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Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Wahanda

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. has announced that it has decided to acquire shares in Hotspring Ventures Limited, operator of "Wahanda," an European online hair and beauty marketplace, and to make it a subsidiary of Recruit Holdings.
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. Based in Japan, Recruit has more than 22,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. "
target: Wahanda
Wahanda is the online home for health, beauty and wellness, with comprehensive listings of spas, salons and health centres across the globe at its very foundations. Users will also find expert tips and advice, with everything they need to know about treatments, trends and therapies.
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$170*
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$7
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closed 5/13/2020 via BNC Analysis

Socialwire Co., Ltd., acquired YUYU BEAUTY

synopsis: Social Wire, a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses, has acquired YUYU BEAUTY, a company that provides online beauty and makeup tutorial videos. It also provides influencer and digital public relations services. The company is based in Yangon, Myanmar.
buyer: Socialwire Co., Ltd. (TSE:3929:$34.31)
Socialwire is a company in Japan that is engaged in the news wire and incubation businesses. The company provides press release delivery services to companies, government agencies, and organizations. Their incubation business provides consulting services to companies in the start-up stages. "
target: YUYU BEAUTY
YUYU BEAUTY Company Limited provides online beauty and makeup tutorial videos. It also provides influencer and digital public relations services. The company is based in Yangon, Myanmar.
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closed 4/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Beaupass, acquired Wellnessly

synopsis: Singapore-based beauty services marketplace, Wellnessly, has been acquired by Malaysia’s Beaupass, a booking website for beauty and wellness services. Wellnessly is a trusted community for people to discover and review local beauty spas, hair salons, massage places and fitness centres.
buyer: Beaupass
Beaupass is a booking website for beauty and wellness services based in Malaysia. Beaupass enables the beauty and wellness goers to get the best service experience, while helping it improve. "
target: Wellnessly
Wellnessly is a trusted community for people to discover and review local beauty spas, hair salons, massage places and fitness centres. It is the easiest way for people to write a review - either online or from a mobile phone.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

Neweb, acquired Beaute-test

synopsis: Neweb, the digital subsidiary of Newen group, has acquired a majority stake in Devtribu, the publisher of Beauté-test.com. Beauté-test is a French online shopping guide for cosmetics, with detailed product specifications for over 38,000 beauty products, and more than one million consumer reviews.
buyer parent: TF1 Group
buyer: Neweb
Neweb is a digital publisher based in France. The company operates the websites CNET France, Gamekult, Les Numériques, ZDNet, Eclypsia, Focus Numérique, Hardware.fr, and HostingPics. Their websites specialize in providing product expertise and advice to readers on Internet. "
target: Beaute-test
Beaute-test is a French online shopping guide for cosmetics. Their website contains detailed product specifications for over 38,000 beauty products, and more than one million consumer reviews.
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announced 6/7/2017 via BNC Analysis

@cosme, will acquire MakeupAlley

synopsis: iStyle, Inc. announced that its online beauty product marketplace, @cosme, will acquire MakeupAlley. MakeupAlley is an online social network and information portal for beauty, skincare, and lifestyle. MakeupAlley has a large, comprehensive product review section which includes product photos, ratings and ranking.
buyer parent: Istyle Inc
buyer: @cosme
The @cosme website is one of Asia's largest comprehensive information portals on beauty care. They operate a community website for beauty product reviews, as well as an online marketplace for cosmetics. "
target: MakeupAlley
MakeupAlley started as a small group of devoted beauty consumers, and it has since evolved into a larger beauty social network and information portal for beauty, skincare and lifestyle. MakeupAlley has a large, comprehensive product review section which includes product photos, ratings and ranking.
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$9.00
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closed 10/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Trendsales ApS, acquired Trendsales ApS

synopsis: Zurich-based TX Group Ltd sold its shares in Trendsales to the current Trendsales CEO Mads Mathiesen, Trendsales CFO Caspar Wolffsen, and existing minority shareholders. Headquartered in Denmark, Trendsales is Denmark's largest online marketplace for secondhand fashion and lifestyle accessories.
buyer: Trendsales ApS
Trendsales is Denmark's largest online marketplace for secondhand fashion and lifestyle accessories. The company's marketplace allows users to sell clothing for women, men, and children, home decor, gadgets and audio devices, movies, and much more. "
target parent: TX Group AG
target: Trendsales ApS
Trendsales is Denmark's largest online marketplace for secondhand fashion and lifestyle accessories. The company's marketplace allows users to sell clothing for women, men, and children, home decor, gadgets and audio devices, movies, and much more.
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closed 10/26/2020 via BNC Analysis

Zip Co, acquired The Urge

synopsis: Zip Co, an Australian provider of payment and credit solutions, has acquired The Urge, an easy to use fashion search engine based in Australia. The Urge provides shoppers with access to all the world’s leading brands, stores and online retailers in one place.
buyer: Zip Co (ASX:ZML:$81.10)
Zip Co is an Australian provider of payment and credit solutions. Zip Co creates simple, fair and transparent payment solutions. Their revolutionary payment product allows Australian consumers to shop online or in-store and pay later for their purchases. "
target: The Urge
The Urge is an easy to use fashion search engine based in Australia. The Urge provides shoppers with access to all the world’s leading brands, stores and online retailers in one place. Their platform helps shoppers to find the items they're looking for and drives more sales for retail partners.
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closed 8/11/2014 via Company Press Release

