Like EduCog, LLC

closed 4/30/2014 via Company Press Release

CourseWeaver, acquired EduCog, LLC

synopsis: CourseWeaver Inc., a provider of innovative learning solutions, has completed acquisition of the assets of EduCog, LLC. EduCog provides universities and K-12 schools with hosting, migration, support services, textbook content conversion, and training for the global LON-CAPA Assessment, Content, and Learning Management System (LMS).
buyer: CourseWeaver
CourseWeaver comes from the collaboration and expertise of educators – with a unique understanding of your issues. With a coalition of educators, we’re making your requests and dreams for a new learning management system a reality. "
target: EduCog, LLC
EduCog provides universities and K-12 schools with hosting, migration, support services, textbook content conversion, and training for the global LON-CAPA Assessment, Content, and Learning Management System (LMS).
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closed 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

All Traffic Data, acquired Traffic Research & Analysis

synopsis: All Traffic Data Services, a traffic data collection and analysis firm, has acquired Traffic Research & Analysis and Intellisite Traffic Systems (collectively “TRA”), a Phoenix-based provider of traffic data collection and analysis services for civil engineering firms, government transportation authorities, universities, and commercial customers.
buyer parent: Seaport Capital
buyer: All Traffic Data
Founded in 2001 in Wheat Ridge, CO, All Traffic Data provides traffic data collection and reporting, consulting services and transportation asset management to a multitude of civil engineering firms, state and local transportation authorities, commercial establishments and cities across the US. "
target: Traffic Research & Analysis
Traffic Research & Analysis provides traffic data collection and analysis for engineering, government, education, and commercial customers. The Company provides traffic counts, parking turnover and inventory management, parking studies, radar data, and other custom data studies.
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closed 10/7/2020 via BNC Analysis

Trinity3 Technology, acquired FireFly Computers

synopsis: Trinity3 Technology and FireFly Computers are pleased to announce that the two companies are merging. FireFly Computers built its identity in the K-12 market as a vendor focused on solving customer pain points. FireFly Computers has helped thousands of organizations deploy computing solutions that are great for the user.
buyer parent: Rotunda Capital Partners
buyer: Trinity3 Technology
Trinity3 Technology is wholly immersed in serving the technology needs of the education market. The company offers custom-built solutions—including student computing, warranty services, and enterprise products—to suit each customer’s unique needs. "
target: FireFly Computers
FireFly Computers built its identity in the K-12 market as a vendor focused on solving customer pain points. FireFly Computers has helped thousands of organizations deploy computing solutions that are great for the user, simple for the tech administrator, and attractive for the budget committee.
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closed 10/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Liaison International, Inc., acquired TargetX

synopsis: Liaison International announced it has acquired TargetX, in a move that will simultaneously broaden Liaison's reach and consolidate some of higher ed's most popular tools under one platform. TargetX is a higher education CRM company that provides an enterprise-wide solution to help colleges manage relationships.
buyer: Liaison International, Inc.
Over the last two decades, Liaison has helped over 31,000 programs on more than 1,100 campuses more effectively manage admissions through its Centralized Application Service (CAS™) technology and complementary recruitment marketing, processing and support services. "
target: TargetX
TargetX is a higher education CRM company that provides an enterprise-wide solution to help colleges manage relationships with their most important constituencies, including prospective students, current students, alumni and potential donors.
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announced 8/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Total Specific Hosting, will acquire Actacom

synopsis: Total Specific Hosting, a Dutch provider of cloud and ICT outsourcing solutions, will acquire Actacom, an ICT services provider in the Netherlands. Actacom provides ICT services to schools, government institutions, libraries, and SMEs. They offer services for cloud, wired and wireless networks, hardware, storage systems and server management.
buyer parent: Strikwerda Investments
buyer: Total Specific Hosting
Total Specific Hosting is a Dutch provider of cloud and ICT outsourcing solutions. Total Specific Hosting manages and develops business-critical IT processes for customers in the semi-public sector. They provide secure and reliable services to enable their clients to focus on their core processes. "
target: Actacom
Actacom is an ICT services provider in the Netherlands. Actacom provides ICT services to primary and secondary schools, government institutions, libraries, and SMEs. They offer services for cloud, wired and wireless networks, hardware, storage systems and server management.
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closed 11/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Rotunda Capital Partners, acquired Trinity3 Technology

