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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cyborggainz, acquired Biohackers’ Update

synopsis: Cyborggainz, a Canadian web platform that applies neuroscience to sports and fitness, has acquired Biohackers’ Update, the first magazine about biohacking and self optimization. Biohackers’ Update provide readers with news about fitness, nutrition, technology, and more to help them discover their potential.
buyer: Cyborggainz
Cyborggainz is a Canadian web platform that applies neuroscience to sports and fitness. Cyborggainz provides their members with custom workout programs and personalized nutrition plans to help them train like a cyborg, enhance their physical performance and live healthier lives. "
target: Biohackers’ Update
Biohackers’ Update is the first magazine about biohacking and self optimization. Biohackers’ Update writes and publishes articles backed by true user-based stories and science. They provide readers with news about fitness, nutrition, technology, and more to help them discover their potential.
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closed 6/6/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Leaf Group, acquired Well+Good

synopsis: Leaf Group Ltd., a diversified consumer internet company comprised of several marketplace and media properties, announced it has acquired the wellness media company, Well+Good. Well+Good has premium content and experiences brand, known for its trend-spotting and high-caliber editorial content.
buyer: Leaf Group (LFGR:$154.96)
Leaf Group Ltd. is a diversified Internet company that builds platforms across its marketplace (Society6 and Saatchi Art) and media (Livestrong.com and eHow) properties to enable communities of creators to reach passionate audiences in large and growing lifestyle categories. "
target: Well+Good
Well+Good is an editorial leader in the fitness and wellness space, and has leveraged a reputation to create new business extensions to the core site. Driven by a team that seeks out new opportunities for expansion, Well+Good has a consistent record of robust revenue growth and profitability.
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closed 2/15/2019 via PR Newswire

HealthLine, Inc., acquired Greatist Inc.

synopsis: Healthline Media, the 2nd largest and fastest growing consumer health publisher in the world, has acquired Greatist.com, a next-generation media company for healthy-minded millenials. Greatist focuses on high-quality fitness, health, and happiness content. They provide articles about food, fitness, beauty, life, and health products.
buyer: HealthLine, Inc.
Healthline Media is the 2nd largest and fastest growing consumer health publisher in the world, reaching over 100 million people a month. Healthline provides socially inspired, medically reviewed and data-driven content to help everyone live stronger, healthier lives. "
target: Greatist Inc.
Greatist is a next-generation media company for healthy-minded millenials. Greatist focuses on high-quality fitness, health, and happiness content. They provide articles about food, fitness, beauty, life, and health products.
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closed 9/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

Daniel Crawford, acquired HealthTalk Live, Inc.

synopsis: Daniel Crawford, a businessman who has worked with both large and small consumer packaged goods brands, and has had experience launching a consumer packaged goods company in early stages, has acquired HealthTalk Live, who provide health and wellness information services through an interactive website HealthTalkLive.com and live radio shows.
buyer: Daniel Crawford
Daniel Crawford has worked with both large and small consumer packaged goods brands, and has had experience launching a consumer packaged goods company in early stages. "
target: HealthTalk Live, Inc. (OTCPK:HLTK:$0.02)
HealthTalk Live, Inc. provides health and wellness information services through an interactive website HealthTalkLive.com and live radio shows in the United States.
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closed 9/10/2012 via BNC Analysis

WUSF Public Media, acquired Health News Florida

synopsis: WUSF Public Media has acquired Health News Florida, a non-profit health news website. Health News Florida aggregates health news articles from around the state and provides independent reporting, often with a focus on health policy.
buyer: WUSF Public Media
WUSF Public Media is located on the campus of the University of South Florida in Tampa, and is licensed to the University of South Florida. WUSF is a trustworthy source for local and national news, in-depth reporting, educational programming, arts, culture and the finest in jazz and classical music."
target: Health News Florida
Health News Florida Inc., an independent online news service, is a nonprofit journalistic enterprise that was launched in March 2007 (under the name Florida Health News Inc.) with seed money from foundations.
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closed 9/2/2014 via BNC Analysis

Bayard Presse, acquired Enfant.com

synopsis: Bayard. Inc., publisher of religious books and magazines in the United States, has announced their acquisition of Enfant.com, an online monthly magazine publication on the themes of pregnancy and parenting. The company is based in France.
buyer: Bayard Presse
Bayard Presse SA publishes magazines and newspapers. The company was founded in 1873 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: Enfant.com
enfant.com is an online monthly magazine publication on the themes of pregnancy and parenting. The company is based in France.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

