Like Rider International B.V.

closed 10/10/2019 via Company Press Release

RelyOn Nutec Holding A/S, acquired Rider International B.V.

synopsis: Denmark-based RelyOn Nutec has acquired the Dutch company Rider International B.V. from Ponooc. Rider International developed the advanced workforce performance platform Rider, technology geared toward Competence Management, Learning Management, and real-time Workflow Management.
buyer parent: Polaris Private Equity
buyer: RelyOn Nutec Holding A/S
Denmark-based RelyOn Nutec is the world leader in safety and survival training predominantly delivered to the Oil & Gas, Maritime, Offshore Wind, and High-Risk industries from our 34 training centres in 20 countries across the world. "
target parent: Ponooc B.V.
target: Rider International B.V.
Rider International is a Dutch company behind the advanced workforce performance platform called Rider. The Rider technology is geared toward Competence Management, Learning Management, and real-time Workflow Management.
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closed 1/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Ontuitive Inc. merged with Zeal Technology Inc.,

synopsis: Ontuitive, a leading provider of enterprise and sales enablement solutions, has merged with Zeal Technology, a provider of cutting-edge real-time employee feedback and analytics tools. Zeal automates the feedback process, conducts check-ins, and provides businesses the information needed to build an engaged workforce.
buyer: Zeal Technology Inc.
Zeal Technology provides cutting-edge real-time employee feedback and analytics tools. Zeal automates the feedback process, conducts check-ins with employees and delivers dashboards and analytics, providing businesses the information needed to build an engaged workforce and healthy company culture. "
target: Ontuitive Inc.
Ontuitive, a leading provider of enterprise and sales enablement solutions, is passionate about enabling workers to perform better by supporting them while they work, particularly at the intersection of enterprise software and business process.
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closed 10/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

HT2 Labs, purchased Learning Record Store from Riptide Software Inc.

synopsis: HT2 Labs has acquired Riptide Software Inc’s Learning Record Store (LRS). Riptide Software's Learning Record Store (LRS) provides software that tracks learning, including eLearning, self-directed, instructor-led, blended, microlearning, with Storepoints.
buyer: HT2 Labs
HT2 Labs are a team of digital learning pioneers, working with ambitious businesses to develop exceptional talent among their workforce. They have created Curatr, a next-generation learning software that can be used to create social learning experiences. "
seller: Riptide Software Inc.
Riptide Software's Learning Record Store (LRS) provides software that tracks learning, including eLearning, self-directed, instructor-led, blended, microlearning, with Storepoints. LRS can track on-the-job performance through real-time dashboards to show is training is causing an improvement.
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closed 6/20/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Degreed, acquired Pathgather

synopsis: Degreed, the lifelong learning platform, announced it has acquired Pathgather, merging the two companies that invented the learning experience platform (LXP) category. Degreed plans to bring the best elements of both solutions together to create an unequaled experience for both companies’ clients and users.
buyer: Degreed
Degreed is a better, smarter way to discover, learn and certify the skills people need for the future. Degreed connects all the resources people use to learn and grow, including corporate learning systems and millions of courses, videos, books, articles, podcasts, and subject experts. "
target: Pathgather
Pathgather is the learning experience platform for leading enterprises seeking to stay competitive in a rapidly changing marketplace. It works with existing learning ecosystems to provide actionable learning insights that align employee growth with business goals.
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closed 12/1/2017 via BusinessWire

VitalSource Technologies LLC, acquired Intrepid Learning Solutions

synopsis: VitalSource, the leading platform for institutions, campus stores, and companies to create and deliver educational and training content, has acquired Intrepid Learning, a provider of cloud-based learning technology that empowers organizations to solve business challenges with cost-effective, easily configurable solutions that scale massively.
buyer parent: Ingram Industries
buyer: VitalSource Technologies LLC
VitalSource Technologies LLC, part of Ingram Content Group LLC, is improving the learning experience by making it easier to create and deliver effective and affordable content. VitalSource helps over 1,000 educational content providers create seamless interactive learning experiences. "
target: Intrepid Learning Solutions
Intrepid Learning provides cloud-based learning technology that empowers organizations to solve business challenges with cost-effective, easily configurable solutions that scale massively, connect learning to everyday work, and provide an integrated social and mobile-first learning experience.
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closed 4/25/2017 via BusinessWire

