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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

HelloWork, acquired Diplomeo

synopsis: HelloWork, a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers, has acquired Diplomeo, a French platform that helps higher education students pick the right school for them. Diplomeo's platform enables students to search for schools that meet their degree, subject, and location needs.
buyer: HelloWork
HelloWork is a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers. HelloWork helps people to find jobs or change their profession. HelloWork offers 650 thousand job opportunities per month through its network of regional sites. "
target: Diplomeo
Diplomeo is a French platform that helps higher education students pick the right school for them. Diplomeo's platform enables students to search for schools that meet their degree, subject, and location needs. Diplomeo has helped over 15,000 students find the school that is best for them.
price ($mm)
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$3
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closed 1/16/2017 via BNC Analysis

IDP Education, acquired Hotcourses

synopsis: Global student placement company, IDP Education, has acquired the Hotcourses Group. Hotcourses is the UK's largest publisher of websites offering access to information about courses, colleges and universities.
buyer: IDP Education (:$272.73)
IDP Education Limited provides student placement services to enroll into universities, schools, and colleges. The Company offers student services, such as university and course guidance, visa application and scholarships assistance, and pre-departure support services. "
target: Hotcourses
Hotcourses changes lives by helping people enroll on the right courses throughout the world. With offices in London, Sydney, Boston and Chennai, Hotcourses is the largest UK's publisher of websites offering access to information about courses, colleges and universities.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$13
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EV / rev
3.4x
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closed 6/11/2012 via BNC Analysis

QuinStreet, Inc., acquired OnlineEducation.com

synopsis: QuinStreet, Inc., an internet marketing services and technology company, has acquired OnlineEducation.com, a provider of information on online degree programs, from BigLeads.com, engaged in the acquisition, development and management of internet properties.
buyer: QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST:$490.34)
QuinStreet, Inc. is one of the largest Internet marketing and media companies in the world. QuinStreet is committed to providing consumers and businesses with the information they need to research, find and select the products, services and brands that meet their needs. "
target parent: BigLeads.com
target: OnlineEducation.com
OnlineEducation.com has a single fixed mission: to provide prospective students with a wealth of high-quality education options. OnlineEducation.com is not an educator; instead it supplies detailed and varied information on all things higher education-related.
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closed 1/31/2018 via PR Newswire

ProspeX Digital, acquired Universities.com LLC

synopsis: ProspeX Digital, a customer acquisition lead generation company, announced the acquisition of Universities.com, which has served as a trusted source for researching colleges and universities since 1996.
buyer: ProspeX Digital
ProspeX Digital is a performance-driven digital marketing firm that specializes in prospect and data development with a focus on education recruitment marketing. ProspeX Digital boasts a cost-effective, performance-driven model that is fueled by proprietary multi-channel ad targeting products. "
target: Universities.com LLC
Universities.com was established in 1996 to help millions of prospective students and adult learners find colleges and universities that fit their needs and match their career goals.
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closed 3/29/2017 via BNC Analysis

NRCCUA, acquired Admittedly

synopsis: The National Research Center for College & University Admissions (NRCCUA), a leading provider of data and analytics solutions to public and private colleges and universities, announced that it has acquired Admittedly, a web and mobile platform education company that specializes in helping students plan their college searches on the go.
buyer: NRCCUA
National Research Center for College & University Admissions (NRCCUA) is the most trusted source for advancing higher education recruitment. They build educational bridges between college-bound high school students, high school educators and college admissions officers. "
target: Admittedly
Admitted.ly is the ultimate online college advisory tool for high school students, their parents, and guidance counselors. They collect over 500 data points per student and use that data to show students which schools they should be applying to.
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closed 8/4/2014 via PR Newswire

Educational Credit Management Corporation, acquired College Abacus

synopsis: As part of its longstanding efforts to help students succeed, ECMC, a nonprofit company that provides services in support of higher education finance, acquired College Abacus, an innovative web-based tool that assists prospective college students as they make the all-important decision of which school to attend.
buyer: Educational Credit Management Corporation
Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC) is a nonprofit company that provides services in support of higher education finance as a guarantor in the Federal Family Education Loan Program. "
target: College Abacus
College Abacus is an innovative web-based tool that assists prospective college students as they make the all-important decision of which school to attend. College Abacus is a one-stop search site that allows students to compare the net price of nearly 4,000 colleges.
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closed 7/1/2016 via PR Web

