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closed 7/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Staffing Now, Inc., acquired Q&A Recruiting

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that portfolio company Staffing Now completed the acquisition of a majority of the stock of Q&A Recruiting a leading provider of finance & accounting and IT staffing in Texas.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: Staffing Now, Inc.
Staffing Now is a leading provider of temporary and permanent high-end office clerical and finance and accounting staffing, primarily to small and medium-sized companies. "
target: Q&A Recruiting
Q&A specializes in finance, accounting, tax and IT staffing and recruiting in the Dallas, Texas market. The Dallas Business Journal ranked Q&A as the region’s second largest recruitment firm in 2006 and recognized Q&A as “One of the Best Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth” in 2006 and 2007.
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closed 6/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Caminarem, acquired RHéflex

synopsis: Caminarem, a group that brings together 3 brands in the Occitanie region to meet your human resource needs, has acquired RHéflex, a human resources (HR) consulting firm that provides HR diagnostics, skills assessments, HR outsourcing, and vocational guidance services. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Montpellier, France.
buyer: Caminarem
Formerly the Empleo group, the Caminarem group, brings together 3 brands in the Occitanie region to meet your human resource needs. "
target: RHéflex
RHéflex, a human resources (HR) consulting firm, provides HR diagnostics, skills assessments, HR outsourcing, and vocational guidance services. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Montpellier, France.
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closed 10/10/2011 via PR Newswire

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., acquired The RightThing

synopsis: ADP®, a leading provider of human resource outsourcing, payroll services, tax and compliance services, benefits administration and integrated computing solutions for vehicle dealers, announced that it has acquired privately held The RightThing, a leading recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider.
buyer: Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP:$13,325.80)
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ("ADP"), is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers the widest range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. "
target: The RightThing
The RightThing is a premier recruitment process outsourcing provider. Harnessing the power of unmatched proprietary technology, The RightThing continues to lead the industry with innovative, scalable solutions that help clients find, recruit, hire and retain top talent.
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announced 7/26/2011 via Reuters

Adecco SA, will acquire Drake Beam Morin, Inc.

synopsis: Adecco SA said it will buy U.S.-based Drake Beam Morin (DBM), the world's leading provider of strategic human resource solutions. DBM provides Career Transition and Talent Development solutions to the individual and to the organization - ensuring successful transitions and tangible improvements to business performance.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 32,000 employees and 5,500 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 700,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: Drake Beam Morin, Inc.
Drake Beam Morin, Inc. is the world's leading provider of strategic human resource solutions. It provides Career Transition and Talent Development solutions to the individual and to the organization - ensuring successful transitions and tangible improvements to business performance.
price ($mm)
$215
rev ($mm)
$113
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/2/2010 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Comforce Corporation

synopsis: COMFORCE Corporation and ABRY Partners, LLC announced a definitive merger agreement for an affiliate of ABRY Partners to acquire all of the outstanding shares of COMFORCE for $2.50 per share of common stock.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced and successful private investment firms in North America focused solely on media, communications, business and information services investments. "
target: Comforce Corporation
COMFORCE Corporation is a leading provider of outsourced staffing management services that enables Fortune 1000 companies and other large employers to consolidate, automate and manage staffing, compliance and oversight processes for their contingent workforces.
price ($mm)[EV]
$85 [$152]
rev ($mm)
$623
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
announced 10/20/2009 via BusinessWire

Adecco SA, will acquire MPS Group, Inc.

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Adecco Group. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 Company and the world’s leading provider of human resource solutions with operations in over 60 countries.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 29,000 employees and 5,800 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 500,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: MPS Group, Inc.
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,286 [$1,133]
rev ($mm)
$1,743
EBITDA ($mm)
$59
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.7x
closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

TriNet, acquired Gevity HR, Inc.

