Like Lagou

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.
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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 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.
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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
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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 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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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 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 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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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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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.
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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.
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closed 4/25/2022 via BusinessWire

ACS Solutions, acquired Volt Information Sciences, Inc.

synopsis: ACS Solutions, a global provider of IT solutions and services, has acquired Volt Information Sciences, Inc., a global provider of staffing services. Volt provides contingent workers, personnel recruitment services and managed staffing services programs supporting primarily administrative, technical, IT, light-industrial and engineering positions.
buyer: ACS Solutions
ACS Solutions is a global provider of information technology solutions and services. ACS Solutions helps their clients solve complex business challenges with innovative technology solutions. They offer services for cloud enablement, digital insights, cognitive AI, business automation, and more. "
target: Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (AMEX:VISI:$885.39)
Volt is a global provider of staffing services. Volt provides contingent workers, personnel recruitment services and managed staffing services programs supporting primarily administrative, technical, information technology, light-industrial and engineering positions.
price ($mm)[EV]
$133 [$177]
rev ($mm)
$894
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
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0.2x
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6.9x
announced 7/1/2021 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: ASGN Incorporated is to sell Oxford Global Resources to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital. Oxford Global Resources is a talent-driven staffing and consulting company with more than 30 offices across North America and Europe. They offer on-demand high-end consulting talent for niche commercial IT, healthcare, life sciences and engineering clients.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with over $41 billion of equity capital under management. The H.I.G. family of funds includes private equity, growth equity, real estate, debt and credit, lending, and biohealth. "
target parent: ASGN Incorporated
target: Oxford Global Resources Inc.
Oxford Global Resources is a talent-driven staffing and consulting company with more than 30 offices across North America and Europe. Oxford offers on-demand high-end consulting talent for niche commercial IT, healthcare, life sciences and engineering clients.
price ($mm)
$525
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closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Jobandtalent, acquired Pema People AB

synopsis: Madrid-based digital temporary staffing platform Jobandtalent announced it acquired Swedish staffing firm Pema. Pema Sweden, founded in 1997, conducts staffing and recruitment operations via the subsidiary Pema People AB, primarily in engineering, industry, warehousing and logistics, construction and civil engineering.
buyer: Jobandtalent
Jobandtalent is the world's leading digital temp staffing agency. Their on-demand staffing marketplace aims to make the labour market more fluid and accessible by tearing down the barriers to job searching and hiring. "
target parent: Varenne AB
target: Pema People AB
Pema Sweden AB conducts staffing and recruitment operations via the subsidiary Pema People AB, primarily in engineering, industry, warehousing & logistics, and construction & civil engineering.
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closed 9/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

NES Global Talent Limited merged with FIRCROFT,

synopsis: UK-headquartered staffing firm NES Global Talent combined with the UK-engineering staffing firm Fircroft Group. According to SIA’s list of Largest Global Engineering Staffing Firms, NES Global Talent ranks third while Fircroft ranks fifth. NES Global provides tailored staffing solutions, sourced from a global talent pool.
buyer: FIRCROFT
Fircroft is a global workforce solutions provider to the technical engineering industries. Since 1970 Fircroft has been serving the biggest names in Oil & Gas, Petrochemical & Chemical, ICT, Mining & Minerals, Infrastructure & Construction, Power, Nuclear & Renewables and Automotive. "
target: NES Global Talent Limited
Established in 1978, NES Global Talent is an award-winning workforce solutions specialist that provides candidates across the Oil & Gas, Power and Renewables, Life Sciences, Chemical and Mining sectors worldwide. NES Global provides tailored staffing solutions, sourced from a global talent pool.
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closed 9/19/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc., acquired CBSbutler

synopsis: Staffing 360 Solutions, a company executing an international buy-and-build strategy through the acquisition of staffing organizations in the United States and in the United Kingdom, announced that it has acquired CBSbutler. CBSbutler is a multi-award winning recruiter specialising in technical (STEM) appointments across global industries.
buyer: Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. (STAF:$200.82)
Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. is a public company in the staffing sector engaged in the execution of an international buy-and-build strategy through the acquisition of domestic and international staffing organizations in the United States and in the United Kingdom. "
target: CBSbutler
CBSbutler is a multi-award winning recruiter specialising in technical (STEM) appointments across global industries. CBSbutler has regularly received industry wide recognition, with an unprecedented number of prestigious awards.
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$19
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closed 9/19/2016 via PR Newswire