synopsis: Rotunda Capital Partners, a lower middle market private equity firm, has acquired a majority interest in Trinity3 Technology, a leading provider of student computing solutions, warranty services, and enterprise products for the K-12 education market.
buyer: Rotunda Capital Partners
Rotunda Capital Partners is a private equity firm that invests equity capital in established and profitable lower middle-market companies. The firm uses a rigorous approach to identify market-leading companies with identifiable growth opportunities and capable management teams in targeted sectors. "
target: Trinity3 Technology
Trinity3 Technology is wholly immersed in serving the technology needs of the education market. The company offers custom-built solutions—including student computing, warranty services, and enterprise products—to suit each customer’s unique needs.
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closed 9/5/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Galaxy Next Generation, Inc., acquired Interlock Concepts, Inc.

synopsis: Galaxy Next Generation, a provider of interactive learning technology solutions, has acquired Interlock Concepts, an audio company creating products used for building notification systems. Galaxy plans to integrate Interlock Concepts' technology, which has been implemented in over 1,000 schools, into their suite, especially for the K-12 market.
buyer: Galaxy Next Generation, Inc. (OTCPK:GAXY:$2.32)
Galaxy Next Generation is a provider of interactive learning technology solutions that allows presenters and participants to engage in a fully collaborative environment. Galaxy's products include its private-label interactive touch screen panel as well as other peripheral and communication devices. "
target: Interlock Concepts, Inc.
Interlock Concepts creates products used for building notification systems and has been implemented in over 1,000 schools. Their products include a notification and building communication platform, amplifiers, lanyard and handheld microphones, call and alert buttons, speakers, and more.
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closed 7/23/2019 via BusinessWire

AVI-SPL, Inc., acquired Digital Video Networks

synopsis: AVI-SPL, a company that designs, builds, integrates, and supports systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration, has acquired Digital Video Networks, a company that was formed to serve Educational, Military and enterprise customers in their transformation to digital video systems over I.P. networks.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: AVI-SPL, Inc.
AVI-SPL designs, builds, integrates, and supports systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration. AVI-SPL has highly trained and certified system engineers in addition to an international network of solution providers in 30 countries. "
target: Digital Video Networks
Digital Video Networks was formed to serve Educational, Military and enterprise customers in their transformation to digital video systems over I.P. networks. Their mission is to design, install and support Cutting Edge Audio, Video, & Data Collaboration/Presentation Systems to their clients.
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closed 5/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Tribal Group plc, acquired Crimson Consultants Holdings Limited

synopsis: Tribal, a leading provider of software and services to the international education market, has acquired Crimson Consultants Ltd, the UK’s market leading provider of education focused CRM solutions. Crimson specialises in assisting organisations implement Microsoft Dynamics CRM to achieve their specific business goals.
buyer: Tribal Group plc (TRB.L:$101.46)
Tribal Group plc is a provider of systems and solutions to the UK and international education, training and learning markets. They are also a major provider of management systems to Children’s Services departments in Local Authorities in the UK, with increasing momentum in the international market. "
target: Crimson Consultants Holdings Limited
Crimson Consultants is a provider of education focused CRM solutions in the UK. Crimson specialises in assisting organisations implement Microsoft Dynamics CRM to achieve their specific business goals. They enable educational institutions to improve their student recruitment and business engagement.
price ($mm)
$13
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$4
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announced 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

PCI Holdings, Inc., will acquire Infinitec Co., Ltd.

