Like General Assembly

closed 4/16/2018 via Bloomberg

Adecco Group, acquired General Assembly

synopsis: Adecco Group, which recruits both permanent and temporary employees for large businesses, is buying the digital retraining firm General Assembly. General Assembly, based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and more.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: General Assembly
General Assembly, which was founded in 2011 and is based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and increasingly, data science and machine learning.
price ($mm)
$413
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$100
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announced 2/24/2021 via BNC Analysis

Ataa Educational Company, will acquire Arabian Education and Training Group

synopsis: Ataa Educational Company, an educational company in Saudi Arabia, will acquire the Arabian Education and Training Group Co. (AETG), a company in Saudi Arabia that provides training for English, IT, management, and soft-skills. AETG provides training services through their subsidiaries, which include Al manahij Schools, PeoplePlus KSA, and more.
buyer: Ataa Educational Company (SASE:4292:$84.39)
Ataa Educational Company is one of the largest educational companies in Saudi Arabia. Ataa Educational Company operates private schools in seven locations around the Riyadh area. Their schools provide high quality education services to over 26,000 students. "
target: Arabian Education and Training Group
The Arabian Education and Training Group (AETG) is a company in Saudi Arabia that provides training for English, IT, management, and soft-skills. AETG provides training services through their subsidiaries. Their companies include Al manahij Schools, PeoplePlus KSA, NABA, and more.
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closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Magalu, acquired ComSchool

synopsis: Magazine Luiza (Magalu) announced the purchase of the ComSchool course platform, seeking to expand and strengthen the business capacity of the 32 thousand sellers registered in its marketplace. Founded in 2008, ComSchool offers around 200 courses in the areas of digital marketing, e-commerce and social networks.
buyer: Magalu (BOVESPA:MGLU3:$5,218.21)
Magazine Luiza (Magalu) is one of Brazil's largest retailers, operating through physical stores and website. Magalu operates over 880 stores and 9 distribution centers. Magalu also offers complementary products and financial services such as consumer credit, insurance and consortium. "
target: ComSchool
Based in Brazil, ComSchool is specialized in ecommerce, social media and digital marketing training programs. Their professors are book authors, C-Level, Agency owners, consultants and multinational companies directors. Comschool broadcasts their courses worldwide.
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announced 9/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Chegg, Inc., will acquire Thinkful, Inc.

synopsis: Chegg, Inc, the leading student-first connected learning platform, will acquire Thinkful, an online learning platform that offers professional courses directly to students. Thinkful provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education in Web Development and Data Science.
buyer: Chegg, Inc. (CHGG:$445.11)
Chegg is the leading student-first connected learning platform. Chegg is the #1 provider of digital and physical textbook rental services. They allow students to rent or buy textbooks at competitive prices. The company also provides student services such as homework help, online tutoring, and more. "
target: Thinkful, Inc.
Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. The company provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education in Web Development and Data Science.
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
$14
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EV / rev
7.1x
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closed 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

Trilogy Education Services, acquired The Firehose Project

synopsis: Trilogy Education, a leading workforce accelerator, announced the acquisition of Firehose Project, an immersive online coding platform. The Firehose Project is an online, mentor-based software engineering program designed to help clients become professional developers.
buyer: Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world's leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Trilogy's intensive, skills-based training programs bridge regional talent gaps in coding, data analytics, UX/UI, and cybersecurity. "
target: The Firehose Project
The Firehose Project is an online, mentor-based software engineering program designed to help clients become professional developers. Firehose helps clients become web developers with 1-on-1 mentorship, real-world projects, and career support that works around their busy schedule.
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closed 3/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Academia de Código, acquired Codeplace

synopsis: Academia de Código, a company in Portugal that teaches children and young unemployed people how to code, has acquired Codeplace, a company that helps people learn web development from scratch by having them build 4 online businesses. Their online platform features over 140 video lectures and helps users learn Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, and more.
buyer: Academia de Código
Academia de Código is a company in Portugal that operates boot camps to teach children and young unemployed people how to code. Their students will experience the latest web and mobile software production techniques and accelerate their development skills by using the latest frameworks available. "
target: Codeplace
Codeplace helps people learn web development from scratch by having them build 4 online businesses in 3 months. Their online platform features over 140 video lectures and helps users learn Ruby on Rails, HTML & CSS, JavaScript, database architecture, and Bootstrap.
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closed 12/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Thinkful, Inc., acquired Viking Code School and The Odin Project

synopsis: Thinkful, the school which provides 1-on-1 learning of web development and data science with industry experts, announced that it has acquired both the Viking Code School and The Odin Project, companies that offer online web development programs and training.
buyer: Thinkful, Inc.
Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. The company provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education in Web Development and Data Science."
target: Viking Code School and The Odin Project
Viking Education runs an intensive online web development and job placement apprenticeship program which turns talented students from all backgrounds into world class web developers. The Odin Project is an open source online curriculum for learning web development.
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closed 10/6/2016 via Company Press Release

