Like Midwest Financial Search Inc.

closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Versique, acquired Midwest Financial Search Inc.

synopsis: Versique Search and Consulting, a Minneapolis-based Executive Search and Consulting firm, has acquired Midwest Financial Search Inc., a recruitment firm that specializes in banking and financial services placement. Midwest Financial Search Inc. finds smart, capable candidates and introduces them to leading commercial banks.
buyer: Versique
Versique is a Minneapolis-based Executive Search and Consulting firm. Versique specializes in contract, direct hire and executive search. The firm offers services for 13 practice areas, including IT, human resources, finance and accounting, engineering, sales, consumer packaged goods, and more. "
target: Midwest Financial Search Inc.
Midwest Financial Search Inc. is a recruitment firm that specializes in banking and financial services placement. Midwest Financial Search Inc. finds smart, capable candidates and introduces them to leading commercial banks that complement their personality and work style.
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closed 5/8/2020 via Company Press Release

univativ, acquired OPUS ONE Recruitment GmbH

synopsis: univativ Group, a leading German provider of specialized personnel services, has acquired a majority stake in OPUS ONE Recruitment GmbH, a specialized personnel service provider in Germany. OPUS ONE provides temporary staffing and permanent placements for the Banking industry as well in the areas of Office, Finance, Tax, Legal and IT.
buyer parent: Triton
buyer: univativ
univativ is a leading German provider of specialized personnel services. univativ specializes in placing young professionals and has been successfully providing student and graduate specialists to more than 400 customers in different sectors. "
target: OPUS ONE Recruitment GmbH
OPUS ONE Recruitment is a specialized personnel service provider in Germany. OPUS ONE offers personnel services in the areas of temporary staffing and permanent placements for the Banking industry as well in the areas of Office, Finance, Tax, Legal and IT.
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announced 10/19/2016 via BNC Analysis

Quess Corp Limited, will acquire Comtel Solutions

synopsis: Business services provider Quess Corp said it has entered into a binding agreement of terms to acquire a majority stake in Comtel Solutions Pte Ltd. Comtel is a search firm headquartered in Singapore with a strong focus on Finance Technology.
buyer: Quess Corp Limited (BSE:539978:$918.70)
Quess, India’s leading business services provider was established in 2007. It serves over 1300+ customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrial Asset Management. "
target: Comtel Solutions
Comtel is a search firm headquartered in Singapore with a strong focus on Finance Technology. They are the search firm of choice for clients looking to fill specialized Finance Technology roles & for candidates across the globe interested in leadership roles & cutting edge technology.
price ($mm)
$20*
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$59
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$4
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closed 2/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

JAC Recruitment, acquired VantagePoint KK

synopsis: JAC Recruitment, a company that provides recruitment services mainly for middle management and specialists in all industries, has acquired VantagePoint KK, a company that provides recruitment services with a core focus in consulting firms and financial institutions.
buyer: JAC Recruitment (TSE:2124:$220.36)
Based in Japan, JAC Recruitment provides recruitment services mainly for middle management and specialists in all industries and occupations, including manufacturers, IT, healthcare, finance, consumer goods, services, and the Web. "
target parent: Vantage Point Asia
target: VantagePoint KK
Based in Japan, VantagePoint KK provides recruitment services with a core focus in consulting firms and financial institutions. The VantagePoint team is positioned not only to recruit, but to coach, develop and provide critical market insights to their business partners.
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closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

TechStream Group, acquired Etonwood Ltd

synopsis: London-based technology recruitment firm Etonwood announced that it merged with talent solutions provider TechStream. Etonwood specialises in cloud and infrastructure technology talent solutions and works closely with financial services companies, technology consultancies and service management automation specialists.
buyer: TechStream Group
Founded in 2017 by Paul Beeke, TechStream is a talent solution provider that consists of four portfolio brands each focusing on unique technology streams: CloudStream, EarthStream, AutoStream and CyberStream. "
target: Etonwood Ltd
Etonwood specialises in cloud and infrastructure technology talent solutions and works closely with financial services companies, technology consultancies and service management automation specialists which includes the rapidly growing ServiceNow market.
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closed 11/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Options Group, acquired Whitney Correlate

