Like Schlicher-Kratz Institute

closed 6/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Polley Associates School of Real Estate, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Polley Associates School of Real Estate in Newtown Square, Pa., has acquired the Schlicher-Kratz Institute from Ohio-based Hondros Education Group. Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training.
buyer: Polley Associates School of Real Estate
Polley Associates has been teaching students how to be successful in real estate since 1971. For more than 40 years, Polley Associates has been one of the most successful real estate schools in the United States. "
target parent: Hondros Education Group
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Hondros Education Group, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Hondros Education Group, proudly announced that it has acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute, a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
buyer: Hondros Education Group
Hondros Education Group consists of leading real estate education companies that focus on classroom and online delivery as well as exam prep and textbooks. Hondros offers real-world career training to the adult learner through an engaging and highly relevant educational experience. "
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/27/2010 via BusinessWire

Kaplan Professional, acquired J.Y. Monk

synopsis: Kaplan Real Estate Education announced the acquisition of J.Y. Monk, the leading provider of real estate licensing and continuing education in North Carolina.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan Professional
Through live and online instruction, Kaplan Professional helps busy professionals obtain in-demand certifications and designations that enable them to advance and succeed in their careers in various industries. "
target: J.Y. Monk
Founded in 1975, J.Y. Monk offers broker pre-licensing and post-licensing courses, exam prep courses, continuing education courses and Broker-In-Charge Annual Review (BICAR) courses. J.Y. Monk delivers education to 36 classroom locations throughout the state and has served over 180,000 students.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

WebCE, acquired RealEstateCE.com

synopsis: WebCE®, the leader in online continuing education (CE) and license exam prep announces an expansion into the online real estate continuing education marketplace with the acquisition of real estate CE company, RealEstateCE.com. The acquisition allows WebCE to offer online real estate CE courses in 34 states.
buyer parent: International Risk Management Institute
buyer: WebCE
WebCE is an online education company based in Dallas, TX, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Risk Management Institute. Founded in 1997, WebCE has delivered millions of online continuing education, exam prep and training courses to professionals nationwide. "
target: RealEstateCE.com
RealEstateCE.com is a Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) provider, currently accedited in 33 states. Their online CE courses are highly cost-competitive and formatted to work seamlessly on Desktop and Mobile devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired BrightPath Education Services LLC

synopsis: Colibri Group, an education company with leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, is pleased to announce that the company has acquired BrightPath Education Services, a provider of qualifying education (QE) and continuing education (CE) for appraisal and real estate in North Carolina.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target: BrightPath Education Services LLC
BrightPath Education Services provides high quality education to those in the appraisal and real estate professions by offering the best online and live in-person classes in North Carolina. The company offers continuing education classes to help brokers and appraisers maintain their licensure.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2013 via PR Web

Greybull Stewardship, acquired Real Estate Institute

synopsis: Greybull Stewardship announces the acquisition of Real Estate Institute and its sister company, Bookmark Education. Real Estate Institute has been a leader in Illinois providing high quality online, classroom, and independent study programs for professional licensees.
buyer: Greybull Stewardship
Greybull Stewardship is an investment fund. It is building a portfolio of outstanding businesses and managers; providing stable and non-distracting ownership; and allowing the financial performance and competitive advantages of those businesses to grow over time. "
target: Real Estate Institute
Real Estate Institute offers online, classroom, and independent study programs for professional licensees in real estate, insurance, mortgage brokerage and lending, law and accounting professionals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/20/2013 via PR Web

Indecomm Global Services, acquired Mortgage U, Inc.

synopsis: Indecomm Global Services, a leader in business process outsourcing and learning solutions, has acquired the assets of Mortgage U, Inc., a recognized leader in mortgage training. The acquisition will allow Indecomm to expand its learning and mortgage training offerings as well as its total compliance support and consulting.
buyer: Indecomm Global Services
Indecomm Global Services offers consulting, outsourcing, learning, and technology solutions Its title and settlement services platform-based solutions include title search and typing through iTitleHub™, post-closing through Dynamic Doc Hub™, and eRecording through InteleDoc Direct™ . "
target: Mortgage U, Inc.
Mortgage U, Inc. is a recognized leader in mortgage training. Mortgage U's Health Check enables companies to measure and monitor their policies and procedures. Mortgage U also offers state-of-the-art policy and procedure manuals, which have become industry standards.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/20/2013 via BusinessWire

