Like Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.

closed 11/11/2015 via PR Web

Performance Assessment Network, acquired Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.

synopsis: Performance Assessment Network (PAN), the leader in talent measurement solutions, acquired the Institute for Personality and Ability Testing, Inc (IPAT). The company is a group of publishers of the 16PF® Questionnaire and other valued psychometric tools.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience. "
target: Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.
IPAT publishes the premier assessment of normal adult personality, providing insights into behaviors for organizations selecting or developing employees, for colleges regarding student career identification and development, or for individuals/couples in counseling settings.
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closed 3/1/2007 via Company Press Release

CPP, Inc., acquired Asianic Psychologists Press

synopsis: Australian Psychologists Press and Asianic Psychologists Press wish to announce that on March 1st of this year they were acquired by CPP Inc, publishers of a wide range of psychometric instruments including the MBTI® Instrument.
buyer: CPP, Inc.
CPP, Inc., publishes and sells some of the world's leading assessments-including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) and Strong Interest Inventory® instruments- and support materials. "
target: Asianic Psychologists Press
Asianic Psychologists Press is a publishing, training and distribution organisation. Our primary focus is to contribute to the productivity and profitability of client organisations, whilst enabling the individuals within them to grow and develop personally.
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closed 12/3/2019 via BusinessWire

PSI Services LLC, acquired Caliper

synopsis: PSI Services LLC, a global workforce solutions provider, announced its acquisition of Caliper, a leading talent assessment company that, for over 60 years, has been using data and scientifically validated instruments to provide deep insights into sales effectiveness.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) is a global workforce solutions provider that combines science, technology, and expertise to enable opportunities for professional growth, talent enhancement, and retention. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target: Caliper
Caliper, a talent management solutions company, leverages decades of data and validated assessment results to provide deep insights into employee and candidate potential, predict job performance, and uncover developmental opportunities for the workforce.
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closed 4/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Wiley, acquired Profiles International, Inc.

synopsis: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, professional practice, and education, announced that it has acquired Profiles International, a provider of employment assessment and talent management solutions.
buyer: Wiley (NYSE:JW.A:$1,864.09)
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. is a valued, global publisher. Wiley is a global provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories. "
target: Profiles International, Inc.
Profiles International is the best source for talent management solutions. Their data-driven talent management solutions, built on complex behavioral science, yet simple to administer and read, help organizations find the right people and shape them into a winning team.
price ($mm)
$51
rev ($mm)
$27
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
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closed 5/27/2019 via PR Newswire

The Academy to Innovate HR, acquired Digital HR Tech

synopsis: The Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR), a company that offers world-class, online education programs for HR professionals, has acquired Digital HR Tech, the leading blog on Digital Human Resources and HR Technology.
buyer: The Academy to Innovate HR
The Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR) was founded in 2016. At AIHR, it is their mission to make HR future-proof by offering world-class, online education programs available anywhere, anytime. HR professionals committed to life-long learning can expand their skill set with relevant and in-demand skills. "
target: Digital HR Tech
Digital HR Tech is one of the largest HR blogs in the world, attracting 65,000 pageviews per month. The blog covers digital HR and HR technology-related topics. It provides high-quality articles and video content about the latest developments in HR tech, best practices and the future of work.
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closed 4/23/2014 via PR Web

Xceptional HR Consulting, LLC, acquired The Recruiters Lounge

synopsis: Blogging4Jobs announces the acquisition of The Recruiters Lounge which began publishing in January 2005 and provides information and insights into the wacky world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more under the management of Jim Stroud.
buyer: Xceptional HR Consulting, LLC
Xceptional HR is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and provides consulting services to locally and nationally. Their clients range from entrepreneurs, small business, to large corporations, and everything in between. "
target: The Recruiters Lounge
The Recruiters Lounge began in 2005 and is a blog that explores the world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more. Their conversations here focus on recruiting, sourcing and job searching.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
price ($mm)
$0.52
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closed 4/21/2011 via Market Wire

