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Renovus Capital, acquired EducationDynamics, LLC

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a market leader in higher education marketing, enrollment management and student success coaching announces its acquisition by Renovus Capital Partners. Renovus is committed to investing in services and capabilities that will strengthen EducationDynamics' partnership with colleges and universities.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Renovus Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in the Knowledge and Talent industries. The firm's current portfolio includes over 20 U.S.-based businesses specializing in educational technology, higher education, corporate training, healthcare services, and technology services. "
target: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges.
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closed 12/8/2015 via PR Newswire

KnowledgeShares.Org, Muirlands Capital LLC, Prudential Capital Group, acquired EducationDynamics, LLC

synopsis: Halyard Capital, a NY based private equity firm, announced that its portfolio company, EducationDynamics (EDDY), was sold to an investor group led by Muirlands Capital, KnowledgeShares and Prudential Capital Group. EDDY is one of the market leaders in helping higher education institutions find and enroll the highest quality student prospects.
buyer: Muirlands Capital LLC
buyer: KnowledgeShares.Org
buyer: Prudential Capital Group
Muirlands Capital is a lower middle market private equity firm. KnowledgeShares partners with leading organizations in higher education to invest financial and human capital. Prudential Capital Group is a leading provider of private debt, mezzanine and equity securities to companies worldwide. "
target parent: Halyard Capital
target: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is higher education’s leading marketing information and technology services company, helping institutions find, enroll and retain students. Its content-rich and highly visible education websites make them the premier provider of prospective students for colleges and universities.
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closed 12/6/2012 via PR Web

College Loan Corporation, acquired Edvisors Network, Inc.

synopsis: Edvisors, a leading provider of educational resources, announced it has been acquired by College Loan Corporation. Edvisors is a leading student marketing company providing a portfolio of education resources, college loan products, and college-related information and services through a network of websites, blogs and forums.
buyer: College Loan Corporation
College Loan Corporation, headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada is a top 10 student loan company, managing student loan assets. By offering innovative loan products and first-class customer service, the Company helps families achieve their higher education goals. "
target: Edvisors Network, Inc.
Edvisors, a global leader in higher education marketing and college financial aid, provides a richer, more fulfilling education experience to students, educators and parents worldwide.
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closed 9/16/2015 via Market Wire

Kira Talent, acquired LikeLive

synopsis: Kira Talent, the company behind Kira Academic, the video-based talent assessment platform designed for university and college admissions, announces that video interviewing service, LikeLive, will become a part of Kira Talent.
buyer: Kira Talent
Kira Talent is the company behind Kira Academic, the video-based talent assessment platform designed for university and college admissions. Kira is a talent assessment platform that adds an interactive video and written assessment into a school's existing admissions application. "
target parent: Educational Testing Service, Inc.
target: LikeLive
LikeLive is a cutting-edge, user-friendly platform created for college and job applicants to post video interviews. The LikeLive platform is private and secure. Working with top universities, career centers and corporations, LikeLive is the global leader in online interviews worldwide.
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closed 4/8/2015 via PR Newswire

Unigo, LLC, acquired PrepTalk

synopsis: Unigo Group announces the firm has completed the acquisition of PrepTalk, an education-technology start-up that is creating a virtual platform to connect high school students, parents, and guidance counselors to colleges via live, virtual events.
buyer parent: Aequitas Capital Management, Inc
buyer: Unigo, LLC
Unigo is an online business matching students with colleges, scholarships, internships, student loans, majors and careers. Unigo’s consumer site provides personalized matches with 6,500 colleges, 700,000 college reviews, 3.6 million scholarships, 90,000 internships and 3.3 million study materials. "
target: PrepTalk
PrepTalk is an education-technology start-up that is creating a virtual platform to connect high school students, parents, and guidance counselors to colleges via live, virtual events.
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closed 2/1/2012 via PR Newswire

