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announced 9/13/2011 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., will acquire JobScout24

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the global leader in human capital solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JobScout24, a major job board in Germany with more than 3.36 million users and more than 250,000 jobs. Operating on the CareerBuilder platform, JobScout24.de will serve as another point where employers and job seekers can connect.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 40 million resumes. "
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: JobScout24
The online job board JobScout24 provides more than 250,000 job offers of renowned companies to about 3.36 million users per month. JobScout24 supports employees throughout their entire career with numerous services related to job search and to the application process.
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closed 7/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Theofilos Vasileiadis, acquired Kariera

synopsis: Global HR technology leader CareerBuilder has sold its ownership of online job board Kariera.gr to a group of local Greek investors, including Mr. Theofilos Vasileiadis. Kariera.gr is the largest job site in Greece and is known for Career Days, the biggest career fair in Athens and Salonica.
buyer: Theofilos Vasileiadis
Theofilos Vasileiadis is a talent acquisition industry veteran and serial entrepreneur from the United Kingdom. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Kariera
Kariera.gr is the largest online job site in Greece. Kariera provides ongoing research for the new generation, advanced technology, data analysis for the labor market, constantly evolving services and a wide, specialized cycle of strategic partnerships.
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announced 5/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire Diginet

synopsis: Apax PArtners, an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies, will be acquiring Baltic Classifieds Group, a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Funds advised by Apax Partners typically invest in large companies. The Funds invest in four sectors: Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare, and Consumer. "
target: Diginet
Baltic Classifieds Group is a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics, specializing in five key segments: automotive, real estate, jobs, generalist and ecommerce. The company operates in Lithuania, its largest market, through Diginet LTU.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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closed 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Maharah, acquired BLOOVO

synopsis: Maharah, a provider of the labor market with cadres and workers in various professions, has acquired BLOOVO, an innovative online recruitment platform, which adopts algorithms in the recruitment process, offering unique recruitment solutions in an interactive manner to both employers and job seekers in the Gulf region.
buyer: Maharah
Based in Saudi Arabia, Maharah aims to provide the labor market with cadres and workers in various professions through a mobile application to meet the market demand by emphasizing on training and developing its team to provide better services to its clients. "
target: BLOOVO
Based in the UAE, BLOOVO is an innovative online recruitment platform, which adopts algorithms in the recruitment process, offering unique recruitment solutions in an interactive manner to both employers and job seekers in the Gulf region.
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announced 4/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Indeed, will acquire Workopolis

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. announced that it will acquire the website and assets of Canadian job site, Workopolis.com, through one of its group companies, Indeed, the world’s number one job site.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 200 million unique visitors per month. Indeed is available in more than 60 countries and 28 languages. Since 2004, Indeed has given job seekers free access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards. "
target: Workopolis
Workopolis is a Canadian website specializing in online job searching. Headquartered in Toronto, Workopolis has offices in eight Canadian cities including Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver and provides its services in both English and French.
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closed 10/10/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Compunnel Software Group, acquired Jobhuk

synopsis: Compunnel Software Group, New Jersey-based staffing agency, recently acquired Austin-based talent acquisition tech company, Jobhuk, as it dives into the world of marketplace hiring. Jobhuk's Recruitment platform leverages its network of over 2,000 recruiters competing to fill positions.
buyer: Compunnel Software Group
Compunnel Software Group, a $150M staffing and recruitment company, has dedicated 18 years to catering solutions in recruitment and E-learning services. Ranked as one of the biggest staffing firms in the US, Compunnel is a leader in contingent and permanent workforce solutions. "
target: Jobhuk
Jobhuk uses a 3-step filtering process to find the best candidates for specific job descriptions posted by recruiters. Jobhuk provides quality candidates with a lower cost for a single vendor, leveraging a growing recruiters network of over 2,000.
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closed 10/13/2015 via PR Newswire

H&Q Korea, acquired JobKorea Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced the completion of the sale of its remaining 50.01% ownership position in its South Korean operation, JobKorea, to H&Q Korea for approximately $85 million. The sale is consistent with Monster's continued strategy of unlocking value and sharpening its focus on its core online recruitment platform.
buyer parent: H&Q Asia Pacific
buyer: H&Q Korea
H&Q Korea is a pioneer in the development of Korea's private equity industry and is one of the top private equity managers in the country. Specialized in mid-market transactions in Korea H&Q Korea has raised 3 country-specific funds since 2005 with a total committed capital of KRW1.2 trillion. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: JobKorea Co., Ltd.
JobKorea is the premier online career resource in South Korea. Founded in 1996 JobKorea was one of the first to offer online recruiting advertising services. Today the service has 11 million registered members and 2.8 million listed companies.
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closed 7/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

The Search Party, acquired JobAdvisor Pty Limited

synopsis: Online recruitment marketplace The Search Party has acquired employer reviews website JobAdvisor, adding to its competencies as it readies for its next overseas expansion.
buyer: The Search Party
The Search Party is a data science-enabled recruitment marketplace that makes hiring faster, easier and more effective for employers, job seekers and recruiters alike. "
target: JobAdvisor Pty Limited
JobAdvisor Pty Limited owns and operates an employer review platform that enables job seekers to check employer reviews.
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closed 2/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Navent Group, purchased Real Estate and Job Assets from Dridco S.A.

synopsis: Navent, a major Latin American classifieds company, confirmed to the AIM Group it has bought Dridco’s real estate and jobs assets in the region, adding scale to its growing businesses in South America. Dridco is a Latin- American technology company that owns a portfolio of e-commerce sites.
buyer: Navent Group
Navent is a major Latin American classifieds company that owns websites for job searching and real estate in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. "
seller: Dridco S.A.
Dridco is a Latin- American technology company that owns a portfolio of e-commerce sites, including ZonaProp in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, as well as ZonaJobs in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela.
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closed 11/7/2013 via PR Newswire

