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closed 6/8/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired DCHours

synopsis: Edcetera, a leading developer of online courses for professional development, board examination, and occupational licensure, announced the acquisition of DCHours.com, a continuing education platform for Doctors of Chiropractic.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: Edcetera
Edcetera empowers people to excel in the careers they want and the world needs. Edcetera delivers leading content developed by industry experts that goes beyond traditional topics, ensuring that professionals are positioned for success no matter where they are in their career journey. "
target: DCHours
DCHours is one of the largest providers of continuing education for Doctors of Chiropractic and has served more than 40,000 chiropractors since launching in 2008. The DC Hours online courses are all narrated slide based presentations that move automatically from one slide to the next.
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closed 8/11/2021 via PR Newswire

PharmCon, acquired OnlineCE ChiroCredit

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group has acquired ChiroCredit, a provider of continuing education for chiropractors, podiatric and naturopathic physicians, and other healthcare professionals. ChiroCredit will be integrated with PharmCon, a leading provider of online continuing education for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other healthcare providers.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: PharmCon
PharmCon is a leading provider of online continuing education for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers. PharmCon's suite of solutions includes innovative exam preparation and continuing education courses. "
target: OnlineCE ChiroCredit
ChiroCredit is an online provider of continuing education for chiropractic, podiatric and naturopathic physicians, occupational therapy, physical therapy, certified hand therapists, doctors of veterinary medicine, veterinary technicians, nurses, massage therapy, and athletic trainers.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BusinessWire

Nexus Health Media, acquired Nexus Oncology

synopsis: M2 Health Media, an Austin, Texas-based health and medical education delivery company, has acquired Nexus Oncology and renamed itself Nexus Health Media. The company will serve as a one-stop-shop for unbiased, scientific and non-promotional health and medical education, and clinical and scientific updates.
buyer: Nexus Health Media
Nexus Health Media is disrupting the status in how medical education is delivered and received by informing physicians with up-to-the-minute scientific treatment advances in different diseases right at their fingertips. "
target: Nexus Oncology
Nexus Oncology is disrupting medical education by offering unbiased, non-promotional clinical treatment advances, data results, and innovative insights at your fingertips. They offer detailed perspective reports, private interviews, video vignettes, seminars, and conferences.
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closed 6/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

RJD Partners Limited, acquired Improve International Limited

synopsis: RJD Partners, a private equity investor in the UK, has acquired Improve International Limited from Benchmark Holdings plc, the aquaculture genetics, health and specialist nutrition business. Improve International is a UK-based provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training for veterinary professionals.
buyer: RJD Partners Limited
RJD Partners is an independent private equity investor focused on lower mid-market companies predominantly in the services and leisure sectors in the UK. RJD specialises in buyouts, buy-ins and development capital deals worth up to £50 million. "
target parent: Benchmark Holdings plc
target: Improve International Limited
Improve International is a UK-based provider of postgraduate training for all veterinary practice staff. Improve International provides high-quality Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training for veterinary professionals to help them develop the skills and knowledge they need.
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closed 10/26/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired Pulse Radiology Education LLC

synopsis: Edcetera, the Eden Capital-backed provider of continuing education, exam prep, and licensing programs, announced the acquisition of Pulse Radiology, a pre-licensure and continuing education provider that helps Radiologic Technologists (RTs) prepare for both ARRT Structured Education and Clinical Requirements.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: Edcetera
Edcetera empowers people to excel in the careers they want and the world needs. Edcetera delivers leading content developed by industry experts that goes beyond traditional topics, ensuring that professionals are positioned for success no matter where they are in their career journey. "
target: Pulse Radiology Education LLC
Based in New York, NY, and also located in Saint Augustine, Florida, Pulse Radiology Education LLC is the first online, ARRT-approved, post primary MRI Certification Program, Computed Tomography (CT) Training and Mammography Program.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PR Web

US HealthConnect, Inc., acquired Medtelligence LLC

synopsis: US HealthConnect Inc. (USH) announced the acquisition of Medtelligence LLC, one of the nation’s leading providers of medical education focusing on cardiovascular disease. Medtelligence is the newest member of the USH group of companies, becoming the eighth wholly owned subsidiary.
buyer: US HealthConnect, Inc.
US HealthConnect is a global organization whose subsidiaries are dedicated to improving the lives of patients and healthcare professionals through evidence-based education for clinicians. "
target: Medtelligence LLC
Medtelligence LLC is one of the nation’s leading providers of medical education focusing on cardiovascular disease. Medtelligence is dedicated to partnering in the creation and execution of the highest quality continuing medical education (CME) initiatives through multiple learning opportunities.
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closed 8/13/2012 via Company Press Release

Francisco Partners Management LLC, acquired Therapeutic Research Center, Inc.

