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HUMAN RESOURCES - PAYROLL, LOCALIZATION, GLOBAL CONTRACTING
People 2.0 and Capital GES Join Forces to Become the Market Leader in Global Workforce Deployment and Employment Outsourcing. US Headquartered People 2.0 Global, LLP took the next step of its international growth journey through the acquisition of our client Capital GES SA, a Neuchâtel, Switzerland headquartered payroll outsourcing and assignment management specialist serving large global clients and their staffing companies in Europe and emerging markets.
Capital GES is one of the few companies able to match the needs of the larger organizations with its global footprint in 29 countries across Europe, Latin America and Southern Africa. The transaction represented a key milestone in the buyers ambitions towards a global footprint.
Brian Walters, CEO of Capital GES, added: “Given its scalable infrastructure and market-leading position in North America, we feel People 2.0 is the perfect partner to enable Capital GES to enhance its service offering to our clients and expand into new markets. More importantly, both companies share a very similar culture and vision: to provide talent acquisition managers and workforce deployment specialists with end-to-end global solutions while maintaining consistently high levels of service and compliance.”
HEALTHCARE - MOBILITY AND SILVER ECONOMY
Stannah Group has acquired one of Europe's top mobility products distributors and brands, Egiro for an undisclosed sum.
Established in 1867, Stannah is one of the world's leading stairlift manufacturers headquartered in the United Kingdom and sales in more than 42 economies.
BCMS' client Egiro is the market leader in the direct sales of stairlifts and mobility scooters in Portugal and the Iberian Peninsula. The company was founded in 2011 by two healthcare entrepreneurs, and offers national coverage via its five regional logistic centres.
To find out more about Stannah Group Egiro click the link > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVZ4FKRfYak
ENTERTAINMENT - Streaming, VOD, AVOD, Multi Platform Technology
During an 11 month market approach on behalf of HollyStar (now known as Sky in the Swiss market) our team gained first-hand experience of most of the major players, alongside would-be market entrants and the major diversified conglomerates in the US, Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.
Following a global search, Sky Deutschland (21st Century Fox) one of the largest media groups in the world, was selected from a number of bidders to enter the due diligence phase. As a result of the acquisition HollyStar is today a Swiss market leader delivering high quality film and series viewing. Sky subsequently launched Sky Sport as an OTT service in Switzerland
Eric Grignon, CEO of Hollystar, said that being part of Sky Deutschland was good nws for Swiss sports, film and series fans. Hollystar will benefit from access to Sky’s rights portfolio, as well as its expertise and record of innovation.
The acquisition is Sky’s latest push into OTT TV distribution internationally, following the launch of low-cost OTT services in Germany and Italy on the model of Now TV in the UK, and its recent involvement with Cisco in the creation of OnPrime TV, a service aimed at migrant and expatriate groups that is available in the UK, Germany and Italy.
To find out more about Hollystar click the link > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2_izXwwy_Q
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