Like Brainvalley Software Private Limited

closed 1/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Orion Edutech Private Limited, acquired Brainvalley Software Private Limited

synopsis: Skill development company Orion Edutech announced acquisition of 67 per cent stake in Chennai-based Brain Valley Software Pvt Ltd, an independent assessment solution for corporates and education institutes. They have delivered over 1.4 million tests to date for an array of competitive exams and employers.
buyer: Orion Edutech Private Limited
Orion Edutech is the largest vocational training institute in the country. Since their inception in 2005, they have secured the future of more than 60,000 students by providing them with jobs in top companies across India. Their vocational training courses are industry-oriented and skill based. "
target: Brainvalley Software Private Limited
Brainvalley Software specializes in assessment solutions for students, coaching institutes, corporates or colleges. They have delivered over 1.4 million tests to date for an array of competitive exams and employers.
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closed 1/10/2017 via BusinessWire

PSI Services LLC, acquired Software Secure, Inc.

synopsis: PSI Services, a testing services provider to corporations, government agencies, professional associations, and certifying bodies, announced that they have acquired Software Secure, a recognized leader in cloud-based online testing and a pioneer in record & review remote proctoring solutions for higher education, K-12 & certification organizations.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target: Software Secure, Inc.
Software Secure, Inc., creator of Securexam, is the pioneer in educational testing software development. Their software designers and technical support people are committed to helping the academic community experience computerized testing at its best.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BusinessWire

Learnosity, acquired Questionmark Corporation

synopsis: Ireland-based Learnosity, the leading provider of assessment infrastructure for the learning industry, has acquired Questionmark, the end-to-end assessments, proctoring, badging, and reporting solutions provider. The partnership brings scale and deep expertise to Learnosity’s capabilities for the corporate, government, and certification sectors.
buyer: Learnosity
Based in Ireland, Learnosity provides the assessment infrastructure powering more than 120 of the world’s leading learning platforms and publishers. Learnosity’s suite of cloud-based APIs enable cutting-edge assessments, faster time-to-market, and lower development costs. "
target: Questionmark Corporation
Questionmark unlocks performance through reliable and secure online assessments. Questionmark provides a secure enterprise-grade assessment platform and professional services to leading organizations around the world, delivered with care and unequaled expertise.
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closed 3/6/2013 via PR Newswire

Pearson (VUE), acquired Exam Design, Inc.

synopsis: Pearson VUE acquired Exam Design Inc, a leading provider of examination development software used in high-stakes testing. Exam Design's flagship product, ExamDeveloper, is a web-based suite of tools that helps users develop rigorous and defensible assessments for credentialing purposes while reducing the reliance on in-person meetings.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Pearson (VUE)
Pearson VUE is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management. "
target: Exam Design, Inc.
Exam Design creates software that organizations can use to develop, maintain, and analyze high-stakes examinations. Exam Design software is built by testing experts with years of experience designing hundreds of examinations for associations, corporations and government entities across the US.
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closed 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Megger, acquired Vespula Ltd

synopsis: Megger, a premier provider of electric test equipment and measuring instruments in the UK, has acquired Vespula Ltd, a UK-based provider of certification software. Vespula offers high quality solutions that helps electricians to save time and reduce errors. Their software allows users to create certificates and email them directly to their clients.
buyer: Megger
Megger is a premier provider of electric test equipment and measuring instruments in the UK. Megger provides products for almost every application within the Electrical Supply Industry. They offer solutions for cable fault locating, protective relay testing, and power quality testing. "
target: Vespula Ltd
Vespula is a UK-based provider of certification software. Vespula offers high quality solutions that helps electricians to save time and reduce errors. Their software works on any device and allows users to create professional certificates and email them directly to their clients.
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closed 6/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Ideagen Plc, acquired Redland Business Solutions Limited

