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closed 4/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Toptal, LLC, acquired Skillbridge

synopsis: Toptal, the world’s leading network of elite freelance software engineers and designers, announced the acquisition of Skillbridge, an innovative platform in the on-demand business talent space. Skillbridge enables businesses to quickly hire top consultants, accountants, statisticians and other trusted specialists when they need them.
buyer: Toptal, LLC
Toptal is one the most innovative companies to emerge from Silicon Valley. Toptal connects thousands of elite freelance software engineers and designers from around the world to over 2,000 blue-chip enterprises to provide world-class solutions that meet the most complex and challenging requirements."
target: Skillbridge
Skillbridge is the leading online platform for elite business freelancers. Their proprietary Talent Dynamics matching technology means projects start in days, not weeks, and deliver with unparalleled reliability.
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closed 2/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fiverr, acquired Working Not Working

synopsis: Fiverr, the online marketplace for freelancer services has acquired Working Not Working, a talent platform which sources freelance creatives for the likes of Google, Netflix, Spotify, Droga5, and Wieden+Kennedy.
buyer: Fiverr (FVRR:$251.81)
Based in Israel, Fiverr’s mission is to change how the world works together. The Fiverr platform helps connect businesses with freelancers offering digital services including graphic design, copywriting, voice overs and music and film editing. "
target: Working Not Working
Working Not Working is a curated community of the Universe’s best creations. Their mission is to eliminate the obstacles between creative people and opportunity. Trusted by over 2,000 of the world's most innovative companies to staff their creative projects with freelance and full-time talent.
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closed 2/19/2020 via PR Newswire

PullRequest, acquired Moonlight

synopsis: PullRequest, a code review as a service company based in Austin, TX, has acquired Moonlight, an online platform for remote developers to integrate into companies looking for expertise on software development projects.
buyer: PullRequest
PullRequest is a code review as a service company based in Austin, TX. By combining AI, professional reviewers, and tooling, they help development teams ship code faster, with improved quality and reduced development lifecycle costs over time. "
target: Moonlight
Moonlight is an online platform for remote developers to integrate into companies looking for expertise on software development projects. Companies join the membership to get access to vetted engineers and designers. Developers apply to find remote work opportunities and engage with the community.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired HoneyPot

synopsis: Xing, the business networking platform that has been described as Germany’s answer to LinkedIn, has made an acquisition to beef up its recruitment business ahead of a rebrand of the business as “New Work.” The company has acquired Honeypot, a German startup that has built a job-hunting platform for tech people.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, helps its more than 13 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: HoneyPot
For HR professionals, CTOs and founders, Honeypot is the quickest, easiest and most efficient way to find skilled developers. Honeypot is a German platform which connects developers and companies directly, giving transparency and speed to both sides.
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$25
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closed 11/21/2018 via Company Press Release

Communo Corp., acquired LocalSolo

synopsis: Communo announced the purchase of Vancouver-based LocalSolo, an online network for top tier freelancers. Vancouver-based LocalSolo has a curated talent network of almost 28,000 member freelancers and over 9,000 employers and recruiters worldwide.
buyer: Communo Corp.
Communo connects people to projects and projects to people. Founded in 2017 by veteran marketing executives Ryan Gill and Chris Kneeland, it is the only sharing economy platform for marketing and advertising professionals. "
target: LocalSolo
Vancouver-based LocalSolo is an online network for top tier freelancers. LocalSolo has a curated talent network of almost 28,000 member freelancers and over 9,000 employers and recruiters worldwide.
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closed 6/14/2016 via Company Press Release

Randstad Holding NV, acquired twago

synopsis: Randstad Holding nv announces the acquisition of twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace with more than 500,000 registered workers.On twago, individuals or companies of all sizes find the experts they need for projects, and freelancers and agencies find work and grow their businesses.
buyer: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$24,635.00)
Randstad specializes in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Their services range from regular temporary staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse, Professionals, Search & Selection, outplacement, and HR Solutions. "
target: twago
twago is the leading platform for online work in Europe. On twago, individuals or companies of all sizes find the experts they need for projects, and freelancers and agencies find work and grow their businesses. twago encourages companies to go online to find experts and collaborate on projects.
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closed 3/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

