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closed 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Absolventa, acquired Trendence

synopsis: Funke Media Group announced that its subsidiary Absolventa GmbH, which operates career websites for young job seekers, has acquired a 100-percent stake in Trendence, a market research firm based in Berlin. Trendence Institute is Europe’s leading research institute specialising in employer branding and personnel marketing.
buyer parent: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
buyer: Absolventa
Absolventa GmbH owns and operates an online job exchange portal. They collaborate with over 4.000 companies from different industries. In an increasingly competitive landscape for recruiting Absolventa managed to build a unique and distinctive career hub in order to provide for talented employees. "
target parent: Group GTI Ltd.
target: Trendence
Trendence Institute is Europe’s leading research institute specialising in employer branding and personnel marketing. More than three million school-leavers, students and young professionals from all over the world take part in our studies on their career ambitions and employers of choice.
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closed 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Stone & Chalk, acquired Ribit

synopsis: Stone & Chalk, a not-for-profit technology incubator and impact network in Australia, has acquired Ribit from Data61, Australia’s leading digital research powerhouse. Ribit is a digital student job and internship matching platform in Australia. Ribit connects students with digital, STEM, research and business skills to innovative companies.
buyer: Stone & Chalk
Stone & Chalk is a not-for-profit technology incubator and impact network in Australia. Stone & Chalk has a proven track record in developing successful growth and support frameworks for emerging tech sectors. They nurture those who are seeking to solve the world's most pressing challenges. "
target parent: CSIRO
target: Ribit
Ribit is a digital student job and internship matching platform in Australia. Ribit connects students with digital, STEM, research and business skills to innovative companies. They offer students flexible options for casual, part-time, and full time jobs, as well as internships and projects.
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closed 4/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Poolia AB, acquired Student Node AB

synopsis: Swedish staffing firm Poolia announced that it has acquired a 51% stake in Student Node AB, a company based in Sweden that organises events for students at universities and colleges. Student Node helps the employers who want to attract and recruit IT skills to succeed.
buyer: Poolia AB (OM:POOL B:$208.06)
Poolia offers high competence and extensive experience in recruitment, hiring, executive search, leadership development and talent supply of qualified professionals. Poolia is a listed company with a presence in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, England and Germany. "
target: Student Node AB
Student Node helps the employers who want to attract and recruit IT skills to succeed. At tech events where Student Node selects IT talents, companies meet and recruit students they need.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

SEEK Ltd., acquired Gradconnection

synopsis: Online jobs classifieds and services business SEEK has acquired graduate job marketplace GradConnection in a move to target young jobseekers finishing up their education. GradConnection connects university graduates with top employers since being founded in 2008.
buyer: SEEK Ltd. (SKLTF.PK:$936.33)
SEEK can help you achieve your career goals. We are Australia's most popular choice for advertisers searching for the right candidate, and job seekers looking for the right job. SEEK is owned and operated in Australia and also has offices across New Zealand and the UK. "
target: Gradconnection
GradConnection connects university graduates with top employers since being founded in 2008. GradConnection is one of the most successful graduate recruitment sites across Australia, South Africa, U.K., U.S., and Asia.
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closed 12/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Capp & Co. Limited, acquired Koru

synopsis: Capp & Co., a leader in strength-based talent assessment, announces that it has completed its acquisition of Koru Careers, Inc.'s predictive hiring business. With Koru's assessment of the Koru7™ Impact Skills and its predictive hiring platform, Capp is now able to assess a wider range of work-related strengths and predict the fit of job applicants.
buyer: Capp & Co. Limited
Capp & Co. designs new and better ways of assessing people. At the heart of their product offering is their 'Strengths' methodology' developed by their CEO Alex Linley, an expert in the field of Positive Psychology. Capp works with clients across the entire candidate and employee life cycle. "
target: Koru
Koru is the leader in predictive hiring based on what really drives performance. Based on the Koru7™Impact Skills and using its predictive hiring platform, Koru identifies the predictors of performance and develops models to assess fit of applicants in jobs.
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closed 8/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Symplicity Corporation, acquired Contratanet

synopsis: Symplicity Corporation, a provider of SaaS-based solutions for colleges and graduate school programs, has acquired Contratanet, a network of career portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Contratanet connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Symplicity Corporation
Symplicity sells SaaS-based solutions to over 1,200 colleges and graduate school programs that help manage all aspects of a student’s life on campus, including career services, academics, behavioral intervention, and student conduct. "
target: Contratanet
Contratanet is the largest integrated network of job portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. Their technology connects higher education institutions, companies, candidates and portal partners to bring together quality opportunities and professionals.
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closed 5/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

