By Learning Technologies Group

announced 7/15/2021 via PR Newswire

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire GP Strategies Corporation

synopsis: GP Strategies Corporation, a global workforce transformation solutions provider, is to be acquired by Learning Technologies Group, a provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$459.38)
GP Strategies is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. They improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$394 [$403]
rev ($mm)
$459
EBITDA ($mm)
$38
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
10.6x
announced 2/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Bridge

synopsis: UK-based Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), the provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, will acquire Bridge, a learning, performance, and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organisations. The acquisition significantly extends LTG’s learning and talent offering in the mid-enterprise market.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bridge
Bridge is a learning, performance and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organizations. Specializing in employee-centric experiences, the offering includes a learning management system in addition to performance, engagement and skills development products on a single SaaS-based platform.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Affirmity, acquired PDT Global

synopsis: Affirmity has announced the acquisition of PDT Global. PDT ('The People Development Team') Global is a UK-based Diversity and Inclusion training and consultancy firm with deep specialization in the live virtual and digital delivery learning spaces. PDT Global will become part of Affirmity, a subsidiary of Learning Technologies Group plc.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Affirmity
Affirmity, a part of Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), provides a robust portfolio of software, services and training solutions that help customers minimize risk and experience the positive impacts of affirmative action and diversity and inclusion in the workforce. "
target: PDT Global
PDT Global is a women-founded and led Diversity and Inclusion training and consultancy firm with a global client base. Since 1998, it has delivered excellence in training across strategy, cultural change, and leadership development.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/21/2021 via PR Web

Peoplefluent, Inc., will acquire Reflektive

synopsis: UK-based Learning Technologies Group plc, the provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, will acquire Reflektive Inc, a leading performance management software provider. Reflektive will join LTG’s PeopleFluent business, integrating its solution with the existing PeopleFluent talent management portfolio.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
As a market leader in integrated talent management and learning solutions, PeopleFluent helps companies hire, develop, reward, and advance their workforce. The company's software spans recruitment, talent mobility, performance, compensation, succession, org charting, and learning. "
target: Reflektive
Reflektive is a provider of innovative, real-time performance management solutions for HR leaders and their agile organizations. Reflektive securely delivers Real-Time Feedback and Requests, Goal Management, Performance Reviews, and Check-Ins applications in the cloud for clients around the world.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Open LMS, acquired eThink Education

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a global leader in the high-growth workplace learning and talent industry, has acquired eThink Education, a leading provider of Moodle-based learning management systems (LMS). eThink, a market leader in North America, will be integrated into LTG’s global Moodle business, Open LMS.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Open LMS
Open LMS leverages open-source software to deliver an effective and engaging learning experience. As the largest commercial Moodle provider in the world, the company helps organizations and institutions deliver great learning experiences without complexities. "
target: eThink Education
eThink is an eLearning provider that offers world-class, fully-managed Learning Management Systems solutions for open-source Moodle and Totara Learn. eThink provides a dynamic and customizable learning management system to meet specific institutional and organizational needs.
price ($mm)
$20
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announced 9/24/2020 via PR Web

Open LMS, will acquire eCreators

synopsis: Open LMS, an online learning platform based on Moodle, will acquire eCreators, an Australian content development house and a certified Moodle partner. eCreators' Leearnbook platform is a corporate LMS that meets the needs of a wide range of industries. eCreators also offers hosting, integration and development services for Moodle LMS.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Open LMS
Open LMS is an online learning platform based on Moodle that makes it easy to manage courses and deliver engaging content and activities. As the largest commercial Moodle provider in the world, Open LMS helps organizations and institutions deliver great learning experiences without complexities. "
target: eCreators
eCreators is an Australian content development house and a certified Moodle partner. eCreators' Leearnbook platform is a corporate Learning Management System (LMS) that meets the needs of a wide range of industries. eCreators also offers hosting, integration and development services for Moodle LMS.
price ($mm)
$4.04
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Peoplefluent, Inc., acquired patheer

synopsis: PeopleFluent, a market leader in integrated talent management and learning solutions, announced the acquisition of Patheer. Patheer is the leading talent development & analytics platform for building high-performing workforces.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
As a market leader in integrated talent management and learning solutions, PeopleFluent helps companies hire, develop, reward, and advance their workforce. The company's software spans recruitment, talent mobility, performance, compensation, succession, org charting, and learning. "
target: patheer
Patheer is the leading talent development & analytics platform for building high-performing workforces. Their revolutionary approach leverages data analytics and machine learning to deliver an always-fresh, accurate insight into employee’s current skills, gaps, and career aspirations.
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closed 3/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Blackboard Open LMS

