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closed 1/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

StepStone GmbH, acquired Studydrive

synopsis: StepStone, a leading online job portal in Europe has acquired Studydrive. Studydrive is an E-Learning student platform that connects over 700k students from 100 universities from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The platform enables students to share their learning materials and connect them with jobs and internship opportunities.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
StepStone is one of the leading online job portals in Europe. Companies can find qualified specialists and executives through their site in a number of European countries. They have millions of visitors per month in Germany alone and is thus one of the most frequented online job portals in Germany. "
target: Studydrive
Studydrive is an E-Learning student platform that allows over 700k students from 100 universities from Germany, Austria and Switzerland to share their learning materials and lecture notes. They also connect students to jobs and internships once they've finished with their studies.
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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 3/12/2020 via Company Press Release

Elsevier B.V., acquired Authess

synopsis: Elsevier, a global leader in information analytics specializing in science and health, and part of RELX, has acquired Authess, the Boston-based developer of an advanced performance-based competency assessment platform that evaluates how students solve complex, open-ended problems they would encounter on the job.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: Elsevier B.V.
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers and tackle human crises. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education. "
target: Authess
Authess is a developer that uniquely leverages technology to measure an individual’s ability to solve complex, real-world problems. The Authess platform supports authoring, delivery, analysis, and reporting of authentic, performance-based assessment.
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closed 10/19/2018 via Company Press Release

LRNG merged with Southern New Hampshire University,

synopsis: Southern New Hampshire University and LRNG, two of the largest and most innovative education organizations in the country, are merging to build a learning and workforce solution for cities and employers across the U.S. LRNG's platform immerses youth in rich playlists and curated educational content to help plan paths to success.
buyer: Southern New Hampshire University
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution. Now serving more than 100,000 students worldwide, SNHU offers more than 200 accredited undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, available online and on its 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH. "
target: LRNG
LRNG's goal is to enable young people to define their purpose and find paths to success. LRNG's platform immerses youth in connected communities of practice. Through rich playlists and curated content, youth earn digital badges that unlock opportunities like micro-scholarships, internships and more.
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closed 12/8/2003 via BusinessWire

Houghton Mifflin Company, acquired Edusoft, Inc.

synopsis: Houghton Mifflin Company today announced the acquisition of Edusoft, a San Francisco, California based assessment platform provider. Edusoft, founded in 2000, provides a unique standards-based assessment platform that helps school districts improve student achievement through better access to performance data and instructional tools.
buyer parent: Houghton Mifflin Riverdeep Group PLC
buyer: Houghton Mifflin Company (HMHC:$1,322.42)
Houghton Mifflin is one of the leading educational publishers in the United States, publishing textbooks, instructional technology, assessments, and other educational materials for teachers and students of every age. "
target: Edusoft, Inc.
Edusoft is a web-based assessment platform. We help school districts, administrators, teachers and parents track student performance on state standards through three kinds of tests: state exams, district benchmarks, and in-class teacher tests.
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closed 7/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Infobase, purchased Professional Development and Training Platform from Hoonuit

synopsis: Infobase has announced the acquisition of Hoonuit's Professional Development and Training Platform, the leading solution for educators needing to improve student learning and meet district, state, and department objectives.
buyer parent: Centre Lane Partners, LLC
buyer: Infobase
Infobase, a Centre Lane Partners portfolio company, is a leading provider of award-winning digital reference content to the school and library community. Infobase provides students, educators, and librarians with a broad range of products that both enhance and enrich the learning experience. "
seller parent: Renovus Capital
seller: Hoonuit
The acquisition includes Hoonuit's Professional Development and Training Platform, the leading solution for educators needing to improve student learning and meet district, state, and department objectives. Hoonuit is a leading provider of data management and analytics solutions in education.
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closed 7/18/2017 via PR Newswire

Frontline Education, acquired School Improvement Network

synopsis: Frontline Education, an integrated insights partner serving more than 12,000 Educational Organizations, announced the acquisition of School Improvement Network, a professional learning provider for educators. They are driven by a single-minded cause: to help teachers become more effective, so that 100% of students are college and career ready.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Frontline Education
Frontline Education is an integrated insights partner serving more than 12,000 Educational Organizations and millions of educators, administrators and support personnel in their efforts to develop the next generation of learners. "
target: School Improvement Network
School Improvement Network is a professional learning provider for educators. They are driven by a single-minded cause: to help 100% of teachers become more effective, so that 100% of students are college and career ready.
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closed 10/17/2018 via Company Press Release

