Like Affinity Circles, Inc.

closed 12/7/2011 via Market Wire

Climber.com, acquired Affinity Circles, Inc.

synopsis: Mingle LLC, a career-focused software and services company and parent company of Climber.com, announced the acquisition of Affinity Circles, an affinity group-focused recruiting network. More than 80 organizations use Affinity Circle's social networking platform to build and maintain personal and professional connections.
buyer: Climber.com
Climber.com connects recruiters with highly qualified professionals for elite career opportunities. Through a suite of targeted and personalized tools, such as promotional tools and resume analysis, Climber.com is focused on matching professional talent with the recruiter searching for them. "
target: Affinity Circles, Inc.
Affinity Circles, previously known as Affinity Engines, is a provider of trusted social networks for membership organizations. More than 80 organizations use its social networking platform to enable their members to build and maintain personal and professional connections.
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closed 7/18/2011 via PR Newswire

Move, Inc., acquired SocialBios

synopsis: Move, Inc., the leader in online real estate, announced its acquisition of SocialBios, an award-winning social search platform. SocialBios allows individuals and companies to create one social hub for their online profiles through interactive 'About Us' pages that simplify the discovery of shared connections on social networking sites.
buyer: Move, Inc. (MOVE:$234.64)
Move, Inc. is the leader in online real estate with 15.2 million monthly visitors to its online network of websites. Move, Inc. operates: Move.com; REALTOR.com; Moving.com; MortgageMatch.com; SeniorHousingNet; ListHub and TOP PRODUCER Systems. "
target: SocialBios
SocialBios is a service that allows individuals and companies to aggregate all of their disparate social network profile and connection data for generating new business referrals. The SocialBios "About Us" page allows your website visitors to discover social capital with your agents or employees.
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closed 8/16/2011 via Market Wire

BIZX, LLC, acquired Voip-info.org

synopsis: BIZX, LLC, one of the fastest growing privately held web media companies in the U.S. announced the acquisition by its subsidiary VoIP-Info LV, LLC of www.voip-info.org, a highly ranked VoIP and telecommunications website serving over 500,000 unique business and consumer visitors per month.
buyer: BIZX, LLC
BIZX and its affiliates own and operate hundreds of consumer and business focused websites operating in diverse subject matter domains such as travel, telecommunications, business advice and VoIP products and services. "
target: Voip-info.org
Voip-info.org is a highly ranked VoIP and telecommunications website serving over 500,000 unique business and consumer visitors per month.
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closed 4/21/2014 via BusinessWire

Rook Media, acquired DomainSponsor

synopsis: Oversee.net, an innovative technology company that owns and operates a portfolio of websites and mobile apps in travel, retail and consumer finance, announced that Rook Media, Europe’s largest domain monetization platform, has acquired its DomainSponsor monetization business.
buyer: Rook Media
Rook Media is a web-based technology company that monetizes internet domain names by providing highly relevant ads to online consumers. The company has established itself as the trusted leader in the direct navigation industry. Rook Media is based in Zurich, Switzerland. "
target parent: Oversee.net
target: DomainSponsor
DomainSponsor is the leading domain monetization and services platform across desktops and tablets as well as smart, feature, and wap mobile phones. Their technology and services help users maximize both revenue and profits.
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closed 3/30/2020 via PR Newswire

AlleyCorp, acquired Meetup Inc.

synopsis: NEW YORK, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Meetup, one of the world's first social media platforms and the only one dedicated to groups that meet in-person or online during times of crisis, today announced that the company has been acquired. The consortium of investors is led by Kevin Ryan's AlleyCorp and includes mission-driven private funds and acc
buyer: AlleyCorp
AlleyCorp is a firm dedicated to founding and funding companies in New York City. The firm has helped build some of New York’s most successful technology companies, including DoubleClick, Gilt Groupe, and Business Insider. AlleyCorp invests in early-stage companies across consumer and enterprise. "
target parent: WeWork
target: Meetup Inc.
Meetup is the leading social media platform dedicated to connecting people in person or online during times of crisis. From professional networking to coding workshops, people use Meetup to meet new people in real life who share those same passions or professional aspirations.
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

IOV Labs, acquired Taringa!