AlmaMapper, acquired VibrantMinds Technologies

synopsis: Ahmedabad-based AlmaMapper, a free utility platform that connects teachers, campuses and students, has acquired VibrantMinds Technologies, a company that operates a recruitment platform which helps employers and candidates to connect with each other. They provide services such as campus hiring, talent evaluation, and resume building.
buyer: AlmaMapper
Ahmedabad-based AlmaMapper is a free utility platform that connects teachers, campuses and students. The utilities it provides include discovery of campuses, alumni, notes, courses, events, jobs and internships to more than 800,000 students registered on the platform. "
target: VibrantMinds Technologies
VibrantMinds Technologies operates a recruitment platform which helps employers and candidates to connect with each other. They provide services such as campus hiring, talent evaluation, and resume building. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Pune, India.
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announced 2/17/2017 via PR Newswire

WayUp, will acquire LookSharp

synopsis: WayUp and Looksharp announced a definitive agreement for WayUp to acquire Looksharp. The acquisition will create the most advanced job marketplace that will help every college student and recent grad find the right job or internship. LookSharp helps every student launch their career and helps employers discover the best talent.
buyer: WayUp
WayUp is the leading online job marketplace exclusively for U.S. college students and recent grads. Launched in September 2014, WayUp is the only site where employers can post a job to a targeted (and filtered) audience of students at any U.S. college. "
target: LookSharp
LookSharp helps every student launch their career and helps employers discover the best talent. LookSharp allows employers to access in-depth college hiring resources, post internships and entry-level jobs, and search the online profiles of over half a million students to find the best talent.
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closed 12/23/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aspiring Minds, acquired LetsIntern Career Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: Gurgaon-based skills assessment company Aspiring Minds has acquired LetsIntern.com, a web and mobile platform to discover internships. The LetsIntern platform, run by Letsintern Career Solutions Pvt Ltd, has a network of 4 million students and more than 22,000 organisations.
buyer: Aspiring Minds
Aspiring Minds offers employability assessments, connecting talent, talent benchmarking and analytics to information technology, small & medium enterprises, hospitality, banking, financial services and insurance, knowledge process outsourcing and information technology enabled services. "
target: LetsIntern Career Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
Founded in 2010, LetsIntern is a web and mobile platform where all forms of student opportunities (Internships, Virtual Internships, Brand Evangelists, Volunteer Opportunities, Tasks and Full time jobs) are facilitated through meaningful connections with organizations.
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closed 7/8/2015 via Company Press Release

CharityVillage Ltd., acquired Talent Egg Inc.

synopsis: CharityVillage, Canada’s leading online resource and job board for the nonprofit sector announced that they have acquired TalentEgg, Canada’s leading job board and online career resource for students and recent graduates.
buyer: CharityVillage Ltd.
CharityVillage is Canada’s leading online resource and job board for the nonprofit sector. CharityVillage is visited over 9 million times each year and its pages are viewed 60 million times. "
target: Talent Egg Inc.
TalentEgg is Canada's leading job board and online career website for students and recent graduates. For an employer or educator looking to reach students and recent graduates, there is no better place to broadcast recruitment messages.
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closed 4/7/2015 via PR Newswire

