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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astronaut, acquired POPSkul

synopsis: Astronaut, a mobile-first recruitment platform in Indonesia, has acquired POPSkul, an on-demand skill certification platform in Indonesia. POPSkul provides a fast and easy way to get certified. The platform offers online certification tests for English language proficiency, business communications, information technology, and more.
buyer: Astronaut
Astronaut is a mobile-first recruitment platform in Indonesia. Astronaut enables companies to effectively pick candidates from a larger pool of applicants. Their platform allows users to create Q&A sessions with video-selfies and collaborate with their team to decide and make accurate hires. "
target: POPSkul
POPSkul is an on-demand skill certification platform in Indonesia. POPSkul provides a fast and easy way to get certified. The platform offers online certification tests for English language proficiency, business communications, information technology, and more.
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closed 8/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

UpGrad, acquired KnowledgeHut

synopsis: Global online higher education provider upGrad has acquired KnowledgeHut, a global EdTech company. Founded in 2011, KnowledgeHut is aimed at equipping the global workforce with the skills of the future through outcome-based immersive learning. With this acquisition, upGrad will have access to KnowledgeHut’s global student pool of 250,000.
buyer: UpGrad
UpGrad is an online higher education platform in India that provides rigorous industry relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. UpGrad merges the latest technology, pedagogy and services to create an immersive learning experience. "
target: KnowledgeHut
KnowledgeHut is a global ed-tech company. Leveraging an immersive learning experience platform, KnowledgeHut is fundamentally disrupting the way tech is learnt and empowering enterprises with a scalable tech-driven solution to align role-based skill requirements with desired business outcomes.
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announced 7/20/2021 via Company Press Release

Blackstone Group LP, will acquire Simplilearn

synopsis: Blackstone announced that private equity funds managed by Blackstone have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Simplilearn Solutions Pvt. Ltd., a leading online learning ‘bootcamp’ based in India offering digital skills training and courses to working professionals all over the world.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$17,325.04)
Blackstone is one of the world's leading investment firms. Their asset management businesses, with over $649 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds. "
target: Simplilearn
Simplilearn is the world’s #1 online bootcamp and one of the world’s leading certification training providers. They partner with companies and individuals to address their unique needs, providing training and coaching that helps working professionals achieve their career goals.
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announced 6/17/2020 via PR Newswire

Zhengdong Zhu and Baohong Yin, will acquire China Distance Education Holdings Limited

synopsis: China Distance Education Holdings Limited, a leading provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China, will have all outstanding ordinary shares acquired by its co-founders Mr. Zhengdong Zhu, chairman of the Board and chief executive officer, and Ms. Baohong Yin, deputy chairman of the Board.
buyer: Zhengdong Zhu and Baohong Yin
Zhengdong Zhu is the co-founder, Chairman of the Board and chief executive officer of China Distance Education Holdings Limited. Baohong Yin is the co-founder and deputy chairm of the board of China Distance Education Holdings Limited. "
target: China Distance Education Holdings Limited (DL:$223.74)
China Distance Education Holdings Limited is a provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China. The courses offered through its websites help professionals seeking to obtain and maintain professional licenses and to enhance their job skills.
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$224
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closed 7/30/2010 via Wall Street Journal

Pearson plc, acquired Wall Street Institute, Inc.

synopsis: The Carlyle Group said that it has sold English training business, the Wall Street Institute, to U.K.-based publisher Pearson PLC for $92 million. The Wall Street Institute's 340 franchised centers, together with its online tools, provide spoken English training in 25 regions across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.
buyer: Pearson plc (LSE:PSON:$4,824.36)
Pearson is an international education and media company with world-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. "
target parent: The Carlyle Group
target: Wall Street Institute, Inc.
Wall Street Institute is the premier source for English instruction for individuals and corporate clients around the world. Utilizing both company–owned and franchised centers, Wall Street Institute has provided instruction to over 2 million students with a current enrollment of 160,000 people.
price ($mm)
$101
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$60
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closed 3/27/2019 via PR Web

