Like MPS Group, Inc.

announced 10/20/2009 via BusinessWire

Adecco SA, will acquire MPS Group, Inc.

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Adecco Group. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 Company and the world’s leading provider of human resource solutions with operations in over 60 countries.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 29,000 employees and 5,800 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 500,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: MPS Group, Inc.
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,286 [$1,133]
rev ($mm)
$1,743
EBITDA ($mm)
$59
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.7x
closed 6/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Caminarem, acquired RHéflex

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

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., acquired The RightThing

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

Adecco SA, will acquire Drake Beam Morin, Inc.

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

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Comforce Corporation

synopsis: COMFORCE Corporation and ABRY Partners, LLC announced a definitive merger agreement for an affiliate of ABRY Partners to acquire all of the outstanding shares of COMFORCE for $2.50 per share of common stock.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced and successful private investment firms in North America focused solely on media, communications, business and information services investments. "
target: Comforce Corporation
COMFORCE Corporation is a leading provider of outsourced staffing management services that enables Fortune 1000 companies and other large employers to consolidate, automate and manage staffing, compliance and oversight processes for their contingent workforces.
price ($mm)[EV]
$85 [$152]
rev ($mm)
$623
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

TriNet, acquired Gevity HR, Inc.

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

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

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

Manpower, Inc., will acquire CRI Inc.

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

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

synopsis: Barrett Business Services, Inc. has successfully completed its acquisition of Strategic Staffing, Inc. based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The transaction was previously announced on May 10, 2007, subject to completion of due diligence. Consideration for the transaction included $12 million in cash.
buyer: Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI:$236.46)
Barrett is a leading human resource management company. We provide a unique blend of services and are one of the few companies in our industry to combine staffing services and professional employer services ("PEO"). "
target: Strategic Staffing, Inc.
Strategic Staffing has the expertise and experience to provide you with responsible, skilled, and dedicated employees. Strategic Staffing provides complete staffing services in the areas of sales, marketing, management, accounting, clerical, light industrial, and technical.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
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closed 7/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Staffing Now, Inc., acquired Q&A Recruiting

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that portfolio company Staffing Now completed the acquisition of a majority of the stock of Q&A Recruiting a leading provider of finance & accounting and IT staffing in Texas.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: Staffing Now, Inc.
Staffing Now is a leading provider of temporary and permanent high-end office clerical and finance and accounting staffing, primarily to small and medium-sized companies. "
target: Q&A Recruiting
Q&A specializes in finance, accounting, tax and IT staffing and recruiting in the Dallas, Texas market. The Dallas Business Journal ranked Q&A as the region’s second largest recruitment firm in 2006 and recognized Q&A as “One of the Best Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth” in 2006 and 2007.
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closed 6/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired StraightSource

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

Kelly Services, Inc., acquired P-Serv

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dalrada Financial Corporation, acquired All Staffing, Inc.

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

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

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

Kelly Services, Inc., acquired The Ayers Group

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

Job.com, acquired Talenting

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

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

synopsis: The Select Family of Staffing Companies, a top 10 national staffing industry leader, has completed its acquisition of Walnut Creek, California-based Westaff, Inc. Select anticipates that its annual revenues will be $1.6 billion after the transaction. Select is, and will continue to be, a privately held company.
buyer: The Select Family of Staffing Companies
The Select Family of Staffing Companies is one of the nation's fastest-growing, full-service staffing companies. The company operates as Select Staffing(SM), SelectRemedy(TM), Remedy(R) Intelligent Staffing, RemX(R) Financial Staffing, RemX(R) IT Staffing, RemX(R) OfficeStaff, and other brands. "
target: Westaff, Inc.
Westaff is one of the most experienced staffing companies in the U.S., and employs more than 62,000 flexible, part-time and full-time staffing associates annually, with skills ranging from administration, accounting, and call centers, to light industrial and light technical.
price ($mm)[EV]
$21 [$29]
rev ($mm)
$325
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0.1x
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announced 10/20/2009 via BusinessWire

Adecco SA, will acquire MPS Group, Inc.

