Like PrepFE, Inc.

closed 9/15/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired PrepFE, Inc.

synopsis: Edcetera, the Eden Capital-backed provider of continuing education, exam prep, and licensing programs, has acquired PrepFE, an exam prep platform that helps engineers pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam to become Engineers-in-Training (EIT), which is a required step for aspiring Professional Engineers (PE).
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: Edcetera
Edcetera empowers people to excel in the careers they want and the world needs. Edcetera delivers leading content developed by industry experts that goes beyond traditional topics, ensuring that professionals are positioned for success no matter where they are in their career journey. "
target: PrepFE, Inc.
PrepFE is a modern and data-driven service dedicated to helping prospective engineers pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam for their discipline including civil, mechanical, electrical and computer, and other disciplines.
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closed 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Byju's, acquired Aakash Educational Services Limited

synopsis: Edtech company Byju’s has acquired education institution Aakash Educational Services Ltd (AESL), as it looks to boost its presence in the test preparation segment. Aakash provides comprehensive test preparatory services to students preparing for medical and engineering entrance exams, school/board exams, and more.
buyer: Byju's
Based in India, Byju’s is India’s largest Ed-tech company and the creator of India’s largest K12 learning app which offers highly adaptive, engaging and effective learning programs for students in classes 4-12 (K-12) and competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, IAS, GRE and GMAT. "
target: Aakash Educational Services Limited
Aakash is a leading educational institution in India. Aakash provides comprehensive test preparatory services to students preparing for medical and engineering entrance exams, school/board exams, KVPY, NTSE, Olympiads and other Foundation level exams.
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closed 3/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

SAE International, purchased Aerospace Training Activities from Exemplar Global Inc.

synopsis: Exemplar Global’s aerospace auditor and training provider activities have transferred to SAE Industry Technologies Consortia (SAE-ITC), a trade association that is affiliated with SAE International. The aerospace authentication activities now operate under SAE-ITC’s Probitas Authentication.
buyer: SAE International
SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting over 127,000 engineers and technical experts, they drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. "
seller: Exemplar Global Inc.
Exemplar Global’s aerospace auditor and training provider activities consist of more than 670 auditors, 975 certifications, and seven training programs.
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closed 10/22/2020 via PR Newswire

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc., acquired NMi Certin, B.V.

synopsis: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners ("LLCP"), a global private equity firm, has acquired NMi Certin B.V. from First Dutch Innovations. NMi is the leading independent specialist for legal metrology testing and inspection services in Europe. NMi specializes in type approval & certification, verification & calibration and consultancy services.
buyer: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
Levine Leichtman Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity firm that invests across various targeted sectors. LLCP utilizes a differentiated Structured Private Equity investment strategy, combining debt and equity capital investments in portfolio companies. "
target parent: First Dutch Innovations
target: NMi Certin, B.V.
NMi is the leading independent specialist for legal metrology testing and inspection services in Europe. NMi specializes in type approval & certification, verification & calibration and consultancy services covering a broad range of advice on complex regulations and accreditations.
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closed 3/7/2018 via PR Newswire

Applied Software, acquired CAD-1, Inc.

synopsis: Applied Software, a leading systems integrator to the AEC, fabrication and manufacturing industries, announced its acquisition of CAD-1, an Autodesk Gold Partner and Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC) with extensive expertise in consulting services delivery, software, training, and support.
buyer: Applied Software
Applied Software is a premier, full-service systems integrator firm serving the AEC and manufacturing industries, as well as a leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) services provider and is a leading Autodesk Platinum Partner. "
target parent: Sirko Associates, Inc.
target: CAD-1, Inc.
CAD-1 is an Autodesk Gold Partner specializing in delivering complete solutions that implement Autodesk technology for maximum competitive advantage. The CAD-1 award-winning staff is skilled at providing a variety of services, including consulting, installation, customization, training, and support.
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announced 9/13/2017 via Market Wire

1ExamPrep, will acquire NASCLA Exam Preparation

synopsis: One Exam Prep, a division of ProBility Media Corp., announces that it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with NASCLA Exam Preparation (Contractor Exam Preps), of Pittsboro, NC. For 20 years, Contractor Exam Preps has prepared students to pass the exam required by the National Association of State Contractor Licensing Agencies ("NASCLA").
buyer parent: ProBility Media Corp.
buyer: 1ExamPrep
Based in Coconut Creek, Florida, One Exam Prep (OEP) offers weekly training classes and certification courses in a wide variety of topics for contractors with continuing education in 22 states with a goal of servicing all 50 states. "
target: NASCLA Exam Preparation
For 20 years, NASCLA Exam Preparation (Contractor Exam Preps) has prepared students to pass the exam required by the National Association of State Contractor Licensing Agencies ("NASCLA").
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closed 1/27/2017 via Market Wire