synopsis: PCI Holdings, a developer of information technology and software products, will be acquiring Infinitec Co., Ltd, a developer and designer of IT solutions for the education industry. They strongly support the use of PCs ranging from staff rooms, ordinary classrooms, PC classrooms, campus LAN, regional intra and inter-school networks.
buyer: PCI Holdings, Inc. (TSE:3918:$135.35)
Based in Japan, PCI Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops information technology and software products for optimal allocation of management resources and management oversight of business subsidiaries. "
target: Infinitec Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, Infinitec Co., Ltd. develops and designs IT solutions for the education industry. They strongly support the use of PCs ranging from staff rooms, ordinary classrooms, PC classrooms, campus LAN, regional intra and inter-school networks.
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closed 1/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Salesforce.org, acquired roundCorner

synopsis: Salesforce.org, a non-profit enterprise that gives back to the community to invest in education, acquired roundCorner. roundCorner was the first Salesforce.org Platinum App Partner for the nonprofit market in North America and provides fundraising solutions and industry expertise to meet the needs of the largest global organizations.
buyer parent: Salesforce.com, Inc.
buyer: Salesforce.org
Salesforce.org is a non-profit enterprise that gives back to the community to invest in education to make sure youth are future ready. Salesforce.org gets technology in the hands of nonprofits, education institutions and philanthropic organizations so they can connect with others and do more good. "
target: roundCorner
roundCorner, Inc. provides cloud-based enterprise donor management solutions for nonprofit, public media, and higher education customers. It offers roundCause, a cloud-based constituent relationship management and marketing automation system for board.
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closed 10/31/2018 via Company Press Release

Ross & Baruzzini, Inc., acquired EDI Ltd.

synopsis: Ross & Baruzzini, a premier international consulting and engineering firm, has acquired EDI, Ltd., a technology consulting and design firm. EDI explores, designs, and implements technology solutions for the healthcare, corporate, and education markets.
buyer: Ross & Baruzzini, Inc.
Founded in 1953, Ross & Baruzzini is a premier international consulting and engineering firm. The company provides advanced design solutions in the transportation, healthcare, government, higher education and mission-critical markets. "
target: EDI Ltd.
EDI is a technology consulting and design firm. The firm explores, designs, and implements technology solutions for the healthcare, corporate, and education markets. EDI provides project advisory services, technology system design, data center specific services, and technology program management.
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closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Betacom S.A., acquired Edventure Research Lab Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Betacom, one of the largest system integrators on the Polish market, has acquired a 51% stake in Edventure Research Lab, a company that provides consultancy services and develops educational ICT projects to increase the accessibility to education.
buyer: Betacom S.A. (WSE:BCM:$39.19)
Betacom focuses its operations on software development, consultancy, design and the implementation of IT solutions as well as computer system integration. It is one of the largest system integrators on the Polish market. "
target: Edventure Research Lab Sp. z o.o.
Edventure Research Lab provides consultancy services and develops educational ICT projects to increase the accessibility to education. Their Preschool and K-12 educational solutions include gamified educational platforms, advanced content delivery platforms, and learning management systems.
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announced 12/21/2017 via GlobeNewswire

ProBility Media Corp., will acquire Disco Leaning Media Inc.

synopsis: ProBility Media Corp., a technology company offering immersive technologies, digital learning and compliance solutions for the education and training markets, is to acquire Disco Leaning Media Inc. (Disco), a learning experience company and digital publisher. Disco pioneered app-based textbooks, known as “course apps,” for higher education.
buyer: ProBility Media Corp. (OTCPK:PBYA:$6.83)
ProBility Media Corp. is an education and training technology company. ProBility is executing a disruptive strategy of defragmenting the training market place by offering high quality training courses and materials and preparing the workforce for excellence. "
target: Disco Leaning Media Inc.
Founded in 2014 and based in Austin, Texas, Disco has been executing on a vision to create a fundamental shift in learning by offering interactive educational content. Disco pioneered app-based textbooks, known as “course apps,” for higher education.
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closed 10/5/2016 via Company Press Release

JLL, acquired Advanced Technologies Group, Inc.

synopsis: Reaffirming its commitment to provide specialized real estate services matched to clients' unique needs, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has acquired Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), a leading U.S. technology-driven consulting firm that helps hospitals, health systems and universities automate and proactively address regulatory compliance requirements.
buyer: JLL (JLL:$8,900.10)
JLL is a financial and professional services firm that specializes in commercial real estate services and investment management. They are in business to create and deliver real value through commercial real estate for clients, shareholders and their own people. "
target: Advanced Technologies Group, Inc.
Advanced Technologies Group, Inc. (ATG) collaborates with healthcare and higher education institutions to provide innovative technologies and high-value consulting services. They deliver mission-critical knowledge and insights to better manage facilities, support planning, and enhance compliance.
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closed 8/8/2016 via PE Hub

