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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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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:$198.83)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized websites and career fairs for select professional communities. They help their customers source and hire the most qualified professionals and provide those professionals with the best job opportunities in their respective fields. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Ontargetjobs.com
onTargetjobs is the parent company of BioSpace.com, Hcareers.com, HEALTHeCAREERS.com, MedHunters.com, JobLoft.com and CareerBank.com, providing online career services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, hospitality, restaurant, healthcare, accounting and finance markets.
price ($mm)
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$38
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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:$270.89)
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 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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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 7/12/2011 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 8/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Indeed, will acquire ZAPinfo

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s #1 job site, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of ZapInfo, an information automation and productivity tool that helps recruiters and sales pro's to be 5x more productive by helping them capture, enrich, and share data easily across the web and any web based applications.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. Over 250 million people each month search for jobs, post CVs, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires. "
target: ZAPinfo
ZAPinfo is an information automation and productivity tool that helps recruiters and sales pro's to be 5x more productive by helping them capture, enrich, and share data easily across the web and any web based applications.
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announced 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Indeed, will acquire ClickIQ

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s #1 job site, will acquire ClickIQ, an automated job advertising technology platform in the UK. ClickIQ uses the latest AI and programmatic technology to manage, track and optimise the performance of recruitment advertising in real time.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. Over 250 million people each month search for jobs, post CVs, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires. "
target: ClickIQ
ClickIQ is an automated job advertising platform in the UK. ClickIQ uses the latest AI and programmatic technology to manage, track and optimise the performance of recruitment advertising in real time. ClickIQ enables businesses to reach the best candidates in the most cost-effective way.
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announced 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Indeed, will acquire Syft Online Limited

synopsis: Indeed will acquire Syft, a recruiting platform for the hospitality, event and light industrial sectors in the UK. Syft’s proprietary technology provides a recruitment solution and shift management tool for part-time and flexible work, connecting and matching qualified and vetted jobseekers with available shifts through its desktop and mobile app.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. Over 250 million people each month search for jobs, post CVs, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires. "
target: Syft Online Limited
Syft is a UK recruiting platform for hospitality and industrial businesses to hire flexible and part-time staff. Syft connects and matches qualified and vetted jobseekers through its desktop and mobile app. Jobseekers also enjoy employee benefits such as pensions, holiday pay and sick pay, and more.
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closed 5/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Indeed, acquired Resume.com Inc.

synopsis: Jobs website Indeed acquired Resume.com, an online service for creating personalized résumés. Founded in 2014, Resume.com provides tools to help job seekers build and customize résumés. More than 3.5 million job seekers currently use the Resume.com site, creating more than 40,000 résumés weekly.
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: Resume.com Inc.
Resume.com is an online service for creating personalized résumés. Founded in 2014, Resume.com provides tools to help job seekers build and customize résumés. More than 3.5 million job seekers currently use the Resume.com site, creating more than 40,000 résumés weekly.
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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 8/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Indeed, acquired Interviewed

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s number one job site, announced it has acquired Interviewed, an HR technology company that makes it faster and easier for employers to identify and evaluate candidates.
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: Interviewed
Founded in 2015, Interviewed is an industry leader in job assessment tools. It helps employers efficiently identify top talent through a series of online assessments.
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announced 6/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Indeed, will acquire MoBolt

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s leading job site, announced that it has agreed to acquire the business and assets of MoBolt, a leading provider of mobile job application technology. MoBolt created a smart and simple mobile apply platform that works seamlessly with any applicant tracking system (ATS) worldwide.
buyer: 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. "
target: MoBolt
MoBolt unlocks the power of mobile in talent acquisition for customers such as Nike, Electronic Arts, Autodesk, TUI Travel & AOL. MoBolt created a smart and simple mobile apply platform that works seamlessly with any applicant tracking system (ATS) worldwide.
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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 8/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Indeed, will acquire ZAPinfo

