Like Crescimentum

closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Cegos, acquired Crescimentum

synopsis: The Cegos Group, a worldwide leader in training and development, has acquired a majority stake in Crescimentum, Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
buyer: Cegos
Cegos is a worldwide leader in training and development. Cegos offers a catalog of 1,200 training courses that covers all areas of management and skills development, including HR, leadership, marketing, sales, and more. The group trains 250,000 people each year in 50 countries. "
target: Crescimentum
Crescimentum is Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders and companies into more sustainable and humane organizations. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
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closed 4/29/2020 via PR Newswire

Experience Ignite, Inc. merged with sr4 Partners LLC,

synopsis: Ignite, a leadership development company, has merged with sr4 Partners, a local organizational health consultancy. The Ignite Community by sr4 will continue to provide members with opportunities to develop as leaders, connect with peers, and personalize their learning journey through a more robust calendar of workshops and training experiences.
buyer: sr4 Partners LLC
sr4 Partners is a local organizational health consultancy that helps improve performance through healthier leaders, more cohesive teams, thriving cultures, and an inclusive approach to change. The company develops high-performing leaders and teams through partnerships, coaching, and more. "
target: Experience Ignite, Inc.
Ignite is a diverse and dynamic leadership community. The company develops early to mid-level leaders through weekly training experiences that cultivate character, mindfulness, compassion, and competence to lead in an evolving workplace.
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closed 8/22/2019 via BNC Analysis

C6 Bank, acquired Idea9

synopsis: C6 Bank, a Brazilian digital bank, has acquired the Sao Paulo based startup IDEA9, a Corporate Education Platform focused on personal finance, leadership, and management. With the acquisition, C6 aims to intensify the training of its consultants, especially those focused on selling financial products to small and medium enterprises.
buyer: C6 Bank
Brazil-based C6 Bank is a digital bank without physical branches aiming to change people's experience with financial services by offering unique services and advantages. C6 uses cards with Contactless technology to allow transactions without inserting a card into a machine or entering a password. "
target: Idea9
Brazil-based IDEA9 is a modern and dynamic Corporate Education Platform, ideal for those who want to improve, expand their knowledge or develop new skills and competences. IDEA9 focuses on personal finance, leadership, and management.
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announced 8/21/2019 via PR Newswire

Evans Incorporated, will acquire Global Coaches Network

synopsis: Evans Incorporated, a boutique management consulting firm that partners with organizations through transformative change, has acquired Global Coaches Network, a pioneer in the field of global leadership coaching that is proud to have helped organizations and their leaders thrive while navigating the complex world of business.
buyer: Evans Incorporated
Evans is a boutique management consulting firm that partners with organizations through transformative change. Evans specializes in helping leaders of organizations develop their teams, explore new technologies to implement solutions that provide ROI—Real Operational Impact®. "
target: Global Coaches Network
Global Coaches Network, a pioneer in the field of global leadership coaching, is proud to have helped organizations and their leaders thrive while navigating the complex world of business. GCN provides coaches with a unique perspective to help leaders grow potential and lead their teams.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BusinessWire

Winning by Design, acquired Customer Growth Advisors

synopsis: Winning by Design has acquired Customer Growth Advisors, a company that specializes in building and optimizing customer success enablement programs, customer advocacy programs, customer success organizational designs, and in creating cross-functional team alignment.
buyer: Winning by Design
Winning by Design is the premier provider of strategy consulting and coaching programs for SaaS sales and high-velocity sales organizations. Winning By Design has over 150 SaaS sales clients. "
target: Customer Growth Advisors
Customer Growth Advisors specializes in building and optimizing customer success enablement programs, customer advocacy programs, customer success organizational designs, and in creating cross-functional team alignment. Its customers include Cisco, Indio Technologies and Percolate.
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closed 4/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Simplify Compliance, acquired Bluepoint Leadership Development

