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closed 7/12/2011 via PR Newswire

Universum AB, acquired Doostang, Inc.

synopsis: Universum Development, mother company to Universum Group, the global leader in Employer Branding, announced the acquisition of Doostang, the leading global career networking platform for young professionals. Doostang is one of the largest career networking platforms for young business professionals in the world, with over 900,000 members.
buyer: Universum AB
Universum AB, founded in 1988, is the global world leader in Employer Branding research, consulting, and media productions. They have offices in 10 countries and conducts research in over 40, in close collaboration with the top universities of the world. "
target: Doostang, Inc.
Doostang is an exclusive online career network that connects elite professionals with the most prestigious jobs. Nearly a million young professionals from top universities and business schools are members of Doostang.
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closed 7/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Theofilos Vasileiadis, acquired Kariera

synopsis: Global HR technology leader CareerBuilder has sold its ownership of online job board Kariera.gr to a group of local Greek investors, including Mr. Theofilos Vasileiadis. Kariera.gr is the largest job site in Greece and is known for Career Days, the biggest career fair in Athens and Salonica.
buyer: Theofilos Vasileiadis
Theofilos Vasileiadis is a talent acquisition industry veteran and serial entrepreneur from the United Kingdom. "
target parent: Apollo Global Management
target: Kariera
Kariera.gr is the largest online job site in Greece. Kariera provides ongoing research for the new generation, advanced technology, data analysis for the labor market, constantly evolving services and a wide, specialized cycle of strategic partnerships.
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announced 5/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire Diginet

synopsis: Apax PArtners, an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies, will be acquiring Baltic Classifieds Group, a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Funds advised by Apax Partners typically invest in large companies. The Funds invest in four sectors: Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare, and Consumer. "
target: Diginet
Baltic Classifieds Group is a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics, specializing in five key segments: automotive, real estate, jobs, generalist and ecommerce. The company operates in Lithuania, its largest market, through Diginet LTU.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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closed 12/20/2018 via BNC Analysis

Maharah, acquired BLOOVO

synopsis: Maharah, a provider of the labor market with cadres and workers in various professions, has acquired BLOOVO, an innovative online recruitment platform, which adopts algorithms in the recruitment process, offering unique recruitment solutions in an interactive manner to both employers and job seekers in the Gulf region.
buyer: Maharah
Based in Saudi Arabia, Maharah aims to provide the labor market with cadres and workers in various professions through a mobile application to meet the market demand by emphasizing on training and developing its team to provide better services to its clients. "
target: BLOOVO
Based in the UAE, BLOOVO is an innovative online recruitment platform, which adopts algorithms in the recruitment process, offering unique recruitment solutions in an interactive manner to both employers and job seekers in the Gulf region.
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announced 4/4/2018 via BusinessWire

Indeed, will acquire Workopolis

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. announced that it will acquire the website and assets of Canadian job site, Workopolis.com, through one of its group companies, Indeed, the world’s number one job site.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 200 million unique visitors per month. Indeed is available in more than 60 countries and 28 languages. Since 2004, Indeed has given job seekers free access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards. "
target: Workopolis
Workopolis is a Canadian website specializing in online job searching. Headquartered in Toronto, Workopolis has offices in eight Canadian cities including Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver and provides its services in both English and French.
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closed 10/10/2016 via GlobeNewswire

Compunnel Software Group, acquired Jobhuk

synopsis: Compunnel Software Group, New Jersey-based staffing agency, recently acquired Austin-based talent acquisition tech company, Jobhuk, as it dives into the world of marketplace hiring. Jobhuk's Recruitment platform leverages its network of over 2,000 recruiters competing to fill positions.
buyer: Compunnel Software Group
Compunnel Software Group, a $150M staffing and recruitment company, has dedicated 18 years to catering solutions in recruitment and E-learning services. Ranked as one of the biggest staffing firms in the US, Compunnel is a leader in contingent and permanent workforce solutions. "
target: Jobhuk
Jobhuk uses a 3-step filtering process to find the best candidates for specific job descriptions posted by recruiters. Jobhuk provides quality candidates with a lower cost for a single vendor, leveraging a growing recruiters network of over 2,000.
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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.
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$85*
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closed 7/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