synopsis: TriNet Group, Inc., a leading provider of human resources (HR) outsourcing services for small businesses, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Gevity, an HR outsourcing company based in Bradenton, Florida. The combined company will be one of the largest HR outsourcing providers of its kind in the country.
buyer: TriNet (TNET:$3,983.00)
A 15-Year History of Success TriNet offers the simplicity of a single solution for outsourcing benefits, payroll, and human resources support. Our online and in-person services allow customers throughout the United States and Canada to streamline their business and gain enterprise-level resources. "
target: Gevity HR, Inc.
As the nation's leading provider of outsourced HR solutions, Gevity HR helps businesses: Find the right people, Manage the paperwork, Develop and mange your people, Protect your business, Retain your best employees.
price ($mm)[EV]
$97 [$65]
rev ($mm)
$521
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
2.5x
announced 9/29/2008 via BusinessWire

Humanis Group Limited, will purchase Australia and New Zealand subsidiaries from Westaff, Inc.

synopsis: Westaff, Inc. a leading provider of staffing services, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Australia and New Zealand subsidiaries to Humanis Blue Pty Ltd, an Australian company and subsidiary of Humanis Group Limited, in a transaction valued at approximately US $15 million, consisting of a combination of cash and debt.
buyer: Humanis Group Limited
Humanis is a Melbourne, Australia based company involved in the accumulation of recruitment providers in select verticals. "
seller: Westaff, Inc.
Westaff is one of the most experienced staffing companies in the U.S., and employs more than 62,000 flexible, part-time and full-time staffing associates annually, with skills ranging from administration, accounting, and call centers, to light industrial and light technical.
price ($mm)
$15
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announced 3/31/2008 via PR Newswire

Manpower, Inc., will acquire CRI Inc.

synopsis: Manpower Inc. a world leader in the employment services industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire CRI Inc., a leading recruitment process outsourcing service provider headquartered in Los Angeles. CRI will operate under the Manpower Business Solutions service line within Manpower North America.
buyer: Manpower, Inc. (MAN:$19,654.10)
Manpower Inc. is a world leader in the staffing industry, providing workforce management services and solutions to customers through 4,000 offices in 63 countries. The firm annually provides employment to 2 million people worldwide and is an industry leader in employee assessment and training. "
target: CRI Inc.
CRI is a premier global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) service provider dedicated to helping Fortune 1000 and emerging growth companies build talent-driven organizations through identifying, hiring and retaining exemplary staff.
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closed 7/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Barrett Business Services, Inc., acquired Strategic Staffing, Inc.

synopsis: Barrett Business Services, Inc. has successfully completed its acquisition of Strategic Staffing, Inc. based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The transaction was previously announced on May 10, 2007, subject to completion of due diligence. Consideration for the transaction included $12 million in cash.
buyer: Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI:$236.46)
Barrett is a leading human resource management company. We provide a unique blend of services and are one of the few companies in our industry to combine staffing services and professional employer services ("PEO"). "
target: Strategic Staffing, Inc.
Strategic Staffing has the expertise and experience to provide you with responsible, skilled, and dedicated employees. Strategic Staffing provides complete staffing services in the areas of sales, marketing, management, accounting, clerical, light industrial, and technical.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.3x
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closed 6/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired StraightSource

synopsis: Kenexa, a leading provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, has acquired Dallas-based StraightSource. For more than 10 years, StraightSource has been providing recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services to leading Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa Corporation provides outsourcing, employee research and software to help organizations more effectively recruit and retain a productive workforce. "
target: StraightSource
StraightSource brings a tradition of success to the recruitment process - from pre-hire to post-hire. With our proven talent, innovative tools, and precise methodology, the company fortifies the HR function with increased value, reduced costs, improved hires, and more control.
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closed 6/4/2007 via PR Newswire

Kelly Services, Inc., acquired P-Serv

synopsis: Kelly Services, Inc., a leading human resources solutions provider, has acquired P-Serv, a company specializing in temporary staffing, permanent staffing, outsourcing and executive search with operations in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore. The acquisition increases Kelly's global footprint to 33 countries and territories.
buyer: Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA:$4,516.00)
Kelly Services, Inc. offers staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, staff leasing, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 30 countries and territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 700,000 employees annually. "
target: P-Serv
P-Serv has a stellar reputation for providing customized solutions in human resources and outsourcing for temporary, contract and full-time positions. P-Serv also provides overseas placement, business process outsourcing and call center management services.
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closed 5/2/2007 via

