Bullhorn said it acquired Vancouver-based MaxHire Solutions and St. Louis-based Sendouts. The recruiting software developer said the MaxHire and Sendouts buys would help bring new features and capabilities to its products. Both targets will maintain their current product lines.
Bullhorn Acquires MaxHire Solutions and Sendouts
Market Leader Will Accelerate Recruiting Software Innovation
BOSTON, Mass. – November 28, 2012 – Bullhorn, the global leader in recruiting software, today announced that it has acquired two companies: Vancouver, Canada-based MaxHire Solutions and St. Louis-based Sendouts. Both MaxHire and Sendouts provide recruiting software-as-a-service. The combination creates the world’s largest and most experienced recruiting software team with an unequaled capacity to develop, service and support the most complete set of pure SaaSrecruiting software capabilities available.
These acquisitions benefit both MaxHire and Sendouts customers by speeding the arrival of new features and capabilities while maintaining both companies’ current products and reputation for exceptional client service. Bullhorn customers will gain from MaxHire and Sendouts innovations such as integrated prospect data from Data.com and Hoover’s Inc., VMS integration, client portals, and more. Together, the combined customer base of over 5,000 staffing and recruiting agencies, representing small specialists up through the largest firms in the industry, will benefit from the performance, control and agility that true software-as-a-service provides.
“This is an incredible moment for Bullhorn customers,” said Art Papas, co-founder and CEO of Bullhorn. “We’re acquiring two extremely talented teams, both of whom have succeeded in delighting their large customer bases with a combination of product innovation and excellent service. These acquisitions dramatically increase our ability to execute on our vision of helping recruiters be more successful, develop newproducts, and serve our exponentially expanding user base.”
Operating under the Bullhornbrand, development, support, and other teams from both companies will continue working from offices in Vancouver and St. Louis. MaxHire CEO Peter Blitz will pioneer new ideas in recruiting software as Bullhorn’s product innovation officer while Sendouts CEO Brian Hopcraft will serve as general manager.
“Joining Bullhorn will speed our ability to deliver the next cross-platform, cross-browser, and mobile-friendly product update that MaxHire customers are looking for,” said Blitz. “Bullhorn and MaxHire have a shared vision for the future of recruiting software and we’re excited to bring it to reality together.”
“Sendouts and Bullhorn share a strong, positive culture as well as a passion for making elegantly usable software for recruiters,” said Hopcraft. “We’ve worked hard building a great team and look forward to applying our joint expertise to help even more recruiters connect job seekers with opportunities.”
Bullhorn® creates software and services that improve the way employees and employers come together. For over ten years our innovations have powered the recruiting and staffing operations of fast-growing start-ups upthrough the world’s largest employment brands. Headquartered in Boston, with offices in St. Louis, Vancouver, London and Sydney, Bullhorn’s recruiting CRM and social recruiting products serve more than 160,000 users across 150 countries.