The Search Party, acquired JobAdvisor Pty Limited

synopsis: Online recruitment marketplace The Search Party has acquired employer reviews website JobAdvisor, adding to its competencies as it readies for its next overseas expansion.
buyer: The Search Party
The Search Party is a data science-enabled recruitment marketplace that makes hiring faster, easier and more effective for employers, job seekers and recruiters alike. "
target: JobAdvisor Pty Limited
JobAdvisor Pty Limited owns and operates an employer review platform that enables job seekers to check employer reviews.
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closed 2/19/2015 via BNC Analysis

Navent Group, purchased Real Estate and Job Assets from Dridco S.A.

synopsis: Navent, a major Latin American classifieds company, confirmed to the AIM Group it has bought Dridco’s real estate and jobs assets in the region, adding scale to its growing businesses in South America. Dridco is a Latin- American technology company that owns a portfolio of e-commerce sites.
buyer: Navent Group
Navent is a major Latin American classifieds company that owns websites for job searching and real estate in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela. "
seller: Dridco S.A.
Dridco is a Latin- American technology company that owns a portfolio of e-commerce sites, including ZonaProp in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, as well as ZonaJobs in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela.
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closed 11/7/2013 via PR Newswire

Dice Holdings, Inc., acquired Ontargetjobs.com

synopsis: Dice Holdings, Inc. is expanding its online recruiting business by acquiring onTargetjobs®, including recruiting sites HEALTHeCAREERS™ and Hcareers. Dice Holdings is a provider of specialized websites for professional communities, including technology and engineering, financial services, energy, healthcare, hospitality and security clearance.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX:$198.83)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized websites and career fairs for select professional communities. They help their customers source and hire the most qualified professionals and provide those professionals with the best job opportunities in their respective fields. "
target parent: Warburg Pincus
target: Ontargetjobs.com
onTargetjobs is the parent company of BioSpace.com, Hcareers.com, HEALTHeCAREERS.com, MedHunters.com, JobLoft.com and CareerBank.com, providing online career services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, hospitality, restaurant, healthcare, accounting and finance markets.
price ($mm)
$50
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$38
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announced 9/2/2013 via BNC Analysis

StepStone AS., will acquire Saongroup

synopsis: Stepstone, a leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions, is to buy the bulk of the assets of Saongroup, one of the the fastest growing online recruitment company in the world owned by Denis O’Brien and Leslie Buckley.
buyer parent: Axel Springer Verlag AG
buyer: StepStone AS.
StepStone is a leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions. StepStone is also a provider of online services and on-demand e-recruitment software solutions. Thousands of companies use StepStone's products and services to help them recruit qualified staff globally. "
target: Saongroup
Saongroup is one of the fastest growing online companies in the world, with offices in 19 countries across 4 continents. It operates online recruitment websites for recruiters and career seekers in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Europe, China, South Africa, Africa, Central America and the Caribbean.
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$54
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announced 5/31/2013 via Market Wire

Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc., will acquire Jobboom inc.

synopsis: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies, a leading provider in e-commerce solutions, and Quebecor Media have reached a definitive agreement whereby Mediagrif will acquire Jobboom on June 1st 2013. Jobboom is a Quebec leader in online recruitment and an expert in labour market intelligence.
buyer: Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. (TSX:MDF:$60.07)
Mediagrif Interactive Technologies Inc. delivers innovative e-commerce solutions to businesses. Its web platforms enable clients to find, purchase and sell products, exchange information, gain access to business opportunities and manage supply chain collaboration with greater speed and efficiency. "
target parent: Quebecor Inc.
target: Jobboom inc.
Jobboom is a Quebec leader in online recruitment and an expert in labour market intelligence. Its mission is to match the needs and aspirations of employers, jobseekers, students and freelancers, and to help its members achieve and exceed their objectives.
price ($mm)
$63
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closed 11/15/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Alma Media Oyj, purchased Eastern European job portal assets from A&N Media Limited

synopsis: Alma Media acquired the Eastern European job portal assets of A&N Media Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of Daily Mail and General Trust Plc. The largest of the acquired assets is Profesia s.r.o., which is the dominant recruitment service provider in Slovakia and also operates challenger job portals in the Czech Republic and Hungary.
buyer: Alma Media Oyj (HLSE:ALMA:$273.62)
Alma Media is specialized in newspapers, online media and other internet services. Its best-known products are the Aamulehti, Iltalehti, Kauppalehti and Etuovi.com. Alma Media employs approximately 3,000 professionals. "
seller parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
seller: A&N Media Limited
A&N Media Limited operates as a multi-channel media company in the United Kingdom. It publishes newspapers and Websites, as well as provides television and mobile services to reach adult population in the United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
$31
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closed 10/9/2012 via Company Press Release