Brown Technical, acquired 1ExamPrep

synopsis: Brown Technical Media Corp., a division of Panther Biotechnology, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has closed the acquisition of One Exam Prep, LLC (OEP). OEP offers weekly training classes and certification courses in a wide variety of topics for contractors with continuing education in 22 states.
buyer: Brown Technical (OTCPK:PBYA:$6.83)
Brown Technical Media Corp. is a leading online aggregator of compliance, career advancement, and training content for tradesman and technical experts in a wide variety of professions. "
target: 1ExamPrep
Based in Coconut Creek, Florida, One Exam Prep (OEP) offers weekly training classes and certification courses in a wide variety of topics for contractors with continuing education in 22 states with a goal of servicing all 50 states.
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announced 7/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

ASK Pravi Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd, will acquire Gateforum Educational Services Private Limited

synopsis: Education company Educomp Solutions Limited has decided to divest its entire 55.41 per cent equity stake in the engineering exam training arm Gateforum Educational Services Private Limited to private equity firm ASK Pravi Capital Advisors. GateForum is the largest organization in the field of GATE training, with a presence in more than 65 cities.
buyer: ASK Pravi Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd
ASK Pravi Capital Advisors Private Limited is a private equity investment advisory firm. ASK Pravi is a joint venture between ASK Group and Pravi Capital, a unique combination of a wealth management and advisory services institution with an experienced entrepreneurial investment management team. "
target parent: Educomp Solutions Limited
target: Gateforum Educational Services Private Limited
GATEFORUM is the largest organization in the field of GATE training, with a presence in more than 65 cities and having trained more than 1,00,000 students since inception. GATEFORUM is the number 1 institute for preparation for GATE Exam.
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announced 12/26/2017 via GlobeNewswire

ProBility Media Corp., will acquire North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc

synopsis: ProBility Media Corp. is to acquire North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc. NACB’s mission is to provide the most comprehensive safety training courses, materials, and certifications for operators, inspectors, and trainers within the crane and lifting industries both in the United States and around the world.
buyer: ProBility Media Corp. (OTCPK:PBYA:$6.83)
ProBility Media Corp. is an education and training technology company. ProBility is executing a disruptive strategy of defragmenting the training market place by offering high quality training courses and materials and preparing the workforce for excellence. "
target: North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc
North American Crane Bureau Group, Inc. (NACB) is a company whose mission is to provide the most comprehensive safety training courses, materials, and certifications for operators, inspectors, and trainers within the crane and lifting industries both in the United States and around the world.
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closed 9/2/2015 via PR Web

Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau, acquired East Texas Crane Academy

synopsis: Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau (CICB) announced that it has acquired East Texas Crane Academy (ETCA). ETCA is the "one stop shop" for all of the NCCCO crane operator certification needs. They are one of only a few facilities that provide the CCO practical exam on demand.
buyer: Crane Inspection & Certification Bureau
The goal of CICB’s inspections and training programs are to reduce accidents and injuries; increase worker skills, productivity and morale; achieve regulatory, best practice and corporate compliance; lower maintenance costs; increase reliability of equipment: and increase the life of the equipment. "
target: East Texas Crane Academy
East Texas Crane Academy (ETCA) is the "one stop shop" for all of the NCCCO crane operator certification needs. They are one of only a few facilities that provide the CCO practical exam on demand.
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closed 9/15/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired PrepFE, Inc.

synopsis: Edcetera, the Eden Capital-backed provider of continuing education, exam prep, and licensing programs, has acquired PrepFE, an exam prep platform that helps engineers pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam to become Engineers-in-Training (EIT), which is a required step for aspiring Professional Engineers (PE).
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: Edcetera
Edcetera empowers people to excel in the careers they want and the world needs. Edcetera delivers leading content developed by industry experts that goes beyond traditional topics, ensuring that professionals are positioned for success no matter where they are in their career journey. "
target: PrepFE, Inc.
PrepFE is a modern and data-driven service dedicated to helping prospective engineers pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam for their discipline including civil, mechanical, electrical and computer, and other disciplines.
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closed 9/15/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired PrepFE, Inc.