Alc Press Inc., acquired OKpanda

synopsis: ALC Press, a language-focused educational service provider in Japan, has acquired OKpanda, an English learning platform that includes instant messaging, live voice, and digital curricula. OKpanda connects English learners with amazing, certified ESL teachers who train users through the best of digital self learning content.
buyer parent: Freebit Co. Ltd.
buyer: Alc Press Inc.
ALC Press Inc. is a language-focused educational service provider in Japan. It engages in the planning, production, and sale of materials for distance learning in Japan. ALC Press provides language learning materials as well as learning courses over the internet. "
target: OKpanda
OKpanda is an English learning platform that includes instant messaging, live voice, and digital curricula. OKpanda connects English learners with amazing, certified ESL teachers who train users through the best of digital self learning content.
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closed 1/15/2013 via Reuters

TalentSprint Educational Services, acquired Axiom Academy

synopsis: TalentSprint Educational Services Pvt Ltd has acquired Axiom Academy, an institute specialising in placement training and engineering coaching. It offers a computer-based testing platform on which students can take a number of tests online and get their answers evaluated immediately.
buyer: TalentSprint Educational Services
TalentSprint is a leader in creating skilled and certified professionals for the global industry through fast track SPRINT IT programs, focusing on the Information Technology and Banking sectors. "
target: Axiom Academy
Axiom Academy offers a computer-based testing platform on which students can take a number of tests online and get their answers evaluated immediately.
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closed 12/7/2006 via Company Press Release

Knowledge Solutions (UK), Ltd., acquired Enlight

synopsis: Knowledge Solutions (UK) Ltd today announced the acquisition of over 30% of the shares of Enlight International AB (publ), a leading, publicly-traded provider of knowledge assurance solutions, for an undisclosed sum. Enlight is listed as ENLI B on the First North public stock exchange in Stockholm.
buyer: Knowledge Solutions (UK), Ltd.
Knowledge Solutions develops and markets a range of solutions designed to support business process change and the transfer, and management, of knowledge from those who know to those who need to know. "
target: Enlight
Enlight is the largest European provider of online solutions for testing and certification. Over 7 million tests have been taken in more than 60 countries in over 3000 Test Centres using Enlight's solutions, and Enlight has offices in Sweden, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.
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closed 9/29/2021 via BNC Analysis

Cricket Media, acquired Fluent City

synopsis: Cricket Media, the trusted children’s publisher and provider of global eLearning products, has acquired Fluent City, a language company that offers online classes in 11 different languages. The acquisition adds nine languages and several corporate training relationships to Cricket’s growing online learning suite.
buyer: Cricket Media (TSXV:CKT:$13.91)
Cricket Media is a global education company providing high-quality print and online learning products. Cricket offers comprehensive educational content, solutions and collaborative learning experiences led by its award-winning children’s magazines and online language learning programs. "
target: Fluent City
Fluent City is a language company that offers online classes in 11 different languages. Its team uses the latest AI and natural language processing technology to provide hyper-relevant content and personalized, engaging lesson plans that help users get fluent faster.
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closed 1/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

THI Investments GmbH, acquired LearnShip Networks GmbH

synopsis: German firm THI Investments has acquired a majority stake in Learnship, a global leader in the field of digital foreign language training for corporations. Learnship provides face-to-face online language training for corporations available in 14 languages, intercultural training, and related training administration services.
buyer: THI Investments GmbH
THI Investments is a single family office founded in January 2016 after divesting an 80 year-old family business. Their goal is to invest in a diversified portfolio of financial and company assets and grow them over the long term. THI Investments are entrepreneurs, industrialists and investors. "
target: LearnShip Networks GmbH
Learnship helps organizations across Europe and the US boost their productivity by unleashing the full potential of their employees. They provide face-to-face online language training for corporations available in 14 languages, intercultural training, and related training administration services.
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announced 5/21/2012 via BNC Analysis

Nippon Mirai Capital Co., Ltd., will acquire Alc Press Inc.