twago, acquired Adtriboo

synopsis: Twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace, acquires Spanish freelance platform Adtriboo. adtriboo.com is a fully competent solution platform for generating creative content through crowd sourcing, bringing together more than 120,000 talented professionals specializing in Video, Audio, Wording and Graphic Design.
buyer: twago
twago is Europe’s leading platform for connecting clients with freelancers and agencies. Each day they help entrepreneurs, small, medium and large businesses easily find quality affordable freelancers for IT, design, writing, marketing and business projects. "
target: Adtriboo
adtriboo.com is a fully competent solution platform for generating creative content through crowd sourcing, bringing together more than 120,000 talented professionals specializing in Video, Audio, Wording and Graphic Design.
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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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closed 1/5/2016 via Market Wire

Bloc.io, acquired DevBridge

synopsis: Bloc, an online education company for aspiring software developers and designers, announced it has acquired DevBridge, a career services startup focused on placing coding bootcamp graduates into web development careers.
buyer: Bloc.io
Bloc is an online education company with intensive mentor-led programs for aspiring developers and designers. Bloc combines experienced mentors and industry-vetted curriculum to offer students around the world a more accessible and effective alternative to an offline coding bootcamp. "
target: DevBridge
DevBridge is a career services startup focused on placing coding bootcamp graduates into web development careers.
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closed 7/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Dice Holdings, Inc., acquired The IT Job Board

synopsis: Dice Holdings, Inc. acquired The IT Job Board. The IT Job Board is a leading tech career site for the UK, Germany, Belgium and Holland, as well as a media service that targets IT decision makers and professionals globally. Its corporate entity, Jobboard Enterprises Ltd, provides information technology (IT) recruitment services in Europe.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX:$198.83)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized websites and career fairs for select professional communities. They help their customers source and hire the most qualified professionals and provide those professionals with the best job opportunities in their respective fields. "
target parent: SThree plc
target: The IT Job Board
The IT Job Board is a leading tech career site for the UK, Germany, Belgium and Holland, as well as a media service that targets IT decision makers and professionals globally. Its corporate entity, Jobboard Enterprises Ltd, provides information technology (IT) recruitment services in Europe.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$4
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4.4x
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closed 3/30/2022 via Company Press Release

Malt, acquired COMATCH

synopsis: Paris-based Malt, Europe’s biggest freelancer marketplace, has acquired COMATCH, a leading German marketplace for independent management consultants and industry experts. The market leading positions of Comatch and Malt in their respective markets will ensure a solid foundation for the ambitious European expansion of Malt.
buyer: Malt (ENXTPA:MALT:$99.14)
Based in Paris, Malt is a European marketplace where more than 320,000 freelance consultants put their skills and expertise at the service of companies looking for external talents to accelerate their projects. Malt has over 30,000 clients, including 36 CAC 40 companies. "
target: COMATCH
Headquartered in Germany, COMATCH is Europe’s leading marketplace for top freelance management consultants and industry experts. COMATCH combines personal service and innovative technology to quickly and flexibly find the best experts for all business challenges.
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closed 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

GoScale, acquired Indiez

synopsis: GoScale, a technology consulting & engineering company enabling software delivery automation, has acquired Indiez, an elite online community that takes the guesswork out of hiring tech teams. Indiez embraces a flexible remote working culture, and their specialists work on projects they love, in environments they choose.
buyer: GoScale
Goscale is a technology consulting & engineering company enabling software delivery automation. They are building exciting products focused on Mobility, DevOps. They serve top global firms across Retail/Cloud Telephony/Ad -Tech/Logistics/Ecommerce/Sports/Insurance tech/Ed Tech. "
target: Indiez
Indiez is an elite online community that takes the guesswork out of hiring tech teams. They embrace a flexible remote working culture, and their specialists work on projects they love, in environments they choose.
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closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: The Japanese subsidiary of Adecco Group, the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, has acquired Japan-based A - Star Co., Ltd. A-Star develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find short-term work.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: A - Star Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, A - Star Co., Ltd. develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find temporary and short-term work.
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closed 11/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Time People Group AB, acquired Cfinder

synopsis: Time People Group acquires 100% of the shares in Cfinder (Competence Finder Sweden AB). Cfinder is a network of over 400 specialized consultants active in IT and management. With its digital community and AI-based matching, Cfinder has attracted over 400 freelance specialists. 
buyer: Time People Group AB (NGM:TPGR:$24.31)
Time People Group is a Swedish consulting company that offers services for IT and change management. The group provides services that cover the entire chain from strategy, project management, programs, system, and method development to test engagement and management. "
target: Cfinder
Competence Finder Sweden AB (cFinder) is a digitized smart AI-based meeting place where customers and consultants meet. With its digital community and AI-based matching, Cfinder has attracted over 400 freelance specialists.
price ($mm)
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$4
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0.0x
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announced 12/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