Australian College of Training and Employment, acquired DDLS

synopsis: Australian vocational education provider, the Australian College of Training and Employment (ACTE) Group has acquired DDLS, Australia’s leading, trusted ICT training partner, as both organisations look to expand and strengthen their positions in the fast growing ICT industry.
buyer: Australian College of Training and Employment
The Australian College of Training and Employment (ACTE) was established in 2006 to provide every Australian with the opportunity to transform their life through education. "
target parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
target: DDLS
With over 20 years experience DDLS is the Australian leader in IT Technical Training, Certification and Professional Development, enabling their customers to successfully deploy technology, effectively manage processes and deliver quality service.
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closed 11/18/2015 via Company Press Release

Seetec Skills, acquired Digital Youth Academy Limited

synopsis: Seetec Skills, one of the UK’s leading independent training providers has acquired Derby based Digital Youth Academy. Digital Youth Academy offers comprehensive career development training and advice as one of the UK's thought-leaders in empowering young people with the ever-evolving skills needed to compete in today's global, online marketplace.
buyer parent: Seetec Group Ltd.
buyer: Seetec Skills
Seetec Skills provides up-to-date, informative and inspiring support and advice to help people improve their skills and progress in their careers through vocational skills training. They offer Apprenticeships, Traineeships, compliance courses and nationally recognised accreditations. "
target: Digital Youth Academy Limited
The Digital Youth Academy has a suite of qualifications and training programmes that enable young people to formalise their Digital Marketing and Social Media skills; enabling them to become highly skilled individuals with qualifications recognised by employers, which lead to sustainable work.
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closed 10/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Kuepa, acquired Cedumec

synopsis: Kuepa.com has acquired Cedumec, one of Latin America’s workforce development schools, which provides courses and other educational programs for adults in Mexico City. Cedumec provides training in computer science, computer assembly and repair, English language, and CENEVAL, a standardized test for adults who wish to validate high school studies.
buyer: Kuepa
Kuepa provides workforce development blended and online learning solutions to adults throughout Latin America. Through its proprietary platform and blended learning content, Kuepa has trained over 30,000 students since its founding three years ago. "
target: Cedumec
Cedumec is an institution with over 30 years of experience in providing quality education for adults. It provides training in computer science, computer assembly and repair, English language, and CENEVAL, a standardized test for adults who wish to validate high school studies.
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closed 7/31/2011 via BusinessWire

NH United, LLC, acquired United Training, Inc.

synopsis: NH United, LLC (previously known as NH Northeast), a technology training and education business, has acquired United Training, Inc., a consortium of independently owned and operated IT training centers from around North America. This acquisition integrates a major competitor with multiple key global customer relationships.
buyer parent: O2 Investment Partners, LLC
buyer: NH United, LLC
NH United, formerly NH Northeast, provides IT training, desktop applications, and business skills training for companies and individuals. Its technical training services include Cisco, Citrix, CompTIA, Intel, ITIL, Linux, Microsoft technical, Oracle, security, storage, and more. "
target: United Training, Inc.
United Training is a consortium of independently owned and operated Information Technology training centers from around North America. United Training's member companies are committed to training excellence, growing the IT marketplace, and the career development of each student.
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closed 1/5/2010 via Capital IQ

BC Partners, acquired ATI Enterprises, Inc.

synopsis: BC Partners has acquired ATI Holding Company. ATI operates vocational schools and training centers in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico.
buyer: BC Partners
BC Partners is a leading private equity firm that has played an active role in the development of the large buy-out market for 20 years. The firm operates as an integrated team through its offices in Europe and America. "
target parent: The Riverside Company
target: ATI Enterprises, Inc.
ATI offers specialized training to students in the automotive, IT, and healthcare industries. ATI Enterprises operates vocational schools and training centers in Texas, Florida, Arizona and New Mexico.
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announced 1/4/2007 via PR Newswire

China Education Alliance, Inc., will acquire Harbin Compass Vocational Training School

synopsis: China Education Alliance, Inc, one of China's leading e-learning and online education enterprises, reported that its subsidiary, Harbin Zhong He Education Training Center, reached an agreement to acquire all of the physical and intangible assets of Harbin Compass Vocational Training School.
buyer: China Education Alliance, Inc. (CEU:$46.27)
China Education Alliance, Inc.'s strategy is to provide high-quality online educational services including: exam preparation outside the centralized Key High Schools, vocational training for graduates and continued professional development training. "
target: Harbin Compass Vocational Training School
The Harbin Compass Vocational Training School (CVTS), is the exclusive educational training partner of Beida Qingniao APTECH IT Co., Ltd., within the Heilongjiang Province of China.
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closed 1/7/2016 via BusinessWire

Avnet, Inc., acquired ExitCertified

synopsis: Avnet, Inc., a company that accelerates the success of customers who build, sell and use technology globally by providing them with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products, services, and solutions, announced that it has acquired ExitCertified, a leading provider of certified IT training in North America.
buyer: Avnet, Inc. (AVT:$19,518.59)
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), accelerates the success of customers who build, sell and use technology globally by providing them with a comprehensive portfolio of innovative products, services and solutions. Avnet is a Fortune 500 company with revenues of $27.9 billion for the fiscal year 2015. "
target: ExitCertified
ExitCertified® was founded in 2001 and offers strategic training paths for the skills required to support today’s technologies while offering a broad curriculum of application focused courses for clients looking to implement new/upgraded business applications.
price ($mm)
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$24
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closed 12/4/2019 via BNC Analysis