Dice Holdings, Inc., acquired Ontargetjobs.com

synopsis: Dice Holdings, Inc. is expanding its online recruiting business by acquiring onTargetjobs®, including recruiting sites HEALTHeCAREERS™ and Hcareers. Dice Holdings is a provider of specialized websites for professional communities, including technology and engineering, financial services, energy, healthcare, hospitality and security clearance.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX:$198.83)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized websites and career fairs for select professional communities. They help their customers source and hire the most qualified professionals and provide those professionals with the best job opportunities in their respective fields. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Ontargetjobs.com
onTargetjobs is the parent company of BioSpace.com, Hcareers.com, HEALTHeCAREERS.com, MedHunters.com, JobLoft.com and CareerBank.com, providing online career services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, hospitality, restaurant, healthcare, accounting and finance markets.
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announced 9/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

StepStone AS., will acquire Saongroup

synopsis: Stepstone, a leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions, is to buy the bulk of the assets of Saongroup, one of the the fastest growing online recruitment company in the world owned by Denis O’Brien and Leslie Buckley.
buyer parent: Axel Springer Verlag AG
buyer: StepStone AS.
StepStone is a leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions. StepStone is also a provider of online services and on-demand e-recruitment software solutions. Thousands of companies use StepStone's products and services to help them recruit qualified staff globally. "
target: Saongroup
Saongroup is one of the fastest growing online companies in the world, with offices in 19 countries across 4 continents. It operates online recruitment websites for recruiters and career seekers in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Europe, China, South Africa, Africa, Central America and the Caribbean.
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announced 5/31/2013 via Market Wire

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., will acquire Jobboom inc.

synopsis: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies, a leading provider in e-commerce solutions, and Quebecor Media have reached a definitive agreement whereby Mediagrif will acquire Jobboom on June 1st 2013. Jobboom is a Quebec leader in online recruitment and an expert in labour market intelligence.
buyer: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSX:MDF:$60.07)
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency. "
target parent: Quebecor Inc.
target: Jobboom inc.
Jobboom is a Quebec leader in online recruitment and an expert in labour market intelligence. Its mission is to match the needs and aspirations of employers, jobseekers, students and freelancers, and to help its members achieve and exceed their objectives.
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closed 11/15/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Alma Media Oyj, purchased Eastern European job portal assets from A&N Media Limited

synopsis: Alma Media acquired the Eastern European job portal assets of A&N Media Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of Daily Mail and General Trust Plc. The largest of the acquired assets is Profesia s.r.o., which is the dominant recruitment service provider in Slovakia and also operates challenger job portals in the Czech Republic and Hungary.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$274.24)
Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. "
seller parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
seller: A&N Media Limited
A&N Media Limited operates as a multi-channel media company in the United Kingdom. It publishes newspapers and Websites, as well as provides television and mobile services to reach adult population in the United Kingdom.
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closed 10/9/2012 via Company Press Release

Doostang, Inc., acquired Jobfox

synopsis: Doostang International, one of the largest employment networks for young business professionals, announced the acquisition of Jobfox’s assets, a leading job networking site with over 9 Million members.
buyer parent: Universum AB
buyer: Doostang, Inc.
Doostang is an exclusive online career network that connects elite professionals with the most prestigious jobs. Nearly a million young professionals from top universities and business schools are members of Doostang. "
target: Jobfox
Jobfox was founded in 2005 by Rob McGovern, the founder and former CEO of CareerBuilder.com. Jobfox combines the power of networking with skills-matching technology to connect job seekers directly with employers.
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announced 9/25/2012 via

Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Indeed

synopsis: Indeed announced that it will be acquired by Recruit Co. Ltd, a leading provider of integrated HR and information services based in Japan. The acquisition enables Indeed, the most visited job site in the world, to continue its rapid expansion while benefiting from Recruit’s reach and resources.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. "
target: Indeed
Job seekers can search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 50 countries. More than 80 million people each month search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires for thousands of companies.
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announced 5/14/2012 via PR Newswire

KleanJobs, will acquire CleanTechRecruits

synopsis: KleanJobs.com, a leading green jobs search engine and provider of related services, announced its acquisition of the largest green job site, CleanTechRecruits. The acquisition expands KleanJobs.com reach to a broader and wider-ranging group of jobs and prospects, as well as making available its growing range of employment-related services.
buyer: KleanJobs
Headquartered in Palm Desert, CA, KleanJobs is a leading provider of green job opportunities for people with broad-based knowledge in sustainability, clean energy, clean tech, and other green economy skills, as well as for employers with job openings in the renewables field. "
target: CleanTechRecruits
CleanTechRecruits is one of the largest green job search sites. It posts green jobs in clean technology products and services, including energy management, sustainability, and careers related to accounting for and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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closed 4/25/2012 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired Top Language Jobs

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the leader in human capital solutions, continues to grow its European business with the acquisition of Top Language Jobs (TLJ), the leading global online jobsite for multi-language jobs and candidates. TLJ operates more than 40 sites in 25 countries across Europe and in the U.S.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 45 million resumes. "
target: Top Language Jobs
Top Language Jobs is Europe's No. 1 specialist language recruitment job portal. They operate the largest global network of Job Boards dedicated to multilingual job seekers looking for work internationally.
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closed 4/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

StepStone ASA, acquired Totaljobs Group

synopsis: StepStone, a leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions, has acquired Totaljobs Group, the biggest online recruitment business in the UK. Totaljobs Group is comprised of seven job sites, which between them carry over 300,000 jobs, attracting over 3.3 million jobseekers every month.
buyer parent: Axel Springer Verlag AG
buyer: StepStone ASA
StepStone is a leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions. StepStone is also a provider of online services and on-demand e-recruitment software solutions. Thousands of companies use StepStone's products and services to help them recruit qualified staff globally. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Totaljobs Group
Totaljobs Group is comprised of 7 job sites, which between them carry over 300,000 jobs, attracting over 3.3 million jobseekers every month. Its sites are: Totaljobs.com, CareerStructure.com, caterer.com, catererglobal.com, Salestarget.co.uk, RetailChoice.com and CWJobs.co.uk.
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closed 7/12/2011 via PR Newswire