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc, a market-leader in the workplace digital learning and talent management market, has acquired Blackboard’s Open LMS platform. Blackboard Open LMS provides a strong, open source foundation for competency-based blended, online and professional learning to drive institutional and organizational effectiveness.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Blackboard Open LMS
Blackboard Open LMS™ provides a strong, open source foundation for competency-based blended, online and professional learning to drive institutional and organizational effectiveness.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Breezy HR

synopsis: Learning Technology Group (LTG), a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market, will be acquiring Breezy HR, an end-to-end recruiting software designed to optimize customers' recruiting process. Bring everyone on board in less time with their user-friendly, feature-rich platform.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target: Breezy HR
Breezy HR is end-to-end recruiting software designed to optimize customers' recruiting process. Bring everyone on board in less time with their user-friendly, feature-rich platform. Clients' hiring process gets a productivity boost with their unique, visual approach to pipeline management.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Watershed

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group has announced the acquisition of the remaining 73% of Watershed. As the global market leader in corporate learning analytics, Watershed has proven ability to harness data about learners to analyse and assess the impact of learning on organisational performance.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group is a leader in the high-growth workplace e-learning and talent management industries. The Group offers end-to-end learning solutions ranging from strategic consultancy, through a range of content and platform solutions to analytical insights. "
target: Watershed
Watershed offers a customisable learning analytics platform that measures training effectiveness and helps maximise investments in learning. Made possible by xAPI, Watershed enables users to explore their learning data in one place and measure how L&D programmes impact their organisations.
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closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Peoplefluent, Inc.

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc, the integrated e-learning services and technologies provider, confirmed the successful acquisition of PeopleFluent. As a market leader in human resources solutions for the digital enterprise, PeopleFluent helps companies build and power a productive workforce.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) was created with the purpose of building a market leading business within the fast-growing learning technologies sector. LTG's portfolio includes LEO, a pioneering learning technologies firm; gomo learning, the multi-device authoring tool, and more. "
target parent: Bedford Funding
target: Peoplefluent, Inc.
As a market leader in human resources solutions for the digital enterprise, PeopleFluent helps companies build and power a productive workforce. Their Talent Productivity Platform unifies talent acquisition management into a single, collaborative experience that attracts the best candidates.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
$107
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.2x
announced 2/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire NetDimensions Ltd.

synopsis: E-learning group Learning Technologies Group PLC has agreed to buy NetDimensions (Holdings) Limited through a cash deal. Established in 1999, NetDimensions is a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management solutions to high consequence industries.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) was created with the purpose of building a market leading business within the fast-growing learning technologies sector. LTG's portfolio includes LEO, a pioneering learning technologies firm; gomo learning, the multi-device authoring tool, and more. "
target: NetDimensions Ltd. (AIM:NETD:$25.30)
Established in 1999, NetDimensions is a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management solutions to high consequence industries. NetDimensions provides talent management solutions to personalize learning, share knowledge, enhance performance, foster collaboration and more.
price ($mm)
$69
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
220.0x
announced 1/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Rustici Software

synopsis: LTG has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Rustici Software LLC, the global market leader in digital learning interoperability. Rustici has been instrumental in the support and development of the universal technical standards for the e-learning software industry.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) has been created with the purpose of building a market leading business of substance and scale within the exciting and fast-growing learning technologies sector. "
target: Rustici Software
Rustici has been instrumental in the support and development of the universal technical standards for the e-learning software industry.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
13.7x
closed 7/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Eukleia Training

synopsis: Eukleia Training Limited, a leading provider of Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC”) e-learning and classroom training, has been acquired by Learning Technologies Group PLC (“LTG”). Eukleia helps the world’s leading financial institutions deliver their GRC training programs.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) provides a comprehensive and integrated range of e-learning services and technologies to corporate and government clients. LTG is well placed to establish a substantial global organization of specialist digital learning businesses all around the world. "
target: Eukleia Training
Founded in 2005, Eukleia offers a broad range of bespoke and off-the-shelf e-learning courses, instructor-led training, and learning management system solutions which help the world’s leading financial institutions deliver their GRC training programs.
price ($mm)
$9.94
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closed 5/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Preloaded

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group PLC announced that it had acquired games studio Preloaded Ltd for GBP 2.2 million. Preloaded delivers award winning games. They make games that use their transformational power to engage, educate and communicate across a wide variety of sectors including learning, health, engagement, and training.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) provides a comprehensive and integrated range of e-learning services and technologies to corporate and government clients. LTG is well placed to establish a substantial global organization of specialist digital learning businesses all around the world. "
target: Preloaded
Founded in 2000, Preloaded delivers award winning games. They make games that use their transformational power to engage, educate and communicate across a wide variety of sectors including learning, health, engagement, and training.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3.05 [$0.58]
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
7.1x
announced 4/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Epic Group plc, will acquire Line Communications

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc announced that it will acquire LINE Communications. LINE will join Epic, LTG’s principal operating company. LINE has a leading reputation in the e-learning marketplace as a designer of fully-blended learning solutions.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Epic Group plc
Supernova (formerly Viddy) is the mobile social app development company that allows users to capture, produce, and share bite-size videos with the world. Supernova’s relentless focus on video resulted in the creation of popular apps such as Viddy, Clique and Epic. "
target: Line Communications
LINE was established in 1989 and has a leading reputation in the e-learning marketplace as a designer of fully-blended learning solutions with particular strength in the automotive, corporate, defence and security, energy and mining, professional services and public sectors.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
11.1x
closed 11/15/2013 via Company Press Release