AfterCollege, Inc., acquired Collegefeed

synopsis: As millions of college seniors around the globe prepare for graduation next month, AfterCollege announced that it has acquired competitor Collegefeed – a social platform that makes it very easy and engaging for college grads, employers, career centers and alumni to brand, discover and interact with each other.
buyer: AfterCollege, Inc.
AfterCollege is an entry-level job and internship resource that helps over half a million visitors each month. The Explore feature matches students and recent graduates with more than 400,000 job opportunities based on the jobseeker's school, major, graduation date, and personal preferences. "
target parent: Accel Partners
target: Collegefeed
Collegefeed is a social platform that makes it very easy and engaging for college grads, employers, career centers and alumni to brand, discover and interact with each other.
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closed 10/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., acquired Internships.com

synopsis: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG), the Student Hub, announced it has acquired Internships.com, a division of CareerArc Group LLC. The world's largest student-focused internship marketplace, Internships.com, will add 2 million registered students, 380 university relationships, and 90,000 internships from 60,000 companies to the Chegg Career Center.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$445.11)
Chegg, the social education platform, is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college. Students use Chegg for homework help, course selection, note taking, textbook and e-textbook rentals and Daily deals. "
target parent: CareerArc Group
target: Internships.com
Internships.com is the world's largest student-focused internship marketplace. Internships.com provides a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services to enable every student, employer and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities.
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$11
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closed 1/31/2013 via Market Wire

Readyforce, acquired Umeqo

synopsis: Readyforce, the leading career network for college students, has acquired Umeqo, the MIT student-built, student-run platform that connects Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students with prospective employers.
buyer: Readyforce
Readyforce, the leading career network for college students, is the easiest way for students to launch amazing careers. Readyforce network connects students to influential business leaders, powerful campus programs, engaging networking events, and exciting jobs and internships. "
target: Umeqo
Umeqo is a recruiting resource for students and employers to discover one another by leveraging the familiar paradigms of resumes and events. The platform empowers employers to easily filter and search student profiles, create resume books, reach out to candidates, and post and manage campus events.
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closed 1/7/2009 via PR Newswire

AcademicTransfer, acquired Career.edu

synopsis: AcademicTransfer, the Dutch niche job-board for Academia, has taken over the American job-board Career.edu. AcademicTransfer will now be a job board for the international research and academic community in 38 countries.
buyer: AcademicTransfer
AcademicTransfer is an international job-board for academia. Founded as a joint job-board for universities, university medical centers and research institutes in The Netherlands, it has developed into a niche site for academia and is therefore unique in its kind. "
target: Career.edu
Career.edu is an American job-board for the international research and academic community. Besides The United States, Career.edu is active in 38 countries.
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closed 4/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Frontline Education, acquired Teachers-Teachers.com

synopsis: Frontline Education has acquired Teachers-Teachers, a national job search resource that connects more than 2,000 educational organizations nationwide with the best of more than one million candidates.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Frontline Education
Bringing together the best education software solutions into one unified platform, Frontline makes it possible to efficiently and effectively manage the needs of the education community including Recruiting & Hiring, Absence & Time, Professional Growth and Student Solutions. "
target parent: FTL Capital, LLC.
target: Teachers-Teachers.com
Teachers-Teachers is a job search resource dedicated to elevating the quality of education worldwide by efficiently connecting outstanding educators with school systems. This service provides an effective way to find great education jobs nationwide.
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closed 2/4/2016 via BusinessWire

myEDmatch merged with Teachers-Teachers.com,

synopsis: Teachers-Teachers and myEDmatch announced its merger, combining the nation’s largest teacher recruitment platform with customizable job-matching technology. Teachers-Teachers has focused on education recruitment since 1999, while myEDmatch has been innovating on the matching process since 2012.
buyer parent: FTL Capital, LLC.
buyer: Teachers-Teachers.com
Teachers-Teachers.com launched in 1999 and is designed to help educators find teaching jobs, administrative jobs and other related service positions. The service is easy to use and helps educators efficiently find teaching jobs by position area and location. "
target: myEDmatch
myEDmatch is a job matching platform using innovative technology to help connect schools and teachers based on shared educational beliefs and goals, encouraging long-term teacher retention. They help schools find and recruit best-fit talent and provide teachers with job opportunities and resources.
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closed 2/9/2007 via PR Newswire

