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announced 2/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Bridge

synopsis: UK-based Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), the provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, will acquire Bridge, a learning, performance, and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organisations. The acquisition significantly extends LTG’s learning and talent offering in the mid-enterprise market.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bridge
Bridge is a learning, performance and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organizations. Specializing in employee-centric experiences, the offering includes a learning management system in addition to performance, engagement and skills development products on a single SaaS-based platform.
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$50
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$21
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closed 10/6/2021 via BNC Analysis

BetterPlace Safety Solutions, acquired Oust Labs

synopsis: BetterPlace, an Indian blue-collar lifecycle management startup, has acquired Oust Labs, a company that helps enterprises to onboard, train and engage their distributed workforce. Oust's gamified micro-learning platform allows businesses to create and share microlearning courses and assessments on mobile devices to up-skill their workforce.
buyer: BetterPlace Safety Solutions
BetterPlace is an Indian technology platform that manages the end-to-end lifecycle of blue collar workers. They make an immense social impact by helping the unorganized sector get training, employment, financial inclusion, digital footprint trust score and other benefits using technology. "
target: Oust Labs
Oust Labs is a company that helps enterprises to onboard, train and engage their distributed workforce. Oust's gamified micro-learning platform allows businesses to create and share microlearning courses and assessments on mobile devices to train and up-skill their workforce.
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closed 5/15/2019 via PR Newswire

Engagedly, acquired Management Mentors, Inc.

synopsis: Engagedly, the St. Louis-based leader in performance management and employee engagement software, announced the acquisition of Management Mentors, a SaaS-based mentoring company headquartered in Boston.
buyer: Engagedly
Engagedly is a leading global provider of performance management and employee engagement software and services based in St. Louis, MO with offices in India, Australia, and the UK. "
target: Management Mentors, Inc.
Management Mentor is a SaaS-based mentoring company headquartered in Boston. Management Mentors' flagship product MentoringComplete is an online mentoring software program built on the core principles of human psychology.
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closed 1/5/2022 via PR Newswire

Talent Inc., acquired Interview School Inc.

synopsis: Talent Inc., the leading digital resource and trusted advisor to job seekers worldwide, announced its acquisition of Interview School, an innovative mock-interview software company that provides job seekers with up-to-date interview questions and AI-assisted feedback.
buyer: Talent Inc.
Talent Inc. helps job seekers navigate career changes and differentiate themselves in a competitive job market. Through its suite of properties, Talent Inc. empowers job seekers to take control of their careers and reach their full potential through its professional career services. "
target: Interview School Inc.
Interview School is mock-interview software that provides users with up-to-date interview questions and AI-assisted feedback. Since 2018, the company has helped thousands of professionals walk into interview rooms feeling prepared and confident.
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closed 3/19/2021 via PR Newswire

Penn Foster Inc., acquired Sokanu

synopsis: Penn Foster has acquired Sokanu, creator of the CareerExplorer platform used by over 10 million people to match to and evaluate career paths. The acquisition furthers Penn Foster's mission of putting middle-skill workers on a path to economic mobility by combining actionable labor market intelligence with workforce-relevant courses and programs.
buyer parent: Two Sigma Investments
buyer: Penn Foster Inc. (REVU:$188.75)
Penn Foster is bridging the gap between education and economic opportunity to build the workforce. They partner with employers, education and workforce organizations, and local community groups to design and deliver digital and blended learning programs that attract, upskill, and retain workers. "
target: Sokanu
Canada-based Sokanu is the Internet's largest career advancement platform. CareerExplorer by Sokanu is the most widely-used career assessment, blending psychometrics and machine learning to help people understand how their personal traits, talents, interests, and values align with different careers.
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closed 3/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Elsevier B.V., acquired Authess

synopsis: Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specializing in science and health, and part of RELX, has acquired Authess, the Boston-based developer of an advanced performance-based competency assessment platform that evaluates how students solve complex, open-ended problems they would encounter on the job.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers and tackle human crises. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education. "
target: Authess
Authess is a developer that uniquely leverages technology to measure an individual’s ability to solve complex, real-world problems. The Authess platform supports authoring, delivery, analysis, and reporting of authentic, performance-based assessment.
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announced 9/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Oracle Corporation, will acquire Iridize

synopsis: Enterprise software company Oracle Corp. has signed an agreement to acquire Tel Aviv-based user training startup Iridize Ltd. Founded in 2011, Iridize develops software that allows companies to create personalized user guides for cloud and web applications.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$41,399.00)
Oracle is a computer technology corporation developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products. By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers to accelerate innovation and create added value for their customers. "
target: Iridize
Founded in 2011, Iridize develops software that allows companies to create personalized user guides for cloud and web applications. Iridize accelerates product adoption and user onboarding, reducing support costs with a powerful platform of personalized interactive guides and messages.
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closed 7/12/2018 via PR Newswire

LeapPoint, acquired JumpSeat

synopsis: LeapPoint, a management and technology consulting firm, is excited to announce it has acquired browser-based digital adoption platform, JumpSeat. This platform allows companies to streamline their onboarding process and technology adoption efforts.
buyer: LeapPoint
LeapPoint is a management and technology consulting firm that provides advisory and digital services as well as custom application development. LeapPoint offers a thoughtful blend of resources to bring just the right mix of business acumen and functional expertise to drive enterprise change. "
target: JumpSeat
JumpSeat is a browser-based digital adoption platform. This platform allows companies to streamline their onboarding process and technology adoption efforts. JumpSeat is a browser-based solution allowing it to be utilized across the many different technologies a company has in its stack.
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closed 2/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

