The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has acquired the continuing professional education and CPA test preparation division of Bisk Education, Inc., one of the largest providers of online education from American universities.
Bisk’s main offerings in the CPE and test prep field include CPEasy, a set of CPE courses and subscription packages that enable CPAs to maintain their licensure, and CPA Review, which covers the four areas tested in the Uniform CPA Exam. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The acquisition of Bisk Continuing Professional Education and Test Prep is expected to expand and complement the current Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Learning system, adding more than 300 online CPE courses and more than 100 webinars. The combined product line advances Thomson Reuters’ strategy to provide customers with a comprehensive set of learning solutions in the tax and accounting marketplace.
“Bisk Continuing Professional Education and Test Prep will be managed as a key product line of Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Learning Solutions business,” said Thomson Reuters vice president of learning solutions Ken Koskay in a statement. “We’re excited that the Bisk product line includes a suite of CPA Review products that have not previously been available from Checkpoint Learning. We welcome the Bisk Continuing Professional Education and Test Prep teams and their customers into the Thomson Reuters family. The addition of the employees dedicated to this business will bring critical talent, knowledge and expertise to Thomson Reuters.”
The Bisk staff members who are joining Thomson Reuters will continue to be headquartered in Tampa, Fla. Thomson Reuters advised customers to continue to use the same phone numbers and email addresses to reach their company representatives and expect the same high level of service they are accustomed to receiving.
For more information on Checkpoint Learning, visit http://cl.thomsonreuters.com. For more information on Bisk Continuing Education and Test Prep solutions, visit http://www.CPEasy.com and http://www.CPAExam.com.
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