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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA, acquired Docendi

synopsis: The Lefebvre Sarrut group, a French leader in the legal and tax knowledge market, strengthens its offer in the training sector with a new acquisition of Docendi, a French company that offers its customers a pedagogical formula that combines face-to-face and digital support for soft-skills training.
buyer: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut is a French group that provides professional publishing and training to legal and tax professionals. Their training entities are composed of 150 employees, trainers, computer staff, commercial, marketing and support teams. "
target: Docendi
Headquartered in France, Docendi offers its customers a pedagogical formula that combines face-to-face and digital support for soft-skills training. The aim of the company is to develop a tailor-made offer, a work-based training approach and a certifying training offer for customers.
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closed 8/15/2018 via Company Press Release

Plusoft Informática SA, acquired Edusense Educação LTDA

synopsis: Plusoft, the largest Brazilian provider of CRM and digital relationship solutions, has acquired Edusense, a Brazilian edtech company that provides online courses focused on the B2B and B2C markets. Edusense offers over 100 fully interactive and gamified courses that are designed to help develop soft skills.
buyer: Plusoft Informática SA
Founded in 1988, Plusoft is the largest Brazilian provider of CRM and digital relationship solutions. Plusoft's omni-channel solution allows businesses to access all information in one place to provide an uninterrupted relationship experience. "
target: Edusense Educação LTDA
Edusense is a Brazilian edtech company that provides online courses focused on the B2B and B2C markets. Edusense offers over 100 fully interactive and gamified courses that are designed to help develop soft skills.
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closed 6/13/2017 via PR Newswire

RED BEAR Negotiation Company, acquired BayGroup International

synopsis: RED BEAR Negotiation Company, the global leader in supplier negotiation training, announced that it has acquired BayGroup International supplier training content, a recognized negotiation and execution skills training company.
buyer: RED BEAR Negotiation Company
RED BEAR Negotiation Company is a global performance improvement firm dedicated to maximizing the profitability of the agreements negotiated with suppliers, customers, partners, and colleagues. "
target parent: Sentinel Capital Partners
target: BayGroup International
BayGroup International is a global performance improvement firm that helps corporate leaders achieve critical sales performance, profit improvement, cost containment, and team effectiveness goals quickly, with high impact.
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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 3/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

SVP, Société par Actions Simplifiée, acquired Versalys

synopsis: SVP.com, which specializes in operational support for businesses and communities, Expands in Canada with the acquisition of Versalys Group, which specializes in vocational training and translation. Versalys offers a complete range of 900 courses in IT, office automation, human resources, project management and business language.
buyer: SVP, Société par Actions Simplifiée
SVP.com provides management consulting and professional support services to businesses and local governments. The company offers legislation, finance, accounting, human resources, business life, skill development, and market consulting services. "
target: Versalys
Versalys offers a complete range of more than 900 training courses in IT, Office Automation, Softskills, Project Management and Business Language. They have 125 trainers in four branch offices with 30 training classrooms, located in downtown Montreal, Quebec City, Laval and Brossard.
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closed 2/6/2015 via Company Press Release

Dwellworks Residential Services LLC, acquired DFA Intercultural Global Solutions, LLC

synopsis: DFA Intercultural, the world's leading brand for intercultural training and support, has been acquired by Dwellworks, a company that delivers innovative, efficient and cost-effective relocation solutions for companies. DFA is the world's largest and most trusted provider of global cross-cultural training and consulting.
buyer: Dwellworks Residential Services LLC
Dwellworks delivers innovative, efficient and cost-effective relocation solutions for companies. Working together as a team with their managed supplier network, they provide Destination Services, Intercultural Services, Property Management, and Valuation Services. "
target: DFA Intercultural Global Solutions, LLC
DFA is the world’s most trusted provider of global cross-cultural training and consulting. The DFA team and global trainer network provides intercultural global solutions and products for organizations and business travelers needing the cultural competencies to succeed in today’s globalized world.
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closed 9/2/2014 via PR Newswire