FueledLoop LLC., acquired Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine

synopsis: FueledLoop LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of Aeroflow Healthcare, announced that it has acquired Pregnancy & Newborn (P&N) Magazine, a pioneering leader in the early online motherhood and lifestyle space. P&N provides moms with everything from educational pregnancy and child development information, to baby gear reviews, birth stories and more.
buyer parent: Aeroflow Healthcare
buyer: FueledLoop LLC.
FueledLoop is a digital agency with a collective 75 years of experience. FueledLoop plans, creates, and implements effective marketing campaigns that help their partners save time, money, and achieve results. FueledLoop has worked on campaigns for Fortune 1000 clients. "
target: Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine
Pregnancy & Newborn (P&N) is a thriving online community that embraces the trials and triumphs of motherhood. Since 2006, P&N has provided moms with everything from educational pregnancy and child development information, to baby gear reviews, birth stories and more.
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closed 8/11/2021 via Company Press Release

Stuff, acquired Ensemble

synopsis: Stuff, New Zealand's largest and most popular news site, has acquired Ensemble, an online magazine in New Zealand focused on fashion and beauty. Ensemble is for people of purpose who want to read about world issues as much as they do beautiful, well-made clothing. The magazine covers the topics of fashion, beauty, culture, and people.
buyer: Stuff
Stuff is New Zealand's largest and most popular news site. Stuff covers every aspect of news and information, from breaking national and international crises through to in-depth features, sports, business, entertainment and technology articles, weather reports, movie reviews and more. "
target: Ensemble
Ensemble is an online magazine in New Zealand focused on fashion and beauty. Ensemble is for people of purpose who want to read about world issues as much as they do beautiful, well-made clothing. The magazine covers the topics of fashion, beauty, culture, and people.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Bustle Digital Group, acquired Flavorpill Media Inc.

synopsis: Bustle Digital Group acquired Flavorpill Media Inc. to build out the company’s experiential programming. Flavorpill Media Inc. is an online publisher and experiential brand that launched in 2000.
buyer: Bustle Digital Group
Bustle Digital Group is the largest premium publisher reaching millennial women. Every month, nearly 80 million readers turn to Bustle Digital Group publications — Bustle, Romper, Elite Daily, and The Zoe Report — for impactful conversation around the interests and issues engaging women today. "
target: Flavorpill Media Inc.
Flavorpill Media Inc. is an online publisher and experiential brand that launched in 2000. Flavorpill offers email alerts to fans who can subscribe to learn more about upcoming events. They also operate Flavorwire, an online culture magazine.
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announced 10/18/2017 via Company Press Release

Egmont Publishing, will purchase Side2, Side3 & Blogg.no from Nettavisen AS

synopsis: Egmont Publishing will acquire the online lifestyle magazines Side2 and Side3, as well as the blogging platform blogg.no, from Nettavisen. Side2 is an online lifestyle magazine that targets women, while Side3 is an online lifestyle magazine for men. Blogg.no is the leading blogging platform in Norway.
buyer parent: Egmont Foundation
buyer: Egmont Publishing
Egmont Publishing is a leading European producer and publisher of entertainment, magazines, children's books, digital services, content marketing and e-commerce. Egmont Publishing is part of Egmont, a leading Nordic media group, with activities in 30 countries and 6,200 employees. "
seller parent: Sparebankstiftelsen DNB
seller: Nettavisen AS
Side2 is an online lifestyle magazine that targets women and Side3 is an online lifestyle magazine for men. Blogg.no is the leading blogging platform in Norway. Founded on November 1, 1996, Nettavisen is Norway's oldest national online-only newspaper.
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closed 6/21/2017 via Company Press Release

MediaSchool Group, acquired INfluencia

synopsis: MediaSchool Group, a network of higher education establishments specializing in Communication, Journalism, Digital and Executive studies, has acquired INfluencia SAS, a free daily newsletter on the internet and a quarterly print and digital magazine on trends and influences. Both companies are based in France.
buyer: MediaSchool Group
MediaSchool Group is a network of higher education establishments specializing in Communication, Journalism, Digital and Executive studies. They are based in Paris, France. "
target parent: Startinvest
target: INfluencia
INfluencia SAS is a free daily newsletter on the internet and a quarterly print and digital magazine on trends and influences. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Paris, France.
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closed 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