synopsis: ALC Press, a listed language-focused educational service provider, has approved a tender offer from Nippon Mirai Capital and plans to go private. ALC Press provides language learning materials as well as learning courses over the internet.
buyer: Nippon Mirai Capital Co., Ltd.
Nippon Mirai Capital Co., Ltd. is an independent investment fund. They focus on growing the enterprise value of their investments and sharing the value with stakeholders. "
target: Alc Press Inc.
ALC Press Inc. is a language-focused educational service provider. It engages in the planning, production, and sale of materials for distance learning in Japan.
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closed 3/10/2015 via BusinessWire

PopExpert, acquired Online Marketing Institute

synopsis: popexpert, an online marketplace that makes it easy to learn from experts, announced the acquisition of the Online Marketing Institute, a leader in eLearning for individuals, SMBs and corporations that need to keep up with the accelerating pace of digital transformation.
buyer: PopExpert
PopExpert is a learning marketplace that lets students connect with experts in one-on-one video chats. The site’s premise is simple: users can sign in and search for what they want to learn. "
target: Online Marketing Institute
The Online Marketing Institute (OMI) provides marketing professionals with education and training in today’s most in-demand marketing disciplines. Students can learn proven best practices from real world practitioners and industry thought leaders, at their own pace and completely online.
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announced 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

SkillSoft Limited, will acquire Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning will acquire Global Knowledge. Global Knowledge is the world's leading technology skills training provider, supporting major enterprises and tech professionals with innovative and flexible learning solutions.
buyer: SkillSoft Limited (SKIL:$0.00)
Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning, providing the most engaging learner experience and high-quality content. Their mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for today's modern enterprise. "
target parent: Rhone Group
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the world's leading technology skills training provider, supporting major enterprises and tech professionals with innovative and flexible learning solutions, Anytime, Anyplace, and Anyhow.
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closed 12/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Rhone Group, acquired Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: MidOcean Partners has sold GK Holdings, Inc. ("Global Knowledge"), the largest worldwide corporate training company, to investment funds affiliated with Rhone Capital L.L.C. Global Knowledge is the leading global provider of IT and business skills training, educating over 200,000 corporate professionals across 22,000 class sessions each year.
buyer: Rhone Group
Rhône Group LLC is one of the world’s leading mid-market private equity firms. The company specializes in Merges and Acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalization and partnerships with particular focus on European and Trans- Atlantic investments. "
target parent: MidOcean Partners
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the world's leading IT and business skills training provider. Offering the most relevant and timely content delivered by the best instructors, they provide customers with their choice of convenient class times, delivery methods and formats to accelerate their success.
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closed 10/25/2011 via PR Newswire

MidOcean Partners, acquired Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: MidOcean Partners announced that it has acquired Global Knowledge, a worldwide leader in IT and business skills training. Global Knowledge delivers via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling its customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.
buyer: MidOcean Partners
MidOcean Partners is a premier private equity firm focused on the middle market. MidOcean is committed to investing in high quality companies with stable market positions and multiple opportunities for growth in the United States and Europe. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business training. Global Knowledge delivers via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling its customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.
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announced 9/13/2017 via Market Wire

1ExamPrep, will acquire NASCLA Exam Preparation

synopsis: One Exam Prep, a division of ProBility Media Corp., announces that it has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement with NASCLA Exam Preparation (Contractor Exam Preps), of Pittsboro, NC. For 20 years, Contractor Exam Preps has prepared students to pass the exam required by the National Association of State Contractor Licensing Agencies ("NASCLA").
buyer parent: ProBility Media Corp.
buyer: 1ExamPrep
Based in Coconut Creek, Florida, One Exam Prep (OEP) offers weekly training classes and certification courses in a wide variety of topics for contractors with continuing education in 22 states with a goal of servicing all 50 states. "
target: NASCLA Exam Preparation
For 20 years, NASCLA Exam Preparation (Contractor Exam Preps) has prepared students to pass the exam required by the National Association of State Contractor Licensing Agencies ("NASCLA").
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closed 12/2/2020 via PR Web