Hudson Highland Group, Inc., acquired Tony Keith Associates Ltd.

synopsis: Seeking to expand its team presence and depth in mainland China markets Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou, Hudson signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tony Keith Associates Ltd. to better serve the talent needs of U.S. multi-nationals operating in Asia.
buyer: Hudson Highland Group, Inc. (HSON:$99.91)
Hudson Highland Group is one of the world's leading professional staffing, retained executive search and talent management solution providers. We help our clients achieve greater organizational performance by attracting, selecting and developing the best and brightest people for their businesses. "
target: Tony Keith Associates Ltd.
Headquartered in China, Tony Keith Associates provides executive and management search services locally, regionally and internationally. We specialize in numerous industries and our clients include small to midsize firms as well as Fortune 500 companies.
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$14
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closed 1/2/2007 via PR Newswire

Oasis Outsourcing Holdings, Inc., purchased Kelly Staff Leasing from Kelly Services, Inc.

synopsis: Oasis Outsourcing Holdings, Inc., the nation's largest privately-held Professional Employer Organization has acquired Kelly Staff Leasing from Kelly Services, Inc.
buyer parent: Nautic Partners, LLC
buyer: Oasis Outsourcing Holdings, Inc.
Oasis Outsourcing specializes in providing human resources services, employee benefits, payroll and tax administration, risk management services and staffing solutions to small and medium-sized businesses throughout the United States. "
seller: Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA:$4,516.00)
Kelly Services, Inc. offers staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, staff leasing, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 30 countries and territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 700,000 employees annually.
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$6.50
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closed 10/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Heidrick & Struggles International, INc., purchased Highland Partners executive search business from Hudson Highland Group, Inc.

synopsis: Hudson Highland Group, Inc. has completed the sale of its Highland Partners executive search business to Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. The company received $36.6 million in cash at the closing, subject to a net working capital adjustment, of which the company is paying $9.55 million to partners of the business.
buyer: Heidrick & Struggles International, INc. (HSII:$621.62)
Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. is the world's premier provider of senior-level executive search and leadership consulting services, including talent management, board building, executive on-boarding and M&A effectiveness. "
seller: Hudson Highland Group, Inc. (HSON:$99.91)
Hudson Highland Group is one of the world's leading professional staffing, retained executive search and talent management solution providers. We help our clients achieve greater organizational performance by attracting, selecting and developing the best and brightest people for their businesses.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$55
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0.9x
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closed 9/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Dalrada Financial Corporation, acquired All Staffing, Inc.

synopsis: Dalrada Financial Corporation has acquired All Staffing, Inc., a Lansford, Pennsylvania-based company that provides staffing, staffing leasing, and professional employer organization services to clients in the northeast U.S.
buyer: Dalrada Financial Corporation (:$1.74)
Dalrada Financial Corporation provides employer business solutions to small to medium-size businesses. The Company assists clients in providing a wide variety of management and employee programs that increase business efficiency. "
target: All Staffing, Inc.
All Staffing, Inc. is a Lansford, Pennsylvania-based company that provides staffing, staffing leasing, and professional employer organization services to clients in the northeast U.S.
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$3.50
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closed 2/12/2007 via

Terra Nova Acquisition Corporation, merged with ClearPoint Resources, Inc.

synopsis: ClearPoint Resources, Inc., a workforce management solutions provider, and Terra Nova Acquisition Corporation, a Specified Purpose Acquisition Corporation, jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which ClearPoint will merge with Terra Nova.
buyer: Terra Nova Acquisition Corporation
Terra Nova Acquisition Corporation. The Company is a development stage company, which intends to acquire an operating business. Currently the Company is not into any operations and has not selected a specific type of industry for the business combinations. "
target: ClearPoint Resources, Inc.
ClearPoint is a workforce management solutions provider that was founded in 2001 and currently operates 25 branches across the United States with over 120 employees and over 3,500 field associates. ClearPoint operated under the name Mercer Staffing until it changed its name to ClearPoint in 2006.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$84
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
5.8x
closed 5/19/2006 via PR Newswire

