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closed 1/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Affinity Labs

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced a strategic acquisition that will increase its presence in several professional and vocational online communities. Monster has acquired Affinity Labs Inc., a development stage company that operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people interested in certain dedicated occupations.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Affinity Labs
Founded in 2006, Affinity Labs operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people entering, advancing and networking in today’s fast-growing career fields. The company is backed by The Mayfield Fund and Trinity Ventures.
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$62
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closed 1/6/2021 via PR Web

Adweek, Inc., acquired Social Media Week

synopsis: Adweek, the leading source of news and insights covering marketing, media and technology, has acquired Social Media Week (SMW), a premiere conference and industry news platform for professionals in media, marketing and technology. SMW shares the best ideas and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture.
buyer parent: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
buyer: Adweek, Inc.
Adweek is the leading source of news and insight serving the brand marketing ecosystem. Adweek’s award-winning coverage reaches an engaged audience of more than 6 million professionals across platforms including print, digital, events, podcasts, newsletters, social media and mobile apps. "
target: Social Media Week
Social Media Week (SMW) is one of the world’s premiere conferences and industry news platforms for professionals in media, marketing and technology. SMW curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture.
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closed 5/23/2018 via GlobeNewswire

BIMobject AB, acquired The BIM Hub FZ-LLC

synopsis: BIMobject, a Swedish technology company that provides a digital content management system for BIM objects, has acquired The BIM Hub (TBH), a Dubai-based professional social media platform for BIM and AEC companies. TBH's focus is to offer content such as educational materials, white papers, videos, news, and events.
buyer: BIMobject AB (OM:BIM:$12.82)
BIMobject is a Swedish technology company that is digitalising the building industry. They are the world's largest digital content management system for BIM objects. BIMobject assists product manufacturers in the AEC field to promote and deliver their products directly into the BIM process. "
target: The BIM Hub FZ-LLC
The BIM Hub (TBH) is a Dubai-based social media platform for BIM users, property owners, architects, engineers and contractors as well as project managers, property managers and facility managers. TBH's focus is to offer content such as educational materials, white papers, videos, news, and events.
price ($mm)
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$0
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EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 2/11/2015 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., acquired Niche

synopsis: Twitter has acquired Niche, a small startup that connects advertisers with social media stars — who are increasingly able to make money on services like Twitter and Twitter’s Vine video service.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,716.35)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Niche
Niche is a community of relevant and influential social media creators, prominent on rising platforms like Vine, Instagram and Tumblr. With both software and services, Niche helps creators engage, thrive and monetize.
price ($mm)
$30
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closed 8/19/2014 via BNC Analysis

Prometheus Global Media, acquired Mediabistro

synopsis: Prometheus Global Media LLC, a collection of trade publications and events backed by a unit of Guggenheim Partners, has completed its acquisition of Mediabistro from the Mecklermedia Corp. Terms of the deal for Mediabistro, known for its website featuring job listings for journalists for other media professionals, weren't provided.
buyer parent: Guggenheim Partners, LLC
buyer: Prometheus Global Media
Prometheus Global Media is a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including: Music; Film; and Advertising & Marketing. Its assets include Billboard and its related conference events, The Hollywood Reporter, Adweek, Mediaweek, and more. "
target parent: Mecklermedia Corporation
target: Mediabistro (MBIS:$13.13)
Mediabistro is the leading provider of jobs, news, education, events, and research for the media industry. Their mission is to help media professionals succeed and grow in their careers as we provide them with opportunities to acquire new positions, knowledge, skills, and connections.
price ($mm)
$8.00
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announced 8/17/2011 via New York Times

GOOD Worldwide LLC, will acquire Jumo

synopsis: GOOD Worldwide, a fast-growing publishing and marketing business dedicated to promoting social causes, is acquiring Jumo, a social networking site devoted to raising money and support for nonprofit groups. Nearly 15,000 organizations from across the globe have signed up for Jumo to share their work and the stories of the people they serve.
buyer: GOOD Worldwide LLC
GOOD Worldwide LLC, an integrated media platform, provides content, experiences, and utilities for the people, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and NGOs in the United States and internationally. It offers content in various categories, such as art and design, food, and politics. "
target: Jumo
Jumo is a social networking site devoted to raising money and support for nonprofit groups. Jumo enables people to find organizations and similarly minded people working on important causes in the United States and across the world.
price ($mm)
$0.06
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closed 7/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Jupitermedia Corporation, acquired Mediabistro.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jupitermedia Corporation has acquired all of the shares of mediabistro.com inc. the career and community site for media and creative professionals, for $20.0 million in cash and a two year earn-out that could result in an additional $3.0 million in cash consideration.
buyer: Jupitermedia Corporation (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands, is the leading global provider of events, education, jobs, and content for business, media, and creative professionals. The company consists of four distinct brands: mediabistro.com, LearnNetwork, Freelance Connect, and Semantic Web. Over 6 million users visit WebMediaBrands monthly."
target: Mediabistro.com, Inc. (MBIS:$13.13)
mediabistro.com is dedicated to anyone who creates or works with content, or who is a non-creative professional working in a content/creative industry. Our mission is to provide opportunities (both online and offline) for you to meet each other, share resources, and showcase your work.
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closed 4/16/2014 via BNC Analysis