TPC Training, acquired eFoodHandlers

synopsis: TPC Training, the leader in workforce training, performance, and compliance solutions, announced the acquisition of eFoodHandlers, a provider of accredited food safety training to professionals, restaurants, and schools.
buyer parent: Frontenac Company LLC
buyer: TPC Training
TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, safety, and operator training, with complete solutions for a 21st century workforce to acquire, apply, and adapt essential technical and safety skills. They offer a variety of training methods, including online, live, operator training, and job simulations."
target: eFoodHandlers
eFoodHandlers is a national food safety training provider dedicated to delivering the highest quality eLearning experience to food workers, managers, and alcohol servers. Their interactive, video-based online courses provide food safety content, customized to meet state-specific requirements.
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closed 5/1/2019 via Company Press Release

Gridiron Capital, LLC, acquired Colibri Group

synopsis: Quad-C Management, Inc., a leading middle market private equity firm, announced it has completed the sale of its investment in Colibri Group, a leading national provider of online learning solutions to licensed professionals in regulated end markets, to Gridiron Capital.
buyer: Gridiron Capital, LLC
Headquartered in New Canaan, CT, Gridiron Capital is a private equity investment firm managed by partners who grew up working in and leading family-owned businesses and can offer valuable operating support and experience to middle market companies. "
target parent: Quad-C Management, Inc.
target: Colibri Group
Colibri Group helps millions of licensed professionals manage and advance their careers through online learning solutions for licensing, continuing education and professional development, all powered by their proprietary ColibriConnect technology platform.
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closed 3/1/2021 via BusinessWire

Tailwind Capital Partners, acquired International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)

synopsis: Tailwind Capital, a middle market private equity firm, has acquired International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA), a premier eLearning platform for the fitness and wellness industry. ISSA provides high quality certification programs that help people to achieve their goals. They offer courses for yoga, nutrition, corrective exercise and more.
buyer: Tailwind Capital Partners
Tailwind Capital is a middle-market private equity firm investing in targeted sectors within healthcare, business services, and industrial services. Tailwind partners with management teams and entrepreneurs to transform businesses through growth initiatives, acquisitions, and strategic investments. "
target: International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) is a premier eLearning platform for the fitness and wellness industry. ISSA provides high quality certification programs that help people to achieve their goals. They offer courses for yoga, nutrition, corrective exercise, senior fitness, and more.
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closed 7/21/2020 via Company Press Release

We Know Training, acquired Business Career College

synopsis: We Know Training, a provider of online training solutions, announced that it has successfully acquired Business Career College (BCC), Canada’s third largest provider of online training for the financial services and insurance industries.
buyer: We Know Training
We Know Training operates under the business model of delivering training that matters and making online training more accessible, more reliable, and more secure than ever. Over 900 companies and 10 million+ learners have trusted We Know Training with their full-service online training solutions. "
target: Business Career College
Business Career College (BCC) is Canada’s third largest provider of online training for the financial services and insurance industries. Founded in 1997, BCC works with over 300 financial companies across the country delivering numerous training and certification programs.
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astronaut, acquired POPSkul

synopsis: Astronaut, a mobile-first recruitment platform in Indonesia, has acquired POPSkul, an on-demand skill certification platform in Indonesia. POPSkul provides a fast and easy way to get certified. The platform offers online certification tests for English language proficiency, business communications, information technology, and more.
buyer: Astronaut
Astronaut is a mobile-first recruitment platform in Indonesia. Astronaut enables companies to effectively pick candidates from a larger pool of applicants. Their platform allows users to create Q&A sessions with video-selfies and collaborate with their team to decide and make accurate hires. "
target: POPSkul
POPSkul is an on-demand skill certification platform in Indonesia. POPSkul provides a fast and easy way to get certified. The platform offers online certification tests for English language proficiency, business communications, information technology, and more.
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closed 8/4/2021 via BNC Analysis