SharedXpertise Media, LLC, acquired Talent Management Technology

synopsis: SharedXpertise announced it has acquired the assets of Talent Management Technology. Talent Management Technology's popular destination is frequently visited by global business audiences with graduate degrees who have an interest in HR and talent management topics.
buyer: SharedXpertise Media, LLC
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management. "
target parent: Tarsus Group plc
target: Talent Management Technology
Talent Management Technology (TMT) is an online destination where talent management professionals and the providers of technologies and services for them meet. Its database of companies is the most comprehensive searchable directory online of these talent management technologies and services.
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closed 6/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Jobster Inc., acquired Recruiting.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jobster Inc. announced it has acquired Recruiting.com, the leading recruiting industry blog site. Recruiting.com will continue to aggregate content from more than 70 recruiting industry blogs as well as drive thought leadership in the industry through original content created by Recruiting.com's team of industry experts.
buyer: Jobster Inc.
Jobster is the leading provider of targeted job advertising services offering the most effective way to attract and hire top talent. Founded in 2004, Jobster develops innovative technologies that connect the right person with the right job at the right time. "
target: Recruiting.com, Inc.
Recruiting.com offers Prospect Relationship Management (PRM) solutions. Their technology combines a powerful search engine to find prospects from internal and external sources with tools to organize prospects.
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closed 7/24/2020 via PR Newswire

CircaWorks, acquired America's Job Exchange

synopsis: Circa announced the purchase of Andover, MA-based America's Job Exchange (AJE). America's Job Exchange is a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions in the U.S and as of the close of the sale becomes part of Circa.
buyer parent: Gauge Capital
buyer: CircaWorks
Circa, formerly LocalJobNetwork™, (CircaWorks.com), is a catalyst for 21st century companies to build high-performing diverse teams and is the largest provider of OFCCP compliance solutions. The company was founded in 1994, has 5000+ customers, 17,500 community partner relationships. "
target: America's Job Exchange
Andover, MA-based America's Job Exchange (AJE) is a leading provider of diversity recruitment and OFCCP compliance technology solutions in the U.S. Its mission is to provide the tools, resources, and information to connect employers and diverse job seekers.
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closed 6/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired asap.industries GmbH

synopsis: asap.industries, the provider of a platform for the placement and control of freelancers, has been acquired by Xing. Three co-founders, André Hennen, Stefan Knop and Paul Sorge, will remain on board.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, helps its more than 12 million members to balance their professional and private life as well as possible. Members can meet and exchange views in groups, while also getting together at business-related events every year. "
target: asap.industries GmbH
asap.industries helps companies with their constantly growing freelance workforce. They offer asapOS, a cloud-based database for every company that certain people (HR, team leader) can access which contains all relevant information about all the freelancers.
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closed 3/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

1000jobboersen.de merged with Softgarden,

synopsis: Softgarden, which provides web-based recruiting software to handle the entire recruitment process, is joining forces with 1000jobboersen.de, a job ad media planning service. The new entity, softgarden E-Recruiting, claims to be Europe’s largest Recruiting-as-a-Service provider, with more than 5,000 clients.
buyer: Softgarden
softgarden offers an e-recruiting software which enables recruiters and hiring managers to manage the recruiting within their company easily. It covers the entire recruitment process including posting jobs, managing candidates and making the right hire. "
target: 1000jobboersen.de
1000jobboersen.de is a job ad media planning service. It allows companies to access to over 1000 job portals and social media channels to advertise their open positions.
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closed 4/8/2010 via PR Newswire

Zapoint Inc., acquired Jobster Inc.