LABOT Inc., acquired QuelCode Co., Ltd.

synopsis: LABOT, a Japanese company that combines the power of finance and technology to create future education possibilities, has acquired QuelCode, Japan's first Income Share Agreements (ISAs) programming school. QuelCode aims to provide everyone the opportunity to learn IT technology and programming, regardless of their position or financial situation.
buyer: LABOT Inc.
LABOT is a Japanese company that combines the power of finance and technology to create future education possibilities. LABOT aims is to develop the first education business in Japan that employs Income Share Agreements (ISAs). "
target: QuelCode Co., Ltd.
QuelCode is Japan's first Income Share Agreements (ISAs) programming school. QuelCode aims to provide everyone the opportunity to learn IT technology and programming, regardless of their position or financial situation.
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announced 3/13/2019 via PR Newswire

Bridgepoint Education, Inc., will acquire FullStack Academy, Inc.

synopsis: Fullstack Academy, one of the longest-running and most successful technology bootcamps in the nation, has announced Bridgepoint Education, Inc., a provider of postsecondary education services, will acquire the school to accelerate access to technology education that will power the future.
buyer: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
Bridgepoint Education (BPI) is a higher education company built upon innovation and a passion for learning. BPI is the parent company of and provides shared services for Ashford University and University of the Rockies. "
target: FullStack Academy, Inc.
Fullstack Academy is one of the longest-running and most successful technology bootcamps in the nation. It is the world's top ranked immersive software engineering school and is based in NYC and Chicago.
price ($mm)
$34
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closed 1/16/2019 via Company Press Release

Framgia Inc., acquired Groove Gear, Inc.

synopsis: Framgia, a Japanese IT company engaged in product development, has acquired Groove Gear, a programming training school in Japan. Groove Gear provides their students with employment opportunities and support. They offer a wide range of environments that allow students to learn in different ways.
buyer: Framgia Inc.
Framgia is a Japanese IT company engaged in product development. Framgia specializes in building web services, mobile apps, games and digital works for mainly Japanese clients. Framgia's agile development tools helps their clients to continuously improve and deliver quality software products. "
target: Groove Gear, Inc.
Groove Gear is a programming training school in Japan. Their curriculum allows beginners to learn practical skills within 3 months. Groove Gear provides their students with employment opportunities and support. They offer a wide range of environments that allow students to learn in different ways.
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closed 10/23/2017 via BNC Analysis

WeWork Management LLC, acquired The Flatiron School

synopsis: WeWork has acquired New York City-based Flatiron School, a popular coding education program founded in 2012. It offers accelerated mobile and web development courses at its Manhattan location and online. Classes cost between $12,000 and $15,000.
buyer: WeWork Management LLC
WeWork provides businesses with the space, community, and services they need. They transform buildings into beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events and tech so their members can focus on doing what they love. "
target: The Flatiron School
New York City-based Flatiron School is a popular coding education program founded in 2012. It offers accelerated mobile and web development courses at its Manhattan location and online. Classes cost between $12,000 and $15,000.
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closed 8/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

General Assembly, acquired Bitmaker

synopsis: As part of a move to expand from 15 to 25 campuses by end of year, US-based education-to-employment company General Assembly has announced its acquisition of Bitmaker, a Toronto-based coding bootcamp. Bitmaker empowers a community of makers and creators to build their future by delivering accelerated, market-driven technology education.
buyer: General Assembly
General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business, and design. They offer full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century. "
target: Bitmaker
Bitmaker is Canada's leading tech skills accelerator. Bitmaker is empowering a community of makers and creators to build their future by delivering accelerated, market-driven technology education. Students learn through a mix of lectures, hands-on practice, pair programming and individual study.
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closed 5/4/2016 via BusinessWire

Capella Education Company, acquired DevMountain

synopsis: Capella Education Company announced that DevMountain, an industry-leading coding school, has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company. DevMountain has a reputation of being the most accessible and impactful code school in the US.
buyer: Capella Education Company (CPLA:$439.69)
Founded in 1991, Capella Education Company is a national leader in online education and parent company of Capella University, a regionally accredited online university. Capella University offers online graduate degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, and much more."
target: DevMountain (CPLA:$430.01)
DevMountain has a reputation of being the most accessible and impactful code school in the country by bringing affordability to the highest quality, hands-on education in the software coding industry.
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$15
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closed 4/16/2018 via Bloomberg

Adecco Group, acquired General Assembly

synopsis: Adecco Group, which recruits both permanent and temporary employees for large businesses, is buying the digital retraining firm General Assembly. General Assembly, based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and more.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: General Assembly
General Assembly, which was founded in 2011 and is based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and increasingly, data science and machine learning.
price ($mm)
$413
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$100
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4.1x
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closed 8/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

