Like Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

closed 5/20/2009 via Market Wire

360training.com, acquired Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

synopsis: 360training.com announced that it has completed the acquisition of Americas Best Distance Education Corporation (Ambest). Founded in 1997 and based in Port Angeles, Washington, Ambest provides real estate license and continuing education courses to real estate professionals nationwide.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: Americas Best Distance Education Corporation
In 1999, Americas Best Distance Education became the third-ever ARELLO certified provider of distance education courses. In the ensuing 9 years they have received more than 75 ARELLO certifications for Prelicense, Post License and Continuing Education courses for the real estate industry.
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closed 3/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Realtair, acquired Real Estate Academy

synopsis: East Gosford based national real estate training and systems development company, Real Estate Academy, has been acquired by Australian PropTech innovator, Realtair. The Real Estate Academy offers skills training, software solutions, scripts & dialogues, created by their own in-house specialist team of professionals.
buyer: Realtair
Known as Middleware, Realtair is multipurpose software that integrates and consolidates platforms, tools and data, a system often referred to as ‘plumbing’. This enables it to function with encumbent Real Estate software programs to make it easier for businesses to streamline their processes. "
target: Real Estate Academy
Real Estate Academy is an innovative training and systems development organization for the real estate industry. They offer skills training, software solutions, scripts & dialogues, created by their own in-house specialist team of professionals. They are based in Australia.
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closed 6/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Polley Associates School of Real Estate, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Polley Associates School of Real Estate in Newtown Square, Pa., has acquired the Schlicher-Kratz Institute from Ohio-based Hondros Education Group. Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training.
buyer: Polley Associates School of Real Estate
Polley Associates has been teaching students how to be successful in real estate since 1971. For more than 40 years, Polley Associates has been one of the most successful real estate schools in the United States. "
target parent: Hondros Education Group
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
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closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Hondros Education Group, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Hondros Education Group, proudly announced that it has acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute, a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
buyer: Hondros Education Group
Hondros Education Group consists of leading real estate education companies that focus on classroom and online delivery as well as exam prep and textbooks. Hondros offers real-world career training to the adult learner through an engaging and highly relevant educational experience. "
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
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closed 12/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Grace Hill, acquired The Training Factor, LLC

synopsis: Grace Hill, LLC, the leading provider of online education and learning management solutions for the multifamily housing industry, has acquired The Training Factor, LLC. The Training Factor has a curriculum based set of apartment educational courses.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Grace Hill
Grace Hill, Inc. is the multifamily industry’s leading provider of state-of-the-art online education, providing training alternatives that significantly reduce the overhead of educating employees and clients. "
target: The Training Factor, LLC
The Training Factor has a curriculum based set of apartment educational courses tackling categories and subjects in Compliance, Safety, Marketing & Apartment Leasing, Professional Development and Multifamily Business Best Practices
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closed 2/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired REEPCO

synopsis: Yardi Systems announced the acquisition of Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company Inc. (REEPCO). REEPCO owns and operates InternetCrusade® (IC), a national technology training organization for real estate professionals, and RealTown®, the industry’s oldest online real estate community.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems has been committed to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software for nearly 30 years. The Yardi Voyager™ system is the most comprehensive single real estate management platform on the market today. "
target: REEPCO
Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company Inc. (REEPCO) owns and operates the oldest online real estate community, RealTown, and is recognized for its national broker and agent training infrastructure, having delivered more than 3,600 live technology training programs in the U.S. and Canada.
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closed 12/27/2010 via BusinessWire

Kaplan Professional, acquired J.Y. Monk

synopsis: Kaplan Real Estate Education announced the acquisition of J.Y. Monk, the leading provider of real estate licensing and continuing education in North Carolina.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan Professional
Through live and online instruction, Kaplan Professional helps busy professionals obtain in-demand certifications and designations that enable them to advance and succeed in their careers in various industries. "
target: J.Y. Monk
Founded in 1975, J.Y. Monk offers broker pre-licensing and post-licensing courses, exam prep courses, continuing education courses and Broker-In-Charge Annual Review (BICAR) courses. J.Y. Monk delivers education to 36 classroom locations throughout the state and has served over 180,000 students.
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closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