NewDay USA, acquired Abacus Mortgage Training and Education

synopsis: Chrysalis Holdings, LLC has acquired the intellectual assets of Abacus Mortgage Training and Education, a privately held company that is a leading provider of NMLS-approved loan officer training and education for mortgage originators. The company will join NewDay USA.
buyer parent: Chrysalis Holdings, LLC
buyer: NewDay USA
NewDay USA is a nationwide VA, FHA and reverse mortgage lender. The company focuses on helping active military personnel, veterans and their families, and the nation’s seniors achieve their financial and housing goals. "
target: Abacus Mortgage Training and Education
Abacus Mortgage Training & Education has established a reputation for exciting and cutting edge education and training that will keep mortgage originators up to date with regulatory changes and vital sales strategies to help guide them to success in the new era of lending.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/12/2008 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired TrainingPro

synopsis: The Riverside Company has completed its latest training company acquisition: TrainingPro, a leader in mortgage pre-licensing and continuing-education services for mortgage professionals. TrainingPro now becomes an add-on acquisition to TrainCo, Riverside’s holding company for multi-industry professional training providers.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is the largest global private equity firm focused on the smaller end of the middle market and is one of the industry's most experienced leveraged buyout investors. Riverside specializes in investing in companies with enterprise values of less than $150 million. "
target: TrainingPro
TrainingPro is committed to providing superior educational programs and services to mortgage professionals nationwide. TrainingPro’s powerful training platform has been strategically developed using proven innovative technology to provide cutting-edge training programs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/18/2006 via Company Press Release

United Communications Group L.P., acquired LoanToolbox

synopsis: UCG, one of the nation's leading providers of business information, tools and guidance for over two million professionals worldwide, has acquired LoanToolbox, a fast-growing provider of educational and marketing tools for mortgage originators.
buyer: United Communications Group L.P.
Based in Rockville, MD, UCG produces hundreds of products to the various industries it serves. UCG has 1,000 employees in seven states. The privately held company was recently named by Washingtonian Magazine as one of the great places to work in the nation's Capital. "
target: LoanToolbox
LoanToolbox is the leading provider of training and marketing solutions for the Mortgage Loan industry. LoanToolbox’s exclusive online community offers an Internet-based solution that combines interactive content aligned with the business needs and objectives.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Gold Coast School of Real Estate, acquired IFREC Schools of Real Estate

synopsis: Gold Coast Schools, one of the country’s largest providers of traditional classroom and distance learning in the fields of real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance and construction education, has acquired IFREC Schools of Real Estate, a leading provider of classroom and distance education for real estate professionals headquartered in Orlando.
buyer: Gold Coast School of Real Estate
Gold Coast began operations in 1970 as a real estate school with a single location and has since grown into one of the country’s largest providers of classroom and distance learning in the fields of real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance, CAM and construction education. "
target: IFREC Schools of Real Estate
IFREC Schools of Real Estate is a leading provider of classroom and distance education for real estate professionals headquartered in Orlando. They offer classes for real estate agents and brokers, community association managers, mortgage loan originators, appraisers and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired REEPCO

synopsis: Yardi Systems announced the acquisition of Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company Inc. (REEPCO). REEPCO owns and operates InternetCrusade® (IC), a national technology training organization for real estate professionals, and RealTown®, the industry’s oldest online real estate community.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems has been committed to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software for nearly 30 years. The Yardi Voyager™ system is the most comprehensive single real estate management platform on the market today. "
target: REEPCO
Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company Inc. (REEPCO) owns and operates the oldest online real estate community, RealTown, and is recognized for its national broker and agent training infrastructure, having delivered more than 3,600 live technology training programs in the U.S. and Canada.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/20/2009 via Market Wire

