Like Saba Software, Inc.

closed 4/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., acquired Saba Software, Inc.

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in people development solutions, has acquired Saba, a global leader in talent experience solutions and a portfolio company of Vector Capital. Saba has over 20 years of industry experience developing, delivering, and supporting learning, performance, and recruiting product solutions.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. The company's development solutions include comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern content delivered in the flow of work, development-driven performance management, and holistic workforce data management and insights. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba is a global leader in talent experience solutions. Powered by AI and machine learning, Saba’s cloud-based platform combines talent with intelligent personalization to deliver a unique talent experience for every individual while delivering the actionable insight talent leaders need.
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closed 11/11/2021 via Company Press Release

PageUp People, acquired eArcu Ltd

synopsis: PageUp has acquired eArcu, a company that operates a SaaS based talent management platform. Its platform enables organizations to manage recruitment, on-boarding, learning, performance, succession, and analytics. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Harpenden, United Kingdom.
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: eArcu Ltd
eArcu Ltd operates a SaaS based talent management platform. Its platform enables organizations to manage recruitment, on-boarding, learning, performance, succession, and analytics. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Harpenden, United Kingdom.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fiverr, acquired Stoke Talent Ltd.

synopsis: Fiverr, an Israeli online marketplace for freelance services, has acquired Stoke Talent, an on-demand talent management platform. Stoke provides organizations with control and transparency while giving them access to the largest and most diverse talent pool around. Their platform makes it easy for businesses to hire, manage, and pay freelancers.
buyer: Fiverr (FVRR:$251.81)
Based in Israel, Fiverr’s mission is to change how the world works together. The Fiverr platform helps connect businesses with freelancers offering digital services including graphic design, copywriting, voice overs and music and film editing. "
target: Stoke Talent Ltd.
Stoke Talent is an on-demand talent management platform. Stoke provides organizations with control, transparency, and simplicity while giving them access to the largest and most diverse talent pool around. Their platform makes it easy for businesses to hire, manage, and pay freelancers.
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$95
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announced 8/6/2021 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in talent management software, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private equity firm.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. The company's development solutions include comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern content delivered in the flow of work, development-driven performance management, and holistic workforce data management and insights.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,788 [$4,784]*
rev ($mm)
$830
EBITDA ($mm)
$193
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6.3x
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27.0x
closed 7/2/2021 via PR Newswire

TopFunnel, acquired Teamable

synopsis: TopFunnel, the AI-powered recruiting startup that high-growth companies use to scale, has acquired Teamable to supercharge referral-based recruiting. Teamable is the employee referral platform that transforms social networks into high-performance talent pools.
buyer: TopFunnel
TopFunnel supercharges the recruiting process and makes engaging candidates effortless by sourcing the right candidates for the right roles — and sending them the right message. Since its founding in 2017, TopFunnel has empowered both recruiters and employees through the talent acquisition process. "
target: Teamable
Teamable is the employee referral platform that transforms social networks into high-performance talent pools. Teamable’s scalable “crowdsourced” referrals improve recruiter productivity and hiring manager satisfaction by speeding time to hire and increasing candidate quality.
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announced 6/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, will acquire Zwayam

synopsis: Info Edge, an online classifieds company in India, will acquire Zwayam Digital Pvt Ltd, India's most popular SaaS based hiring platform. Zwayam offers an end-to-end recruitment software solution that automates all stages of hiring, from sourcing to onboarding. They help businesses of all sizes to find, attract, and retain the best talent.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: Zwayam
Zwayam is India's most popular SaaS based hiring platform. Zwayam offers an end-to-end recruitment software solution that automates all stages of hiring, from sourcing to onboarding. They help businesses of all sizes to find, attract, and retain the best talent.
price ($mm)
$8.30
rev ($mm)
$1
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9.4x
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announced 4/28/2021 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, will acquire TalentSoft SA

synopsis: Lyon-based Cegid, the specialist in business management solutions, will acquire Talentsoft, a leading French player in cloud talent management solutions. The acquisition will enable Cegid to expand its existing range with a Talent offer that is perfectly suited to the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises and mid-market companies.
buyer: Cegid SA
France-based Cegid is a major provider of business management solutions for CPAs, financial and tax managers, as well as for HR, payroll, and retail professionals. With its experience as a leader in SaaS management solutions, Cegid supports the digitization of companies and public organizations. "
target: TalentSoft SA
Based in France, Talentsoft is the European leader in cloud-based talent management and learning software. The company's solution efficiently manages employee recruitment, learning, performance, competencies, careers, and compensation.
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closed 11/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Ernst & Young, LLP, acquired Spotmentor

synopsis: Ernst & Young, the leading global professional services organization, has acquired Spotmentor, an end-to-end skilling platform in India. Spotmentor helps businesses identify skills required for the future of work, upskilling and reskilling talent at scale. Their platform uses AI technology to drive skills management and employee learning.
buyer: Ernst & Young, LLP
UK-based Ernst & Young (EY) is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services. The insights and quality services they deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. "
target: Spotmentor
Spotmentor is an end-to-end skilling platform in India. Spotmentor helps businesses identify skills required for the future of work, upskilling and reskilling talent at scale. Their platform uses AI technology to drive skills management and employee learning.
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closed 12/11/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Degreed, acquired Adepto

synopsis: Degreed, the workforce upskilling platform for one-in-three Fortune 50 companies, has acquired Adepto, a Total Talent platform that provides visibility and access to the skill-sets of current and potential workers. The acquisition adds enhanced skills inventories, on-the-job development experiences, and career mobility to Degreed's platform.
buyer: Degreed
Degreed is a workforce learning and skills tracking platform. The company integrates and curates all the resources people use to learn, all in one place, including learning management systems and millions of courses, videos, articles, books, and podcasts from thousands of sources. "
target: Adepto
Adepto is a skill-based Total Talent platform providing customers with a single view and access to all the talent available to them, internal and external, past, present, and future. Adepto reduces the time for hiring, direct sourcing, internal mobility, re/up-skilling at scale, and promotion.
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announced 12/4/2019 via PR Web