TCC Software Solutions, acquired Vertex Solutions Group

synopsis: TCC Software Solutions, a leader in designing high-value, cost-effective IT application and cloud technology solutions for the private and public sectors, announced it has acquired Vertex Solutions Group (VSG) and Triple Impact (3I). VSG is a recognized specialist in learning management systems and solutions used by commercial & federal clientele.
buyer: TCC Software Solutions
Founded in 1996, TCC is committed to designing and delivering high-value, cost-effective IT consulting services and application technology solutions for both the private and public sectors. With a team of more than 200 professionals, they serve clients nationwide and in US territories. "
target parent: Comvest Partners
target: Vertex Solutions Group
Vertex Solutions Group partners with leading global organizations to enhance human capital and business performance through delivery of four core services: Performance assessment; business consulting; learning & development; and performance technologies.
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closed 4/27/2016 via Company Press Release

datango AG, acquired datango AG

synopsis: PARIS GmbH acquires proven e-learning and EPS system datango AG. PARIS GmbH is led by Markus Roßkothen, CEO of datango. Datango solutions help organizations including through targeted training of employees during rapid rollout and smooth operation of enterprise applications.
buyer: datango AG
PARIS GmbH is led by Markus Roßkothen, CEO of datango and represents datango AG management. Datango performance suite will be available through Process Automation Robotics Information. "
target parent: SAP SE
target: datango AG
datango AG is a leading provider of workforce performance support software. The datango solution provides powerful content development, translation and deployment capabilities for electronic training, documentation, and user support.
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announced 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Schoox, Inc., will acquire Learn.net

synopsis: Schoox, Inc., a global e-learning cloud-based company providing the most modern mobile training platform for corporations and franchise organizations plans to acquire Learn.net, Inc., a company that was founded to design, develop and service training and communication technologies to support large enterprises.
buyer: Schoox, Inc.
Schoox, Inc. is a global e-learning cloud-based company providing the most modern mobile training platform for corporations and franchise organizations. Schoox has delivered over 5 million video lessons, 25,000 video lectures in a single day and serves over 1 million users in over 110 countries. "
target: Learn.net
Learn.net was founded to design, develop and service training and communication technologies to support large enterprises. Today, Learn.net's software and services are deployed at a number of excellent organizations educating and training their knowledge workers.
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closed 8/21/2014 via BusinessWire

SkillSoft Limited, acquired SumTotal Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Skillsoft Ltd. has acquired SumTotal Systems LLC from Vista Equity Partners. SumTotal provides cloud-based human resources services, including training programs. They are the only HR solution provider to deliver Talent Expansion, a whole new approach to discovering, developing and unleashing hidden potential within their customers’ workforce.
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 parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: SumTotal Systems, Inc. (SUMT:$114.35)
SumTotal Systems, Inc. is the global leader in talent management software that enables organizations to more effectively drive business strategy. SumTotal provides full employee lifecycle management, including a core system of record, in a single software platform for improved business intelligence.
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$725
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closed 6/6/2014 via BNC Analysis

ITycom, acquired Qoveo

synopsis: ITycom is pleased to announce the acquisition of Qoveo based in Lyon. Qoveo offers software solutions for the management of skills and talents, as well as solutions for Digital Learning.
buyer: ITycom
ITycom delivers dedicated consulting and provides creative and innovative Training Solutions for any business need. ITycom publishes a software-author of multimedia educational content called ITyStudio, to design and deliver Serious Games and 3D simulations. "
target: Qoveo
Qoveo is a software developer that offers a unique global platform that enables organizations to manage their HR strategy. Qoveo is able to provide solutions tailored to the needs of SMEs and large groups, professional branches, and education.
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closed 1/23/2014 via PR Newswire

AVX Learning LLC, acquired Adayana Inc.

synopsis: AVX Learning, a portfolio company of private lending firm Comvest Capital, announced the acquisition of Adayana Industry Group, a global organizational performance improvement provider. Adayana uses integrated learning, technology and business consulting services to improve the performance of their clients' human capital and channel partners.
buyer parent: The ComVest Group
buyer: AVX Learning LLC
AVX Learning LLC is a subsidiary of AVX Holdings, Inc., a portfolio company of West Palm Beach, Fla.-based private lending firm Comvest Capital, a longtime lender to Adayana. "
target parent: Kubera Partners, LLC
target: Adayana Inc.
Adayana is a global human capital management solutions provider that enables clients to improve their business performance through human capital development. They offer clients an integrated portfolio of services, centered around technology-enabled learning.
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closed 2/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Kenexa Corporation, acquired OutStart Inc.