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, announced that it has completed a strategic investment in Therapeutic Research Center, a leading provider of drug therapy recommendations, continuing education, training, and data to the healthcare community.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm with offices in San Francisco and London focused exclusively on investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. "
target: Therapeutic Research Center, Inc.
Therapeutic Research Center is a research, analytic, and information services organization that provides evidence-based drug therapy recommendations for physicians, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and other healthcare professionals.
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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 3/30/2012 via PR Newswire

NACCME, LLC, acquired CME LLC

synopsis: North American Center for Continuing Medical Education announced that it has acquired CME LLC, which operates the US Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress. More than 2,000 physicians, nurses, and others earn as many as 30 credits toward their CME requirements each year at the US Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: NACCME, LLC
NACCME is a wholly owned subsidiary of HMP Communications Holdings, LLC and an industry leader in continuing medical education. It provides the highest quality CME/CE across medical disciplines and therapeutic areas. "
target parent: United Business Media Limited
target: CME LLC
CME LLC provides innovative, evidence-based, clinically relevant accredited continuing medical education in a collaborative fashion for the health care community. It operates the U.S. Psychiatric & Mental Health Congress--one of the largest annual psychiatric CME meetings in the United States.
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closed 8/29/2018 via BusinessWire

Colibri Group, acquired Western Schools

synopsis: Colibri Group, an online education company with leading brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals, announced that the company has acquired Western Schools, a leader in continuing education (CE) for healthcare professionals.
buyer parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group provides leading online learning solutions to licensed professionals who strive to be among the best in their fields. "
target: Western Schools
Western Schools is a nationally accredited and approved, widely recognized leader in continuing education for healthcare professionals, offering expert-authored and peer-reviewed courses.
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closed 3/10/2021 via PR Newswire

TRC Healthcare, acquired NetCE

synopsis: Therapeutic Research Center (TRC), LLC, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, announced that it has acquired CE Resources, Inc., d/b/a NetCE. NetCE is an industry leading continuing education platform focused on the healthcare industry, specializing in the education of nurses, physicians and mental health professionals.
buyer parent: Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Inc.
buyer: TRC Healthcare
Therapeutic Research Center (TRC) is a provider of clinically referenced recommendations and education on drug therapy and medication management for healthcare professionals. TRC also provides online continuing education programs for medication learning, competency, and compliance programs. "
target: NetCE
NetCE provides high-quality, easy-to-use continuing education for members of the interprofessional healthcare team, including physicians, nurses, psychologists, dental professionals, social workers, mental health counselors, and other health professionals.
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closed 11/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Clanwilliam Group Ltd., acquired Obsidian Healthcare Group

synopsis: Clanwilliam Group, a Dublin-based company that develops, sells and integrates technology solutions to the Private Consultant and pharmacy communities, acquired Obsidian Healthcare, a UK full service global healthcare communications Group that delivers medical communications activities and continuing medical education programs.
buyer parent: Eli Global, LLC
buyer: Clanwilliam Group Ltd.
Clanwilliam Group, headquartered in Dublin, is an expanding healthcare, technology and services business. They develop, sell and integrate a range of technology solutions and services predominately to the GP, Private Consultant and pharmacy communities. "
target: Obsidian Healthcare Group
Headquartered in the UK, Obsidian Healthcare Group is a full service, global healthcare communications Group with two distinct firewalled divisions, allowing it to deliver collaboratively sponsored medical communications activities and medical education and continuing medical education programs.
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closed 8/22/2018 via BNC Analysis

Everyday Health, Inc., acquired PRIME

synopsis: Everyday Health Group, a leader in patient and provider education, announced that it has purchased Prime Education, LLC, a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company known for its award-winning, systems-based work and extensive peer-reviewed publications in research-informed interprofessional continuing education (CE).
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: Everyday Health, Inc. (EVDY:$253.92)
Everyday Health operates a leading digital marketing and communications platform for healthcare companies that want to engage with consumers and healthcare professionals. Their platform combines premier content from leading brands, an engaged audience, and extensive data and analytics expertise. "
target: PRIME
Founded in 1994, PRIME is a nationally recognized medical education and outcomes research company that has, as its mission, to enhance the interprofessional health team’s knowledge, skills/strategy, and performance in caring for patients.
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closed 10/31/2016 via PR Web

