Global Staffing Software Provider Bullhorn Acquires Erecruit

October 10, 2019

Willkie advised Bullhorn on the transaction.

On October 1, Bullhorn, a global leader in software for the staffing industry, announced it has acquired Erecruit, a provider of applicant tracking and pay and bill solutions and a leader in candidate experience for the staffing and recruitment industry. Following the June release of Bullhorn One - the first start-to-finish staffing solution - the acquisition of Erecruit is designed to help Bullhorn further enhance its vision of delivering a unified solution to firms looking to leverage the power of automation to streamline operations and drive business growth.

The acquisition of Erecruit is a strategic investment in Bullhorn’s vision to help staffing companies realize the promise of digital transformation in their businesses, leveraging Erecruit’s capabilities in intellectual property, internal talent and long-standing industry relationships. The acquisition will assist in furthering the already-significant market momentum of Bullhorn One and help the company drive greater productivity and results for customers of Bullhorn and Erecruit.

Bullhorn is the global leader in software for the staffing industry. More than 10,000 companies rely on Bullhorn’s cloud-based platform to power their staffing processes from start to finish. Headquartered in Boston, with offices around the world, Bullhorn is founder-led and employs more than 950 people globally. Erecruit offers a comprehensive and innovative end-to-end staffing software platform serving the entire recruitment lifecycle with solutions for enterprise staffing firms, newly formed to mid-sized firms, and recruitment analytics and insights.

The Willkie team was led by partner Matthew Guercio and included associates Erin Kinney, Ann-Christine Stepien and Lorena Leticia Garcia Perez Gavilan.