synopsis: Options Group, a leading global executive search and strategic consulting firm, has completed its acquisition of Whitney Correlate's business, a premier capital markets search firm with offices in Hong Kong and Singapore.
buyer: Options Group
Options Group is a leading global executive search and strategic consulting firm for the financial services industry. They have maintained a local presence on five continents and have placed thousands of mid- to senior-level professionals in all areas of the financial services industry. "
target: Whitney Correlate
Whitney Correlate is a specialist Executive Search firm that works with a select number of Financial Institutions, Funds and MNC's across Asia, Europe, the Middle East & Africa, with offices in Hong Kong, Singapore and New York.
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closed 5/6/2015 via Market Wire

Kavaliro, acquired Hynes & Company

synopsis: Kavaliro, award-winning national staffing and services company, announced the acquisition of the San Francisco Bay Area staffing firm, Hynes & Company. Hynes & Co provides contingent staffing services to large health care providers, finance, and insurance companies, with a specialization in providing IT resources.
buyer: Kavaliro
Kavaliro provides employers with employment solutions by providing the most qualified and professional employees, who can staff both project and permanent positions in order to ensure the ongoing success of all types of businesses. "
target: Hynes & Company
Hynes & Company provides contingent staffing services to large health care providers, finance, and insurance companies. They specialize in providing IT resources, including Program and Project Managers, Architects and Engineers, Analysts, Programmers and QA specialists, and everything in between.
price ($mm)
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$7
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closed 11/21/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Heidrick & Struggles International, acquired Scambler MacGregor

synopsis: Heidrick & Struggles International, the premier professional services firm focused on serving the leadership needs of top organizations globally, announced the acquisition of Scambler MacGregor, an Australian-based retained Executive Search boutique that serves the needs of the financial services industry.
buyer: Heidrick & Struggles International (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. "
target: Scambler MacGregor
Scambler MacGregor is an Australian-based retained Executive Search boutique that serves the needs of the financial services industry.
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closed 5/31/2007 via BusinessWire

COMSYS Information Technology Services Inc., acquired Plum Rhino Consulting LLC

synopsis: COMSYS IT Partners, Inc. announced the acquisition of Plum Rhino Consulting LLC, a specialty finance and accounting staffing services provider with offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, St. Louis and Chicago. Terms of the acquisition included the issuance of 253,606 shares of COMSYS common stock to the Plum Rhino equity holders at closing.
buyer: COMSYS Information Technology Services Inc. (CITP:$649.31)
COMSYS IT Partners, Inc. is a leading IT services company. COMSYS service offerings include contingent and direct hire placement of IT professionals and a wide range of technical services and solutions addressing requirements across the enterprise. "
target: Plum Rhino Consulting LLC
plumRHINO Consulting is a leader in providing professional project-based consultants, staff augmentation resources, and recruiting support to the functional lines of business within the financial services industry.
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closed 10/19/2005 via PR Newswire

MPS Group, Inc., acquired Pacioli Companies

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, today announced the acquisition of Pacioli Companies, a regional provider of accounting, finance, and information technology professionals in Minneapolis/St. Paul and the upper Midwest. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: MPS Group, Inc. (MPS:$0.00)
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. "
target: Pacioli Companies
Pacioli Companies has been a leader in the Accounting/Finance and IT marketplace. Our service offerings include: retained search, contingency search, consulting engagements and professional staff augmentation.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PR Web

BizTek People, Inc., acquired InSite Search

synopsis: BizTek People, Inc. (BTPI), a premier woman and minority owned high-end technology staffing firm, has acquired InSite Search Services, a leader in Fintech, Technology and Quantitative recruiting services. InSite Search has successfully completed hundreds of assignments within the Capital Markets sector.
buyer: BizTek People, Inc.
BizTek People, Inc. is a premier woman and minority owned high-end technology staffing firm headquartered in downtown Portland, Oregon. BizTek People ensures that their clients receive the most competent solutions for all their business and technology needs. "
target: InSite Search
InSite Search is a leader in Fintech, Technology and Quantitative recruiting services. InSite Search has successfully completed hundreds of assignments within the Capital Markets sector. The positions they have filled include Senior Traders, Algorithmic Traders, Quantitative Analysts, and more.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BusinessWire

