Like Cayuse, Inc.

announced 7/13/2017 via PR Web

Quad Partners, will acquire Cayuse, Inc.

synopsis: Quad Partners, a private equity firm focused on the education industry, will acquire Cayuse, Inc. from Evisions Inc., a provider of software solutions for the higher education industry. Cayuse provides fully integrated proposal, award and compliance solutions for universities, healthcare and research institutes, and small research organizations.
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 parent: Evisions Inc.
target: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse provides cloud-based solutions for universities, healthcare and research institutes, and small research organizations. They provide fully integrated proposal, award and compliance solutions that streamline sponsored project life-cycle management from proposal to award to close-out.
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closed 1/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Cayuse, LLC, acquired Haplo

synopsis: Cayuse, provider of the market-leading research administration cloud platform, announced the acquisition of Haplo, one of the leading research information management solutions in the UK and a growing customer base in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: Primus Capital
buyer: Cayuse, LLC
Cayuse provides an integrated, cloud-native research administration suite that improves collaboration between researchers and administrators, while bringing the needed reporting to every stage of the research lifecycle, including pre-award, post-award, compliance, and facility management. "
target: Haplo
Haplo is one of the leading research information management solutions in the UK and a growing customer base in Australia and New Zealand. They provide Research Management solutions to universities and research institutions worldwide.
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closed 11/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Shore Group Associates, acquired LabSpot

synopsis: Shore Group Associates has acquired LabSpot and Greensight Data. LabSpot is the first ever comprehensive software for designing, managing, tracking, and assessing a school's scholarly projects curriculum. Their product, ResearchConnection.com is a centralized, searchable database of researcher profiles from across over 30 schools.
buyer parent: ClearPoint Investment Partners
buyer: Shore Group Associates
Shore is a leading data solutions provider to top-tier financial services, healthcare companies, and educational institutions, solving some of their most complex data challenges. Shore enables businesses to efficiently extract and enrich critical information and improve key decision making. "
target: LabSpot
LabSpot is the first ever comprehensive software for designing, managing, tracking, and assessing a school's scholarly projects curriculum. Their product, ResearchConnection.com is a centralized, searchable database of researcher profiles from across over 30 schools.
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closed 1/17/2012 via PR Newswire

Evisions Inc., acquired Cayuse, Inc.

synopsis: Evisions is acquiring Cayuse, Inc. to consolidate two leaders in higher education software solutions. This win-win move unites Evisions' enterprise reporting, form management, data transformation and payment processing solutions with Cayuse's web-based solutions for research management.
buyer: Evisions Inc.
Evisions, Inc. is a leading provider of software solutions to higher education institutions throughout the world. Evisions, with over 800 higher education clients, offers industry-leading solutions for enterprise reporting, form management, data transformations and payment processing. "
target: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse, Inc. is the creator of Cayuse 424, the leading web-based software solution that powers the collaborative grant proposal development for over 100 higher education and private research customers.
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closed 1/12/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Interfolio, Inc., acquired Data180

synopsis: Interfolio, a pioneer in tech solutions for faculty hiring, promotion, & tenure, announced its acquisition of DATA180, a leader in tools for faculty-activity reporting. The joining of companies with a shared “faculty first” ethos & complementary services brings unparalleled value to a segment of higher education whose needs have been overlooked.
buyer: Interfolio, Inc.
Founded in 1999, Interfolio is a pioneer in faculty-focused workflow technology. Their product, ByCommittee provides a platform for analytics and business intelligence to help universities make informed, strategic decisions about recruitment, tenure, & professional service. "
target: Data180
Founded in 2002, DATA180 provides the most-advanced technology to help faculty harness the voluminous and varied activity data – from research publications to program evaluations – that must be reported regularly to administrators for internal reviews, compliance and accreditation, among other uses.
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closed 1/8/2013 via PR Newswire