Kelly Services, Inc., acquired The Ayers Group

synopsis: Kelly Services, Inc., a global staffing solutions provider, today announced it has acquired The Ayers Group, a New York-based career management firm with estimated 2006 revenue of $10 million.
buyer: Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA:$4,516.00)
Kelly Services, Inc. offers staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, staff leasing, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 30 countries and territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 700,000 employees annually. "
target: The Ayers Group
The Ayers Group is the New York Metropolitan region's largest privately-held career management firm. Since 1975, we have helped companies adapt to change through guidance on serious issues pertaining to human resources, organization development, and the deployment of technology resources.
price ($mm)
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$10
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0.0x
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closed 2/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Job.com, acquired Talenting

synopsis: Job.com has acquired Talenting, a talent management technology startup. Talenting brings its proprietary full-scale, end-to-end blockchain-powered technology to the Job.com ecosystem, expanding the reach and capabilities of Job.com's platform and allowing for continued growth in the hiring and recruitment industry.
buyer: Job.com
Job.com is a digital recruitment company. Job.com uses technology and capabilities that shake up the market by bringing together a data-driven approach based on AI and machine learning with high-level human capital delivered solutions that are designed to attract and retain talent. "
target: Talenting
Talenting is a blockchain-powered talent management platform that enables disparate data from jobs, resumes, interviews, candidates, verified credentials, reviews, projects, end-to-end recruiting processes, and much more to be recorded and shared in a persistent, immutable ledger.
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closed 3/20/2009 via PR Newswire

Westaff, Inc. merged with The Select Family of Staffing Companies,

synopsis: The Select Family of Staffing Companies, a top 10 national staffing industry leader, has completed its acquisition of Walnut Creek, California-based Westaff, Inc. Select anticipates that its annual revenues will be $1.6 billion after the transaction. Select is, and will continue to be, a privately held company.
buyer: The Select Family of Staffing Companies
The Select Family of Staffing Companies is one of the nation's fastest-growing, full-service staffing companies. The company operates as Select Staffing(SM), SelectRemedy(TM), Remedy(R) Intelligent Staffing, RemX(R) Financial Staffing, RemX(R) IT Staffing, RemX(R) OfficeStaff, and other brands. "
target: Westaff, Inc.
Westaff is one of the most experienced staffing companies in the U.S., and employs more than 62,000 flexible, part-time and full-time staffing associates annually, with skills ranging from administration, accounting, and call centers, to light industrial and light technical.
price ($mm)[EV]
$21 [$29]
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$325
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0.1x
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closed 7/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Staffing Now, Inc., acquired Q&A Recruiting

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that portfolio company Staffing Now completed the acquisition of a majority of the stock of Q&A Recruiting a leading provider of finance & accounting and IT staffing in Texas.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: Staffing Now, Inc.
Staffing Now is a leading provider of temporary and permanent high-end office clerical and finance and accounting staffing, primarily to small and medium-sized companies. "
target: Q&A Recruiting
Q&A specializes in finance, accounting, tax and IT staffing and recruiting in the Dallas, Texas market. The Dallas Business Journal ranked Q&A as the region’s second largest recruitment firm in 2006 and recognized Q&A as “One of the Best Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth” in 2006 and 2007.
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closed 11/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Staffing Now, Inc., acquired Certes Financial Pros

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that portfolio company Staffing Now completed the acquisition of Certes Financial Pros, a leading provider of high-end finance and accounting staffing in the Minneapolis and St. Paul markets.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: Staffing Now, Inc.
Staffing Now is a leading provider of temporary and permanent high-end office clerical and finance and accounting staffing, primarily to small and medium-sized companies. "
target: Certes Financial Pros
Certes Financial Pros is a provider of senior level financial staffing to Twin Cities companies needing interim, project, and permanent placement support. Certes employees benefit from a unique culture, driven by a work-life balance-focused philosophy and a relationship-based business model.
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closed 7/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Staffing Now, Inc., acquired Q&A Recruiting