Exchange Place Partners, LLC merged with Hedley May,

synopsis: London-based executive search firm, Hedley May, and New York-based Exchange Place Partners (“Exchange Place”) are proud to announce a merger, effective April 19, 2017, creating a global executive search firm to be known as “Hedley May.”
buyer: Hedley May
Founded in 2009, Hedley May delivers exceptional talent and strategic consultancy to the world’s leading organizations. The firm is an acknowledged expert across the critical functional and advisory roles that underpin the success of high-performing businesses. "
target: Exchange Place Partners, LLC
Founded in 2009, Exchange Place and its Partners Regina Glocker, Laura McPhail and Vanessa de Samamé provide financial services and corporate clients with key talent across senior business leadership roles and the “Lines of Defense.
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closed 8/3/2016 via BNC Analysis

Mitchell Martin, acquired Spring Lake Consulting LLC

synopsis: Mitchell Martin Inc., an IT staffing firm, acquired Spring Lake Consulting Inc., a Manhattan-based staffing firm that provides IT professionals and business domain experts in banking, hedge fund and insurance industry verticals.
buyer: Mitchell Martin
Originally, Mitchell Martin focused primarily on providing technical professionals to the financial services community. In 1990, Mitchell Martin expanded its service offering to include the rapidly expanding Allied Healthcare (OT’s/PT’s, Speech) community. "
target: Spring Lake Consulting LLC
Founded in 1998, Spring Lake Consulting is a boutique Information Technology consulting firm specializing in technology solutions for investment banks, hedge funds and insurance companies.
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closed 10/1/2014 via PR Newswire

Caldwell Partners, acquired Hawksmoor Search

synopsis: Retained executive search firm The Caldwell Partners International Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hawksmoor Search, an executive search firm focusing on the insurance industry.
buyer: Caldwell Partners (TSX:CWL:$44.42)
Caldwell Partners is a leading international provider of executive search and has been for more than 40 years. The firm has a sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and senior executives, and selected functional experts. "
target: Hawksmoor Search
Based in London, Hawksmoor Search is a retained executive search boutique specializing in board and senior management recruitment for clients in the insurance and reinsurance markets worldwide.
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closed 5/22/2013 via BusinessWire

ejsSearch merged with The Jacobson Group,

synopsis: The Jacobson Group – the U.S.-based provider of talent to the insurance industry – and ejsSearch – the London-based insurance executive search firm specializing in assignments in the London, broader European and international markets – are pleased to announce the merger of firms has closed.
buyer: The Jacobson Group
The Jacobson Group is the leading provider of insurance talent to the United States. Jacobson has been connecting insurance organizations with professionals from the board room to the back room on both a permanent and temporary basis. "
target: ejsSearch
Based in the City of London, ejsSearch is a well-established talent management consulting firm specializing in strategic executive search for clients in the insurance industry in the UK, Europe and internationally.
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closed 10/10/2012 via Company Press Release

Quindell Portfolio Plc, acquired Metaskil plc

synopsis: Quindell Portfolio Plc, the provider of sector leading expertise in software, consultancy and technology enabled outsourcing in its key markets, being Insurance, Telecommunications and their Related Sectors, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Metaskil Group Limited, a specialist provider of solutions to the insurance and telecoms industry.
buyer: Quindell Portfolio Plc (AIM:WTG:$81.11)
Quindell Portfolio Plc is a provider of sector leading expertise in Software, Consulting and Technology Enabled Outsourcing in its key markets being Insurance, Telecommunications and their Related Sectors. "
target: Metaskil plc
Established in 1987, Metaskil is a specialist provider of project resourcing services and insurance solutions. Metaskil has provided key resources to hundreds of leading UK organisations - carefully screening candidates to ensure they are a perfect cultural fit and can hit the ground running.
price ($mm)
$7.37
rev ($mm)
$5
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announced 12/17/2007 via PR Newswire

