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  • To Buy or Not To Buy?

    There is a growing trend among the users of staffing services to fill all of their needs, from traditional temporary employees to professional specialists like accountants and information systems consultants, through a single provider. Some industry analysts speculate that the companies that will remain on top of this trend will be those that add to their range of services through acquisitions.  Read More

  • Why is One Staffing Company Worth More than Another?

    Two companies generating annual revenues of $10 million sell in separate transactions. The total consideration paid for one company is 25% higher than the amount paid for the other company. Why?  Read More

  • When Should I Sell My Staffing Company?

    It's understandable that owners would want to reap the rewards of recently signed clients. Often times, clients don't learn about your company one day and then hire you the next. It can take years of getting to know each other, office visits, travel, follow up calls, and most importantly, perseverance, before a client will trust you enough to hire your firm.  Read More

  • Maximizing the Value of Your Staffing Company

    This article is directed towards staffing company owners that plan on selling their companies as soon as today or much farther into the future. If you wish to sell now, there are buyers in the market that will pay fair prices for your company, even in this challenging business environment.  Read More

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  • Q3 2017

    November 16, 2017- Irvine - De Bellas & Co., the leading investment banking firm serving the Staffing and Workforce Solutions industries exclusively, reported today that 43 M&A transactions were announced or completed in Q3 2017 vs. 45 transactions in Q3 2016. Private strategic buyers made up almost 78% of the overall activity, while private equity firms accounted for about 19% of the activity.Download the Full Newsletter.   Read More

  • Q1 2017

    De Bellas & Co., the leading investment banking firm serving the Staffing and Workforce Management industries exclusively, reported today that 32 M&A transactions were announced or completed in Q1 2017. This represents a decline of 16% from Q1 2016. This decline is due, surprisingly, primarily to a decline from twelve to four transactions in IT Staffing. This leads us to conclude that this decline is an anomaly and not indicative of current trends.

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  • Q4 2016

    De Bellas & Co., a leading investment banking firm serving the staffing and staffing related industries, reports 30 M&A transaction were announced or completed in the fourth quarter of 2016. Overall, 138 staffing and staffing related transactions were announced or completed in 2016, up 2% over 2015. Buyer activity remains well-dispersed, as 120 different buyers were responsible for completing this year’s 138 transactions. Private strategic buyers continue to be the most active...  Read More

  • Q1 2016

    De Bellas & Co. reports 38 staffing and staffing-related businesses were sold or merged in the first quarter of 2016. This is compared with 34 transactions in Q4 of 2015 and 33 transactions in Q1 of 2015. Private strategic acquirers accounted for almost 80% of the completed transactions in Q1.   Read More

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  • De Bellas & Co. Reports Continued Low M&A Activity in Q2

    De Bellas & Co., the #1 Staffing Industry M&A investment banking firm for over two decades, reported today that 13 Staffing related M&A transactions were announced in Q2 2009 compared with sixteen announced in Q1 2009 and 27 in Q2 2008. Commercial, Healthcare and Information Technology made up the substantial majority of the activity in Q2, accounting for 85% of the overall activity.  Read More

  • Staffing M&A Activity Steady in Q2 2010

    De Bellas & Co., the #1 Staffing Industry M&A investment banking firm for over twenty five years, with over 170 completed Staffing M&A transactions, reported today that 23 M&A transactions were announced Q2 of 2010. This matched the transaction activity of Q1 2010, as buyers continued to be selective.  Read More

  • De Bellas & Co. Reports Large Increase in M&A Activity in 2010

    De Bellas & Co., the #1 Staffing Industry Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) investment banking firm for over twenty five years, having advised on over 170 completed Staffing M&A transactions, reported today that 91 transactions were announced in 2010. This is almost 40% higher than the full year 2009, which had 57 announced transactions.  Read More

  • M&A Intelligence Report

    In spite of considerable headwinds, 2013 finished with increased M&A activity and interest. According to industry reports and our own research, the number of announced M&A transactions increased from 66 in 2011 to 82 in 2012 and 95 in 2013.  Read More

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