Adecco Buys MPS Group for $1.3 Billion

Despite an economic slowdown among many global staffing markets, Zurich-based The Adecco Group continues to acquire smaller rivals, this time scooping up MPS Group, Inc. in a cash transaction valued at approximately $1.3 billion.

MPS Group, based in Jacksonville, Florida, will now serve as the base for Adecco’s North America professional staffing operations. MPS Group is a Fortune 1000 staffing and consulting company that works in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare.

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Perhaps in an attempt to position itself for an economic recovery, Adecco also recently snapped up British firm Spring Group Ltd. and last year, acquired Dutch firm DNC.

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1 Comment on “Adecco Buys MPS Group for $1.3 Billion

  1. Yes and now the mps people are telling Adecco what to do, how about that Adecco buys a sinking ship on the verge on bankruptcy and they want to listen to these idiots…

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