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closed 7/16/2008 via BusinessWire

Learn.net, purchased interactive distance learning and collaboration software from Savant Technology Group

synopsis: Learn.net has completed the purchase of the interactive distance learning (IDL) and collaboration software from the Savant Technology Group. With this acquisition, Learn.net is launching a new phase of the company and marketing itself as ”The Blended Learning Technologies Company,” focusing on enterprise and federal government clients.
buyer: Learn.net
Atlanta-based Learn.net provides blended learning technologies, including interactive distance learning and collaboration solutions for enterprise and government training, enabling our clients to inform and educate knowledge workers to optimize performance. "
seller: Savant Technology Group
Since 1985, Savant Technology Group's mission has been to create competitive advantage for our clients. Savant achieves this mission through the use of experienced personnel, proven processes and the latest technologies designed to support our clients' core business processes.
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closed 10/9/2018 via BusinessWire

Wiley, acquired The Learning House, Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons has completed the acquisition of Learning House, a diversified education services provider, from Weld North Holdings. The Learning House, Inc. through its proprietary cloud based technology platform helps colleges and universities create, manage and grow high-quality online degree programs and courses.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley develops digital education, learning, assessment, and certification solutions to help universities, businesses, and individuals move between education and employment and achieve their ambitions. "
target parent: SilverLake
target: The Learning House, Inc.
The Learning House, Inc. through its proprietary cloud based technology platform helps colleges and universities create, manage and grow high-quality online degree programs and courses. Learning House enables institutions to efficiently and affordably achieve their online education goals.
price ($mm)
$200
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$70
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2.9x
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closed 10/31/2011 via Company Press Release

Weld North LLC, acquired The Learning House, Inc.

synopsis: Weld North, a firm investing in and operating companies in education, health and wellness, consumer services and marketing, has acquired The Learning House, Inc., a leader in enabling not-for-profit colleges and universities to develop effective ways to deliver online degree programs.
buyer: Weld North LLC
Weld North is an investment company concentrating on education, health and wellness, consumer services and marketing businesses. Weld North seeks to make control investments in businesses with high potential for long-term growth in cash flow. "
target: The Learning House, Inc.
The Learning House, Inc. is a comprehensive online education solutions partner that helps colleges and universities develop effective and affordable ways to deliver online degree programs. The Learning House partners with more than 90 colleges and universities in 30 states.
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closed 11/10/2015 via PR Newswire

itslearning, acquired Fronter

synopsis: itslearning AS, a market leading learning management system provider, announced the company has acquired Scandinavian-based learning management system Fronter from Pearson. The two companies have joined forces under the itslearning brand to continue to develop the best learning platform for education worldwide.
buyer: itslearning
itslearning is positioned at the heart of education, offering a cloud-based learning platform that helps teachers and learners support, improve and transform their learning and teaching processes. "
target parent: Pearson plc
target: Fronter
Fronter has built a learning platform which provides easy-to-use tools for secure online education and collaboration. Teachers use the platform to create, store and repurpose learning resources and coursework which their students access online.
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closed 12/10/2008 via Company Press Release

Pearson plc, acquired Fronter

synopsis: Pearson, the international education and information company, announces that it has agreed to acquire Fronter, a European online learning company, from its co-founders Roger Larsen and Bjarne Hadland and other private investors including employees of the company.
buyer: Pearson plc (LSE:PSON:$4,926.49)
Pearson plc is an international media company with world-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. Pearson Education, the world's leading education company, provides print and digital learning materials and services to more than 100 million students every year. "
target: Fronter
Fronter has built a learning platform which provides easy-to-use tools for secure online education and collaboration. Teachers use the platform to create, store and repurpose learning resources and coursework which their students access online.
price ($mm)
$26
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closed 6/10/2011 via Company Press Release

Callidus Software Inc., acquired Litmos Limited

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc., the leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM), announced that it has acquired leading Learning Management Systems (LMS) vendor, Litmos Limited.
buyer: Callidus Software Inc. (CALD:$239.66)
Callidus Software is the market and technology leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM). Callidus customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales effectiveness. "
target: Litmos Limited
Litmos Limited provides hosted learning management system (LMS) solutions. Its LMS enables users to build and manage online courses using multimedia files, including videos, audio, and Flash. The LMS based courses enable learners to view videos, audio and podcasts, documents, and notes.
price ($mm)
$2.60
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closed 8/20/2020 via BusinessWire