synopsis: Edcetera, the Eden Capital-backed provider of continuing education, exam prep, and licensing programs, has acquired PrepFE, an exam prep platform that helps engineers pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam to become Engineers-in-Training (EIT), which is a required step for aspiring Professional Engineers (PE).
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: Edcetera
Edcetera empowers people to excel in the careers they want and the world needs. Edcetera delivers leading content developed by industry experts that goes beyond traditional topics, ensuring that professionals are positioned for success no matter where they are in their career journey. "
target: PrepFE, Inc.
PrepFE is a modern and data-driven service dedicated to helping prospective engineers pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam for their discipline including civil, mechanical, electrical and computer, and other disciplines.
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closed 6/8/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired DCHours

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

PDH Academy LLC, acquired DermQBank

synopsis: PDH Academy, an Eden Capital portfolio company, is pleased to announce that DermQBank has joined PDH's growing portfolio of leading exam and career preparation offerings. DermQBank is a comprehensive question bank and testing engine that empowers its users to prepare efficiently and succeed on their dermatology board certification examinations.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers. "
target: DermQBank
DermQBank is a comprehensive question bank and testing engine that empowers its users to prepare efficiently and to succeed on their dermatology board certification examinations. DermQBank was founded by energetic board-certified dermatology providers.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

PDH Academy LLC, acquired OphthoQuestions

synopsis: PDH Academy has acquired OphthoQuestions and SunCam. OphthoQuestions is a leader in ophthalmology online test preparation and continuing education and complements PDH's existing eye care offerings. Board Wizards, its podiatry-focused sister company, provides comprehensive board test prep solutions as well as supplemental learning courses.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers. "
target: OphthoQuestions
OphthoQuestions is a well-respected leader in ophthalmology online test preparation and continuing education. Board Wizards, its podiatry-focused sister company, provides comprehensive board test prep solutions as well as supplemental learning courses.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

PDH Academy LLC, acquired SunCam, Inc.

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

PDH Academy LLC, acquired XPrep Learning Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: PDH Academy, a provider of regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades, has acquired XPrep Learning Solutions to provide market-leading professional education and workforce solutions to professionals in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades.
buyer: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers. "
target: XPrep Learning Solutions, Inc.
XPrep Learning Solutions provides online test preparation solutions to veterinary, veterinary technician, optometry, and dental hygiene students. Thousands of professionals have relied on VetPrep, VetTechPrep, OptoPrep, and HygienistPrep to pass their professional board exams.
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closed 12/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Eden Capital, acquired PDH Academy LLC

synopsis: Eden Capital, a New York based Private equity firm focused on the education, tech, and business services sectors, announced its acquisition of PDH Academy, a market leading online platform providing professional education and workforce solutions to professionals in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades.
buyer: Eden Capital
Eden Capital is a private equity firm focused on technology, business services and education. Eden partners with leading management teams, founders and owners to achieve growth and scale and maximize value for all stakeholders. "
target: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers.
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closed 12/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Eden Capital, acquired PDH Academy LLC

synopsis: Eden Capital, a New York based Private equity firm focused on the education, tech, and business services sectors, announced its acquisition of PDH Academy, a market leading online platform providing professional education and workforce solutions to professionals in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades.
buyer: Eden Capital
Eden Capital is a private equity firm focused on technology, business services and education. Eden partners with leading management teams, founders and owners to achieve growth and scale and maximize value for all stakeholders. "
target: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers.
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closed 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Gridiron Capital, LLC, acquired Colibri Group

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

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

synopsis: Quad-C Management has made a majority investment in professional education provider McKissock LP. Founded in 1990, McKissock is a leading online provider of state and federally mandated continuing education and professional certification courses across a diverse range of industries from real estate to health care.
buyer: Quad-C Management, Inc.
Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, Quad-C is a middle market private equity firm focused on investing in well-established business services, healthcare, transportation/logistics, consumer, general industrial, and specialty distribution companies. "
target parent: Alpine Investors, LP
target: McKissock, L.P.
McKissock is a leading online provider of state and federally mandated continuing education and professional certification courses across a diverse range of industries from real estate to health care.
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closed 3/2/2022 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired American Fitness Professionals & Associates

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

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

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

BV Investment Partners, acquired Precision Nutrition Inc.

