Monthly Archives: November 2016

Transaction Announcement: Prime Education has partnered with DW Healthcare Partners

PRIME Education (“Prime”), headquartered in Tamarac, Florida, a nationally recognized health care education company, and pioneer in health care quality improvement and continuing education (“CE”), has partnered with DW Healthcare Partners (“DWHP”), a healthcare-focused private equity firm.

With a 22-year history of providing interprofessional continuing education (“IPCE”) across federal, military/VA, payer, provider, academic and other settings, PRIME engages clinicians, patients, and health care leaders in collaborative learning and behavioral change to improve coordination of care and health outcomes.  Additionally, PRIME advances continuous professional development among health care providers through ten years of linking graduate medical education (“GME”) courses with IPCE, focusing on core competencies mandated for physicians-in-training by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. PRIME’s impact has been published and presented in a multitude of peer-reviewed medical journals and national conferences, positioning PRIME as the leading health care education provider advancing the science of learning and behavior change.

“The opportunity to partner with DWHP supports PRIME’s mission to achieve and sustain measurable change in health outcomes,” noted Kathleen Moreo, Founder and CEO of PRIME. “Our goal is to continue impacting public health priorities and national health care initiatives through our learning solutions. We are energized by the vast expertise of the DWHP management team which will assist us in these critically important objectives.”

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Transaction Announcement: Moog has divested Bradford Engineering to AIAC

Moog Inc. has divested its wholly owned subsidiary, Bradford Engineering B.V. (“Bradford”), to American Industrial Acquisition Corporation (“AIAC”).  Bradford is a European developer and manufacturer of equipment for satellites and spacecraft including Attitude and Orbit Control Systems (“AOCS”), Propulsion, Avionics and Thermal solutions.  Bradford also manufactures components and subsystems such as pressure transducers, flow meters, cold gas systems, sun sensors and reaction wheels for major European satellite prime manufacturers.   Customers include ESA, NASA, JAXA, NSO, EADS-Astrium, Thales Alenia Space, OHB System, OHB Sweden, QinetiQ, The Boeing Company, IHI, NEC-Toshiba Space, Teledyne Brown Engineering and others.  Bradford will operate as a portfolio company of AIAC with no change, complementing AIAC’s existing European group of businesses and providing AIAC with an established manufacturing base for space subsystems and components in Europe.

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