Conenza, Inc. will be merged with IntraWorlds,

synopsis: Conenza will merge with IntraWorlds, a global provider of innovative cloud-based talent relationship and corporate alumni solutions. Conenza is a corporate alumni management software platform that helps organizations to design, implement and grow their alumni program.
buyer: IntraWorlds
IntraWorlds is a global provider of innovative cloud-based talent relationship and corporate alumni solutions. Their solutions help globally active companies to establish HR management and talent acquisition strategies that allow them to target and connect with top talent. "
target: Conenza, Inc.
Conenza is a corporate alumni management software platform. Conenza’s cloud-based platform helps organizations to design, implement and grow their alumni program. Their platform enables businesses to rehire the best alumni talent, capture important alumni data, measure their brand advocacy and more.
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closed 8/26/2019 via PR Newswire

Entelo, acquired ConveyIQ

synopsis: Entelo, a leader in recruiting automation, has acquired ConveyIQ, the leading provider of candidate engagement Software-as-a-Service solutions. ConveyIQ offers an all-in-one platform that enables recruitment innovators to fill roles with qualified talent quickly. Their platform provides solutions for digital interviews, surveys, and more.
buyer: Entelo
Entelo is a leader in recruiting automation. Entelo applies predictive analytics and AI to help their clients find and engage with the best talent for their organization. Entelo provides talent acquisition teams with higher candidate engagement, actionable insights and increased productivity. "
target: ConveyIQ
ConveyIQ is the leading provider of candidate engagement Software-as-a-Service solutions. ConveyIQ offers an all-in-one platform that enables recruitment innovators to fill roles with qualified talent quickly. Their platform provides solutions for digital interviews, surveys, and more.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

PrismHR, acquired AgileHR

synopsis: PrismHR, the leading HR software platform for human resource outsourcing (HRO) service providers, has acquired AgileHR, a leading provider of cloud-based talent management software. AgileHR helps small-to-medium sized organizations recruit, onboard, and manage top talent.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: PrismHR
PrismHR creates exceptional software and services, empowering human resource outsourcing service providers such as Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) and Administrative Service Organizations (ASOs) to deliver world-class HR, benefits and payroll to small and medium-sized businesses. "
target: AgileHR
AgileHR is a provider of quality cloud-based talent management software. AgileHR helps small-to-medium sized organizations recruit, onboard, and manage top talent. They offer applicant tracking, employee onboarding, performance management, and employee management solutions.
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closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Unit4, acquired Intuo.io

synopsis: Unit4, a global leader in enterprise applications for service organizations, has acquired Intuo, a Belgium-based provider of Talent Enablement solutions. Intuo offers an integrated talent enablement platform that allow businesses to easily plan and develop talent through continuous conversations and in the moment performance management.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Unit4
Unit4 is a leading provider of enterprise applications empowering people in service organizations. Unit4 delivers ERP, industry-focused and best-in-class applications. Unit4 serves organizations from various industries, including education, public sector, real estate, wholesale, and more. "
target: Intuo.io
Intuo is a Belgium-based provider of Talent Enablement solutions. Intuo offers an integrated talent enablement platform that meets the needs of a modern workforce. They allow businesses to easily plan and develop talent through continuous conversations and in the moment performance management.
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closed 10/24/2018 via PE Hub

Teamable, acquired Simppler

synopsis: Teamable, an enterprise employee referral engine that transforms the employees’ social networks into dynamic talent pools, has acquired Simppler, a data driven employee referral platform. Simppler's machine-learning recommendation tool helps companies discover the best talent through their existing employee networks.
buyer: Teamable
Teamable is an enterprise employee referral engine that transforms the employees’ social networks into dynamic talent pools. Teamable helps scale and optimize referral recruiting to fill business-critical roles while driving down time-to-hire and cost-per-hire metrics. "
target: Simppler
Simppler is a data driven employee referral platform. Their machine-learning recommendation tool helps companies discover the best talent through their existing employee networks. Simppler enables faster and more cost effective hiring, better business performance and lower attrition.
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closed 6/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Totango, acquired Personity.ai

synopsis: Totango, the leader in enterprise customer success solutions, announced that it has acquired Personity.ai. Personity securely analyzes candidates'​ social media profiles to interpret their personality and ensure company and culture fit. Cut recruiting costs, reduce time-to-hire, and create the best team.
buyer: Totango
Totango is the leading Customer Success solution for the enterprise. Their platform provides access to all customer information, best practices, and relevant metrics so enterprises can proactively and intelligently operate their company around their customers. "
target: Personity.ai
Personity securely analyzes candidates'​ social media profiles to interpret their personality and ensure company and culture fit. Cut recruiting costs, reduce time-to-hire, and create the best team. They are proud to be the platform that top recruiting firms and HR teams use to hire.
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closed 6/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Workday, Inc., acquired Rallyteam

