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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.
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closed 2/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Educate360, LLC, acquired Velopi LTD

synopsis: Educate 360, parent company of brands such as Project Management Academy, announced that they have acquired Velopi LTD, a leading provider of project management training and consultancy services in Europe. Velopi will continue to serve its customer base with a broader mix of courses and increased delivery capability from Educate 360.
buyer parent: Morgan Stanley
buyer: Educate360, LLC
Educate 360 Professional Training Partners ("E360") is the overarching brand for long-standing and trusted brands: Project Management Academy and Watermark Learning, allowing E360 to serve clients with a wide range of certification and leadership training courses in areas such as project management."
target: Velopi LTD
Velopi has built up an enviable reputation among both the Irish indigenous and the multinational sectors for its engaging and effective project management training courses and consultancy. Velopi's training courses are designed to support project managers from their first ventures into the area.
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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 6/14/2019 via PR Newswire

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, acquired Project Management Academy

synopsis: Project Management Academy, the most trusted name in project management training whose offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training and PDU Training, has been acquired by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners, a leading middle-market private equity platform that has invested capital in a broad spectrum of industries for over two decades.
buyer parent: Morgan Stanley
buyer: Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (MSCP) is a leading middle-market private equity platform that has invested capital in a broad spectrum of industries for over two decades. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Project Management Academy
Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training. Their offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training, Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management, Lean Six Sigma Training, and PDU Training.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BusinessWire

TRIGO Group, acquired EMC Consulting

synopsis: TRIGO Group, a global leader of quality solutions for the transportation industry, has acquired EMC Consulting, a Romanian training and consulting company with certified trainers and consultants. Their portfolio includes topics like lean manufacturing, lean six sigma, process engineering and logistics management.
buyer: TRIGO Group
TRIGO Group is a Global Quality Solutions provider for the transportation sector, focused on automotive and aerospace industries. TRIGO offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including quality engineering, rework, inspection, auditing, training, consulting, and project management. "
target: EMC Consulting
Founded in 2007, EMC Consulting is a training and consulting company with certified trainers and consultants. Their portfolio includes topics like lean manufacturing, lean six sigma, process engineering and logistics management. They are based in Romania.
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closed 4/15/2019 via BusinessWire

SHI International Corp., acquired Corporate Training Group, Inc.

synopsis: SHI International, one of North America’s top 10 largest IT solutions providers, has acquired Corporate Training Group, Inc. (CTG). A leading provider of training solutions, CTG has been helping businesses increase their productivity since 1991. CTG offers a robust course list for Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware solutions.
buyer: SHI International Corp.
Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $8.5 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. "
target: Corporate Training Group, Inc.
A leading provider of training solutions, Corporate Training Group (CTG) has been helping businesses increase their productivity since 1991. CTG offers a robust course list for Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware solutions.
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closed 4/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Bongo Learn, acquired SLIDE21

synopsis: Bongo has acquired SLIDE21, an Ottawa-based consulting company that specializes in Agile team development, Scrum training and certification, and business analysis. The two companies were partners prior to the acquisition, with Bongo’s video assessment solution powering the experiential learning and skill evaluation portions of SLIDE21’s programs.
buyer: Bongo Learn
Bongo is a video assessment & soft skill development platform. With its proprietary video technology and powerful feedback capabilities, Bongo enables the mastery of communication, collaboration, and critical thinking. Bongo was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Loveland, Colorado. "
target: SLIDE21
SLIDE21 is an Ottawa-based consulting company that specializes in Agile team development, Scrum training and certification, and business analysis. SLIDE21 was established in 2016 when founder Glenn Brule saw a need to focus on people in Agile project management practices.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Project Management Academy, acquired Watermark Learning

synopsis: Project Management Academy, the most trusted name in project management training, announced the strategic acquisition of Watermark Learning, a leader in business analysis, agile, project management, and process improvement training.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: Project Management Academy
Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training. Their offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training, Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management, Lean Six Sigma Training, and PDU Training. "
target: Watermark Learning
Since 1992, Watermark Learning has delivered training, coaching, and certification preparation in Business Analysis, Agile, Project Management, Business Relationship Management, Business Process Management, and Leadership & Influencing Skills.
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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 8/15/2018 via PE Hub