Educational Testing Service, Inc., acquired MyCollegei

synopsis: Educational Testing Service, the world's leading measurement and research organization, has acquired mycollegei, a cutting-edge, user-friendly video interviewing platform created to assist colleges, universities, and corporations in more effectively managing their application process.
buyer: Educational Testing Service, Inc.
Educational Testing Service (ETS) is a nonprofit organization that focuses on advancing quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. "
target: MyCollegei
mycollegei is a cutting-edge, user-friendly video interviewing platform created to assist colleges, universities, and corporations in more effectively managing their application process. The platform allows admission officials and corporate recruiters to view candidates more holistically.
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closed 4/13/2022 via BusinessWire

Jenzabar, Inc., acquired Spark451

synopsis: Jenzabar, Inc., a leading technology innovator in higher education serving the new student, announced that it has acquired Spark451, a full-service marketing and technology firm providing enrollment strategies for the higher education market.
buyer: Jenzabar, Inc.
Created out of a passion for education and a vision for technology, Jenzabar offers disruptive, innovative software solutions and services that empower students’ success and help higher education institutions meet the demands of the modern student. "
target: Spark451
Spark451 is a higher education enrollment strategy, technology, and marketing firm that combines creativity with powerful technology to achieve measurable results.
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announced 6/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Keystone Academic Solutions, will acquire Educations Media Group

synopsis: Keystone Academic Solutions and EMG - Educations Media Group announced that they are merging to form the Keystone Education Group. Both Keystone and EMG are leaders in the global market for higher education marketing and student recruitment, with strong customer bases across the UK, Europe, the US, and the Nordics.
buyer: Keystone Academic Solutions
Keystone is trusted by more than 70 million unique prospective students every year to help them make one of the most important decisions of their lifetimes, namely, which higher ed program to attend. "
target: Educations Media Group
Founded in 2001 and with 20 years of consecutive profitable growth, Educations Media Group (EMG) has pioneered 40 local brands spanning the entire education spectrum and works with over 6000 education providers in 40 different countries across the world.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

PowerSchool Group LLC, acquired Naviance and Intersect

synopsis: PowerSchool, a leading provider of K-12 education technology solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition of Hobsons’ Naviance and Intersect. Naviance is a college, career, and life readiness (CCLR) platform for high school students. Intersect is a best-fit recruitment platform for colleges and universities.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: PowerSchool Group LLC (:$528.60)
PowerSchool's mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential. PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, grading, attendance, analytics, state reporting, talent, finance, and HR. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Naviance and Intersect
Naviance is a college, career, and life readiness (CCLR) platform that helps middle and high school students discover their strengths and find their best-fit path after high school. Intersect is a best-fit recruitment platform offering a comprehensive set of solutions for colleges and universities.
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closed 11/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Wellspring International Education, acquired Quad Learning

synopsis: D.C.–based Quad Learning was acquired by Illinois-based foreign student recruitment firm Wellspring International Education. Quad Learning is an edtech startup that created American Honors, a program that helps community college students transfer into four-year institutions.
buyer: Wellspring International Education
Wellspring recruits students from 35 countries globally to over 200 colleges, universities, high schools and language schools in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. "
target: Quad Learning
Quad Learning is an edtech startup that created American Honors, a program that helps community college students transfer into four-year institutions. Quad Learning drives institutional growth through international recruiting and expands student opportunities at leading universities.
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closed 10/6/2017 via Company Press Release

QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited, acquired Hobsons Solutions

synopsis: QS Quacquarelli Symonds has acquired Hobsons Solutions, the international division of Hobsons, Inc. Hobsons Solutions is the leading provider of international enrolment management solutions to universities worldwide. Hobson Solutions helps clients mitigate risk and build sustainable recruitment strategies in an increasingly complex marketplace.
buyer: QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited
QS Quacquarelli Symonds helps prospective students and working professionals make the right educational choices. This is achieved by hosting 350+ global events, as well as offering various products, services and online platforms linking students with the educational institution best suited to them. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Hobsons Solutions
Hobsons Solutions is the global market leader in international student enrolment services and insight. Hobsons Solutions manages one of the world’s largest international student research initiatives, enabling clients to better compete globally and maximise student recruitment and enrolment.
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closed 9/15/2011 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., acquired Zinch Inc.