En-Japan, will acquire Brocante Inc.

synopsis: En-Japan Inc., a provider of online recruitment solutions in Japan, will acquire Brocante Inc., a Japanese technology company. Brocante's Freelance Start is an online project site for freelance IT engineers. The site allows engineers to search for jobs by programming language, location, and job type.
buyer: En-Japan (:$506.88)
en-Japan inc. provides online recruitment solutions in Japan. en-Japan operates various websites for job search and job change services. Their range of websites help people in their 20s to mid 30s and 40s find a job. Their websites also help people find temporary employment or part-time jobs. "
target: Brocante Inc.
Brocante is a Japanese technology company. Brocante's Freelance Start is an online project site for freelance IT engineers. The site allows engineers to search for jobs by programming language, location, and job type. Their LAMPCHAT solution is a chatbot that helps businesses attract more customers.
price ($mm)
$5.46
rev ($mm)
$1
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EV / rev
8.2x
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announced 9/18/2020 via PR Newswire

DCP Capital Partners, L.P., will acquire 51job, Inc.

synopsis: 51job, Inc., a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced it has received a preliminary non-binding proposal letter from DCP Capital Partners, a leader in the Greater China private equity industry, to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of the Company.
buyer: DCP Capital Partners, L.P.
DCP is a leader in the Greater China private equity industry. Over the past 27 years, the DCP team led successful and innovative investments in the region, establishing a strong investment track record across multiple economic cycles. "
target: 51job, Inc. (JOBS:$550.22)
51job is a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China. With a comprehensive suite of HR solutions, 51job meets the needs of enterprises and job seekers through the entire talent management cycle, from initial recruitment to employee retention and career development.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,279 [$3,773]
rev ($mm)
$530
EBITDA ($mm)
$151
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7.4x
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26.0x
closed 6/15/2022 via BusinessWire

Revelo, acquired Listopro

synopsis: Revelo, the largest platform for US companies to hire remote software developers within their time zones, has announced that it has acquired Mexico-based Listopro, the largest marketplace for hiring tech talent from Mexico. Large corporations & high growth companies/startups use Listopro to hire candidates that are hard to reach.
buyer: Revelo
Revelo is the largest online platform for U.S. companies to hire Latin America-based remote tech talent. Revelo’s platform enables U.S. companies to source, hire and manage highly qualified, English-speaking, full-time remote tech talent in US time zones. "
target: Listopro
Listopro is the leading platform for sourcing and hiring top tech talent from Mexico. Large corporations & high growth companies/startups use Listopro to hire, significantly faster, the candidates that are hard to reach.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

LMC s.r.o., acquired techloop.io

synopsis: A leading recruitment service company in the Czech Republic LMC s.r.o, a member of the Alma Media Group, has acquired a Czech start-up Techloop. The company’s SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop.io is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC, based in the Czech Republic, provides a family of online products for job searching and education, including the websites Jobs.cz, Prace.cz, Teamio and more. Since 1996, they have helped more than 34,000 companies to find more than 1,000,000 employees. "
target: techloop.io
Prague-based SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses. Techloop’s algorithm-based service analyses quickly and efficiently registered applicants’ online profiles and matches them with listed IT vacancies.
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announced 2/9/2022 via PR Newswire

Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, will acquire BackStage

synopsis: Cast & Crew, a leading end-to-end cloud-based platform powering global entertainment production and content creation, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Backstage, a leading provider of talent marketplace and content creation tools for the creative economy.
buyer parent: EQT AB
buyer: Cast & Crew Entertainment Services
Cast & Crew services the entertainment industry by providing technology-enabled payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software. These solutions include payroll processing, residuals processing, workers' compensation services, labor relations, and more. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: BackStage
Backstage enables productions, brands, marketing agencies and businesses to efficiently discover and work with highly skilled creative talent. The company’s mission is to make the content creation process more efficient, effective and scalable.
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closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vettery, acquired Hired

synopsis: Two large job search and recruiting platforms are coming together, with Vettery acquiring Hired. Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches. "
target: Hired
Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details.
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closed 4/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Toptal, LLC, acquired Skillbridge

synopsis: Toptal, the world’s leading network of elite freelance software engineers and designers, announced the acquisition of Skillbridge, an innovative platform in the on-demand business talent space. Skillbridge enables businesses to quickly hire top consultants, accountants, statisticians and other trusted specialists when they need them.
buyer: Toptal, LLC
Toptal is one the most innovative companies to emerge from Silicon Valley. Toptal connects thousands of elite freelance software engineers and designers from around the world to over 2,000 blue-chip enterprises to provide world-class solutions that meet the most complex and challenging requirements."
target: Skillbridge
Skillbridge is the leading online platform for elite business freelancers. Their proprietary Talent Dynamics matching technology means projects start in days, not weeks, and deliver with unparalleled reliability.
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closed 4/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Toptal, LLC, acquired Skillbridge

synopsis: Toptal, the world’s leading network of elite freelance software engineers and designers, announced the acquisition of Skillbridge, an innovative platform in the on-demand business talent space. Skillbridge enables businesses to quickly hire top consultants, accountants, statisticians and other trusted specialists when they need them.
buyer: Toptal, LLC
Toptal is one the most innovative companies to emerge from Silicon Valley. Toptal connects thousands of elite freelance software engineers and designers from around the world to over 2,000 blue-chip enterprises to provide world-class solutions that meet the most complex and challenging requirements."
target: Skillbridge
Skillbridge is the leading online platform for elite business freelancers. Their proprietary Talent Dynamics matching technology means projects start in days, not weeks, and deliver with unparalleled reliability.
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closed 4/5/2016 via BusinessWire

Toptal, LLC, acquired Skillbridge

synopsis: Toptal, the world’s leading network of elite freelance software engineers and designers, announced the acquisition of Skillbridge, an innovative platform in the on-demand business talent space. Skillbridge enables businesses to quickly hire top consultants, accountants, statisticians and other trusted specialists when they need them.
buyer: Toptal, LLC
Toptal is one the most innovative companies to emerge from Silicon Valley. Toptal connects thousands of elite freelance software engineers and designers from around the world to over 2,000 blue-chip enterprises to provide world-class solutions that meet the most complex and challenging requirements."
target: Skillbridge
Skillbridge is the leading online platform for elite business freelancers. Their proprietary Talent Dynamics matching technology means projects start in days, not weeks, and deliver with unparalleled reliability.
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closed 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

GoScale, acquired Indiez

synopsis: GoScale, a technology consulting & engineering company enabling software delivery automation, has acquired Indiez, an elite online community that takes the guesswork out of hiring tech teams. Indiez embraces a flexible remote working culture, and their specialists work on projects they love, in environments they choose.
buyer: GoScale
Goscale is a technology consulting & engineering company enabling software delivery automation. They are building exciting products focused on Mobility, DevOps. They serve top global firms across Retail/Cloud Telephony/Ad -Tech/Logistics/Ecommerce/Sports/Insurance tech/Ed Tech. "
target: Indiez
Indiez is an elite online community that takes the guesswork out of hiring tech teams. They embrace a flexible remote working culture, and their specialists work on projects they love, in environments they choose.
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closed 2/19/2020 via PR Newswire

PullRequest, acquired Moonlight

synopsis: PullRequest, a code review as a service company based in Austin, TX, has acquired Moonlight, an online platform for remote developers to integrate into companies looking for expertise on software development projects.
buyer: PullRequest
PullRequest is a code review as a service company based in Austin, TX. By combining AI, professional reviewers, and tooling, they help development teams ship code faster, with improved quality and reduced development lifecycle costs over time. "
target: Moonlight
Moonlight is an online platform for remote developers to integrate into companies looking for expertise on software development projects. Companies join the membership to get access to vetted engineers and designers. Developers apply to find remote work opportunities and engage with the community.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired HoneyPot

synopsis: Xing, the business networking platform that has been described as Germany’s answer to LinkedIn, has made an acquisition to beef up its recruitment business ahead of a rebrand of the business as “New Work.” The company has acquired Honeypot, a German startup that has built a job-hunting platform for tech people.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, helps its more than 13 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: HoneyPot
For HR professionals, CTOs and founders, Honeypot is the quickest, easiest and most efficient way to find skilled developers. Honeypot is a German platform which connects developers and companies directly, giving transparency and speed to both sides.
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$25
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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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closed 1/5/2016 via Market Wire