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that portfolio company Staffing Now completed the acquisition of a majority of the stock of Q&A Recruiting a leading provider of finance & accounting and IT staffing in Texas.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: Staffing Now, Inc.
Staffing Now is a leading provider of temporary and permanent high-end office clerical and finance and accounting staffing, primarily to small and medium-sized companies. "
target: Q&A Recruiting
Q&A specializes in finance, accounting, tax and IT staffing and recruiting in the Dallas, Texas market. The Dallas Business Journal ranked Q&A as the region’s second largest recruitment firm in 2006 and recognized Q&A as “One of the Best Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth” in 2006 and 2007.
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closed 10/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Gryphon Investors, acquired Staffing Now, Inc.

synopsis: Staffing Now, one of the fastest growing private staffing firms in the nation, announced that the majority of its stock has been acquired by San Francisco-based private equity firm Gryphon Investors, in partnership with staffing industry executive Ray Marcy and management.
buyer: Gryphon Investors
Sponsors leveraged acquisitions of and growth equity investments in middle-market companies in partnership with proven management teams. We focus on making equity investments of $25 million to $75 million in middle-market companies with enterprise values of $50 million to $500 million. "
target parent: George K. Baum Merchant Banc LLC
target: Staffing Now, Inc.
Staffing Now is a leading provider of temporary and permanent high-end office clerical and finance and accounting staffing, primarily to small and medium-sized companies.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$100
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0.8x
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closed 7/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Oasis Outsourcing Holdings, Inc., acquired Aureon HR

synopsis: Oasis Outsourcing, the nation's largest privately held Professional Employer Organization (PEO), has acquired Aureon HR, a subsidiary of Aureon. Aureon HR has been a leading Midwest-based HR outsourcing company with a reputation for superior customer service for more than 30 years.
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: Oasis Outsourcing Holdings, Inc.
Oasis Outsourcing is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that specializes in providing human resources services to small- and medium-sized businesses. Oasis is accredited by the Employer Services Assurance Corporation (ESAC) has received SOC 1 Type II certification. "
target parent: Aureon LLC
target: Aureon HR
Aureon HR, a subsidiary of Aureon, is an accredited Professional Employer Organization (PEO) that specializes in providing human resources services, employee benefits administration, payroll and risk administration and staffing solutions to small and medium business throughout the United States.
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closed 7/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Fortune Industries, Inc., acquired Fortune Industries, Inc.

synopsis: Fortune Industries, Inc. announced that the previously-announced Agreement and Plan of Merger has been closed. Fortune Industries, Inc. is a professional employer organization (PEO) to small and medium-sized businesses in 47 states, including human resource consulting and management, employee assessment, training, and benefits administration.
buyer: Fortune Industries, Inc. (FFI:$60.89)
Fortune Industries, Inc., is a professional employer organization (PEO) focused on small and medium-sized business clients in 47 states, providing human resource consulting and management, employee assessment, training, payroll services, and benefits administration. "
target: Fortune Industries, Inc. (FFI:$60.89)
Fortune Industries, Inc., is a professional employer organization (PEO) focused on small and medium-sized business clients in 47 states, providing human resource consulting and management, employee assessment, training, payroll services, and benefits administration.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$65
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
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0.2x
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4.5x
closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Investcorp, acquired Ageras A/S

synopsis: Bahrain-headquartered private equity firm Investcorp has acquired a majority stake in Danish professional services marketplace Ageras from the company's founders. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Ageras is an online marketplace for SMEs to requisition professional services such as accountants and lawyers.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$254.00)
Investcorp is a world-leading manager of alternative investments for select individuals and institutions. Founded in 1982, they’ve built a global reputation for superior performance, innovation and client service. "
target: Ageras A/S
Headquartered in Copenhagen, Ageras is an online marketplace for SMEs to requisition professional services such as accountants and lawyers. With a staff of 44, the company operates in Germany, the Netherlands and the Scandinavian countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
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closed 10/28/2014 via PR Newswire

