Like Vital Skills International, LC

closed 3/20/2014 via Market Wire

VitalSmarts, acquired Vital Skills International, LC

synopsis: VitalSmarts, a leader in corporate training and leadership development, announced that it has acquired Vital Skills International of Michigan. As part of the transition, Doug Finton, former managing director of Vital Skills International, will continue to head the training function as a Senior Master Trainer.
buyer: VitalSmarts
VitalSmarts is an innovator in corporate training and leadership development. VitalSmarts has consulted with more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and trained more than one million people worldwide. "
target: Vital Skills International, LC
Vital Skills International, LC specializes in providing training, executive team development, consulting, speaking engagements, coaching and research for organizations. They are the sole licensed provider in Michigan of research-based training programs by VitalSmarts™.
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closed 7/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Franco I/O Consulting LLC merged with Sears Coaching,

synopsis: Franco I/O Consulting, a multifaceted consulting company for individuals and organizations, has merged with Sears Coaching, one of the foremost names in leadership development and corporate coaching. Franco I/O Consulting offers consulting, one-on-one and executive coaching, leadership development, and more to help businesses succeed.
buyer: Sears Coaching
Sears Coaching is provider of leadership development training. Founded by Tamica Sears, known as the Corporate Fixer, Sears Coaching helps organizations and their teams create inclusive and profitable workplaces where people are genuinely happy. "
target: Franco I/O Consulting LLC
Franco I/O Consulting is a multifaceted company that supports individuals and organizations to meet or break their goals and vision through the use of consulting, one-on-one and executive coaching, leadership development, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology methods and resources.
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closed 7/6/2022 via Company Press Release

LearningMate Solutions Inc., acquired JobReady

synopsis: LearningMate, the leading technology and content solutions company supporting edtech companies, educational institutions, government, and workforce agencies around the world, has acquired JobReady, an online platform delivering high-quality, relevant career pathways and credentials for the 21st century to a million job seekers and career shifters.
buyer parent: Baring Private Equity Asia
buyer: LearningMate Solutions Inc.
LearningMate is a Straive group company that focuses on the needs of next-generation learners. The company connects learners, educators, administrators, policymakers, and content creators with the information, tools, and solutions they need to be successful. "
target parent: Open4 Learning
target: JobReady
JobReady is an adult-education and workforce development solution that connects learners to careers and provides affordable career skills training to individuals to improve their job readiness.
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closed 6/29/2022 via Company Press Release

AD Education SAS, acquired Oktogone Group

synopsis: Paris-based AD Education, a leading European higher education platform, has acquired Oktogone Group, a French market leader in digital education and training. This transaction further consolidates AD Education's leading position in the dynamic sector of higher education in Creative Arts.
buyer parent: Ardian
buyer: AD Education SAS
Based in Paris, AD Education is a leading European higher education platform and a pure player in the field of Creative Arts. AD Education covers 4 main sub-segments: Design & Graphical Arts, Media & Digital, Audiovisual and Culture & Luxury. "
target: Oktogone Group
Based in France, Oktogone Group is one of the leading players in training and employment in the digital age. Oktogone assists companies in developing the skills of their employees through continuous training, internal mobility, and recruitment.
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closed 6/15/2022 via BNC Analysis

CAG Group AB (publ), acquired Syntell AB

synopsis: CAG Group AB (publ), an IT consulting group in Sweden, has acquired Syntell AB, a consulting and training company in Sweden focused on systems lifecycle management. Syntell helps businesses to manage complex systems. They provide corporate training programs for systems engineering & lifecycle management, requirements engineering, and more.
buyer: CAG Group AB (publ) (OM:CAG:$63.71)
CAG Group is an expansive IT consulting group in Sweden. CAG specializes in IT-management, system development, operations, and training. The group takes care of all their client's IT needs through their 10 subsidiaries and 330 specialist consultants. "
target: Syntell AB
Syntell is a consulting and training company in Sweden focused on systems lifecycle management. Syntell helps businesses to manage complex systems in complex environments. They provide corporate training programs for systems engineering & lifecycle management, requirements engineering, and more.
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closed 6/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Optimus SBR, acquired N-Gen