Bloc.io, acquired DevBridge

synopsis: Bloc, an online education company for aspiring software developers and designers, announced it has acquired DevBridge, a career services startup focused on placing coding bootcamp graduates into web development careers.
buyer: Bloc.io
Bloc is an online education company with intensive mentor-led programs for aspiring developers and designers. Bloc combines experienced mentors and industry-vetted curriculum to offer students around the world a more accessible and effective alternative to an offline coding bootcamp. "
target: DevBridge
DevBridge is a career services startup focused on placing coding bootcamp graduates into web development careers.
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closed 11/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Time People Group AB, acquired Cfinder

synopsis: Time People Group acquires 100% of the shares in Cfinder (Competence Finder Sweden AB). Cfinder is a network of over 400 specialized consultants active in IT and management. With its digital community and AI-based matching, Cfinder has attracted over 400 freelance specialists. 
buyer: Time People Group AB (NGM:TPGR:$24.31)
Time People Group is a Swedish consulting company that offers services for IT and change management. The group provides services that cover the entire chain from strategy, project management, programs, system, and method development to test engagement and management. "
target: Cfinder
Competence Finder Sweden AB (cFinder) is a digitized smart AI-based meeting place where customers and consultants meet. With its digital community and AI-based matching, Cfinder has attracted over 400 freelance specialists.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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announced 12/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

En-Japan, will acquire Brocante Inc.

synopsis: En-Japan Inc., a provider of online recruitment solutions in Japan, will acquire Brocante Inc., a Japanese technology company. Brocante's Freelance Start is an online project site for freelance IT engineers. The site allows engineers to search for jobs by programming language, location, and job type.
buyer: En-Japan (:$506.88)
en-Japan inc. provides online recruitment solutions in Japan. en-Japan operates various websites for job search and job change services. Their range of websites help people in their 20s to mid 30s and 40s find a job. Their websites also help people find temporary employment or part-time jobs. "
target: Brocante Inc.
Brocante is a Japanese technology company. Brocante's Freelance Start is an online project site for freelance IT engineers. The site allows engineers to search for jobs by programming language, location, and job type. Their LAMPCHAT solution is a chatbot that helps businesses attract more customers.
price ($mm)
$5.46
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: The Japanese subsidiary of Adecco Group, the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, has acquired Japan-based A - Star Co., Ltd. A-Star develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find short-term work.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: A - Star Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, A - Star Co., Ltd. develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find temporary and short-term work.
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closed 7/25/2013 via BNC Analysis

Dice Holdings, Inc., acquired The IT Job Board

synopsis: Dice Holdings, Inc. acquired The IT Job Board. The IT Job Board is a leading tech career site for the UK, Germany, Belgium and Holland, as well as a media service that targets IT decision makers and professionals globally. Its corporate entity, Jobboard Enterprises Ltd, provides information technology (IT) recruitment services in Europe.
buyer parent: General Atlantic, LLC
buyer: Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DHX:$198.83)
Dice Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of specialized websites and career fairs for select professional communities. They help their customers source and hire the most qualified professionals and provide those professionals with the best job opportunities in their respective fields. "
target parent: SThree plc
target: The IT Job Board
The IT Job Board is a leading tech career site for the UK, Germany, Belgium and Holland, as well as a media service that targets IT decision makers and professionals globally. Its corporate entity, Jobboard Enterprises Ltd, provides information technology (IT) recruitment services in Europe.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2022 via BusinessWire

Revelo, acquired Listopro

synopsis: Revelo, the largest platform for US companies to hire remote software developers within their time zones, has announced that it has acquired Mexico-based Listopro, the largest marketplace for hiring tech talent from Mexico. Large corporations & high growth companies/startups use Listopro to hire candidates that are hard to reach.
buyer: Revelo
Revelo is the largest online platform for U.S. companies to hire Latin America-based remote tech talent. Revelo’s platform enables U.S. companies to source, hire and manage highly qualified, English-speaking, full-time remote tech talent in US time zones. "
target: Listopro
Listopro is the leading platform for sourcing and hiring top tech talent from Mexico. Large corporations & high growth companies/startups use Listopro to hire, significantly faster, the candidates that are hard to reach.
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closed 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