synopsis: Zapoint®, the leading provider of employee career management and organizational planning solutions, announced it has acquired Jobster® from Recruiting.com, Inc. Together, Zapoint and Jobster will provide employers and professionals alike with the industry's most advanced career management tools.
buyer: Zapoint Inc.
Founded in 2006, Zapoint develops career planning and learning technology that lets companies build more effective partnerships between HR and their employees. Zapoint helps organizations engage, retain and develop their workforces to sustain their competitive advantage. "
target: Jobster Inc.
Jobster is the leading provider of targeted job advertising services offering the most effective way to attract and hire top talent. Founded in 2004, Jobster develops innovative technologies that connect the right person with the right job at the right time.
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closed 12/1/2005 via Company Press Release

Centaur Media plc, acquired Recruiter Magazine

synopsis: Centaur, the specialist business publishing and information company, is pleased to announce that, subject to the completion of employee consultation requirements, it will acquire Recruiter magazine, its web site and its annual awards event from Redactive Media Group Limited ("Redactive") for £4 million.
buyer parent: Numis Securities Limited
buyer: Centaur Media plc (LSE:CAU:$91.02)
Centaur Communications is one of the UK's largest independent business publishing and information companies. It employs over 600 people and is privately owned with the shares largely held by management and by City and US financial institutions. "
target parent: Redactive Media Group Ltd.
target: Recruiter Magazine
Recruiter is the principal magazine for the UK recruitment profession. Each fortnight it delivers the latest recruitment industry news, advice, analysis and features, as well as the profession’s largest source of job vacancies in print.
price ($mm)
$6.92
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closed 8/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Lyft, acquired YesGraph, Inc.

synopsis: Lyft has acquired the technology and team of YesGraph, which works to build customer-centric referral programs. As part of the Lyft family, the YesGraph team will use their expertise to improve and expand the Lyft Driver Referral Program.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles. Lyft was started with the mission of building a p2p transportation solution that makes cities safer, more affordable and better connected. "
target: YesGraph, Inc.
YesGraph, Inc. provides an online referral recruiting service that helps companies to scale the source of candidates and referrals. Its online platform enables clients to rank their contacts to match the job for making one-click referrals.
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Web

Performance Assessment Network, acquired Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.

synopsis: Performance Assessment Network (PAN), the leader in talent measurement solutions, acquired the Institute for Personality and Ability Testing, Inc (IPAT). The company is a group of publishers of the 16PF® Questionnaire and other valued psychometric tools.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience. "
target: Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.
IPAT publishes the premier assessment of normal adult personality, providing insights into behaviors for organizations selecting or developing employees, for colleges regarding student career identification and development, or for individuals/couples in counseling settings.
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closed 1/24/2017 via BusinessWire

PSI Services LLC, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: PSI Services, a professional testing services provider to corporations, government agencies, professional associations, and certifying bodies, announced that they have acquired Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a recognized leader in talent assessments and measurement solutions for the Corporate, Government and Education marketplace worldwide.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience.
price ($mm)
$271
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Web

Performance Assessment Network, acquired Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.

synopsis: Performance Assessment Network (PAN), the leader in talent measurement solutions, acquired the Institute for Personality and Ability Testing, Inc (IPAT). The company is a group of publishers of the 16PF® Questionnaire and other valued psychometric tools.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience. "
target: Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.
IPAT publishes the premier assessment of normal adult personality, providing insights into behaviors for organizations selecting or developing employees, for colleges regarding student career identification and development, or for individuals/couples in counseling settings.
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closed 2/4/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: Spire Capital announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a leading technology-enabled provider of human capital management assessment solutions. Spire Capital and PAN management have acquired all of the issued and outstanding stock of pan from Equifax Workforce Solutions, a subsidiary of Equifax Inc.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the business services, information services, media, education and communications sectors. "
target parent: Equifax, Inc.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading global provider of online talent assessments and testing technology solutions that aid both corporate and government organizations in hiring and growing top talent.
price ($mm)
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$21
EBITDA ($mm)
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0.0x
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: TALX Corporation announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network, Inc., a provider of secure, electronic-based psychometric testing and assessments, as well as comprehensive talent management services.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network is a state-of-the-art web-based system for the distribution, administration, and analysis of professional assessments, tests, and surveys.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
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closed 1/24/2017 via BusinessWire