General Assembly, acquired Bitmaker

synopsis: As part of a move to expand from 15 to 25 campuses by end of year, US-based education-to-employment company General Assembly has announced its acquisition of Bitmaker, a Toronto-based coding bootcamp. Bitmaker empowers a community of makers and creators to build their future by delivering accelerated, market-driven technology education.
buyer: General Assembly
General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business, and design. They offer full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century. "
target: Bitmaker
Bitmaker is Canada's leading tech skills accelerator. Bitmaker is empowering a community of makers and creators to build their future by delivering accelerated, market-driven technology education. Students learn through a mix of lectures, hands-on practice, pair programming and individual study.
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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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announced 11/11/2020 via BNC Analysis

Icon Information Consultants, will acquire Vendorpass

synopsis: ICON Information Consultants, a leader in external talent management and services procurement, will acquire Vendorpass from the Adecco Group. Vendorpass handles onboarding and workforce management, doing things like serving as employer of record for temporary workers throughout North America.
buyer: Icon Information Consultants
ICON Information Consultants is a leader in external talent management and services procurement. ICON specializes in sourcing, recruiting, placing and managing highly qualified professionals in the areas of Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, and Human Resources. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: Vendorpass
Vendorpass is a leader in contingent workforce management, offering everything companies need to effectively manage their temporary talent. Vendorpass provides W-2 employer of record services and 1099 independent contractor validation, billing, and agency of record services.
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announced 11/6/2019 via PR Newswire

Olympus Partners, will acquire Soliant Health

synopsis: Private equity firm Olympus Partners will acquire Soliant Health, an education and healthcare staffing provider. Soliant provides therapists, including speech pathologists, psychologists, occupational therapists, and nurses to K-12 schools. The company also provides travel nurses, allied health clinicians, and clinical development specialists.
buyer: Olympus Partners
Olympus Partners is a private equity firm focused on providing equity capital for middle market management buyouts and for growing companies. Olympus is an active, long-term investor across a broad range of industries, including business services, food services, consumer products, and more. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: Soliant Health
Soliant is a provider of specialized healthcare staffing services to hospitals, schools and other healthcare providers. By supplying traveling healthcare professionals on both temporary and direct hire assignments, Soliant delivers comprehensive healthcare staffing services across the United States.
price ($mm)
$612
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$344
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$54
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11.3x
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 4/16/2018 via Bloomberg

Adecco Group, acquired General Assembly

synopsis: Adecco Group, which recruits both permanent and temporary employees for large businesses, is buying the digital retraining firm General Assembly. General Assembly, based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and more.
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: General Assembly
General Assembly, which was founded in 2011 and is based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and increasingly, data science and machine learning.
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$413
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closed 2/20/2018 via Reuters

Adecco Group, acquired Vettery

synopsis: Staffing company Adecco bought U.S.-based online recruitment platform Vettery to increase its footprint in the digital permanent recruitment market. Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day. "
target: 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.
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closed 8/10/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Work Market Inc., acquired OnForce

synopsis: WorkMarket, a company that provides a cloud-based labor automation platform, has acquired OnForce, a company that connects talented professionals directly to the companies that need them, from The Adecco Group. OnForce allows companies to search for, engage with, manage, and pay non-employee talent.
buyer: Work Market Inc.
WorkMarket provides a cloud-based labor automation platform that helps some of the biggest companies in the world unlock new levels of productivity, engagement and growth. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: OnForce
OnForce connects talented professionals directly to the companies that need them. As the leading Freelancer Management System (FMS) for Field Services, OnForce allows companies to search for, engage with, manage, and pay non-employee talent.
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announced 12/13/2016 via PR Newswire

Beeline will be merged with IQ Navigator Inc.,

synopsis: IQNavigator, the leading independent provider of non-employee workforce management solutions, and Beeline, a market leader in software solutions for sourcing and managing the extended workforce, announced the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
buyer parent: GTCR, LLC
buyer: IQ Navigator Inc.
IQNavigator is the leading independent technology provider of Vendor Management System (VMS) software for Global 2000 companies. IQNavigator's products enable enterprises to intelligently manage and optimize complex services procurement and contingent workforce programs. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: Beeline
Beeline is a market leader in software solutions for sourcing and managing the extended workforce. The company offers intelligent workforce solutions to help procurement, sourcing and human resources professionals optimize costs, reduce risks and add value to their extended workforce programs.
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closed 10/4/2016 via PR Newswire

Special Counsel, acquired D4 LLC

synopsis: Special Counsel, the leading provider of legal staffing and eDiscovery solutions, announced the acquisition of D4, LLC, a leader in eDiscovery managed services, information governance, computer forensics and deposition solutions. Together, they will offer comprehensive eDiscovery and litigation support across an international footprint.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Special Counsel
Special Counsel is the largest provider of legal staffing services to corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide. "
target: D4 LLC
D4 is a national provider of electronic discovery, computer forensics, information security and management, and deposition services to law firms and corporations, and has been instrumental in helping customers realize up to a 70% cost reduction over previous eDiscovery solutions.
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closed 9/28/2016 via PR Web

