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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

PDH Academy LLC, acquired OphthoQuestions

synopsis: PDH Academy has acquired OphthoQuestions and SunCam. OphthoQuestions is a leader in ophthalmology online test preparation and continuing education and complements PDH's existing eye care offerings. Board Wizards, its podiatry-focused sister company, provides comprehensive board test prep solutions as well as supplemental learning courses.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: 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. "
target: OphthoQuestions
OphthoQuestions is a well-respected leader in ophthalmology online test preparation and continuing education. Board Wizards, its podiatry-focused sister company, provides comprehensive board test prep solutions as well as supplemental learning courses.
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closed 6/11/2021 via BusinessWire

TrueLearn, Inc., acquired Picmonic

synopsis: TrueLearn, a leading platform in healthcare education that blends data analytics with cognition science to optimize learning outcomes for the medical community, has expanded its footprint and platform capabilities through the acquisition of Picmonic, an education company specializing in the creation of narrated audiovisual picture mnemonics.
buyer: TrueLearn, Inc.
TrueLearn offers a suite of products for medical students and residents across a range of medical specialties. TrueLearn also offers its products to adjacent healthcare markets, including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Pharmacy, and allied health. "
target: Picmonic
Picmonic is an education company specializing in the creation of narrated audiovisual picture mnemonics to improve memory duration and learning. The company offers a suite of products in nursing and medicine and has recently expanded its product offerings into allied health.
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closed 4/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Health, acquired PrepU

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health, a provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced that it has acquired the adaptive learning technology that powers the PrepU quizzing tool for nursing and medical education. PrepU streamlines the study and learning process through customized adaptive learning experiences.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: PrepU
PrepU streamlines the study and learning process through customized adaptive learning experiences. The company offers test prep for college biology, nursing, and medical concentrations.
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closed 10/17/2012 via BNC Analysis

Hazelden, acquired MyStudentBody

synopsis: Hazelden, the country's leading provider of addiction treatment services and education, announced the acquisition of MyStudentBody, the most comprehensive online alcohol and drug education program for college students, from Massachusetts-based Inflexxion, Inc.
buyer: Hazelden
Hazelden, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1949, helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. Hazelden offers a comprehensive approach to addiction that addresses the full range of patient, family, and professional needs. "
target parent: Inflexxion, Inc.
target: MyStudentBody
MyStudentBody offers distinct programs that empower students, parents and administrators to positively impact campus communities by educating and motivating students to make healthy decisions.
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closed 1/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

Physitrack, acquired PTcourses.com

synopsis: Physitrack PLC, a global leader in the global virtual care space and an Apple Mobility Partner, has completed the acquisition of Texas-based e-learning provider PTcourses.com, a US leader in Continued Education (CE) for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and assistants.
buyer: Physitrack (OM:PTRK:$8.23)
Physitrack is an Apple Mobility Partner and the world leader in the provision of Virtual Care and Telehealth technology. Physitrack works with tens of thousands of public and private healthcare providers around the world helping them care for several million patients per year. "
target: PTcourses.com
Texas-based e-learning provider PTcourses.com is a US leader in Continued Education for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and assistants. The company provides quality remote CE content in multiple formats and quick, online certifications for practitioners to meet their required credits.
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$1.80
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closed 9/1/2021 via Company Press Release

Diversified Communications, acquired Natural Medicine Journal

synopsis: Diversified Communications, a leading international media company, has acquired Natural Medicine Journal (NMJ), a cutting-edge electronic journal and website for integrative healthcare practitioners, students and faculty. NMJ offers clinically relevant information about natural medicine through their monthly e-journal, website, and podcasts.
buyer: Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a leading international media company with a portfolio of face-to-face exhibitions and conferences, online communities and digital and print publications. Diversified Communications connects, educates and strengthens business communities in over 15 industries. "
target: Natural Medicine Journal
Natural Medicine Journal (NMJ) is a cutting-edge electronic journal and website for integrative healthcare practitioners, students and faculty. NMJ offers scientifically valid, clinically relevant information about natural medicine through their monthly e-journal, website, and podcasts.
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closed 4/22/2015 via Company Press Release