The WIRB-Copernicus Group, acquired IRBNet

synopsis: Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in middle market healthcare and specialty industrial companies, announced the acquisition by its portfolio company, The WIRB-Copernicus Group, of Research Dataware, LLC, software developer and provider of IRBNet, the leading software application supporting institutional review boards.
buyer parent: Arsenal Capital Partners
buyer: The WIRB-Copernicus Group
With more than 60 years of combined experience reviewing research protocols and study-related information, it is the mission of The WIRB-Copernicus Group to meet the highest standards of ethics and science, and to ensure the safety and welfare of subjects worldwide. "
target: IRBNet
IRBNet offers the world's leading and most widely used electronic solution for managing research compliance for institutions of any size, with more than 1,600 large, medium and small research institutions, boards and research sites registered on the National Research Network®.
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closed 12/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Total Specific Solutions, acquired Alcuin

synopsis: Total Specific Solutions, a Dutch provider of IT business solutions, has acquired Alcuin, a French provider of Training Management Systems and Human Capital Management solutions. Alcuin offers a web-based HR suite that provides valuable solutions for human capital management. They also offer ERP solutions for higher education and training centers.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Total Specific Solutions
Total Specific Solutions is a Dutch provider of IT business solutions and consists of independent business units that deliver products and services to their specific vertical market segments. This market expertise is based on decades of experience. TSS is part of Constellation Software Inc. "
target: Alcuin
Alcuin is a French provider of Training Management Systems (TMS) and Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions. Alcuin offers a web-based HR suite that provides valuable solutions for human capital management. They also offer ERP solutions for higher education and training centers.
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closed 2/28/2020 via BusinessWire

Veritas Capital, acquired Campus Management Corp.

synopsis: An affiliate of Veritas Capital has acquired Campus Management and Edcentric from Leeds Equity Partners. Campus Management is a leading provider of cloud-based solutions and services that transform higher education institutions. Edcentric is the leading provider of institutional effectiveness software to over 1,400 education institutions.
buyer: Veritas Capital
Veritas Capital is a leading private equity firm that invests in companies that provide critical products and services, primarily technology and technology-enabled solutions, to government and commercial customers worldwide. "
target parent: Leeds Equity Partners
target: Campus Management Corp.
Campus Management is a leading provider of cloud-based SIS, CRM and ERP solutions and services that transform higher education institutions. Edcentric is the leading provider of institutional effectiveness software to over 1,400 education institutions.
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closed 7/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ray Biztech, acquired QuickEdmin

synopsis: Information technology (IT) services provider Ray Business Technologies Pvt. Ltd has bought QuickEdmin from software development firm LastMile IT Systems Pvt. Ltd. QuickEdmin is a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool which allows educational institutions to manage all back-office operations seamlessly.
buyer: Ray Biztech
Ray Business Technologies Private Limited is a Global Information Technology (IT) Services and Solutions company. They provide cutting-edge IT Solutions to Enterprises worldwide, enabling them to utilize available resources effectively and manage the operations. "
target parent: LastMile IT Systems Pvt. Ltd
target: QuickEdmin
QuickEdmin is a cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) tool which allows educational institutions to manage all back-office operations seamlessly.
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closed 4/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

CoCubes.com, acquired Edcited.com

synopsis: CoCubes.com has acquired a majority stake in Edcited.com, a provider of cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) tools for educational institutions like schools, colleges, and coaching classes. It gives real time updates about students to parents, delivers curriculum, and also helps in managing operations.
buyer: CoCubes.com
CoCubes.com is India's largest assessment and campus hiring platform. They work with 450+ corporate across fresher's and lateral's, 2600+ colleges, and 1 million+ students through our platform running > 500,000 assessments each year in 250+ cities. "
target: Edcited.com
Edcited.com is a leading provider of ERP solutions globally. They offer a cloud based, Software as a Service (SAAS) platform that provides Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions to educational institutes.
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announced 5/13/2019 via PE Hub