Universum AB, acquired Doostang, Inc.

synopsis: Universum Development, mother company to Universum Group, the global leader in Employer Branding, announced the acquisition of Doostang, the leading global career networking platform for young professionals. Doostang is one of the largest career networking platforms for young business professionals in the world, with over 900,000 members.
buyer: Universum AB
Universum AB, founded in 1988, is the global world leader in Employer Branding research, consulting, and media productions. They have offices in 10 countries and conducts research in over 40, in close collaboration with the top universities of the world. "
target: Doostang, Inc.
Doostang is an exclusive online career network that connects elite professionals with the most prestigious jobs. Nearly a million young professionals from top universities and business schools are members of Doostang.
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announced 9/13/2011 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., will acquire JobScout24

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the global leader in human capital solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JobScout24, a major job board in Germany with more than 3.36 million users and more than 250,000 jobs. Operating on the CareerBuilder platform, JobScout24.de will serve as another point where employers and job seekers can connect.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 40 million resumes. "
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: JobScout24
The online job board JobScout24 provides more than 250,000 job offers of renowned companies to about 3.36 million users per month. JobScout24 supports employees throughout their entire career with numerous services related to job search and to the application process.
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closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired Textkernel BV

synopsis: Main Capital acquires majority stake in AI-powered HR technology provider Textkernel. Textkernel is a global leader in developing AI and semantic technology for talent acquisition. Its customer base includes global staffing and recruitment firms, multinational corporations and software vendors. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam.
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Netherlands-based Main Capital is a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Nordics regions. Within this sector, Main Capital is the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Textkernel BV
Textkernel works with over 1,000 HR and staffing organizations worldwide to bring the latest in artificial intelligence technology to their customers’ fingertips. They deliver multilingual parsing, semantic search and match, and labor market intelligence solutions.
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closed 7/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Theofilos Vasileiadis, acquired Kariera

synopsis: Global HR technology leader CareerBuilder has sold its ownership of online job board Kariera.gr to a group of local Greek investors, including Mr. Theofilos Vasileiadis. Kariera.gr is the largest job site in Greece and is known for Career Days, the biggest career fair in Athens and Salonica.
buyer: Theofilos Vasileiadis
Theofilos Vasileiadis is a talent acquisition industry veteran and serial entrepreneur from the United Kingdom. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Kariera
Kariera.gr is the largest online job site in Greece. Kariera provides ongoing research for the new generation, advanced technology, data analysis for the labor market, constantly evolving services and a wide, specialized cycle of strategic partnerships.
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announced 2/5/2020 via PR Newswire

Accurate Background Inc., will acquire CareerBuilder Employment Screening

synopsis: Accurate Background, a leading provider of compliant, automated workforce screening solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CareerBuilder Employment Screening (CBES) from CareerBuilder. CareerBuilder Employment Screening provides background screening, drug testing, I-9 and occupational health services.
buyer: Accurate Background Inc.
Accurate Background is a trusted provider of automated workforce screening. U.S. and international clients across all industries, from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 companies, rely on their compliant solutions. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: CareerBuilder Employment Screening
CareerBuilder Employment Screening provides background screening, drug testing, I-9 and occupational health services to help employers gain confidence in matching the right candidate to the right position at the right time.
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announced 6/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Apollo Global Management, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, will acquire CareerBuilder, LLC.

synopsis: An investor group led by Apollo Global Management and The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have agreed to acquire a majority of the outstanding equity interests in CareerBuilder, a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company focused on helping employers find, hire and manage great talent.
buyer: Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO:$1,845.75)
buyer: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Apollo Global Management, LLC and its subsidiaries is a leading global alternative investment manager. The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is Canada's largest single-profession pension plan. "
target parent: TEGNA Inc.
target: CareerBuilder, LLC.
CareerBuilder is a global, end-to-end human capital solutions company focused on helping employers find, hire and manage great talent. Combining advertising, software and services, CareerBuilder leads the industry in recruiting solutions, employment screening and human capital management.
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announced 9/14/2016 via Company Press Release

CareerBuilder, LLC., will acquire Workterra

synopsis: CareerBuilder announced that it is acquiring Workterra, a leading innovator in cloud-based benefits administration and talent management. From onboarding and benefits administration to wellness and compliance, Workterra offers a configurable, unified system with one login and no outsourcing or third-party apps.
buyer parent: TEGNA Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, LLC.
CareerBuilder specializes in HR software as a service to help companies with every step of the recruitment process from acquire to hire. CareerBuilder works with top employers across industries, providing job distribution, sourcing, workflow, CRM, data and analytics in one pre-hire platform. "
target: Workterra
Workterra provides a cloud-based technology built from the inside out to handle the most complex human capital management (HCM) challenges. The unified, elegant solution makes HCM easier, less confusing, and more efficient — no matter the size of the company.
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closed 3/2/2016 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, LLC., acquired Aurico Reports Inc.