Healio, acquired LearntheHeart

synopsis: Healio.com, the online home of CARDIOLOGY TODAY, published by SLACK Incorporated, has acquired LearntheHeart.com in an agreement that will bolster the content and reach of an innovative, online educational resource for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians in cardiology.
buyer parent: The Wyanoke Group
buyer: Healio
Healio.com is an in-depth medical website that enables health care specialists to select and tailor news, information and education to their daily practice of medicine. "
target: LearntheHeart
LearntheHeart.com is a free online cardiology resource for students seeking to increase ECG interpretation and cardiovascular disease knowledge. The site has since grown to over 5,000 pages of cardiology content containing educational quizzes, games, activities and more.
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closed 2/28/2013 via BNC Analysis

Nature Publishing Group, acquired Frontiers Media S.A.

synopsis: Nature Publishing Group has purchased a majority investment in open-access publisher Frontiers Media S.A. Frontiers is a web-based academic publishing and social networking platform for scientists, researchers and everybody around academia.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Nature Publishing Group
Nature Publishing Group is an international publishing company that publishes academic journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine. "
target: Frontiers Media S.A.
Frontiers Media S.A. is a web-based academic publishing and social networking platform for scientists, researchers and everybody around academia. Frontiers publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed scientific research articles freely accessible to anybody in the world.
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closed 1/19/2006 via BusinessWire

Simbionix USA Corporation, acquired eTrinsic, Inc.

synopsis: Simbionix USA Corporation, a leading developer of advanced medical simulation products, today acquired all assets and employees of eTrinsic, Inc, a developer of interactive medical education and assessment tools. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: Simbionix USA Corporation
Simbionix is a global leader in medical simulation technology. Simbionix mission is to provide state of the art, computer-assisted medical simulation training systems, and set the standard for minimally invasive surgical training and performance. "
target: eTrinsic, Inc.
eTrinsic, Inc. is a developer of e-learning content and proficiency measurement technology for the medical and high technology sector, with primary focus on developing internet-enabled simulations of high complexity medical and technology products, devices, and procedures.
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closed 6/29/2005 via BusinessWire

Oakstone Publishing, acquired CMEinfo.com

synopsis: Haights Cross Communications, Inc. (HCC) announced today it has acquired CMEinfo.com, a closely held Cherry Hill, NJ-based publisher of multimedia continuing medical education (CME) products and services. The company was established in 1989. CMEinfo.com will join HCC's Oakstone Publishing unit, Oakstone Medical Publishing.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Oakstone Publishing
Oakstone Medical provides subscription-based continuing medical education solutions for doctors and other health professionals. Oakstone Wellness provides subscription-based employee health and wellness newsletters and ancillary products that are sold to corporations in bulk. "
target: CMEinfo.com
CMEinfo.com is the leading for-profit provider of self-study continuing medical education (CME) courses to physicians. Today, we market more than 50 courses consisting of nearly 2,000 hours of media-based certified CME programming, to which we hold the copyright.
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closed 11/11/2020 via PR Web

ProtoCall Services Inc., acquired The Shrink Space

synopsis: ProtoCall Services, the leading provider of telephonic crisis intervention and behavioral health assessment services, announced its acquisition of The Shrink Space, a referral management software platform that is widely used in higher education.
buyer: ProtoCall Services Inc.
For more than 25 years, ProtoCall Services has provided 24/7 telephonic crisis intervention support for universities, colleges, community health organizations and employer benefits providers. Its seamless and customized services. "
target: The Shrink Space
The Shrink Space is a female-founded, HIPAA- and VPAT-compliant software platform that streamlines the behavioral health referral life cycle for institutions, clients and community providers. The Shrink Space is a referral management software platform that is widely used in higher education.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BusinessWire

The Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health, acquired Global Advances in Health and Medicine

synopsis: Global Advances in Health and Medicine, LLC, the publisher of Global Advances in Health and Medicine journal, and the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health, a membership comprised of academic health centers & systems, announce the recent acquisition of the medical journal Global Advances in Health and Medicine by the Consortium.
buyer: The Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health
Founded in 2002 and based in McLean, VA, the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health is comprised of major medical schools and health systems in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that are dedicated to the advancement of integrative medicine and health. "
target: Global Advances in Health and Medicine
Founded in 2011, Global Advances in Health and Medicine LLC is the publisher of Global Advances in Health and Medicine, a peer-reviewed scholarly medical journal.
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closed 12/22/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Teaching Strategies, Inc., acquired Noni Educational Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Teaching Strategies, a leading developer of early childhood curriculum, assessment, professional learning, and family engagement solutions, acquired Noni Educational Solutions, a trauma-focused edtech start-up that has developed a groundbreaking, app-based resource designed to support preschool-5th grade teachers.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Teaching Strategies, Inc.
Teaching Strategies provides the most innovative and effective curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family connection resources to programs serving children from birth through third grade. "
target: Noni Educational Solutions, LLC
Noni Educational Solutions is a trauma-focused edtech start-up that has developed a groundbreaking, app-based resource designed to support preschool-5th grade teachers working with children who have been impacted by trauma. noni™ for Teachers is an app-based digital coach.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

