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closed 2/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired BrightPath Education Services LLC

synopsis: Colibri Group, an education company with leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, is pleased to announce that the company has acquired BrightPath Education Services, a provider of qualifying education (QE) and continuing education (CE) for appraisal and real estate in North Carolina.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target: BrightPath Education Services LLC
BrightPath Education Services provides high quality education to those in the appraisal and real estate professions by offering the best online and live in-person classes in North Carolina. The company offers continuing education classes to help brokers and appraisers maintain their licensure.
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closed 5/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

360training.com, acquired VanEd

synopsis: 360training, the nation’s leader in providing online, regulatory-approved training for real estate and many other verticals, is pleased to announce its acquisition of VanEd (Van Education Center), an established, online education provider for real estate, appraisal, and broker licensing. VanEd is based in Boulder, Colorado.
buyer: 360training.com
For over 23 years, 360training has provided individuals and businesses with online, regulatory-approved training to facilitate a safe, healthy environment for the communities they serve. They have delivered over four million training plans across multiple brands, including OSHA.com. "
target: VanEd
In 1997, Vann Hilty founded VanEd (Van Education Center) with the mission of creating the highest quality online real estate school. Since then, VanEd has provided students with agent, broker, and appraiser training courses that satisfy the requirements of the real estate and appraisal industries.
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closed 3/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Realtair, acquired Real Estate Academy

synopsis: East Gosford based national real estate training and systems development company, Real Estate Academy, has been acquired by Australian PropTech innovator, Realtair. The Real Estate Academy offers skills training, software solutions, scripts & dialogues, created by their own in-house specialist team of professionals.
buyer: Realtair
Known as Middleware, Realtair is multipurpose software that integrates and consolidates platforms, tools and data, a system often referred to as ‘plumbing’. This enables it to function with encumbent Real Estate software programs to make it easier for businesses to streamline their processes. "
target: Real Estate Academy
Real Estate Academy is an innovative training and systems development organization for the real estate industry. They offer skills training, software solutions, scripts & dialogues, created by their own in-house specialist team of professionals. They are based in Australia.
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closed 6/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Polley Associates School of Real Estate, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Polley Associates School of Real Estate in Newtown Square, Pa., has acquired the Schlicher-Kratz Institute from Ohio-based Hondros Education Group. Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training.
buyer: Polley Associates School of Real Estate
Polley Associates has been teaching students how to be successful in real estate since 1971. For more than 40 years, Polley Associates has been one of the most successful real estate schools in the United States. "
target parent: Hondros Education Group
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
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closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Hondros Education Group, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Hondros Education Group, proudly announced that it has acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute, a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
buyer: Hondros Education Group
Hondros Education Group consists of leading real estate education companies that focus on classroom and online delivery as well as exam prep and textbooks. Hondros offers real-world career training to the adult learner through an engaging and highly relevant educational experience. "
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
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closed 6/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Real Estate Express, acquired Allied Business Schools, Inc.

synopsis: Real Estate Express, the national leader in online pre-licensing real estate education, announced that the company has acquired Allied Business Schools, Inc., the market leader of online real estate education in California. Allied Business Schools, Inc. offers a variety of programs, including real estate, property management, and mortgage lending.
buyer parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
buyer: Real Estate Express
Real Estate Express is the national leader in online pre-licensing education, providing the ultimate learning experience with a online interactive classroom. The company prepares aspiring real estate professionals to get licensed and start their career. "
target: Allied Business Schools, Inc.
Allied Business Schools, Inc. is an accredited online career training school that offers a variety of different programs, including real estate, property management, appraisal, and mortgage lending. Allied offers 100% online, convenient and flexible learning for today’s working adults.
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closed 2/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired REEPCO

synopsis: Yardi Systems announced the acquisition of Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company Inc. (REEPCO). REEPCO owns and operates InternetCrusade® (IC), a national technology training organization for real estate professionals, and RealTown®, the industry’s oldest online real estate community.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems has been committed to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software for nearly 30 years. The Yardi Voyager™ system is the most comprehensive single real estate management platform on the market today. "
target: REEPCO
Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company Inc. (REEPCO) owns and operates the oldest online real estate community, RealTown, and is recognized for its national broker and agent training infrastructure, having delivered more than 3,600 live technology training programs in the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 12/27/2010 via BusinessWire

Kaplan Professional, acquired J.Y. Monk

synopsis: Kaplan Real Estate Education announced the acquisition of J.Y. Monk, the leading provider of real estate licensing and continuing education in North Carolina.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan Professional
Through live and online instruction, Kaplan Professional helps busy professionals obtain in-demand certifications and designations that enable them to advance and succeed in their careers in various industries. "
target: J.Y. Monk
Founded in 1975, J.Y. Monk offers broker pre-licensing and post-licensing courses, exam prep courses, continuing education courses and Broker-In-Charge Annual Review (BICAR) courses. J.Y. Monk delivers education to 36 classroom locations throughout the state and has served over 180,000 students.
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closed 5/20/2009 via Market Wire