RLDatix, will acquire iContracts, Inc

synopsis: RLDatix, a patient safety software platform based in the UK and Canada, has agreed to acquire iContracts, a Bridgewater, New Jersey-based provider of contract, policy and revenue management solutions to the healthcare and life sciences industries.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: RLDatix
RLDatix is a driving force for innovation in patient safety. Bringing together the best of RL Solutions and Datix, RLDatix is the world’s largest software company focused exclusively on patient safety, with more than 3,000 customers in 19 countries around the globe. "
target parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
target: iContracts, Inc
iContracts is a leading cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of contract management and compliance solutions for healthcare, education and industrial customers.
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closed 11/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Frontline Education, acquired SuccessEd

synopsis: Frontline Education, a leading provider of school administration software for the K-12 education community, has acquired SuccessEd, a K-12 software provider. SuccessEd helps educators track compliance and services provided to students in special education, Section 504, Dyslexia, RtI, Medicaid, and ELL.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Frontline Education
Frontline Education is the leading provider of school administration software, empowering strategic K-12 leaders with the right tools, data and insights to proactively manage human capital, business operations and special education. "
target: SuccessEd
SuccessEd is an innovative educational software provider that puts time-saving data management tools in the hands of educators. SuccessEd helps educators track compliance and services provided to students in special education, Section 504, Dyslexia, RtI, Medicaid, and ELL.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Ascend Learning, acquired E*Value

synopsis: Ascend Learning, a leading provider of technology-based educational solutions for healthcare and other vocational industries, has acquired Advanced Informatics, a software company helping healthcare education programs more efficiently manage the clinical education experience of their students through its E*Value solutions.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Ascend Learning
Ascend Learning is a leading provider of technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for healthcare and other vocational industries, and specializes in delivering higher-performance results for students and professionals. "
target: E*Value
Advanced Informatics is a software company helping healthcare education programs more efficiently manage the clinical education experience of their students. Through its E*Value® software, the company helps its clients manage class schedules, evaluations, outcomes measurement, etc.
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closed 4/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Pathway Vet Alliance, acquired Vetspire

synopsis: Pathway Vet Alliance, a leading veterinary management group serving pets and their parents at more than 400 locations throughout the U.S., has acquired Vetspire, an artificial intelligence veterinary medical record and practice management platform. Vetspire’s software is designed to ease the burden for veterinarians and veterinary professionals.
buyer: Pathway Vet Alliance
Pathway Vet Alliance is an industry leading veterinary management group serving pets and their parents throughout the U.S. Pathway provides practices with operational support, tools and resources and take an active role in fueling their success. "
target: Vetspire
Vetspire is an Artificial Intelligence driven veterinary medical records and practice management platform. Vetspire impacts every aspect of patient care, from AI assistance in the exam room to managing client communications and clinical analytics.
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closed 8/11/2015 via BusinessWire

Jenzabar, Inc., acquired SONISWEB

synopsis: Jenzabar Inc., a leading provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announced that it has acquired RJM Systems, Inc., developer of SONISWEB. The company is a provider of state-of-the-art systems developed exclusively to meet administrative needs of colleges and universities.
buyer: Jenzabar, Inc.
Jenzabar, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise software, strategies, and services developed exclusively for higher education. The company offers integrated, innovative solutions to advance the goals of academic and administrative offices across the campus and throughout the student lifecycle. "
target: SONISWEB
RJM Systems, Inc., developer of SONISWEB, provide the highest quality in information management systems and services to meet the demand of higher educational institutions.
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announced 1/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Rustici Software

synopsis: LTG has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Rustici Software LLC, the global market leader in digital learning interoperability. Rustici has been instrumental in the support and development of the universal technical standards for the e-learning software industry.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$183.05)
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) has been created with the purpose of building a market leading business of substance and scale within the exciting and fast-growing learning technologies sector. "
target: Rustici Software
Rustici has been instrumental in the support and development of the universal technical standards for the e-learning software industry.
price ($mm)
$26
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$7
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$3
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announced 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

