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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

The Speech Pathology Group, acquired Go2Consult

synopsis: SPG, a Ridgemont Equity Partners portfolio company and a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to children with autism and other disabilities, has acquired Go2Consult and Family Support Center. Go2Consult is a cutting-edge speech and language services provider for school districts throughout the Inland Empire.
buyer parent: Ridgemont Equity Partners
buyer: The Speech Pathology Group
SPG is a leading school, clinic, and home-based provider of multidisciplinary services for children with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. The company provides comprehensive speech and language services, applied behavior analysis therapy, psychological services, and OT/PT services. "
target: Go2Consult
Go2Consult provides cutting-edge speech and language services provider for school districts in Southern California. They provide comprehensive and direct collaboration to ensure that client goals and purpose of their Speech-Language Pathologist is known to teachers, administrators, and other staff.
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closed 3/19/2019 via PR Newswire

Gryphon Investors, acquired LEARN Behavioral

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that it has acquired a majority stake in LEARN Behavioral from LLR Partners. LEARN is the leading network of providers serving children with autism and other special needs.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors is a leading private equity firm focused on profitably growing and competitively enhancing middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. "
target parent: LLR Partners
target: LEARN Behavioral
LEARN Behavioral is the leading network of behavioral health providers serving children with autism and other special needs. LEARN delivers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and related interventions based on industry-leading quality standards.
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closed 5/13/2016 via BNC Analysis

LLR Partners, acquired Learn It Systems

synopsis: Learn It Systems, a portfolio company of Milestone Partners, has been acquired by LLR Partners, a leading middle market private equity firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Learn It Systems, headquartered in Baltimore, MD, is a leading national behavioral health and related services company serving children with autism and other special needs.
buyer: LLR Partners
LLR Partners is a lower middle market private equity firm providing capital and strategic guidance to growth companies. They invest in a broad range of industries, with an emphasis on software, tech-enabled services and healthcare. "
target parent: Milestone Partners
target: Learn It Systems
Learn It Systems is a leading national behavioral health and related services company serving children with autism and other special needs. Learn It's comprehensive behavioral health platform addresses large, high-growth markets being driven by insurance reform, an evolving reimbursement landscape.
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closed 10/24/2016 via BusinessWire

Pharos Capital Group, LLC, acquired Logan River Academy

synopsis: Pharos Capital Group, LLC, a private equity firm based in Dallas and Nashville, has acquired Logan River Academy, an adolescent residential treatment center in Logan, Utah. Logan River helps male and female students ages 12-18 who have difficulties in the home, community and school.
buyer: Pharos Capital Group, LLC
Based in Dallas and Nashville, Pharos Capital Group is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Since inception, Pharos has invested in 51 companies and currently has over $750 million of private equity assets under management. "
target: Logan River Academy
Logan River Academy, LLC is an adolescent residential treatment center based in Logan, Utah. With a strong emphasis on both education and therapy, Logan River features a nurturing, therapeutic living environment, a fully-accredited high quality education program.
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closed 3/30/2011 via PR Newswire

EverFi, Inc., acquired Outside the Classroom

synopsis: EverFi, Inc., the leading education technology platform addressing growing state mandates in new subject areas, has announced the acquisition of Boston-based Outside The Classroom, Inc., the provider of the largest online alcohol prevention course AlcoholEdu®.
buyer: EverFi, Inc.
EverFi is the leading education technology platform to teach, assess, and certify students in critical skills including Financial Literacy, Student Loan Management, Digital Literacy, Substance Abuse, and additional product areas. "
target parent: Ticonderoga Capital Inc.
target: Outside the Classroom
Outside The Classroom is a Boston-based company that was founded to address epidemic-level public health issues affecting education, corporate, and government institutions. The company is the provider of the largest online alcohol prevention course AlcoholEdu®.
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closed 12/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Gateforum Educational Services Private Limited, acquired Yukti Educational Services Private Limited

