LONDON, UK and COLMAR-BERG, LUXEMBOURG, June 19, 2023 – Venero further strengthens its unmatched expertise in HR Technology M&A with the appointment of Thierry Vanbever as Managing Director, European Coverage.
With more than 30 years of experience, Thierry is a highly regarded M&A and corporate development practitioner with a deep focus on HR Technology and Payroll Services. Prior to Venero, Thierry spent 15 years at SD Worx, one of Europe's largest providers of People Solutions, most recently as Director of M&A and Alliances, and Managing Director International, responsible for the development of SD Worx across key European markets.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA and PARIS, FRANCE – June 7, 2023 – Clevy, a Paris headquartered international provider of AI conversational technologies for businesses, has been acquired by Fountain, the San Francisco headquartered leading Labour ATS and provider of hiring automation software for the hourly workforce.
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LONDON, PARIS, BERLIN, LOS ANGELES, 9 January, 2023 – In 2022 Venero Capital Advisors ranked as the #1 HR Tech focused M&A and corporate finance advisor globally by deal volume. The firm has been delivering almost a deal per month on average and in the last two years completed 17 M&A, debt financing, and equity financing advisory transactions for HR Tech and Work Tech businesses across Europe, N. America and Australasia – a track record that is by far the largest within the HR Tech sector compared to any other investment bank.
Upstream is a leading MarTech company in the fastest-growing markets in the world. Its mobile marketing automation platform, Grow, combines innovations in marketing automation and multi-channel digital communication, delivering tangible ROI on every marketing dollar spent for its customers. Venero Capital Advisors acted as exclusive financial advisor in the refinancing of a €25 million long-term debt facility aimed at expediting scaling up Upstream's Mobile Marketing Technology.
LOS ANGELES, CA December 8, 2022 – Certemy, a leading provider of SaaS employee compliance and credentialing management software for employers and professional credentialing organizations, announced the successful closing of a Series B funding round led by Numeta Capital and Apis Holdings. The Series B funding included the conversion of a prior series of convertible notes. Investment banking advisory services were provided by Venero Capital Advisors Ltd. Legal services were provided by Blank Rome LLP.
VANCOUVER, CANADA and PARIS, FRANCE, October 24, 2022 – Boostrs, a Paris-headquartered European leader in mapping and matching employee skills in order to deliver HCM solutions, has announced the acquisition of its assets by Visier, the Canada-headquartered globally recognised leader in people analytics with 25,000 customers worldwide. Venero Capital Advisors acted as exclusive financial advisor to Boostrs.
LOS ANGELES, LONDON and ZURICH, October 11, 2022 – Marlin Equity Partners has acquired People-Analytix AG, an AI-based employee skills management platform. Headquartered in Switzerland, the company’s skills management platform includes a proprietary multilingual skills ontology with over 20,000 unique skills, enabling companies to identify organizational skills gaps, uncover workforce trends and match employees to jobs, projects and learning. People-Analytix will be merged with Learning Pool, an existing Marlin portfolio company. Venero Capital Advisors acted as financial advisor to People Analytix.
Singapore, Oct. 11, 2022 — Workmate, Singapore’s fastest-growing on-demand staffing platform for the frontline workforce, has been acquired by PERSOL, one of the largest HR service providers in the Asia Pacific region. The combination of Workmate and PERSOL will accelerate the advancement of Workmate’s on-demand manpower solutions across the Asia Pacific. Venero Capital Advisors acted as exclusive financial advisor to Workmate.
Antwerp, Belgium and Oslo, Norway, 7 October 2022 – Visma, one of European leaders in cloud software, has acquired Beeple, a fast-growing Belgian tech scale-up that offers planning and communication solutions for organisations with flexible workers. Venero acted as exclusive financial advisor to Beeple.
Beeple was founded by Karel Rabaut and Nathan Samson in 2016. Today, the company is a central platform connecting everything around HR and providing a direct line between staffing agencies, clients and temporary workers.
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