Like PWP, LLC

closed 5/10/2006 via BNC Analysis

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired PWP, LLC

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has acquired PWP, LLC. PWP, a leading publisher of directory websites in the educational field, will be integrated into Monster Worldwide's Internet Advertising and Fees business segment, alongside FastWeb, Monsterlearning, and other online media and education-related properties.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: PWP, LLC
PWP is a leading publisher of directory websites in the educational field. PWP owns thousands of education-related domain names and generates more than one hundred thousand 'student to school/college' referrals per month as well as having more than one million unique users per month.
price ($mm)
$1.13
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Austin Ventures, L.P., acquired All Star Directories

synopsis: Austin Ventures, announced the acquisition and recapitalization of All Star Directories, the leading publisher of comprehensive online education directories. The All Star Directories deal came out of the partnership that AV has had with CEO-in-residence Elisabeth DeMarse, the former CEO of BankRate.
buyer: Austin Ventures, L.P.
Austin Ventures has worked with talented entrepreneurs to build valuable companies for nearly twenty-five years. With $3.9 billion under management, AV is the most active venture capital and growth equity firm in Texas and one of the most established in the nation. "
target: All Star Directories
All Star Directories is the Internet’s fastest growing publisher of school directories, matching millions of highly qualified prospective students with the schools that best meet their education needs.
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closed 7/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Nelnet, Inc., acquired CUnet LLC

synopsis: Nelnet, Inc. has completed its acquisition of CUnet, a leading performance-based educational marketing and managed services company headquartered in Wyckoff, New Jersey. The agreement, previously announced on June 26, 2006, has an effective date of July 1, 2006.
buyer: Nelnet, Inc. (NNI:$824.49)
Nelnet is one of the leading educational finance companies in the U.S. and is focused on providing quality student loan products and services to students and schools nationwide. "
target: CUnet LLC
CUnet is the premier provider of online performance media and interactive marketing services driving qualified student inquiries and enrollments for the higher education industry.
price ($mm)
$40
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closed 5/15/2006 via PR Newswire

Smile.Media Ltd., acquired Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd.

synopsis: Internet Gold, announced that its subsidiary smile.media ltd. (formerly GoldMind) has acquired the remaining 50% of Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd. Having acquired an initial 50% ownership interest in March 2005, smile.media is now the sole owner of the fast-growing Nirshamim academic portal.
buyer parent: Internet Gold
buyer: Smile.Media Ltd.
Smile.Media Ltd. (formerly GoldMind Ltd.) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Internet Gold through which the Group provides Value Added Services such as Anti-Spam and Anti-Virus programs and customized electronic newsletters. "
target: Nirshamim Lelimudim Ltd.
Nirshamim is an academic portal that serves Israel's 170,000 university students. A one-stop information site regarding the programs, entrance requirements, etc. of Israeli academic institutions, Nirshamim's revenue model combines lead-generation fees and advertising.
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closed 9/21/2005 via PR Newswire

All Star Directories, acquired Natural Village, Inc.

synopsis: All Star Directories, Inc., the Internet's fastest growing publisher of career and online school directories announced today it has acquired the Natural Healers Web site business from Natural Village, Inc. of Winthrop, WA.
buyer parent: Austin Ventures, L.P.
buyer: All Star Directories
All Star Directories is the Internet’s fastest growing publisher of school directories, matching millions of highly qualified prospective students with the schools that best meet their education needs. "
target: Natural Village, Inc.
NaturalHealers is dedicated to providing the best information to prospective students of natural healing techniques. We strive to be the finest resource available, allowing students to compare schools, contact them, read common questions and answers, and ask questions.
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closed 7/26/2007 via BusinessWire