In-Deed Online Plc, merged with Epic Group plc

synopsis: In-Deed Online shareholders have approved the takeover of Epic Group and agreed to change In-Deed’s name to Learning Technologies Group. Epic is a market leader in learning technologies, including custom e-learning, multi-device learning, m-learning, learning management systems, learning consultancy, and blended learning.
buyer: In-Deed Online Plc (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
In-Deed Online offers high quality conveyancing service at a fixed price. This is carried out by a “panel” of high quality lawyers. Every customer has access to a secure online dashboard where they can follow the progress of their purchase or sale, message their lawyer and upload/download documents."
target: Epic Group plc
Epic Group plc is a market leader in learning technologies, including custom e-learning, multi-device learning, m-learning, learning management systems, learning consultancy, and blended learning.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Optimi Group, acquired IT Academy

synopsis: South African education solutions provider Optimi College has acquired Cape Town-based e-learning provider IT Academy. Through its acquisition of IT Academy, Optimi College will be able to offer an additional 1,000 IT and business courses, covering basic office skills attainment through to full IT career development and certification programmes.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: Optimi Group
Based in South Africa, The Optimi group provides education products and services across 4 divisions: Home, Workplace, Classroom, and College. Together, these divisions service over 200,000 learners per annum with accessible, simple, and affordable learning and teaching solutions. "
target: IT Academy
Based in South Africa, IT Academy is a local IT training institution offering e-learning, distance learning, and full-time, in-person technology-focused courses. Its IT courses include internet of things development, mobile apps development, Microsoft Azure, and Cisco.
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closed 6/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

MRCC Group, acquired G-Cube

synopsis: US-headquartered MRCC Group has announced acquisition of digital learning firm G-Cube in what it claims is the largest transaction in the corporate learning space in India. India-based G-Cube provides learning management solutions to enterprises across industries, including companies like Lufthansa, Yamaha and Mercedes Benz.
buyer: MRCC Group
Founded in 1996 MRCC is an accredited IT solutions company that has dedicated over 24 glorious years to supporting clients and partners across the global spectrum. They offer a vast suite of services under Learning, Publishing, Technology, and IT Staffing. "
target: G-Cube
India-based G-Cube provides learning management solutions to enterprises across industries, including companies like Lufthansa, Yamaha and Mercedes Benz. G-Cube’s award winning G-Cube LMS is offered as three variants – G-Cube Enterprise, G-Cube Extended and G-Cube Mobile App.
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closed 6/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired LearningPool

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has acquired a controlling stake in Derry-based Learning Pool. Learning Pool is Northern Ireland’s largest e-learning company and provides a hosted online-learning management system that allows training to be published, tracked and reported.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.5 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: LearningPool
Learning Pool is Northern Ireland’s largest e-learning company. Learning Pool provides a hosted online-learning management system that allows training to be published, tracked and reported. Their library of online content catalogues can be tailored to individual customer training requirements.
price ($mm)
$212
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Prosus N.V., acquired GoodHabitz B.V.

synopsis: Prosus N.V., a global consumer internet group, has acquired a majority stake in GoodHabitz B.V., a European provider of online training for businesses. Headquartered in the Netherlands, GoodHabitz provides enterprise clients with a broad range of cost-effective soft skills, such as leadership and management skills and digital learning content.
buyer: Prosus N.V. (ENXTAM:PRX:$4,086.00)
Prosus is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating and investing globally in markets with long-term growth potential, Prosus builds leading consumer internet companies that empower people and enrich communities. "
target: GoodHabitz B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, GoodHabitz provides enterprise clients with a broad range of cost-effective soft-skills, such as leadership and management skills and digital learning content relevant to their entire employee base. The company offers 150 courses that are available across eight languages.
price ($mm)
$257
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closed 5/27/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Pluribus Technologies Inc., acquired ICOM Productions Inc.

synopsis: Pluribus Technologies Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of ICOM Productions Inc. in Calgary, Alberta. ICOM offers custom digital learning solutions including learning portals, virtual & augmented reality, and gamification.
buyer: Pluribus Technologies Inc.
Pluribus Technologies, based in Canada, was founded in 2018 with the goal of consolidating the smaller players in the B2B software industry. Pluribus helps entrepreneurs exit their businesses by providing them with a liquidity event when they are seeking a succession plan. "
target: ICOM Productions Inc.
ICOM Productions, based in Canada, is at the forefront of developing innovative learning solutions, partnering with some of the world's largest and most dynamic organizations to create high-impact products with targeted learning objectives.
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closed 4/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