synopsis: Ideagen plc, the UK-based, leading global software firm, has acquired Redland Business Solutions Ltd, a RegTech SaaS company in the UK that supplies regulatory and compliance software to the financial services industry. Redland’s software platform, Insight, is a SM&CR solution for banks, investment managers, asset managers and insurance companies.
buyer: Ideagen Plc (AIM:IDEA:$87.81)
Ideagen is a global provider of quality, safety, audit, performance and risk management software. With an excellent portfolio of software products, Ideagen helps leading brands improve operational efficiency, strengthen compliance and oversight and anticipate and manage every detail of risk. "
target: Redland Business Solutions Limited
Redland is a RegTech SaaS company in the UK that supplies regulatory and compliance software to the financial services industry. Redland’s software platform, Insight, is a Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) solution for banks, investment managers, asset managers and insurance companies.
price ($mm)
$20
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$5
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closed 10/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Sectyr, acquired LicenseTrak

synopsis: Sectyr, a software company dedicated to addressing healthcare compliance obstacles, has acquired LicenseTrak, a web-based compliance and accreditation management system. LicenseTrak helps pharmacies, PBMs, hospitals, and other health care companies to manage and track their licenses, registrations, certifications and other critical business items.
buyer: Sectyr
Sectyr is a software company dedicated to addressing healthcare compliance obstacles. Sectyr’s cloud-based solutions enable healthcare providers to maintain continuous program compliance. Their software helps users to readily manage compliance requirements through proprietary guided workflows. "
target: LicenseTrak
LicenseTrak is a web-based compliance and accreditation management system. LicenseTrak helps pharmacies, PBMs, hospitals, clinics and other health care companies to manage and track their licenses, registrations, certifications and other critical business items.
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announced 2/18/2021 via Reuters

Education Advisory Board, will acquire Starfish

synopsis: Education company EAB has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Hobsons’ student success platform, Starfish. Starfish helps colleges and universities achieve 2x increases in retention rate, exceed graduation rate goals, and set the standard for student success in higher education.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Education Advisory Board
The Education Advisory Board is a provider of research, technology, and consulting services to colleges and universities nationwide. Through the firm's innovative membership model, EAB partners with academic and administrative leaders at more than 1,900 institutions. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Starfish
Starfish helps colleges and universities achieve 2x increases in retention rate, exceed graduation rate goals, and set the standard for student success in higher education.
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announced 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Instructure, will acquire Portfolium Inc.

synopsis: Instructure, Inc., the leading software-as-a-service technology company that helps people learn and develop through school and work, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Portfolium, the student success network built to showcase the achievements, projects, and competencies of dedicated students to potential employers.
buyer: Instructure (INST:$382.30)
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. "
target: Portfolium Inc.
Portfolium is a full-stack student success platform. Institutions use Portfolium to deploy robust ePortfolio networks as they manage and align learning outcomes assessment, digital badging, guided pathways, and career readiness programs.
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closed 4/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Technology Crossover Ventures, acquired Watermark

synopsis: Watermark, the largest provider of assessment software for higher education institutions worldwide, has announced the close of its agreement with TCV to acquire a controlling interest in the company. TCV is one of the largest providers of capital to growth-stage private and public companies in the technology industry.
buyer: Technology Crossover Ventures
Technology Crossover Ventures, founded in 1995, is a leading provider of growth capital to technology companies, providing funds to later-stage private and public companies. "
target: Watermark
Watermark’s mission is to put better data into the hands of administrators, educators, and learners. Through its innovative educational intelligence platform, Watermark supports institutions in developing an intentional approach to learning based on data they can trust.
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closed 11/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mimir, acquired Omnipointment Inc.

synopsis: Indianapolis-based Mimir has acquired Omnipointment Inc., a tech company based in Chicago. Tthe acquisition of Omnipointment and its signature platform, Charter, will enhance Mimir Classroom. Charter is a group project tool that helps collegiate students arrange times to collaborate and gives instructors data to assess team performance.
buyer: Mimir
Mimir's main cloud-based software platform, Mimir Classroom, helps computer science teachers assess students' performance, strengths and weaknesses. "
target: Omnipointment Inc.
Omnipointment is the tool of choice for group projects, student organizations, and service projects. Omnipointment helps students find time out their busy schedules to meet.
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closed 11/16/2016 via Market Wire