synopsis: IOV Labs, the company behind the Bitcoin-powered Rootstock (RSK) network, has acquired Latin American social network site Taringa. Taringa! is a Latin American Internet company and the largest social network distributing Spanish content in the world. Taringa is a 30 million strong network with over 1,000 active online communities.
buyer: IOV Labs
IOVlabs builds low-cost, highly secure, easy-to-use platforms for the new global economy. Harnessing the benefits of Bitcoin with a suite of tools to create and protect growth, they're planting the seeds for global financial freedom. "
target: Taringa!
Taringa! is a Latin American Internet company with more than 10 years of experience and presence in all the Spanish speaking countries. It is the largest social network distributing Spanish content in the world. Taringa is a 30 million strong network with over 1,000 active online communities.
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closed 3/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Hilco Streambank, acquired Tsu

synopsis: Hilco Streambank, an advisory firm specializing in the valuation, marketing, and sale of intangible assets, has acquired Tsu, an invite-only social media platform that rewards its community for being creative. Tsu awards content creators with a percentage of ad revenues based on their following and content engagement using a proprietary algorithm.
buyer: Hilco Streambank
Hilco Streambank is an advisory firm specializing in the valuation, marketing, and sale of intangible assets for businesses at all stages. Hilco Streambank identifies, preserves, and extracts value for clients through the application of experience, diligence, and creativity. "
target: Tsu
Launched in 2014, Tsu is an invite-only social media platform that rewards its community for being creative. Tsu awards content creators with a percentage of ad revenues based on their following and content engagement using a proprietary algorithm.
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closed 12/13/2017 via BusinessWire

American Films, Inc., acquired Paloozoo

synopsis: American Films, Inc., an emergent entertainment industry company focused on opportunities for equity investors, has completed acquisition of Paloozoo.com, a fully operating social networking platform. The unique Paloozoo technology offers the member-users the ability to filter and control their content feed, thereby blocking unwanted postings.
buyer: American Films, Inc. (OTCPK:AMFL:$0.00)
American Films, Inc. is an emergent entertainment industry company focused on opportunities for equity investors. American Films seeks to create alternative investment participation vehicles that provide necessary funding to appropriate projects while offering reasonable return on investment. "
target: Paloozoo
Paloozoo is a one-stop social media experience where members engage with the most diverse content on the planet - Reviews, Socialize (social posts), Classifieds and Lists. With their patent-pending Content Controls feature, Paloozoo members can control what content they see and share.
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closed 11/28/2017 via Company Press Release

WeWork Management LLC, acquired Meetup Inc.

synopsis: WeWork announced that it has acquired Meetup Inc. MeetUp Inc. owns and operates a social networking platform that provides local groups with various resources to organize groups and create a network. Meetup helps people find others who share their interest or cause, and form lasting local community groups that regularly meet face-to-face.
buyer: WeWork Management LLC
WeWork is a global network of workspaces. WeWork provides businesses with the space, community, and services they need. They transform buildings into beautiful, collaborative workspaces and provide infrastructure, services, events and tech so their members can focus on doing what they love. "
target: Meetup Inc.
MeetUp Inc. owns and operates a social networking platform that provides local groups with various resources to organize groups and create a network. Meetup helps people find others who share their interest or cause, and form lasting local community groups that regularly meet face-to-face.
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announced 6/20/2017 via Company Press Release

MTGx International AB, will acquire Kongregate Inc.

synopsis: MTG is acquiring 100% of U.S. games publisher and developer Kongregate Inc. from current owner GameStop Corp. San Francisco based Kongregate was founded in 2006. Kongregate started as a browser based web gaming platform and has since expanded into publishing for both mobile and Steam games, and now into first party game development.
buyer parent: Modern Times Group MTG AB
buyer: MTGx International AB
MTGx delivers next generation entertainment experiences in esports & online gaming, & innovative content through social media influencers on multiple platforms. MTGx is the digital accelerator of MTG. Their mission is to lead the transformation from a traditional media house to a digital power hub. "
target parent: GameStop.com Inc.
target: Kongregate Inc.
Kongregate Inc. is a games publisher and developer. Kongregate started as a browser based web gaming platform and has since expanded into publishing for both mobile and Steam games, and now into first party game development.
price ($mm)
$55
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$35
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1.6x
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announced 12/23/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

Figaro Classifieds, will acquire Viadeo S.A.