synopsis: Workday, a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has acquired Rallyteam, a provider of talent management software solutions. Rallyteam's platform intelligently matches employees to opportunities, notifying them of jobs, projects, and tasks to increase employee engagement and decrease turnover.
buyer: Workday, Inc. (WDAY:$4,894.34)
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. "
target: Rallyteam
Rallyteam offers talent management software solutions. Their platform allows companies to better understand and utilize their most valuable asset, their people. Rallyteam intelligently matches employees to opportunities, notifying them of jobs, projects, and tasks to increase employee engagement.
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closed 6/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Astreya, acquired HireMore

synopsis: Astreya, a premier IT solutions provider, announced the acquisition of HireMore, a connected global candidate sourcing and talent engagement platform. HireMore is making sourcing and candidate engagement the critical keys to hiring success.
buyer: Astreya
Astreya is a premier IT solutions provider offering strategic and tactical support for the most demanding organizations. Utilizing innovations in information technology, Astreya services include 24/7 end-user support, program management, and data center operations. "
target: HireMore
HireMore is making sourcing and candidate engagement the critical keys to hiring success. By combining a global network of sourcing professionals with their innovative technology platform, they produce the optimal peer-qualified, engaged candidate faster and at a lower cost.
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closed 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Bullhorn, Inc, acquired Jobscience, Inc.

synopsis: Bullhorn, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, announced that it has acquired Jobscience, a leading provider of staffing software as a service (SaaS) built on the Salesforce platform.
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: Jobscience, Inc.
Jobscience is a leading provider of staffing software as a service (SaaS) built on the Salesforce platform, allowing recruiters to save time and be more successful. Jobscience software provides seamless and powerful workflows, intuitive analytics, and effortless collaboration.
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closed 3/30/2015 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Saba Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Capital has acquired Saba in an all-cash transaction. Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution used by leading organizations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these investments in both the private and public markets. "
target: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution used by leading organizations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people. Saba Cloud is a purpose-built, highly scalable platform that exceeds industry security and reliability standards.
price ($mm)
$270
rev ($mm)
$142
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
EV / rev
1.9x
EV / EBITDA
92.2x
closed 3/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Corporate Executive Board, acquired KnowledgeAdvisors

synopsis: CEB, the leading member-based advisory company, announced it has acquired KnowledgeAdvisors, the pioneer and leading provider of analytics solutions for talent development professionals, for approximately $52 million.
buyer: Corporate Executive Board (CEB:$938.58)
Corporate Executive Board (CEB) 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: KnowledgeAdvisors
KnowledgeAdvisors is the world’s leading provider of analytics solutions for talent development professionals. Their cloud-based talent analytics system Metrics that Matter® helps organizations measure and improve their talent development programs.
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$52
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closed 10/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

BestatDigital, purchased Saba Studio from Saba Software, Inc.

synopsis: Digital learning and communications company BestatDigital has acquired Saba Studio from Cornerstone OnDemand. Saba Studio is a team of experienced video makers, game designers, animators, asset builders and campaign creators that offers a vast and versatile range of design solutions to build a tailored learning experience from scratch.
buyer: BestatDigital
BestatDigital is a Brighton-based digital learning and communications company that helps businesses transform by using digital skills and behavioral insights to solve problems. "
seller parent: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
seller: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba Studio is a team of experienced video makers, game designers, animators, asset builders and campaign creators that offers a vast and versatile range of design solutions, working shoulder-to-shoulder with you and your teams, to build a tailored learning experience from scratch.
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closed 4/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., acquired Saba Software, Inc.

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in people development solutions, has acquired Saba, a global leader in talent experience solutions and a portfolio company of Vector Capital. Saba has over 20 years of industry experience developing, delivering, and supporting learning, performance, and recruiting product solutions.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. The company's development solutions include comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern content delivered in the flow of work, development-driven performance management, and holistic workforce data management and insights. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba is a global leader in talent experience solutions. Powered by AI and machine learning, Saba’s cloud-based platform combines talent with intelligent personalization to deliver a unique talent experience for every individual while delivering the actionable insight talent leaders need.
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$1,295
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announced 10/1/2018 via BNC Analysis

Saba Software, Inc., will acquire Lumesse AS

synopsis: Saba Software Inc., a global leader in talent development solutions, and a portfolio company of Vector Capital, announced that it will acquire Lumesse, a leading provider of talent acquisition, talent management and learning experience technology in Europe.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management and engagement solution used by leading organizations to hire, develop, engage, and inspire their people. With machine learning at its core, Saba Cloud offers proactive, personalized recommendations on candidates, connections and content. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Lumesse AS
Lumesse provides talent solutions to hundreds of organizations in over 70 countries, enabling them to engage and nurture the best talent in an ever-changing and demanding global environment. Lumesse's customers are well prepared to capitalize on the fast evolution of new technologies.
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closed 5/1/2017 via PR Newswire

Saba Software, Inc., acquired Halogen Software

synopsis: Saba Software Inc., announced that it has completed its acquisition of Halogen Software, Inc. Halogen Software offers a cloud-based talent management suite that puts ongoing, next-generation performance management principles at the center of all talent programs, including learning and development, succession planning, recruiting, and compensation.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management and engagement solution used by leading organizations to hire, develop, engage, and inspire their people. With machine learning at its core, Saba Cloud offers proactive, personalized recommendations on candidates, connections and content. "
target: Halogen Software (TSX:HGN:$72.26)
Halogen Software offers a cloud-based talent management suite that puts ongoing, next-generation performance management principles at the center of all talent programs, including learning and development, succession planning, recruiting, and compensation.
price ($mm)[EV]
$206 [$169]
rev ($mm)
$72
EBITDA ($mm)
$6
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2.4x
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27.5x
closed 3/30/2015 via BusinessWire

