Significant Growth Investment from Brentwood Associates

Technology & Services
Significant Growth Investment from Brentwood Associates

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Baird served as exclusive financial advisor to Credentials Solutions, Inc. on this transaction

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Credentials Solutions, Inc. (“Credentials Solutions” or the “Company”) received a significant growth investment from Brentwood Associates (“Brentwood”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1997, Credentials Solutions is the largest originator of electronic and paper academic credentials for U.S. colleges and universities. The Company’s tech-enabled transcript suite provides customers with an integrated, turnkey solution to automate the process of electronic ordering, verifying and processing transcripts to other academic institutions and employers. In addition to transcript solutions, the Company provides automated capabilities for degree and enrollment verification and campus parking solutions. Credentials Solutions is headquartered in Northfield, Illinois.

Brentwood Associates is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm with a 30+ year history of investing in leading growth companies. Brentwood focuses on investments in growing businesses where it can leverage its extensive experience in areas such as: consumer products and services; multi-location growth strategies, including specialty retail and restaurants; direct marketing, including direct mail and e-commerce; health and wellness; education; and business services. Since 1984, Brentwood’s dedicated private equity team has invested in over 50 portfolio companies with an aggregate transaction value of over $6 billion. With significant experience in both investing and brand building, Brentwood is a value-added partner with entrepreneurs and senior management teams building world-class companies. Brentwood is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
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Technology & Services
Significant Growth Investment from Brentwood Associates
Date
January 2018
Company
Credentials Solutions, Inc.
Transaction
M&A
Sectors
Technology & Services
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America

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