synopsis: Toronto-based Optimus SBR, one of the largest independent management consulting firms in North America, has acquired n-gen People Performance Inc., a training organization that specializes in solutions for managing generational differences in the workplace.
buyer: Optimus SBR
Based in Canada, Optimus SBR is an independent management consulting firm that provides advisory services customized to address strategy, process, and project management needs to leading private and public organizations across North America. "
target: N-Gen
n-gen is the Canadian training partner of choice for industry leaders, providing solutions for managing generational differences in the workplace. n-gen focuses on customer service, sales, leadership, teambuilding and HR practices, and delivers training programs that measurably improve performance.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

Aspire Education GmbH, acquired brainymotion AG

synopsis: Aspire Education, one of the leading providers of publicly and privately funded education and training courses in the Austrian and German education market, has taken over brainymotion AG, a leading provider of IT and management training in Germany. 
buyer parent: Quadriga Capital
buyer: Aspire Education GmbH
Aspire Education is a leading European education group in the education and training market with a focus on the German-speaking world. The education portfolio of Aspire Education includes the professional development of qualified specialists in areas such as law, taxes, IT and knowledge services, "
target: brainymotion AG
brainymotion AG is a leading provider of IT and management training in Germany. With more than 300 courses, brainymotion offers a wide range of training solutions in the areas of user, technology and management training around the topic of IT.
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closed 5/4/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Pax8, purchased APAC Business from Sea-Level Operations

synopsis: Pax8, the leading cloud commerce marketplace, has acquired Sea-Level Operations APAC. Sea-Level Operations APAC is a leading education firm that provides world-class coaching, education, and resources to help businesses in Asia-Pacific thrive.
buyer: Pax8
Pax8 is modernizing how partners buy, sell, and manage cloud. As a born-in-the-cloud company, Pax8 simplifies the buying journey with cloud automation, empowering the modern partner to achieve more. "
seller: Sea-Level Operations
Sea-Level Operations APAC is a leading education firm that provides world-class coaching, education, and resources to help businesses in Asia-Pacific thrive.
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closed 4/18/2022 via PR Newswire

Corporate Visions, Inc., acquired DSG Consulting, LLC

synopsis: Corporate Visions, the leading provider of science-backed training and consulting services for sales, marketing, and customer success, has acquired DSG, a leading consulting and training company. The two companies are coming together to provide an expanded set of Revenue Growth Services to improve B2B commercial execution.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Corporate Visions, Inc.
Corporate Visions is the leading provider of science-backed training and consulting services for sales, marketing, and customer success. Corporate Visions helps global B2B companies understand exactly how their buyers frame value and make choices. "
target: DSG Consulting, LLC
DSG helps B2B companies implement their “Big Ideas” for driving growth through video-based sales training playbooks, experiential learning, and continuous enablement. Sales playbooks are the foundation for on-demand training, live virtual training, classroom training, and manager-led coaching.
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closed 4/11/2022 via PR Newswire

SkillStorm, acquired Talent Path

synopsis: SkillStorm, a leader in technology talent development, has acquired Talent Path, a Hire-Train-Deploy company. Talent Path brings last-mile education for early career talent together with clients in need of technology professionals to fill critical roles.
buyer: SkillStorm
SkillStorm was built on the mission of accelerating careers in high-demand technologies. They create Stormers, the world's most elite developers. Skillstorm hires, trains, and deploys Stormers from all backgrounds and experience levels for in-demand technologies. "
target parent: Willis Group
target: Talent Path
Talent Path brings last-mile education for early career talent together with clients in need of technology professionals to fill critical roles. TalentPath hires top graduates in key academic disciplines, then provide them with specific learning experiences in sought-after technology skill sets.
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Flexfamily, acquired Evolon B.V.