synopsis: Chegg, the social education platform, announced it has acquired Zinch, expanding its social education platform into high schools. Zinch, founded in 2007, connects prospective college and graduate students to scholarships, admissions officers and other students who have been through the same process.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$774.52)
Chegg, the social education platform, is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college. Students use Chegg for homework help, course selection, note taking, textbook and e-textbook rentals and Daily deals. "
target: Zinch Inc.
Zinch is the social utility matching students with opportunities: colleges, scholarships, study abroad programs, and graduate schools. At Zinch.com, 3.5 million students worldwide have created 'professional' profiles to showcase themselves as more than test scores.
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closed 8/19/2010 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., acquired CourseRank LLC

synopsis: Chegg.com, the number one online textbook rental company, announced that it has acquired CourseRank, the website that provides college students an easy and convenient way to create and share their course schedule, take classes with their friends, read and write reviews on classes and professors as well as find out how professors grade.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$774.52)
Chegg.com is the number one online textbook rental company that has saved students on more than 6,400 campuses nationwide in excess of $240 million. Chegg.com offers students access to a growing catalog of more than 4.2 million titles, a variety of shipping options and free returns. "
target: CourseRank LLC
CourseRank's scheduling, planning and course review system guides students by arranging relevant course information in an easily accessible display where they can track their progress towards the goal of graduation, mapping courses taken, and grades received.
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closed 10/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Renovus Capital, acquired EducationDynamics, LLC

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a market leader in higher education marketing, enrollment management and student success coaching announces its acquisition by Renovus Capital Partners. Renovus is committed to investing in services and capabilities that will strengthen EducationDynamics' partnership with colleges and universities.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Renovus Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in the Knowledge and Talent industries. The firm's current portfolio includes over 20 U.S.-based businesses specializing in educational technology, higher education, corporate training, healthcare services, and technology services. "
target: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges.
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closed 9/2/2020 via Company Press Release

EducationDynamics, LLC, purchased Higher Education Vertical Assets from QuinStreet, Inc.

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a leader in higher education marketing and enrollment management services, announces has acquired the assets of QuinStreet’s higher education vertical, which includes its industry-leading network of digital publishers, and its deep portfolio of higher education related URLs.
buyer: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges. "
seller: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$502.99)
QuinStreet’s higher education vertical includes its industry-leading network of digital publishers, and its deep portfolio of higher education related URLs.
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closed 12/2/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

EducationDynamics, LLC, purchased Agency-of-record business from Thruline Marketing, Inc.

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a leader in higher education marketing, announces the acquisition of key assets of Thruline Marketing. EducationDynamics has acquired Thruline Marketing's agency-of-record business, which provides paid digital marketing, traditional marketing, and SEO management services for more than 20 higher education institutions.
buyer: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges. "
seller: Thruline Marketing, Inc.
Thruline Marketing's agency-of-record business provides paid digital marketing, traditional marketing, and SEO management services for more than 20 higher education institutions.
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closed 6/13/2018 via GlobeNewswire

EducationDynamics, LLC, acquired JMH Consulting

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a leader in higher education marketing and enrollment management, announces the acquisition of JMH Consulting, an innovative, customer-centric provider of higher education marketing, recruiting, and retention solutions. They offer a comprehensive suite of services on both a fee-for-service and revenue sharing basis.
buyer parent: Muirlands Capital LLC
buyer: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges. "
target: JMH Consulting
JMH Consulting is an organization that markets, launches, manages, and enhances educational experiences for higher education. They use innovative ideas in their strategies and solutions for online marketing. They offer a range of enrollment growth solutions for higher education institutions.
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closed 7/1/2016 via PR Web