synopsis: Simplify Compliance, a portfolio company of Leeds Equity Partners, announced the acquisition of Bluepoint Leadership Development, a provider of leadership training and content. Based in Ohio, Bluepoint provides leadership training through in-person workshops and coaching solutions to a blue-chip customer base in the U.S. and internationally.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: Simplify Compliance
Simplify Compliance is a leading provider of learning, events and memberships, and information and workflow solutions to the human capital management, healthcare, financial services and communications end markets. Simplify Compliance was formed by Leeds Equity and Dan Oswald in 2016. "
target: Bluepoint Leadership Development
Bluepoint Leadership Development, Inc. is a provider of leadership training and content. Based in Ohio, Bluepoint provides leadership training through in-person workshops and coaching solutions to a blue-chip customer base in the U.S. and internationally.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PR Newswire

Multi-Health Systems Inc., acquired Discovery Learning Inc.

synopsis: Multi-Health Systems Inc., an international leading publisher of scientifically validated assessments, announced the acquisition of leadership development company, Discovery Learning Inc. Discovery Learning provides leadership, organizational development products and training to some of the world's largest and most well-known organizations.
buyer: Multi-Health Systems Inc.
Multi-Health Systems Inc. (MHS), a leading publisher of scientifically validated assessments, serves clients in corporate, clinical, educational, public safety, government, military, pharmaceutical, and research settings. MHS is dedicated to strong product growth, and an optimal user experience. "
target: Discovery Learning Inc.
Discovery Learning, Inc., a leadership development company in Greensboro, North Carolina, provides leadership, organizational development products and training to some of the world's largest and most well-known organizations including CitiGroup and the Center for Creative Leadership.
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announced 12/18/2014 via Company Press Release

iCollege Ltd., will acquire Mathisi Pty Ltd

synopsis: iCollege has entered into binding Heads of Agreements to acquire 100% of the shares of Mathisi Pty Ltd. Mathisi is an approved Pre-Qualified Supplier for the Department of Education, Training and Employment and has an exceptional completion rate in the delivery of traineeships.
buyer: iCollege Ltd. (ASX:ICT:$9.23)
iCollege is a training organisation that provides specialist education to students from all over the world. They help workers stay relevant in an ever-changing employment environment. The online education provider creates more engaging training experiences for people looking to get ahead. "
target: Mathisi Pty Ltd
Mathisi Pty Ltd is a well-established Brisbane based Registered Training Organization specializing in Business and Retail qualifications, delivering Nationally Recognized Training.
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$0.45
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closed 9/2/2014 via PR Newswire

TeleTech Holdings, Inc., acquired rogenSi

synopsis: TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, announced that it has completed the acquisition of rogenSi, a global leadership, sales execution and change management consulting firm.
buyer: TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (TTEC:$1,395.69)
TeleTech, founded in 1982, is a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions. They offer an integrated platform that combines consulting, technology, care and growth services to simplify and personalize interactions between people and brands. "
target: rogenSi
Founded in 1968, rogenSi has expanded to become a leading global provider of sales and leadership performance training and applied leadership consulting to blue chip clients. The company operates globally with central hubs located in New York, London, Hong Kong and Sydney.
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closed 5/24/2006 via

Enjoy Media Holdings Limited, purchased a minority stake in Enzhuo M&C Limited

synopsis: Enjoy Media Holdings Limited announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire 19.9% equity interest in Shanghai Enzhuo M&C Limited. The consideration, valued at US$750,000, is to be settled by issuance of restricted common shares of Enjoy Media.
buyer: Enjoy Media Holdings Limited
Enjoy Media Holdings Limited (Enjoy Media) is a revolutionary print media and advertising company based in Guangzhou, China. Enjoy Media aims to provide total enjoyable experience while you wait. "
target: Enzhuo M&C Limited
Enzhuo is an advisory and management consulting company specializing in education and training issues relevant to Leadership Studies in China.
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closed 10/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Luminary, acquired Declare

synopsis: Luminary, the global collaboration hub for professional women, has acquired Declare, a premier leadership platform transforming how women learn, work, and succeed. The acquisition of Declare supports Luminary’s mission of advancing women through community and further strengthens the company’s position as a leading workplace equity advocate.
buyer: Luminary
Luminary is the global collaboration hub and community for women who are passionate about professional development and expanding their networks. This inclusive membership community is the ultimate career advocate focused on advancing women through community and content. "
target: Declare
Declare is the leading leadership platform for women. The platform equips members with both in-person and online leadership training, mentorship, curated networking groups, job placement and opportunities, and unmatched community resources.
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closed 6/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