Capital Markets Technologies, will acquire Strike IT Services

synopsis: Capital Markets Technologies has signed a letter of intent to acquire UK-based Strike IT Services, an IT consulting firm in the corporate treasury and financial applications market.
buyer: Capital Markets Technologies
Capital Markets Technologies is a Chicago-based financial technology solutions company with operations in Chicago and London. The company provides innovative financial technology solutions to global financial institutions and major corporations. "
target: Strike IT Services
Strike IT specialises in recruiting technical IT staff worldwide. We provide our top blue chip clients with the perfect candidate from 1st line support to board level directors.
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closed 9/18/2007 via BusinessWire

Addison Professional Search, acquired Strategic Corporate Solutions LLC

synopsis: Addison Professional Search, a rapidly-growing specialty staffing firm focused on finance and accounting, IT and administrative positions, has acquired New York City–based Strategic Corporate Solutions, LLC, a specialist in Wall Street Operations, IT, and administrative staffing for the financial services industry.
buyer: Addison Professional Search
Addison Professional Search is a specialized staffing firm that provides highly qualified personnel, on both a temporary project and permanent placement basis, primarily in the areas of finance and accounting, information technology and clerical services. "
target: Strategic Corporate Solutions LLC
Strategic Corporate Solutions is a fully integrated professional staffing firm specializing in the placement of professionals in Wall Street operations, Technology, and Finance/Accounting. SCS provides temporary, right-to-hire and permanent placement solutions to the New York metropolitan area.
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closed 5/14/2007 via BusinessWire

TAC Worldwide Companies, acquired The Systems Group

synopsis: TAC Worldwide, a leading provider of technical staffing and workforce management solutions, today announced the acquisition of The Systems Group to broaden its reach into the financial services and insurance sectors.
buyer parent: American Crystal Holdings, Inc
buyer: TAC Worldwide Companies
TAC provides highly skilled contract professionals for information technology, hardware & software engineering, manufacturing, technology deployment and contact center environments. "
target: The Systems Group
Established in 1985, The Systems Group (TSG) enables TAC Worldwide to provide the finest IT professionals to the insurance and healthcare industries.
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Dalrada Financial Corporation, acquired Strategic Alternative Staffing, LLC

synopsis: Dalrada Financial Corporation announced that it has acquired Strategic Alternative Staffing, LLC. The acquisition, effective on May 1, 2006, establishes a Texas presence for Dalrada, and expands the Company's organization to include a wider product line of insurance products to its clients throughout the 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: Strategic Alternative Staffing, LLC
Strategic Alternative Staffing, LLC is a Dallas-based broker of staffing and insurance services.
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closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Versique, acquired Midwest Financial Search Inc.

synopsis: Versique Search and Consulting, a Minneapolis-based Executive Search and Consulting firm, has acquired Midwest Financial Search Inc., a recruitment firm that specializes in banking and financial services placement. Midwest Financial Search Inc. finds smart, capable candidates and introduces them to leading commercial banks.
buyer: Versique
Versique is a Minneapolis-based Executive Search and Consulting firm. Versique specializes in contract, direct hire and executive search. The firm offers services for 13 practice areas, including IT, human resources, finance and accounting, engineering, sales, consumer packaged goods, and more. "
target: Midwest Financial Search Inc.
Midwest Financial Search Inc. is a recruitment firm that specializes in banking and financial services placement. Midwest Financial Search Inc. finds smart, capable candidates and introduces them to leading commercial banks that complement their personality and work style.
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closed 1/29/2020 via BNC Analysis

Versique, acquired Midwest Financial Search Inc.