synopsis: Flexfamily, a Netherlands-based HR firm, has acquired Evolon from Bouwmensen, a provider of construction training services in the Netherlands. Evolon is a leading provider of training services and courses in the Netherlands. Evolon offers training courses for health & safety, construction, truck driving, communication, leadership, and more.
buyer parent: Actual Leader Group
buyer: Flexfamily
Flexfamily is a Dutch HR services firm. Flexfamily aims to improve working and living conditions in the region. They offer a wide range of HR services, such as staffing, training, recruitment & selection, secondment, pool management, and workforce management. "
target parent: Bouwmensen
target: Evolon B.V.
Evolon is a leading provider of training services and courses in the Netherlands. Evolon helps companies to increase the knowledge and skills of their employees. They offer training courses for health & safety, construction, truck driving, communication, leadership, and more.
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Trainor, acquired Distansia

synopsis: Trainor, a Norwegian provider of electrical safety training, has acquired Distansia, a leading electrical safety education company in Sweden. Distansia provides digital and blended-learning safety training services to leading companies such as Volvo, Vattenfall, Tetra Pak, and more. They also provide training to individual electricians.
buyer parent: EV Private Equity
buyer: Trainor
Trainor is a Norwegian provider of electrical safety training, digital solutions, and consultancy services to the global energy, renewables, power and grid, and maritime industries. Trainor has developed a suite of e-learning, blended learning, classroom training courses, and tailor-made courses. "
target: Distansia
Distansia is a leading electrical safety education company in Sweden. Distansia provides digital and blended-learning safety training services. Their customers include leading companies such as Volvo, Vattenfall, Tetra Pak, and more. They also provide training to individual electricians.
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closed 3/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Certigo SAS, acquired SECILOG

synopsis: CERTIGO , a group specializing in providing training and regulatory certifications in the prevention of occupational risks, is continuing its development with the acquisition of the company SECILOG. Based in France, SECILOG provides training in the health and safety sectors.
buyer: Certigo SAS
CERTIGO is a French group specializing in providing training and regulatory certifications in the prevention of occupational risks. CERTIGO contributes to the safety of employees, including those with disabilities, while enabling employers to comply with their legal obligations. "
target: SECILOG
Founded in 1990, SECILOG provides training in the health and safety sectors. Based in France, SECILOG has four training platforms based in Reims, Troyes, Nancy, and Saint-Dizier. SECILOG has 30 years of experience in the fields of safety, health at work, and industrial management.
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closed 3/9/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Fresche Solutions Inc., acquired Trinity Guard

synopsis: Fresche Solutions is pleased to announce the acquisition of Trinity Guard, a leader in world-class security, auditing and detection software and services that provide vital capabilities to detect and protect against growing cybercrimes.
buyer parent: American Pacific Group
buyer: Fresche Solutions Inc.
Fresche is the world’s largest end-to-end provider of IBM i solutions and the premier modernization and transformation partner for thousands of companies that rely on mission-critical IBM Power Systems IBM i applications. "
target: Trinity Guard
Trinity Guard is a leader in world-class security, auditing and detection software and services that provide vital capabilities to detect and protect against growing cybercrimes.
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closed 2/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Educate360, LLC, acquired Velopi LTD

synopsis: Educate 360, parent company of brands such as Project Management Academy, announced that they have acquired Velopi LTD, a leading provider of project management training and consultancy services in Europe. Velopi will continue to serve its customer base with a broader mix of courses and increased delivery capability from Educate 360.
buyer parent: Morgan Stanley
buyer: Educate360, LLC
Educate 360 Professional Training Partners ("E360") is the overarching brand for long-standing and trusted brands: Project Management Academy and Watermark Learning, allowing E360 to serve clients with a wide range of certification and leadership training courses in areas such as project management."
target: Velopi LTD
Velopi has built up an enviable reputation among both the Irish indigenous and the multinational sectors for its engaging and effective project management training courses and consultancy. Velopi's training courses are designed to support project managers from their first ventures into the area.
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closed 2/1/2022 via PR Newswire