Digital Luxury Group (DLG), acquired Luxury Society, SAS

synopsis: Digital Luxury Group, a marketing consultant, said it acquired social networking and news company Luxury Society, to expand its research on the market for high- end goods. Luxury Society is the world's most influential online community of top luxury executives.
buyer: Digital Luxury Group (DLG)
Digital Luxury Group (DLG) is a research and market intelligence firm that produces luxury industry market research and provides digital marketing and communication services for luxury brands. The company is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland and has offices in New York City and Shanghai. "
target: Luxury Society, SAS
Luxury Society is the world's most influential online community of top luxury executives. Based in Paris, with thousands of members in more than 150 countries, LS informs and connects CEOs, managers, journalists, consultants, designers and analysts from across the luxury sector, in industries.
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closed 7/1/2010 via Market Wire

KGB USA, Inc., acquired CerBibo Corporation

synopsis: kgb announced the acquisition of 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Centroid Media, the specialist Internet business best known for the people search engine and online reputation sites, Wieowie in the Netherlands, and Whoozy across other territories.
buyer: KGB USA, Inc.
KGB USA, Inc. provides branded directory assistance, independent outsourced directory assistance, and information services in the United States. "
target parent: Centroid Media BV
target: CerBibo Corporation
Founded in 2007, Centroid Media, is a privately held company based in Groningen, Holland. Centroid Media consists of a talented team of developers who build vertical search engines leveraging proprietary technology. Today, the existing network generates over 6 million page views every month.
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closed 5/21/2013 via PR Newswire

Gateway Church, acquired The Table

synopsis: Gateway Church is pleased to announce its acquisition of The Table, a social network and community platform designed for churches. The Table is a custom social platform that aims to encourage community in the local church, empower leaders and move people beyond the pews and into authentic, life changing relationships.
buyer: Gateway Church
Gateway Church is a Bible-based, evangelistic, Spirit-empowered church in Southlake, Texas, led by Pastor Robert Morris. Gateway Church is in the top 25 fastest growing churches in the country. The multi-campus, evangelistic, Spirit-empowered church in Dallas/Fort Worth began in 2000. "
target: The Table
The Table is a custom social platform that aims to encourage community in the local church, empower leaders and move people beyond the pews and into authentic, life changing relationships. It enables church to happen between church services.
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closed 1/3/2012 via BusinessWire

Ziff Davis B2B Focus, acquired Toolbox.com, LLC

synopsis: Ziff Davis, Inc., one of the nation’s leading technology media companies, announced the acquisition of Toolbox.com, the #1 professional networking site for IT professionals, from the Corporate Executive Board. Effective immediately, Toolbox.com will be a unit of Ziff Davis B2B Focus.
buyer parent: Great Hill Partners LLC
buyer: Ziff Davis B2B Focus
Ziff Davis B2B Focus, formerly Tippit, is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors. It helps business and IT professionals make better purchasing decisions while turning the Internet into a meaningful platform for B2B marketers. "
target parent: Corporate Executive Board
target: Toolbox.com, LLC
Toolbox.com is the #1 professional networking site for IT professionals. Founded in 1998 and based in Scottsdale, AZ, Toolbox.com supports decision-making throughout the IT life cycle by linking over three million IT experts and executives across the globe each month.
price ($mm)
$2.10
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/12/2011 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Inside Network Inc.