BoxPhish Ltd, acquired Purplephish

synopsis: Boxphish, a Leeds-based leading cyber awareness and training company, has acquired competitor Purplephish. Headquartered in Manchester, Purplephish is a cybersecurity company that provides training and insights to over 100,000 end-users in over 50 mid-market and enterprise clients.
buyer: BoxPhish Ltd
Based in the UK, Boxphish is a leading player in the Cyber Awareness Market, delivering thousands of simulations and education journeys every month. The company provides a SaaS-based automated solution that covers phishing simulations, training resources and modules, reporting & analytics, and more."
target: Purplephish
Based in the UK, Purplephish empowers users to prevent cyber attacks via security awareness training and real-world phishing simulations. The company provides training and insights to over 100,000 end-users in over 50 mid-market and enterprise clients.
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announced 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, will acquire Absorb Software

synopsis: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe will acquire Absorb Software, recognized globally as one of the fastest growing, industry-leading providers of cloud-based learning and performance management software to businesses, higher education, government, and non-profit agencies around the world.
buyer: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Founded in 1979, WCAS is a leading U.S. private equity firm focused on two target industries: technology and healthcare. WCAS has deep experience in acquiring founder-led businesses and corporate carve-outs. The firm has raised and managed funds totaling over $27 billion of committed capital. "
target parent: Silversmith Capital Partners
target: Absorb Software
Absorb Software is a learning technology company based in Canada. Absorb offers both Absorb Infuse, a Learning Experience Platform, and Absorb LMS, a Learning Management System for businesses, higher education, government, and non-profit agencies.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, acquired CPL Learning

synopsis: CPL Learning, a employee education company that works closely with clients, has announced that it has been acquired by business management software provider The Access Group, with a portfolio, of solutions including ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: CPL Learning
CPL Learning, based in the United Kingdom, is a employee education company that works closely with clients, using collaborative and innovative methods to meet and exceed their learning and team engagement needs.
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closed 4/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Ramboll Group A/S, acquired Incept Sustainability

synopsis: Ramboll, a global engineering, architecture and consultancy company, has acquired Incept Sustainability, an e-learning and company analytics platform in Denamrk. Incept Sustainability is an interactive e-learning platform that allows all employees to educate themselves around sustainability.
buyer: Ramboll Group A/S
Ramboll is a global engineering, architecture and consultancy company. Their 16,000 experts create sustainable solutions across Buildings; Transport; Water; Environment & Health; Architecture, Landscape & Urbanism; Energy and Management Consulting. "
target: Incept Sustainability
Incept Sustainability is an e-learning and company analytics platform in Denamrk. Incept Sustainability is an interactive e-learning platform that allows all employees to educate themselves around sustainability. Their SaaS solution enables companies to incept sustainability in their organisation.
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closed 3/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Symphony Technology Group, acquired CommPartners

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group (STG), a leading Palo Alto-based private equity firm focused on investing in the software, data analytics and software-enabled technology services sectors, has acquired CommPartners, a Columbia, Maryland-based learning management system (LMS) and virtual events company primarily serving the association market.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics. The firm brings expertise, flexibility, and resources to build strategic value and unlock the potential of innovative companies. "
target: CommPartners
CommPartners helps organizations conceive, develop and fulfill their education strategy. CommPartners provides a wide range of online education services including curriculum design, instructional design, webinars, webcasts, livestream programs and virtual conferences.
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closed 3/19/2021 via BusinessWire

eLearning Brothers, acquired The Game Agency

synopsis: Learning solutions company eLearning Brothers has acquired The Game Agency, solidifying the eLearning Brothers’ position as a one-stop-shop for online learning. The Game Agency creates micro-training games and immersive simulations designed to reinforce educational content, assess learner comprehension, and increase knowledge retention.
buyer: eLearning Brothers
eLearning Brothers is a leader in corporate learning technology and custom training development solutions. Its suite of integrated training development and delivery tools includes Lectora, a course authoring tool, CenarioVR for creating VR experiences, and the eLearning Brother’s Asset Library. "
target: The Game Agency
The Game Agency creates micro-training games and immersive simulations designed to reinforce educational content, assess learner comprehension, and increase knowledge retention. Their game authoring tool, The Training Arcade, has a library of 9 training games that can be customized with any content.
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closed 3/17/2021 via PR Web

Axonify, acquired mLevel

synopsis: Canada-based Axonify, a leader in frontline employee training, has acquired MLevel, a data-driven digital learning platform. The strategic combination will unite the two leaders and will bring to their collective customers the significant benefits of their complementary capabilities to drive the future of modern learning.
buyer: Axonify
Based in Canada, Axonify is a leader in frontline employee training. Axonify focuses on frontline training that delivers personalized, bite-sized bursts of learning right in the flow of work, for just a few minutes a day. "
target: mLevel
MLevel is a digital learning platform that allows enterprise clients to deliver a 360° learning experience. The MLevel platform is underpinned by adaptive learning technology and reinforced by the Three Pillars of Learning, enabling clients to ensure continuous learning and achieve content mastery.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Tessi SA, acquired Proformation

