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closed 11/14/2007 via BusinessWire

PreVisor, acquired CraftSystems, Inc.

synopsis: PreVisor, a leader in pre-employment assessments and selection solutions that connect hiring decisions to business results, acquired talent assessments specialists CraftSystems, Inc. was founded 29 years ago by Dr. Larry L. Craft. CraftSystems has built a strong reputation for the technical and predictive strength of their assessments.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PreVisor
PreVisor, a leading provider of on-demand pre-employment assessment software and employee selection solutions, helps organizations by connecting hiring decisions with business results. PreVisor’s assessment content accurately predicts on-the-job performance and supports fair hiring practices. "
target: CraftSystems, Inc.
CraftSystems, Inc. developed a unique questionnaire that specifically measured the drive and motivation that separated "Race Horses" from "Plow Horses," employing state-of-the-art technology to discourage applicants from "faking" the assessment to leave an unrealistically favorable impression.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

MRI Software LLC, acquired Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees

synopsis: MRI Software LLC, a global leader in real estate software solutions, announced the acquisition of Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees, a provider of applicant screening platforms that focuses on the multifamily real estate industry and corporate employers. Their services include credit history, criminal history, eviction history, and more.
buyer parent: GI Partners
buyer: MRI Software LLC
MRI Software is a leading provider of innovative real estate software applications and hosted solutions. MRI's comprehensive and flexible technology platform coupled with an open and connected ecosystem meets the unique needs of real estate businesses from property-level management to analytics. "
target: Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees
Rental History Reports and Trusted Employees is a provider of applicant screening platforms that focuses on the multifamily real estate industry and corporate employers. Their services include credit history, criminal history, eviction history, employment verification, and rental references reports.
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closed 4/5/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Renovo Capital, LLC, acquired Global HR Research

synopsis: Patriot National, Inc., a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions to the insurance industry, announced that it sold Global HR Research (“Global HR”), a pre-hire intelligence solutions provider, to Renovo Capital, LLC.
buyer: Renovo Capital, LLC
Renovo Capital is a special situations private equity fund. Renovo is focused on partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in businesses undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change. "
target parent: Patriot National Insurance Group
target: Global HR Research
At Global HR Research, they deliver the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates—in less time with less risk than ever before.
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announced 11/26/2019 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire First Advantage Corporation

synopsis: Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing, will acquire First Advantage, a global technology and information services leader in background check and drug screening solutions. First Advantage's services include background screening (criminal, education, employment), driver compliance, drug testing, and fingerprinting.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with over $43 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and operating professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Hong Kong. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: First Advantage Corporation (:$656.31)
First Advantage provides comprehensive background screening, identity, and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to actionable information that results in faster, more accurate people decisions.
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closed 8/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired HRC Human Resources Consulting GmbH

synopsis: Kenexa, a leading provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, has acquired Germany-based HRC Human Resources Consulting GmbH. The acquisition of HRC will provide additional proprietary content to Kenexa’s current survey and performance management offering and their offices will expand Kenexa’s geographical reach in mainland Europe.
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: HRC Human Resources Consulting GmbH
Headquartered in Munich, HRC Human Resources Consulting GmbH (HRC) is one of the leading consultancies for business-orientated employee surveys in German-speaking countries.
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closed 10/13/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Executive Networks, acquired Future Workplace

synopsis: Executive Networks, a provider of peer networking services, has acquired Future Workplace, an HR advisory and research firm. Through research, peer networks, and online courses via the award-winning Future Workplace Academy, Future Workplace provides continuing professional development opportunities for global HR, learning and talent professionals.
buyer: Executive Networks
Executive Networks is a provider of peer networking services. Executive Networks facilitate safe, and meaningful peer conversations for HR leaders that deliver accelerated, relevant insights and solutions. They help HR leads find networks that support their company’s strategy and growth plans. "
target: Future Workplace
Future Workplace is an HR advisory and research firm. Through research, peer networks, and online courses via the award-winning Future Workplace Academy, Future Workplace provides continuing professional development opportunities for global HR, learning, and talent professionals.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Capita Resourcing, acquired ThirtyThree LLP

