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closed 3/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

UOL EdTech, acquired Passei Direto

synopsis: UOL EdTech, the largest edtech company in Brazil, has acquired Passei Direto, an online study platform in Brazil. Passei Direto connects university students with each other, enabling them to share study materials and ask each other questions. Their platform offers shared learning content from over 5 million students.
buyer: UOL EdTech
UOL EdTech is the largest edtech company in Brazil. UOL EdTech develops technology platforms and digital learning experiences for corporate education and educational institutions. Their learning management systems transform the way schools and companies teach and train. "
target: Passei Direto
Passei Direto is an online study platform in Brazil. Passei Direto connects university students with each other, enabling them to share study materials and ask each other questions. Their platform offers shared learning content from over 5 million students.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Docsity, acquired Estudar Com Voce Ltda

synopsis: Estudar com Você, a Brazilian distance education startup focused on higher education, was bought by the Italian Docsity. Estudar com Você creates an awesome studying experience for college students to prepare for their exams and classes.
buyer: Docsity
Docsity is the website where Students find the contents and the study support they need in order to successfully pass their exams. Docsity's community of 1,300,000 registered students worldwide has shared more than 600,000 study documents and millions of questions and answers. "
target: Estudar Com Voce Ltda
Estudar com Você creates an awesome studying experience for college students to prepare for their exams and classes. Estudar provides quality content, such as video lessons and step-by-step solutions to exercises, through a user-friendly website.
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closed 4/15/2016 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Health, acquired PrepU

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Health, a provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced that it has acquired the adaptive learning technology that powers the PrepU quizzing tool for nursing and medical education. PrepU streamlines the study and learning process through customized adaptive learning experiences.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health and pharmacy. "
target parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
target: PrepU
PrepU streamlines the study and learning process through customized adaptive learning experiences. The company offers test prep for college biology, nursing, and medical concentrations.
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closed 11/17/2021 via PR Newswire

Blueprint Test Preparation, LLC, acquired Rosh Review

synopsis: Blueprint Education, the premier high-stakes test prep provider in the U.S., has acquired Rosh Review, a leading provider of online exam preparation and continuing education solutions. Rosh Review provides educational content, online learning tools, and data analytics for medical students, physicians, PAs, nurse practitioners (NPs), and nurses.
buyer parent: New Harbor Capital
buyer: Blueprint Test Preparation, LLC
Blueprint is the premier high-stakes test preparation and training provider in the U.S., offering live and self-paced online courses, private tutoring, self-study materials, and application consulting services within the LSAT, MCAT, and medical training verticals. "
target: Rosh Review
Rosh Review is an industry-leading provider of online exam preparation and continuing education solutions. Rosh Review provides educational content, online learning tools, and data analytics for medical students, physicians, PAs, nurse practitioners (NPs), and nurses.
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closed 7/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Unacademy, acquired PrepLadder

synopsis: Unacademy, India's largest education platform, has acquired PrepLadder, a postgraduate medical entrance exam preparation platform in India. PrepLadder offers high quality content and courses to help medical students pass their medical exams. The platform provides preparation material for exams such as NEET PG, AIIMS PG, NEET SS, and FMGE.
buyer: Unacademy
Unacademy is India's largest education platform, offering over 2,400 online lessons and specialised courses to prepare for various competitive exams. Through Unacademy's mobile app, users can attend live classes by top educators and prepare via Live Test Series, Quizzes, Practice Section, and more. "
target: PrepLadder
PrepLadder is a postgraduate medical entrance exam preparation platform in India. PrepLadder offers high quality content and courses to help medical students pass their medical exams. The platform provides preparation material for exams such as NEET PG, AIIMS PG, NEET SS, and FMGE.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Varsity Tutors, acquired Veritas Prep

synopsis: Varsity Tutors, the online learning platform that launched in 2007, has announced the acquisition of Veritas Prep. Veritas Prep launched in 2002 with a suite of test prep courses. Over the years, Veritas built out its online live classes as well as a business around admissions consulting.
buyer: Varsity Tutors
Varsity Tutors is a live learning platform that connects students and professionals with personalized instruction to achieve any goal. To date, students have accessed more than two million hours of live instruction on the platform. "
target: Veritas Prep
Veritas Prep launched in 2002 with a suite of test prep courses. Over the years, Veritas built out its online live classes as well as a business around admissions consulting. Veritas Prep is a GMAT preparation center for students.
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closed 5/30/2018 via BusinessWire