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired all of the shares of Inside Network Inc., publisher of the well-known blogs Inside Facebook and Inside Mobile Apps, industry-leading research services focused on the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem, AppData, an app that tracks social platform traffic, and trade shows.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. The company’s online businesses includes mediabistro.com, learnnetwork.com, freelanceconnect.com and semanticweb.com. "
target: Inside Network Inc.
Inside Network publishes the well-known blogs Inside Facebook, Inside Social Games and Inside Mobile Apps. The company also publishes: industry-leading research services focused on the Facebook platform and social gaming ecosystem; AppData, which tracks traffic on social platforms; and trade shows.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2019 via Company Press Release

MyMobileLyfe, LLC, acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC

synopsis: MyMobileLyfe, LLC has acquired Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC, publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. With a focus on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website. Atlanta Tech Blogs is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content.
buyer: MyMobileLyfe, LLC
MyMobileLyfe, LLC is a digital marketing and advertising agency whose products help businesses target relevant audiences and optimize promotional strategies. With MyMobileLyfe's search, display, retargeting, and live chat tools, ad buyers can reach customers across multiple channels and networks. "
target: Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC
Atlanta Tech Blogs, LLC is the publisher of the popular website atlantatechblogs.com. The company is the region’s leading technology industry-focused digital platform for user-generated content. Focusing on tech startups, Atlanta Tech Blogs curates posts from over 300 blogs via its website.
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closed 6/23/2010 via GlobeNewswire

OLB Group, Inc., acquired Retailer Networks, Inc.

synopsis: OLB Group, Inc., an e-commerce service provider offering software products and services designed to help businesses sell products over the internet, announced the purchase of three e-commerce properties from Retailer Networks, Inc.: GHMconnect, the Gift and Home Channel and Thrive on Main.
buyer parent: MetaSource Group, Inc.
buyer: OLB Group, Inc. (:$10.32)
The OLB Group is an e-commerce service provider that delivers fully outsourced private label shopping solutions. Their private label shopping site is designed to maintain their customer's websites, providing seamless e-commerce functionality that keeps users on the site at all times. "
target: Retailer Networks, Inc.
Retailer Networks empowers independent retailers to thrive in today's dynamic market where their future is challenged by the changing retail landscape.
price ($mm)
$0.26
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closed 3/3/2011 via Company Press Release

iNET Interactive, acquired Web Host Industry Review

synopsis: iNET Interactive has acquired Web Host Industry Review, the leading news and analysis source for the hosted services industry. TheWHIR.com has provided readers with daily industry news, feature coverage, expert opinion and analysis. The Web Host Industry Review Magazine has been an important voice in the industry’s business community.
buyer: iNET Interactive
iNET Interactive is a social media company operating prominent online communities for technology professionals and technology enthusiasts. Their vertically-focused communities incorporate user-contributed ratings, reviews, and discussion augmented with professionally-produced content. "
target: Web Host Industry Review
Web Host Industry Review, Inc. ("theWHIR.com") provides its readers with daily industry news, feature coverage and expert opinion and analysis, in addition to comprehensive resources for web host industry executives, resellers and web hosting consumers.
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closed 8/30/2010 via BusinessWire

Catalyze.org merged with Modern Analyst Media LLC,

synopsis: iRise®, the global leader in enterprise visualization solutions, and ModernAnalyst.com, the premier online community and resource portal for business analysts, announced that the Catalyze.org destination site has been merged with ModernAnalyst.com, creating the single largest online community for business analysts in the world.
buyer: Modern Analyst Media LLC
ModernAnalyst.com is the number one online destination for business analysts, systems analysts, business process consultants, user experience designers, and other professionals involved in business analysis or systems analysis. "
target parent: iRise
target: Catalyze.org
Catalyze is a new community and "virtual watering hole" for professionals who define and design software applications and websites.
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closed 7/31/2008 via BusinessWire

Investment Technology Group, Inc., acquired BLOCKalert

synopsis: Investment Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, announced that it will become full owner of BLOCKalert, acquiring Merrill Lynch’s stake in the joint venture.
buyer: Investment Technology Group, Inc. (ITG:$505.52)
Investment Technology Group, Inc. is a specialized agency brokerage and technology firm that partners with clients globally to provide innovative solutions spanning the entire investment process. "
target parent: Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
target: BLOCKalert
BLOCKalert LLC, a broker-dealer, provides block order crossing services. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in the United States.
price ($mm)
$10*
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closed 6/18/2007 via BusinessWire

TechTarget, acquired Ajaxian, Inc.

synopsis: Information technology media company TechTarget, Inc. has acquired Ajaxian, Inc., a leading Web site and conference which provides content for the community of developers for "Ajax" (Asynchronous Javascript and XML), a web development technique for creating interactive web applications.
buyer: TechTarget (TTGT:$198.84)
TechTarget, a leading online technology media company, gives technology providers ROI-focused marketing programs to generate leads, shorten sales cycles, and grow revenues. "
target: Ajaxian, Inc.
Ajaxian, Inc., a leading Web site and conference which provides content for the community of developers for "Ajax" (Asynchronous Javascript and XML), a web development technique for creating interactive web applications.
price ($mm)
$1.00
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closed 12/29/2014 via BNC Analysis