HigherEdGrowth LLC, acquired CalmCircle

synopsis: Higher Ed Growth, a full-service marketing agency specializing in post-secondary education, announced that it has acquired CalmCircle. CalmCircle is an online platform offering a research-driven stress and sleep management program. Their curriculum focuses on mental rest, stress management and sleep support.
buyer: HigherEdGrowth LLC
Higher Ed Growth is a full-service marketing agency. In addition to lead generation, they offer fully managed Master Vendor Services, compliance monitoring, white label software, inquiry management, and analytics to develop technology and marketing programs that support client enrollment goals. "
target: CalmCircle
CalmCircle is an online platform offering a research-driven stress and sleep management program. They focus on mental rest, stress management and sleep support. They have expanded to bring mental rest and stress relief to the education industry, corporate workplaces and healthcare institutions.
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closed 7/27/2020 via BusinessWire

Edgenuity, Inc., acquired Purpose Prep

synopsis: Weld North Education announced it has acquired Purpose Prep, a leading technology-based online course provider focused on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). Purpose Prep will become part of Edgenuity, a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K-12 market.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: Edgenuity, Inc.
Edgenuity is a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K-12 market. Nationwide, Edgenuity is in use by more than 20,000 schools, including 20 of the 25 largest school districts, to meet academic goals and improve student outcomes. "
target: Purpose Prep
Purpose Prep is a leading technology-based online course provider focused on Social and Emotional Learning. The Purpose Prep curriculum focuses on personal, character, and leadership development as well as the development of healthy social and emotional skills and readiness for life beyond school.
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closed 6/2/2022 via Company Press Release

Riverside Insights, acquired Aperture Education, Inc.

synopsis: Riverside Insights, a developer of research-based assessments and analytics, has acquired Aperture Education, the leading provider of research-based social and emotional learning (SEL) assessments for K-12 schools. With over 65 years of combined research and SEL experience, Aperture sets the standard for research-based SEL assessment solutions.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Riverside Insights
Riverside Insights, one of the nation’s leading and most long-standing developers of research-based assessments, is led by a powerful mission: to provide insights that help elevate potential and enrich the lives of students, clinical patients, employees, and organizations globally. "
target: Aperture Education, Inc.
Aperture Education is the leading provider of research-based social and emotional learning assessments for K-12 schools. The Aperture System includes the DESSA suite of strength-based assessments, CASEL-aligned intervention strategies, and robust reporting, all in one easy-to-use digital platform.
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closed 2/1/2017 via PR Web

Advice Media, LLC, purchased Website, SEO, Sight Selector and Social Advantage from Patient Education Concepts LLC

synopsis: Advice Media LLC, the leading digital marketing company for healthcare professionals, is pleased to announce the acquisition of certain assets of Patient Education Concepts LLC (“PEC”). Advice Media has purchased PEC’s Website, SEO, Sight Selector and Social Advantage (social media management) product lines. PEC offers patient education products.
buyer: Advice Media, LLC
Since 1998, Advice Media has provided healthcare professionals comprehensive digital marketing solutions to help them expand their practices and attract new patients. "
seller: Patient Education Concepts LLC
Patient Education Concepts LLC's Sight Selector, Website, SEO and Social Media businesses help physicians add value to the customer experience thereby helping them to attract, educate and nourish patients. The assets include over 130 Ophthalmic videos that can be delivered via website, tablet or PC.
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closed 5/17/2022 via PR Web

Red Nucleus Solutions LLC, acquired Yukon Training

synopsis: Red Nucleus, a premier provider of strategic learning and development, scientific services and advisory, and medical communications solutions exclusively for the life sciences industry, has acquired Yukon Training, a leading provider of online modules, off-the-shelf content, and workshops focused on the biopharma and medical device industries.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Red Nucleus Solutions LLC
Red Nucleus is the premier provider of strategic learning and development, scientific services and advisory, and medical communications solutions exclusively for the life sciences industry. "
target: Yukon Training
Yukon Training is a leading provider of online modules, off-the-shelf content, and workshops focused on the biopharma and medical device industries. Yukon customizes its courses to meet each company’s objectives including live, virtual or licensing options for its blended learning workshops.
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closed 5/25/2005 via BusinessWire

Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc., acquired Virtual Text, Inc.

synopsis: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc., today announced the acquisition of Virtual Text, Inc. Virtual Text was founded in 2000, by world renowned scientist, publisher and author, Dr. Benjamin Lewin, to provide a comprehensive web and print resource for the entire life science curriculum.
buyer: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
Educating tens of millions of people worldwide, Jones and Bartlett Publishers is a global leader in educational publishing, providing unique textbooks, reference products, testing and assessment services, and training materials in both print and digital formats. "
target: Virtual Text, Inc.
Virtual Text was started in year 2000 with the purpose of providing an alternative to scientific textbooks. We are developing a comprehensive site that covers the entire life sciences, including molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, immunology, development, and neurobiology.
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closed 3/3/2022 via Company Press Release

YouTurn, Inc. merged with Heritage Health Solutions, Inc.,

synopsis: YouTurn, the world’s largest platform of evidence-based and therapist-led video content, has merged with Heritage Health Solutions, a provider of integrated health care management. YouTurn helps people and organizations to reduce stress and substance misuse. Their platform offers content for depression, anxiety, alcohol, marijuana, and more.
buyer: Heritage Health Solutions, Inc.
Heritage Health Solutions is a premier provider of integrated health care management for the correctional, public sector and commercial entities. Heritage Health Solutions helps their clients to identify health and cost related issues and develop and implement custom-based solutions. "
target: YouTurn, Inc.
YouTurn is the world’s largest platform of evidence-based and therapist-led video content. YouTurn is committed to helping people and organizations reduce stress and substance misuse. Their platform offers content for stress management, depression, anxiety, alcohol, marijuana, and more.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

PDH Academy LLC, acquired OphthoQuestions

synopsis: PDH Academy has acquired OphthoQuestions and SunCam. OphthoQuestions is a leader in ophthalmology online test preparation and continuing education and complements PDH's existing eye care offerings. Board Wizards, its podiatry-focused sister company, provides comprehensive board test prep solutions as well as supplemental learning courses.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: 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. "
target: OphthoQuestions
OphthoQuestions is a well-respected leader in ophthalmology online test preparation and continuing education. Board Wizards, its podiatry-focused sister company, provides comprehensive board test prep solutions as well as supplemental learning courses.
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closed 6/8/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired DCHours

synopsis: Edcetera, a leading developer of online courses for professional development, board examination, and occupational licensure, announced the acquisition of DCHours.com, a continuing education platform for Doctors of Chiropractic.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: Edcetera
Edcetera empowers people to excel in the careers they want and the world needs. Edcetera delivers leading content developed by industry experts that goes beyond traditional topics, ensuring that professionals are positioned for success no matter where they are in their career journey. "
target: DCHours
DCHours is one of the largest providers of continuing education for Doctors of Chiropractic and has served more than 40,000 chiropractors since launching in 2008. The DC Hours online courses are all narrated slide based presentations that move automatically from one slide to the next.
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closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

PDH Academy LLC, acquired DermQBank

synopsis: PDH Academy, an Eden Capital portfolio company, is pleased to announce that DermQBank has joined PDH's growing portfolio of leading exam and career preparation offerings. DermQBank is a comprehensive question bank and testing engine that empowers its users to prepare efficiently and succeed on their dermatology board certification examinations.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: 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. "
target: DermQBank
DermQBank is a comprehensive question bank and testing engine that empowers its users to prepare efficiently and to succeed on their dermatology board certification examinations. DermQBank was founded by energetic board-certified dermatology providers.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

PDH Academy LLC, acquired OphthoQuestions

synopsis: PDH Academy has acquired OphthoQuestions and SunCam. OphthoQuestions is a leader in ophthalmology online test preparation and continuing education and complements PDH's existing eye care offerings. Board Wizards, its podiatry-focused sister company, provides comprehensive board test prep solutions as well as supplemental learning courses.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: 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. "
target: OphthoQuestions
OphthoQuestions is a well-respected leader in ophthalmology online test preparation and continuing education. Board Wizards, its podiatry-focused sister company, provides comprehensive board test prep solutions as well as supplemental learning courses.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

PDH Academy LLC, acquired SunCam, Inc.