Vector Capital, acquired Saba Software, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Capital has acquired Saba in an all-cash transaction. Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution used by leading organizations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people.
buyer: Vector Capital
Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these investments in both the private and public markets. "
target: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba delivers a cloud-based intelligent talent management solution used by leading organizations worldwide to hire, develop, engage and inspire their people. Saba Cloud is a purpose-built, highly scalable platform that exceeds industry security and reliability standards.
price ($mm)
$270
rev ($mm)
$142
EBITDA ($mm)
$3
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1.9x
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92.2x
closed 3/20/2012 via BusinessWire

Saba Software, Inc., acquired HumanConcepts

synopsis: Saba, the premier provider of people-centric enterprise solutions, announced the acquisition of HumanConcepts, a leading organizational modeling and visualization provider. Saba plans to integrate HumanConcepts’ unique Cloud technologies into its unified talent management suite.
buyer: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba Software, Inc. provides a set of people-centric enterprise solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Saba delivers cloud-based learning management, talent management, and social enterprise solutions to transform the way people work. "
target: HumanConcepts
HumanConcepts enables enterprises to better manage organizational change of all types, including growth, rightsizing and reorganization. Using solutions from HumanConcepts, customers can achieve organizational agility, more easily understand how they are organized, plan for the future, and more.
price ($mm)[EV]
$20 [$19]
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$11
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2.0x
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closed 7/20/2011 via Company Press Release

Saba Software, Inc., acquired Comartis

synopsis: Saba announced it has acquired Comartis, a leading software company in the testing and assessment market. Comartis is a leading provider of assessment and talent development solutions and services designed to align enterprise training with business objectives.
buyer: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba Software, Inc. provides a set of people-centric enterprise solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Saba delivers cloud-based learning management, talent management, and social enterprise solutions to transform the way people work. "
target: Comartis
Founded in 1995, Comartis is a leading provider of talent development solutions and services designed to align corporate training with strategic business goals and metrics.
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closed 2/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Saba Software, Inc., acquired Centra Software, Inc.

synopsis: Saba, the premier Human Capital Management (HCM) software and services provider, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Centra Software, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for online learning and collaboration.
buyer: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
In today's world, enterprises are focused on reducing cost, reducing risk, increasing market share and increasing revenue. Achieving these goals hinges on effectively executing enterprise business strategies. "
target: Centra Software, Inc.
Centra is the first company to provide a complete vision for live eBusiness collaboration. Its products seamlessly integrate toll-quality audio conferencing, tools for dynamic interaction among people.
price ($mm)
$45
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$39
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closed 5/5/2005 via BusinessWire

Saba Software, Inc., acquired THINQ Learning Solutions

synopsis: Saba, a leading provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of THINQ Learning Solutions, Inc., a privately-held Baltimore-based provider of enterprise learning management solutions for approximately $100,000 cash and up to 1.8 million shares of Saba common stock.
buyer: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
In today's world, enterprises are focused on reducing cost, reducing risk, increasing market share and increasing revenue. Achieving these goals hinges on effectively executing enterprise business strategies. "
target: THINQ Learning Solutions
THINQ (originally TrainingNet) channels the power of the Internet to link professionals to the smartest learning choices in skills training and educational development. Bringing together over 3,000 training providers, and with a unique commitment to onsite learning consultation and custom offerings,
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$7.53
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announced 8/6/2021 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in talent management software, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private equity firm.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. The company's development solutions include comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern content delivered in the flow of work, development-driven performance management, and holistic workforce data management and insights.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,788 [$4,784]*
rev ($mm)
$830
EBITDA ($mm)
$193
EV / rev
6.3x
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27.0x
closed 10/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

BestatDigital, purchased Saba Studio from Saba Software, Inc.

synopsis: Digital learning and communications company BestatDigital has acquired Saba Studio from Cornerstone OnDemand. Saba Studio is a team of experienced video makers, game designers, animators, asset builders and campaign creators that offers a vast and versatile range of design solutions to build a tailored learning experience from scratch.
buyer: BestatDigital
BestatDigital is a Brighton-based digital learning and communications company that helps businesses transform by using digital skills and behavioral insights to solve problems. "
seller parent: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
seller: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba Studio is a team of experienced video makers, game designers, animators, asset builders and campaign creators that offers a vast and versatile range of design solutions, working shoulder-to-shoulder with you and your teams, to build a tailored learning experience from scratch.
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closed 4/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., acquired Saba Software, Inc.

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in people development solutions, has acquired Saba, a global leader in talent experience solutions and a portfolio company of Vector Capital. Saba has over 20 years of industry experience developing, delivering, and supporting learning, performance, and recruiting product solutions.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. The company's development solutions include comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern content delivered in the flow of work, development-driven performance management, and holistic workforce data management and insights. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba is a global leader in talent experience solutions. Powered by AI and machine learning, Saba’s cloud-based platform combines talent with intelligent personalization to deliver a unique talent experience for every individual while delivering the actionable insight talent leaders need.
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closed 1/16/2020 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., acquired Clustree

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in people development solutions, has acquired Clustree, a French technology company that developed an industry-leading, AI-powered skills engine and extensive skills ontology that is being used by leading global brands, including Carrefour and SNCF.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. Their people development solutions include comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern content delivered in the flow of work, development-driven performance management, and holistic workforce data management and insights. "
target: Clustree
France-based Cluster is the developer of one of the world’s most sophisticated skills engines that uses machine learning and bias-free algorithms to help organizations match their employees’ skills with specific job roles.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 11/8/2018 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., will acquire Grovo Learning Inc.

