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closed 12/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Capp & Co. Limited, acquired Koru

synopsis: Capp & Co., a leader in strength-based talent assessment, announces that it has completed its acquisition of Koru Careers, Inc.'s predictive hiring business. With Koru's assessment of the Koru7™ Impact Skills and its predictive hiring platform, Capp is now able to assess a wider range of work-related strengths and predict the fit of job applicants.
buyer: Capp & Co. Limited
Capp & Co. designs new and better ways of assessing people. At the heart of their product offering is their 'Strengths' methodology' developed by their CEO Alex Linley, an expert in the field of Positive Psychology. Capp works with clients across the entire candidate and employee life cycle. "
target: Koru
Koru is the leader in predictive hiring based on what really drives performance. Based on the Koru7™Impact Skills and using its predictive hiring platform, Koru identifies the predictors of performance and develops models to assess fit of applicants in jobs.
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closed 8/22/2018 via GlobeNewswire

PeopleKeys, acquired Repcruit

synopsis: Behavioral analytics leader, PeopleKeys acquired technology company, Repcruit. The addition of the Recruit Applicant Tracking System (ATS) platform for applicant sourcing, tracking, and matching, combined with PeopleKeys patent-pending hiring technology, will further PeopleKeys’ expansion as a full-service predictive hiring solution provider.
buyer: PeopleKeys
PeopleKeys is recognized as an international behavioral analysis expert and leader. PeopleKeys provides DISC-based solutions to companies and individuals worldwide. PeopleKeys provides behavioral courses, assessments, customizations, integrations, as well as training and consulting solutions "
target: Repcruit
Repcruit is an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) designed for businesses seeking to recruit high-performing personnel in high volume. Repcruit empowers businesses and hiring managers to efficiently identify, target, and employ the right people to help make their organization a success.
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closed 4/2/2014 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, LLC., acquired Broadbean Technology

synopsis: CareerBuilder, the global leader in human capital solutions, announced that it is acquiring Broadbean, a leader in job distribution, candidate sourcing and big data analytics software. CareerBuilder purchased Broadbean from Daily Mail and General Trust plc for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, LLC.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 50 million resumes. "
target parent: Daily Mail and General Trust plc
target: Broadbean Technology
Broadbean is the global leader in providing sophisticated candidate sourcing tools. The company's software makes it easy to distribute jobs and search for talent online, while providing tools to optimize the recruitment process and integrate internal systems.
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closed 1/31/2018 via Company Press Release

PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd., acquired GrownOut Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

synopsis: PeopleStrong, India’s leading SaaS HR Technology and Solutions company, announced the acquisition of GrownOut, a B2B SaaS referral platform. GrownOut makes hiring easy, quick and fun by revolutionizing the way referrals are managed, ensuring that a company gets the network of all its employees first hand.
buyer: PeopleStrong HR Services Pvt. Ltd.
PeopleStrong is a leading human resource solutions and technology company from India. Its key offerings include the SaaS based HR Technology PeopleStrong Alt – powered by Mobile App and Artificial Intelligence, Recruitment Process Outsourcing, and Human Capital Management. "
target: GrownOut Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
GrownOut develops a SaaS referral hiring, social media hiring, and recruitment process software solution. Their platform uses big data to match the talent from a pool of professionals, and helps users find talent similar and familiar to their employees and hire with them to improve retention.
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closed 11/28/2019 via Company Press Release

PageUp People, acquired Clinch

synopsis: PageUp confirmed its acquisition of Dublin-based recruitment marketing Software as a Service (SaaS) provider, Clinch. Founded in 2014, Clinch has built an innovative suite of tools that vastly improve recruitment experiences for candidates, recruiters and specialist sourcers.
buyer: PageUp People
Since 1997, PageUp People has helped employers worldwide attract, hire, develop, retain, and improve employee performance. Their Unified Talent Management platform helps optimize multinational workforce strategy across the whole business. "
target: Clinch
Dublin-based Clinch is a recruitment marketing Software as a Service (SaaS) provider. Founded in 2014, Clinch has built an innovative suite of tools that vastly improve recruitment experiences for candidates, recruiters and specialist sourcers.
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closed 11/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

