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closed 1/5/2016 via Market Wire

Bloc.io, acquired DevBridge

synopsis: Bloc, an online education company for aspiring software developers and designers, announced it has acquired DevBridge, a career services startup focused on placing coding bootcamp graduates into web development careers.
buyer: Bloc.io
Bloc is an online education company with intensive mentor-led programs for aspiring developers and designers. Bloc combines experienced mentors and industry-vetted curriculum to offer students around the world a more accessible and effective alternative to an offline coding bootcamp. "
target: DevBridge
DevBridge is a career services startup focused on placing coding bootcamp graduates into web development careers.
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closed 2/19/2020 via PR Newswire

PullRequest, acquired Moonlight

synopsis: PullRequest, a code review as a service company based in Austin, TX, has acquired Moonlight, an online platform for remote developers to integrate into companies looking for expertise on software development projects.
buyer: PullRequest
PullRequest is a code review as a service company based in Austin, TX. By combining AI, professional reviewers, and tooling, they help development teams ship code faster, with improved quality and reduced development lifecycle costs over time. "
target: Moonlight
Moonlight is an online platform for remote developers to integrate into companies looking for expertise on software development projects. Companies join the membership to get access to vetted engineers and designers. Developers apply to find remote work opportunities and engage with the community.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired HoneyPot

synopsis: Xing, the business networking platform that has been described as Germany’s answer to LinkedIn, has made an acquisition to beef up its recruitment business ahead of a rebrand of the business as “New Work.” The company has acquired Honeypot, a German startup that has built a job-hunting platform for tech people.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, helps its more than 13 million members to balance their professional and private life as well as possible. Members can meet and exchange views in groups, while also getting together at business-related events every year. "
target: HoneyPot
For HR professionals, CTOs and founders, Honeypot is the quickest, easiest and most efficient way to find skilled developers. Honeypot is a German platform which connects developers and companies directly, giving transparency and speed to both sides.
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closed 4/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Toptal, LLC, acquired Skillbridge

synopsis: Toptal, the world’s leading network of elite freelance software engineers and designers, announced the acquisition of Skillbridge, an innovative platform in the on-demand business talent space. Skillbridge enables businesses to quickly hire top consultants, accountants, statisticians and other trusted specialists when they need them.
buyer: Toptal, LLC
Toptal is one the most innovative companies to emerge from Silicon Valley. Toptal connects thousands of elite freelance software engineers and designers from around the world to over 2,000 blue-chip enterprises to provide world-class solutions that meet the most complex and challenging requirements."
target: Skillbridge
Skillbridge is the leading online platform for elite business freelancers. Their proprietary Talent Dynamics matching technology means projects start in days, not weeks, and deliver with unparalleled reliability.
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announced 3/31/2021 via BusinessWire

Professional Diversity Network LLC, will acquire RemoteMore

synopsis: Professional Diversity Network, Inc., a developer and operator of online and in-person networks that provide access to networking, training, educational and employment opportunities, announced that it has entered into an equity interest purchase agreement to acquire equity interests in RemoteMore, a remote job-hiring startup.
buyer: Professional Diversity Network LLC (IPDN:$4.29)
Professional Diversity Network (PDN) is a Chicago-based diversity recruitment firm. PDN manages a suite of professional networking websites that target diverse professional groups, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, women, LGBT, veterans, and people with disabilities. "
target: RemoteMore
RemoteMore is a remote job-hiring start-up that connects companies with reliable, cost-efficient developers with less effort and friction, and empowers every developer to get a meaningful job regardless of their location.
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closed 7/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Dice Holdings, Inc., acquired The IT Job Board

synopsis: Dice Holdings, Inc. acquired The IT Job Board. The IT Job Board is a leading tech career site for the UK, Germany, Belgium and Holland, as well as a media service that targets IT decision makers and professionals globally. Its corporate entity, Jobboard Enterprises Ltd, provides information technology (IT) recruitment services in Europe.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX:$198.83)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized websites and career fairs for select professional communities. They help their customers source and hire the most qualified professionals and provide those professionals with the best job opportunities in their respective fields. "
target parent: SThree plc
target: The IT Job Board
The IT Job Board is a leading tech career site for the UK, Germany, Belgium and Holland, as well as a media service that targets IT decision makers and professionals globally. Its corporate entity, Jobboard Enterprises Ltd, provides information technology (IT) recruitment services in Europe.
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$12
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$4
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