synopsis: Kenexa announced the acquisition of OutStart. OutStart delivers a portfolio of interrelated mobile, social and learning knowledge solutions, which enables organizations to derive more value from their people and more effectively collaborate, converse and learn while increasing their social and knowledge capital.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa helps drive HR and business outcomes through its unique combination of technology, content and services. Kenexa's integrated talent acquisition and talent management solutions have touched the lives of more than 110 million people. "
target parent: Cummins Power Generation
target: OutStart Inc.
OutStart software powers formal and on-demand learning, knowledge sharing and community/expert collaboration solutions that enable knowledge workers -- employees, partners, and customers -- to perform their roles far more efficiently and effectively.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$6
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closed 2/7/2012 via

SAP AG, acquired datango AG

synopsis: SAP AG has acquired datango AG, a leading provider of workforce performance support software. The datango solution provides powerful content development, translation and deployment capabilities for electronic training, documentation, and user support.
buyer: SAP AG (SAP:$32,877.93)
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently. "
target parent: Hasso Plattner Ventures Management GmbH
target: datango AG
datango AG is a leading provider of workforce performance support software. The datango solution provides powerful content development, translation and deployment capabilities for electronic training, documentation, and user support.
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announced 10/3/2011 via BusinessWire

Lumesse AS, will acquire Edvantage Group AB

synopsis: Lumesse, a global leader in integrated talent management solutions, announced that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire Edvantage Group. Over 500,000 users across hundreds of organizations use Edvantage Group’s SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) learning solutions to develop employee skills and competencies.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Lumesse AS
Lumesse is one of the only global companies making talent management solutions work locally. They help customers around the world to implement successful local talent management initiatives that identify, nurture and develop the right people, in the right place, at the right time. "
target: Edvantage Group AB
Edvantage group provides solutions to help organisations implement effective learning programmes. It develops e-learning systems and software and provides over 10,000 online training courses. Edvantage also has its own team of teaching experts create customised e-learning content.
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closed 9/9/2011 via Market Wire

Callidus Software Inc., acquired Rapid Intake Inc.

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc. has acquired the leader in collaborative rapid e-learning authoring, Rapid Intake. Rapid Intake is the easiest to use eLearning and mLearning solution that lets designers and subject matter experts collaboratively capture, storyboard, develop, review, test, and publish Flash- and HTML5-based courses.
buyer: Callidus Software Inc. (CALD:$239.66)
Callidus Software is the market and technology leader in Sales Performance Management (SPM). Callidus customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales effectiveness. "
target: Rapid Intake Inc.
Rapid Intake is the leader in rapid interactive e-learning development and review. The powerful, flexible Rapid Intake toolset helps instructional designers and content owners collaboratively create Flash-based interactive courses, quizzes, games, and simulations built on proven learning patterns.
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closed 6/29/2011 via PR Newswire

SuccessFactors, Inc., acquired Plateau Systems, Ltd.

synopsis: SuccessFactors, Inc., the global leader in business execution software, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Plateau Systems, the leading learning management system (LMS) and Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) provider.
buyer: SuccessFactors, Inc. (US:SFSF:$205.93)
SuccessFactors is the global leader in Business Execution Software. The SuccessFactors Business Execution Suite improves business alignment and people performance to drive breakthrough results for companies of all sizes, anywhere in the world. "
target: Plateau Systems, Ltd.
Plateau is a global provider of adaptable, web-based software for developing, managing, rewarding and optimizing organizational talent to increase workforce productivity. Plateau’s award-winning software is powering talent management initiatives at some of the world’s most successful organizations.
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announced 3/11/2011 via Company Press Release

