Like IFREC Schools of Real Estate

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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closed 6/28/2018 via BusinessWire

Real Estate Express, acquired Allied Business Schools, Inc.

synopsis: Real Estate Express, the national leader in online pre-licensing real estate education, announced that the company has acquired Allied Business Schools, Inc., the market leader of online real estate education in California. Allied Business Schools, Inc. offers a variety of programs, including real estate, property management, and mortgage lending.
buyer parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
buyer: Real Estate Express
Real Estate Express is the national leader in online pre-licensing education, providing the ultimate learning experience with a online interactive classroom. The company prepares aspiring real estate professionals to get licensed and start their career. "
target: Allied Business Schools, Inc.
Allied Business Schools, Inc. is an accredited online career training school that offers a variety of different programs, including real estate, property management, appraisal, and mortgage lending. Allied offers 100% online, convenient and flexible learning for today’s working adults.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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closed 9/1/2017 via Company Press Release

Westford College merged with Arizona School of Real Estate & Business,

synopsis: Hondros Education Group has acquired Westford College which will operate as the Arizona School of Real Estate & Business. Westford College is the combined operation of three real estate schools. Their teaching staff includes leaders in the real estate community including practicing real estate agents, brokers, and managers.
buyer parent: Hondros Education Group
buyer: Arizona School of Real Estate & Business
The Arizona School of Real Estate & Business offers quality license education for real estate, mortgage, home inspection, appraisal, contracting and insurance as well as non-license industry programs. Over 300 extensive continuing education courses and professional development events are offered. "
target: Westford College
Westford College is the combined operation of three real estate schools that have operated successfully in Arizona since 1965. Their teaching staff includes leaders in the real estate community including practicing real estate agents, brokers, and managers.
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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.
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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.
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closed 2/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Arizona Academy Of Real Estate merged with Arizona School of Real Estate & Business,

synopsis: Arizona School of Real Estate & Business (ASREB), a division of the Hondros Education Group, announced it is teaming up with Arizona Academy of Real Estate (AARE) in a partnership that will unify real estate education in Arizona. The Phoenix-based schools will pool their talents to represent the largest real estate program in the state.
buyer parent: Hondros Education Group
buyer: Arizona School of Real Estate & Business
The Arizona School of Real Estate & Business offers quality license education for real estate, mortgage, home inspection, appraisal and insurance as well as non-license industry programs. Over 300 extensive continuing ed courses are offered along with professional development education and events. "
target: Arizona Academy Of Real Estate
Arizona Real Estate School (AARE) is a real estate school in Arizona with campuses in Scottsdale, Mesa, Peoria and Phoenix. AARE has been supporting students in the real estate and lending industries since 2005.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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closed 8/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Gold Coast School of Real Estate, acquired Bert Rodgers School of Real Estate

synopsis: South Florida-based Gold Coast Schools, one of the country’s largest providers of traditional classroom and distance learning in real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance and construction education, has acquired Bert Rodgers Schools of Real Estate, a leading provider of distance education for real estate professionals headquartered in Sarasota.
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, and construction education. "
target: Bert Rodgers School of Real Estate
Bert Rodgers Florida Real Estate School is a proprietary school in Florida that provides high-quality real estate courses to licensed professionals and to consumers seeking to become licensed real estate professionals.
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closed 3/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Dean Tech merged with Rosedale Technical College,

synopsis: Two Pittsburgh-area tradel schools are merging, creating an educational institution with an enrollment of about 410 students. Dean Tech is merging with Rosedale Technical College, with the combined facility operating under the Rosedale Technical College flag. Dean Tech is a nationally accredited Trade School offering technical training.
buyer: Rosedale Technical College
Founded in 1949, Rosedale Technical College has a rich history of preparing students for employment in the trades. Rosedale provides students with the proper knowledge and equipment, as well as the necessary hands-on experience required for their field. "
target: Dean Tech
Dean Tech is a nationally accredited Trade and Technical School offering technical training which will prepare the graduate for employment opportunities. Dean Tech offers courses in the electrical trades, heating & air conditioning, building maintenance, or welding.
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closed 8/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Gold Coast School of Real Estate, acquired Bert Rodgers School of Real Estate

synopsis: South Florida-based Gold Coast Schools, one of the country’s largest providers of traditional classroom and distance learning in real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance and construction education, has acquired Bert Rodgers Schools of Real Estate, a leading provider of distance education for real estate professionals headquartered in Sarasota.
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, and construction education. "
target: Bert Rodgers School of Real Estate
Bert Rodgers Florida Real Estate School is a proprietary school in Florida that provides high-quality real estate courses to licensed professionals and to consumers seeking to become licensed real estate professionals.
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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.
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closed 1/22/2020 via Company Press Release