LifeSize, Inc., acquired Kaptivo

synopsis: Lifesize, a global innovator of immersive enterprise communication solutions, has acquired Kaptivo. An industry pioneer in computer vision, image processing and artificial intelligence for visual collaboration, Kaptivo develops solutions that make remote brainstorming, education, planning and content creation more effective and productive.
buyer: LifeSize, Inc.
Lifesize is a global innovator of video collaboration and meeting productivity solutions. Combining best-in-class, cloud-based video conferencing solutions with integrated meeting room systems, Lifesize makes it possible to connect face to face with anyone, anywhere and from any device. "
target: Kaptivo
An industry pioneer in computer vision, image processing and artificial intelligence for visual collaboration, Kaptivo develops solutions that make remote brainstorming, education, planning and content creation more effective and productive.
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closed 10/16/2012 via Company Press Release

Pearson plc, acquired EmbanetCompass, LLC.

synopsis: Pearson announced the acquisition of EmbanetCompass from an investor group led by Technology Crossover Ventures and Knowledge Universe, for $650m in cash. EmbanetCompass partners with leading non-profit colleges and universities in North America to provide fully online learning solutions for more than 100 university programmes.
buyer: Pearson plc (LSE:PSON:$4,926.49)
Pearson is the world’s leading learning company. Through its books, newspapers and online products and services, Pearson helps people of all ages to live and learn. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: EmbanetCompass, LLC.
EmbanetCompass partners with traditional not-for-profit academic institutions to help them launch and manage successful online academic programs that ensure quality outcomes for students and expand their institutional reach.
price ($mm)
$650
rev ($mm)
$130
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.0x
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closed 10/25/2010 via BusinessWire

Compass Knowledge Group merged with Embanet Corporation,

synopsis: Embanet and Compass Knowledge Group announced that they have merged, creating a combined company that is positioned to provide an industry-leading comprehensive suite of online learning services to universities and colleges.
buyer parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
buyer: Embanet Corporation
Embanet is the world leader in providing a full range of online learning services to postsecondary educational institutions. Embanet provides capital and expertise in program development, marketing and enrollment, student services and technology support. "
target: Compass Knowledge Group
Compass Knowledge has been the pioneer and premier provider of distance learning services to prominent non-profit higher education institutions, helping them plan, implement, and operate successful online undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
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closed 7/27/2011 via Market Wire

New University Holdings Corp., merged with ePals, Inc.

synopsis: ePals Corp (formerly New University Holdings Corp.) has completed its previously announced merger with ePals, Inc., pursuant to which New University acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of ePals ,Inc., a leading K12 social learning network (SLN) and education technology company.
buyer: New University Holdings Corp.
New University Holdings Corp. intends to identify and evaluate assets or businesses with a view to complete a qualifying transaction. The company was incorporated in July 2010 and is headquartered in New York, New York. "
target: ePals, Inc.
ePals, Inc. is a leading global K12 social learning network and offers primary and secondary schools, teachers, students and parents worldwide a safe and secure platform for building educational communities, providing quality digital content, and more.
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announced 5/24/2011 via PR Newswire

AppTech Global, Inc., will acquire SuperStar Learning Company

synopsis: AppTech Corp announced that it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire software provider Super Star Learning Corp of San Clemente, California. The Super Star Learning Company has developed the learning environments required for teaching new and demanding 21st century skills.
buyer: AppTech Global, Inc. (APCX:$0.01)
AppTech Global develops mobile application market places serving countries throughout the world with emerging mobile infrastructures. AppTech is focused on multi-platform mobile apps designed to run on device operating systems such as Apple iPhone, Google Android, Nexus One, and Research In Motion. "
target: SuperStar Learning Company
The Super Star Learning Company has developed the learning environments required for teaching new and demanding 21st century skills. Its products include Room 21 Online, ProjectBasedLearning.com and MyDreamMachine.com.
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closed 4/27/2011 via Company Press Release

Edline LLC, acquired TH(i)NQ Ed

synopsis: Edline, the leading provider of website and communications solutions specifically designed for K-12 education, has announced the acquisition of TH(i)NQ Ed, formerly SchoolCenter, a leading provider of K-12 website and communication solutions. TH(i)NQ Ed serves over 5,000 schools throughout the U.S.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Edline LLC
Edline is the K12 Web site/portal solution that enables secure parent access to grades, attendance, homework, and other private information. Edline generates teacher web pages, provides group calendaring, virtual file storage, and parental email alerts as part of their web communication platform. "
target: TH(i)NQ Ed
THiNQ Ed is a leading strategic online solutions company in the education market, providing schools and districts with a proven approach to developing and implementing best-in-class online environments that build stronger communities and enhance collaboration inside and outside the classroom.
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announced 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