Echo360, acquired Astute Technology

synopsis: Echo360 announced the acquisition of online learning company Astute Technology, whose testing and certification platform allows organizations and institutions to evaluate user comprehension of video content and generate cloud-based certificates as users master new skills and competencies.
buyer: Echo360
Echo360 is the global leader in providing the platform to capture, host, and deliver classroom lecture and supplemental materials to higher-education institutions. Echo360 facilitates better instruction, results in greater efficiencies, and enriches learning experiences. "
target: Astute Technology
Astute Technology, Inc. provides e-learning tools and virtual meetings. Its products include Conference.CAST, a tool for recording audio and video from meetings, trainings, conferences, lectures or symposia and transform that content into media that can be distrubuted through the Web.
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closed 9/27/2016 via PR Newswire

Cengage Learning, acquired WebAssign

synopsis: Cengage, an education and technology company, announced the acquisition of WebAssign, a leading provider of digital learning solutions for higher education. The acquisition strengthens Cengage's position as a market leader in science, technology and math offering three unique platforms for faculty and institutions.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Cengage Learning (OTCPK:CNGO:$1,593.70)
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Cengage creates learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. "
target: WebAssign
WebAssign is a flexible and fully customizable online instructional system that puts powerful tools in the hands of teachers, enabling them to deploy assignments, instantly assess individual student performance, and realize their teaching goals.
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closed 8/2/2016 via Company Press Release

Quad Partners, acquired TaskStream

synopsis: Taskstream, the leading provider of learning outcomes assessment technology and accreditation solutions for higher education, announced an investment by Quad Partners, a private investment firm focused exclusively on education, to deepen and broaden the company’s offerings.
buyer: Quad Partners
Quad Partners was founded in 2000 to make value-added private investments in the education industry. Today, Quad is one of the most active investors in privately-owned education companies in the United States. "
target: TaskStream
Taskstream partners with institutions of higher education and national associations to improve student learning and institutional quality with proven, reliable, user-friendly, and cloud-based solutions for assessment management and e-portfolio solutions and supporting services.
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closed 2/23/2015 via Company Press Release

Hobsons Inc., acquired Starfish Retention Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Hobsons, the world’s leader in connecting learning to life, announced the acquisition of Starfish Retention Solutions, the leading provider of student success and advising systems for higher education institutions. The Starfish® Enterprise Success Platform™ will augment Hobsons’ existing advising and admissions tools.
buyer parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
buyer: Hobsons Inc.
Hobsons is the world’s leader in connecting learning to life. Through Hobsons’ unique advising and admissions products, they help more than 12 million students around the globe identify strengths, explore careers, create academic plans, and find the right college match. "
target: Starfish Retention Solutions, Inc.
Starfish Retention Solutions is a leading provider of student success systems. The Starfish® Enterprise Success Platform™ builds on the company’s mission to help students finish what they start.
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closed 2/12/2015 via PR Newswire

Education Advisory Board, acquired GradesFirst

synopsis: The Advisory Board Company announced that it has acquired GradesFirst and will include its functionality in the flagship Education Advisory Board (EAB) technology membership, the Student Success Collaborative. GradesFirst is a student success technology company that helps colleges and universities engage and support at-risk students.
buyer parent: The Advisory Board Company
buyer: Education Advisory Board
The Education Advisory Board is a provider of research, technology, and consulting services to colleges and universities nationwide. Through the firm's innovative membership model, EAB partners with academic and administrative leaders at more than 1,000 institutions. "
target: GradesFirst
GradesFirst is a student success technology company that helps colleges and universities engage and support at-risk students. The company's user-friendly tools enhance the efficiency of student support teams by connecting campus services in a cloud-based platform.
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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 2/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Parchment Inc. merged with Credentials Solutions,