LMC s.r.o., acquired techloop.io

synopsis: A leading recruitment service company in the Czech Republic LMC s.r.o, a member of the Alma Media Group, has acquired a Czech start-up Techloop. The company’s SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop.io is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC, based in the Czech Republic, provides a family of online products for job searching and education, including the websites Jobs.cz, Prace.cz, Teamio and more. Since 1996, they have helped more than 34,000 companies to find more than 1,000,000 employees. "
target: techloop.io
Prague-based SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses. Techloop’s algorithm-based service analyses quickly and efficiently registered applicants’ online profiles and matches them with listed IT vacancies.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vettery, acquired Hired

synopsis: Two large job search and recruiting platforms are coming together, with Vettery acquiring Hired. Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches. "
target: Hired
Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details.
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closed 7/5/2016 via CNW Group

Droit-Inc, acquired Espresso-Jobs.com

synopsis: The Velan Media Group, the parent company of Droit-inc, has acquired Espresso-Jobs, one of the leading online recruitment sites specializing in employment opportunities in communication and marketing, information technologies, web, video games and VFX animation in Canada. Espresso-Jobs provides cheap recruitment visibility on an online job board.
buyer: Droit-Inc
Droit-Inc.com is the leading legal information media and legal job site in Quebec. It has nearly a million pages viewed monthly. Droit-Inc publishes news about Quebec law firms: transactions, appointments, major causes, etc. The site covers topics such as corporate finance and class actions. "
target: Espresso-Jobs.com
Espresso-Jobs.com is one of the most important job websites in marketing, communications, the Web, video games, IT and VFX in Canada. Espresso-Jobs supports SMEs by providing affordable recruitment visibility on an online job board designed with their needs in mind.
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announced 9/21/2017 via PR Newswire

51job, Inc., will acquire Lagou

synopsis: 51job, Inc, a provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Lagou Information Limited, the holding company of Beijing Lagou Network Technology Co., Ltd. Lagou operates a recruitment website focused on addressing the growing demand for technology and engineering talent in China.
buyer: 51job, Inc. (JOBS:$550.22)
51job is a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China. With a comprehensive suite of HR solutions, 51job meets the needs of enterprises and job seekers through the entire talent management cycle, from initial recruitment to employee retention and career development. "
target: Lagou
Lagou operates a recruitment website focused on addressing the growing demand for technology and engineering talent in China. The company mainly releases and integrates recruitment information for enterprises and individuals.
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closed 11/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Drop Out Club, acquired Oystir

synopsis: Drop Out Club (DOC), a networking website for doctors and scientists seeking innovative careers, has acquired Oystir, Inc., an online career resource for STEM students, post-doctoral candidates and scientific professionals.
buyer: Drop Out Club
Drop Out Club (DOC) is a networking community for doctors, scientists and other biomedical professionals who seek innovative careers outside traditional clinical and research tracks. "
target: Oystir
Oystir is an online jobs marketplace that matches candidates and employers based on highly specific skill data. Oystir, Inc., an online career resource for STEM students, post-doctoral candidates and scientific professionals.
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closed 2/11/2019 via Company Press Release

Investcorp, acquired Revature

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products announced its acquisition of a controlling stake in Revature, a leading technology talent development company. Revature offers no-cost coding immersion programs that are the first in the industry to address the growing technology skills gap.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$452.00)
Investcorp is a world-leading manager of alternative investments for select individuals and institutions. Founded in 1982 in Bahrain, they've built a global reputation for superior performance, innovation and client service. Investcorp has earned distinction through reliability and transparency. "
target: Revature
Revature offers no-cost coding immersion programs that are the first in the industry to address the growing technology skills gap. Revature’s unique model provides turn-key talent acquisition services for its Fortune 500 and consulting clients.
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closed 1/30/2008 via BusinessWire

MobileDataforce, acquired Treetop Technologies

synopsis: MobileDataforce a leading provider of business critical mobile software applications announced today it has acquired privately-held Treetop Technologies of Boise, Idaho. Financial terms were not disclosed.
buyer: MobileDataforce
MobileDataforce is a global leader in the development of enterprise class mobile software development platforms and mobile business applications for use on handheld computers, PDA phones, Tablet PCs and laptops. "
target: Treetop Technologies
Founded in 1997 in Boise, Idaho, Treetop Tech is a full service custom software development and professional staffing firm with a primary focus in developing on the Microsoft platform and mobile devices.
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closed 7/19/2007 via BusinessWire

