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closed 4/1/2004 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired The Sheakley Group

synopsis: TALX Corporation (NASDAQ:TALX) said it completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the unemployment cost management and employment verification businesses of The Sheakley Group of Companies for approximately $39 million.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: The Sheakley Group
The Sheakley Group of Companies is a national consulting firm specializing in cost control for mandated and voluntary employee benefit programs and other human resource cost containment areas.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$18
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2.2x
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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:$270.89)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Kolektiv d.o.o.
Kolektiv, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina, was established in 2001. In its operations, the company has focused on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, staff leasing and outsourcing services and temporary staffing services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$2
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0.0x
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closed 6/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Optimum Talent, acquired Vézina Nadeau Labre

synopsis: Optimum Talent, Canada’s largest privately-owned human resources and talent management firm, announces its acquisition of Vézina Nadeau Labre. VNL is recognized by leaders and organizations across Canada for its outstanding service and human approach. Its team has worked with many clients, using creative methods to drive transformations.
buyer: Optimum Talent
Optimum Talent is a leading provider of human resources consulting services with expertise in Career Management, Executive Coaching, Executive Search, Organizational Psychology and Occupational Health and Safety. "
target: Vézina Nadeau Labre
Based in Quebec, Vézina Nadeau Labre provides services in four different niches: career transition, individual coaching, team consolidation and organizational development. Their firm’s human approach that cares for organizations and individuals has allowed them to carve out a place of choice.
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closed 8/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Salary.com, acquired ITG Competency Group

synopsis: Salary.com, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand compensation management solutions, has closed the asset purchase of ITG Competency Group of Princeton, New Jersey, effective August 3, 2007. As part of the transaction, Salary.com paid $1.5 million in cash and $500,000 in Salary.com stock.
buyer: Salary.com (SLRY:$0.00)
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation management solutions helping businesses and individuals manage pay and performance. Salary.com provides companies of all sizes comprehensive on-demand software applications. "
target: ITG Competency Group
ITG is a pioneer in competency management, offering a unique combination of off-the-shelf competency models and implementation services designed to accelerate performance or learning management initiative.
price ($mm)
$1.75
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closed 11/9/2007 via BusinessWire

Fidelity National Financial, Inc., Thomas H. Lee Co., acquired Ceridian Corporation

synopsis: Ceridian Corporation Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and Fidelity National Financial, Inc. today announced that THL Partners and FNF have completed the acquisition of Ceridian for approximately $5.3 billion.
buyer: Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF:$8,363.00)
buyer: Thomas H. Lee Co.
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is one of the largest and oldest private equity investment firms in the United States and has raised and managed almost $20 billion of capital, making investments in over 100 businesses since its founding in 1974. "
target: Ceridian Corporation (:$843.10)
Ceridian is a global business services company that provides reality-based KnowHow to take the guesswork out of impacting an organization's bottom line. From human resources to productivity and payroll services, Ceridian help organizations maximize their financial and technology resources.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,318 [$5,033]
rev ($mm)
$1,585
EBITDA ($mm)
$350
EV / rev
3.2x
EV / EBITDA
14.4x
closed 3/8/2004 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Infocheck, Ltd.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation FADV, a global risk management solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of Toronto-based Infocheck, Ltd., the largest Canadian-based firm specializing in employment background checks and exit interviews.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Infocheck, Ltd.
Infocheck Ltd. is the largest Canadian owned Human Resources Consulting firm specializing in reference checking and criminal checks. We provide thorough research into the academic qualifications, personality traits, criminal/credit history, driver record search, and past work performances of potent
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closed 2/12/2020 via PR Newswire

Hub International Limited, acquired Azur Consulting Services

synopsis: Hub International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage, announced that it has acquired the assets of Azur Consulting Services Inc, a company that provides employee benefits consulting, including group and health benefits solutions.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Hub International Limited
Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Hub International Limited is a leading global insurance brokerage that provides property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services from offices located throughout North America. "
target: Azur Consulting Services
Located in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, Azur Consulting Services provides employee benefits consulting, including group and health benefits solutions.
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closed 7/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Salary.com, acquired Compdata Surveys