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the world's first and only pre-hire platform, has acquired Aurico, a leading provider of background screening and drug testing serving U.S. and international clients. Aurico provides clients with high-quality screening, compliance support, and paperless solutions.
buyer parent: TEGNA Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, LLC.
CareerBuilder specializes in HR software as a service to help companies with every step of the recruitment process from acquire to hire. CareerBuilder works with top employers across industries, providing job distribution, sourcing, workflow, CRM, data and analytics in one pre-hire platform. "
target: Aurico Reports Inc.
Aurico is an NAPBS accredited and ISO 9001:2008 certified background screening and drug testing company. Aurico provides clients with high-quality screening, compliance support and paperless solutions. Its WebACE™ screening platform is pre-integrated with applicant tracking systems for screening.
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closed 7/22/2015 via Company Press Release

CareerBuilder, LLC., acquired Textkernel BV

synopsis: CareerBuilder announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Textkernel, an innovative, fast-growing software company that specializes in information extraction, document understanding, web mining and semantic searching & matching in the Human Resources sector.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, LLC.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 50 million resumes. "
target: Textkernel BV
Textkernel is an innovative, fast-growing software company that specialises in information extraction, document understanding, web mining and semantic searching & matching in the Human Resources sector.
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closed 4/2/2014 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, LLC., acquired Broadbean Technology

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the global leader in human capital solutions, announced that it is acquiring Broadbean, a leader in job distribution, candidate sourcing and big data analytics software. CareerBuilder purchased Broadbean from Daily Mail and General Trust plc for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, LLC.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 50 million resumes. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Broadbean Technology
Broadbean is the global leader in providing sophisticated candidate sourcing tools. The company's software makes it easy to distribute jobs and search for talent online, while providing tools to optimize the recruitment process and integrate internal systems.
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closed 4/23/2013 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, LLC., acquired Oil and Gas Job Search.com Limited

synopsis: CareerBuilder announced the acquisition of Oil and Gas Job Search (OilandGasJobSearch.com), continuing its expansion of niche online job search platforms. Oil and Gas Job Search, headquartered in Manchester, England, is the oil and gas industry's leading online job site outside North America with job postings worldwide.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, LLC.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 50 million resumes. "
target: Oil and Gas Job Search.com Limited
Oil and Gas Job Search is the world's premier job site dedicated to professionals who work in the oil and gas industry. The company has a searchable database of over 550,000 resumes which is growing at a rate of 300 per day.
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closed 3/26/2013 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired Vietnam Online Network

synopsis: CareerBuilder has acquired Vietnam Online Network (VON). The deal includes just two of VON’s four main sites, HRVietnam andKiemViec, which are the principal real estates that CareerBuilder is after. VON was founded in 2007 and is the second in terms of revenue generation in the job recruitment market in the country.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 45 million resumes. "
target: Vietnam Online Network
Vietnam Online Network (VON) was founded in 2007 and is the second in terms of revenue generation in the job recruitment market in the country. VON’s main sites include HRVietnam and KiemViec.
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closed 9/11/2012 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired Economic Modeling Specialists Inc.

synopsis: CareerBuilder has acquired Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI), an economic software firm that specializes in employment data and labor market analysis. Joining forces, CareerBuilder and EMSI will be providing clients with a truly unique perspective on current and future employment trends, skills development and recruitment strategies.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 45 million resumes. "
target parent: Tregaron Capital Company
target: Economic Modeling Specialists Inc.
Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) provides industry-leading employment data and economic analysis via web tools and custom reports. EMSI has produced more than 1,200 comprehensive impact analyses for colleges and universities in the US and internationally.
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closed 4/25/2012 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired Top Language Jobs

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the leader in human capital solutions, continues to grow its European business with the acquisition of Top Language Jobs (TLJ), the leading global online jobsite for multi-language jobs and candidates. TLJ operates more than 40 sites in 25 countries across Europe and in the U.S.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 45 million resumes. "
target: Top Language Jobs
Top Language Jobs is Europe's No. 1 specialist language recruitment job portal. They operate the largest global network of Job Boards dedicated to multilingual job seekers looking for work internationally.
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closed 4/18/2012 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired CEVIU

synopsis: CareerBuilder is making a much-anticipated move into the South American market with the acquisition of CEVIU.com.br, the leading information technology job board in Brazil. CEVIU features the most IT job listings in the country.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 45 million resumes. "
target: CEVIU
CEVIU is the largest IT job site in Brazil, working as a bridge through which 260,000 professionals and over 11,000 companies connect through solutions that attract more than 270,000 unique visitors per month.
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announced 9/13/2011 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., will acquire JobScout24

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the global leader in human capital solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JobScout24, a major job board in Germany with more than 3.36 million users and more than 250,000 jobs. Operating on the CareerBuilder platform, JobScout24.de will serve as another point where employers and job seekers can connect.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 40 million resumes. "
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: JobScout24
The online job board JobScout24 provides more than 250,000 job offers of renowned companies to about 3.36 million users per month. JobScout24 supports employees throughout their entire career with numerous services related to job search and to the application process.
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closed 5/5/2011 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired JobsCentral Pte Ltd

synopsis: CareerBuilder continues an aggressive expansion into markets around the globe with its acquisition of JobsCentral, a leading job board in Singapore that also has a fast-growing presence in Malaysia. Every month, JobsCentral attracts 8 million page views, 15,000 new job seeker signups and processes 150,000 job applications.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 40 million resumes. "
target: JobsCentral Pte Ltd
JobsCentral is one of Singapore's largest job portals with over 700,000 registered jobseekers. The highly popular portal offers a rich array of user-friendly features and content, including special sections on managerial jobs, choice employers, JobsCentral Learning, and a lively user community.
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closed 9/3/2008 via BusinessWire

Gannett Co., Inc., acquired CareerBuilder, Inc.

synopsis: Gannett and Tribune Company announced today that Gannett has acquired an additional 10 percent stake in CareerBuilder from Tribune for $135 million. The acquisition gives Gannett a 50.8 percent controlling interest in CareerBuilder, the U.S.’s largest online job site.
buyer: Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI:$3,405.67)
Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company operating on multiple platforms including the Internet, mobile, newspapers, magazines and TV stations. Gannett is an Internet leader with hundreds of newspaper and TV Web sites. "
target parent: Tribune Company
target: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder.com is the nation's largest online job site with more than 21 million unique visitors and over 1.5 million jobs. CareerBuilder.com powers the career centers for more than 1,000 partners that reach national, local, industry and niche audiences.
price ($mm)
$135*
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EV / rev
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closed 7/9/2008 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired Lesjeudis.com

