Like A - Star Co., Ltd.

closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

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

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

Time People Group AB, acquired Cfinder

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

En-Japan, will acquire Brocante Inc.

synopsis: En-Japan Inc., a provider of online recruitment solutions in Japan, will acquire Brocante Inc., a Japanese technology company. Brocante's Freelance Start is an online project site for freelance IT engineers. The site allows engineers to search for jobs by programming language, location, and job type.
buyer: En-Japan (:$506.88)
en-Japan inc. provides online recruitment solutions in Japan. en-Japan operates various websites for job search and job change services. Their range of websites help people in their 20s to mid 30s and 40s find a job. Their websites also help people find temporary employment or part-time jobs. "
target: Brocante Inc.
Brocante is a Japanese technology company. Brocante's Freelance Start is an online project site for freelance IT engineers. The site allows engineers to search for jobs by programming language, location, and job type. Their LAMPCHAT solution is a chatbot that helps businesses attract more customers.
price ($mm)
$5.46
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
8.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2022 via PR Newswire

HeadFirst Group, acquired ProUnity

synopsis: HeadFirst Group, a leading international HR service provider and the largest platform for professionals in the Netherlands, has acquired ProUnity, a Belgian award-winning HR-tech company. By adding ProUnity to HeadFirst Group, the Dutch group broadens its HR-tech portfolio, increasing the flexibility in solutions for its clients.
buyer: HeadFirst Group
HeadFirst Group is a leading international HR service provider and the largest platform for professionals in the Netherlands. Headfirst offers a diversity of HR solutions: Managed Service Providing, Recruit Process Outsourcing, intermediary services (matchmaking, contracting) and HR consultancy. "
target: ProUnity
Based in Belgium, ProUnity is a managed service provider with its own marketplace and vendor management system. ProUnity matches freelance experts in IT, digital, HR, marketing, communications and finance with companies.
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closed 6/4/2010 via BusinessWire

Emtec, Inc., acquired Secure Data Inc.

synopsis: Emtec, Inc., a systems integrator, announced that it has acquired through its subsidiary, Emtec Federal, Inc., all of the outstanding stock of Secure Data, Inc. Secure Data is an IT consulting company.
buyer: Emtec, Inc. (ETEC:$204.89)
Emtec, Inc. is a systems integrator providing IT services and products to the federal, state, local, education and commercial markets. Emtec helps clients identify and prioritize areas for improvement and then implement technology and business application improvements. "
target: Secure Data Inc.
Secure Data (SDI) provides information technology and program management services to address critical issues affecting government, public, and private sectors. SDI delivers a wide range of services that includes business process reengineering and custom software development.
price ($mm)
$3.15
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closed 12/2/2008 via Market Wire

Lexakos, acquired The Wilson Group

synopsis: Legal business consulting firm Lexakos announced the acquisition of key assets from premier information technology staffing firm, The Wilson Group, and the launch of a new business unit called Lexakos Consulting and Staffing Services Group.
buyer: Lexakos
Lexakos Consulting is a business advisory that specializes in records management policy deployment, compliance program management and business conflict resolution for corporations, law firms and other organizations. "
target: The Wilson Group
The Wilson Group is a boutique firm specializing in providing information technology staffing solutions. Since 1991, our client list includes many Fortune 500 companies.
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closed 5/2/2006 via PR Newswire

Vedior North America, acquired CNC Global, Inc.

synopsis: Vedior North America today announced that it has acquired a 93% interest in CNC Global Ltd, Canada's leading provider of IT recruitment and resource management solutions. CNC Global works with organizations across Canada to meet their contract and full-time IT staffing needs.
buyer: Vedior North America
Vedior NA's international group of high quality specialist recruitment companies operate under different brand names, providing clients with temporary, contract and permanent staff skilled in a wide range of disciplines. "
target: CNC Global, Inc.
With more than 250 employees in 11 branches across Canada, CNC Global specializes in sourcing IT professionals for full-time and contract positions and offers customized solutions for contractor administration, payroll administration, vendor management, recruitment advertising and HR communications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$231
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Search Consultancy, acquired Henderson Scott

synopsis: Search Consultancy has announced the acquisition of Henderson Scott, a specialist provider of executive search and recruitment solutions in technology. Henderson Scott has built a reputation for their market leading and cost effective solutions, utilising cutting edge resourcing techniques and extensive professional networks.
buyer parent: H2 Equity Partners
buyer: Search Consultancy
Search Consultancy has been delivering recruitment solutions since 1987, and has grown to become one of the leading recruitment consultancies in the UK. "
target: Henderson Scott
Henderson Scott is a specialist provider of executive search and recruitment solutions in technology. Henderson Scott has built a reputation for their market leading and cost effective solutions, utilising cutting edge resourcing techniques and extensive professional networks.
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closed 3/30/2022 via Company Press Release

