Category : Press Releases

Spire Capital Portfolio Company, O2B Kids, Expands with the Acquisition of Home Away From Home

  • Linda Barish
  • December 3, 2019

O2B Kids continues to grow its early education footprint in Florida through its acquisition of Home Away From Home Gainesville, FL (December 3, 2019) – O2B Kids, a premier provider of early education services, announced today that it has acquired Home Away From Home (or “HAFH”), a provider of high-quality early education services in southeast Florida.…

Experienced Industry Veteran to Lead Trax Through Next Phase of Growth

  • Linda Barish
  • November 22, 2019

Scottsdale, Arizona – November 18, 2019 – Trax Group, a leader in cloud-based transportation spend management solutions, announces that Hampton Wall has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. Hamp has over twelve years of experience in the enterprise spend management industry, previously serving as CEO of both Proactis (LON:PHD) and Perfect Commerce. Hamp succeeds…

Spire Capital Announces Sale of Professional Education Platform Surgent

  • Linda Barish
  • November 19, 2019

NEW YORK, November 20, 2019 – Spire Capital Partners (“Spire Capital”), a private equity firm specializing in investments across the technology-enabled business services, media, education and communications sectors, closed on the sale of Surgent Professional Education (“Surgent”), a leading provider of end-to-end professional education, from pre-licensure thru continuing education for accounting, finance and healthcare professionals,…

Surgent Expands into the Healthcare Professional Education Market Through Its Acquisition of PharmCon

  • Linda Barish
  • August 13, 2019

DEVON, PA (August 12, 2019) – Surgent, a Spire Capital Partners portfolio company and leading provider of continuing education and exam preparation courses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Pharmaceutical Education Consultants, Inc. (“PharmCon”). PharmCon was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Primarily marketed through its ecommerce brand,, PharmCon…

Vector Media Acquires Laurel Outdoor

  • Linda Barish
  • May 7, 2019

Vector continues rapid expansion adding New Orleans office to nation’s largest transit network NEW YORK, NY (MAY 6, 2019) – Spire Capital is pleased to announce the acquisition of Laurel Outdoor (“Laurel”) through its portfolio company, Vector Media (“Vector”). Laurel is the exclusive municipal transit advertising partner of the city of New Orleans, Jefferson Parish…

O2B Kids Acquires Brookside Academy

  • Linda Barish
  • May 6, 2019

O2B Kids Moves into Atlanta, Georgia with its acquisition of Brookside Academy GAINESVILLE, FL (May 6, 2019) – O2B Kids, a leading provider of early education services for children in the Southeast U.S. and a Spire Capital portfolio company, consummated its acquisition of Brookside Academy. Brookside Academy, founded in 1999, has two locations in Alpharetta…

Spire Capital Announces Exit of Portfolio Company, Lighthouse Global

  • Linda Barish
  • May 1, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (MAY 1, 2019) – Spire Capital Partners (“Spire Capital” or “Spire”), a leading private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the technology-enabled business services, media, communications and education sectors, announced that it has closed on the sale of Lighthouse Global (“Lighthouse” or the “Company”), a leading technology-enabled eDiscovery and…

O2B Kids Acquires The Village Academy

  • Linda Barish
  • March 27, 2019

The Village Academy will expand O2B Kids’ geographic presence in the Florida market Gainesville, FL (March 27, 2019) – O2B Kids, a leading provider of early education services for children in the Southeast U.S., completed the acquisition of The Village Academy, an early education services business with three facilities in St. Augustine, Florida. Founded in…

Spire Capital Enters the Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC) Industry Through its Investment in ERI Solutions, Inc.

  • Linda Barish
  • January 24, 2019

Spire Capital’s investment in ERI Solutions will help support the Company expand its technology solutions, grow its client footprint and create additional innovative service offerings NEW YORK (January 24, 2019) – Spire Capital (or “Spire”), a leading New York based private equity firm specializing in technology-enabled business services, media, communications and education sectors, today announced…

Dynamic Quest Acquires Carolina Networks

  • Linda Barish
  • January 8, 2019

The Carolina Networks acquisition will increase Dynamic Quest’s market share in North Carolina, making it a leading provider in the area. Greensboro, NC (January 7, 2019) – Dynamic Quest, a managed service provider offering IT and cloud services to enterprises and businesses, completed the acquisition of Carolina Networks (“CNI”), a Greensboro, North Carolina based managed…