Adapt IT Holdings Limited, will acquire Wisenet Information Systems

synopsis: Adapt IT is acquiring Australia’s Wisenet Group and Wisenet SG. Wisenet provides SaaS learning relationship management system to vocational training institutions. The Wisenet Group was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Melbourne, with regional offices in New Zealand and Singapore.
buyer: Adapt IT Holdings Limited (JSE:ADI:$97.24)
Based in South Africa, Adapt IT provides a variety of specialized turnkey IT solutions and services to the Education, Financial Services and Mining & Manufacturing sectors. Its services and solutions span the IT life-cycle from consulting and application design through to delivery and support. "
target: Wisenet Information Systems
Based in Australia, Wisenet provides a Software as a Service Learning Relationship Management System (Student Lifecycle Management and Compliance) to vocational training institutions called Registered Training Organisations.
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closed 10/23/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Serenic Software, acquired K12 Enterprise

synopsis: Sylogist Ltd., a provider of enterprise information management solutions, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Serenic Software Inc., has acquired the assets of K12 Enterprise (K12E) and Sunpac Systems (Sunpac), both providers of ERP solutions to the kindergarten to grade 12 local education authorities marketplace in the United States.
buyer parent: Sylogist Ltd.
buyer: Serenic Software (US:SENCF:$0.00)
Serenic Software is an industry-leading publisher of mission-critical software products that satisfy the unique and sophisticated functionality requirements of nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and public sector agencies. "
target parent: Jitasa
target: K12 Enterprise
K12 Enterprise offers a complete, scalable SaaS financial/HR/Analytics solution built on their proven Navigator ERP with Microsoft Dynamics at its core. Sunpac, a legacy solution provider, is the largest supplier of large, local education authority solutions in North Carolina.
price ($mm)
$3.52
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$3
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$2
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2.2x
announced 12/7/2016 via Company Press Release

PowerSchool Group LLC, will acquire SunGard K-12

synopsis: PowerSchool, the leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the SunGard K-12 business from FIS. A leading provider of school administrative software solutions, SunGard K-12 offers cloud-enabled enterprise resource planning and regional student information system software.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: PowerSchool Group LLC
PowerSchool is the #1 leading education technology platform for K-12. They provide secure and compliant online solutions, including registration and school choice, student information systems, learning management and classroom collaboration, assessment, analytics, and special education management. "
target parent: Fidelity National Financial
target: SunGard K-12
SunGard K-12 is the leading provider of school administrative software solutions that enhance district performance. Their solutions provide support for student information management, assessment development and analysis, curriculum mapping, special education, and financial and HR management.
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closed 6/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Juniper Education, acquired Pupil Asset

synopsis: Juniper Education, a comprehensive education support service in the UK, has acquired Pupil Asset, a UK-based school management information system (MIS) and pupil analytics provider. Pupil Asset's cloud-based MIS software provides primary and secondary schools with the tools they need to run and make sense of their school.
buyer parent: Horizon Capital LLP
buyer: Juniper Education
UK-based Juniper Education (EES for Schools) is a leading provider of software, training and professional services to the education sector which enhance the effectiveness of schools. Its products include Target Tracker assessment and pupil progress monitoring software, and professional training. "
target: Pupil Asset
Pupil Asset is a UK-based school management information system (MIS) and pupil analytics provider. Pupil Asset's cloud-based MIS software provides primary and secondary schools with the tools they need to run and make sense of their school, enabling effective leadership and informed decision making.
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closed 1/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Cayuse, LLC, acquired Haplo

synopsis: Cayuse, provider of the market-leading research administration cloud platform, announced the acquisition of Haplo, one of the leading research information management solutions in the UK and a growing customer base in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: Primus Capital
buyer: Cayuse, LLC
Cayuse provides an integrated, cloud-native research administration suite that improves collaboration between researchers and administrators, while bringing the needed reporting to every stage of the research lifecycle, including pre-award, post-award, compliance, and facility management. "
target: Haplo
Haplo is one of the leading research information management solutions in the UK and a growing customer base in Australia and New Zealand. They provide Research Management solutions to universities and research institutions worldwide.
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closed 4/5/2018 via PR Web