WebCE, acquired RealEstateCE.com

synopsis: WebCE®, the leader in online continuing education (CE) and license exam prep announces an expansion into the online real estate continuing education marketplace with the acquisition of real estate CE company, RealEstateCE.com. The acquisition allows WebCE to offer online real estate CE courses in 34 states.
buyer parent: International Risk Management Institute
buyer: WebCE
WebCE is an online education company based in Dallas, TX, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Risk Management Institute. Founded in 1997, WebCE has delivered millions of online continuing education, exam prep and training courses to professionals nationwide. "
target: RealEstateCE.com
RealEstateCE.com is a Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) provider, currently accedited in 33 states. Their online CE courses are highly cost-competitive and formatted to work seamlessly on Desktop and Mobile devices.
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closed 9/10/2012 via Company Press Release

OnCourse Learning, acquired CompuTaught Inc.

synopsis: OnCourse Learning, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has acquired CompuTaught, a provider of online training courses and print resources for real estate broker, appraisal, mortgage and home inspection licensing. OnCourse is a provider of professional training for multiple industries.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: OnCourse Learning
OnCourse Learning is a leading provider of regulatory, license and certification-driven professional training. The company's mission at OnCourse Learning is to help people get started and succeed in their chosen professions. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: CompuTaught Inc.
CompuTaught has led the way in the computer-based real estate education market. The educational quality of its courses has been instrumental in the widespread acceptance among the stringent regulatory arena. The courses offer "in class" content, but are not bound by location or schedule.
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closed 8/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Real Pro Systems, LLC, acquired Real Estate Masters Guild

synopsis: Real Pro Systems (RPS), the real estate industry’s leading website and internet marketing solution provider for agents and brokerages, announced that it has acquired Real Estate Masters Guild, the independent source for real estate agent education, coaching, networking and support.
buyer: Real Pro Systems, LLC
Real Pro Systems is the real estate industry’s leading website and internet marketing solution provider for agents and brokerages. Its websites and internet marketing solutions feature the latest technology serving the needs of individual agents, teams and brokerages. "
target: Real Estate Masters Guild
Real Estate Masters Guild (REMG) is the independent source for real estate agent education, coaching, networking and support. REMG's services include agent coaching, educational programs, online services, and two national conventions per year.
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closed 5/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

360training.com, acquired VanEd

synopsis: 360training, the nation’s leader in providing online, regulatory-approved training for real estate and many other verticals, is pleased to announce its acquisition of VanEd (Van Education Center), an established, online education provider for real estate, appraisal, and broker licensing. VanEd is based in Boulder, Colorado.
buyer: 360training.com
For over 23 years, 360training has provided individuals and businesses with online, regulatory-approved training to facilitate a safe, healthy environment for the communities they serve. They have delivered over four million training plans across multiple brands, including OSHA.com. "
target: VanEd
In 1997, Vann Hilty founded VanEd (Van Education Center) with the mission of creating the highest quality online real estate school. Since then, VanEd has provided students with agent, broker, and appraiser training courses that satisfy the requirements of the real estate and appraisal industries.
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closed 2/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired BrightPath Education Services LLC

synopsis: Colibri Group, an education company with leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, is pleased to announce that the company has acquired BrightPath Education Services, a provider of qualifying education (QE) and continuing education (CE) for appraisal and real estate in North Carolina.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target: BrightPath Education Services LLC
BrightPath Education Services provides high quality education to those in the appraisal and real estate professions by offering the best online and live in-person classes in North Carolina. The company offers continuing education classes to help brokers and appraisers maintain their licensure.
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announced 9/17/2020 via Company Press Release

EQT AB, will acquire Casa.it

synopsis: EQT has agreed to acquire Casa.it from funds advised by Oakley Capital. Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website.
buyer: EQT AB (EQT:$687.20)
EQT is a leading Swedish investment firm with more than EUR 61B in raised capital across 29 funds and around EUR 40B in assets under management. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19B and approximately 110,000 employees. "
target parent: Oakley Capital Limited
target: Casa.it
Headquartered in Milan, Italy, Casa is the longest running online real estate classifieds platform in Italy. Casa.it supports approximately 14,000 real estate agents with over 1 million property listings on its website, making it a key destination for prospective homeowners and sellers in Italy.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Web