PlattForm Holdings, Inc., acquired Zuma, LLC

synopsis: PlattForm Holdings, Inc., a leading Internet marketing and enrollment solutions provider to the post-secondary education industry,has acquired Zuma, LLC. Zuma is the publisher of www.BeautySchoolsDirectory.com, a recruitment and enrollment lead generation company for the cosmetology school industry.
buyer parent: Arlington Capital Partners
buyer: PlattForm Holdings, Inc.
PlattForm is a full-service marketing and advertising agency offering enrollment solutions for the education industry and the military. Since 1989, we have continued in our commitment to set the standard for excellence in these industries. "
target: Zuma, LLC
Zuma is the publisher of www.BeautySchoolsDirectory.com, a recruitment and enrollment lead generation company for the cosmetology school industry.
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closed 5/23/2006 via Company Press Release

Halyard Capital, acquired Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc.

synopsis: Halyard Capital, a New York-based private equity fund, announced that it has acquired a majority interest in Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc. (EDU) and committed a significant investment to accelerate the Company's current growth and market leading position.
buyer: Halyard Capital
Halyard is a private equity fund with $350 million of capital under management focused on investing in media, communications and business services companies. The Fund specializes in middle-market leveraged buyouts, growth equity and structured equity investments. "
target: Educational Directories Unlimited, Inc.
Educational Directories Unlimited (EDU) is a leading provider of online directories serving the higher education industry. The Company's industry leading Web sites include www.GradSchools.com, www.StudyAbroad.com and www.IIEPassport.org.
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closed 5/10/2006 via BNC Analysis

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired PWP, LLC

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has acquired PWP, LLC. PWP, a leading publisher of directory websites in the educational field, will be integrated into Monster Worldwide's Internet Advertising and Fees business segment, alongside FastWeb, Monsterlearning, and other online media and education-related properties.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: PWP, LLC
PWP is a leading publisher of directory websites in the educational field. PWP owns thousands of education-related domain names and generates more than one hundred thousand 'student to school/college' referrals per month as well as having more than one million unique users per month.
price ($mm)
$1.13
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/31/2018 via PR Newswire

Quess Corp Limited, will purchase APAC Business from Monster Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Quess Corp Limited, India's leading integrated business services provider, will acquire Monster Worldwide's APAC business. Monster Worldwide is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. They help individuals find better jobs, and employers find the best talent. The deal includes Monster's business in India, South East Asia and the Middle East.
buyer parent: Thomascook.in
buyer: Quess Corp Limited (BSE:539978:$918.70)
Quess Corp Limited, established in 2007, is India's leading integrated business services provider. Quess serves over 1700+ customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrials. "
seller parent: Randstad Holding NV
seller: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide's APAC business includes Monster's business in India, South East Asia and the Middle East. Monster Worldwide is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. Monster has helped individuals find better jobs, and employers find the best talent.
price ($mm)
$6.50
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closed 10/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Randstad Holding NV, acquired Monster Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Randstad Holding nv, a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in connecting jobs and people, announced it has successfully completed its tender offer for Randstad to acquire Monster. Monster will continue operating as a separate and independent entity under the Monster name.
buyer: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$26,480.35)
Randstad specializes in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Their services range from regular temporary staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse, Professionals, Search & Selection, outplacement, and HR Solutions. "
target: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are. The company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities.
price ($mm)
$429
rev ($mm)
$652
EBITDA ($mm)
$93
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.6x
closed 6/8/2016 via PR Newswire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Jobr

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in connecting jobs and people, announced that it has acquired Jobr, the leading mobile job discovery app. The Jobr app uses a 'Tinder-like' model, allowing job seekers to quickly connect with or dismiss job opportunities by swiping right or left on job postings and then apply to those jobs.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are. The company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities. "
target: Jobr
Jobr is the leading mobile job discovery application. Jobr enables users to advance their career by easily browsing for jobs and connecting with employers without the hassle of a formal job search. It also provides tools for recruiters to manage and interact with applicants.
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closed 10/13/2015 via PR Newswire