EducationDynamics, LLC, acquired Unigo, LLC

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a leader in higher education marketing, announces the acquisition of Unigo.com and EStudentLoan.com, a subsidiary of Unigo that provides a fast and free way to compare student loans. Unigo also provides cutting-edge tools, compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to make the best decisions.
buyer parent: Muirlands Capital LLC
buyer: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges. "
target parent: Aequitas Capital Management, Inc
target: Unigo, LLC
Unigo is the premier network for current and future college students that provides cutting-edge tools, compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to make the best decisions. EStudentLoan is a subsidiary of Unigo that provides a fast and free way to compare student loans.
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closed 12/8/2015 via PR Newswire

KnowledgeShares.Org, Muirlands Capital LLC, Prudential Capital Group, acquired EducationDynamics, LLC

synopsis: Halyard Capital, a NY based private equity firm, announced that its portfolio company, EducationDynamics (EDDY), was sold to an investor group led by Muirlands Capital, KnowledgeShares and Prudential Capital Group. EDDY is one of the market leaders in helping higher education institutions find and enroll the highest quality student prospects.
buyer: Muirlands Capital LLC
buyer: KnowledgeShares.Org
buyer: Prudential Capital Group
Muirlands Capital is a lower middle market private equity firm. KnowledgeShares partners with leading organizations in higher education to invest financial and human capital. Prudential Capital Group is a leading provider of private debt, mezzanine and equity securities to companies worldwide. "
target parent: Halyard Capital
target: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is higher education’s leading marketing information and technology services company, helping institutions find, enroll and retain students. Its content-rich and highly visible education websites make them the premier provider of prospective students for colleges and universities.
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closed 9/7/2011 via PR Newswire

ConnectEDU, Inc., purchased Enrollment and Retention Services Division from EducationDynamics, LLC

synopsis: ConnectEDU®, the leader in web-based college and career access solutions, announced that it acquired the Enrollment and Retention division of EducationDynamics, higher education's leading technology and services company dedicated to helping colleges and universities find, enroll, and retain students.
buyer: ConnectEDU, Inc.
ConnectEDU, Inc. is the web-based leader in empowering learners to manage their education, launch their careers, and secure a more stable financial future. ConnectEDU uses information technology to connect real learners and real data with real colleges, and real career opportunities. "
seller parent: Halyard Capital
seller: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is higher education's leading marketing information and technology services company dedicated to helping institutions find, enroll and retain students. It has six content-rich and highly visible education websites, as well as several special interest microsites.
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closed 4/12/2010 via PR Newswire

EducationDynamics, acquired Education Connection Services

synopsis: EducationDynamics, higher education's leading marketing services company, announced the acquisition of Education Connection, a valuable resource that helps prospective students find colleges that are ideally suited for their academic and career interests. EducationDynamics acquired Education Connection from Kaplan.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: EducationDynamics
EducationDynamics is higher education's leading marketing information and technology services company dedicated to helping institutions find, enroll and retain students. It has six content-rich and highly visible education websites, as well as several special interest microsites. "
target parent: The Washington Post Company
target: Education Connection Services
By providing rich resources to help students explore careers, assess their aptitude for online learning and even match their personality type to specific occupations, Education Connection allows students to make well-informed decisions about the future.
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closed 7/20/2009 via Market Wire

Aslanian Group, Inc merged with EducationDynamics,

synopsis: EducationDynamics, higher education's leading marketing company, announced a merger with Aslanian Group, an industry mainstay specializing in adult student market analysis.
buyer parent: Halyard Capital
buyer: EducationDynamics
EducationDynamics -- higher education's leading marketing company -- provides marketing and student affairs professionals the tools they need to meet their critical objectives in attracting students and retaining them through graduation. "
target: Aslanian Group, Inc
Aslanian Group offers market research and enrollment management services to colleges and universities that want to increase their share of adult students—typically out-of-school populations who would like to return to or begin their undergraduate or graduate study.
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closed 4/14/2022 via PR Newswire