ECS Learning Systems, Inc., acquired PrepWorks

synopsis: Asteria Education, Inc., DBA ECS Learning Systems, the leading Integrated Standards Prep™ company and developer of STAAR MASTER, announced the acquisition of Miami-based PREPWORKS, a globally recognized leader in education technology and competency-based learning.
buyer parent: Asteria Education, Inc.
buyer: ECS Learning Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, ECS Learning Systems is the Integrated Standards Prep™ company publishing STAAR MASTER®, TestSMART® and Novel Units®. From the beginning, their company mission has been to create quality, innovative K-12 resources that make teaching easier. "
target: PrepWorks
PREPWORKS is a globally recognized leader in education technology and competency-based learning. With a combination of intelligent software, courseware, and reporting, Prepworks is disrupting student achievement in secondary school and higher education to promote college and career readiness.
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closed 11/5/2012 via BusinessWire

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., acquired CPAexcel

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of content and workflow solutions supporting research; professional development; and education, announced that it has acquired Efficient Learning Systems (ELS), Inc, an e-learning system provider in areas like professional finance and accounting.
buyer: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons is a global publisher. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology/Medicine, Physics, Chemistry and Peace. "
target: CPAexcel
Efficient Learning Systems, Inc. is a leader in computer-based exam review for students. As producers of CPAexcel CPA Exam Review, it produces online test preparation platforms that enrich the learning experience through the use of a unique presentation system.
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$24
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cancelled 6/26/2006 via Company Press Release

Facts On File News Service, cancelled an acquisition of Bridges Transitions, Inc.

synopsis: Bridges Transitions Inc. has received notification from Facts on File, Inc. that it is withdrawing its previously announced, unsolicited, non-binding, proposal to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Bridges. As a consequence, Bridges has ceased all discussions with Facts on File, Inc.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: Facts On File News Service
Facts On File is recognized as one of the leading print and electronic publishers of general reference materials for the school and library markets. Its product formats include single and multi-volume books, online databases, loose-leaf binders and CD-ROMs. "
target: Bridges Transitions, Inc.
Bridges Transitions Inc. develops, markets and delivers comprehensive products and services that address a wide range of education needs. Our education and career planning products, online test preparation courses and professional development training services are used by schools.
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closed 9/27/2017 via BNC Analysis

NeoStencil, acquired TestCafe

synopsis: NeoStencil India Pvt. Ltd, which runs an online IAS coaching platform, has acquired analytics-based testing portal TestCafe. Noida-based TestCafe, which caters to those preparing for MBA entrances, tracks and analyses students’ performance and generates actionable recommendations.
buyer: NeoStencil
NeoStencil India Pvt. Ltd runs an online IAS (Indian Administrative Service) coaching platform. NeoStencil provides live as well as recorded classes, test series and study material for civil services exams. "
target: TestCafe
Noida-based TestCafe, which caters to those preparing for MBA entrances, tracks and analyses students’ performance and generates actionable recommendations. The company was founded in 2016 by Anish Passi, an IIM Ahmedabad alumnus.
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closed 4/28/2020 via BusinessWire

UWorld, acquired Rxprep, Inc

synopsis: UWorld, the worldwide leader in online learning to prepare for high-stakes exams, has acquired RxPrep, a leading provider of online review courses for aspiring pharmacists studying for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examinations (NAPLEX®) and the Pharmacist Law Exams.
buyer: UWorld
UWorld is the worldwide leader in online learning to prepare for high-stakes exams. Whether students are preparing for the ACT, SAT, MCAT, NCLEX, USMLE, ABIM, or ABFM, UWorld ensures success by using active learning methods. "
target: Rxprep, Inc
Since 2001, RxPrep's pharmacy licensure reviews for the NAPLEX® and pharmacy law exams have been the preferred study material used by top pharmacy schools, the largest chain employers, and the majority of U.S. and foreign graduates.
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announced 1/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

Aakash Educational Services Limited, will acquire Meritnation

synopsis: Aakash Educational Services Ltd, a leading educational institution in India, will acquire a 66% stake in Meritnation from Info Edge, India’s premier online classifieds company. Meritnation is an Indian company that develops study content and assessment modules for students of classes I - XII. Meritnatio offers content for math, science and English.
buyer: Aakash Educational Services Limited
Aakash is a leading educational institution in India. Aakash provides comprehensive test preparatory services to students preparing for medical and engineering entrance exams, school/board exams, KVPY, NTSE, Olympiads and other Foundation level exams. "
target parent: Info Edge
target: Meritnation
Meritnation is an Indian company that develops study content and assessment modules for students of classes I - XII. Meritnatio offers content for mathematics, science and English. They also offer online and offline test preparation modules for various undergraduate entrance examinations.
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closed 10/18/2010 via BusinessWire