Bluedrop Performance Learning, Inc., will acquire Serebra Learning Corporation

synopsis: Serebra Learning Corporation, a leading e-learning solutions provider, is pleased to announce it has entered into an arm’s length letter of intent, with Blue Drop Inc., a non-reporting issuer incorporated under the laws of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
buyer: Bluedrop Performance Learning, Inc.
Founded in 1992 out of a class engineering project by four students at Memorial University, Bluedrop has evolved to become an award-winning developer of custom courseware. The company is dedicated to helping clients create a culture of true performance learning within their organizations. "
target: Serebra Learning Corporation
Serebra Learning Corporation provides innovative e-learning solutions to companies, organizations and individuals worldwide. Serebra provides an extensive course catalogue and versatile learning management system (LMS) for delivering and managing professional training and development.
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closed 1/5/2011 via BusinessWire

SumTotal Systems, Inc., acquired GeoLearning, Inc.

synopsis: SumTotal® Systems, Inc., the global leader in complete talent management solutions has announced that it has acquired GeoLearning, Inc. Founded in 1997, GeoLearning is the leading provider of managed services and on-demand learning management software.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: SumTotal Systems, Inc. (SUMT:$114.35)
SumTotal Systems, Inc. is the global leader in talent management software that enables organizations to more effectively drive business strategy. SumTotal provides full employee lifecycle management, including a core system of record, in a single software platform for improved business intelligence."
target: GeoLearning, Inc.
GeoLearning is the leading provider of Managed Learning Services and on-demand learning and performance technology. The company's products and services are used to manage human capital development, accelerate critical business processes and drive organizational performance.
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closed 10/1/2010 via Market Wire

Taleo Corporation, acquired Learn.com

synopsis: Taleo Corporation, the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Learn.com, Inc. A visionary leader in the SaaS Learning and Development segment, Learn.com's solutions are in use with more than 500 companies of all sizes.
buyer: Taleo Corporation (TLEO:$308.90)
Taleo's cloud-based talent management platform unites products and an ecosystem to drive business performance through talent intelligence. More than 4,700 customers use Taleo for talent acquisition, performance and compensation management, including 48 of the Fortune 100. "
target: Learn.com
Learn.com is a 200 person leader in learning management, social learning and collaboration. Learn.com® puts knowledge to work for organizations of all sizes around the globe with its cloud-based learning platform.
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closed 8/5/2010 via PR Newswire

Blackboard Inc., acquired Wimba, Inc.

synopsis: Blackboard Inc. announced that it has acquired Wimba, Inc., a leading provider of synchronous learning and collaboration technology to the education markets. Wimba is a leading provider of collaborative learning solutions and services to the Further/Higher Education and K-12 markets.
buyer: Blackboard Inc. (BBBB:$447.32)
Blackboard is a leading provider of enterprise software and services to the education industry. The Company's product line consists of five software applications bundled in two suites, the Blackboard Academic Suite(TM) and the Blackboard Commerce Suite. "
target: Wimba, Inc.
Wimba is a leading provider of collaborative solutions that engage students, support business needs, and save time and money. The Wimba Collaboration Suite offers students, teachers and administrators an engaging and comprehensive collaboration environment for instruction, meetings and help.
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closed 10/10/2019 via Company Press Release

RelyOn Nutec Holding A/S, acquired Rider International B.V.

synopsis: Denmark-based RelyOn Nutec has acquired the Dutch company Rider International B.V. from Ponooc. Rider International developed the advanced workforce performance platform Rider, technology geared toward Competence Management, Learning Management, and real-time Workflow Management.
buyer parent: Polaris Private Equity
buyer: RelyOn Nutec Holding A/S
Denmark-based RelyOn Nutec is the world leader in safety and survival training predominantly delivered to the Oil & Gas, Maritime, Offshore Wind, and High-Risk industries from our 34 training centres in 20 countries across the world. "
target parent: Ponooc B.V.
target: Rider International B.V.
Rider International is a Dutch company behind the advanced workforce performance platform called Rider. The Rider technology is geared toward Competence Management, Learning Management, and real-time Workflow Management.
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closed 10/10/2019 via Company Press Release

RelyOn Nutec Holding A/S, acquired Rider International B.V.