Coverys, acquired Med-IQ

synopsis: Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, hospitals, dentists, podiatrists, and advanced practice providers, announced the acquisition of Med-IQ, a globally recognized leader in medical education and healthcare quality improvement.
buyer: Coverys
Coverys is a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance for physicians, hospitals, dentists, podiatrists, and advanced practice providers. Coverys emphasizes proactive risk mitigation and patient safety programs that help clients anticipate, identify, and manage risk. "
target: Med-IQ
Med-IQ, one of the most respected providers of continuing medical education (CME), inspires healthcare professionals through award-winning activities that deliver sophisticated outcomes- based educational designs with measurable results in professional competence and performance.
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announced 6/16/2016 via PR Web

Evidence In Motion, LLC, will acquire KinetaCore

synopsis: Evidence In Motion (EIM), a company that provides certificate, residency and fellowship programs for physical and occupational therapists, announced a definitive agreement with KinetaCore to become part of the EIM family. KinetaCore is a continuing education company that provides Functional Dry Needling training to manual physical therapists.
buyer: Evidence In Motion, LLC
Evidence In Motion (EIM) is an education and consultation company that exists to elevate the role of physical and occupational therapists in health care delivery by providing premiere entry-level and post-professional education programs for rehabilitation professionals. "
target: KinetaCore
KinetaCore is a continuing education company that provides Functional Dry Needling training to manual physical therapists. The courses benefit clinicians who work with patients and athletes suffering from acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.
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closed 12/16/2015 via PR Web

Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC, acquired HMP Communications Holdings, LLC

synopsis: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC (HMP), has completed an agreement with Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE), under which current investors, Alta Communications and Antares Capital, have sold their interests in HMP to SGE. With the sale, SGE becomes HMP’s majority equity holder. HMP is a leading provider of healthcare content and events.
buyer parent: Susquehanna International Group, LLP
buyer: Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC
Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (SGE) invests in growth stage companies in the information services, internet and software sectors. The firm is backed by a unique and patient capital base that allows management teams the freedom and flexibility to maximize growth. "
target: HMP Communications Holdings, LLC
HMP Communications Holdings is a multi-channel leader in healthcare content and education, with a mission to improve patent care. The company produces clinically relevant, evidence-based journals, events and accredited, continuing education for the healthcare community.
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announced 7/29/2015 via Company Press Release

PESI, Inc., will acquire Cross Country Education

synopsis: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its Cross Country Education business to PESI, Inc. Cross Country Education (CCE) is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
buyer: PESI, Inc.
Since 1979, Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI Inc.), has provided cutting edge continuing education to professionals across the nation. PESI works alongside the world’s leading experts to create seminars, conferences, videos and books that meet the needs of adult learners. "
target parent: Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.
target: Cross Country Education
Cross Country Education (CCE) is leading the way in continuing professional development for healthcare professionals. CCE is an approved provider of continuing education with over 35 professional healthcare associations.
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closed 1/9/2007 via BNC Analysis

SofTech International Inc., acquired National Medical Education

synopsis: 360training announced it has completed the acquisition of distance education course provider National Medical Education (NME), a San Diego-based provider of continuing education to nurses, respiratory therapists, radiology and imaging techs and clinical lab scientists nationwide.
buyer: SofTech International Inc.
360training.com services over 2500 e-learning partners who together have trained more than 3 million users worldwide. Their integrated strategy of technology, content and service helps organizations and professionals' best manage career, compliance and certification needs. "
target: National Medical Education
National Medical Education is fully committed to becoming the Health Resource Center for the nation. We currently provide exceptional educational programs to the health care professional. Our focus is on the advancement of knowledge, while promoting the elevation of professional practice.
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closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