synopsis: CareerBuilder.com, the largest online job site in the U.S. and Lesjeudis.com, the largest independent online recruitment company in France, have joined forces to improve the recruitment experience for French job seekers and employers. Today the two companies announced that CareerBuilder.com has acquired Lesjeudis.com.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder.com is the nation's largest online job site with more than 21 million unique visitors and over 1.5 million jobs. CareerBuilder.com powers the career centers for more than 1,000 partners that reach national, local, industry and niche audiences. "
target: Lesjeudis.com
Founded in 1997, Lesjeudis is one of the most visited online job sites in France. The company operates six different recruitment Web sites focused on various employment segments and is one of the most widely recognized IT job sites in France.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$16
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/16/2007 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired Kariera

synopsis: CareerBuilder.com, the largest online job site in the U.S., is taking the next step in its international expansion with the purchase of Kariera.gr, the largest online job site in Greece.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder.com is the nation's largest online job site with more than 21 million unique visitors and over 1.5 million jobs. CareerBuilder.com powers the career centers for more than 1,000 partners that reach national, local, industry and niche audiences. "
target: Kariera
Kariera.gr is the largest online job site in Greece. Kariera provides integrated solutions to its clients, which include the Kariera.gr site, a free, weekly career related newspaper, executive training services, an annual "careers day" job fair and the publication of an annual career guide.
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closed 4/3/2007 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired JobbingMall.nl

synopsis: CareerBuilder.com acquired the Netherlands's JobbingMall.nl, gaining instant access to top employers in that country.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder.com is the nation's largest online job site with more than 21 million unique visitors and over 1.5 million jobs. CareerBuilder.com powers the career centers for more than 1,000 partners that reach national, local, industry and niche audiences. "
target: JobbingMall.nl
JobbingMall.nl established in 1997, is one of the first career sites in The Netherlands. During the nearly 10 years experience as a career site, JobbingMall.nl has developed itself as a multi-career platform with both general and special interest career sites as well as a network of partner sites.
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closed 3/28/2007 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired Jobbguiden.se

synopsis: CareerBuilder.com acquired Sweden's Jobbguiden.se adding more than 1 million new job seekers to CareerBuilder.com's international network.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder.com is the nation's largest online job site with more than 21 million unique visitors and over 1.5 million jobs. CareerBuilder.com powers the career centers for more than 1,000 partners that reach national, local, industry and niche audiences. "
target: Jobbguiden.se
Jobbguiden.se is one of Sweden's largest job sites. The company offers Internet solutions within job postings, career advice and Employer Branding for both employers and job seekers. The site was launched in 2004 and has since then helped thousands of employers to connect with job seekers.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jobberman, acquired Ngcareers

synopsis: Jobberman, Nigeria's no.1 recruitment website, has acquired Ngcareers, Nigeria's most popular job search, recruitment and career advancement website. Ngcareers provides the largest and most varied job listings in the industry. Their platform offers diverse candidates that cover every occupational background and industry.
buyer parent: Ringier One Africa Media
buyer: Jobberman
Jobberman is Nigeria's no.1 recruitment website. Jobberman is building the best destination in Africa for job applicants and employers and has a corporate mission to help people find their dream jobs, and help employers find the right people they need to be successful. "
target: Ngcareers
Ngcareers is Nigeria's most popular job search, recruitment and career advancement website. Ngcareers provides the largest and most varied job listings in the industry. Their platform offers diverse candidates that cover every occupational background and industry.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Schibsted Media Group, acquired Oikotie

synopsis: Schibsted, an international media group, has acquired Oikotie Ltd from Sanoma, a leading learning and media company. Oikotie is a leading online classifieds website in Finland. Oikotie offers dozens of pages of classified ads for houses, apartments, jobs, and office space.
buyer: Schibsted Media Group (OB:SCHA:$1,517.38)
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6900 employees in 30 countries. Firmly rooted in the journalistic tradition and with a keen eye on future trends and media development, Schibsted is creating the journalism of tomorrow - today. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: Oikotie
Oikotie is a leading online classifieds website in Finland. Oikotie is an online platform that makes it easier for buyers and sellers to connect with each other. They offer dozens of pages of classified ads for houses, apartments, jobs, and office space.
price ($mm)
$208
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
6.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.7x
closed 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jooble, acquired Hotwork

synopsis: Ukrainian product company Jooble announced the acquisition of Hotwork job aggregator. Hotwork is a Ukrainian company that operates in 4 markets: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan.
buyer: Jooble
Jooble is a job search engine created for a single purpose: To help dream jobs! Jooble provides job postings, vacancies and current openings. "
target: Hotwork
Hotwork is a popular CEE/MENA (Central and Eastern Europe/Middle East and North Africa) job aggregator. Hotwork is a Ukrainian company that operates in 4 markets: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Alvius, acquired UK Startup Jobs

synopsis: Alvius, a recruitment software company in the UK, has acquired UK Startup Jobs, a job board in the UK with a community of 10,000 job seekers. UK Startup Jobs specializes in advertising a wide range of positions at high growth UK businesses to candidates with a range of experience levels.
buyer: Alvius
Alvius is a recruitment software company in the UK. Alvius offers an SME focused talent management solution that uses AI to help employers find the right talent. Their workforce management system provides a single, comprehensive way to manage all recruitment needs for temporary and permanent roles. "
target: UK Startup Jobs
UK Startup Jobs is a job board in the UK with a community of 10,000 job seekers. UK Startup Jobs specializes in advertising a wide range of positions at high growth UK businesses to candidates with a range of experience levels.
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closed 4/24/2020 via BNC Analysis

WeLoveDevs.com, acquired TechDoors / JobProd

synopsis: WeLovDevs announces the acquisition of Jobprod and TechDoors. Since 2010, Jobprod helps developers have assessed their skills through 50 technical multiple choice questions. . TechDoors organizes interviews during which a company can virtually meet 15 developers.
buyer: WeLoveDevs.com
WeLoveDevs is a Media, a Content Website, a jobboard mainstream for the developer's community in France. Welovedevs.com is made for developers that are looking for happiness at work. Welovedevs allows users to create an anonymous profile and receive job offers. "
target: TechDoors / JobProd
Since 2010, Jobprod helps developers have assessed their skills through 50 technical multiple choice questions. TechDoors organizes interviews during which a company can virtually meet 15 developers. Jobprod and TechDoors are based in France.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

