Dec 2017

Infobase Has Been Acquired by Centre Lane Partners

Signal Hill is pleased to announce that its client Infobase, a portfolio company of VSS, has been acquired by Centre Lane Partners, a private investment firm.

Infobase is the leading cloud-based subscription provider of digital educational content solutions through high quality streaming video and online database resources to colleges & universities, K-12 schools, public libraries and enterprises.

“I have worked with many investment banks in my career, and Signal Hill has exceeded my expectations with their deep knowledge of the education software sector and tenacious commitment to executing the transaction. This is the team to work with in the education industry,” said Mark McDonnell, president and CEO of Infobase.

About Signal Hill

Signal Hill LLC, along with its affiliate Signal Hill Capital Group LLC (together, “Signal Hill”), is a leading investment banking and advisory boutique serving the M&A and private capital raising needs of growth companies and was named 2017 Boutique Technology Investment Bank of the Year by the Global M&A Network. Signal Hill LLC and Signal Hill Capital Group LLC are wholly owned subsidiaries of Signal Hill Holdings LLC.  Signal Hill Holdings LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daiwa Capital Markets America Holdings Inc., which is wholly owned and operated by Daiwa International Holdings Inc., a Daiwa Securities Group Inc. company. Signal Hill’s experienced bankers provide deep domain expertise and an unyielding commitment to clients in Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) and Services. With more than 600 completed transactions and offices in Baltimore, Bangalore, Boston, Mumbai, Nashville, New York, Reston and San Francisco, Signal Hill leverages deep strategic industry and financial sponsor relationships to help our clients achieve Greater Outcomes®. For more information visit