LMC s.r.o., acquired techloop.io

synopsis: A leading recruitment service company in the Czech Republic LMC s.r.o, a member of the Alma Media Group, has acquired a Czech start-up Techloop. The company’s SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop.io is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses.
buyer parent: Alma Media Oyj
buyer: LMC s.r.o.
LMC, based in the Czech Republic, provides a family of online products for job searching and education, including the websites Jobs.cz, Prace.cz, Teamio and more. Since 1996, they have helped more than 34,000 companies to find more than 1,000,000 employees. "
target: techloop.io
Prague-based SaaS-based recruitment service Techloop is a niche portal designed for IT professionals and businesses. Techloop’s algorithm-based service analyses quickly and efficiently registered applicants’ online profiles and matches them with listed IT vacancies.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$0
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vettery, acquired Hired

synopsis: Two large job search and recruiting platforms are coming together, with Vettery acquiring Hired. Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches. "
target: Hired
Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/25/2022 via BNC Analysis

LegalTech Hub, acquired LegalTech Jobs

synopsis: LegalTech Hub, a global directory of legal technology solutions, tools and services, has acquired LegalTech Jobs, an online platform in Belgium that helps people to find a career in legal technology. LegalTech Jobs allows users to post and accept various legal tech jobs, including software engineer, digital project manager, data analyst, and more.
buyer: LegalTech Hub
LegalTech Hub is a global directory of legal technology solutions, tools and services. LegalTech Hub makes legal technology accessible to everyone. The platform allows commercial legal professionals to find exactly what they're looking for to meet any use case. "
target: LegalTech Jobs
LegalTech Jobs is an online platform in Belgium that helps people to find a career in legal technology. LegalTech Jobs simplifies the search process and allows users to post and accept various legal tech jobs, including software engineer, digital project manager, data analyst, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 7/5/2016 via CNW Group

Droit-Inc, acquired Espresso-Jobs.com

synopsis: The Velan Media Group, the parent company of Droit-inc, has acquired Espresso-Jobs, one of the leading online recruitment sites specializing in employment opportunities in communication and marketing, information technologies, web, video games and VFX animation in Canada. Espresso-Jobs provides cheap recruitment visibility on an online job board.
buyer: Droit-Inc
Droit-Inc.com is the leading legal information media and legal job site in Quebec. It has nearly a million pages viewed monthly. Droit-Inc publishes news about Quebec law firms: transactions, appointments, major causes, etc. The site covers topics such as corporate finance and class actions. "
target: Espresso-Jobs.com
Espresso-Jobs.com is one of the most important job websites in marketing, communications, the Web, video games, IT and VFX in Canada. Espresso-Jobs supports SMEs by providing affordable recruitment visibility on an online job board designed with their needs in mind.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/21/2017 via PR Newswire

51job, Inc., will acquire Lagou

synopsis: 51job, Inc, a provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Lagou Information Limited, the holding company of Beijing Lagou Network Technology Co., Ltd. Lagou operates a recruitment website focused on addressing the growing demand for technology and engineering talent in China.
buyer: 51job, Inc. (JOBS:$550.22)
51job is a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China. With a comprehensive suite of HR solutions, 51job meets the needs of enterprises and job seekers through the entire talent management cycle, from initial recruitment to employee retention and career development. "
target: Lagou
Lagou operates a recruitment website focused on addressing the growing demand for technology and engineering talent in China. The company mainly releases and integrates recruitment information for enterprises and individuals.
price ($mm)
$119*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2016 via BNC Analysis

Drop Out Club, acquired Oystir

synopsis: Drop Out Club (DOC), a networking website for doctors and scientists seeking innovative careers, has acquired Oystir, Inc., an online career resource for STEM students, post-doctoral candidates and scientific professionals.
buyer: Drop Out Club
Drop Out Club (DOC) is a networking community for doctors, scientists and other biomedical professionals who seek innovative careers outside traditional clinical and research tracks. "
target: Oystir
Oystir is an online jobs marketplace that matches candidates and employers based on highly specific skill data. Oystir, Inc., an online career resource for STEM students, post-doctoral candidates and scientific professionals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 1/5/2022 via BusinessWire