Certica Solutions, acquired Educuity

synopsis: Certica Solutions, provider of the Certica Connect™ education technology Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), announced that it has acquired Educuity, experts in the delivery of Ed-Fi® services, technology and data architecture for state and local education agencies.
buyer parent: New Harbor Capital
buyer: Certica Solutions
Certica Solutions provides education technology platform, content and data solutions which enable K-12 educators and administrators to improve instructional and organizational performance. Certica partners with a diverse network of education technology companies, publishers and assessment providers."
target: Educuity
Educuity partners with state and local education agencies to effectively apply Ed-Fi® technology, an education data standard and tool suite, to modernize data infrastructures, deploy data dashboards and visualizations, and implement data-driven education processes that improve student outcomes.
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announced 6/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Telerent Leasing Corporation, will acquire Digital Networks Group, Inc.

synopsis: Telerent Leasing Corporation (TLC), a leading provider of visual communications solutions through its Avidex Industries and TeleHealth Services divisions, announced it has agreed to acquire Digital Networks Group, Inc. (DNG), one of the nation’s leading custom AV integrators in the healthcare, education, and government sectors.
buyer parent: Itochu Corporation
buyer: Telerent Leasing Corporation
Telerent Leasing Corporation (TLC) provides captive financing solutions to corporations. Through its TeleHealth Services division, TLC provides HD, interactive patient engagement, and other hospital television-based systems and solutions to hospitals and hotels throughout the U.S. "
target: Digital Networks Group, Inc.
Digital Networks Group, Inc. (DNG) is a Southern California based technology systems integrator specializing in turnkey audio visual and information technology related systems in the public and private sectors.
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closed 8/13/2015 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Nivel Siete

synopsis: Blackboard announced the acquisition of Nivel Siete, a leading Moodle provider operating in Latin America. Nivel Siete offers a variety of learning solutions, hosting, support and consulting services that help organizations succeed in their teaching and learning initiatives.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company. They challenge conventional thinking and advance new models of learning in order to reimagine education and make it more accessible, engaging and relevant to the modern day learner and the institutions that serve them. "
target: Nivel Siete
Nivel Siete, only Moodle partner in Colombia offers a variety of services that aim to help organizations succeed in their technology initiatives, especially those that support e-learning for talent management.
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closed 5/27/2015 via BNC Analysis

Capita PLC, acquired Pervasive Networks Ltd.

synopsis: UK IT and professional services outfit Capita has acquired Pervasive, an IT solutions provider specialising in mobility and wireless networking services. Pervasive is an IT service provider catering mainly to higher education, local government and the health services sectors.
buyer: Capita PLC (LSE:CPI:$4,577.42)
Capita PLC is the UK's leading provider of BPO and integrated professional support service solutions, at the leading edge of redefining and transforming services. They deliver back office administration and front office customer services to private and public sector organizations. "
target: Pervasive Networks Ltd.
Pervasive Networks is an IT service provider catering mainly to higher education, local government and the health services sectors. Pervasive has a strong record of providing wireless networks to clients across multiple sectors, offering the agility to respond to changing customer requirements.
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closed 4/10/2015 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Remote-Learner UK

synopsis: Blackboard announced the acquisition of Remote-Learner UK, a leading provider of open source solutions to the education industry, primarily in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Remote-Learner UK provides hosting, support and consulting services in the United Kingdom, Ireland and other regions around the world.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company and is reimagining education by challenging conventional thinking and advancing new learning models. They partner with higher education, K-12, corporate organizations, and government agencies around the world. "
target parent: Remote-Learner
target: Remote-Learner UK
Remote-Learner UK, a subsidiary of the U.S.-based Remote-Learner.Net, Inc., provides hosting, support and consulting services in the United Kingdom, Ireland and other regions around the world.
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closed 4/30/2014 via Company Press Release