Learners Edge, acquired Teaching Channel, Inc.

synopsis: L Squared Capital Partners is pleased to announce that its portfolio company, Learners Edge, has acquired the Teaching Channel, a subscription-based software platform where teachers can watch, share, and learn new techniques to improve student learning.
buyer parent: L Squared Capital Partners
buyer: Learners Edge
Learners Edge has been committed to helping teachers reach the highest level of success in their classrooms and their careers since 2002. Learners Edge offers over 120 self-paced, continuing education courses for teachers across the country and around the world. "
target parent: SilverLake
target: Teaching Channel, Inc.
Teaching Channel, one of the leading brands in education, has over one million registered users and is known nationally for its more than 1,350 best-in-class videos of teachers in action. Teaching Channel Plus, an online K-12 professional development platform, is used by school districts nationwide.
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closed 7/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Weld North LLC, acquired Teaching Channel, Inc.

synopsis: Teaching Channel, a California non-profit organization and the premier video-based online professional learning company, announced that its operations and assets have been acquired by its management team and employees, completing its transition to a for-profit company. Investors included Weld North and members of the management team.
buyer: Weld North LLC
Weld North operates a platform of digital and SaaS educational solution businesses. In partnership with KKR, a global alternative asset manager, Weld North makes control investments in high potential businesses in the education industry. "
target: Teaching Channel, Inc.
Teaching Channel, one of the leading brands in education, has more than 1,300 best-in-class videos of teachers in action, one million registered users, and a SAAS-based professional development platform that is used by K-12 school districts nationwide.
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closed 1/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

StepStone GmbH, acquired Studydrive

synopsis: StepStone, a leading online job portal in Europe has acquired Studydrive. Studydrive is an E-Learning student platform that connects over 700k students from 100 universities from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The platform enables students to share their learning materials and connect them with jobs and internship opportunities.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
StepStone is one of the leading online job portals in Europe. Companies can find qualified specialists and executives through their site in a number of European countries. They have millions of visitors per month in Germany alone and is thus one of the most frequented online job portals in Germany. "
target: Studydrive
Studydrive is an E-Learning student platform that allows over 700k students from 100 universities from Germany, Austria and Switzerland to share their learning materials and lecture notes. They also connect students to jobs and internships once they've finished with their studies.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

StepStone GmbH, acquired Cammio

synopsis: Berlin-based online job platform StepStone has acquired Cammio, an award-winning, Dutch cloud-based video recruitment platform featuring video interviews, video-based job vacancies and video assessments. Video-powered recruitment is more effective and more engaging for both candidate, recruiter and hiring manager.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
Germany-based StepStone is a group of leading job boards all over the world. StepStone ensures the right candidates find the right job with the right employer. On a global level, StepStone operates several job boards and niche job boards. "
target: Cammio
Cammio is an award-winning cloud-based video recruitment platform featuring video interviews, video-based job vacancies and video assessments. Video-powered recruitment is more effective and more engaging for both candidate, recruiter and hiring manager.
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closed 7/1/2019 via GlobeNewswire

StepStone GmbH, acquired AppCast

synopsis: Germany-based StepStone, a group of leading job boards all over the world, has acquired Appcast, a leading technology provider for programmatic job advertising in the U.S. Appcast provides the solutions Exchange, Clickcast as well as Ad Manager to customers and specializes in displaying job ads online precisely where suitable candidates find them.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
Germany-based StepStone is a group of leading job boards all over the world. StepStone ensures the right candidates find the right job with the right employer. On a global level, StepStone operates several job boards and niche job boards. "
target: AppCast
Appcast uses its namesake pay-per-applicant job ad exchange and its innovative recruitment advertising optimization platform to advance the recruitment advertising industry, enabling employers, agencies, and job boards alike to improve recruitment outcomes, ROI, and attract high-quality job seekers.
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closed 1/11/2019 via BNC Analysis

StepStone GmbH, acquired Studydrive

synopsis: StepStone, a leading online job portal in Europe has acquired Studydrive. Studydrive is an E-Learning student platform that connects over 700k students from 100 universities from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The platform enables students to share their learning materials and connect them with jobs and internship opportunities.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
StepStone is one of the leading online job portals in Europe. Companies can find qualified specialists and executives through their site in a number of European countries. They have millions of visitors per month in Germany alone and is thus one of the most frequented online job portals in Germany. "
target: Studydrive
Studydrive is an E-Learning student platform that allows over 700k students from 100 universities from Germany, Austria and Switzerland to share their learning materials and lecture notes. They also connect students to jobs and internships once they've finished with their studies.
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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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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 8/10/2013 via Company Press Release