synopsis: PDH Academy has acquired OphthoQuestions and SunCam. The acquisitions add market-leading continuing education and test-prep solutions in ophthalmology, podiatry, and engineering to the PDH platform. SunCam is a global provider of engineering continuing education and training, offering online courses for engineers across all disciplines.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: 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. "
target: SunCam, Inc.
SunCam is a continuing education provider for worldwide engineers of all disciplines. Since 2002, SunCam has delivered over a half-million hours of training, providing low-cost, high-quality courses to any computer, smartphone, or tablet that can connect to the internet anywhere on Earth, 24/7/365.
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closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

PDH Academy LLC, acquired XPrep Learning Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: PDH Academy, a provider of regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades, has acquired XPrep Learning Solutions to provide market-leading professional education and workforce solutions to professionals in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades.
buyer: 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. "
target: XPrep Learning Solutions, Inc.
XPrep Learning Solutions provides online test preparation solutions to veterinary, veterinary technician, optometry, and dental hygiene students. Thousands of professionals have relied on VetPrep, VetTechPrep, OptoPrep, and HygienistPrep to pass their professional board exams.
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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 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 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 3/2/2022 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired American Fitness Professionals & Associates

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing professional education, exam preparation courses and digital learning solutions to the accounting, finance and healthcare sectors, has acquired American Fitness Professionals & Associates ("AFPA"), a national provider of training and certification for health and fitness professionals.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: KnowFully Learning Group
KnowFully Learning Group provides continuing professional education, exam preparation courses, and education resources to the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors. "
target: American Fitness Professionals & Associates
American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA) provides high-quality training, certification and continuing education to professionals working in the health, fitness, nutrition, and related fields.
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closed 3/1/2021 via BusinessWire

Tailwind Capital Partners, acquired International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)

synopsis: Tailwind Capital, a middle market private equity firm, has acquired International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), a premier eLearning platform for the fitness and wellness industry. ISSA provides high quality certification programs that help people to achieve their goals. They offer courses for yoga, nutrition, corrective exercise and more.
buyer: Tailwind Capital Partners
Tailwind Capital is a middle-market private equity firm investing in targeted sectors within healthcare, business services, and industrial services. Tailwind partners with management teams and entrepreneurs to transform businesses through growth initiatives, acquisitions, and strategic investments. "
target: International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) is a premier eLearning platform for the fitness and wellness industry. ISSA provides high quality certification programs that help people to achieve their goals. They offer courses for yoga, nutrition, corrective exercise, senior fitness, and more.
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closed 12/4/2017 via PE Hub

BV Investment Partners, acquired Precision Nutrition Inc.

synopsis: BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services, software and IT services sectors, has acquired a majority stake in Toronto-based Precision Nutrition, a certification and coaching software and services provider.
buyer: BV Investment Partners
BV Investment Partners is currently investing its ninth private equity fund. The firm is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. The company actively targets investments in the business services and information technology services industries. "
target: Precision Nutrition Inc.
Precision Nutrition (PN) is the leading nutrition certification and coaching software and services provider in North America. PN provides nutrition coaching certifications and software to fitness and wellness professionals throughout North America, Australia, and parts of Europe.
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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 11/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Reeltime Media Ltd, will acquire Fitlink Group

synopsis: ReelTime Media Limited announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fitlink Group. They were established in 1985 and is the only independent college that has operated for 30 years, delivering accredited fitness training courses online.
buyer: Reeltime Media Ltd (AU:RMA:$0.21)
Reeltime Media Limited is one of Australia's largest and fastest growing Digital Services, Media & Advertising, and IT companies. Through its 100% wholly owned subsidiaries RMA provides a complete service offering for SME's, corporate and government clients. "
target: Fitlink Group
Fitlink Group is a premium supplier of online Personal Training Courses to the Fitness Industry. Completion of Fitlink's Certificate in Fitness enables you to perform the roles of Exercise Assistant, Exercise Instructor I, Exercise Instructor II and Personal Trainer (Employed).
price ($mm)
$10
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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:$1,154.60)
K12 Inc. takes a personalized approach to education by removing barriers to learning, reaching students where they are, and providing innovative, high-quality online and blended education solutions, curriculum, and programs to charter schools, public school districts, private schools and families. "
target: MedCerts LLC
MedCerts is a national online training provider strengthening the workforce through innovative eLearning solutions. They are focused on certifications in high-demand areas of Allied Healthcare and IT.
price ($mm)
$70
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
3.7x
EV / EBITDA
17.5x
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:$939.37)
Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a publicly traded shared services partner dedicated to serving colleges and universities. GCE supports partner institutions' students through operational functions that achieve organizational growth and student success. GCE is a pioneer of the hybrid campus model. "
target: Orbis Education
Orbis Education develops and manages healthcare education solutions that help alleviate workforce shortages for hospitals and healthcare systems. They form partnerships with academic institutions and healthcare systems to deliver high-quality, clinically intensive healthcare education programs.
price ($mm)
$363
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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 11/17/2021 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired IA Med