PSI Services LLC, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: PSI Services, a professional testing services provider to corporations, government agencies, professional associations, and certifying bodies, announced that they have acquired Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a recognized leader in talent assessments and measurement solutions for the Corporate, Government and Education marketplace worldwide.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience.
price ($mm)
$271
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closed 2/4/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: Spire Capital announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a leading technology-enabled provider of human capital management assessment solutions. Spire Capital and PAN management have acquired all of the issued and outstanding stock of pan from Equifax Workforce Solutions, a subsidiary of Equifax Inc.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the business services, information services, media, education and communications sectors. "
target parent: Equifax, Inc.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading global provider of online talent assessments and testing technology solutions that aid both corporate and government organizations in hiring and growing top talent.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$21
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/20/2011 via Company Press Release

Saba Software, Inc., acquired Comartis

synopsis: Saba announced it has acquired Comartis, a leading software company in the testing and assessment market. Comartis is a leading provider of assessment and talent development solutions and services designed to align enterprise training with business objectives.
buyer: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba Software, Inc. provides a set of people-centric enterprise solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Saba delivers cloud-based learning management, talent management, and social enterprise solutions to transform the way people work. "
target: Comartis
Founded in 1995, Comartis is a leading provider of talent development solutions and services designed to align corporate training with strategic business goals and metrics.
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closed 4/6/2006 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: TALX Corporation announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network, Inc., a provider of secure, electronic-based psychometric testing and assessments, as well as comprehensive talent management services.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network is a state-of-the-art web-based system for the distribution, administration, and analysis of professional assessments, tests, and surveys.
price ($mm)
$75
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
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closed 10/1/2014 via BNC Analysis

Dillistone Group PLC, acquired ISV Software Ltd

synopsis: Recruitment software and services company Dillistone Group PLC said it will be acquiring ISV Software Ltd. The company provides online pre-employment skills testing and training tools worldwide. They develop and deliver what they believe is the best portfolio of candidate skills testing and training tools.
buyer: Dillistone Group PLC (GB:DSG:$13.76)
Dillistone Group Plc, through its subsidiaries, provides computer software and related support services to executive search firms, and in-house executive search and source teams in the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, the United States, and the Asia Pacific. "
target: ISV Software Ltd
ISV Software provides online pre-employment skills testing and training tools worldwide. Since 1992, they have been working with recruitment professionals and HR teams worldwide to develop and deliver what they believe is the best portfolio of candidate skills testing and training tools.
price ($mm)
$1.38
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/10/2018 via Company Press Release

Mercer, LLC, will acquire Mettl

synopsis: Mercer, a global consulting leader in advancing health, wealth, and career and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., has agreed to acquire Mettl, a leader in cloud-based technology and data sciences-driven talent assessments, based in India.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
buyer: Mercer, LLC
Mercer LLC provides consulting services in the areas of human resource talent management, health, retirement, investments, and mergers and acquisitions. "
target: Mettl
Mettl is an Online Assessment Platform to conduct tests and measure talent. It provides content across psychometric assessments, aptitude tests and IT/Non-IT domain tests, along with a SaaS platform to conduct secure online assessments.
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announced 7/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, will acquire DoSelect