British Retail Consortium, acquired OSS Retail Ltd

synopsis: The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has bought OSS Retail, formerly the Oxford Summer School, as part of its commitment to promoting retail careers. OSS Retail offers leadership programmes for retail professionals. Alumni include Mark Newton-Jones, CEO of Mothercare, and Marigay McKee, former president of Saks Fifth Avenue. 
buyer: British Retail Consortium
The British Retail Consortium (or BRC) is a trade association in the United Kingdom. British Retail Consortium (BRC) is the voice of British retail. BRC’s purpose is to make a positive difference to the retail industry and the customers it serves, today and in the future. "
target parent: British Independent Retailers Association Limited
target: OSS Retail Ltd
Since 1923 the Oxford Summer School (OSS) has provided cost-effective development to retail professionals from their first steps in retail management right through to board level director and beyond.
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closed 2/24/2021 via Company Press Release

CareerCurve LLC, acquired High Potential Inc.

synopsis: CareerCurve has acquired High Potential Inc., a leading provider of career transition services based out of Chicago, Illinois. CareerCurve, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, delivers results-based versus time-limited career transition and development coaching services.
buyer: CareerCurve LLC
CareerCurve, LLC is a Talent Solutions organization with global service capabilities, providing results-based versus time-limited programs in two key areas: career transition/outplacement and development coaching. "
target parent: OI Global Partners
target: High Potential Inc.
High Potential, Inc. ("HPI") has established an excellent reputation in the business community as a career transition and executive coaching firm with exceptional professionalism and integrity. They serve a prestigious client base representing a wide variety of industry segments.
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announced 1/4/2021 via PR Newswire

BTS Group AB, will acquire Bates Communications

synopsis: BTS GROUP AB, a leading global strategy implementation firm, based in Sweden, has agreed to acquire Bates Communications Inc. based in Boston, USA. Bates was founded in the year 2000 with a mission to drive corporate performance by guiding executives to engage and inspire their organizations.
buyer: BTS Group AB (OM:BTS B:$194.39)
BTS is a leading global strategy implementation firm headquartered in Stockholm. BTS focuses on the people side of strategy, working with leaders at all levels to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions, and deliver results. "
target: Bates Communications
Bates is a trusted partner to leaders of global companies, helping them communicate, collaborate, and engage their organizations to realize their business strategy. Bates helps organizations bridge the gap from strategy to execution to accelerate business results.
price ($mm)
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$7
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closed 11/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, acquired Effectus Consulting Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. announced the acquisition of Effectus Consulting, a data-driven employee and leadership development firm offering HR and talent development strategies, talent diagnostics, culture and engagement surveys, mediation and performance management, and executive coaching services to clients throughout Australia.
buyer: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (AJG:$7,082.80)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm. It has operations in 35 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. "
target: Effectus Consulting Pty Ltd.
Effectus Consulting is a data-driven employee and leadership development firm offering HR and talent development strategies, talent diagnostics, culture and engagement surveys, mediation and performance management, and executive coaching services to clients throughout Australia.
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closed 10/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Wdhb, Inc., acquired Experience to Lead

synopsis: WDHB, an international firm specialized in experiential learning programs for corporations and executives, has acquired Experience to Lead, a provider of leadership and training events for Fortune 500 executives. By joining forces, the two companies will offer an expanded portfolio of effective solutions to drive transformation and growth.
buyer: Wdhb, Inc.
WDHB is an international firm specialized in experiential learning programs for corporations and executives. Immersion and collective intelligence are core components of WDHB’s approach to designing and delivering its signature Learning Expeditions, Events & Summits, and Upskilling Programs. "
target: Experience to Lead
Experience to Lead delivers experiential, leadership, training events for Fortune 500 executives. Through customized, immersive learning programs focused on leadership stories and dynamic facilitated discussions, the learning is applicable, personal and impactful to leaders, teams and organizations.
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closed 1/29/2020 via Company Press Release