synopsis: Thinkcell Learning Solutions, an educational services provider, has acquired the YUKTI brand in order to kickstart its 8-12 science division, with the primary focus being the 12th Board exams and Engineering and Medical Entrance exams like JEE, MHT-CET and AIPMT.
buyer parent: ASK Pravi Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd
buyer: Gateforum Educational Services Private Limited
Thinkcell Learning Solutions Pvt. Ltd. (formerly Gateforum Educational Services Pvt. Ltd.) is an educational services provider. It offers test preparatory tools for graduate aptitude tests in engineering courses. They are the number 1 institute for preparation for the GATE Exam. "
target: Yukti Educational Services Private Limited
Yukti Educational Services Private Limited provides training and guidance to students seeking to get into engineering and medical institutes in India. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Mumbai, India.
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closed 8/18/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Specialized Education Services Inc, acquired The Graham Academy

synopsis: Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral support, has acquired The Graham Academy, a special education school with locations in Kingston and Luzerne, Pennsylvania serving students with autism and other special needs.
buyer parent: The Vistria Group
buyer: Specialized Education Services Inc
Specialized Education Services, Inc. (SESI), a division of FullBloom, is a premier provider of education services for K-12 students who require additional educational and positive behavioral supports to overcome challenges that impede success in a traditional school setting. "
target: The Graham Academy
The Graham Academy is a special education school serving students with autism and other special needs in Pennsylvania. The Graham Academy serves school districts and families with its elementary school in Kingston for children in grades K–8, and a high school in Luzerne for students in grades 9–12.
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closed 11/7/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Steiner Leisure Limited, acquired Cortiva, Inc.

synopsis: Steiner Leisure Limited announced that it has completed the acquisition of the assets of Cortiva Group, Inc., which operates seven post-secondary massage therapy schools with a total of 12 campuses located in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington.
buyer: Steiner Leisure Limited (STNR:$701.63)
Steiner Leisure Limited is a worldwide provider and innovator in the fields of beauty, wellness and education. Its services include traditional and alternative massage, body and skin treatment options, fitness, acupuncture, herbal medicine, medi-spa treatments and laser hair removal. "
target: Cortiva, Inc.
Founded in 2003, Cortiva Group Inc. is a community of massage therapy schools that deliver high quality of health and wellness education with a focus on humanity. Cortiva operates seven post-secondary massage therapy schools with a total of 12 campuses.
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closed 3/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Anvia Holdings, acquired Xseed Pty Ltd,

synopsis: Anvia Holdings Corporation, a global technology and education service company, will acquire XSEED Pty Ltd, an Australian Registered Training Organization. XSEED provides vocational education training services. They offer courses for business leadership and management, hairdressing, automotive, and massage therapy.
buyer: Anvia Holdings (OTCPK:ANVV:$2.35)
Anvia Holdings is a global technology and education service company. Anvia, as an investment and holding company, has developed and acquired a number of businesses that helped individuals and organizations grow. Their products serve two key target audiences namely consumer and business segments. "
target: Xseed Pty Ltd,
XSEED is an Australian Registered Training Organization. XSEED provides vocational education training services through their XSEED, Next Gear, and Hair Assembly brands. They offer courses for business leadership and management, hairdressing, automotive, and massage therapy.
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closed 5/9/2014 via BNC Analysis

Yuan Spa, acquired Bellevue Massage School

synopsis: Yuan Spa owner Z Zhang has purchased Bellevue Massage School for $170,000 to pursue her goal of training students to get ready for working in five-star spas. Bellevue Massage School offers high-quality education in massage therapy.
buyer: Yuan Spa
East meets West at Yuan Spa where clients experience massage therapy, advanced skin care, and herbal body treatments brought together from around the globe, guided by their highly qualified multinational therapists. "
target: Bellevue Massage School
Bellevue Massage School offers high-quality education in massage therapy. It is a testament to its owners, teachers and staff, that the school’s students have consistently maintained one of the highest first-time pass rates of all massage schools in the state.
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closed 2/10/2014 via PR Newswire

MedTech College, acquired National Medical Education Training Center

synopsis: Medtech College has acquired National Medical Education & Training Center. National Medical Education & Training Center is a values-driven organization that educates and trains competent, compassionate, pre-hospital emergency medical providers.
buyer parent: Excellere Partners
buyer: MedTech College
Medtech is a nationally accredited, leading post-secondary network of colleges and institutes. Medtech campuses help students explore opportunities, strive for excellence and gain the skills and confidence to achieve their full potential in the growing healthcare field. "
target: National Medical Education Training Center
National Medical Education & Training Center is a values-driven organization that educates and trains competent, compassionate, pre-hospital emergency medical providers.
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closed 2/23/2012 via PR Newswire