Pena Search Consulting merged with Albertini Group,

synopsis: Albertini Group, the go-to search firm for finding the right leaders for clients ranging from private equity and venture capital backed technology firms, and Pena Search Consulting announced the merger of the firms. Pena Search Consulting was recognized for exceptional placements of Senior Executives in the non-profit space.
buyer: Albertini Group
Albertini Group was the go-to search firm for finding the right leaders for clients ranging from private equity and venture capital backed technology firms as well as key hires for Fortune 500 enterprises. They were highly recognized for placing women board members. "
target: Pena Search Consulting
Peña Search Consulting specializes in placement of individuals for leadership positions in nonprofit organizations and small to midsize for-profit companies.
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closed 5/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Clark Schaefer Hackett, acquired strategic HR

synopsis: Clark Schaefer Hackett, a Top 100 Firm based in Cincinnati, has acquired Strategic HR Inc., a human resources outsourcing firm also based there. Strategic HR provides dedicated HR support to organizations that lack their own HR department, or have a small HR function with overflowing needs.
buyer: Clark Schaefer Hackett
Clark Schaefer Hackett (CSH) is a results-driven advisory and accounting firm. They are forward-thinking. They are innovators and problem solvers and they optimize business results in financial, technology, workforce and operational areas. "
target: strategic HR
strategic HR inc. is a well-established outsourced HR management firm working with organizations that have a lean HR or no HR department. They’ve been providing human resources expertise to organizations of all sizes since they opened their doors in 1995.
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announced 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Eurofirms, will acquire CornerJob

synopsis: CornerJob, a Barcelona-based gig site that operates in Spain, Italy, France and Mexico, is to be acquired by Spanish human resources firm Eurofirms.
buyer: Eurofirms
Eurofirms is the first Spanish HR company where people come first. They help companies to detect, develop and retain the talent of their human capital. Eurofirms provides analysis, recruitment, selection, assessment and follow-up of candidates. "
target: CornerJob
Headquartered in Spain, CornerJob’s mission is to help people find their ideal job and help companies find the right candidates, in the shortest possible time. They are accelerating the recruitment process thanks to a 100% mobile experience and their exclusive web version for companies.
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closed 12/20/2017 via PR Newswire

Diversified Staffing Group, purchased Temporary Staffing Division from Magellan Search & Staffing

synopsis: Diversified Staffing Group, a regional provider of technology, accounting & finance, and executive search services, announced that it has acquired the temporary staffing division of Magellan Search & Staffing. Magellan is a premier provider of staffing services in the Greater Philadelphia area.
buyer: Diversified Staffing Group
Diversified Staffing Group is a regional provider of technology, accounting & finance, and executive search services. For almost 40 years, the partners of Diversified Staffing Group have been building relationships between innovative employers and talented people. "
seller: Magellan Search & Staffing
The acquisition includes the Temporary Staffing Division of Magellan Search & Staffing. They offer full-service staffing and recruiting solutions in accounting, finance, administrative, IT and human resources in any industry.
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closed 2/13/2014 via BusinessWire

Corporate Resource Services, Inc., acquired Alar Staffing

synopsis: Corporate Resource Services, Inc., a diversified technology, staffing, recruiting and consulting services firm, announced that it has acquired Alar Staffing. Alar Staffing Corp. provides quality staffing solutions that eliminate employer risk and reduce labor costs for companies that appreciate their employees and value integrity.
buyer: Corporate Resource Services, Inc. (CRRS:$942.50)
Corporate Resource Services, Inc. is a leading recruiting and staffing provider that specializes in placing administrative, clerical, customer service, information technology and light industrial candidates. "
target: Alar Staffing
Alar Staffing Corp. provides quality staffing solutions that eliminate employer risk and reduce labor costs for companies that appreciate their employees and value integrity. It was founded in 1989 by Patricia Cinkle.
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closed 3/29/2012 via BNC Analysis

CVC Capital Partners, purchased Japanese Operations from Advantage Resourcing

synopsis: US buyout firm Cerberus Capital Management has sold the Japanese operations of an employment agency to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for an undisclosed amount. The business, Advantage Resourcing, has been renamed Prompt Holdings.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms, with a network of 20 offices and some 250 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. "
seller parent: Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
seller: Advantage Resourcing
Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world – leveraging local knowledge to perfectly align qualified people with appropriate employment opportunities.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/27/2012 via BusinessWire