TeleTech Holdings, Inc., acquired rogenSi

synopsis: TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of rogenSi, a global leadership, sales execution and change management consulting firm.
buyer: TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (TTEC:$1,395.69)
TeleTech, founded in 1982, is a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions. They offer an integrated platform that combines consulting, technology, care and growth services to simplify and personalize interactions between people and brands. "
target: rogenSi
Founded in 1968, rogenSi has expanded to become a leading global provider of sales and leadership performance training and applied leadership consulting to blue chip clients. The company operates globally with central hubs located in New York, London, Hong Kong and Sydney.
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closed 4/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Corporate Visions, Inc., acquired BayGroup International

synopsis: Corporate Visions, Inc. announced that it has acquired BayGroup International, a recognized sales negotiation and sales execution skills training company. This move expands Corporate Visions' business and strengthens its reputation as the leader in helping companies differentiate their customer selling conversations.
buyer parent: Hammond Kennedy Whitney
buyer: Corporate Visions, Inc.
Corporate Visions, Inc. helps global business-to-business companies create more sales opportunities, win more deals and increase sales profitability by improving the conversations salespeople have with customers. "
target: BayGroup International
BayGroup International is a global performance improvement firm that helps corporate leaders achieve critical profit improvement, cost containment, and team effectiveness goals quickly, and with high impact.
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closed 10/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

Renovus Capital, acquired The Ariel Group

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners announced the acquisition of The Ariel Group, LLC. Renovus is an education-focused private equity firm based outside of Philadelphia, PA. The Ariel Group is a provider of training programs that teach leadership and communications skills to mid- and senior-level executives.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Renovus Capital Partners is an education-focused private equity fund. Renovus invests in small and mid-sized businesses within the education sector, including both educational institutions and companies that provide these institutions with technology, content and services. "
target: The Ariel Group
Using a unique experiential approach, based in the performing arts, The Ariel Group helps individuals discover their authentic leadership talents and make enduring improvements in their ability to inspire, engage, and connect with clients and employees.
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closed 10/2/2012 via PR Newswire

GP Strategies Corporation, acquired BlessingWhite Inc.

synopsis: Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation completed its acquisition of BlessingWhite, a provider of leadership development and employee engagement solutions that translate business strategies into results for its customers by developing more effective leaders and more engaged workforces.
buyer: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$504.99)
GP Strategies Corporation is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. "
target: BlessingWhite Inc.
BlessingWhite is a provider of leadership development and employee engagement solutions that translate business strategies into results for its customers by developing more effective leaders and more engaged workforces.
price ($mm)
$10
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$13
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closed 2/15/2011 via BusinessWire

GP Strategies Corporation, acquired Communication Consulting Ltd.

synopsis: GP Strategies Corporation has announced that its principal operating subsidiary, General Physics Corporation, has acquired Communication Consulting, a China-based training and consulting company with offices in Shanghai and Beijing, China, and Haryana (New Delhi) in India.
buyer: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$504.99)
GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation. GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. "
target: Communication Consulting Ltd.
Communication Consulting is a China-based training and consulting company. Communication Consulting designs and delivers customized training solutions and specializes in the areas of leadership, communication skills, sales and customer service training.
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$1.38
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closed 12/5/2007 via BusinessWire

ResCare, Inc., acquired Biscom Resource Management Limited

synopsis: ResCare, Inc. acquired 100% of the stock of Biscom Resource Management Limited, a United Kingdom company with six locations in the United Kingdom. Biscom is a private provider of government funded job reintegration services that include job training and job placement assistance. Expected annual revenues from the acquisition are $25 million.
buyer: ResCare, Inc. (RSCR:$0.00)
ResCare is a human service company supporting people with developmental and other disabilities, youth with special needs, adults experiencing barriers to employment and older people in their homes. "
target parent: ResCare, Inc.
target: Biscom Resource Management Limited
Biscom Resource Management Limited is a United Kingdom company with six locations in the United Kingdom. Biscom is a private provider of government funded job reintegration services that include job training and job placement assistance.
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closed 1/2/2013 via PR Newswire