synopsis: The Paris commercial court approved the sale of Viadeo to Figaro Classifieds. Viadeo is France's leading professional social network. Viadeo offers businesses bespoke support thanks to its teams present nationwide, as well as its range of solutions tailored to their specific needs.
buyer parent: Le Figaro
buyer: Figaro Classifieds
Figaro Classifieds S.A. operates in the internet classified advertisements market in France. It provides web, print, and mobile media solutions in three main business areas: employment, training, and real estate. "
target: Viadeo S.A. (ENXTPA:VIAD:$21.35)
Viadeo is France's leading professional social network, with close to 11 million members. Viadeo offers businesses, whatever their sector or location, bespoke support thanks to its teams present nationwide, as well as its range of solutions tailored to their specific needs.
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closed 11/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Falcon Global Acquisitions LLC, acquired MegaHoot

synopsis: Falcon Global Acquisitions LLC (“FGA”) announced that it has acquired the assets of defunct social media company Megahoot. The social media company established a networking platform that allowed users to interact both on the network and on other social media networks. This acquisition gives FGA an entry point into the social networking arena.
buyer: Falcon Global Acquisitions LLC
Falcon Global Acquisitions is a private equity firm that focuses on the acquisition of underperforming assets in need of restructuring. Falcon Global Acquisitions also provides clients with various consulting services. "
target: MegaHoot
MegaHoot is a social media network for individuals, corporations, brands, and sports and entertainment properties. MegaHoot was founded in an effort to create a global community where its members actually feel as if they are part of it and not just a user of it; they feel a sense of true community.
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announced 11/29/2016 via Market Wire

Momentous Entertainment Group, will acquire Poolworks Ltd.

synopsis: Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc., which produces and distributes quality content across various media platforms, announced that it has executed a binding Letter of Intent to acquire Poolworks Germany Ltd, one of the largest social media companies in Europe with its social networks: studiVZ, meinVZ and schuelerVZ.
buyer: Momentous Entertainment Group (OTCBB: MMEGD:$0.14)
Momentous Entertainment Group, Inc. is a diversified media company with a focus on technology that creates, produces and distributes quality content across various media platforms. Momentous has a combined management experience of more than 100 years in entertainment, technology and marketing. "
target parent: Vert Capital Corp.
target: Poolworks Ltd.
Poolworks Ltd. is an operator of the three popular social platforms studiVZ, meinVZ and schuelerVZ, which are similar to Facebook, but primarily focuses on the German speaking market. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
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closed 9/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Cirpack, acquired Amplement

synopsis: Cirpack, a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software, is acquiring Amplement, a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world.
buyer parent: Technicolor SA
buyer: Cirpack
Cirpack is a leading editor of VoIP & Unified Communications software and operator of a Telecom "Platform as a Service"​ in the Cloud. They are based in France. "
target: Amplement
Amplement is a professional social network that allows people to share and collaborate in realtime with professionals around the world. With more than half a million active members in France, Amplement is becoming an indispensable tool for the professional world.
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closed 10/3/2016 via BusinessWire

MeetMe, Inc., acquired SKOUT

synopsis: MeetMe, Inc., a public market leader for social discovery, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Skout, Inc., a leading global mobile network for meeting new people. MeetMe expects the acquisition, to significantly increase both the size of its user base and its total revenue.
buyer: MeetMe, Inc. (MEET:$206.59)
MeetMe, Inc. is the leading social network for meeting new people in the US and the public market leader for social discovery. MeetMe makes it easy to discover new people to chat with on mobile devices. "
target: SKOUT
Skout is a leading global, mobile network for meeting new people. The Skout community spans more than 100 countries and is available in 23 different languages. Skout is dedicated to providing a platform that people can easily and safely connect on, and hopefully change their lives.
price ($mm)
$55
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$24
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closed 12/8/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corporation, acquired LinkedIn Corporation

synopsis: Worldwide leader in software, services and solutions, Microsoft Corp. closed its roughly $26 billion deal to buy professional-networking site LinkedIn, cementing the largest acquisition in the tech giant’s history.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$138,699.00)
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. "
target: LinkedIn Corporation (LNKD:$3,213.87)
LinkedIn Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates an online professional network worldwide. The company allows members to create, manage, and share their professional identity online; build and engage with their professional networks; and access shared knowledge and insights.
price ($mm)[EV]
$27,881 [$25,887]
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$3,214
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$266
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announced 3/31/2016 via BNC Analysis