QuickBase, acquired MCF Technology Solutions

synopsis: Quickbase has acquired MCF Technology Solutions (MCF), a provider of digital services, strategy, and software to business around the world. With the acquisition, Quickbase is growing its service offerings and extending its leadership to better meet market demand for software to support the global boom in building and infrastructure.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: QuickBase
Quickbase provides software that helps organizations see, connect and control every element of complex projects. The no-code platform enables organizations to improve operations through real time insights and automation across complex processes and disparate systems. "
target: MCF Technology Solutions
MCFTech delivers digital services, strategy, and software to business customers worldwide. MCFTech offers consultative expertise in evaluating modern technologies, requirements discovery, solution design, and business process engineering.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 12/22/2021 via PR Newswire

Fintech Automation, LLC, acquired Devbase

synopsis: FinTech Automation ("FTA"), an open loop FinServ Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform, has acquired DevBase, a nearshore staff augmentation company providing hiring, training, and management of hundreds of top caliber software engineers from over 13 countries to U.S.-based technology companies.
buyer parent: Austin Capital Partners
buyer: Fintech Automation, LLC
FinTech Automation is an open loop FinServ Infrastructure-as-a-Service platform. It allows financial institutions and fintech companies to embed additional services to their existing service offerings, providing a better customer experience and an opportunity to drive more profitability. "
target: Devbase
DevBase is an industry-leading nearshore staff augmentation company providing hiring, training, and management of top caliber software engineers across the globe. Its staff augmentation process allows companies to rapidly and sustainably grow their team with pre-vetted talent.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 9/29/2021 via Company Press Release