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software, announced they have signed a definitive agreement to acquire Grovo Learning, Inc., the leading provider of micro-learning content.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software. The company’s solutions help organizations to realize the potential of the modern workforce. "
target: Grovo Learning Inc.
Grovo is the world’s leading Microlearning solution, providing modern learning that employees actually like. Grovo helps L&D teams engage employees and drive their business forward by delivering a constantly evolving library of customizable Microlearning lessons through an easy-to-use platform.
price ($mm)
$24
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/12/2018 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., acquired Workpop

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software, has acquired Workpop, a company that provides an easy-to-use, robust web and mobile solution for candidates and hiring managers in service-based industries.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software. The company’s solutions help organizations to realize the potential of the modern workforce. "
target: Workpop
Founded in 2014, Workpop provides an easy-to-use, robust web and mobile solution for candidates and hiring managers in service-based industries.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., will acquire Evolv

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Evolv Inc., a big data company that helps solve workforce performance issues for the C-suite.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone OnDemand is a leader in cloud-based applications for talent management. The company’s solutions help organizations recruit, train, manage and engage their employees, empowering their people and increasing workforce productivity. "
target: Evolv
Evolv is a big data company that solves workforce performance issues for the C-suite by utilizing a configurable cloud services platform. Evolv unifies and supplements existing data from current systems, then utilizes that dataset to identify fact-based workforce insights that drive measurable ROI.
price ($mm)[EV]
$43 [$45]
rev ($mm)
$6
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
14.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., acquired Sonar6

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions, announced the completion of its acquisition of privately held Sonar Limited (“Sonar6”). Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Sonar6 is a leading provider of cloud-based talent management solutions serving small businesses globally.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone OnDemand is a leading global provider of a comprehensive learning and talent management solutions. The company enables organizations to meet the challenges they face in empowering their people and maximizing the productivity of their human capital. "
target: Sonar6
Sonar6 provides online performance management and succession planning solutions to companies around the world. Sonar6 is a dynamic way of setting and monitoring goals, recognizing wins, planning careers and developing employees.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/22/2020 via BusinessWire

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., acquired Saba Software, Inc.

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in people development solutions, has acquired Saba, a global leader in talent experience solutions and a portfolio company of Vector Capital. Saba has over 20 years of industry experience developing, delivering, and supporting learning, performance, and recruiting product solutions.
buyer: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. The company's development solutions include comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern content delivered in the flow of work, development-driven performance management, and holistic workforce data management and insights. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Saba Software, Inc. (SABA:$121.30)
Saba is a global leader in talent experience solutions. Powered by AI and machine learning, Saba’s cloud-based platform combines talent with intelligent personalization to deliver a unique talent experience for every individual while delivering the actionable insight talent leaders need.
price ($mm)
$1,295
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/11/2021 via Company Press Release

PageUp People, acquired eArcu Ltd

synopsis: PageUp has acquired eArcu, a company that operates a SaaS based talent management platform. Its platform enables organizations to manage recruitment, on-boarding, learning, performance, succession, and analytics. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Harpenden, United Kingdom.
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: eArcu Ltd
eArcu Ltd operates a SaaS based talent management platform. Its platform enables organizations to manage recruitment, on-boarding, learning, performance, succession, and analytics. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is based in Harpenden, United Kingdom.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fiverr, acquired Stoke Talent Ltd.

synopsis: Fiverr, an Israeli online marketplace for freelance services, has acquired Stoke Talent, an on-demand talent management platform. Stoke provides organizations with control and transparency while giving them access to the largest and most diverse talent pool around. Their platform makes it easy for businesses to hire, manage, and pay freelancers.
buyer: Fiverr (FVRR:$251.81)
Based in Israel, Fiverr’s mission is to change how the world works together. The Fiverr platform helps connect businesses with freelancers offering digital services including graphic design, copywriting, voice overs and music and film editing. "
target: Stoke Talent Ltd.
Stoke Talent is an on-demand talent management platform. Stoke provides organizations with control, transparency, and simplicity while giving them access to the largest and most diverse talent pool around. Their platform makes it easy for businesses to hire, manage, and pay freelancers.
price ($mm)
$95
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/6/2021 via BusinessWire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.

synopsis: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc., a global leader in talent management software, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private equity firm.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target: Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (CSOD:$830.04)
Cornerstone is the world’s leading people development company. The company's development solutions include comprehensive recruiting, personalized learning, modern content delivered in the flow of work, development-driven performance management, and holistic workforce data management and insights.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,788 [$4,784]*
rev ($mm)
$830
EBITDA ($mm)
$193
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
27.0x
closed 7/2/2021 via PR Newswire