H&Q Korea, acquired JobKorea Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced the completion of the sale of its remaining 50.01% ownership position in its South Korean operation, JobKorea, to H&Q Korea for approximately $85 million. The sale is consistent with Monster's continued strategy of unlocking value and sharpening its focus on its core online recruitment platform.
buyer parent: H&Q Asia Pacific
buyer: H&Q Korea
H&Q Korea is a pioneer in the development of Korea's private equity industry and is one of the top private equity managers in the country. Specialized in mid-market transactions in Korea H&Q Korea has raised 3 country-specific funds since 2005 with a total committed capital of KRW1.2 trillion. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: JobKorea Co., Ltd.
JobKorea is the premier online career resource in South Korea. Founded in 1996 JobKorea was one of the first to offer online recruiting advertising services. Today the service has 11 million registered members and 2.8 million listed companies.
price ($mm)
$85*
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closed 6/24/2015 via BNC Analysis

Acquire Learning Pty Ltd, acquired CareerOne Pty Limited

synopsis: Australian private education company Acquire Learning has bought a controlling interest in CareerOne, one of Australia’s largest job boards and a subsidiary of global job board Monster.
buyer: Acquire Learning Pty Ltd
Acquire Learning helps people find their path in life and gain the skills and knowledge they need to achieve their ambitions. Acquire Learning helps students and education and training providers. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: CareerOne Pty Limited
CareerOne is a leading digital employment brand offering a unique job hunting experience and innovative corporate solutions for candidate sourcing, talent management, and employer branding.
price ($mm)
$16*
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closed 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired TalentBin

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the online employment solution, announced the acquisition of TalentBin, Inc., a social profile talent search engine. TalentBin is focused on turbo-charging talent acquisition for recruiters and hiring managers with its talent search engine, turning the web into a virtually endless talent sourcing database.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: TalentBin
TalentBin is focused on turbo-charging talent acquisition for recruiters and hiring managers with its talent search engine, turning the web into a virtually endless talent sourcing database.
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closed 2/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Gozaik

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the online employment solution, announced the acquisition of Gozaik LLC, a developer of social jobs aggregation and distribution technology. Gozaik aggregates social job announcements and distributes broad and targeted job ads across social channels.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Gozaik
Gozaik, based in Boston, aggregates social job announcements and distributes broad and targeted job ads across social channels, providing employers with the ability to find, engage and hire talent on Twitter.
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closed 2/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

IrishJobs.ie, acquired ChinaHR.com

synopsis: Monster, one of the largest employment websites in the world, has sold the unsettled jobs listing website ChinaHR to IrishJobs.ie. Saongroup operates an online jobs listing service in 30 countries, including China, through the IrishJobs.ie website.
buyer parent: Saongroup
buyer: IrishJobs.ie
With over half a million users each month, IrishJobs.ie, is Ireland's no.1 recruitment website. They are trusted and used by over 900 of Ireland's top businesses. They bring job seekers and employers together. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: ChinaHR.com
China HR.com is one of the leading and most widely recognized online recruitment Web sites in China. ChinaHR provides online recruiting, campus recruiting and human resources value-added services.
price ($mm)
$30*
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closed 8/24/2010 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired HotJobs.com, Ltd.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Yahoo! HotJobs, a leading online recruitment website, from Yahoo! for $225 million in cash.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target parent: Yahoo! Inc.
target: HotJobs.com, Ltd.
HotJobs.com, Ltd. is an Internet-based recruiting solutions company. The Company's suite of services leverages the Internet to provide a direct exchange of information between job seekers and employers.
price ($mm)
$225
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closed 7/30/2009 via BusinessWire