synopsis: Capita has announced the acquisition of ThirtyThree LLP, a leading employer branding and marketing agency. The London and Bristol based firm will join Capita Resourcing, one of the UK’s foremost recruitment businesses. ThirtyThree provides employer branding, research, employee engagement and digital media services.
buyer parent: Capita PLC
buyer: Capita Resourcing
Capita Resourcing is a UK leader in the areas of outsourced recruitment, specialist and large scale resourcing and executive recruitment. Internally, specialist business units provide a wide range of HR services from resourcing, training and development, and more. "
target: ThirtyThree LLP
ThirtyThree LLP provides employer branding and marketing solutions to organizations in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers research and consulting services that help organizations to identify, develop, and promote their employer brands.
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cancelled 4/17/2003 via BusinessWire

Kroll Inc., cancelled an acquisition of Accufacts Pre-employment Screening

synopsis: Kroll Inc. (Nasdaq: KROL), the global risk consulting company, announced today that Kroll Background America, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into an agreement to acquire Accufacts Pre-Employment Screening, Inc. (OTCBB: APES) for approximately $3.2 million in cash.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.
buyer: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the world’s foremost independent risk consulting company. For more than 30 years, Kroll has helped companies, government agencies and individuals reduce their exposure to risk and capitalize on business opportunities. "
target: Accufacts Pre-employment Screening
Accufacts performs various types of pre-employment background screenings and provides other human resources-related information to its clients.
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$3.20
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closed 10/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Ipsos S.A, acquired Karian and Box

synopsis: Ipsos announced the acquisition of Karian and Box, a UK leading specialist in employee research and experience. Founded in 2006 with the ambition to give people a better voice at work, Karian and Box helps leaders take data-driven action to improve culture and experience.
buyer: Ipsos S.A (ENXTPA:IPS:$2,361.14)
Ipsos is one of the world's leading market research companies, operating in 90 markets and employing 18,000 people. Their 75 business solutions are based on primary data coming from surveys, social media monitoring, and qualitative or observational techniques. "
target: Karian and Box
Karian and Box is a UK leading specialist in employee research and experience. Founded in 2006 with the ambition to give people a better voice at work, Karian and Box helps leaders take data-driven action to improve culture and experience.
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closed 12/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Mercer, LLC, acquired Denarius

synopsis: Mercer announced that it has acquired Denarius, a leading compensation and benefits survey and information products consulting firm based in Santiago, Chile. The acquisition further strengthens Mercer’s capabilities in Chile, building upon strong relationships the firm has with multinationals.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a global leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset–their people. Mercer’s 20,000 employees are based in more than 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries."
target: Denarius
Denarius is a company specialized in highly analytical and reliable high-level compensation surveys. Denarius has been very successful and is the leading company providing data on compensation of top executives in terms of sample size.
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closed 11/6/2014 via BusinessWire

Mercer, LLC, acquired AUSREM

synopsis: Mercer, a global leader in talent, health, retirement, and investments, announced its acquisition of Perth-based AUSREM, a leader in specialist remuneration research and workforce consulting in the utilities, mining and energy sectors.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a global leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset–their people. Mercer’s 20,000 employees are based in more than 43 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries."
target: AUSREM
AUSREM is a remuneration information and consultancy business, providing best practice remuneration services and advice to Australian businesses.
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announced 7/30/2010 via Company Press Release