Renovus Capital, acquired Profitoptics

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners, a Philadelphia-area based investment firm, has acquired ProfitOptics. Founded in 2008, ProfitOptics is a digital transformation company that leverages its proprietary software and custom product development capabilities to automate clients' manual workflows and help them achieve their business and profit targets.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Renovus Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in the Knowledge and Talent industries. The firm's current portfolio includes over 20 U.S.-based businesses specializing in educational technology, higher education, corporate training, healthcare services, and technology services. "
target: Profitoptics
ProfitOptics is a technology services company that uses proprietary software to deliver customized solutions to its global clients. The company's offerings include data and analytics, profit optimization, and enterprise application development and are supported by its on-shore and off-shore team.
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closed 10/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Renovus Capital, acquired EducationDynamics, LLC

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a market leader in higher education marketing, enrollment management and student success coaching announces its acquisition by Renovus Capital Partners. Renovus is committed to investing in services and capabilities that will strengthen EducationDynamics' partnership with colleges and universities.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Renovus Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in the Knowledge and Talent industries. The firm's current portfolio includes over 20 U.S.-based businesses specializing in educational technology, higher education, corporate training, healthcare services, and technology services. "
target: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges.
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closed 7/28/2021 via PR Newswire

Renovus Capital, acquired LeapPoint

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners, a Philadelphia-area private equity firm, has acquired LeapPoint, LLC, a leading digital consulting firm specializing in connecting work, technology, and talent to drive unparalleled business experiences and outcomes. The acquisition will allow LeapPoint to scale faster and serve a larger set of enterprise clients.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Renovus Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in the Knowledge and Talent industries. The firm's current portfolio includes over 20 U.S.-based businesses specializing in educational technology, higher education, corporate training, healthcare services, and technology services. "
target: LeapPoint
LeapPoint is a leading digital consulting firm that connects work, technology, and talent to solve big business challenges and drive successful outcomes. Their services include strategy & roadmapping, business process, implementation, integration & development, business intelligence, and more.
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closed 10/30/2020 via Company Press Release

PowerSchool Group LLC, acquired Hoonuit

synopsis: PowerSchool, the largest U.S. provider of K-12 education technology solutions, announced that it has acquired Hoonuit, a leading provider of data management and analytics solutions in education that is on a mission to empower educators and communities with knowledge and insights to improve student outcomes.
buyer parent: Onex Corporation
buyer: PowerSchool Group LLC (:$528.60)
PowerSchool's mission is to power the education ecosystem with unified technology that helps educators and students realize their potential. PowerSchool helps schools and districts efficiently manage instruction, grading, attendance, analytics, state reporting, talent, finance, and HR. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: Hoonuit
Hoonuit, a leading provider of data management and analytics solutions in education, is on a mission to empower educators and communities with knowledge and insights to improve student outcomes. Hoonuit supports more than 300 active implementations nationwide and serves over five million students.
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announced 10/29/2020 via Company Press Release

American Public Education, Inc., will acquire Rasmussen College, Inc.

synopsis: American Public Education, Inc. – parent company of online learning provider American Public University System and on-ground, pre-licensure Hondros College of Nursing – will acquire Rasmussen University (Rasmussen College), a nursing- and health sciences-focused institution serving in the US.
buyer: American Public Education, Inc. (APEI:$299.01)
American Public Education, Inc. (APEI) is a leading provider of higher learning dedicated to preparing students all over the world. APEI offers academic programs and services to students, universities and partner organizations through Hondros College of Nursing. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: Rasmussen College, Inc.
Rasmussen University (Rasmussen College) is a nursing- and health sciences-focused institution serving over 18,000 students at its 24 campuses across six states and online. Rasmussen is one of the largest providers of pre-licensure nursing programs in the United States.
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closed 10/21/2020 via PR Web

Clinical Care Options, acquired Global Medical Education, Inc.