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, LLC announced that one of its portfolio companies, Salary.com, LLC, the leading SaaS provider of cloud-based compensation market data and analytics, has acquired Compdata Surveys & Consulting, a national compensation and data consulting firm.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Salary.com (SLRY:$0.00)
Salary.com is the leading SaaS provider of cloud-based compensation market data and analytics. The Company serves approximately 4,000 business-to-business customers worldwide with its market-leading CompAnalyst platform, designed to accelerate compensation workflows and improve efficiency. "
target: Compdata Surveys
Compdata Surveys & Consulting is a national compensation and data consulting firm. Headquartered in Olathe, KS, Compdata has compiled one of the most comprehensive databases in the U.S. market and is a market leader in fast-growing verticals including healthcare, logistics, and higher education.
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closed 2/27/2018 via BusinessWire

OneDigital Health & Benefits, acquired The Survey Group

synopsis: OneDigital Health and Benefits, the nation’s largest company focused exclusively on employee benefits, has acquired The Survey Group (TSG), an industry leader for compensation and benefits data, human resources information, and consulting services.
buyer: OneDigital Health & Benefits
OneDigital is the nation’s largest company focused exclusively on employee benefits. OneDigital offers employers a sophisticated combination of strategic advisory services, analytics, compliance support, human resource capital management tools and comprehensive insurance offerings. "
target: The Survey Group
The Survey Group is a source for compensation and benefits data, human resources information, and consulting services. The group’s mission is to provide reliable and high-quality compensation, benefits and human resources information to members and clients.
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closed 1/3/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Asure Software, Inc., acquired CPI-HR Inc

synopsis: Asure Software, Inc., a leading provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) and Digital Workplace software, has acquired Corporate Payroll Inc., (CPI). Based in Solon, Ohio, CPI is a current reseller of Asure’s HCM solution, which provides human resources solutions that enhance organizations, people, and profits through Payroll/HR Solutions.
buyer: Asure Software, Inc. (ASUR:$99.48)
Asure Software, Inc. offers intuitive and innovative technologies that enable companies of all sizes and complexities to operate more efficiently. The company ensures a high-performing work environment by integrating its "keep it simple" solutions and expertise to more than 7,000 clients worldwide. "
target: CPI-HR Inc
CPI-HR, Inc. provides benefits brokerage and consulting services. The company also provides human resource (HR) payroll software and other HR solutions, which include payroll technology, HR technology, employee self service, data analytics, and data security.
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announced 9/26/2011 via BusinessWire

Mercer, LLC, will acquire Censeo Corporation

synopsis: Mercer, a global leader in human resource consulting, outsourcing and investment services, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Censeo Corp, a human resource consulting firm offering real-time online leadership assessment products and services to help organizations select, develop and retain talent.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a global leader in human resource consulting, outsourcing and investment services. Mercer works with clients to solve their most complex benefit and human capital issues by designing, implementing and administering health, retirement and other benefit programs. "
target: Censeo Corporation
Censeo Corporation is dedicated to improving talent at its client organizations. Its web-based technologies make it easy and affordable to automate 360 degree feedback, employee survey, pre-employment skill assessment, and knowledge testing initiatives.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

PSI Services LLC, acquired Cubiks

synopsis: PSI Services, a global workforce provider of assessment and talent management solutions, has acquired UK-based Cubiks Group, an international assessment and executive development business. Cubiks’ screening, selection, and development solutions complement PSI’s existing talent management portfolio and strengthens PSI’s integrated talent solutions.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) is a global workforce solutions provider that combines science, technology, and expertise to enable opportunities for professional growth, talent enhancement, and retention. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target: Cubiks
UK-based Cubiks is an international talent assessment and development consultancy that designs and delivers solutions for assessing and developing people. Cubiks combines business psychology with online solutions to help clients gain the insights needed to make the best talent management decisions.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Towers Watson, acquired Saville Consulting

synopsis: Towers Watson, a global professional services company, has acquired Saville Consulting, an international psychometric assessment business. Saville Consulting is highly regarded internationally for its occupational psychology expertise and proprietary software, which help organisations recruit and develop talented individuals and teams.
buyer: Towers Watson (TW:$3,644.95)
Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. Towers Watson offers solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management. "
target: Saville Consulting
Saville Consulting is an international assessment business founded in 2004 by Professor Peter Saville. Saville Consulting works with organisations to identify, select and develop talented individuals and teams. Their vision is to transform assessment around the world with leading edge psychometrics.
price ($mm)
$64
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closed 12/13/2006 via BusinessWire