Military.com, acquired CinCHouse.com

synopsis: Military.com, the nation’s largest military and veteran online membership organization and a business unit of Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced it has acquired CinCHouse.com, the largest destination website and social network for military wives and women in uniform.
buyer parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
buyer: Military.com
Military.com is the nation’s largest military and veteran online membership organization serving active duty personnel, reservists, guard members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers and those considering military careers. "
target: CinCHouse.com
CinCHouse.com is the Internet's largest community of military wives and women in uniform. Pronounced 'sink- house', we represent the "Commanders in Chief of the House', including girlfriends, fiancees, mom, sisters and all other women who live the military lifestyle.
price ($mm)
$0.30
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closed 10/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired ChinaHR.com Holdings, Ltd.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the parent company of Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource, announced that it has completed its acquisition of ChinaHR, creating a leading force in online recruitment in China and across Asia.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: ChinaHR.com Holdings, Ltd.
China HR.com Holdings Ltd is the owner of ChinaHR.com(R), one of the leading and most widely recognized online recruitment Web sites in China. ChinaHR provides online recruiting, campus recruiting and human resources value-added services.
price ($mm)
$133*
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closed 8/1/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Trovix, Inc.

synopsis: Monster®, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced a series of strategic business initiatives highlighted by the acquisition of Trovix, Inc., a leading provider of employment products and services using intelligent search technologies.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Trovix, Inc.
Trovix is a semantic search technology company focused on employment. Trovix products help job seekers to find the best opportunities for them, and employers to quickly identify and recruit the best talent available. The company's patented technology drives its consumer job site, Trovix.
price ($mm)
$64
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closed 1/4/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Affinity Labs

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced a strategic acquisition that will increase its presence in several professional and vocational online communities. Monster has acquired Affinity Labs Inc., a development stage company that operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people interested in certain dedicated occupations.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Affinity Labs
Founded in 2006, Affinity Labs operates a portfolio of professional and vocational communities for people entering, advancing and networking in today’s fast-growing career fields. The company is backed by The Mayfield Fund and Trinity Ventures.
price ($mm)
$62
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closed 1/17/2007 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired Arbeidskamerater AS

synopsis: Monster Worldwide Scandinavia AB, a subsidiary of Monster Worldwide, has acquired all the outstanding shares of Norwegian online career sales company Arbeidskamerater AS. Consistent with Monster Worldwide Europe’s overall corporate strategy, the acquisition of Arbeidskamerater AS will enable Monster.no to expand in Norway.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: Arbeidskamerater AS
Founded in 2004 as a sales agent for Monster Worldwide in Norway, Arbeidskamerater AS successfully increased the number of jobs available on the Norwegian Monster website from 1,100 in January 2006 to 3,000 in January 2007.
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closed 8/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Veronis Suhler Stevenson, acquired TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the parent company of Monster, announced the sale of its TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications business in North America to Veronis Suhler Stevenson, a media-focused private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company. The sale includes all of the Company's Advertising & Communications business.
buyer: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
Veronis Suhler Stevenson is a private equity and mezzanine capital fund management company dedicated to investing in the media, communications, information and education industries in North America and Europe. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications is North America's largest independent recruitment advertising agency and the only recruitment advertising agency recognized among the top 20 U.S. Interactive agencies.
price ($mm)
$45
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closed 5/10/2006 via BNC Analysis

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired PWP, LLC

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has acquired PWP, LLC. PWP, a leading publisher of directory websites in the educational field, will be integrated into Monster Worldwide's Internet Advertising and Fees business segment, alongside FastWeb, Monsterlearning, and other online media and education-related properties.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: PWP, LLC
PWP is a leading publisher of directory websites in the educational field. PWP owns thousands of education-related domain names and generates more than one hundred thousand 'student to school/college' referrals per month as well as having more than one million unique users per month.
price ($mm)
$1.13
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired JobKorea Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, parent company of Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource, today announced the acquisition of JobKorea, the premier online recruitment web site in South Korea serving more than three million registered users. The aggregate cash purchase price was approximately $94 million, net of cash acquired.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: JobKorea Co., Ltd.
JobKorea Co., Ltd. was one of the first Korean companies to offer online recruitment advertising services and has grown to become the leading service of its kind in Korea. Currently it has more than three million registered members and an average of more than 100,000 open job postings at any time. I
price ($mm)
$94
rev ($mm)
$15
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/1/2005 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, purchased TMP Worldwide Directional Marketing from TMP Worldwide Inc.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. announced that it has sold its Yellow Pages division to Audax Group, a leading private equity firm. The sale includes Monster Worldwide's Yellow Pages business in North America and Japan, formerly known as TMP Worldwide Directional Marketing, which will now operate under the name TMP Directional Marketing.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group, established in 1999, is a premier source of investment capital for middle market companies. Audax manages several equity and debt funds that it invests in companies at various stages of business growth. "
seller parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
seller: TMP Worldwide Inc.
TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications is North America's largest independent recruitment advertising agency and the only recruitment advertising agency recognized among the top 20 U.S. Interactive agencies.
price ($mm)
$80
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closed 4/23/2004 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired jobpilot AG