synopsis: Versique Search and Consulting, a Minneapolis-based Executive Search and Consulting firm, has acquired Midwest Financial Search Inc., a recruitment firm that specializes in banking and financial services placement. Midwest Financial Search Inc. finds smart, capable candidates and introduces them to leading commercial banks.
buyer: Versique
Versique is a Minneapolis-based Executive Search and Consulting firm. Versique specializes in contract, direct hire and executive search. The firm offers services for 13 practice areas, including IT, human resources, finance and accounting, engineering, sales, consumer packaged goods, and more. "
target: Midwest Financial Search Inc.
Midwest Financial Search Inc. is a recruitment firm that specializes in banking and financial services placement. Midwest Financial Search Inc. finds smart, capable candidates and introduces them to leading commercial banks that complement their personality and work style.
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announced 10/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Korn Ferry, will acquire Lucas Group

synopsis: Korn Ferry, a global organizational consulting firm, is acquiring Lucas Group, an executive search and finance/accounting staffing provider based in Atlanta. Lucas Group was founded in 1970 and had ranked on SIA’s list of largest US staffing firms in 2020.
buyer: Korn Ferry (KFY:$2,051.34)
Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. Korn Ferry works with clients to design their organizational structures, roles, and responsibilities.They help them hire the right people and advise them on how to reward, develop, and motivate their workforce. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: Lucas Group
Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. From small and mid-sized companies to Fortune 500 corporations, they assist Clients find transcendent, management talent; Candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and Associates find professional success.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

HeadFirst Group, acquired Sterksen

synopsis: HeadFirst Group, a Dutch staffing firm, has acquired Sterksen, a Netherlands-based recruitment services provider. Sterksen specializes in IT and technology recruitment. They also offer executive search and IT managed services. The company helps their clients to find talented candidates for both permanent and temporary positions.
buyer: HeadFirst Group
HeadFirst Group is a Dutch staffing firm. HeadFirst Group offers solutions for every hiring issue and guides their clients through the professional hiring process. They provide their clients with access to the entire labour market and offer them the best professionals to choose from. "
target: Sterksen
Sterksen is a Netherlands-based recruitment services provider. Sterksen specializes in IT and technology recruitment. They also offer executive search and IT managed services. The company helps their clients to find talented candidates for both permanent and temporary positions.
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closed 3/11/2021 via BNC Analysis

PlusHR, acquired Consult Recruitment

synopsis: PlusHR, a leading HR and resourcing specialist in the UK, has acquired Consult Recruitment, a boutique HR recruitment partner that specialises in mid-senior HR placements across the UK. Consult Recruitment offers services for interim, retained, permanent, and executive recruitment.
buyer: PlusHR
PlusHR is a leading HR and resourcing specialist in the UK. PlusHR provides HR support, HR consulting and recruitment services to SMEs. They offer HR consulting services for a range of complex HR projects. Their recruitment services helps clients to find talented candidates that match their needs. "
target: Consult Recruitment
Consult Recruitment is a boutique HR recruitment partner that specialises in mid-senior HR placements across the UK. Consult Recruitment provides bespoke HR recruitment services to some of the world's biggest brands. They offer services for interim, retained, permanent, and executive recruitment.
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closed 3/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Riviera, acquired Arete Partners

synopsis: Riviera Partners, the leading Executive Search firm for engineering, product, and design leadership roles, is excited to announce the strategic acquisition of Arete Partners, an executive search firm for VP, Head Of, & Director talent at VC-backed startups.
buyer: Riviera
Riviera Partners is a global executive recruiting firm specializing in Engineering, Product and Design leadership. They understand that hiring the right technology leadership is the difference between success and failure for any company. "
target: Arete Partners
Arete is an executive search firm for VP, Head Of, & Director talent at VC-backed startups. The DNA of leadership talent that can propel an early-stage company is like no other, and is finite. Successfully anticipating how an emerging executive and a new company will grow together is pivotal.
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announced 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Caldwell, will acquire IQTalent Partners

synopsis: Toronto-based Caldwell will acquire IQTalent Partners, a technology-driven talent acquisition and executive search firm offering consulting, candidate sourcing, candidate research, and full lifecycle recruiting. The companies will combine to create a technology-powered talent acquisition firm specializing in recruitment at all levels.
buyer: Caldwell (TSX:CWL:$44.42)
Caldwell is a retained executive search firm based in Toronto. As a leading provider of executive talent, Caldwell enables its clients to thrive and succeed by helping them identify, recruit, and retain their best people. "
target: IQTalent Partners
IQTalent Partners is a technology-driven talent acquisition and executive search firm offering consulting, candidate sourcing, candidate research, and full lifecycle recruiting to its clients.
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closed 12/18/2020 via Yahoo, Inc.