Astronaut, acquired POPSkul

synopsis: Astronaut, a mobile-first recruitment platform in Indonesia, has acquired POPSkul, an on-demand skill certification platform in Indonesia. POPSkul provides a fast and easy way to get certified. The platform offers online certification tests for English language proficiency, business communications, information technology, and more.
buyer: Astronaut
Astronaut is a mobile-first recruitment platform in Indonesia. Astronaut enables companies to effectively pick candidates from a larger pool of applicants. Their platform allows users to create Q&A sessions with video-selfies and collaborate with their team to decide and make accurate hires. "
target: POPSkul
POPSkul is an on-demand skill certification platform in Indonesia. POPSkul provides a fast and easy way to get certified. The platform offers online certification tests for English language proficiency, business communications, information technology, and more.
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closed 1/31/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Recruiter.com, acquired Scouted

synopsis: Recruiter.com Group, Inc., an on-demand video-enabled and artificial intelligence hiring platform with the world's largest network of recruiters, has acquired Scouted.io, a venture capital-backed tech startup focused on unlocking human potential by developing deep insights into candidates using video screening and AI-based scoring algorithms.
buyer: Recruiter.com (OTCPK:RCRT:$11.88)
Recruiter.com is a hiring platform for the world's largest network of small and independent recruiters. The company empowers businesses to recruit specialized talent faster with virtual teams of recruiters and AI job-matching technology. "
target: Scouted
Scouted is a hiring marketplace that uses video screening and AI-based scoring algorithms to reveal insights into candidates. The company's end-to-end talent management platform helps companies hire, retain, and develop the right people across their entire career journey.
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closed 1/5/2017 via PR Web

RIVS Digital Interviews, acquired InterviewStream, Inc.

synopsis: RIVS, the leading provider of video interviewing solutions, has acquired InterviewStream from Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation. With this acquisition, RIVS will have over 900 clients using the technology in many countries and continue to be a driver for firms to reduce time to hire while creating a branding experience for candidates.
buyer: RIVS Digital Interviews
RIVS connects recruitment teams to quality candidates through digital interviews. Video and voice interviews reveal key candidate personality skills earlier on in the selection process, helping organizations discover top talent, while reducing time and costs associated with interviewing. "
target parent: Brazos Group
target: InterviewStream, Inc.
InterviewStream, Inc. is the original provider of pre-recorded and live video interviewing solutions. Their product suite of proprietary online technology provides video interview solutions to staffing firms, and the world's leading global career transition firm.
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closed 1/9/2014 via Company Press Release

Reschedge, acquired HireVue

synopsis: HireVue, the leading talent interaction and digital recruiting provider announced the acquisition of Reschedge. Reschedge is cloud-based software trusted by the world's leading recruiting teams to schedule their interviews. Reschedge schedules the most complicated interviews in under 2 minutes and high volume interviews are effortless.
buyer: Reschedge
Reschedge is cloud-based software trusted by the world's leading recruiting teams to schedule their interviews. Reschedge schedules the most complicated interviews in under 2 minutes and high volume interviews are effortless. "
target: HireVue
HireVue provides a new on demand way to interview. Users browse, watch, rate and share the interviews they want on their own time. HireVue’s Digital Interview Platform helps improve interviews of all types, including in person, phone and video interviews.
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closed 12/5/2012 via PR Web

Brazos Group, acquired InterviewStream, Inc.

synopsis: InterviewStream, the company that invented video interviewing, has begun a new era of expansion and product development with its acquisition by Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation. Their product suite of proprietary online technology provides video interview solutions to staffing firms, and the world's leading global career transition firm.
buyer: Brazos Group
The Brazos Group is a group of companies that facilitate the delivery of student financial aid, making postsecondary education a reality for thousands of students. The Group is based in Waco, TX. "
target: InterviewStream, Inc.
InterviewStream, Inc. is the original provider of pre-recorded and live video interviewing solutions. Their product suite of proprietary online technology provides video interview solutions to staffing firms, and the world's leading global career transition firm.
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closed 5/19/2021 via Company Press Release