Symphony Talent, acquired SmashFly Technologies

synopsis: Symphony Talent, the Employer Brand, and Candidate Experience solutions, announced that it has acquired SmashFly Technologies, the industry leader in enterprise recruitment marketing and candidate relationship management (CRM) technology. Smashfly has played an integral role in the growth of the recruitment marketing category.
buyer: Symphony Talent
Symphony Talent is redefining how employers and talent connect. By applying data-driven consumer marketing best practices to Talent Acquisition, they provide personalized engagement between an employer brand and candidates through smart technology and creative solutions. "
target: SmashFly Technologies
SmashFly Technologies is the industry leader in enterprise recruitment marketing and candidate relationship management (CRM) technology. As one of the first CRM platforms in the recruiting space, Smashfly has played an integral role in the growth of the recruitment marketing category.
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closed 10/30/2019 via Company Press Release

Capital D GP LLP, acquired VONQ B.V.

synopsis: VONQ, a disruptive recruitment marketing technology business, has sold a 54% majority stake to capital D, a Europeaon private equity fund. VONQ’s recruitment marketing technology aims to enable companies to bypass the expensive, slower recruitment agency model and market to potential recruits with pinpoint accuracy.
buyer: Capital D GP LLP
capital D is a pan-European private equity fund manager founded in 2017 to focus on investing in mid-market companies that show clear evidence of transforming legacy business models or have demonstrable potential to do so. Agile companies are disrupting industries across almost every sector. "
target: VONQ B.V.
VONQ is a European smart recruitment technology specialist. VONQ’s recruitment marketing technology aims to enable companies to bypass the expensive, slower recruitment agency model and market to potential recruits with pinpoint accuracy.
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closed 7/24/2019 via Company Press Release

Zucchetti Group SPA, acquired In-recruiting

synopsis: Zucchetti consolidates its position in the world of Human Resources and completes its HR suite, thanks to the purchase of 100% of Intervieweb, a company that has developed In-recruiting, a solution that makes the process of finding and selecting personnel simple and automatic.
buyer: Zucchetti Group SPA
With more than 5,500 people, a nationwide distribution network exceeding 1,150 Partners in Italy and 350 worldwide and more than 350,000 customers, Zucchetti Group is one of the most important Italian companies in the IT sector. "
target: In-recruiting
Based in Italy, In-recruiting is one of the main Applicant Tracking System (ATS)/ Recruiting Software present on the European market which has more than 350 clients (of which 30% out of Italy).
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closed 7/17/2019 via BusinessWire

TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, acquired Perengo

synopsis: TMP Worldwide, a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, has acquired Perengo, a programmatic recruitment platform that helps large companies automate and improve their recruitment process. The Perengo team, with experience rooted in state-of-the-art ad-tech, has developed a pioneering, AI-driven programmatic recruitment platform.
buyer parent: Gemspring Capital
buyer: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications
TMP Worldwide is a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, committed to finding new ways to leverage software, strategy, and creative to build talent and enhance our clients' employer brands—across every connection point. "
target: Perengo
Perengo is a programmatic recruitment platform for performance-conscious recruiters. High-growth businesses and Fortune 500 companies use Perengo to solve their recruitment challenges at scale. The platform offers solutions for operational recruitment automation and strategic business intelligence.
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closed 7/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

GermanPersonnel, acquired Compana Software GmbH

synopsis: The Riverside Co. has acquired Compana, a German provider of recruitment software geared toward the temporary staffing sector, as an add-on to fellow e-recruiter GermanPersonnel. Compana focuses on software solutions for the HR industry and is one of the pioneers in this market.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: GermanPersonnel
Munich-based e-recruiting technology company GermanPersonnel is a leading SaaS vendor for data-driven programmatic recruitment solutions focused on enterprise as well as medium-sized customers with high volume recruiting needs. "
target: Compana Software GmbH
Compana focuses on software solutions for the HR industry and is one of the pioneers in this market. For more than ten years, the company has been dealing with the topic of applicant management.
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closed 6/19/2019 via GlobeNewswire

iCIMS, acquired Jibe, Inc.