360training.com, acquired Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

synopsis: 360training.com announced that it has completed the acquisition of Americas Best Distance Education Corporation (Ambest). Founded in 1997 and based in Port Angeles, Washington, Ambest provides real estate license and continuing education courses to real estate professionals nationwide.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: Americas Best Distance Education Corporation
In 1999, Americas Best Distance Education became the third-ever ARELLO certified provider of distance education courses. In the ensuing 9 years they have received more than 75 ARELLO certifications for Prelicense, Post License and Continuing Education courses for the real estate industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/20/2013 via PR Web

Realty Continuing Education merged with Hondros College,

synopsis: Hondros College of Business, an institution of higher learning, and Realty Continuing Education, a continuing education provider of the real estate industry, announced they have signed a merger agreement.
buyer: Hondros College
Hondros College of Business is an institution of higher learning and is approved by the State Board of Career Colleges & Schools. For more than 40 years, Hondros College of Business has been helping individuals find, enter and succeed in a new career. "
target: Realty Continuing Education
Realty Continuing Education has been a continuing education provider across the state of Ohio and has built a strong reputation and relationship with real estate licensees.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Real Pro Systems, LLC, acquired Real Estate Masters Guild

synopsis: Real Pro Systems (RPS), the real estate industry’s leading website and internet marketing solution provider for agents and brokerages, announced that it has acquired Real Estate Masters Guild, the independent source for real estate agent education, coaching, networking and support.
buyer: Real Pro Systems, LLC
Real Pro Systems is the real estate industry’s leading website and internet marketing solution provider for agents and brokerages. Its websites and internet marketing solutions feature the latest technology serving the needs of individual agents, teams and brokerages. "
target: Real Estate Masters Guild
Real Estate Masters Guild (REMG) is the independent source for real estate agent education, coaching, networking and support. REMG's services include agent coaching, educational programs, online services, and two national conventions per year.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2008 via BusinessWire

Moody's Corporation, acquired Enb Consulting Limited

synopsis: Moody’s Analytics, a unit of Moody’s Corporation, announced that it has acquired Enb Consulting Limited, a UK-based provider of training services for the financial markets, including technical and soft-skills programs for banking and capital markets professionals. Enb will be integrated into Moody’s Analytics Training Services.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's Corporation is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, a leading provider of credit ratings, research and analysis covering debt instruments and securities in the global capital markets, Moody's Economy.com, a provider of economic research and data services and Moody's KMV. "
target: Enb Consulting Limited
Enb Consulting’s team of highly experienced banking professionals deliver training and consulting to all levels of bankers, inspiring growth in individuals, teams and the bank’s business.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA, acquired Barchen

synopsis: The Lefebvre Sarrut group, a French leader in the legal and tax knowledge market, strengthens its offer in the training sector with a new acquisition of Bärchen, an independent French training organization specialized in training for companies, banks, management companies, market operators and insurers.
buyer: Editions Lefebvre Sarrut SA
Editions Lefebvre Sarrut is a French group that provides professional publishing and training to legal and tax professionals. Their training entities are composed of 150 employees, trainers, computer staff, commercial, marketing and support teams. "
target: Barchen
France-based Bärchen is an independent training organization specialized in training for companies, banks, management companies, market operators and insurers. Their courses are intended for all professionals and apprentices in banking, finance and insurance and are also open to jobseekers.
price ($mm)
$9.24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/31/2005 via PR Newswire

BAI, acquired Bankers Training & Consulting Company

synopsis: BAI, a leading professional services organization in the financial services industry, announced that it has purchased Bankers Training & Consulting Company, the financial services division of PRIMEDIA Inc.'s PRM Workplace Learning Division.
buyer: BAI
BAI is the financial services industry’s leading professional organization focused on enhancing employee and organizational performance. Through ground-breaking research and an award-winning magazine, Banking Strategies, BAI provides the latest insights on complex, strategic issues in financial ser "
target parent: Primedia, Inc.
target: Bankers Training & Consulting Company
Bankers Training is a leading provider of technology-based learning solutions that create value for its customers and alliance partners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Realtair, acquired Real Estate Academy