MW&L Capital Partners Limited, acquired Chairman Mentors International Limited

synopsis: MW&L Capital Partners has announced the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Chairman Mentors International (CMi), the market leader in the provision of Chairman mentoring services to senior corporate executives.
buyer: MW&L Capital Partners Limited
MW&L is a private investment vehicle providing flexible, long term capital to growth businesses, supporting the vision and execution of strong management teams and entrepreneurs. "
target: Chairman Mentors International Limited
Chairman Mentors International (CMi) was founded in 2003 by Krister Svensson and was the first mover in the provision of systematic mentoring for chairmen and senior level executives. CMi is the market leader in the provision of mentoring to the C-suite and the Board.
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closed 12/18/2019 via BNC Analysis

Gateley Plc, acquired t-three Consulting Limited

synopsis: Commercial law and professional services firm Gateley has acquired development company T-three. T-three offers leadership development, behavioural change programmes and development programmes for both people and management.
buyer: Gateley Plc (AIM:GTLY:$135.49)
Gateley is a legal and professional services group founded in Birmingham, UK. Gateley has over 580 professional advisers across ten offices. Their business is predominantly legal services through Gateley Legal advising over 5,000 clients across five core business groups. "
target: t-three Consulting Limited
T-three offers leadership development, behavioural change programmes and development programmes for both people and management. Its roster of clients includes the BBC, Jaguar Land Rover and Samsung. It was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Cambridge, employing 35 staff.
price ($mm)
$4.30
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
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1.0x
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5.9x
closed 6/10/2020 via PR Newswire

The Creative Engagement Group Limited, acquired Cormis

synopsis: The Creative Engagement Group, part of Huntsworth the international healthcare and communications group, announces the acquisition of Cormis. Cormis is a strategic communications and training consultancy for the pharmaceutical industry.
buyer parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc.
buyer: The Creative Engagement Group Limited
The Creative Engagement Group is an unusually shaped communications group that creates moments that inspire lasting change. It is focused on engaging internal and external audiences through the creation and delivery of live and virtual experiences, film, and more. "
target: Cormis
Cormis is a leading strategic training consultancy, focusing on building the capabilities of teams and individuals in the pharmaceutical sector. Their expertise focuses on capability building programmes in Leadership, Coaching, Strategic Planning, Cross functional teamwork and Communication.
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closed 3/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc, acquired Pivotal Education Ltd

synopsis: Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), the world leader in crisis prevention and de-escalation training, announced that they have finalized the acquisition of UK-based Pivotal Education Ltd, an award-winning education consultancy and training company.
buyer: Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc
Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) is a training organization committed to best practice & safe behavior management methods that focus on prevention. CPI provides de-escalation & intervention training for people in the health, education, social care, mental health, & learning disability sectors. "
target: Pivotal Education Ltd
Pivotal Education Ltd is an education training consultancy working across the UK and internationally. They are the leading specialists in behavior and classroom management in the UK. Schools and colleges use the Pivotal approach to behavior management, a proven system that works in every classroom.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Cegos, acquired Crescimentum

synopsis: The Cegos Group, a worldwide leader in training and development, has acquired a majority stake in Crescimentum, Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
buyer: Cegos
Cegos is a worldwide leader in training and development. Cegos offers a catalog of 1,200 training courses that covers all areas of management and skills development, including HR, leadership, marketing, sales, and more. The group trains 250,000 people each year in 50 countries. "
target: Crescimentum
Crescimentum is Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders and companies into more sustainable and humane organizations. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Cegos, acquired Crescimentum

synopsis: The Cegos Group, a worldwide leader in training and development, has acquired a majority stake in Crescimentum, Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
buyer: Cegos
Cegos is a worldwide leader in training and development. Cegos offers a catalog of 1,200 training courses that covers all areas of management and skills development, including HR, leadership, marketing, sales, and more. The group trains 250,000 people each year in 50 countries. "
target: Crescimentum
Crescimentum is Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders and companies into more sustainable and humane organizations. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
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closed 2/26/2020 via Company Press Release