Hubert Burda Media, acquired Lifestyle Asia

synopsis: German media company Burda International, a unit of Munich-based Hubert Burda Media, has acquired LifestyleAsia.com. LifestyleAsia was founded in 2006 as an online publisher with local websites in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur.
buyer: Hubert Burda Media
Responsible for over 400 print and digital consumer brands, Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media groups. With a strong focus on its digital portfolio and the international media market, it has been growing for several years. It publishes more than 320 magazines around the globe. "
target parent: Servisen Investment Management AB
target: Lifestyle Asia
LifestyleAsia was founded in 2006 as an online publisher with local websites in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur. The online magazine publishes the latest content relating to luxury style, travel, food & wine, motoring, culture and city guides.
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closed 5/21/2015 via PR Newswire

Zealot Networks, acquired Hutch Media

synopsis: Zealot Networks, a digital-first media company announced the acquisition of Hutch Media, an online magazine publishing group. The addition of Hutch Media to Zealot Networks begins to fulfill a component of the company's distribution capabilities by offering destinations with niche audience for premium content.
buyer: Zealot Networks
Zealot Networks is a digital-first media company that empowers creators to make a living doing what they love by providing a comprehensive suite of production, distribution, and business services. "
target: Hutch Media
Hutch Media is an online magazine publishing company that produces Internet TV programming, webisodes and editorial around specific content themes, reaching over 200MM pageviews per month.
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closed 7/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Zimbio, Inc., acquired Lonny Magazine

synopsis: Zimbio Inc announced it has acquired Lonny, a monthly online magazine that focuses on home décor. Zimbio gains the founding editorial team, the Lonny website, its library of past issues, and an archive of thousands of original photographs. The acquisition extends Zimbio's reach in a new women’s lifestyle vertical.
buyer: Zimbio, Inc.
Zimbio Inc., parent to Zimbio.com and Stylebistro.com, reaches an audience of more than 30 million global monthly readers across fashion, beauty, celebrity and entertainment. Zimbio.com is comScore’s #5 Entertainment News site, StyleBistro.com is top ten in the Fashion, Beauty and Style category. "
target: Lonny Magazine
Launched in October 2009, Lonny is a monthly online magazine that focuses on lifestyle and home decor. Founded by designer and editor Michelle Adams and photographer Patrick Cline, the magazine’s name was formed by combining “London” and “New York,” the pair’s hometowns.
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closed 7/2/2012 via Company Press Release

derStandard.at, acquired Quax.at

synopsis: Standard Medien AG, publisher of der Standard, has acquired the family-oriented portal Quax.at. Standard previously held 40% of Quax. Based in Stockerau, Austria, Quax.at is a portal with more than 4,000 entries with a focus on arts and culture for families with children, and has a large and active user community.
buyer: derStandard.at
Based in Vienna, Standard Medien AG is the publisher of the Austrian national daily newspaper, Der Standard. They also operate derStandard.at, one of the largest and most wide-ranging web portals in Austria. "
target: Quax.at
Based in Stockerau, Austria, Quax.at is a portal with more than 4,000 entries with a focus on arts and culture for families with children, and has a large and active user community.
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closed 8/12/2009 via BusinessWire

Blackrock Digital Inc., Uptown Media Group LLC, acquired Vibe Media Group, Inc.

synopsis: InterMedia Partners, in partnership with its portfolio company Uptown Media Group along with Blackrock Digital announced the purchase of the assets of Vibe and Vibe.com, the preeminent brands for hip-hop & R&B lifestyle and culture.
buyer: Blackrock Digital Inc.
buyer: Uptown Media Group LLC
Blackrock Digital is an interactive media sales representation and marketing firm. We represent top tier media publications’ websites that attract a young and desirable audience. "
target: Vibe Media Group, Inc.
Founded in 1993 by Quincy Jones and Time Warner, Vibe has been an iconic brand for 16 years, responsible for setting trends among hip hop and mainstream culture.
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closed 7/5/2006 via BusinessWire

