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Global Knowledge Named in Top 100 Private Companies in North Carolina

Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, today announced that it has been included in Grant Thornton LLP’s 2012 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100®. Released annually, the list spotlights the 100 largest privately held companies in North Carolina, celebrating the essential role they play in the state’s economy.

For more than 25 years, Grant Thornton LLP, the US member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, which is one of the six global audit, tax, and advisory organizations, has created the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100 to highlight the “tenacity, grit, staying power, and business acumen” required of these high-ranking North Carolina companies.

“Grant Thornton’s top 100 private companies list represents the premier private companies in North Carolina. We are honored to be among the top 20 companies contributing to the economic health of our state,” said Brian K. Branson, Global Knowledge chief executive officer and president. “As we look to the future, we are excited about our state’s prospects and Global Knowledge’s ability to fulfill a growing demand for superior IT and business training in North Carolina and worldwide.”

For more information, visit www.globalknowledge.com.

About Global Knowledge
Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, with more than 1,500 courses that span foundational and specialized training and certifications. Our core training is focused on Cisco, Microsoft, Avaya, VMware, Red Hat, business process improvement, and leadership development. We deliver via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.

Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,300 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, NC. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm MidOcean Partners. Learn more at www.globalknowledge.com.

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