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s #1 job site, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of ZapInfo, an information automation and productivity tool that helps recruiters and sales pro's to be 5x more productive by helping them capture, enrich, and share data easily across the web and any web based applications.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. Over 250 million people each month search for jobs, post CVs, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires. "
target: ZAPinfo
ZAPinfo is an information automation and productivity tool that helps recruiters and sales pro's to be 5x more productive by helping them capture, enrich, and share data easily across the web and any web based applications.
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announced 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Indeed, will acquire ClickIQ

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s #1 job site, will acquire ClickIQ, an automated job advertising technology platform in the UK. ClickIQ uses the latest AI and programmatic technology to manage, track and optimise the performance of recruitment advertising in real time.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. Over 250 million people each month search for jobs, post CVs, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires. "
target: ClickIQ
ClickIQ is an automated job advertising platform in the UK. ClickIQ uses the latest AI and programmatic technology to manage, track and optimise the performance of recruitment advertising in real time. ClickIQ enables businesses to reach the best candidates in the most cost-effective way.
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announced 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Indeed, will acquire Syft Online Limited

synopsis: Indeed will acquire Syft, a recruiting platform for the hospitality, event and light industrial sectors in the UK. Syft’s proprietary technology provides a recruitment solution and shift management tool for part-time and flexible work, connecting and matching qualified and vetted jobseekers with available shifts through its desktop and mobile app.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. Over 250 million people each month search for jobs, post CVs, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires. "
target: Syft Online Limited
Syft is a UK recruiting platform for hospitality and industrial businesses to hire flexible and part-time staff. Syft connects and matches qualified and vetted jobseekers through its desktop and mobile app. Jobseekers also enjoy employee benefits such as pensions, holiday pay and sick pay, and more.
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closed 5/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Indeed, acquired Resume.com Inc.

synopsis: Jobs website Indeed acquired Resume.com, an online service for creating personalized résumés. Founded in 2014, Resume.com provides tools to help job seekers build and customize résumés. More than 3.5 million job seekers currently use the Resume.com site, creating more than 40,000 résumés weekly.
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: Resume.com Inc.
Resume.com is an online service for creating personalized résumés. Founded in 2014, Resume.com provides tools to help job seekers build and customize résumés. More than 3.5 million job seekers currently use the Resume.com site, creating more than 40,000 résumés weekly.
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closed 6/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd., acquired Glassdoor, Inc.

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese-based HR company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Glassdoor, a leading job and recruiting company well known for providing greater workplace transparency. Glassdoor helps people find the latest jobs combined with insights into jobs and companies.
buyer: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd. (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Founded in 1960, the Recruit Group started as a business focused on recruitment advertising that targeted university students. In April 2016, they organized into three new strategic business units (SBU): Global Online HR, Media & Solutions, and Global Staffing. "
target: Glassdoor, Inc.
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace that is changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor combines job listings with anonymous reviews, ratings and salary data to help people find a job and company they love.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
$171
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.0x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 8/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Indeed, acquired Interviewed

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s number one job site, announced it has acquired Interviewed, an HR technology company that makes it faster and easier for employers to identify and evaluate candidates.
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: Interviewed
Founded in 2015, Interviewed is an industry leader in job assessment tools. It helps employers efficiently identify top talent through a series of online assessments.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd., acquired TrustYou GmbH

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd has announced the acquisition of TrustYou, the world’s largest guest feedback platform, with the goal to further invest in the international hospitality and travel market. This marks a major milestone for TrustYou and results in increased opportunities for growth across the globe.
buyer: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd. (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Founded in 1960, the Recruit Group started as a business focused on recruitment advertising that targeted university students. In April 2016, they organized into three new strategic business units (SBU): Global Online HR, Media & Solutions, and Global Staffing. "
target: TrustYou GmbH
TrustYou, the world’s largest guest feedback platform, provides hotels with insights to improve their guest experience and market to future guests. Guest feedback informs 95% of booking decisions, & TrustYou’s guest feedback platform incorporates hundreds of millions of hotel reviews, surveys, etc.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 7/27/2016 via Company Press Release

Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc., will acquire Yuko Yuko Corporation

synopsis: Recruit Holdings announced that it will transfer all shares of its wholly owned subsidiary Yuko Yuko Corporation to Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc. in which Unison Capital, Inc., Fukuoka Capital Partners Co., Ltd. and Shizuoka Capital Co., Ltd., as well as Dentsu Inc. plan to jointly invest. Yuko Yuko Corporation publishes travel information magazines.
buyer: Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc.
Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc. is a holding company formed for the acquisition and holding of Yuko Yuko shares, in which funds and other entities operated by each of Unison Capital, Inc., Fukuoka Capital Partners Co., Ltd. and Shizuoka Capital Co., Ltd., as well as Dentsu Inc. plan to jointly invest. "
target parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
target: Yuko Yuko Corporation
Yuko Yuko Corporation publishes travel information magazines. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
price ($mm)
$190
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/1/2015 via

Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Wahanda

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. has announced that it has decided to acquire shares in Hotspring Ventures Limited, operator of "Wahanda," an European online hair and beauty marketplace, and to make it a subsidiary of Recruit Holdings.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. Based in Japan, Recruit has more than 22,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. "
target: Wahanda
Wahanda is the online home for health, beauty and wellness, with comprehensive listings of spas, salons and health centres across the globe at its very foundations. Users will also find expert tips and advice, with everything they need to know about treatments, trends and therapies.
price ($mm)
$170*
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
27.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/5/2015 via Company Press Release

Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Quandoo GmbH

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. announced that is has decided to acquire a majority stake of total outstanding shares in Quandoo GmbH, an online restaurant reservation service provider operating mainly in Germany and other countries in the EU. Restaurateurs are equipped with an industry-leading modular commerce platform.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. Based in Japan, Recruit has more than 22,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. "
target: Quandoo GmbH
Quandoo is a real-time reservation platform for restaurants. Restaurateurs are equipped with an industry-leading modular commerce platform, including a reservation management system and a yield management tool that enables them to market free capacities to local diners.
price ($mm)
$219*
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
45.4x
EV / EBITDA
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:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. "
target: Indeed
Job seekers can search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 50 countries. More than 80 million people each month search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires for thousands of companies.
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2012 via BusinessWire

Recruit Co., Ltd, purchased U.S. and Netherlands Operations from Advantage Resourcing

synopsis: Recruit Co., Ltd. has acquired, from affiliates of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., 100% ownership of U.S.-based Advantage Resourcing America, Inc. and Netherlands-based Advantage Resourcing Europe B.V. Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co., Ltd. is engaged in providing staffing services in Japan through Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. and Staff Service Holdings Co., Ltd. The company also operates two U.S. staffing businesses through The CSI Companies, Inc. and Staffmark Holdings, Inc. "
seller parent: Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
seller: Advantage Resourcing
Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world – leveraging local knowledge to perfectly align qualified people with appropriate employment opportunities.
price ($mm)
$410
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/17/2011 via PR Newswire

Recruit CO., Ltd, will acquire Staffmark Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Compass Diversified Holdings, an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced that it has simultaneously entered into a definitive agreement to sell and consummated the sale of its majority owned subsidiary, Staffmark Holdings, Inc., to a subsidiary of Japan-based Recruit Co., Ltd.
buyer: Recruit CO., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co., Ltd. provides job information services through magazines, Internet, and mobile communications in Japan. The company offers human resources services, assistance with franchise and independent business opportunities and advice on changing jobs. "
target: Staffmark Holdings, Inc.
Staffmark Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various staffing services to small and middle-market companies, local firms, and large corporations in the United States. It offers light industrial, clerical, and specialty staffing services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$295 [$348]
rev ($mm)
$1,032
EBITDA ($mm)
$36
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
9.7x
announced 1/13/2021 via PR Newswire

Cognizant Technology Solutions, will acquire Linium

synopsis: Cognizant announced it has agreed to acquire Linium, a cloud transformation consultancy group specializing in the ServiceNow platform and solutions for smart digital enterprise workflows.
buyer: Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTSH:$16,752.00)
Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating, and technology models for the digital era. The company's unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build, and run more innovative and efficient businesses. "
target parent: The Rohatyn Group
target: Linium
Linium is a cloud transformation consultancy group specializing in the ServiceNow platform and solutions for smart digital enterprise workflows.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/6/2021 via PR Newswire