Merchants Information Solutions, Inc., acquired American Tescor

synopsis: Merchants Information Solutions has purchased Oregon-based American Tescor, a move that will allow Merchants to greatly enhance its pre-employment screening products by adding psychological and integrity testing.
buyer: Merchants Information Solutions, Inc.
Phoenix-based Merchants Information Solutions, Inc. is a privately held company with more than 2,600 business clients. The company provides background screening services, identity theft management solutions, consumer, business, and mortgage credit information, and full-service collections services. "
target: American Tescor
American Tescor has been committed to making the workplace a safer place by providing their customers with technology-based behavioral assessments that significantly improve the quality of new hires.
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closed 6/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Caminarem, acquired RHéflex

synopsis: Caminarem, a group that brings together 3 brands in the Occitanie region to meet your human resource needs, has acquired RHéflex, a human resources (HR) consulting firm that provides HR diagnostics, skills assessments, HR outsourcing, and vocational guidance services. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Montpellier, France.
buyer: Caminarem
Formerly the Empleo group, the Caminarem group, brings together 3 brands in the Occitanie region to meet your human resource needs. "
target: RHéflex
RHéflex, a human resources (HR) consulting firm, provides HR diagnostics, skills assessments, HR outsourcing, and vocational guidance services. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Montpellier, France.
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closed 10/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alera Group, acquired HR inTune, Inc.

synopsis: Alera Group, a national employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management firm, has acquired HR inTune, a human resource consulting firm. HR inTune offers an array of HR services, including compensation program implementation, HR compliance, leadership training, technology analysis and support, and more.
buyer: Alera Group
Alera Group is an independent national insurance brokerage and wealth management firm. Alera Group's over 1,800 employees serve thousands of clients nationally in employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management, and wealth management. "
target: HR inTune, Inc.
HR inTune is an HR consulting firm that addresses complex workforce management needs through different configurations of HR outsourcing. The firm offers several HR services, including compensation program implementation, HR compliance, leadership training, technology analysis and support, and more.
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closed 4/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Safeguard Global, acquired WorkFor

synopsis: Safeguard Global, a global provider of Global Employment Outsourcing (GEO) and Global Managed Payroll (GMP) solutions, has acquired WorkFor Group, a leading employment solutions provider in Europe. WorkFor provides solutions for recruiting, HR management, payroll and accounting, salary payments, and benefits.
buyer: Safeguard Global
Safeguard Global is a global provider of Global Employment Outsourcing (GEO) and Global Managed Payroll (GMP) solutions. Safeguard Global combines data-driven expertise and innovative payroll technology to help their clients spend less time on paying people and spend more time on their business. "
target: WorkFor
WorkFor is a leading employment solutions provider in Europe. WorkFor provides solutions for recruiting, HR management, payroll and accounting, salary payments, and benefits. WorkFor offers a fully-fledged service package for every type of business looking to expand or to hire employees.
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announced 4/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Conneqt Business Solutions, will acquire Allsec Technologies Limited

synopsis: Conneqt Business Solutions, a premier customer experience management company in India, will acquire a 61.35% stake in Allsec Technologies, a global company that provides Business Solutions across various industry verticals. Allsec offers solutions for anti-money laundering, business process management, and HR outsourcing and payroll.
buyer parent: Thomascook.in
buyer: Conneqt Business Solutions
Conneqt Business Solutions is a premier customer experience management company in India. Conneqt helps their clients leverage multiple ways of connecting with their customers using an omnichannel approach. Conneqt provides Customer Lifecycle Management services and Business Process Services. "
target: Allsec Technologies Limited
Allsec Technologies is a global company with vast expertise in providing Business Solutions across various industry verticals. Allsec offers solutions and services for anti-money laundering, business process management, and HR outsourcing and payroll.
price ($mm)[EV]
$24 [$3]*
rev ($mm)
$36
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
1.3x
EV / EBITDA
10.0x
closed 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cielo Talent, acquired AsiaNet China

synopsis: Cielo, the world's leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner, has acquired AsiaNet China, an RPO, executive search, recruitment, and payroll (HRO) business in China. AsiaNet serves customers across a range of industries including engineering, manufacturing, life sciences, supply chain, technology and more.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Cielo Talent
Cielo is the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner. Cielo leverages its global reach, local talent acquisition expertise and customized solutions to help clients achieve a sustained advantage and outstanding business outcomes through their talent practices. "
target: AsiaNet China
AsiaNet China is an RPO, executive search, recruitment, and payroll business in China. AsiaNet serves customers across a range of industries including engineering, manufacturing, life sciences, supply chain, technology and more. The company also provides business management consulting services.
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closed 1/31/2020 via Company Press Release