Cayuse, Inc., acquired IT Works, Inc.

synopsis: Cayuse, a leader in research administration software for universities, hospitals, and research organizations, has acquired IT Works, providers of Grant Management, Grant Accounting, Grant Financials, and Effort Certification software. IT Works' products include Department Manager, Research Administrator and College Administrator.
buyer parent: Quad Partners
buyer: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse provides an expanding product suite that simplifies growing and preserving the research funding, rankings and reputations of universities, research hospitals, and research institutes. They are recognized for providing investigators and research administrators with the most efficient software."
target: IT Works, Inc.
IT Works offers solutions that address the different facets of grant and research management and has released products designed for administrators in colleges, universities, independent research institutes, and research hospitals. Their products include Department Manager and College Administrator.
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closed 3/1/2018 via PE Hub

Cayuse, Inc., acquired ProcessPathways

synopsis: Cayuse, a leader in research administration software for universities, hospitals and research organizations, has acquired ProcessPathways, Canada’s leading research administration software company. ProcessPathways’ ROMEO suite has been rapidly adopted by research offices across Canada. Their products serve universities and health institutions.
buyer parent: Quad Partners
buyer: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse provides an expanding product suite that simplifies growing and preserving the research funding, rankings and reputations of universities, research hospitals and research institutes. Cayuse provides investigators and research administrators with the easiest-to-use and most efficient software."
target: ProcessPathways
ProcessPathways is the market leader in providing research administration systems for universities, colleges, and health institutions in Canada. ProcessPathways’ ROMEO suite has been rapidly adopted by research offices across Canada. Their products serve universities and health institutions.
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announced 7/13/2017 via PR Web

Quad Partners, will acquire Cayuse, Inc.

synopsis: Quad Partners, a private equity firm focused on the education industry, will acquire Cayuse, Inc. from Evisions Inc., a provider of software solutions for the higher education industry. Cayuse provides fully integrated proposal, award and compliance solutions for universities, healthcare and research institutes, and small research organizations.
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 parent: Evisions Inc.
target: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse provides cloud-based solutions for universities, healthcare and research institutes, and small research organizations. They provide fully integrated proposal, award and compliance solutions that streamline sponsored project life-cycle management from proposal to award to close-out.
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closed 1/17/2012 via PR Newswire

Evisions Inc., acquired Cayuse, Inc.

synopsis: Evisions is acquiring Cayuse, Inc. to consolidate two leaders in higher education software solutions. This win-win move unites Evisions' enterprise reporting, form management, data transformation and payment processing solutions with Cayuse's web-based solutions for research management.
buyer: Evisions Inc.
Evisions, Inc. is a leading provider of software solutions to higher education institutions throughout the world. Evisions, with over 800 higher education clients, offers industry-leading solutions for enterprise reporting, form management, data transformations and payment processing. "
target: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse, Inc. is the creator of Cayuse 424, the leading web-based software solution that powers the collaborative grant proposal development for over 100 higher education and private research customers.
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closed 3/11/2021 via BusinessWire

finalsite, acquired SchoolAdmin

synopsis: Finalsite, a global leader in digital communications, website development, and online marketing for private and public schools, has acquired SchoolAdmin, a leading K-12 Enrollment Management System and developer of proprietary tools designed to help schools seamlessly manage admissions, enrollment, and tuition billing processes.
buyer parent: Bridge Growth Partners, LLC
buyer: finalsite
Finalsite is the preferred website, communications, and marketing platform of 6,000+ schools and universities in 108 countries around the world. Finalsite's products and services transform how schools engage with community members, recruit students and staff, and fundraise. "
target parent: Quad Partners
target: SchoolAdmin
SchoolAdmin’s enrollment management platform includes a robust suite of integrated admissions, enrollment, retention, and billing tools custom-built for private and independent schools. Their software helps schools build stronger relationships and more successful enrollment management strategies.
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closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