S.i. Systems, acquired Annex Consulting Group

synopsis: S.i. Systems ULC, one of Canada's largest Information Technology staffing companies, has acquired Annex Consulting Group, a leading IT staffing company in Vancouver. Together, S.i Systems and Annex will form the largest IT staffing firm in British Columbia with more talent for their clients and more jobs for their consultants.
buyer: S.i. Systems
S.i. Systems is one of Canada's largest IT staffing companies. S.i. Systems created MatchGuide, a proprietary web-based match-making solution to provide precision contract and permanent placements for IT and Corporate professionals. "
target: Annex Consulting Group
Based in Vancouver, Annex Consulting Group is a full service IT and management consulting firm specializing in staff augmentation contracting, permanent staffing, and outsourced solutions. The group is one of the leading IT recruitment companies in British Columbia.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Caldwell, will acquire IQTalent Partners

synopsis: Toronto-based Caldwell will acquire IQTalent Partners, a technology-driven talent acquisition and executive search firm offering consulting, candidate sourcing, candidate research, and full lifecycle recruiting. The companies will combine to create a technology-powered talent acquisition firm specializing in recruitment at all levels.
buyer: Caldwell (TSX:CWL:$44.42)
Caldwell is a retained executive search firm based in Toronto. As a leading provider of executive talent, Caldwell enables its clients to thrive and succeed by helping them identify, recruit, and retain their best people. "
target: IQTalent Partners
IQTalent Partners is a technology-driven talent acquisition and executive search firm offering consulting, candidate sourcing, candidate research, and full lifecycle recruiting to its clients.
price ($mm)
$6.60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

HIRE Technologies, acquired Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners

synopsis: HIRE Technologies Inc., a company focused on modernizing and digitizing the fragmented staffing industry, has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Taylor Ryan Inc. and TR Partners Inc., entities which jointly operate Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners, a Vancouver based boutique consulting firm.
buyer: HIRE Technologies (TSXV:HIRE:$8.65)
HIRE Technologies is a Canadian company focused on the acquisition of information technology, staffing, and HR consulting firms. HIRE provides their partners with meaningful cross-selling opportunities, access to leading technology, and a centralized back-office system to support growth. "
target: Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners
Taylor Ryan is a Vancouver based boutique consulting firm focused on providing retained search, contingency recruitment, and human resource management solutions to their clients within specialist industry sectors across Canada and the Pacific North West.
price ($mm)
$3.24
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
4.1x
closed 12/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

UpGrad, acquired Rekrut

synopsis: UpGrad, an online higher education platform in India, has acquired Rekrut, a recruitment and staffing firm in India. Rekrut helps organizations in building their human capital with their deep expertise, extensive network and patented technology. They offer recruitment process outsourcing, recruiter on demand and leadership hiring solutions.
buyer: UpGrad
UpGrad is an online higher education platform in India that provides rigorous industry relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. UpGrad merges the latest technology, pedagogy and services to create an immersive learning experience. "
target: Rekrut
Rekrut is a recruitment and staffing firm in India. Rekrut helps organizations in building their human capital with their deep expertise, pioneering products, extensive network and patented technology. They offer recruitment process outsourcing, recruiter on demand and leadership hiring solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Woodrow Mercer, acquired Woodrow Mercer

synopsis: The management team at Leeds-based Woodrow Mercer Finance has carried out a management buy-out of the firm. The deal by the management team, which has acquired 100% equity of the turnaround and finance recruitment adviser, will see the business rebrand to trade as Headstar.
buyer: Woodrow Mercer
Managing partner James Roach and chairman Neil Muffitt led the MBO and were joined in the deal by commercial director Natalie McGregor and operations director David Clark who join the board as shareholders. "
target: Woodrow Mercer
Woodrow Mercer provides recruitment services for a variety of sectors including IT, finance, healthcare and the public sector. The company offers permanent and interim recruitment services; and solutions in the areas of pre-sales, testing, development, and infrastructure.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vettery, acquired Hired

synopsis: Two large job search and recruiting platforms are coming together, with Vettery acquiring Hired. Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: 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. "
target: Hired
Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/18/2020 via PR Web