EBC HR & Payroll Solutions, Inc., acquired ComputerSearch Payroll, Time, & Parking

synopsis: EBC HR & Payroll Solutions, Inc., a leading employee benefit consulting and human capital management firm, has acquired ComputerSearch, a payroll processing and time management company. The acquisition of ComputerSearch allows EBC to provide an unmatched level of offerings and level of service for human capital management.
buyer parent: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.
buyer: EBC HR & Payroll Solutions, Inc.
EBC is a leading employee benefit consulting and human capital management firm. EBC supports organizations by supplying them with a full suite of business solutions, encompassing everything from technology to individual consulting on all aspects of Human Capital Management. "
target: ComputerSearch Payroll, Time, & Parking
ComputerSearch is a payroll processing and time management company. ComputerSearch provides payroll services, time & attendance, employee benefits, and parking control systems to over 4000 client businesses in Western New York and beyond.
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closed 4/1/2004 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired The Sheakley Group

synopsis: TALX Corporation (NASDAQ:TALX) said it completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the unemployment cost management and employment verification businesses of The Sheakley Group of Companies for approximately $39 million.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: The Sheakley Group
The Sheakley Group of Companies is a national consulting firm specializing in cost control for mandated and voluntary employee benefit programs and other human resource cost containment areas.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$18
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EV / rev
2.2x
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closed 2/4/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: Spire Capital announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a leading technology-enabled provider of human capital management assessment solutions. Spire Capital and PAN management have acquired all of the issued and outstanding stock of pan from Equifax Workforce Solutions, a subsidiary of Equifax Inc.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the business services, information services, media, education and communications sectors. "
target parent: Equifax, Inc.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading global provider of online talent assessments and testing technology solutions that aid both corporate and government organizations in hiring and growing top talent.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 10/14/2011 via PR Newswire

TALX Corporation, acquired eThority, Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc.'s TALX Corp has completed its previously announced acquisition of eThority. The company is an innovative provider of workplace and other analytical software that brings powerful, easy-to-use data interaction and reporting to business enterprises of all sizes.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX, provider of Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leader in human resource, tax and payroll-related services, is based in St. Louis. TALX holds a leadership position in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment cost management. "
target: eThority, Inc.
Based in Charleston, SC, eThority is a provider of eThority Enterprise, a "user-obvious" enterprise business analytics platform that empowers end users and offers IT an easily maintainable solution.
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closed 8/2/2011 via PR Newswire

TALX Corporation, acquired DataVision Resources

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global leader in commercial and consumer information solutions, announced that it has acquired DataVision Resources, a leading provider of data and business solutions to the mortgage, insurance and financial services industries. DataVision's operations will become part of Equifax's TALX business unit based in St. Louis.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation provides human resource (HR) and payroll-related services for HR, payroll, and tax departments. The company offers Web-based services in the areas of hiring, pay reporting, and compliance, as well as provides outsourced services. "
target: DataVision Resources
Through the deployment of world class technologies, scalable data centers, and secure technology environments, DataVision Resources has been able to meet the demands of its customers by designing and building custom data solutions to meet their many and diverse business needs.
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closed 5/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired TALX Corporation

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed the acquisition of TALX Corporation following approval of the transaction by TALX shareholders and satisfaction of all other closing conditions of the merger agreement.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas.
price ($mm)
$1,401
rev ($mm)
$257
EBITDA ($mm)
$87
EV / rev
5.5x
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16.1x
closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: TALX Corporation announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network, Inc., a provider of secure, electronic-based psychometric testing and assessments, as well as comprehensive talent management services.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network is a state-of-the-art web-based system for the distribution, administration, and analysis of professional assessments, tests, and surveys.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$25
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3.0x
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closed 4/1/2004 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired The Sheakley Group