EMCParadigm, acquired JIST Publishing

synopsis: EMC Corporation, an independent educational publisher has acquired JIST Publishing, Inc., a leading developer and publisher of educational materials covering job search, resumes and career reference, self-assessment, and planning in the school, library, employment and training, and trade markets of North America.
buyer parent: The Wicks Group of Companies, L.L.C.
buyer: EMCParadigm (:$0.00)
EMC/Paradigm publishes textbook programs for accounting/math, allied health, computer applications, developmental skills, English/communications, keyboarding, machine transcription/shorthand, office systems, psychology/human relations/careers, staff development, and world languages. "
target: JIST Publishing
JIST's products assist students, teachers, career counselors and adults learn about job searches, career exploration, occupational information, life skills. JIST's products include assessment materials, workbooks and textbooks, career reference books, videos/DVDs/software, and websites.
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closed 11/9/2017 via PR Newswire

Xello, acquired CASCAID Ltd.

synopsis: Xello, a leader in career development solutions, has acquired CASCAID from Loughborough University, one of Britain’s leading universities. CASCAID is a producer of careers information and guidance solutions. They provide impartial and independent high quality careers guidance tools which provide accurate and up-to-date information.
buyer: Xello
Xello, formerly Career Cruising, is a leader in career development solutions. Xello is an online program that helps anyone, anywhere in the world create a successful future through self-knowledge, exploration, and planning. Xello is used by over 20,000 institutions across North America. "
target parent: Loughborough University
target: CASCAID Ltd.
CASCAID is a producer of careers information and guidance solutions. They provide impartial and independent high quality careers guidance tools which provide accurate and up-to-date information. Their online products are used in guidance and educational organisations in the UK and internationally.
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closed 10/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

Lancers, Inc., acquired MENTA

synopsis: Lancers, Japan's largest freelance talent platform, has acquired MENTA, an online platform in Japan that connects people to mentors. MENTA has helped over 18,000 people find mentors for various subjects. Their platform offers more than 1,500 mentors for programming, entrepreneurship, marketing, sales, hobbies, art, language, music, and more.
buyer: Lancers, Inc.
Lancers is Japan's largest freelance talent platform. Lancers matches companies with individuals who are looking for jobs online. The platform offers jobs in over 140 categories, including web development, system development, sales, design, translation, photography and more. "
target: MENTA
MENTA is an online platform in Japan that connects people to mentors. MENTA has helped over 18,000 people find mentors for various subjects. Their platform offers more than 1,500 mentors for programming, entrepreneurship, marketing, sales, hobbies, art, language, music, and more.
price ($mm)
$2.15
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closed 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Absolventa, acquired Trendence

synopsis: Funke Media Group announced that its subsidiary Absolventa GmbH, which operates career websites for young job seekers, has acquired a 100-percent stake in Trendence, a market research firm based in Berlin. Trendence Institute is Europe’s leading research institute specialising in employer branding and personnel marketing.
buyer parent: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
buyer: Absolventa
Absolventa GmbH owns and operates an online job exchange portal. They collaborate with over 4.000 companies from different industries. In an increasingly competitive landscape for recruiting Absolventa managed to build a unique and distinctive career hub in order to provide for talented employees. "
target parent: Group GTI Ltd.
target: Trendence
Trendence Institute is Europe’s leading research institute specialising in employer branding and personnel marketing. More than three million school-leavers, students and young professionals from all over the world take part in our studies on their career ambitions and employers of choice.
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closed 5/24/2017 via BNC Analysis

Absolventa, acquired Trendence

synopsis: Funke Media Group announced that its subsidiary Absolventa GmbH, which operates career websites for young job seekers, has acquired a 100-percent stake in Trendence, a market research firm based in Berlin. Trendence Institute is Europe’s leading research institute specialising in employer branding and personnel marketing.
buyer parent: Funke Mediengruppe GmbH
buyer: Absolventa
Absolventa GmbH owns and operates an online job exchange portal. They collaborate with over 4.000 companies from different industries. In an increasingly competitive landscape for recruiting Absolventa managed to build a unique and distinctive career hub in order to provide for talented employees. "
target parent: Group GTI Ltd.
target: Trendence
Trendence Institute is Europe’s leading research institute specialising in employer branding and personnel marketing. More than three million school-leavers, students and young professionals from all over the world take part in our studies on their career ambitions and employers of choice.
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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 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