synopsis: East Gosford based national real estate training and systems development company, Real Estate Academy, has been acquired by Australian PropTech innovator, Realtair. The Real Estate Academy offers skills training, software solutions, scripts & dialogues, created by their own in-house specialist team of professionals.
buyer: Realtair
Known as Middleware, Realtair is multipurpose software that integrates and consolidates platforms, tools and data, a system often referred to as ‘plumbing’. This enables it to function with encumbent Real Estate software programs to make it easier for businesses to streamline their processes. "
target: Real Estate Academy
Real Estate Academy is an innovative training and systems development organization for the real estate industry. They offer skills training, software solutions, scripts & dialogues, created by their own in-house specialist team of professionals. They are based in Australia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Polley Associates School of Real Estate, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Polley Associates School of Real Estate in Newtown Square, Pa., has acquired the Schlicher-Kratz Institute from Ohio-based Hondros Education Group. Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training.
buyer: Polley Associates School of Real Estate
Polley Associates has been teaching students how to be successful in real estate since 1971. For more than 40 years, Polley Associates has been one of the most successful real estate schools in the United States. "
target parent: Hondros Education Group
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Hondros Education Group, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Hondros Education Group, proudly announced that it has acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute, a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
buyer: Hondros Education Group
Hondros Education Group consists of leading real estate education companies that focus on classroom and online delivery as well as exam prep and textbooks. Hondros offers real-world career training to the adult learner through an engaging and highly relevant educational experience. "
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Polley Associates School of Real Estate, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Polley Associates School of Real Estate in Newtown Square, Pa., has acquired the Schlicher-Kratz Institute from Ohio-based Hondros Education Group. Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training.
buyer: Polley Associates School of Real Estate
Polley Associates has been teaching students how to be successful in real estate since 1971. For more than 40 years, Polley Associates has been one of the most successful real estate schools in the United States. "
target parent: Hondros Education Group
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/28/2019 via Company Press Release

Polley Associates School of Real Estate, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Polley Associates School of Real Estate in Newtown Square, Pa., has acquired the Schlicher-Kratz Institute from Ohio-based Hondros Education Group. Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training.
buyer: Polley Associates School of Real Estate
Polley Associates has been teaching students how to be successful in real estate since 1971. For more than 40 years, Polley Associates has been one of the most successful real estate schools in the United States. "
target parent: Hondros Education Group
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/6/2019 via Company Press Release

WebCE, acquired RealEstateCE.com

synopsis: WebCE®, the leader in online continuing education (CE) and license exam prep announces an expansion into the online real estate continuing education marketplace with the acquisition of real estate CE company, RealEstateCE.com. The acquisition allows WebCE to offer online real estate CE courses in 34 states.
buyer parent: International Risk Management Institute
buyer: WebCE
WebCE is an online education company based in Dallas, TX, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of International Risk Management Institute. Founded in 1997, WebCE has delivered millions of online continuing education, exam prep and training courses to professionals nationwide. "
target: RealEstateCE.com
RealEstateCE.com is a Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) provider, currently accedited in 33 states. Their online CE courses are highly cost-competitive and formatted to work seamlessly on Desktop and Mobile devices.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/19/2018 via PR Newswire

Hondros Education Group, acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute

synopsis: Hondros Education Group, proudly announced that it has acquired Schlicher-Kratz Institute, a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
buyer: Hondros Education Group
Hondros Education Group consists of leading real estate education companies that focus on classroom and online delivery as well as exam prep and textbooks. Hondros offers real-world career training to the adult learner through an engaging and highly relevant educational experience. "
target: Schlicher-Kratz Institute
Schlicher-Kratz Institute is a provider of real estate education, appraiser education, and mortgage loan origination training. Based in Pennsylvania and in business since 1975, they offer courses both in the classroom and online.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/27/2010 via BusinessWire