synopsis: TALX Corporation (NASDAQ:TALX) said it completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the unemployment cost management and employment verification businesses of The Sheakley Group of Companies for approximately $39 million.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: The Sheakley Group
The Sheakley Group of Companies is a national consulting firm specializing in cost control for mandated and voluntary employee benefit programs and other human resource cost containment areas.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
$18
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closed 4/1/2004 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired The Sheakley Group

synopsis: TALX Corporation (NASDAQ:TALX) said it completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the unemployment cost management and employment verification businesses of The Sheakley Group of Companies for approximately $39 million.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: The Sheakley Group
The Sheakley Group of Companies is a national consulting firm specializing in cost control for mandated and voluntary employee benefit programs and other human resource cost containment areas.
price ($mm)
$39
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$18
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closed 5/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired TALX Corporation

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed the acquisition of TALX Corporation following approval of the transaction by TALX shareholders and satisfaction of all other closing conditions of the merger agreement.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas.
price ($mm)
$1,401
rev ($mm)
$257
EBITDA ($mm)
$87
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5.5x
EV / EBITDA
16.1x
closed 2/21/2018 via CNW Group

Solium Capital Inc., acquired Advanced-HR, Inc.

synopsis: Solium Capital Inc., the leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) for equity administration, financial reporting and compliance, has acquired Advanced-HR, the leading provider of cloud-based compensation data and compensation planning software for private and venture backed companies.
buyer: Solium Capital Inc. (TSX:SUM:$104.55)
Solium Capital Inc. provides cloud-enabled services for global equity administration, financial reporting and compliance. Headquartered in Canada, they also have offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, France and Australia. "
target: Advanced-HR, Inc.
Advanced-HR is a leading provider of cloud-based compensation data and compensation planning software for private and venture backed companies. Their OptionDriver software helps businesses develop, customize and manage the perfect compensation plan for their company.
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closed 4/21/2016 via BNC Analysis

PayScale, acquired MarketPay

synopsis: Seattle-based PayScale has acquired fellow compensation tracker MarketPay. Denver-based MarketPay, which will maintain its offices in the city, developed a software system that helps large companies look at a broad range of market surveys about compensation to decide what to pay employees.
buyer parent: Warburg Pincus
buyer: PayScale
PayScale, Inc. provides an immediate and precise snapshot of current market salaries through its online tools and software. PayScale’s products are powered by innovative algorithms that dynamically acquire, analyze and aggregate compensation information for millions of individuals in real-time. "
target: MarketPay
Denver-based MarketPay develops a software system that helps large companies look at a broad range of market surveys about compensation to decide what to pay employees. It has about 650 customers, including 200 in the Fortune 1000.
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closed 1/7/2016 via Market Wire

H.I.G. Capital, Prudential Capital Group, acquired Salary.com

synopsis: Salary.com, the technology leader in employee compensation data, software and services, announced that it has been acquired from IBM by its founding team. The original team, in partnership with co-investors H.I.G. Capital and Prudential Capital Group, have reacquired Salary.com from IBM, along with related compensation offerings.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Prudential Capital Group
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target parent: IBM
target: Salary.com
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation and talent management solutions. Salary.com's software applications and proprietary content help executives, line managers and compensation professionals automate, streamline and optimize critical talent management processes.
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closed 10/16/2014 via Company Press Release

Institutional Shareholder Services, acquired Incentive Lab

synopsis: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, announced the acquisition of the business of Incentive Lab, a data and analytics firm developing innovative solutions for addressing the increased complexity and unpredictability of executive compensation.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Institutional Shareholder Services
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) is the world’s leading provider of corporate governance and responsible investment (RI) solutions for asset owners, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset service providers. "
target: Incentive Lab
Incentive Lab is unique among providers of executive compensation data and analytics, offering detailed and comparable data on incentive awards, full details on performance metrics, goals, and structures, and a host of other data such as vesting schedules.
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closed 10/1/2010 via BusinessWire

Salary.com merged with Kenexa Corporation,

synopsis: Kenexa Corporation completed its previously announced acquisition of Salary.com, Inc.. As a result of the merger, Salary.com is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kenexa. Salary.com provides on-demand compensation software that helps businesses and individuals manage pay and performance.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa® provides business solutions for human resources. They help global organizations multiply business success by identifying the best individuals for every job and fostering optimal work environments for every organization. "
target: Salary.com
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation and talent management solutions. Salary.com's software applications and proprietary content help executives, line managers and compensation professionals automate, streamline and optimize critical talent management processes.
price ($mm)[EV]
$79 [$73]
rev ($mm)
$46
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1.6x
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closed 2/8/2012 via Yahoo, Inc.

