Harris Williams advises 360training on its significant investment from GreyLion Partners LP and Vestar Capital Partners

RICHMOND, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harris Williams, a global investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, announces that it advised 360training on its significant investment of GreyLion Partners LP (GreyLion) and Vestar Capital Partners (Vestar ). The investment from Vestar and GreyLion will provide 360training with significant additional capital support to accelerate its organic and inorganic growth initiatives. 360training is a leading online training and compliance platform for highly regulated industries including environmental health and safety, food and beverage, real estate, health and financial services. The transaction was led by Andy Leed, Erik Szyndlar, Brian Titterington, Ben de Fiebre and Nick DeGallier of Harris Williams Technology Group.

“As the leader in regulatory-approved e-learning and certification programs, 360training is transforming how workers access the training they need to enter the workforce and organizations’ ability to hone their skills. workforce while ensuring compliance in an increasingly complex regulatory environment,” said Andy. Leed, managing director of Harris Williams. “It was a pleasure working with CEO Tom Anderson and the 360training management team on this transaction, and we are excited to see what the company is accomplishing in its continued partnership with GreyLion and with new partner Vestar.”

“This significant investment represents another high-profile transaction for Harris Williams in the professional training and compliance technology sectors,” said Brian Titterington, director of Harris Williams. “Industry-wide labor shortages, increasing regulatory training requirements and increased focus on environmental health and safety are not only driving strong demand for 360training’s solutions , but also fuel investment activity across the market. We expect continued strong interest from investors and strategic buyers as these trends create new challenges for organizations. »

Since 1997, 360training has provided individuals and businesses with regulatory-approved online training, facilitating a safer environment for the communities they serve. Today, the company primarily serves the environmental health and safety, food and beverage, real estate, healthcare and financial services markets. 360training has provided over 11 million training plans across multiple brands including OSHAcampus, Learn2Serve, AgentCampus, VanEd Real Estate School, TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures), HIPAA Exams and many more.

GreyLion focuses on investing in high growth companies in the lower middle market. The company seeks to partner with existing owners and management teams in the consumer, industrials, healthcare, software and services sectors to provide capital in tailored and flexible minority and control structures . GreyLion invests between $25 million and $125 million in capital per investment, primarily in the United States. GreyLion currently manages private equity funds with aggregate commitments of $1.7 billion.

Vestar Capital Partners is a leading US private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. Vestar invests and works with incumbent management teams and private owners to create long-term enterprise value, with a focus on consumer, business and technology services and healthcare. Since its inception in 1988, Vestar funds have invested $11 billion in 89 companies – plus more than 200 follow-on acquisitions – for a total value of approximately $52 billion.

Harris Williams, an investment bank specializing in M&A advisory services, defends sellers and buyers of businesses around the world through critical stages and provides expert advice throughout the life of their businesses . By collaborating as one company across industry groups and geographies, the company helps its clients achieve results that support their goals and strategically create value. Harris Williams is committed to excellence in execution and to building lasting and valuable relationships based on mutual trust. Harris Williams is a subsidiary of PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC).

The Harris Williams Technology Group advises large private and public companies, founders and private equity, private equity and venture capital firms on mergers and acquisitions and capital raising transactions worldwide. The technology group has deep domain expertise in software and technology services and dedicated focus areas in a variety of vertical software applications and end markets. For more information about the Technology Group and its recent transactions, visit the Technology Group section of the Harris Williams website.

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