Kaplan Professional, acquired J.Y. Monk

synopsis: Kaplan Real Estate Education announced the acquisition of J.Y. Monk, the leading provider of real estate licensing and continuing education in North Carolina.
buyer parent: The Washington Post Company
buyer: Kaplan Professional
Through live and online instruction, Kaplan Professional helps busy professionals obtain in-demand certifications and designations that enable them to advance and succeed in their careers in various industries. "
target: J.Y. Monk
Founded in 1975, J.Y. Monk offers broker pre-licensing and post-licensing courses, exam prep courses, continuing education courses and Broker-In-Charge Annual Review (BICAR) courses. J.Y. Monk delivers education to 36 classroom locations throughout the state and has served over 180,000 students.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired BrightPath Education Services LLC

synopsis: Colibri Group, an education company with leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, is pleased to announce that the company has acquired BrightPath Education Services, a provider of qualifying education (QE) and continuing education (CE) for appraisal and real estate in North Carolina.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target: BrightPath Education Services LLC
BrightPath Education Services provides high quality education to those in the appraisal and real estate professions by offering the best online and live in-person classes in North Carolina. The company offers continuing education classes to help brokers and appraisers maintain their licensure.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/20/2013 via PR Web

Realty Continuing Education merged with Hondros College,

synopsis: Hondros College of Business, an institution of higher learning, and Realty Continuing Education, a continuing education provider of the real estate industry, announced they have signed a merger agreement.
buyer: Hondros College
Hondros College of Business is an institution of higher learning and is approved by the State Board of Career Colleges & Schools. For more than 40 years, Hondros College of Business has been helping individuals find, enter and succeed in a new career. "
target: Realty Continuing Education
Realty Continuing Education has been a continuing education provider across the state of Ohio and has built a strong reputation and relationship with real estate licensees.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2013 via PR Web

Greybull Stewardship, acquired Real Estate Institute

synopsis: Greybull Stewardship announces the acquisition of Real Estate Institute and its sister company, Bookmark Education. Real Estate Institute has been a leader in Illinois providing high quality online, classroom, and independent study programs for professional licensees.
buyer: Greybull Stewardship
Greybull Stewardship is an investment fund. It is building a portfolio of outstanding businesses and managers; providing stable and non-distracting ownership; and allowing the financial performance and competitive advantages of those businesses to grow over time. "
target: Real Estate Institute
Real Estate Institute offers online, classroom, and independent study programs for professional licensees in real estate, insurance, mortgage brokerage and lending, law and accounting professionals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/8/2011 via BusinessWire

Real Pro Systems, LLC, acquired Real Estate Masters Guild

synopsis: Real Pro Systems (RPS), the real estate industry’s leading website and internet marketing solution provider for agents and brokerages, announced that it has acquired Real Estate Masters Guild, the independent source for real estate agent education, coaching, networking and support.
buyer: Real Pro Systems, LLC
Real Pro Systems is the real estate industry’s leading website and internet marketing solution provider for agents and brokerages. Its websites and internet marketing solutions feature the latest technology serving the needs of individual agents, teams and brokerages. "
target: Real Estate Masters Guild
Real Estate Masters Guild (REMG) is the independent source for real estate agent education, coaching, networking and support. REMG's services include agent coaching, educational programs, online services, and two national conventions per year.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/10/2012 via Company Press Release

OnCourse Learning, acquired CompuTaught Inc.

synopsis: OnCourse Learning, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, has acquired CompuTaught, a provider of online training courses and print resources for real estate broker, appraisal, mortgage and home inspection licensing. OnCourse is a provider of professional training for multiple industries.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: OnCourse Learning
OnCourse Learning is a leading provider of regulatory, license and certification-driven professional training. The company's mission at OnCourse Learning is to help people get started and succeed in their chosen professions. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: CompuTaught Inc.
CompuTaught has led the way in the computer-based real estate education market. The educational quality of its courses has been instrumental in the widespread acceptance among the stringent regulatory arena. The courses offer "in class" content, but are not bound by location or schedule.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Gold Coast School of Real Estate, acquired Climer School of Real Estate

synopsis: Gold Coast Schools, a leading Florida-based provider of traditional classroom and distance learning in the fields of real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance, and construction education, has acquired The Climer School of Real Estate, a leading real estate school in Florida.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Gold Coast School of Real Estate
Gold Coast began operations in 1970 as a real estate school with a single location and has since grown into one of the country’s largest providers of classroom and distance learning in the fields of real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance, CAM and construction education. "
target: Climer School of Real Estate
The Climer School of Real Estate is a leading real estate school in Florida that teaches people to pass the Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License Exam. The company also offers continuing education courses, real estate broker classes, and personal and professional development classes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Gold Coast School of Real Estate, acquired IFREC Schools of Real Estate