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), the parent company of the leading global online careers property, Monster(R), today announced the acquisition of jobpilot (www.jobpilot.com), one of Europe's most established and successful online careers portals, from Adecco S.A.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target parent: Adecco SA
target: jobpilot AG
jobpilot AG offers with jobpilot (www.Jobpilot.com) Europe's career market on the Internet. The company launched its innovative career portal in October 1995. Sites are now online in 15 European countries. Regular customers include all 30 companies listed in Germany's DAX share index as well as 21
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

VimVic, acquired Business Animals

synopsis: VimVic, a education and digital HR company, has acquired Business Animals, a company that specializes in modern business. Business Animals started out as a social networking business and now it brings merchants and proven profiles. Companies can offer the production of presentation formats that serve as HR marketing tools and help build a business.
buyer: VimVic
Based in Czechia, VimVic is engaged in education and digital HR. They work on online courses along with company profiles and employer ratings to help users learn about corporate culture and the experiences of others. "
target: Business Animals
Based in Czechia, Business Animals specializes in modern business. Business Animals started out as a social networking business, and now it brings merchants and proven profiles. Companies can offer the production of presentation formats that serve as HR marketing tools and help build a business.
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closed 6/21/2018 via PR Newswire

Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd., acquired Glassdoor, Inc.

synopsis: Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese-based HR company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Glassdoor, a leading job and recruiting company well known for providing greater workplace transparency. Glassdoor helps people find the latest jobs combined with insights into jobs and companies.
buyer: Recruit Holdings Co.,Ltd. (TSE:6098:$21,439.16)
Founded in 1960, the Recruit Group started as a business focused on recruitment advertising that targeted university students. In April 2016, they organized into three new strategic business units (SBU): Global Online HR, Media & Solutions, and Global Staffing. "
target: Glassdoor, Inc.
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace that is changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor combines job listings with anonymous reviews, ratings and salary data to help people find a job and company they love.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
$171
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
7.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/20/2018 via Reuters

Adecco Group, acquired Vettery

synopsis: Staffing company Adecco bought U.S.-based online recruitment platform Vettery to increase its footprint in the digital permanent recruitment market. Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance.
buyer: Adecco Group (SWX:ADEN:$25,983.48)
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day. "
target: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches.
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announced 1/31/2018 via PR Newswire

Quess Corp Limited, will purchase APAC Business from Monster Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Quess Corp Limited, India's leading integrated business services provider, will acquire Monster Worldwide's APAC business. Monster Worldwide is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. They help individuals find better jobs, and employers find the best talent. The deal includes Monster's business in India, South East Asia and the Middle East.
buyer parent: Thomascook.in
buyer: Quess Corp Limited (BSE:539978:$918.70)
Quess Corp Limited, established in 2007, is India's leading integrated business services provider. Quess serves over 1700+ customers across 4 segments namely, Global Technology Solutions, People & Services, Integrated Facility Management and Industrials. "
seller parent: Randstad Holding NV
seller: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide's APAC business includes Monster's business in India, South East Asia and the Middle East. Monster Worldwide is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. Monster has helped individuals find better jobs, and employers find the best talent.
price ($mm)
$6.50
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closed 8/3/2017 via PR Newswire