TopFunnel, acquired Teamable

synopsis: TopFunnel, the AI-powered recruiting startup that high-growth companies use to scale, has acquired Teamable to supercharge referral-based recruiting. Teamable is the employee referral platform that transforms social networks into high-performance talent pools.
buyer: TopFunnel
TopFunnel supercharges the recruiting process and makes engaging candidates effortless by sourcing the right candidates for the right roles — and sending them the right message. Since its founding in 2017, TopFunnel has empowered both recruiters and employees through the talent acquisition process. "
target: Teamable
Teamable is the employee referral platform that transforms social networks into high-performance talent pools. Teamable’s scalable “crowdsourced” referrals improve recruiter productivity and hiring manager satisfaction by speeding time to hire and increasing candidate quality.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/14/2021 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, will acquire Zwayam

synopsis: Info Edge, an online classifieds company in India, will acquire Zwayam Digital Pvt Ltd, India's most popular SaaS based hiring platform. Zwayam offers an end-to-end recruitment software solution that automates all stages of hiring, from sourcing to onboarding. They help businesses of all sizes to find, attract, and retain the best talent.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$149.92)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: Zwayam
Zwayam is India's most popular SaaS based hiring platform. Zwayam offers an end-to-end recruitment software solution that automates all stages of hiring, from sourcing to onboarding. They help businesses of all sizes to find, attract, and retain the best talent.
price ($mm)
$8.30
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
9.4x
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/28/2021 via Company Press Release

Cegid SA, will acquire TalentSoft SA

synopsis: Lyon-based Cegid, the specialist in business management solutions, will acquire Talentsoft, a leading French player in cloud talent management solutions. The acquisition will enable Cegid to expand its existing range with a Talent offer that is perfectly suited to the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises and mid-market companies.
buyer: Cegid SA
France-based Cegid is a major provider of business management solutions for CPAs, financial and tax managers, as well as for HR, payroll, and retail professionals. With its experience as a leader in SaaS management solutions, Cegid supports the digitization of companies and public organizations. "
target: TalentSoft SA
Based in France, Talentsoft is the European leader in cloud-based talent management and learning software. The company's solution efficiently manages employee recruitment, learning, performance, competencies, careers, and compensation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/17/2020 via Company Press Release

Ernst & Young, LLP, acquired Spotmentor

synopsis: Ernst & Young, the leading global professional services organization, has acquired Spotmentor, an end-to-end skilling platform in India. Spotmentor helps businesses identify skills required for the future of work, upskilling and reskilling talent at scale. Their platform uses AI technology to drive skills management and employee learning.
buyer: Ernst & Young, LLP
UK-based Ernst & Young (EY) is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services. The insights and quality services they deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. "
target: Spotmentor
Spotmentor is an end-to-end skilling platform in India. Spotmentor helps businesses identify skills required for the future of work, upskilling and reskilling talent at scale. Their platform uses AI technology to drive skills management and employee learning.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/11/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Degreed, acquired Adepto

synopsis: Degreed, the workforce upskilling platform for one-in-three Fortune 50 companies, has acquired Adepto, a Total Talent platform that provides visibility and access to the skill-sets of current and potential workers. The acquisition adds enhanced skills inventories, on-the-job development experiences, and career mobility to Degreed's platform.
buyer: Degreed
Degreed is a workforce learning and skills tracking platform. The company integrates and curates all the resources people use to learn, all in one place, including learning management systems and millions of courses, videos, articles, books, and podcasts from thousands of sources. "
target: Adepto
Adepto is a skill-based Total Talent platform providing customers with a single view and access to all the talent available to them, internal and external, past, present, and future. Adepto reduces the time for hiring, direct sourcing, internal mobility, re/up-skilling at scale, and promotion.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/4/2019 via PR Web

Conenza, Inc. will be merged with IntraWorlds,

synopsis: Conenza will merge with IntraWorlds, a global provider of innovative cloud-based talent relationship and corporate alumni solutions. Conenza is a corporate alumni management software platform that helps organizations to design, implement and grow their alumni program.
buyer: IntraWorlds
IntraWorlds is a global provider of innovative cloud-based talent relationship and corporate alumni solutions. Their solutions help globally active companies to establish HR management and talent acquisition strategies that allow them to target and connect with top talent. "
target: Conenza, Inc.
Conenza is a corporate alumni management software platform. Conenza’s cloud-based platform helps organizations to design, implement and grow their alumni program. Their platform enables businesses to rehire the best alumni talent, capture important alumni data, measure their brand advocacy and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/26/2019 via PR Newswire

Entelo, acquired ConveyIQ

synopsis: Entelo, a leader in recruiting automation, has acquired ConveyIQ, the leading provider of candidate engagement Software-as-a-Service solutions. ConveyIQ offers an all-in-one platform that enables recruitment innovators to fill roles with qualified talent quickly. Their platform provides solutions for digital interviews, surveys, and more.
buyer: Entelo
Entelo is a leader in recruiting automation. Entelo applies predictive analytics and AI to help their clients find and engage with the best talent for their organization. Entelo provides talent acquisition teams with higher candidate engagement, actionable insights and increased productivity. "
target: ConveyIQ
ConveyIQ is the leading provider of candidate engagement Software-as-a-Service solutions. ConveyIQ offers an all-in-one platform that enables recruitment innovators to fill roles with qualified talent quickly. Their platform provides solutions for digital interviews, surveys, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/3/2019 via BNC Analysis