Tamedia AG, acquired Trendsales ApS

synopsis: Tamedia is buying Trendsales ApS, operator of the leading classifieds platform for vintage fashion trendsales.dk, Bazaar, a classifieds section for second hand fashion, Shop and Outlet, where online merchants can display their regularly priced and discounted goods, and Magazine, a lifestyle section with forums, articles and fashion related blogs.
buyer: Tamedia AG (SWX:TAMN:$1,075.04)
Tamedia is a Swiss media group headquartered in Zurich. With its daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, online platforms as well as printing facility, Tamedia is one of the leading media corporations in Switzerland. "
target: Trendsales ApS
Trendsales features four main product offerings: Bazaar, a classifieds section for second hand fashion, Shop and Outlet, where online merchants can display their regularly priced and discounted goods, and finally Magazine, a lifestyle section with forums, articles and fashion related blogs.
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closed 6/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hivency, acquired Lucette

synopsis: Hivency, a micro-influencer and consumer opinion management platform in France, has acquired Lucette, a French website focused on beauty products. Lucette provides reviews and tests to help consumers discover and find cosmetic products that best match them.
buyer: Hivency
Hivency is a micro-influencer and consumer opinion management platform in France. Hivency offers an end-to-end software solution that enables brands to identify and engage micro influencers and customer advocates that correspond to their products and services. "
target: Lucette
Lucette is a French website focused on beauty products. Lucette provides reviews and tests to help consumers discover and find cosmetic products that best match them. The platform offers community reviews for over a thousand products, along with the latest beauty news and tips.
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closed 11/30/2016 via BNC Analysis

C Channel Corporation, acquired Media Makmur

synopsis: Tokyo-based C Channel, a Japanese startup offering a video-based digital fashion media for young women, has acquired Jakarta-based startup PT Media Makmur. Media Makmur have a specialized Japanese beauty online media named Kawaii Beauty Japan providing all indonesian female users with latest and advanced Japan beauty information and products.
buyer: C Channel Corporation
C Channel Corporation owns and operates an online lifestyle video outlet that provides information about fashion, food, hair, makeup, and travel. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. "
target: Media Makmur
PT Media Makmur is an online media start up company based in Jakarta. Currently they have a specialized Japanese beauty online media named Kawaii Beauty Japan providing all indonesian female users with latest and advanced Japan beauty information and products.
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announced 1/10/2016 via Forbes

Mogujie, will acquire Meilishuo

synopsis: Mogujie, which means Mushroom Street in English, will acquire Meilishuo through share swap, it announced. Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products.
buyer parent: Alibaba Group
buyer: Mogujie
Mogujie is a Chinese social shopping service that focuses on women’s fashion. It was founded in 2011 and provides more than 7,000,000 female consumers with shopping decision suggestions everyday. "
target: Meilishuo
Meilishuo.com is a Chinese Pinterest-like website that enables women to find personalized clothing and skin care products. Users can search for experts, shops, group buying sites, and share online shopping links and information on their favorite products.
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closed 3/5/2015 via BusinessWire

Evolve Media LLC, acquired Total Beauty Media, Inc.

synopsis: Evolve Media LLC, the largest publisher of male and female lifestyle content on the web, announced the acquisition of Total Beauty Media Group, home to TotalBeauty.com—the leading website in online beauty editorial, and the largest database of independent, unbiased beauty product reviews for women.
buyer: Evolve Media LLC
Evolve Media is a publisher of leading enthusiast lifestyle destinations for men and women. Leveraging proprietary advertising and publishing technologies, as well as hundreds of talented content professionals, Evolve Media offers premium and engaging content to its readers. "
target: Total Beauty Media, Inc.
Total Beauty Media Group is home to TotalBeauty.com—the leading website in online beauty editorial, and the largest database of independent, unbiased beauty product reviews for women.
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Kleding BV, acquired StyleLounge GmbH

synopsis: Kleding.nl, a Dutch operator of fashion comparison websites, has acquired StyleLounge, an easy-to-use fashion price comparison website in Germany. StyleLounge allows users to choose from over 600 online shops and compare prices, sizes, availabilities and colors for the same fashion product from different shops.
buyer parent: Lifull Co., Ltd.
buyer: Kleding BV
Kleding.nl is a Dutch operator of fashion comparison websites. Kleding.nl operates 25 websites under the Kleding.nl brand in the Netherlands and Fashiola worldwide. Kleding.nl aggregates over 18 million products from 1,000 different online stores across men's/women's wear, footwear and accessories. "
target: StyleLounge GmbH
StyleLounge is an easy-to-use fashion price comparison website in Germany. StyleLounge allows users to choose from over 600 online shops and compare prices, sizes, availabilities and colors for the same fashion product from different shops.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Nykaa.com, acquired 20Dresses.com

synopsis: Nykaa, the largest beauty destination in India who's Customers depend on them for their favorite brands but also for beauty advice, updates, and videos, has acquired 20Dresses, India’s exclusive Members-Only site where clients have personal stylists set up their personal showrooms filled with trendiest fashion products.
buyer: Nykaa.com
Nykaa is the largest beauty destination in India. Customers depend on them for their favorite brands but also for beauty advice, updates, and videos. With almost 850+ curated and well-priced brands and products, Nykaa offers a comprehensive selection of beauty products for women and men. "
target: 20Dresses.com
20Dresses is India’s exclusive Members-Only site where clients have personal stylists set up their personal showrooms filled with trendiest fashion products. These products are handpicked and purchased keeping in mind the client’s fashion profile, taste, size and latest trends.
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closed 3/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Mitula Group, acquired Kleding BV

synopsis: Australian company Mitula Group has taken over Dutch apparel vertical search specialist Kleding BV and its sister brand Fashiola. Kleding.nl aggregates over 18 million fashion-related products from 1,000 different online stores.
buyer: Mitula Group (ASX:MUA:$20.57)
The Mitula Group is a leading ‘vertical search’ website operator, with a current portfolio of more than 170 websites in 45+ countries and in 18 languages. Their vertical search functionality gives its website users the ability to search across listings from multiple segments. "
target: Kleding BV
Kleding.nl aggregates over 18 million fashion-related products from 1,000 different online stores across men's/women's wear, footwear and accessories on a single platform for visitors. When visitors click on an item they are interested in purchasing, they are taken to the originating online store.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$3
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$0
EV / rev
3.7x
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27.5x
closed 2/17/2017 via BNC Analysis