FabriCO will be merged with Dtcom,

synopsis: Dtcom announced that the company will merge with FabriCO. Founded in 1999, FabriCO develops solutions for distance education. It is recognized as the largest producer of content for distance education in Brazil, creating more than 20,000 hours / year of high-quality content in many different types of media.
buyer: Dtcom (BOVESPA:DTCY3:$3.86)
Founded in 2000, Dtcom is recognized as the best corporate knowledge company in the Brazilian market. The company integrates communication and education platforms, methodologies and differentiated content. "
target: FabriCO
Founded in 1999 with the spirit of generating innovation and creating new ways of sharing knowledge, FabriCO pioneered the development of technological learning management solutions and integrated knowledge management.
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closed 2/28/2006 via PR Newswire

WebCT, Inc. merged with Blackboard.com,

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. announced the completion of its merger with WebCT, Inc. Blackboard, as previously announced, is acquiring WebCT in a cash transaction for $178 million. The combination of Blackboard and WebCT establishes one of the most innovative global software companies serving the education industry.
buyer: Blackboard.com (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is a leading provider of enterprise software and services to the education industry. The Company's product line consists of five software applications bundled in two suites, the Blackboard Academic Suite(TM) and the Blackboard Commerce Suite. "
target: WebCT, Inc.
WebCT, Inc. is the world's leading provider of e-Learning solutions for higher education. WebCT began with an educator's dream for his students: a flexible, integrated environment where he could use the latest technology to foster inquiry, encourage discourse and inspire collaboration.
price ($mm)
$178
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closed 1/3/2011 via BNC Analysis

Scantron Corporation, acquired GlobalScholar

synopsis: Scantron Corporation announced that it has acquired GlobalScholar, an education technology company. GlobalScholar’s technology solutions are marketed under the “Pinnacle” brand and are designed to manage the entire cycle of learning for K-12 students, teachers, parents and education administrators.
buyer parent: M&F Worldwide Corp.
buyer: Scantron Corporation
Scantron helps education, commercial, and government organizations worldwide measure and improve effectiveness with assessment and survey solutions built on leading products and comprehensive, value-added services. "
target parent: Knowledge Universe, Inc.
target: GlobalScholar
GlobalScholar empowers educators, parents and students throughout the entire learning lifecycle, helping schools achieve educational excellence. Pinnacle Suite, supports all aspects of managing education at K-12 schools.
price ($mm)
$140
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closed 8/20/2009 via Company Press Release

School Specialty, Inc., acquired Autoskill International, Inc.

synopsis: Autoskill International, publisher of the award-winning Academy of READING® and Academy of MATH® are pleased to announce that they have joined the EPS/School Specialty Intervention family, publisher of well-respected titles such as Wordly Wise 3000®, S.P.I.R.E. ® and Explode The Code®.
buyer: School Specialty, Inc. (OTCPK:SCOO:$674.03)
School Specialty, Inc. is an education company serving the pre K-12 market with supplemental learning products, school furniture, children's publishing and specialized buying services. "
target: Autoskill International, Inc.
Based on original neuroscience research and patented methodology, Autoskill's flagship products: Academy of READING and Academy of MATH® software help educators develop intervention strategies that enable at-risk students to build fluency in the foundation skills of reading and math.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
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closed 6/16/2006 via PR Newswire

Education World, acquired SchoolNotes

synopsis: SchoolNotes has been acquired by Education World. SchoolNotes provides easy-to-use school-to-home communications tools, enabling teachers to set up Web pages where students can get their homework and consult learning resources.
buyer parent: EDmin.com, Inc.
buyer: Education World
Education World, the leading free education Web site, features new, original content every weekday of the school year. "
target: SchoolNotes
SchoolNotes provides easy-to-use school-to-home communications tools, enabling teachers to set up Web pages where students can get their homework and consult learning resources. SchoolNotes also offers classroom updates for parents to check on student progress.
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closed 11/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Pear Deck merged with GoGuardian,