Project Management Academy, purchased Select Assets from IT Management and Leadership Institute

synopsis: Project Management Academy has acquired selected assets from the IT Management and Leadership Institute, which provides training for IT professionals. Among the assets purchased is a curriculum of courses in Strategic Business Skills, Communication, Problem Solving, and Team Building.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: Project Management Academy
Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training. Their offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training, Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management, Lean Six Sigma Training, and PDU Training. "
seller: IT Management and Leadership Institute
The select assets include a curriculum of courses in Strategic Business Skills, Communication, Problem Solving, and Team Building aimed at helping project managers advance in their careers while helping companies complete more successful projects. ITMLI provides training for IT professionals.
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closed 5/22/2017 via PR Newswire

International Institute for Learning, acquired Orbital Training and Consulting

synopsis: Global training provider International Institute for Learning, Inc. (IIL) announced that it has acquired Orbital Training and Consulting, a company that provides high-impact corporate learning solutions focusing on Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, business process improvement, Project Management, Agile, PMO and soft skills.
buyer: International Institute for Learning
International Institute for Learning ("IIL") is a global leader in training, consulting, coaching and customized course development, and is proud to be the educational provider of choice for thousands of global companies -- in more than 150 countries and for over 25 years. "
target: Orbital Training and Consulting
Orbital provides high-impact corporate learning solutions focusing on Lean Thinking, Six Sigma, business process improvement, Project Management, Agile, PMO and soft skills. Orbital is an accredited/approved center for the Institute for Leadership and Management.
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closed 5/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

DeVry Education Group, Kaizen Private Equity, acquired EduPristine

synopsis: Education firm DeVry has teamed up with sector-focused private equity firm Kaizen to acquire a majority stake in professional certification and skill development focused player EduPristine. EduPristine offers professional certifications and skills training through 20 locations, with a focus on finance, accounting, digital marketing and analytics.
buyer: DeVry Education Group (DV:$1,192.47)
buyer: Kaizen Private Equity
DeVry Education Group is a global provider of educational services, with institutions that offer a wide array of programs in healthcare, business, technology, accounting, finance and law. Kaizen is a private equity firm that invests in businesses that transform human capital. "
target parent: Accel Partners
target: EduPristine
EduPristine is India's leading training provider for international certifications in Finance (like CFA, FRM and PRM), Accounting (CPA and CMA) and Analytics (Business Analytics and Big Data and Hadoop). It was founded by industry professionals in the areas of investment banking and private equity.
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closed 1/7/2016 via Company Press Release

Leeds Equity Partners, acquired Project Management Academy

synopsis: Leeds Equity Partners, LLC announced it made an equity investment in Educate 360 Holdings, LLC (“Project Management Academy”). Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training, offering PMP®, PMI-ACP®, Lean Six Sigma, and continuing education training (PDUs).
buyer: Leeds Equity Partners
Leeds Equity Partners is the pioneer in private equity investing in the knowledge sector, which includes the education, training, business services, and information services and software industries. Leeds Equity has deployed over $2.6 billion of capital in investments across the knowledge sector. "
target: Project Management Academy
Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training. Their offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training, Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management, Lean Six Sigma Training, and PDU Training.
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announced 10/5/2015 via PR Newswire

International Institute for Learning, will acquire AFA Project Management Ltd.

synopsis: International Institute for Learning, Inc., an Accredited Training Organization devoted to excellence in learning, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire AFA Project Management Ltd., a management training company that provides accredited consultancy and training in AXELOS, APMG, and APM Best Practice methods.
buyer: International Institute for Learning
International Institute for Learning ("IIL") is a global leader in training, consulting, coaching and customized course development, and is proud to be the educational provider of choice for thousands of global companies -- in more than 150 countries and for over 24 years. "
target: AFA Project Management Ltd.
AFA Project Management Ltd. was established as a management consultancy organisation, and they became one of the original group of PRINCE2 Accredited Training Organisations. AFA is able to deliver training courses that combine excellent exam pass rates with realistic and practical guidance.
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closed 9/1/2017 via PR Newswire

