Themen

Strategic Combination

Cornerstone to Acquire Saba

Santa Monica, CA (USA), March 2020 - Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in people development solutions, recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Saba, a global leader in talent experience solutions and a portfolio company of Vector Capital. Saba has over twenty years of industry experience developing, delivering, and supporting learning, performance, and recruiting product solutions. The cash and stock transaction is valued at approximately $1.395 billion and has been unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies.

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Acquisition

Sponge Joins Forces to Power Up Digital Learning

Plymouth (UK), November 2019 - Sponge, an award-winning custom digital learning company has been acquired by Aliter Capital to form part of the private equity firm’s corporate training group. Sponge will play a strategic role in supporting Aliter’s goal to establish a major new force in the learning technology market.

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Acquisition of HT2Labs

Learning Pool Expands into US Market

Learning Pool / HT2 LabsNottingham (UK), June 2019 - The online learning company Learning Pool has announced the acquisition of HT2 Labs, the Oxfordshire-based learning innovation company best known for its market-leading Learning Locker and Curator products. The acquisition complements and strengthens Learning Pool's own portfolio of innovative technology, whilst further expanding its domestic and international operations with offices near Oxford, UK and Boston, MA, USA.

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Global Leadership

Saba Software Announces Agreement to Acquire Lumesse

Dublin, CA (USA) / Luton (UK), October 2018 - Market leaders have joined forces to create a talent development powerhouse that offers unrivaled breadth, depth and scale to customers worldwide. Saba Software Inc., a global leader in talent development solutions and a portfolio company of Vector Capital, has announced their entry into a definitive agreement to acquire Lumesse, a leading provider of talent acquisition, talent management, and learning experience technology in Europe.

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OnCourse Learning

Bertelsmann Strengthens Education Business

Gütersloh (GER) / Brookfield, WI (USA), September 2018 - Bertelsmann continues the expansion of its strategic growth area of education: The international media, services, and education group is acquiring the U.S. online education provider OnCourse Learning from the private equity company CIP Capital for an amount in the mid-nine-digit euro range.

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Scottish Acquisition

Learning Pool Enters Apprenticeship Market

Brighton (UK), July 2018 - Learning Pool has announced the acquisition of MediaCorp, the Hamilton, Scotland-based online learning and e-portfolio provider. The company, founded and run by James Marshall, will become part of the Learning Pool group.

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Brand new

Welcome to Learning Technologies France

Sally-Ann MooreParis (F), January 2018 - A big hello and "Happy New Year" to all the Checkpoint readers across Europe and the world.

Introducing Learning Technologies France: an 18 year old show that is brand new

This is our first ever special edition in the great media resource that is CHECK.point eLearning. I am the founder of eLearnExpo series of events (Paris, Vienna, Amsterdam, Moscow and Hong Kong), the main one being Paris started in 2001. In 2006 the French event became I-Learning forum and went from strength to strength to become the leading enterprise eLearning show in the Francophone world. 

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Expansion Plan

ProBility Completes Acquisition of Cranbury International

Houston, TX (USA), August 7, 2017 - ProBility Media Corp., an ed-tech company building the first full-service training and career-advancement brand for the skilled trades, has announced its purchase of the Montpelier, Vermont firm Cranbury International, an exporter of educational and training to international markets.

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Extensive Array

Health & Safety Institute Acquires CLMI Safety Training

Eugene, OR (USA), June 2017 - Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a leader in environmental health and safety (EH&S) software, training, and compliance services, has announced the acquisition of Minneapolis-based CLMI Safety Training, one of the nation's leading sources for innovative, high-quality safety-training videos and programs.

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Combined Organization

Saba Completes Acquisition of Halogen Software

Redwood Shores, CA (USA), May 2017 - Saba Software Inc. has announced the completion of its acquisition of Halogen Software, Inc. Saba, Vector Capital and its affiliates, and Michael Slaunwhite, Halogen’s co-founder, executive chairman, and largest shareholder, have acquired Halogen for CAD$12.50 per share in cash. 

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