The Planet Group, will acquire Interactive Business Systems

synopsis: The Planet Group, a leading provider of outsourced human capital and consulting solutions, will acquire Interactive Business Systems (IBS), a provider of flexible IT staffing and solutions. IBS offers services for IT staffing, application maintenance, Office 365/Sharepoint, QA/testing, and offshore consulting.
buyer parent: MidOcean Partners
buyer: The Planet Group
The Planet Group is a diversified professional services organization focused on providing high-value outsourced human capital solutions and niche consulting services to Fortune 500 and other leading clients in the fastest growing and most in-demand sectors. "
target: Interactive Business Systems
Interactive Business Systems (IBS) is a provider of flexible IT staffing and solutions. IBS provides customized services to all kinds of businesses. They offer services for IT staffing, application maintenance, Office 365/Sharepoint, QA and offshore consulting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/6/2020 via BusinessWire

TELUS International, will purchase Lionbridge AI from Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: TELUS International will acquire Lionbridge AI. As a division of Lionbridge Technologies, Inc., Lionbridge AI is one of only two globally-scaled, managed training data and data annotation services providers in the world. Lionbridge AI annotates data in text, images, videos, and audio in more than 300 languages and dialects for technology companies.
buyer parent: TELUS Corporation
buyer: TELUS International
TELUS International designs, builds and delivers next-generation digital solutions to enhance the customer experience for global and disruptive brands. The company’s services support the full lifecycle of its clients’ digital transformation journeys and embrace next-generation digital technologies. "
seller parent: H.I.G. Capital
seller: Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (LIOX:$556.65)
Lionbridge AI is a globally-scaled, managed training data, and data annotation services provider. Lionbridge AI annotates data in text, images, videos, and audio in more than 300 languages and dialects for some of the world’s largest technology companies in social media, search, retail, and mobile.
price ($mm)
$935
rev ($mm)
$200
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2020 via PR Newswire

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, acquired Optimum Talent

synopsis: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Montreal-based Optimum Talent Inc., one of Canada's largest privately-owned integrated talent management firms. Optimum Talent will introduce AJG's Gallagher Better Works organizational wellbeing strategy to the many clients that they support, expanding AJG's senior management relationships across Canada.
buyer: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (AJG:$6,776.10)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm. The company has operations in 49 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. "
target: Optimum Talent
Optimum Talent is one of Canada's largest privately-owned integrated talent management firms and a leader in human resource consulting. Its team of professionals operates in three targeted segments: Search Solutions, Leadership Assessment & Development, and Career Transition & Outplacement.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Outsourcing Inc., will acquire Cpl Resources

synopsis: OUTSOURCING Inc., a Japanese provider of human resources outsourcing services, will acquire Cpl Resources, a global provider of talent solutions. Cpl works with companies of all sizes to match the right talent to the right organisation. Their recruitment teams are specialised in various fields, including accounting, banking, construction and more.
buyer: Outsourcing Inc. (TSE:2427:$1,222.98)
OUTSOURCING Inc. is a Japanese provider of human resources outsourcing services. OUTSOURCING Inc. offers personnel management, hiring and HR development, and PEO services to manufacturers. They place highly experienced workers that best suites their client's needs. "
target: Cpl Resources (ISE:DQ5:$672.42)
Cpl Resources is a global provider of talent solutions. Cpl works with companies of all sizes in every sector to match the right talent to the right organisation. Their recruitment teams are specialised in various fields, including accounting, banking, construction, healthcare, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$370 [$296]
rev ($mm)
$674
EBITDA ($mm)
$36
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.4x
closed 10/20/2020 via PR Newswire

Futuris Company, acquired TalentBeacon International

synopsis: Futuris Company, a Human Capital Management (HCM) company focused on the acquisition and operation of executive search, staffing and consulting companies, announced the closing of its acquisition of TalentBeacon International, a consulting and delivery organization for global talent acquisition, management and retention solutions.
buyer: Futuris Company
Futuris is a Human Capital Management company focused on the acquisition and operation of executive search, staffing, and consulting companies that specialize in professional service verticals such as medical, finance, information technology, recruitment process outsourcing, and human resources. "
target: TalentBeacon International
TalentBeacon International is a consulting and delivery organization for global talent acquisition, management and retention solutions. TalentBeacon has significant multinational corporate experience building and managing recruitment delivery teams from hub locations around the world.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Eliassen Group, will acquire Ferguson Consulting, Inc.