Sattviko, acquired StylSpot

synopsis: Rays Culinary Delights Pvt. Ltd, the parent company of packaged foods startup Sattviko, has acquired fashion stylist curation portal StylSpot in order to strengthen its technology platform.
buyer: Sattviko
Sattviko is the largest online shopping website for Sattvik food & Yoga/Ayurveda products from a country which proudly houses the origin of yoga - India. Sattviko also sells packaged foods online, including traditional snacks such as makhanas, flax seeds, raisins, jaggery and chana. "
target: StylSpot
Founded in 2015 by four IIT (ISM), Dhanbad graduates — Sumeet Chilwal, Gaurav Goyal, Amit Verma and Jalaj Dagar, StylSpot is a platform that brings users completed branded outfit looks for the occasion handpicked by fashion stylists. StylSpot is an e-commerce product discovery platform.
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announced 4/22/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire stylefruits GmbH

synopsis: Ströer SE will acquire Stylefruits, a Munich based start-up founded in 2008. Stylefruits is the digital companion for fashion and lifestyle. With more than ten million monthly visits, eight million Facebook fans and more than three million app downloads, Stylefruits is the leading recommendation platform for fashion and living in Europe.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target: stylefruits GmbH
Stylefruits is the digital companion for fashion and lifestyle. With more than ten million monthly visits, eight million Facebook fans and more than three million app downloads, Stylefruits is the leading recommendation platform for fashion and living in Europe.
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announced 10/7/2015 via Reuters

Domodi Sp. z o.o., will acquire Allani Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Domodi, a unit of Wirtualna Polska Holding that operates a fashion price comparison website, will acquire Allani Sp. z o.o. Allani provides clients doing their shopping online with the best ideas for fashionable styling and the possibility of browsing through millions of products in hundreds of the most popular Internet shops.
buyer parent: Grupa Wirtualna Polska
buyer: Domodi Sp. z o.o.
Domodi Sp. z o.o. owns and operates a fashion price comparison website. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Wroclaw, Poland. "
target: Allani Sp. z o.o.
Allani is a technology company operating in a quickly growing sector of fashion e-commerce community. Allani provides clients shopping online with the best ideas for fashionable styling and with the possibility of browsing through millions of products in hundreds of the most popular Internet shops.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BusinessWire

Yahoo! Inc., acquired Polyvore

synopsis: Yahoo has announced it has acquired Polyvore, a leading social shopping site. Polyvore is a shopping site where customers can give and get styling ideas from the world's largest style community. Polyvore provides brands and retailers a way to connect with influential consumers and drive sales through native advertising solutions.
buyer: Yahoo! Inc. (AABA:$5,409.25)
Yahoo! Inc. is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining. They operate an internet search engine that creates highly personalized experiences for their users, keeping people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. "
target: Polyvore
Polyvore is a community powered social commerce website. Members curate products into a shared product index and use them to create image collages called "Sets". Active Polyvore communities exist in the areas of fashion, interior design, and artistic expression.
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closed 9/18/2014 via BNC Analysis

Grupa o2 sp. z o.o., acquired Domodi Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Grupa o2, a company that owns and operates web portals in Poland, has acquired a 51% stake in Domodi, a fashion price comparison Website. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Wroclaw, Poland.
buyer: Grupa o2 sp. z o.o. (WSE:WPL:$171.43)
Grupa o2 sp. z o.o. owns and operates internet portals. The company is based in Warsaw, Poland. O2 Group SA has the largest number of internet users in Poland. The main source of revenue is the sale of advertising on websites belonging to the group, partner websites and social media. "
target parent: Homebook
target: Domodi Sp. z o.o.
Domodi Sp. z o.o. owns and operates a fashion price comparison Website. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Wroclaw, Poland.
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announced 5/1/2015 via

Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Wahanda

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. has announced that it has decided to acquire shares in Hotspring Ventures Limited, operator of "Wahanda," an European online hair and beauty marketplace, and to make it a subsidiary of Recruit Holdings.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. Based in Japan, Recruit has more than 22,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. "
target: Wahanda
Wahanda is the online home for health, beauty and wellness, with comprehensive listings of spas, salons and health centres across the globe at its very foundations. Users will also find expert tips and advice, with everything they need to know about treatments, trends and therapies.
price ($mm)
$170*
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closed 10/10/2014 via BNC Analysis

Wahanda, acquired Salonmeister GmbH

synopsis: Wahanda has announced it's acquisition of Salonmeister, based in Berlin and founded two years ago, is the main hair and beauty booking platform in Germany, Austria & Switzerland with over 1,000 spa and salon suppliers.
buyer: Wahanda
Wahanda is the online home for health, beauty and wellness, with comprehensive listings of spas, salons and health centres across the globe. At Wahanda users can gather together a scrapbook of everything they need to know and all the exciting spas and clinics around the world. "
target: Salonmeister GmbH
Salonmeister, based in Berlin and founded two years ago, is the main hair and beauty booking platform in Germany, Austria & Switzerland with over 1,000 spa and salon suppliers.
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announced 8/5/2020 via Company Press Release

Indeed, will acquire ZAPinfo

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s #1 job site, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of ZapInfo, an information automation and productivity tool that helps recruiters and sales pro's to be 5x more productive by helping them capture, enrich, and share data easily across the web and any web based applications.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. Over 250 million people each month search for jobs, post CVs, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires. "
target: ZAPinfo
ZAPinfo is an information automation and productivity tool that helps recruiters and sales pro's to be 5x more productive by helping them capture, enrich, and share data easily across the web and any web based applications.
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announced 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Indeed, will acquire ClickIQ

