Baird’s Leading Momentum in the Training and Credentialing Space
Baird Global Investment Banking’s well-established Knowledge Solutions franchise remains among the most active advisors across the education lifecycle from “Pre-K to Gray.” Their continued market leadership in professional training and compliance models is evidenced by the team’s significant recent transaction momentum, announcing four deals in this sub-sector over the last month. Most recently, our team has displayed significant transaction momentum in the training and credentialing space, announcing four deals in the last month:
- Parchment Sale to Instructure - Academic credential management platform and network
- Colibri Acquisition of TRC – Lifelong learning solutions for healthcare professionals
- Smith System Sale to MidOcean Partners - Leading provider of workplace safety training solutions
- HSI Minority Equity Recapitalization - Environmental, health, safety and quality compliance software and training platform
This transaction velocity is a clear reflection of the continued demand for assets in this space by strategic and financial acquirors, driven by the favorable tailwinds of employers’ increasing needs for upskilling, compliance, liability mitigation, and improved productivity.
To discuss these deals and learn more about what is driving activity, connect with Baird’s Global Knowledge Solutions team.
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Since 2004, Baird’s Knowledge Solutions team of dedicated investment banking and institutional equity research professionals have been actively covering the sector.