Addison Search, acquired Addison Group

synopsis: Addison Search, a leading provider of professional staffing services, announced the acquisition of Addison Group, an Oklahoma-based firm that connects information technology, financial, administrative and engineering professionals with talent-driven organizations.
buyer parent: Lake Capital
buyer: Addison Search
Addison Professional Search is a specialized staffing firm that provides highly qualified personnel, on both a temporary project and permanent placement basis, primarily in the areas of finance and accounting, information technology and clerical services. "
target: Addison Group
Addison Group specializes in placing information technology, financial, administrative and engineering professionals with talent-driven organizations. Since 2002, Addison Group has created career connections between success-driven individuals and top-notch employers.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/4/2012 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Recruit Co., Ltd. has acquired, from affiliates of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., 100% ownership of U.S.-based Advantage Resourcing America, Inc. and Netherlands-based Advantage Resourcing Europe B.V. Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co., Ltd. is engaged in providing staffing services in Japan through Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. and Staff Service Holdings Co., Ltd. The company also operates two U.S. staffing businesses through The CSI Companies, Inc. and Staffmark Holdings, Inc. "
seller parent: Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
seller: Advantage Resourcing
Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world – leveraging local knowledge to perfectly align qualified people with appropriate employment opportunities.
price ($mm)
$410
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/20/2011 via PR Newswire

Randstad Holding NV, will acquire SFN Group, Inc.

synopsis: SFN Group, Inc announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Randstad Holding nv, a leading global provider of HR services. SFN Group, Inc. is a strategic workforce solutions company. It has sourced, screened and placed millions of individuals in temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time jobs for more than 65 years.
buyer: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$26,480.35)
Randstad Holding nv provides various staffing and human resources service primarily in Europe and North America. The company’s services include temporary and contract staffing, recruitment and selection, training, and reintegration and outplacement of personnel in various sectors. "
target: SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc. is a strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do.
price ($mm)[EV]
$686 [$683]
rev ($mm)
$2,089
EBITDA ($mm)
$71
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
10.3x
announced 6/18/2010 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire Intelligence Ltd

synopsis: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (together with its affiliates, "KKR") and Usen Corp. ("Usen"), the Tokyo-based cable broadcaster and media content provider, announced the signing of a definitive agreement whereby KKR will acquire Intelligence Ltd. ("Intelligence"), the recruitment services subsidiary of Usen, for 32.5 billion JPY.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$20,635.61)
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is an investment firm that makes a wide variety of private equity investments on behalf of itself and its investors. KKR has completed more than 100 transactions involving over $100 billion of total financing. KKR has offices in New York, Menlo Park and London. "
target parent: Usen Corporation
target: Intelligence Ltd
Intelligence, Ltd. provides human resources services in Japan. Its activities are classified into Recruitment Consulting Services, Clerical Staffing Services, Professional Services, OPPO Part-Time Employment Information Services, and Other Services segments.
price ($mm)
$358
rev ($mm)
$700
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2010 via PR Newswire

General Employment Enterprises, Inc., acquired On-Site Services, Inc.

synopsis: General Employment Enterprises, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition, through a subsidiary, of certain assets of On-Site Services, Inc. On-Site is a temporary staffing and payroll services company.
buyer: General Employment Enterprises, Inc. (JOB:$43.39)
General Employment has been in the business of finding career opportunities for people and people for career opportunities for over 100 years. The Company’s recruiters have specialize in placing Information Technology, Engineering, and Accounting professionals. "
target: On-Site Services, Inc.
On-Site Services, Inc. is a labor and human resource solutions company that provides temporary staffing, human resources, payroll outsourcing, labor and employment consulting and workforce solutions services.
price ($mm)
$1.18
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/11/2009 via BNC Analysis