CourseWeaver, acquired EduCog, LLC

synopsis: CourseWeaver Inc., a provider of innovative learning solutions, has completed acquisition of the assets of EduCog, LLC. EduCog provides universities and K-12 schools with hosting, migration, support services, textbook content conversion, and training for the global LON-CAPA Assessment, Content, and Learning Management System (LMS).
buyer: CourseWeaver
CourseWeaver comes from the collaboration and expertise of educators – with a unique understanding of your issues. With a coalition of educators, we’re making your requests and dreams for a new learning management system a reality. "
target: EduCog, LLC
EduCog provides universities and K-12 schools with hosting, migration, support services, textbook content conversion, and training for the global LON-CAPA Assessment, Content, and Learning Management System (LMS).
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closed 4/30/2014 via Company Press Release

CourseWeaver, acquired EduCog, LLC

synopsis: CourseWeaver Inc., a provider of innovative learning solutions, has completed acquisition of the assets of EduCog, LLC. EduCog provides universities and K-12 schools with hosting, migration, support services, textbook content conversion, and training for the global LON-CAPA Assessment, Content, and Learning Management System (LMS).
buyer: CourseWeaver
CourseWeaver comes from the collaboration and expertise of educators – with a unique understanding of your issues. With a coalition of educators, we’re making your requests and dreams for a new learning management system a reality. "
target: EduCog, LLC
EduCog provides universities and K-12 schools with hosting, migration, support services, textbook content conversion, and training for the global LON-CAPA Assessment, Content, and Learning Management System (LMS).
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announced 5/6/2021 via Company Press Release

Kahoot!, will acquire Clever Inc.

synopsis: Kahoot!, a global learning platform company, announced the acquisition of Clever Inc., a privately-held, California-based company that is one of the most widely-used digital learning platforms by U.S. K-12 schools. Clever’s market-leading and open platform brings schools, teachers, students and application developers together.
buyer: Kahoot! (OTCNO:KAHOOT:$42.97)
Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform in Norway. Kahoot! makes it easy to create, share and play fun learning games for any subject, in any language, on any device, for all ages. Kahoot! is used in a multitude of settings, including K-12 and university classrooms, corporate offices, and more. "
target: Clever Inc.
Clever Inc. is a California-based company that is one of the most widely-used digital learning platforms by U.S. K-12 schools. Founded in 2012, Clever’s market-leading and open platform brings schools, teachers, students and application developers together.
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announced 4/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, will acquire Absorb Software

synopsis: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe will acquire Absorb Software, recognized globally as one of the fastest growing, industry-leading providers of cloud-based learning and performance management software to businesses, higher education, government, and non-profit agencies around the world.
buyer: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
Founded in 1979, WCAS is a leading U.S. private equity firm focused on two target industries: technology and healthcare. WCAS has deep experience in acquiring founder-led businesses and corporate carve-outs. The firm has raised and managed funds totaling over $27 billion of committed capital. "
target parent: Silversmith Capital Partners
target: Absorb Software
Absorb Software is a learning technology company based in Canada. Absorb offers both Absorb Infuse, a Learning Experience Platform, and Absorb LMS, a Learning Management System for businesses, higher education, government, and non-profit agencies.
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closed 2/8/2021 via GlobeNewswire

AssetWorks, acquired SoftChalk LLC

synopsis: Volaris Group has acquired SoftChalk LLC., a provider of educational content authoring software. The SoftChalk platform enables instructors to develop custom course materials and deliver interactive content to students. SoftChalk will be integrated into AssetWorks, a subsidiary of Volaris Group.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: AssetWorks
AssetWorks delivers industry-leading business solutions to help asset- and infrastructure-intensive organizations. Using the latest cloud and mobile computing technologies, their asset management solutions and domain expertise help organizations eliminate waste, redundancy, and inefficiency. "
target: SoftChalk LLC
SoftChalk is a provider of educational content authoring software. The SoftChalk platform enables instructors to develop custom course materials and deliver interactive content to students, including interactive games, self-assessment quiz questions, and annotated text.
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closed 12/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Elsevier B.V., acquired Shadow Health

synopsis: Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, and part of RELX, has acquired Shadow Health, a developer of virtual simulations in nursing and healthcare education. Shadow Health’s Digital Clinical Experiences train and prepare nurses and healthcare practitioners for clinical settings.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers and tackle human crises. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education. "
target: Shadow Health
Shadow Health is an educational software developer of web-based Digital Clinical Experiences designed for nursing students and allied health education programs. Students engage with Digital Standardized Patients to perform assessments, practice documentation, and demonstrate critical thinking.
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closed 8/5/2020 via PR Web