360training.com, acquired HIPAA Exams

synopsis: 360training, a provider of online regulatory-approved training, has acquired HIPAA Exams, a trusted source in HIPAA compliance. By acquiring HIPAA Exams, 360training adds improved HIPAA courses to its massive library of online lessons.
buyer: 360training.com
Since 1997, 360training.com, Inc. has provided individuals and businesses with online regulatory-approved training, facilitating a safe, healthy environment for the communities they serve. The company has delivered over four million training plans across multiple brands, including Meditec. "
target: HIPAA Exams
HIPAA Exams has been the most trusted source in HIPAA compliance since 2008. They specialize in professional and management development training with primary focuses on health care, workplace safety, and legislative compliance.
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closed 7/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Clinical Education Alliance, acquired Rockpointe

synopsis: Clinical Education Alliance (CEA) Holdings announced the acquisition of Rockpointe Corporation, a premier healthcare education company and provider of accredited continuing education (CE) programs. This acquisition supports CEA's focus on high-science therapeutic areas while allowing an expansion into primary care education.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: Clinical Education Alliance
CEA is the healthcare professional education and insights global leader in the development of enduring, virtual, and live education. Integrating personalization and moderated social media, CEA provides education, tools, and resources for healthcare teams with the goal of improving patient outcomes. "
target: Rockpointe
Rockpointe is a science-based healthcare professional (HCP) education company with clinical specialists, industry influencers, and educators dedicated to the design and implementation of innovative accredited continuing education driven by public health priorities and the needs of HCPs.
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closed 6/8/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired DCHours

synopsis: Edcetera, a leading developer of online courses for professional development, board examination, and occupational licensure, announced the acquisition of DCHours.com, a continuing education platform for Doctors of Chiropractic.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: Edcetera
Edcetera empowers people to excel in the careers they want and the world needs. Edcetera delivers leading content developed by industry experts that goes beyond traditional topics, ensuring that professionals are positioned for success no matter where they are in their career journey. "
target: DCHours
DCHours is one of the largest providers of continuing education for Doctors of Chiropractic and has served more than 40,000 chiropractors since launching in 2008. The DC Hours online courses are all narrated slide based presentations that move automatically from one slide to the next.
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closed 10/26/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired Pulse Radiology Education LLC

synopsis: Edcetera, the Eden Capital-backed provider of continuing education, exam prep, and licensing programs, announced the acquisition of Pulse Radiology, a pre-licensure and continuing education provider that helps Radiologic Technologists (RTs) prepare for both ARRT Structured Education and Clinical Requirements.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: Edcetera
Edcetera empowers people to excel in the careers they want and the world needs. Edcetera delivers leading content developed by industry experts that goes beyond traditional topics, ensuring that professionals are positioned for success no matter where they are in their career journey. "
target: Pulse Radiology Education LLC
Based in New York, NY, and also located in Saint Augustine, Florida, Pulse Radiology Education LLC is the first online, ARRT-approved, post primary MRI Certification Program, Computed Tomography (CT) Training and Mammography Program.
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closed 9/15/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired PrepFE, Inc.

synopsis: Edcetera, the Eden Capital-backed provider of continuing education, exam prep, and licensing programs, has acquired PrepFE, an exam prep platform that helps engineers pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam to become Engineers-in-Training (EIT), which is a required step for aspiring Professional Engineers (PE).
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: Edcetera
Edcetera empowers people to excel in the careers they want and the world needs. Edcetera delivers leading content developed by industry experts that goes beyond traditional topics, ensuring that professionals are positioned for success no matter where they are in their career journey. "
target: PrepFE, Inc.
PrepFE is a modern and data-driven service dedicated to helping prospective engineers pass the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam for their discipline including civil, mechanical, electrical and computer, and other disciplines.
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closed 6/8/2022 via PR Newswire

Edcetera, acquired DCHours

synopsis: Edcetera, a leading developer of online courses for professional development, board examination, and occupational licensure, announced the acquisition of DCHours.com, a continuing education platform for Doctors of Chiropractic.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: Edcetera
Edcetera empowers people to excel in the careers they want and the world needs. Edcetera delivers leading content developed by industry experts that goes beyond traditional topics, ensuring that professionals are positioned for success no matter where they are in their career journey. "
target: DCHours
DCHours is one of the largest providers of continuing education for Doctors of Chiropractic and has served more than 40,000 chiropractors since launching in 2008. The DC Hours online courses are all narrated slide based presentations that move automatically from one slide to the next.
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closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

PDH Academy LLC, acquired DermQBank

synopsis: PDH Academy, an Eden Capital portfolio company, is pleased to announce that DermQBank has joined PDH's growing portfolio of leading exam and career preparation offerings. DermQBank is a comprehensive question bank and testing engine that empowers its users to prepare efficiently and succeed on their dermatology board certification examinations.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers. "
target: DermQBank
DermQBank is a comprehensive question bank and testing engine that empowers its users to prepare efficiently and to succeed on their dermatology board certification examinations. DermQBank was founded by energetic board-certified dermatology providers.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