GP Strategies Corporation, acquired CLS Performance Solutions

synopsis: Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation announced that it has acquired CLS Performance Solutions Limited. CLS is an independent provider of Enterprise Resource Planning end user adoption and training services in the United Kingdom.
buyer: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$459.38)
GP Strategies is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. They improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services. "
target: CLS Performance Solutions
CLS Performance Solutions is an independent provider of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) end user adoption and training services based in the United Kingdom. They develop and deliver successful learning solutions for ERP implementations for large multinational clients.
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closed 1/27/2017 via Market Wire

Brown Technical, acquired 1ExamPrep

synopsis: Brown Technical Media Corp., a division of Panther Biotechnology, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has closed the acquisition of One Exam Prep, LLC (OEP). OEP offers weekly training classes and certification courses in a wide variety of topics for contractors with continuing education in 22 states.
buyer: Brown Technical (OTCPK:PBYA:$6.83)
Brown Technical Media Corp. is a leading online aggregator of compliance, career advancement, and training content for tradesman and technical experts in a wide variety of professions. "
target: 1ExamPrep
Based in Coconut Creek, Florida, One Exam Prep (OEP) offers weekly training classes and certification courses in a wide variety of topics for contractors with continuing education in 22 states with a goal of servicing all 50 states.
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closed 5/2/2018 via PR Newswire

Bain Capital Double Impact, acquired Penn Foster Inc.

synopsis: Bain Capital Double Impact, the impact investing strategy of Bain Capital, announced that it led an investor group to acquire Penn Foster, a provider of skills development and digital credentialing solutions, from the Vistria Group. Penn Foster's digital and blended learning programs are delivered in a self-paced model along with academic coaching.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Double Impact
Bain Capital Double Impact is the impact investing strategy of Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm. Bain Capital Double Impact utilizes Bain Capital's proven, deep diligence, value-added approach to build great companies that deliver competitive financial returns. "
target parent: The Vistria Group
target: Penn Foster Inc. (REVU:$188.75)
Penn Foster helps individuals develop the skills they need to pursue purposeful, and productive careers through affordable diploma, certificate and degree programs. Their digital and blended learning programs are delivered in a self-paced model along with personalized academic and career coaching.
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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 3/11/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Wendel Group, acquired ACAMS Moneylaundering.com

synopsis: Wendel, one of Europe's leading listed investment firms, has acquired ACAMS, the global leader in training and certifications for anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime prevention professionals.
buyer: Wendel Group (ENXTPA:MF:$8,870.84)
Wendel is one of Europe's leading listed investment firms. The Group invests in Europe, North America and Africa in companies which are leaders in their field, such as Bureau Veritas, Cromology, Stahl, IHS, Constantia Flexibles, Allied Universal and Tsebo. "
target parent: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
target: ACAMS Moneylaundering.com
ACAMS is the global leader in training and certifications for anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime prevention professionals.
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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.
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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 7/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Becker Professional Education, acquired ACAMS Moneylaundering.com

synopsis: Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and a subsidiary of DeVry Education Group, announced that the previously disclosed acquisition of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) for $330 million has closed. ACAMS is the largest international membership organization.
buyer parent: DeVry Education Group
buyer: Becker Professional Education
Becker Professional Education is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, project management and healthcare professions. Professionals have prepared to advance their careers through its CPA Exam Review, ACCA Courses, CMA Exam Review, PMP Exam Review, USMLE Review and more. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: ACAMS Moneylaundering.com
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of Anti-Money Laundering and financial crime prevention professionals with resources designed to develop and sharpen the skills required for superior job performance and career advancement.
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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).
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closed 5/4/2011 via BusinessWire

Becker Professional Education, acquired ATC International

synopsis: Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and a part of DeVry Inc., announced the acquisition of ATC International, a leading provider of professional accounting and finance training with centers in Central and Eastern Europe as well as Central Asia.
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: ATC International
Established in 1993, ATC International is a provider of professional finance and accounting training, working in partnership with clients and students alike so they can acquire the skills and knowledge they need to succeed and develop in today’s business climate.
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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.
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closed 12/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired Moreland University

synopsis: Colibri Group, a professional education company with leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, has acquired Moreland University, one of the nation's largest technology-centric teacher certification institutions, providing professionals the opportunity to transition into teaching.
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: Moreland University
Moreland University is a collaborative, activity-based, technology-centric teacher preparation program and degree-granting institution. Through its TeachNow program, Moreland offers a nine-month post-baccalaureate teacher certification program and 12-month Master's in Education degree programs.
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
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