Habitat Magazine, acquired Vendome Real Estate Media

synopsis: Habitat Magazine, a special-interest consumer and b-to-b trade publication in New York, has acquired Vendome Real Estate Media from Vendome Group, a group that serves the information needs of healthcare and real estate professionals. Vendome Real Estate Media publishes a host of resources for commercial and residential real estate professionals.
buyer: Habitat Magazine
Habitat Magazine is a special-interest consumer and b-to-b trade publication in New York. Habitat mixes vivid storytelling and service articles to cover issues of co-op / condo living and management concerns from the perspectives of New York’s board directors and property managers. "
target parent: Conversion Venture Capital
target: Vendome Real Estate Media
Vendome Real Estate Media publishes a host of resources for commercial and residential real estate professionals and their attorneys. They provide plain-English guidance on management, lease, and regulatory compliance matters. Their resources include Online Newsletters, Books, eBooks, and more.
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closed 11/8/2017 via Company Press Release

John Giaimo, acquired Realty Times

synopsis: Realty Times, one of America's largest and most trusted real estate news portals, announced that it has been acquired by a new leadership group led by industry veteran Mr. John Giaimo.
buyer: John Giaimo
Mr. John Giaimo is a real estate industry visionary. John Giaimo is the president of PinRaise, a company that connects consumers with local businesses and nonprofits. "
target: Realty Times
As one of America’s largest and most trusted real estate news portals, Realty Times connects buyers, sellers, brokers, nonprofits and agents with everything real estate related.
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closed 2/4/2013 via Company Press Release

Move, Inc., acquired eFrogPond, Inc.

synopsis: Move, Inc. announced the expansion of its suite of free marketing tools with the acquisition of certain assets of eFrogPond, Inc. an integrated communications and marketing solutions provider best known for its Housing Trends eNewsletter.
buyer: Move, Inc. (MOVE:$234.64)
Move, Inc., is the leader in online real estate and operator of the Move Network of real estate web site for consumers and real estate professionals. The Move Network of websites captures more than 15 million monthly visitors and includes: REALTOR.com®, Move.com®, Moving.com, and more. "
target: eFrogPond, Inc.
eFrogPond, Inc. is a publisher, software developer and communications and marketing solutions provider for the real estate industry. FrogPond is based in Houston, Texas.
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closed 9/14/2010 via PR Newswire

LoopNet, Inc., acquired LandsofAmerica.com, LLC

synopsis: LoopNet, Inc., which operates the largest online commercial real estate marketplace and one of the largest commercial property research databases, announced the acquisition of LandsofAmerica, the operator of the largest and most heavily trafficked online marketplace specializing in land for sale at LandsofAmerica.com.
buyer: LoopNet, Inc. (LOOP:$78.00)
LoopNet operates the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online with more than four million registered members and approximately five million unique visitors quarterly as reported by Google Analytics. "
target: LandsofAmerica.com, LLC
LandsofAmerica.com is the largest rural real estate listing network in the country. The company owns and operates websites that are targeted at buyers and sellers of land, farms, ranches, lake houses, mountain properties, timberland and rural residential homes.
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announced 7/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Lifull Co., Ltd., will acquire Kenbiya Co., Ltd.

synopsis: LIFULL, a housing and real estate information listing service in Japan, will acquire Kenbiya, a real estate investment and property information website in Japan. Kenbiya provides information for all types of property, including apartments, offices, parking lots, houses, warehouses, and more.
buyer: Lifull Co., Ltd. (TSE:2120:$369.63)
LIFULL is a housing and real estate information listing service in Japan. LIFULL HOME'S, one of the biggest real estate portal sites in Japan, lists over 50,000 properties every day that are for sale or rent. Their list of properties include apartments, houses, offices, and more. "
target: Kenbiya Co., Ltd.
Kenbiya is a real estate investment and property information website in Japan. Kenbiya provides information for all types of property, including apartments, offices, parking lots, houses, warehouses, and more. The site helps investors to find and invest in profitable properties throughout Japan.
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announced 6/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