Caveo Learning, acquired Ellegro Learning Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Caveo Learning, a consulting firm providing learning strategies and solutions to leading organizations, announces the acquisition of Ellegro, a preeminent developer of custom eLearning. Ellegro was a subsidiary of extended workforce management provider Beeline, a division of Adecco Group North America.
buyer: Caveo Learning
Caveo Learning is a learning consulting firm, providing learning strategies and solutions to Fortune 1000 and other leading organizations. Caveo’s mission is to transform the learning industry into one that consistently delivers targeted and recurring business value. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: Ellegro Learning Solutions, Inc.
Ellegro is a preeminent developer of custom eLearning. Ellegro creates digital experiences that educate, communicate, and enhance performance.
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closed 1/20/2016 via PR Newswire

Special Counsel, acquired Trak Legal

synopsis: Special Counsel, the largest full-service provider of legal staffing and recruiting services in the United States, is pleased to announce that TRAK Legal is now a Special Counsel company. TRAK Legal has been providing recruiting and legal staffing solutions to the country's top legal departments and highly respected organizations.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Special Counsel
Special Counsel is the largest provider of legal staffing services to corporate legal departments and law firms nationwide. "
target parent: Trak Companies
target: Trak Legal
Law firms and corporate legal departments in the Washington, DC metropolitan area depend on TRAK Legal to identify and place exceptional talent - individuals with excellent skills and winning, positive attitudes.
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closed 8/11/2014 via PR Newswire

OnForce merged with Beeline,

synopsis: Beeline, a global leader in software solutions for managing the extended workforce, announced that its parent company, Adecco Group, has acquired OnForce and is merging the company under Beeline's portfolio of workforce solutions, which include a vendor management system, Ellegro learning solutions and now OnForce freelancer management system.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Beeline
Beeline is a market leader in software solutions for sourcing and managing the extended workforce. The company offers intelligent workforce solutions to help procurement, sourcing and human resources professionals optimize costs, reduce risks and add value to their extended workforce programs. "
target: OnForce
OnForce, a leader in SaaS technology-enabled workforce solutions, empowers companies in all industries to gain a competitive edge in how work gets done. Its business model allows customers to rapidly grow their businesses, lower service costs, extend skill-sets, and generate new streams of revenue.
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closed 7/2/2012 via BusinessWire

Gores Group, LLC, acquired Idea Integration

synopsis: The Gores Group has completed the acquisition of Idea Integration Corp., a leading provider of innovative business and technology solutions in the areas of digital strategy, marketing and design, digital and application development, application support and modernization, infrastructure services and customer support.
buyer: Gores Group, LLC
Gores Group LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target parent: Adecco Group
target: Idea Integration
Idea Integration helps organizations overcome their business challenges by providing solutions that are clear and understandable across five major practice areas: infrastructure, application services, customer support, mobile communications and digital strategy.
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announced 7/26/2011 via Reuters

Adecco SA, will acquire Drake Beam Morin, Inc.

synopsis: Adecco SA said it will buy U.S.-based Drake Beam Morin (DBM), the world's leading provider of strategic human resource solutions. DBM provides Career Transition and Talent Development solutions to the individual and to the organization - ensuring successful transitions and tangible improvements to business performance.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 32,000 employees and 5,500 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 700,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: Drake Beam Morin, Inc.
Drake Beam Morin, Inc. is the world's leading provider of strategic human resource solutions. It provides Career Transition and Talent Development solutions to the individual and to the organization - ensuring successful transitions and tangible improvements to business performance.
price ($mm)
$215
rev ($mm)
$113
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/20/2009 via BusinessWire

Adecco SA, will acquire MPS Group, Inc.

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Adecco Group. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 Company and the world’s leading provider of human resource solutions with operations in over 60 countries.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 29,000 employees and 5,800 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 500,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: MPS Group, Inc.
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,286 [$1,133]
rev ($mm)
$1,743
EBITDA ($mm)
$59
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.7x
closed 10/17/2005 via BusinessWire

Ajilon, LLC, acquired StaffWise Legal, Inc.

synopsis: Ajilon Professional Staffing, a leading specialty staffing and recruiting services firm and a unit of Adecco, has acquired StaffWise Legal as part of its offering in North America.
buyer parent: Adecco SA
buyer: Ajilon, LLC
Ajilon Professional Staffing, North America is a leading specialty staffing and recruiting services firm and is part of the Adecco Group -- the world's largest human resource solutions provider. "
target: StaffWise Legal, Inc.
Established over 25 years ago, StaffWise Legal was the first staffing company in the country exclusively created for the legal community. We are totally dedicated to law firms and their needs.
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closed 4/23/2004 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired jobpilot AG

