TrueBlue, Inc.

1015 A Street,
Tacoma, Washington 98402
United States,
(253) 383-9101

TrueBlue, Inc. is a staffing, recruiting and workforce management company. TrueBlue's staffing services segment provides a range of blue-collar staffing services including general labor, light industrial, skilled trades, aviation and transportation mechanics and technicians, and drivers. TrueBlue's managed services segment is an outsourcer of recruitment process outsourcing services which assists is high-volume sourcing, screening and recruitment of permanent employees for all major industries and jobs. TrueBlue, Inc. was formed in 1985 and is based in Tacoma, Washington.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 7 2 1 - - - 10
vol $89M $620M $709M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1

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According to our data here at Mergr, TrueBlue has acquired 11 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

TrueBlue’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Seaton for $310M. TrueBlue has acquired in 7 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include staffing (80%) and business services (20%).

When analyzing the staffing sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 153 staffing companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 8 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic staffing acquirer over the past 3 years is Team Health Holdings, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the staffing sector over the past 3 years is Seafort Advisors GmbH with 2 platform acquisitions.

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