synopsis: Eliassen Group, LLC, a strategic consulting and talent solutions firm, will acquire Ferguson Consulting, Inc., an IT consulting firm based in the St. Louis area. Ferguson Consulting provides IT contractors for staff augmentation positions of Fortune 400 companies. The company helps clients to implement IT-centric solutions that improve operations.
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: Eliassen Group
Eliassen Group provides strategic consulting and talent solutions to drive client innovation and business results. The Group focuses on technology consulting, Agile consulting, managed services, risk management & business optimization services, government solutions, and life sciences. "
target: Ferguson Consulting, Inc.
Ferguson Consulting is a locally owned and managed IT consulting firm. Ferguson Consulting provides IT contractors for staff augmentation positions of Fortune 400 companies in St. Louis. The company helps clients to implement IT-centric solutions that improve operations and reduce costs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$12
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

JapanWork Inc., will acquire JapanWork Inc.

synopsis: JapanWork's CEO, Yuto Suzuki, will acquire the company from En-Japan, a provider of online recruitment solutions in Japan. JapanWork is an AI-based recruitment service that provides support to foreigners living in Japan. JapanWork offers its services via an online chat service and is available in English and Tagalog.
buyer: JapanWork Inc.
JapanWork is an AI-based recruitment service that provides support to foreigners living in Japan. JapanWork offers its services via an online chat service. They help foreign workers to find jobs in a number of different fields, including manufacturing, hospitality, logistics and more. "
target parent: En-Japan
target: JapanWork Inc.
JapanWork is an AI-based recruitment service that provides support to foreigners living in Japan. JapanWork offers its services via an online chat service. They help foreign workers to find jobs in a number of different fields, including manufacturing, hospitality, logistics and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Hudson Global, Inc., acquired Coit Group

synopsis: Hudson Global, Inc., a leading global total talent solutions company operating under the brand name Hudson RPO, announced the acquisition of Coit Group, a San Francisco-based Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider.
buyer: Hudson Global, Inc. (HSON:$99.91)
Hudson Global, Inc. is a leading total talent solutions provider operating under the brand name Hudson RPO. They deliver innovative, customized recruitment outsourcing and total talent solutions to organizations worldwide. "
target: Coit Group
Coit Group is a San Francisco-based Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider. They work with top talent to build winning teams for high-growth companies.
price ($mm)
$5.85
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/30/2020 via BNC Analysis

Neil Ellison, acquired firstPRO 360

synopsis: Staffing 360, a New York-based staffing provider with operations in both the US and UK, has sold substantially all the assets of its firstPRO 360 business to the division’s president, Neil Ellison. firstPRO 360 is a professional recruitment firm that has been providing talented professionals with opportunities since 1986.
buyer: Neil Ellison
Neil Ellison is the President of firstPRO 360, a professional recruitment firm. Neil joined firstPRO in 1996 as a recruiting manager within the Skilled Trades division. In 2017 the firstPRO Atlanta Operation became part of Staffing 360 Solutions and Neil was named the President of FirstPRO 360. "
target parent: Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc.
target: firstPRO 360
firstPRO 360 is a professional recruitment firm that has been providing talented professionals with opportunities since 1986. firstPRO offers competitive recruitment services in contract, temp to hire, and permanent capacity.
price ($mm)
$3.30
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

NES Global Talent Limited merged with FIRCROFT,

synopsis: UK-headquartered staffing firm NES Global Talent combined with the UK-engineering staffing firm Fircroft Group. According to SIA’s list of Largest Global Engineering Staffing Firms, NES Global Talent ranks third while Fircroft ranks fifth. NES Global provides tailored staffing solutions, sourced from a global talent pool.
buyer: FIRCROFT
Fircroft is a global workforce solutions provider to the technical engineering industries. Since 1970 Fircroft has been serving the biggest names in Oil & Gas, Petrochemical & Chemical, ICT, Mining & Minerals, Infrastructure & Construction, Power, Nuclear & Renewables and Automotive. "
target: NES Global Talent Limited
Established in 1978, NES Global Talent is an award-winning workforce solutions specialist that provides candidates across the Oil & Gas, Power and Renewables, Life Sciences, Chemical and Mining sectors worldwide. NES Global provides tailored staffing solutions, sourced from a global talent pool.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/18/2020 via PR Newswire