StudyTube, acquired Springest

synopsis: Studytube, a Dutch online learning platform, has acquired Springest, a European training-booking marketplace. Springest helps over 3 million people a year to find, compare and book training programmes and courses. Their platform offers courses for agriculture, communication, construction, economics, healthcare, IT, legal, media, and more.
buyer: StudyTube
Studytube is a Dutch online learning platform. Studytube offers companies an all-in-one learning platform that inspires their employees to build their own future. They provide a central, user-friendly learning environment where employees can easily search, book and follow training courses. "
target: Springest
Springest is a European training-booking marketplace. Springest helps over 3 million people a year to find, compare and book training programmes and courses. Their platform offers courses for agriculture, communication, construction, economics, healthcare, IT, legal, media, and more.
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closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Kahoot!, acquired Motimate

synopsis: Kahoot!, the global learning platform company, announced the acquisition of Motimate, an employee engagement and learning app provider for organizations of all sizes. Their app uses gamification to onboard new starters or train and upskill current workers. They are based in Oslo, Norway.
buyer: Kahoot! (OTCNO:KAHOOT:$42.97)
Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform in Norway. Kahoot! makes it easy to create, share and play fun learning games for any subject, in any language, on any device, for all ages. Kahoot! is used in a multitude of settings, including K-12 and university classrooms, corporate offices, and more. "
target: Motimate
Motimate is an employee engagement and learning app provider for organizations of all sizes. Their app uses gamification to onboard new starters or train and upskill current workers. They are based in Oslo, Norway.
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$27
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closed 6/17/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Professional Diversity Network LLC, acquired Resunate

synopsis: The Professional Diversity Network, a developer and operator of online networks and job boards for culturally diverse professionals, has acquired Resunate, a developer of recruiting software designed to connect job seekers, colleges, universities and job placement companies with specific job postings.
buyer: Professional Diversity Network LLC (IPDN:$4.29)
The Professional Diversity Network (PDN) is a Chicago-based diversity recruitment firm. PDN manages a suite of professional networking websites that target diverse professional groups, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, women, LGBT, veterans, and people with disabilities. "
target parent: Careerimp, Inc.
target: Resunate
Resunate is a web based software, created to build a resume and automatically evaluate and improve it for every job. It provides legitimate, quantitative feedback to job seekers; and confidence for employers that they are selecting the best candidate in their applicant pool.
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$0.20
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closed 5/25/2017 via BusinessWire

Electronic Commerce Inc., acquired Cfactor

synopsis: Electronic Commerce Inc. (ECI), a leading SaaS payroll and HR provider, announced it has acquired cfactor Works Inc., a company that delivers a personalized on-demand social human resource management system (HRMS), talent management, and employee collaboration software suite for employees.
buyer parent: Frontier Capital
buyer: Electronic Commerce Inc.
Specializing in Human Capital Management solutions, Electronic Commerce, Inc. (ECI®) created its Empower software to provide mid-sized companies with a web-based, fully unified platform that covers the entire employee lifecycle. "
target: Cfactor
cfactor Works Inc. delivers a personalized on-demand social human resource management system (HRMS), talent management, and employee collaboration software suite for employees.
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closed 2/17/2022 via Company Press Release

Vera Whole Health, acquired Castlight Health, Inc.

synopsis: Vera Whole Health, Inc., a leader in advanced primary care, has acquired Castlight Health, Inc., a health navigation platform that simplifies the complexities of healthcare. Castlight partners with Fortune 500 companies and health plans to transform employee and member benefits into one comprehensive health and wellbeing experience.
buyer parent: Clayton, Dubilier & Rice
buyer: Vera Whole Health
Vera Whole Health is a leader in advanced primary care. Vera’s primary care model aims to address patient overall health, including physical, mental and social health, while providing cost efficiency for employers and payers. "
target: Castlight Health, Inc. (CSLT:$131.43)
Castlight is a health navigation platform that simplifies the complexities of healthcare. Castlight partners with Fortune 500 companies and health plans to transform employee and member benefits into one comprehensive health and wellbeing experience to deliver better health outcomes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$368 [$312]
rev ($mm)
$143
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
3492.7x
closed 5/20/2021 via GlobeNewswire

PandoLogic, acquired Wade & Wendy

synopsis: PandoLogic has acquired Wade & Wendy, a recruitment automation platform that increases recruiters' bandwidth to make for a better - and more human - candidate experience. Their AI recruiter platform automates task-driven recruitment processes: sourcing, screening and recommending qualified & interested candidates.
buyer: PandoLogic
PandoLogic is the leading programmatic job advertising and vendor management platform in North America. Their programmatic job advertising platform, pandoIQ, automates and optimizes job ad placements to help companies meet hiring needs while maximizing recruitment ad spend. "
target: Wade & Wendy
Wade & Wendy is a recruitment automation platform that increases recruiters' bandwidth to make for a better - and more human - candidate experience. Their AI recruiter platform automates task-driven recruitment processes: sourcing, screening and recommending qualified & interested candidates.
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announced 3/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Xero Limited, will acquire Planday

synopsis: Xero is to acquire Denmark-based Planday, a cloud-based platform that's been designed to provide businesses with a real-time view of staffing needs and payroll costs, alongside business performance metrics.
buyer: Xero Limited (ASX:XRO:$644.37)
Xero provides a easy-to-use cloud-based accounting software service for small businesses and their advisors around the world. Xero connects more than two million subscribers with an ecosystem of over 800 third-party apps and 200 plus connections to banks and financial service providers. "
target: Planday
Planday is cloud-based platform that's been designed to provide businesses with a real-time view of staffing needs and payroll costs, alongside business performance metrics.
price ($mm)
$189
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closed 3/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Equiniti Limited, acquired Monidee