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), the parent company of the leading global online careers property, Monster(R), today announced the acquisition of jobpilot (www.jobpilot.com), one of Europe's most established and successful online careers portals, from Adecco S.A.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target parent: Adecco SA
target: jobpilot AG
jobpilot AG offers with jobpilot (www.Jobpilot.com) Europe's career market on the Internet. The company launched its innovative career portal in October 1995. Sites are now online in 15 European countries. Regular customers include all 30 companies listed in Germany's DAX share index as well as 21
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/23/2020 via BNC Analysis

Caminarem, acquired RHéflex

synopsis: Caminarem, a group that brings together 3 brands in the Occitanie region to meet your human resource needs, has acquired RHéflex, a human resources (HR) consulting firm that provides HR diagnostics, skills assessments, HR outsourcing, and vocational guidance services. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Montpellier, France.
buyer: Caminarem
Formerly the Empleo group, the Caminarem group, brings together 3 brands in the Occitanie region to meet your human resource needs. "
target: RHéflex
RHéflex, a human resources (HR) consulting firm, provides HR diagnostics, skills assessments, HR outsourcing, and vocational guidance services. The company was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Montpellier, France.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/10/2011 via PR Newswire

Automatic Data Processing, Inc., acquired The RightThing

synopsis: ADP®, a leading provider of human resource outsourcing, payroll services, tax and compliance services, benefits administration and integrated computing solutions for vehicle dealers, announced that it has acquired privately held The RightThing, a leading recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider.
buyer: Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP:$13,325.80)
Automatic Data Processing, Inc. ("ADP"), is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers the widest range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. "
target: The RightThing
The RightThing is a premier recruitment process outsourcing provider. Harnessing the power of unmatched proprietary technology, The RightThing continues to lead the industry with innovative, scalable solutions that help clients find, recruit, hire and retain top talent.
price ($mm)
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announced 7/26/2011 via Reuters

Adecco SA, will acquire Drake Beam Morin, Inc.

synopsis: Adecco SA said it will buy U.S.-based Drake Beam Morin (DBM), the world's leading provider of strategic human resource solutions. DBM provides Career Transition and Talent Development solutions to the individual and to the organization - ensuring successful transitions and tangible improvements to business performance.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 32,000 employees and 5,500 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 700,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: Drake Beam Morin, Inc.
Drake Beam Morin, Inc. is the world's leading provider of strategic human resource solutions. It provides Career Transition and Talent Development solutions to the individual and to the organization - ensuring successful transitions and tangible improvements to business performance.
price ($mm)
$215
rev ($mm)
$113
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/2/2010 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, will acquire Comforce Corporation

synopsis: COMFORCE Corporation and ABRY Partners, LLC announced a definitive merger agreement for an affiliate of ABRY Partners to acquire all of the outstanding shares of COMFORCE for $2.50 per share of common stock.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
Based in Boston, Massachusetts, ABRY Partners is one of the most experienced and successful private investment firms in North America focused solely on media, communications, business and information services investments. "
target: Comforce Corporation
COMFORCE Corporation is a leading provider of outsourced staffing management services that enables Fortune 1000 companies and other large employers to consolidate, automate and manage staffing, compliance and oversight processes for their contingent workforces.
price ($mm)[EV]
$85 [$152]
rev ($mm)
$623
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
9.0x
announced 10/20/2009 via BusinessWire

Adecco SA, will acquire MPS Group, Inc.

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Adecco Group. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 Company and the world’s leading provider of human resource solutions with operations in over 60 countries.
buyer: Adecco SA (SWX:ADEN:$24,247.83)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 29,000 employees and 5,800 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 500,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: MPS Group, Inc.
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,286 [$1,133]
rev ($mm)
$1,743
EBITDA ($mm)
$59
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
19.7x
closed 6/1/2009 via BusinessWire

TriNet, acquired Gevity HR, Inc.

synopsis: TriNet Group, Inc., a leading provider of human resources (HR) outsourcing services for small businesses, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Gevity, an HR outsourcing company based in Bradenton, Florida. The combined company will be one of the largest HR outsourcing providers of its kind in the country.
buyer: TriNet (TNET:$3,983.00)
A 15-Year History of Success TriNet offers the simplicity of a single solution for outsourcing benefits, payroll, and human resources support. Our online and in-person services allow customers throughout the United States and Canada to streamline their business and gain enterprise-level resources. "
target: Gevity HR, Inc.
As the nation's leading provider of outsourced HR solutions, Gevity HR helps businesses: Find the right people, Manage the paperwork, Develop and mange your people, Protect your business, Retain your best employees.
price ($mm)[EV]
$97 [$65]
rev ($mm)
$521
EBITDA ($mm)
$26
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA
2.5x
announced 9/29/2008 via BusinessWire

Humanis Group Limited, will purchase Australia and New Zealand subsidiaries from Westaff, Inc.

synopsis: Westaff, Inc. a leading provider of staffing services, has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Australia and New Zealand subsidiaries to Humanis Blue Pty Ltd, an Australian company and subsidiary of Humanis Group Limited, in a transaction valued at approximately US $15 million, consisting of a combination of cash and debt.
buyer: Humanis Group Limited
Humanis is a Melbourne, Australia based company involved in the accumulation of recruitment providers in select verticals. "
seller: Westaff, Inc.
Westaff is one of the most experienced staffing companies in the U.S., and employs more than 62,000 flexible, part-time and full-time staffing associates annually, with skills ranging from administration, accounting, and call centers, to light industrial and light technical.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/31/2008 via PR Newswire