Korn/Ferry International, acquired PDI Ninth House

synopsis: Korn/Ferry International, a premier global provider of talent management solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Minneapolis-based PDI Ninth House, a leading, globally-recognized provider of leadership solutions. 
buyer: Korn/Ferry International (KFY:$1,945.01)
Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of talent management solutions. The firm delivers services and solutions that help clients cultivate greatness through the attraction, engagement, development and retention of their talent. "
target: PDI Ninth House
PDI Ninth House is the world’s premier global leadership solutions company. The company provides integrated assessment, development and coaching solutions around critical leadership and business challenges that most directly impact each leader’s success and the success of their organization.
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closed 7/26/2010 via BusinessWire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired The Centre for High Performance Development Limited

synopsis: Kenexa, a leading provider of business solutions for human resources, announced the acquisition of The Centre for High Performance Development (Holdings) Limited (CHPD). CHPD’s extensive research on leadership development and training will add to Kenexa’s existing research and content portfolio.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa provides business solutions for human resources. Kenexa helps global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. "
target: The Centre for High Performance Development Limited
The Centre for High Performance Development (CHPD) specializes in the assessment and development of leaders to inspire and sustain personal and business success.
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closed 7/15/2015 via BNC Analysis

CPL Training Ltd., acquired abv Training Ltd.

synopsis: CPL Training Limited has acquired abv Training, one of the leading hospitality training companies in the UK, strengthening the company’s portfolio of training and e-learning products. abv Training offers face-to-face and e-learning training, delivering compliance courses including Personal Licence; APLH and SCPLH, and more.
buyer: CPL Training Ltd.
The CPL Training Group is the leading provider of face-to-face training and online e-learning courses to the licensed retail and hospitality sectors. Comprising CPL Training, CPL Online, CPL eLearning, it delivers over a thousand APLH and SCPLH face-to-face courses around the UK. "
target: abv Training Ltd.
abv Training offers face-to-face and e-learning training, delivering compliance courses including Personal Licence; APLH and SCPLH, as well as a range of soft skills training including customer service.
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closed 1/11/2010 via Company Press Release

LDC Limited, acquired JHP Group, Ltd.

synopsis: JHP Group (JHP), one of the UK’s largest private sector providers of vocational education, skills training and employability programmes, has been bought by its management team in a transaction backed by LDC.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: LDC Limited
Lloyds TSB Development Capital (LDC) is the private equity arm of the Lloyds Banking Group. LDC has, since 1981, completed over 400 investments and has ongoing interests in over 60 businesses across the UK. "
target: JHP Group, Ltd.
JHP Group Ltd. provides vocational training in the United Kingdom. The company offers work-based and job-seeker training for adults and young people.
price ($mm)
$91
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closed 12/13/2012 via PR Newswire

The Fullbridge Program, acquired College Portfolio

synopsis: The Fullbridge Program announced an expansion of its support for college students in their transition to successful careers through its acquisition of College Portfolio. College Portfolio provides early career support, skills-development and a network of career guides and alumni mentors through its online courses.
buyer: The Fullbridge Program
Offering an accelerated high-end boot camp, Fullbridge enables students at top colleges and graduate schools to make a successful transition from high academic achievement to success in the global workplace in a range of careers. "
target: College Portfolio
College Portfolio provides early career support, skills-development and a network of career guides and alumni mentors through its online courses. College Portfolio goes beyond traditional learning environments to teach real skills needed to flourish in any career.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA, acquired Docendi

synopsis: The Lefebvre Sarrut group, a French leader in the legal and tax knowledge market, strengthens its offer in the training sector with a new acquisition of Docendi, a French company that offers its customers a pedagogical formula that combines face-to-face and digital support for soft-skills training.
buyer: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut is a French group that provides professional publishing and training to legal and tax professionals. Their training entities are composed of 150 employees, trainers, computer staff, commercial, marketing and support teams. "
target: Docendi
Headquartered in France, Docendi offers its customers a pedagogical formula that combines face-to-face and digital support for soft-skills training. The aim of the company is to develop a tailor-made offer, a work-based training approach and a certifying training offer for customers.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA, acquired Barchen

synopsis: The Lefebvre Sarrut group, a French leader in the legal and tax knowledge market, strengthens its offer in the training sector with a new acquisition of Bärchen, an independent French training organization specialized in training for companies, banks, management companies, market operators and insurers.
buyer: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut is a French group that provides professional publishing and training to legal and tax professionals. Their training entities are composed of 150 employees, trainers, computer staff, commercial, marketing and support teams. "
target: Barchen
France-based Bärchen is an independent training organization specialized in training for companies, banks, management companies, market operators and insurers. Their courses are intended for all professionals and apprentices in banking, finance and insurance and are also open to jobseekers.
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$9.24
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA, acquired Docendi

