Australian Post-Grad Training Organisation sold to an Undisclosed Buyer

Johnsons’ client operates a leading, national post-graduate training organisation. It offers a well-regarded series of highly specialised continuing professional development courses to professionals working in its niche market. Servicing thousands of attendees every year, it also develops tailored training seminars for the organisations, who employ those professionals.

Custom Research: +460 prospective trade buyers

Hotlist: +20 direct C-Level calls to primary targets

Expressions of Interest: +53

Based in NSW, the buyer is an Australian education company that provides a broad range of e-learning solutions and blended courses to clients spanning corporate, government, NGOs and other training organisations. The acquisition presented an opportunity to expand its face-to-face training offering and to diversify into tailored course services.

Practical Outcomes acquired by Careers Training Group

Practical Outcomes is an established and award-winning Registered Training Organisation located in Victoria. It offers a range of market-leading training courses – provided via a unique face-to-face workplace-based delivery method – to the children’s services, hospitality, and aged care and disability sectors. Its successful business model had seen it deliver high levels of year on year revenue growth along with strong EBIT margins.

Custom Research: 300+ prospective buyers

Hotlist: 53 direct C-Level calls

Expressions of Interest: 39

The purchaser, Careers Training Group (CTG), sought significant expansion through acquisitions in the vocational training sector. It is a leading supplier of vocational education in Australia that specialises in Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma training, both on-campus and in the workplace.