TunaFish Enterprises, Inc, acquired Summit IT Services

synopsis: Summit IT Service’s President Lee Solomon announced that effective on July 1st, the company has been acquired in an asset sale by TunaFish Enterprises, Inc. The company will continue doing business as Summit IT Services, a leader in the IT staffing and consulting services business here in the Triangle.
buyer: TunaFish Enterprises, Inc
TunaFish Enterprises, Inc. is owned and operated out of Raleigh, NC by David Turner. Mr. Turner has worked in North Carolina for the last 20 years in executive management roles for such companies as Texas Instruments, Barco International, FormScape and Visara International. "
target: Summit IT Services
Founded in 1986, Summit started as a software development company. In 1994, Summit expanded its services to include local and wide area networking. Summit’s staff of software and network engineers implement solutions requiring every IT discipline.
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closed 6/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vaco, acquired Alluvion Staffing

synopsis: Vaco, a talent and solutions firm, has acquired Alluvion, a Jacksonville, Florida-based national talent acquisition and outsourcing firm, fueling its continued growth in the Southeast. Alluvion is a national talent acquisition and outsourcing firm headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
buyer parent: Olympus Partners
buyer: Vaco
Vaco delivers critical talent solutions to companies in the areas of consulting, project resources, executive search, direct hire and strategic staffing with expertise in numerous areas including accounting and finance, technology and operations. "
target: Alluvion Staffing
Alluvion is a national talent acquisition and outsourcing firm headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Founded in 2000 by president & CEO, David Reichard, Alluvion helps clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small-and-medium businesses meet their workforce demands.
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announced 5/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sagarsoft (India) Limited, will acquire Infoway Software

synopsis: The Board of Directors of Sagarsoft (India) Limited at their meeting held accorded its in-principle approval for proposed acquisition of 100% stake in Infoway Software (IT CATS, LLC, USA). Infoway Software is engaged in providing Information Technology consulting, staffing and specialized solutions for various clients.
buyer: Sagarsoft (India) Limited (BSE:540143:$5.73)
Sagarsoft is a value-add partner to global enterprises including Fortune 500 companies and is a name of first recall in digital transformation. Sagarsoft has ventured into niche market segments including high competition areas, proving its capability with consistency. "
target: Infoway Software
IT Cats, LLC dba Infoway Software™ is located in the business district of Middlesex County, New Jersey. They are engaged in providing Information Technology consulting, staffing and specialized solutions for various clients across multiple business sectors.
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closed 3/31/2021 via Company Press Release

PROLIM Corporation, acquired Profile 500

synopsis: PROLIM Global Corporation has acquired Profile 500 Corporation, a Chicago-based corporation that has an excellent network of IT consultants across the United States offering IT consulting services. The acquisition of Profile 500 will provide an increased opportunity to leverage the IT consultants to develop and deploy turn-key IT solutions.
buyer: PROLIM Corporation
PROLIM is a leading provider of end-to-end IoT, IT, and Product Lifecycle Management solutions for 400+ customers in Aerospace, Automotive, Healthcare, and Industrial Machinery with global operations in the USA, Canada, Europe, and India. "
target: Profile 500
Profile500 is a Chicago-based corporation that has an excellent network of IT consultants across the United States and offers direct-hire, contract-to-hire, and contract services. Profile 500 is a dynamic, innovative, and value-driven company in the recruiting industry.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

HeadFirst Group, acquired Sterksen

synopsis: HeadFirst Group, a Dutch staffing firm, has acquired Sterksen, a Netherlands-based recruitment services provider. Sterksen specializes in IT and technology recruitment. They also offer executive search and IT managed services. The company helps their clients to find talented candidates for both permanent and temporary positions.
buyer: HeadFirst Group
HeadFirst Group is a Dutch staffing firm. HeadFirst Group offers solutions for every hiring issue and guides their clients through the professional hiring process. They provide their clients with access to the entire labour market and offer them the best professionals to choose from. "
target: Sterksen
Sterksen is a Netherlands-based recruitment services provider. Sterksen specializes in IT and technology recruitment. They also offer executive search and IT managed services. The company helps their clients to find talented candidates for both permanent and temporary positions.
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closed 3/11/2021 via PR Newswire

