M&A Deal Summary

Recruit Holdings Acquires USG People Nv

On December 22, 2015, Recruit Holdings acquired staffing company USG People Nv for 1.4B EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Recruit Holdings’ 8th transaction in the Staffing sector.
  • This is Recruit Holdings’ 2nd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Recruit Holdings’ 1st transaction in the Netherlands.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-12-22
Target USG People Nv
Sector Staffing
Buyer(s) Recruit Holdings
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 1.4B EUR
Advisor(s) Nomura Holdings, Inc. (Financial)

Target

USG People Nv

Almere, Netherlands
USG People is a specialized provider of employment services in Europe, focusing on the market segments general and specialist temporary employment, professional secondment and projects, HR services and customer care.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Recruit Holdings

Tokyo, Japan

Category Company
Founded 1960
Sector Business Services
Employees51,373
Revenue 3.42T JPY (2024)
DESCRIPTION

Recruit Holdings is a global human resources and information services company. Recruit's HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. Recruit Holdings was formed in 1960 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 12 of 16
Sector (Staffing) 8 of 10
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 12 of 15
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2015) 6 of 6
Size (of disclosed) 2 of 9
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-05-01 Hotspring Ventures

London, United Kingdom

Hotspring Ventures Ltd. an European online hair and beauty marketplace engages in the Operation of "Wahanda", an online reservation service in the beauty business in Europe.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-07-01 Simply Hired

Mountain View, California, United States

Simply Hired, Inc. is a job search engine on the Web provides postings from the job boards, newspapers, content sites, associations, and organization career sites.

Buy -