synopsis: Proformation, a leading provider of multi-specialist training (virtual classroom, face-to-face, e-tutoring), has been acquired by Tessi, France's leading provider of document automation solutions, payment systems, gold and currency transactions and promotional marketing.
buyer parent: Groupe HLD
buyer: Tessi SA (ENXTPA:TES:$541.51)
Tessi is France's leading provider of document automation solutions, payment systems, gold and currency transactions and promotional marketing. Tessi is an international provider of Business Process Services that helps businesses to digitise the customer experience. "
target: Proformation
Proformation is a leading provider of multi-specialist training (virtual classroom, face-to-face, e-tutoring). They offer training in foreign languages, office automation and DTP, management, professional competence, digital technology and outsourced educational services.
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closed 3/4/2021 via PR Newswire

KnowBe4, acquired MediaPro

synopsis: KnowBe4, a provider of the leading security awareness platform, has acquired MediaPRO, a security and privacy training solutions company. The acquisition enables KnowBe4 to provide its customers with an abundance of engaging privacy and compliance training content that will benefit their organizations.
buyer: KnowBe4
KnowBe4, provider of the leading security awareness platform. KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud, and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. "
target parent: Frontier Growth
target: MediaPro
MediaPRO is a security and privacy training solutions company. The company offers engaging, flexible, out-of-the-box training courses that are used by organizations of all sizes to protect sensitive data, demonstrate compliance, and reduce the risk to their reputation and bottom line.
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closed 2/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, acquired DiversityEdu

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leading provider of software solutions for learning, operational readiness, workforce management, and risk reduction, has acquired DiversityEdu, a leading provider of online Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) learning that helps organizations build diverse teams and inclusive cultures.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology."
target: DiversityEdu
DiversityEdu creates online learning, climate assessments, and implementation tools proven to build diverse and inclusive culture. Over 200,000 course-takers have completed DiversityEdu programs.
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closed 1/15/2021 via Company Press Release

bigtincan, acquired VoiceVibes, Inc

synopsis: Bigtincan, the global leader in sales enablement automation, has acquired VoiceVibes Inc., one of the most advanced voice analytics engines in the market. The deal extends Bigtincan’s lead in AI-driven sales enablement to help sellers most effectively engage with buyers in the digital world.
buyer: bigtincan (ASX:BTH:$22.22)
Bigtincan helps sales and service teams increase win rates and customer satisfaction. The company’s AI-powered sales enablement automation platform features the industry’s premier user experience that empowers reps to more effectively engage with customers and encourages team-wide adoption. "
target: VoiceVibes, Inc
VoiceVibes is an AI-powered practice and coaching platform that helps people sound more natural and polished when they speak. myVoiceVibes, its cloud-based public speaking practice tool, enables effective communication while boosting the confidence of speakers.
price ($mm)
$2.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Health & Safety Institute, acquired EJ4

synopsis: HSI, a leader in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and workforce development software, training, and compliance solutions, has acquired ej4, a leading eLearning provider. ej4 offers an online training curriculum for essential employee business skills and workplace compliance topics.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Health & Safety Institute
HSI is a leading Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) and workforce development provider that offers software, safety and employee development training, safety management, and compliance solutions. "
target: EJ4
ej4 is a leading provider of eLearning training solutions. The company has created a complete learning solution that includes off-the-shelf training videos, an LMS (Learning Management System) with authoring tool, personalized support, and custom content services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2020 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Inspired eLearning

synopsis: J2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company, has completed the acquisition of Inspired eLearning, a company dedicated to delivering the highest quality enterprise educational products that transform corporate culture, nurture and enhance workforce skills, and deliver maximum ROI for the corporate education budget.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,555.38)
J2 Global is a leading internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, and eVoice, among others. "
target: Inspired eLearning
Inspired eLearning is dedicated to delivering the highest quality enterprise educational products that transform corporate culture, nurture and enhance workforce skills, and deliver maximum ROI for the corporate education budget.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Allego, Inc., will acquire Refract

synopsis: Allego, the leader in sales learning and enablement solutions, announced its acquisition of Refract, a UK-based leader in sales engagement and multilingual conversation analytics. Refract delivers AI-enhanced content and coaching recommendations from sales calls, demos and meetings.
buyer: Allego, Inc.
Allego’s learning and enablement platform ensures that employees have the skills, timely knowledge, and supporting materials to accelerate team success. "
target: Refract
Refract is a provider of sales engagement and conversation analytics that helps sales teams around the world improve conversations and close more deals. Refract analyses every call and demo, profiling the revenue defining moments, revealing the DNA of successful outcomes for their team.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Open LMS, acquired eThink Education