synopsis: Parchment, a digital credential service that allows learners, academic institutions, and employers to request, verify, and share credentials, has merged with Credentials Solutions, a company that specializes in identifying labor-intensive administrative processes and replacing them with simplified, automated software solutions.
buyer: Credentials Solutions
Credentials Solutions specializes in identifying labor-intensive administrative processes at postsecondary institutions and replacing them with simplified, automated software solutions at a lower cost. They work with more than 800 institutions across their transcript automation product offerings. "
target: Parchment Inc.
Parchment is the most widely adopted digital credential service, allowing learners, academic institutions, and employers to request, verify, and share credentials in simple and secure ways. The platform has helped millions of people exchange more than 30 million transcripts and credentials globally.
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closed 10/27/2015 via PR Newswire

Cengage Learning, acquired Pathbrite

synopsis: Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, technology and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide, announced its acquisition of Pathbrite's best-in-class ePortfolio solution. Pathbrite enables students to collect, track and showcase their work to demonstrate completion of assignments.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Cengage Learning (OTCPK:CNGO:$1,593.70)
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. The company provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement. "
target: Pathbrite
Pathbrite was a venture-backed ed tech company based in San Francisco. Pathbrite has users at 900 schools, colleges, universities and organizations in the world. Pathbrite's portfolio platform is poised to revolutionize learning, teaching and assessment across the globe.
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closed 10/3/2012 via Company Press Release

Avow Systems, Inc. merged with Docufide,

synopsis: Parchment Inc. announces the acquisition of Avow Systems, Inc., merging two of the leading electronic transcript platforms – Docufide® serving 30 percent of U.S. secondary schools and Avow Systems serving nearly 100 top postsecondary institutions.
buyer: Docufide
The Docufide platform is comprised of two inter-related modules: Docufide Sender® and Docufide Receiver®. These modules facilitate the request, capture, transformation and delivery of verified electronic education credentials linking schools, universities and other institutional stakeholders. "
target: Avow Systems, Inc.
The Docufide platform is comprised of two inter-related modules: Docufide Sender® and Docufide Receiver®. These modules facilitate the request, capture, transformation and delivery of verified electronic education credentials linking schools, universities and other institutional stakeholders.
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closed 1/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Orion Edutech Private Limited, acquired Brainvalley Software Private Limited

synopsis: Skill development company Orion Edutech announced acquisition of 67 per cent stake in Chennai-based Brain Valley Software Pvt Ltd, an independent assessment solution for corporates and education institutes. They have delivered over 1.4 million tests to date for an array of competitive exams and employers.
buyer: Orion Edutech Private Limited
Orion Edutech is the largest vocational training institute in the country. Since their inception in 2005, they have secured the future of more than 60,000 students by providing them with jobs in top companies across India. Their vocational training courses are industry-oriented and skill based. "
target: Brainvalley Software Private Limited
Brainvalley Software specializes in assessment solutions for students, coaching institutes, corporates or colleges. They have delivered over 1.4 million tests to date for an array of competitive exams and employers.
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closed 1/21/2015 via BNC Analysis

Orion Edutech Private Limited, acquired Brainvalley Software Private Limited

synopsis: Skill development company Orion Edutech announced acquisition of 67 per cent stake in Chennai-based Brain Valley Software Pvt Ltd, an independent assessment solution for corporates and education institutes. They have delivered over 1.4 million tests to date for an array of competitive exams and employers.
buyer: Orion Edutech Private Limited
Orion Edutech is the largest vocational training institute in the country. Since their inception in 2005, they have secured the future of more than 60,000 students by providing them with jobs in top companies across India. Their vocational training courses are industry-oriented and skill based. "
target: Brainvalley Software Private Limited
Brainvalley Software specializes in assessment solutions for students, coaching institutes, corporates or colleges. They have delivered over 1.4 million tests to date for an array of competitive exams and employers.
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closed 11/3/2021 via Company Press Release