Tomorrow's Retail, LLC, acquired AdminForums

synopsis: Tomorrow's Retail, LLC announces their acquisition of AdminForums, an internet community for website owners across the world. They can use it for assistance regarding their websites, look for free website hosting, search engine optimization, and more.
buyer: Tomorrow's Retail, LLC
Tomorrow's Retail, LLC offers a range of services and products, most of which are centered around Internet Marketing and Web Promotion Services. Their services include Private Label Rights, Internet Marketing & Webmaster Training, Web Design, and Blog Network. "
target: AdminForums
AdminForums is an internet community for website owners across the world, sharing status updates, articles and helping eachother with website and coding related problems. Members can promote their website, post on the community message board and engage with each other.
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closed 9/20/2010 via BusinessWire

WebMediaBrands, Inc., acquired Semantic Technology Conference

synopsis: WebMediaBrands announced that it has acquired all of the assets of the Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech) and the SemanticUniverse.com blog from Wilshire Conferences. SemTech is the largest conference in the world dedicated to the rapidly growing topic of the Semantic Web and Linked Data.
buyer: WebMediaBrands, Inc. (OTCPK:MECK:$3.22)
WebMediaBrands Inc. is an Internet media company that provides content, education, trade shows, and online job board services to media and business professionals. "
target parent: Wilshire Conferences, Inc.
target: Semantic Technology Conference
SemTech ("Semantic Technology Conference ") is the largest conference in the world dedicated to the rapidly growing topic of the Semantic Web and Linked Data. SemanticUniverse is a blog and e-mail newsletter providing news and articles about the application of semantic technologies.
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closed 1/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Affinity Labs

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced a strategic acquisition that will increase its presence in several professional and vocational online communities. Monster has acquired Affinity Labs Inc., a development stage company that operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people interested in certain dedicated occupations.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Affinity Labs
Founded in 2006, Affinity Labs operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people entering, advancing and networking in today’s fast-growing career fields. The company is backed by The Mayfield Fund and Trinity Ventures.
price ($mm)
$62
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announced 1/31/2018 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Quess Corp Limited, India's leading integrated business services provider, will acquire Monster Worldwide's APAC business. Monster Worldwide is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. They help individuals find better jobs, and employers find the best talent. The deal includes Monster's business in India, South East Asia and the Middle East.
buyer parent: Thomascook.in
buyer: Quess Corp Limited (BSE:539978:$918.70)
Quess Corp Limited, established in 2007, is India's leading integrated business services provider. Quess serves over 1700+ customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrials. "
seller parent: Randstad Holding NV
seller: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide's APAC business includes Monster's business in India, South East Asia and the Middle East. Monster Worldwide is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. Monster has helped individuals find better jobs, and employers find the best talent.
price ($mm)
$6.50
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closed 10/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Randstad Holding NV, acquired Monster Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Randstad Holding nv, a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in connecting jobs and people, announced it has successfully completed its tender offer for Randstad to acquire Monster. Monster will continue operating as a separate and independent entity under the Monster name.
buyer: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$26,480.35)
Randstad specializes in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Their services range from regular temporary staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse, Professionals, Search & Selection, outplacement, and HR Solutions. "
target: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are. The company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities.
price ($mm)
$429
rev ($mm)
$652
EBITDA ($mm)
$93
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.6x
closed 6/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Jobr

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in connecting jobs and people, announced that it has acquired Jobr, the leading mobile job discovery app. The Jobr app uses a 'Tinder-like' model, allowing job seekers to quickly connect with or dismiss job opportunities by swiping right or left on job postings and then apply to those jobs.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are. The company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities. "
target: Jobr
Jobr is the leading mobile job discovery application. Jobr enables users to advance their career by easily browsing for jobs and connecting with employers without the hassle of a formal job search. It also provides tools for recruiters to manage and interact with applicants.
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closed 10/13/2015 via PR Newswire

H&Q Korea, acquired JobKorea Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced the completion of the sale of its remaining 50.01% ownership position in its South Korean operation, JobKorea, to H&Q Korea for approximately $85 million. The sale is consistent with Monster's continued strategy of unlocking value and sharpening its focus on its core online recruitment platform.
buyer parent: H&Q Asia Pacific
buyer: H&Q Korea
H&Q Korea is a pioneer in the development of Korea's private equity industry and is one of the top private equity managers in the country. Specialized in mid-market transactions in Korea H&Q Korea has raised 3 country-specific funds since 2005 with a total committed capital of KRW1.2 trillion. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: JobKorea Co., Ltd.
JobKorea is the premier online career resource in South Korea. Founded in 1996 JobKorea was one of the first to offer online recruiting advertising services. Today the service has 11 million registered members and 2.8 million listed companies.
price ($mm)
$85*
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closed 6/24/2015 via BNC Analysis