synopsis: GoGuardian, a K-12 EdTech company dedicated to maximizing each student’s learning potential by providing solutions that enable more productive and safer digital learning, announced a merger with Pear Deck, an award-winning and market-leading student engagement platform.
buyer parent: Sumeru Equity Partners
buyer: GoGuardian
GoGuardian is a K-12 EdTech company dedicated to maximizing each student’s learning potential by providing solutions that enable more productive and safer digital learning. "
target: Pear Deck
Pear Deck is an award-winning and market-leading student engagement platform. Pear Deck is used in more than 17,000 schools and by 8 million educators and students around the world to improve equity, academic achievement, and classroom culture.
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closed 1/7/2008 via

eInstruction Corporation, acquired InterWrite Learning

synopsis: Interwrite Learning, a leading developer of mobile teacher slates, interactive white boards and student response systems, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Company to eInstruction Corporation, a portfolio company of Leeds Equity Partners, LLC. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: eInstruction Corporation
eInstruction is the leading worldwide provider of interactive response systems to Kindergarten-12th grade, higher-education, corporate and military classrooms with an estimated 40% market share. "
target parent: GTCO CalComp, Inc.
target: InterWrite Learning
Interwrite Learning is a premier global provider of interactive learning solutions for primary, secondary and higher education markets. Interwrite Software is a robust software package that includes thousands of images and resources to create interactive learning environments.
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closed 7/16/2008 via BusinessWire

Learn.net, purchased interactive distance learning and collaboration software from Savant Technology Group

synopsis: Learn.net has completed the purchase of the interactive distance learning (IDL) and collaboration software from the Savant Technology Group. With this acquisition, Learn.net is launching a new phase of the company and marketing itself as ”The Blended Learning Technologies Company,” focusing on enterprise and federal government clients.
buyer: Learn.net
Atlanta-based Learn.net provides blended learning technologies, including interactive distance learning and collaboration solutions for enterprise and government training, enabling our clients to inform and educate knowledge workers to optimize performance. "
seller: Savant Technology Group
Since 1985, Savant Technology Group's mission has been to create competitive advantage for our clients. Savant achieves this mission through the use of experienced personnel, proven processes and the latest technologies designed to support our clients' core business processes.
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announced 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Schoox, Inc., will acquire Learn.net

synopsis: Schoox, Inc., a global e-learning cloud-based company providing the most modern mobile training platform for corporations and franchise organizations plans to acquire Learn.net, Inc., a company that was founded to design, develop and service training and communication technologies to support large enterprises.
buyer: Schoox, Inc.
Schoox, Inc. is a global e-learning cloud-based company providing the most modern mobile training platform for corporations and franchise organizations. Schoox has delivered over 5 million video lessons, 25,000 video lectures in a single day and serves over 1 million users in over 110 countries. "
target: Learn.net
Learn.net was founded to design, develop and service training and communication technologies to support large enterprises. Today, Learn.net's software and services are deployed at a number of excellent organizations educating and training their knowledge workers.
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closed 7/16/2008 via BusinessWire

Learn.net, purchased interactive distance learning and collaboration software from Savant Technology Group

synopsis: Learn.net has completed the purchase of the interactive distance learning (IDL) and collaboration software from the Savant Technology Group. With this acquisition, Learn.net is launching a new phase of the company and marketing itself as ”The Blended Learning Technologies Company,” focusing on enterprise and federal government clients.
buyer: Learn.net
Atlanta-based Learn.net provides blended learning technologies, including interactive distance learning and collaboration solutions for enterprise and government training, enabling our clients to inform and educate knowledge workers to optimize performance. "
seller: Savant Technology Group
Since 1985, Savant Technology Group's mission has been to create competitive advantage for our clients. Savant achieves this mission through the use of experienced personnel, proven processes and the latest technologies designed to support our clients' core business processes.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

HT2 Labs, purchased Learning Record Store from Riptide Software Inc.

synopsis: HT2 Labs has acquired Riptide Software Inc’s Learning Record Store (LRS). Riptide Software's Learning Record Store (LRS) provides software that tracks learning, including eLearning, self-directed, instructor-led, blended, microlearning, with Storepoints.
buyer: HT2 Labs
HT2 Labs are a team of digital learning pioneers, working with ambitious businesses to develop exceptional talent among their workforce. They have created Curatr, a next-generation learning software that can be used to create social learning experiences. "
seller: Riptide Software Inc.
Riptide Software's Learning Record Store (LRS) provides software that tracks learning, including eLearning, self-directed, instructor-led, blended, microlearning, with Storepoints. LRS can track on-the-job performance through real-time dashboards to show is training is causing an improvement.
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closed 6/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Degreed, acquired Pathgather