synopsis: Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) has acquired Global Medical Education (GME), a nationally recognized provider of continuing education for healthcare professionals primarily focused on psychiatry. GME’s addition to the CCO brand strengthens its commitment to deliver world-class solutions to psychiatric learners worldwide.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Clinical Care Options
Clinical Care Options is the global leader in the development of innovative, enduring, virtual, and live education. Integrating personalization and moderated social media, CCO provides medical and healthcare education and information for the entire healthcare team to improve patient outcomes. "
target: Global Medical Education, Inc.
Global Medical Education (GME) is a medical education company focusing primarily on psychiatry that offers free, timely, unbiased, evidence-based information from the world’s leading experts to clinicians through a variety of formats.
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closed 7/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Infobase, purchased Professional Development and Training Platform from Hoonuit

synopsis: Infobase has announced the acquisition of Hoonuit's Professional Development and Training Platform, the leading solution for educators needing to improve student learning and meet district, state, and department objectives.
buyer parent: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
buyer: Infobase
Infobase, a Centre Lane Partners portfolio company, is a leading provider of award-winning digital reference content to the school and library community. Infobase provides students, educators, and librarians with a broad range of products that both enhance and enrich the learning experience. "
seller parent: Renovus Capital
seller: Hoonuit
The acquisition includes Hoonuit's Professional Development and Training Platform, the leading solution for educators needing to improve student learning and meet district, state, and department objectives. Hoonuit is a leading provider of data management and analytics solutions in education.
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closed 7/6/2020 via PR Newswire

EDIC College, Inc. merged with Columbia Central University,

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners, a Philadelphia-area investment firm, announced that its portfolio company, EDIC College, a Caguas Puerto Rico based health sciences college has merged with Columbia Central University ("CCU"). EDIC College is a post-secondary educational institution that provides degree programs aimed at high-demand areas of health care.
buyer: Columbia Central University
Columbia Central University was founded in 1966, as Caguas City College. It is a non-sectarian, proprietary institution of higher education committed to an environment of academic excellence and quality services. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: EDIC College, Inc.
EDIC College is a post-secondary educational institution that provides degree and diploma programs aimed at high-demand areas of health care. With a solid academic background that combines theory and practice as a primary method of learning, EDIC is committed to preparing competent professionals.
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closed 5/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

KSM Consulting, acquired Advocate Solutions

synopsis: Indianapolis-based KSM Consulting LLC has acquired Ohio-based Advocate Solutions, a consulting firm specializing in public assistance contact centers and health and human services technology. The company says the acquisition will add 28 data and technology professionals to its workforce. 
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: KSM Consulting
Indianapolis-based KSM Consulting, LLC (KSMC) is a technology, data, and management consulting firm. KSMC works in both the public and private sectors across all industries to help clients fulfill their missions, meet their goals, and solve their toughest challenges. "
target: Advocate Solutions
Ohio-based Advocate Solutions is a consulting firm specializing in public assistance contact centers and health and human services technology. Advocate has successfully implemented critical projects government entities ranging from business intelligence, custom development, and more.
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closed 3/25/2020 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Red Nucleus Solutions LLC

synopsis: The Riverside Company has acquired Red Nucleus Enterprises, LLC, a company that offers learning and compliance services to customers in the global life sciences industry. Red Nucleus's learning business designs and develops training content that includes e-learning modules, mobile apps, virtual training, workshops, games, and printed materials.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Riverside has invested in more than 560 transactions and it's international portfolio includes more than 80 companies. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: Red Nucleus Solutions LLC
Red Nucleus offers full-service design, development, and management of learning and regulatory solutions. The company’s learning division designs and develops training content and technology to efficiently convey strategy and information to global sales teams, medical liaisons, and others.
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closed 1/7/2020 via BusinessWire

Frontenac Company LLC, acquired Prime Technology Group, Inc.

synopsis: Frontenac, a private equity firm, has acquired Prime Technology Group, a provider of outsourced application development and managed software solutions for complex, highly regulated industries. Prime partners with its clients to develop and deliver cutting edge customized software solutions that are integral to its client’s core business operations.
buyer: Frontenac Company LLC
Frontenac is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in lower middle market buyout transactions in the consumer, industrial, and services industries. Frontenac works in partnership with proven operating leaders to identify, acquire, and build market leading companies. "
target parent: Renovus Capital
target: Prime Technology Group, Inc.
Prime Technology Group is a global, technology services company. Prime provides outsourced software application development solutions, managed software solutions, and enterprise content management solutions for highly regulated industries including healthcare, insurance, and financial services.
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closed 12/5/2019 via Company Press Release

