Deals and Moves: Nov. 5

November 05. 2012 12:18PM

Test prep acquisition, sterility monitoring agreement, insurance platform selection.


Educational publishing company John Wiley & Sons Inc., in Hoboken, today announced it has acquired finance and accounting e-learning provider Efficient Learning Systems Inc., in Sedona, Ariz., for $24 million to expand its professional test preparation business.

Infection prevention equipment provider Cantel Medical Corp., in Little Falls, announced Friday its wholly owned subsidiary acquired chemical indicators manufacturer SPSmedical Supply Corp., in Rochester, N.Y., for $32.5 million in cash to expand its sterility assurance monitoring business for health care facilities.


Medical data provider Hooper Holmes Inc., in the Basking Ridge section of Bernards, today announced life insurance brokerage agency Dixon Wells Inc., in Charlotte, N.C., has chosen its processing platform to streamline their online insurance applications.