Acquire Learning Pty Ltd, acquired CareerOne Pty Limited

synopsis: Australian private education company Acquire Learning has bought a controlling interest in CareerOne, one of Australia’s largest job boards and a subsidiary of global job board Monster.
buyer: Acquire Learning Pty Ltd
Acquire Learning helps people find their path in life and gain the skills and knowledge they need to achieve their ambitions. Acquire Learning helps students and education and training providers. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: CareerOne Pty Limited
CareerOne is a leading digital employment brand offering a unique job hunting experience and innovative corporate solutions for candidate sourcing, talent management, and employer branding.
price ($mm)
$16*
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closed 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired TalentBin

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the online employment solution, announced the acquisition of TalentBin, Inc., a social profile talent search engine. TalentBin is focused on turbo-charging talent acquisition for recruiters and hiring managers with its talent search engine, turning the web into a virtually endless talent sourcing database.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: TalentBin
TalentBin is focused on turbo-charging talent acquisition for recruiters and hiring managers with its talent search engine, turning the web into a virtually endless talent sourcing database.
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closed 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Gozaik

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the online employment solution, announced the acquisition of Gozaik LLC, a developer of social jobs aggregation and distribution technology. Gozaik aggregates social job announcements and distributes broad and targeted job ads across social channels.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Gozaik
Gozaik, based in Boston, aggregates social job announcements and distributes broad and targeted job ads across social channels, providing employers with the ability to find, engage and hire talent on Twitter.
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closed 2/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

IrishJobs.ie, acquired ChinaHR.com

synopsis: Monster, one of the largest employment websites in the world, has sold the unsettled jobs listing website ChinaHR to IrishJobs.ie. Saongroup operates an online jobs listing service in 30 countries, including China, through the IrishJobs.ie website.
buyer parent: Saongroup
buyer: IrishJobs.ie
With over half a million users each month, IrishJobs.ie, is Ireland's no.1 recruitment website. They are trusted and used by over 900 of Ireland's top businesses. They bring job seekers and employers together. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: ChinaHR.com
China HR.com is one of the leading and most widely recognized online recruitment Web sites in China. ChinaHR provides online recruiting, campus recruiting and human resources value-added services.
price ($mm)
$30*
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closed 8/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired HotJobs.com, Ltd.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Yahoo! HotJobs, a leading online recruitment website, from Yahoo! for $225 million in cash.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target parent: Yahoo! Inc.
target: HotJobs.com, Ltd.
HotJobs.com, Ltd. is an Internet-based recruiting solutions company. The Company's suite of services leverages the Internet to provide a direct exchange of information between job seekers and employers.
price ($mm)
$225
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closed 7/30/2009 via BusinessWire

Military.com, acquired CinCHouse.com

synopsis: Military.com, the nation’s largest military and veteran online membership organization and a business unit of Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced it has acquired CinCHouse.com, the largest destination website and social network for military wives and women in uniform.
buyer parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: Military.com
Military.com is the nation’s largest military and veteran online membership organization serving active duty personnel, reservists, guard members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers and those considering military careers. "
target: CinCHouse.com
CinCHouse.com is the Internet's largest community of military wives and women in uniform. Pronounced 'sink- house', we represent the "Commanders in Chief of the House', including girlfriends, fiancees, mom, sisters and all other women who live the military lifestyle.
price ($mm)
$0.30
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closed 10/8/2008 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the parent company of Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource, announced that it has completed its acquisition of ChinaHR, creating a leading force in online recruitment in China and across Asia.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: ChinaHR.com Holdings, Ltd.
China HR.com Holdings Ltd is the owner of ChinaHR.com(R), one of the leading and most widely recognized online recruitment Web sites in China. ChinaHR provides online recruiting, campus recruiting and human resources value-added services.
price ($mm)
$133*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Trovix, Inc.

synopsis: Monster®, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced a series of strategic business initiatives highlighted by the acquisition of Trovix, Inc., a leading provider of employment products and services using intelligent search technologies.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Trovix, Inc.
Trovix is a semantic search technology company focused on employment. Trovix products help job seekers to find the best opportunities for them, and employers to quickly identify and recruit the best talent available. The company's patented technology drives its consumer job site, Trovix.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Affinity Labs