StepStone GmbH, acquired Mya

synopsis: Germany-based StepStone, one of the world's leading online job marketplaces, has acquired Mya, the developer of one of the most advanced conversational AI technologies for job recruiters. With the addition of Mya's technology, which is optimized for dialogue situations, StepStone is changing the way recruiters get in touch with job seekers.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
Based in Germany, StepStone is one of the most successful e-recruiting businesses and operates in over 20 countries. More than 60,000 companies use the StepStone job boards for the recruitment of qualified specialists and executive staff. "
target: Mya
Mya provides the leading recruitment automation and conversational AI platform, transforming the hiring process by automating outreach and communications across the end-to-end candidate lifecycle.
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closed 1/6/2021 via BusinessWire

Paradox, acquired Spetz

synopsis: Paradox, the leading conversational AI platform helping global talent acquisition teams automate recruiting tasks like screening, interview scheduling, and candidate communications, has acquired Spetz.io, an Israeli startup helping clients like EY and Sodastream modernize candidate communications.
buyer: Paradox
Paradox is a leader in Conversational AI, supporting some of the world’s largest employers, including Unilever, McDonald’s, and PepsiCo. Olivia, the company’s conversational AI assistant, is helping TA teams automate tasks like screening, interview scheduling, candidate communications, and more. "
target: Spetz
Israel-based Spetz is a messaging platform that helps companies like Sodastream and IKEA engage candidates via messaging apps like WhatsApp with simple, friendly, automated chat. From pre-screening to scheduling reminders, Spetz’s bot reduces hiring friction and increases engagement.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Criteria Corporation, acquired Alcami Interactive Pte Ltd

synopsis: Sydney-based SaaS provider Alcami Interactive has been acquired by US-based Criteria, a SaaS people analytics platform vendor. Alcami was founded by chief executive Jane Bianchini in 2014 and provides an on-demand video interviewing platform.
buyer parent: Sumeru Equity Partners
buyer: Criteria Corporation
Criteria Corp is a leading pre-employment testing company with a simple goal: to help clients make better hiring decisions. The company's market-leading SaaS-based employment analytics platform HireSelect helps clients attract, assess, and hire the best employees for their team. "
target: Alcami Interactive Pte Ltd
Alcami Interactive, based in Australia, was founded on the firm belief that there is a better, more efficient way to screen and select applicants. Their innovative on-demand video interviewing application connects job applicants directly with organisations in a client branded portal.
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closed 9/22/2020 via Company Press Release

OutMatch, acquired LaunchPad Recruits

synopsis: OutMatch, a leading SaaS talent intelligence platform, announced its acquisition of LaunchPad, an end-to-end recruitment automation platform. LaunchPad’s recruitment technology platform brings together the latest in video interviewing technology, best of breed assessments, automation, reviewer insights and predictive analytics.
buyer: OutMatch
The OutMatch Talent Intelligence Platform brings clarity to talent decisions by gathering the right data and putting the insights companies need at their fingertips. We help the world’s biggest brands to select and develop great people, maximizing the employee life cycle. "
target: LaunchPad Recruits
LaunchPad’s recruitment technology platform brings together the latest in video interviewing technology, best of breed assessments, automation, reviewer insights and predictive analytics to optimize the hiring process - allowing the creation of a seamless candidate experience.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

StepStone GmbH, acquired Cammio

synopsis: Berlin-based online job platform StepStone has acquired Cammio, an award-winning, Dutch cloud-based video recruitment platform featuring video interviews, video-based job vacancies and video assessments. Video-powered recruitment is more effective and more engaging for both candidate, recruiter and hiring manager.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: StepStone GmbH
Germany-based StepStone is a group of leading job boards all over the world. StepStone ensures the right candidates find the right job with the right employer. On a global level, StepStone operates several job boards and niche job boards. "
target: Cammio
Cammio is an award-winning cloud-based video recruitment platform featuring video interviews, video-based job vacancies and video assessments. Video-powered recruitment is more effective and more engaging for both candidate, recruiter and hiring manager.
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closed 5/22/2019 via PR Newswire