Streamline Brands, acquired Saf-T-Swim

synopsis: Streamline Brands, the leading franchisor and manager of swim schools in the world, has acquired Saf-T-Swim, a leading swim school in Long Island, New York. Saf-T-Swim offers unique and fun programs for all ages, from infants to seniors. Saf-T-Swim provides students with a safe, attentive, fun environment to learn lifelong swimming skills.
buyer parent: Quad Partners
buyer: Streamline Brands
Streamline Brands is the industry's largest franchisor of swim schools. Streamline Brands and its franchisees operate schools in 22 states today under three brands: SafeSplash Swim School, Swimtastic Swim School and SwimLabs Swim School. Their swim schools help children to become water safe. "
target: Saf-T-Swim
Saf-T-Swim is a leading swim school in Long Island, New York. Saf-T-Swim offers unique and fun programs for all ages, from infants to seniors. Saf-T-Swim is committed to providing every student with a safe, attentive, fun environment to learn lifelong swimming skills.
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announced 2/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Quad Partners, will acquire SchoolAdmin

synopsis: SchoolAdmin, a leading provider of admissions and enrollment software for K-12 schools, announced that Quad Partners, a private equity firm, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in SchoolAdmin.
buyer: Quad Partners
Quad Partners is a private equity firm committed to creating long-term value by investing in and building high-quality education companies. Founded in 2000 by Lincoln Frank and Daniel Neuwirth, Quad has managed approximately $800 million over its history. "
target: SchoolAdmin
Founded in 2009, SchoolAdmin set out to develop solutions to enable and empower K-12 admissions teams worldwide. They offer software modules and services that help schools manage their recruitment, admissions, enrollment and tuition billing processes with configurable, easy-to-use technology.
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closed 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

ManageBac, acquired Rubicon International

synopsis: Faria Education Group Limited through its wholly owned subsidiary ManageBac, has acquired Rubicon, the provider of Atlas curriculum management. Atlas curriculum management is the leading curriculum management platform for k12 schools across the globe.
buyer parent: Faria Education Group
buyer: ManageBac
ManageBac provides a Curriculum First Learning Platform for the world's leading international schools that was first founded to transition schools off paper. They deliver efficient affordable software with long-term, great service. "
target parent: Quad Partners
target: Rubicon International
Rubicon is the creator of Atlas curriculum management which is the leading curriculum management platform for k12 schools across the globe. They offer educator-led professional development workshops and summits as well as curriculum audits and on-site trainings.
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closed 4/5/2018 via PR Web

Cayuse, Inc., acquired IT Works, Inc.

synopsis: Cayuse, a leader in research administration software for universities, hospitals, and research organizations, has acquired IT Works, providers of Grant Management, Grant Accounting, Grant Financials, and Effort Certification software. IT Works' products include Department Manager, Research Administrator and College Administrator.
buyer parent: Quad Partners
buyer: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse provides an expanding product suite that simplifies growing and preserving the research funding, rankings and reputations of universities, research hospitals, and research institutes. They are recognized for providing investigators and research administrators with the most efficient software."
target: IT Works, Inc.
IT Works offers solutions that address the different facets of grant and research management and has released products designed for administrators in colleges, universities, independent research institutes, and research hospitals. Their products include Department Manager and College Administrator.
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closed 3/1/2018 via PE Hub