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced a strategic acquisition that will increase its presence in several professional and vocational online communities. Monster has acquired Affinity Labs Inc., a development stage company that operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people interested in certain dedicated occupations.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Affinity Labs
Founded in 2006, Affinity Labs operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people entering, advancing and networking in today’s fast-growing career fields. The company is backed by The Mayfield Fund and Trinity Ventures.
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Arbeidskamerater AS

synopsis: Monster Worldwide Scandinavia AB, a subsidiary of Monster Worldwide, has acquired all the outstanding shares of Norwegian online career sales company Arbeidskamerater AS. Consistent with Monster Worldwide Europe’s overall corporate strategy, the acquisition of Arbeidskamerater AS will enable Monster.no to expand in Norway.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Arbeidskamerater AS
Founded in 2004 as a sales agent for Monster Worldwide in Norway, Arbeidskamerater AS successfully increased the number of jobs available on the Norwegian Monster website from 1,100 in January 2006 to 3,000 in January 2007.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the parent company of Monster, announced the sale of its TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications business in North America to Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a media-focused private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company. The sale includes all of the Company's Advertising & Communications business.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications is North America's largest independent recruitment advertising agency and the only recruitment advertising agency recognized among the top 20 U.S. Interactive agencies.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/10/2006 via BNC Analysis

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired PWP, LLC

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has acquired PWP, LLC. PWP, a leading publisher of directory websites in the educational field, will be integrated into Monster Worldwide's Internet Advertising and Fees business segment, alongside FastWeb, Monsterlearning, and other online media and education-related properties.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: PWP, LLC
PWP is a leading publisher of directory websites in the educational field. PWP owns thousands of education-related domain names and generates more than one hundred thousand 'student to school/college' referrals per month as well as having more than one million unique users per month.
price ($mm)
$1.13
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired JobKorea Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, parent company of Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource, today announced the acquisition of JobKorea, the premier online recruitment web site in South Korea serving more than three million registered users. The aggregate cash purchase price was approximately $94 million, net of cash acquired.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: JobKorea Co., Ltd.
JobKorea Co., Ltd. was one of the first Korean companies to offer online recruitment advertising services and has grown to become the leading service of its kind in Korea. Currently it has more than three million registered members and an average of more than 100,000 open job postings at any time. I
price ($mm)
$94
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, purchased TMP Worldwide Directional Marketing from TMP Worldwide Inc.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has sold its Yellow Pages division to Audax Group, a leading private equity firm. The sale includes Monster Worldwide's Yellow Pages business in North America and Japan, formerly known as TMP Worldwide Directional Marketing, which will now operate under the name TMP Directional Marketing.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group, established in 1999, is a premier source of investment capital for middle market companies. Audax manages several equity and debt funds that it invests in companies at various stages of business growth. "
seller parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
seller: TMP Worldwide Inc.
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications is North America's largest independent recruitment advertising agency and the only recruitment advertising agency recognized among the top 20 U.S. Interactive agencies.
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/23/2004 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired jobpilot AG

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), the parent company of the leading global online careers property, Monster(R), today announced the acquisition of jobpilot (www.jobpilot.com), one of Europe's most established and successful online careers portals, from Adecco S.A.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target parent: Adecco SA
target: jobpilot AG
jobpilot AG offers with jobpilot (www.Jobpilot.com) Europe's career market on the Internet. The company launched its innovative career portal in October 1995. Sites are now online in 15 European countries. Regular customers include all 30 companies listed in Germany's DAX share index as well as 21
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/7/2021 via Company Press Release

Adecco Group, will acquire QAPA SA

synopsis: The Adecco Group has announced the acquisition of QAPA, the number two provider of fully digital workforce solutions in France. QAPA SA owns and operates qapa.com, an employment website for not-executives. Their "matching tool" associates candidates and recruiters on simple criteria: skills, location, salary and hourly availability.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is a Switzerland based leading HR solutions partner. The Adecco Group serves more than 100,000 organisations with the talent, HR services, and cutting-edge technology they need to succeed in an ever-changing global economy. "
target: QAPA SA
QAPA SA owns and operates qapa.com, an employment website for not-executives. QAPA SA was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Paris, France. Their "matching tool" associates candidates and recruiters on simple criteria: skills, location, salary and hourly availability.
price ($mm)
$77
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/12/2021 via GlobeNewswire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired Jobillico

synopsis: Harris, a global vertical market software provider and acquirer, is acquiring Quebec-based employment website, Jobillico. With over 3 million users in Canada, Jobillico supports a network of over 5,000 employers in recruiting top talent using a digital platform that is largely developed and maintained by its Québec City team.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Harris is a global vertical market software provider and acquirer. Through acquisitions, Harris has grown extensively from its roots in the utilities, local government, education, and healthcare verticals to operate over 150 businesses globally across more than 20 industries. "
target: Jobillico
With over 3 million users in Canada, Jobillico supports a network of over 5,000 employers in recruiting top talent using a digital platform that is largely developed and maintained by its Québec City team.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/23/2021 via PR Newswire