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a global leader in the high-growth workplace learning and talent industry, has acquired eThink Education, a leading provider of Moodle-based learning management systems (LMS). eThink, a market leader in North America, will be integrated into LTG’s global Moodle business, Open LMS.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Open LMS
Open LMS leverages open-source software to deliver an effective and engaging learning experience. As the largest commercial Moodle provider in the world, the company helps organizations and institutions deliver great learning experiences without complexities. "
target: eThink Education
eThink is an eLearning provider that offers world-class, fully-managed Learning Management Systems solutions for open-source Moodle and Totara Learn. eThink provides a dynamic and customizable learning management system to meet specific institutional and organizational needs.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Optimi Group, acquired IT Academy

synopsis: South African education solutions provider Optimi College has acquired Cape Town-based e-learning provider IT Academy. Through its acquisition of IT Academy, Optimi College will be able to offer an additional 1,000 IT and business courses, covering basic office skills attainment through to full IT career development and certification programmes.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: Optimi Group
Based in South Africa, The Optimi group provides education products and services across 4 divisions: Home, Workplace, Classroom, and College. Together, these divisions service over 200,000 learners per annum with accessible, simple, and affordable learning and teaching solutions. "
target: IT Academy
Based in South Africa, IT Academy is a local IT training institution offering e-learning, distance learning, and full-time, in-person technology-focused courses. Its IT courses include internet of things development, mobile apps development, Microsoft Azure, and Cisco.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

MRCC Group, acquired G-Cube

synopsis: US-headquartered MRCC Group has announced acquisition of digital learning firm G-Cube in what it claims is the largest transaction in the corporate learning space in India. India-based G-Cube provides learning management solutions to enterprises across industries, including companies like Lufthansa, Yamaha and Mercedes Benz.
buyer: MRCC Group
Founded in 1996 MRCC is an accredited IT solutions company that has dedicated over 24 glorious years to supporting clients and partners across the global spectrum. They offer a vast suite of services under Learning, Publishing, Technology, and IT Staffing. "
target: G-Cube
India-based G-Cube provides learning management solutions to enterprises across industries, including companies like Lufthansa, Yamaha and Mercedes Benz. G-Cube’s award winning G-Cube LMS is offered as three variants – G-Cube Enterprise, G-Cube Extended and G-Cube Mobile App.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired LearningPool

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners has acquired a controlling stake in Derry-based Learning Pool. Learning Pool is Northern Ireland’s largest e-learning company and provides a hosted online-learning management system that allows training to be published, tracked and reported.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $7.5 billion of capital under management. The firm is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: LearningPool
Learning Pool is Northern Ireland’s largest e-learning company. Learning Pool provides a hosted online-learning management system that allows training to be published, tracked and reported. Their library of online content catalogues can be tailored to individual customer training requirements.
price ($mm)
$212
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2021 via Company Press Release

Prosus N.V., acquired GoodHabitz B.V.

synopsis: Prosus N.V., a global consumer internet group, has acquired a majority stake in GoodHabitz B.V., a European provider of online training for businesses. Headquartered in the Netherlands, GoodHabitz provides enterprise clients with a broad range of cost-effective soft skills, such as leadership and management skills and digital learning content.
buyer: Prosus N.V. (ENXTAM:PRX:$4,086.00)
Prosus is a global consumer internet group and one of the largest technology investors in the world. Operating and investing globally in markets with long-term growth potential, Prosus builds leading consumer internet companies that empower people and enrich communities. "
target: GoodHabitz B.V.
Based in the Netherlands, GoodHabitz provides enterprise clients with a broad range of cost-effective soft-skills, such as leadership and management skills and digital learning content relevant to their entire employee base. The company offers 150 courses that are available across eight languages.
price ($mm)
$257
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/27/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

Pluribus Technologies Inc., acquired ICOM Productions Inc.

synopsis: Pluribus Technologies Inc. announced the completion of the acquisition of ICOM Productions Inc. in Calgary, Alberta. ICOM offers custom digital learning solutions including learning portals, virtual & augmented reality, and gamification.
buyer: Pluribus Technologies Inc.
Pluribus Technologies, based in Canada, was founded in 2018 with the goal of consolidating the smaller players in the B2B software industry. Pluribus helps entrepreneurs exit their businesses by providing them with a liquidity event when they are seeking a succession plan. "
target: ICOM Productions Inc.
ICOM Productions, based in Canada, is at the forefront of developing innovative learning solutions, partnering with some of the world's largest and most dynamic organizations to create high-impact products with targeted learning objectives.
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closed 4/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