Doostang, Inc., acquired Jobfox

synopsis: Doostang International, one of the largest employment networks for young business professionals, announced the acquisition of Jobfox’s assets, a leading job networking site with over 9 Million members.
buyer parent: Universum AB
buyer: Doostang, Inc.
Doostang is an exclusive online career network that connects elite professionals with the most prestigious jobs. Nearly a million young professionals from top universities and business schools are members of Doostang. "
target: Jobfox
Jobfox was founded in 2005 by Rob McGovern, the founder and former CEO of CareerBuilder.com. Jobfox combines the power of networking with skills-matching technology to connect job seekers directly with employers.
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announced 9/25/2012 via

Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Indeed

synopsis: Indeed announced that it will be acquired by Recruit Co. Ltd, a leading provider of integrated HR and information services based in Japan. The acquisition enables Indeed, the most visited job site in the world, to continue its rapid expansion while benefiting from Recruit’s reach and resources.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. "
target: Indeed
Job seekers can search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 50 countries. More than 80 million people each month search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires for thousands of companies.
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announced 5/14/2012 via PR Newswire

KleanJobs, will acquire CleanTechRecruits

synopsis: KleanJobs.com, a leading green jobs search engine and provider of related services, announced its acquisition of the largest green job site, CleanTechRecruits. The acquisition expands KleanJobs.com reach to a broader and wider-ranging group of jobs and prospects, as well as making available its growing range of employment-related services.
buyer: KleanJobs
Headquartered in Palm Desert, CA, KleanJobs is a leading provider of green job opportunities for people with broad-based knowledge in sustainability, clean energy, clean tech, and other green economy skills, as well as for employers with job openings in the renewables field. "
target: CleanTechRecruits
CleanTechRecruits is one of the largest green job search sites. It posts green jobs in clean technology products and services, including energy management, sustainability, and careers related to accounting for and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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closed 4/25/2012 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired Top Language Jobs

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the leader in human capital solutions, continues to grow its European business with the acquisition of Top Language Jobs (TLJ), the leading global online jobsite for multi-language jobs and candidates. TLJ operates more than 40 sites in 25 countries across Europe and in the U.S.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 45 million resumes. "
target: Top Language Jobs
Top Language Jobs is Europe's No. 1 specialist language recruitment job portal. They operate the largest global network of Job Boards dedicated to multilingual job seekers looking for work internationally.
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closed 4/4/2012 via BNC Analysis

StepStone ASA, acquired Totaljobs Group

synopsis: StepStone, a leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions, has acquired Totaljobs Group, the biggest online recruitment business in the UK. Totaljobs Group is comprised of seven job sites, which between them carry over 300,000 jobs, attracting over 3.3 million jobseekers every month.
buyer parent: Axel Springer Verlag AG
buyer: StepStone ASA
StepStone is a leading provider of online recruitment services and solutions. StepStone is also a provider of online services and on-demand e-recruitment software solutions. Thousands of companies use StepStone's products and services to help them recruit qualified staff globally. "
target parent: Reed Elsevier
target: Totaljobs Group
Totaljobs Group is comprised of 7 job sites, which between them carry over 300,000 jobs, attracting over 3.3 million jobseekers every month. Its sites are: Totaljobs.com, CareerStructure.com, caterer.com, catererglobal.com, Salestarget.co.uk, RetailChoice.com and CWJobs.co.uk.
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announced 9/13/2011 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., will acquire JobScout24

