TALiNT Partners: M&A Lunch & Learn

Exploring deal and valuation drivers in recruitment M&A and how to capitalise on new growth trends


April 25 @ 09:30 - 14:00 BST


Conference & Lunch


Talent Solutions Leaders|Recruitment Leaders


London, UK
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Date April 25 @ 09:30 - 14:00 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?

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, talent strategies and incentives.



  • 09:30 - 10:00 Registration & Coffee
  • 10:00 - 10:10 Industry Analysis: Alex Evans, Managing Director, TALiNT Partners
  • 10:10 - 10:40 Recruitment M&A Trends – What will drive consolidation & confidence in 2024? How have buyer and investor expectations changed, what is driving deals and valuations, will we see more consolidation, how can recruiters enhance equity value, and what new risks need to be mitigated?
  • 10:40 - 11:00 Roundtable Discussion
  • 11:00 - 11:20 BREAK
  • 11:20 - 11:50 Mergers & MBOs: Lessons on managing integration and new ownership With a raft of acquisitions in recent months, and the growing popularity of MBOs and employee ownership schemes, we explore strategies and processes for success.
  • 11:50 - 12:20 Managing new risks & rewards in contingent solutions With increasing competition for RPO, MSP and SOW solutions for scale-ups and SMEs, how can recruiters of all sizes de-risk and scale services, and why are payroll & funding solutions key differentiators?
  • 12:20 - 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
  • 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 and how to capitalise on new growth trends
Event Region
London, UK
Virtual / In-Person


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