The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., acquired Vibe Magazine

synopsis: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C., a New York-based private equity firm, announced today its acquisition of VIBE, the world's leading urban music and lifestyle magazine. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition underscores management's commitment to extend the VIBE brand into multiple media platforms.
buyer: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C. is a New York based private equity firm that invests in selected segments of the communications, information and media industries. "
target parent: Freeman Spogli & Co.
target: Vibe Magazine
Founded in 1993 by Quincy Jones and Time Warner, Vibe has been an iconic brand for 16 years, responsible for setting trends among hip hop and mainstream culture.
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closed 11/9/2005 via PR Newswire

PlanetOut, Inc., acquired LPI Media Inc.

synopsis: PlanetOut Inc. today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of LPI Media Inc., and affiliated direct marketing and publishing entities for $24.0 million in cash and approximately $7.1 million in seller- financed debt.
buyer: PlanetOut, Inc. (LGBT:$0.00)
PlanetOut Inc. is a leading media and entertainment company exclusively serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. PlanetOut's digital media brands include Gay.com, PlanetOut.com, Advocate.com, Out.com, OutTraveler.com and HIVPlusMag.com. "
target: LPI Media Inc.
LPI is the nation's leading content producer targeting the gay and lesbian community, distributing more than 8.2 million copies of its magazines each year. Its titles and Web sites include The Advocate, OUT and HIVPlus, among other titles and online platforms.
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closed 2/5/2008 via Folio: First Day

Niche Media LLC, acquired DLG Media

synopsis: Niche Media founder and CEO Jason Binn has purchased DLG Media Holdings, publisher of lifestyle and fashion magazine Philadelphia Style, and online publications DC Style and ACConfidential.com.
buyer: Niche Media LLC
Niche Media LLC is the country's pre-eminent regional magazine group catering to the high-end luxury market through the pages of six distinct publications. Renowned for reaching the most affluent consumers, the pages of these upscale glossies are some of the most valuable real estate in the country."
target: DLG Media
DLG Media Holdings is a Philadelphia-based multi-media company. We’re defining the next generation of content for our print and Web portfolios including Philadelphia STYLE magazine, DCStyleMag.com, PhillyStyleMag.com, ACConfidential.com and the Philadelphia STYLE City Guide.
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closed 8/21/2006 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired Hillclimb Media

synopsis: Demand Media, the next-generation web media company, announced the acquisition of privately-held Hillclimb Media, which hosts sector-leading sites in travel, sports, and the outdoors, including Trails.com and GolfLink.com. Today's announcement is the latest in a series of online media and technology acquisitions announced by Demand Media.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media™ is a social media company that connects content creators and large audiences with advertisers through its network of vertical media web properties. By using its proprietary social media tools, Demand Media provides an interactive and vertically-focused media experience for users. "
target: Hillclimb Media
Hillclimb Media is the name behind some of the most successful and recognizable brands on the Internet. With a host of sector-leading sites in travel, sports, and the outdoors, our web publishing solutions bring established, high-quality offline content to the online world.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cyborggainz, acquired Biohackers’ Update

synopsis: Cyborggainz, a Canadian web platform that applies neuroscience to sports and fitness, has acquired Biohackers’ Update, the first magazine about biohacking and self optimization. Biohackers’ Update provide readers with news about fitness, nutrition, technology, and more to help them discover their potential.
buyer: Cyborggainz
Cyborggainz is a Canadian web platform that applies neuroscience to sports and fitness. Cyborggainz provides their members with custom workout programs and personalized nutrition plans to help them train like a cyborg, enhance their physical performance and live healthier lives. "
target: Biohackers’ Update
Biohackers’ Update is the first magazine about biohacking and self optimization. Biohackers’ Update writes and publishes articles backed by true user-based stories and science. They provide readers with news about fitness, nutrition, technology, and more to help them discover their potential.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cyborggainz, acquired Biohackers’ Update

synopsis: Cyborggainz, a Canadian web platform that applies neuroscience to sports and fitness, has acquired Biohackers’ Update, the first magazine about biohacking and self optimization. Biohackers’ Update provide readers with news about fitness, nutrition, technology, and more to help them discover their potential.
buyer: Cyborggainz
Cyborggainz is a Canadian web platform that applies neuroscience to sports and fitness. Cyborggainz provides their members with custom workout programs and personalized nutrition plans to help them train like a cyborg, enhance their physical performance and live healthier lives. "
target: Biohackers’ Update
Biohackers’ Update is the first magazine about biohacking and self optimization. Biohackers’ Update writes and publishes articles backed by true user-based stories and science. They provide readers with news about fitness, nutrition, technology, and more to help them discover their potential.
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closed 12/4/2017 via PE Hub

