June 22, 2011 – Taleo, a provider of on demand talent management solutions, has acquired Jobpartners for approximately $38 million. The acquisition expands Taleo's ability to serve customers based in Europe and doubles its customer base in the region. Jobpartners’ cloud-based solutions help organizations attract, connect, develop and retain people. The company provides talent management solutions to global giants like Carrefour, Deutsche Post DHL, Nationwide, Nike EMEA, Rabobank and Xerox. Jobpartners solutions are available in more than 50 countries across all industries and in 28 languages. “We have been impressed by the capabilities of the Jobpartners team and the close relationships they have built with their large and sophisticated Europe-based customers. This acquisition creates an opportunity for us to accelerate our expansion outside of North America by increasing our customer base, increasing our local sales and support capacity as well as taking advantage of the Jobpartners Eastern European development center,” said Michael Gregoire, chairman and CEO of Taleo.
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