VimVic, acquired Business Animals

synopsis: VimVic, a education and digital HR company, has acquired Business Animals, a company that specializes in modern business. Business Animals started out as a social networking business and now it brings merchants and proven profiles. Companies can offer the production of presentation formats that serve as HR marketing tools and help build a business.
buyer: VimVic
Based in Czechia, VimVic is engaged in education and digital HR. They work on online courses along with company profiles and employer ratings to help users learn about corporate culture and the experiences of others. "
target: Business Animals
Based in Czechia, Business Animals specializes in modern business. Business Animals started out as a social networking business, and now it brings merchants and proven profiles. Companies can offer the production of presentation formats that serve as HR marketing tools and help build a business.
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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.
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$1,200
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closed 2/20/2018 via Reuters

Adecco Group, acquired Vettery

synopsis: Staffing company Adecco bought U.S.-based online recruitment platform Vettery to increase its footprint in the digital permanent recruitment market. Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$25,983.48)
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day. "
target: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches.
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announced 1/31/2018 via PR Newswire

Quess Corp Limited, will purchase APAC Business from Monster Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Quess Corp Limited, India's leading integrated business services provider, will acquire Monster Worldwide's APAC business. Monster Worldwide is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. They help individuals find better jobs, and employers find the best talent. The deal includes Monster's business in India, South East Asia and the Middle East.
buyer parent: Thomascook.in
buyer: Quess Corp Limited (BSE:539978:$918.70)
Quess Corp Limited, established in 2007, is India's leading integrated business services provider. Quess serves over 1700+ customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrials. "
seller parent: Randstad Holding NV
seller: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide's APAC business includes Monster's business in India, South East Asia and the Middle East. Monster Worldwide is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. Monster has helped individuals find better jobs, and employers find the best talent.
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closed 8/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Vaco, acquired Lannick

synopsis: Vaco, a leading talent acquisition and consulting firm focusing in the areas of accounting, finance, IT, administration and executive search has acquired Lannick, a Toronto-based premier professional recruitment and consulting firm.
buyer parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
buyer: Vaco
Vaco offers consulting, contract and direct hire solutions in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations and general administration. "
target: Lannick
Lannick is the premier professional recruitment and staffing firm in the Greater Toronto Area. Founded in 1985, Lannick provides best-in-class finance, accounting and technology professionals at all roles and levels.
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closed 10/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Staffbay merged with Frontline Recruitment,

synopsis: Frontline Recruitment has expanded its offering to growing businesses and jobseekers by bringing free-to-use website staffbay.com into its company. Previously, staffbay.com was a standalone company. Now, Frontline will expand further as it moves to become the fastest-growing “one-stop shop” for recruitment.
buyer: Frontline Recruitment
Frontline Recruitment’s service is designed to ensure clients the absolute confidence in recruitment and selection procedures. Candidates go through a thorough selection process, so that employers can be confident that only the candidates who meet their exact needs will be supplied. "
target: Staffbay
Staffbay matches the best candidates and the best employers. Staffbay is the world's most dynamic recruitment website and it's FREE to use. Their product is set to speed up the world's recruitment process and bring employers and candidates together.
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closed 9/8/2016 via Market Wire

Glassdoor, Inc., acquired Love Mondays

synopsis: Glassdoor, Inc., the transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace, announced the acquisition of Love Mondays, a fast-growing employer review, salary data and jobs site in Brazil. The site provides worker insights about Brazilian workplaces through company reviews, ratings and salary content, and job listings for more than 75,000 employers.
buyer: 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. "
target: Love Mondays
Love Mondays is the leading employer reviews, salary data and jobs site in Brazil. With over 75,000 employers reviewed on the platform, Love Mondays helps over 1 million people every month to make informed career decisions.
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closed 10/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Randstad Holding NV, acquired Monster Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Randstad Holding nv, a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in connecting jobs and people, announced it has successfully completed its tender offer for Randstad to acquire Monster. Monster will continue operating as a separate and independent entity under the Monster name.
buyer: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$26,480.35)
Randstad specializes in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Their services range from regular temporary staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse, Professionals, Search & Selection, outplacement, and HR Solutions. "
target: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are. The company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities.
price ($mm)
$429
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$652
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closed 12/16/2013 via PR Web