Pendo, acquired Mind the Product Ltd.

synopsis: Pendo, a company that provides software that makes software better, announced it has acquired Mind the Product, a product management community which provides content, training and conferences that serve a global audience of more than 300,000 product managers, designers and developers.
buyer: Pendo
Pendo provides a platform with powerful analytics, in-application user feedback, and contextual guidance that is designed to help companies measure and elevate the customer experience within their applications. Pendo is on a mission to improve society’s experience with software. "
target: Mind the Product Ltd.
London-based Mind the Product is a product management community which provides content, training and conferences that serve a global audience of more than 300,000 product managers, designers and developers. Mind the Product began as a passion project for its founders in 2010.
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announced 1/24/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Colibri Group, will acquire Becker Professional Education

synopsis: Colibri Group, a Gridiron Capital company, is to acquire Becker Professional Education and OnCourse Learning. Becker provides CPA Exam Review, CMA Exam Review and CPE (Continued Professional Education). OnCourse Learning offers continuing education, pre-licensing and corporate training.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target parent: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
target: Becker Professional Education
Becker provides CPA Exam Review, CMA Exam Review and CPE (Continued Professional Education) with expert instructors, high-quality content, flexible learning formats including on-demand resources and webcasts. OnCourse Learning offers continuing education, pre-licensing and corporate training.
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closed 1/19/2022 via Company Press Release

eLearning Brothers, acquired Rehearsal

synopsis: eLearning Brothers, a leader in corporate learning technology, has acquired Rehearsal, a video-based practice and coaching platform. Rehearsal makes people better communicators by providing organizations a platform to harness the transformative power of practice. Their platform is used to develop sales, communication, and other soft skills.
buyer: eLearning Brothers
eLearning Brothers is a leader in corporate learning technology and custom training development solutions. Its suite of integrated training development and delivery tools includes Lectora, a course authoring tool, CenarioVR for creating VR experiences, and the eLearning Brother’s Asset Library. "
target: Rehearsal
Rehearsal is a video-based practice and coaching platform. Rehearsal makes people better communicators by providing organizations a platform to harness the transformative power of practice. Their platform is used to develop sales, communication, and other soft skills.
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closed 1/19/2022 via BusinessWire

SEMrush, acquired Backlinko LLC

synopsis: Semrush, a leading online visibility management SaaS platform, has acquired Backlinko, a Marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) training platform. Backlinko was established in 2012 and is dedicated to actionable content and video marketing, link building, social media, and SEO training.
buyer: SEMrush (SEMR:$188.00)
Semrush is a leading online visibility management SaaS platform that enables businesses globally to run search engine optimization, pay-per-click, content, social media and competitive research campaigns and get measurable results from online marketing. "
target: Backlinko LLC
Backlinko is a SEO training business that helps search engine marketing professionals get better results. With more than 500,000 visits a month, Backlinko.com is widely acknowledged as one of the most respected resources for training, strategies, and advice for digital marketers.
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closed 1/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

INE, acquired Cloudskills.io

synopsis: INE, the global leader in Information Technology training, has acquired CloudSkills.io, an immersive cloud consulting and training firm, widely praised by users for its highly skilled instructors, practical projects, and deep learning across the cloud sector.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: INE
INE is the premier provider of Technical Training for the IT industry. INE is revolutionizing the digital learning industry through the implementation of adaptive technologies and a proven method of hands-on training experiences. "
target: Cloudskills.io
CloudSkills.io is an immersive cloud consulting and training firm. CloudSkills.io has established its global leadership in the training and consulting space by blending learning experiences, coaching, consulting, advisory services, and custom workshops.
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closed 3/20/2014 via Market Wire