CDI AndersElite Ltd., acquired CDI AndersElite Ltd.

synopsis: CDI Corp. announced it has sold its UK-based subsidiary, CDI AndersElite Ltd., to the Anders management team and employees. Anders provides staffing and recruitment services to firms in the UK built environment and rail industries.
buyer: CDI AndersElite Ltd.
AndersElite is CDI's professional services staffing business across the UK. CDI AndersElite provides permanent, temporary and contract recruitment services for a wide variety of clients across many industries, mostly in construction, housing and rail systems. "
target parent: CDI Corporation
target: CDI AndersElite Ltd.
AndersElite is CDI's professional services staffing business across the UK. CDI AndersElite provides permanent, temporary and contract recruitment services for a wide variety of clients across many industries, mostly in construction, housing and rail systems.
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$9.20
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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.
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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
EV / rev
7.4x
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26.0x
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.
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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
EV / rev
7.4x
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26.0x
closed 8/4/2021 via BusinessWire

Instawork, acquired Drafted

synopsis: Instawork has acquired Drafted, a network recruiting platform that helps businesses hire by leveraging referrals. Drafted’s solution will enable Instawork to leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) to accelerate the growth of the company’s pool of Pros with skilled hourly professionals.
buyer: Instawork
Instawork is the leading flexible staffing solution for local, hourly professionals. Its digital marketplace connects thousands of businesses and more than one million workers in the U.S., filling a critical role in local economies. "
target: Drafted
Drafted is a network recruiting platform that empowers people and companies to connect through introductions. Founded by a team from KAYAK and MIT, Drafted offers several networking products to both employers and individuals.
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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:$297.66)
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 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 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 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 8/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

Eurofirms, will acquire CornerJob

synopsis: CornerJob, a Barcelona-based gig site that operates in Spain, Italy, France and Mexico, is to be acquired by Spanish human resources firm Eurofirms.
buyer: Eurofirms
Eurofirms is the first Spanish HR company where people come first. They help companies to detect, develop and retain the talent of their human capital. Eurofirms provides analysis, recruitment, selection, assessment and follow-up of candidates. "
target: CornerJob
Headquartered in Spain, CornerJob’s mission is to help people find their ideal job and help companies find the right candidates, in the shortest possible time. They are accelerating the recruitment process thanks to a 100% mobile experience and their exclusive web version for companies.
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closed 3/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Talent Inc., acquired Careerminds Group, Inc.

synopsis: Talent Inc. announced a majority investment in Careerminds Group Inc., a global provider of outplacement services. Careerminds supports organizations and job seekers by leveraging a proprietary SaaS technology platform that provides end-to-end career transition services from assessments, resume writing, LinkedIn optimization, and more.
buyer: Talent Inc.
Talent Inc. was founded in 2014 with the mission to help job seekers navigate career changes and differentiate themselves in a competitive job market. Through its suite of brands, Talent provides professional resume writing, professional CV writing and interview preparation coaching. "
target: Careerminds Group, Inc.
Careerminds was founded in 2008 as a contemporary provider of global outplacement services. Careerminds combines cutting-edge AI job search technology with personalized, one-on-one career coaching for all job levels across any geographic location around the world.
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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 2/4/2021 via PR Newswire

Job.com, acquired Talenting

synopsis: Job.com has acquired Talenting, a talent management technology startup. Talenting brings its proprietary full-scale, end-to-end blockchain-powered technology to the Job.com ecosystem, expanding the reach and capabilities of Job.com's platform and allowing for continued growth in the hiring and recruitment industry.
buyer: Job.com
Job.com is a digital recruitment company. Job.com uses technology and capabilities that shake up the market by bringing together a data-driven approach based on AI and machine learning with high-level human capital delivered solutions that are designed to attract and retain talent. "
target: Talenting
Talenting is a blockchain-powered talent management platform that enables disparate data from jobs, resumes, interviews, candidates, verified credentials, reviews, projects, end-to-end recruiting processes, and much more to be recorded and shared in a persistent, immutable ledger.
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announced 8/8/2013 via PR Web

