Bowstring Advises FFL Partners on its Recapitalization of Crisis Prevention Institute Inc.

January 9, 2017 | Atlanta, GA

Bowstring Advisors (“Bowstring”) served as the exclusive financial advisor to FFL Partners (“FFL”), a leading middle market private equity firm, on its recapitalization of Crisis Prevention Institute Inc. (“CPI” or “the Company”).

Based in Milwaukee, CPI is a global leader in crisis prevention training solutions for the de-escalation of aggressive behaviors and nonviolent physical intervention. The Company also provides dementia care training for customers in the education and healthcare sector. CPI’s training solutions are targeted towards “duty of care” providers at schools, hospitals, mental health clinics, long term care facilities, juvenile detention centers, and other organizations. The Company has been a clear market leader in outsourced, professional crisis prevention training since its inception in 1980. CPI’s training platform provides significant value-add to its more than 9,000 customers worldwide, enabling them to heighten their compliance standards in a constantly evolving and complex regulatory environment.

Cas Schneller, partner at FFL, stated, “Bowstring’s relationships and insights into the training sector helped position FFL for a successful outcome. We are very excited to support CEO Tony Jace and his team in continuing the Company’s success and finding new ways for CPI to have a positive impact on even more individuals and organizations.”

Bowstring’s relationships and insights into the training sector helped position FFL for a successful outcome.

Cas Schneller
Partner
FFL