+OneX, acquired Code Maven

synopsis: +OneX, a new-age solutions and systems integrator based in South Africa, has acquired Code Maven, a software talent and development company in South Africa. Code Maven leases top-notch talent to companies. They offer talent for front-end development, back-end development, mobile development, UI design, and more.
buyer parent: Reunert Ltd.
buyer: +OneX
+OneX is a new-age Information Communication Technologies (ICT) business based in South Africa. The company's offerings include digital consulting, cloud migration and managed services, data services, security services, IT-as-a-Service, enterprise service management, and more. "
target: Code Maven
Code Maven is a software talent and development company in South Africa. Code Maven leases top-notch talent to companies, and takes care of everything else they don’t want to do. They offer talent for front-end development, back-end development, mobile development, UI design, and more.
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Lancers, Inc.
Lancers, Inc.
Lancers is Japan's largest freelance talent platform. Lancers matches companies with individuals who are looking for jobs online. The platform offers jobs in over 140 categories, including web development, system development, sales, design, translation, photography and more.
year
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rev ($mm)
$34.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
154
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Malt
Malt
Based in Paris, Malt is a European marketplace where more than 320,000 freelance consultants put their skills and expertise at the service of companies looking for external talents to accelerate their projects. Malt has over 30,000 clients, including 36 CAC 40 companies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$99.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.91
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
$19.43
Employees
103
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TechnoPro Holdings, Inc.
TechnoPro Holdings, Inc.
TechnoPro is one of Japan’s largest technology-focused staffing and service companies. As an industry leader, TechnoPro provides full support for technical development and R&D to 1,400 companies including major corporations, universities and research organizations
year
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rev ($mm)
$1,007.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$100.44
EBIT ($mm)
$96.49
Net Income ($mm)
$73.25
Employees
15094
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Ticker: CTG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Computer Task Group Inc.
Computer Task Group Inc.
CTG (Computer Task Group) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$394.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.60
EBIT ($mm)
$9.33
Net Income ($mm)
$4.13
Employees
4350
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Ticker: XTRA:AAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amadeus FiRe AG
Amadeus FiRe AG
Amadeus FiRe is a specialised personnel service provider in Germany. Amadeus FiRe offers specialist temporary staffing, permanent placement and interim management services. They provide professionals and executives in the fields of accounting, office, banking and IT.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$307.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$45.32
EBIT ($mm)
$39.78
Net Income ($mm)
$22.88
Employees
1055
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Ticker: MHH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mastech, Inc.
Mastech, Inc.
Mastech, Inc. has been helping companies find the IT talent they need to grow, matching IT professionals with exciting new opportunities to advance professionally. Mastech is a trusted talent partner who helps to align the right IT talent with their customers’ business demands.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.98
EBIT ($mm)
$12.52
Net Income ($mm)
$9.06
Employees
1565
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Ticker: AIM:PTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parity Group PLC
Parity Group PLC
Parity Group PLC is a Professional Services organisation specialising in Business/IT Solutions, Professional Recruitment and Talent Management.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$116.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.91
EBIT ($mm)
$2.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.02
Employees
105
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2458
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yume Technology Co Ltd
Yume Technology Co Ltd
Yume Technology Co., Ltd. is a Japanese company mainly engaged in the provision of staffing services. The Engineering Outsourcing segment dispatches workers that specialize in the semiconductor, electric, electronic, machinery, information and chemical fields.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$65.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.85
EBIT ($mm)
$1.56
Net Income ($mm)
$0.58
Employees
1232
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Ticker: TSRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TSR Consulting, Inc.
TSR Consulting, Inc.
TSR is an expert recruiting company, providing IT staffing, IT consulting, experienced technical personnel, and consultants. TSR has earned the respect of companies through well-refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a thorough understanding of the skill sets required by its clients.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$59.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
338
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Ticker: FFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fortune Industries, Inc.
Fortune Industries, Inc.
Fortune Industries, Inc., is a professional employer organization (PEO) focused on small and medium-sized business clients in 47 states, providing human resource consulting and management, employee assessment, training, payroll services, and benefits administration.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$60.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.87
EBIT ($mm)
$2.34
Net Income ($mm)
$2.28
Employees
96
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Ticker: SWX:ADEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adecco Group
Adecco Group
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$24,242.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,157.94
EBIT ($mm)
$1,008.76
Net Income ($mm)
$589.63
Employees
31000
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Ticker: BBSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
Barrett is a leading human resource management company. We provide a unique blend of services and are one of the few companies in our industry to combine staffing services and professional employer services ("PEO").
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$236.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34725
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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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Ticker: CTG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Computer Task Group Inc.
Computer Task Group Inc.
CTG (Computer Task Group) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$394.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.60
EBIT ($mm)
$9.33
Net Income ($mm)
$4.13
Employees
4350
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Ticker: XTRA:AAD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amadeus FiRe AG
Amadeus FiRe AG
Amadeus FiRe is a specialised personnel service provider in Germany. Amadeus FiRe offers specialist temporary staffing, permanent placement and interim management services. They provide professionals and executives in the fields of accounting, office, banking and IT.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$307.61
EBITDA ($mm)
$45.32
EBIT ($mm)
$39.78
Net Income ($mm)
$22.88
Employees
1055
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Ticker: MHH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mastech, Inc.
Mastech, Inc.
Mastech, Inc. has been helping companies find the IT talent they need to grow, matching IT professionals with exciting new opportunities to advance professionally. Mastech is a trusted talent partner who helps to align the right IT talent with their customers’ business demands.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$197.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.98
EBIT ($mm)
$12.52
Net Income ($mm)
$9.06
Employees
1565
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Ticker: AIM:PTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Parity Group PLC
Parity Group PLC
Parity Group PLC is a Professional Services organisation specialising in Business/IT Solutions, Professional Recruitment and Talent Management.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$116.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.91
EBIT ($mm)
$2.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.02
Employees
105
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Ticker: JASDAQ:2458
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yume Technology Co Ltd
Yume Technology Co Ltd
Yume Technology Co., Ltd. is a Japanese company mainly engaged in the provision of staffing services. The Engineering Outsourcing segment dispatches workers that specialize in the semiconductor, electric, electronic, machinery, information and chemical fields.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$65.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.85
EBIT ($mm)
$1.56
Net Income ($mm)
$0.58
Employees
1232
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Ticker: TSRI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TSR Consulting, Inc.
TSR Consulting, Inc.
TSR is an expert recruiting company, providing IT staffing, IT consulting, experienced technical personnel, and consultants. TSR has earned the respect of companies through well-refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a thorough understanding of the skill sets required by its clients.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$59.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.93)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
338
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