De Bellas & Co., a leading specialty investment banking firm focused on the Human Capital Management (“HCM”) industry since 1985, reports that 120 Staffing, IT Services and Human Resource Outsourcing (“HRO”) related M&A transactions were announced in 2014. This was an increase of over 26% compared with 2013 with 95 transactions. Of the 120 transactions, 25 were staffing related.
Commercial staffing firms providing a combination of light industrial and/or clerical/administrative staffing services had the most activity with 24 announced transactions. IT staffing firms were the second most active with 19 announced transactions which accounted for 16% of overall activity. 11 of the buyers in 2014 executed on 2 or more transactions accounting for almost 23% of the overall activity.
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Wed, August 2, 2017