Adecco Group AG

Adecco Group AG

Adecco Group AG

Overview
Date Founded

1996

Headquarters

Bellerivestrasse 30,Zurich 8008

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

33.8K

Industries

Human Resources & Personnel Services
Management Consulting

Company Description

Adecco Group AG is a holding company, which engages in the provision human resources services. The company offers temporary staffing, permanent placement, outsourcing, career transition, and outsourcing services. Its brands include Adecco, Adia, Badenoch & Clark, LEE HECHT HARRISON, MODIS, pontoon, Spring, and YOSS. The company was founded in August 1996 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Chief Information Officer

Chief Sales & Innovation Officer

Head-North America, UK & Ireland

Regional Head-Iberia & South America

Regional Head of UK & Ireland

Regional Head of Northern Europe

Regional Head-Italy, Eastern Europe & MENA & India

Board of Directors

Former Chief Executive Officer at Swiss Life Group

Founder at Gut Corporate Finance AG

Associate Member at The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

President & Chief Executive Officer at Oberthur Technologies SA

President at 3900 WA Associates LLC

Senior Vice President & General Manager, Expedia Affiliate Network at Expedia Group, Inc.

Chief Human Resources Officer at ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd.

Non-Executive Director & Head-Finance at Swissgrid AG

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Recent Transactions
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Adecco Group AG purchases General Assembly Space, Inc. from Institutional Venture Partners, Maveron LLC, Learn Capital LLC, Explore Holdings LLC, DST Global (Mgmt), GSV Capital, Rethink Education Management LLC, Raptor Capital Management LP (Private Equity), VegasTech.com LLC, QueensBridge Venture Partners LLC, Fresco Capital, Wellington Management Co. LLP /Private Equity

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Adecco Group AG, XPE Pharma & Science NV purchase cmast BVBA

Transaction Advisors
Accountant

Advised onAdecco Group AG purchases ADO Staffing, Inc.

Accountant

Advised onAdecco Group AG purchases Altedia SA

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Advised onAdecco Group AG purchases ADO Staffing, Inc.

Associate

Advised onAdecco Group AG purchases General Assembly Space, Inc. from Institutional Venture Partners, Maveron LLC, Learn Capital LLC, Explore Holdings LLC, DST Global (Mgmt), GSV Capital, Rethink Education Management LLC, Raptor Capital Management LP (Private Equity), VegasTech.com LLC, QueensBridge Venture Partners LLC, Fresco Capital, Wellington Management Co. LLP /Private Equity

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Chair, Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits Practice

Advised onIQNavigator, Inc., GTCR LLC purchase Beeline.com, Inc. from Adecco Group AG

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Co-Chair, REIT Industry Group at Latham & Watkins LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$9.46B
Total Enterprise Value
$13.8B
Earnings Per Share
$5.18
Revenue
$26.3B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
2.63%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
1.24%
Net Profit
$875M
Enterprise Value Sales
0.52x
TEVNet Income
15.75x
Debt TEV
0.17x
Total Equity
$4.19B
Total Debt
$2.29B
EBITDAMargin
5.24%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
10.02x
EBITDA
$1.38B
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Robert Half International, Inc. Social Interest - Menlo Park, California

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Kelly Services, Inc. Human Resources & Personnel Services - TROY, MI

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