HCP & Company, acquired Career Training Academy, Inc.

synopsis: HCP & Company, a middle-market private equity firm headquartered in Chicago, announced the acquisition of Career Training Academy, Inc., a nationally accredited, Associate's degree and diploma granting, career school providing students with professional skills for careers in allied health.
buyer: HCP & Company
HCP & Company is a private equity firm specializing in growth equity and buyout investments in companies with attractive growth prospects and revenue from $10 million to $100 million. "
target: Career Training Academy, Inc.
Career Training Academy® is a career school offering programs in Medical and Dental Assisting, Medical Billing and Coding, and Massage Therapy. Its programs are developed with a focus on the career goals of each and every student.
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closed 6/22/2010 via Company Press Release

JLL Partners, acquired Ross Learning LLC

synopsis: Huron Capital announced today that it has sold its portfolio company, Ross Education. Based in St. Clair, Michigan, Ross Education operates a group of 17 postsecondary schools that offer career-oriented training in allied health fields.
buyer: JLL Partners
Founded in 1988, JLL Partners is among the leading private equity investment firms in the country. Since inception, they have managed a series of private equity funds aggregating approximately $4 billion in committed capital. "
target parent: Huron Capital Partners LLC
target: Ross Learning LLC
Ross Education LLC is the owner of Ross Medical Education Center. Ross has offered short-term vocational and career training programs for over 30 years. The Company operates a group of 17 postsecondary schools that offer career-oriented training in allied health fields.
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closed 1/5/2010 via Capital IQ

BC Partners, acquired ATI Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: BC Partners has acquired ATI Holding Company. ATI operates vocational schools and training centers in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico.
buyer: BC Partners
BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the large buy-out market for 20 years. The firm operates as an integrated team through its offices in Europe and America. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: ATI Enterprises, Inc.
ATI offers specialized training to students in the automotive, IT, and healthcare industries. ATI Enterprises operates vocational schools and training centers in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico.
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closed 3/7/2005 via Company Press Release

Huron Capital Partners LLC, acquired Ross Learning LLC

synopsis: Huron Capital Partners LLC announced today that it has recapitalized Ross Learning LLC in partnership with Paul Mitchell, CEO of the Company. The transaction marks Huron’s sixth new platform investment within the last eight months and second significant platform investment in the post-secondary education industry.
buyer: Huron Capital Partners LLC
Huron Capital Partners LLC is a Midwest based equity investment firm focused on investing in growing, established and profitable companies. We specialize in partnering with management teams to facilitate corporate spin-offs, family succession transactions, recapitalizations and management buyouts. "
target: Ross Learning LLC
Ross Education LLC is the owner of Ross Medical Education Center. Ross has offered short-term vocational and career training programs for over 30 years. Ross Medical Education Center operates in 14 communities in Michigan, Florida and Georgia.
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closed 3/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

KEA Group, acquired Institut de Formation d'Ostéopathes Animaliers

synopsis: The KEA Group, a holding company in France, has acquired Institut de Formation d'Ostéopathes Animaliers (IFOA), a French training institute for animal osteopathy. IFOA teaches various manual therapies related to equine and canine osteopathy. IFOA serves over 300 students through their 3 training centers in Europe.
buyer: KEA Group
The KEA Group is a holding company in France. KEA's holdings include Ecole Supérieure d'Ostéopathie (ESO), a private higher education institution focused on osteopathy; and Ecole Supérieure de Naturopathie (ESNAT), a higher education institution focused on Naturopathy. "
target: Institut de Formation d'Ostéopathes Animaliers
Institut de Formation d'Ostéopathes Animaliers (IFOA) is a French training institute for animal osteopathy. IFOA teaches various manual therapies related to equine and canine osteopathy. IFOA serves over 300 students through their 3 training centers in Europe.
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closed 11/4/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aspire2, acquired Safety 'n Action Ltd