TPC Training, acquired Simutech Multimedia Inc.

synopsis: TPC Training, the leader in workforce training, performance, and compliance solutions, has acquired Simutech Multimedia, a provider of simulation based training for maintenance and operations professionals. Simutech has helped over 500 global manufacturers and 200 schools train learners in a safe, simulated environment.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: TPC Training
TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, safety, and operator training, with complete solutions for a 21st century workforce to acquire, apply, and adapt essential technical and safety skills. They offer a variety of training methods, including online, live, operator training, and job simulations."
target: Simutech Multimedia Inc.
Simutech Multimedia is a Canadian provider of simulation based training solutions for maintenance and operations professionals. Simutech has helped over 500 global manufacturers train learners in a safe, simulated environment. Their software helps companies to increase safety and reduce downtime.
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closed 12/17/2019 via PR Newswire

HackerRank, acquired Mimir

synopsis: HackerRank, the world's leading developer skills company, has acquired Mimir, the cloud-based platform for computer science courses. Mimir's platform helps computer science teachers to assess their students' performance, strengths and weaknesses.
buyer: HackerRank
HackerRank is a developer skills platform that helps businesses evaluate software developers based on skill. HackerRank enables tech recruiters and hiring managers to objectively evaluate talent at every stage of the recruiting process, helping them to hire skilled developers and innovate faster. "
target: Mimir
Mimir is a cloud-based platform for computer science courses. Mimir's platform helps computer science teachers to assess their students' performance, strengths and weaknesses. Mimir enables instructors to efficiently teach Computer Science courses of any scale without compromising education quality.
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closed 3/24/2020 via Company Press Release

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Instructure

synopsis: Thoma Bravo has acquired Instructure, a tech company that helps people learn and develop, from their first day of school to their last day of work. Its software solutions include Canvas, the learning platform that simplifies teaching, and Bridge, the employee development and engagement solution.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. "
target: Instructure (INST:$245.53)
Instructure is a technology company that helps people learn and develop, from their first day of school to their last day of work. Its software solutions include Canvas, the learning platform that simplifies teaching, and Bridge, the employee development and engagement solution.
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closed 12/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Sanoma Oyj, acquired itslearning

synopsis: Sanoma acquires itslearning, an international provider of award-winning cloud-based learning platforms founded in 1999 in Norway, from the investment organisation EQT. itslearning is a cloud-based k12 Learning Management System (LMS) that connects people with passions, ideas, and most importantly, each other.
buyer: Sanoma Oyj (HLSE:SAA1V:$1,000.33)
Sanoma is a front running media and learning company impacting the lives of millions every day. Sanoma provides consumers with engaging content, offers unique marketing solutions to business partners and enables teachers to excel at developing the talents of every child. "
target parent: EQT AB
target: itslearning
itslearning is an international provider of award-winning cloud-based learning platforms founded in 1999 in Norway. itslearning is a cloud-based k12 Learning Management System (LMS) that connects people with passions, ideas, and most importantly, each other.
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announced 10/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