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

Learnosity, acquired Questionmark Corporation

synopsis: Ireland-based Learnosity, the leading provider of assessment infrastructure for the learning industry, has acquired Questionmark, the end-to-end assessments, proctoring, badging, and reporting solutions provider. The partnership brings scale and deep expertise to Learnosity’s capabilities for the corporate, government, and certification sectors.
buyer: Learnosity
Based in Ireland, Learnosity provides the assessment infrastructure powering more than 120 of the world’s leading learning platforms and publishers. Learnosity’s suite of cloud-based APIs enable cutting-edge assessments, faster time-to-market, and lower development costs. "
target: Questionmark Corporation
Questionmark unlocks performance through reliable and secure online assessments. Questionmark provides a secure enterprise-grade assessment platform and professional services to leading organizations around the world, delivered with care and unequaled expertise.
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closed 10/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Advanced, acquired Clear Review

synopsis: Advanced announced that it has acquired Clear Review, a global performance management and employee engagement software company whose customers include Virgin Money, RICOH, Café Nero, HarperCollins and Waltham Forest Council. Clear Review has built a strong reputation for its innovative Continuous Performance Management platform.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Advanced
Advanced is the third largest British software and services company in the UK. The company helps organisations create the right digital foundations that drive productivity, insight and innovation while remaining safe, secure and compliant. "
target: Clear Review
Clear Review is a cloud-based Performance Management System which helps organisations to make performance management a year round process rather than a once-a-year appraisal.
price ($mm)
$33
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
13.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/17/2020 via PR Web

Five V Capital, will acquire Totara Learning Solutions

synopsis: Sydney private equity firm Five V Capital will acquire a majority ownership interest in Totara. Totara builds employee engagement, learning, and performance management technologies that enable large multinational corporations, government entities, and mid-market companies to deliver enterprise-level talent and workforce experiences.
buyer: Five V Capital
Five V Capital is a growth-focused private equity fund based in Sydney, Australia. Five V has in excess of A$450 million of capital available to partner with leading founders and businesses in Australia and New Zealand. Five V’s current portfolio includes Education Perfect, Probe Group, and more. "
target: Totara Learning Solutions
Totara builds employee engagement, learning, and performance management technologies that enable large multinational corporations, government entities, and mid-market companies to deliver enterprise-level talent and workforce experiences.
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired Assessio

synopsis: Netherlands-based Main Capital, a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector, has acquired the largest talent assessment company in the Nordics, Assessio. Assessio develops the highly innovative Ascend platform, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution helping clients find, identify and assess present and future employees.
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Netherlands-based Main Capital is a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Nordics regions. Within this sector, Main Capital is the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target: Assessio
For over 65 years, Assessio has been a specialist in talent assessments finding its heritage in scientific psychology research. Assessio develops the highly innovative Ascend platform, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution helping clients find, identify and assess present and future employees.
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closed 2/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Hired, acquired Py

synopsis: Hired, a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies, has acquired Py, a company that enables companies to assess candidates using real-world assessments. They help industry leaders like Opendoor, LiveRamp, Amplitude, and Niantic approach hiring based on merit, not resume keywords.
buyer: Hired
Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details. "
target: Py
Py's platform enables companies to assess candidates using real-world assessments. They help industry leaders like Opendoor, LiveRamp, Amplitude, and Niantic approach hiring based on merit, not resume keywords.
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announced 9/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Ascender Group, will acquire PeopleStreme

synopsis: Ascender, one of Asia Pacific’s leaders in human resources and payroll outsourcing, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PeopleStreme, an international Human Capital Management (HCM) company, specialising in software development to support human resources initiatives.
buyer: Ascender Group
With more than 1.3 million employees of Ascender customers being paid using Ascender’s human resources and payroll platforms throughout the Asia Pacific, and approximately 1,400 global brands and listed companies across a range of different industries trust Ascender to meet their payroll needs. "
target: PeopleStreme
PeopleStreme is a Human Capital Management company, specialising in the development of technology to support human resources initiatives. Their fully integrated human resources platform is made up of more than 22 modules including performance management, learning and development, and more.
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closed 5/3/2018 via PR Web