Cayuse, Inc., acquired ProcessPathways

synopsis: Cayuse, a leader in research administration software for universities, hospitals and research organizations, has acquired ProcessPathways, Canada’s leading research administration software company. ProcessPathways’ ROMEO suite has been rapidly adopted by research offices across Canada. Their products serve universities and health institutions.
buyer parent: Quad Partners
buyer: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse provides an expanding product suite that simplifies growing and preserving the research funding, rankings and reputations of universities, research hospitals and research institutes. Cayuse provides investigators and research administrators with the easiest-to-use and most efficient software."
target: ProcessPathways
ProcessPathways is the market leader in providing research administration systems for universities, colleges, and health institutions in Canada. ProcessPathways’ ROMEO suite has been rapidly adopted by research offices across Canada. Their products serve universities and health institutions.
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announced 7/13/2017 via PR Web

Quad Partners, will acquire Cayuse, Inc.

synopsis: Quad Partners, a private equity firm focused on the education industry, will acquire Cayuse, Inc. from Evisions Inc., a provider of software solutions for the higher education industry. Cayuse provides fully integrated proposal, award and compliance solutions for universities, healthcare and research institutes, and small research organizations.
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 parent: Evisions Inc.
target: Cayuse, Inc.
Cayuse provides cloud-based solutions for universities, healthcare and research institutes, and small research organizations. They provide fully integrated proposal, award and compliance solutions that streamline sponsored project life-cycle management from proposal to award to close-out.
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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 8/21/2014 via Market Wire

Noel-Levitz, Inc. merged with RuffaloCODY,

synopsis: RuffaloCODY announced the acquisition of Noel-Levitz. Noel-Levitz is a nationally recognized consulting firm specializing in higher education strategic enrollment planning, student marketing and recruitment, financial aid, student retention, and market research. RuffaloCODY is the leading provider of enrollment management and fundraising services.
buyer: RuffaloCODY
RuffaloCODY is the leading provider of enrollment management and fundraising services and specializes in strategic oversight, outreach, and engagement services and software platforms all designed to foster the organizational/constituent relationship. "
target parent: Quad Partners
target: Noel-Levitz, Inc.
A trusted partner to higher education, Noel-Levitz helps campuses and systems reach and exceed their goals for enrollment, marketing, and student success. During our 30-year history, more than 1,800 campuses have invited Noel-Levitz to collaborate with them.
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closed 5/31/2006 via

Pearson Education, acquired Chancery Software, Ltd.

synopsis: Pearson, the world's leading education company, announced the acquisition of Chancery Software Ltd., a leading provider of student information systems (SIS) in the K-12 US school market.
buyer parent: Pearson plc
buyer: Pearson Education
Educating 100 million people worldwide, Pearson Education is the global leader in integrated education publishing. "
target parent: Quad Partners
target: Chancery Software, Ltd.
Chancery Software is one of the leading providers of Student Information Systems for K-12 schools, districts, classrooms, and homes. Chancery solutions offer accurate real-time information on more than thirteen million students to one million educators every day.
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closed 2/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Gemini Investors, LLC, Quad Ventures, acquired Dorsey Schools

synopsis: Dorsey Schools, founded in Detroit in 1934 and owned by Dennis and Sandra Stockemer since 1985, was recently sold to two private investment companies. The Stockemers sold Dorsey Schools, consisting of four campuses in Madison Heights, Roseville, Southgate and Wayne, to Quad Ventures, New York, NY and Gemini Investors, Wellesley, MA.
buyer: Gemini Investors, LLC
buyer: Quad Ventures
Gemini Investors and its predecessor entity have been making investments in middle market companies since 1993. The firm has invested in over 50 middle market companies since 1995. "
target: Dorsey Schools
Dorsey Schools, founded in Detroit in 1934, consists of four campuses in Madison Heights, Roseville, Southgate and Wayne. Dorsey Schools is one of the area's oldest postsecondary career training institutions offering business, computer, legal and healthcare curriculum.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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