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closed 10/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Life Link III, acquired FlightBridgeED, LLC

synopsis: Life Link III announced that they have acquired FlightBridgeED, LLC, a medical education company that specializes in providing pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine education for healthcare professionals of all types.
buyer: Life Link III
Life Link III operates nine helicopter bases. The company’s helicopter and airplane services provide on-scene emergency response and inter-facility transport for patients requiring critical care. "
target: FlightBridgeED, LLC
FlightBridgeED is a medical education company that specializes in providing pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine education for healthcare professionals of all types.
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

HeartStart CPR Plus merged with Prime Medical Training,

synopsis: HeartStart CPR Plus has merged with Prime Medical Training, an authorized American Heart Association (AHA) training center. HeartStart CPR Plus is an AHA training center that offers training for CPR, AED, first aid, ACLS, and instructor training. They also provide certification for basic life support, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and first aid.
buyer: Prime Medical Training
Prime Medical Training is an authorized AHA training center that provides CPR training and AED sales and maintenance. Prime focuses on providing continuing education for people from all walks of life. From healthcare professionals, to industrial workers, corporate offices, to churches. "
target: HeartStart CPR Plus
HeartStart CPR Plus is an American Heart Association (AHA) training center. HeartStart CPR Plus offers group and onsite training for CPR, AED, first aid, ACLS, and instructor training. They also provide certification for basic life support, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and first aid.
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closed 10/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Career Step, acquired Medic-CE.com

synopsis: Career Step, LLC, a portfolio company of Revelstoke Capital Partners, and a leading provider of online, career-focused education and professional training programs in the high-growth healthcare sector, has completed the acquisition of Medic-CE.com, LLC, a leading provider of online continuing education for EMS and firefighting professionals.
buyer parent: Revelstoke Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Career Step
Career Step is an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training. Career Step provides training for the largest and most respected healthcare employers in the nation and is committed to helping students and practicing professionals gain the skills they need to be successful. "
target: Medic-CE.com
Headquartered in Houston, TX, Medic-CE.com, LLC provides high-quality, up-to-date courses on a cutting-edge, easy-to-use learning management platform. Tens of thousands of first responders, EMT’s, paramedics, and fire fighters have chosen Medic-CE.
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closed 1/15/2016 via PR Newswire

OnCourse Learning, acquired Distance CME

synopsis: OnCourse Learning, provider of workplace solutions and education in the healthcare, real estate and financial services industries, announced the acquisition of Distance CME, a leading provider of education for emergency medical service practitioners. Distance CME offers live, online courses to EMS professionals around the globe.
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: Distance CME
Distance CME provides live distance learning courses designed to provide quality and convenient education for the busy EMS professional. Their classes meet the NREMT’s requirement for live (VILT) learning – 100% online, 100% live.
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closed 1/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Career Step, acquired Code3 CME

synopsis: Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Code3 CME, a provider of EMT, paramedic and critical care transport training.
buyer parent: Revelstoke Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Career Step
Career Step, a portfolio company of Denver based private equity firm Revelstoke Capital Partners, is an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training. The company has trained over 100,000 students for new careers. "
target: Code3 CME
Code3 CME provides accredited EMT and paramedic refresher and recertification training. Code3 CME’s training is designed to provide exactly the education EMS professionals need. Self-paced training and instructor-led courses are available to meet both the NREMT and state renewal requirements.
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closed 5/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Praetorian Digital, Inc., acquired Kaplan Fire & EMS Training

synopsis: Praetorian Digital, Inc., the leading digital media company in the public safety and local government market, announced it has acquired Kaplan’s Fire & EMS online training unit, one of the leading online training companies serving fire and EMS departments nationwide.
buyer: Praetorian Digital, Inc.
Praetorian Digital is the leading digital media company in the public safety and local government market. Praetorian owns and operates websites providing resources ranging from accredited online training to grant funding assistance, such as PoliceOne.com and FireRescue1.com. "
target parent: Graham Holdings Company
target: Kaplan Fire & EMS Training
Kaplan’s EMS training courses feature actual case studies and fast-paced, high-energy videos. The courses are accompanied by interactive training for first responders, EMTs, paramedics and firefighters.
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closed 3/6/2017 via PR Newswire