DCP Capital Partners, L.P., will acquire 51job, Inc.

synopsis: 51job, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced it has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter from DCP Capital Partners, a leader in the Greater China private equity industry, to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of the Company.
buyer: DCP Capital Partners, L.P.
DCP is a leader in the Greater China private equity industry. Over the past 27 years, the DCP team led successful and innovative investments in the region, establishing a strong investment track record across multiple economic cycles. "
target: 51job, Inc. (JOBS:$550.22)
51job is a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China. With a comprehensive suite of HR solutions, 51job meets the needs of enterprises and job seekers through the entire talent management cycle, from initial recruitment to employee retention and career development.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,279 [$3,773]
rev ($mm)
$530
EBITDA ($mm)
$151
EV / rev
7.4x
EV / EBITDA
26.0x
announced 9/16/2020 via PR Newswire

Futuris Company, will acquire Fourth Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Futuris Company will acquire the staffing firms Fourth Technologies, Inc. (Fortek) and Soft2001, Inc. Fortek operates in the IT, Engineering, and IT Management business sectors, delivering innovative solutions for clients. Soft2001 provides services related to Software Architecture, Design, Programming, Systems Integration, Testing, and more.
buyer: Futuris Company
Futuris is a Human Capital Management company focused on the acquisition and operation of executive search, staffing, and consulting companies that specialize in professional service verticals such as medical, finance, information technology, recruitment process outsourcing, and human resources. "
target: Fourth Technologies Inc.
Fortek is a staffing firm operating in the IT, Engineering, and IT Management business sectors, delivering innovative solutions for clients. Soft2001 services its customers in the areas of Software Architecture, Design, Programming, Systems Integration, Quality Assurance, and Testing.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/2/2020 via BusinessWire