synopsis: BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services, software and IT services sectors, has acquired a majority stake in Toronto-based Precision Nutrition, a certification and coaching software and services provider.
buyer: BV Investment Partners
BV Investment Partners is currently investing its ninth private equity fund. The firm is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. The company actively targets investments in the business services and information technology services industries. "
target: Precision Nutrition Inc.
Precision Nutrition (PN) is the leading nutrition certification and coaching software and services provider in North America. PN provides nutrition coaching certifications and software to fitness and wellness professionals throughout North America, Australia, and parts of Europe.
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Newswire

OnCourse Learning, acquired Institute for Professional Care Education

synopsis: In keeping with the company's growth strategy, OnCourse Learning announced the acquisition of the Institute for Professional Care Education, a leader in training and compliance solutions for assisted living communities, home care providers and home health agencies.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: OnCourse Learning
OnCourse Learning delivers licensure, regulatory and compliance education solutions throughout the nation's leading industries including financial services, healthcare and real estate. They focus on advancing the e-learning environment for individuals and businesses to help to build new careers. "
target: Institute for Professional Care Education
The Institute for Professional Care Education is where individuals and health care providers go for caregiver training, certification and state compliance. Their training is completely interactive, story-based and is done online and through DVDs. It replaces or can supplement inservice training.
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closed 6/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Career Step, acquired ACLS

synopsis: Career Step, LLC, a portfolio company of Revelstoke Capital Partners, has completed the acquisition of Emergency Certifications, Inc. (“ACLS"). ACLS provides ACLS, PALS, BLS and NRP training via online courses written by licensed physicians who are experts in clinical interventions and protocols provided by the American Heart Association.
buyer parent: Revelstoke Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Career Step
Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has trained over 85,000 students, has more than 150 partnerships with colleges and universities nationwide, and provides training for some of the most respected healthcare employers in the nation. "
target: ACLS
ACLS ("Emergency Certifications") is a leader in American Heart Association based training, offering fast, convenient, and 100% online ACLS, PALS, BLS and NRP certification and recertification courses that can be completed in several hours from any computer, tablet or smartphone.
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announced 11/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Reeltime Media Ltd, will acquire Fitlink Group

synopsis: ReelTime Media Limited announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fitlink Group. They were established in 1985 and is the only independent college that has operated for 30 years, delivering accredited fitness training courses online.
buyer: Reeltime Media Ltd (AU:RMA:$0.21)
Reeltime Media Limited is one of Australia's largest and fastest growing Digital Services, Media & Advertising, and IT companies. Through its 100% wholly owned subsidiaries RMA provides a complete service offering for SME's, corporate and government clients. "
target: Fitlink Group
Fitlink Group is a premium supplier of online Personal Training Courses to the Fitness Industry. Completion of Fitlink's Certificate in Fitness enables you to perform the roles of Exercise Assistant, Exercise Instructor I, Exercise Instructor II and Personal Trainer (Employed).
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mare Nostrum Group, acquired AT Patrimoine SAS

synopsis: Mare Nostrum Group, a France-based global player in the field of human resources management specializing in temporary work, recruitment, training and professional mobility, acquired AT Patrimoine, a French training organization specializing in the professional sector of building custodians and concierges in private sector property management.
buyer: Mare Nostrum Group
Headquartered in France, Mare Nostrum Group is a global player in the field of human resources management specializing in temporary work, recruitment, training and professional mobility. It is present throughout the entire employment cycle through a multi-brand offer dedicated to SMBs. "
target: AT Patrimoine SAS
Headquartered in France, AT Patrimoine is a training organization specializing in the professional sector of building custodians and concierges in private sector property management. Through its Certificate of Professional Qualification they train people for Guardian, Concierge and Real Estate work.
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announced 11/18/2020 via BusinessWire