DXE Medical, Inc., acquired Cardio Partner Resources, LLC

synopsis: DXE Medical, Inc., specializing in sales and service of cardiac care products, announced that it has acquired Cardio Partner Resources, LLC. Cardio Partner Resources is an independent training business in the United States. The company provides a full line of certified CPR/AED/first aid training classes for both the lay and professional rescuer.
buyer parent: Sarnova, Inc.
buyer: DXE Medical, Inc.
DXE Medical specializes in providing sales and service for both new and recertified products including AEDs, monitor/defibrillators, and other medical equipment and accessories to care providers and businesses across the nation. "
target: Cardio Partner Resources, LLC
Cardio Partner Resources provides nation-wide, onsite training in CPR, first aid and the use of AEDs. Cardio Partner Resources works with each client to determine the best training and product solution to meet their budgets, needs and expectations.
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Newswire

OnCourse Learning, acquired Institute for Professional Care Education

synopsis: In keeping with the company's growth strategy, OnCourse Learning announced the acquisition of the Institute for Professional Care Education, a leader in training and compliance solutions for assisted living communities, home care providers and home health agencies.
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: Institute for Professional Care Education
The Institute for Professional Care Education is where individuals and health care providers go for caregiver training, certification and state compliance. Their training is completely interactive, story-based and is done online and through DVDs. It replaces or can supplement inservice training.
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closed 6/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Career Step, acquired ACLS

synopsis: Career Step, LLC, a portfolio company of Revelstoke Capital Partners, has completed the acquisition of Emergency Certifications, Inc. (“ACLS"). ACLS provides ACLS, PALS, BLS and NRP training via online courses written by licensed physicians who are experts in clinical interventions and protocols provided by the American Heart Association.
buyer parent: Revelstoke Capital Partners LLC
buyer: 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. "
target: ACLS
ACLS ("Emergency Certifications") is a leader in American Heart Association based training, offering fast, convenient, and 100% online ACLS, PALS, BLS and NRP certification and recertification courses that can be completed in several hours from any computer, tablet or smartphone.
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announced 11/18/2020 via BusinessWire

K12, Inc., will acquire MedCerts LLC

synopsis: K12 Inc., soon to be Stride, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MedCerts, a national online training provider strengthening the workforce through innovative eLearning solutions. They are focused on certifications in high-demand areas of Allied Healthcare and IT.
buyer: K12, Inc. (LRN:$1,154.60)
K12 Inc. takes a personalized approach to education by removing barriers to learning, reaching students where they are, and providing innovative, high-quality online and blended education solutions, curriculum, and programs to charter schools, public school districts, private schools and families. "
target: MedCerts LLC
MedCerts is a national online training provider strengthening the workforce through innovative eLearning solutions. They are focused on certifications in high-demand areas of Allied Healthcare and IT.
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closed 1/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Grand Canyon Education, Inc., acquired Orbis Education

synopsis: Grand Canyon Education, a publicly traded shared services partner dedicated to serving colleges and universities, has completed the acquisition of Orbis Education Services, an education services company that supports healthcare education programs for 17 regionally accredited universities across the United States.
buyer: Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE:$939.37)
Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a publicly traded shared services partner dedicated to serving colleges and universities. GCE supports partner institutions' students through operational functions that achieve organizational growth and student success. GCE is a pioneer of the hybrid campus model. "
target: Orbis Education
Orbis Education develops and manages healthcare education solutions that help alleviate workforce shortages for hospitals and healthcare systems. They form partnerships with academic institutions and healthcare systems to deliver high-quality, clinically intensive healthcare education programs.
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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.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

NexPhase Capital, acquired Surgent

synopsis: NexPhase Capital, a thematic and operationally-focused independent private equity firm that makes equity investments in lower middle market growth-oriented companies, acquired Surgent Professional Education, he largest independent provider of continuing education for CPAs and other financial professionals in the United States.
buyer: NexPhase Capital
NexPhase Capital is a thematic and operationally-focused independent private equity firm that makes equity investments between $25 million and $75 million in lower middle market growth-oriented companies in the healthcare, consumer and software and services sectors. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Surgent
Surgent Professional Education is the largest independent provider of continuing education for CPAs and other financial professionals in the United States. It has provided more than 5.6 million CPE credits to tens of thousands of accounting professionals across the U.S. and abroad.
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closed 8/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

