Adecco Group AG Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Staffing Company

Adecco Group AG has acquired 14 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

Adecco Group AG’s largest acquisition to date was in 1999, when it acquired Olsten for $1.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2004, when it sold Jobpilot to Monster Worldwide for $99M. Adecco Group AG has acquired in 3 different US states, and 9 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include staffing (72%) and internet software and services (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 9
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

Adecco Group AG

Bellerivestrasse 30,
Zurich, 8008
Switzerland,
+41 44 878 88 88
www.adeccogroup.com

The Adecco Group is a provider of HR solutions. With over 31,500 FTE employees and more than 5,000 branches, in over 60 countries and territories around the world, we offer a wide variety of services, connecting more than 650,000 associates with our clients every day. Adecco Group was founded in 1957 and is based in Zurich, Switzerland.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 12 - 2 - - - 14
vol $3.7B $413M $4.1B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 1 1 - 1 1 - 4
vol $99M $99M
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Vendorpass 2020-11-18 - Divestiture
Jacksonville, Florida · www.vendorpass.com
Soliant Health, Inc. 2019-11-05 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia · www.soliant.com
General Assembly Space, Inc. 2018-04-16 413M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.generalassemb.ly
Vettery, Inc. 2018-02-20 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.vettery.com
OnForce, Inc. 2017-08-10 - Divestiture
Lexington, Massachusetts · www.onforce.com
Penna Consulting plc 2016-03-09 162M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.penna.com
Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions 2015-03-11 61M CAD Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.lhhknightsbridge.com
OnForce, Inc. 2014-08-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Lexington, Massachusetts · www.onforce.com
VSN Inc. 2012-01-03 101M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Tokyo, Japan · www.vsn.co.jp
MPS Group, Inc. 2009-10-20 1.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Jacksonville, Florida
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Lee Hecht Harrison LLC    - Drake Beam Morin, Inc. 2011-09-01 2
Maitland, Florida · www.lhh.com New York, New York · www.dbm.com
Adecco USA, Inc.    - TUJA Zeitarbeit GmbH 2007-06-18 1
Melville, New York · www.adeccousa.com Dusseldorf, Germany · www.tuja.de

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Staffing 10 (71%) 3.6B (88%) 2 (50%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (14%) 79M (2%) 1 (25%) 99M (100%)
Software 1 (7%) - 1 (25%) -
Education 1 (7%) 413M (10%) - -
Total 14 $4.1B 4 $99M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 3.6B 3 -
  New York 3 1.9B - -
  Massachusetts 2 388M 1 -
  Florida 1 1.3B 1 -
  Georgia - - 1 -
Germany 1 79M 1 99M
Canada 1 61M - -
  Ontario 1 61M - -
France 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Japan 1 101M - -
Netherlands 1 63M - -
Spain 1 74M - -
United Kingdom 1 162M - -
Domestic - - - -
Cross-border 14 (100%) 4.1B (100%) 4 (100%) 99M (100%)
Total 14 $4.1B 4 $99M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $2.8B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.1B
< $100M 4 $277M
TOTAL $4.1B
Largest Olsten Corporation
$1.5B (1999-08-19)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $99M
TOTAL $99M
Largest Jobpilot GmbH
$99M (2004-04-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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