Ströer Media, will acquire StayFriends GmbH

synopsis: German provider of out-of-home and online advertising services Ströer, agreed to acquire StayFriends, the European social networking websites and services, from United Online, Inc., a leading provider of consumer products and services over the Internet.
buyer: Ströer Media (DB:SAX:$1,814.79)
Ströer Media is a leading provider of online advertising and out-of-home, and offers its advertising customers individualized and fully integrated premium communications solutions. In the field of digital media, Ströer is setting new standards for innovation and quality in Europe. "
target parent: United Online, Inc.
target: StayFriends GmbH
StayFriends is a leading website for reconnecting with former classmates in Europe. StayFriends creates a forum where visitors can rediscover all the important people from their school days, compile and share photos from their shared past and stay in touch with one another permanently.
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closed 1/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

Agora SA, acquired GoldenLine Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Agora SA, one of the biggest media companies in Poland, bought a 53% stake in the internet portal GoldenLine. GoldenLine is the biggest business-oriented social networking website in Poland, with over 1.8 million members. GoldenLine makes it easier for recruiters to find the right employees and for employees to find their dream jobs.
buyer: Agora SA (WSE:AGO:$336.55)
Agora is one of the biggest media companies in Poland, operating since 1989 in such areas as newspapers, magazines, Internet, mobile applications, radio, cinema, TV and outdoor advertising. Agora offers its clients and receivers a broad range of possibilities. "
target: GoldenLine Sp. z o.o.
GoldenLine is the biggest business-oriented social networking website in Poland, with over 1.8 million members. The company's misson is to connect employees and employers. GoldenLine makes it easier for recruiters to find the right employees and for employees to find their dream jobs.
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on offer 6/10/2015 via

Renren Inc., offer to acquire Renren Inc.

synopsis: Chairman and Chief Executive Joseph Chen and Chief Operating Officer James Jian Liu proposed to acquire all outstanding shares of Renren Inc., a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China. Renren enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information, play online games, watch videos and more.
buyer: Renren Inc. (RENN:$125.37)
Renren Inc. operates a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China. Renren enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information, create user generated content, play online games, watch videos and enjoy a wide range of other features and services. "
target: Renren Inc. (RENN:$125.37)
Renren Inc. operates a leading real-name social networking internet platform in China. Renren enables users to connect and communicate with each other, share information, create user generated content, play online games, watch videos and enjoy a wide range of other features and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$990 [$577]*
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$73
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announced 11/24/2014 via BNC Analysis

Grupa Onet.pl S.A., will acquire Nasza Klasa Sp. z o.o.

synopsis: Grupa Onet.pl, part of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, has signed an agreement to accquire NK from Rubylight. Nasza Klasa (NK) is one of the biggest platforms offering games and the second largest social networking site in Poland.
buyer parent: Ringier Axel Springer Media AG
buyer: Grupa Onet.pl S.A.
Grupa Onet.pl S.A. focuses on running a Polish Web portal (Onet.pl). The Company also runs its own publishing house called Pascal Sp. z o.o. (Wydawnictwo Pascal), which publishes and distributes guidebooks, maps and other tourism related material. "
target parent: Rubylight Technology Ltd.
target: Nasza Klasa Sp. z o.o.
Nasza Klasa Sp. z o.o. is a social networking Website in Poland. The company’s Website enables users to find their classmates in various levels of education.
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closed 12/7/2011 via Market Wire

Climber.com, acquired Affinity Circles, Inc.

synopsis: Mingle LLC, a career-focused software and services company and parent company of Climber.com, announced the acquisition of Affinity Circles, an affinity group-focused recruiting network. More than 80 organizations use Affinity Circle's social networking platform to build and maintain personal and professional connections.
buyer: Climber.com
Climber.com connects recruiters with highly qualified professionals for elite career opportunities. Through a suite of targeted and personalized tools, such as promotional tools and resume analysis, Climber.com is focused on matching professional talent with the recruiter searching for them. "
target: Affinity Circles, Inc.
Affinity Circles, previously known as Affinity Engines, is a provider of trusted social networks for membership organizations. More than 80 organizations use its social networking platform to enable their members to build and maintain personal and professional connections.
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closed 12/7/2011 via Market Wire