Triumph Learning, acquired Educational Tools, Inc.

synopsis: Triumph Learning, the market leader in state-specific, standards-focused education material that supports student instruction, said that it has acquired Educational Tools, Inc., the developer of the industry leading iCORE digital curriculum product for state-aligned and Common Core standards instruction.
buyer parent: Haights Cross Communications, LLC
buyer: Triumph Learning
Triumph Learning, a subsidiary of Haights Cross Communications, is the market leader in state-specific, standards-focused education material that supports student instruction. The company’s mission is to assist teachers in their goal to raise student achievement. "
target: Educational Tools, Inc.
Educational Tools, Inc. is the creator and developer of iCORE, an industry leading digital curriculum tool for K-12 teachers nationwide. iCORE provides individualized instruction that is fully aligned to state specific standards for math, science, reading and social studies.
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closed 10/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Unacademy, acquired WiFiStudy

synopsis: Unacademy, India's largest education platform, has acquired WiFiStudy, an online education and examination portal for students and job seekers in India. WiFiStudy provides online exam preparation material and sample tests for all major competitive exams. Their material covers SSC, banking, state police, railway, civil services and defence.
buyer: Unacademy
Unacademy is India's largest education platform. Unacademy offers over 2,400 online video lessons and specialized courses. The platform provides lessons and courses for test preparation, language, programming, job preparation, CBSE, engineering, Indian history, world history and more. "
target: WiFiStudy
Founded in 2013, WiFiStudy is an online education and examination portal for students and job seekers in India. WiFiStudy provides online exam preparation material and sample tests for all major competitive exams. Their material covers SSC, banking, state police, railway, civil services and defence.
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closed 5/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Link-Systems International, acquired ComFit Learning

synopsis: Link-Systems International, Inc., a market leader in integrated, technology-based solutions for educators, announced that, through its wholly owned subsidiary CF Learning, LLC, it has completed its acquisition of the Comfit™ online learning business from Comfit, LLC, a Connecticut-based education company.
buyer: Link-Systems International
Link-Systems International, Inc. (LSI) is a market-leading software company that helps academic institutions create effective digital solutions for teaching and learning. LSI has created several unique and powerful software platforms that facilitate the sharing of content over the Internet. "
target: ComFit Learning
ComFit Learning is an Internet-based education company that develops technology-supported instructional resources specifically designed to help educators reverse the increasingly worrisome trend of declining retention and graduation rates.
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closed 3/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Embibe, acquired 100 Marks

synopsis: Leading education portal to prepare for competitive entrance tests Embibe.com announced the take-over of 100Marks, a student guidance platform for Indian Institute of Information Technology Joint Entrance Examination and All India Engineering Entrance Examination.
buyer: Embibe
Embibe.com is the flagship brand of Mumbai based company - Individual Learning Pvt Ltd., an education analytics consumer tech start-up. Embibe is a leading education portal to prepare for competitive entrance tests in India. "
target: 100 Marks
100Marks is aiming to be one stop shop for education material online. 100Marks is a place where users can get access to free customized study plans and free preparation material for Indian Institute of Information Technology Joint Entrance Examination and All India Engineering Entrance Examination.
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closed 4/28/2017 via BNC Analysis

Telegraph Media Group, acquired Gojimo

synopsis: The Telegraph Media Group (TMG), the publisher of The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph newspapers, has acquired exam preparation and revision app Gojimo in a move to reach out to and further engage a younger audience. Available on iOS, Android and the web, Gojimo claims to be the UK’s number one exam preparation app.
buyer: Telegraph Media Group
Telegraph Media Group (TMG) is a multi-media news publisher of the world-renowned, agenda-setting content found in its titles: The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, The Telegraph website and The Telegraph weekly world edition. "
target: Gojimo
Gojimo is the leading test prep app for students in the UK and US. Students can access textbooks, study guides, and quizzes from the world's lead educational publishers on their mobile device or tablet.
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announced 5/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Wiley, will acquire Knewton, Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. a global leader in research and education, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Knewton, a provider of affordable courseware and adaptive learning technology. Knewton developed an advanced learning system demonstrated to deliver highly-personalized learning experiences that drive superior outcomes.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
Wiley's scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals and digital learning, certification, and student-lifecycle services and solutions help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world "
target: Knewton, Inc.
Knewton puts achievement within reach for everyone through adaptive learning technology and products that deliver personalized and lasting learning experiences. Alta is Knewton’s fully integrated, adaptive learning courseware.
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closed 12/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Careers360, acquired EntranceCorner.com