HIRE Technologies, acquired Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners

synopsis: HIRE Technologies Inc., a company focused on modernizing and digitizing the fragmented staffing industry, has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Taylor Ryan Inc. and TR Partners Inc., entities which jointly operate Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners, a Vancouver based boutique consulting firm.
buyer: HIRE Technologies (TSXV:HIRE:$8.75)
HIRE Technologies is a Canadian company focused on the acquisition of information technology, staffing, and HR consulting firms. HIRE provides their partners with meaningful cross-selling opportunities, access to leading technology, and a centralized back-office system to support growth. "
target: Taylor Ryan Executive Search Partners
Taylor Ryan is a Vancouver based boutique consulting firm focused on providing retained search, contingency recruitment, and human resource management solutions to their clients within specialist industry sectors across Canada and the Pacific North West.
price ($mm)
$3.24
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$1
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$1
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closed 11/6/2020 via PR Newswire

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, acquired Optimum Talent

synopsis: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has acquired Montreal-based Optimum Talent Inc., one of Canada's largest privately-owned integrated talent management firms. Optimum Talent will introduce AJG's Gallagher Better Works organizational wellbeing strategy to the many clients that they support, expanding AJG's senior management relationships across Canada.
buyer: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (AJG:$7,082.80)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm. The company has operations in 49 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. "
target: Optimum Talent
Optimum Talent is one of Canada's largest privately-owned integrated talent management firms and a leader in human resource consulting. Its team of professionals operates in three targeted segments: Search Solutions, Leadership Assessment & Development, and Career Transition & Outplacement.
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closed 3/4/2020 via PR Newswire

Recruitment Group Holdings Plc, acquired iSP Group

synopsis: Recruitment Group Holdings (RGH), an acquisitive recruitment, human resource and training group in the UK, has acquired the iSP Group, a provider of diverse vertical and geographical staffing solutions in the UK. The iSP Group offers a full range of executive search, contingent recruitment and interim solutions to clients within various markets.
buyer: Recruitment Group Holdings Plc
Recruitment Group Holdings (RGH) is an acquisitive recruitment, human resource and training group in the UK. RGH aims to build a group of aligned but independently managed SME recruitment companies. The group plans to grow through strategic, tactical, asset and people acquisition. "
target: iSP Group
The iSP Group is a provider of diverse vertical and geographical staffing solutions in the UK. The group offers a full range of executive search, contingent recruitment and interim solutions to clients within the IT, energy, finance, insurance, business support, legal, transport and medical markets.
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closed 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Cielo Talent, acquired AsiaNet China

synopsis: Cielo, the world's leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner, has acquired AsiaNet China, an RPO, executive search, recruitment, and payroll (HRO) business in China. AsiaNet serves customers across a range of industries including engineering, manufacturing, life sciences, supply chain, technology and more.
buyer parent: Permira
buyer: Cielo Talent
Cielo is the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner. Cielo leverages its global reach, local talent acquisition expertise and customized solutions to help clients achieve a sustained advantage and outstanding business outcomes through their talent practices. "
target: AsiaNet China
AsiaNet China is an RPO, executive search, recruitment, and payroll business in China. AsiaNet serves customers across a range of industries including engineering, manufacturing, life sciences, supply chain, technology and more. The company also provides business management consulting services.
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closed 1/28/2020 via Company Press Release