synopsis: iCIMS, the market leader for cloud-based talent acquisition solutions, announced the acquisition of Jibe, a SaaS recruiting technology for sourcing, nurturing and marketing to candidates. iCIMS and Jibe will enable employers to improve their recruiting effectiveness by promoting their brand, engaging talent, and measuring recruitment investments.
buyer: iCIMS
iCIMS is the leading recruitment software provider for employers to attract, engage and hire great people. iCIMS enables companies to manage and scale their recruiting process through a full product suite and an ecosystem of 250 integrated partners. "
target: Jibe, Inc.
Jibe is a SaaS-based platform that enables leading companies to hire the best talent, regardless of their existing systems. Through this platform, Jibe provides a suite of products including personalized career sites and recruiting tools for sourcing, nurturing and marketing to candidates.
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closed 5/21/2019 via BusinessWire

Orion Novotus, acquired Accolo Inc.

synopsis: Orion Novotus announced that it acquired Accolo, a US-focused Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) company, to expand its middle-market RPO capabilities. Accolo serves small and mid-size businesses in a variety of industries. Accolo has refined its data-driven, proven recruiting process to offer Elevated RPO services.
buyer parent: Orion Talent
buyer: Orion Novotus
Orion Novotus is an Enterprise leader in recruitment process outsourcing. Orion Novotus provides businesses with a full range of recruitment optimization and consulting solutions, from project-based and co-sourced solutions to comprehensive recruitment process outsourcing. "
target: Accolo Inc.
Accolo is a US-focused Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) company that provides Elevated RPO Services. Accolo uses data-driven, patented recruiting process to offer Elevated RPO services to small to mid-size business clients in a wide variety of industries.
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

K1 Investment Management, acquired Jobvite

synopsis: K1 Investment Management, a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies, announced a majority investment in Jobvite, the industry leader in best-of-breed recruiting software.
buyer: K1 Investment Management
K1 Investment Management is a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies globally. It helps dynamic businesses achieve successful outcomes by identifying and executing organic and acquisition-based growth opportunities. "
target: Jobvite
Jobvite is leading the next wave of recruitment innovation with Continuous Candidate Engagement (CCE), a candidate-centric recruiting model that helps companies engage candidates with meaningful experiences at the right time, in the right way, from first look to first day.
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Jobvite, acquired Talemetry Inc.

synopsis: Jobvite, the industry leader in best-of-breed recruiting software, has acquired Talemetry. Talemetry gets the right people to apply for the right jobs by delivering results-based attraction strategies and extending reach for talent.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: Jobvite
Jobvite is leading the next wave of recruitment innovation with Continuous Candidate Engagement (CCE), a candidate-centric recruiting model that helps companies engage candidates with meaningful experiences at the right time, in the right way, from first look to first day. "
target: Talemetry Inc.
Talemetry is recruitment marketing results simplified. They combine their enterprise-grade Talemetry recruitment marketing platform with tools, training and support to make recruitment organizations and professionals successful.
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closed 10/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Avionté, acquired COMPAS

synopsis: Avionté, a leader in staffing and recruiting software, has announced that it has acquired COMPAS, an innovative provider of recruiting and talent management Software-as-a-Service. COMPAS offers clients cutting-edge functionality to process requisitions, interview and select candidates, approve time, and process invoices.
buyer parent: Serent Capital
buyer: Avionté
Avionté offers a commitment to the staffing industry paired, with robust technology. Avionté delivers a fully integrated front and back office staffing software solution, including advanced reporting, compliance management and a large community of integration solution partners. "
target: COMPAS
COMPAS Technology is an enterprise level SaaS recruiting application offering clients cutting-edge functionality to process requisitions, interview and select candidates, approve time, and process invoices.
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closed 9/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Investcorp, acquired Softgarden

synopsis: Investcorp, a leading European lower middle market technology investor, announces that it has acquired Berlin-based Softgarden, a fast-growing Human Resources (HR) software provider. Softgarden has an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) recruitment technology SaaS platform that covers the entire digital corporate recruitment process.
buyer: Investcorp (BAX:INVCORP:$465.00)
Headquartered in Bahrain, Investcorp is a leading manager of alternative investment products. Investcorp focuses on generating investor and shareholder value in four lines of business: corporate investment, real estate, alternative investment solutions, and credit management. "
target: Softgarden
Based in Germany, Softgarden offers their Applicant Tracking System (ATS) recruitment technology SaaS platform. ATS covers the entire digital corporate recruitment process, enables companies to streamline and manage their recruitment process in an automated and data-privacy compliant manner.
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closed 7/24/2018 via BusinessWire

