Cengage Learning Buys Concept Media

Delmar, a unit of Cengage Learning, has acquired Concept Media, a Florence, Ky.-based provider nurses education media for schools and hospitals. No financial terms were disclosed. Cengage, formerly known as Thomson Learning, is owned by Apax Partners and OMERS Capital Partners.



Delmar, a part of Cengage Learning and the leader in skills based solutions for educational institutions, businesses and professionals, announced that it has acquired Concept Media, a producer and distributor of award winning education media for colleges, healthcare institutions, social service agencies and counseling centers worldwide.


Concept Media’s digital media library of education materials will be integrated into the healthcare group within Delmar’s Career and Professional Division complementing the existing product line of training and reference information for allied health and nursing customers. The addition of more than 500 Concept Media programs to Delmar’s vast offerings in nursing education will provide even greater choice of content and media format to students and instructors within the core nursing and allied health subject areas.


“We are excited to expand our healthcare offerings to our customers with the addition of Concept Media, and with our newly extended product line will continue to make it our priority to reach both students and instructors with a real world, innovative and caring approach,” said Dave Garza, Vice President, Career Business Unit, Cengage Learning. “Concept Media is well-known in the industry for its high quality multi-media content and its unique digital expertise will be a strong asset to our healthcare product line.”


Concept Media shareholders were represented by The van Tulleken Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Quayle Munro Holdings PLC. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.


About Delmar and Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning delivers highly customized learning solutions for colleges, universities, professors, students, libraries, government agencies, corporations and professionals around the world. Delmar, part of Cengage Learning, is the leading provider of lifelong learning products and services for the health care, technology and trades, and career education markets. Delmar’s market-leading imprints include Autodesk Press, Chilton, Milady, NetLearning, OnWord Press, Singular Publishing Group, and West Legal Studies. For more information please visit www.cengage.com.