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s #1 job site, will acquire ClickIQ, an automated job advertising technology platform in the UK. ClickIQ uses the latest AI and programmatic technology to manage, track and optimise the performance of recruitment advertising in real time.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. Over 250 million people each month search for jobs, post CVs, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires. "
target: ClickIQ
ClickIQ is an automated job advertising platform in the UK. ClickIQ uses the latest AI and programmatic technology to manage, track and optimise the performance of recruitment advertising in real time. ClickIQ enables businesses to reach the best candidates in the most cost-effective way.
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announced 5/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Indeed, will acquire Syft Online Limited

synopsis: Indeed will acquire Syft, a recruiting platform for the hospitality, event and light industrial sectors in the UK. Syft’s proprietary technology provides a recruitment solution and shift management tool for part-time and flexible work, connecting and matching qualified and vetted jobseekers with available shifts through its desktop and mobile app.
buyer parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
buyer: Indeed
Indeed is the #1 job site in the world and allows job seekers to search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 60 countries and 28 languages. Over 250 million people each month search for jobs, post CVs, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires. "
target: Syft Online Limited
Syft is a UK recruiting platform for hospitality and industrial businesses to hire flexible and part-time staff. Syft connects and matches qualified and vetted jobseekers through its desktop and mobile app. Jobseekers also enjoy employee benefits such as pensions, holiday pay and sick pay, and more.
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closed 5/25/2018 via BNC Analysis

Indeed, acquired Resume.com Inc.

synopsis: Jobs website Indeed acquired Resume.com, an online service for creating personalized résumés. Founded in 2014, Resume.com provides tools to help job seekers build and customize résumés. More than 3.5 million job seekers currently use the Resume.com site, creating more than 40,000 résumés weekly.
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: Resume.com Inc.
Resume.com is an online service for creating personalized résumés. Founded in 2014, Resume.com provides tools to help job seekers build and customize résumés. More than 3.5 million job seekers currently use the Resume.com site, creating more than 40,000 résumés weekly.
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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.
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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 8/4/2017 via BusinessWire

Indeed, acquired Interviewed

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s number one job site, announced it has acquired Interviewed, an HR technology company that makes it faster and easier for employers to identify and evaluate candidates.
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: Interviewed
Founded in 2015, Interviewed is an industry leader in job assessment tools. It helps employers efficiently identify top talent through a series of online assessments.
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closed 6/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd., acquired TrustYou GmbH

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd has announced the acquisition of TrustYou, the world’s largest guest feedback platform, with the goal to further invest in the international hospitality and travel market. This marks a major milestone for TrustYou and results in increased opportunities for growth across the globe.
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: TrustYou GmbH
TrustYou, the world’s largest guest feedback platform, provides hotels with insights to improve their guest experience and market to future guests. Guest feedback informs 95% of booking decisions, & TrustYou’s guest feedback platform incorporates hundreds of millions of hotel reviews, surveys, etc.
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announced 7/27/2016 via Company Press Release

Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc., will acquire Yuko Yuko Corporation

synopsis: Recruit Holdings announced that it will transfer all shares of its wholly owned subsidiary Yuko Yuko Corporation to Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc. in which Unison Capital, Inc., Fukuoka Capital Partners Co., Ltd. and Shizuoka Capital Co., Ltd., as well as Dentsu Inc. plan to jointly invest. Yuko Yuko Corporation publishes travel information magazines.
buyer: Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc.
Yuko Yuko Holdings Inc. is a holding company formed for the acquisition and holding of Yuko Yuko shares, in which funds and other entities operated by each of Unison Capital, Inc., Fukuoka Capital Partners Co., Ltd. and Shizuoka Capital Co., Ltd., as well as Dentsu Inc. plan to jointly invest. "
target parent: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd.
target: Yuko Yuko Corporation
Yuko Yuko Corporation publishes travel information magazines. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
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announced 5/1/2015 via

Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Wahanda

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. has announced that it has decided to acquire shares in Hotspring Ventures Limited, operator of "Wahanda," an European online hair and beauty marketplace, and to make it a subsidiary of Recruit Holdings.
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. Based in Japan, Recruit has more than 22,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. "
target: Wahanda
Wahanda is the online home for health, beauty and wellness, with comprehensive listings of spas, salons and health centres across the globe at its very foundations. Users will also find expert tips and advice, with everything they need to know about treatments, trends and therapies.
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$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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Recruit Co., Ltd, will acquire Quandoo GmbH

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. announced that is has decided to acquire a majority stake of total outstanding shares in Quandoo GmbH, an online restaurant reservation service provider operating mainly in Germany and other countries in the EU. Restaurateurs are equipped with an industry-leading modular commerce platform.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. Based in Japan, Recruit has more than 22,000 employees and operates in Asia and North America. "
target: Quandoo GmbH
Quandoo is a real-time reservation platform for restaurants. Restaurateurs are equipped with an industry-leading modular commerce platform, including a reservation management system and a yield management tool that enables them to market free capacities to local diners.
price ($mm)
$219*
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
45.4x
EV / EBITDA
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:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co. is a leading human resources and information services company. HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. "
target: Indeed
Job seekers can search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 50 countries. More than 80 million people each month search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires for thousands of companies.
price ($mm)
$750
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/4/2012 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Recruit Co., Ltd. has acquired, from affiliates of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., 100% ownership of U.S.-based Advantage Resourcing America, Inc. and Netherlands-based Advantage Resourcing Europe B.V. Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world.
buyer: Recruit Co., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co., Ltd. is engaged in providing staffing services in Japan through Recruit Staffing Co., Ltd. and Staff Service Holdings Co., Ltd. The company also operates two U.S. staffing businesses through The CSI Companies, Inc. and Staffmark Holdings, Inc. "
seller parent: Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
seller: Advantage Resourcing
Advantage Resourcing provides workforce recruiting and placement around the world – leveraging local knowledge to perfectly align qualified people with appropriate employment opportunities.
price ($mm)
$410
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/17/2011 via PR Newswire

