drilling industy is expanding rapidly,” says Rob Gettinger, Senior Investment Banker. “New regulations after the Gulf Oil Spill require all employess to be trained in the Gulf of Mexico. This sparked demand and the need for capital that was able to grow with the company. Our source fit the bill in every way and closed very quickly after LOI. PetroEd has a promising future with this new financial partner.”

“The Yale Group helped us immensely in conducting the transaction to perfection as well as preparing the company for market. Rob and his team showed great skill in analyzing our company, advising us on the transaction requirements, then identifying and negotiating with the most qualified capital parties. The level of support allowed us to maintain normal business operations with minimal impact caused by our search for a funding source.” said Greg Bihn, PetroEd CEO.


Based in Houston, Texas, PetroEd develops, deploys and supports an eLearning library of over 200 multimedia courses offering a wide range of technical training for workers in the oil and natural gas industry. This extensive line of self-paced, interactive, multimedia programs educate oilfield workers on basic operational and safety concepts. The Company also provides a robust Learning Management System capable of delivering eLearning content on virtually any platform or device. The synchronized off-line solution used in remote field operations, SkillStick, can be applied to other learning/training industries including: mining, chemicals, nuclear plants, marine shipping and healthcare.


The Yale Group is a leading middle market investment bank offering private placements of debt and equity, mergers and acquisitions and strategic partnerships for clients in a wide range of industries including manufac- turing, business services, information technology, media and health care. Our principals have decades of bank- ing and operating experience resulting in a unique blend of effectiveness and creativity that help management accomplish their financial goals.

To learn how The Yale Group can help grow or recapitalize your business, contact Rob Gettinger at 303-333-0992 or rob@gyale.com