TSR Consulting, Inc., acquired Geneva Consulting Group

synopsis: TSR, Inc., a provider of information technology consulting and recruiting services, has acquired Geneva Consulting Group, Inc., a provider of temporary and permanent information technology personnel. TSR will continue to provide exceptional service to Geneva's clients while also offering additional services to support their staffing needs.
buyer: TSR Consulting, Inc. (TSRI:$59.12)
TSR is an expert recruiting company, providing IT staffing, IT consulting, experienced technical personnel, and consultants. TSR has earned the respect of companies through well-refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a thorough understanding of the skill sets required by its clients. "
target: Geneva Consulting Group
Geneva Consulting Group is a provider of temporary and permanent information technology personnel to leading companies in a range of industries across North America. The company utilizes a state-of-the-art online system to identify, screen, and hire highly qualified employees.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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Ticker: TSE:2121
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mixi, Inc.
Mixi, Inc.
mixi, Inc. is an information technology (IT) company that has two business segments. The Social Net segment operates a Website for social networking services (SNSs) under the site name mixi. The Find Job! segment operates a job advertising site under the name Find Job!
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,098.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$236.69
EBIT ($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: ENXTAM:RAND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Randstad Holding NV
Randstad Holding NV
Randstad utilizes a technology-driven focus with a human touch to provide better staffing and business solutions to organizations around the world. Their team of experts match professionals with available career opportunities in a variety of fields.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$26,480.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,211.45
EBIT ($mm)
$1,021.04
Net Income ($mm)
$759.38
Employees
38240
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Ticker: TSE:6098
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Recruit Co., Ltd
Recruit Co., Ltd
Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd., a human resources services company, provides job advertisement, permanent placement, temporary staffing, outsourcing, employee recruitment, development, assignment, organization-related, and development-related services worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$22,669.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,438.67
EBIT ($mm)
$2,344.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1,699.45
Employees
49370
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Ticker: MAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ManpowerGroup
ManpowerGroup
ManpowerGroup is the world's workforce expert, creating innovative workforce solutions for more than 65 years. As workforce experts, they connect more than 600,000 people to meaningful work across a wide range of skills and industries every day.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$19,654.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$836.10
EBIT ($mm)
$750.80
Net Income ($mm)
$443.70
Employees
27000
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Ticker: TSE:2181
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Persol Holdings
Persol Holdings
Based in Tokyo, PERSOL Group manages to solve issues of labors and employments through HR services by connecting job seekers and companies to hire. PERSOL Group has a variety of HR services, one of its advantages, to support each demand of job seekers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$9,314.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$533.58
EBIT ($mm)
$364.97
Net Income ($mm)
$65.21
Employees
45179
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Ticker: LSE:HAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hays plc
Hays is a leading global professional recruiting group. It is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide. They are the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$5,778.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$230.78
EBIT ($mm)
$216.32
Net Income ($mm)
$142.80
Employees
8237
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Ticker: KELYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kelly Services, Inc.
Kelly Services, Inc.
As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services, Inc. and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,432.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$125.60
EBIT ($mm)
$95.10
Net Income ($mm)
$71.50
Employees
7900
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Ticker: RHI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Robert Half International, Inc.
Robert Half International, Inc.
Robert Half International Inc. is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm, providing professionals in the fields of accounting, technology, legal, creative, marketing and administration. The company has more than 400 consulting and staffing offices worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,342.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$508.14
EBIT ($mm)
$443.92
Net Income ($mm)
$324.70
Employees
16000
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Ticker: USG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USG People
USG People is a specialized provider of employment services in Europe, focusing on the market segments general and specialist temporary employment, professional secondment and projects, HR services and customer care.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$2,904.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.82
EBIT ($mm)
$126.56
Net Income ($mm)
$7.14
Employees
54705
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Ticker: AIM:IPEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Impellam Group plc
Impellam Group plc
Impellam Group is ranked by Staffing Industry Analysts as the 2nd largest staffing business in the UK and 12th worldwide. Impellam Group provides managed services and specialist staff across the UK, North America, Asia Pacific and mainland Europe.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$2,313.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.10
EBIT ($mm)
$64.65
Net Income ($mm)
$43.35
Employees
2700
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Ticker: SFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc. is a strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$2,090.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.46
EBIT ($mm)
$43.12
Net Income ($mm)
$20.92
Employees
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Ticker: SFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spherion Corporation
Spherion Corporation is a leading recruiting and staffing company that provides integrated solutions to meet the evolving needs of companies and job candidates. Spherion(R) has screened and placed millions of individuals in temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time jobs.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1,710.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.46
EBIT ($mm)
$6.94
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
215000
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Ticker: AMEX:VISI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Volt Information Sciences, Inc.
Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and IT infrastructure services. They provide contingent workers and personnel recruitment services, supporting primarily professional administration, technical, IT, and engineering positions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,247.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.07
EBIT ($mm)
($0.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1600
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Ticker: TSE:2429
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
World Holdings Co., Ltd.
World Holdings Co., Ltd.
World Holdings is a Japanese company engaged in the human resources and education, information and telecommunications, and real estate businesses. Their human resources business offers staffing services for a variety of industries, including biotechnology, IT, manufacturing, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,200.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.22
EBIT ($mm)
$66.70
Net Income ($mm)
$43.54
Employees
15559
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Ticker: LSE:STAF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staffline Group PLC
The Staffline Group specialises in logistics, e-retail, manufacturing, driving, food processing and white collar recruitment. They provide and manage workforces and use training and business improvement techniques to ensure increased levels of efficiency to give their clients a commercial advantage.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,013.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.07
EBIT ($mm)
$16.68
Net Income ($mm)
$3.42
Employees
3294
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Ticker: TSE:6028
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TechnoPro Holdings, Inc.
TechnoPro Holdings, Inc.
TechnoPro is one of Japan’s largest technology-focused staffing and service companies. As an industry leader, TechnoPro provides full support for technical development and R&D to 1,400 companies including major corporations, universities and research organizations
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,007.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$100.44
EBIT ($mm)
$96.49
Net Income ($mm)
$73.25
Employees
15094
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