Recruit CO., Ltd, will acquire Staffmark Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: Compass Diversified Holdings, an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced that it has simultaneously entered into a definitive agreement to sell and consummated the sale of its majority owned subsidiary, Staffmark Holdings, Inc., to a subsidiary of Japan-based Recruit Co., Ltd.
buyer: Recruit CO., Ltd (TSE:6098:$22,669.40)
Recruit Co., Ltd. provides job information services through magazines, Internet, and mobile communications in Japan. The company offers human resources services, assistance with franchise and independent business opportunities and advice on changing jobs. "
target: Staffmark Holdings, Inc.
Staffmark Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various staffing services to small and middle-market companies, local firms, and large corporations in the United States. It offers light industrial, clerical, and specialty staffing services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$295 [$348]
rev ($mm)
$1,032
EBITDA ($mm)
$36
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
9.7x
announced 7/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Men at Work, will acquire InJob

synopsis: Men at Work (MAW), an Italian employment agency, will acquire InJob, an international job recruitment agency based in Italy. InJob offers permanent and temporary staffing services for clients in the machinery, food & beverage, fashion, IT, furnishing, pharmaceutical, and consumer goods sectors.
buyer: Men at Work
Men at Work (MAW) is an Italian employment agency. MAW helps companies to achieve exceptional business results thanks to better human resources management. Their permanent and temporary staffing services provide businesses with the talent they need to be successful. "
target: InJob
InJob is an international job recruitment agency based in Italy. InJob specializes in finding and placing qualified professionals. They offer permanent and temporary staffing services for clients in the machinery, food & beverage, fashion, IT, furnishing, pharmaceutical, and consumer goods sectors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$59
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2021 via Company Press Release

Elysian Capital, acquired Eton Bridge Partners Limited

synopsis: Elysian Capital III LP is pleased to announce, in conjunction with management, its acquisition and investment in Eton Bridge Partners Ltd., a leading Executive Search, Interim Management and Consulting firm with specialist practices covering the breadth of corporate leadership.
buyer: Elysian Capital
Elysian Capital is an independent Private Equity firm focused on the lower mid market in the United Kingdom and Ireland. They acquire majority stakes in growth businesses valued between £20million and £100million. "
target: Eton Bridge Partners Limited
Founded in 2010, Eton Bridge Partners is a leading Executive Search, Interim Management and Consulting firm with specialist practices covering the breadth of corporate leadership.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

Eliassen Group, acquired Rooster Park

synopsis: Eliassen Group LLC, a strategic consulting and talent solutions firm, has acquired Rooster Park LLC, a full-service software engineering staffing agency and consultancy. Rooster Park provides premium-level staff augmentation services to help their clients design, build, and maintain full software systems and solutions.
buyer parent: Stone Point Capital, LLC
buyer: Eliassen Group
Eliassen Group provides strategic consulting and talent solutions to drive client innovation and business results. The Group focuses on technology consulting, Agile consulting, managed services, risk management & business optimization services, government solutions, and life sciences. "
target: Rooster Park
Rooster Park is a full-service software engineering staffing agency and consultancy. Rooster Park provides premium-level staff augmentation services to help their clients design, build, and maintain full software systems and solutions.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/1/2021 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, will acquire Oxford Global Resources Inc.

synopsis: ASGN Incorporated is to sell Oxford Global Resources to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital. Oxford Global Resources is a talent-driven staffing and consulting company with more than 30 offices across North America and Europe. They offer on-demand high-end consulting talent for niche commercial IT, healthcare, life sciences and engineering clients.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with over $41 billion of equity capital under management. The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt and credit, lending, and biohealth. "
target parent: ASGN Incorporated
target: Oxford Global Resources Inc.
Oxford Global Resources is a talent-driven staffing and consulting company with more than 30 offices across North America and Europe. Oxford offers on-demand high-end consulting talent for niche commercial IT, healthcare, life sciences and engineering clients.
price ($mm)
$525
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2021 via PR Web

The Planet Group, will acquire OmniPoint Staffing

synopsis: The Planet Group, a provider of outsourced human capital and consulting solutions, will acquire OmniPoint Staffing, an IT staff augmentation firm that specializes in providing skilled resources for ERP and infrastructure projects. OmniPoint provides staffing solutions for various IT specialties, including Workday, Oracle, SAP, and PeopleSoft.
buyer parent: Odyssey Investment Partners
buyer: The Planet Group
The Planet Group is a diversified professional services organization focused on providing high-value outsourced human capital solutions and niche consulting services to Fortune 500 and other leading clients in the fastest growing and most in-demand sectors. "
target: OmniPoint Staffing
OmniPoint Staffing is a full-service IT staff augmentation firm that specializes in providing highly skilled resources for ERP and infrastructure projects. OmniPoint provides staffing solutions for various IT specialties, including Workday, Oracle, SAP, and PeopleSoft.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 6/9/2021 via BNC Analysis