VitalSmarts, acquired Vital Skills International, LC

synopsis: VitalSmarts, a leader in corporate training and leadership development, announced that it has acquired Vital Skills International of Michigan. As part of the transition, Doug Finton, former managing director of Vital Skills International, will continue to head the training function as a Senior Master Trainer.
buyer: VitalSmarts
VitalSmarts is an innovator in corporate training and leadership development. VitalSmarts has consulted with more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and trained more than one million people worldwide. "
target: Vital Skills International, LC
Vital Skills International, LC specializes in providing training, executive team development, consulting, speaking engagements, coaching and research for organizations. They are the sole licensed provider in Michigan of research-based training programs by VitalSmarts™.
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closed 3/20/2014 via Market Wire

VitalSmarts, acquired Vital Skills International, LC

synopsis: VitalSmarts, a leader in corporate training and leadership development, announced that it has acquired Vital Skills International of Michigan. As part of the transition, Doug Finton, former managing director of Vital Skills International, will continue to head the training function as a Senior Master Trainer.
buyer: VitalSmarts
VitalSmarts is an innovator in corporate training and leadership development. VitalSmarts has consulted with more than 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and trained more than one million people worldwide. "
target: Vital Skills International, LC
Vital Skills International, LC specializes in providing training, executive team development, consulting, speaking engagements, coaching and research for organizations. They are the sole licensed provider in Michigan of research-based training programs by VitalSmarts™.
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closed 8/31/2021 via Company Press Release

Udemy, acquired CorpU

synopsis: Udemy has acquired CorpU, an online leadership development platform that delivers cohort-based immersive learning experiences and access to world-class experts. The acquisition deepens Udemy’s learning offerings with CorpU’s immersive experiences to deliver transformational learning that fosters innovation, leadership, and business agility.
buyer: Udemy
Udemy is a leading destination for learning and teaching online. The Udemy marketplace platform, with thousands of up-to-date courses in dozens of languages, provides the tools learners, instructors, and enterprises need to achieve their goals and reach their full potential. "
target: CorpU
CorpU provides online, cohort-based leadership development programs that foster collaboration, drive impact, and accelerate organizational growth. Programs are designed and facilitated by top faculty from leading universities.
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closed 3/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Accenture, acquired Cirrus Group

synopsis: Accenture has acquired Cirrus, a trusted provider of leadership development, strategic employee engagement, and brand and communications programs. They work with leading UK and global companies who are dealing with complex challenges in competitive markets.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$53,736.36)
Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Accenture offers Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology, and Operations services powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. "
target: Cirrus Group
Cirrus is a trusted provider of leadership development, strategic employee engagement, and brand and communications programmes. They work with leading UK and global companies who are dealing with complex challenges in competitive markets.
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closed 2/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

AICPA, acquired Business Learning Institute, Inc.

synopsis: The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) has acquired the Business Learning Institute (BLI) from MACPA. Business Learning Institute (BLI) is the strategic learning partner and talent management consultancy for organizations worldwide.
buyer: AICPA
The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) is the most influential body of professional accountants, combining the strengths of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA). "
target parent: Maryland Association of CPAs
target: Business Learning Institute, Inc.
Business Learning Institute (BLI) is the strategic learning partner and talent management consultancy for organizations worldwide. BLI is a center facilitating the development of competencies and strategic knowledge required for leadership in today’s rapidly-changing business environment.
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closed 10/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Permira, acquired Centro de Estudios Garrigues

synopsis: Permira, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in Centro de Estudios Garrigues from Garrigues, an international legal and tax services firm. Centro de Estudios Garrigues is a training centre in Spain. The centre provides training for law and business. They offer programs for business law practice, tax advice, HR, and more.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Founded in 1985, the firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$38.5bn (€33bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments as well as strategic minority investments. "
target parent: Garrigues
target: Centro de Estudios Garrigues
Centro de Estudios Garrigues is a leading training centre in Spain. Centro de Estudios Garrigues provides specialized training for law and business. They offer programs for business law practice, tax advice, human resources, compensation and benefits, corporate compliance, and more.
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closed 11/5/2014 via PR Newswire