Bullhorn, Inc, acquired Invenias

synopsis: Bullhorn, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, announced that it has acquired Invenias, a UK-headquartered provider of cloud-based software for executive search firms.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Bullhorn, Inc
Bullhorn is the global leader in CRM and operations software for the recruitment industry. More than 8,000 staffing companies worldwide rely on Bullhorn’s cloud-based platform to drive sales, build relationships, and power their recruitment processes from end to end. "
target: Invenias
The Invenias cloud-based platform for executive and strategic hiring enables executive search firms, specialist recruitment companies and in-house executive talent acquisition teams effectively run their business.
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closed 6/29/2018 via PR Newswire

Fusemachines Inc., acquired Rake Inc

synopsis: Fusemachines Inc., a leading provider of AI solutions, software and educational services announced the acquisition of Rake Inc, a talent acquisition and candidate engagement platform that services candidates and employers by providing an array of tools leading to better experiences and outcomes throughout the recruitment process.
buyer: Fusemachines Inc.
Fusemachines is an Artificial Intelligence solutions and services provider that offers AI engineers to companies seeking to develop their capabilities in Big Data & Machine Learning. They help identify opportunities within an organization where AI can be best exploited. "
target: Rake Inc
Rake Inc is a talent acquisition and candidate engagement platform that services candidates and employers by providing an array of tools leading to better experiences and outcomes throughout the recruitment process.
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closed 5/17/2018 via BNC Analysis

The Riverside Company, acquired GermanPersonnel

synopsis: GermanPersonnel (GP) has agreed to sell a majority stake to The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm focused on making investments in growth companies. GP is a leading SaaS vendor for data-driven programmatic recruitment solutions focused on enterprise as well as medium-sized customers with high volume recruiting needs.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to $400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 520 transactions. "
target: GermanPersonnel
Munich-based e-recruiting technology company GermanPersonnel is a leading SaaS vendor for data-driven programmatic recruitment solutions focused on enterprise as well as medium-sized customers with high volume recruiting needs.
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closed 4/23/2018 via BusinessWire

Gemspring Capital, acquired TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications

synopsis: VSS, a private investment firm has sold TMP Worldwide, a global leader in talent acquisition technologies that leverages software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance their clients’ employer brands. The business was acquired by Gemspring Capital.
buyer: Gemspring Capital
Gemspring Capital is a private equity firm specializing in lower middle market companies. They provide flexible capital and partner with talented management teams to propel companies to grow and realize their full potential. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications
TMP Worldwide is a global leader in talent acquisition technologies, committed to finding new ways to leverage software, strategy and creative to build talent and enhance clients' employer brands – across every connection point.
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closed 12/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Capp & Co. Limited, acquired Koru

synopsis: Capp & Co., a leader in strength-based talent assessment, announces that it has completed its acquisition of Koru Careers, Inc.'s predictive hiring business. With Koru's assessment of the Koru7™ Impact Skills and its predictive hiring platform, Capp is now able to assess a wider range of work-related strengths and predict the fit of job applicants.
buyer: Capp & Co. Limited
Capp & Co. designs new and better ways of assessing people. At the heart of their product offering is their 'Strengths' methodology' developed by their CEO Alex Linley, an expert in the field of Positive Psychology. Capp works with clients across the entire candidate and employee life cycle. "
target: Koru
Koru is the leader in predictive hiring based on what really drives performance. Based on the Koru7™Impact Skills and using its predictive hiring platform, Koru identifies the predictors of performance and develops models to assess fit of applicants in jobs.
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closed 12/20/2018 via PR Newswire

Capp & Co. Limited, acquired Koru

synopsis: Capp & Co., a leader in strength-based talent assessment, announces that it has completed its acquisition of Koru Careers, Inc.'s predictive hiring business. With Koru's assessment of the Koru7™ Impact Skills and its predictive hiring platform, Capp is now able to assess a wider range of work-related strengths and predict the fit of job applicants.
buyer: Capp & Co. Limited
Capp & Co. designs new and better ways of assessing people. At the heart of their product offering is their 'Strengths' methodology' developed by their CEO Alex Linley, an expert in the field of Positive Psychology. Capp works with clients across the entire candidate and employee life cycle. "
target: Koru
Koru is the leader in predictive hiring based on what really drives performance. Based on the Koru7™Impact Skills and using its predictive hiring platform, Koru identifies the predictors of performance and develops models to assess fit of applicants in jobs.
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closed 5/4/2017 via Market Wire

