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Simplify Compliance Acquires Bluepoint Leadership Development

Brentwood, Tennessee (April 16, 2018) –Simplify Compliance has acquired Bluepoint Leadership Development, a global provider of custom leadership development programs, workshops, and business coaching.

“Effective leadership development is a critical driver behind positive organizational culture and performance,” says Rafael Cardoso, president of Simplify Compliance’s Human Capital Management Division.  “The addition of Bluepoint to Simplify Compliance’s current training portfolio will create more opportunities for our customers to succeed in today’s competitive and variable marketplace by strengthening their leadership pipeline and maximizing talent. Research shows that by investing in leadership development, businesses can minimize turnover, drive new lines of revenue and improve their bottom line.”

Bluepoint Leadership Development partners with organizations of all shapes and sizes—from emerging leaders to senior executives—to design and deliver training programs that meet their specific business needs. Bluepoint’s team of talented facilitators, coaches, and program designers have worked with some of the most recognizable international brands to accelerate professional development through the application of advanced leadership concepts, direct feedback, intense learning experiences, accountability-based coaching and personal reflection.

“We’re excited to capitalize on these natural synergies between our brands and our audiences,” says Bluepoint president Gregg Thompson. “We know that Simplify Compliance shares our passion for building better leaders and showing businesses how to leverage talent to drive success. We see this partnership as an excellent vehicle to significantly expand the market for our industry-leading products and services.

“This acquisition marks the continuation of Simplify Compliance’s long-term growth strategy, which aims to strengthen our increasingly dominant market position in business training and development. The addition of Bluepoint’s services will help us realize our mission of helping our customers learn, comply, and succeed in all areas of business,” says Dan Oswald, CEO of Simplify Compliance.

About Simplify Compliance

Simplify Compliance helps its customers learn, comply, and succeed by providing mission-critical regulatory and business information, analysis, and tools. Formed by Leeds Equity Partners in 2016, Simplify Compliance serves a range of industries, including financial services, healthcare, human capital management, and telecommunications. Simplify Compliance provides time-saving products and solutions that help U.S.-based businesses and their employees monitor compliance, optimize financial performance, and create and implement best practices.  For more information on their offerings, visit

About Bluepoint Leadership Development

Bluepoint Leadership Development designs and facilitates workshops and coaching programs that graduate leaders who have the head to think for themselves, the voice to inspire their organization, the heart to serve others and the courage to act when others will not. To learn more, visit