Phoenix Strategy Investments, acquired PI Worldwide

synopsis: PI Worldwide, a leader in workforce analytics and science-driven insights that help optimize the performance and potential of individuals, teams, and organizations, announced that it has been acquired by Phoenix Strategy Investments.
buyer: Phoenix Strategy Investments
Phoenix Strategy is an entrepreneurial investment company formed to acquire and operate a small to medium sized privately-held business. Their principals take day-to-day operating roles in every investment they make. "
target: PI Worldwide
PI Worldwide is an international management consulting organization that enables clients to be more successful by focusing on their most important asset-their people. Using a proven, proprietary management tool known as the Predictive Index, they help align individual performance for their clients.
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closed 4/6/2010 via Company Press Release

Global Lead, LLC merged with Novations Group, Inc.,

synopsis: Global Lead joined Novations to create “Global Novations.” The new firm will provide a broader and more holistic suite of services around talent optimization, diversity training and leadership development, strengthening Global Novation's ability to help accelerate the achievement of business objectives.
buyer parent: MCG Global, LLC
buyer: Novations Group, Inc.
Novations Group Inc. (NGI) is a global professional services firm committed to building human performance through specific consulting, training, technology, and measurement solutions. "
target: Global Lead, LLC
Global Lead is an established provider of diversity & inclusion consulting and interactive solutions. Global Lead provides services to companies that include management recruitment, talent retention, supply chain relationships and executive training.
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closed 9/25/2006 via BusinessWire

BTS Group AB, acquired The Advantage Performance Group

synopsis: BTS Group AB, the world’s leading business simulation training and consulting company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the businesses of The Advantage Performance Group and The Real Learning Company according to the intentions communicated in a press release on August 6, 2006.
buyer: BTS Group AB (OM:BTS B:$189.65)
BTS Group AB is an international training and consultancy company in the field of business acumen. BTS uses tailor-made business simulations to support company managers in implementing change and improving profitability. "
target: The Advantage Performance Group
Advantage Performance Group (APG) is one of the world's largest and fastest growing human performance consulting networks. APG partners with world-class developers of training solutions and then applies a unique methodology to help organizations maximize their training ROI.
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closed 9/25/2006 via BusinessWire

BTS Group AB, acquired The Real Learning Company

synopsis: BTS Group AB, the world’s leading business simulation training and consulting company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of the businesses of The Advantage Performance Group and The Real Learning Company according to the intentions communicated in a press release on August 6, 2006.
buyer: BTS Group AB (OM:BTS B:$189.65)
BTS Group AB is an international training and consultancy company in the field of business acumen. BTS uses tailor-made business simulations to support company managers in implementing change and improving profitability. "
target: The Real Learning Company
The Real Learning Company is a performance improvement company. We specialize in helping organizations select, align, and develop their human capital. We provide practical models, tools, and learning programs for planning, building, and managing individual and team performance.
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closed 7/20/2022 via BNC Analysis

Franco I/O Consulting LLC merged with Sears Coaching,

synopsis: Franco I/O Consulting, a multifaceted consulting company for individuals and organizations, has merged with Sears Coaching, one of the foremost names in leadership development and corporate coaching. Franco I/O Consulting offers consulting, one-on-one and executive coaching, leadership development, and more to help businesses succeed.
buyer: Sears Coaching
Sears Coaching is provider of leadership development training. Founded by Tamica Sears, known as the Corporate Fixer, Sears Coaching helps organizations and their teams create inclusive and profitable workplaces where people are genuinely happy. "
target: Franco I/O Consulting LLC
Franco I/O Consulting is a multifaceted company that supports individuals and organizations to meet or break their goals and vision through the use of consulting, one-on-one and executive coaching, leadership development, and Industrial and Organizational Psychology methods and resources.
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closed 6/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Optimus SBR, acquired N-Gen

synopsis: Toronto-based Optimus SBR, one of the largest independent management consulting firms in North America, has acquired n-gen People Performance Inc., a training organization that specializes in solutions for managing generational differences in the workplace.
buyer: Optimus SBR
Based in Canada, Optimus SBR is an independent management consulting firm that provides advisory services customized to address strategy, process, and project management needs to leading private and public organizations across North America. "
target: N-Gen
n-gen is the Canadian training partner of choice for industry leaders, providing solutions for managing generational differences in the workplace. n-gen focuses on customer service, sales, leadership, teambuilding and HR practices, and delivers training programs that measurably improve performance.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

