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McGraw Hill acquired for US$ 4.5 Billion

Los Angeles, CA / New York, NY (USA), August 2021 -- Platinum Equity has announced that it has completed the acquisition of McGraw Hill, a global leader in educational content and digital platforms, for a purchase price of approximately $4.5 billion.

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Cloud Courses

Pluralsight to Acquire "A Cloud Guru"

Draper, UT (USA), June 2021 - Pluralsight, Inc., a technology workforce development company, has announced its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire A Cloud Guru (ACG), a leading cloud skills development platform. The acquisition is expected to close later this year, subject to customary closing conditions, and follows Vista Equity Partners' recent acquisition of Pluralsight.

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Further Growth

Sponge Group Acquires Idox Compliance

Plymouth (UK), March 2021 - The Sponge Group is delighted to announce its acquisition of Idox Compliance, one of Europe's leading providers of compliance eLearning solutions. With Idox Compliance’s offices in Berlin and Brussels, Sponge Group will now have an operating presence in the EU, enabling further growth and strengthening its library of ready-to-go compliance related content.

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Employee-Centric Experience

LTG Expands Mid-Enterprise Learning with Acquisition

London (UK), February 2021 - Learning Technologies Group plc, a provider of services and technologies for digital learning and talent management, has agreed to acquire Bridge from Instructure Inc. The acquisition of Bridge will expand Learning Technologies Group's capabilities in the mid-enterprise market.

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Employee Lifecycle

Kallidus Expands HCM Offering with Acquisition of Sapling

Rob Caul, KallidusLondon (UK), February 2021 - Kallidus, one of the UK's fastest-growing software companies providing talent management software and digital learning, has announced its acquisition of Sapling, a leading people operations platform. The acquisition transforms Kallidus, which is backed by Apse Capital, a European private equity firm that specialises in investing in tech-enabled B2B companies, into a full-suite human capital management (HCM) software and digital learning provider, offering businesses solutions across the entire employee lifecycle.

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Compliance

HSI Acquires eLearning Provider ej4

Frisco, Texas (USA), January 2021 - HSI, a leader in environmental health and safety (EHS) and workforce development software, training, and compliance solutions, recently announced its acquisition of leading eLearning provider ej4.

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People Operations Platform

Kallidus Acquires Sapling

Cirencester (UK), January 2021 - Kallidus, one of the UK's fastest-growing software companies providing talent management software and digital learning, recently announced its acquisition of Sapling, a leading people operations platform. The acquisition transforms Kallidus, which is backed by Apse Capital, a European private equity firm that specialises in investing in tech-enabled B2B companies, into a full-suite of human capital management (HCM) software and digital learning provider, offering businesses solutions across the entire employee lifecycle.

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eThink Education

Open LMS Expands Global Moodle Offering with Acquisition

Indianapolis, IN (USA), December 2020 - Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG) has announced the acquisition of eThink Education, one of the largest Moodle providers in the world and a Platinum Totara Partner. With this addition, Open LMS, a subsidiary of LTG, will bolster its credentials in the high-growth Moodle market and expand its presence in North America by joining the largest commercial provider of the Moodle open source Learning Management System (LMS).

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Open LMS

Learning Technologies Group to Acquire eCreators

Raleigh, NC (USA), September 2020 - Learning Technologies Group plc (LTG), a global leader in the high-growth workplace learning and talent industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire eCreators for an initial cash consideration of A$5.5 million (ca. £3.1 million). The proposed acquisition is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to complete before the end of October 2020.

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Personalised Learning Experiences

Kallidus Acquires Engage in Learning

Rob Caul, CEO of KallidusCirencester (UK), March 2020 - Kallidus, an industry leading learning and talent management provider, has announced the acquisition of Engage in Learning, the Gloucester-based eLearning specialist known for its effective and engaging courses for compliance, health and safety, and soft skills development. The acquisition is part of Kallidus’s strategy to provide customers with a full range of engaging people-focused learning and human capital management (HCM) solutions.

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