Groupe Morgan Services SAS, acquired Alterego Interim SAS

synopsis: The temporary work group Groupe Morgan Services acquires Alter Ego, another specialist in temporary work. Founded in 2011, AlterEgo is an independent network of 5 agencies specializing in temporary work based in France.  Through this operation, Morgan Services is extending its network, already made up of more than 80 branches.
buyer: Groupe Morgan Services SAS
Specialized in the recruitment and placement of temporary staff since 1998, the Groupe Morgan Services has a network of 81 branches and employs more than 250 permanent staff. Their agencies spread throughout France provide applicants with job offers in several fields of activity. "
target: Alterego Interim SAS
Founded in 2011, AlterEgo is an independent network of 5 agencies specializing in temporary work based in France. The group enjoys a strong reputation among companies and local temporary workers for the quality the services offered and the great responsiveness of its teams.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vaco, acquired Alluvion Staffing

synopsis: Vaco, a talent and solutions firm, has acquired Alluvion, a Jacksonville, Florida-based national talent acquisition and outsourcing firm, fueling its continued growth in the Southeast. Alluvion is a national talent acquisition and outsourcing firm headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida.
buyer parent: Olympus Partners
buyer: Vaco
Vaco delivers critical talent solutions to companies in the areas of consulting, project resources, executive search, direct hire and strategic staffing with expertise in numerous areas including accounting and finance, technology and operations. "
target: Alluvion Staffing
Alluvion is a national talent acquisition and outsourcing firm headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Founded in 2000 by president & CEO, David Reichard, Alluvion helps clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small-and-medium businesses meet their workforce demands.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Jobandtalent, acquired Pema People AB

synopsis: Madrid-based digital temporary staffing platform Jobandtalent announced it acquired Swedish staffing firm Pema. Pema Sweden, founded in 1997, conducts staffing and recruitment operations via the subsidiary Pema People AB, primarily in engineering, industry, warehousing and logistics, construction and civil engineering.
buyer: Jobandtalent
Jobandtalent is the world's leading digital temp staffing agency. Their on-demand staffing marketplace aims to make the labour market more fluid and accessible by tearing down the barriers to job searching and hiring. "
target parent: Varenne AB
target: Pema People AB
Pema Sweden AB conducts staffing and recruitment operations via the subsidiary Pema People AB, primarily in engineering, industry, warehousing & logistics, and construction & civil engineering.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sagarsoft (India) Limited, will acquire Infoway Software

synopsis: The Board of Directors of Sagarsoft (India) Limited at their meeting held accorded its in-principle approval for proposed acquisition of 100% stake in Infoway Software (IT CATS, LLC, USA). Infoway Software is engaged in providing Information Technology consulting, staffing and specialized solutions for various clients.
buyer: Sagarsoft (India) Limited (BSE:540143:$5.73)
Sagarsoft is a value-add partner to global enterprises including Fortune 500 companies and is a name of first recall in digital transformation. Sagarsoft has ventured into niche market segments including high competition areas, proving its capability with consistency. "
target: Infoway Software
IT Cats, LLC dba Infoway Software™ is located in the business district of Middlesex County, New Jersey. They are engaged in providing Information Technology consulting, staffing and specialized solutions for various clients across multiple business sectors.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2021 via BNC Analysis

Clark Schaefer Hackett, acquired strategic HR

synopsis: Clark Schaefer Hackett, a Top 100 Firm based in Cincinnati, has acquired Strategic HR Inc., a human resources outsourcing firm also based there. Strategic HR provides dedicated HR support to organizations that lack their own HR department, or have a small HR function with overflowing needs.
buyer: Clark Schaefer Hackett
Clark Schaefer Hackett (CSH) is a results-driven advisory and accounting firm. They are forward-thinking. They are innovators and problem solvers and they optimize business results in financial, technology, workforce and operational areas. "
target: strategic HR
strategic HR inc. is a well-established outsourced HR management firm working with organizations that have a lean HR or no HR department. They’ve been providing human resources expertise to organizations of all sizes since they opened their doors in 1995.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Jobvite, acquired NXTThing RPO

synopsis: Jobvite, the leading end-to-end talent acquisition solution provider, announced it is joining forces with NXTThing RPO, a high-growth recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company. NXTThing RPO’s experience and tenure in the talent acquisition space has provided significant expertise in designing and improving client HR processes.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: Jobvite
Jobvite is a leading talent acquisition company that uses a candidate-centric recruiting model, helping companies engage candidates with meaningful experiences. The Jobvite Talent Acquisition Suite combines automation and intelligence to increase recruiting speed, quality, and cost-effectiveness. "
target: NXTThing RPO
NXTThing RPO is a leading recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company that has created differentiated recruitment services that change how companies hire talent into their organization for the past 25 years.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/28/2021 via BNC Analysis

Anexa Staffing Solutions LLC, acquired Elevate ERP Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Anexa Staffing Solutions, a staffing services provider, has acquired Elevate ERP Solutions, a boutique recruitment firm specializing in placing permanent professional positions supporting various ERP systems for clients across North America.
buyer: Anexa Staffing Solutions LLC
Anexa Staffing Solutions is a staffing services provider. Anexa Staffing Solutions strives to build a world-class staffing portfolio. Their diversified portfolio provides solutions for recruiting, RPO, contract, per-placement, and SaaS platforms for the staffing industry. "
target: Elevate ERP Solutions, LLC
Elevate ERP Solutions, LLC is a boutique recruitment firm specializing in placing permanent professional positions supporting various ERP systems for clients across North America.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/21/2021 via BNC Analysis

Anexa Staffing Solutions LLC, acquired VERCO Group

synopsis: Anexa Staffing Solutions LLC, a staffing services provider, has acquired VERCO Group Inc., a provider of end-to-end recruitment services. VERCO Group operates a portfolio of staffing and recruiting brands that serve the needs of a broad range of clients. They offer talented candidates for contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire positions.
buyer: Anexa Staffing Solutions LLC
Anexa Staffing Solutions is a staffing services provider. Anexa Staffing Solutions strives to build a world-class staffing portfolio. Their diversified portfolio provides solutions for recruiting, RPO, contract, per-placement, and SaaS platforms for the staffing industry. "
target: VERCO Group
VERCO Group is a provider of end-to-end recruitment services. VERCO Group operates a portfolio of staffing and recruiting brands that serve the needs of a broad range of clients and candidates. They offer talented and reliable candidates for contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire positions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/20/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Xact Data Discovery, acquired Lexolution LLC

synopsis: Xact Data Discovery (XDD), a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations, announced the acquisition of Lexolution, a legal staffing and managed review services company headquartered in New York, NY.
buyer parent: JLL Partners
buyer: Xact Data Discovery
Xact Data Discovery (XDD) is a leading international provider of eDiscovery, data management and managed review services for law firms and corporations. XDD helps clients optimize their eDiscovery matters by orchestrating precision communication between people, processes, technology and data. "
target: Lexolution LLC
Lexolution is a leading provider of temporary contract attorney staffing and managed review services for law firms and corporations.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Axiom Partners, acquired De Staffing Groep B.V.