EMTA Holdings, Inc., acquired Easy Staffing Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: EMTA Holdings, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lumea, Inc., acquired substantially all of the assets of Easy Staffing Solutions, Inc. under the terms of a previously announced asset purchase agreement.
buyer: EMTA Holdings, Inc. (GNPG:$0.00)
EMTA Corporation acquired the assets and intellectual property of Alaco, Inc. and engages in the research, development, manufacture, and distribution of gasoline, oil, and diesel additives for engines and other transportation-related fluids and industrial lubricants. "
target: Easy Staffing Solutions, Inc.
Easy Staffing Solutions, Inc. provides staffing, temporary staffing, and related services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$9.83 [$12.03]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/7/2008 via BusinessWire

Intellecor, acquired GRL Search Solutions

synopsis: Intellecor, a global human capital management firm helping corporations and government agencies in more than 32 countries attract, recruit, develop and retain top talent, has completed its acquisition of Phoenix based GRL Search Solutions.
buyer: Intellecor
Intellecor is a global human capital management firm dedicated to helping companies attract, recruit, develop and retain top talent. The company’s solutions encompass both development and implementation of strategies necessary to guarantee victory in the race for talent. "
target: GRL Search Solutions
GRL Search Solutions is a Phoenix based world-renowned job search and selection expert.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/11/2008 via Market Wire

Kelly Services, Inc., will purchase Portuguese Subsidiaries from Randstad Holding NV

synopsis: Kelly Services, Inc., a global human resources solutions provider, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire all of the shares of the Portuguese subsidiaries of Randstad Holding N.V., Randstad - Empresa de Trabalho Temporário, Unipessoal, Lda and Randstad - Gestão de Processos, Lda.
buyer: Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA:$4,516.00)
Kelly Services, Inc. offers staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, staff leasing, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 30 countries and territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 700,000 employees annually. "
seller: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$26,480.35)
Randstad Holding nv provides various staffing and human resources service primarily in Europe and North America. The company’s services include temporary and contract staffing, recruitment and selection, training, and reintegration and outplacement of personnel in various sectors.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
$75
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2008 via BusinessWire

Addison Professional Search, acquired HireSynergy

synopsis: Addison Professional Search, a rapidly-growing specialty staffing firm focused on providing top-quality contract and direct hire personnel for finance and accounting, information technology and administrative positions acquired HireSynergy, an executive search firm specializing in placing professionals in accounting, finance, and IT positions.
buyer: Addison Professional Search
Addison Professional Search is a specialized staffing firm that provides highly qualified personnel, on both a temporary project and permanent placement basis, primarily in the areas of finance and accounting, information technology and clerical services. "
target: HireSynergy
HireSynergy is a Houston-based Executive Search Firm that specializes in placing Accounting, Finance, and IT Professionals into rewarding positions with local employers. HireSynergy also offers consulting expertise in the hiring, selection and retention of high performance teams.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/20/2007 via BusinessWire

Staffing Now, Inc., acquired Certes Financial Pros

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that portfolio company Staffing Now completed the acquisition of Certes Financial Pros, a leading provider of high-end finance and accounting staffing in the Minneapolis and St. Paul markets.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: Staffing Now, Inc.
Staffing Now is a leading provider of temporary and permanent high-end office clerical and finance and accounting staffing, primarily to small and medium-sized companies. "
target: Certes Financial Pros
Certes Financial Pros is a provider of senior level financial staffing to Twin Cities companies needing interim, project, and permanent placement support. Certes employees benefit from a unique culture, driven by a work-life balance-focused philosophy and a relationship-based business model.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 9/17/2007 via BusinessWire

American Vantage Cos, acquired Candidates on Demand Group, Inc.

synopsis: American Vantage Companies today announced that it closed the acquisition of Candidates on Demand Group, Inc. a national recruiting and temporary placement firm headquartered in New York City. The acquisition of COD includes COD Consulting Services, Inc. and DealSplit, Inc.
buyer: American Vantage Cos (AVCS:$0.12)
American Vantage Companies provides online services to information technology professionals, companies and recruiters. The company flagship intends to be a resume and job posting database with advanced search capabilities with many value-added feature. The comapny has 17 subsidiaries. "
target: Candidates on Demand Group, Inc.
Candidates on Demand Group, Inc. is a national recruiting and temporary placement firm headquartered in New York City. They are also the parent to two wholy owned subsidieries, COD Consulting Services, Inc. and DealSplit, Inc.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x

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