EducationDynamics, LLC, acquired Unigo, LLC

synopsis: EducationDynamics, a leader in higher education marketing, announces the acquisition of Unigo.com and EStudentLoan.com, a subsidiary of Unigo that provides a fast and free way to compare student loans. Unigo also provides cutting-edge tools, compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to make the best decisions.
buyer parent: Muirlands Capital LLC
buyer: EducationDynamics, LLC
EducationDynamics is the industry leader in helping colleges and universities find the highest quality student prospects to achieve their enrollments goals. EducationDynamics has earned a reputation for providing the resources and expertise required to meet today’s recruitment challenges. "
target parent: Aequitas Capital Management, Inc
target: Unigo, LLC
Unigo is the premier network for current and future college students that provides cutting-edge tools, compelling content, and essential information, empowering students to make the best decisions. EStudentLoan is a subsidiary of Unigo that provides a fast and free way to compare student loans.
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closed 5/6/2014 via PR Newswire

EDPlus Holdings, LLC, acquired Unigo, LLC

synopsis: Augmenting its leadership position in the higher education consumer marketplace, EDPlus Holdings, LLC announced that it has acquired Unigo, LLC, a leading website featuring hundreds of thousands of student-generated reviews of U.S. colleges.
buyer parent: Aequitas Capital Management, Inc
buyer: EDPlus Holdings, LLC
EDPlus Holdings, LLC, provides the most personalized and accurate platform for matching students with schools, financing, rewards and jobs. They use unique insights and proprietary technologies to provide complete and transparent information that helps you choose the right school. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Unigo, LLC
Unigo is an online business matching students with colleges, scholarships, internships, student loans, majors and careers. Unigo’s consumer site provides personalized matches with 6,500 colleges, 700,000 college reviews, 3.6 million scholarships, 90,000 internships and 3.3 million study materials.
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announced 9/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

ItoKuro Inc., will acquire fnana inc.

synopsis: ItoKuro, a Japanese company that operates comparison websites for cram schools and preparatory schools, will acquire fnana inc., a Japanese company that aims to help people enjoy work and life. fnana inc. operates the Medical School Preparatory Guide, a website that helps people find and compare medical prep schools.
buyer: ItoKuro Inc. (TSE:6049:$26.36)
Founded in 2006, ItoKuro is a Japanese company that operates comparison websites for cram schools and preparatory schools. Their websites covers schools for elementary school to high school students. The company also offers marketing services to the education industry. "
target: fnana inc.
Founded in 2010, fnana inc. is a Japanese company that aims to help people enjoy work and life. The company operates the Medical School Preparatory Guide, a website that helps people find and compare medical prep schools.
price ($mm)
$2.88
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2010 via Company Press Release

Educomp Solutions Limited, acquired StudyPlaces

synopsis: Educomp Solutions Ltd has acquired popular education portal Studyplaces.com. Studyplaces provides a platform for students to acquire information related to higher education opportunities in USA, UK, India and various other countries.
buyer: Educomp Solutions Limited (BSE:532696:$79.35)
Educomp is the largest Education Company in India and the only company spread across the entire education ecosystem. From schools to skills; Educomp group empowers over 20.9 million learners and educators across ~32,000 schools to imagine, think and create a better future. "
target: StudyPlaces
StudyPlaces.com is one of the first global education portals in India that serves as a comprehensive one-stop-shop for education search. StudyPlaces.com follows a vision of being the complete solution for all education search related queries for studies in India and abroad.
price ($mm)
$1.15
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closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Azent Overseas Education Ltd, acquired AdmissionTable.com

synopsis: Azent Overseas Education Ltd, an online education startup founded by IT firm Hexaware Technologies Ltd founder Atul Nishar, said it has acquired Bengaluru-based AdmissionTable.com, an artificial intelligence (AI) driven online platform for overseas university selection and admission counselling.
buyer: Azent Overseas Education Ltd
Azent Overseas Education Ltd seeks to revolutionize how students go to study abroad. An international education advisory, backed by years of experience in education and technology, Azent is the brainchild of Atul Nishar (founder of Aptech and Hexaware Technologies). "
target: AdmissionTable.com
Bengaluru-based AdmissionTable.com is an artificial intelligence driven online platform for overseas university selection and admission counselling.
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closed 8/9/2017 via Company Press Release