synopsis: Equiniti Group plc, an international technology-led services and payments specialist, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Monidee, an employee share plans technology business based in Amsterdam.
buyer: Equiniti Limited (LSE:EQN:$669.57)
Equiniti is a specialist outsourcer delivering technology-enabled solutions to some of the UK’s brands and public sector organisations. They offer share registration and associated investor services, employee share plan administration, pension administration and software, & employee benefit schemes."
target: Monidee
MonIdee is a leading B2B Fintech software solution provider of Employee Reward Plan, Financial Participation and Compliance Solutions. Monidee’s web-based platform tOption has been designed and fine-tuned to meet the needs of a wide range of companies worldwide.
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announced 3/25/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, will acquire PlanSource

synopsis: PlanSource, a leading provider of cloud-based benefits administration technology, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners is a U.S.-based investment firm with more than $46 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Vista exclusively invests in software, data, and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams. "
target: PlanSource
PlanSource is a technology company driven to create a better benefits experience for employees and the HR teams that support them. Nearly 4.5 million consumers receive their benefits through the PlanSource platform, which provides intuitive software and services for benefits administration.
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announced 2/20/2019 via BusinessWire

GetSwift, will acquire Scheduling+

synopsis: GetSwift, a leading provider of SaaS logistics technology, is to acquire Scheduling+, a SaaS platform that combines staff scheduling, task management, time and attendance recordkeeping, and payroll into one easy to use subscription-based cloud solution, which allows businesses of all sizes to reduce the amount of time spent on employee management.
buyer: GetSwift (ASX:GSW:$1.44)
GetSwift is a worldwide leader in delivery management automation. From enterprise to hyper-local, businesses across dozens of industries around the globe depend on their SaaS platform to bring visibility, accountability, efficiency and savings to their supply chain and “Last Mile" operations. "
target: Scheduling+
Scheduling+ is a SaaS platform that combines staff scheduling, task management, time and attendance recordkeeping, and payroll into one easy to use subscription-based cloud solution, which allows businesses of all sizes to reduce the amount of time spent on employee management.
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closed 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Trilogy Education Services, acquired JobTrack

synopsis: Trilogy Education, a leading workforce accelerator, announced the acquisition of JobTrack, a career services platform. JobTrack is a platform that streamlines and accelerates the job search process, enabling users to quickly and easily manage applications and interviews.
buyer: Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world's leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Trilogy's intensive, skills-based training programs bridge regional talent gaps in coding, data analytics, UX/UI, and cybersecurity. "
target: JobTrack
JobTrack is a platform that streamlines and accelerates the job search process, enabling users to quickly and easily manage applications and interviews. Simultaneously, JobTrack provides career advisors with powerful data and analytics to enrich their one-on-one coaching sessions.
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closed 6/29/2018 via PR Newswire

Fusemachines Inc., acquired Rake Inc

synopsis: Fusemachines Inc., a leading provider of AI solutions, software and educational services announced the acquisition of Rake Inc, a talent acquisition and candidate engagement platform that services candidates and employers by providing an array of tools leading to better experiences and outcomes throughout the recruitment process.
buyer: Fusemachines Inc.
Fusemachines is an Artificial Intelligence solutions and services provider that offers AI engineers to companies seeking to develop their capabilities in Big Data & Machine Learning. They help identify opportunities within an organization where AI can be best exploited. "
target: Rake Inc
Rake Inc is a talent acquisition and candidate engagement platform that services candidates and employers by providing an array of tools leading to better experiences and outcomes throughout the recruitment process.
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announced 2/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Bridge

synopsis: UK-based Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), the provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, will acquire Bridge, a learning, performance, and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organisations. The acquisition significantly extends LTG’s learning and talent offering in the mid-enterprise market.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bridge
Bridge is a learning, performance and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organizations. Specializing in employee-centric experiences, the offering includes a learning management system in addition to performance, engagement and skills development products on a single SaaS-based platform.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$21
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2.4x
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announced 7/15/2021 via PR Newswire

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire GP Strategies Corporation

synopsis: GP Strategies Corporation, a global workforce transformation solutions provider, is to be acquired by Learning Technologies Group, a provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target: GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX:$459.38)
GP Strategies is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. They improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$394 [$406]
rev ($mm)
$482
EBITDA ($mm)
$43
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
9.5x
announced 2/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Bridge

synopsis: UK-based Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), the provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, will acquire Bridge, a learning, performance, and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organisations. The acquisition significantly extends LTG’s learning and talent offering in the mid-enterprise market.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bridge
Bridge is a learning, performance and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organizations. Specializing in employee-centric experiences, the offering includes a learning management system in addition to performance, engagement and skills development products on a single SaaS-based platform.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$21
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2.4x
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closed 2/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

Affirmity, acquired PDT Global

synopsis: Affirmity has announced the acquisition of PDT Global. PDT ('The People Development Team') Global is a UK-based Diversity and Inclusion training and consultancy firm with deep specialization in the live virtual and digital delivery learning spaces. PDT Global will become part of Affirmity, a subsidiary of Learning Technologies Group plc.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Affirmity
Affirmity, a part of Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), provides a robust portfolio of software, services and training solutions that help customers minimize risk and experience the positive impacts of affirmative action and diversity and inclusion in the workforce. "
target: PDT Global
PDT Global is a women-founded and led Diversity and Inclusion training and consultancy firm with a global client base. Since 1998, it has delivered excellence in training across strategy, cultural change, and leadership development.
price ($mm)
$18
rev ($mm)
$7
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EV / rev
4.2x
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announced 1/21/2021 via PR Web