synopsis: Degreed, the lifelong learning platform, announced it has acquired Pathgather, merging the two companies that invented the learning experience platform (LXP) category. Degreed plans to bring the best elements of both solutions together to create an unequaled experience for both companies’ clients and users.
buyer: Degreed
Degreed is a better, smarter way to discover, learn and certify the skills people need for the future. Degreed connects all the resources people use to learn and grow, including corporate learning systems and millions of courses, videos, books, articles, podcasts, and subject experts. "
target: Pathgather
Pathgather is the learning experience platform for leading enterprises seeking to stay competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace. It works with existing learning ecosystems to provide actionable learning insights that align employee growth with business goals.
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closed 12/1/2017 via BusinessWire

VitalSource Technologies LLC, acquired Intrepid Learning Solutions

synopsis: VitalSource, the leading platform for institutions, campus stores, and companies to create and deliver educational and training content, has acquired Intrepid Learning, a provider of cloud-based learning technology that empowers organizations to solve business challenges with cost-effective, easily configurable solutions that scale massively.
buyer parent: Ingram Industries
buyer: VitalSource Technologies LLC
VitalSource Technologies LLC, part of Ingram Content Group LLC, is improving the learning experience by making it easier to create and deliver effective and affordable content. VitalSource helps over 1,000 educational content providers create seamless interactive learning experiences. "
target: Intrepid Learning Solutions
Intrepid Learning provides cloud-based learning technology that empowers organizations to solve business challenges with cost-effective, easily configurable solutions that scale massively, connect learning to everyday work, and provide an integrated social and mobile-first learning experience.
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announced 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Schoox, Inc., will acquire Learn.net

synopsis: Schoox, Inc., a global e-learning cloud-based company providing the most modern mobile training platform for corporations and franchise organizations plans to acquire Learn.net, Inc., a company that was founded to design, develop and service training and communication technologies to support large enterprises.
buyer: Schoox, Inc.
Schoox, Inc. is a global e-learning cloud-based company providing the most modern mobile training platform for corporations and franchise organizations. Schoox has delivered over 5 million video lessons, 25,000 video lectures in a single day and serves over 1 million users in over 110 countries. "
target: Learn.net
Learn.net was founded to design, develop and service training and communication technologies to support large enterprises. Today, Learn.net's software and services are deployed at a number of excellent organizations educating and training their knowledge workers.
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closed 8/21/2014 via BusinessWire

SkillSoft Limited, acquired SumTotal Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Skillsoft Ltd. has acquired SumTotal Systems LLC from Vista Equity Partners. SumTotal provides cloud-based human resources services, including training programs. They are the only HR solution provider to deliver Talent Expansion, a whole new approach to discovering, developing and unleashing hidden potential within their customers’ workforce.
buyer parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP
buyer: SkillSoft Limited
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: SumTotal Systems, Inc. (SUMT:$114.35)
SumTotal Systems, Inc. is the global leader in talent management software that enables organizations to more effectively drive business strategy. SumTotal provides full employee lifecycle management, including a core system of record, in a single software platform for improved business intelligence.
price ($mm)
$725
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announced 10/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Lumesse AS, will acquire Edvantage Group AB

synopsis: Lumesse, a global leader in integrated talent management solutions, announced that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire Edvantage Group. Over 500,000 users across hundreds of organizations use Edvantage Group’s SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) learning solutions to develop employee skills and competencies.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Lumesse AS
Lumesse is one of the only global companies making talent management solutions work locally. They help customers around the world to implement successful local talent management initiatives that identify, nurture and develop the right people, in the right place, at the right time. "
target: Edvantage Group AB
Edvantage group provides solutions to help organisations implement effective learning programmes. It develops e-learning systems and software and provides over 10,000 online training courses. Edvantage also has its own team of teaching experts create customised e-learning content.
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closed 9/9/2011 via Market Wire

Callidus Software Inc., acquired Rapid Intake Inc.