synopsis: The Lefebvre Sarrut group, a French leader in the legal and tax knowledge market, strengthens its offer in the training sector with a new acquisition of Docendi, a French company that offers its customers a pedagogical formula that combines face-to-face and digital support for soft-skills training.
buyer: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut is a French group that provides professional publishing and training to legal and tax professionals. Their training entities are composed of 150 employees, trainers, computer staff, commercial, marketing and support teams. "
target: Docendi
Headquartered in France, Docendi offers its customers a pedagogical formula that combines face-to-face and digital support for soft-skills training. The aim of the company is to develop a tailor-made offer, a work-based training approach and a certifying training offer for customers.
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closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA, acquired Giuffrè Editore

synopsis: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut (ELS), an active legal and fiscal professional publishing group in Europe, has acquired 100% of Giuffrè Editore, an Italian publishing house founded in Milan in 1931. With a catalog of over 15,000 titles, Giuffrè Editore is one of the market leaders in Italy in professional publishing for legal and tax professionals.
buyer: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut (ELS) is a European group that provides professional publishing and training to legal and tax professionals. Their training entities are composed of 150 employees, trainers, computer staff, commercial, marketing and support teams. "
target: Giuffrè Editore
Founded in 1931, Giuffrè Editore is one of the market leaders in Italy in professional publishing for legal and tax professionals. With a catalog of over 15,000 titles, Giuffrè Editore has been a partner to legal and tax professionals for over 80 years.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

NexPhase Capital, acquired Surgent

synopsis: NexPhase Capital, a thematic and operationally-focused independent private equity firm that makes equity investments in lower middle market growth-oriented companies, acquired Surgent Professional Education, he largest independent provider of continuing education for CPAs and other financial professionals in the United States.
buyer: NexPhase Capital
NexPhase Capital is a thematic and operationally-focused independent private equity firm that makes equity investments between $25 million and $75 million in lower middle market growth-oriented companies in the healthcare, consumer and software and services sectors. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Surgent
Surgent Professional Education is the largest independent provider of continuing education for CPAs and other financial professionals in the United States. It has provided more than 5.6 million CPE credits to tens of thousands of accounting professionals across the U.S. and abroad.
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closed 6/1/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US, acquired CPE Link

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced that it has signed and completed an agreement to acquire CPE Link, a leading online provider of continuing professional education (CPE) for accountants, tax preparers, and financial advisors. The acquisition will expand and complement Wolters Kluwer's existing learning portfolio.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting US (CCHGroup.com) is a leading provider of software solutions and local expertise that helps tax, accounting, and audit professionals research and navigate complex regulations, comply with legislation, manage their businesses and advice clients. "
target: CPE Link
CPE Link offers online Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for accounting and finance professionals via live webcasts, and multi-media, mobile friendly on-demand courses. CPE Link instructors are all tax professionals, who are experts in their fields and have many years of practical experience.
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closed 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA, acquired Giuffrè Editore

synopsis: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut (ELS), an active legal and fiscal professional publishing group in Europe, has acquired 100% of Giuffrè Editore, an Italian publishing house founded in Milan in 1931. With a catalog of over 15,000 titles, Giuffrè Editore is one of the market leaders in Italy in professional publishing for legal and tax professionals.
buyer: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut (ELS) is a European group that provides professional publishing and training to legal and tax professionals. Their training entities are composed of 150 employees, trainers, computer staff, commercial, marketing and support teams. "
target: Giuffrè Editore
Founded in 1931, Giuffrè Editore is one of the market leaders in Italy in professional publishing for legal and tax professionals. With a catalog of over 15,000 titles, Giuffrè Editore has been a partner to legal and tax professionals for over 80 years.
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closed 8/19/2015 via Company Press Release

ALM Media Properties, LLC, acquired China Law & Practice

synopsis: ALM has acquired China Law & Practice from Euromoney. China Law & Practice provides accurate translations and extensive analyses of PRC laws, as well as legal and risk management resources. Its clientele consists of senior executives and in-house legal counsel, domestic Chinese companies, government organizations and leading law firms.
buyer parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
buyer: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM is a global leader in specialized industry news and information. Trusted reporting delivered through innovative technology is the hallmark of ALM’s award-winning media properties. Headquartered in New York City with 18 offices worldwide, ALM brands have been serving their markets since 1843. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: China Law & Practice
China Law & Practice provides accurate translations and extensive analyses of PRC laws and is the most respected legal and risk management resource designed to help subscribers interpret changes on the ground in China.
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closed 9/4/2013 via BNC Analysis