PowerSchool Group LLC, will acquire Schoology

synopsis: PowerSchool, a company that helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, grading, attendance, analytics, state reporting, talent, finance, and HR, will acquire Schoology, a provider of learning management systems with a sizable footprint among K-12 schools and districts.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: PowerSchool Group LLC
PowerSchool's mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential. PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, grading, attendance, analytics, state reporting, talent, finance, and HR. "
target: Schoology
Schoology is an easy-to-use, easy-to-implement online learning, classroom management, and social networking platform that enhances student engagement and improves learning through better communication, collaboration, and increased access to curriculum and supplemental content.
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closed 10/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Riverside Insights, acquired ESGI, LLC

synopsis: Riverside Insights, a portfolio company of Alpine Investors, has acquired ESGI, a leading SaaS platform for administering, creating, tracking, and reporting teacher-led assessments of early childhood students. ESGI was founded with the mission to help teachers and administrators overcome the unique challenges of early childhood education.
buyer parent: Alpine Investors, LP
buyer: Riverside Insights
Riverside is a provider of educational and clinical assessments that play a key role in helping individuals elevate their learning potential by providing accurate and reliable data. Riverside is comprised of several iconic, leading brands such as Woodcock-Johnson, the Iowa Assessments, and CogAT. "
target: ESGI, LLC
ESGI ("Educational Software for Guiding Instruction") is an industry-leading platform for conducting 1-on-1 assessments that guide instruction for early childhood students. ESGI assessments empower teachers with real-time student data in easy-to-read reports, graphs, parent letters, and flashcards.
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

National Olympiad Foundation, acquired Edurer Knowledge labs

synopsis: Indore-based assessment firm National Olympiad Foundation has acquired ed-tech startup Edurer Knowledge Labs, an India-based company that offers a line of cloud-based SaaS products, designed to meet the learning and administrative needs of institutions and corporates.
buyer: National Olympiad Foundation
Headquartered in India, National Olympiad Foundation constitutes docking of academic talent and social entrepreneurship helping talent to come out from the walls of the classroom. NOF conducts its own GLOBAL talent search exams where resources are utilized for children in need. "
target: Edurer Knowledge labs
Edurer, is an India-based Ed-Tech Startup that offers a line of cloud-based SaaS products, designed to meet the learning and administrative needs of institutions and corporates. Their offerings include services and resources, to automate management, acquire new students and engage them effectively.
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closed 8/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

Descomplica, acquired PaperX

synopsis: Descomplica acquired PaperX, a startup focused on developing exercises and online evaluations as tests and simulations. With PaperX, students can prepare for exams with simulated tests to ensure a better performance in the college entrance examination.
buyer: Descomplica
Descomplica is the 1st largest digital education company in Brazil. Their history begins in 2011 as an online education startup helping students from all over Brazil improve at the ENEM. The ENEM is a Brazilian national exam, which evaluates high school students in Brazil. "
target: PaperX
PaperX is a Brazilian startup focused on developing exercises and online evaluations as tests and simulations. With PaperX, students can prepare for exams with simulated tests to ensure a better performance in the college entrance examination.
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closed 6/6/2016 via Company Press Release

PowerSchool Group LLC, acquired HAIKU Learning Systems, Inc.

synopsis: PowerSchool is excited to announce that they have acquired Haiku Learning, leading provider of an innovative cloud-based learning management system (LMS) and classroom collaboration solution designed to meet the needs of K-12 educators.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: PowerSchool Group LLC
PowerSchool is the hub of state and school districts' education ecosystems, providing robust capabilities and APIs that allow educators, administrators, parents and students to effectively manage school processes and student data and connect the diverse education technologies, "
target: HAIKU Learning Systems, Inc.
Haiku Learning gives teachers unique flexibility to decide how to structure online, blended and hybrid learning. In no other learning platform is content so contextualized and technology so invisible than with Haiku Learning. The company believes in harmony, simplicity, and community.
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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 10/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

V-cube, Inc., acquired Wizlearn Technologies Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: Educomp Solutions Ltd has sold its entire stake in Singapore-based Wizlearn Technology Pte Ltd to V-cube Global Services Pte Ltd. Wizlearn is an e-learning solutions company that provides customised content to its clients and employs 137 people.
buyer: V-cube, Inc. (TSE:3681:$46.94)
V-cube provides cutting edge visual communication platform with a flagship service of web-based video conferencing to corporate users through Cloud and On-Premises license. "
target parent: Educomp Solutions Limited
target: Wizlearn Technologies Pte. Ltd.
Wizlearn Technologies (f/k/a ASKnLearn) is a leading e-learning solutions company in Singapore. Wizlearn Technologies provides internet-based e-learning solutions with customized contents to many public schools and universities, local and overseas corporate, government institutions and agencies.
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$14
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closed 8/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Perceivant, acquired Bearface Instructional Technologies