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc. has acquired the leader in collaborative rapid e-learning authoring, Rapid Intake. Rapid Intake is the easiest to use eLearning and mLearning solution that lets designers and subject matter experts collaboratively capture, storyboard, develop, review, test, and publish Flash- and HTML5-based courses.
buyer: Callidus Software Inc. (CALD:$239.66)
Callidus Software is the market and technology leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM). Callidus customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales effectiveness. "
target: Rapid Intake Inc.
Rapid Intake is the leader in rapid interactive e-learning development and review. The powerful, flexible Rapid Intake toolset helps instructional designers and content owners collaboratively create Flash-based interactive courses, quizzes, games, and simulations built on proven learning patterns.
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$1.50
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closed 6/29/2011 via PR Newswire

SuccessFactors, Inc., acquired Plateau Systems, Ltd.

synopsis: SuccessFactors, Inc., the global leader in business execution software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Plateau Systems, the leading learning management system (LMS) and Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) provider.
buyer: SuccessFactors, Inc. (US:SFSF:$205.93)
SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software. The SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite improves business alignment and people performance to drive breakthrough results for companies of all sizes, anywhere in the world. "
target: Plateau Systems, Ltd.
Plateau is a global provider of adaptable, web-based software for developing, managing, rewarding and optimizing organizational talent to increase workforce productivity. Plateau’s award-winning software is powering talent management initiatives at some of the world’s most successful organizations.
price ($mm)
$290
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closed 1/5/2011 via BusinessWire

SumTotal Systems, Inc., acquired GeoLearning, Inc.

synopsis: SumTotal® Systems, Inc., the global leader in complete talent management solutions has announced that it has acquired GeoLearning, Inc. Founded in 1997, GeoLearning is the leading provider of managed services and on-demand learning management software.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: SumTotal Systems, Inc. (SUMT:$114.35)
SumTotal Systems, Inc. is the global leader in talent management software that enables organizations to more effectively drive business strategy. SumTotal provides full employee lifecycle management, including a core system of record, in a single software platform for improved business intelligence."
target: GeoLearning, Inc.
GeoLearning is the leading provider of Managed Learning Services and on-demand learning and performance technology. The company's products and services are used to manage human capital development, accelerate critical business processes and drive organizational performance.
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closed 10/1/2010 via Market Wire

Taleo Corporation, acquired Learn.com

synopsis: Taleo Corporation, the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Learn.com, Inc. A visionary leader in the SaaS Learning and Development segment, Learn.com's solutions are in use with more than 500 companies of all sizes.
buyer: Taleo Corporation (TLEO:$308.90)
Taleo's cloud-based talent management platform unites products and an ecosystem to drive business performance through talent intelligence. More than 4,700 customers use Taleo for talent acquisition, performance and compensation management, including 48 of the Fortune 100. "
target: Learn.com
Learn.com is a 200 person leader in learning management, social learning and collaboration. Learn.com® puts knowledge to work for organizations of all sizes around the globe with its cloud-based learning platform.
price ($mm)[EV]
$113 [$116]
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$27
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closed 8/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Wimba, Inc.

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. announced that it has acquired Wimba, Inc., a leading provider of synchronous learning and collaboration technology to the education markets. Wimba is a leading provider of collaborative learning solutions and services to the Further/Higher Education and K-12 markets.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is a leading provider of enterprise software and services to the education industry. The Company's product line consists of five software applications bundled in two suites, the Blackboard Academic Suite(TM) and the Blackboard Commerce Suite. "
target: Wimba, Inc.
Wimba is a leading provider of collaborative solutions that engage students, support business needs, and save time and money. The Wimba Collaboration Suite offers students, teachers and administrators an engaging and comprehensive collaboration environment for instruction, meetings and help.
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announced 7/7/2010 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., will acquire Elluminate, Inc.

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Elluminate, Inc. a leading provider of synchronous learning and collaboration technology to the education markets.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is a leading provider of enterprise software and services to the education industry. The Company's product line consists of five software applications bundled in two suites, the Blackboard Academic Suite(TM) and the Blackboard Commerce Suite. "
target: Elluminate, Inc.
Elluminate, Inc. delivers best-in-class web, audio, video, and social networking solutions optimized for 21st century teaching, learning, and collaboration. The company helps unify enterprise technologies to ensure that learning and collaboration happen in a better, faster, and more efficient way.
price ($mm)[EV]
$44 [$40]
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/22/2009 via AP - Associated Press