Virtuoso Publishing Ltd., acquired Lawyer's World

synopsis: Lawyers World and DealMakers Monthly magazines have been acquired by Virtuoso Publishing Ltd. Lawyers World is a global corporate law reporting publication reaching out to a variety of readers to include CEO/CFO - Banks, Corporate Lawyers and Venture Capital/Private Equity Companies. DealMakers Monthly is a deal reporting publication.
buyer: Virtuoso Publishing Ltd.
Virtuoso Publishing Ltd. is a holding company. "
target: Lawyer's World
Lawyers World Magazine and DealMakers Monthly are established global corporate law reporting and deal reporting publications reaching out to a variety of readers to include CEO/CFO - Banks, Corporate Lawyers and Venture Capital/Private Equity Companies to name a few.
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closed 12/12/2014 via PE Hub

Avalara, acquired VATLive

synopsis: Avalara, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based software delivering compliance solutions related to sales tax, VAT and other transactional taxes, announced it has acquired VATLive.com, a leading global online resource for timely tax news, insight, and rate changes.
buyer: Avalara (:$295.69)
Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with sales tax and other transactional tax requirements by delivering comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use. "
target: VATLive
VATLive provides free online information for international VAT & GST professionals and in-house specialists. VATLive provides a wealth of daily information and expert insight on EU and global indirect tax schemes, helping multi-national businesses understand the complexities of cross-border trading.
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closed 4/8/2004 via PR Newswire

Wadsworth Group, acquired Copperhouse Publishing Company

synopsis: Thomson Higher Education, a global provider of teaching materials for higher education and part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC - News; TSX: TOC - News), today announced the acquisition of all criminal justice titles from Copperhouse Publishing Company.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: Wadsworth Group
Thomson Higher Education/Thomson Wadsworth is part of the Thomson Corporation and is a worldwide provider of higher education textbooks, software, and Internet materials for the humanities, social sciences, and behavioral sciences. Wadsworth develops comprehensive learning solutions for instructors "
target: Copperhouse Publishing Company
Copperhouse Publishing Company publishes titles in criminal justice, criminology, security, and corrections, as well as its manuals for police academies and advanced officer training.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

PossibleNow, purchased PACE Regulatory Guide from Professional Association of Customer Engagement

synopsis: PossibleNOW, the leader in consumer regulatory compliance and consent solutions, has acquired the PACE Regulatory Guide from the Professional Association of Customer Engagement (PACE), a non-profit trade organization. The PACE Regulatory Guide is a comprehensive online guide to telemarketing laws and regulations.
buyer: PossibleNow
PossibleNOW's enterprise consent and preference management platform, MyPreferences®, collects customer and prospect preferences, stores them safely and makes them available to any other system or application in the enterprise. "
seller: Professional Association of Customer Engagement
The PACE Regulatory Guide is an online guide to telemarketing laws and regulations. The PACE Regulatory Guide belongs to the Professional Association of Customer Engagement (PACE), a trade organization dedicated to companies that utilize contact centers as an integral channel of operations.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Permira, acquired Centro de Estudios Garrigues

synopsis: Permira, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in Centro de Estudios Garrigues from Garrigues, an international legal and tax services firm. Centro de Estudios Garrigues is a training centre in Spain. The centre provides training for law and business. They offer programs for business law practice, tax advice, HR, and more.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$38.5bn (€33bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments as well as strategic minority investments. "
target parent: Garrigues
target: Centro de Estudios Garrigues
Centro de Estudios Garrigues is a leading training centre in Spain. Centro de Estudios Garrigues provides specialized training for law and business. They offer programs for business law practice, tax advice, human resources, compensation and benefits, corporate compliance, and more.
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closed 5/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