Samsic RH, acquired Infor Group Spa

synopsis: Samsic RH, France-based Samsic Group's HR Division, announced it acquired Italian firm Infor Group S.p.A. Infor Group is a HR management and development specialist and offers services in the following fields: talent sourcing, recruitment, professional coaching, recruitment training, and more.
buyer parent: Samsic Group
buyer: Samsic RH
Samsic RH offers a full range of services aimed at facilitating support and management of resources within companies. Their experts support the development of organizations on a daily basis through training, advice, expertise in HR information system management. "
target: Infor Group Spa
Infor Group is a HR management and development specialist and offers services in the following fields: talent sourcing, recruitment, professional coaching, recruitment training, task assignment, and HR management and optimisation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$48
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/20/2019 via Company Press Release

Link And Motivation Inc., will acquire OpenWork Inc.

synopsis: Link and Motivation, Japan’s first management consulting company focused on motivation, will acquire a 56.22% stake in OpenWork, one of the largest company review websites in Japan. OpenWork provides a database of over 4.9 million company reviews from various viewpoints and allows people to easily find and apply for jobs in various industries.
buyer: Link And Motivation Inc. (TSE:2170:$354.20)
Link and Motivation is Japan’s first management consulting company focused on motivation. Their core technology "motivation engineering" incorporates academic achievements such as business administration, social systems theory, behavioral economics and psychology. "
target: OpenWork Inc.
OpenWork is one of the largest company review websites in Japan. OpenWork provides a database of over 4.9 million company reviews from various viewpoints to people who are thinking about finding or changing jobs and allows them to easily find and apply for jobs in various industries.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Alma Media Oyj, acquired Kolektiv d.o.o.

synopsis: Alma Media Corporation has acquired the remaining share capital to become the whole owner of Kolektiv Ltd, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kolektiv focuses on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, and temporary staffing services.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$274.24)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Kolektiv d.o.o.
Kolektiv, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina, was established in 2001. In its operations, the company has focused on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, staff leasing and outsourcing services and temporary staffing services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Blocket Bostad, will acquire Jobbsafari

synopsis: Blocket AB, Sweden's largest marketplace for second-hand housing, will acquire Jobbsafari from Jobindex, a job search engine in Denmark. Jobbsafari is one of Sweden's largest job search platforms. Jobbsafari offers over 40,000 job listings daily. The platform offers job ads in various categories, including IT, finance, engineering, and more.
buyer parent: Schibsted Media Group
buyer: Blocket Bostad
Blocket Bostad is Sweden's most comprehensive marketplace which includes broker advertisements, private sales, short and long-term rentals, foreign residences and wish-rent ads. With approximately 5 million unique visitors a week, Blocket Bostad is one of Sweden's most popular housing markets. "
target parent: Jobindex A/S
target: Jobbsafari
Jobbsafari is one of Sweden's largest job search platforms. Jobbsafari offers over 40,000 job listings daily. Jobbsafari helps 10,000 qualified candidates find their dream job every day. The platform offers job ads in various categories, including IT, office and finance, engineering, and more.
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closed 6/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

OLX, Inc., acquired Kiwi Jobs Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Naspers-owned OLX Poland has acquired a majority stake in Kiwi Jobs, a blue-collar recruitment app. The investment will help OLX strengthen its jobs category in Poland. Kiwi Jobs was founded by Absolvent Group in 2017. It attracts candidates by ensuring they get an answer from employers within 48 hours of their application.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: OLX, Inc.
OLX is part of OLX Group, a network of leading marketplaces present in 30+ countries with 20+ brands. Every month, 350 million people use OLX's leading marketplaces such as Avito, letgo, dubizzle, OLX and a dozen other local brands. "
target parent: Absolvent.pl
target: Kiwi Jobs Sp. z o.o.
Based in Poland, Kiwi Jobs is the # 1 recruitment application that effectively supports companies in fast and effective recruitment processes. Kiwi Jobs enables users to find a job in the area in just a few hours, with access to information on hourly rates and a free chat with the employer.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

SEEK Ltd., acquired Gradconnection

synopsis: Online jobs classifieds and services business SEEK has acquired graduate job marketplace GradConnection in a move to target young jobseekers finishing up their education. GradConnection connects university graduates with top employers since being founded in 2008.
buyer: SEEK Ltd. (SKLTF.PK:$936.33)
SEEK can help you achieve your career goals. We are Australia's most popular choice for advertisers searching for the right candidate, and job seekers looking for the right job. SEEK is owned and operated in Australia and also has offices across New Zealand and the UK. "
target: Gradconnection
GradConnection connects university graduates with top employers since being founded in 2008. GradConnection is one of the most successful graduate recruitment sites across Australia, South Africa, U.K., U.S., and Asia.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