Workforce Holdings Limited, acquired Chartall Business College

synopsis: Workforce Holdings, an investment holding company in South Africa, has acquired Chartall Business College, a provider of education and training services in South Africa. Chartall offers a fully online solution for working adults to achieve a degree or vocational qualification, in addition to traditional face-to-face training.
buyer: Workforce Holdings Limited (JSE:WKF:$213.76)
Workforce Holdings is an investment holding company in South Africa. Workforce Holdings and its group of companies is a leading, trusted provider of employment, training, healthcare, wellness, financial services and lifestyle benefits to individuals and their employers. "
target: Chartall Business College
Chartall Business College is a provider of education and training services in South Africa. Chartall is focused on financial services and real estate. They offer an online solution for working adults to achieve a degree or vocational qualification, in addition to traditional face-to-face training.
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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.
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closed 7/13/2010 via Company Press Release

OnCourse Learning, acquired ProSchools

synopsis: Riverside Co.-backed e-learning business OnCourse Learning has acquired real estate training company ProSchools. ProSchools, an online training company, offers 800 courses in real estate, mortgage lending, insurance, securities and construction contracting.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: OnCourse Learning
OnCourse is the holding company established to build a multi-industry professional training provider. It currently consists of four companies: American Home Inspectors Training Institute, QuickCert, TrainingPro and ProSchools. "
target: ProSchools
ProSchools has expanded their product line from real estate courses to include mortgage lending, insurance, appraisal, securities, and construction contracting training. Plus, in this digital era, ProSchools remains leading edge—offering interactive online, workbook and live course options.
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closed 2/22/2018 via PR Newswire

Quanta Services, Inc., acquired Northwest Lineman College

synopsis: Quanta Services, Inc., a corporation that provides engineering, procurement and construction services, has announced that it completed the acquisition of Northwest Lineman College (NLC), the industry-leading educational and training institution serving the electric power industry.
buyer: Quanta Services, Inc. (PWR:$9,466.48)
Quanta Services is a leading specialized contracting services company, delivering infrastructure solutions for the electric power, oil and gas and communications industries. Quanta's services include designing, installing, repairing and maintaining energy and communications infrastructure. "
target: Northwest Lineman College
Northwest Lineman College is the industry-leading educational and training institution serving the electric power industry. NLC is the largest educational and training organization that trains across the full lifespan of a line worker's career, from pre-apprenticeship through experienced lineman.
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closed 10/15/2012 via BNC Analysis

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired Southern Technical College

synopsis: The Wicks Group of Companies, LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, announced that an affiliate has completed the acquisition of Southern Technical Institute, Inc., a family owned and operated for-profit vocational college with six campuses located in central Florida.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. is a private equity firm based in New York City that invests in lower-middle-market companies operating in selected segments of the information, education and media industries principally in the United States and Canada. "
target: Southern Technical College
Southern Technical College is a career education school dedicated to providing students with the best possible career training and education in a student-centered environment. They have been helping students in Florida to prepare for their future careers.
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closed 12/3/2013 via PR Web

Arizona School of Real Estate & Business merged with Hondros College,

synopsis: The Hondros Family of Companies is pleased to announce its merger with the Arizona School of Real Estate and Business. The Arizona School of Real Estate and Business is a Phoenix based school that provides practical real estate knowledge for prospective agents preparing for the licensing exam and Continuing Education for the real estate industry.
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: Arizona School of Real Estate & Business
The Arizona School of Real Estate and Business is a Phoenix based school that provides practical real estate knowledge for prospective agents preparing for the licensing exam and Continuing Education for the real estate industry.
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closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

AD Education SAS, acquired Escuela CES

synopsis: French group AD Education, a company backed by Cathay Capital and BPI France, has wholly acquired Spanish school Escuela Superior de Imagen Sonido y Tecnología (Ces). Based in Spain, Escuela CES is the first Official School approved in the audiovisual sector and the most recognized school in the industry.
buyer: AD Education SAS
Based in Paris, AD Education is an international network of higher education institutions united around strong values, sharing the same ambition of creativity and innovation. AD Education provides higher education courses in the fields of graphic arts, culture, digital, communication and luxury. "
target: Escuela CES
In 1984, a group of renowned sound, image and teaching professionals came together to respond to a growing demand for audiovisual training and formed Escuela CES. Based in Spain, they are the first Official School approved in the sector and the most recognized school in the audiovisual industry.
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closed 5/3/2017 via PR Web

