M&A Deal Summary

Randstad Acquires RiseSmart

On September 30, 2015, Randstad acquired business services company RiseSmart for 100M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Randstad’s 3rd transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is Randstad’s 5th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Randstad’s 2nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Randstad’s 1st transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-09-30
Target RiseSmart
Sector Business Services
Buyer(s) Randstad
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 100M USD

Target

RiseSmart

San Jose, California, United States
website
RiseSmart, Inc. is a career transition services provider.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Randstad

Diemen, Netherlands

website


Category Company
Founded 1960
Sector Business Services
Employees38,370
Revenue 24.6B EUR (2021)
DESCRIPTION
Randstad office in Atlanta, Georgia.
Randstad office in Atlanta, Georgia.

Randstad is a human resource consulting firm and HR service provider. Randstad was founded in 1960 and is based in Diemen, Netherlands.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 9 of 16
Sector (Business Services) 3 of 3
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 8 of 15
State (California) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 2 of 4
Year (2015) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 5 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-04-04 USG People Austria

Vienna, Austria

USG People Austria GmbH is a provider of human resources (HR) services in Austria. USG People's general staffing activities in Spain, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Austria. Within these countries, except for Austria, both businesses have a comparable offering and geographic coverage, which creates a unique strategic opportunity.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-10-26 Randstad Lanka Pvt

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Randstad Lanka is a HR services company providing recruitment and staffing services in Sri Lanka. With a workforce of over 400 employees and presence across Sri Lanka, Randstad Lanka is a provider of workforce solutions. The company services several marquee clients, including Sri Lankan operations of several Fortune 500 clients.

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