Diversant, LLC, acquired Atrilogy Solutions Group, Inc.

synopsis: DIVERSANT, a certified minority business enterprise (MBE) and one of the largest and fastest growing IT staffing firms in the U.S., has acquired Atrilogy Solutions Group, a California-based information technology staffing services firm. This alliance of talent and resources will position DIVERSANT to expand its presence in the U.S.
buyer: Diversant, LLC
DIVERSANT is the largest African American male-owned IT staffing firm in the United States with 15 office locations. In addition to IT staffing, the firm also provides Managed Solutions. The company has 1,300 IT professionals supporting clients in 46 states nationwide. "
target: Atrilogy Solutions Group, Inc.
Atrilogy Solutions Group is a provider of information technology staffing services. Atrilogy supplies Information Technology professionals to support its clients in the execution of technology initiatives as well as with the maintenance of their existing IT systems, applications, and infrastructure.
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closed 2/24/2021 via Company Press Release

Surety Systems, Inc., acquired JAGwire group LLC

synopsis: Surety Systems, a rapidly growing ERP Services company, announced that they have acquired JAGwire Group LLC, a provider of information technology staffing solutions under the Oracle Applications umbrella, primarily in the JD Edwards market. The company is headquartered in Milford, Ohio, and services clients throughout the United States.
buyer: Surety Systems, Inc.
Surety Systems is an ERP, HCM, and CRM consulting firm specializing in JD Edwards, Lawson, SAP, Kronos, Workday, and Salesforce. Their unbiased, senior-level consultants empower internal teams to maximize the efficiency of the technology. "
target: JAGwire group LLC
The JAGwire Group is a provider of information technology staffing solutions under the Oracle Applications umbrella, primarily in the JD Edwards market. The company is headquartered in Milford, Ohio, and services clients throughout the United States.
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closed 1/5/2016 via Market Wire

Bloc.io, acquired DevBridge

synopsis: Bloc, an online education company for aspiring software developers and designers, announced it has acquired DevBridge, a career services startup focused on placing coding bootcamp graduates into web development careers.
buyer: Bloc.io
Bloc is an online education company with intensive mentor-led programs for aspiring developers and designers. Bloc combines experienced mentors and industry-vetted curriculum to offer students around the world a more accessible and effective alternative to an offline coding bootcamp. "
target: DevBridge
DevBridge is a career services startup focused on placing coding bootcamp graduates into web development careers.
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closed 4/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

Thinkful, Inc., acquired Bloc.io

synopsis: Thinkful, the school that brings high-growth tech careers to people everywhere, announced it has acquired Bloc. Bloc is an online education company with intensive mentor-led programs for aspiring developers and designers.
buyer: Thinkful, Inc.
Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. The company provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education in Web Development and Data Science."
target: Bloc.io
Bloc is an online education company with intensive mentor-led programs for aspiring developers and designers. Bloc combines experienced mentors and industry-vetted curriculum to offer students around the world a more accessible and effective alternative to an offline coding bootcamp.
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closed 1/5/2016 via Market Wire

Bloc.io, acquired DevBridge

synopsis: Bloc, an online education company for aspiring software developers and designers, announced it has acquired DevBridge, a career services startup focused on placing coding bootcamp graduates into web development careers.
buyer: Bloc.io
Bloc is an online education company with intensive mentor-led programs for aspiring developers and designers. Bloc combines experienced mentors and industry-vetted curriculum to offer students around the world a more accessible and effective alternative to an offline coding bootcamp. "
target: DevBridge
DevBridge is a career services startup focused on placing coding bootcamp graduates into web development careers.
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closed 4/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Pluralsight

synopsis: Pluralsight, Inc., the technology workforce development company, has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled business.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $73 billion in assets under management. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$375.69)
Pluralsight is the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and teams build better products by developing critical skills, improving processes, and gaining insights through data, and providing strategic skills consulting.
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announced 12/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Konrad Group, will acquire BrainStation

synopsis: Konrad Group announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire BrainStation, a leading technology education institute. Founded in 2012, BrainStation represents the future of digital education, offering courses and training programs spanning web and mobile development, user experience, user interface design, innovation and business.
buyer: Konrad Group
Konrad Group is a leading technology firm with deep capabilities in both the enterprise and consumer technology spaces. They provide strategy, design, development and application management services, with an emphasis on building compelling user experiences. "
target: BrainStation
BrainStation is a progressive educational institution that is powering the next generation of creators. BrainStation's part-time courses and workshops combine hands-on, project based learning with online content and an adaptive curriculum.
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closed 5/7/2015 via BusinessWire