LexisNexis, acquired Universal Law Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: LexisNexis, a leading publisher and online solutions provider for legal, tax, academic, and test-prep, announces the acquisition of the Universal Law Publishing titles. Universal Law Publishing has been publishing legal books and legislation for legal professionals, academics and students in the Indian market for five decades.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis
LexisNexis is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. "
target: Universal Law Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd.
Universal Law Publishing has been publishing legal books and legislation for legal professionals, academics and students in the Indian market for five decades. Universal Law Publishing titles are held in high regard by many legal professionals across India.
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closed 1/26/2004 via PR Newswire

FindLaw Inc, acquired Glasser LegalWorks

synopsis: FindLaw, a Thomson business (NYSE: TOC; TSX) today announced it has acquired Glasser LegalWorks, a highly regarded producer of legal and law practice seminars, events and publications.
buyer parent: The Thomson Corporation
buyer: FindLaw Inc
FindLaw, the leading Web portal focused on law and government, provides access to a comprehensive and fast-growing online library of legal resources for use by legal professionals, consumers and small businesses. FindLaw's mission is to make legal information on the Internet easy to find. "
target parent: Sandler Capital Management
target: Glasser LegalWorks
A multimedia publishing and legal education company, Glasser LegalWorks is dedicated to the delivery of timely, specialized information in a variety of formats including print, CD-ROM, on-line, audiotapes, and live seminars. The founders are Stephen A. Glasser and Lynn S. Glasser, who were formerly
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closed 1/4/2006 via BNC Analysis

Informa plc, acquired Cavendish Publishing Limited

synopsis: Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa business, has acquired the entire issued share capital of the academic law specialist, Cavendish Publishing for an undisclosed sum. Cavendish will sit alongside the Social Science/Humanities list of Routledge, and operate under a brand new name - Routledge-Cavendish.
buyer parent: Informa plc
buyer: Informa plc
Taylor & Francis Group is a leading academic publisher, releasing more than 500 journals and some 1,500 books each year. The company serves the educational, industrial research, and professional markets through a dozen imprints, including Carfax, Falmer, Garland, and Routledge. "
target: Cavendish Publishing Limited
Routledge-Cavendish is one of the UK's leading independent law textbook and academic publishers. Routledge-Cavendish also publishes five legal journals, including the Student Law Review.
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closed 7/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Barbri, acquired iLawVentures, LLC

synopsis: Legal education provider BARBRI announced its acquisition of iLawVentures, LLC, the leading provider of online J.D., post-J.D. and international programs for law schools in the U.S. iLawVentures creates innovative partnerships with law schools, colleges, and universities to create educational products or to transform existing programs.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: Barbri
Barbri is the largest provider of bar exam test preparation services in the world. The Company offers the premier bar exam preparation course to law students delivered by industry-leading professors with a focus on a proven, results-oriented teaching pedagogy. "
target: iLawVentures, LLC
iLawVentures, LLC is the leading provider of online J.D., post-J.D. and international programs for law schools in the U.S. iLawVentures (iLaw Ventures) creates innovative partnerships with law schools, colleges, and universities to create educational products or to transform existing programs.
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closed 7/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Wasserstein & Co., LP, acquired ALM Media Properties, LLC

synopsis: Wasserstein & Co., LP completed the acquisition of ALM Media, an integrated media company and a leading provider of specialized business news, research and information, focused primarily on the legal and commercial real estate sectors.
buyer: Wasserstein & Co., LP
Wasserstein & Co. is an independent private equity and investment firm, with offices in New York and Los Angeles. The Wasserstein & Co. investment team has completed over 50 platform and add-on transactions, representing over $3 billion of enterprise value. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM Media Properties, LLC, an integrated media company, is a leading provider of specialized business news, research and information, focused primarily on the legal and commercial real estate sectors.
price ($mm)
$417
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closed 8/16/2007 via BusinessWire

Incisive Media Ltd, acquired ALM Media

synopsis: Apax Summer LLP, the partnership vehicle owning Incisive Media Ltd, a leading business information provider, announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of ALM Media from U.S. Equity Partners, L.P. for a total value of $630 million in cash.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Incisive Media Ltd
Incisive Media is one of the world's leading B2B information providers, serving the financial and professional services markets globally. Incisive brings product provider and purchaser business communities together in print, in person and online. "
target parent: Wasserstein & Co., LP
target: ALM Media
ALM, an integrated media company, is a leading provider of specialized business news and information, focused primarily on the legal and commercial real estate sectors. In print, online and in person-ALM offers the highest quality information and resources to today's industry leaders.
price ($mm)
$630
rev ($mm)
$200
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3.2x
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closed 11/6/2013 via Company Press Release