SMBG Eduniversal S.A., acquired Alinea

synopsis: SMBG Eduniversal, a specialist in rating higher education programs, has announced the acquisition of Alinea.Net. Alinea.Net provides headhunters a database of contacts.
buyer: SMBG Eduniversal S.A.
SMBG-EDUNIVERSAL is a counselling and International Rating Agency specialised in the Higher Education Sector. Since 2002, SMBG-EDUNIVERSAL has been publishing a ranking of the Best Masters and MBAs in France. "
target: Alinea
Alinea.net allows recruitment agencies to access a database of professionals. Since 1997, headhunters have utilize Alinea.net for contacts.
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$0
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

MRI Software LLC, acquired Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees

synopsis: MRI Software LLC, a global leader in real estate software solutions, announced the acquisition of Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees, a provider of applicant screening platforms that focuses on the multifamily real estate industry and corporate employers. Their services include credit history, criminal history, eviction history, and more.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: MRI Software LLC
MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative real estate software applications and hosted solutions. MRI's comprehensive and flexible technology platform coupled with an open and connected ecosystem meets the unique needs of real estate businesses from property-level management to analytics. "
target: Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees
Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees is a provider of applicant screening platforms that focuses on the multifamily real estate industry and corporate employers. Their services include credit history, criminal history, eviction history, employment verification, and rental references reports.
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closed 8/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Salary.com, acquired ITG Competency Group

synopsis: Salary.com, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand compensation management solutions, has closed the asset purchase of ITG Competency Group of Princeton, New Jersey, effective August 3, 2007. As part of the transaction, Salary.com paid $1.5 million in cash and $500,000 in Salary.com stock.
buyer: Salary.com (SLRY:$0.00)
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation management solutions helping businesses and individuals manage pay and performance. Salary.com provides companies of all sizes comprehensive on-demand software applications. "
target: ITG Competency Group
ITG is a pioneer in competency management, offering a unique combination of off-the-shelf competency models and implementation services designed to accelerate performance or learning management initiative.
price ($mm)
$1.75
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closed 4/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Med Advantage, purchased NCVO Credentialing Arm from TriZetto Group, Inc.

synopsis: Med Advantage, a leading provider of data and credentialing services, announced it has acquired the NCVO(R) Credentialing Verification Organization of The TriZetto Group, Inc. This is the fourth (4th) acquisition that Med Advantage has completed in the past several years.
buyer: Med Advantage
Med Advantage is a leading provider of Credentialing and Data integration services. Working with Med Advantage, companies improve and reduce the cost of credentialing by integrating the automated services. "
seller: TriZetto Group, Inc.
TriZetto is Powering Integrated Healthcare Management™. The company provides premier information technology solutions that enable payers and other constituents in the healthcare supply chain to improve the coordination of benefits and care for healthcare consumers.
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closed 12/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Mercer, LLC, acquired Denarius

synopsis: Mercer announced that it has acquired Denarius, a leading compensation and benefits survey and information products consulting firm based in Santiago, Chile. The acquisition further strengthens Mercer’s capabilities in Chile, building upon strong relationships the firm has with multinationals.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a global leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset–their people. Mercer’s 20,000 employees are based in more than 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries."
target: Denarius
Denarius is a company specialized in highly analytical and reliable high-level compensation surveys. Denarius has been very successful and is the leading company providing data on compensation of top executives in terms of sample size.
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closed 5/27/2019 via PR Newswire

The Academy to Innovate HR, acquired Digital HR Tech

synopsis: The Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR), a company that offers world-class, online education programs for HR professionals, has acquired Digital HR Tech, the leading blog on Digital Human Resources and HR Technology.
buyer: The Academy to Innovate HR
The Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR) was founded in 2016. At AIHR, it is their mission to make HR future-proof by offering world-class, online education programs available anywhere, anytime. HR professionals committed to life-long learning can expand their skill set with relevant and in-demand skills. "
target: Digital HR Tech
Digital HR Tech is one of the largest HR blogs in the world, attracting 65,000 pageviews per month. The blog covers digital HR and HR technology-related topics. It provides high-quality articles and video content about the latest developments in HR tech, best practices and the future of work.
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closed 4/23/2014 via PR Web