Manpower, Inc., will acquire CRI Inc.

synopsis: Manpower Inc. a world leader in the employment services industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire CRI Inc., a leading recruitment process outsourcing service provider headquartered in Los Angeles. CRI will operate under the Manpower Business Solutions service line within Manpower North America.
buyer: Manpower, Inc. (MAN:$19,654.10)
Manpower Inc. is a world leader in the staffing industry, providing workforce management services and solutions to customers through 4,000 offices in 63 countries. The firm annually provides employment to 2 million people worldwide and is an industry leader in employee assessment and training. "
target: CRI Inc.
CRI is a premier global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) service provider dedicated to helping Fortune 1000 and emerging growth companies build talent-driven organizations through identifying, hiring and retaining exemplary staff.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Barrett Business Services, Inc., acquired Strategic Staffing, Inc.

synopsis: Barrett Business Services, Inc. has successfully completed its acquisition of Strategic Staffing, Inc. based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The transaction was previously announced on May 10, 2007, subject to completion of due diligence. Consideration for the transaction included $12 million in cash.
buyer: Barrett Business Services, Inc. (BBSI:$236.46)
Barrett is a leading human resource management company. We provide a unique blend of services and are one of the few companies in our industry to combine staffing services and professional employer services ("PEO"). "
target: Strategic Staffing, Inc.
Strategic Staffing has the expertise and experience to provide you with responsible, skilled, and dedicated employees. Strategic Staffing provides complete staffing services in the areas of sales, marketing, management, accounting, clerical, light industrial, and technical.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$38
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/3/2007 via BusinessWire

Staffing Now, Inc., acquired Q&A Recruiting

synopsis: Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm, announced that portfolio company Staffing Now completed the acquisition of a majority of the stock of Q&A Recruiting a leading provider of finance & accounting and IT staffing in Texas.
buyer parent: Gryphon Investors
buyer: Staffing Now, Inc.
Staffing Now is a leading provider of temporary and permanent high-end office clerical and finance and accounting staffing, primarily to small and medium-sized companies. "
target: Q&A Recruiting
Q&A specializes in finance, accounting, tax and IT staffing and recruiting in the Dallas, Texas market. The Dallas Business Journal ranked Q&A as the region’s second largest recruitment firm in 2006 and recognized Q&A as “One of the Best Places to Work in Dallas-Fort Worth” in 2006 and 2007.
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closed 6/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired StraightSource

synopsis: Kenexa, a leading provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, has acquired Dallas-based StraightSource. For more than 10 years, StraightSource has been providing recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services to leading Fortune 500 companies.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa Corporation provides outsourcing, employee research and software to help organizations more effectively recruit and retain a productive workforce. "
target: StraightSource
StraightSource brings a tradition of success to the recruitment process - from pre-hire to post-hire. With our proven talent, innovative tools, and precise methodology, the company fortifies the HR function with increased value, reduced costs, improved hires, and more control.
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closed 6/4/2007 via PR Newswire

Kelly Services, Inc., acquired P-Serv

synopsis: Kelly Services, Inc., a leading human resources solutions provider, has acquired P-Serv, a company specializing in temporary staffing, permanent staffing, outsourcing and executive search with operations in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore. The acquisition increases Kelly's global footprint to 33 countries and territories.
buyer: Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA:$4,516.00)
Kelly Services, Inc. offers staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, staff leasing, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 30 countries and territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 700,000 employees annually. "
target: P-Serv
P-Serv has a stellar reputation for providing customized solutions in human resources and outsourcing for temporary, contract and full-time positions. P-Serv also provides overseas placement, business process outsourcing and call center management services.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/2/2007 via

Hudson Highland Group, Inc., acquired Tony Keith Associates Ltd.

synopsis: Seeking to expand its team presence and depth in mainland China markets Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou, Hudson signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tony Keith Associates Ltd. to better serve the talent needs of U.S. multi-nationals operating in Asia.
buyer: Hudson Highland Group, Inc. (HSON:$99.91)
Hudson Highland Group is one of the world's leading professional staffing, retained executive search and talent management solution providers. We help our clients achieve greater organizational performance by attracting, selecting and developing the best and brightest people for their businesses. "
target: Tony Keith Associates Ltd.
Headquartered in China, Tony Keith Associates provides executive and management search services locally, regionally and internationally. We specialize in numerous industries and our clients include small to midsize firms as well as Fortune 500 companies.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/2/2007 via PR Newswire

Oasis Outsourcing Holdings, Inc., purchased Kelly Staff Leasing from Kelly Services, Inc.