Peoplefluent, Inc., will acquire Reflektive

synopsis: UK-based Learning Technologies Group plc, the provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, will acquire Reflektive Inc, a leading performance management software provider. Reflektive will join LTG’s PeopleFluent business, integrating its solution with the existing PeopleFluent talent management portfolio.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
As a market leader in integrated talent management and learning solutions, PeopleFluent helps companies hire, develop, reward, and advance their workforce. The company's software spans recruitment, talent mobility, performance, compensation, succession, org charting, and learning. "
target: Reflektive
Reflektive is a provider of innovative, real-time performance management solutions for HR leaders and their agile organizations. Reflektive securely delivers Real-Time Feedback and Requests, Goal Management, Performance Reviews, and Check-Ins applications in the cloud for clients around the world.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$14
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1.0x
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closed 12/8/2020 via Company Press Release

Open LMS, acquired eThink Education

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a global leader in the high-growth workplace learning and talent industry, has acquired eThink Education, a leading provider of Moodle-based learning management systems (LMS). eThink, a market leader in North America, will be integrated into LTG’s global Moodle business, Open LMS.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Open LMS
Open LMS leverages open-source software to deliver an effective and engaging learning experience. As the largest commercial Moodle provider in the world, the company helps organizations and institutions deliver great learning experiences without complexities. "
target: eThink Education
eThink is an eLearning provider that offers world-class, fully-managed Learning Management Systems solutions for open-source Moodle and Totara Learn. eThink provides a dynamic and customizable learning management system to meet specific institutional and organizational needs.
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$20
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announced 9/24/2020 via PR Web

Open LMS, will acquire eCreators

synopsis: Open LMS, an online learning platform based on Moodle, will acquire eCreators, an Australian content development house and a certified Moodle partner. eCreators' Leearnbook platform is a corporate LMS that meets the needs of a wide range of industries. eCreators also offers hosting, integration and development services for Moodle LMS.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Open LMS
Open LMS is an online learning platform based on Moodle that makes it easy to manage courses and deliver engaging content and activities. As the largest commercial Moodle provider in the world, Open LMS helps organizations and institutions deliver great learning experiences without complexities. "
target: eCreators
eCreators is an Australian content development house and a certified Moodle partner. eCreators' Leearnbook platform is a corporate Learning Management System (LMS) that meets the needs of a wide range of industries. eCreators also offers hosting, integration and development services for Moodle LMS.
price ($mm)
$4.04
rev ($mm)
$3
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2.6x
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closed 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Peoplefluent, Inc., acquired patheer

synopsis: PeopleFluent, a market leader in integrated talent management and learning solutions, announced the acquisition of Patheer. Patheer is the leading talent development & analytics platform for building high-performing workforces.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Peoplefluent, Inc.
As a market leader in integrated talent management and learning solutions, PeopleFluent helps companies hire, develop, reward, and advance their workforce. The company's software spans recruitment, talent mobility, performance, compensation, succession, org charting, and learning. "
target: patheer
Patheer is the leading talent development & analytics platform for building high-performing workforces. Their revolutionary approach leverages data analytics and machine learning to deliver an always-fresh, accurate insight into employee’s current skills, gaps, and career aspirations.
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closed 3/31/2020 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Blackboard Open LMS

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc, a market-leader in the workplace digital learning and talent management market, has acquired Blackboard’s Open LMS platform. Blackboard Open LMS provides a strong, open source foundation for competency-based blended, online and professional learning to drive institutional and organizational effectiveness.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Blackboard Open LMS
Blackboard Open LMS™ provides a strong, open source foundation for competency-based blended, online and professional learning to drive institutional and organizational effectiveness.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
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announced 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Breezy HR

synopsis: Learning Technology Group (LTG), a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market, will be acquiring Breezy HR, an end-to-end recruiting software designed to optimize customers' recruiting process. Bring everyone on board in less time with their user-friendly, feature-rich platform.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target: Breezy HR
Breezy HR is end-to-end recruiting software designed to optimize customers' recruiting process. Bring everyone on board in less time with their user-friendly, feature-rich platform. Clients' hiring process gets a productivity boost with their unique, visual approach to pipeline management.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.3x
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closed 11/15/2018 via BNC Analysis

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Watershed

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group has announced the acquisition of the remaining 73% of Watershed. As the global market leader in corporate learning analytics, Watershed has proven ability to harness data about learners to analyse and assess the impact of learning on organisational performance.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group is a leader in the high-growth workplace e-learning and talent management industries. The Group offers end-to-end learning solutions ranging from strategic consultancy, through a range of content and platform solutions to analytical insights. "
target: Watershed
Watershed offers a customisable learning analytics platform that measures training effectiveness and helps maximise investments in learning. Made possible by xAPI, Watershed enables users to explore their learning data in one place and measure how L&D programmes impact their organisations.
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closed 6/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Peoplefluent, Inc.