The Talent Club of Companies S.L., acquired Lincoln Group

synopsis: Paris-based The Talent Club has acquired a majority stake in Lincoln Group's capital to grow its international Talent management platform and become its vital strategic partner. Lincoln is a Global Executive Search and Talent Consulting firm and is ranked as one of the leading French firms with an international presence.
buyer: The Talent Club of Companies S.L.
Madrid-based The Talent Club is an international association of companies specializing in Talent Advisory, Talent Management, and Talent Representation in four high-demand markets such as sports athletes & professionals, artists, digital professionals and engineers, and managers and leaders. "
target: Lincoln Group
Paris-based Lincoln is a global talent management consulting firm, offering expertise in the areas of Executive Search, Executive Interim Management, Leadership Advisory, and Outplacement within specialized industry practices.
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closed 1/15/2020 via BNC Analysis

Menway, acquired MacAnders

synopsis: Menway, an HR consulting group in France, has acquired a 75% stake in MacAnders, a French recruitment firm that specializes in middle and top management positions. MacAnders provides executive, expert, and leader recruitment services to businesses in various industries, including engineering, health & life sciences, technology, retail, and more.
buyer: Menway
Menway is an HR consulting group in France. Menway provides tailor-made solutions to all HR issues. Their services include recruitment, career management, and HR consulting. The group aims to help companies find the talent they need and to support people in their careers. "
target: MacAnders
MacAnders is a French recruitment firm that specializes in middle and top management positions. MacAnders provides executive, expert, and leader recruitment services to businesses in various industries, including engineering, health & life sciences, technology, retail, real estate and more.
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closed 1/9/2020 via BusinessWire

H.I. Executive Consulting, purchased Switzerland Operations from Stanton Chase International

synopsis: Executive search firm, H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC), has acquired Stanton Chase, a global executive search firm that partners with leading businesses, governments, non-governmental organizations and not-for-profits to assess and acquire top executive leadership talent to drive breakthrough performance.
buyer: H.I. Executive Consulting
H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC) is a leading global executive search firm focused on hiring board, CEO and senior-level executives globally. HIEC was established to disrupt the traditional approach to executive search by placing a premium focus on hiring transformational leaders across the sectors."
seller: Stanton Chase International
Stanton Chase is a global executive search firm that partners with leading businesses, governments, non-governmental organizations and not-for-profits to assess and acquire top executive leadership talent to drive breakthrough performance.
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closed 1/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Shepherd Search Group, acquired Management Recruiters Of Woodbury, Inc.

synopsis: Shepherd Search Group, a global executive search & recruitment firm, has acquired Management Recruiters of Woodbury (MR Woodbury), a recruitment agency in Woodbury, NY. MR Woodbury delivers executive and mid-level management candidates to fill key positions in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, IT, Supply Chain, and Accounting & Finance fields.
buyer: Shepherd Search Group
Shepherd Search Group is a global executive search & recruitment firm. Shepherd specializes in in executive search, permanent placement, interim staffing, HR solutions and recruitment process outsourcing. The industries they serve include healthcare, engineering, finance, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Management Recruiters Of Woodbury, Inc.
Management Recruiters of Woodbury, Inc. (MR Woodbury) is a recruitment agency in Woodbury, NY. MR Woodbury delivers the right executive and mid-level management candidates to fill key positions in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, IT, Supply Chain, and Accounting & Finance fields.
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closed 9/23/2019 via Company Press Release

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, acquired The Human Capital Group

synopsis: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, has acquired The Human Capital Group, a retained executive search and leadership consulting firm assisting clients domestically and internationally as they seek to find, strengthen and grow transformational leaders.
buyer: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (AJG:$7,082.80)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm. It has operations in 35 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. "
target: The Human Capital Group
The Human Capital Group is a retained executive search and leadership consulting firm assisting clients domestically and internationally as they seek to find, strengthen and grow transformational leaders. Their executive search services leverage deep industry, functional and search expertise.
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announced 7/17/2019 via BusinessWire