SAE Institute USA, acquired Harbourside Institute of Technology

synopsis: SAE Institute has announced the acquisition of Canadian audio engineering school, Harbourside Institute of Technology (HIT). The acquisition was finalized and made effective on May 1, 2017. HIT is a boutique school with programs in Audio Engineering and Music Production, as well as highly specialized courses in Avid Pro Tools, Songwriting, & more.
buyer parent: Navitas Limited
buyer: SAE Institute USA
SAE Institute USA, part of SAE Institute Group, provides aspiring creative media professionals with a foundation of practical theory and valuable hands-on training in their chosen areas of concentration. SAE Institute offers accredited programs in Audio, Animation, Film, Games, and Music Business. "
target: Harbourside Institute of Technology
Harbourside Institute of Technology (HIT) is a Canadian audio engineering school. Harbourside Institute of Technology is a boutique school with programs in Audio Engineering and Music Production, as well as highly specialized courses in Avid Pro Tools, Ableton Live, Songwriting, Live Sound, & more.
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closed 11/25/2015 via Company Press Release

CedarBridge, acquired SAE Institute Dubai

synopsis: Following a four year investment by twofour54, the UAE arm of the internationally accredited SAE institute has been acquired by CedarBridge, a leading investor in the education sector in the region.
buyer: CedarBridge
CedarBridge is an investment company focused on the education sector with various investments across the region in nurseries, schools, and higher education institutes. "
target parent: twofour54 FZ LLC
target: SAE Institute Dubai
SAE Institute Dubai offers KHDA accredited certificates, diplomas, and bachelor degrees across 5 disciplines – Animation, Audio, Design, Film and Games.
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closed 6/16/2011 via BNC Analysis

twofour54 FZ LLC, purchased Dubai Business of the SAE Institute from SAE Institute

synopsis: twofour54 tadreeb, the region's leading media training academy, has acquired the Dubai business of the SAE Institute, the world’s largest network of media training academies.
buyer: twofour54 FZ LLC
twofour54 FZ LLC offers media and entertainment organizations a complete range of services that help drive business success and growth. They are built off a base of three key components; a training academy, an innovation and support sector as well as a production facility. "
seller parent: Navitas Limited
seller: SAE Institute
SAE Institute was founded by Tom Misner in Sydney, Australia. Offering the first practical audio education in 1976, it now spans over 50 locations around the world offering a wide range of courses & qualifications.
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Navitas Limited, will acquire SAE Institute

synopsis: SAE Group, which offers practical audio education, is pleased to announce that Navitas Limited the largest Australian Stock Exchange listed provider of education services, has successfully entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of SAE Institute and Qantm College.
buyer: Navitas Limited (ASX:NVT:$750.17)
Navitas offers a wide range of education services to suit your individual situation and your aspirations. Navitas tailor courses to meet specific needs, from fast-track academic studies to additional English language support. "
target: SAE Institute
SAE Institute was founded by Tom Misner in Sydney, Australia. Offering the first practical audio education in 1976, it now spans over 50 locations around the world offering a wide range of courses & qualifications.
price ($mm)[EV]
$270 [$248]
rev ($mm)
$90
EBITDA ($mm)
$25
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
10.8x
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 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Trust Venture Partners, acquired Myanmar Institute of Business

synopsis: Trust Venture Partners (TVG), a professional financial advisory firm in Myanmar, has acquired the Myanmar Institute of Business (MIB), a leading business & finance school in Myanmar. MIB offers courses for banking, finance, investing, business management, and accounting.
buyer: Trust Venture Partners
Trust Venture Partners (TVG) is a professional financial advisory firm in Myanmar. TVG provides high quality financial advice to local and international companies. They offer services for group structuring, fundraising, M&A, joint venture structuring, valuation, project management, and more. "
target: Myanmar Institute of Business
Founded in 2015, the Myanmar Institute of Business (MIB) is a leading business & finance school in Myanmar. MIB offers courses for banking, finance, investing, business management, and accounting. MIB provides their students with the critical skills they need for the business world.
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