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc, the integrated e-learning services and technologies provider, confirmed the successful acquisition of PeopleFluent. As a market leader in human resources solutions for the digital enterprise, PeopleFluent helps companies build and power a productive workforce.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) was created with the purpose of building a market leading business within the fast-growing learning technologies sector. LTG's portfolio includes LEO, a pioneering learning technologies firm; gomo learning, the multi-device authoring tool, and more. "
target parent: Bedford Funding
target: Peoplefluent, Inc.
As a market leader in human resources solutions for the digital enterprise, PeopleFluent helps companies build and power a productive workforce. Their Talent Productivity Platform unifies talent acquisition management into a single, collaborative experience that attracts the best candidates.
price ($mm)
$150
rev ($mm)
$107
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.2x
announced 2/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire NetDimensions Ltd.

synopsis: E-learning group Learning Technologies Group PLC has agreed to buy NetDimensions (Holdings) Limited through a cash deal. Established in 1999, NetDimensions is a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management solutions to high consequence industries.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) was created with the purpose of building a market leading business within the fast-growing learning technologies sector. LTG's portfolio includes LEO, a pioneering learning technologies firm; gomo learning, the multi-device authoring tool, and more. "
target: NetDimensions Ltd. (AIM:NETD:$25.30)
Established in 1999, NetDimensions is a global provider of performance, knowledge and learning management solutions to high consequence industries. NetDimensions provides talent management solutions to personalize learning, share knowledge, enhance performance, foster collaboration and more.
price ($mm)
$69
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
220.0x
announced 1/29/2016 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Rustici Software

synopsis: LTG has conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Rustici Software LLC, the global market leader in digital learning interoperability. Rustici has been instrumental in the support and development of the universal technical standards for the e-learning software industry.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) has been created with the purpose of building a market leading business of substance and scale within the exciting and fast-growing learning technologies sector. "
target: Rustici Software
Rustici has been instrumental in the support and development of the universal technical standards for the e-learning software industry.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
5.6x
EV / EBITDA
13.7x
closed 7/31/2015 via BNC Analysis

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Eukleia Training

synopsis: Eukleia Training Limited, a leading provider of Governance, Risk and Compliance (“GRC”) e-learning and classroom training, has been acquired by Learning Technologies Group PLC (“LTG”). Eukleia helps the world’s leading financial institutions deliver their GRC training programs.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) provides a comprehensive and integrated range of e-learning services and technologies to corporate and government clients. LTG is well placed to establish a substantial global organization of specialist digital learning businesses all around the world. "
target: Eukleia Training
Founded in 2005, Eukleia offers a broad range of bespoke and off-the-shelf e-learning courses, instructor-led training, and learning management system solutions which help the world’s leading financial institutions deliver their GRC training programs.
price ($mm)
$9.94
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/13/2014 via BNC Analysis

Learning Technologies Group, acquired Preloaded

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group PLC announced that it had acquired games studio Preloaded Ltd for GBP 2.2 million. Preloaded delivers award winning games. They make games that use their transformational power to engage, educate and communicate across a wide variety of sectors including learning, health, engagement, and training.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) provides a comprehensive and integrated range of e-learning services and technologies to corporate and government clients. LTG is well placed to establish a substantial global organization of specialist digital learning businesses all around the world. "
target: Preloaded
Founded in 2000, Preloaded delivers award winning games. They make games that use their transformational power to engage, educate and communicate across a wide variety of sectors including learning, health, engagement, and training.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3.05 [$0.58]
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
7.1x
announced 4/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Epic Group plc, will acquire Line Communications

synopsis: Learning Technologies Group plc announced that it will acquire LINE Communications. LINE will join Epic, LTG’s principal operating company. LINE has a leading reputation in the e-learning marketplace as a designer of fully-blended learning solutions.
buyer parent: Learning Technologies Group
buyer: Epic Group plc
Supernova (formerly Viddy) is the mobile social app development company that allows users to capture, produce, and share bite-size videos with the world. Supernova’s relentless focus on video resulted in the creation of popular apps such as Viddy, Clique and Epic. "
target: Line Communications
LINE was established in 1989 and has a leading reputation in the e-learning marketplace as a designer of fully-blended learning solutions with particular strength in the automotive, corporate, defence and security, energy and mining, professional services and public sectors.
price ($mm)
$16
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
1.1x
EV / EBITDA
11.1x
closed 11/15/2013 via Company Press Release

In-Deed Online Plc, merged with Epic Group plc

synopsis: In-Deed Online shareholders have approved the takeover of Epic Group and agreed to change In-Deed’s name to Learning Technologies Group. Epic is a market leader in learning technologies, including custom e-learning, multi-device learning, m-learning, learning management systems, learning consultancy, and blended learning.
buyer: In-Deed Online Plc (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
In-Deed Online offers high quality conveyancing service at a fixed price. This is carried out by a “panel” of high quality lawyers. Every customer has access to a secure online dashboard where they can follow the progress of their purchase or sale, message their lawyer and upload/download documents."
target: Epic Group plc
Epic Group plc is a market leader in learning technologies, including custom e-learning, multi-device learning, m-learning, learning management systems, learning consultancy, and blended learning.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Learning Technologies Group, will acquire Bridge

synopsis: UK-based Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), the provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, will acquire Bridge, a learning, performance, and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organisations. The acquisition significantly extends LTG’s learning and talent offering in the mid-enterprise market.
buyer: Learning Technologies Group (AIM:LTG:$180.10)
UK-based Learning Technologies Group (LTG) is a market-leader in the fast-growing workplace digital learning and talent management market. LTG offers large organizations a new approach to learning and talent in a business world driven by digital transformation. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bridge
Bridge is a learning, performance and skills development platform for mid-enterprise organizations. Specializing in employee-centric experiences, the offering includes a learning management system in addition to performance, engagement and skills development products on a single SaaS-based platform.
price ($mm)
$50
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/2/2022 via BusinessWire

eLearning Brothers, acquired CoreAxis

synopsis: eLearning Brothers, a leader in corporate learning technology and custom training development solutions, has acquired CoreAxis, a creative training design, development, and on-demand learning resource provider.
buyer: eLearning Brothers
eLearning Brothers is a leader in corporate learning technology and custom training development solutions. Its suite of integrated training development and delivery tools includes Lectora, a course authoring tool, CenarioVR for creating VR experiences, and the eLearning Brother’s Asset Library. "
target: CoreAxis
CoreAxis helps organizations grow by optimizing their most valuable asset -- their employees. In partnership with business leaders and executives, CoreAxis custom talent development programs optimize processes and drive organizational growth.
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closed 4/28/2022 via Company Press Release