OLX, Inc., acquired Aasaanjobs

synopsis: Global online classifieds business leader OLX Group has announced the acquisition of Mumbai-based Aasaanjobs, a recruitment marketplace for blue and grey-collar jobs in India. With this acquisition, OLX plans to strengthen its job vertical to address the growing requirement of over 60 million urban workforce in India.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: OLX, Inc.
OLX (OnLine eXchange) is the worldwide leading classifieds platform focused on emerging markets, both mobile and online. OLX operates globally and has presence in more than 40 countries. Every day millions of people across the globe use OLX to buy and sell goods and cars, find a job or rent a house."
target: Aasaanjobs
Aasaanjobs uses advanced technology through its platform to find the best suitable candidates for the job posted on the portal. This is enabled through its end-to-end recruitment via a two-way matchmaking algorithm that filters and connects candidates
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closed 9/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ringier AG, acquired MyJobs Myanmar

synopsis: Pyramid Solutions, the parent company of Myanmar job portal MyJobs.com.mm, has been acquired by Swiss media company Ringier AG, through a cooperation with its local partner Information Matrix. MyJobs.com.mm has been the pioneer of recruitment services in Myanmar since 2012.
buyer: Ringier AG
Ringier is a diversified media company with about 6,900 employees across 18 countries. Founded in 1833, Ringier manages leading brands in print, TV, radio, online and mobile media and runs successful print, entertainment and internet businesses. "
target: MyJobs Myanmar
MyJobs has been the pioneer of recruitment services in Myanmar since 2012. MyJobs offers Job Website, Recruitment Agency, Executive Search, Job Fair, Employer Branding and Assessment services for positions and vacancies in Myanmar.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 8/27/2018 via PR Newswire

CLPS Incorporation, acquired InfoGain Solutions Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: CLPS Incorporation, a global information technology (IT), consulting and solutions service provider that focuses on the banking, insurance and financial sectors, has acquired an 80% stake in InfoGain, an online platform in Singapore that helps people find jobs. InfoGain also provides IT services to the banking and financial sector.
buyer: CLPS Incorporation (CLPS:$44.25)
CLPS Incorporation is a global information technology (IT), consulting and solutions service provider that focuses on the banking, insurance and financial sectors. CLPS provides IT solutions to large financial institutions in the US, Europe, Australia and Hong Kong and their PRC-based IT centers. "
target: InfoGain Solutions Pte. Ltd.
Established in 2013, InfoGain is an online platform in Singapore that helps people find jobs in various industries. InfoGain also provides IT services to the banking and financial sector. The company specializes in managed IT services, software development, and business consulting.
price ($mm)
$0.42*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Symplicity Corporation, acquired Contratanet

synopsis: Symplicity Corporation, a provider of SaaS-based solutions for colleges and graduate school programs, has acquired Contratanet, a network of career portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Contratanet connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Symplicity Corporation
Symplicity sells SaaS-based solutions to over 1,200 colleges and graduate school programs that help manage all aspects of a student’s life on campus, including career services, academics, behavioral intervention, and student conduct. "
target: Contratanet
Contratanet is the largest integrated network of job portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Their technology connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
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closed 8/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

SeverGroup, acquired Free-lance.ru

synopsis: SeverGroup, a Russian private investment company, has acquired a 97.5% stake in Free-lance.ru (FL.ru), a freelance recruiting resource portal in Russia. FL.ru helps freelancers get their desired jobs and allows employers to find suitable people for their projects. The company has helped over a million businesses quickly find people for any project.
buyer: SeverGroup
SeverGroup is a Russian private investment company founded in 1993 and includes ZAO "Severgroup" and OOO "Capital". The Group makes long-term investments and manages the assets in behalf of Alexey Mordashov. "
target: Free-lance.ru
Free-lance.ru (FL.ru) is a freelance recruiting resource portal in Russia. FL.ru helps freelancers get their desired jobs and allows employers to find suitable people for their projects. The company has helped over a million businesses quickly and efficiently find people for any project.
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announced 7/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

TeamLease, will acquire Fresher's World

synopsis: The Board of Directors of TeamLease Services Ltd will acquire an additional 21% stake in Fresher's World. With the additional 21% equity, the Company's stake in Fresher's World increases from 30% to 51%. Bangalore headquartered Fresher's World is the leading job site for entry level hiring in India with about 4 million unique visits every month.
buyer: TeamLease (BSE:539658:$675.51)
TeamLease Services is one of India’s leading human resource service companies in the organized segment. They are a one-stop provider of human resources services to various industries and diverse functional roles, offering staffing, payroll processing, recruitment, compliance and training services. "
target: Fresher's World
Bangalore headquartered Fresher's World is the leading job site for entry level hiring in India with about 4 million unique visits every month. It has a database of 1 crore+ resumes with over 2 lakh resumes added every month.
price ($mm)
$0.55*
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

RegionsJob SAS, acquired JobiJoba

synopsis: The job search specialist JobiJoba, created in 2007 in Pessac in Gironde, France, has been bought by the RégionsJob group, one of the major French players in employment, recruitment and training. Jobijoba is a French smart job search engine offering job opportunities from more than 850 employment sites across the web.
buyer parent: Groupe Telegramme Medias S.A.
buyer: RegionsJob SAS
RegionsJob Group is a major player in employment, recruitment and training on the Internet in France. RegionsJob was primarily created to help job seekers find jobs that match their skills and geographic preferences. "
target parent: Newfund Management
target: JobiJoba
Jobijoba is a French smart job search engine offering job opportunities from more than 850 employment sites across the web. JobiJoba also provides HR software for companies called CV Catcher, which uses semantic and machine learning technologies to help capture top talent.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2018 via Reuters

Adecco Group, acquired Vettery

synopsis: Staffing company Adecco bought U.S.-based online recruitment platform Vettery to increase its footprint in the digital permanent recruitment market. Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day. "
target: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/5/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sheroes.in, acquired Women Restart