Mercer, LLC, will acquire ORC Worldwide

synopsis: Mercer, LLC announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire ORC Worldwide, to become an unparalleled provider of global human resource intelligence and to further strengthen related international consulting, conference and educational services.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a leading global provider of consulting, outsourcing and investment services. Mercer works with clients to solve their most complex benefit and human capital issues, designing and helping manage health, retirement and other benefits. It is a leader in benefit outsourcing. "
target: ORC Worldwide
ORC provides data, advises on best practices, conducts benchmarking research studies, performs reviews, and designs and communicates compensation programs on every level. ORC blends high-quality, thoroughly researched data with decades of practical experience across a wide variety of industries.
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closed 4/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Gartner, Inc., acquired CEB Global

synopsis: Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of CEB Inc., the industry leader in providing best practice and talent management insights.
buyer: Gartner, Inc. (IT:$4,051.88)
Gartner, Inc. is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. They deliver the technology-related insight necessary for their clients to make the right decisions, every day. "
target: CEB Global (CEB:$938.58)
CEB is a best practice insight and technology company. In partnership with leading organizations around the globe, CEB develop innovative solutions to drive corporate performance. CEB equips leaders at more than 10,000 companies with the intelligence to manage talent, customers and operations.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$200
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closed 4/10/2019 via Company Press Release

erecruit, acquired Innovantage

synopsis: Erecruit, a global provider of enterprise software for staffing firms, has acquired Innovantage, the UK’s leading provider of real-time labour market intelligence. Innovantage tracks millions of live online job postings each month that are advertised across major job boards, as well as thousands of company websites,
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: erecruit
Erecruit is the leading innovator in enterprise staffing software, VMS and onboarding solutions for large staffing firms and employers. Erecruit uses modern technologies to provide a highly scalable and configurable solution that allows firms to put their clients at the heart of their businesses. "
target: Innovantage
Innovantage is the UK’s leading provider of real-time labour market intelligence. By tracking millions of live online job postings each month advertised across the UK’s major job boards and company websites, their software provides the most comprehensive analysis of recruitment demand in the UK.
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closed 3/2/2016 via BNC Analysis

Symphony Technology Group, acquired Innovantage

synopsis: Cardiff-based CorePlace Capital, together with long-term investor Finance Wales, has sold its stake in Innovantage to private equity firm Symphony Technology Group. Innovantage captures job postings from more than 150 job boards and 500,000 employer websites to provide recruiters with a picture of hiring trends across the employment market.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a private equity firm with the strategic vision and capital to transform high-potential companies into definitive market leaders. STG sets companies on a path for success by providing a stable foundation and deep market intelligence. "
target parent: CorePlace Capital
target: Innovantage
Innovantage is the UK’s leading provider of real-time labour market intelligence. By tracking millions of live online job postings each month advertised across the UK’s major job boards and company websites, their software provides the most comprehensive analysis of recruitment demand in the UK.
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closed 9/3/2013 via BusinessWire

Mercer, LLC, acquired Global Remuneration Solutions

synopsis: Mercer announced that it has acquired Global Remuneration Solutions Ltd. (GRS), a leading compensation and benefits survey data and rewards information provider headquartered in South Africa. GRS conducts compensation and benefits surveys in 36 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer is a global leader in human resource consulting, outsourcing and investment services. Mercer works with clients to solve their most complex benefit and human capital issues by designing, implementing and administering health, retirement and other benefit programs. "
target: Global Remuneration Solutions
Global Remuneration Solutions is a compensation survey house and rewards consulting firm. Headquartered in South Africa, GRS conducts compensation and benefit surveys across 36 sub-Saharan African countries and provides a wide range of compensation consulting and mobility consulting and products.
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closed 1/2/2013 via Company Press Release

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired Morehead Associates

synopsis: Press Ganey Associates, Inc., a recognized leader in health care performance improvement, announced that it acquired Morehead Associates, Inc., one of the industry’s foremost employee and physician engagement firms. The acquisition strengthens Press Ganey’s comprehensive suite of patient experience solutions and services.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Recognized as a leader in performance improvement, Press Ganey partners with more than 10,000 health care organizations worldwide to create and sustain high performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. "
target: Morehead Associates
Morehead Associates helps leaders make better decisions and drive performance. They partner with healthcare organizations to create an engaged workforce, prioritize systemic changes, and align employees and physicians with business strategies.
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closed 7/29/2008 via Company Press Release