Educ8 Group, acquired Aspire 2Be

synopsis: Leading Welsh training and education provider Educ8 Training continues its impressive growth strategy with the acquisition of digital solutions company Aspire 2Be. Aspire 2Be specialises in designing bespoke digital solutions, through a process of organisational change by creating programs which utilise cutting-edge technologies and techniques.
buyer: Educ8 Group
Educ8 Group is a leading Welsh training and education provider. Educ8 has an unrivalled track record of delivering high quality vocational training programs, including Kick-start, ReAct for those who’ve been made redundant, traineeships and Apprenticeships, to employers of all sizes. "
target: Aspire 2Be
As of 2013, Swansea-based Aspire 2Be has delivered a range of bespoke digital solutions across both education and business sectors globally, after founders Jeremy Stephens and Simon Pridham identified a gap in the market for digital learning in the education sector.
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closed 4/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

GO1, acquired Coorpacademy

synopsis: Go1, one of the world’s largest corporate education content hubs, has acquired Paris-based Coorpacademy, an innovative e-learning platform and content library with a multinational customer base. With offices in France and Switzerland, Coorpacademy will support Go1’s growth plans for Europe.
buyer: GO1
Go1 makes it easy for organizations to learn, with the world’s most comprehensive online library of learning resources. Go1 pulls the world’s top online learning providers into one place, delivering all the learning an organization needs in a single solution. "
target: Coorpacademy
Coorpacademy is a leading French Edtech startup. Its mission is revolutionising online corporate training with a platform and a Smart Content Library that integrates the latest innovations in instructional design, including gamification, microlearning, adaptive and social learning.
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closed 4/6/2022 via BusinessWire

iLearningEngines Inc, acquired in2vate

synopsis: iLearningEngines Inc, an enterprise software leader in AI powered learning automation, has acquired in2vate LLC, headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a risk management and learning platform provider.
buyer: iLearningEngines Inc
iLearningEngines is an Enterprise Intelligent Platform that drives learning automation and outcomes at scale by leveraging existing enterprise applications and proprietary AI. "
target: in2vate
in2vate, LLC is a risk management company that creates customized, cloud-based tools and offers consultation for organizations looking to improve their risk profile.
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closed 5/16/2022 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., acquired EdCast

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, a leader in adaptive cloud-based HR software solutions, has acquired acquire EdCast, a learning experience platform (“LXP”) software provider. EdCast’s platform is powered by a skills engine and a content marketplace, with an experience delivered in the flow of work via an AI-powered knowledge cloud.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. Cornerstone powers the future-ready workforce with adaptive HR solutions designed to unite technology, data and content and inspire a work environment of growth, agility and success for all. "
target: EdCast
EdCast is an award-winning platform for end-to-end employee and talent experience journeys spanning learning, skilling and career mobility. EdCast’s customers range from G2000 companies to small businesses to government organizations.
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closed 2/17/2022 via GlobeNewswire

TitanHQ, acquired Cyber Risk Aware Limited

synopsis: TitanHQ, the leading cybersecurity SaaS business, announced their acquisition of Cyber Risk Aware. Established in 2016, Cyber Risk Aware is a global leader in security awareness and mitigation of human cyber risk, assisting companies to help their staff protect the company network. 
buyer: TitanHQ
TitanHQ is a 20-year-old multi-award-winning cybersecurity business. They protect end users for over 8,500 businesses and 2,500 MSP partners. Their secure platform protects your users from malware, ransomware, phishing, viruses, botnets and other end user compromises. "
target: Cyber Risk Aware Limited
Established in 2016, Cyber Risk Aware is a global leader in security awareness and mitigation of human cyber risk, assisting companies to help their staff protect the company network. Leading global businesses that trust Cyber Risk Aware include Standard Charter, Glen Dimplex and Invesco.
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closed 1/26/2022 via PR Newswire

Clear Stream Partners, The Stage Fund, acquired Worklete

synopsis: Stage, a majority female-led private equity fund that acquires controlling interest in early-stage companies, and Clear Stream Partners have acquired Worklete, an applied technology company significantly reducing work. Worklete is a mobile device enabled solution that provides injury prevention training for frontline workers anytime, anywhere.
buyer: Clear Stream Partners
buyer: The Stage Fund
Stage Fund is a private equity fund focused on acquiring controlling interest in companies undergoing a change in capital structure, strategy, operations, or growth. Clear Stream Partners is a Denver and New York City based equity investor. "
target: Worklete
Worklete is the habit and skill-building application for the modern frontline workforce. Worklete provides users an always-on mobile coach for a personalized learning experience that builds lasting habits and reduces the risk of injury.
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closed 1/12/2022 via PR Newswire