Vaco, acquired Lannick

synopsis: Vaco, a leading talent acquisition and consulting firm focusing in the areas of accounting, finance, IT, administration and executive search has acquired Lannick, a Toronto-based premier professional recruitment and consulting firm.
buyer parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
buyer: Vaco
Vaco offers consulting, contract and direct hire solutions in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations and general administration. "
target: Lannick
Lannick is the premier professional recruitment and staffing firm in the Greater Toronto Area. Founded in 1985, Lannick provides best-in-class finance, accounting and technology professionals at all roles and levels.
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closed 10/5/2016 via Company Press Release

Staffbay merged with Frontline Recruitment,

synopsis: Frontline Recruitment has expanded its offering to growing businesses and jobseekers by bringing free-to-use website staffbay.com into its company. Previously, staffbay.com was a standalone company. Now, Frontline will expand further as it moves to become the fastest-growing “one-stop shop” for recruitment.
buyer: Frontline Recruitment
Frontline Recruitment’s service is designed to ensure clients the absolute confidence in recruitment and selection procedures. Candidates go through a thorough selection process, so that employers can be confident that only the candidates who meet their exact needs will be supplied. "
target: Staffbay
Staffbay matches the best candidates and the best employers. Staffbay is the world's most dynamic recruitment website and it's FREE to use. Their product is set to speed up the world's recruitment process and bring employers and candidates together.
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closed 9/8/2016 via Market Wire

Glassdoor, Inc., acquired Love Mondays

synopsis: Glassdoor, Inc., the transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace, announced the acquisition of Love Mondays, a fast-growing employer review, salary data and jobs site in Brazil. The site provides worker insights about Brazilian workplaces through company reviews, ratings and salary content, and job listings for more than 75,000 employers.
buyer: Glassdoor, Inc.
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent jobs and recruiting marketplace that is changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor combines job listings with anonymous reviews, ratings and salary data to help people find a job and company they love. "
target: Love Mondays
Love Mondays is the leading employer reviews, salary data and jobs site in Brazil. With over 75,000 employers reviewed on the platform, Love Mondays helps over 1 million people every month to make informed career decisions.
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closed 10/31/2016 via PR Newswire

Randstad Holding NV, acquired Monster Worldwide, Inc.

synopsis: Randstad Holding nv, a leading human resources services provider, and Monster Worldwide, Inc., a global leader in connecting jobs and people, announced it has successfully completed its tender offer for Randstad to acquire Monster. Monster will continue operating as a separate and independent entity under the Monster name.
buyer: Randstad Holding NV (ENXTAM:RAND:$26,480.35)
Randstad specializes in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. Their services range from regular temporary staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse, Professionals, Search & Selection, outplacement, and HR Solutions. "
target: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. is a global leader in connecting people to jobs, wherever they are. The company offers services in more than 40 countries, providing some of the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities.
price ($mm)
$429
rev ($mm)
$652
EBITDA ($mm)
$93
EV / rev
0.7x
EV / EBITDA
4.6x
closed 12/16/2013 via PR Web

JobsInLogistics.com, acquired NetTemps.com

synopsis: JobsInLogistics.com, Inc. announced the acquisition of the job board, NetTemps.com. Net-Temps is an internet job board (a jobs website) and offers free job searching for jobseekers. Their customers are staffing companies and use the Net-Temps website to post their job openings.
buyer: JobsInLogistics.com
JobsInLogistics.com is an online career and recruiting job board for the logistics, supply chain, transportation and distribution professions. JobsInLogistics.com Inc. operates JobsInLogistics.com, AllRetailJobs.com, JobsInTrucks.com, FleetJobs.com, and JobsInManufacturing.com. "
target: NetTemps.com
With its job distribution network to more than 20,000 employment related sites, NetTemps.com attracts a vast quantity of management, hourly, temporary and part-time candidates with a wide variety of skills in supply chain, transportation, manufacturing, retail, sales, accounting and administration.
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closed 2/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