BPP Holdings Plc, acquired Estio

synopsis: BPP Education Group, the global leader in professional and vocational education, has acquired Estio Training, a specialist IT & digital apprenticeship provider in the UK. Estio is dedicated to empowering future tech talent. They offer courses for data technicians, network engineering, software development, data analysis, cyber security, and more.
buyer parent: TDR Capital
buyer: BPP Holdings Plc
Based in the UK, BPP provides education and training in law, business, finance, accountancy, banking, technology and nursing both through relationships with corporates and directly to consumers across test preparation, university, apprenticeship and professional development. "
target: Estio
Estio Training is a specialist IT & digital apprenticeship provider in the UK. Estio is dedicated to empowering future tech talent. They offer courses for data technicians, DevOps engineering, network engineering, software development, data analysis, cyber security, and more.
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closed 11/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Eezy Oyj, acquired Valmennuskeskus

synopsis: Eezy Plc, a Finnish staffing services company, has acquired KK Valmennuskeskus Oy. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, Valmennuskeskus offers nationwide workforce training, coaching, guidance, and rehabilitation services under public administration to more than 8,000 people each year.
buyer: Eezy Oyj (HLSE:EEZY:$209.87)
Eezy is the most versatile staffing services company in Finland, helping jobseekers and job providers find each other. Flexible forms of work, responsible employment service, and organisational development lie at the core of all Eezy's operations. "
target: Valmennuskeskus
Valmennuskeskus is a Finnish company that offers nationwide workforce training, coaching, guidance, and rehabilitation services under public administration to more than 8,000 people each year and employs more than 100 recruitment specialists, career coaches, and instructors.
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closed 10/25/2021 via BNC Analysis

MCG Group Holdings Ltd, acquired Sixth Sense Training Limited

synopsis: East Kilbride, Scotland-based Sixth Sense has been acquired by Watford, UK-based MCG. Established in 2009, Sixth Sense is a national training provider of IT and digital apprenticeships, providing SVQ accredited courses to 140 learners through a direct contract with
buyer: MCG Group Holdings Ltd
MCG is a recruitment, consultancy and project-based solutions company within aerospace & aviation, construction, education, healthcare, and technology. The company works with, supplies and employs people both in the UK and internationally. "
target: Sixth Sense Training Limited
Based in Scotland, Sixth Sense is a national training provider of IT and digital apprenticeships, providing SVQ accredited courses to 140 learners through a direct contract with Skills Development Scotland.
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closed 7/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Byju's, acquired Great Learning

synopsis: Byju’s, India’s largest Ed-tech company, has acquired Great Learning, one of India’s leading ed-tech companies for professional and higher education. Great Learning offers online certification courses from top universities. They provide programs for data science & business analytics, AI, management, cloud computing, digital marketing, and more.
buyer: Byju's
Based in India, Byju’s is India’s largest Ed-tech company and the creator of India’s largest K12 learning app which offers highly adaptive, engaging and effective learning programs for students in classes 4-12 (K-12) and competitive exams like JEE, NEET, CAT, IAS, GRE and GMAT. "
target: Great Learning
Great Learning is one of India’s leading ed-tech companies for professional and higher education. Great Learning offers online certification courses from top universities. They provide programs for data science & business analytics, AI, management, cloud computing, digital marketing, and more.
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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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announced 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

The GO2 People, will acquire Skill Hire Australia Pty Ltd

synopsis: GO2 People, a provider of vertically integrated recruitment and building services throughout Australia and New Zealand, announced an agreement to acquire Western Australia-based Employment Services provider, Skill Hire Australia. Skill Hire delivers a full suite of blue-collar employment services via its registered training organisation.
buyer: The GO2 People (ASX:GO2:$20.05)
The GO2 People is a leading provider of vertically integrated recruitment and building services across the construction, resources and industrial sectors throughout Australia and New Zealand. They provide tailored staffing solutions to national and multinational blue chip organisations. "
target: Skill Hire Australia Pty Ltd
Skill Hire Australia is a Western Australia-based Employment Services provider. Skill Hire delivers a full suite of blue-collar employment services via its registered training organisation and its apprenticeship & traineeship recruitment and labour hire divisions.
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closed 3/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Unacademy, acquired Handa Ka Funda