EDUroute s.r.o., acquired Vysokeskoly.cz

synopsis: LMC's college information portal VysokeSkoly.cz has been bought by EDUroute sro, whose founders are Libor Mertl and Jiří Ziegler. VysokeSkoly.cz provide students interested in studying at college relevant information for the selection of a suitable field of study at a university. It is based in the Czech Republic.
buyer: EDUroute s.r.o.
EDUroute sro, based in the Czech Republic, was founded by Libor Mertl and Jiří Ziegler. Jiří Ziegler has been worked in the team of VysokeSkoly.cz, a website providing information about colleges, over the past five years. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Vysokeskoly.cz
VysokeSkoly.cz is a web-based information medium established in 2000 to provide students interested in studying at college relevant information for the selection of a suitable field of study at a university. It is based in the Czech Republic.
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closed 12/9/2016 via PR Web

LendEDU, acquired StatFuse, LLC

synopsis: LendEDU announced that it has acquired Statfuse to expand its online presence and help incoming college students make smart admissions decisions. Statfuse was founded in 2012 to help students tackle college admissions through its proprietary college chances algorithm.
buyer: LendEDU
Since 2014 LendEDU has delivered free financial aid resources to high school and college students. LendEDU is a marketplace for student loans and student loan refinancing. LendEDU helps graduates find the lowest student loan quotes with one application. "
target: StatFuse, LLC
Statfuse was founded in 2012 by Supan Shah and Jeet Banerjee. Since 2012, Statfuse has helped over 150,000 students calculate their acceptance odds. The Statfuse website is free to use for students.
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closed 10/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Hotcourses Ltd, acquired The Complete University Guide Ltd

synopsis: Hotcourses has acquired university league table publisher, The Complete University Guide, meaning it now reaches more students searching for university degrees than any other student media organisation. The Complete University Guide provides a comprehensive and definitive guide to all matters related to higher education.
buyer: Hotcourses Ltd
Hotcourses changes lives by helping people enroll on the right courses throughout the world. With offices in London, Sydney, Boston and Chennai, Hotcourses is the largest UK's publisher of websites offering access to information about courses, colleges and universities. "
target: The Complete University Guide Ltd
The Complete University Guide provides a comprehensive and definitive guide to all matters related to higher education. Their independent UK University League Tables & Rankings give a great guide to which university is best for each student, overall and by subject.
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closed 1/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Grupo A Educação, Kinea Investimentos Ltda, acquired Saber em Rede

synopsis: Private equity firm Kinea and Grupo A, a provider of educational materials, acquired a 51% stake in Saber em Rede, an edtech marketplace based in Cubo Itaú that connects students with grad school vacancies via independent agents.
buyer: Grupo A Educação
buyer: Kinea Investimentos Ltda
Kinea Investimentos is an independent, innovative alternative asset management firm, which is a subsidiary of the Itaú Group, based in Brazil. Brazil-based Grupo A owns several publishers of science textbooks and digital education platforms. "
target: Saber em Rede
Saber em Rede, based in Cubo Itaú, the largest hub of startups in Latin America, promotes the dissemination of education and financial empowerment by promoting connections between the best educational institutions in the country and people interested in selling courses.
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announced 11/14/2012 via PR Web

Bell Curves LLC, will acquire Acceptional, Inc.

synopsis: Bell Curves, LLC, a privately held test preparation company based in New York City, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Acceptional, Inc, a provider of college admissions essay writing resources.
buyer: Bell Curves LLC
Bell Curves is a socially responsible test prep and educational services company based in New York City. Since its inception, it has developed a diverse clientele comprised of non-profit organizations, educational institutions, young professionals, and college and graduate school-bound students. "
target: Acceptional, Inc.
Acceptional, Inc. provides college admissions essay writing resources. A student at one of Acceptional's target schools uploads the personal statement or college admission essay that got her into college. Every time someone reads that sample college essay, the author gets paid.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