Jobcase, Inc., acquired Upward.net

synopsis: Jobcase, the social platform dedicated to empowering and advocating for workers, announced the expansion of its network and its job matching capabilities through the acquisition of leading job matching platform Upward.net.
buyer: Jobcase, Inc.
Jobcase is dedicated to empowering and advocating for the world's workers. As a social media platform, Jobcase develops technology to help more than 110 million registered members lead better, more meaningful work lives – providing access to jobs, tools, resources, and a supportive community. "
target: Upward.net
A leading job matching company headquartered in Newark, California, for more than a decade, Upward.net has been helping job seekers find better employment opportunities while enabling employers to optimize their online recruitment advertising budgets.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/18/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

HIRE Technologies, acquired Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners

synopsis: HIRE Technologies Inc., a company focused on modernizing and digitizing the fragmented staffing industry, has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Taylor Ryan Inc. and TR Partners Inc., entities which jointly operate Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners, a Vancouver based boutique consulting firm.
buyer: HIRE Technologies (TSXV:HIRE:$8.75)
HIRE Technologies is a Canadian company focused on the acquisition of information technology, staffing, and HR consulting firms. HIRE provides their partners with meaningful cross-selling opportunities, access to leading technology, and a centralized back-office system to support growth. "
target: Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners
Taylor Ryan is a Vancouver based boutique consulting firm focused on providing retained search, contingency recruitment, and human resource management solutions to their clients within specialist industry sectors across Canada and the Pacific North West.
price ($mm)
$3.24
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
4.1x
closed 12/28/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HeadHunter, acquired Zarplata

synopsis: HeadHunter Group PLC announces that it has completed the acquisition of LLC Zarplata.ru from Hearst Shkulev Digital Regional Network B.V. for a total purchase price of ₽3.5 billion in cash subject to customary post-completion price adjustments and limited escrow arrangements.
buyer: HeadHunter (HHR:$104.63)
HeadHunter is the leading online recruitment platform in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States focused on providing comprehensive talent acquisition services, such as access to extensive CV database, job postings (jobs classifieds platform) and a portfolio of value-added services. "
target parent: The Hearst Corporation
target: Zarplata
Zarplata is a job classified platform with a strong footprint in certain Russian regions, such as Siberia and the Urals. It was formed by consolidating local city portals, which has created high local brand recognition and means that Zarplata has a significant share of organic traffic.
price ($mm)
$46
rev ($mm)
$14
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

VimVic, acquired Business Animals

synopsis: VimVic, a education and digital HR company, has acquired Business Animals, a company that specializes in modern business. Business Animals started out as a social networking business and now it brings merchants and proven profiles. Companies can offer the production of presentation formats that serve as HR marketing tools and help build a business.
buyer: VimVic
Based in Czechia, VimVic is engaged in education and digital HR. They work on online courses along with company profiles and employer ratings to help users learn about corporate culture and the experiences of others. "
target: Business Animals
Based in Czechia, Business Animals specializes in modern business. Business Animals started out as a social networking business, and now it brings merchants and proven profiles. Companies can offer the production of presentation formats that serve as HR marketing tools and help build a business.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd., acquired Glassdoor, Inc.

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese-based HR company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Glassdoor, a leading job and recruiting company well known for providing greater workplace transparency. Glassdoor helps people find the latest jobs combined with insights into jobs and companies.
buyer: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd. (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Founded in 1960, the Recruit Group started as a business focused on recruitment advertising that targeted university students. In April 2016, they organized into three new strategic business units (SBU): Global Online HR, Media & Solutions, and Global Staffing. "
target: Glassdoor, Inc.
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace that is changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor combines job listings with anonymous reviews, ratings and salary data to help people find a job and company they love.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
$171
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.0x
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:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day. "
target: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/31/2018 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Quess Corp Limited, India's leading integrated business services provider, will acquire Monster Worldwide's APAC business. Monster Worldwide is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. They help individuals find better jobs, and employers find the best talent. The deal includes Monster's business in India, South East Asia and the Middle East.
buyer parent: Thomascook.in
buyer: Quess Corp Limited (BSE:539978:$918.70)
Quess Corp Limited, established in 2007, is India's leading integrated business services provider. Quess serves over 1700+ customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrials. "
seller parent: Randstad Holding NV
seller: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide's APAC business includes Monster's business in India, South East Asia and the Middle East. Monster Worldwide is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. Monster has helped individuals find better jobs, and employers find the best talent.
price ($mm)
$6.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Vaco, acquired Lannick