synopsis: Unacademy, India's largest education platform, has acquired Handa Ka Funda, a leading online course provider in India. Handa Ka Funda has online coaching courses for CAT, XAT, IBPS PO, SBI PO, and other competitive exams. They offer video tutorials, live classes, ebooks, solved examples and a question database to help people pass their exams.
buyer: Unacademy
Unacademy is India's largest education platform, offering over 2,400 online lessons and specialised courses to prepare for various competitive exams. Through Unacademy's mobile app, users can attend live classes by top educators and prepare via Live Test Series, Quizzes, Practice Section, and more. "
target: Handa Ka Funda
Handa Ka Funda is a leading online course provider in India. Handa Ka Funda has online coaching courses for CAT, XAT, IBPS PO, SBI PO, and various other competitive exams. They offer video tutorials, live classes, ebooks, solved examples and a huge question database to help people pass their exams.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Learning Curve Group, acquired Antrec Limited

synopsis: UK Training and education specialists Learning Curve Group (LCG) has acquired Antrec Limited, solidifying their position as one of the UK’s largest training providers. Based in Liverpool, Antrec delivers a range of funded and commercial adult learning courses in such areas as construction and health and social care.
buyer parent: Agilitas Private Equity LLP
buyer: Learning Curve Group
Learning Curve Group (LCG) is a training and education specialist in the UK. LCG delivers education and training courses nationally, supporting more than 4,500 businesses with workplace training and in excess of 160,000 learners to gain nationally recognised qualifications each year. "
target: Antrec Limited
Based in Liverpool, Antrec Limited is a provider of high-quality education and training courses. Antrec offers a range of funded and commercial adult learning courses in such areas as taxi driver preparation, construction, business administration, personal exercise, and health and social care.
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announced 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ataa Educational Company, will acquire Arabian Education and Training Group

synopsis: Ataa Educational Company, an educational company in Saudi Arabia, will acquire the Arabian Education and Training Group Co. (AETG), a company in Saudi Arabia that provides training for English, IT, management, and soft-skills. AETG provides training services through their subsidiaries, which include Al manahij Schools, PeoplePlus KSA, and more.
buyer: Ataa Educational Company (SASE:4292:$84.39)
Ataa Educational Company is one of the largest educational companies in Saudi Arabia. Ataa Educational Company operates private schools in seven locations around the Riyadh area. Their schools provide high quality education services to over 26,000 students. "
target: Arabian Education and Training Group
The Arabian Education and Training Group (AETG) is a company in Saudi Arabia that provides training for English, IT, management, and soft-skills. AETG provides training services through their subsidiaries. Their companies include Al manahij Schools, PeoplePlus KSA, NABA, and more.
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MasterD, acquired ITEP Formación, SL

synopsis: Training company MasterD has acquired ITEP with the aim of increasing its offer of regulated vocational training throughout Spain. ITEP (Instituto Técnico de Estudios Profesionales) is a family-owned company founded in 1977 in Madrid. It is an official study center dedicated to teaching and specialized exclusively in vocational training.
buyer: MasterD
MasterD is a leading vocational training company in Spain. MasterD provides over 280 courses to more than 50,000 learners annually in Spain and Portugal through it's online learning platform and 36 training centers. They offer courses for hospitality, healthcare, video games, fashion, and more. "
target: ITEP Formación, SL
ITEP (Instituto Técnico de Estudios Profesionales) is a family-owned company founded in 1977 in Madrid. It is an official study center dedicated to teaching and specialized exclusively in vocational training, with more than 15 courses taught to more than 4,000 students per year.
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Magalu, acquired ComSchool