GA technologies Co., Ltd, will acquire Shenjumiaosuan

synopsis: GA technologies, a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites, will acquire Shenjumiaosuan from NeoX, a Japanese company that aims to empower businesses with AI. Shenjumiaosuan is a real estate platform in China that provides investors with comprehensive real estate listings for apartments, houses, buildings and land in Japan.
buyer: GA technologies Co., Ltd (TSE:3491:$438.74)
GA technologies is a Japanese developer of real estate mobile apps and websites. Their Renosy app allows users to search for apartments and condos in Japan. Their Renosy Insight app allows real estate investors to manage their portfolio, simulate purchases and sales, manage contracts and more. "
target parent: NeoX, Inc.
target: Shenjumiaosuan
Shenjumiaosuan is a real estate platform in China. Shenjumiaosuan helps real estate investors in Greater China to purchase Japanese real estate. The platform provides investors with comprehensive real estate listings for apartments, houses, buildings and land in Japan.
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closed 8/4/2021 via Company Press Release

LegalforLandlords, acquired Propoly

synopsis: LegalforLandlords, a British services provider for landlords, agents, and tenants, has acquired UK-based Propoly, an online listing platform for the rental community. LegalforLandlords plans to enhance the existing Propoly offering, making the platform even more attractive to lettings industry professionals.
buyer: LegalforLandlords
Based in the UK, LegalforLandlords partners with clients to help them find affordable, reliable and efficient services to help them run their businesses. Some of the company's products include eviction services, rent protection, insurance, debt and rent recovery services, and tenant referencing. "
target: Propoly
Based in the UK, Propoly provides an online listing platform for the peer-to-peer (P2P) rental community. Proply offers agents a platform to manage their lettings portfolios, enabling them to run tenancies as remotely as possible by automating and digitising the entire property rental process.
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closed 5/20/2009 via Market Wire

360training.com, acquired Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

synopsis: 360training.com announced that it has completed the acquisition of Americas Best Distance Education Corporation (Ambest). Founded in 1997 and based in Port Angeles, Washington, Ambest provides real estate license and continuing education courses to real estate professionals nationwide.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: Americas Best Distance Education Corporation
In 1999, Americas Best Distance Education became the third-ever ARELLO certified provider of distance education courses. In the ensuing 9 years they have received more than 75 ARELLO certifications for Prelicense, Post License and Continuing Education courses for the real estate industry.
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closed 9/27/2021 via Company Press Release

360training.com, acquired TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS)

synopsis: 360training becomes the leading national alcohol safety training provider by offering instruction in all 50 states through the acquisition of TIPS. TIPS’ mission is to educate and inform the public about the responsible sale, service, and use of alcohol by reducing risk and creating a safer, more responsible environment.
buyer: 360training.com
Since 1997, 360training.com, Inc. has provided individuals and businesses with online regulatory-approved training, facilitating a safe, healthy environment for the communities they serve. The company has delivered over four million training plans across multiple brands, including Meditec. "
target: TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS)
TIPS (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) is the global leader in education and training for the responsible service, sale, and consumption of alcohol. Over the past 41 years, TIPS has certified more than 5 million participants and trainers across multiple websites, including GetTIPS.
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closed 5/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

360training.com, acquired VanEd

synopsis: 360training, the nation’s leader in providing online, regulatory-approved training for real estate and many other verticals, is pleased to announce its acquisition of VanEd (Van Education Center), an established, online education provider for real estate, appraisal, and broker licensing. VanEd is based in Boulder, Colorado.
buyer: 360training.com
For over 23 years, 360training has provided individuals and businesses with online, regulatory-approved training to facilitate a safe, healthy environment for the communities they serve. They have delivered over four million training plans across multiple brands, including OSHA.com. "
target: VanEd
In 1997, Vann Hilty founded VanEd (Van Education Center) with the mission of creating the highest quality online real estate school. Since then, VanEd has provided students with agent, broker, and appraiser training courses that satisfy the requirements of the real estate and appraisal industries.
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closed 8/7/2015 via PR Web