synopsis: Aspire2 Group, the newly formed training organisation backed by Australian private equity firm Archer Capital, will acquire Safety ‘n Action. Safety ‘n Action was established in 2001 and has grown exponentially to become New Zealand’s most renowned Health & Safety Training provider.
buyer parent: Archer Capital
buyer: Aspire2
Aspire2 Group is a newly formed training organisation backed by Australian private equity firm Archer Capital. Aspire2 was formed through the acquisition of five New Zealand based private education businesses. "
target: Safety 'n Action Ltd
Safety n Action was established in 2001 and has grown exponentially to become NZ’s most renowned Health & Safety Training provider.
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closed 12/30/2014 via Company Press Release

Unitek College, acquired NCP College of Nursing

synopsis: Unitek College has acquired NCP College of Nursing. Established in 1993, The mission of NCP is to educate adults to become competent, efficient, and safe entry level health-care providers. The Vocational Nursing Program was developed to meet the growing demand for health-care providers in a hospital and/or variety of health-care settings.
buyer parent: Unitek Information Systems, Inc.
buyer: Unitek College
Unitek College offers programs in Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Vocational Nursing, Registered Nurse Bridge – LVN to RN, and an online Bachelors of Science in Nursing – RN to BSN program. It has Main Campus in Fremont, a Branch Campus in Sacramento, and a Satellite Campus in San Jose. "
target: NCP College of Nursing
Founded in 1993, NCP College of Nursing has offered nursing training to a diverse student body for over 17 years. NCP College of Nursing offers a Licensed Vocational Nursing training program from its Hayward and South San Francisco campuses.
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closed 2/21/2012 via PR Newswire

United Education Institute, acquired Emergency Training Services, Inc.

synopsis: International Education Corporation, a leading national provider of career education and parent company of UEI College, has acquired Emergency Training Services (ETS), a leading emergency medical care training college in Santa Cruz, California. ETS provides training for Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics and First Responders.
buyer parent: International Education Corporation
buyer: United Education Institute
United Education Institute (UEI) serves as a top choice for career preparation and training. Students interested in entering a new career or training program to enhance their current occupation can consider a wide variety of UEI programs. "
target: Emergency Training Services, Inc.
The mission of Emergency Training Services is to respond to the educational needs of individuals seeking a career as an EMT or Paramedic. It is structured to develop competencies and skills in students necessary to function responsibly as members of an emergency medical care team.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

The Speech Pathology Group, acquired Go2Consult

synopsis: SPG, a Ridgemont Equity Partners portfolio company and a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to children with autism and other disabilities, has acquired Go2Consult and Family Support Center. Go2Consult is a cutting-edge speech and language services provider for school districts throughout the Inland Empire.
buyer parent: Ridgemont Equity Partners
buyer: The Speech Pathology Group
SPG is a leading school, clinic, and home-based provider of multidisciplinary services for children with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. The company provides comprehensive speech and language services, applied behavior analysis therapy, psychological services, and OT/PT services. "
target: Go2Consult
Go2Consult provides cutting-edge speech and language services provider for school districts in Southern California. They provide comprehensive and direct collaboration to ensure that client goals and purpose of their Speech-Language Pathologist is known to teachers, administrators, and other staff.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

The Speech Pathology Group, acquired Go2Consult

synopsis: SPG, a Ridgemont Equity Partners portfolio company and a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to children with autism and other disabilities, has acquired Go2Consult and Family Support Center. Go2Consult is a cutting-edge speech and language services provider for school districts throughout the Inland Empire.
buyer parent: Ridgemont Equity Partners
buyer: The Speech Pathology Group
SPG is a leading school, clinic, and home-based provider of multidisciplinary services for children with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. The company provides comprehensive speech and language services, applied behavior analysis therapy, psychological services, and OT/PT services. "
target: Go2Consult
Go2Consult provides cutting-edge speech and language services provider for school districts in Southern California. They provide comprehensive and direct collaboration to ensure that client goals and purpose of their Speech-Language Pathologist is known to teachers, administrators, and other staff.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