ZRG Partners, will acquire Holker Watkin

synopsis: ZRG Partners, a global executive search and human capital management firm, will be acquiring Holker Watkin, a leader in the placement of strategy and transformation professionals across Europe and other key markets.
buyer: ZRG Partners
ZRG Partners is a global executive search and human capital management firm that is changing the way companies hire and manage talent. They were founded on the principle that good information and process excellence are the cornerstones of any successful human capital decision. "
target: Holker Watkin
Based in the UK, Holker Watkin is the leading executive search firms focused on addressing critical strategic talent needs for their clients. They connect individuals with attractive career opportunities and/or rewarding independent consulting engagements.
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closed 7/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Spencer Stuart, acquired MERC Partners

synopsis: Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search and leadership advisory firm, has acquired MERC Partners, Ireland’s foremost executive search and leadership consulting firm. MERC Partners specializes in the appointment, assessment and development of senior business leaders for multinational corporations and organisations in Ireland.
buyer: Spencer Stuart
Spencer Stuart is a global executive search and leadership advisory firm. Through their executive search, board and leadership advisory services, Spencer Stuart helps build high-performing teams for select clients ranging from major multinationals to emerging companies to nonprofit institutions. "
target: MERC Partners
MERC Partners is Ireland’s leading executive search and leadership advisory firm. MERC Partners specializes in the appointment, assessment and development of senior business leaders for multinational corporations and privately owned and public sector organisations in Ireland.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Avalution Consulting, acquired BC Management

synopsis: Avalution Consulting, the leading provider of business continuity and IT disaster recovery consulting services and software solutions, announced the acquisition of BC Management, the leading provider of staffing and data research in the business continuity profession.
buyer: Avalution Consulting
Avalution provides consulting services and software solutions focused on helping organizations design and mature business continuity and IT disaster recovery programs aligned to industry best practice and international standards. They work with organizations of all sizes in nearly every industry. "
target: BC Management
BC Management is the leading provider of executive staffing and research services for the business continuity profession worldwide. They provide staffing solutions and offers data-driven research studies covering compensation assessments, program effectiveness, and industry trends.
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announced 5/31/2019 via BusinessWire

Excel Search Group will be merged with Profectus, LLC,

synopsis: Excel Search Group, a Houston based business advisory and executive search firm, is to merge with Profectus, LLC, another Houston based business advisory and executive search firm.
buyer: Profectus, LLC
Profectus is a business advisory and executive search firm dedicated to building world-class finance organizations through human capital. They are headquartered out of Houston, TX. "
target: Excel Search Group
Excel Search Group is a Houston based business advisory and executive search firm with a solid portfolio of new and existing clients throughout Texas, including several Fortune 500 companies. Excel Search Group has helped several organizations achieve success by providing exceptional human capital.
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announced 5/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, will acquire iimjobs.com

synopsis: Info Edge, the operator of jobs site Naukri.com and real estate portal 99acres.com, has agreed to acquire Highorbit Careers Pvt. Ltd, the company behind jobs portal iimjobs.com. iimjobs.com is focused on middle- to senior-level hiring in fields such as finance, consulting, business process outsourcing, technology, and sales and marketing.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: iimjobs.com
iimjobs.com is an exclusive online recruitment platform for middle and senior management positions in India. With over one million registered professionals, iimjobs.com focuses on providing premium job opportunities and an enhanced job seeking experience.
price ($mm)
$12
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$2
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4.9x
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closed 5/1/2019 via BusinessWire

ZRG Partners, acquired Dowd Associates, Inc.

synopsis: ZRG, a global executive search and human capital management firm, has acquired Dowd Associates Inc., a Boutique and unique executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of senior level financial professionals. Dowd Associates identifies outstanding executives that fit within their client's corporate culture.
buyer: ZRG Partners
ZRG Partners is a global executive search and human capital management firm that is changing the way companies hire and manage talent. They were founded on the principle that good information and process excellence are the cornerstones of any successful human capital decision. "
target: Dowd Associates, Inc.
Dowd Associates is a Boutique and unique executive search firm specializing in the recruitment of senior level financial professionals. Dowd Associates has built a reputation on identifying executives who are not only outstanding, but whose values fit snuggly within a client's corporate culture.
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