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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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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
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$4
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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 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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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.
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$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:$233.21)
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.
price ($mm)
$9.20
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closed 9/3/2013 via AP - Associated Press

System One, acquired Joulé Inc.

synopsis: System One, a leading provider of specialized workforce solutions, announced the acquisition of Joulé Inc. The integration of the two businesses creates a comprehensive and multi-disciplinary suite of contingent workforce management solutions, all offered from a single source.
buyer: System One
System One Holdings, LLC provides technical outsourcing solutions to energy, oil and gas, renewable, engineering, information technology, commercial, legal, and scientific sectors. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "
target: Joulé Inc.
Joule Inc. provides staffing, engineering, and industrial contracting services to businesses. It offers temporary, contract, project, direct hire, and managed service basis staffing services. The company was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Edison, New Jersey.
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closed 6/19/2020 via BNC Analysis

NSC Technologies, acquired Anistar Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: NSC Technologies has acquired Anistar Technologies, Inc. Anistar is a national staffing company that sources highly skilled, hard-to-find professionals in the low-voltage and technology infrastructure sectors for consulting contract placement, direct permanent placement and/or contract to permanent placement assignments.
buyer parent: White Wolf Capital
buyer: NSC Technologies
NSC Technologies is an innovative staffing firm servicing the global marine, energy, commercial and industrial marketplace. NSC helps businesses succeed by providing staffing and workforce management solutions that make industry more productive, efficient and profitable. "
target: Anistar Technologies, Inc.
Anistar is a national staffing company that sources highly skilled, hard-to-find professionals in the low-voltage and technology infrastructure sectors for consulting contract placement, direct permanent placement and/or contract to permanent placement assignments.
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announced 12/22/2017 via BNC Analysis

Yume Technology Co Ltd, will acquire Krung Thep Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Yume Technology Co., Ltd., a Japanese company mainly engaged in the provision of staffing services, will acquire Krung Thep, a Japanese staffing company. Krung Thep dispatches engineers to help manufacturers design a variety of products, such as batteries, fuel cells, aircraft, automobiles, household appliances, mobile phones, cameras, and more.
buyer: Yume Technology Co Ltd (JASDAQ:2458:$65.81)
Yume Technology Co., Ltd. is a Japanese company mainly engaged in the provision of staffing services. The Engineering Outsourcing segment dispatches workers that specialize in the semiconductor, electric, electronic, machinery, information and chemical fields. "
target: Krung Thep Co., Ltd.
Krung Thep is a Japanese staffing company. Krung Thep offers engineer dispatching services. They dispatch engineers to help manufacturers design a variety of products. These include batteries, fuel cells, aircraft, automobiles, household appliances, mobile phones, cameras, control systems, and more.
price ($mm)
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$5
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closed 7/31/2013 via PR Web

The Reserves Network, acquired Summit Technical Services, Inc.

synopsis: The Reserves Network, a leading provider of staffing services for the office, industrial, professional and technical markets, has acquired Summit Technical Services. Founded in 1988, Summit Technical specializes in providing contract staffing services for engineering, software and professional design.
buyer: The Reserves Network
The Reserves Network is a regional staffing service for the office, industrial, professional and technical markets. Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Fairview Park, Ohio, the company works with over 1,000 active customers in a multitude of industries, with the presence of Fortune 500 companies. "
target: Summit Technical Services, Inc.
Summit Technical Services, Inc., provides high technology and engineering companies with mechanical, electrical, software and manufacturing engineers, CAD designers and drafters on a temporary basis. Their corporate office is located in Warsick, RI.
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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]
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$530
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$151
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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]
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$530
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$151
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26.0x
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:$163.16)
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:$26,480.35)
Randstad specializes in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Their services range from regular temporary staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse, Professionals, Search & Selection, outplacement, and HR Solutions. "
target: 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 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.
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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:$24,247.83)
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 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 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:$445.11)
Chegg, the social education platform, is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college. Students use Chegg for homework help, course selection, note taking, textbook and e-textbook rentals and Daily deals. "
target parent: CareerArc Group
target: Internships.com
Internships.com is the world's largest student-focused internship marketplace. Internships.com provides a wide variety of interactive, world-class tools and services to enable every student, employer and educator to better understand and optimize internship opportunities.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Jobvite, acquired NXTThing RPO

synopsis: Jobvite, the leading end-to-end talent acquisition solution provider, announced it is joining forces with NXTThing RPO, a high-growth recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company. NXTThing RPO’s experience and tenure in the talent acquisition space has provided significant expertise in designing and improving client HR processes.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: Jobvite
Jobvite is a leading talent acquisition company that uses a candidate-centric recruiting model, helping companies engage candidates with meaningful experiences. The Jobvite Talent Acquisition Suite combines automation and intelligence to increase recruiting speed, quality, and cost-effectiveness. "
target: NXTThing RPO
NXTThing RPO is a leading recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company that has created differentiated recruitment services that change how companies hire talent into their organization for the past 25 years.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Addison Group, LLC, acquired CVPartners, Inc.

