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Global Knowledge Acquires Dutch Training Firm HODAC Training
Thursday 14 November 2019

14 November 2019 - US-based technology skills development provider Global Knowledge has acquired Dutch training firm HODAC Training, the company said.
HODAC is comprised of Lerio, which specialises in Microsoft applications and end-user adoption services, and GK Noord, (formerly Compu'Train Noord), which has been a reseller of Global Knowledge courses in the northern Netherlands provinces of Drenthe, Friesland and Groningen since 2012.
Under the terms of the acquisition, Global Knowledge will take on HODAC's employees and a facility located in Groningen, Netherlands.
The acquisition was completed shortly after Global Knowledge Netherlands completed the 2019 financial year successfully, rounding out a decade of growth.
Global Knowledge supports major enterprises and tech professionals everywhere with the broadest and deepest portfolio of IT training solutions, wherever, whenever and however they are needed.
Global Knowledge meets customer needs through its unique flexibility to deliver directly via on-demand digital, virtual and physical classrooms, blended formats and customized on-site training, and indirectly through a worldwide partner network.
Its students build skills with training from an industry leading team of instructors as well as the largest library of digital tech skills content in the world.
Established in 1995, Global Knowledge delivers over one m separate courses every year, over 80% of which are delivered online, to over 200,000 tech professionals.
Date Published: 14/11/2019
Target: HODAC Training
Country: Netherlands
Sector: Business and Consumer Services
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Closed
Buyer: Global Knowledge
Terms of the deal were not disclosed