SkillSoft Limited, acquired Vodeclic SAS

synopsis: Skillsoft Limited, a global leader in learning and talent management, has completed the acquisition of Vodeclic SAS, a leading provider of new generation video courses. Vodeclic is an enterprise learning solution for desktop and collaborative skills.
buyer parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP
buyer: SkillSoft Limited
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. "
target: Vodeclic SAS
Vodeclic is a cloud-based training company for desktop software, web apps and cloud services. With over 25,000 how-to videos in six languages – and 1000+ new additions each month – Vodeclic.com is an all-in-one solution designed to help users enhance their digital, internet and collaborative skills.
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announced 11/18/2020 via BusinessWire

K12, Inc., will acquire Tech Elevator

synopsis: K12 Inc., soon to be Stride, Inc., announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tech Elevator, a proven innovator in supporting individuals and companies seeking to develop in-demand coding skills and talent.
buyer: K12, Inc. (LRN:$1,154.60)
K12 Inc. takes a personalized approach to education by removing barriers to learning, reaching students where they are, and providing innovative, high-quality online and blended education solutions, curriculum, and programs to charter schools, public school districts, private schools and families. "
target: Tech Elevator
Tech Elevator is an intensive in-person and virtual live remote education provider helping individuals and companies acquire in-demand technology skills for the modern workforce. They offer a 14-week coding bootcamp and career prep program.
price ($mm)
$24
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$11
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$2
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closed 1/26/2015 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Code School

synopsis: Pluralsight, a global leader in online training for technology professionals, announced the acquisition of Code School, an online learn-to-code destination. Founded in 2011, Code School is an online learning destination for existing and aspiring developers that teaches through entertaining content.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$375.69)
Pluralsight is the leader in online learning for professional software developers, IT specialists and creative technologists. As the world’s largest curated professional development platform for professionals, the company offers instant access to more than 3,700 courses authored by top experts. "
target: Code School
Code School is an online learning destination with nearly 40 courses covering JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Ruby and iOS. Code School pairs experienced instructors with meticulously produced, high-quality content that’s been inspired by its community and network of partners.
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closed 7/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Train Simple

synopsis: Pluralsight, the global leader in online learning for technology professionals, has acquired Adobe-centric video training company Train Simple. Creative professionals and top companies like Disney, GE and DreamWorks use Train Simple to learn industry-standard software like Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro and more.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$375.69)
Pluralsight is an enterprise technology learning platform that delivers a unified, end-to-end learning experience for businesses across the globe. Through a subscription service, companies are empowered to move at the speed of technology, increasing proficiency, innovation and efficiency. "
target: Train Simple
Train Simple is an Adobe Authorized Training Center specializing in self-paced training for creatives. A subscription to Train Simple offers access to high-quality video training on all of Adobe's products and web technologies. New courses and updates are added each month to all of their members.
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closed 1/15/2013 via Reuters

TalentSprint Educational Services, acquired Axiom Academy

synopsis: TalentSprint Educational Services Pvt Ltd has acquired Axiom Academy, an institute specialising in placement training and engineering coaching. It offers a computer-based testing platform on which students can take a number of tests online and get their answers evaluated immediately.
buyer: TalentSprint Educational Services
TalentSprint is a leader in creating skilled and certified professionals for the global industry through fast track SPRINT IT programs, focusing on the Information Technology and Banking sectors. "
target: Axiom Academy
Axiom Academy offers a computer-based testing platform on which students can take a number of tests online and get their answers evaluated immediately.
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closed 12/7/2006 via Company Press Release