Climber.com, acquired Affinity Circles, Inc.

synopsis: Mingle LLC, a career-focused software and services company and parent company of Climber.com, announced the acquisition of Affinity Circles, an affinity group-focused recruiting network. More than 80 organizations use Affinity Circle's social networking platform to build and maintain personal and professional connections.
buyer: Climber.com
Climber.com connects recruiters with highly qualified professionals for elite career opportunities. Through a suite of targeted and personalized tools, such as promotional tools and resume analysis, Climber.com is focused on matching professional talent with the recruiter searching for them. "
target: Affinity Circles, Inc.
Affinity Circles, previously known as Affinity Engines, is a provider of trusted social networks for membership organizations. More than 80 organizations use its social networking platform to enable their members to build and maintain personal and professional connections.
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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 4/8/2010 via PR Newswire

Zapoint Inc., acquired Jobster Inc.

synopsis: Zapoint®, the leading provider of employee career management and organizational planning solutions, announced it has acquired Jobster® from Recruiting.com, Inc. Together, Zapoint and Jobster will provide employers and professionals alike with the industry's most advanced career management tools.
buyer: Zapoint Inc.
Founded in 2006, Zapoint develops career planning and learning technology that lets companies build more effective partnerships between HR and their employees. Zapoint helps organizations engage, retain and develop their workforces to sustain their competitive advantage. "
target: Jobster Inc.
Jobster is the leading provider of targeted job advertising services offering the most effective way to attract and hire top talent. Founded in 2004, Jobster develops innovative technologies that connect the right person with the right job at the right time.
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closed 8/10/2017 via Company Press Release

Lyft, acquired YesGraph, Inc.

synopsis: Lyft has acquired the technology and team of YesGraph, which works to build customer-centric referral programs. As part of the Lyft family, the YesGraph team will use their expertise to improve and expand the Lyft Driver Referral Program.
buyer: Lyft (:$3,615.96)
Lyft is a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles. Lyft was started with the mission of building a p2p transportation solution that makes cities safer, more affordable and better connected. "
target: YesGraph, Inc.
YesGraph, Inc. provides an online referral recruiting service that helps companies to scale the source of candidates and referrals. Its online platform enables clients to rank their contacts to match the job for making one-click referrals.
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closed 6/28/2018 via BNC Analysis

XING AG, acquired asap.industries GmbH

synopsis: asap.industries, the provider of a platform for the placement and control of freelancers, has been acquired by Xing. Three co-founders, André Hennen, Stefan Knop and Paul Sorge, will remain on board.
buyer: XING AG (XTRA:O1BC:$262.50)
XING, the leading online business network in German-speaking countries, helps its more than 12 million members to balance their professional and private life as well as possible. Members can meet and exchange views in groups, while also getting together at business-related events every year. "
target: asap.industries GmbH
asap.industries helps companies with their constantly growing freelance workforce. They offer asapOS, a cloud-based database for every company that certain people (HR, team leader) can access which contains all relevant information about all the freelancers.
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closed 4/23/2014 via PR Web

Xceptional HR Consulting, LLC, acquired The Recruiters Lounge

synopsis: Blogging4Jobs announces the acquisition of The Recruiters Lounge which began publishing in January 2005 and provides information and insights into the wacky world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more under the management of Jim Stroud.
buyer: Xceptional HR Consulting, LLC
Xceptional HR is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and provides consulting services to locally and nationally. Their clients range from entrepreneurs, small business, to large corporations, and everything in between. "
target: The Recruiters Lounge
The Recruiters Lounge began in 2005 and is a blog that explores the world of employment with news, articles, comics, videos, podcasts and more. Their conversations here focus on recruiting, sourcing and job searching.
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closed 6/8/2006 via PR Newswire

Jobster Inc., acquired Recruiting.com, Inc.