BoxPhish Ltd, acquired Purplephish

synopsis: Boxphish, a Leeds-based leading cyber awareness and training company, has acquired competitor Purplephish. Headquartered in Manchester, Purplephish is a cybersecurity company that provides training and insights to over 100,000 end-users in over 50 mid-market and enterprise clients.
buyer: BoxPhish Ltd
Based in the UK, Boxphish is a leading player in the Cyber Awareness Market, delivering thousands of simulations and education journeys every month. The company provides a SaaS-based automated solution that covers phishing simulations, training resources and modules, reporting & analytics, and more."
target: Purplephish
Based in the UK, Purplephish empowers users to prevent cyber attacks via security awareness training and real-world phishing simulations. The company provides training and insights to over 100,000 end-users in over 50 mid-market and enterprise clients.
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announced 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, will acquire Absorb Software

synopsis: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe will acquire Absorb Software, recognized globally as one of the fastest growing, industry-leading providers of cloud-based learning and performance management software to businesses, higher education, government, and non-profit agencies around the world.
buyer: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Founded in 1979, WCAS is a leading U.S. private equity firm focused on two target industries: technology and healthcare. WCAS has deep experience in acquiring founder-led businesses and corporate carve-outs. The firm has raised and managed funds totaling over $27 billion of committed capital. "
target parent: Silversmith Capital Partners
target: Absorb Software
Absorb Software is a learning technology company based in Canada. Absorb offers both Absorb Infuse, a Learning Experience Platform, and Absorb LMS, a Learning Management System for businesses, higher education, government, and non-profit agencies.
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closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Access Group, acquired CPL Learning

synopsis: CPL Learning, a employee education company that works closely with clients, has announced that it has been acquired by business management software provider The Access Group, with a portfolio, of solutions including ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: CPL Learning
CPL Learning, based in the United Kingdom, is a employee education company that works closely with clients, using collaborative and innovative methods to meet and exceed their learning and team engagement needs.
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closed 4/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Ramboll Group A/S, acquired Incept Sustainability

synopsis: Ramboll, a global engineering, architecture and consultancy company, has acquired Incept Sustainability, an e-learning and company analytics platform in Denamrk. Incept Sustainability is an interactive e-learning platform that allows all employees to educate themselves around sustainability.
buyer: Ramboll Group A/S
Ramboll is a global engineering, architecture and consultancy company. Their 16,000 experts create sustainable solutions across Buildings; Transport; Water; Environment & Health; Architecture, Landscape & Urbanism; Energy and Management Consulting. "
target: Incept Sustainability
Incept Sustainability is an e-learning and company analytics platform in Denamrk. Incept Sustainability is an interactive e-learning platform that allows all employees to educate themselves around sustainability. Their SaaS solution enables companies to incept sustainability in their organisation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/23/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Symphony Technology Group, acquired CommPartners

synopsis: Symphony Technology Group (STG), a leading Palo Alto-based private equity firm focused on investing in the software, data analytics and software-enabled technology services sectors, has acquired CommPartners, a Columbia, Maryland-based learning management system (LMS) and virtual events company primarily serving the association market.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics. The firm brings expertise, flexibility, and resources to build strategic value and unlock the potential of innovative companies. "
target: CommPartners
CommPartners helps organizations conceive, develop and fulfill their education strategy. CommPartners provides a wide range of online education services including curriculum design, instructional design, webinars, webcasts, livestream programs and virtual conferences.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/19/2021 via BusinessWire

eLearning Brothers, acquired The Game Agency

synopsis: Learning solutions company eLearning Brothers has acquired The Game Agency, solidifying the eLearning Brothers’ position as a one-stop-shop for online learning. The Game Agency creates micro-training games and immersive simulations designed to reinforce educational content, assess learner comprehension, and increase knowledge retention.
buyer: eLearning Brothers
eLearning Brothers is a leader in corporate learning technology and custom training development solutions. Its suite of integrated training development and delivery tools includes Lectora, a course authoring tool, CenarioVR for creating VR experiences, and the eLearning Brother’s Asset Library. "
target: The Game Agency
The Game Agency creates micro-training games and immersive simulations designed to reinforce educational content, assess learner comprehension, and increase knowledge retention. Their game authoring tool, The Training Arcade, has a library of 9 training games that can be customized with any content.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/17/2021 via PR Web

Axonify, acquired mLevel

synopsis: Canada-based Axonify, a leader in frontline employee training, has acquired MLevel, a data-driven digital learning platform. The strategic combination will unite the two leaders and will bring to their collective customers the significant benefits of their complementary capabilities to drive the future of modern learning.
buyer: Axonify
Based in Canada, Axonify is a leader in frontline employee training. Axonify focuses on frontline training that delivers personalized, bite-sized bursts of learning right in the flow of work, for just a few minutes a day. "
target: mLevel
MLevel is a digital learning platform that allows enterprise clients to deliver a 360° learning experience. The MLevel platform is underpinned by adaptive learning technology and reinforced by the Three Pillars of Learning, enabling clients to ensure continuous learning and achieve content mastery.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Tessi SA, acquired Proformation

synopsis: Proformation, a leading provider of multi-specialist training (virtual classroom, face-to-face, e-tutoring), has been acquired by Tessi, France's leading provider of document automation solutions, payment systems, gold and currency transactions and promotional marketing.
buyer parent: Groupe HLD
buyer: Tessi SA (ENXTPA:TES:$541.51)
Tessi is France's leading provider of document automation solutions, payment systems, gold and currency transactions and promotional marketing. Tessi is an international provider of Business Process Services that helps businesses to digitise the customer experience. "
target: Proformation
Proformation is a leading provider of multi-specialist training (virtual classroom, face-to-face, e-tutoring). They offer training in foreign languages, office automation and DTP, management, professional competence, digital technology and outsourced educational services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/4/2021 via PR Newswire