synopsis: Perceivant, a dynamic cloud-based data analytics solution for education and healthcare, has acquired Bearface Instructional Technologies, LLC, an education technology company that provides personalized web-based learning, assessment and data analytics for higher education.
buyer: Perceivant
Perceivant' Data Dojo is the fastest cloud-based data analytics solution on the market. Data Dojo can process terabytes of structured and unstructured data in real time and deliver to decision makers in a readable, actionable format. "
target: Bearface Instructional Technologies
Bearface Instructional Technologies, LLC provides web-based learning materials and assessment tools via a content delivery application that is revolutionizing how students learn and teachers teach.
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closed 4/13/2015 via BusinessWire

Ellucian, acquired Helix LMS

synopsis: Ellucian has acquired Helix Education’s competency-based education learning management system Helix LMS. Helix LMS is the only system designed from the ground up to deliver today’s leading-edge academic designs through competency-based learning.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Ellucian
Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education. Ellucian helps the higher education community—students, faculty, and staff—achieve their goals more efficiently, effectively, and with reduced risk. "
target parent: Helix Education
target: Helix LMS
Helix Learning Management System (LMS) is the only system designed from the ground up to deliver today’s leading-edge academic designs through competency-based learning.
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announced 2/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Oxford City Football Club, will acquire Alvaedu, Inc.

synopsis: Oxford City Football Club, Inc., a diversified holding company, will acquire AlvaEDU. AlvaEDU is focused on improving higher education through technology. They work closely with universities to combine quality educational content with state-of-the-art technologies to achieve real results in the real world.
buyer: Oxford City Football Club (OTCPK:OXFC:$0.64)
Oxford City Football Club, Inc. is the largest publicly traded diversified portfolio of professional sports teams in the world. They are strategically positioned to implement their vertical integration model incorporating all their divisions towards future growth. "
target: Alvaedu, Inc.
Alvaedu partners with accredited Universities to create online Degree-granting programs. Alvaedu's experts work on campus and online with faculty to capture their current course curriculum and transform it into effective, engaging, online education.
price ($mm)
$7.00
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announced 11/18/2014 via BusinessWire

Greenwood Hall Inc., will acquire Gambassa, Inc.

synopsis: Greenwood Hall Inc., education technology provider of dynamic student lifecycle management solutions for colleges and universities, announced that it has entered into an agreement with privately owned Gambassa, Inc. to acquire its next-generation, cloud-based learning management platform for use in the education marketplace.
buyer: Greenwood Hall Inc. (OTCQB:ELRN:$8.56)
Greenwood Hall helps public and not-for-profit higher education institutions improve operational and financial results as well as student success and satisfaction. Their solutions provide services that begin with student enrollment and end with post-graduation job placement and career networking. "
target: Gambassa, Inc.
Gambassa provides a SaaS-based, next-generation stand-alone educational ecosystem for the K-20 and small-to-medium business markets. The Gambassa educational platform offers instructors and students a simple, effective and streamlined way to teach and learn online and in the classroom.
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closed 6/26/2014 via PR Web

BitKea Technologies, acquired ScholarLMS

synopsis: vTrainingRoom, Inc. announced that it has completed a transaction selling ScholarLMS, to Bitkea Technologies, a steadily growing IT services and SaaS provider in Dehradun, India. ScholarLMS is a cloud based Learning Management System designed to simplify a school's digital classroom and take away the pain of managing one.
buyer: BitKea Technologies
BitKea Technologies is a steadily growing IT services and SaaS provider in Dehradun, India. They specialize in e-Learning, web design, web development, animation, visual art, communications, and problem solving. "
target parent: vTrainingRoom, Inc.
target: ScholarLMS
ScholarLMS is a cloud based Learning Management System designed to simplify your digital classroom and take away the pain of managing one. ScholarLMS allows users to upload unlimited rich multimedia courses according to their curriculum.
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