PDH Academy LLC, acquired OphthoQuestions

synopsis: PDH Academy has acquired OphthoQuestions and SunCam. OphthoQuestions is a leader in ophthalmology online test preparation and continuing education and complements PDH's existing eye care offerings. Board Wizards, its podiatry-focused sister company, provides comprehensive board test prep solutions as well as supplemental learning courses.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers. "
target: OphthoQuestions
OphthoQuestions is a well-respected leader in ophthalmology online test preparation and continuing education. Board Wizards, its podiatry-focused sister company, provides comprehensive board test prep solutions as well as supplemental learning courses.
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

PDH Academy LLC, acquired SunCam, Inc.

synopsis: PDH Academy has acquired OphthoQuestions and SunCam. The acquisitions add market-leading continuing education and test-prep solutions in ophthalmology, podiatry, and engineering to the PDH platform. SunCam is a global provider of engineering continuing education and training, offering online courses for engineers across all disciplines.
buyer parent: Eden Capital
buyer: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers. "
target: SunCam, Inc.
SunCam is a continuing education provider for worldwide engineers of all disciplines. Since 2002, SunCam has delivered over a half-million hours of training, providing low-cost, high-quality courses to any computer, smartphone, or tablet that can connect to the internet anywhere on Earth, 24/7/365.
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closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

PDH Academy LLC, acquired XPrep Learning Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: PDH Academy, a provider of regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades, has acquired XPrep Learning Solutions to provide market-leading professional education and workforce solutions to professionals in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades.
buyer: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers. "
target: XPrep Learning Solutions, Inc.
XPrep Learning Solutions provides online test preparation solutions to veterinary, veterinary technician, optometry, and dental hygiene students. Thousands of professionals have relied on VetPrep, VetTechPrep, OptoPrep, and HygienistPrep to pass their professional board exams.
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closed 12/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Eden Capital, acquired PDH Academy LLC

synopsis: Eden Capital, a New York based Private equity firm focused on the education, tech, and business services sectors, announced its acquisition of PDH Academy, a market leading online platform providing professional education and workforce solutions to professionals in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades.
buyer: Eden Capital
Eden Capital is a private equity firm focused on technology, business services and education. Eden partners with leading management teams, founders and owners to achieve growth and scale and maximize value for all stakeholders. "
target: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers.
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closed 12/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Eden Capital, acquired PDH Academy LLC

synopsis: Eden Capital, a New York based Private equity firm focused on the education, tech, and business services sectors, announced its acquisition of PDH Academy, a market leading online platform providing professional education and workforce solutions to professionals in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades.
buyer: Eden Capital
Eden Capital is a private equity firm focused on technology, business services and education. Eden partners with leading management teams, founders and owners to achieve growth and scale and maximize value for all stakeholders. "
target: PDH Academy LLC
PDH Academy provides regulatory training and certification to professionals and companies in real estate, healthcare, and specialized trades. The mission of PDH Academy is to help professionals start, manage, and advance their careers.
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closed 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Gridiron Capital, LLC, acquired Colibri Group

synopsis: Quad-C Management, Inc., a leading middle market private equity firm, announced it has completed the sale of its investment in Colibri Group, a leading national provider of online learning solutions to licensed professionals in regulated end markets, to Gridiron Capital.
buyer: Gridiron Capital, LLC
Headquartered in New Canaan, CT, Gridiron Capital is a private equity investment firm managed by partners who grew up working in and leading family-owned businesses and can offer valuable operating support and experience to middle market companies. "
target parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
target: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by their proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform.
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closed 10/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Quad-C Management, Inc., acquired McKissock, L.P.

synopsis: Quad-C Management has made a majority investment in professional education provider McKissock LP. Founded in 1990, McKissock is a leading online provider of state and federally mandated continuing education and professional certification courses across a diverse range of industries from real estate to health care.
buyer: Quad-C Management, Inc.
Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia, Quad-C is a middle market private equity firm focused on investing in well-established business services, healthcare, transportation/logistics, consumer, general industrial, and specialty distribution companies. "
target parent: Alpine Investors, LP
target: McKissock, L.P.
McKissock is a leading online provider of state and federally mandated continuing education and professional certification courses across a diverse range of industries from real estate to health care.
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closed 3/2/2022 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired American Fitness Professionals & Associates