TSL Education Ltd., acquired Education Data Surveys

synopsis: TSL Education, publisher of the Times Educational Supplement and the Times Higher Education, has acquired Education Data Surveys. Education Data Surveys provides research and information about the education sector and is the leading provider of management information on the job market for classroom teachers and leaders in the education community.
buyer parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners
buyer: TSL Education Ltd.
TSL Education Limited operates as an educational publishing company in the United Kingdom. The company offers online resources, newspapers, magazines, Websites, events, and exhibitions for the professional educational field covering from primary through to further and higher education. "
target: Education Data Surveys
Education Data Surveys provides research and information about the education sector and is the leading provider of management information on the job market for classroom teachers and leaders in the education community.
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closed 4/2/2020 via BusinessWire

MJH Life Sciences, acquired Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP

synopsis: MJH Life Sciences™ has announced it has acquired the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) from Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). PBMI is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management.
buyer: MJH Life Sciences
MJH Life Sciences™ is the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels, providing health care professionals with the information and resources they need to optimize patient outcomes."
target parent: Pharmaceutical Strategies Group, LLC
target: Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, LP
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) is the nation’s leading provider of research and education that informs, advises, and influences the industry on drug cost management. Their insights enable evidence-based decision making in a complex and evolving pharmaceuticals marketplace.
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announced 7/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Beyond Commerce, Inc., will acquire E.G. Insight

synopsis: Beyond Commerce, Inc., a provider of B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies, and services, will acquire all of the equity of E.G. Insight, Inc., a St. Paul, Minnesota based customer and provider of employee data analytics. Beyond Commerce will incorporate E.G. Insights offerings with its solutions to cross-sell to customers.
buyer: Beyond Commerce, Inc. (OTCPK:BYOC:$5.83)
Beyond Commerce is focused on the acquisition of big data companies in global B2B internet marketing analytics, technologies, and services. The company develops and deploys disruptive strategic software technology that builds on organic growth potential and exploits cross-selling opportunities. "
target: E.G. Insight
E.G. Insight helps organizations gather actionable feedback through employee data analytics, guiding leaders to confident business decisions that drive success. E.G. Insight's offerings include The Customer Review process, Employee Surveys, Market Studies, Talk2 Employee Interviews, and more.
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closed 11/14/2007 via BusinessWire

PreVisor, acquired CraftSystems, Inc.

synopsis: PreVisor, a leader in pre-employment assessments and selection solutions that connect hiring decisions to business results, acquired talent assessments specialists CraftSystems, Inc. was founded 29 years ago by Dr. Larry L. Craft. CraftSystems has built a strong reputation for the technical and predictive strength of their assessments.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PreVisor
PreVisor, a leading provider of on-demand pre-employment assessment software and employee selection solutions, helps organizations by connecting hiring decisions with business results. PreVisor’s assessment content accurately predicts on-the-job performance and supports fair hiring practices. "
target: CraftSystems, Inc.
CraftSystems, Inc. developed a unique questionnaire that specifically measured the drive and motivation that separated "Race Horses" from "Plow Horses," employing state-of-the-art technology to discourage applicants from "faking" the assessment to leave an unrealistically favorable impression.
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closed 11/14/2007 via BusinessWire

PreVisor, acquired CraftSystems, Inc.