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the global leader in human capital solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire JobScout24, a major job board in Germany with more than 3.36 million users and more than 250,000 jobs. Operating on the CareerBuilder platform, JobScout24.de will serve as another point where employers and job seekers can connect.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 40 million resumes. "
target parent: Deutsche Telekom
target: JobScout24
The online job board JobScout24 provides more than 250,000 job offers of renowned companies to about 3.36 million users per month. JobScout24 supports employees throughout their entire career with numerous services related to job search and to the application process.
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closed 10/9/2012 via Company Press Release

Doostang, Inc., acquired Jobfox

synopsis: Doostang International, one of the largest employment networks for young business professionals, announced the acquisition of Jobfox’s assets, a leading job networking site with over 9 Million members.
buyer parent: Universum AB
buyer: Doostang, Inc.
Doostang is an exclusive online career network that connects elite professionals with the most prestigious jobs. Nearly a million young professionals from top universities and business schools are members of Doostang. "
target: Jobfox
Jobfox was founded in 2005 by Rob McGovern, the founder and former CEO of CareerBuilder.com. Jobfox combines the power of networking with skills-matching technology to connect job seekers directly with employers.
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closed 7/12/2011 via PR Newswire

Universum AB, acquired Doostang, Inc.

synopsis: Universum Development, mother company to Universum Group, the global leader in Employer Branding, announced the acquisition of Doostang, the leading global career networking platform for young professionals. Doostang is one of the largest career networking platforms for young business professionals in the world, with over 900,000 members.
buyer: Universum AB
Universum AB, founded in 1988, is the global world leader in Employer Branding research, consulting, and media productions. They have offices in 10 countries and conducts research in over 40, in close collaboration with the top universities of the world. "
target: Doostang, Inc.
Doostang is an exclusive online career network that connects elite professionals with the most prestigious jobs. Nearly a million young professionals from top universities and business schools are members of Doostang.
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announced 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

StepStone GmbH, will acquire Universum AB

synopsis: StepStone, the Germany-based group of global job boards, will acquire Swedish employer branding site Universum, announced Axel Springer SE, StepStone’s parent company. Universum delivers the critical talent market insights, winning brand strategies and compelling, story-led communication organizations need to compete effectively for the talent.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
StepStone is the number one job board in Germany. If on the job hunt or looking for career opportunities, StepStone is the right place to go on the web. Recruiting companies from all over Germany place their job offers on StepStone. "
target: Universum AB
Universum delivers the critical talent market insights, winning brand strategies and compelling, story-led communication organizations need to compete more effectively for the talent. Universum delivers a full range of services in research, strategic consulting and communication solutions.
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closed 10/9/2012 via Company Press Release

Doostang, Inc., acquired Jobfox

synopsis: Doostang International, one of the largest employment networks for young business professionals, announced the acquisition of Jobfox’s assets, a leading job networking site with over 9 Million members.
buyer parent: Universum AB
buyer: Doostang, Inc.
Doostang is an exclusive online career network that connects elite professionals with the most prestigious jobs. Nearly a million young professionals from top universities and business schools are members of Doostang. "
target: Jobfox
Jobfox was founded in 2005 by Rob McGovern, the founder and former CEO of CareerBuilder.com. Jobfox combines the power of networking with skills-matching technology to connect job seekers directly with employers.
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closed 7/12/2011 via PR Newswire

Universum AB, acquired Doostang, Inc.

synopsis: Universum Development, mother company to Universum Group, the global leader in Employer Branding, announced the acquisition of Doostang, the leading global career networking platform for young professionals. Doostang is one of the largest career networking platforms for young business professionals in the world, with over 900,000 members.
buyer: Universum AB
Universum AB, founded in 1988, is the global world leader in Employer Branding research, consulting, and media productions. They have offices in 10 countries and conducts research in over 40, in close collaboration with the top universities of the world. "
target: Doostang, Inc.
Doostang is an exclusive online career network that connects elite professionals with the most prestigious jobs. Nearly a million young professionals from top universities and business schools are members of Doostang.
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announced 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