Edinburgh University Press, acquired Dundee University Press

synopsis: Edinburgh University Press, a premier scholarly publisher in Scotland of academic books and journals and one of the leading university presses in the UK, has acquired the business and publishing assets of Dundee University Press, a leading publisher of academic texts, with an established list of law books for students and practitioners.
buyer parent: The University of Edinburgh
buyer: Edinburgh University Press
Edinburgh University Press is the premier scholarly publisher in Scotland of academic books and journals and one of the leading university presses in the UK. Founded over 50 years ago, Edinburgh University Press became a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Edinburgh in 1992. "
target parent: University of Dundee
target: Dundee University Press
Dundee University Press is a leading publisher of academic texts, with an established list of law books for students and practitioners, an exciting array of history titles as well as general titles, all written for a wide readership.
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closed 8/9/2012 via Company Press Release

Oxford University Press, purchased The American Journal of Jurisprudence from University of Notre Dame Law School

synopsis: Oxford University Press announced its acquisition of The American Journal of Jurisprudence (AJJ), which was previously self-published by the University of Notre Dame Law School. The AJJ is an international journal publishing critical discussions of the moral foundations of law and legal systems.
buyer parent: University of Oxford
buyer: Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press (OUP) is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. OUP is the world's largest university press with the widest global presence. "
seller parent: University of Notre Dame
seller: University of Notre Dame Law School
The American Journal of Jurisprudence is an international journal publishing critical discussions of the moral foundations of law and legal systems, exploring current and historical issues in ethics, philosophy of law or jurisprudence, and legal (including constitutional) theory.
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closed 9/20/2010 via BusinessWire

ALM Media Properties, LLC, acquired Palawlibrary.com

synopsis: ALM Media, LLC announced that it has completed acquisition of the remaining 50 percent interest in Palawlibrary.com formerly held by The Theodore F. Jenkins Memorial Law Library. Palawlibrary is a website that provides easy and inexpensive access to judicial opinions, trial listings, court rules, and other legal information.
buyer: ALM Media Properties, LLC
ALM, an integrated media company, is a leading provider of specialized business news and information, focused primarily on the legal and commercial real estate sectors. In print, online and in person-ALM offers the highest quality information and resources to today's industry leaders. "
target parent: Jenkins Law Library
target: Palawlibrary.com
Palawlibrary.com is the result of a strategic alliance between the Jenkins Law Library and The Legal Intelligencer. The creation of this integrated Web site provides easy and inexpensive access to judicial opinions, trial listings, court rules, and other legal information.
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closed 8/15/2013 via Company Press Release

Brill, purchased Climate Law Journal from Ios Press

synopsis: Brill, the international scholarly publisher, acquired the peer-reviewed journal Climate Law from IOS Press to its growing International Environmental Law portfolio. Climate Law is an international journal on climate change and the law.
buyer: Brill (ENXTAM:BRILL:$39.83)
Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. BRILL publishes more than 175 journals and around 600 new books and reference works each year. Brill was founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands. "
seller parent: Ohmsha, Ltd.
seller: Ios Press
Climate Law is an international journal on climate change and the law. Its editorial board includes the field's leading academics and practitioners, and publishes peer-reviewed articles on legal and interdisciplinary topics. It has a substantial book review section and appears quarterly.
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closed 1/4/2016 via Company Press Release

Carolina Academic Press, purchased 500 Law School Titles from Matthew Bender & Co., Inc.

synopsis: Carolina Academic Press announced the acquisition by of approximately 500 LexisNexis® Matthew Bender law school publishing titles. LexisNexis Matthew Bender is one of the world's leading publishers of legal analysis and case law.
buyer: Carolina Academic Press
Carolina Academic Press, a family-owned independent company based in Durham, North Carolina, has served the legal education community for over 35 years. It has earned a strong reputation for partnering with pedagogical innovators to develop and publish cutting-edge teaching materials. "
seller parent: RELX Group plc
seller: Matthew Bender & Co., Inc.
LexisNexis Matthew Bender is one of the world's leading publishers of legal analysis and case law. The company offers more than 500 publications in print and electronic formats to subscribers in more than 160 countries.
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