synopsis: PreVisor, a leader in pre-employment assessments and selection solutions that connect hiring decisions to business results, acquired talent assessments specialists CraftSystems, Inc. was founded 29 years ago by Dr. Larry L. Craft. CraftSystems has built a strong reputation for the technical and predictive strength of their assessments.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PreVisor
PreVisor, a leading provider of on-demand pre-employment assessment software and employee selection solutions, helps organizations by connecting hiring decisions with business results. PreVisor’s assessment content accurately predicts on-the-job performance and supports fair hiring practices. "
target: CraftSystems, Inc.
CraftSystems, Inc. developed a unique questionnaire that specifically measured the drive and motivation that separated "Race Horses" from "Plow Horses," employing state-of-the-art technology to discourage applicants from "faking" the assessment to leave an unrealistically favorable impression.
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closed 5/31/2006 via Company Press Release

PreVisor, acquired Brainbench

synopsis: Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries, announced that its portfolio company, PreVisor acquired Brainbench, Inc., an innovator in employment testing and skills specific, pre-employment assessments.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PreVisor
PreVisor, a leading provider of on-demand pre-employment assessment software and employee selection solutions, helps organizations by connecting hiring decisions with business results. PreVisor’s assessment content accurately predicts on-the-job performance and supports fair hiring practices. "
target: Brainbench
Brainbench helps clients test, track, and improve their employees' vital job characteristics, using the industry's largest ISO 9001-2000 library of tests. Brainbench’s online assessment solutions improve hiring, retention, training, customer satisfaction, and profitability for organizations.
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closed 6/17/2015 via PR Newswire

Corporate Executive Board, acquired Sunstone Analytics

synopsis: CEB, the leading member-based advisory company, adds machine learning pioneers and extends market-leading talent management solutions through Sunstone Analytics acquisition. The company uses advanced analytics and machine learning to analyze the relationship between resume attributes to score candidate fit against specified business goals.
buyer: Corporate Executive Board (CEB:$938.58)
Corporate Executive Board (CEB), the leading member-based advisory company, equips more than 10,000 organizations around the globe with insights, tools and actionable solutions to transform enterprise performance. "
target: Sunstone Analytics
Sunstone Analytics technology helps organizations quickly identify the best candidates from high volumes of résumés. Provided online as Software as a Service (SaaS), these machine learning based analytics tools identify the features and phrases most associated with high performers.
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closed 3/16/2022 via BNC Analysis

ReadyTech Holdings Limited, acquired PhoenixHRIS

synopsis: ReadyTech Holdings Limited, a leading provider of mission-critical SaaS solutions, has acquired PhoenixHRIS, a cloud-based talent management system in Australia. PhoenixHRIS makes the recruitment, on-boarding and post engagement process easy. They offer solutions for recruiting, vetting, video screening, reference checking, and more.
buyer: ReadyTech Holdings Limited (ASX:RDY:$47.32)
Based in Australia, ReadyTech is a leading provider of mission-critical SaaS for the education, workforce management, government and justice sectors. ReadyTech creates technology that helps their customers navigate complexity, while also delivering meaningful outcomes. "
target: PhoenixHRIS
PhoenixHRIS is a cloud-based talent management system in Australia. PhoenixHRIS makes the recruitment, on-boarding and post engagement process easy, for both candidates and recruitment managers. They offer solutions for recruiting, vetting, video screening, reference checking, and more.
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closed 3/24/2021 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired i2Verify

synopsis: Equifax has closed the acquisition of i2verify, an income and employment verification provider, offering instant access to employment and wage data to verifiers who meet requirements for access under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,789.10)
Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company, they play an essential role in the global economy by helping financial institutions, companies, employees, and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. "
target: i2Verify
Founded in 2011, i2verify is an income and employment verification provider, offering instant access to employment and wage data to verifiers who meet requirements for access under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
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closed 2/10/2021 via Company Press Release

