing demand. "
target: Shreiner Academy
Shreiner Academy is a private school located in Cobb County, Georgia serving Marietta and Atlanta. The school's magnetic personality attracts kindergarten through eigth grade students from fourteen counties in the metropolitan Atlanta area.
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closed 9/30/2009 via PR Newswire

Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., acquired The Rhoades School

synopsis: Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., a leading operator of private preschools, elementary and middle schools and K-12 online distance learning, announced that it has acquired The Rhoades School, a leading school for gifted and talented students in Grades K-8 located in Encinitas, California.
buyer: Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (:$238.65)
Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. is a national network of 178 nonsectarian private schools, including preschools, elementary schools, and middle schools in 15 states across the nation. "
target: The Rhoades School
The Rhoades School's goal is to support the positive development of intellectually gifted children in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. The students are provided with an appropriate curriculum, a supportive peer group and suitable guidance in an encouraging and thoughtful manner.
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closed 6/9/2008 via PR Newswire

Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., acquired Camelback Desert Schools

synopsis: Nobel Learning Communities, Inc., a leading operator of private preschools, elementary schools, and middle schools, announced that it has closed the acquisition of the Camelback Desert Schools, which are located in the fast growing Phoenix, Arizona market.
buyer: Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. (:$238.65)
Nobel Learning Communities, Inc. is a national network of 178 nonsectarian private schools, including preschools, elementary schools, and middle schools in 15 states across the nation. "
target: Camelback Desert Schools
At Camelback Desert Schools, our goal is to prepare students to be academically successful, capable of transferring their knowledge and skills to new challenges, and confident in their ability to succeed. We offer a challenging and well-rounded academic curriculum.
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closed 1/18/2011 via Company Press Release

Pysslingen Förskolor Och Skolor AB, acquired Tillit Knatteborgen AB

synopsis: Pysslingen Förskolor Och Skolor AB has acquired Tillit Knatteborgen AB. Tillit Knatteborgen AB operates preschools, recreation centers and schools under private management.
buyer: Pysslingen Förskolor Och Skolor AB
Pysslingen's mission is to work with parents to develop talents in their children and young people. Children are the center of the Pysslingen's world. They are growing when the young and adults learn and develop together. "
target: Tillit Knatteborgen AB
Tillit Knatteborgen AB operates five different schools, three kindergartens and two elementary schools. Tillit Knatteborgen AB was founded in 1992 operates preschools, recreation centers and schools under private management.
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closed 4/25/2008 via Company Press Release

Audax Group, acquired Bearfoot Lodge

synopsis: Audax, together with Mini-Skool, acquired Bearfoot Lodge from private owners.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Audax Group
Mini-Skool Early Learning Centers, Inc. based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a national operator of full and part-time early child care centers in North America. Mini-Skool manages 104 locations focused on the development and early education of children ranging from six weeks to 12 years old. "
target: Bearfoot Lodge
The HighReach® educational programs that we use at all Bearfoot Lodge Private Schools are age specific and meant to foster responsibility, social skills, and accelerated learning.
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closed 1/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Frontline Technologies Group LLC, acquired EDTRAININGCENTER

synopsis: Frontline Technologies has acquired EDTRAININGCENTER. The company is an online training provider for the K-12 education community. EDTRAININGCENTER is a cloud-based professional development resource.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Frontline Technologies Group LLC
Frontline Technologies provides web-based solutions for the K-12 education industry, primarily focusing on human capital management. Frontline first entered the K-12 market in 1998 with Aesop, the first automated substitute placement and absence management system to offer both the phone and web. "
target: EDTRAININGCENTER
EDTRAININGCENTER is the nation’s leading provider of online training and professional development to the K12 industry. Their trainings and educational resources provide educators and other school based employees the skills they need to help students and schools succeed.
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