Recruit Holdings Co - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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Recruit Holdings Co M&A Summary

Recruit Holdings Co has acquired 16 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Recruit Holdings Co’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired 51job for $5.7B. Recruit Holdings Co has acquired in 3 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include staffing (63%) and internet software and services (32%).

Recruit Holdings Co Business Overview

Where is Recruit Holdings Co headquartered?

Recruit Holdings Co is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

What is Recruit Holdings Co’s revenue?

Recruit Holdings Co disclosed revenue of 2,871,705M JPY for 2022 and 2,269,346M JPY for 2021.

How many employees does Recruit Holdings Co have?

Recruit Holdings Co has 51,757 employees.

What sector is Recruit Holdings Co in?

Recruit Holdings Co is a business services company.

When was Recruit Holdings Co founded?

Recruit Holdings Co was founded in 1960.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity16
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 3

Recruit Holdings Co

Recruit Holdings Co. Ltd.

1-9-2 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo, 100-6640
Japan,
+81 3 3575 1111
www.recruit-holdings.com

Recruit Holdings Co is a global human resources and information services company. Recruit's HR services include temporary staffing, permanent placement, recruitment advertising, consulting, assessment and training. The Company also provides a range of print, web and mobile services that help connect people with job opportunities. Recruit Holdings was formed in 1960 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 15 - 1 - - - 16
vol $4.3B $5.7B $10.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
51job, Inc. 2021-06-21 5.7B USD Going Private
Shanghai, China · www.51job.com
Glassdoor, Inc. 2018-05-08 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Mill Valley, California · www.glassdoor.com
TrustYou GmbH 2017-06-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Munich, Germany · www.trustyou.com
Simply Hired, Inc. 2016-07-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.simplyhired.com
USG People Nv 2015-12-22 1.6B EUR Add-on Acquisition
Almere, Netherlands · www.usgpeople.com
Hotspring Ventures Ltd. 2015-05-01 173M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.wahanda.com
Quandoo GmbH 2015-03-05 224M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Berlin, Germany · www.b2b.quandoo.com
Chandler Macleod Group Ltd. 2015-01-14 309M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sydney, Australia · www.chandlermacleod.com
Peoplebank Holdings Pty Ltd. 2015-01-14 49M AUD Add-on Acquisition
North Sydney, Australia
Peoplebank Australia Ltd. 2015-01-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Sydney, Australia · www.peoplebank.com.au
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Advantage Resourcing America, Inc.    - Talent Tree, Inc. 2010-03-01 2
Tokyo, Japan · www.advantageresourcing.com Houston, Texas

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Staffing 10 (63%) 8.4B (84%) - -
Internet Software and Services 5 (31%) 1.6B (16%) - -
Information Services 1 (6%) - - -
Total 16 $10.0B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 1.5B - -
  California 3 1.2B - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Ohio 1 295M - -
Australia 3 358M - -
China 2 5.7B - -
Germany 2 224M - -
India 1 - - -
Japan 1 410M - -
Netherlands 1 1.6B - -
United Kingdom 1 173M - -
Domestic 1 (6%) 410M (4%) - -
Cross-border 15 (94%) 9.6B (96%) - -
Total 16 $10.0B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs
1
Greenhill & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Sullivan & Cromwell
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $8.5B
$100M to $1B 5 $1.4B
< $100M 1 $49M
TOTAL $10.0B
Largest 51job, Inc.
$5.7B (2021-06-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
4 (25%)

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