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Adecco Group. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 Company and the world’s leading provider of human resource solutions with operations in over 60 countries.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 29,000 employees and 5,800 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 500,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: MPS Group, Inc.
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,286 [$1,133]
rev ($mm)
$1,743
EBITDA ($mm)
$59
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.7x
closed 5/13/2008 via BusinessWire

Modis International, acquired Personality IT

synopsis: Modis International, the United Kingdom-based information technology services business unit of MPS Group, Inc., announced that it has acquired Personality IT, a leading provider of IT staffing services in Germany. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent: MPS Group, Inc.
buyer: Modis International
Modis International has been providing IT contract consultants for over 30 years, and today does business with FTSE 1000 companies and government entities in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. "
target: Personality IT
Personality has made a name for itself as a provider of IT specialists. Where generalists meet their limitations, we offer an in-depth industry knowledge combined with many years experience in IT recruitment. The more specialised the task, the better we can prove our competence.
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announced 1/24/2008 via BusinessWire

Beeline, will acquire Chimes, Inc.

synopsis: Beeline, the workforce solutions business unit of MPS Group, Inc. was the successful bidder for the assets of Chimes, a competing vendor management solution. The closing of the transaction is subject to certain contingencies, but it is anticipated that the transaction will close by the end of the month.
buyer parent: MPS Group, Inc.
buyer: Beeline
Beeline offers workforce optimization products and services that deliver automation and best practices in the areas of workforce acquisition, workforce management, and workforce analytics. The modular Beeline solution set spans all types of labor, including permanent, contract and services labor. "
target parent: Axium International, Inc
target: Chimes, Inc.
Chimes, Inc. is a leading provider of e-Procurement solutions for human resource acquisition and management. Chimes combines ISO 9001 compliant procedures, technology, and automates performance evaluations, exit interviews.
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closed 3/8/2007 via PR Newswire

MPS Group, Inc., acquired Paladin Companies

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, announced that it has acquired The Paladin Companies, Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: MPS Group, Inc. (MPS:$0.00)
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare. "
target: Paladin Companies
Paladin has provided marketing and advertising staffing solutions for nearly two decades and understands the subtleties of hiring. We are staffing experts. This expertise means that we act as staffing partners and career consultants to both our clients and our talent.
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closed 1/23/2007 via PR Newswire

Special Counsel, acquired Esquire Group

synopsis: Special Counsel, the legal staffing unit of MPS Group, Inc.has acquired the legal placement, staffing and outsourced document review units of the Esquire Group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent: MPS Group, Inc.
buyer: Special Counsel
Special Counsel is the largest provider of legal staffing services to corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide, including 90% of the largest law firms in the United States. "
target: Esquire Group
The Esquire Group is the leading legal recruiting and consulting firm in Minneapolis.the Esquire Group works with leading law firms and in-house legal departments to recruit the best attorneys, paralegals, legal support staff, litigation support and project professionals.
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closed 9/12/2006 via PR Newswire

Beeline, acquired Integrated Performance Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Beeline, the workforce solutions business unit of MPS Group, Inc. has acquired Integrated Performance Systems, a leader in employee performance management and e-learning solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: MPS Group, Inc.
buyer: Beeline
Beeline offers workforce optimization products and services that deliver automation and best practices in the areas of workforce acquisition, workforce management, and workforce analytics. The modular Beeline solution set spans all types of labor, including permanent, contract and services labor. "
target: Integrated Performance Systems, Inc.
Integrated Performance Systems improves business results by leveraging technology to automate and integrate all aspects of Human Capital Performance.
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closed 9/5/2006 via PR Newswire

Modis International, acquired NetLogic

synopsis: Modis(R) International, the United Kingdom-based information technology (IT) services business unit of MPS Group, Inc. has acquired Netlogic, a leading provider of computer service and maintenance specialists in England. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: MPS Group, Inc.
buyer: Modis International
Modis International has been providing IT contract consultants for over 30 years, and today does business with FTSE 1000 companies and government entities in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. "
target: NetLogic
Netlogic is a leading provider of computer service and maintenance specialists in England. Netlogic was launched in 1995 as a technical services company focused on server and network maintenance. The company soon began to offer additional technical solutions to help manage network growth.
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closed 6/29/2006 via PR Newswire

