Rockpointe acquired by Clinical Eduation Alliance; a portfolio company of The Riverside Company

July 2022

Rockpointe Corporation, a premier healthcare online education company and provider of accredited continuing education (CE) programs, has been acquired by Clinical Education Alliance (“CEA”), a global leader in HCP education and insights.

Rockpointe attracts clinicians from across the United States and has multi-channel delivery capabilities model across interactive online webinars, digital enduring activities, mobile instructional tools/applications, and in-person live events. Rockpointe addresses a broad range of key therapeutic areas across residents, fellows, and medical doctors. Rockpointe was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland.

  • Founder-owned business, fully transformed to an online/virtual delivery model post pandemic, with deep roots in primary care and high-science therapeutic areas
  • Selected CEA as the preferred strategic partner given (i) shared vision, (ii) expanded educational content, (iii) improved access to an industry-leading technology portal and (iv) exponential increase in educational reach nationwide and globally
  • CEA is the HCP education and insights global leader in the development of innovative enduring, virtual, and live education. Integrating personalization and moderated social media, CEA provides education, tools, and resources for the entire healthcare team with the goal of improving patient outcomes
  • The acquisition greatly expands CEA’s reach to community clinicians throughout the US, including under-served areas and supports CEA’s focus on high-science therapeutic areas while allowing rapid expansion into primary care education

About Rockpointe

Founded in 1995, Rockpointe Corporation is a science-based HCP education company with clinical specialists, industry influencers, and educators dedicated to the design and implementation of innovative accredited CE driven by public health priorities and the needs of healthcare practitioners. It provides continuing medical education programs to 100+ state medical and specialty societies and a network with and 200+ hospitals and health systems.

About Clinical Education Alliance (“CEA”)

CEA is the global leader in the development of innovative enduring, virtual, and live education. CEA provides medical and healthcare education and information for the entire healthcare team with the goal of improving patient outcomes. CEA has pioneered the creation of healthcare education and decision support resources for healthcare professionals both in the United States and worldwide for more than two decades.

About The Riverside Company

The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on investing in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has made more than 650 investments. The firm’s international private equity and structured capital portfolios include more than 110 companies.

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“We are thrilled to join CEA. Rohan’s guidance and the work from the MPG team were imperative to making this happen. MPG was hands-on throughout the process and I am glad we partnered together for this important event.”
Tom Sullivan, CEO of Rockpointe

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