PrismHR, acquired AgileHR

synopsis: PrismHR, the leading HR software platform for human resource outsourcing (HRO) service providers, has acquired AgileHR, a leading provider of cloud-based talent management software. AgileHR helps small-to-medium sized organizations recruit, onboard, and manage top talent.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: PrismHR
PrismHR creates exceptional software and services, empowering human resource outsourcing service providers such as Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) and Administrative Service Organizations (ASOs) to deliver world-class HR, benefits and payroll to small and medium-sized businesses. "
target: AgileHR
AgileHR is a provider of quality cloud-based talent management software. AgileHR helps small-to-medium sized organizations recruit, onboard, and manage top talent. They offer applicant tracking, employee onboarding, performance management, and employee management solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Unit4, acquired Intuo.io

synopsis: Unit4, a global leader in enterprise applications for service organizations, has acquired Intuo, a Belgium-based provider of Talent Enablement solutions. Intuo offers an integrated talent enablement platform that allow businesses to easily plan and develop talent through continuous conversations and in the moment performance management.
buyer parent: Advent International
buyer: Unit4
Unit4 is a leading provider of enterprise applications empowering people in service organizations. Unit4 delivers ERP, industry-focused and best-in-class applications. Unit4 serves organizations from various industries, including education, public sector, real estate, wholesale, and more. "
target: Intuo.io
Intuo is a Belgium-based provider of Talent Enablement solutions. Intuo offers an integrated talent enablement platform that meets the needs of a modern workforce. They allow businesses to easily plan and develop talent through continuous conversations and in the moment performance management.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/24/2018 via PE Hub

Teamable, acquired Simppler

synopsis: Teamable, an enterprise employee referral engine that transforms the employees’ social networks into dynamic talent pools, has acquired Simppler, a data driven employee referral platform. Simppler's machine-learning recommendation tool helps companies discover the best talent through their existing employee networks.
buyer: Teamable
Teamable is an enterprise employee referral engine that transforms the employees’ social networks into dynamic talent pools. Teamable helps scale and optimize referral recruiting to fill business-critical roles while driving down time-to-hire and cost-per-hire metrics. "
target: Simppler
Simppler is a data driven employee referral platform. Their machine-learning recommendation tool helps companies discover the best talent through their existing employee networks. Simppler enables faster and more cost effective hiring, better business performance and lower attrition.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/8/2018 via BNC Analysis

Workday, Inc., acquired Rallyteam

synopsis: Workday, a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, has acquired Rallyteam, a provider of talent management software solutions. Rallyteam's platform intelligently matches employees to opportunities, notifying them of jobs, projects, and tasks to increase employee engagement and decrease turnover.
buyer: Workday, Inc. (WDAY:$4,894.34)
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. "
target: Rallyteam
Rallyteam offers talent management software solutions. Their platform allows companies to better understand and utilize their most valuable asset, their people. Rallyteam intelligently matches employees to opportunities, notifying them of jobs, projects, and tasks to increase employee engagement.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2018 via PR Newswire

Astreya, acquired HireMore

synopsis: Astreya, a premier IT solutions provider, announced the acquisition of HireMore, a connected global candidate sourcing and talent engagement platform. HireMore is making sourcing and candidate engagement the critical keys to hiring success.
buyer: Astreya
Astreya is a premier IT solutions provider offering strategic and tactical support for the most demanding organizations. Utilizing innovations in information technology, Astreya services include 24/7 end-user support, program management, and data center operations. "
target: HireMore
HireMore is making sourcing and candidate engagement the critical keys to hiring success. By combining a global network of sourcing professionals with their innovative technology platform, they produce the optimal peer-qualified, engaged candidate faster and at a lower cost.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Bullhorn, Inc, acquired Jobscience, Inc.

synopsis: Bullhorn, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, announced that it has acquired Jobscience, a leading provider of staffing software as a service (SaaS) built on the Salesforce platform.
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: Jobscience, Inc.
Jobscience is a leading provider of staffing software as a service (SaaS) built on the Salesforce platform, allowing recruiters to save time and be more successful. Jobscience software provides seamless and powerful workflows, intuitive analytics, and effortless collaboration.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/3/2014 via PR Newswire

Corporate Executive Board, acquired KnowledgeAdvisors

synopsis: CEB, the leading member-based advisory company, announced it has acquired KnowledgeAdvisors, the pioneer and leading provider of analytics solutions for talent development professionals, for approximately $52 million.
buyer: Corporate Executive Board (CEB:$938.58)
Corporate Executive Board (CEB) is the leading member-based advisory company. Using their advanced research methodologies and human capital analytics, the company equips senior leaders and their teams with insight and actionable solutions to transform operations. "
target: KnowledgeAdvisors
KnowledgeAdvisors is the world’s leading provider of analytics solutions for talent development professionals. Their cloud-based talent analytics system Metrics that Matter® helps organizations measure and improve their talent development programs.
price ($mm)
$52
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/12/2013 via BusinessWire

Paychex, Inc., acquired myStaffingPro

synopsis: Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small to medium-sized businesses, announced it has acquired HR Services, Inc. and myStaffingPro, its award-winning Software-as-a-Service applicant tracking suite. HR Services, Inc. was founded in 1993 is based in Lima, Ohio.
buyer: Paychex, Inc. (PAYX:$4,207.50)
Paychex, Inc. is a leading provider of payroll, human resource, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. The company offers comprehensive payroll services, including payroll processing, payroll tax administration, and employee pay services. "
target: myStaffingPro
myStaffingPro is a comprehensive web-based system that offers social recruiting, applicant tracking and onboarding. The myStaffingPro applicant tracking suite provides technology that streamlines, simplifies, and drives the applicant workflow and hiring process for companies of all sizes.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2012 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired Kenexa Corporation

synopsis: IBM announced the closing of its acquisition of Kenexa. Kenexa bolsters IBM's leadership in helping clients embrace social business capabilities while gaining actionable insights from the enormous streams of information generated from social networks every day.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$74,461.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa helps drive HR and business outcomes through its unique combination of technology, content and services. Enabling organizations to optimize their workforces, Kenexa’s integrated talent acquisition and talent management solutions have touched the lives of more than 110 million people.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,280 [$1,218]
rev ($mm)
$318
EBITDA ($mm)
$27
EV / rev
4.1x
EV / EBITDA
49.0x