Aon plc, acquired cut-e GmbH

synopsis: Aon plc announced it has acquired cut-e a global leader in online talent assessments based in Hamburg, Germany. cut-e assesses more than 12 million candidates across more than 70 countries each year through its proprietary psychometric talent assessment tools and advisory services enabling clients to make better screening and selection decisions.
buyer: Aon plc (NYSE:AON:$10,898.00)
Aon plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Their 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance. "
target: cut-e GmbH
Founded in 2002, cut-e is a world leader in the design and implementation of innovative online tests, questionnaires and gamified assessments for attraction, recruitment, selection and development. They undertake 12 million assessments each year in over 70 countries and 40 languages.
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Web

Performance Assessment Network, acquired Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.

synopsis: Performance Assessment Network (PAN), the leader in talent measurement solutions, acquired the Institute for Personality and Ability Testing, Inc (IPAT). The company is a group of publishers of the 16PF® Questionnaire and other valued psychometric tools.
buyer parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
buyer: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading provider of talent measurement solutions helping organizations of all sizes hire, develop and retain the right talent. Their suite of industry-leading technologies and assessment tools offers clients a one-stop shop assessment experience. "
target: Institute for Personality & Ability Testing, Inc.
IPAT publishes the premier assessment of normal adult personality, providing insights into behaviors for organizations selecting or developing employees, for colleges regarding student career identification and development, or for individuals/couples in counseling settings.
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closed 6/7/2017 via Company Press Release

PSI Services LLC, acquired Assessment & Development Consultants Ltd

synopsis: PSI Services LLC (PSI), a worldwide, industry-leading professional testing services provider, announced that they have acquired Assessment & Development Consultants Ltd (a&dc), a leader in behavioral assessment and development with a multitude of products that enhance recruitment decisions and development outcomes.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target: Assessment & Development Consultants Ltd
Since 1988, Assessment & Development Consultants Ltd (a&dc) has been working in partnership with their clients to make a measurable difference to business performance by using behavioral assessment and development techniques to assess, recruit and develop great talent.
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closed 4/5/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Renovo Capital, LLC, acquired Global HR Research

synopsis: Patriot National, Inc., a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions to the insurance industry, announced that it sold Global HR Research (“Global HR”), a pre-hire intelligence solutions provider, to Renovo Capital, LLC.
buyer: Renovo Capital, LLC
Renovo Capital is a special situations private equity fund. Renovo is focused on partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in businesses undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change. "
target parent: Patriot National Insurance Group
target: Global HR Research
At Global HR Research, they deliver the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates—in less time with less risk than ever before.
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closed 8/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Patriot National Insurance Group, acquired Global HR Research

synopsis: Patriot National, Inc., a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions, announced that it has acquired pre-hire intelligence solutions provider Global HR Research (GHRR). GHRR provides pre-employment background screening, assessment and acquisition solutions.
buyer: Patriot National Insurance Group (PN:$233.03)
Patriot National is a national provider of comprehensive technology and outsourcing solutions within the property and casualty marketplace for insurance companies, employers, local governments and reinsurance captives. "
target: Global HR Research
At Global HR Research, they deliver the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates—in less time with less risk than ever before.
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closed 8/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Corporate Executive Board, acquired SHL Group PLC

synopsis: The Corporate Executive Board Company, the leading member-based advisory company, announced that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of UK-based SHL, a global leader in cloud-based talent measurement and management solutions.
buyer: Corporate Executive Board (CEB:$938.58)
Corporate Executive Board is the leading member-based advisory company. Using their advanced research methodologies and human capital analytics, the company equips senior leaders and their teams with insight and actionable solutions to transform operations. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: SHL Group PLC
SHL was founded in 1977 and is the global leader in talent assessment solutions, supporting organizations in the selection, performance management and development of people at all levels and across all sectors.
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HgCapital, acquired SHL Group PLC

synopsis: Surrey 4 Ltd, an acquisition vehicle of UK-based private equity company HgCapital LLP, launched a tender offer to acquire UK-based SHL Group Plc for approximately GBP99.87 million (US$187.32 million) in cash.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. Successor to Mercury Private Equity, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch. Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital. HgCapital has funds under management of €2.5 billion. "
target: SHL Group PLC
SHL is the world-leading provider of psychometric assessment and development solutions. The company supports organisations in the selection, recruitment, promotion, succession planning and development of talented people at all levels and across all sectors.
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closed 4/29/2015 via Company Press Release