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing professional education, exam preparation courses and digital learning solutions to the accounting, finance and healthcare sectors, has acquired American Fitness Professionals & Associates ("AFPA"), a national provider of training and certification for health and fitness professionals.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: KnowFully Learning Group
KnowFully Learning Group provides continuing professional education, exam preparation courses, and education resources to the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors. "
target: American Fitness Professionals & Associates
American Fitness Professionals & Associates (AFPA) provides high-quality training, certification and continuing education to professionals working in the health, fitness, nutrition, and related fields.
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closed 3/1/2021 via BusinessWire

Tailwind Capital Partners, acquired International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)

synopsis: Tailwind Capital, a middle market private equity firm, has acquired International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), a premier eLearning platform for the fitness and wellness industry. ISSA provides high quality certification programs that help people to achieve their goals. They offer courses for yoga, nutrition, corrective exercise and more.
buyer: Tailwind Capital Partners
Tailwind Capital is a middle-market private equity firm investing in targeted sectors within healthcare, business services, and industrial services. Tailwind partners with management teams and entrepreneurs to transform businesses through growth initiatives, acquisitions, and strategic investments. "
target: International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) is a premier eLearning platform for the fitness and wellness industry. ISSA provides high quality certification programs that help people to achieve their goals. They offer courses for yoga, nutrition, corrective exercise, senior fitness, and more.
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closed 12/4/2017 via PE Hub

BV Investment Partners, acquired Precision Nutrition Inc.

synopsis: BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services, software and IT services sectors, has acquired a majority stake in Toronto-based Precision Nutrition, a certification and coaching software and services provider.
buyer: BV Investment Partners
BV Investment Partners is currently investing its ninth private equity fund. The firm is one of the oldest and most experienced sector-focused private equity firms in North America. The company actively targets investments in the business services and information technology services industries. "
target: Precision Nutrition Inc.
Precision Nutrition (PN) is the leading nutrition certification and coaching software and services provider in North America. PN provides nutrition coaching certifications and software to fitness and wellness professionals throughout North America, Australia, and parts of Europe.
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closed 9/14/2016 via PR Newswire

OnCourse Learning, acquired Institute for Professional Care Education

synopsis: In keeping with the company's growth strategy, OnCourse Learning announced the acquisition of the Institute for Professional Care Education, a leader in training and compliance solutions for assisted living communities, home care providers and home health agencies.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: OnCourse Learning
OnCourse Learning delivers licensure, regulatory and compliance education solutions throughout the nation's leading industries including financial services, healthcare and real estate. They focus on advancing the e-learning environment for individuals and businesses to help to build new careers. "
target: Institute for Professional Care Education
The Institute for Professional Care Education is where individuals and health care providers go for caregiver training, certification and state compliance. Their training is completely interactive, story-based and is done online and through DVDs. It replaces or can supplement inservice training.
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closed 6/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Career Step, acquired ACLS

synopsis: Career Step, LLC, a portfolio company of Revelstoke Capital Partners, has completed the acquisition of Emergency Certifications, Inc. (“ACLS"). ACLS provides ACLS, PALS, BLS and NRP training via online courses written by licensed physicians who are experts in clinical interventions and protocols provided by the American Heart Association.
buyer parent: Revelstoke Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Career Step
Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, has trained over 85,000 students, has more than 150 partnerships with colleges and universities nationwide, and provides training for some of the most respected healthcare employers in the nation. "
target: ACLS
ACLS ("Emergency Certifications") is a leader in American Heart Association based training, offering fast, convenient, and 100% online ACLS, PALS, BLS and NRP certification and recertification courses that can be completed in several hours from any computer, tablet or smartphone.
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announced 11/21/2014 via BNC Analysis