synopsis: Magazine Luiza (Magalu) announced the purchase of the ComSchool course platform, seeking to expand and strengthen the business capacity of the 32 thousand sellers registered in its marketplace. Founded in 2008, ComSchool offers around 200 courses in the areas of digital marketing, e-commerce and social networks.
buyer: Magalu (BOVESPA:MGLU3:$6,515.13)
Magazine Luiza (Magalu) is one of Brazil's largest retailers, operating through physical stores and website. Magalu operates over 880 stores and 9 distribution centers. Magalu also offers complementary products and financial services such as consumer credit, insurance and consortium. "
target: ComSchool
Based in Brazil, ComSchool is specialized in ecommerce, social media and digital marketing training programs. Their professors are book authors, C-Level, Agency owners, consultants and multinational companies directors. Comschool broadcasts their courses worldwide.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Acis Group Limited, acquired Riverside Training Services Ltd

synopsis: Acis Group, a social housing provider in the UK, has acquired Gainsborough-based training provider Riverside Training. The courses and support offered at Riverside Training will complement existing provision delivered by Acis, which currently runs two employability programmes helping people on their journey towards suitable, sustainable employment.
buyer: Acis Group Limited
UK-based Acis Group is a provider of housing and student accommodation. The Group provides more than 7,000 quality, affordable homes to people across Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, and Derbyshire, as well as provides students with accommodation in Nottingham and Sheffield. "
target parent: Stallard Kane Associates Ltd.
target: Riverside Training Services Ltd
UK-based Riverside provides training courses that help people gain the skills and confidence they need to progress in their personal and professional lives. Riverside's courses cover qualifications for work, arts and crafts, computing, health and wellbeing, and much more.
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closed 9/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Learning Curve Group, acquired Acorn Training Ltd.

synopsis: Learning Curve Group, a training and education specialist in the UK, has acquired Derbyshire-based Acorn Training Consultants Limited, a provider of professional training services. Acorn helps people develop their skills and reach their full potential through a range of study programmes and traineeships.
buyer parent: Agilitas Private Equity LLP
buyer: Learning Curve Group
Learning Curve Group (LCG) is a training and education specialist in the UK. LCG delivers education and training courses nationally, supporting more than 4,500 businesses with workplace training and in excess of 160,000 learners to gain nationally recognised qualifications each year. "
target parent: Bridges Fund Management
target: Acorn Training Ltd.
UK-based Acorn Training delivers professional training to young people to help develop their skills and reach their potential through a range of study programs and traineeships. Acorn also offers employment support programs for people aged 19 to 65.
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closed 9/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Diamond Group Ltd., acquired Tyneside Training Services Ltd.

synopsis: Team Valley-based Diamond Group has acquired Tyneside Training Services (TTS), a provider of commercial transport and logistics courses for drivers in the UK. The acquisition will strengthen Diamond People Services, which specialises in helping businesses to transform and expand, creating jobs, and providing management and leadership support.
buyer: Diamond Group Ltd.
UK-based Diamond Group is a provider of IT & telecom solutions and office equipment to local businesses. The company delivers bespoke business solutions to streamline internal processes and improve in-house efficiencies, allowing clients to focus on operating their business and prioritizing growth. "
target parent: Gateshead College
target: Tyneside Training Services Ltd.
UK-based Tyneside Training Services (TTS) provides professional driver training & apprenticeships for the transport and logistics industries. The company provides courses for Driver CPC, ADR, CPC Management & First Aid training, Forklift Truck training, and LGV & PGV Training.
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announced 7/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire MasterD

synopsis: KKR, a leading global investment firm, will acquire a majority stake in MasterD, the leading vocational training company in Spain. MasterD provides over 280 courses to more than 50,000 learners annually in Spain and Portugal through it's online learning platform and 36 training centers.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target: MasterD
MasterD is a leading vocational training company in Spain. MasterD provides over 280 courses to more than 50,000 learners annually in Spain and Portugal through it's online learning platform and 36 training centers. They offer courses for hospitality, healthcare, video games, fashion, and more.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

