Levine Leichtman Capital Partners portfolio company Therapeutic Research Center acquires NetCE

Therapeutic Research Center (TRC), a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), has acquired CE Resources (NetCE).

Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Roseville, California, NetCE is an industry leading continuing education platform focused on the healthcare industry, specialising in the education of nurses, physicians and mental health professionals. Nearly 425,000 healthcare professionals rely on NetCE's proprietary content library to fulfil mandated education requirements.

TRC is a leading provider of original, independent, and clinically referenced recommendations and education on drug therapy and medication management for pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other clinicians. TRC also provides online continuing education programs for medication learning, competency, and compliance programs, sterile compounding training and online training of new pharmacy technicians.  Nearly 500,000 healthcare professionals rely on TRC's advisory and education services to access concise, unbiased and timely information. TRC was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Wes Crews, CEO of TRC, says: "We are thrilled to add NetCE to our clinician education platform, further cementing our market-leading position. NetCE and TRC share a deep commitment to serving as an independent and unbiased source of education content for healthcare professionals and empowering clinicians to improve patient care."

Matthew Rich, a Senior Managing Director at LLCP, says: "We are pleased to demonstrate our continued support of TRC through this transformative acquisition. The addition enhances TRC's ability to reach a broader set of healthcare professionals with an unmatched library of proprietary content to educate and impact entire care teams in the service of improved outcomes."

TRC is a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Fund V.

LLCP was advised by Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to NetCE.