Corporate Press, will acquire JobOn

synopsis: Corporate Technology Group, wholly owned subsidiary of Corporate Press, Inc. announced that it will acquire Annapolis, MD based JobOn, the leader in video enabled job application technology. JobOn essentially puts the interview first and helps managers make better, faster decisions about who to bring in for a face-to-face interview.
buyer: Corporate Press
For more than 60 years Corporate Press has been a leader and pioneer in traditional print, mailing, fulfillment, database management, variable digital print and integrated marketing. "
target: JobOn
JobOn provides a video enabled job application technology. Eliminating the paper application in which it’s difficult to distinguish applicants, JobOn essentially puts the interview first and helps managers make better, faster decisions about who to bring in for a face-to-face interview.
price ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
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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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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 10/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., acquired Internships.com

synopsis: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG), the Student Hub, announced it has acquired Internships.com, a division of CareerArc Group LLC. The world's largest student-focused internship marketplace, Internships.com, will add 2 million registered students, 380 university relationships, and 90,000 internships from 60,000 companies to the Chegg Career Center.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$774.52)
Chegg, the social education platform, is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college. Students use Chegg for homework help, course selection, note taking, textbook and e-textbook rentals and Daily deals. "
target parent: CareerArc Group
target: Internships.com
Internships.com is the world's largest student-focused internship marketplace. Internships.com provides a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services to enable every student, employer and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, will acquire iimjobs.com

synopsis: Info Edge, the operator of jobs site Naukri.com and real estate portal 99acres.com, has agreed to acquire Highorbit Careers Pvt. Ltd, the company behind jobs portal iimjobs.com. iimjobs.com is focused on middle- to senior-level hiring in fields such as finance, consulting, business process outsourcing, technology, and sales and marketing.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: iimjobs.com
iimjobs.com is an exclusive online recruitment platform for middle and senior management positions in India. With over one million registered professionals, iimjobs.com focuses on providing premium job opportunities and an enhanced job seeking experience.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/19/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc., acquired Headway Corporate Resources, Inc.

synopsis: Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc., a company executing an international buy-integrate-build strategy through the acquisition of staffing organizations in the United States and the United Kingdom, has acquired Headway Workforce Solutions. Headway offers customized contract-based workforce solutions in all 50 states, providing full scope staffing.
buyer: Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. (STAF:$200.82)
Staffing 360 Solutions, Inc. is engaged in the execution of an international buy-integrate-build strategy through the acquisition of domestic and international staffing organizations in the United States and United Kingdom. "
target: Headway Corporate Resources, Inc.
Headway provides workforce services, recruiting and contingent staffing to some of the best companies in the world. Its Headway Connect onboarding and timekeeping platform is an online, mobile-optimized HR portal that streamlines the entire employee experience.
price ($mm)
$9.00
rev ($mm)
$85
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Korn Ferry, will acquire Lucas Group

synopsis: Korn Ferry, a global organizational consulting firm, is acquiring Lucas Group, an executive search and finance/accounting staffing provider based in Atlanta. Lucas Group was founded in 1970 and had ranked on SIA’s list of largest US staffing firms in 2020.
buyer: Korn Ferry (KFY:$2,643.46)
Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. Korn Ferry works with clients to design their organizational structures, roles, and responsibilities.They help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their workforce. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: Lucas Group
Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. From small and mid-sized companies to Fortune 500 corporations, they assist Clients find transcendent, management talent; Candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and Associates find professional success.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Jobvite, acquired NXTThing RPO