Towers Watson, acquired Saville Consulting

synopsis: Towers Watson, a global professional services company, has acquired Saville Consulting, an international psychometric assessment business. Saville Consulting is highly regarded internationally for its occupational psychology expertise and proprietary software, which help organisations recruit and develop talented individuals and teams.
buyer: Towers Watson (TW:$3,644.95)
Towers Watson is a leading global professional services company that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, risk and financial management. Towers Watson offers solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, and risk and capital management. "
target: Saville Consulting
Saville Consulting is an international assessment business founded in 2004 by Professor Peter Saville. Saville Consulting works with organisations to identify, select and develop talented individuals and teams. Their vision is to transform assessment around the world with leading edge psychometrics.
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closed 8/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Data Facts, Inc., acquired Strategic Information Resources, Inc

synopsis: Data Facts, a nationwide provider of mortgage lending solutions and national and international background screening solutions, announced their acquisition of Strategic Information Resources, a national provider of risk assessment services including consumer and business credit reports, appraisals, and comprehensive background screening.
buyer: Data Facts, Inc.
Data Facts provides trusted information that can be relied on to make sound hiring and lending decisions. Their comprehensive solutions allow clients to make better decisions faster and more efficiently. "
target: Strategic Information Resources, Inc
Strategic Information Resources is a national provider of risk assessment services including consumer and business credit reports, appraisals, and comprehensive background screening. SIR helps thousands of companies make more informed decisions every day.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Cisive, purchased Pre-Employment Screening from Blue Umbrella

synopsis: Cisive, a global provider of compliance and risk management solutions, has acquired the pre-employment screening (PES) division of Blue Umbrella, a provider of due diligence research and compliance technologies. PES provides comprehensive background investigations of potential and current employees, vendors, customers, and business partners.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Cisive
Cisive is a global provider of compliance-driven human capital management and risk management solutions. The company’s core onboarding and pre-employment background screening offering provides clients with a streamlined, high-quality, and regulatory-compliant solution. "
seller: Blue Umbrella
Blue Umbrella is a leading provider of due diligence research and innovative third-party compliance technologies. Combining global research excellence with disruptive RegTech SaaS solutions, Blue Umbrella serves multinational corporations.
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closed 9/26/2018 via PR Web

Barada Associates, acquired American Business Services

synopsis: Barada Associates, Indiana’s premier provider of background screening and reference checking services, announced the acquisition of American Business Services, a professional background screening services firm.
buyer: Barada Associates
Founded in 1979, Barada Associates was one of the world’s first employment screening businesses. The company provides reference reports, employment verifications and background checks to employers nationwide and is widely recognized as a premier provider of reference reports. "
target: American Business Services
American Business Services is a progressive corporation offering applicant screening services, human resource services and security/safety consulting. ABS Screening provides employment and residential screening services for many progressive organizations through the US and Canada.
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Global HR Research, acquired easyBackgrounds Inc.

synopsis: Background Screening provider Global HR Research (GHRR), a Renovo Capital company, announced that it has acquired easyBackgrounds, a background screening company operating from Newfields, NH. easyBackgrounds has been helping companies mitigate risk and hire smarter.
buyer parent: Renovo Capital, LLC
buyer: Global HR Research
Global HR Research combines advanced screening technology, data and business analytics to deliver better background screening programs to thousands of customers and their candidates. Global HR Research is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners. "
target: easyBackgrounds Inc.
easyBackgrounds has been helping companies mitigate risk and hire smarter. With a FCRA certified staff, easyBackgrounds provides best-in-class screening services and uncompromising accuracy with the fastest turnaround in the industry.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