Shaker, acquired Montage Talent

synopsis: Shaker International, a leading provider of predictive talent intelligence and assessment solutions, has merged with Montage, the single solution to engage, interview and hire better candidates, faster.
buyer: Shaker
Shaker provides Predictive Talent Intelligence that helps improve quality of hire, create recruiting efficiencies and deliver a better hiring experience. Shaker's Virtual Job Tryouts educate candidates, provide them with an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities and predict job performance. "
target: Montage Talent
Montage is the single solution to engage, interview and hire better candidates, faster. As the pioneer of purpose-built video interviewing, their proprietary technology integrates seamlessly with enterprise needs for reliability, scalability, compliance and security.
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closed 3/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

Zoho Corporation Pvt. Ltd., acquired ePoise Systems Pvt Ltd.

synopsis: Zoho, a global provider of SaaS applications and productivity tools, has acquired ePoise, a leading HR tech start-up in India. ePoise offers automated HR and video interview solutions. Their solution enables automated assessments, onboarding, screening and asynchronous video interviews.
buyer: Zoho Corporation Pvt. Ltd.
Zoho is a global provider of SaaS applications and productivity tools. Zoho provides 40+ integrated applications that allow businesses to manage, connect, and automate their business processes. They offer solutions for CRM, finance, IT management, HR, email, marketing, and more. "
target: ePoise Systems Pvt Ltd.
ePoise is a leading HR tech start-up in India. ePoise offers automated HR and video interview solutions. Their solution enables automated assessments, onboarding, screening and asynchronous video interviews. ePoise helps businesses to reduce their hiring efforts by 70%.
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Jobvite, acquired Canvas Talent, Inc.

synopsis: Jobvite, the industry leader in best-of-breed recruiting software has announced the acquisition of Canvas. Canvas is the first text-based intelligent interviewing system that empowers organizations and recruiters to screen more job candidates and market employment brands.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: Jobvite
Jobvite is leading the next wave of recruitment innovation with Continuous Candidate Engagement (CCE), a candidate-centric recruiting model that helps companies engage candidates with meaningful experiences at the right time, in the right way, from first look to first day. "
target: Canvas Talent, Inc.
Canvas is the first text-based intelligent interviewing system that empowers organizations and recruiters to screen more job candidates and market employment brands. It leverages machine learning to empower highly scalable human-to-human conversations and automate top-of-funnel candidate screening.
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closed 2/6/2019 via BNC Analysis

JobiJoba, acquired Jai

synopsis: Paris-based recruitment solutions company Jobijoba has acquired JAI (The Jobs Artificial Intelligence), a startup that develops chatbot technologies for recruiters. Jobijoba plans to integrate JAI’s product into its offering.
buyer parent: Groupe Telegramme Medias S.A.
buyer: JobiJoba
Jobijoba is a French smart job search engine offering job opportunities from more than 850 employment sites across the web. JobiJoba also provides HR software for companies called CV Catcher, which uses semantic and machine learning technologies to help capture top talent. "
target: Jai
Based in France, JAI (The Jobs Artificial Intelligence) is a SaaS platform for creating and managing chatbots for recruiting. A chatbot accompany can recruiters, free them from tedious steps, save time for other important steps and put the conversation back into the recruitment process.
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closed 9/7/2017 via PR Newswire

Montage Talent, acquired GreenJobInterview.com

synopsis: Montage, the leading provider of purpose-built video and voice interviewing solutions, announced that it has acquired GreenJobInterview. GreenJobInterview provides video interviewing solutions across desktops and mobile devices that reduce the time and costs associated with scheduling and conducting interviews.
buyer: Montage Talent
Montage offers the most mature video and voice interviewing solution available, purpose-built to transform the hiring experience one smile at a time. Applying an enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, Montage is the solution of choice for companies pursuing a hiring advantage. "
target: GreenJobInterview.com
GreenJobInterview provides video interviewing solutions across desktops and mobile devices that reduce the time and costs associated with scheduling and conducting interviews. Their solutions also help organizations reach a global talent pool and reduce their environmental impact.
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closed 1/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