Cegos, acquired Crescimentum

synopsis: The Cegos Group, a worldwide leader in training and development, has acquired a majority stake in Crescimentum, Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
buyer: Cegos
Cegos is a worldwide leader in training and development. Cegos offers a catalog of 1,200 training courses that covers all areas of management and skills development, including HR, leadership, marketing, sales, and more. The group trains 250,000 people each year in 50 countries. "
target: Crescimentum
Crescimentum is Brazil’s leading leadership training provider. Crescimentum aims to make a better world by transforming people into extraordinary leaders and companies into more sustainable and humane organizations. They offer quality training programmes for all levels of leadership.
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closed 2/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Project Management Academy, acquired Watermark Learning

synopsis: Project Management Academy, the most trusted name in project management training, announced the strategic acquisition of Watermark Learning, a leader in business analysis, agile, project management, and process improvement training.
buyer parent: Leeds Equity Partners
buyer: Project Management Academy
Project Management Academy is the most trusted name in project management training. Their offerings include PMP Training, Agile Certification Training, Master's Certificate in Advanced Project Management, Lean Six Sigma Training, and PDU Training. "
target: Watermark Learning
Since 1992, Watermark Learning has delivered training, coaching, and certification preparation in Business Analysis, Agile, Project Management, Business Relationship Management, Business Process Management, and Leadership & Influencing Skills.
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closed 2/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Advanced Personnel Management, acquired MCI Solutions

synopsis: Advanced Personnel Management (APM) has acquired multi-award-winning learning organisation MCI Solutions. MCI consults to top organisations on their learning and development needs. They are a multi award-winning training and education provider offering accredited and non accredited programs in a wide range of business and IT areas.
buyer: Advanced Personnel Management
Advanced Personnel Management (APM) delivers job seeker, disability, workplace health, NDIS support and home assessment services to thousands of Australians every year. They are Australia’s largest provider of Disability Employment Services with a proven track record of helping people find work. "
target: MCI Solutions
MCI Solutions consults to top organisations on their learning and development needs. They are a multi award-winning training and education provider offering accredited and non accredited programs in a wide range of business and IT areas.
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closed 1/15/2019 via BusinessWire

MentorcliQ, acquired TERP Associates

synopsis: MentorcliQ, an award-winning mentoring software solution provider, has acquired TERP Associates. TERP Associates guides companies toward achieving their growth potential and solving their business issues through results-driven talent development. They offer training in leadership, delivery methods, talent management, employee management and more.
buyer: MentorcliQ
MentorcliQ delivers the industry's leading employee mentoring software. MentorcliQ is proudly improving the workplace for over 2,000,000 employees in Fortune 500 companies and mid-sized businesses. "
target: TERP Associates
TERP Associates guides companies toward achieving their growth potential and solving their business issues through results-driven talent development. They offer training in leadership, delivery methods, talent management, employee management and more.
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closed 12/14/2017 via BusinessWire

Public Consulting Group, Inc., acquired Focused Management Solutions

synopsis: Public Consulting Group, Inc., a leading public sector management consulting and operations improvement firm, has acquired Focused Management Solutions, a company that provides program design and implementation, board governance guidance, board development services and more.
buyer: Public Consulting Group, Inc.
Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector management consulting and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. "
target: Focused Management Solutions
Focused Management Solutions provides program design and implementation, board governance guidance, board development services, data analytics, strategic planning, performance monitoring, and quality assurance services to private and public, profit and non-profit customers.
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closed 3/26/2015 via GlobeNewswire