SumTotal Systems, Inc. merged with Vista Equity Partners,

synopsis: SumTotal Systems, Inc., the market leader and a global provider of talent development solutions, announced that about 99 percent of its shareholders approved the company's acquisition by Vista Equity Partners Fund III LP.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a private equity firm with $1 billion in capital focused on investing in dynamic, successful software and technology-enabled businesses. Vista seeks to partner with world-class management teams who have a long-term perspective and are committed leadership in their markets. "
target: SumTotal Systems, Inc. (SUMT:$114.35)
SumTotal Systems is the largest provider of talent and learning solutions. SumTotal deploys mission-critical solutions that align talent and knowledge with business goals to generate significant bottom-line results.
price ($mm)[EV]
$134 [$89]*
rev ($mm)
$114
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
0.6x
EV / EBITDA
24.4x
closed 11/3/2008 via BusinessWire

SilkRoad technology, inc., acquired VTN Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: SilkRoad technology, inc., a leading provider of talent management solutions, has acquired VTN Technologies, Inc., the software-based training innovation firm known for its Olé™ Online Learning Environment.
buyer: SilkRoad technology, inc.
Through SilkRoad’s Life Suite™, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. "
target: VTN Technologies, Inc.
VTN's LMS/LCMS product Olé™, Online Learning Environment, gives organizations an easy-to-use, cost-effective, robust learning platform that delivers on the promise of reduced training costs and increased learning effectiveness.
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closed 7/14/2015 via Company Press Release

Jonas Software, acquired InReach

synopsis: Jonas Software, the premier supplier of software and services across all of the vertical markets it covers, has announced the acquisition of InReach, a leading provider of online continuing education (CE) management solutions.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Jonas Software
Jonas Software has a mix of Software, Communication and Service solutions to fit their client's needs. Worldwide over 2,300 clubs in more than 17 countries utilize Jonas Software to build and enrich member relationships, increase revenues, and decrease costs. "
target: InReach
InReach is a leading provider of continuing education management solutions. InReach technology, services, and experience have helped hundreds of organizations expand their continuing professional education programs beyond in-person events.
price ($mm)
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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:$183.05)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bridge
Bridge is a learning, performance and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organizations. Specializing in employee-centric experiences, the offering includes a learning management system in addition to performance, engagement and skills development products on a single SaaS-based platform.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/17/2020 via PR Web

Five V Capital, will acquire Totara Learning Solutions

synopsis: Sydney private equity firm Five V Capital will acquire a majority ownership interest in Totara. Totara builds employee engagement, learning, and performance management technologies that enable large multinational corporations, government entities, and mid-market companies to deliver enterprise-level talent and workforce experiences.
buyer: Five V Capital
Five V Capital is a growth-focused private equity fund based in Sydney, Australia. Five V has in excess of A$450 million of capital available to partner with leading founders and businesses in Australia and New Zealand. Five V’s current portfolio includes Education Perfect, Probe Group, and more. "
target: Totara Learning Solutions
Totara builds employee engagement, learning, and performance management technologies that enable large multinational corporations, government entities, and mid-market companies to deliver enterprise-level talent and workforce experiences.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/2/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Cegid SA, acquired Technomedia

synopsis: Cegid has formed an alliance with Technomedia, the company behind an international SaaS Human Capital Management software suite for the private and public sectors. This acquisition forms part of Cegid's growth strategy in the HR sector, further cementing its international expansion.
buyer: Cegid SA
Cegid is a leading player in the digital transformation of companies, providing cloud services and enterprise software to private companies and public entities alike. It addresses the management needs of companies and public entities in the fields of finance, taxation and human resources. "
target parent: Novacap Investments Inc.
target: Technomedia
Technomedia delivers a natively-integrated talent management suite that helps organizations optimize their talent and grow their business. HR professionals use Technomedia's solution to identify and recruit the talent needed to reach business goals.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/18/2015 via BusinessWire

Abila, acquired Peach New Media

synopsis: Abila announced it has acquired Peach New Media, a leading provider and pioneer of online continuing education and online learning solutions. Due to this acquisition, organizations now have access to industry-leading association and donor management, as well as continuing education software from one company.
buyer parent: Accel-KKR
buyer: Abila
Abila is a leading software and services provider to nonprofit organizations, associations and government entities. Organizations trust Abila to simplify and streamline accounting, donor and grant management and large scale fundraising processes so they can perform their best work. "
target: Peach New Media
Peach New Media, Inc. is a software and services company focused on Mandatory Continuing Education. Peach New Media’s flagship learning platform, Freestone™, is designed to deliver live webinars, webcasts, on-demand learning and continuing education.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/6/2015 via PE Hub