synopsis: Denmark-based RelyOn Nutec has acquired the Dutch company Rider International B.V. from Ponooc. Rider International developed the advanced workforce performance platform Rider, technology geared toward Competence Management, Learning Management, and real-time Workflow Management.
buyer parent: Polaris Private Equity
buyer: RelyOn Nutec Holding A/S
Denmark-based RelyOn Nutec is the world leader in safety and survival training predominantly delivered to the Oil & Gas, Maritime, Offshore Wind, and High-Risk industries from our 34 training centres in 20 countries across the world. "
target parent: Ponooc B.V.
target: Rider International B.V.
Rider International is a Dutch company behind the advanced workforce performance platform called Rider. The Rider technology is geared toward Competence Management, Learning Management, and real-time Workflow Management.
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announced 8/29/2018 via Company Description

Polaris Private Equity, will acquire Falck Safety Services

synopsis: Polaris, a Danish private equity firm, will acquire 100% of the shares in Falck Safety Services Holding A/S and take over all Safety Services activities in Falck. Falck Safety Services is an international leader in rescue and safety training, providing safety services to the oil & gas, maritime, renewable energy and other high-risk industries.
buyer: Polaris Private Equity
Polaris is a Danish-owned private equity firm with activities across a range of industries and experience building growth companies, including providers of critical services to the renewable energy industry, among others. "
target parent: Falck
target: Falck Safety Services
Falck Safety Services is an international leader in rescue and safety training, providing safety services to the oil & gas, maritime, renewable energy and other high-risk industries. Falck Safety Services trains staff in safe conduct and survival skills aimed at preventing accidents and injuries.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

3T Energy Group Ltd, acquired Survivex Limited

synopsis: Technology and training organization 3T Energy Group has acquired Survivex, an offshore oil and gas training specialist based in Aberdeen. Survivex has a state of the art training centre ideally located in Europe’s oil capital, within walking distance of Aberdeen’s international airport and offshore heliports.
buyer: 3T Energy Group Ltd
3T Energy Group harnesses the power of technology to transform training and enhance performance, enabling the people and companies who comprise the global energy sector to work safer, smarter and more efficiently. "
target: Survivex Limited
Survivex is a leading provider of safety related services to the international Oil & Gas Industry. Their state of the art training centre is ideally located in Europe’s oil capital within walking distance of Aberdeen’s international airport and offshore heliports.
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announced 8/29/2018 via Company Description

Polaris Private Equity, will acquire Falck Safety Services

synopsis: Polaris, a Danish private equity firm, will acquire 100% of the shares in Falck Safety Services Holding A/S and take over all Safety Services activities in Falck. Falck Safety Services is an international leader in rescue and safety training, providing safety services to the oil & gas, maritime, renewable energy and other high-risk industries.
buyer: Polaris Private Equity
Polaris is a Danish-owned private equity firm with activities across a range of industries and experience building growth companies, including providers of critical services to the renewable energy industry, among others. "
target parent: Falck
target: Falck Safety Services
Falck Safety Services is an international leader in rescue and safety training, providing safety services to the oil & gas, maritime, renewable energy and other high-risk industries. Falck Safety Services trains staff in safe conduct and survival skills aimed at preventing accidents and injuries.
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closed 12/11/2012 via GlobeNewswire

SRP Environmental LLC, acquired Soapweed Solutions, LLC

synopsis: SRP Environmental LLC announced the acquisition of Colorado based Soapweed Solutions LLC. Soapweed provides occupational safety consulting and training services to public and private sector clients throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Soapweed also provides services in Kansas, Montana, Wyoming and the Dakotas.
buyer: SRP Environmental LLC
SRP Environmental is an Inc. 5000 Company that specializes in Environmental, Health & Safety Consulting Services. Since 1996 SRP Environmental has been providing environmental, industrial hygiene, safety and catastrophe services throughout North America and the Pacific regions. "
target: Soapweed Solutions, LLC
Soapweed Solutions offers safety training, consultation and OSHA compliance services for oilfield and agriculture companies of all sizes. We are based in northern Colorado and do work in Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota, Montana, and Oklahoma.
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announced 5/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Oakley Capital Investments Limited, will acquire Seagull AS

synopsis: Herkules Capital has entered into an agreement to sell Seagull Maritime AS to a fund managed by Oakley Capital. Seagull is the leading provider of competence & training management solutions for the maritime industry. The company was established in 1996 and is based in Horten, Norway.
buyer parent: Oakley Capital Limited
buyer: Oakley Capital Investments Limited (OCL:$88.88)
Oakley Capital Investments Limited ("OCI"), an AIM listed company, seeks to provide investors with long term capital appreciation, through its investment in the Funds of Oakley Capital Private Equity and through co-investment opportunities. "
target parent: Herkules Capital
target: Seagull AS
Norway-based Seagull Maritime AS is the leading provider of competence management solutions and e-learning material for seafarers worldwide and offers a comprehensive library of training and onboard courses for regulatory compliance and improved seafarer knowledge.
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closed 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