KnowBe4, acquired MediaPro

synopsis: KnowBe4, a provider of the leading security awareness platform, has acquired MediaPRO, a security and privacy training solutions company. The acquisition enables KnowBe4 to provide its customers with an abundance of engaging privacy and compliance training content that will benefit their organizations.
buyer: KnowBe4
KnowBe4, provider of the leading security awareness platform. KnowBe4 helps organizations address the human element of security by raising awareness about ransomware, CEO fraud, and other social engineering tactics through a new-school approach to awareness training on security. "
target parent: Frontier Growth
target: MediaPro
MediaPRO is a security and privacy training solutions company. The company offers engaging, flexible, out-of-the-box training courses that are used by organizations of all sizes to protect sensitive data, demonstrate compliance, and reduce the risk to their reputation and bottom line.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/25/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, acquired DiversityEdu

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leading provider of software solutions for learning, operational readiness, workforce management, and risk reduction, has acquired DiversityEdu, a leading provider of online Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) learning that helps organizations build diverse teams and inclusive cultures.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology."
target: DiversityEdu
DiversityEdu creates online learning, climate assessments, and implementation tools proven to build diverse and inclusive culture. Over 200,000 course-takers have completed DiversityEdu programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/15/2021 via Company Press Release

bigtincan, acquired VoiceVibes, Inc

synopsis: Bigtincan, the global leader in sales enablement automation, has acquired VoiceVibes Inc., one of the most advanced voice analytics engines in the market. The deal extends Bigtincan’s lead in AI-driven sales enablement to help sellers most effectively engage with buyers in the digital world.
buyer: bigtincan (ASX:BTH:$22.22)
Bigtincan helps sales and service teams increase win rates and customer satisfaction. The company’s AI-powered sales enablement automation platform features the industry’s premier user experience that empowers reps to more effectively engage with customers and encourages team-wide adoption. "
target: VoiceVibes, Inc
VoiceVibes is an AI-powered practice and coaching platform that helps people sound more natural and polished when they speak. myVoiceVibes, its cloud-based public speaking practice tool, enables effective communication while boosting the confidence of speakers.
price ($mm)
$2.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Health & Safety Institute, acquired EJ4

synopsis: HSI, a leader in Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) and workforce development software, training, and compliance solutions, has acquired ej4, a leading eLearning provider. ej4 offers an online training curriculum for essential employee business skills and workplace compliance topics.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Health & Safety Institute
HSI is a leading Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) and workforce development provider that offers software, safety and employee development training, safety management, and compliance solutions. "
target: EJ4
ej4 is a leading provider of eLearning training solutions. The company has created a complete learning solution that includes off-the-shelf training videos, an LMS (Learning Management System) with authoring tool, personalized support, and custom content services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 12/31/2020 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Inspired eLearning

synopsis: J2 Global, a leading Internet information and services company, has completed the acquisition of Inspired eLearning, a company dedicated to delivering the highest quality enterprise educational products that transform corporate culture, nurture and enhance workforce skills, and deliver maximum ROI for the corporate education budget.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,555.38)
J2 Global is a leading internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, and eVoice, among others. "
target: Inspired eLearning
Inspired eLearning is dedicated to delivering the highest quality enterprise educational products that transform corporate culture, nurture and enhance workforce skills, and deliver maximum ROI for the corporate education budget.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 12/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Allego, Inc., will acquire Refract

synopsis: Allego, the leader in sales learning and enablement solutions, announced its acquisition of Refract, a UK-based leader in sales engagement and multilingual conversation analytics. Refract delivers AI-enhanced content and coaching recommendations from sales calls, demos and meetings.
buyer: Allego, Inc.
Allego’s learning and enablement platform ensures that employees have the skills, timely knowledge, and supporting materials to accelerate team success. "
target: Refract
Refract is a provider of sales engagement and conversation analytics that helps sales teams around the world improve conversations and close more deals. Refract analyses every call and demo, profiling the revenue defining moments, revealing the DNA of successful outcomes for their team.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Open LMS, acquired eThink Education

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a global leader in the high-growth workplace learning and talent industry, has acquired eThink Education, a leading provider of Moodle-based learning management systems (LMS). eThink, a market leader in North America, will be integrated into LTG’s global Moodle business, Open LMS.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Open LMS
Open LMS leverages open-source software to deliver an effective and engaging learning experience. As the largest commercial Moodle provider in the world, the company helps organizations and institutions deliver great learning experiences without complexities. "
target: eThink Education
eThink is an eLearning provider that offers world-class, fully-managed Learning Management Systems solutions for open-source Moodle and Totara Learn. eThink provides a dynamic and customizable learning management system to meet specific institutional and organizational needs.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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