IrishJobs.ie, acquired ChinaHR.com

synopsis: Monster, one of the largest employment websites in the world, has sold the unsettled jobs listing website ChinaHR to IrishJobs.ie. Saongroup operates an online jobs listing service in 30 countries, including China, through the IrishJobs.ie website.
buyer parent: Saongroup
buyer: IrishJobs.ie
With over half a million users each month, IrishJobs.ie, is Ireland's no.1 recruitment website. They are trusted and used by over 900 of Ireland's top businesses. They bring job seekers and employers together. "
target parent: Monster Worldwide, Inc.
target: ChinaHR.com
China HR.com is one of the leading and most widely recognized online recruitment Web sites in China. ChinaHR provides online recruiting, campus recruiting and human resources value-added services.
price ($mm)
$30*
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closed 10/8/2008 via BusinessWire

Monster Worldwide, Inc., acquired ChinaHR.com Holdings, Ltd.

synopsis: Monster Worldwide, Inc., the parent company of Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource, announced that it has completed its acquisition of ChinaHR, creating a leading force in online recruitment in China and across Asia.
buyer: Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW:$634.99)
Monster Worldwide, Inc. parent company of Monster(R), the online employment solution, strives to bring people together to advance their lives. Monster works for everyone by connecting employers with quality job seekers at all levels and by providing personalized career advice to consumers globally. "
target: ChinaHR.com Holdings, Ltd.
China HR.com Holdings Ltd is the owner of ChinaHR.com(R), one of the leading and most widely recognized online recruitment Web sites in China. ChinaHR provides online recruiting, campus recruiting and human resources value-added services.
price ($mm)
$133*
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closed 3/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

InstantJob merged with Gofer,

synopsis: InstantJob, a company that develops a web platform that connects job candidates through a mobile application, has merged with Gofer, a company that develops an application for job seekers and recruiters in the hotel and catering sector. Both companies are based in Paris, France.
buyer: Gofer
Gofer SAS develops an application for job seekers and recruiters in the hotel and catering sector. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Paris, France. "
target: InstantJob
InstantJob SAS develops a web platform that connects job candidates through a mobile application. The company was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Paris, France. Employers can search for job candidates, schedule interviews, create invoices and more.
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announced 7/21/2017 via Reuters

Open-Career, Inc., will purchase Switch Business from Net Marketing Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Open-Career, Inc., an online job recruitment platform that helps users that are looking to find or change jobs, will acquire Switch from Net Marketing, a provider of affiliate advertising services. Switch is a mobile app that utilizes Facebook to help users find jobs. Users input information into the app and wait for an employer to contact them.
buyer parent: i-mobile Co., Ltd.
buyer: Open-Career, Inc.
Established in 2014, Open-Career is an online job recruitment platform that helps users that are looking to find or change jobs. The platform helps users reach various businesses such as Sega Games, Comico, Supership, Axel Mark, CyberAgent, and more. "
seller: Net Marketing Co., Ltd. (JASDAQ:6175:$79.05)
The Switch mobile app is a job matching service that utilizes Facebook to help users find jobs. All users need to do is provide the necessary information and wait for an employer to contact them. Net Marketing Co.,Ltd. provides affiliate advertising services to various businesses.
price ($mm)
$0.27
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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:$173.03)
Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company. Starting with a classified recruitment online business, naukri.com, Info Edge has grown and diversified rapidly. Info Edge is India’s premier online classifieds company in recruitment, matrimony, real estate, education and related services. "
target: iimjobs.com
iimjobs.com is an exclusive online recruitment platform for middle and senior management positions in India. With over one million registered professionals, iimjobs.com focuses on providing premium job opportunities and an enhanced job seeking experience.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.9x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/7/2012 via Market Wire

