Gridiron Capital Announces Colibri Group’s Acquisition of HomeCEU
NEW CANAAN, CT, September 10, 2020 – Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron Capital”), a leading investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, is pleased to announce Colibri Group (“Colibri”), an education company with brands that provide learning solutions to licensed professionals has acquired HomeCEU, a leader in continuing education for healthcare professionals with a focus in therapy professions.
“We are committed to helping healthcare professionals manage and advance their careers by providing high-quality courses and learning experiences,” said Mike Duran, Chief Executive Officer of Colibri Group. “HomeCEU is a well-respected brand in healthcare education and the addition of their depth of expertise in therapy professions allows us to continue to build and expand our leading offering in healthcare education.”
HomeCEU will join Colibri Group’s other healthcare brands which include Elite Learning and Fitzgerald Health Education Associates. The addition of HomeCEU to the company’s family of brands allows Colibri Group to enhance its offering by providing premier continuing education and training for professionals in the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, athletic training, massage therapy, nursing, and other healthcare professions. HomeCEU’s focus on supporting the organizations and professionals of the post-acute continuum will continue to be a priority.
Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner, Gridiron Capital, said “We are excited to welcome HomeCEU to the Colibri team and to be the partner of choice for founders and management teams in the professional education industry. Throughout the pandemic, Colibri has continued to focus on expanding ways to provide professionals with differentiated online training and continuing education to further their careers.”
Will Hausberg, Managing Director, Gridiron Capital, added, “We are thrilled to support the Colibri team in a unique environment and to continue building the platform by adding greater depth and breadth for the company’s professionals.”
HomeCEU delivers rehabilitation teams with robust learning options, including a significant video-based learning library and continuing education courses for therapists working in all 50 states.
About Colibri Group:
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education, and professional development, all powered by our proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Colibri Group offers a seamless experience to help licensed professionals progress throughout their careers, focused on licensing, continuing education, industry news, and job opportunities for healthcare, real estate, and financial services, among other professions. Visit colibrigroup.com for more information.
About Gridiron Capital:
Gridiron Capital is an investment firm focused on partnering with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams, and creating value by building middle-market companies into industry-leaders in branded consumer, B2B and B2C services, and niche industrial segments in the United States and Canada. We help transform growing companies by winning together through hard work, partnerships grounded in shared values, and a unique culture that comes from hands-on experience building and running businesses. As a team led by former operators and entrepreneurs, we know what it takes to run successful businesses on a day-to-day basis. Additional information is available on the firm’s website: www.gridironcapital.com
Kevin Jackson, Managing Partner, Gridiron Capital, LLC