Turning Technologies, LLC merged with Echo360,

synopsis: Echo360, the globally leading video-based learning platform, announced that it has merged with Turning, the world's premier provider of learning engagement platforms for education, business, and government sectors, to establish the industry's most comprehensive SaaS-based video learning and engagement platform.
buyer: Echo360
Echo360 believes that improved outcomes start with great moments in the classroom. Developed by educators, Echo360 helps instructors record and extend those moments to improve learner engagement through accessible, engaging video-based learning. "
target parent: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
target: Turning Technologies, LLC
Turning was born out of the desire to transform traditional learning into active learning engagement. The Turning portfolio (including Dojo360, ExamView, Point Solutions, and Knowbly) embodies its mission to create remarkable learning engagement experiences for everyone, everywhere.
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closed 1/11/2022 via BusinessWire

360Learning, acquired Looop

synopsis: 360Learning, the global collaborative learning SaaS leader, has acquired Looop, the UK’s leading and top-rated learning management system (LMS). Loop helps businesses to automate learning and development (L&D). Their next-gen LMS enables L&D teams to create campaigns and deliver it to their learners via their inbox, app, SMS, or team chat.
buyer: 360Learning
360Learning is the global collaborative learning SaaS leader. 360Learning combines collaborative tools with the power of an LMS, enabling companies to unlock learning based on collective expertise. Their platform provides an easy way to onboard new employees and train customer-facing teams. "
target: Looop
Looop is the UK’s leading and top-rated learning management system (LMS). Loop helps businesses to automate learning and development (L&D). Their next-gen LMS enables L&D teams to create campaigns and deliver it to their learners via their inbox, app, SMS, or team chat.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Marlowe plc, acquired Skill Boosters

synopsis: Business software and service provider Marlowe has acquired Skill Boosters. Skill Boosters, established in 1999 and based in Kent, provides equality, diversity, workplace behaviour and compliance e-learning courses to companies across the UK and internationally.
buyer: Marlowe plc (MRL.L:$325.95)
Marlowe is the UK leader in specialist services which assure safety and regulatory compliance. The company was formed to create sustainable shareholder value through the acquisition and development of businesses that provide regulated safety and compliance services. "
target: Skill Boosters
Skill Boosters, established in 1999 and based in Kent, provides equality, diversity, workplace behaviour and compliance e-learning courses to companies across the UK and internationally.
price ($mm)
$7.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2021 via BusinessWire

HealthStream, Inc., acquired Rievent

synopsis: HealthStream has acquired Rievent Technologies, a healthcare technology company. Through the acquisition, HealthStream gains an innovative, SaaS-based continuing education (CME/CE) management and delivery application, branded as Rievent, which supports publishers, professional associations, healthcare insurance companies, and healthcare providers.
buyer: HealthStream, Inc. (HSTM:$258.61)
HealthStream is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development of healthcare organizations’ greatest asset: their people. Its unified suite of solutions is contracted by healthcare organizations across the U.S. for workforce development, training & learning management, and more. "
target: Rievent
Rievent is a leading supplier of learning management software for providers of continuing professional education. With the company's Rievent Connect product, learners can complete on-demand or journal activities without switching between multiple apps or maintaining separate logins.
price ($mm)
$4.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2021 via GlobeNewswire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired Onefile

synopsis: Harris has acquired Onefile Limited, a UK-based apprenticeship and learning software provider. They are a market-leading provider of learning and development software to support the delivery of apprenticeships and qualifications training through its ePortfolio and learning management (LMS) platform.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris is a global vertical market software provider and acquirer. Through acquisitions, Harris has grown extensively from its roots in the utilities, local government, education, and healthcare verticals to operate over 150 businesses globally across more than 20 industries. "
target: Onefile
Onefile Limited is a UK-based apprenticeship and learning software provider. They are a market-leading provider of learning and development software to support the delivery of apprenticeships and qualifications training through its ePortfolio and learning management (LMS) platform.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

Marlowe plc, will acquire EssentialSkillz

synopsis: Marlowe Plc has entered into a binding agreement to acquire EssentialSkillz Limited. Incorporated in 2001, EssentialSkillz is a leading provider of eLearning course and compliance software. The EssentialSkillz compliance and training platform enables organisations to engage their employees in all compliance areas.
buyer: Marlowe plc (MRL.L:$325.95)
Marlowe is the UK leader in specialist services which assure safety and regulatory compliance. The company was formed to create sustainable shareholder value through the acquisition and development of businesses that provide regulated safety and compliance services. "
target: EssentialSkillz
EssentialSkillz is a leading provider of eLearning course and compliance software. The EssentialSkillz compliance and training platform enables organisations to engage their employees in all compliance areas.
price ($mm)
$34
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/15/2021 via PR Newswire

Dictionary.com, acquired Skillo

synopsis: Dictionary.com has acquired Skillo, an online platform that provides modern and intuitive training and coaching tools to clients. By integrating Skillo with Dictionary.com, educators will be able to use, create, and share such educational materials as interactive lesson plans, activities, templates, and more for both remote and in-person learning.
buyer parent: Quicken Loans Inc.
buyer: Dictionary.com
Dictionary.com is the world's leading online source for definitions, word origins, and a whole lot more. With virtual tutoring, educational word lists and flashcards, and engaging word games driven by the Dictionary Academy, Dictionary.com opens the door to learning for millions of people. "
target: Skillo
Skillo is a content sharing platform corporations can use for teaching and learning. Skillo builds dynamic online training courses and provides insight with in-depth reporting tools, enabling clients to train their audiences seamlessly and effectively.
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closed 10/6/2021 via Company Press Release