Badenoch & Clark, acquired Corinthe Companies

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, today announced that Badenoch & Clark, its United Kingdom-based professional services unit, has acquired Corinthe Companies. Corinthe is a leading provider of temporary and permanent professionals in the Netherlands. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer parent: MPS Group, Inc.
buyer: Badenoch & Clark
Badenoch & Clark specializes in professional services recruitment on a direct hire, temporary, and contract basis in the United Kingdom. "
target: Corinthe Companies
Corinthe Companies provide temporary and permanent placement of professionals in several disciplines, including finance and accounting, human resources, and marketing in the Netherlands.
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closed 4/5/2006 via PR Newswire

Soliant Health, purchased pharmacy staffing business unit from Cardinal Health

synopsis: Soliant Health, the healthcare staffing unit of MPS Group, Inc., today announced the acquisition of the pharmacy staffing business unit previously owned by Cardinal Health, Inc.
buyer parent: MPS Group, Inc.
buyer: Soliant Health
Soliant Health is a respected provider of medical staffing in facilities across the country. Focusing on travel and direct hire assignments, Soliant Health delivers comprehensive healthcare staffing services. "
seller: Cardinal Health (CAH:$141,935.00)
A global company serving the health-care industry with a broad portfolio of products and services. The company manufactures, packages and distributes pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, offers a range of clinical services and develops automation products that improve the management.
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closed 10/19/2005 via PR Newswire

MPS Group, Inc., acquired Pacioli Companies

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, today announced the acquisition of Pacioli Companies, a regional provider of accounting, finance, and information technology professionals in Minneapolis/St. Paul and the upper Midwest. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: MPS Group, Inc. (MPS:$0.00)
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare. "
target: Pacioli Companies
Pacioli Companies has been a leader in the Accounting/Finance and IT marketplace. Our service offerings include: retained search, contingency search, consulting engagements and professional staff augmentation.
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closed 10/6/2005 via PR Newswire

Soliant Health, acquired Bilingual Therapies

synopsis: Soliant Health, the healthcare staffing unit of MPS Group, Inc., today announced the acquisition of Bilingual Therapies, the national leader in the placement of bilingual speech language pathologists to school systems throughout the country.
buyer parent: MPS Group, Inc.
buyer: Soliant Health
Soliant Health is a respected provider of medical staffing in facilities across the country. Focusing on travel and direct hire assignments, Soliant Health delivers comprehensive healthcare staffing services. "
target: Bilingual Therapies
Bilingual Therapies is a dedicated group of Bilingual Professionals that share a common goal of providing quality services to the bilingual population. We provide Bilingual Speech-Language Pathology Services in a way that is sensitive to a child's linguistic and cultural background.
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closed 9/16/2004 via PR Newswire

Special Counsel, acquired Legal Network Ltd.

synopsis: Special Counsel(R), the legal solutions unit of MPS Group, Inc. MPS, today announced the acquisition of Legal Network Ltd., the leading legal workforce solutions firm in Pittsburgh with a national reputation in supporting legal project work.
buyer parent: MPS Group, Inc.
buyer: Special Counsel
Special Counsel is the largest provider of legal staffing services to corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide, including 90% of the largest law firms in the United States. "
target: Legal Network Ltd.
Legal Network assists law firms and corporate legal departments by providing the most qualified lawyers and support staff at fair rates and less overhead.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vettery, acquired Hired

synopsis: Two large job search and recruiting platforms are coming together, with Vettery acquiring Hired. Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: 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. "
target: Hired
Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details.
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announced 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Icon Information Consultants, will acquire Vendorpass

synopsis: ICON Information Consultants, a leader in external talent management and services procurement, will acquire Vendorpass from the Adecco Group. Vendorpass handles onboarding and workforce management, doing things like serving as employer of record for temporary workers throughout North America.
buyer: Icon Information Consultants
ICON Information Consultants is a leader in external talent management and services procurement. ICON specializes in sourcing, recruiting, placing and managing highly qualified professionals in the areas of Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, and Human Resources. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: Vendorpass
Vendorpass is a leader in contingent workforce management, offering everything companies need to effectively manage their temporary talent. Vendorpass provides W-2 employer of record services and 1099 independent contractor validation, billing, and agency of record services.
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announced 11/6/2019 via PR Newswire