JobsInLogistics.com, acquired NetTemps.com

synopsis: JobsInLogistics.com, Inc. announced the acquisition of the job board, NetTemps.com. Net-Temps is an internet job board (a jobs website) and offers free job searching for jobseekers. Their customers are staffing companies and use the Net-Temps website to post their job openings.
buyer: JobsInLogistics.com
JobsInLogistics.com is an online career and recruiting job board for the logistics, supply chain, transportation and distribution professions. JobsInLogistics.com Inc. operates JobsInLogistics.com, AllRetailJobs.com, JobsInTrucks.com, FleetJobs.com, and JobsInManufacturing.com. "
target: NetTemps.com
With its job distribution network to more than 20,000 employment related sites, NetTemps.com attracts a vast quantity of management, hourly, temporary and part-time candidates with a wide variety of skills in supply chain, transportation, manufacturing, retail, sales, accounting and administration.
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closed 2/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

IrishJobs.ie, acquired ChinaHR.com

synopsis: Monster, one of the largest employment websites in the world, has sold the unsettled jobs listing website ChinaHR to IrishJobs.ie. Saongroup operates an online jobs listing service in 30 countries, including China, through the IrishJobs.ie website.
buyer parent: Saongroup
buyer: IrishJobs.ie
With over half a million users each month, IrishJobs.ie, is Ireland's no.1 recruitment website. They are trusted and used by over 900 of Ireland's top businesses. They bring job seekers and employers together. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: ChinaHR.com
China HR.com is one of the leading and most widely recognized online recruitment Web sites in China. ChinaHR provides online recruiting, campus recruiting and human resources value-added services.
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closed 10/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired ChinaHR.com Holdings, Ltd.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the parent company of Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource, announced that it has completed its acquisition of ChinaHR, creating a leading force in online recruitment in China and across Asia.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: ChinaHR.com Holdings, Ltd.
China HR.com Holdings Ltd is the owner of ChinaHR.com(R), one of the leading and most widely recognized online recruitment Web sites in China. ChinaHR provides online recruiting, campus recruiting and human resources value-added services.
price ($mm)
$133*
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closed 3/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

InstantJob merged with Gofer,

synopsis: InstantJob, a company that develops a web platform that connects job candidates through a mobile application, has merged with Gofer, a company that develops an application for job seekers and recruiters in the hotel and catering sector. Both companies are based in Paris, France.
buyer: Gofer
Gofer SAS develops an application for job seekers and recruiters in the hotel and catering sector. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: InstantJob
InstantJob SAS develops a web platform that connects job candidates through a mobile application. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Paris, France. Employers can search for job candidates, schedule interviews, create invoices and more.
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announced 7/21/2017 via Reuters

Open-Career, Inc., will purchase Switch Business from Net Marketing Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Open-Career, Inc., an online job recruitment platform that helps users that are looking to find or change jobs, will acquire Switch from Net Marketing, a provider of affiliate advertising services. Switch is a mobile app that utilizes Facebook to help users find jobs. Users input information into the app and wait for an employer to contact them.
buyer parent: i-mobile Co., Ltd.
buyer: Open-Career, Inc.
Established in 2014, Open-Career is an online job recruitment platform that helps users that are looking to find or change jobs. The platform helps users reach various businesses such as Sega Games, Comico, Supership, Axel Mark, CyberAgent, and more. "
seller: Net Marketing Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:6175:$79.05)
The Switch mobile app is a job matching service that utilizes Facebook to help users find jobs. All users need to do is provide the necessary information and wait for an employer to contact them. Net Marketing Co.,Ltd. provides affiliate advertising services to various businesses.
price ($mm)
$0.27
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, will acquire iimjobs.com