synopsis: Oasis Outsourcing Holdings, Inc., the nation's largest privately-held Professional Employer Organization has acquired Kelly Staff Leasing from Kelly Services, Inc.
buyer parent: Nautic Partners, LLC
buyer: Oasis Outsourcing Holdings, Inc.
Oasis Outsourcing specializes in providing human resources services, employee benefits, payroll and tax administration, risk management services and staffing solutions to small and medium-sized businesses throughout the United States. "
seller: Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA:$4,516.00)
Kelly Services, Inc. offers staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, staff leasing, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 30 countries and territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 700,000 employees annually.
price ($mm)
$6.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Heidrick & Struggles International, INc., purchased Highland Partners executive search business from Hudson Highland Group, Inc.

synopsis: Hudson Highland Group, Inc. has completed the sale of its Highland Partners executive search business to Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. The company received $36.6 million in cash at the closing, subject to a net working capital adjustment, of which the company is paying $9.55 million to partners of the business.
buyer: Heidrick & Struggles International, INc. (HSII:$621.62)
Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. is the world's premier provider of senior-level executive search and leadership consulting services, including talent management, board building, executive on-boarding and M&A effectiveness. "
seller: Hudson Highland Group, Inc. (HSON:$99.91)
Hudson Highland Group is one of the world's leading professional staffing, retained executive search and talent management solution providers. We help our clients achieve greater organizational performance by attracting, selecting and developing the best and brightest people for their businesses.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$55
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Dalrada Financial Corporation, acquired All Staffing, Inc.

synopsis: Dalrada Financial Corporation has acquired All Staffing, Inc., a Lansford, Pennsylvania-based company that provides staffing, staffing leasing, and professional employer organization services to clients in the northeast U.S.
buyer: Dalrada Financial Corporation (:$1.74)
Dalrada Financial Corporation provides employer business solutions to small to medium-size businesses. The Company assists clients in providing a wide variety of management and employee programs that increase business efficiency. "
target: All Staffing, Inc.
All Staffing, Inc. is a Lansford, Pennsylvania-based company that provides staffing, staffing leasing, and professional employer organization services to clients in the northeast U.S.
price ($mm)
$3.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/12/2007 via

Terra Nova Acquisition Corporation, merged with ClearPoint Resources, Inc.

synopsis: ClearPoint Resources, Inc., a workforce management solutions provider, and Terra Nova Acquisition Corporation, a Specified Purpose Acquisition Corporation, jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which ClearPoint will merge with Terra Nova.
buyer: Terra Nova Acquisition Corporation
Terra Nova Acquisition Corporation. The Company is a development stage company, which intends to acquire an operating business. Currently the Company is not into any operations and has not selected a specific type of industry for the business combinations. "
target: ClearPoint Resources, Inc.
ClearPoint is a workforce management solutions provider that was founded in 2001 and currently operates 25 branches across the United States with over 120 employees and over 3,500 field associates. ClearPoint operated under the name Mercer Staffing until it changed its name to ClearPoint in 2006.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$84
EBITDA ($mm)
$5
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
5.8x
closed 5/19/2006 via PR Newswire

Kelly Services, Inc., acquired The Ayers Group

synopsis: Kelly Services, Inc., a global staffing solutions provider, today announced it has acquired The Ayers Group, a New York-based career management firm with estimated 2006 revenue of $10 million.
buyer: Kelly Services, Inc. (KELYA:$4,516.00)
Kelly Services, Inc. offers staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, staff leasing, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 30 countries and territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 700,000 employees annually. "
target: The Ayers Group
The Ayers Group is the New York Metropolitan region's largest privately-held career management firm. Since 1975, we have helped companies adapt to change through guidance on serious issues pertaining to human resources, organization development, and the deployment of technology resources.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/20/2009 via PR Newswire

Westaff, Inc. merged with The Select Family of Staffing Companies,

synopsis: The Select Family of Staffing Companies, a top 10 national staffing industry leader, has completed its acquisition of Walnut Creek, California-based Westaff, Inc. Select anticipates that its annual revenues will be $1.6 billion after the transaction. Select is, and will continue to be, a privately held company.
buyer: The Select Family of Staffing Companies
The Select Family of Staffing Companies is one of the nation's fastest-growing, full-service staffing companies. The company operates as Select Staffing(SM), SelectRemedy(TM), Remedy(R) Intelligent Staffing, RemX(R) Financial Staffing, RemX(R) IT Staffing, RemX(R) OfficeStaff, and other brands. "
target: Westaff, Inc.
Westaff is one of the most experienced staffing companies in the U.S., and employs more than 62,000 flexible, part-time and full-time staffing associates annually, with skills ranging from administration, accounting, and call centers, to light industrial and light technical.
price ($mm)[EV]
$21 [$29]
rev ($mm)
$325
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.1x
EV / EBITDA

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Adecco Group
Adecco Group
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$24,247.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$848.60
EBIT ($mm)
$659.35
Net Income ($mm)
$10.85
Employees
35000
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Barrett Business Services, Inc.
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
Barrett is a leading human resource management company. We provide a unique blend of services and are one of the few companies in our industry to combine staffing services and professional employer services ("PEO").
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$236.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34725
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