synopsis: Platform and a nurturing ecosystem for ambitious and aspirational women, Sheroes acquired a Bangalore-based online career restart platform, Women Restart. Women Restart helps develop an understanding of job readiness and familiarizes women with the latest trends and technologies used in the workplace.
buyer: Sheroes.in
SHEROES - a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. SHEROES welcomes women professional across levels, stages and sectors to pro-actively access the largest OpportunityScape for women. "
target: Women Restart
Women Restart is a platform that acts as a support system for women by helping them in developing an understanding of their own job readiness and familiarizing them with the latest trends and technologies used in the workplace.
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$236.69
EBIT ($mm)
$223.23
Net Income ($mm)
$144.76
Employees
960
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Ticker: SKLTF.PK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SEEK Ltd.
SEEK Ltd.
SEEK can help you achieve your career goals. We are Australia's most popular choice for advertisers searching for the right candidate, and job seekers looking for the right job. SEEK is owned and operated in Australia and also has offices across New Zealand and the UK.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$936.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$269.14
EBIT ($mm)
$253.13
Net Income ($mm)
$38.02
Employees
6000
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Ticker: BSE:532777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Info Edge
Info Edge
Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$173.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.97
EBIT ($mm)
$43.65
Net Income ($mm)
$50.50
Employees
1676
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Ticker: CPSE:JOBNDX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jobindex A/S
Jobindex A/S
Jobindex provides the most comprehensive overview of available jobs in Denmark. Jobindex is a job search engine that searches through job ads from over 500 job databases and sites in Denmark, including Jobnet. On a daily basis, they promote thousands of available jobs in all industries.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$48.87
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.57
EBIT ($mm)
$14.75
Net Income ($mm)
$10.31
Employees
0
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Ticker: IACH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Information Architects Corporation
Information Architects Corporation
The company focuses on investigating acquisition partners and targets, as well as new business lines and services to add to existing software resources and enhance its ability to market its perceptre software asset.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2408
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
KG Intelligence Co., Ltd.
KG Intelligence CO., LTD. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the information service business. The company is engaged in the publishing of information magazines for recruitment, housing, weddings and fishing. The company also distributes free papers with coupons to be redeemed.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$32.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.44
EBIT ($mm)
$1.67
Net Income ($mm)
$1.65
Employees
340
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
En-Japan
en-Japan inc. provides online recruitment solutions in Japan. en-Japan operates various websites for job search and job change services. Their range of websites help people in their 20s to mid 30s and 40s find a job. Their websites also help people find temporary employment or part-time jobs.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$506.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$105.06
EBIT ($mm)
$87.96
Net Income ($mm)
$55.17
Employees
3547
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Ticker: TSE:2124
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
JAC Recruitment
JAC Recruitment
Based in Japan, JAC Recruitment provides recruitment services mainly for middle management and specialists in all industries and occupations, including manufacturers, IT, healthcare, finance, consumer goods, services, and the Web.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$220.36
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.07
EBIT ($mm)
$55.53
Net Income ($mm)
$39.70
Employees
1467
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Ticker: TSE:3679
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZiGExN Co., Ltd.
ZIGExN engages in the life media platform business in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Human Resource, Real Estate, and Lifestyle. ZIGExN operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$122.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.71
EBIT ($mm)
$38.27
Net Income ($mm)
$26.41
Employees
398
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Ticker: TSE:6054
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Livesense Inc.
Livesense Inc.
Livesense is a Tokyo-based Internet media company known for its job search site with the business model that rewards users when they land a new job. Livesense also operates websites that help people to find apartments and comparison sites for various business services.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$59.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1.83
Net Income ($mm)
$3.19
Employees
299
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Ticker: OTCPK:RCRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Recruiter.com
Recruiter.com
Recruiter.com Group, Inc. is an AI- and video-enabled hiring platform with the world's largest network of recruiters. Businesses of all sizes recruit talent faster using the Recruiter.com platform, which is powered by virtual teams of on-demand recruiters and video and AI job-matching technology.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8.07
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.12)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:AD1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ApplyDirect Limited
ApplyDirect Limited
ApplyDirect (AD1 Holdings), founded in 2008, describes itself as a provider of customer branded recruitment marketing platforms and related digital services. The company’s job search tool collects and catalogues thousands of jobs, directly from each employer’s website, onto its own website.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ASX:NVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nvoi
Nvoi
Nvoi is Australia’s only open market workforce-as-a-service platform that directly connects employers and skilled professionals. Nvoi gives employers a way to quickly fill vacancies with qualified, verified and rated professionals at a fraction of the time, cost and hassle of existing processes.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.02
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.78)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.79)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TSE:2379
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DIP Corporation
DIP Corporation
DIP Corporation operates services such as “Baitoru,” a portal site for part time work, “Hatarako Net,” a portal site for temporary job postings, and “Nurse de Hatarako,” a job posting service for nurses.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
709
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Ticker: IPDN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Professional Diversity Network LLC
Professional Diversity Network LLC
Professional Diversity Network (PDN) is a Chicago-based diversity recruitment firm. PDN manages a suite of professional networking websites that target diverse professional groups, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, women, LGBT, veterans, and people with disabilities.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$6.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.64
EBIT ($mm)
$2.53
Net Income ($mm)
$2.37
Employees
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Ticker: HHR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HeadHunter
HeadHunter
HeadHunter is the leading online recruitment platform in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States focused on providing comprehensive talent acquisition services, such as access to extensive CV database, job postings (jobs classifieds platform) and a portfolio of value-added services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$104.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.59
EBIT ($mm)
$39.20
Net Income ($mm)
$21.11
Employees
800
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Ticker: NYSE:DHX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DHI Group, Inc.
DHI Group, Inc.
DHI Group, Inc. is a leading provider of data, insights and employment connections through their specialized services for technology professionals and other select online communities. Their mission is to empower tech professionals and organizations to compete and win through expert insights.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$198.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.24
EBIT ($mm)
$18.64
Net Income ($mm)
$18.14
Employees
615
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Ticker: TSE:3963
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food is a Japan-based company that operates various websites for the food service industry. Their websites provide companies with various services that are useful for opening and managing a restaurant. Users can search for real estate, interior decorators, job-hunting services, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$12.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
48
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Ticker: FVRR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fiverr
Based in Israel, Fiverr’s mission is to change how the world works together. The Fiverr platform helps connect businesses with freelancers offering digital services including graphic design, copywriting, voice overs and music and film editing.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$163.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.76)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
419
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Ticker: ASX:FLN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freelancer Ltd
Freelancer Ltd
Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and projects. Through their marketplace, employers can hire freelancers to do work in areas such as software development, writing, data entry and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$35.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
390
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