Hoonuit, acquired Tembo Inc.

synopsis: Hoonuit, a leading provider of data management, analytics, and professional learning solutions in education, announced its acquisition of Tembo, Inc., a leader in public assessment and accountability reporting.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Hoonuit
Hoonuit provides educators with the tools needed to take informed, impactful action. Through solutions that provide intuitive analytics and personalized professional development, Hoonuit fuels teacher, staff and student success. "
target: Tembo Inc.
Tembo is a leading provider of data-related products and services in the K-12 education space. Their solutions are used by state and district education agencies to build dynamic performance rubrics, forecast accountability results, and configure and personalize school profiles and scorecards.
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announced 8/15/2019 via PR Web

Clinical Care Options, will acquire MCM Education

synopsis: Clinical Care Options®, a Continuing Education Alliance Holdings company, announced that it has entered into definitive agreement to acquire Medical Communications Media, Inc (MCM Education), a continuing education company that provides live and online education to physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Clinical Care Options
Clinical Care Options (CCO) is a premier medical education, education technologies and medical publishing company. Utilizing its own proprietary technologies and best of breed portal technology, CCO is focused in specialty areas, including HIV, hepatitis, hematology and oncology. "
target: MCM Education
MCM Education is a full-service medical education company with comprehensive internal resources to include: medical writing and editing, design, programming and web-authoring, meeting management, teleconference management and project management.
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closed 6/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

KSM Consulting, acquired Connect Think, LLC

synopsis: KSM Consulting, a technology, data, and management consulting firm, has acquired Connect Think, a software development company that specializes in mobile apps, custom software development and information technology consulting. Connect Think develops best-in-class, integrated solutions for web, mobile, and desktop platforms.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: KSM Consulting
Indianapolis-based KSM Consulting, LLC (KSMC) is a technology, data, and management consulting firm. KSMC works in both the public and private sectors across all industries to help clients fulfill their missions, meet their goals, and solve their toughest challenges. "
target: Connect Think, LLC
Connect Think is a software development company that specializes in mobile apps, custom software development and information technology consulting. Connect Think develops best-in-class, integrated solutions for web, mobile, and desktop platforms.
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closed 6/12/2019 via PR Newswire

Hoonuit, acquired DecisionInsite

synopsis: Hoonuit, the leading provider of data management, analytics, and professional learning solutions in education, announced the acquisition of DecisionInsite, a provider of enrollment analytics and geographic information system (GIS) technology.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Hoonuit
Hoonuit provides educators with the tools needed to take informed, impactful action. Through solutions that provide intuitive analytics and personalized professional development, Hoonuit fuels teacher, staff and student success. "
target: DecisionInsite
DecisionInsite is a provider of enrollment analytics and geographic information system technology. They provide school district leaders professional expertise, aiming them with proper tools for addressesing enrollment challenges.
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closed 4/24/2019 via PE Hub

Renovus Capital, acquired KSM Consulting

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in Indianapolis-based KSM Consulting (KSMC), a technology services and data analytics consultancy. KSMC works in both the public and private sectors across all industries to help clients fulfill their missions, meet their goals, and solve their toughest challenges.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Founded in 2010, Renovus Capital Partners is an education, training and human capital focused private equity firm. Renovus is based outside of Philadelphia and manages $500 million of committed capital through two funds. "
target: KSM Consulting
Indianapolis-based KSM Consulting, LLC (KSMC) is a technology, data, and management consulting firm. KSMC works in both the public and private sectors across all industries to help clients fulfill their missions, meet their goals, and solve their toughest challenges.
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closed 4/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Hoonuit, acquired Mizuni, Inc.