The Speech Pathology Group, acquired Family Support Center

synopsis: SPG, a Ridgemont Equity Partners portfolio company and a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to children with autism and other disabilities, has acquired Family Support Center (FSC) and Go2Consult. FSC is a market leader in using applied behavior analysis therapy services to help children with autism and their families.
buyer parent: Ridgemont Equity Partners
buyer: The Speech Pathology Group
SPG is a leading school, clinic, and home-based provider of multidisciplinary services for children with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. The company provides comprehensive speech and language services, applied behavior analysis therapy, psychological services, and OT/PT services. "
target: Family Support Center
The Family Support Center (FCS) is a market leader in using applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy services to help children with autism and their families. FCS's services are provided by a multidisciplinary team experienced in treatment excellence for autism spectrum disorders.
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closed 10/1/2020 via BusinessWire

The Speech Pathology Group, acquired Family Support Center

synopsis: SPG, a Ridgemont Equity Partners portfolio company and a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to children with autism and other disabilities, has acquired Family Support Center (FSC) and Go2Consult. FSC is a market leader in using applied behavior analysis therapy services to help children with autism and their families.
buyer parent: Ridgemont Equity Partners
buyer: The Speech Pathology Group
SPG is a leading school, clinic, and home-based provider of multidisciplinary services for children with autism spectrum disorder and other special needs. The company provides comprehensive speech and language services, applied behavior analysis therapy, psychological services, and OT/PT services. "
target: Family Support Center
The Family Support Center (FCS) is a market leader in using applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy services to help children with autism and their families. FCS's services are provided by a multidisciplinary team experienced in treatment excellence for autism spectrum disorders.
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closed 8/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Blue Sprig, acquired Aptitude Habilitation Services (AHS), Inc.

synopsis: Blue Sprig Pediatrics, Inc. announces that it has acquired the assets of the Carmel, CA based Aptitude Habilitation Services. Aptitude is a multi-state clinic and home-based provider of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: Blue Sprig
BlueSprig, founded in 2017, is a clinic-based provider of Applied Behavior Analysis ("ABA") therapy services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ("ASD"). Headquartered in Houston, TX, BlueSprig is the largest autism services provider in Texas, with locations in several other states in the US. "
target: Aptitude Habilitation Services (AHS), Inc.
Aptitude Habilitations Services was founded in 2009 and provides Applied Behavior Analysis ("ABA") treatment services to children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It serves the autism community with clinic and home-based services as well as community and school-based services in 11 states.
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closed 8/1/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cultivate Behavioral Health & Education, acquired Pediatric Therapy Group

synopsis: Cultivate acquires Pediatric Therapy Group (PTG), a multi-disciplinary provider in Chicago, diversifying its services mix and geographical footprint. PTG has established relationships with Early Intervention, Developmental Pediatricians and Medical Diagnostic teams which aid in the early identification of childhood disorders.
buyer parent: Imperial Capital Corporation
buyer: Cultivate Behavioral Health & Education
Cultivate Behavioral Health & Education provides ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) therapy in Central Texas, serving children with autism and other developmental disabilities. They serve children starting in their early intervention programs, through their high school years. "
target: Pediatric Therapy Group
Pediatric Therapy Group (PTG) has been providing therapeutic services in the Chicago-land area since 2010. PTG has established relationships with Early Intervention, Developmental Pediatricians and Medical Diagnostic teams which aid in the early identification of childhood disorders.
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closed 7/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Proud Moments ABA, acquired Autism & Behavior Consulting Services, LLC

synopsis: Proud Moments ABA, a provider of ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) services for children with autism, has acquired Autism & Behavior Consulting Services, LLC, a leading behavioral therapy service provider that specializes in treating children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Proud Moments ABA
Proud Moments is a growing behavioral health agency offering ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) services for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Proud Moments handles the entire process, from assessment and insurance authorization to treatment design, implementation, and monitoring. "
target: Autism & Behavior Consulting Services, LLC
Autism & Behavior Consulting Services (ABC) is a leading behavioral therapy service provider that specializes in treating children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. The company provides comprehensive behavior therapy services to children while helping to educate and support their families.
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closed 6/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