Surgent, acquired PharmCon

synopsis: Surgent, a Spire Capital Partners portfolio company and leading provider of continuing education and exam preparation courses, has acquired Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc. ("PharmCon"). Since its establishment in 1990, PharmCon has been providing quality continuing education for the healthcare profession.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Surgent
Founded in 1985, Surgent provides continuing professional education and exam preparation courses to the accounting and healthcare sectors. Surgent’s services help exam takers become credentialed and satisfy required credit hours. "
target: PharmCon
Since its establishment in 1990, PharmCon has been providing quality continuing education for the healthcare profession. Their focus has been on continuing education for physicians and pharmacists, working with the pharmaceutical industry, professional associations, and managed care organizations.
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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:$2,983.13)
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 10/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Life Link III, acquired FlightBridgeED, LLC

synopsis: Life Link III announced that they have acquired FlightBridgeED, LLC, a medical education company that specializes in providing pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine education for healthcare professionals of all types.
buyer: Life Link III
Life Link III operates nine helicopter bases. The company’s helicopter and airplane services provide on-scene emergency response and inter-facility transport for patients requiring critical care. "
target: FlightBridgeED, LLC
FlightBridgeED is a medical education company that specializes in providing pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine education for healthcare professionals of all types.
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closed 10/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Life Link III, acquired FlightBridgeED, LLC

synopsis: Life Link III announced that they have acquired FlightBridgeED, LLC, a medical education company that specializes in providing pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine education for healthcare professionals of all types.
buyer: Life Link III
Life Link III operates nine helicopter bases. The company’s helicopter and airplane services provide on-scene emergency response and inter-facility transport for patients requiring critical care. "
target: FlightBridgeED, LLC
FlightBridgeED is a medical education company that specializes in providing pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine education for healthcare professionals of all types.
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closed 3/28/2011 via Market Wire

11i Solutions, Inc., acquired Infinity Technology, Inc. (AL)

synopsis: 11i Solutions, Inc., a wireless infrastructure architect and solutions developer, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Infinity Technology, Inc., an award-winning software and engineering firm that specializes in quality assurance services for high-profile military, aerospace and next-generation spacecraft manufacturers.
buyer: 11i Solutions, Inc.
11i Solutions, Inc. delivers enterprise-wide security, compliance, data and communications services. Its customer-centric approach focuses on streamlining clients' wireless systems by anticipating new technologies and avoiding short-term obsolescence. "
target: Infinity Technology, Inc. (AL)
Infinity Technology, Inc. an award-winning software and engineering firm that specializes in training, software development, logistics and quality assurance solutions for the U.S. Government.
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closed 9/24/2018 via GlobeNewswire

LogistiCare Solutions, acquired Circulation, Inc.

synopsis: LogistiCare, LLC has acquired Circulation, Inc., a patient-centric digital transportation platform to significantly advance the Company’s central mission of reducing transportation as a barrier to healthcare. Circulation offers technology-enabled logistics solutions and analytics for managing non-emergency transportation across healthcare.
buyer parent: The Providence Service Corporation
buyer: LogistiCare Solutions
LogistiCare, LLC is the nation's largest manager of non-emergency medical transportation programs for state governments and managed care organizations. "
target: Circulation, Inc.
Circulation, founded in 2016, and based in Boston, MA, offers a full suite of logistics solutions to manage non-emergency transportation across all areas of healthcare, powered by its HIPAA-compliant digital platform.
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closed 7/4/2018 via BusinessWire

L3 Technologies, acquired Applied Defense Solutions

synopsis: L3 Technologies, a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic, and sensor systems, announced that it has acquired Applied Defense Solutions (ADS), a leading aerospace engineering, software development and space situational awareness company.
buyer: L3 Technologies (LLL:$9,623.00)
L3 Technologies is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. "
target: Applied Defense Solutions
Applied Defense Solutions (ADS) is a leader in aerospace engineering, software development, and space situational awareness. Their team comprises of top-notch research scientists, program managers, software developers, aerospace engineers, and business professionals.
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closed 5/29/2019 via Company Press Release

TTC Group, acquired Business Driver Fleet Risk Management Limited

synopsis: TTC Group, a leading provider of driver and cycling education in the UK, has strengthened its position by acquiring Business Driver. Business Driver is an existing competitor of TTC within the UK driver training market, offering a range of services to companies aiming to reduce fleet running costs by minimising work-related driver incidents.
buyer parent: Palatine Private Equity
buyer: TTC Group
TTC Group is a leading provider of driver and cycling education in the UK. Founded in 1993, TTC offers the national speed awareness courses as well as a full suite of driver risk management services, compliance and driver education courses across the UK. "
target: Business Driver Fleet Risk Management Limited
Based in Richmond, UK, Business Driver offers a range of services to companies aiming to reduce fleet running costs by minimising work-related driver incidents. These include company risk assessments, driver risk assessments, licence checks, online and in-vehicle driver training.
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