synopsis: Swiss-based corporate finance boutique Axiom Partners announced it has acquired De Staffing Groep from founder Wessel van Alphen. Established in 1986, De Staffing Groep B.V. ranks as 22nd on SIA’s list of Largest Staffing Firms in the Netherlands.
buyer: Axiom Partners
Axiom Partners, based in Switzerland, provides financial advice and insight at every stage of a transaction – from consideration of the strategic options to transaction execution, be it an IPO, acquisition or divestment, restructuring or fast track disposal "
target: De Staffing Groep B.V.
Established in 1986, De Staffing Groep B.V. ranks as 22nd on SIA’s list of Largest Staffing Firms in the Netherlands. Every day more than 3,300 professionals work through the group for firms in the energy sector, financial services, high-tech and IT.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
announced 4/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Digital Intelligence Systems Corporation, will acquire Signature Consultants, LLC.

synopsis: Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS), a global managed services and staffing firm, is to acquire the legal entities of Signature Consultants, LLC, a technology staffing and IT managed services company.
buyer: Digital Intelligence Systems Corporation
DISYS, founded in 1994 and headquartered in McLean, Virginia, is a global managed services and staffing firm with 33 offices and 4 delivery centers worldwide. "
target: Signature Consultants, LLC.
Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run and manage their clients’ technology needs.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

The GO2 People, will acquire Skill Hire Australia Pty Ltd

synopsis: GO2 People, a provider of vertically integrated recruitment and building services throughout Australia and New Zealand, announced an agreement to acquire Western Australia-based Employment Services provider, Skill Hire Australia. Skill Hire delivers a full suite of blue-collar employment services via its registered training organisation.
buyer: The GO2 People (ASX:GO2:$20.05)
The GO2 People is a leading provider of vertically integrated recruitment and building services across the construction, resources and industrial sectors throughout Australia and New Zealand. They provide tailored staffing solutions to national and multinational blue chip organisations. "
target: Skill Hire Australia Pty Ltd
Skill Hire Australia is a Western Australia-based Employment Services provider. Skill Hire delivers a full suite of blue-collar employment services via its registered training organisation and its apprenticeship & traineeship recruitment and labour hire divisions.
price ($mm)
$7.23
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Heidrick & Struggles International, acquired Business Talent Group, LLC

synopsis: Heidrick & Struggles, a premier provider of global leadership advisory and on-demand talent solutions, has closed the acquisition of Business Talent Group (BTG), a leading marketplace for high-end independent talent on demand.
buyer: Heidrick & Struggles International (HSII:$621.62)
Heidrick & Struggles serves the executive talent and leadership needs of the world's top organizations as a premier provider of leadership consulting, culture shaping and senior-level executive search services. Heidrick & Struggles pioneered the profession of executive search more than 60 years ago."
target: Business Talent Group, LLC
Business Talent Group (BTG) connects leading companies with independent management consultants, subject matter experts, and executives to solve their biggest business problems.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Kelly Services, Inc., acquired Softworld

synopsis: Kelly, a global leader in providing workforce solutions, has acquired Softworld, a leading technology staffing and workforce solutions firm that serves clients across several end-markets, including financial services, life sciences, aerospace, defense, insurance, retail, and IT consulting.
buyer: Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA:$4,516.00)
As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services, Inc. and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. "
target: Softworld
Softworld is a leading technology staffing and workforce solutions firm that serves clients across several end-markets, including financial services, life sciences, aerospace, defense, insurance, retail, and IT consulting.
price ($mm)
$215
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/31/2021 via BusinessWire