Olympus Partners, will acquire Soliant Health

synopsis: Private equity firm Olympus Partners will acquire Soliant Health, an education and healthcare staffing provider. Soliant provides therapists, including speech pathologists, psychologists, occupational therapists, and nurses to K-12 schools. The company also provides travel nurses, allied health clinicians, and clinical development specialists.
buyer: Olympus Partners
Olympus Partners is a private equity firm focused on providing equity capital for middle market management buyouts and for growing companies. Olympus is an active, long-term investor across a broad range of industries, including business services, food services, consumer products, and more. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: Soliant Health
Soliant is a provider of specialized healthcare staffing services to hospitals, schools and other healthcare providers. By supplying traveling healthcare professionals on both temporary and direct hire assignments, Soliant delivers comprehensive healthcare staffing services across the United States.
price ($mm)
$612
rev ($mm)
$344
EBITDA ($mm)
$54
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
11.3x
closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

Adecco Group, acquired A - Star Co., Ltd.

synopsis: The Japanese subsidiary of Adecco Group, the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, has acquired Japan-based A - Star Co., Ltd. A-Star develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find short-term work.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: A - Star Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, A - Star Co., Ltd. develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find temporary and short-term work.
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closed 4/16/2018 via Bloomberg

Adecco Group, acquired General Assembly

synopsis: Adecco Group, which recruits both permanent and temporary employees for large businesses, is buying the digital retraining firm General Assembly. General Assembly, based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and more.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: General Assembly
General Assembly, which was founded in 2011 and is based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and increasingly, data science and machine learning.
price ($mm)
$413
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2018 via Reuters

Adecco Group, acquired Vettery

synopsis: Staffing company Adecco bought U.S.-based online recruitment platform Vettery to increase its footprint in the digital permanent recruitment market. Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day. "
target: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches.
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closed 8/10/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Work Market Inc., acquired OnForce

synopsis: WorkMarket, a company that provides a cloud-based labor automation platform, has acquired OnForce, a company that connects talented professionals directly to the companies that need them, from The Adecco Group. OnForce allows companies to search for, engage with, manage, and pay non-employee talent.
buyer: Work Market Inc.
WorkMarket provides a cloud-based labor automation platform that helps some of the biggest companies in the world unlock new levels of productivity, engagement and growth. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: OnForce
OnForce connects talented professionals directly to the companies that need them. As the leading Freelancer Management System (FMS) for Field Services, OnForce allows companies to search for, engage with, manage, and pay non-employee talent.
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announced 12/13/2016 via PR Newswire

Beeline will be merged with IQ Navigator Inc.,

synopsis: IQNavigator, the leading independent provider of non-employee workforce management solutions, and Beeline, a market leader in software solutions for sourcing and managing the extended workforce, announced the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: IQ Navigator Inc.
IQNavigator is the leading independent technology provider of Vendor Management System (VMS) software for Global 2000 companies. IQNavigator's products enable enterprises to intelligently manage and optimize complex services procurement and contingent workforce programs. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: Beeline
Beeline is a market leader in software solutions for sourcing and managing the extended workforce. The company offers intelligent workforce solutions to help procurement, sourcing and human resources professionals optimize costs, reduce risks and add value to their extended workforce programs.
price ($mm)
$130
rev ($mm)
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closed 10/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Special Counsel, acquired D4 LLC

synopsis: Special Counsel, the leading provider of legal staffing and eDiscovery solutions, announced the acquisition of D4, LLC, a leader in eDiscovery managed services, information governance, computer forensics and deposition solutions. Together, they will offer comprehensive eDiscovery and litigation support across an international footprint.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Special Counsel
Special Counsel is the largest provider of legal staffing services to corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide. "
target: D4 LLC
D4 is a national provider of electronic discovery, computer forensics, information security and management, and deposition services to law firms and corporations, and has been instrumental in helping customers realize up to a 70% cost reduction over previous eDiscovery solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/28/2016 via PR Web