CallidusCloud, acquired 6FigureJobs

synopsis: Callidus Software Inc., the leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing, announced its acquisition of a premier executive career community and job board, 6FigureJobs. 6FigureJobs provides job postings from leading Fortune 1000 companies and executive search firms, including C-level, VP, Director and Senior Manager jobs.
buyer: CallidusCloud (CALD:$239.66)
Callidus Software Inc., dba CallidusCloud, is the market and technology leader in sales effectiveness and cloud computing. CallidusCloud's customers gain a competitive advantage by maximizing sales cost efficiencies and driving improvements in sales effectiveness. "
target: 6FigureJobs
6FigureJobs.com Inc. is a premier executive career community & job board that offers relevant online job search resources and content for $100K+ job seekers and recruiters. 6FigureJobs allows employers and recruiters to post their six figure job opportunities, search for resumes, and more.
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closed 4/19/2017 via BNC Analysis

Info Edge, acquired AmbitionBox

synopsis: Info Edge, India’s premier online classifieds company, has acquired AmbitionBox, a company that currently helps people with their job interview preparation and provides access to in-depth authentic information about a company.
buyer: Info Edge (BSE:532777:$173.03)
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: AmbitionBox
Ambitionbox.com currently helps people with their Job-Interview Preparation and provides access to in-depth authentic information about a company. They are based in Noida, India.
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closed 1/8/2013 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired kununu GmbH

synopsis: Xing – the German equivalent of LinkedIn – has acquired employer-rating and job listing platform Kununu. Kununu lets current and former employees anonymously rate their employers, and also provides job listings. It services German-speaking countries from its base in Vienna, and claims about three million page impressions per month.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING AG engages in the operation of a professional networking website. Its Internet-based platform provides members the opportunity of establishing new contacts, maintain existing contacts, extend their operations to new markets, and exchange opinions and information. "
target: kununu GmbH
kununu GmbH operates an online platform for employer reviews in German-speaking countries. The platform provides employees, former employees, trainees and interns the opportunity to rate their employer in various categories such as working environment, promotion opportunities, and salary.
price ($mm)
$4.70
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announced 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

StepStone GmbH, will acquire Universum AB

synopsis: StepStone, the Germany-based group of global job boards, will acquire Swedish employer branding site Universum, announced Axel Springer SE, StepStone’s parent company. Universum delivers the critical talent market insights, winning brand strategies and compelling, story-led communication organizations need to compete effectively for the talent.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
StepStone is the number one job board in Germany. If on the job hunt or looking for career opportunities, StepStone is the right place to go on the web. Recruiting companies from all over Germany place their job offers on StepStone. "
target: Universum AB
Universum delivers the critical talent market insights, winning brand strategies and compelling, story-led communication organizations need to compete more effectively for the talent. Universum delivers a full range of services in research, strategic consulting and communication solutions.
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closed 3/5/2014 via BNC Analysis

1000jobboersen.de merged with Softgarden,

synopsis: Softgarden, which provides web-based recruiting software to handle the entire recruitment process, is joining forces with 1000jobboersen.de, a job ad media planning service. The new entity, softgarden E-Recruiting, claims to be Europe’s largest Recruiting-as-a-Service provider, with more than 5,000 clients.
buyer: Softgarden
softgarden offers an e-recruiting software which enables recruiters and hiring managers to manage the recruiting within their company easily. It covers the entire recruitment process including posting jobs, managing candidates and making the right hire. "
target: 1000jobboersen.de
1000jobboersen.de is a job ad media planning service. It allows companies to access to over 1000 job portals and social media channels to advertise their open positions.
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closed 4/18/2012 via PR Newswire

CareerBuilder, Inc., acquired CEVIU

synopsis: CareerBuilder is making a much-anticipated move into the South American market with the acquisition of CEVIU.com.br, the leading information technology job board in Brazil. CEVIU features the most IT job listings in the country.
buyer parent: Gannett Co., Inc.
buyer: CareerBuilder, Inc.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States, with more than 24 million visitors, 1 million jobs and 45 million resumes. "
target: CEVIU
CEVIU is the largest IT job site in Brazil, working as a bridge through which 260,000 professionals and over 11,000 companies connect through solutions that attract more than 270,000 unique visitors per month.
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