Marlowe plc, acquired VinciWorks

synopsis: VinciWorks has been acquired by Marlowe plc, the UK leader in business-critical services and risk & compliance software. Headquartered in the UK, VinciWorks provides compliance eLearning software as a service (SaaS) and compliance management software to the legal, professional services and larger corporate sectors.
buyer: Marlowe plc (MRL.L:$325.95)
Marlowe is the UK leader in specialist services which assure safety and regulatory compliance. The company was formed to create sustainable shareholder value through the acquisition and development of businesses that provide regulated safety and compliance services. "
target: VinciWorks
Headquartered in the UK, VinciWorks provides compliance eLearning software as a service (SaaS) and compliance management software to clients across a broad range of sectors. It has a strong market share in the legal, professional services and larger corporate sectors.
price ($mm)
$53
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/21/2021 via PR Newswire

Liquid Web, acquired LearnDash

synopsis: Liquid Web Family of Brands, a market leader in managed hosting, digital commerce cloud, and WordPress solutions to small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), has acquired LearnDash, the leading learning management system (LMS) plugin for WordPress. LearnDash will join the Liquid Web Family under the StellarWP brand.
buyer parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
buyer: Liquid Web
Liquid Web Family of Brands delivers software, solutions, and managed services for mission-critical sites, stores, and applications to SMBs and the designers, developers, and agencies who create for them. Liquid Web Family of Brands is comprised of Liquid Web, Nexcess, and StellarWP. "
target: LearnDash
LearnDash is a flexible learning management system (LMS) created by e-learning experts. More than just a plugin, LearnDash is trusted to power the learning programs for major universities, small to midsize companies, startups, entrepreneurs, and bloggers worldwide.
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closed 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Cambridge University Press, acquired CogBooks Ltd.

synopsis: Cambridge University Press & Assessment has acquired CogBooks, the pioneering online learning technology company and leader in adaptive courseware, as it looks to help shape the future of education in an increasingly digital, post-COVID world.
buyer parent: University of Cambridge
buyer: Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press & Assessment is a department of the University of Cambridge. It is both a global academic and educational publisher as well as a leading provider of educational assessments. "
target: CogBooks Ltd.
CogBooks is an adaptive web-based learning platform that provides on-line and blended solutions for a range of learning and performance support needs. Its unique learning delivery tools help to reduce learning times and improve outcomes. They link directly to existing Learning Management Systems.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Pluribus Technologies Inc., acquired Pathways Training and eLearning Inc

synopsis: Canada-based Pluribus Technologies Inc. has acquired Pathways Training & eLearning Inc. Headquartered in Toronto, ON, Pathways is an agency that supports its blue-chip clients through the design and programming of learning technologies, including live action video, eLearning, mLearning, gaming, animation and more.
buyer: Pluribus Technologies Inc. (TSXV:PLRB:$14.44)
Pluribus Technologies, based in Canada, was founded in 2018 with the goal of consolidating the smaller players in the B2B software industry. Pluribus helps entrepreneurs exit their businesses by providing them with a liquidity event when they are seeking a succession plan. "
target: Pathways Training and eLearning Inc
Pathways Training and eLearning Inc. is a Toronto-based learning and development agency. Pathways specializes in the design of learning technologies and traditional classroom programming, including eLearning, animation, simulation, gaming, live action video, and 360° virtual reality.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired Corporate Visions, Inc.

synopsis: Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in promising lower midmarket companies, has sold Corporate Visions Inc, a US sales and marketing enablement company, to The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm focused on investing in growing businesses.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on investing in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding, Riverside has made more than 650 investments. The firm's international private equity and structured capital portfolios include more than 110 companies. "
target parent: Sentinel Capital Partners
target: Corporate Visions, Inc.
Corporate Visions is a leading marketing, sales and customer success messaging, content, and skills training company. Global B2B companies come to Corporate Visions when they want to improve Marketing, Sales and Customer Success performance.
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rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: BOVESPA:DTCY3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dtcom
Dtcom
Founded in 2000, Dtcom is recognized as the best corporate knowledge company in the Brazilian market. The company integrates communication and education platforms, methodologies and differentiated content.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$3.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.32
EBIT ($mm)
$0.03
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: OTCPK:CNGO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning
Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Cengage creates learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,313.70
EBITDA ($mm)
$238.20
EBIT ($mm)
$146.70
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4400
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Ticker: GB:RM.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
RM plc
RM plc
RM is a UK company, focused on supporting teachers to teach and learners to learn. It provides innovative products from classroom resources, through school technologies to systems for marking exams and delivering school performance data.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$277.37
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.28
EBIT ($mm)
$32.36
Net Income ($mm)
$21.25
Employees
1760
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Ticker: VCMP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VCampus Corporation
VCampus Corporation
VCampus develops training programs and educational courseware for business, government, and academic customers. Using its e-Learning system, VCampus offers training from a catalog of more than 5,000 online courses ranging in subject matter from accounting to information technology to compliance.
year
2006
rev ($mm)
$7.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.31)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.89)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
53
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Ticker: AXLX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Axiologix
Axiologix
Axiologix is an International Technology and Services Organization focused on delivering Cloud-based Products and Services. It is creating a nationwide Service Provider of Voice, Data and Cloud services to small and medium size businesses primarily in the United States.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$9,914.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.32)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: PCSV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PCS Edventures, Inc.
PCS Edventures, Inc.
PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. is a developer of STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – education products for preschool through college students.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$2.94
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
19
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Ticker: TSE:7203
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Toyota
Toyota
Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota City, Aichi, Japan. It was founded in 1937. Toyota is one of the largest automobile manufacturers in the world, producing about 10 million vehicles per year.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$245,831.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$37,172.68
EBIT ($mm)
$25,583.97
Net Income ($mm)
$24,565.57
Employees
366283
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