Seagull Oil & Gas, acquired ExTek As

synopsis: Seagull Oil & Gas has acquired all the shares in the EX training provider, ExTek AS. The company is Norway’s only centre approved to validate core competency of oil & gas industry employees and contract staff under the globally recognized CompEx Scheme.
buyer parent: GMT Communications Partners
buyer: Seagull Oil & Gas
Seagull Oil & Gas is a world class provider of off-the-shelf training and competence management solutions for the oil and gas industry. Their mission is to offer their clients best value for money by delivering solutions that reduce cost, improve safety and increase knowledge. "
target: ExTek As
Extek AS is a training and education center and was established in January 2014 and headquartered in Bryne. Extek AS has together with standard setters, working personnel and the oil and gas industry concluded that Compex is the course concept that gives the best outcome for all parties.
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closed 10/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Health & Safety Institute, acquired SOS Intl

synopsis: Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a recognized leader in Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) software, training, and compliance solutions, announced it has acquired leading energy utilities training and compliance provider, SOS Intl.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Health & Safety Institute
The Health & Safety Institute (HSI) is a family of well-known and respected brands in the Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) space. Its brands span the broad range of needs in EH&S – from emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more. "
target: SOS Intl
SOS Intl is a leading provider of training and advisory services to the power industry. SOS tracks and interprets NERC Reliability Standards and expertly translates them into customized education and advisory services, helping to manage risk and ensure reliability for the North American power grid.
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closed 6/23/2020 via BusinessWire

Ridgemont Equity Partners, acquired American Safety Council

synopsis: Ridgemont Equity Partners has acquired American Safety Council, a leading national provider of mandatory training, education, and certification solutions to regulated end markets. ASC distributes 100% of its life-saving content in digital format and focuses on workplace safety, driver safety and vocational certifications.
buyer: Ridgemont Equity Partners
Ridgemont Equity Partners is a Charlotte-based middle market buyout and growth equity investor. Since 1993, the principals of Ridgemont have invested approximately $4.4 billion. "
target parent: Falfurrias Capital
target: American Safety Council
American Safety Council is a leading national provider of mandatory training, education, and certification solutions to regulated end markets. ASC distributes 100% of its life-saving content in digital format and focuses on workplace safety, driver safety and vocational certifications.
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closed 7/19/2017 via PR Web

Delancey Street Capital Partners, LLC, Intuitis, acquired Driving Dynamics Inc.

synopsis: Driving Dynamics, in business for 30 years, has been acquired by managing owner Art Liggio, Driving Dynamics’ president and CEO, majority owner investment firm Intuitis LLC, and Delancey Street Capital Partners. Driving Dynamics Inc. is a provider of advanced performance driver safety training for fleet-based organizations throughout North America.
buyer: Intuitis
buyer: Delancey Street Capital Partners, LLC
Intuitis LLC, founded in 2000, is funded by a team of seasoned and successful long-term investors based in the U.S. and Europe. The firm focuses on acquiring control investments in small- to growing middle- market companies and seeks to invest in the long-term development of these businesses. "
target: Driving Dynamics Inc.
Driving Dynamics Inc. is a provider of advanced performance driver safety training for fleet-based organizations throughout North America.
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closed 5/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Falfurrias Capital, acquired American Safety Council

synopsis: Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity firm, announced it has acquired a controlling interest in American Safety Council (“ASC”) to support and enhance ASC’s growth under the leadership of CEO Jeff Pairan. The American Safety Council pioneers e-Learning solutions and provides alternative delivery method courses.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm founded in 2006. The firm is focused on acquiring or investing in a diverse portfolio of growth oriented middle market companies. "
target: American Safety Council
The American Safety Council pioneers e-Learning solutions and provides alternative delivery method courses. ASC offers online traffic and workplace safety training and regulatory-driven, professional continuing education programs.
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closed 11/9/2018 via BNC Analysis