Caveo Learning, acquired Ellegro Learning Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Caveo Learning, a consulting firm providing learning strategies and solutions to leading organizations, announces the acquisition of Ellegro, a preeminent developer of custom eLearning. Ellegro was a subsidiary of extended workforce management provider Beeline, a division of Adecco Group North America.
buyer: Caveo Learning
Caveo Learning is a learning consulting firm, providing learning strategies and solutions to Fortune 1000 and other leading organizations. Caveo’s mission is to transform the learning industry into one that consistently delivers targeted and recurring business value. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: Ellegro Learning Solutions, Inc.
Ellegro is a preeminent developer of custom eLearning. Ellegro creates digital experiences that educate, communicate, and enhance performance.
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closed 1/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Special Counsel, acquired Trak Legal

synopsis: Special Counsel, the largest full-service provider of legal staffing and recruiting services in the United States, is pleased to announce that TRAK Legal is now a Special Counsel company. TRAK Legal has been providing recruiting and legal staffing solutions to the country's top legal departments and highly respected organizations.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Special Counsel
Special Counsel is the largest provider of legal staffing services to corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide. "
target parent: Trak Companies
target: Trak Legal
Law firms and corporate legal departments in the Washington, DC metropolitan area depend on TRAK Legal to identify and place exceptional talent - individuals with excellent skills and winning, positive attitudes.
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closed 8/11/2014 via PR Newswire

OnForce merged with Beeline,

synopsis: Beeline, a global leader in software solutions for managing the extended workforce, announced that its parent company, Adecco Group, has acquired OnForce and is merging the company under Beeline's portfolio of workforce solutions, which include a vendor management system, Ellegro learning solutions and now OnForce freelancer management system.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Beeline
Beeline is a market leader in software solutions for sourcing and managing the extended workforce. The company offers intelligent workforce solutions to help procurement, sourcing and human resources professionals optimize costs, reduce risks and add value to their extended workforce programs. "
target: OnForce
OnForce, a leader in SaaS technology-enabled workforce solutions, empowers companies in all industries to gain a competitive edge in how work gets done. Its business model allows customers to rapidly grow their businesses, lower service costs, extend skill-sets, and generate new streams of revenue.
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closed 7/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Gores Group, LLC, acquired Idea Integration

synopsis: The Gores Group has completed the acquisition of Idea Integration Corp., a leading provider of innovative business and technology solutions in the areas of digital strategy, marketing and design, digital and application development, application support and modernization, infrastructure services and customer support.
buyer: Gores Group, LLC
Gores Group LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: Idea Integration
Idea Integration helps organizations overcome their business challenges by providing solutions that are clear and understandable across five major practice areas: infrastructure, application services, customer support, mobile communications and digital strategy.
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announced 7/26/2011 via Reuters

Adecco SA, will acquire Drake Beam Morin, Inc.

synopsis: Adecco SA said it will buy U.S.-based Drake Beam Morin (DBM), the world's leading provider of strategic human resource solutions. DBM provides Career Transition and Talent Development solutions to the individual and to the organization - ensuring successful transitions and tangible improvements to business performance.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 32,000 employees and 5,500 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 700,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: Drake Beam Morin, Inc.
Drake Beam Morin, Inc. is the world's leading provider of strategic human resource solutions. It provides Career Transition and Talent Development solutions to the individual and to the organization - ensuring successful transitions and tangible improvements to business performance.
price ($mm)
$215
rev ($mm)
$113
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/20/2009 via BusinessWire

Adecco SA, will acquire MPS Group, Inc.