HelloWork, acquired Diplomeo

synopsis: HelloWork, a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers, has acquired Diplomeo, a French platform that helps higher education students pick the right school for them. Diplomeo's platform enables students to search for schools that meet their degree, subject, and location needs.
buyer: HelloWork
HelloWork is a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers. HelloWork helps people to find jobs or change their profession. HelloWork offers 650 thousand job opportunities per month through its network of regional sites. "
target: Diplomeo
Diplomeo is a French platform that helps higher education students pick the right school for them. Diplomeo's platform enables students to search for schools that meet their degree, subject, and location needs. Diplomeo has helped over 15,000 students find the school that is best for them.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

HelloWork, acquired tagEmploi

synopsis: HelloWork, a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers, has acquired TagEmploi, a France-based developer of web and mobile applications dedicated to local authorities for local employment.
buyer: HelloWork
HelloWork is a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers. HelloWork helps people to find jobs or change their profession. HelloWork offers 650 thousand job opportunities per month through its network of regional sites. "
target: tagEmploi
TagEmploi is a France-based developer of web and mobile applications dedicated to local authorities for local employment. For the private sector, they develop applications for recruiting companies, and for the public sector, they develop applications for town halls and municipalities.
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closed 5/15/2019 via BNC Analysis

HelloWork, acquired Diplomeo

synopsis: HelloWork, a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers, has acquired Diplomeo, a French platform that helps higher education students pick the right school for them. Diplomeo's platform enables students to search for schools that meet their degree, subject, and location needs.
buyer: HelloWork
HelloWork is a French platform that connects employers, recruiters, and trainers with all workers. HelloWork helps people to find jobs or change their profession. HelloWork offers 650 thousand job opportunities per month through its network of regional sites. "
target: Diplomeo
Diplomeo is a French platform that helps higher education students pick the right school for them. Diplomeo's platform enables students to search for schools that meet their degree, subject, and location needs. Diplomeo has helped over 15,000 students find the school that is best for them.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
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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:$2,100.42)
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6900 employees in 30 countries. Firmly rooted in the journalistic tradition and with a keen eye on future trends and media development, Schibsted is creating the journalism of tomorrow - today. "
target parent: Sanoma Oyj
target: Oikotie
Oikotie is a leading online classifieds website in Finland. Oikotie is an online platform that makes it easier for buyers and sellers to connect with each other. They offer dozens of pages of classified ads for houses, apartments, jobs, and office space.
price ($mm)
$208
rev ($mm)
$31
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
6.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.7x
closed 6/10/2020 via BNC Analysis

Jooble, acquired Hotwork

synopsis: Ukrainian product company Jooble announced the acquisition of Hotwork job aggregator. Hotwork is a Ukrainian company that operates in 4 markets: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan.
buyer: Jooble
Jooble is a job search engine created for a single purpose: To help dream jobs! Jooble provides job postings, vacancies and current openings. "
target: Hotwork
Hotwork is a popular CEE/MENA (Central and Eastern Europe/Middle East and North Africa) job aggregator. Hotwork is a Ukrainian company that operates in 4 markets: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan.
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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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$48
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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:$354.20)
Link and Motivation is Japan’s first management consulting company focused on motivation. Their core technology "motivation engineering" incorporates academic achievements such as business administration, social systems theory, behavioral economics and psychology. "
target: OpenWork Inc.
OpenWork is one of the largest company review websites in Japan. OpenWork provides a database of over 4.9 million company reviews from various viewpoints to people who are thinking about finding or changing jobs and allows them to easily find and apply for jobs in various industries.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$10
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3.9x
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closed 11/4/2019 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Alma Media Corporation has acquired the remaining share capital to become the whole owner of Kolektiv Ltd, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kolektiv focuses on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, and temporary staffing services.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$270.89)
Alma Media is a media company focusing on the service business and journalistic content. The company’s best-known brands are Kauppalehti, Talouselämä, Affärsvärlden, Iltalehti, Aamulehti, Etuovi.com and Monster. Their brands provide regional media, recruitment services, trade publications and more. "
target: Kolektiv d.o.o.
Kolektiv, the leading online recruitment service in Bosnia and Herzegovina, was established in 2001. In its operations, the company has focused on the digital job market business, recruitment and HR consulting services, staff leasing and outsourcing services and temporary staffing services.
price ($mm)
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$2
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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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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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