Mintra Group, acquired Atlas Knowledge

synopsis: The HR, competence and training specialist Mintra Group has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge. Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Mintra Group (OB:MNTR:$25.86)
MINTRA GROUP is a leading global partner for companies within oil and gas, maritime, construction and renewables looking to achieve cost effective management of HR, competence and training. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Atlas Knowledge
Atlas Knowledge is a leading provider of digital learning solutions to safety critical industries worldwide. Atlas has served the learning and compliance needs of standards bodies, regulators and more than 1,700 corporate customers, including 6 of the top 10 largest energy companies in the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$6
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 6/30/2012 via BNC Analysis

ASCO plc, acquired NSL Ltd.

synopsis: ASCO, the world's leading oil and gas logistics company, announced that it has acquired North Sea Lifting Limited (NSL) - an international safety training and lifting specialist.
buyer: ASCO plc
ASCO is a leading international Oil & Gas logistics company. Their services include: on and offshore logistics, international freight management, waste management, personnel, and marine. "
target: NSL Ltd.
NSL is one of the oilfield’s leading training companies and suppliers of specialist personnel. Not only do they train but they also perform technical reviews or audits on your lifting operations to identify any weaknesses or problems. They can then make recommendations as to how to fix them.
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announced 5/31/2012 via Company Press Release

Site Skills Group Pty Ltd, will acquire Axis Training Group Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Site Skills Group announced it would acquire Axis Training Group. The Axis Training Group is a privately owned company specialising in safety, skills and environmental training for the Oil & Gas, Mining & Resources and Construction industries.
buyer: Site Skills Group Pty Ltd (ASX:SIT:$13.48)
Site Group International is an Australian registered public company which has operations in both Australia and the Philippines. It provides Australian vocational training in Asia. Site offers a range of training programs designed for the Mining & Processing, Oil & Gas and Construction industries. "
target: Axis Training Group Pty Ltd.
The Axis Training Group is a privately owned company specialising in safety, skills and environmental training for the Oil & Gas, Mining & Resources and Construction industries.
price ($mm)
$0.17
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 5/16/2019 via Company Press Release

PEC Safety, acquired Veriforce

synopsis: Veriforce has been acquired by PEC Safety, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo. Veriforce is a leading provider of fully-integrated, SaaS-based operator qualification (OQ); drug and alcohol; safety and insurance; and training solutions across the upstream, midstream, utility, manufacturing, chemical and construction end markets.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: PEC Safety
PEC is a leading risk-management company that provides a technology-enabled contractor management service for reporting and measuring contractor risk, safety and compliance information to operators. More than 110 operators manage over 15,000 contractors with PEC’s contractor management solution. "
target parent: Greenridge Investment Partners
target: Veriforce
Veriforce is a leading provider of fully-integrated, SaaS-based operator qualification (OQ); drug and alcohol; safety and insurance; and training solutions across the upstream, midstream, utility, manufacturing, chemical and construction end markets.
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closed 4/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Frontenac Company LLC, acquired TPC Training and Jade Learning

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners has sold its controlling interests in TPC Training and Jade Learning to Frontenac. TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training solutions. Jade Learning is a provider of continuing education training, serving the electrical code, electrical safety and security alarm segments.
buyer: Frontenac Company LLC
Frontenac, a leading private equity firm, focuses on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the food, industrial, and services industries. They work in partnership with proven operating leaders, through their executive-centric approach called CEO1ST, to acquire leading companies. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: TPC Training and Jade Learning
Headquartered outside Chicago, IL, TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training solutions. Sister company Jade Learning is a provider of continuing education training, serving the electrical code, electrical safety and security alarm segments.
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closed 1/21/2021 via BusinessWire

American Safety Council, acquired S/P2

synopsis: American Safety Council announced the acquisition of S/P2, a provider of online safety and professional training and credentialing for career technical schools and the automotive, heavy-duty/diesel, welding, construction, cosmetology and culinary industries.
buyer parent: Ridgemont Equity Partners
buyer: American Safety Council
American Safety Council provides critical training and education to more than two million customers each year. ASC works with government agencies, and the private sector to ensure the content of the Company’s online courses is best-in-class and compliant with applicable laws, or industry standards. "
target: S/P2
Since 2002, S/P2 has provided the best in industry-specific, online training in safety, environmental, ethics, human resources, mentoring, sustainability, and soft skills. More than 175,000 students and employees receive training each year.
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announced 3/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

