Tag: Merger and Acquisition

SHL acquires Aspiring Minds

SHL, the UK-based company, which provides services in cloud-based talent measurement and management solutions, has acquired Aspiring Minds, a talent solution company based out...

How Vedanta integrated a Japanese workforce post-merger

The primary objective was to instil confidence among employees of its newly-acquired Japanese company and create a common vision for all stakeholders. 

Siemens to acquire Comfy

The smart automation app allows employees to take control of the environment — adjust lighting, book available rooms and desks, and share immediate feedback with teams.

ADP acquires payroll-management service, Celergo

The acquisition will enhance ADP's international payroll offerings with a strong platform and new solutions, including cross-currency and expatriate payment services.

How Nuvoco Vistas erstwhile Lafarge overcame the perils of acquisition?

The organisation promoted transparency and created several communication campaigns at different stages to drive the transition process. 

Major acquisition in HR space

First Meridian, an investment fund, is eying firms in the mid- to late stages in the technology space in human resources.

Airtel–Telenor merger costs 700 jobs

Almost the same number of employees were also absorbed into the merged entity. 

Walmart–Flipkart deal to create more jobs

Walmart has promised that its expansion in India will create jobs through development of supply chains, commercial opportunity and direct employment.

Indeed and Glassdoor come together through acquisition

Japan-based Recruit Holding, which owns the job portal, Indeed.com, has acquired Glassdoor for $1.2 billion in an all cash deal. 

Successwrks acquires search firm Rite Choice

The business and people of Rite Choice will now be integrated into Successwrks, while the latter uses the synergies of the two organisations to expand business.

PeopleStrong acquires Qustn Technologies

Capabiliti’s mobile first learning will be integrated with PeopleStrong’s Alt platform to be offered to PeopleStrong customers globally.

Acqui-hiring: Bash.ai acquires tech startup,Wemo

Since the launch of Bash.ai a year ago, both the companies have worked together on several projects.

PeopleStrong acquires Grownout

The SaaS HR technology and solutions provider has acquired the referral hiring and matchmaking platform. 

Zeta’s Bhavin Turakhia takes minority stake in PeopleStrong

The two companies will provide a holistic offering to enterprises in the HR technology space.

Quikr acquires Babajob, the blue collar job listing company

Quikr already has a large base of 8 million active job seekers.

Airbnb to buy Indians-backed background verification company, Trooly

Trooly helps in proactively identifying potentially highest value, lowest risk recruits at a cost of $1 per query.

PeopleStrong to acquire two HR businesses this year, and expand internationally

The company is looking to make two significant acquisitions in the next few months, in an endeavour to strengthen its portfolio and expand presence outside India.

PeopleStrong & Multiple deal gets sealed

The fresh infusion of capital by Multiples will be used to further strengthen PeopleStrong's technology offering.

Merger in clouds: Cloud based talent management Saba Software acquires cloud...

Together the two firms will increase value to the customers they serve with the strength, size and scale to deliver rapid innovations.

Mercer to acquire Thomsons Online Benefits

Thomsons is a SaaS provider of global employee benefits and employee engagement software. Its platform, Darwin™ for automated employee benefits administration has over 1 million worldwide users.

Mercer acquires an employee engagement specialist Sirota Consulting

The acquisition builds upon Mercer’s consulting strength and capabilities in talent management and reinforces its commitment to employee engagement.

Randstad to acquire jobs site Monster for $429 million

Monster will continue operating as a separate and independent entity under the same brand.

TeamLease acquires ASAP Info Systems

This acquisition will enable TeamLease to expand its reach and enter the IT staffing space for its esteemed IT clients, to whom it was only providing non-IT staffing services till now.

LinkedIn CEO assures staff of operational independence

Jeff Weiner has written to his staff that the two corporations are unique yet similar in terms of their mission and values, which was also one of the biggest drivers behind a unanimous agreement on this deal.

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

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Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Is Novartis planning layoffs in India?

Drug company, Novartis India, may slash 170 jobs as part of a bid to rationalise its workforce, amidst the uncertainties brought on by the...


TransUnion to grow India team by 50%, launches new capacity centre

TransUnion, leading global information and insights company, has launched a new functional centre in Pune, as part of its expansion plans. It already has...

Time for the future workforce to reskill, upskill and outskill

With time moving forward and newer technologies coming in, changes in skills become a necessity for the organisations. Given the rapid changes in the...

Pankaj Poddar appointed AVP- HR , Aditya Birla Group , Ultratech, DCW

Aditya Birla Group has appointed Pankaj Poddar as AVP-HR for the Ultratech cement plant, at Dalla, in Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh. Poddar moves from AVI-Oil...

Best Buy to replace 5,000 full-time staff with 2,000 part-timers

Despite surging sales and demand, Best Buy, the American multinational consumer electronics retail company, is planning to eliminate 5,000 full-time positions. It intends to...


Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...

“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...