CSD Autism Services, acquired Rocky Mountain Applied Behavior Analysts, LLC

synopsis: Center for Social Dynamics, LLC (CSD), a portfolio company of NMS Capital, has partnered with Rocky Mountain Applied Behavior Analysts, LLC (Rocky Mountain ABA). Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado and founded by Brittany Warsing, MS BCBA, Rocky Mountain is a fast-growing applied behavioral analysis (“ABA”) services company.
buyer parent: New MainStream Capital
buyer: CSD Autism Services
Founded in 2012 by Pete Pallares, Center for Social Dynamics (CSD) is an ABA (applied behavioral analysis) services company specializing in home-based, personalized, evidence-based ASD (autism spectrum disorder) treatment throughout Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Hawaii. "
target: Rocky Mountain Applied Behavior Analysts, LLC
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado and founded by Brittany Warsing, MS BCBA, Rocky Mountain is a fast-growing applied behavioral analysis (“ABA”) services company specializing in home-based, personalized, evidence-based Autism Spectrum Disorder (“ASD”) treatment.
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closed 6/23/2020 via PR Web

Lighthouse Autism Center, acquired Autism Therapy Services, LLC

synopsis: Lighthouse Autism Centers, LLC, a leading provider of center-based, Applied Behavioral Analysis ("ABA") therapy, announced the acquisition of Autism Therapy Services, LLC (“ATS”), a rapidly-growing, center-based ABA provider in the greater-Indianapolis market.
buyer: Lighthouse Autism Center
Headquartered in Mishawaka, Indiana, Lighthouse was founded in 2012 by Gregg and Sandy Maggioli, the parents of a child with autism. Over the past 8 years, Lighthouse has grown into a leading center-based provider of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy for children on the autism spectrum. "
target: Autism Therapy Services, LLC
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, Autism Therapy Services is a center-based Applied Behavioral Analysis ("ABA") provider that provides ABA services through a network of five centers across the greater Indianapolis area.
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closed 4/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC, acquired Pinecone Therapies, LLC

synopsis: Sequel Youth & Family Services, a Dallas-based provider of behavioral health services, has welcomed Pine Cone Therapies into its network of programs. Pine Cone provides children, families and adults with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders.
buyer parent: Altamont Capital Partners
buyer: Sequel Youth and Family Services, LLC
Sequel Youth & Family Services is a leading national behavioral health organization that develops and operates a broad continuum of treatment programs for children, adolescents, adults, and families with severe behavioral health, emotional, and physical challenges. "
target: Pinecone Therapies, LLC
Pine Cone Therapies provides children, families, and adults with treatment programs to assist those with Autism spectrum, speech-language, intellectual delay, neurological, and attention deficit disorders. They design quality treatment that will result in meaningful changes across environments.
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closed 1/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

The Stepping Stones Group, acquired Star of CA

synopsis: The Stepping Stones Group, a leading national provider of therapeutic, behavioral and autism services to children in educational and community settings, announced the acquisition of STAR of CA, a California based provider of home, community, and school-based Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and school-based ABA and mental health services.
buyer parent: Rothschild
buyer: The Stepping Stones Group
The Stepping Stones Group is the leading provider of therapeutic and behavioral health services to children including those with special needs and autism. The company serves over 500 clients and 115,000 students annually across over 30 states. "
target: Star of CA
STAR of CA provides psychological and applied behavior analysis (ABA) services to children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), young children at risk for developmental delays, or individuals with emotional and behavioral challenges throughout California.
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closed 12/4/2019 via Company Description

New MainStream Capital, acquired CSD Autism Services

synopsis: NMS Capital has partnered with company management in the recapitalization of Center for Social Dynamics, Inc. (CSD). CSD is a leading applied behavioral analysis services company specializing in home-based, personalized, evidence-based Autism Spectrum Disorder treatment. CSD provides services throughout Northern California, Oregon, and Hawaii.
buyer: New MainStream Capital
NMS Capital (New MainStream Capital) is a New York headquartered private investment firm specializing in strategic equity investments and leveraged buyouts of lower middle market companies. "
target: CSD Autism Services
Founded in 2012 by Pete Pallares, Center for Social Dynamics (CSD) is an ABA (applied behavioral analysis) services company specializing in home-based, personalized, evidence-based ASD (autism spectrum disorder) treatment throughout Northern California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Hawaii.
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closed 10/2/2018 via BNC Analysis