Reeltime Media Ltd, will acquire Fitlink Group

synopsis: ReelTime Media Limited announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fitlink Group. They were established in 1985 and is the only independent college that has operated for 30 years, delivering accredited fitness training courses online.
buyer: Reeltime Media Ltd (AU:RMA:$0.21)
Reeltime Media Limited is one of Australia's largest and fastest growing Digital Services, Media & Advertising, and IT companies. Through its 100% wholly owned subsidiaries RMA provides a complete service offering for SME's, corporate and government clients. "
target: Fitlink Group
Fitlink Group is a premium supplier of online Personal Training Courses to the Fitness Industry. Completion of Fitlink's Certificate in Fitness enables you to perform the roles of Exercise Assistant, Exercise Instructor I, Exercise Instructor II and Personal Trainer (Employed).
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$10
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mare Nostrum Group, acquired AT Patrimoine SAS

synopsis: Mare Nostrum Group, a France-based global player in the field of human resources management specializing in temporary work, recruitment, training and professional mobility, acquired AT Patrimoine, a French training organization specializing in the professional sector of building custodians and concierges in private sector property management.
buyer: Mare Nostrum Group
Headquartered in France, Mare Nostrum Group is a global player in the field of human resources management specializing in temporary work, recruitment, training and professional mobility. It is present throughout the entire employment cycle through a multi-brand offer dedicated to SMBs. "
target: AT Patrimoine SAS
Headquartered in France, AT Patrimoine is a training organization specializing in the professional sector of building custodians and concierges in private sector property management. Through its Certificate of Professional Qualification they train people for Guardian, Concierge and Real Estate work.
price ($mm)
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$6
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announced 11/18/2020 via BusinessWire

K12, Inc., will acquire MedCerts LLC

synopsis: K12 Inc., soon to be Stride, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MedCerts, a national online training provider strengthening the workforce through innovative eLearning solutions. They are focused on certifications in high-demand areas of Allied Healthcare and IT.
buyer: K12, Inc. (LRN:$1,154.60)
K12 Inc. takes a personalized approach to education by removing barriers to learning, reaching students where they are, and providing innovative, high-quality online and blended education solutions, curriculum, and programs to charter schools, public school districts, private schools and families. "
target: MedCerts LLC
MedCerts is a national online training provider strengthening the workforce through innovative eLearning solutions. They are focused on certifications in high-demand areas of Allied Healthcare and IT.
price ($mm)
$70
rev ($mm)
$19
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
3.7x
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17.5x
closed 1/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Grand Canyon Education, Inc., acquired Orbis Education

synopsis: Grand Canyon Education, a publicly traded shared services partner dedicated to serving colleges and universities, has completed the acquisition of Orbis Education Services, an education services company that supports healthcare education programs for 17 regionally accredited universities across the United States.
buyer: Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (LOPE:$939.37)
Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a publicly traded shared services partner dedicated to serving colleges and universities. GCE supports partner institutions' students through operational functions that achieve organizational growth and student success. GCE is a pioneer of the hybrid campus model. "
target: Orbis Education
Orbis Education develops and manages healthcare education solutions that help alleviate workforce shortages for hospitals and healthcare systems. They form partnerships with academic institutions and healthcare systems to deliver high-quality, clinically intensive healthcare education programs.
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$363
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closed 10/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Life Link III, acquired FlightBridgeED, LLC

synopsis: Life Link III announced that they have acquired FlightBridgeED, LLC, a medical education company that specializes in providing pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine education for healthcare professionals of all types.
buyer: Life Link III
Life Link III operates nine helicopter bases. The company’s helicopter and airplane services provide on-scene emergency response and inter-facility transport for patients requiring critical care. "
target: FlightBridgeED, LLC
FlightBridgeED is a medical education company that specializes in providing pre-hospital, critical care, and emergency medicine education for healthcare professionals of all types.
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

HeartStart CPR Plus merged with Prime Medical Training,

synopsis: HeartStart CPR Plus has merged with Prime Medical Training, an authorized American Heart Association (AHA) training center. HeartStart CPR Plus is an AHA training center that offers training for CPR, AED, first aid, ACLS, and instructor training. They also provide certification for basic life support, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and first aid.
buyer: Prime Medical Training
Prime Medical Training is an authorized AHA training center that provides CPR training and AED sales and maintenance. Prime focuses on providing continuing education for people from all walks of life. From healthcare professionals, to industrial workers, corporate offices, to churches. "
target: HeartStart CPR Plus
HeartStart CPR Plus is an American Heart Association (AHA) training center. HeartStart CPR Plus offers group and onsite training for CPR, AED, first aid, ACLS, and instructor training. They also provide certification for basic life support, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and first aid.
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closed 11/17/2021 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired IA Med