StepStone GmbH, will acquire YOURCAREERGROUP

synopsis: StepStone, a European leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions, will take over YOURCAREERGROUP, which has established itself as one of the leading recruiting partners for jobs in the hotel, catering and tourist industries on the German-speaking market.
buyer parent: Axel Springer Verlag AG
buyer: StepStone GmbH
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: YOURCAREERGROUP
YOURCAREERGROUP was set up in 1999 and has established itself as one of the leading recruiting partners for jobs in the hotel, catering and tourist industries on the German-speaking market.
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closed 4/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

StepStone ASA, acquired Totaljobs Group

synopsis: StepStone, a leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions, has acquired Totaljobs Group, the biggest online recruitment business in the UK. Totaljobs Group is comprised of seven job sites, which between them carry over 300,000 jobs, attracting over 3.3 million jobseekers every month.
buyer parent: Axel Springer Verlag AG
buyer: StepStone ASA
StepStone is a leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions. StepStone is also a provider of online services and on-demand e-recruitment software solutions. Thousands of companies use StepStone's products and services to help them recruit qualified staff globally. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Totaljobs Group
Totaljobs Group is comprised of 7 job sites, which between them carry over 300,000 jobs, attracting over 3.3 million jobseekers every month. Its sites are: Totaljobs.com, CareerStructure.com, caterer.com, catererglobal.com, Salestarget.co.uk, RetailChoice.com and CWJobs.co.uk.
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closed 5/14/2010 via BusinessWire

HgCapital, acquired StepStone Solutions

synopsis: StepStone ASA is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed the sale of its StepStone Solutions talent management software division to European sector focused private equity investor HgCapital for a purchase price of EUR110 million.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. Successor to Mercury Private Equity, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch. Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital. HgCapital has funds under management of €2.5 billion. "
target parent: Axel Springer Verlag AG
target: StepStone Solutions
StepStone Solutions is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Total Talent Management Solutions, covering talent acquisition (e-recruitment) and talent management. StepStone Solutions works with over 1,400 customers in 40 countries worldwide.
price ($mm)
$147
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closed 7/16/2008 via BusinessWire

StepStone ASA, acquired Les Villages Emploi

synopsis: StepStone, the leading global provider of Total Talent solutions, acquired Les Villages Emploi, a French group of four websites; one aggregator site and three specialised market job boards. The sites covers employment opportunities including Technical positions, Sales and Marketing, Administration, Finance and Accounting roles.
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. "
target: Les Villages Emploi
Founded in 1999 by Claude Lévy, Les Villages Emploi (LVE) typically carries over 3 000 job vacancies across the three specialised boards, jobtech.fr focussed on Technical jobs; marketvente.fr covering Sales and Marketing jobs and admincompta.fr offering Administration, Finance and Accounting roles.
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closed 2/19/2008 via BusinessWire

StepStone ASA, acquired Webjobb AS

synopsis: StepStone, the leading global provider of total talent management solutions, announced the acquisition of Webjobb AS, owner of the Statsjobb public sector job board brands in Norway, Denmark and Sweden.
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. "
target: Webjobb AS
Webjobb AS is the owner of the Statsjobb public sector job board brands in Norway, Denmark and Sweden.
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closed 12/20/2007 via BusinessWire

StepStone ASA, acquired Sourcea.fr

synopsis: StepStone the leading European provider of Total Talent solutions, acquired Sourcea.fr, a leading French niche market job board focused on Telesales, Banking, Marketing and Secretarial Services. This acquisition marks StepStone’s first acquisition in the French market since 2000, and will complement the company’s existing French businesses.
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. "
target: Sourcea.fr
Sourcea.fr is a a leading French niche market job board focused on Telesales, Banking, Marketing and Secretarial Services. Sourcia typically carries over 2,500 job vacancies across several niche sectors including Telesales, Banking, Marketing and Secretarial Services.
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closed 7/27/2007 via BusinessWire

StepStone ASA, acquired Recruiter Norge AS

synopsis: StepStone , the leading European provider of e-recruitment software and services, today announced the acquisition of Recruiter Norge AS, a market-leading vendor of recruitment software and services in the Norwegian market.
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. "
target: Recruiter Norge AS
Recruiter Norge AS is the third largest player in the online recruitment systems market in Norway. The well-known software, Recruiter, is the leading solution in the Norwegian public sector. Customers of Recruiter include Statkraft, Statens Pensjonskasse, Skatteetaten, BW Offshore and Krogsveen.
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$1.20
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closed 1/5/2007 via