synopsis: Jobster Inc. announced it has acquired Recruiting.com, the leading recruiting industry blog site. Recruiting.com will continue to aggregate content from more than 70 recruiting industry blogs as well as drive thought leadership in the industry through original content created by Recruiting.com's team of industry experts.
buyer: Jobster Inc.
Jobster is the leading provider of targeted job advertising services offering the most effective way to attract and hire top talent. Founded in 2004, Jobster develops innovative technologies that connect the right person with the right job at the right time. "
target: Recruiting.com, Inc.
Recruiting.com offers Prospect Relationship Management (PRM) solutions. Their technology combines a powerful search engine to find prospects from internal and external sources with tools to organize prospects.
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closed 5/27/2019 via PR Newswire

The Academy to Innovate HR, acquired Digital HR Tech

synopsis: The Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR), a company that offers world-class, online education programs for HR professionals, has acquired Digital HR Tech, the leading blog on Digital Human Resources and HR Technology.
buyer: The Academy to Innovate HR
The Academy to Innovate HR (AIHR) was founded in 2016. At AIHR, it is their mission to make HR future-proof by offering world-class, online education programs available anywhere, anytime. HR professionals committed to life-long learning can expand their skill set with relevant and in-demand skills. "
target: Digital HR Tech
Digital HR Tech is one of the largest HR blogs in the world, attracting 65,000 pageviews per month. The blog covers digital HR and HR technology-related topics. It provides high-quality articles and video content about the latest developments in HR tech, best practices and the future of work.
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closed 9/12/2018 via Company Press Release

News Tank Network, acquired Exclusive RH

synopsis: News Tank RH, the subscription-based global media company dedicated to the information of the leaders in the HR sphere, takes a majority stake in the company Exclusive RH. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, HR software and more.
buyer: News Tank Network
News Tank Group was founded in 2012 by Marc Guiraud and Frédéric Commandeur. Since 2012, News Tank has been developing global media (news, data, dossiers, analysis, directories) to provide strategic information to management teams. "
target: Exclusive RH
Exclusive RH is a free information site published by Tornat Media France. Exclusive RH offers quality articles covering all aspects of Human Resources including e-recruitment, e-learning, e-coaching, HR software and more.
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$0.52
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closed 4/21/2011 via Market Wire

SharedXpertise Media, LLC, acquired Talent Management Technology

synopsis: SharedXpertise announced it has acquired the assets of Talent Management Technology. Talent Management Technology's popular destination is frequently visited by global business audiences with graduate degrees who have an interest in HR and talent management topics.
buyer: SharedXpertise Media, LLC
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management. "
target parent: Tarsus Group plc
target: Talent Management Technology
Talent Management Technology (TMT) is an online destination where talent management professionals and the providers of technologies and services for them meet. Its database of companies is the most comprehensive searchable directory online of these talent management technologies and services.
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closed 2/19/2016 via PR Newswire

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, acquired Mascus

synopsis: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Mascus International Holding BV. Mascus is a leading online equipment listing service for used heavy machinery and trucks with the largest online market presence in Europe for heavy machinery and trucks.
buyer: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (RBA:$535.53)
Ritchie Bros. is the world's largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation, agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell equipment with confidence. "
target parent: Vortex Capital Partners
target: Mascus
Mascus is a global leading online equipment listing service for farm machinery, forestry, material handling and grounds care equipment, construction, transportation vehicles and other heavy equipment. Mascus makes trading in used machinery and equipment quicker and more efficient.
price ($mm)
$27
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/1/2013 via Yahoo, Inc.

Vortex Capital Partners, will acquire Mascus

synopsis: Alma Media has decided to sell Mascus, an electronic marketplace for trucks, heavy machinery and equipment. Alma Media is selling Mascus to Vortex Capital Partners, a Dutch based venture and expansion capital firm focused on technology companies.
buyer: Vortex Capital Partners
Vortex Capital Partners is an active venture capital firm investing in technology(-enabled) companies in the Benelux. They focus on software, internet, telecoms, semiconductors, infrastructure, technology-enabled services and media. "
target parent: Alma Media Oyj
target: Mascus
Mascus is an electronic marketplace for used construction, agricultural, forest, and groundscare machinery and transportation vehicles. Product ranges include tractors for sale, trailers for sale, used trucks for sale, diggers, box trailers, mini diggers and excavators, etc.
price ($mm)
$14
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$25,983.48)
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day. "
target: Vettery
Vettery, founded in New York in 2014, connects over 4,000 employers with candidates in IT, sales and finance thanks to a proprietary technology that reduces time to hire and improves the quality of matches.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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)
$6.50
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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