BTS Group AB, acquired Avocado Vision

synopsis: BTS GROUP announced that it has completed the acquisition of Avocado Vision, a leading South African-based company focused on corporate learning and development as well as community–worksite education. Avocado Vision operates in the communication, learning and development and connecting space.
buyer: BTS Group AB (OM:BTS B:$194.39)
BTS Group is a global strategy implementation consulting firm founded in 1986. The company provides strategy alignment and execution consulting services and designs customized business simulations, digital technology, and assessments to develop business acumen, leadership, and sales capabilities. "
target: Avocado Vision
Avocado Vision is a leading South African-based company focused on corporate learning and development as well as community–worksite education. Avocado operates in the communication, learning and development and connecting space.
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closed 1/14/2015 via PR Web

Training Umbrella LLC, acquired Sirius Computer Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Training Umbrella LLC has acquired Sirius Computer Systems, Inc. They are providers of computer training and computer lab room rentals in the Kansas City area. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Overland Park, Kansas.
buyer: Training Umbrella LLC
Training Umbrella is a premier provider of technology, business and education services. Our offerings include computer labs, meeting rooms and business room rentals in the Kansas City area. Microsoft, Google Applications and business training services are our specialty. "
target: Sirius Computer Systems, Inc.
Sirius Computer Systems, Inc. operates as a training site for various companies. It provides developer training. Sirius Computer Systems, Inc. was formerly known as MicroEndeavors of Kansas City, Inc. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Overland Park, Kansas.
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closed 7/30/2014 via PR Newswire

Sapiens International Corporation N.V., acquired Knowledge Partners International LLC

synopsis: Sapiens International Corporation, a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with an emerging focus on the broader financial services sector, announced it has acquired Knowledge Partners International, a pioneer and recognized leader in decision management consultancy, services and training.
buyer parent: The Asseco Group
buyer: Sapiens International Corporation N.V. (SPNS:$367.96)
Sapiens International Corporation is a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with an emerging focus on the broader financial services sector. Sapiens offers solutions to the global general insurance, property and casualty, life and annuities markets, among others."
target: Knowledge Partners International LLC
Knowledge Partners International, LLC (KPI) has been a recognized leader in Business Rules services, solutions, and training since its inception in 1996. KPI was founded by Barbara von Halle who is one of the first pioneers to propose and practice the Business Rules Approach as it is defined today.
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closed 7/23/2021 via BNC Analysis

Optimi Group, acquired IT Academy

synopsis: South African education solutions provider Optimi College has acquired Cape Town-based e-learning provider IT Academy. Through its acquisition of IT Academy, Optimi College will be able to offer an additional 1,000 IT and business courses, covering basic office skills attainment through to full IT career development and certification programmes.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: Optimi Group
Based in South Africa, The Optimi group provides education products and services across 4 divisions: Home, Workplace, Classroom, and College. Together, these divisions service over 200,000 learners per annum with accessible, simple, and affordable learning and teaching solutions. "
target: IT Academy
Based in South Africa, IT Academy is a local IT training institution offering e-learning, distance learning, and full-time, in-person technology-focused courses. Its IT courses include internet of things development, mobile apps development, Microsoft Azure, and Cisco.
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announced 7/15/2021 via PR Newswire

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire GP Strategies Corporation

synopsis: GP Strategies Corporation, a global workforce transformation solutions provider, is to be acquired by Learning Technologies Group, a provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$459.38)
GP Strategies is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. They improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services.
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$459
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$38
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10.6x
closed 9/9/2020 via Company Press Release

3Cloud, acquired Pragmatic Works

synopsis: 3Cloud, a leading Microsoft Azure services firm, announced that it has acquired the consulting arm of Pragmatic Works, an award-winning services firm focused on Microsoft’s cloud and data platforms.
buyer: 3Cloud
3Cloud is a “born in the cloud” Gold-certified Microsoft Azure technology consulting firm and Azure Expert Managed Services Provider that provides cloud strategy, design, implementation, and managed services to clients across multiple industries. "
target parent: SentryOne
target: Pragmatic Works
Pragmatic Works is a software, consulting and training company that focuses on helping customers optimize their data lifecycle. They are experts on data management and performance, business intelligence, big data and cloud technologies.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sunset Learning Institute, acquired Advanced Network Information, Inc.