360training.com, acquired Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

synopsis: 360training.com announced that it has completed the acquisition of Americas Best Distance Education Corporation (Ambest). Founded in 1997 and based in Port Angeles, Washington, Ambest provides real estate license and continuing education courses to real estate professionals nationwide.
buyer: 360training.com
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: Americas Best Distance Education Corporation
In 1999, Americas Best Distance Education became the third-ever ARELLO certified provider of distance education courses. In the ensuing 9 years they have received more than 75 ARELLO certifications for Prelicense, Post License and Continuing Education courses for the real estate industry.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

WebCE, acquired RealEstateCE.com

synopsis: WebCE®, the leader in online continuing education (CE) and license exam prep announces an expansion into the online real estate continuing education marketplace with the acquisition of real estate CE company, RealEstateCE.com. The acquisition allows WebCE to offer online real estate CE courses in 34 states.
buyer parent: International Risk Management Institute
buyer: WebCE
WebCE is an online education company based in Dallas, TX, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Risk Management Institute. Founded in 1997, WebCE has delivered millions of online continuing education, exam prep and training courses to professionals nationwide. "
target: RealEstateCE.com
RealEstateCE.com is a Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) provider, currently accedited in 33 states. Their online CE courses are highly cost-competitive and formatted to work seamlessly on Desktop and Mobile devices.
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closed 9/10/2012 via Company Press Release

OnCourse Learning, acquired CompuTaught Inc.

synopsis: OnCourse Learning, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has acquired CompuTaught, a provider of online training courses and print resources for real estate broker, appraisal, mortgage and home inspection licensing. OnCourse is a provider of professional training for multiple industries.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: OnCourse Learning
OnCourse Learning is a leading provider of regulatory, license and certification-driven professional training. The company's mission at OnCourse Learning is to help people get started and succeed in their chosen professions. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: CompuTaught Inc.
CompuTaught has led the way in the computer-based real estate education market. The educational quality of its courses has been instrumental in the widespread acceptance among the stringent regulatory arena. The courses offer "in class" content, but are not bound by location or schedule.
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closed 8/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Real Pro Systems, LLC, acquired Real Estate Masters Guild

synopsis: Real Pro Systems (RPS), the real estate industry’s leading website and internet marketing solution provider for agents and brokerages, announced that it has acquired Real Estate Masters Guild, the independent source for real estate agent education, coaching, networking and support.
buyer: Real Pro Systems, LLC
Real Pro Systems is the real estate industry’s leading website and internet marketing solution provider for agents and brokerages. Its websites and internet marketing solutions feature the latest technology serving the needs of individual agents, teams and brokerages. "
target: Real Estate Masters Guild
Real Estate Masters Guild (REMG) is the independent source for real estate agent education, coaching, networking and support. REMG's services include agent coaching, educational programs, online services, and two national conventions per year.
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closed 2/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Arizona Academy Of Real Estate merged with Arizona School of Real Estate & Business,

synopsis: Arizona School of Real Estate & Business (ASREB), a division of the Hondros Education Group, announced it is teaming up with Arizona Academy of Real Estate (AARE) in a partnership that will unify real estate education in Arizona. The Phoenix-based schools will pool their talents to represent the largest real estate program in the state.
buyer parent: Hondros Education Group
buyer: Arizona School of Real Estate & Business
The Arizona School of Real Estate & Business offers quality license education for real estate, mortgage, home inspection, appraisal and insurance as well as non-license industry programs. Over 300 extensive continuing ed courses are offered along with professional development education and events. "
target: Arizona Academy Of Real Estate
Arizona Real Estate School (AARE) is a real estate school in Arizona with campuses in Scottsdale, Mesa, Peoria and Phoenix. AARE has been supporting students in the real estate and lending industries since 2005.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired BrightPath Education Services LLC

synopsis: Colibri Group, an education company with leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, is pleased to announce that the company has acquired BrightPath Education Services, a provider of qualifying education (QE) and continuing education (CE) for appraisal and real estate in North Carolina.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target: BrightPath Education Services LLC
BrightPath Education Services provides high quality education to those in the appraisal and real estate professions by offering the best online and live in-person classes in North Carolina. The company offers continuing education classes to help brokers and appraisers maintain their licensure.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired BrightPath Education Services LLC

synopsis: Colibri Group, an education company with leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, is pleased to announce that the company has acquired BrightPath Education Services, a provider of qualifying education (QE) and continuing education (CE) for appraisal and real estate in North Carolina.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target: BrightPath Education Services LLC
BrightPath Education Services provides high quality education to those in the appraisal and real estate professions by offering the best online and live in-person classes in North Carolina. The company offers continuing education classes to help brokers and appraisers maintain their licensure.
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closed 9/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired HomeCEU.com

