M&A Deal Summary

Kallidus Acquires Sapling

On January 4, 2021, Kallidus acquired internet software and services company Sapling

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Kallidus’ 1st transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is Kallidus’ 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Kallidus’ 1st transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-01-04
Target Sapling
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) Kallidus
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition



San Francisco, California, United States
‍Sapling is a People Operations Platform that automates people workflows from onboarding to offboarding and everything in between by connecting people data across existing HR systems to save everyone time and help people build better companies. As the platform of choice for InVision, OnDeck, Digital Ocean, Coupa, and more, Sapling believes that when creating a great employee experience, People Operations can better support teams to do their best work. Sapling is based in San Francisco, California.

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London , United Kingdom


Category Company
Sector Software

Kallidus is a human capital management and e-learning software as a service (SaaS) provider. The Company has amassed an enviable blue-chip customer base, across a range of sectors, by enabling companies to maximize their talent pool through continual development of employees and effective learning to improve performance. Kallidus is based in London, United Kingdom.

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