Pluralsight, the technology workforce development company, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire A Cloud Guru (ACG), a cloud skills development platform. The acquisition is expected to close later this year, subject to customary closing conditions and follows Vista Equity Partners’ recent acquisition of Pluralsight.
“With the acquisition of A Cloud Guru, we can now provide an all-in-one solution to accelerate the cloud skill development journey for large enterprise customers and individual learners,” said Aaron Skonnard, Co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight.
“I am excited by the next phase of our mission in which, together, we will build the next-generation platform for hands-on learning across all of the technology,” said Sam Kroonenburg, Co-founder and CEO, A Cloud Guru
William Blair & Company, LLC acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Pluralsight and Vista in the transaction, with Kirkland & Ellis LLP serving as legal counsel. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC served as the exclusive financial advisor to A Cloud Guru and Latham & Watkins LLP served as legal counsel.