Professional Diversity Network LLC, will acquire RemoteMore

synopsis: Professional Diversity Network, Inc., a developer and operator of online and in-person networks that provide access to networking, training, educational and employment opportunities, announced that it has entered into an equity interest purchase agreement to acquire equity interests in RemoteMore, a remote job-hiring startup.
buyer: Professional Diversity Network LLC (IPDN:$4.29)
Professional Diversity Network (PDN) is a Chicago-based diversity recruitment firm. PDN manages a suite of professional networking websites that target diverse professional groups, including African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, women, LGBT, veterans, and people with disabilities. "
target: RemoteMore
RemoteMore is a remote job-hiring start-up that connects companies with reliable, cost-efficient developers with less effort and friction, and empowers every developer to get a meaningful job regardless of their location.
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Ticker: ASX:DTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datetix Group Ltd.
Datetix Group Ltd.
DateTix is a mobile and location-based social platform to meet new people for in person and on-demand dates. Whether for friendships, casual dating, serious relationships, or business networking, DateTix connects the right people with each other through amazing dates.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.17
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.84)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NEWM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media Investment Group Inc. {duplicate}
New Media is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing existing advertising and digital marketing businesses. They are one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the US.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,048.96
EBITDA ($mm)
$131.58
EBIT ($mm)
$69.66
Net Income ($mm)
$22.70
Employees
10117
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Ticker: LSE:MONY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Ltd
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC provides online price comparison services in the UK. Through their Websites MoneySuperMarket.com, MoneySavingExpert.com, and TravelsuperMarket.com, they provide online services to compare various products in the financial, insurance, travel, and home services markets.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$463.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$161.90
EBIT ($mm)
$149.94
Net Income ($mm)
$109.86
Employees
631
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Ticker: TSE:6048
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan, Inc.
DesignOne Japan is an internet media company in Japan. DesignOne Japan operates Ekiten, one of the largest local information word-of-mouth sites in Japan. Ekiten enables people to find information and reviews for all kinds of shops and services, including restaurants, hair salons, dentists and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$20.09
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.05
EBIT ($mm)
$3.92
Net Income ($mm)
$1.88
Employees
120
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Ticker: NBRNF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
N Brown Group plc
N Brown Group plc
N Brown Group, and its principal subsidiary, JD Williams and Company Ltd, is a leading internet and catalogue home shopping company, with over 140 years of experience in the distance shopping market.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$753.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$118.20
EBIT ($mm)
$102.00
Net Income ($mm)
$81.00
Employees
3269
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Ticker: ENXTAM:RAND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Randstad Holding NV
Randstad Holding NV
Randstad utilizes a technology-driven focus with a human touch to provide better staffing and business solutions to organizations around the world. Their team of experts match professionals with available career opportunities in a variety of fields.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$26,480.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,211.45
EBIT ($mm)
$1,021.04
Net Income ($mm)
$759.38
Employees
38240
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Ticker: TSE:6098
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Recruit Co., Ltd
Recruit Co., Ltd
Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd., a human resources services company, provides job advertisement, permanent placement, temporary staffing, outsourcing, employee recruitment, development, assignment, organization-related, and development-related services worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$22,669.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,438.67
EBIT ($mm)
$2,344.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1,699.45
Employees
49370
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Ticker: MAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ManpowerGroup
ManpowerGroup
ManpowerGroup is the world's workforce expert, creating innovative workforce solutions for more than 65 years. As workforce experts, they connect more than 600,000 people to meaningful work across a wide range of skills and industries every day.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$19,654.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$836.10
EBIT ($mm)
$750.80
Net Income ($mm)
$443.70
Employees
27000
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Ticker: TSE:2181
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Persol Holdings
Persol Holdings
Based in Tokyo, PERSOL Group manages to solve issues of labors and employments through HR services by connecting job seekers and companies to hire. PERSOL Group has a variety of HR services, one of its advantages, to support each demand of job seekers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$9,314.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$533.58
EBIT ($mm)
$364.97
Net Income ($mm)
$65.21
Employees
45179
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Ticker: LSE:HAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hays plc
Hays is a leading global professional recruiting group. It is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide. They are the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$5,778.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$230.78
EBIT ($mm)
$216.32
Net Income ($mm)
$142.80
Employees
8237
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Ticker: RHI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Robert Half International, Inc.
Robert Half International, Inc.
Robert Half International Inc. is the world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm, providing professionals in the fields of accounting, technology, legal, creative, marketing and administration. The company has more than 400 consulting and staffing offices worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,342.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$508.14
EBIT ($mm)
$443.92
Net Income ($mm)
$324.70
Employees
16000
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Ticker: KELYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kelly Services, Inc.
Kelly Services, Inc.
As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services, Inc. and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,516.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.60
EBIT ($mm)
$44.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7100
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Ticker: USG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USG People
USG People is a specialized provider of employment services in Europe, focusing on the market segments general and specialist temporary employment, professional secondment and projects, HR services and customer care.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$2,904.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$141.82
EBIT ($mm)
$126.56
Net Income ($mm)
$7.14
Employees
54705
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Ticker: AIM:IPEL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Impellam Group plc
Impellam Group plc
Impellam Group is ranked by Staffing Industry Analysts as the 2nd largest staffing business in the UK and 12th worldwide. Impellam Group provides managed services and specialist staff across the UK, North America, Asia Pacific and mainland Europe.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$2,313.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.10
EBIT ($mm)
$64.65
Net Income ($mm)
$43.35
Employees
2700
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Ticker: SFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc. is a strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$2,090.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.46
EBIT ($mm)
$43.12
Net Income ($mm)
$20.92
Employees
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Ticker: SFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spherion Corporation
Spherion Corporation is a leading recruiting and staffing company that provides integrated solutions to meet the evolving needs of companies and job candidates. Spherion(R) has screened and placed millions of individuals in temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time jobs.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$1,710.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.46
EBIT ($mm)
$6.94
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
215000
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Ticker: AMEX:VISI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Volt Information Sciences, Inc.
Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and IT infrastructure services. They provide contingent workers and personnel recruitment services, supporting primarily professional administration, technical, IT, and engineering positions.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,247.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.07
EBIT ($mm)
($0.97)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1600
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Ticker: TSE:2429
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
World Holdings Co., Ltd.
World Holdings Co., Ltd.
World Holdings is a Japanese company engaged in the human resources and education, information and telecommunications, and real estate businesses. Their human resources business offers staffing services for a variety of industries, including biotechnology, IT, manufacturing, and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,200.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$78.22
EBIT ($mm)
$66.70
Net Income ($mm)
$43.54
Employees
15559
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Ticker: LSE:STAF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Staffline Group PLC
The Staffline Group specialises in logistics, e-retail, manufacturing, driving, food processing and white collar recruitment. They provide and manage workforces and use training and business improvement techniques to ensure increased levels of efficiency to give their clients a commercial advantage.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$1,013.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.07
EBIT ($mm)
$16.68
Net Income ($mm)
$3.42
Employees
3294
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Ticker: TSE:6028
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TechnoPro Holdings, Inc.
TechnoPro Holdings, Inc.
TechnoPro is one of Japan’s largest technology-focused staffing and service companies. As an industry leader, TechnoPro provides full support for technical development and R&D to 1,400 companies including major corporations, universities and research organizations
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,007.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$100.44
EBIT ($mm)
$96.49
Net Income ($mm)
$73.25
Employees
15094
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