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing professional education and digital learning solutions to the accounting, finance and healthcare sectors, has acquired Immediate Action Medicine, Inc. ("IA MED"), a national provider of online training and recertification education for flight and ground paramedics, EMTs and nurses.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: KnowFully Learning Group
KnowFully Learning Group is a leading provider of end-to-end professional education in the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors. KnowFully's brands enable students and professionals to prepare for and pass professional licensure exams and satisfy required credit hours to maintain credentials."
target: IA Med
IA MED is an EMS education company that provides instruction and educational materials for EMS professional development through specialized courses and certifications, helping its students launch careers as flight paramedics, critical care paramedics and certified flight nurses.
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closed 4/3/2012 via BusinessWire

Becker Professional Education, acquired Falcon Physician Reviews, Inc.

synopsis: Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and a part of DeVry Inc., announced the acquisition of Falcon Physician Reviews. Falcon offers comprehensive review programs for physicians preparing for the United States Medical Licensing Examination and the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination.
buyer parent: DeVry Inc.
buyer: Becker Professional Education
Becker Professional Education, a part of DeVry Inc., is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, finance and project management professions. "
target: Falcon Physician Reviews, Inc.
Falcon Physician Reviews offers comprehensive review programs for physicians preparing for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX).
price ($mm)
$6.00
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announced 1/24/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Colibri Group, will acquire Becker Professional Education

synopsis: Colibri Group, a Gridiron Capital company, is to acquire Becker Professional Education and OnCourse Learning. Becker provides CPA Exam Review, CMA Exam Review and CPE (Continued Professional Education). OnCourse Learning offers continuing education, pre-licensing and corporate training.
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 parent: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
target: Becker Professional Education
Becker provides CPA Exam Review, CMA Exam Review and CPE (Continued Professional Education) with expert instructors, high-quality content, flexible learning formats including on-demand resources and webcasts. OnCourse Learning offers continuing education, pre-licensing and corporate training.
price ($mm)
$500
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closed 8/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Kaplan, Inc., purchased Healthcare Assets from Becker Professional Education

synopsis: Kaplan has acquired certain healthcare test preparation assets of Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, project management and healthcare professions. The acquisition includes certain assets related to Becker’s U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLEⓇ) review programs.
buyer parent: Graham Holdings Company
buyer: Kaplan, Inc.
Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company, is a premier provider of educational services for individuals, schools, and businesses worldwide. Kaplan is a pioneer in the for-profit education industry, with a brand name that is synonymous with quality, innovation and integrity. "
seller parent: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
seller: Becker Professional Education
The acquisition includes certain assets related to Becker’s U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLEⓇ) review programs. Becker Professional Education is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, project management and healthcare professions.
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closed 9/4/2019 via PE Hub

Waud Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Health & Safety Institute

synopsis: Waud Capital Partners has acquired Health & Safety Institute ("HSI"), a compliance and training technology platform that aims to help organizations create safer workplaces while reducing financial and reputational risk. HSI brands span emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more.
buyer: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
Based in Chicago, Waud Capital Partners is a leading growth-oriented private equity firm with total capital commitments of approximately $3.0 billion since its founding in 1993. Waud Capital builds market leading companies within two industries: healthcare services and business/technology services. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Health & Safety Institute
Health & Safety Institute is a compliance and training technology platform that aims to help organizations create safer workplaces while reducing financial and reputational risk. HSI brands span emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more.
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closed 5/19/2015 via PR Newswire

The Riverside Company, acquired Health and Safety Institute

synopsis: DW Healthcare Partners, a healthcare-focused private equity, announced the sale of its portfolio company, Health & Safety Institute, Inc.("HSI"), to The Riverside Company, a New York-based private equity firm. HSI is a premier for-profit health and safety training delivering a comprehensive solution of content, technology, and services delivery.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in growing businesses valued at up to $300 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 380 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 75 companies. "
target parent: DW Healthcare Partners
target: Health and Safety Institute
Health & Safety Institute (HSI), one of the leading emergency care and response training organizations in the world, joins together American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI), MEDIC First Aid, 24-7 EMS, 24-7 Fire, EMP Canada, First Safety Institute (FSI), and GotoAID.
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