StepStone ASA, acquired ExecuTRACK

synopsis: StepStone, the leading European provider of e-recruitment software and services, announces a binding agreement to acquire ExecuTRACK, a market-leading vendor of strategic talent management solutions. The acquisition extends StepStone's product and services offerings to support each element of the recruitment and retention process.
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. "
target: ExecuTRACK
The ExecuTRACK Software Group has rapidly established itself as the global market leader for strategic Talent Management. The 100% Web-based solution ETWeb™ Enterprise – developed with over 20 years of experience - fully supports organisations in analysing and managing all areas of human capital.
price ($mm)
$42
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closed 9/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jobberman, acquired Ngcareers

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

Schibsted Media Group, acquired Oikotie

synopsis: Schibsted, an international media group, has acquired Oikotie Ltd from Sanoma, a leading learning and media company. Oikotie is a leading online classifieds website in Finland. Oikotie offers dozens of pages of classified ads for houses, apartments, jobs, and office space.
buyer: Schibsted Media Group (OB:SCHA:$1,537.56)
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6900 employees in 30 countries. Firmly rooted in the journalistic tradition and with a keen eye on future trends and media development, Schibsted is creating the journalism of tomorrow - today. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: Oikotie
Oikotie is a leading online classifieds website in Finland. Oikotie is an online platform that makes it easier for buyers and sellers to connect with each other. They offer dozens of pages of classified ads for houses, apartments, jobs, and office space.
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$208
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closed 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jooble, acquired Hotwork

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

Alvius, acquired UK Startup Jobs

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

WeLoveDevs.com, acquired TechDoors / JobProd

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

Samsic RH, acquired Infor Group Spa

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

Link And Motivation Inc., will acquire OpenWork Inc.

synopsis: Link and Motivation, Japan’s first management consulting company focused on motivation, will acquire a 56.22% stake in OpenWork, one of the largest company review websites in Japan. OpenWork provides a database of over 4.9 million company reviews from various viewpoints and allows people to easily find and apply for jobs in various industries.
buyer: Link And Motivation Inc. (TSE:2170:$354.20)
Link and Motivation is Japan’s first management consulting company focused on motivation. Their core technology "motivation engineering" incorporates academic achievements such as business administration, social systems theory, behavioral economics and psychology. "
target: OpenWork Inc.
OpenWork is one of the largest company review websites in Japan. OpenWork provides a database of over 4.9 million company reviews from various viewpoints to people who are thinking about finding or changing jobs and allows them to easily find and apply for jobs in various industries.
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$37
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$10
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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.
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announced 6/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Blocket Bostad, will acquire Jobbsafari

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

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

synopsis: Naspers-owned OLX Poland has acquired a majority stake in Kiwi Jobs, a blue-collar recruitment app. The investment will help OLX strengthen its jobs category in Poland. Kiwi Jobs was founded by Absolvent Group in 2017. It attracts candidates by ensuring they get an answer from employers within 48 hours of their application.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: OLX, Inc.
OLX is part of OLX Group, a network of leading marketplaces present in 30+ countries with 20+ brands. Every month, 350 million people use OLX's leading marketplaces such as Avito, letgo, dubizzle, OLX and a dozen other local brands. "
target parent: Absolvent.pl
target: Kiwi Jobs Sp. z o.o.
Based in Poland, Kiwi Jobs is the # 1 recruitment application that effectively supports companies in fast and effective recruitment processes. Kiwi Jobs enables users to find a job in the area in just a few hours, with access to information on hourly rates and a free chat with the employer.
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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 1/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

OLX, Inc., acquired Aasaanjobs

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

Ringier AG, acquired MyJobs Myanmar

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

CLPS Incorporation, acquired InfoGain Solutions Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: CLPS Incorporation, a global information technology (IT), consulting and solutions service provider that focuses on the banking, insurance and financial sectors, has acquired an 80% stake in InfoGain, an online platform in Singapore that helps people find jobs. InfoGain also provides IT services to the banking and financial sector.
buyer: CLPS Incorporation (CLPS:$44.25)
CLPS Incorporation is a global information technology (IT), consulting and solutions service provider that focuses on the banking, insurance and financial sectors. CLPS provides IT solutions to large financial institutions in the US, Europe, Australia and Hong Kong and their PRC-based IT centers. "
target: InfoGain Solutions Pte. Ltd.
Established in 2013, InfoGain is an online platform in Singapore that helps people find jobs in various industries. InfoGain also provides IT services to the banking and financial sector. The company specializes in managed IT services, software development, and business consulting.
price ($mm)
$0.42*
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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 8/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