synopsis: Delhi-based Pathfinder Publishing Pvt Ltd, the company behind Careers360, a career information portal for students, has acquired Delhi-based EntranceCorner.com. EntranceCorner, owned by Edukriti Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd, offers counselling, collaboration, resources and information on career options to students.
buyer: Careers360
Careers360 is a data-enabled and technology-driven Educational Products and Services Company. Careers360 seamlessly integrates millions of student and institutional data points to build sophisticated Prediction and Recommendation products for students to explore and achieve career plans. "
target: EntranceCorner.com
EntranceCorner.com started in April 2009, enables students to build an informed career through an integrated and seamless platform that offers Counselling, Collaboration, Resources and Information at different phases of student lifecycle.
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closed 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

M3.com, acquired Dailyrounds Inc.

synopsis: M3.com, Japan's largest portal site dedicated to healthcare professionals, has acquired a majority stake in DailyRounds, an Indian provider of mobile and web-based applications for doctors and medical students. DailyRounds offers a mobile app that allows users to share and learn clinical cases that will help them prepare for various examinations.
buyer: M3.com (TSE:2413:$1,724.14)
M3.com is Japan's largest portal site dedicated to healthcare professionals. M3.com provides the latest medical news, overseas journal article summaries, and medical resources. The portal offers information on clinical trials and other services in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. "
target: Dailyrounds Inc.
DailyRounds is an Indian provider of mobile and web-based applications for doctors and medical students. DailyRounds offers a mobile app that allows users to share and learn clinical cases. The cases presented will help users prepare for various examinations like USMLE, AIPGMEE, NEETPG, and more.
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closed 3/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

UOL EdTech, acquired Passei Direto

synopsis: UOL EdTech, the largest edtech company in Brazil, has acquired Passei Direto, an online study platform in Brazil. Passei Direto connects university students with each other, enabling them to share study materials and ask each other questions. Their platform offers shared learning content from over 5 million students.
buyer: UOL EdTech
UOL EdTech is the largest edtech company in Brazil. UOL EdTech develops technology platforms and digital learning experiences for corporate education and educational institutions. Their learning management systems transform the way schools and companies teach and train. "
target: Passei Direto
Passei Direto is an online study platform in Brazil. Passei Direto connects university students with each other, enabling them to share study materials and ask each other questions. Their platform offers shared learning content from over 5 million students.
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closed 10/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

UOL EdTech, acquired Skore

synopsis: UOL EdTech , one of the largest education technology companies in Brazil, announced the acquisition of Skore, a startup that develops one of the most innovative Learning Experience (LXP) platforms on the market. 
buyer: UOL EdTech
UOL EdTech is the largest edtech company in Brazil. UOL EdTech develops technology platforms and digital learning experiences for corporate education and educational institutions. Their learning management systems transform the way schools and companies teach and train. "
target: Skore
Skore is a startup that develops one of the most innovative Learning Experience (LXP) platforms on the market. With over four years in the corporate market and more than one million employees trained over these years, Skore's LXP is a SaaS solution, easy to implement and focused on the user.
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closed 3/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

UOL EdTech, acquired Passei Direto

synopsis: UOL EdTech, the largest edtech company in Brazil, has acquired Passei Direto, an online study platform in Brazil. Passei Direto connects university students with each other, enabling them to share study materials and ask each other questions. Their platform offers shared learning content from over 5 million students.
buyer: UOL EdTech
UOL EdTech is the largest edtech company in Brazil. UOL EdTech develops technology platforms and digital learning experiences for corporate education and educational institutions. Their learning management systems transform the way schools and companies teach and train. "
target: Passei Direto
Passei Direto is an online study platform in Brazil. Passei Direto connects university students with each other, enabling them to share study materials and ask each other questions. Their platform offers shared learning content from over 5 million students.
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closed 3/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