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

Staffbay merged with Frontline Recruitment,

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

Glassdoor, Inc., acquired Love Mondays

synopsis: Glassdoor, Inc., the transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace, announced the acquisition of Love Mondays, a fast-growing employer review, salary data and jobs site in Brazil. The site provides worker insights about Brazilian workplaces through company reviews, ratings and salary content, and job listings for more than 75,000 employers.
buyer: Glassdoor, Inc.
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace that is changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor combines job listings with anonymous reviews, ratings and salary data to help people find a job and company they love. "
target: Love Mondays
Love Mondays is the leading employer reviews, salary data and jobs site in Brazil. With over 75,000 employers reviewed on the platform, Love Mondays helps over 1 million people every month to make informed career decisions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Randstad Holding NV, acquired Monster Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Randstad Holding nv, a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in connecting jobs and people, announced it has successfully completed its tender offer for Randstad to acquire Monster. Monster will continue operating as a separate and independent entity under the Monster name.
buyer: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$26,480.35)
Randstad specializes in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Their services range from regular temporary staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse, Professionals, Search & Selection, outplacement, and HR Solutions. "
target: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are. The company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities.
price ($mm)
$429
rev ($mm)
$652
EBITDA ($mm)
$93
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.6x
closed 12/16/2013 via PR Web

JobsInLogistics.com, acquired NetTemps.com

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

IrishJobs.ie, acquired ChinaHR.com

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

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

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

InstantJob merged with Gofer,

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

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

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

Info Edge, will acquire iimjobs.com

synopsis: Info Edge, the operator of jobs site Naukri.com and real estate portal 99acres.com, has agreed to acquire Highorbit Careers Pvt. Ltd, the company behind jobs portal iimjobs.com. iimjobs.com is focused on middle- to senior-level hiring in fields such as finance, consulting, business process outsourcing, technology, and sales and marketing.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: iimjobs.com
iimjobs.com is an exclusive online recruitment platform for middle and senior management positions in India. With over one million registered professionals, iimjobs.com focuses on providing premium job opportunities and an enhanced job seeking experience.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA

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MedCAREERS GROUP
MedCAREERS GROUP
MedCAREERS Group's goal is to build itself into a complete resource for the healthcare professional with an emphasis and understanding of what healthcare professionals need as a resource to assist them in maximizing their careers.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.03
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.29)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: TTGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TechTarget, Inc.
TechTarget, Inc.
TechTarget, Inc. is an online IT media related firm. It runs various online review sites, such as TechnologyGuide.com and ComputerWeekly.com, as well as enterprise IT sites with the "Search" prefix, including SearchStorage.com.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$198.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.99
EBIT ($mm)
$32.52
Net Income ($mm)
$17.02
Employees
940
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Ticker: TSE:4436
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Minkabu The Infonoid
Minkabu The Infonoid
Minkabu The Infonoid is a Japanese media company. Minkabu provides financial information to individuals and corporations through their websites. The company operates websites that focus on investing, FOREX, virtual currency, insurance, commodities, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14.21
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$0.71
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:HNSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Healthnostics, Inc.
Healthnostics, Inc.
Healthnostics, Inc. is a medical and biotechnology analytics company that provides patient clinical monitoring and risk management systems to acute care hospitals, and utilizes its Internet portals to deliver medical and biotechnology resource information.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$0.20
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LEON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LION bioscience AG
At the heart of LION’s offering is SRS, the world’s leading integration software for biological data, which seamlessly integrates information from hundreds of publicly available databases with in-house research data.
year
2004
rev ($mm)
$32.30
EBITDA ($mm)
($57.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($76.30)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: XTRA:O1BC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
XING AG
XING AG
XING AG engages in the operation of a professional networking website. Its Internet-based platform provides members the opportunity of establishing new contacts, maintain existing contacts, extend their operations to new markets, and exchange opinions and information.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$262.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.35
EBIT ($mm)
$59.09
Net Income ($mm)
$34.98
Employees
1567
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Ticker: HHR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
HeadHunter
HeadHunter
HeadHunter is the leading online recruitment platform in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States focused on providing comprehensive talent acquisition services, such as access to extensive CV database, job postings (jobs classifieds platform) and a portfolio of value-added services.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$104.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.59
EBIT ($mm)
$39.20
Net Income ($mm)
$21.11
Employees
800
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Ticker: IPDN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Professional Diversity Network LLC
Professional Diversity Network LLC
Professional Diversity Network (PDN) is a Chicago-based diversity recruitment firm. PDN manages a suite of professional networking websites that target diverse professional groups, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, women, LGBT, veterans, and people with disabilities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
50
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