Malt, acquired COMATCH

synopsis: Paris-based Malt, Europe’s biggest freelancer marketplace, has acquired COMATCH, a leading German marketplace for independent management consultants and industry experts. The market leading positions of Comatch and Malt in their respective markets will ensure a solid foundation for the ambitious European expansion of Malt.
buyer: Malt (ENXTPA:MALT:$99.14)
Based in Paris, Malt is a European marketplace where more than 320,000 freelance consultants put their skills and expertise at the service of companies looking for external talents to accelerate their projects. Malt has over 30,000 clients, including 36 CAC 40 companies. "
target: COMATCH
Headquartered in Germany, COMATCH is Europe’s leading marketplace for top freelance management consultants and industry experts. COMATCH combines personal service and innovative technology to quickly and flexibly find the best experts for all business challenges.
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closed 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: The Japanese subsidiary of Adecco Group, the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, has acquired Japan-based A - Star Co., Ltd. A-Star develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find short-term work.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: A - Star Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, A - Star Co., Ltd. develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find temporary and short-term work.
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announced 9/7/2021 via Company Press Release

Adecco Group, will acquire QAPA SA

synopsis: The Adecco Group has announced the acquisition of QAPA, the number two provider of fully digital workforce solutions in France. QAPA SA owns and operates qapa.com, an employment website for not-executives. Their "matching tool" associates candidates and recruiters on simple criteria: skills, location, salary and hourly availability.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is a Switzerland based leading HR solutions partner. The Adecco Group serves more than 100,000 organisations with the talent, HR services, and cutting-edge technology they need to succeed in an ever-changing global economy. "
target: QAPA SA
QAPA SA owns and operates qapa.com, an employment website for not-executives. QAPA SA was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Paris, France. Their "matching tool" associates candidates and recruiters on simple criteria: skills, location, salary and hourly availability.
price ($mm)
$77
rev ($mm)
$53
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/25/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vettery, acquired Hired

synopsis: Two large job search and recruiting platforms are coming together, with Vettery acquiring Hired. Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job.
buyer parent: Adecco Group
buyer: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches. "
target: Hired
Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details.
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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)
$612
rev ($mm)
$344
EBITDA ($mm)
$54
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
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:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: A - Star Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, A - Star Co., Ltd. develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find temporary and short-term work.
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closed 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:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: General Assembly
General Assembly, which was founded in 2011 and is based in New York, runs 20 facilities around the world where it teaches employees subjects such as web development, user experience design, digital marketing and increasingly, data science and machine learning.
price ($mm)
$413
rev ($mm)
$100
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
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:$24,242.24)
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.
price ($mm)
$130
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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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$30
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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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:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 32,000 employees and 5,500 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 700,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: Drake Beam Morin, Inc.
Drake Beam Morin, Inc. is the world's leading provider of strategic human resource solutions. It provides Career Transition and Talent Development solutions to the individual and to the organization - ensuring successful transitions and tangible improvements to business performance.
price ($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:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 29,000 employees and 5,800 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 500,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: MPS Group, Inc.
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare.
price ($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 5/9/2018 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: The Japanese subsidiary of Adecco Group, the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, has acquired Japan-based A - Star Co., Ltd. A-Star develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find short-term work.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is the world's leading provider of workforce solutions, transforming the world of work through talent and technology. Each year, The Adecco Group provides over 1 million people around the world with career opportunities, guidance and insights. "
target: A - Star Co., Ltd.
Based in Japan, A - Star Co., Ltd. develops a digital matching platform that utilizes AI for freelance IT engineers. A-Star has 10,000 registered freelancers in the IT and web industry utilizing their platform to find temporary and short-term work.
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closed 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.
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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:$15,367.00)
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.
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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:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 32,000 employees and 5,500 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 700,000 associates with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: Drake Beam Morin, Inc.
Drake Beam Morin, Inc. is the world's leading provider of strategic human resource solutions. It provides Career Transition and Talent Development solutions to the individual and to the organization - ensuring successful transitions and tangible improvements to business performance.
price ($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:$24,242.24)
The Adecco Group is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. With over 29,000 employees and 5,800 offices, in more than 60 countries and territories around the world, Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 500,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. "
target: MPS Group, Inc.
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare.
price ($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:$4,371.00)
A 15-Year History of Success TriNet offers the simplicity of a single solution for outsourcing benefits, payroll, and human resources support. Our online and in-person services allow customers throughout the United States and Canada to streamline their business and gain enterprise-level resources. "
target: Gevity HR, Inc.
As the nation's leading provider of outsourced HR solutions, Gevity HR helps businesses: Find the right people, Manage the paperwork, Develop and mange your people, Protect your business, Retain your best employees.
price ($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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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:$878.45)
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
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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 3/30/2022 via Company Press Release

Malt, acquired COMATCH

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