synopsis: Info Edge, the operator of jobs site Naukri.com and real estate portal 99acres.com, has agreed to acquire Highorbit Careers Pvt. Ltd, the company behind jobs portal iimjobs.com. iimjobs.com is focused on middle- to senior-level hiring in fields such as finance, consulting, business process outsourcing, technology, and sales and marketing.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$173.03)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: iimjobs.com
iimjobs.com is an exclusive online recruitment platform for middle and senior management positions in India. With over one million registered professionals, iimjobs.com focuses on providing premium job opportunities and an enhanced job seeking experience.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/7/2012 via Market Wire

CallidusCloud, acquired 6FigureJobs

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc., the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced its acquisition of a premier executive career community and job board, 6FigureJobs. 6FigureJobs provides job postings from leading Fortune 1000 companies and executive search firms, including C-level, VP, Director and Senior Manager jobs.
buyer: CallidusCloud (CALD:$239.66)
Callidus Software Inc., dba CallidusCloud, is the market and technology leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing. CallidusCloud's customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales effectiveness. "
target: 6FigureJobs
6FigureJobs.com Inc. is a premier executive career community & job board that offers relevant online job search resources and content for $100K+ job seekers and recruiters. 6FigureJobs allows employers and recruiters to post their six figure job opportunities, search for resumes, and more.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, acquired AmbitionBox

synopsis: Info Edge, India’s premier online classifieds company, has acquired AmbitionBox, a company that currently helps people with their job interview preparation and provides access to in-depth authentic information about a company.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$173.03)
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. "
target: AmbitionBox
Ambitionbox.com currently helps people with their Job-Interview Preparation and provides access to in-depth authentic information about a company. They are based in Noida, India.
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closed 3/25/2020 via Company Press Release

SoldOut, acquired Career Rules

synopsis: SoldOut, a digital marketing company that works to increase the sales of small and medium-sized venture companies, has acquired Career Rules, an online easy-to-understand job change information platform that sends out information that is deemed useful and trustworthy for job changers.
buyer: SoldOut (TSE:6553:$183.10)
SoldOut is a digital marketing company that works to increase the sales of small and medium-sized venture companies in Japan. They refine and pursue marketing techniques without compromise in order to contribute to the success of online businesses of small and medium-sized and venture companies. "
target: Career Rules
Based in Japan, Career Rules aims to be an online easy-to-understand job change information platform that sends out information that is deemed useful and trustworthy for job changers. They create and provide content based on editorial staff's job change experience and job change agents.
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closed 1/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired kununu GmbH

synopsis: Xing – the German equivalent of LinkedIn – has acquired employer-rating and job listing platform Kununu. Kununu lets current and former employees anonymously rate their employers, and also provides job listings. It services German-speaking countries from its base in Vienna, and claims about three million page impressions per month.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING AG engages in the operation of a professional networking website. Its Internet-based platform provides members the opportunity of establishing new contacts, maintain existing contacts, extend their operations to new markets, and exchange opinions and information. "
target: kununu GmbH
kununu GmbH operates an online platform for employer reviews in German-speaking countries. The platform provides employees, former employees, trainees and interns the opportunity to rate their employer in various categories such as working environment, promotion opportunities, and salary.
price ($mm)
$4.70
rev ($mm)
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announced 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

StepStone GmbH, will acquire Universum AB

synopsis: StepStone, the Germany-based group of global job boards, will acquire Swedish employer branding site Universum, announced Axel Springer SE, StepStone’s parent company. Universum delivers the critical talent market insights, winning brand strategies and compelling, story-led communication organizations need to compete effectively for the talent.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
StepStone is the number one job board in Germany. If on the job hunt or looking for career opportunities, StepStone is the right place to go on the web. Recruiting companies from all over Germany place their job offers on StepStone. "
target: Universum AB
Universum delivers the critical talent market insights, winning brand strategies and compelling, story-led communication organizations need to compete more effectively for the talent. Universum delivers a full range of services in research, strategic consulting and communication solutions.
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