synopsis: Hoonuit, a leading provider of data management and professional learning solutions, announced the acquisition of Texas-based Mizuni, a provider of data integration and data warehouse solutions with a long successful history in helping K-12 districts in Texas, Oklahoma, and other states manage their data.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Hoonuit
Hoonuit provides educators with the tools needed to take informed, impactful action. Through solutions that provide intuitive analytics and personalized professional development, Hoonuit fuels teacher, staff and student success. "
target: Mizuni, Inc.
Mizuni, Inc. provides a k12 big data platform that streamlines district data to help schools make better decisions and set students on their unique path to success. They have a long successful history in helping K12 districts in Texas, Oklahoma, and other states through managing their data.
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closed 2/14/2019 via BusinessWire

The Data Incubator merged with Pragmatic Marketing,

synopsis: Pragmatic Marketing, the authority on product management and marketing training, has acquired The Data Incubator (TDI), a leading provider of data science education, and together have become Pragmatic Institute.
buyer parent: Renovus Capital
buyer: Pragmatic Marketing
Based in Scottsdale, AZ, Pragmatic Marketing is a corporate training company focused on serving product management and marketing professionals. Pragmatic Marketing has been delivering targeted training courses to technology companies around the world. "
target: The Data Incubator
The Data Incubator provides real-world, hands-on experience and training to data scientists looking to transition from academia to the business world or to improve their current skill set, and for executives who manage data science teams.
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closed 1/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Renovus Capital, acquired Tempus Nova, Inc.

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners, an education, training and human capital focused private equity firm, has acquired Tempus Nova, a leading provider of Google Enterprise solutions. Tempus Nova helps organizations move from legacy systems to Google Cloud. They specialize in project-based consulting, Google enterprise solutions, G Suite migrations, and more.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Founded in 2010, Renovus Capital Partners is an education, training and human capital focused private equity firm. Renovus is based outside of Philadelphia and manages $500 million of committed capital through two funds. "
target: Tempus Nova, Inc.
Tempus Nova is a leading provider of Google Enterprise solutions. Tempus Nova helps organizations move from legacy systems to Google Cloud. They specialize in project-based consulting, Google enterprise solutions, G Suite migrations, G Suite training, change management, cloud computing, and more.
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closed 5/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Renovus Capital, acquired Great Lakes Institute of Technology

synopsis: Renovus Capital Partners, an education, training and human capital focused private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Great Lakes Institute of Technology (“GLIT”). Founded in 1965 in Erie, Pennsylvania, GLIT is a well-respected provider of healthcare-focused postsecondary education in the Great Lakes region.
buyer: Renovus Capital
Founded in 2010, Renovus Capital Partners is an education, training and human capital focused private equity firm. Renovus is based outside of Philadelphia and manages $500 million of committed capital through two funds. "
target: Great Lakes Institute of Technology
Great Lakes Institute of Technology (GLIT) is a well-respected provider of healthcare-focused postsecondary education in the Great Lakes region. GLIT specializes in associates and diploma level degree programs in the fields of nursing, sonography, dentistry and veterinary sciences.
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announced 1/4/2018 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire Weld North Education

synopsis: Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced that it will acquire a majority stake in Weld North Education (WNE), a leading digital education technology company focused on developing digital curriculum and tools for preK-12th grade, from KKR.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
target: Weld North Education
Weld North Education operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses and makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry.
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announced 3/14/2017 via BNC Analysis

Boubyan Petrochemical Company, will acquire Educational Holding Group

synopsis: Boubyan Petrochemicals, the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector, is to acquire majority stake in Educational Holding Group, the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. Boubyan Petrochemicals is looking to buy 32.8% stake and currently hold 21.12% stake.
buyer: Boubyan Petrochemical Company (KWSE:BPCC:$93.42)
Boubyan Petrochemical Company K.S.C., a Kuwaiti shareholding company listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange, is the first private-sector company in Kuwait that invested in the government-controlled petrochemical sector. The company was established on February 12, 1995 "
target: Educational Holding Group (KWSE:EDU:$38.04)
Founded in 1982, Educational Holding Group was the first private educational investments organization in Kuwait. The group has grown manifold with a portfolio that covers the entire educational life-cycle, ranging from K-12, tertiary education and vocational training and development.
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