Mid-tier advises on job portal acquisition

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An Australian firm has represented a multinational human capital solutions company in relation to its cross-border acquisition of the English, US and Australian companies of the Broadbean Group.
 
The acquisition saw Johnson Winter & Slattery act as Australian legal adviser to CareerBuilder Inc. on its acquisition of the Broadbean companies from subsidiaries of Daily Mail and General Trust plc.
 
CareerBuilder specialises in talent management software and deep labour market intelligence. The company has a presence in more than 60 countries and operates the largest online job board in the United States.
 
Broadbean posts jobs on more than 6,000 job boards and social networks in 183 countries and has more than 60,000 users. The company distributes more than 2 million jobs and generates more than 10 million job applications each month.
 
Johnson Winter & Slattery (JWS) worked with Olswang LLP, a leading technology firm in the UK which acted as lead legal adviser, and Sidley Austin LLP in the US, which acted as US legal adviser.
 
The JWS team was led by cross-border specialist M&A partner James Rozsa.

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