BCTG Group, acquired Performance Through People

synopsis: BCTG Group, a UK-based training firm, has acquired Performance Through People (PTP), one of the largest providers of training and development programmes in the UK. PTP provides high quality training to businesses of all sizes. They offer short courses and degree level apprenticeships for customer service, accounting, IT, hospitality, and more.
buyer: BCTG Group
BCTG Group is a UK-based training firm. BCTG supports almost 10,000 young people and adults each year, offering 166 different types of apprenticeship, 84 different adult upskilling and reskilling courses and 27 pre-apprenticeship programmes for 16-18-year-olds. "
target: Performance Through People
Performance Through People (PTP) is one of the largest providers of training and development programmes in the UK. PTP provides high quality training to businesses of all sizes. They offer short courses and degree level apprenticeships for customer service, accounting, IT, hospitality, and more.
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closed 3/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Agilitas Private Equity LLP, acquired Learning Curve Group

synopsis: Pan-European private equity firm Agilitas has acquired education and training specialist Learning Curve Group (LCG) from MML Capital. Learning Curve Group (LCG) is a training and education specialist in the UK. LCG offers a wide range of courses to help people improve their skills and employers maximise their workforce efficiency.
buyer: Agilitas Private Equity LLP
Agilitas focuses on making transformational investments in defensible businesses. The team was founded in 2011 by an experienced and successful team of former colleagues who had previously invested €1.5bn in 28 private equity transactions across Europe. "
target parent: MML Capital Partners LLC
target: Learning Curve Group
Learning Curve Group (LCG) is a training and education specialist in the UK. LCG works with further education providers, employers and learners to help them achieve success. LCG offers a wide range of courses to help people improve their skills and employers maximise their workforce efficiency.
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closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

KEA Group, acquired Institut de Formation d'Ostéopathes Animaliers

synopsis: The KEA Group, a holding company in France, has acquired Institut de Formation d'Ostéopathes Animaliers (IFOA), a French training institute for animal osteopathy. IFOA teaches various manual therapies related to equine and canine osteopathy. IFOA serves over 300 students through their 3 training centers in Europe.
buyer: KEA Group
The KEA Group is a holding company in France. KEA's holdings include Ecole Supérieure d'Ostéopathie (ESO), a private higher education institution focused on osteopathy; and Ecole Supérieure de Naturopathie (ESNAT), a higher education institution focused on Naturopathy. "
target: Institut de Formation d'Ostéopathes Animaliers
Institut de Formation d'Ostéopathes Animaliers (IFOA) is a French training institute for animal osteopathy. IFOA teaches various manual therapies related to equine and canine osteopathy. IFOA serves over 300 students through their 3 training centers in Europe.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Learning Curve Group, acquired The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy Limited

synopsis: Learning Curve Group (LCG), a training and education specialist in the UK, has acquired the London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy (LHAA), a UK-based vocational training organisation that specialises in high quality hairdressing training. LHAA offers training that is designed to deliver a real work based experience.
buyer: Learning Curve Group
Learning Curve Group (LCG) is a training and education specialist in the UK. LCG works with further education providers, employers and learners to help them achieve success. LCG offers a wide range of courses to help people improve their skills and employers maximise their workforce efficiency. "
target: The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy Limited
The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy (LHAA) is a UK-based vocational training organisation that specialises in high quality hairdressing training. LHAA's academies are equipped with high tech training facilities and offer training that is designed to deliver a real work based experience.
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closed 1/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Workforce Holdings Limited, acquired Chartall Business College

synopsis: Workforce Holdings, an investment holding company in South Africa, has acquired Chartall Business College, a provider of education and training services in South Africa. Chartall offers a fully online solution for working adults to achieve a degree or vocational qualification, in addition to traditional face-to-face training.
buyer: Workforce Holdings Limited (JSE:WKF:$213.76)
Workforce Holdings is an investment holding company in South Africa. Workforce Holdings and its group of companies is a leading, trusted provider of employment, training, healthcare, wellness, financial services and lifestyle benefits to individuals and their employers. "
target: Chartall Business College
Chartall Business College is a provider of education and training services in South Africa. Chartall is focused on financial services and real estate. They offer an online solution for working adults to achieve a degree or vocational qualification, in addition to traditional face-to-face training.
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