• DC Advisory (DC) advised Inspired eLearning LLC (Inspired eLearning), a leading SaaS provider of cybersecurity awareness and compliance training solutions that help enterprises protect their organization by reducing human-related cybersecurity and workplace incidents, on its sale to J2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) a leading internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands
  • Inspired eLearning’s feature product, Security First Solutions, is a fully-integrated suite of cybersecurity awareness assessments, training courses and phishing simulations
  • Inspired eLearning’s customer base consists of ~1,500 enterprises and mid-sized businesses


  • DC was engaged to advise Inspired eLearning on its sale to J2 Global
  • Inspired eLearning’s strong position in the highly relevant cybersecurity awareness training market generated significant interest
  • DC successfully navigated volatile economic conditions during the Covid-19 crisis and the 2020 US election


  • The transaction is expected to bolster J2 Global’s presence in the cybersecurity market through Inspired eLearning’s award-winning cybersecurity and compliance content

"Transacting in a fully virtual COVID environment was not easy. But, with DC’s steady guidance and J2’s collaborative approach to deal-making, we were able to achieve a successful outcome for all involved.”

Kyle Metcalf
CEO, Inspired eLearning