BV Investment Partners, acquired Precision Nutrition Inc.

synopsis: BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services, software and IT services sectors, has acquired a majority stake in Toronto-based Precision Nutrition, a certification and coaching software and services provider.
buyer: BV Investment Partners
BV Investment Partners is currently investing its ninth private equity fund. The firm is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. The company actively targets investments in the business services and information technology services industries. "
target: Precision Nutrition Inc.
Precision Nutrition (PN) is the leading nutrition certification and coaching software and services provider in North America. PN provides nutrition coaching certifications and software to fitness and wellness professionals throughout North America, Australia, and parts of Europe.
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closed 8/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hansefit GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Fitbase Institut für Online Prävention GmbH

synopsis: Hansefit, an international network for company fitness offerings, acquires Fitbase, a leading German provider of digital health prevention solutions. Fitbase provides certified prevention courses available online and via app at any time. Fitbase was founded in Hamburg in 2014 by Johannes Heering and Dr. René Bohnsack.
buyer parent: Waterland Private Equity Investments
buyer: Hansefit GmbH & Co. KG
Hansefit is a leading company fitness network in Germany. The company serves as an aggregating platform for corporate fitness and allows employees of corporate clients access to numerous partnerships such as fitness studios, swimming pools, spa services and physiotherapy. "
target: Fitbase Institut für Online Prävention GmbH
Fitbase was founded in Hamburg in 2014 by Johannes Heering and Dr. René Bohnsack and is a pioneer in the development of digital and innovative prevention solutions in the field of occupational health promotion. Solutions include certified prevention courses available online and via app at any time.
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closed 7/14/2021 via PR Newswire

iFIT, acquired Sweat

synopsis: iFIT Health & Fitness Inc., a global leader in connected fitness software, content and equipment, has acquired Sweat, a mobile app for women's health and fitness. Sweat gives women access to expert fitness advice, one-on-one personal training and unique exercise content. The app allows users to schedule their workouts and track their progress.
buyer: iFIT
iFIT is a global leader in connected fitness software, content and equipment. iFIT provides immersive, adaptive, personalized workout experiences for every fitness level and interest. The company offers treadmills, bikes, fitness apps, and more through their various brands. "
target: Sweat
Sweat is a leading mobile app for women's health and fitness. Sweat gives women affordable and on-demand access to expert fitness advice, one-on-one personal training and unique exercise content. The app allows users to schedule their workouts, get real-time reminders, and track their progress.
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closed 3/19/2013 via Company Press Release

CompliWithUs, Ltd, acquired Emergency Medical Training

synopsis: Compli With Us Limited announced a merger between Compli With Us and the healthcare training services company Emergency Training Limited (EMT). Emergency Medical Training Ltd provides online and practical CPR certification, First Aid training and courses, AED training, basic life support training and seminars.
buyer: CompliWithUs, Ltd
CompliWithUs Ltd is an Expert Partner company offering a total compliance solution for medical staffing agencies, the independent health sector and the NHS. "
target: Emergency Medical Training
Emergency Medical Training Ltd provides online and practical CPR certification, First Aid training and courses, AED training, basic life support training and seminars.
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announced 8/11/2017 via PR Web

Pro Hockey Launch LLC will be merged with Hockey Advisor Pro,

synopsis: Hockey Advisor Pro and Pro Hockey Launch announced they have entered into an agreement to merge. Hockey Advisor Pro leads the way in helping advisors grow and manage their book of business. Pro Hockey Launch provides personalized evaluation, advisement and mentorship from former NHL players, elite pros and college experts.
buyer parent: Placement Loop, Inc.
buyer: Hockey Advisor Pro
Hockey Advisor Pro is the first and only online solution built exclusively for ice hokey family advisors. Their powerful tools help advisors, evaluators, and trainers match players with teams at best-fit. They provide access to the most complete database of amateur teams in the US and Canada. "
target: Pro Hockey Launch LLC
Pro Hockey Launch’s mission is to ensure players, parents and coaches are receiving professional guidance from the most knowledgeable experts in the world. They provide personalized evaluation, advisement and mentorship from former NHL players, elite pros and college experts.
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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 4/27/2016 via PR Web

Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc., acquired Outdoor Roadmap, LLC

synopsis: Outdoor education company Kalkomey Enterprises has expanded its hunter education offerings with the acquisition of Outdoor Roadmap, a Michigan-based online hunter safety training company and brand consultancy for the outdoor industry. Outdoor Roadmap was founded to provide online hunter education for the new and experienced outdoors enthusiast.
buyer: Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc.
Kalkomey is North America’s leading provider of recreational safety education. Kalkomey produces print and Internet courses that have provided official safety education since 1995. Kalkomey offers safety courses in boating, hunting, bowhunting, and off-road vehicle and snowmobile operation. "
target: Outdoor Roadmap, LLC
Outdoor Roadmap LLC is a Michigan-based online Hunter Safety training company and brand consultancy for the outdoor industry. Outdoor Roadmap is committed to ensuring the lifestyle and heritage of hunting in America through easier access to the sport with online hunter education.
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closed 2/4/2021 via PR Web

Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc., acquired Campfire Collective

synopsis: Kalkomey Enterprises, a leading provider of online recreational safety education, has acquired Campfire Collective, an online provider of safety education for outdoor pursuits in Canada. Campfire Collective offers digital content that helps people to optimize their outdoor experience. They have courses for boating, hunting, sledding, and more.
buyer parent: Cove Hill Partners
buyer: Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc.
Kalkomey is a leading provider of online recreational safety education, certifications, and cloud-based agency management solutions. Through its modern learning management system, Kalkomey delivers regulatory-approved safety education courses and certifications in all 50 U.S. States. "
target: Campfire Collective
Campfire Collective is an online provider of safety education for outdoor pursuits in Canada. Campfire Collective offers digital content that helps people to discover, learn and optimize their outdoor experience. They have courses for boating, hunting, sledding, off-roading, and paddling.
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closed 5/1/2020 via BusinessWire

Cove Hill Partners, acquired Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: Cove Hill Partners, a long-term oriented private equity firm focused on consumer and technology industries, has acquired Kalkomey Holdings, LLC, a leading provider of online recreational safety education and cloud-based agency management solutions to both government agencies and outdoor enthusiasts.
buyer: Cove Hill Partners
Cove Hill Partners is a long-term oriented private equity firm focused on partnering with management teams in the consumer and technology industries. The firm manages a long-duration fund with over $1 billion of commitments from its investors and founders. "
target parent: Inverness Graham Investments
target: Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc.
Kalkomey is a leading provider of online recreational safety education, certifications, and cloud-based agency management solutions. Through its modern learning management system, Kalkomey delivers regulatory-approved safety education courses and certifications in all 50 U.S. States.
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closed 10/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Escapees RV Club, acquired RV to Freedom

synopsis: Escapees RV Club has announced the acquisition of all RV to Freedom properties including its popular course Roadmap to Full-Time RVing. This course leads the customer from the dreaming stage to becoming a full or part-time RVer. It also includes the RV to Freedom Facebook group with over 39,000 members.
buyer: Escapees RV Club
The Escapees RV Club is one of the oldest, largest and most loved RV membership organizations in the world. It is a tightly-knit community of like-minded RVers. It also offers support services like mail forwarding, healthcare solutions, and roadside assistance. "
target: RV to Freedom
RV to Freedom is a resource for RVers and those wanting to learn more about the RVing lifestyle. RV to Freedom has information needed to start a life a freedom on the road. RV to Freedom offers a popular course called Roadmap to Full-Time RVing.
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The Edge Sports Performance Academy merged with Pinnacle Sports,

synopsis: Pinnacle Sports announces its merger with The Edge Sports Performance Academy, Twinsburg, to bring a combination of elite coaching, indoor and outdoor sports facilities, and character-development training to young people in the Medina and Twinsburg, Ohio areas.
buyer: Pinnacle Sports
Pinnacle Sports integrates athletic skills training, physical training and character development for young athletes at locations in Medina and Twinsburg, Ohio. "
target: The Edge Sports Performance Academy
The Edge is a state of the art sports training facilitiy dedicated to developing the athlete. Their goal is to provide resources to facilitate development in the body, mind, spirit and social aspects of their clients.
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