Xceptional HR Consulting, LLC, acquired The Recruiters Lounge

synopsis: Blogging4Jobs announces the acquisition of The Recruiters Lounge which began publishing in January 2005 and provides information and insights into the wacky world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more under the management of Jim Stroud.
buyer: Xceptional HR Consulting, LLC
Xceptional HR is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and provides consulting services to locally and nationally. Their clients range from entrepreneurs, small business, to large corporations, and everything in between. "
target: The Recruiters Lounge
The Recruiters Lounge began in 2005 and is a blog that explores the world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more. Their conversations here focus on recruiting, sourcing and job searching.
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closed 6/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Jobster Inc., acquired Recruiting.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jobster Inc. announced it has acquired Recruiting.com, the leading recruiting industry blog site. Recruiting.com will continue to aggregate content from more than 70 recruiting industry blogs as well as drive thought leadership in the industry through original content created by Recruiting.com's team of industry experts.
buyer: Jobster Inc.
Jobster is the leading provider of targeted job advertising services offering the most effective way to attract and hire top talent. Founded in 2004, Jobster develops innovative technologies that connect the right person with the right job at the right time. "
target: Recruiting.com, Inc.
Recruiting.com offers Prospect Relationship Management (PRM) solutions. Their technology combines a powerful search engine to find prospects from internal and external sources with tools to organize prospects.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
price ($mm)
$0.52
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closed 4/21/2011 via Market Wire

SharedXpertise Media, LLC, acquired Talent Management Technology

synopsis: SharedXpertise announced it has acquired the assets of Talent Management Technology. Talent Management Technology's popular destination is frequently visited by global business audiences with graduate degrees who have an interest in HR and talent management topics.
buyer: SharedXpertise Media, LLC
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management. "
target parent: Tarsus Group plc
target: Talent Management Technology
Talent Management Technology (TMT) is an online destination where talent management professionals and the providers of technologies and services for them meet. Its database of companies is the most comprehensive searchable directory online of these talent management technologies and services.
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closed 7/24/2020 via PR Newswire

CircaWorks, acquired America's Job Exchange

synopsis: Circa announced the purchase of Andover, MA-based America's Job Exchange (AJE). America's Job Exchange is a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions in the U.S and as of the close of the sale becomes part of Circa.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: CircaWorks
Circa, formerly LocalJobNetwork™, (CircaWorks.com), is a catalyst for 21st century companies to build high-performing diverse teams and is the largest provider of OFCCP compliance solutions. The company was founded in 1994, has 5000+ customers, 17,500 community partner relationships. "
target: America's Job Exchange
Andover, MA-based America's Job Exchange (AJE) is a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions in the U.S. Its mission is to provide the tools, resources, and information to connect employers and diverse job seekers.
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closed 6/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired asap.industries GmbH

synopsis: asap.industries, the provider of a platform for the placement and control of freelancers, has been acquired by Xing. Three co-founders, André Hennen, Stefan Knop and Paul Sorge, will remain on board.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, helps its more than 12 million members to balance their professional and private life as well as possible. Members can meet and exchange views in groups, while also getting together at business-related events every year. "
target: asap.industries GmbH
asap.industries helps companies with their constantly growing freelance workforce. They offer asapOS, a cloud-based database for every company that certain people (HR, team leader) can access which contains all relevant information about all the freelancers.
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closed 3/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

1000jobboersen.de merged with Softgarden,

synopsis: Softgarden, which provides web-based recruiting software to handle the entire recruitment process, is joining forces with 1000jobboersen.de, a job ad media planning service. The new entity, softgarden E-Recruiting, claims to be Europe’s largest Recruiting-as-a-Service provider, with more than 5,000 clients.
buyer: Softgarden
softgarden offers an e-recruiting software which enables recruiters and hiring managers to manage the recruiting within their company easily. It covers the entire recruitment process including posting jobs, managing candidates and making the right hire. "
target: 1000jobboersen.de
1000jobboersen.de is a job ad media planning service. It allows companies to access to over 1000 job portals and social media channels to advertise their open positions.
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