K12, Inc., will acquire MedCerts LLC

synopsis: K12 Inc., soon to be Stride, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MedCerts, a national online training provider strengthening the workforce through innovative eLearning solutions. They are focused on certifications in high-demand areas of Allied Healthcare and IT.
buyer: K12, Inc. (LRN:$1,154.60)
K12 Inc. takes a personalized approach to education by removing barriers to learning, reaching students where they are, and providing innovative, high-quality online and blended education solutions, curriculum, and programs to charter schools, public school districts, private schools and families. "
target: MedCerts LLC
MedCerts is a national online training provider strengthening the workforce through innovative eLearning solutions. They are focused on certifications in high-demand areas of Allied Healthcare and IT.
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closed 1/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Grand Canyon Education, Inc., acquired Orbis Education

synopsis: Grand Canyon Education, a publicly traded shared services partner dedicated to serving colleges and universities, has completed the acquisition of Orbis Education Services, an education services company that supports healthcare education programs for 17 regionally accredited universities across the United States.
buyer: Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE:$939.37)
Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a publicly traded shared services partner dedicated to serving colleges and universities. GCE supports partner institutions' students through operational functions that achieve organizational growth and student success. GCE is a pioneer of the hybrid campus model. "
target: Orbis Education
Orbis Education develops and manages healthcare education solutions that help alleviate workforce shortages for hospitals and healthcare systems. They form partnerships with academic institutions and healthcare systems to deliver high-quality, clinically intensive healthcare education programs.
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closed 10/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Life Link III, acquired FlightBridgeED, LLC

synopsis: Life Link III announced that they have acquired FlightBridgeED, LLC, a medical education company that specializes in providing pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine education for healthcare professionals of all types.
buyer: Life Link III
Life Link III operates nine helicopter bases. The company’s helicopter and airplane services provide on-scene emergency response and inter-facility transport for patients requiring critical care. "
target: FlightBridgeED, LLC
FlightBridgeED is a medical education company that specializes in providing pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine education for healthcare professionals of all types.
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

HeartStart CPR Plus merged with Prime Medical Training,

synopsis: HeartStart CPR Plus has merged with Prime Medical Training, an authorized American Heart Association (AHA) training center. HeartStart CPR Plus is an AHA training center that offers training for CPR, AED, first aid, ACLS, and instructor training. They also provide certification for basic life support, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and first aid.
buyer: Prime Medical Training
Prime Medical Training is an authorized AHA training center that provides CPR training and AED sales and maintenance. Prime focuses on providing continuing education for people from all walks of life. From healthcare professionals, to industrial workers, corporate offices, to churches. "
target: HeartStart CPR Plus
HeartStart CPR Plus is an American Heart Association (AHA) training center. HeartStart CPR Plus offers group and onsite training for CPR, AED, first aid, ACLS, and instructor training. They also provide certification for basic life support, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and first aid.
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closed 11/17/2021 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired IA Med

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

Becker Professional Education, acquired Falcon Physician Reviews, Inc.

synopsis: Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and a part of DeVry Inc., announced the acquisition of Falcon Physician Reviews. Falcon offers comprehensive review programs for physicians preparing for the United States Medical Licensing Examination and the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination.
buyer parent: DeVry Inc.
buyer: Becker Professional Education
Becker Professional Education, a part of DeVry Inc., is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, finance and project management professions. "
target: Falcon Physician Reviews, Inc.
Falcon Physician Reviews offers comprehensive review programs for physicians preparing for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX).
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$6.00
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closed 9/21/2022 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired EMT & Fire Training Inc.

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing professional education, exam preparation courses and digital learning solutions to the healthcare, accounting and finance sectors, has acquired EMT & Fire Training Inc., a leading national provider of high-quality emergency medical services and firefighting educational programs.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: KnowFully Learning Group
KnowFully Learning Group provides continuing professional education, exam preparation courses, and education resources to the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors. KnowFully's suite of solutions helps learners become credentialed and satisfy required credit hours to maintain credentials. "
target: EMT & Fire Training Inc.
Founded in 2009, EMT & Fire Training specializes in pre-hospital training for emergency medical professionals. It offers EMT and Advanced EMT certification courses, as well as continued educational opportunities with recertification and refresher courses for EMTs, Advanced EMTs, and paramedics.
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announced 1/24/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Colibri Group, will acquire Becker Professional Education

synopsis: Colibri Group, a Gridiron Capital company, is to acquire Becker Professional Education and OnCourse Learning. Becker provides CPA Exam Review, CMA Exam Review and CPE (Continued Professional Education). OnCourse Learning offers continuing education, pre-licensing and corporate training.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target parent: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
target: Becker Professional Education
Becker provides CPA Exam Review, CMA Exam Review and CPE (Continued Professional Education) with expert instructors, high-quality content, flexible learning formats including on-demand resources and webcasts. OnCourse Learning offers continuing education, pre-licensing and corporate training.
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$500
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closed 8/19/2019 via BusinessWire

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

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

Waud Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Health & Safety Institute

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