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Boxington releases sector M&A Reviews for quarter ending 30 September 2017 (“Q3 2017”)

October 11, 2017

Sector M&A specialists, Boxington, has today released sector M&A Reviews for the Human Capital Sector for the quarter ending 30 September 2017 ("Q3 2017").

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Arlington Capital acquires intelligence community HR services business Xebec

October 3, 2017

Arlington Capital Partners ("Arlington") has acquired intelligence community-focused human resources business Xebec Human Capital ("Xebec").

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Adecco acquires Mullin International

October 3, 2017

The Adecco Group has acquired New York City-based career transition service provider, Mullin International ("Mullin").

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Heidrick & Struggles to acquire Amrop Denmark for $8,4m

September 29, 2017

Heidrick & Struggles International Inc ("Heidrick") has struck a deal to acquire Amrop Denmark, a Copenhagen-based provider of executive search and leadership consulting.

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Ikea enters gig economy by buying freelance labour firm TaskRabbit

September 28, 2017

Ikea has bought the gig economy company TaskRabbit, becoming the latest retailer to move into offering assembly services alongside products.

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Onfido raises $30m series C funding

September 28, 2017

Onfido, an identity verification startup, has raised the "Series C" fundraising from Crane Venture Partners, Microsoft Ventures, and Salesforce Ventures, as well as existing investors.

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51job Inc announces strategic investment in Lagou

September 21, 2017

51job, Inc ("51job"), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today that the Company has entered into an agreement to become the majority shareholder of Lagou Information Limited ("Lagou").

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Key Capital Partners invests £4m in graduate IT training business Sparta Global

September 19, 2017

Key Capital Partners ("KCP") has continued its recent string of new investments backing Sparta Global, an innovative provider of specialist IT Services, with a £4m equity investment, to support the Business's continued growth and expansion.

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Adecco Group announces acquisition of BioBridges

September 14, 2017

The Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of workforce solutions, today announced the acquisition of BioBridges, a Career Portfolio® Management company providing integrated services to the life sciences community.

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Sequoia Capital (India) invests $11m in Unacademy

September 13, 2017

Online learning platform Unacademy, run by Sorting Hat Technologies Pvt Ltd, has raised $11,5 million in a Series B round led by Sequoia Capital India and SAIF Partners.

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