Sentinel Capital Partners acquires Corporate Visions


Adds Marketing and Sales Innovator to Business Services Portfolio


NEW YORK, May 29, 2015 – Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in promising companies at the lower end of the middle market, today announced the acquisition of Corporate Visions Inc., a leading provider of marketing and sales enablement solutions that optimize the performance of commercial teams within client organizations. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Based in Larkspur, California, Corporate Visions offers consulting and training products and services that help companies create, elevate, and capture value in their interactions with customers. Corporate Visions is a thought leader and innovator in the marketing and sales enablement industry, developing and applying research from the decision-making sciences to help its clients win more business and increase profitability.

"We are thrilled to be partnering with Corporate Visions," said Paul Murphy, a partner at Sentinel. "It fits perfectly into our business services portfolio. They are a true market leader that provides innovative solutions to businesses seeking a specialized and sophisticated set of B2B marketing and selling messages, tools, and skills. The Corporate Visions value proposition is not easily replicated by competitors."

"Since 2008, Corporate Visions has taken aggressive strategic steps—both organically and acquisitively—towards creating a comprehensive and proven solution for improving sales performance across the entire customer buying cycle, which differentiates us from our competitors," commented Joe Terry, CEO of Corporate Visions. "Our new partnership with Sentinel is an exciting move for us that well positions us for ongoing innovation and growth."

Sentinel has broad experience investing in the business services sector. Examples include: CIN Group, a provider of data, tools, and training for consumer bankruptcy attorneys; Growing Family, an operator of three complementary businesses serving new parents and companies that want to reach them; Inscape Publishing, a developer and provider of corporate training solutions that develop employee leadership, teamwork, and communications skills; Precision Pipeline Solutions, a provider of specialty inspection services to utilities; Total Military Management, a global provider of relocation services for U.S. military and government personnel; Trinity Consultants, a provider of air quality consulting and compliance services; and Vintage Parts, a logistics provider that manages original slow moving and inactive OEM replacement parts for long-lived automotive and industrial equipment.