synopsis: Gold Coast Schools, one of the country’s largest providers of traditional classroom and distance learning in the fields of real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance and construction education, has acquired IFREC Schools of Real Estate, a leading provider of classroom and distance education for real estate professionals headquartered in Orlando.
buyer: Gold Coast School of Real Estate
Gold Coast began operations in 1970 as a real estate school with a single location and has since grown into one of the country’s largest providers of classroom and distance learning in the fields of real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance, CAM and construction education. "
target: IFREC Schools of Real Estate
IFREC Schools of Real Estate is a leading provider of classroom and distance education for real estate professionals headquartered in Orlando. They offer classes for real estate agents and brokers, community association managers, mortgage loan originators, appraisers and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2018 via BusinessWire

Hondros College, acquired Ohio Institute of Real Estate Studies

synopsis: Hondros College, a division of Hondros Education Group (HEG) and a leader in adult education, announced that it has acquired the Ohio Institute of Real Estate Studies (OIRES), a real estate based education company in Ohio.
buyer parent: Hondros Education Group
buyer: Hondros College
Educating over 500,000 real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance, and home inspection students via classroom and online courses, Hondros College has been a leader in adult education. Hondros College is committed to ensuring students’ success. "
target: Ohio Institute of Real Estate Studies
Ohio Real Estate Studies is a real estate based education company in Ohio. They offer pre-license classes for sale and broker licensing. Post License and CE is by Quest for Success.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired REEPCO

synopsis: Yardi Systems announced the acquisition of Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company Inc. (REEPCO). REEPCO owns and operates InternetCrusade® (IC), a national technology training organization for real estate professionals, and RealTown®, the industry’s oldest online real estate community.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems has been committed to the design, development, and support of real estate investment management and property management software for nearly 30 years. The Yardi Voyager™ system is the most comprehensive single real estate management platform on the market today. "
target: REEPCO
Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company Inc. (REEPCO) owns and operates the oldest online real estate community, RealTown, and is recognized for its national broker and agent training infrastructure, having delivered more than 3,600 live technology training programs in the U.S. and Canada.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/20/2009 via Market Wire

360training.com, acquired Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

synopsis: 360training.com announced that it has completed the acquisition of Americas Best Distance Education Corporation (Ambest). Founded in 1997 and based in Port Angeles, Washington, Ambest provides real estate license and continuing education courses to real estate professionals nationwide.
buyer: 360training.com
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: Americas Best Distance Education Corporation
In 1999, Americas Best Distance Education became the third-ever ARELLO certified provider of distance education courses. In the ensuing 9 years they have received more than 75 ARELLO certifications for Prelicense, Post License and Continuing Education courses for the real estate industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

Like Schlicher-Kratz Institute


read more

Schlicher-Kratz Institute

Schlicher-Kratz Institute

J.Y. Monk

RealEstateCE.com

VanEd

BrightPath Education Services LLC

Real Estate Institute

Mortgage U, Inc.

Abacus Mortgage Training and Education

TrainingPro

LoanToolbox

IFREC Schools of Real Estate

REEPCO

Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

Realty Continuing Education

Real Estate Masters Guild

Enb Consulting Limited

Barchen

Bankers Training & Consulting Company

Real Estate Academy

read more

Schlicher-Kratz Institute

Schlicher-Kratz Institute

read more

Schlicher-Kratz Institute

read more

Schlicher-Kratz Institute

RealEstateCE.com

Schlicher-Kratz Institute

J.Y. Monk

VanEd

BrightPath Education Services LLC

Realty Continuing Education

Real Estate Institute

Real Estate Masters Guild

CompuTaught Inc.

Climer School of Real Estate

IFREC Schools of Real Estate

Ohio Institute of Real Estate Studies

REEPCO

Americas Best Distance Education Corporation

Geography
Matching Companies