Now that the dust has settled from the transition into the 2020s, let’s take one last look at the mergers, acquisitions and investments of 2019, this time focusing on the fourth quarter.
We are almost at the end of the year. As we do every quarter, let’s take a look at the mergers, acquisitions and investments that happened over July, August and September 2019.
The second quarter of 2019 saw significant activity in assessment and evaluation, compliance training, e-learning, IT and technical training, leadership training, learning technologies and human capital management (HCM) platforms, and sales enablement.
The first quarter of 2019 saw significant activity in compliance training, e-learning and learning technologies, and performance management and HCM (human capital management) platforms.
After a company is acquired or merges with another business, each department, including learning and development, needs to merge, too.
From leadership and sales training to learning technologies and performance management tools, the M&As of the last quarter of 2019 reflect industry trends.
The quick pace of technological innovation across industries and countries means increased demand for highly skilled IT professionals. However, this demand is not being met.
Since it was founded in 2013, Learning Technologies Group (LTG) has been consolidating training businesses with the aim of creating a full-service agency. With its latest acquisition, NetDimensions, it seems to have accomplished that goal.