TALiNT Partners: M&A Lunch & Learn

Exploring deal and valuation drivers in recruitment M&A, how to capitalise on new growth trends, and maximise value from mergers and MBOs


April 25 @ 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM BST


Conference & Lunch


Talent Solutions Leaders|Recruitment Leaders


London, UK
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About this Event

Date April 25 @ 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM BST
Venue / Location Haymarket Hotel, London Free

With some major M&A deals announced over the last six months, will we see further consolidation in recruitment in 2024 and what will impact investor confidence? How can recruitment leaders create value and sustain more profitable growth?

A panel of leading industry advisors will offer their predictions and practical advice alongside senior leaders from the sector’s most innovative challengers and top recruiters. This interactive session, combining panel debates, presentations and roundtable discussions, will present:

  • Analysis of buyer / investor activity and expectations
  • Advice on how to enhance equity value
  • Guidance on cashflow solutions and growth funding strategies
  • Solutions for higher margin business & profitable growth
  • Insight on successful mergers & MBOs

This invitation-only event is designed for senior staffing and talent solutions leaders who are making strategic decisions about mergers & acquisitions, funding and investment, new growth models and ventures, exits and employee ownership schemes.


  • 09:30 - 10:00 Registration & Coffee
  • 10:00 - 10:10 Industry Analysis: Alex Evans, Managing Director, TALiNT Partners
  • 10:10 - 10:50 Recruitment M&A: What will drive consolidation & confidence in 2024? How have buyer and investor expectations change? Will we see more consolidation at the top of the sector? What is driving deals and valuations? How can recruiters enhance equity value? What new due diligence risks need to be mitigated?
  • 10:50 - 11:10 Roundtable Discussion
  • 11:10 - 11:30 BREAK
  • 11:30 - 12:10 Maximising value: The art & science of successful mergers, acquisitions & MBOs How do recruitment leaders create real value in their businesses? Which models & services will drive the most value and profitable growth, and what new risks need to be mitigated? What does the best MBO look like from a buyer and seller perspective? How you create conditions for a successful merger or acquisition?
  • 12:10 - 12:30 Roundtable Discussion
  • 12:30 - 14:00 Networking Lunch


  • Ronny Grosman Blackwood Capital Owner/Managing Director
  • Nick Davis Mishcon de Reya Partner
  • Alex Westworth
    Alex Westworth Now Education Group CEO
  • Gary Redman
    Gary Redman Now Education Group Chairman
  • Rory Ferguson
    Rory Ferguson Silver Stag Consulting Founder
  • James Strickland Talent Works NED
  • Jamie Cassell Saffery Partner



TALiNT Partners


Event Types
Conference & Lunch
Event Audience
Talent Solutions Leaders, Recruitment Leaders
Event Intro
Exploring deal and valuation drivers in recruitment M&A, how to capitalise on new growth trends, and maximise value from mergers and MBOs
Event Region
London, UK
Virtual / In-Person


Haymarket Hotel, London
1 Suffolk Pl, London
London, SW1Y 4HX United Kingdom
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