Mishcon de Reya has advised nGAGE Specialist Recruitment Limited (nGAGE) on its acquisition of GCS Recruitment Specialists. The transaction took the form of a management buy-out from the founder of GCS Recruitment Specialists, Chris Bartlett. This acquisition follows nGAGE's acquisition of Qu Recruitment Limited in April, on which Mishcon de Reya also advised.
nGAGE manages a consortium of recruitment companies, bringing together specialist, high potential recruitment businesses. GCS Recruitment Specialists is a technology-focused recruitment business with operations in London, Reading, Dublin and New York.
The Mishcon de Reya team was led by Head of Corporate, Nick Davis, who was assisted by specialist Recruitment Services Consultant, Bridget Wood, and Corporate Associates James Spencer and Natasha Bassett.
Commenting on the transaction, Nick Davis said: "It has been a pleasure working with Tim Cook and the nGAGE team again and we are pleased to have played a part in the conclusion of this deal. This acquisition brings with it a wealth of international opportunities for nGAGE and we look forward to watching the continued success of the business."
Tim Cook, Group CEO of nGAGE, commented: "Once again Nick and the team pulled out all the stops to get us over the line - one day I'll sign one of these deals in the daylight ..."