YourMembership.com, Inc., acquired Digital Ignite

synopsis: YourMembership.com has acquired Digital Ignite, a SaaS-based continuing education and learning management program for member-based organizations. Digital Ignite’s core product, Crowd Wisdom, is a social learning platform that provides community-based knowledge sharing and personalized professional development offerings.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: YourMembership.com, Inc.
YourMembership.com’s SaaS-model membership software solution features three integrated components – a complete member website, online community and membership management software – that transform how organizations capture valuable member data. "
target: Digital Ignite
Digital Ignite was founded with the vision of building a better learning experience for the adult, working professional. Their goal was to break the model of impersonal e-Learning technologies, to create a personalized, social, and engaging experience that was learner-centric.
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Dtcom
Dtcom
Founded in 2000, Dtcom is recognized as the best corporate knowledge company in the Brazilian market. The company integrates communication and education platforms, methodologies and differentiated content.
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$3.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.32
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$0.03
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Ticker: HAXS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Web4
Web4
Web4 specializes in mission critical, value-based IT services and solutions, particularly in the fields of ECM, HR and collaboration technologies. Its worldwide team of consultants and developers bring deep knowledge and experience to help companies maximize ROI.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$11.90
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.60)
Net Income ($mm)
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310
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Ticker: TSCC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Technology Solutions Company
Technology Solutions Company is a leading consulting firm delivering specialized technology-enabled business solutions. Our specialization is applying knowledge, derived from the intersection of industry expertise with technology and process capabilities to our clients’ business issues and problems.
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$6.30
EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: WDAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Workday, Inc.
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,162.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$51.30
EBIT ($mm)
($242.38)
Net Income ($mm)
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12400
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Hilan Ltd.
Hilan Ltd.
Hilan Ltd. is the leading ASP - Application Service Provider in Israel, for overall management of the human resource in the organization: payroll, human resources, time & attendance and pension administration.
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rev ($mm)
$122.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.24
EBIT ($mm)
$19.63
Net Income ($mm)
$13.89
Employees
300
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Ticker: ASX:RDY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ReadyTech Holdings Limited
ReadyTech Holdings Limited
ReadyTech is an Australian provider of people management software for employment and education. ReadyTech offers a complete student management system for institutions and training organisations. For employers they offer a complete payroll, HR admin and work health and safety management system.
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$22.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
($0.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
160
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Ticker: ASX:PYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PayGroup Ltd
PayGroup Ltd
Headquartered in Melbourne Australia, PayGroup is the holding company of Pay Asia Pte Limited. Pay Asia, headquartered in Singapore, is a trusted provider of Multi-Country Payroll and cloud based Software as a Service (SaaS) Human Resource Outsourcing Solutions.
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$10.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.02)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
229
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Ticker: VCSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. is a provider of administrative software, Internet core technologies, and derivative software application products through its distribution network.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$5.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.97)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.50
Employees
26
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Information Architects Corporation
Information Architects Corporation
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2012
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EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.66)
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Ticker: WSTM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Workstream
Workstream
Workstream Inc. supplies technology solutions and services to help employers improve Talent Acquisition and Talent Management. The company is a leader in Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to help employers manage their workforces.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$7.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.07)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.40)
Net Income ($mm)
$0.45
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Ticker: ASX:8CO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
8common
8common
8common brings innovative enterprise software concepts to life, injecting a high-performing, product-driven culture and smart entrepreneurialism into every venture. 8common identifies, acquires and nurtures high potential businesses capable of startup agility and SaaS delivery.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$2.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.12)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.41)
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Ticker: NZSE:GEO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GeoOp Ltd.
GeoOp is a fast-growing mobile workforce management software company. GeoOp offers complete job management all wrapped into a low cost, easy to use service, with premium support.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.25)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSXV:YOO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yangaroo, Inc.
Yangaroo, Inc.
Yangaroo is a software leader in media asset workflow and distribution solutions for advertising, music, and awards industries. Yangaroo’s patented Digital Media Distribution System is a leading secure business to business cloud-based platform that provides clearance, delivery, and API integration.
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rev ($mm)
$6.58
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.54
EBIT ($mm)
$0.47
Net Income ($mm)
$0.75
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:DTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Damstra
Damstra
Damstra is a global leader in workforce management, compliance, and safety management. Through their unique, integrated workplace management platform, Damstra delivers powerful solutions that radically transform the way organisations manage, track and protect the entire workplace.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$12.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CSOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software. The company’s solutions help organizations to realize the potential of the modern workforce.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$629.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$59.83
EBIT ($mm)
$25.83
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2000
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