360training.com, acquired AmeriTeach

synopsis: 360training.com has completed the strategic acquisition of AmeriTeach. For over 16 years, AmeriTeach has been recognized across the country for their expertise in Developer, IT professional, and End User training.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com is a leading eLearning marketplace providing training to individuals, learning management tools and content libraries to enterprise customers, content authoring tools to authors & teachers, and LMS packaged with storefront and content to training providers. "
target: AmeriTeach
AmeriTeach, located in Colorado, is a premier Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning solutions (CPLS) recognized for expertise in high-end Microsoft developer and systems administration training in the Colorado region for over 16 years.
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closed 3/4/2015 via PR Web

QuickStart Intelligence, Inc., acquired 1Staff Training

synopsis: QuickStart Intelligence has completed a strategic acquisition of 1Staff Training, a provider of software, IT, computer, and business training to students all over the world. They have educated students in all industries including: healthcare, financial, government, communications and nonprofit.
buyer parent: 360training.com
buyer: QuickStart Intelligence, Inc.
QuickStart Intelligence, headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a leading provider of Microsoft Windows Training and IT training solutions with locations throughout California. They deliver solutions both online and in the classroom. "
target: 1Staff Training
1Staff Training provides software, IT, computer, and business training to students all over the world. They have educated students in all industries including: healthcare, financial, government, communications and nonprofit.
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closed 10/8/2014 via PR Web

360training.com, acquired QuickStart Intelligence, Inc.

synopsis: 360training.com has completed a strategic acquisition of QuickStart Intelligence. As a four-time winner of the Microsoft Partner of the Year award, the Irvine, California-based QuickStart Intelligence is the leading provider of information technology and software training solutions delivered both online and in the classroom.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com is a leading online and classroom-delivered eLearning marketplace. They deliver best in class training content for workforce compliance, continuing education, professional development, and career certification, as well as learning and content management software. "
target: QuickStart Intelligence, Inc.
QuickStart Intelligence, headquartered in Irvine, CA, is a leading provider of Microsoft Windows Training and IT training solutions with locations throughout California. They deliver solutions both online and in the classroom.
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closed 5/20/2009 via Market Wire

360training.com, acquired Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

synopsis: 360training.com announced that it has completed the acquisition of Americas Best Distance Education Corporation (Ambest). Founded in 1997 and based in Port Angeles, Washington, Ambest provides real estate license and continuing education courses to real estate professionals nationwide.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: Americas Best Distance Education Corporation
In 1999, Americas Best Distance Education became the third-ever ARELLO certified provider of distance education courses. In the ensuing 9 years they have received more than 75 ARELLO certifications for Prelicense, Post License and Continuing Education courses for the real estate industry.
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360training.com, acquired National Dental Network

synopsis: 360training.com announced that it has acquired the trademarks, licensing rights and intellectual property assets of National Dental Network and National Lab Network, producers of dental industry training and educational videos.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: National Dental Network
National Dental Network brings quality training and instruction from the world leaders directly to their customers in the most convenient and timely means possible. And to reduce the costs associated with cutting-edge continuing education — both clinical and management.
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closed 1/9/2007 via BNC Analysis

SofTech International Inc., acquired National Medical Education

synopsis: 360training announced it has completed the acquisition of distance education course provider National Medical Education (NME), a San Diego-based provider of continuing education to nurses, respiratory therapists, radiology and imaging techs and clinical lab scientists nationwide.
buyer: SofTech International Inc.
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: National Medical Education
National Medical Education is fully committed to becoming the Health Resource Center for the nation. We currently provide exceptional educational programs to the health care professional. Our focus is on the advancement of knowledge, while promoting the elevation of professional practice.
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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.
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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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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:$4,824.36)
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.
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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 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 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:$4,824.36)
Pearson is the world’s leading learning company. Through its books, newspapers and online products and services, Pearson helps people of all ages to live and learn. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: EmbanetCompass, LLC.
EmbanetCompass partners with traditional not-for-profit academic institutions to help them launch and manage successful online academic programs that ensure quality outcomes for students and expand their institutional reach.
price ($mm)
$650
rev ($mm)
$130
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
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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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 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 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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