iCIMS, acquired TextRecruit

synopsis: iCIMS Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based talent acquisition solutions, announces the acquisition of TextRecruit Inc., a candidate engagement platform that uses text message, live chat, and artificial intelligence (AI) to help organizations hire better people, faster.
buyer: iCIMS
iCIMS is the leading provider of talent acquisition solutions. iCIMS’ Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) framework, UNIFi, allows employers to expand the capabilities of their core talent acquisition technology by integrating with the largest partner ecosystem in talent acquisition. "
target: TextRecruit
TextRecruit is a candidate and employee engagement platform that uses text message, live chat, and artificial intelligence to help companies hire better people. It's the only platform to centralize all talent communication, allowing recruiters and HR to manage relationships with their talent.
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closed 10/6/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HireVue, acquired Allyo

synopsis: HireVue has acquired AllyO, a provider of end-to-end recruiting AI and automation software. AllyO’s recruiting chatbot and automated workflow software combined with HireVue’s on-demand video interviewing and assessments will increase hiring velocity and improve talent quality for companies, accessing a wider, more diverse candidate pool.
buyer: HireVue
HireVue is transforming the way companies discover, engage, hire and develop the best talent by combining the power of on-demand, structured interviewing, games, and machine learning for better hiring decisions. "
target: Allyo
AllyO is a provider of recruiting chatbot and automated workflow solutions. As the leading end-to-end recruiting AI and automation software, AllyO automates the most tedious and time-consuming pieces of talent acquisition.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Sumeru Equity Partners, acquired SocialChorus

synopsis: Sumeru Equity Partners, a technology-focused private equity firm that invests in middle market companies, has acquired a majority stake in SocialChorus, a leading workforce communications platform. SocialChorus enables organizations to connect and align their teams, power organizational initiatives and measure their business outcomes.
buyer: Sumeru Equity Partners
Sumeru Equity Partners is a technology-focused private equity firm that invests in middle market companies across software, technology-enabled services and hardware. The firm employs a growth-oriented partnership model with technology companies and typically invests $25-200 million per transaction. "
target: SocialChorus
SocialChorus is a leading workforce communications platform. SocialChorus enables organizations to connect and align their teams, power organizational initiatives and measure their business outcomes. The platform allows communicators and team leaders to reach employees no matter where they are.
price ($mm)
$100
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announced 6/24/2014 via BusinessWire

Indeed, will acquire MoBolt

synopsis: Indeed, the world’s leading job site, announced that it has agreed to acquire the business and assets of MoBolt, a leading provider of mobile job application technology. MoBolt created a smart and simple mobile apply platform that works seamlessly with any applicant tracking system (ATS) worldwide.
buyer: Indeed
Job seekers can search millions of jobs on the web or mobile in over 50 countries. More than 80 million people each month search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies on Indeed, and Indeed is the #1 source of external hires for thousands of companies. "
target: MoBolt
MoBolt unlocks the power of mobile in talent acquisition for customers such as Nike, Electronic Arts, Autodesk, TUI Travel & AOL. MoBolt created a smart and simple mobile apply platform that works seamlessly with any applicant tracking system (ATS) worldwide.
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closed 2/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Phenom, acquired Talentcube GmbH

synopsis: Phenom, the global leader in Talent Experience Management (TXM), has acquired Talentcube, an experience-driven video technology company based in Munich, Germany. The addition of Talentcube’s technology advances Phenom’s ability to provide seamless video functionality at every stage of the talent journey.
buyer: Phenom
Phenom is a global HR technology company with a purpose to help a billion people find the right job. With an expertise in building AI-powered, scalable solutions, Phenom Talent Experience Management personalizes and automates the talent journey for candidates, recruiters, employees, and management. "
target: Talentcube GmbH
Based in Germany, Talentcube is Europe's leading solution for mobile video applications. Talentcube allows users to create professional video applications using a PC or mobile phone. The company also offers a video recruitment platform for companies to screen and interview applicants.
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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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