UOL EdTech, acquired Passei Direto

synopsis: UOL EdTech, the largest edtech company in Brazil, has acquired Passei Direto, an online study platform in Brazil. Passei Direto connects university students with each other, enabling them to share study materials and ask each other questions. Their platform offers shared learning content from over 5 million students.
buyer: UOL EdTech
UOL EdTech is the largest edtech company in Brazil. UOL EdTech develops technology platforms and digital learning experiences for corporate education and educational institutions. Their learning management systems transform the way schools and companies teach and train. "
target: Passei Direto
Passei Direto is an online study platform in Brazil. Passei Direto connects university students with each other, enabling them to share study materials and ask each other questions. Their platform offers shared learning content from over 5 million students.
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closed 8/25/2022 via PR Newswire

Chronus Corp, acquired eMentorConnect

synopsis: Chronus, the leading enterprise mentoring platform, has acquired eMentorConnect, a cloud-based platform that helps growing teams and enterprise-level organizations configure their mentoring solutions. The acquisition will allow Chronus to expand its service to additional organizations that value mentoring as a key development strategy.
buyer: Chronus Corp
Chronus empowers the world's top employers to shape a future-ready workforce, delivering mentoring software that unleashes the full potential of their people. Powering thousands of programs for millions of people, Chronus has been the market maker and innovator in mentoring software since 2007. "
target: eMentorConnect
The eMentorConnect cloud-based solution is the mentorship platform that helps businesses manage and scale their people programs - including mentoring, training, coaching and onboarding. The platform was designed to support growing, Enterprise-level programs.
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announced 8/17/2022 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire SAP Litmos

synopsis: SAP SE and Francisco Partners announced that FP has signed a definitive agreement with SAP America Inc. under which Francisco Partners will acquire SAP Litmos (Litmos) from SAP. Litmos is an established leader in the learning management system market.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology and technology-enabled businesses. Francisco Partners has invested in more than 400 technology companies, making it one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target parent: SAP SE
target: SAP Litmos
SAP Litmos develops eLearning solutions for top-performing companies. They offer the world’s easiest-to-use LMS – SAP Litmos Training – and a comprehensive course library – SAP Litmos Training Content.
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announced 6/29/2022 via Company Press Release

LinkedIn Corporation, will acquire EduBrite

synopsis: Linkedin will acquire EduBrite, a platform that specializes in creating, hosting and deploying professional certificates. By integrating EduBrite’s rigorous certification assessment engine into its learning platform, Linkedin will be able to better test and verify the skills people have to help them grow in their careers.
buyer parent: Microsoft Corporation
buyer: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with more than 830 million members in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. LinkedIn leads a diversified business with revenues from membership subscriptions, advertising sales and recruitment solutions. "
target: EduBrite
EduBrite is a privately held technology start-up. EduBrite provides a SaaS-based online learning platform that enables businesses and training institutes to deliver end-to-end training solutions to their employees, partners and customers.
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closed 8/16/2022 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., acquired SumTotal Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a leader in adaptive cloud-based HR software solutions backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., announced it has completed its acquisition of SumTotal, a provider of learning and human capital management software-as-a-service solutions, previously a part of Skillsoft.
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 parent: SkillSoft Limited
target: SumTotal Systems, Inc. (SUMT:$114.35)
SumTotal provides a unified, comprehensive Learning and Talent Development suite that delivers measurable impact across the entire employee lifecycle. With SumTotal, organizations can build a culture of learning that is critical to growth, success, and business sustainability.
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

HackEDU, acquired Security Journey

synopsis: HackEDU, a global provider of unmatched secure coding training for developers, announced the acquisition of Security Journey, a leader in application security education located in Raleigh, NC.
buyer: HackEDU
HackEDU is a developer-focused secure coding training platform that teaches them how to find, fix, and prevent vulnerabilities by coding in a live virtual sandbox environment. "
target: Security Journey
Security Journey is the leader in application security education using security belt programs. They guide clients - many in tech, healthcare, and finance - through the process of building long-term, sustainable application security culture at all levels of their organizations.
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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 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
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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
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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.
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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:$243.20)
Marlowe is the UK leader in specialist services which assure safety and regulatory compliance. The company was formed to create sustainable shareholder value through the acquisition and development of businesses that provide regulated safety and compliance services. "
target: EssentialSkillz
EssentialSkillz is a leading provider of eLearning course and compliance software. The EssentialSkillz compliance and training platform enables organisations to engage their employees in all compliance areas.
price ($mm)
$34
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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 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.
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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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