Knowledge Solutions (UK), Ltd., acquired Enlight

synopsis: Knowledge Solutions (UK) Ltd today announced the acquisition of over 30% of the shares of Enlight International AB (publ), a leading, publicly-traded provider of knowledge assurance solutions, for an undisclosed sum. Enlight is listed as ENLI B on the First North public stock exchange in Stockholm.
buyer: Knowledge Solutions (UK), Ltd.
Knowledge Solutions develops and markets a range of solutions designed to support business process change and the transfer, and management, of knowledge from those who know to those who need to know. "
target: Enlight
Enlight is the largest European provider of online solutions for testing and certification. Over 7 million tests have been taken in more than 60 countries in over 3000 Test Centres using Enlight's solutions, and Enlight has offices in Sweden, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.
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closed 9/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Eleven Paths, acquired iHackLabs

synopsis: ElevenPaths, a global cybersecurity company, has acquired iHackLabs, a UK-based company specialised in cybersecurity training. iHackLabs offers courses that protect businesses and accelerate careers. Their cloud-based training programs simulate real cyber threat situations, adapted to the specific needs of clients across multiple sectors.
buyer parent: Telefonica S.A.
buyer: Eleven Paths
ElevenPaths is a global cybersecurity company that supports their customers with their digital transformation process. ElevenPaths offers products and services for device security, network and application security, cloud and data security, identity access management, and online security. "
target: iHackLabs
iHackLabs is a UK-based company specialised in cybersecurity testing and training. iHackLabs offers courses that protect businesses and accelerate careers. Their cloud-based training programs simulate real cyber threat situations, adapted to the specific needs of clients across multiple sectors.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired The Defence Works

synopsis: Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity company, has acquired The Defence Works, an England-based security awareness company. The Defence Works provides GCHQ-certified security awareness training services to businesses around the world. Their bite-sized training modules covers everything from the basics to the biggest cyber battles a business can face.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: The Defence Works
The Defence Works is an England-based security awareness company. The Defence Works provides GCHQ-certified security awareness training services to businesses around the world. Their bite-sized training modules covers everything from the basics to the biggest cyber battles a business can face.
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closed 6/14/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Hexagon PPM, acquired Piping Design Online

synopsis: Hexagon’s PPM division announced its acquisition of PipingDesignOnline.com. The website offers self-paced, in-depth training for CADWorx plant design software, CAESAR II pipe stress analysis software, and PV Elite pressure vessel analysis software.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: Hexagon PPM
Hexagon PPM is the world’s leading provider of asset life cycle solutions for design, construction, and operation of industrial facilities. Their clients are empowered to visualize, build, and manage structures and facilities of all complexities. "
target: Piping Design Online
Piping Design Online is a website that offers self-paced, in-depth training for CADWorx plant design software, CAESAR II pipe stress analysis software, and PV Elite pressure vessel analysis software. More than 450,000 videos have been viewed at PipingDesignOnline.com by users in 147 countries.
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closed 11/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Avagmah, acquired AcadGild

synopsis: AEON Learning, the edtech company that offers technology to universities for their courses through its platform Avagmah, has acquired Acadgild, an online edtech startup that offers high-end tech skills to mid-career IT professionals. Acadgild offers programs on leading edge technology skills with hands-on mentorship from industry experts.
buyer: Avagmah
Avagmah is the fastest growing online education technology service provider in India. They help Universities, institutions and distance education providers make higher education more inclusive by reaching out to a broader audience. "
target: AcadGild
AcadGild offers working professionals a platform to develop ready to deploy skills in new age areas like programming, design and analytics They provide a unique hybrid education model that brings together the intensity and rigour of the classroom with the convenience of technology.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 8/6/2013 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired TrainSignal

synopsis: Developer training platform Pluralsight announced that it has acquired Chicago-based TrainSignal, the leading online training resource for serious IT professionals. Pluralsight has become a hub for software developers and IT professionals and a one-stop shop for CTOs and CIOs looking for professional, high-quality, online training.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$375.69)
Pluralsight was founded in 2004 as a classroom training company. They shifted to an online training experience, which allowed them to offer high-quality training at a low price point. They offer year-round education, with more insight, at a relaxed pace, at the exact time it is needed. "
target: TrainSignal
TrainSignal is a Chicago-based company that makes award-winning computer training for IT professionals. TrainSignal work hard every day to produce premium quality computer training designed to give IT pros in-depth knowledge, build hands-on skills and promote career advancement.
price ($mm)
$24
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2018 via BNC Analysis

