Sale to CIP Capital

Technology & Services
Sale to CIP Capital


Baird served as exclusive financial adviser to The Riverside Company


OnCourse Learning (“the Company”), a portfolio company of The Riverside Company (“Riverside”), was recently sold to CIP Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

OnCourse Learning is a leading national provider of online training and compliance solutions to professional end markets. OnCourse helps both professionals and companies navigate regulatory training, certification and compliance requirements to ensure success and manage risk in their chosen profession. The Company provides pre-licensing, continuing education and governance, risk and compliance training solutions that comply with state and federal regulations across the financial services, insurance, real estate, home inspection, appraisal and IT end markets. The Company is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing businesses valued at up to $250 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 320 transactions. The firm’s international portfolio includes more than 70 companies. Riverside is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

CIP Capital is a private equity fund focused on investing in growth-oriented, middle-market companies across the Business Information and Outsourced Services markets in North America. CIP Capital invests in companies that take advantage of specific trends that are shaping the economy’s transition to an information-driven and service-based model: outsourcing, digitization and globalization. CIP Capital is headquartered in New York, New York.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Andrew Snow (312) 609-4972
Dan Alfe (312) 609-4922
Ben Brown (414) 298-7013
Ben Port (312) 609-4991
Technology & Services
Sale to CIP Capital
March 2014
OnCourse Learning
Technology & Services
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America