Corporate Finance Institute

Corporate Finance Institute in its acquisition of Macabacus


Corporate Finance Institute




Emerging and High Growth Companies

Date Closed

March 2021


Banking and Financial Services

Lead Office



On March 19, 2021, Corporate Finance Institute (CFI) completed its acquisition of Macabacus, creating the most effective online finance training and development platform in the world. The transaction will combine online skills training and certification programs from CFI with Macabacus’ software to provide the highest quality, hands on training for financial modeling, valuation, credit analysis, capital markets, business intelligence and data analysis.

CFI is the leading global online finance training platform specializing in proprietary certification programs for approximately one million students across 200 countries and territories.

Macabacus is a New York based software company focused on developing add-in solutions to increase productivity in Microsoft Office.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised Corporate Finance Institute with a team consisting of Justin Young (Emerging and High Growth Companies) Michael Budabin McQuown, Jillian Mulroy and Tori Lechner-Sung (Corporate), Jennifer Lee and Jonathan Rhein (Taxation).