synopsis: Sunset Learning Institute, a learning solutions company, has acquired Advanced Network Information (ANI), a company that develops learning solutions for Tech-related Fortune 500 customers. ANI develops sales enablement programs that speed technology adoption and increase revenue for Tech customers’ new products and services.
buyer: Sunset Learning Institute
Sunset Learning Institute (SLI) is a learning solutions company that specializes in technology training. SLI's goal is to help customers optimize their cloud technology investments by providing convenient, high-quality technical training that customers can rely on. "
target: Advanced Network Information, Inc.
Advanced Network Information (ANI) develops and delivers customized learning solutions to Silicon Valley Tech and Tech-related Fortune 500 customers. ANI develops sales enablement programs that speed technology adoption and increase revenue for Tech customers’ new products and services.
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closed 11/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Global Knowledge, Inc., acquired Lerio

synopsis: Global Knowledge, the Cary N.C.-based worldwide leader in technology skills development, has acquired HODAC Training (Lerio) in The Netherlands. HODAC is comprised of Lerio, which specializes in Microsoft applications and end-user adoption services, and GK Noord, which has been a reseller of Global Knowledge courses in the Netherlands.
buyer: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge supports major enterprises and tech professionals everywhere with the broadest and deepest portfolio of IT training solutions, wherever, whenever and however they are needed. Established in 1995, Global Knowledge delivers over one million separate courses every year. "
target: Lerio
HODAC is comprised of Lerio, which specializes in Microsoft applications and end-user adoption services, and GK Noord, (formerly Compu'Train Noord), which has been a reseller of Global Knowledge courses in the northern Netherlands provinces of Drenthe, Friesland and Groningen since 2012.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BusinessWire

TRIGO Group, acquired EMC Consulting

synopsis: TRIGO Group, a global leader of quality solutions for the transportation industry, has acquired EMC Consulting, a Romanian training and consulting company with certified trainers and consultants. Their portfolio includes topics like lean manufacturing, lean six sigma, process engineering and logistics management.
buyer: TRIGO Group
TRIGO Group is a Global Quality Solutions provider for the transportation sector, focused on automotive and aerospace industries. TRIGO offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including quality engineering, rework, inspection, auditing, training, consulting, and project management. "
target: EMC Consulting
Founded in 2007, EMC Consulting is a training and consulting company with certified trainers and consultants. Their portfolio includes topics like lean manufacturing, lean six sigma, process engineering and logistics management. They are based in Romania.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/15/2019 via BusinessWire

SHI International Corp., acquired Corporate Training Group, Inc.

synopsis: SHI International, one of North America’s top 10 largest IT solutions providers, has acquired Corporate Training Group, Inc. (CTG). A leading provider of training solutions, CTG has been helping businesses increase their productivity since 1991. CTG offers a robust course list for Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware solutions.
buyer: SHI International Corp.
Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $8.5 billion+ global provider of technology products and services. SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. "
target: Corporate Training Group, Inc.
A leading provider of training solutions, Corporate Training Group (CTG) has been helping businesses increase their productivity since 1991. CTG offers a robust course list for Microsoft, Cisco, Citrix and VMware solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/3/2019 via PR Newswire

MIS Training Institute, acquired LeaderQuest

synopsis: MIS Training Institute (MISTI), a leading global information security, IT audit and internal audit training company, has acquired LeaderQuest, a leading provider of cybersecurity and related IT training. LeaderQuest provides training and job placement services for veterans and individuals seeking to transition to new career paths in the IT arena.
buyer parent: Boathouse Capital
buyer: MIS Training Institute
Founded in 1978, MIS Training Institute (MISTI) is the international leader in audit, IT audit and information security training, with offices in Boston and London. MISTI’s expertise draws on experience gained in training more than 200,000 delegates across five continents. "
target: LeaderQuest
LeaderQuest is a leading provider of cybersecurity and related information technology training. LeaderQuest provides training and job placement services for veterans and individuals seeking to transition to new career paths in the information technology arena.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