synopsis: Colibri Group has acquired HomeCEU, a leader in continuing education (CE) for healthcare professionals with a focus on therapy professions. The addition of HomeCEU to the company’s family of brands allows Colibri Group to enhance its offering by providing premiere continuing education and training for professionals in the healthcare field.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target: HomeCEU.com
HomeCEU is a leading online provider of continuing education and training for professionals in the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, athletic training, massage therapy, nursing, and other healthcare professions.
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closed 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Gridiron Capital, LLC, acquired Colibri Group

synopsis: Quad-C Management, Inc., a leading middle market private equity firm, announced it has completed the sale of its investment in Colibri Group, a leading national provider of online learning solutions to licensed professionals in regulated end markets, to Gridiron Capital.
buyer: Gridiron Capital, LLC
Headquartered in New Canaan, CT, Gridiron Capital is a private equity investment firm managed by partners who grew up working in and leading family-owned businesses and can offer valuable operating support and experience to middle market companies. "
target parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
target: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by their proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform.
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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.
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closed 7/20/2016 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired Securities Training Corp.

synopsis: The Colibri Group, a leading provider of learning solutions to licensed professionals within the real estate, healthcare and personal care markets, is pleased to announce it has closed on an investment in Securities Training Corporation (“STC”), the market leader in securities training.
buyer parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
buyer: Colibri Group
The Colibri Group provides learning solutions to licensed professionals who strive to be among the best in their fields. Through four leading brands - McKissock, Real Estate Express, The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, and Elite Professional Education. "
target: Securities Training Corp.
Founded on Wall Street in 1969, Securities Training Corporation (STC) has successfully helped over 1,000,000 candidates pass FINRA regulatory exams and launch their careers. STC has grown to become the leading provider of financial examination training.
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closed 10/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Quad-C Management, Inc., acquired McKissock, L.P.

synopsis: Quad-C Management has made a majority investment in professional education provider McKissock LP. Founded in 1990, McKissock is a leading online provider of state and federally mandated continuing education and professional certification courses across a diverse range of industries from real estate to health care.
buyer: Quad-C Management, Inc.
Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, Quad-C is a middle market private equity firm focused on investing in well-established business services, healthcare, transportation/logistics, consumer, general industrial, and specialty distribution companies. "
target parent: Alpine Investors, LP
target: McKissock, L.P.
McKissock is a leading online provider of state and federally mandated continuing education and professional certification courses across a diverse range of industries from real estate to health care.
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closed 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Gridiron Capital, LLC, acquired Colibri Group

synopsis: Quad-C Management, Inc., a leading middle market private equity firm, announced it has completed the sale of its investment in Colibri Group, a leading national provider of online learning solutions to licensed professionals in regulated end markets, to Gridiron Capital.
buyer: Gridiron Capital, LLC
Headquartered in New Canaan, CT, Gridiron Capital is a private equity investment firm managed by partners who grew up working in and leading family-owned businesses and can offer valuable operating support and experience to middle market companies. "
target parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
target: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by their proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform.
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closed 10/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Quad-C Management, Inc., acquired McKissock, L.P.

synopsis: Quad-C Management has made a majority investment in professional education provider McKissock LP. Founded in 1990, McKissock is a leading online provider of state and federally mandated continuing education and professional certification courses across a diverse range of industries from real estate to health care.
buyer: Quad-C Management, Inc.
Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, Quad-C is a middle market private equity firm focused on investing in well-established business services, healthcare, transportation/logistics, consumer, general industrial, and specialty distribution companies. "
target parent: Alpine Investors, LP
target: McKissock, L.P.
McKissock is a leading online provider of state and federally mandated continuing education and professional certification courses across a diverse range of industries from real estate to health care.
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closed 12/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Eden Capital, acquired PDH Academy LLC

synopsis: Eden Capital, a New York based Private equity firm focused on the education, tech, and business services sectors, announced its acquisition of PDH Academy, a market leading online platform providing professional education and workforce solutions to professionals in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades.
buyer: Eden Capital
Eden Capital is a private equity firm focused on technology, business services and education. Eden partners with leading management teams, founders and owners to achieve growth and scale and maximize value for all stakeholders. "
target: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mare Nostrum Group, acquired AT Patrimoine SAS

synopsis: Mare Nostrum Group, a France-based global player in the field of human resources management specializing in temporary work, recruitment, training and professional mobility, acquired AT Patrimoine, a French training organization specializing in the professional sector of building custodians and concierges in private sector property management.
buyer: Mare Nostrum Group
Headquartered in France, Mare Nostrum Group is a global player in the field of human resources management specializing in temporary work, recruitment, training and professional mobility. It is present throughout the entire employment cycle through a multi-brand offer dedicated to SMBs. "
target: AT Patrimoine SAS
Headquartered in France, AT Patrimoine is a training organization specializing in the professional sector of building custodians and concierges in private sector property management. Through its Certificate of Professional Qualification they train people for Guardian, Concierge and Real Estate work.
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