UpGrad, acquired AcadView

synopsis: Online education startup UpGrad has acquired India-based job skilling platform Acadview Software Pvt. Ltd. Based in India, Acadview is solving the problem of unemployability of higher education graduates. Acadview provides a virtual internship where students are taught how to develop software.
buyer: UpGrad
UpGrad is an online higher education platform providing rigorous industry relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. Merging the latest technology, pedagogy and services, UpGrad is creating an immersive learning experience – anytime and anywhere."
target: AcadView
Based in India, Acadview is solving the problem of unemployability of higher education graduates. Acadview provides a virtual internship where students are taught how to develop software.
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announced 9/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., will acquire Thinkful, Inc.

synopsis: Chegg, Inc, the leading student-first connected learning platform, will acquire Thinkful, an online learning platform that offers professional courses directly to students. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education in Web Development and Data Science.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$445.11)
Chegg is the leading student-first connected learning platform. Chegg is the #1 provider of digital and physical textbook rental services. They allow students to rent or buy textbooks at competitive prices. The company also provides student services such as homework help, online tutoring, and more. "
target: Thinkful, Inc.
Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. The company provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education in Web Development and Data Science.
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Trilogy Education Services, acquired The Firehose Project

synopsis: Trilogy Education, a leading workforce accelerator, announced the acquisition of Firehose Project, an immersive online coding platform. The Firehose Project is an online, mentor-based software engineering program designed to help clients become professional developers.
buyer: Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world's leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Trilogy's intensive, skills-based training programs bridge regional talent gaps in coding, data analytics, UX/UI, and cybersecurity. "
target: The Firehose Project
The Firehose Project is an online, mentor-based software engineering program designed to help clients become professional developers. Firehose helps clients become web developers with 1-on-1 mentorship, real-world projects, and career support that works around their busy schedule.
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closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Academia de Código, acquired Codeplace

synopsis: Academia de Código, a company in Portugal that teaches children and young unemployed people how to code, has acquired Codeplace, a company that helps people learn web development from scratch by having them build 4 online businesses. Their online platform features over 140 video lectures and helps users learn Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, and more.
buyer: Academia de Código
Academia de Código is a company in Portugal that operates boot camps to teach children and young unemployed people how to code. Their students will experience the latest web and mobile software production techniques and accelerate their development skills by using the latest frameworks available. "
target: Codeplace
Codeplace helps people learn web development from scratch by having them build 4 online businesses in 3 months. Their online platform features over 140 video lectures and helps users learn Ruby on Rails, HTML & CSS, JavaScript, database architecture, and Bootstrap.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Thinkful, Inc., acquired Viking Code School and The Odin Project

synopsis: Thinkful, the school which provides 1-on-1 learning of web development and data science with industry experts, announced that it has acquired both the Viking Code School and The Odin Project, companies that offer online web development programs and training.
buyer: Thinkful, Inc.
Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. The company provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education in Web Development and Data Science."
target: Viking Code School and The Odin Project
Viking Education runs an intensive online web development and job placement apprenticeship program which turns talented students from all backgrounds into world class web developers. The Odin Project is an open source online curriculum for learning web development.
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announced 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

SkillSoft Limited, will acquire Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning will acquire Global Knowledge. Global Knowledge is the world's leading technology skills training provider, supporting major enterprises and tech professionals with innovative and flexible learning solutions.
buyer: SkillSoft Limited
Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning, providing the most engaging learner experience and high-quality content. Their mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for today's modern enterprise. "
target parent: Rhone Group
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the world's leading technology skills training provider, supporting major enterprises and tech professionals with innovative and flexible learning solutions, Anytime, Anyplace, and Anyhow.
price ($mm)
$233
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Rhone Group, acquired Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: MidOcean Partners has sold GK Holdings, Inc. ("Global Knowledge"), the largest worldwide corporate training company, to investment funds affiliated with Rhone Capital L.L.C. Global Knowledge is the leading global provider of IT and business skills training, educating over 200,000 corporate professionals across 22,000 class sessions each year.
buyer: Rhone Group
Rhône Group LLC is one of the world’s leading mid-market private equity firms. The company specializes in Merges and Acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalization and partnerships with particular focus on European and Trans- Atlantic investments. "
target parent: MidOcean Partners
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the world's leading IT and business skills training provider. Offering the most relevant and timely content delivered by the best instructors, they provide customers with their choice of convenient class times, delivery methods and formats to accelerate their success.
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