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing professional education and digital learning solutions to the accounting, finance and healthcare sectors, has acquired Immediate Action Medicine, Inc. ("IA MED"), a national provider of online training and recertification education for flight and ground paramedics, EMTs and nurses.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: KnowFully Learning Group
KnowFully Learning Group is a leading provider of end-to-end professional education in the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors. KnowFully's brands enable students and professionals to prepare for and pass professional licensure exams and satisfy required credit hours to maintain credentials."
target: IA Med
IA MED is an EMS education company that provides instruction and educational materials for EMS professional development through specialized courses and certifications, helping its students launch careers as flight paramedics, critical care paramedics and certified flight nurses.
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closed 4/3/2012 via BusinessWire

Becker Professional Education, acquired Falcon Physician Reviews, Inc.

synopsis: Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and a part of DeVry Inc., announced the acquisition of Falcon Physician Reviews. Falcon offers comprehensive review programs for physicians preparing for the United States Medical Licensing Examination and the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination.
buyer parent: DeVry Inc.
buyer: Becker Professional Education
Becker Professional Education, a part of DeVry Inc., is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, finance and project management professions. "
target: Falcon Physician Reviews, Inc.
Falcon Physician Reviews offers comprehensive review programs for physicians preparing for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX).
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$6.00
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closed 9/21/2022 via PR Newswire

KnowFully Learning Group, acquired EMT & Fire Training Inc.

synopsis: KnowFully Learning Group, a leading provider of continuing professional education, exam preparation courses and digital learning solutions to the healthcare, accounting and finance sectors, has acquired EMT & Fire Training Inc., a leading national provider of high-quality emergency medical services and firefighting educational programs.
buyer parent: NexPhase Capital
buyer: KnowFully Learning Group
KnowFully Learning Group provides continuing professional education, exam preparation courses, and education resources to the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors. KnowFully's suite of solutions helps learners become credentialed and satisfy required credit hours to maintain credentials. "
target: EMT & Fire Training Inc.
Founded in 2009, EMT & Fire Training specializes in pre-hospital training for emergency medical professionals. It offers EMT and Advanced EMT certification courses, as well as continued educational opportunities with recertification and refresher courses for EMTs, Advanced EMTs, and paramedics.
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announced 1/24/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Colibri Group, will acquire Becker Professional Education

synopsis: Colibri Group, a Gridiron Capital company, is to acquire Becker Professional Education and OnCourse Learning. Becker provides CPA Exam Review, CMA Exam Review and CPE (Continued Professional Education). OnCourse Learning offers continuing education, pre-licensing and corporate training.
buyer parent: Gridiron Capital, LLC
buyer: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by its proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. "
target parent: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
target: Becker Professional Education
Becker provides CPA Exam Review, CMA Exam Review and CPE (Continued Professional Education) with expert instructors, high-quality content, flexible learning formats including on-demand resources and webcasts. OnCourse Learning offers continuing education, pre-licensing and corporate training.
price ($mm)
$500
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closed 8/19/2019 via BusinessWire

Kaplan, Inc., purchased Healthcare Assets from Becker Professional Education

synopsis: Kaplan has acquired certain healthcare test preparation assets of Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, project management and healthcare professions. The acquisition includes certain assets related to Becker’s U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLEⓇ) review programs.
buyer parent: Graham Holdings Company
buyer: Kaplan, Inc.
Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company, is a premier provider of educational services for individuals, schools, and businesses worldwide. Kaplan is a pioneer in the for-profit education industry, with a brand name that is synonymous with quality, innovation and integrity. "
seller parent: Adtalem Global Education Inc.
seller: Becker Professional Education
The acquisition includes certain assets related to Becker’s U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLEⓇ) review programs. Becker Professional Education is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, project management and healthcare professions.
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closed 9/4/2019 via PE Hub

Waud Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Health & Safety Institute

synopsis: Waud Capital Partners has acquired Health & Safety Institute ("HSI"), a compliance and training technology platform that aims to help organizations create safer workplaces while reducing financial and reputational risk. HSI brands span emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more.
buyer: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
Based in Chicago, Waud Capital Partners is a leading growth-oriented private equity firm with total capital commitments of approximately $3.0 billion since its founding in 1993. Waud Capital builds market leading companies within two industries: healthcare services and business/technology services. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: Health & Safety Institute
Health & Safety Institute is a compliance and training technology platform that aims to help organizations create safer workplaces while reducing financial and reputational risk. HSI brands span emergency care training; to workplace safety training, tracking and reporting; and more.
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