synopsis: Addison Group, a leading provider of professional staffing services, announced an expansion into the West Coast through the acquisition of CVPartners, Inc., a staffing firm with offices in the San Francisco and Seattle markets. CVPartners is a market leader for staffing in the Finance & Accounting, IT, and Human Resources sectors.
buyer parent: Trilantic Capital Management LLC
buyer: Addison Group, LLC
Addison Group is a leading provider of professional staffing and search services. Addison combines a national network and localized service for broad reach with a personal touch. Addison focuses on Information Technology, Finance & Accounting, Healthcare, and Administration & HR. "
target: CVPartners, Inc.
CVPartners is a premier provider of professional staffing and recruiting services specializing in contract, consulting, and executive search solutions for emerging growth and Fortune 500 companies. CVPartners services the San Francisco and Seattle markets.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/14/2014 via Market Wire

Advantage Placements merged with F.A.I.T.H. Resources,

synopsis: F.A.I.T.H. Resources, a values and integrity-based recruitment and interim staffing firm specializing in Finance, Accounting, Information Technology and Human Resources, announced significant expansion as a result of merging with Advantage Placements, an Irvine-based recruitment firm. The new corporate headquarters will be located in Newport Beach.
buyer: F.A.I.T.H. Resources
F.A.I.T.H. Resources is a Newport Beach-based recruitment and interim staffing firm specializing in the fields of Finance, Accounting, Information Technology and Human Resources. "
target: Advantage Placements
Advantage Placements is a leading recruitment company specializing in Accounting and Finance, Information Technology and Human Resources. They place exemplary project, interim and direct hire candidates and offer other critical recruiting services.
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announced 5/11/2012 via BusinessWire

CTPartners, will acquire Farin-Company

synopsis: CTPartners, a leading global retained executive search firm, announced that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Farin & Company, a Hamburg, Germany based executive search firm focused on executive recruiting, development and corporate learning.
buyer: CTPartners (AMEX:CTP:$167.33)
CTPartners is a performance-driven executive search firm. Committed to a philosophy of partnering with its clients, CTPartners offers a proven record in C-Suite, top executive, and board searches, as well as expertise serving private equity and venture capital firms. "
target: Farin-Company
Farin & Company is a Hamburg, Germany based executive search firm focused on executive recruiting, development and corporate learning.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/16/2011 via Market Wire

Kelly Services, Inc., acquired Tradição Tecnologia e Serviços Ltda

synopsis: Kelly Services, Inc. announced the acquisition of Tradição Tecnologia e Serviços Ltda, a top national service provider in Brazil. For more than 20 years, the company has provided talent solutions such as temporary staffing, permanent placement, executive search, and training to companies throughout Brazil.
buyer: Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA:$4,516.00)
Kelly Services, Inc. is a leader in providing workforce solutions. Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct-hire basis. "
target: Tradição Tecnologia e Serviços Ltda
Tradição Tecnologia e Serviços Ltda was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in São Paulo. For more than 20 years, the company has provided talent solutions such as temporary staffing, permanent placement, executive search, and training to companies throughout Brazil.
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closed 11/14/2011 via Market Wire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired Batrus Hollweg International

synopsis: Kenexa, a leading provider of business solutions for human resources, announced the acquisition of Batrus Hollweg (BHI). BHI's talent management solutions, particularly in the hospitality sector, along with their extensive research on talent management best practices, will add to the company's existing research and content portfolio.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa helps drive HR and business outcomes through its unique combination of technology, content and services. Kenexa's integrated talent acquisition and talent management solutions have touched the lives of more than 110 million people. "
target: Batrus Hollweg International
Dallas-based Batrus Hollweg International is a leading human capital consulting firm specializing in High Definition Assessment Science™ -- assessing and developing people to drive organizational results.
price ($mm)
$11
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