BrightSpring Health Services, acquired Gateway Pediatric Therapy

synopsis: BrightSpring Health Services acquired Gateway Pediatric Therapy, located in the Great Lakes Region. Gateway is a provider of center-based, in-home and community-based applied behavior analytic (ABA) services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: BrightSpring Health Services (RSCR:$1,569.07)
BrightSpring® Health Services is the leading provider of comprehensive home and community-based health services to complex populations in need of specialized care. BrightSpring® began in 1974 as ResCare in Louisville, Kentucky. "
target: Gateway Pediatric Therapy
Gateway Pediatric Therapy, located in the Great Lakes Region is a provider of center-based, in-home and community-based applied behavior analytic (ABA) services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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closed 10/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Invo HealthCare Associates, acquired XciteSteps, LLC

synopsis: Invo Healthcare, a national provider of school and community behavioral health, acquired Xcite Steps. Based in California, Xcite Steps provides Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Invo HealthCare Associates
Invo Healthcare is a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to individuals with special needs and autism. The company serves more than 60,000 children annually in schools, homes and centers in 30 states nationwide. "
target: XciteSteps, LLC
Based in California, Xcite Steps provides Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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closed 3/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

LEARN Behavioral, acquired The SPARKS Group, LLC

synopsis: Based in Maryland, The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group was acquired by Learn It Systems. The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group provides high-quality, research-based ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) treatment services to children in the child’s natural environment, whether that be the family home, daycare or local community. 
buyer parent: LLR Partners
buyer: LEARN Behavioral
LEARN Behavioral is the leading network of behavioral health providers serving children with autism and other special needs. LEARN delivers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and related interventions based on industry-leading quality standards. "
target: The SPARKS Group, LLC
Based in Maryland, The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group provides high-quality, research-based ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) treatment services to children in the child’s natural environment. S.P.A.R.K.S is proud to serve Washington, D.C., Southern Maryland and Northern Virginia.
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closed 1/24/2018 via BusinessWire

Family Treatment Network, acquired Behavior Care Specialists, Inc.

synopsis: Pharos Capital Group, LLC, through its Family Treatment Network platform (“FTN”), has acquired Behavior Care Specialists (“BCS”), based in Sioux Falls, SD. BCS is an outpatient treatment provider of autism spectrum disorder services based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), serving 140 children across four states.
buyer parent: Pharos Capital Group, LLC
buyer: Family Treatment Network
The Family Treatment Network (FTN) is a complementary platform of child and adolescent behavioral health services businesses, including residential therapy centers, therapeutic day schools, home & community based outpatient programs, and other child and adolescent psychiatric treatment services. "
target: Behavior Care Specialists, Inc.
Behavior Care Specialists (BCS), founded in 2006, is an outpatient treatment provider of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) services using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). BCS works with children and adolescents with ASD in clinics, schools and homes.
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closed 12/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

FFL Partners, LLC, acquired Autism Learning Partners

synopsis: FFL Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in quality middle-market companies in growing markets, has completed the acquisition of Autism Learning Partners (ALP), a provider of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapy services for children and young adults with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities.
buyer: FFL Partners, LLC
FFL is a venture capital and private equity firm that was formed in 1997 to invest in middle-market companies where the substantial strategic and operating expertise of FFL's principals can help management improve margins, make acquisitions and grow earnings. "
target: Autism Learning Partners
Autism Learning Partners, of Glendale, Calif., provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children and young adults in seven states, serving nearly 3,000 clients annually. Services include cognitive, adaptive, social and emotional therapies as well as social-skills programs.
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announced 8/16/2018 via Reuters