PSI Services LLC, acquired Select International

synopsis: PSI Services LLC (PSI), a global professional testing services provider to corporations, federal and state government agencies and leading academic institutions, announced that it has acquired Select International, a leader in evidence-based hiring and development assessment solutions and provider of award-winning safety and leadership assessments.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target: Select International
Select International develops employee assessment and workforce solutions. The company offers automated job application software, in-depth employee assessments, and employee interviewing tools. Their products and solutions allow businesses to select and maintain the best employees for their company.
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zest, acquired Backfeed

synopsis: Zest has acquired Backfeed, a monthly maintenance tool that has been praised by more than 10000 users. Backfeed is a tool that helps facilitate dialogue between employees. Employees and their bosses fill out forms to prepare for appraisal interviews.
buyer: Zest
ZestMeUp believes happier employees make better companies. That's why they created an unified tool to engage creativity and autonomy at work : Zest, an employee engagement software, the perfect tool for following the employees’ pulse and getting on-going anonymous feedback. "
target: Backfeed
Backfeed is a tool that helps facilitate dialogue between employees. Employees and their bosses fill out forms to prepare for appraisal interviews.
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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 1/17/2017 via Market Wire

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., acquired The Marcus Buckingham Company

synopsis: ADP has acquired The Marcus Buckingham Company or TMBC, an innovator in human capital management, to bring to ADP clients a more scientific approach to employee engagement and performance. ADP's cloud-based talent portfolio is expanded in breadth and depth with TMBC's technology, consulting and research.
buyer: Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP:$13,325.80)
Automatic Data Processing, Inc., with more than $10 billion in revenues and approximately 600,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. "
target: The Marcus Buckingham Company
At The Marcus Buckingham Company or TMBC, they conduct the research, design the tools and technology and execute the coaching, education and training programs that challenge people to pinpoint, sharpen and bring their unique competitive edge to work.
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closed 6/29/2016 via BNC Analysis

Gooroo.io, acquired ColourGrid

synopsis: Gooroo is pleased to announce it has acquired ColourGrid. ColourGrid provides insight to employers about how well aligned a candidate is with their culture at both a corporate and team level. For the individual, ColourGrid lets them know how suited they are to a specific job and organisation.
buyer: Gooroo.io
Gooroo is a Human Resources Technology (HR Tech) company using big data, machine learning and sociometrics to compatibility match and shortlist candidates – addressing the massive inefficiency, cost and frustrations in the hiring process. "
target: ColourGrid
Colourgrid identifies the social, cultural, economic and behavioural factors (often referred to as "mindset") that influence a specific individual's behaviour and their capacity to perform a job.
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closed 5/8/2015 via BNC Analysis

TalentPad, acquired OptimizedBits

synopsis: New Delhi-based TalentPad, a curated marketplace for tech talent has strengthened its offering to tech recruiters in India with the acquisition of the Bengaluru-based tech recruitment platform; OptimizedBits. The company is aimed at disrupting the traditional recruitment space with a more intelligent and data-driven new age marketplace.
buyer: TalentPad
TalentPad operates in the large online recruitment market in India. It is a second generation platform which flips the current recruitment process on its head by giving more power to job-seekers and lets employers make the first move in the search for high quality talent. "
target: OptimizedBits
OptimizedBits provides intelligent and data driven solutions to the recruitment space. The company’s flagship product is HireMe, a skill-based online job fair that helps hire the best technical talent using an automated model for shortlisting and scheduling the entire hiring process.
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closed 2/4/2015 via BusinessWire

LG lugar de gente, acquired w3net

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity investment firm, announced that its portfolio company LG lugar de gente, a leading human resources software provider in Brazil, has acquired w3net, a provider of SaaS Human Capital Management Systems with more than 90 clients across several industry verticals, mostly among the top 500 companies in Brazil.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: LG lugar de gente
LG Sistemas is a Brazilian company specialized in providing software for human resources management. With the strength and experience of a company for over 27 years in the market, offers a complete suite of products that assist in the implementation of activities of HR. "
target: w3net
w3net is a leading provider of SaaS Human Capital Management Systems with best-in-class employee performance, goal management and feedback functions. The company has more than 90 clients across several industry verticals, mostly among the top 500 companies in Brazil.
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