synopsis: Jobvite, the leading end-to-end talent acquisition solution provider, announced it is joining forces with NXTThing RPO, a high-growth recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company. NXTThing RPO’s experience and tenure in the talent acquisition space has provided significant expertise in designing and improving client HR processes.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: Jobvite
Jobvite is a leading talent acquisition company that uses a candidate-centric recruiting model, helping companies engage candidates with meaningful experiences. The Jobvite Talent Acquisition Suite combines automation and intelligence to increase recruiting speed, quality, and cost-effectiveness. "
target: NXTThing RPO
NXTThing RPO is a leading recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company that has created differentiated recruitment services that change how companies hire talent into their organization for the past 25 years.
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year
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rev ($mm)
$34.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.06)
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Employees
154
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Malt
Malt
Based in Paris, Malt is a European marketplace where more than 320,000 freelance consultants put their skills and expertise at the service of companies looking for external talents to accelerate their projects. Malt has over 30,000 clients, including 36 CAC 40 companies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$99.14
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.91
EBIT ($mm)
$3.12
Net Income ($mm)
$19.43
Employees
103
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Randstad Holding NV
Randstad Holding NV
Randstad utilizes a technology-driven focus with a human touch to provide better staffing and business solutions to organizations around the world. Their team of experts match professionals with available career opportunities in a variety of fields.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
$1,424.00
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: LSE:HAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hays plc
Hays is a leading global professional recruiting group. It is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide. They are the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America.
year
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rev ($mm)
$5,778.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$230.78
EBIT ($mm)
$216.32
Net Income ($mm)
$142.80
Employees
8237
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Ticker: KELYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kelly Services, Inc.
Kelly Services, Inc.
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2022
rev ($mm)
$4,516.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.60
EBIT ($mm)
$44.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7400
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Ticker: SFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc. is a strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do.
year
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rev ($mm)
$2,090.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.46
EBIT ($mm)
$43.12
Net Income ($mm)
$20.92
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Command Center, Inc.
Command Center, Inc.
Command Center provides flexible on-demand employment solutions to businesses in the United States, primarily in the areas of light industrial, hospitality and event services. Through 67 field offices in 22 states, the company provides employment annually for approximately 32,000 field team members.
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2018
rev ($mm)
$97.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.93
EBIT ($mm)
$2.58
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
220
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Ticker: JOB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General Employment Enterprises, Inc.
General Employment Enterprises, Inc.
General Employment Enterprises, Inc. is a provider of specialized staffing solutions. They operate in two industry segments, providing professional staffing services and solutions, and light industrial staffing services through General Employment, Agile Resources, Ashley Ellis, Triad and Omni-One.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$43.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
122
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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)
$2.28
Employees
96
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Adecco Group
Adecco Group
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2021
rev ($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.
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2009
rev ($mm)
$236.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34725
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Caldwell Partners
Caldwell Partners is a leading international provider of executive search and has been for more than 40 years. The firm has a sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and senior executives, and selected functional experts.
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2020
rev ($mm)
$44.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.08
EBIT ($mm)
$0.72
Net Income ($mm)
$2.22
Employees
128
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Ticker: TSTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TeamStaff Inc.
TeamStaff serves clients and their employees throughout the United States as a full-service provider of payroll and medical staffing solutions. TeamStaff Rx provides medical allied health professionals and nurses to doctors' offices and medical facilities throughout the United States on a temporary
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$46.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.50
EBIT ($mm)
$0.39
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45
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Ticker: IPCM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IPC The Hospitalist Company
IPC The Hospitalist Company
IPC Healthcare, Inc. is a leading national acute hospitalist and post-acute provider group practice company. IPC Healthcare’s affiliated physicians and other clinical providers practice in over 400 hospitals and 1,200 post-acute care facilities.
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2015
rev ($mm)
$728.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$66.67
EBIT ($mm)
$60.78
Net Income ($mm)
$28.28
Employees
2841
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Ticker: MCTH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Medical Connections Holdings, Inc
Medical Connections Holdings, Inc
Medical Connections, Inc. is a pioneering medical recruitment and staffing company, created to satisfy the increasing demands for qualified personnel in the healthcare industry. The company identifies and places medical professionals, from nurses and physicians to pharmacists and medical scientists.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$6.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($6.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
93
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