SeverGroup, acquired Free-lance.ru

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

TeamLease, will acquire Fresher's World

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

RegionsJob SAS, acquired JobiJoba

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

Adecco Group, acquired Vettery

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

Sheroes.in, acquired Women Restart

synopsis: Platform and a nurturing ecosystem for ambitious and aspirational women, Sheroes acquired a Bangalore-based online career restart platform, Women Restart. Women Restart helps develop an understanding of job readiness and familiarizes women with the latest trends and technologies used in the workplace.
buyer: Sheroes.in
SHEROES - a career destination for women professionals, committed to career success and individual work-life fit. SHEROES welcomes women professional across levels, stages and sectors to pro-actively access the largest OpportunityScape for women. "
target: Women Restart
Women Restart is a platform that acts as a support system for women by helping them in developing an understanding of their own job readiness and familiarizing them with the latest trends and technologies used in the workplace.
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$9,914.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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En-Japan
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year
2020
rev ($mm)
$506.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$105.06
EBIT ($mm)
$87.96
Net Income ($mm)
$55.17
Employees
3547
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JAC Recruitment
JAC Recruitment
Based in Japan, JAC Recruitment provides recruitment services mainly for middle management and specialists in all industries and occupations, including manufacturers, IT, healthcare, finance, consumer goods, services, and the Web.
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$220.36
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:3679
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZiGExN Co., Ltd.
ZIGExN engages in the life media platform business in Japan. The company operates through three segments: Human Resource, Real Estate, and Lifestyle. ZIGExN operates multiple websites that offer job searching, real estate rental, and moving services.
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2019
rev ($mm)
$122.99
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.71
EBIT ($mm)
$38.27
Net Income ($mm)
$26.41
Employees
398
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Livesense Inc.
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year
2019
rev ($mm)
$59.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.17
EBIT ($mm)
$1.83
Net Income ($mm)
$3.19
Employees
299
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Ticker: OTCPK:RCRT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Recruiter.com
Recruiter.com
Recruiter.com Group, Inc. is an AI- and video-enabled hiring platform with the world's largest network of recruiters. Businesses of all sizes recruit talent faster using the Recruiter.com platform, which is powered by virtual teams of on-demand recruiters and video and AI job-matching technology.
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2020
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:AD1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ApplyDirect Limited
ApplyDirect Limited
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: ASX:NVO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nvoi
Nvoi
Nvoi is Australia’s only open market workforce-as-a-service platform that directly connects employers and skilled professionals. Nvoi gives employers a way to quickly fill vacancies with qualified, verified and rated professionals at a fraction of the time, cost and hassle of existing processes.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: TSE:2379
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DIP Corporation
DIP Corporation
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Professional Diversity Network LLC
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$6.15
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.64
EBIT ($mm)
$2.53
Net Income ($mm)
$2.37
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Ticker: HHR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HeadHunter
HeadHunter
HeadHunter is the leading online recruitment platform in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States focused on providing comprehensive talent acquisition services, such as access to extensive CV database, job postings (jobs classifieds platform) and a portfolio of value-added services.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$104.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.59
EBIT ($mm)
$39.20
Net Income ($mm)
$21.11
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DHI Group, Inc.
DHI Group, Inc.
DHI Group, Inc. is a leading provider of data, insights and employment connections through their specialized services for technology professionals and other select online communities. Their mission is to empower tech professionals and organizations to compete and win through expert insights.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$198.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.24
EBIT ($mm)
$18.64
Net Income ($mm)
$18.14
Employees
615
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Ticker: TSE:3963
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food Co., Ltd.
Synchro Food is a Japan-based company that operates various websites for the food service industry. Their websites provide companies with various services that are useful for opening and managing a restaurant. Users can search for real estate, interior decorators, job-hunting services, and more.
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2017
rev ($mm)
$12.14
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$5.43
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
48
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Ticker: FVRR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fiverr
Based in Israel, Fiverr’s mission is to change how the world works together. The Fiverr platform helps connect businesses with freelancers offering digital services including graphic design, copywriting, voice overs and music and film editing.
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2020
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$163.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($10.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.76)
Net Income ($mm)
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419
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Ticker: ASX:FLN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Freelancer Ltd
Freelancer Ltd
Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and projects. Through their marketplace, employers can hire freelancers to do work in areas such as software development, writing, data entry and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$35.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
390
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