Aspire Education GmbH, acquired brainymotion AG

synopsis: Aspire Education, one of the leading providers of publicly and privately funded education and training courses in the Austrian and German education market, has taken over brainymotion AG, a leading provider of IT and management training in Germany. 
buyer parent: Quadriga Capital
buyer: Aspire Education GmbH
Aspire Education is a leading European education group in the education and training market with a focus on the German-speaking world. The education portfolio of Aspire Education includes the professional development of qualified specialists in areas such as law, taxes, IT and knowledge services, "
target: brainymotion AG
brainymotion AG is a leading provider of IT and management training in Germany. With more than 300 courses, brainymotion offers a wide range of training solutions in the areas of user, technology and management training around the topic of IT.
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closed 3/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

Certigo SAS, acquired SECILOG

synopsis: CERTIGO , a group specializing in providing training and regulatory certifications in the prevention of occupational risks, is continuing its development with the acquisition of the company SECILOG. Based in France, SECILOG provides training in the health and safety sectors.
buyer: Certigo SAS
CERTIGO is a French group specializing in providing training and regulatory certifications in the prevention of occupational risks. CERTIGO contributes to the safety of employees, including those with disabilities, while enabling employers to comply with their legal obligations. "
target: SECILOG
Founded in 1990, SECILOG provides training in the health and safety sectors. Based in France, SECILOG has four training platforms based in Reims, Troyes, Nancy, and Saint-Dizier. SECILOG has 30 years of experience in the fields of safety, health at work, and industrial management.
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closed 2/1/2022 via PR Newswire

Pendo, acquired Mind the Product Ltd.

synopsis: Pendo, a company that provides software that makes software better, announced it has acquired Mind the Product, a product management community which provides content, training and conferences that serve a global audience of more than 300,000 product managers, designers and developers.
buyer: Pendo
Pendo provides a platform with powerful analytics, in-application user feedback, and contextual guidance that is designed to help companies measure and elevate the customer experience within their applications. Pendo is on a mission to improve society’s experience with software. "
target: Mind the Product Ltd.
London-based Mind the Product is a product management community which provides content, training and conferences that serve a global audience of more than 300,000 product managers, designers and developers. Mind the Product began as a passion project for its founders in 2010.
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closed 9/23/2021 via Company Press Release

CoachHub GmbH, acquired MoovOne

synopsis: CoachHub, the leading global digital coaching platform, has announced the acquisition of MoovOne, the French market leader and a pioneer in digital coaching. CoachHub and MoovOne are joining forces, sharing a common vision to democratise digital coaching within organisations worldwide. 
buyer: CoachHub GmbH
CoachHub is the leading global talent development platform that enables organizations to create a personalized, measurable, and scalable coaching program for the entire workforce, regardless of department and seniority level. "
target: MoovOne
MoovOne offers a pioneering professional digital coaching solution, designed to unleash human potential. With their digital and human approach, MoovOne offers each participant an effective and personalised coaching experience, anywhere, anytime.
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closed 4/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Experience Ignite, Inc. merged with sr4 Partners LLC,

synopsis: Ignite, a leadership development company, has merged with sr4 Partners, a local organizational health consultancy. The Ignite Community by sr4 will continue to provide members with opportunities to develop as leaders, connect with peers, and personalize their learning journey through a more robust calendar of workshops and training experiences.
buyer: sr4 Partners LLC
sr4 Partners is a local organizational health consultancy that helps improve performance through healthier leaders, more cohesive teams, thriving cultures, and an inclusive approach to change. The company develops high-performing leaders and teams through partnerships, coaching, and more. "
target: Experience Ignite, Inc.
Ignite is a diverse and dynamic leadership community. The company develops early to mid-level leaders through weekly training experiences that cultivate character, mindfulness, compassion, and competence to lead in an evolving workplace.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Cegos, acquired Crescimentum