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Rision Limited
Rision Limited
Rision is an intuitive team planning and analytics platform that solves the complex people problems that can slow business down. The system lets users roster and schedule staff, fill last-minute shifts and get real time analytics on team performance in minutes, not hours.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: JASDAQ:3910
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MKSystem
MKSystem
MKSystem Corporation provides cloud services in Japan. It offers system development and ASP services for social insurance labor consultant offices and corporations, labor insurance administration associations, SR Labor and management centers, and general corporate human resources.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.62
EBIT ($mm)
$3.17
Net Income ($mm)
$2.07
Employees
44
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Ceridian Corporation
Ceridian Corporation
Ceridian is a global human capital management software company. Dayforce, their flagship cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) platform, provides human resources, payroll, benefits, workforce management, and talent management functionality.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$964.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.90
EBIT ($mm)
($25.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5974
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Ticker: CSOD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
Cornerstone OnDemand Inc. is a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software. The company’s solutions help organizations to realize the potential of the modern workforce.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$830.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$173.30
EBIT ($mm)
$56.97
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2714
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Ticker: WDAY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Workday, Inc.
Workday, Inc.
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world's largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,894.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$320.27
EBIT ($mm)
($9.80)
Net Income ($mm)
$30.92
Employees
12500
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Ticker: HLAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hilan Ltd.
Hilan Ltd.
Hilan Ltd. is the leading ASP - Application Service Provider in Israel, for overall management of the human resource in the organization: payroll, human resources, time & attendance and pension administration.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$122.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$22.24
EBIT ($mm)
$19.63
Net Income ($mm)
$13.89
Employees
300
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Ticker: ASX:RDY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ReadyTech Holdings Limited
ReadyTech Holdings Limited
ReadyTech is an Australian provider of people management software for employment and education. ReadyTech offers a complete student management system for institutions and training organisations. For employers they offer a complete payroll, HR admin and work health and safety management system.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$22.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
($0.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
160
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Ticker: ASX:PYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PayGroup Ltd
PayGroup Ltd
Headquartered in Melbourne Australia, PayGroup is the holding company of Pay Asia Pte Limited. Pay Asia, headquartered in Singapore, is a trusted provider of Multi-Country Payroll and cloud based Software as a Service (SaaS) Human Resource Outsourcing Solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$10.29
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.02)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
229
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Ticker: VCSY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. is a provider of administrative software, Internet core technologies, and derivative software application products through its distribution network.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$5.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.97)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.50
Employees
26
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Ticker: IACH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Information Architects Corporation
Information Architects Corporation
The company focuses on investigating acquisition partners and targets, as well as new business lines and services to add to existing software resources and enhance its ability to market its perceptre software asset.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.66)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BOVESPA:DTCY3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dtcom
Dtcom
Founded in 2000, Dtcom is recognized as the best corporate knowledge company in the Brazilian market. The company integrates communication and education platforms, methodologies and differentiated content.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$3.86
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.32
EBIT ($mm)
$0.03
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: PCTY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paylocity
Paylocity
Paylocity is a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions. Paylocity offers an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses tackle challenges while moving them toward the promise of tomorrow.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$681.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$84.95
EBIT ($mm)
$64.86
Net Income ($mm)
$89.29
Employees
4150
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Ticker: CSLT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Castlight Health, Inc.
Castlight offers a health benefits platform that engages employees to make better healthcare decisions and enables employers to communicate and evaluate their benefit programs.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$93.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($62.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($65.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
464
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Ticker: ASX:ELO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elmo Talent Management Software
ELMO operates in the HCM software market. HCM software solutions are used to support and automate HR related processes at various stages of an employee’s lifecycle, including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, learning and development, succession planning and employee administration.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$37.73
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.50)
EBIT ($mm)
($16.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
106
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Ticker: ASX:RNL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rision Limited
Rision Limited
Rision is an intuitive team planning and analytics platform that solves the complex people problems that can slow business down. The system lets users roster and schedule staff, fill last-minute shifts and get real time analytics on team performance in minutes, not hours.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.24)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: JASDAQ:3910
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MKSystem
MKSystem
MKSystem Corporation provides cloud services in Japan. It offers system development and ASP services for social insurance labor consultant offices and corporations, labor insurance administration associations, SR Labor and management centers, and general corporate human resources.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$10.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.62
EBIT ($mm)
$3.17
Net Income ($mm)
$2.07
Employees
44
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Ticker: ECHO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, based in Chicago, is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services. Echo maintains a proprietary web-based technology platform that compiles and analyzes data from over its network of over 24,000 transportation providers.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$757.69
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.67
EBIT ($mm)
$20.53
Net Income ($mm)
$12.32
Employees
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Ticker: PRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PROS Holdings Corp
PROS Holdings Corp
PROS Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of pricing and margin optimization software products, specializing in price analytics, price execution and price optimization. PROS' software products incorporate advanced pricing science, which includes operations research, forecasting and statistics.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$247.31
EBITDA ($mm)
($60.85)
EBIT ($mm)
($66.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1403
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