• M&A market snapshot: recruitment sector

    Recruitment firms point to a positive outlook in the face of prevailing economic uncertainty

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M&A Market Snapshot: Recruitment Sector

25 July 2017

Recruitment firms point to a positive outlook in the face of prevailing economic uncertainty.

In a period of unrivalled uncertainty caused by Brexit (soft, hard or something else) and the General Election (followed by a far from cohesive coalition), the M&A deal makers could be excused for taking their foot off the gas when considering future investments and acquisitions. However deal activity in the recruitment sector has been resilient with no notable reduction in the volume of deals when compared to 2016.

 

 

  • 16 UK recruitment deals in Q1 & Q2 2017
  • 50% of deals involved Private Equity
  • The UK recruitment sector beat the gloom to complete 16 transactions in Q1 & Q2 2017
  • 50% of deals involved Private Equity 

 

 

Download the full analysis of the M&A market in the first half of 2017 below.