synopsis: The Cegos Group, a worldwide leader in training and development, has acquired a majority stake in Crescimentum, Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
buyer: Cegos
Cegos is a worldwide leader in training and development. Cegos offers a catalog of 1,200 training courses that covers all areas of management and skills development, including HR, leadership, marketing, sales, and more. The group trains 250,000 people each year in 50 countries. "
target: Crescimentum
Crescimentum is Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders and companies into more sustainable and humane organizations. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$8
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Wendel Group, acquired Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc

synopsis: Wendel, one of Europe's leading listed investment firms, has completed the acquisition of Crisis Prevention Institute from FFL Partners. Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) is a training organization committed to best practice & safe behavior management methods that focus on prevention.
buyer: Wendel Group (ENXTPA:MF:$8,870.84)
Wendel is one of Europe's leading listed investment firms. The Group invests in Europe, North America and Africa in companies which are leaders in their field, such as Bureau Veritas, Cromology, Stahl, IHS, Constantia Flexibles, Allied Universal and Tsebo. "
target parent: FFL Partners, LLC
target: Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc
Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) is a training organization committed to best practice & safe behavior management methods that focus on prevention. CPI provides de-escalation & intervention training for people in the health, education, social care, mental health, & learning disability sectors.
price ($mm)
$910
rev ($mm)
$86
EBITDA ($mm)
$39
EV / rev
10.6x
EV / EBITDA
23.3x
closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

C6 Bank, acquired Idea9

synopsis: C6 Bank, a Brazilian digital bank, has acquired the Sao Paulo based startup IDEA9, a Corporate Education Platform focused on personal finance, leadership, and management. With the acquisition, C6 aims to intensify the training of its consultants, especially those focused on selling financial products to small and medium enterprises.
buyer: C6 Bank
Brazil-based C6 Bank is a digital bank without physical branches aiming to change people's experience with financial services by offering unique services and advantages. C6 uses cards with Contactless technology to allow transactions without inserting a card into a machine or entering a password. "
target: Idea9
Brazil-based IDEA9 is a modern and dynamic Corporate Education Platform, ideal for those who want to improve, expand their knowledge or develop new skills and competences. IDEA9 focuses on personal finance, leadership, and management.
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announced 8/21/2019 via PR Newswire

Evans Incorporated, will acquire Global Coaches Network

synopsis: Evans Incorporated, a boutique management consulting firm that partners with organizations through transformative change, has acquired Global Coaches Network, a pioneer in the field of global leadership coaching that is proud to have helped organizations and their leaders thrive while navigating the complex world of business.
buyer: Evans Incorporated
Evans is a boutique management consulting firm that partners with organizations through transformative change. Evans specializes in helping leaders of organizations develop their teams, explore new technologies to implement solutions that provide ROI—Real Operational Impact®. "
target: Global Coaches Network
Global Coaches Network, a pioneer in the field of global leadership coaching, is proud to have helped organizations and their leaders thrive while navigating the complex world of business. GCN provides coaches with a unique perspective to help leaders grow potential and lead their teams.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Winning by Design, acquired Customer Growth Advisors

synopsis: Winning by Design has acquired Customer Growth Advisors, a company that specializes in building and optimizing customer success enablement programs, customer advocacy programs, customer success organizational designs, and in creating cross-functional team alignment.
buyer: Winning by Design
Winning by Design is the premier provider of strategy consulting and coaching programs for SaaS sales and high-velocity sales organizations. Winning By Design has over 150 SaaS sales clients. "
target: Customer Growth Advisors
Customer Growth Advisors specializes in building and optimizing customer success enablement programs, customer advocacy programs, customer success organizational designs, and in creating cross-functional team alignment. Its customers include Cisco, Indio Technologies and Percolate.
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