CONTRACTS & DEALS: 19-23 OCTOBER 2020

This week’s new contracts & deals include: Boxington Corporate Finance, Evie, Gradfuel, Hinterview

• Corporate finance adviser Boxington Corporate Finance has advised the partners of global expansion advisers, Fitzgerald & Law on its strategic sale to corporate, fund and active wealth solutions provider, ZEDRA Group.

F&L is a full-service global expansion specialist, providing a full suite of accounting, tax, payroll/HR and financial compliance services in addition to a wide range of specialised expansion advice to companies setting up in the UK. The firm has offices in UK, Europe and the US. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

Evie, an AI assistant for recruiters, has been selected to help manage post-Covid-19 hiring for Siemens Mobility. The announcement follows a six month-pilot programme, with Evie engineers working with the Siemens team to refine the assistant. Founded by former engineers and executives from Stanford, MIT and Yahoo!, according to the company, Evie automates every step of interview scheduling, saving talent acquisition (TA) teams time.

• London graduate hiring platform Gradfuel has secured £200k in seed investment from a range of investors, including ex-directors from Merrill Lynch, J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs, as well as early investors for Mindful Chef and Patch Plants. The graduate recruitment platform acts as an intelligent personal job assistant for recent graduates. The investment will be used to launch the platform commercially.

• UK-based video platform for the recruiting and talent sector firm Hinterview has raised £1.47m in venture finance, as it says demand for its technology in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has soared. The investment round was led by UK-listed TMT Investments, and brings the total raised to date to over £3m. The investment will be used to scale the business both in the UK and internationally.

NEW TO THE MARKET: 22-26 NOVEMBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: Blueprint for All, Concordia, SNG Healthcare, Student Loans Company, Wild Recruitment

New to Market 22 November 2021

Pharma firm Almac Group to recruit 1,800 over three years

Almac Group, the global contract pharmaceutical development and manufacturing organisation, is planning to recruit 1,800 new jobs across its global operations over the next three years.

9 November 2021

Chancellor’s Budget expected to commit to ‘skills revolution’

The government is expected to reconfirm its commitment to a “skills revolution” with a spending package to be unveiled by the Chancellor today [27 October 2021].

Legislation 27 October 2021

NEW TO THE MARKET: 25-29 OCTOBER 2021

This week’s new launches include: Accept Recruitment, Compass Group, Frontline Recruitment, Harper Fox Partners, Ordnance Survey

New to Market 25 October 2021
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