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Adecco Group. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 Company and the world’s leading provider of human resource solutions with operations in over 60 countries.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 29,000 employees and 5,800 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 500,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: MPS Group, Inc.
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,286 [$1,133]
rev ($mm)
$1,743
EBITDA ($mm)
$59
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.7x
closed 10/17/2005 via BusinessWire

Ajilon, LLC, acquired StaffWise Legal, Inc.

synopsis: Ajilon Professional Staffing, a leading specialty staffing and recruiting services firm and a unit of Adecco, has acquired StaffWise Legal as part of its offering in North America.
buyer parent: Adecco SA
buyer: Ajilon, LLC
Ajilon Professional Staffing, North America is a leading specialty staffing and recruiting services firm and is part of the Adecco Group -- the world's largest human resource solutions provider. "
target: StaffWise Legal, Inc.
Established over 25 years ago, StaffWise Legal was the first staffing company in the country exclusively created for the legal community. We are totally dedicated to law firms and their needs.
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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 10/20/2009 via BusinessWire

Adecco SA, will acquire MPS Group, Inc.

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Adecco Group. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 Company and the world’s leading provider of human resource solutions with operations in over 60 countries.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 29,000 employees and 5,800 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 500,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: MPS Group, Inc.
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,286 [$1,133]
rev ($mm)
$1,743
EBITDA ($mm)
$59
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.7x
closed 6/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Caminarem, acquired RHéflex

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

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., acquired The RightThing

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

Adecco SA, will acquire Drake Beam Morin, Inc.

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

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Comforce Corporation

synopsis: COMFORCE Corporation and ABRY Partners, LLC announced a definitive merger agreement for an affiliate of ABRY Partners to acquire all of the outstanding shares of COMFORCE for $2.50 per share of common stock.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced and successful private investment firms in North America focused solely on media, communications, business and information services investments. "
target: Comforce Corporation
COMFORCE Corporation is a leading provider of outsourced staffing management services that enables Fortune 1000 companies and other large employers to consolidate, automate and manage staffing, compliance and oversight processes for their contingent workforces.
price ($mm)[EV]
$85 [$152]
rev ($mm)
$623
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

TriNet, acquired Gevity HR, Inc.

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

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

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

Manpower, Inc., will acquire CRI Inc.

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

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

synopsis: Barrett Business Services, Inc. has successfully completed its acquisition of Strategic Staffing, Inc. based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The transaction was previously announced on May 10, 2007, subject to completion of due diligence. Consideration for the transaction included $12 million in cash.
buyer: Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI:$236.46)
Barrett is a leading human resource management company. We provide a unique blend of services and are one of the few companies in our industry to combine staffing services and professional employer services ("PEO"). "
target: Strategic Staffing, Inc.
Strategic Staffing has the expertise and experience to provide you with responsible, skilled, and dedicated employees. Strategic Staffing provides complete staffing services in the areas of sales, marketing, management, accounting, clerical, light industrial, and technical.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Staffing Now, Inc., acquired Q&A Recruiting

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that portfolio company Staffing Now completed the acquisition of a majority of the stock of Q&A Recruiting a leading provider of finance & accounting and IT staffing in Texas.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: Staffing Now, Inc.
Staffing Now is a leading provider of temporary and permanent high-end office clerical and finance and accounting staffing, primarily to small and medium-sized companies. "
target: Q&A Recruiting
Q&A specializes in finance, accounting, tax and IT staffing and recruiting in the Dallas, Texas market. The Dallas Business Journal ranked Q&A as the region’s second largest recruitment firm in 2006 and recognized Q&A as “One of the Best Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth” in 2006 and 2007.
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closed 6/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired StraightSource

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

Kelly Services, Inc., acquired P-Serv

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dalrada Financial Corporation, acquired All Staffing, Inc.

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

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

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

Kelly Services, Inc., acquired The Ayers Group

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

Job.com, acquired Talenting

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

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

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

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