Those of us here at Global Knowledge got some exciting news this week. MidOcean Partners, a private equity investment firm, purchased Global Knowledge from Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe, the private equity firm that owned us since 1995.
In a press release issued on October 25th, Brian Branson, President and CEO, said, “Our new relationship with MidOcean will enable us to accelerate our growth plan and our response to the changing market needs for high quality IT and business skills training. We look forward to working with MidOcean to further develop and deliver innovative training solutions.”
MidOcean has a strong track record of adding value to its portfolio companies, and they support our goals of providing quality and value to our customers and partners. Our customers will continue to receive top-quality service and can look forward to growth via expanded course offerings, broader geographical reach, and new training delivery methods.