StepStone GmbH, will acquire Universum AB

synopsis: StepStone, the Germany-based group of global job boards, will acquire Swedish employer branding site Universum, announced Axel Springer SE, StepStone’s parent company. Universum delivers the critical talent market insights, winning brand strategies and compelling, story-led communication organizations need to compete effectively for the talent.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
StepStone is the number one job board in Germany. If on the job hunt or looking for career opportunities, StepStone is the right place to go on the web. Recruiting companies from all over Germany place their job offers on StepStone. "
target: Universum AB
Universum delivers the critical talent market insights, winning brand strategies and compelling, story-led communication organizations need to compete more effectively for the talent. Universum delivers a full range of services in research, strategic consulting and communication solutions.
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closed 4/3/2017 via Market Wire

MOVE Guides, acquired Teleport

synopsis: MOVE Guides, which moves and manages the mobile workforce, announced the acquisition of Teleport. Headquartered in Estonia, Teleport's applications enable the free movement of talent. The company's core product - Teleport Cities - uses data science and matching algorithms to help knowledge workers discover their best places to live and work.
buyer: MOVE Guides
MOVE Guides moves and manages the mobile workforce. Their Talent Mobility Cloud automates business processes, connects a global partner and support network and uses data science to reduce the cost and friction of mobile employees. "
target: Teleport
Teleport's applications enable the free movement of talent. The company's core product -- Teleport Cities -- uses data science and matching algorithms to help knowledge workers discover their best places to live and work.
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closed 3/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Ceridian Corporation, acquired Paysa

synopsis: Ceridian, a global human capital management cloud-based technology company, announced its acquisition of certain intellectual property assets, including paysa.com, from Paysa. Paysa’s machine learning model allows employers to compare their internal job scales with local market rates when posting jobs and during compensation merit cycles.
buyer parent: Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
buyer: Ceridian Corporation (:$842.50)
Ceridian is a leading global business services and software solutions company. From workforce management and benefits to productivity and payroll solutions, Ceridian helps organizations maximize their human, financial and technology resources. "
target: Paysa
Paysa’s machine learning model allows employers to compare their internal job scales with local market rates when posting jobs and during compensation merit cycles. Paysa.com empowers employees to explore salaries across companies, jobs, and locations.
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announced 11/2/2017 via BNC Analysis

Elmo Talent Management Software, will acquire Quinntessential Marketing Consulting Pty Ltd.

synopsis: Talent management software vendor ELMO announced it will acquire Quinntessential Marketing Consulting, the developer of PeoplePulse and LiveSalary. PeoplePulse is an online survey software that offers businesses the ability to design and deploy survey questionnaires to their workforce. LiveSalary is an online database of professional salaries.
buyer: Elmo Talent Management Software (ASX:ELO:$37.73)
ELMO operates in the HCM software market. HCM software solutions are used to support and automate HR related processes at various stages of an employee’s lifecycle, including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, learning and development, succession planning and employee administration. "
target: Quinntessential Marketing Consulting Pty Ltd.
Quinntessential Marketing designs and markets technology-based subscription products and services, with a focus on the HR & Employment Sector. Quinntessential has two core product offerings - PeoplePulse, a popular online survey software, and LiveSalary, an online salary comparison portal.
price ($mm)
$7.66
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$3
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, acquired AmbitionBox

synopsis: Info Edge, India’s premier online classifieds company, has acquired AmbitionBox, a company that currently helps people with their job interview preparation and provides access to in-depth authentic information about a company.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
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: AmbitionBox
Ambitionbox.com currently helps people with their Job-Interview Preparation and provides access to in-depth authentic information about a company. They are based in Noida, India.
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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.
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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
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$1
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$1
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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.
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closed 3/25/2020 via Company Press Release

SoldOut, acquired Career Rules

synopsis: SoldOut, a digital marketing company that works to increase the sales of small and medium-sized venture companies, has acquired Career Rules, an online easy-to-understand job change information platform that sends out information that is deemed useful and trustworthy for job changers.
buyer: SoldOut (TSE:6553:$183.10)
SoldOut is a digital marketing company that works to increase the sales of small and medium-sized venture companies in Japan. They refine and pursue marketing techniques without compromise in order to contribute to the success of online businesses of small and medium-sized and venture companies. "
target: Career Rules
Based in Japan, Career Rules aims to be an online easy-to-understand job change information platform that sends out information that is deemed useful and trustworthy for job changers. They create and provide content based on editorial staff's job change experience and job change agents.
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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.
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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:$24,247.83)
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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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 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.
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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.
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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.
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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 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.
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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)
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