CVCheck, acquired Bright People Technologies

synopsis: CVCheck, an Australian provider of online employment screening services, has acquired Bright People Technologies, an Australian provider of workforce management solutions. Bright People offers solutions for workforce onboarding, compliance, and background checking. They also offer workforce software designed for the mining and oil & gas industries.
buyer: CVCheck (ASX:CV1:$9.63)
CVCheck is an Australian provider of online employment screening and verification services. CVCheck offers checks globally and are the main screening provider for tens of thousands of businesses. They enable customers quickly to verify, screen and check personal and professional information. "
target: Bright People Technologies
Bright People Technologies is an Australian provider of workforce management solutions. Bright People offers cloud-based solutions for workforce onboarding, compliance, and background checking. They also offer workforce software designed for the mining and oil & gas industries.
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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.
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closed 6/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Totango, acquired Personity.ai

synopsis: Totango, the leader in enterprise customer success solutions, announced that it has acquired Personity.ai. Personity securely analyzes candidates'​ social media profiles to interpret their personality and ensure company and culture fit. Cut recruiting costs, reduce time-to-hire, and create the best team.
buyer: Totango
Totango is the leading Customer Success solution for the enterprise. Their platform provides access to all customer information, best practices, and relevant metrics so enterprises can proactively and intelligently operate their company around their customers. "
target: Personity.ai
Personity securely analyzes candidates'​ social media profiles to interpret their personality and ensure company and culture fit. Cut recruiting costs, reduce time-to-hire, and create the best team. They are proud to be the platform that top recruiting firms and HR teams use to hire.
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closed 2/23/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Jobindex A/S, acquired Joblicate A/S

synopsis: Jobindex, the largest job portal in Denmark, has acquired Joblicate, an Aarhus, Denmark based software company that offers video screening job recruitment software. Joblicate's software lets companies get a first-hand impression of applicants, while giving the candidates an opportunity to present themselves.
buyer: Jobindex A/S (CPSE:JOBNDX:$48.87)
Jobindex provides the most comprehensive overview of available jobs in Denmark. Jobindex is a job search engine that searches through job ads from over 500 job databases and sites in Denmark, including Jobnet. On a daily basis, they promote thousands of available jobs in all industries. "
target: Joblicate A/S
Joblicate is a software company based in Denmark. They offer a video based recruitment tool that replaces the traditional written application. Users can quickly screen a large number of candidates and determine if the personality matches their company before the candidate is called for an interview.
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closed 8/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Lumesse AS, acquired Goodwords Gmbh

synopsis: Lumesse, a leading international talent management software vendor, announced the acquisition of Goodwords online reference-checking technology. Goodwords provides HR and hiring managers with a highly automatized platform to quickly and easily conduct 360-degree reference-based assessments.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Lumesse AS
Lumesse is one of the only global companies making talent management solutions work locally. They help customers around the world to implement successful local talent management initiatives that identify, nurture and develop the right people, in the right place, at the right time. "
target: Goodwords Gmbh
Goodwords provides HR and hiring managers with a highly automatized platform to quickly and easily conduct 360-degree reference-based assessments, giving them relevant insights and independent peer feedback on candidates or employees at scale.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

RIVS Digital Interviews, acquired Async Interview

synopsis: RIVS, a leading provider of digital interview software, announced its acquisition of Async Interview's well-known interviewing solutions, including offerings for pre-recorded video interviewing, live video interviewing, and audio interviewing.
buyer: RIVS Digital Interviews
RIVS connects recruitment teams to quality candidates through digital interviews. Video and voice interviews reveal key candidate personality skills earlier on in the selection process, helping organizations discover top talent, while reducing time and costs associated with interviewing. "
target: Async Interview
Async Interview is a digital interviewing platform provider that supplies the technology and service to meet the needs of corporate and outsourced recruitment professionals. Its suite of video and audio interviewing tools are built to revolutionize the recruiting process.
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closed 8/27/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Chequed.com, Inc., acquired Assess Systems

synopsis: Chequed.com, a leading provider of cloud-based Predictive Talent Selection™ technology, has combined with Assess Systems, a leading provider of comprehensive employment assessments.
buyer: Chequed.com, Inc.
Chequed.com has one goal: No Bad Hires. Ever. From pre-employment testing and scorable interview guides to online reference-checking and passive talent sourcing, Chequed.com's cloud-based Predictive Talent Selection™ platform is used by some of the world's leading brands. "
target: Assess Systems
Assess Systems is a global, innovative SaaS technology and services company providing talent selection and people development solutions. Focusing on person-job-organization fit, their assessment solutions help clients select, develop, and promote talent for improved business outcomes.
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closed 11/13/2014 via PR Web