ARGUS International, Inc., will acquire Unmanned Safety Institute, LLC

synopsis: ARGUS International, Inc. will acquire Unmanned Safety Institute, which has carved out a recognized and respected position in the safety training, certification and management of unmanned aerial vehicles. The acquisition couples nicely with ARGUS’ global presence in the aviation safety training, auditing, rating, and SMS business.
buyer: ARGUS International, Inc.
Headquartered in Cincinnati, ARGUS provides world-class aviation software and business management solutions, including AVMOSYS business management software, TRAQPak, CHEQ, and ARMOR SMS. "
target: Unmanned Safety Institute, LLC
Founded in 2014, the Unmanned Safety Institute is a professional flight safety organization for operators, enterprises, and organizations focused on integrating and operating Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) safely for civil or commercial purposes.
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closed 6/5/2013 via PR Web

Compliance Safety Systems merged with WorkforceQA,

synopsis: Compliance Safety Systems (CSS) and WorkforceQA have merged. CSS is a leader in DOT compliance within the trucking industry due to its robust software system and customer service. CSS corporate offices have relocated its day to day operations to Salt Lake City, UT, the location for WorkforceQA.
buyer: WorkforceQA
WorkforceQA utilizes cutting edge Web-based technology to offer a full range of services to the Drug-Free Workplace Industry. WorkforceQA delivers everything a small company needs to become a Drug-Free Workplace. "
target: Compliance Safety Systems
Compliance Safety Systems is the technology leading Third Party Administrator of Employee or Contractor Drug and Alcohol Screening Services. The company focuses primarily on the transportation industry and other industry segments that are required to perform drug and alcohol testing.
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closed 9/11/2020 via PR Web

Red Nucleus Solutions LLC, acquired Life Science Training Institute

synopsis: Red Nucleus, a premier provider of learning, performance, and process solutions for the life sciences industry, announced that it has acquired Life Science Training Institute (“LSTI”), a leading provider of live instruction, on-demand, and custom compliance training courses for the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech industries.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Red Nucleus Solutions LLC
Red Nucleus offers full-service design, development, and management of learning and regulatory solutions. The company’s learning division designs and develops training content and technology to efficiently convey strategy and information to global sales teams, medical liaisons, and others. "
target: Life Science Training Institute
Life Science Training Institute (“LSTI”) is a leading provider of live instruction, on-demand, and custom compliance training courses for the pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech industries. LSTI has an online subscription library of over 200 courses and unique custom training solutions.
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closed 1/9/2014 via PR Newswire

Practising Law Institute, acquired The SEC Insitute

synopsis: Practising Law Institute (PLI), one of the nation's most prestigious providers of continuing legal education, has acquired the programming assets of The SEC Institute, a leader in SEC compliance and continuing professional education for accountants, compliance and regulatory professionals.
buyer: Practising Law Institute
Practising Law Institute (PLI) is the most prestigious nonprofit continuing legal education organization dedicated to providing the legal community with the most up-to-date information available. "
target: The SEC Insitute
The SEC Institute has been a leader in SEC compliance and financial reporting and accounting education, helping professionals in public companies across the United States and abroad comply with the filing requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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closed 11/17/2017 via Company Press Release

UL, Inc, acquired ChemADVISOR

synopsis: UL has acquired ChemADVISOR. ChemADVISOR is a leading provider of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Transportation information & regulatory compliance solutions to the global chemical-based manufacturing industry. The company offers database products, training programs and consulting services for handling hazardous materials.
buyer: UL, Inc
UL fosters safe living and working conditions for people everywhere through the application of science to solve safety, security and sustainability challenges. The UL Mark engenders trust enabling the safe adoption of innovative new products and technologies. "
target: ChemADVISOR
ChemADVISOR is a leading provider of Environmental, Health, Safety, and Transportation information & regulatory compliance solutions to the global chemical-based manufacturing industry. The company offers database products, training programs and consulting services for handling hazardous materials.
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