CareTech Community Services Limited, will acquire Cambian Group

synopsis: British social care services firm CareTech Holdings Plc has agreed to buy rival Cambian Group Plc, one of the largest providers of specialist behavioural health services for children and adults in the UK.
buyer: CareTech Community Services Limited (AIM:CTH:$224.83)
Founded in 1993, CareTech has proved itself as a safe, reliable and stable social care provider. The company is publicly owned and has an experienced management team drawn from social services, health, charities and the commercial world. "
target: Cambian Group (CMBN:$252.02)
Cambian Group is one of the largest providers of specialist behavioural health services for children and adults in the UK. They provide services for over 2,900 individuals in 286 services. They work with over 140 public authorities and employ more than 7,200 people.
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$474 [$378]
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$255
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$29
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13.2x
closed 12/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Acorn Health, acquired Behavior Therapy Specialists

synopsis: Acorn Health, a provider of clinical services to children with autism, has acquired Behavior Therapy Specialists (BTS) in O'Fallon, IL. BTS will serve as a regional platform for providing high quality home- and center-based Applied Behavior Analysis services to children and adults diagnosed with autism in Southern Illinois and Northern Missouri.
buyer: Acorn Health
Acorn Health is a family of companies that deliver clinical services to children with autism. Acorn Health is a partnership of behavior analytic professionals who develop, apply, and share the latest advances in the science of applied behavior analysis to improve the lives of the families served. "
target: Behavior Therapy Specialists
Behavior Therapy Specialists (BTS) provide clinic based and in-home Applied Behavior Analysis therapy and services across multiple counties in Southern Illinois. BTS also offers Speech and Language Services so that a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach can be administered.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BusinessWire

Golden Gate Capital, acquired Invo HealthCare Associates

synopsis: Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm, announced that it has acquired Invo Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of autism and childhood behavioral health services. Invo will continue to be led by Chief Executive Officer Anthony Manley and its current management team.
buyer: Golden Gate Capital
Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with over $15 billion of committed capital. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing across a wide range of industries and transaction types. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Invo HealthCare Associates
Invo Healthcare is a leading provider of behavioral health and therapeutic services to individuals with special needs and autism. The company serves more than 60,000 children annually in schools, homes and centers in 30 states nationwide.
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closed 1/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Beacon Specialized Living Services, Inc., acquired Owakihi, Inc.

synopsis: Beacon Specialized Living Services, Inc., a portfolio company of Pharos Capital Group, has acquired Owakihi, Inc. Founded in 1978, Owakihi is a leading Minnesota provider of home and community-based support services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and mental health needs, focusing on personalized care.
buyer parent: Pharos Capital Group, LLC
buyer: Beacon Specialized Living Services, Inc.
Beacon Specialized Living serves individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental health needs. By supporting their self-directed goals with compassion and best practices, Beacon provides the highest level of support — not only meeting their needs, but helping people live their fullest lives. "
target: Owakihi, Inc.
Founded in 1978, Owakihi is a leading Minnesota provider of home and community-based support services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and mental health needs, focusing on personalized care.
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announced 12/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Binovi, will acquire VERA™

synopsis: Binovi Technologies Corp., a leader in vision performance technology, will acquire VERA™ (Visual Efficiency RAting), Developed for eye doctors, educators, and school nurses, VERA offers a much-needed, simple, and validated national standard for school vision screening that goes beyond visual acuity or eyesight.
buyer: Binovi (TSXV:EYC:$0.42)
Binovi Technologies Corp. combines hardware, software, specialized expert knowledge, and unique data insights to deliver customized, one-on-one training and learning protocols ideal for K-12 Students, Vision Care Specialists, and Sports Performance testing and training. "
target: VERA™
VERA™ (Visual Efficiency RAting) is a two-part vision screening program designed for school heath, occupational therapy and special education settings. VERA's school health component identifies more students with common vision difficulties and generates referral letters to eye doctors.
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closed 3/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Anthem, Inc., acquired Beacon Health Options

synopsis: Anthem, Inc. has acquired Beacon Health Options, the largest independently held behavioral health organization in the country serving more than 36 million people across all 50 states. The acquisition allows Anthem to combine its behavioral health capabilities with Beacon’s successful model and support services to enhance whole person care.
buyer: Anthem, Inc. (ANTM:$121,868.00)
Anthem is a leading health benefits company dedicated to improving lives and communities, and making healthcare simpler. Through its affiliated companies, Anthem serves more than 79 million people, including 41 million within its family of health plans. "
target: Beacon Health Options
Beacon Health Options is a health improvement company that serves 50 million individuals across the U.S. and UK. On behalf of employers, health plans, and government agencies, Beacon manages innovative programs and solutions that directly address the challenges behavioral health care system faces.
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