Catalyst IT Australia, acquired Open Query

synopsis: Catalyst IT, a world leading open source company with an international reputation for delivering innovative, high quality software solutions, has acquired Open Query, a company that develops and delivers training and expertise for MySQL & related technologies, including system administration and security. Both companies are based in Australia.
buyer: Catalyst IT Australia
Catalyst IT is a world leading open source company with an international reputation for delivering innovative, high quality software solutions. "
target: Open Query
Open Query Pty Ltd develops and delivers training and expertise for MySQL & related technologies, including system administration and security. Based in Australia, they have engineers in a number of locations. Generally they work remotely although on-site consulting and training is available.
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closed 5/16/2018 via BNC Analysis

Aspire Education GmbH, acquired ETC - Enterprise Training Center GmbH

synopsis: Vienna-based Aspire Education has taken over Austria's leading service provider for education and training in the IT sector, the ETC - Enterprise Training Center GmbH. ETC - Enterprise Training Center is Austria's No. 1 provider of IT seminars with locations in Vienna.
buyer parent: Quadriga Capital
buyer: Aspire Education GmbH
Aspire Education is a leading European education group in the education and training market with a focus on the German-speaking world. The education portfolio of Aspire Education includes the professional development of qualified specialists in areas such as law, taxes, IT and knowledge services, "
target: ETC - Enterprise Training Center GmbH
ETC - Enterprise Training Center is Austria's No. 1 provider of IT seminars with locations in Vienna. Graz and Attnang-Puchheim. ETC is the largest Austrian B2B IT training provider with an additional focus on IT related topics and management skills for digitization.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/30/2018 via PR Newswire

SentryOne, acquired Pragmatic Works

synopsis: SentryOne announced the acquisition of Pragmatic Works Software (PWS), the Jacksonville, FL based leader in solutions for developing, testing, documenting, and monitoring the Microsoft Data Platform. They are experts on data management and performance, business intelligence, big data and cloud technologies.
buyer: SentryOne
SentryOne is a privately held technology company whose award-winning solutions empower Microsoft data professionals to achieve breakthrough performance across physical, virtual and cloud environments. "
target: Pragmatic Works
Pragmatic Works is a software, consulting and training company that focuses on helping customers optimize their data lifecycle. They are experts on data management and performance, business intelligence, big data and cloud technologies.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/5/2017 via PR Newswire

GP Strategies Corporation, acquired YouTrain

synopsis: GP Strategies Corporation, a global performance improvement solutions provider, has acquired YouTrain Limited. YouTrain is an independent training company delivering IT, digital and life sciences skills training throughout Scotland and North West England. They offer apprenticeships, employability training and contract staffing services.
buyer: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$459.38)
GP Strategies is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. They improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services. "
target: YouTrain
YouTrain is an independent training company delivering IT, digital and life sciences skills training throughout Scotland and North West England. They offer apprenticeships and employability training as well as corporate training and contract staffing services for commercial clients.
price ($mm)
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$4
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0.0x
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Soprano Oyj
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GP Strategies Corporation
GP Strategies Corporation
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EBIT ($mm)
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AtmanCo
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Demos
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GP Strategies Corporation
GP Strategies Corporation
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Employees
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Change Co., Ltd
Change Co., Ltd
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SAI Global Limited
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$62.76
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iBosses Corporation Limited
iBosses Corporation Limited
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AtmanCo
AtmanCo
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Pennant International Group plc
Pennant International Group plc
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EBIT ($mm)
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Tarena
Tarena
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EBITDA ($mm)
$38.34
EBIT ($mm)
$26.81
Net Income ($mm)
$29.29
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Al-Khaleej Training & Education
Al-Khaleej Training & Education
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Creative Learning Corporation
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Net Income ($mm)
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China Kepei Education Group Limited
China Kepei Education Group Limited
China Kepei Education Group Limited is a leading provider of private higher education services in South China. China Kepei operates a science and technology vocational school and a polytechnic college. Their schools are committed to providing students with high-quality profession-oriented education.
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$93.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$57.60
EBIT ($mm)
$49.34
Net Income ($mm)
$58.87
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2122
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CIBT Education Group Inc.
CIBT Education Group Inc.
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$57.97
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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564
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