RIVS Digital Interviews, acquired Async Interview

synopsis: RIVS, a leading provider of digital interview software, announced its acquisition of Async Interview's well-known interviewing solutions, including offerings for pre-recorded video interviewing, live video interviewing, and audio interviewing.
buyer: RIVS Digital Interviews
RIVS connects recruitment teams to quality candidates through digital interviews. Video and voice interviews reveal key candidate personality skills earlier on in the selection process, helping organizations discover top talent, while reducing time and costs associated with interviewing. "
target: Async Interview
Async Interview is a digital interviewing platform provider that supplies the technology and service to meet the needs of corporate and outsourced recruitment professionals. Its suite of video and audio interviewing tools are built to revolutionize the recruiting process.
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closed 3/11/2015 via PR Newswire

SNH Inc., acquired PeopleFacts

synopsis: Sackett National Holdings, Inc. (SNH), a leading provider of financial services data, energy, and screening solutions and services, announced that it has acquired Maumee, Ohio-based PeopleFacts, a national provider of employment screening services.
buyer: SNH Inc.
Sackett National Holdings, Inc. (SNH) is a leading provider of financial services data, energy, and screening solutions and services. SNH specializes in creating cost-effective products and services that enable partners in the automotive, energy, mortgage, finance and employment industries. "
target: PeopleFacts
Employment screening and background check leaders, PeopleFacts is highly regarded for its accuracy and expansive partner network.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Corporate Resource Services, Inc., acquired Nationwide Screening Services

synopsis: Corporate Resource Services, Inc., a diversified technology, staffing, recruiting, and consulting services firm, announced that it has acquired Nationwide Screening Services located in Melville, New York. They have designed their services so employers and business people can automate and accelerate their vetting process.
buyer: Corporate Resource Services, Inc. (CRRS:$942.50)
Corporate Resource Services, Inc. is a leading recruiting and staffing provider that specializes in placing administrative, clerical, customer service, information technology and light industrial candidates. "
target: Nationwide Screening Services
Nationwide Screening Services is staffed by professional researchers and investigators, and they back them with the industry’s most powerful database research tools and technology. They have designed their services so employers and business people can automate and accelerate their vetting process.
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closed 3/5/2013 via Market Wire

First Advantage Corporation, purchased Screening business from LexisNexis Risk Solutions

synopsis: First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group company and a leading global provider of comprehensive talent acquisition solutions, announced that its acquisition of the employment and resident screening business of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, has closed.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage is a provider of talent acquisition solutions including employment background screening, occupational health services, applicant tracking systems, skills and behavioral assessments, and business tax consulting services. "
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
The screening business of LexisNexis provides everything from in-depth criminal background checks and drug/alcohol screening to employment verification and time-saving post-hire solutions.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc., acquired Powerchex Limited.

synopsis: HireRight, Inc., a leader in on-demand employment background and drug screening, announced the close of its acquisition of Powerchex Limited, a leading pre-employment screening firm based in the United Kingdom. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: HireRight, Inc.
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. "
target: Powerchex Limited.
Powerchex is among the UK’s premier pre-employment screening firms for financial institutions. Based in the City of London, Powerchex checks the background, employment history, criminal records and professional qualifications of applicants on behalf of financial institutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/21/2008 via BusinessWire

US Investigations Services, Inc., acquired HireRight

synopsis: US Investigations Services, Inc., a leading provider of employment screening solutions and the largest provider of security investigations to the federal government, and HireRight, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions, announced the completion of the HireRight acquisition.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: US Investigations Services, Inc.
USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk. The company offers a broad range of services including pre-employment and drug screening services, background investigations, business intelligence. "
target: HireRight
HireRight is a provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions that help employers implement, manage and control screening programs. Many companies trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results.
price ($mm)
$201
rev ($mm)
$72
EBITDA ($mm)
$11
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
18.6x
closed 8/31/2007 via Capital IQ

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired US Investigations Services, Inc.

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners Inc., a leading private investment firm, has acquired USIS from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and The Carlyle Group . USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: US Investigations Services, Inc.
USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk. The company offers a broad range of services including pre-employment and drug screening services, background investigations, business intelligence.
price ($mm)
$1,500
rev ($mm)
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closed 8/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Single Source Services, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Single Source Services, Inc., a regional employment screening company based in Birmingham, Ala. This purchase further expands the company's growing employment screening market share and establishes a local regional presence.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Single Source Services, Inc.
Single Source Services was established to enable companies to reduce hiring costs and avoid risks by offering a full line of pre-employment screening services.
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