Get It, LLC, acquired EmployInsight

synopsis: Get It, a leading operator of niche classified and career websites, announced that is has acquired EmployInsight. Founded in 2012, EmployInsight is a leading platform for job matching between employers and job seekers, which launched with The New York Stock Exchange amongst its client base.
buyer: Get It, LLC
Get It is a technology company based in Alexandria, VA that specializes in introductions. Since 2006, Get It has created more than six hundred safe, online communities, offering consumers with one-click access to precisely what they need, and companies avenues in which to reach them. "
target: EmployInsight
EmployInsight is a leading platform for job matching between employers and job seekers. EmployInsight’s hiring product (HireInsight) allows organizations to hire people who have the emotional and character strengths required for specific jobs and specific teams.
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closed 1/3/2013 via Company Press Release

PeopleStrategy, Inc., acquired ERC Dataplus, Inc.

synopsis: PeopleStrategy, Inc. announced that it has acquired ERC Dataplus. ERC Dataplus is a trusted provider of cloud-based pre-employment systems that enable companies to manage the entire recruiting process online including, applicant tracking, behavioral assessments, and 360 reference checking technology.
buyer: PeopleStrategy, Inc.
PeopleStrategy's SaaS-based integrated payroll/HRMS solution helps companies automate day-to-day administrative tasks required to manage the entire employee lifecycle, leading to lower costs and the ability to focus on more building a more effective and meaningful people strategy. "
target: ERC Dataplus, Inc.
ERC Dataplus has been helping organizations with their most pressing business challenge: finding and keeping qualified talent. They provide a highly successful Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System and web-based applications.
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closed 12/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Concentra Analytics Ltd, acquired Dynaplan

synopsis: Concentra Analytics Ltd, a UK-based company that builds SaaS data products, has acquired Dynaplan, a provider of workforce planning solutions in Norway. Dynaplan provides solutions for workforce planning, business planning, and health care management. Their simulation technology enables businesses to identify key challenges and plan for the future.
buyer: Concentra Analytics Ltd
Concentra Analytics is a UK-based company that builds SaaS data products that enable businesses to capture, manage and analyse data to improve their operations. Concentra provides solutions for organizational planning and data warehouse automation. "
target: Dynaplan
Dynaplan is a leading provider of workforce planning solutions in Norway. Dynaplan provides solutions for strategic workforce planning, business planning, and health care management. Their scenario-based simulation technology enables businesses to identify key challenges and plan for the future.
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closed 10/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Assessio, acquired eelloo

synopsis: The Assessio Group, a Swedish HR and technology company, has acquired eelloo, a recruitment and employee development platform in the Netherlands. eelloo's products and services provide employees with insight into their talents and opportunities. They offer solutions for e-Assessments, cognitive ability tests, video interviews, and more.
buyer parent: Main Capital Partners BV
buyer: Assessio
Assessio is a Swedish HR and technology company. Assessio is a specialist in talent assessments. Their innovative Ascend platform is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that helps their clients to find, identify and assess present and future employees. "
target: eelloo
eelloo is a recruitment and employee development platform in the Netherlands. eelloo's products and services provide employees and candidates with insight into their talents and opportunities. They offer solutions for e-Assessments, cognitive ability tests, video interviews, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/23/2021 via PR Newswire

Paradox, acquired Traitify

synopsis: Paradox, a leader in Conversational AI, has acquired Traitify, a mobile-first assessment platform. Traitify allows HR to optimize the talent experience from attraction through employment. Their platform provides visual-based assessments available in multiple languages to help companies attract, select, and hire the best person for the job.
buyer: Paradox
Paradox is a leader in Conversational AI, supporting some of the world’s largest employers, including Unilever, McDonald’s, and PepsiCo. Olivia, the company’s conversational AI assistant, is helping TA teams automate tasks like screening, interview scheduling, candidate communications, and more. "
target: Traitify
Traitify is a mobile-first assessment platform. Traitify allows HR to optimize the talent experience from attraction through employment. Their platform provides visual-based assessments available in multiple languages to help companies attract, select, and hire the best person for the job.
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announced 7/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, will acquire DoSelect

synopsis: Info Edge, an online classifieds company in India, will acquire DoSelect, a skill assessment platform in India. DoSelect is reimagining how companies hire and reskill/ upskill their employees. Their platform enables recruiters to quickly create assessments and tests to evaluate thousands of candidates and employees.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: DoSelect
DoSelect is a skill assessment platform in India. DoSelect is reimagining how companies hire and reskill/ upskill their employees. Their platform enables recruiters to quickly create assessments and tests to evaluate thousands of candidates and employees.
price ($mm)
$2.81
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
5.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2021 via BusinessWire

Learnosity, acquired Questionmark Corporation

synopsis: Ireland-based Learnosity, the leading provider of assessment infrastructure for the learning industry, has acquired Questionmark, the end-to-end assessments, proctoring, badging, and reporting solutions provider. The partnership brings scale and deep expertise to Learnosity’s capabilities for the corporate, government, and certification sectors.
buyer: Learnosity
Based in Ireland, Learnosity provides the assessment infrastructure powering more than 120 of the world’s leading learning platforms and publishers. Learnosity’s suite of cloud-based APIs enable cutting-edge assessments, faster time-to-market, and lower development costs. "
target: Questionmark Corporation
Questionmark unlocks performance through reliable and secure online assessments. Questionmark provides a secure enterprise-grade assessment platform and professional services to leading organizations around the world, delivered with care and unequaled expertise.
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closed 12/3/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Meridianlink, Inc., acquired TazWorks, LLC

synopsis: MeridianLink, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of certain assets of TazWorks™, a premier technology platform for consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) and the creator of TazWorks Software™ and TazCloud™, a powerful background screening platform.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Meridianlink, Inc.
MeridianLink is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for financial institutions, including banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, specialty lending providers, fin tech companies, and consumer reporting agencies, or CRAs. "
target: TazWorks, LLC
TazWorks is a technology company that offers a turnkey background screening platform to organizations that provide background screening services. TazWorks is the creator of TazCloud™ – an end-to-end technology solution for the background screening industry.
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closed 10/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Advanced, acquired Clear Review

synopsis: Advanced announced that it has acquired Clear Review, a global performance management and employee engagement software company whose customers include Virgin Money, RICOH, Café Nero, HarperCollins and Waltham Forest Council. Clear Review has built a strong reputation for its innovative Continuous Performance Management platform.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Advanced
Advanced is the third largest British software and services company in the UK. The company helps organisations create the right digital foundations that drive productivity, insight and innovation while remaining safe, secure and compliant. "
target: Clear Review
Clear Review is a cloud-based Performance Management System which helps organisations to make performance management a year round process rather than a once-a-year appraisal.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
13.0x
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired Assessio

synopsis: Netherlands-based Main Capital, a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector, has acquired the largest talent assessment company in the Nordics, Assessio. Assessio develops the highly innovative Ascend platform, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution helping clients find, identify and assess present and future employees.
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Netherlands-based Main Capital is a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Nordics regions. Within this sector, Main Capital is the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target: Assessio
For over 65 years, Assessio has been a specialist in talent assessments finding its heritage in scientific psychology research. Assessio develops the highly innovative Ascend platform, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution helping clients find, identify and assess present and future employees.
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