Dice Holdings, Inc. acquires The IT Job Board® from SThree plc
The Company purchased the outstanding shares of Jobboard Enterprises Limited, the corporate entity of The IT Job Board
Facts about the deal
The Company purchased the outstanding shares of Jobboard Enterprises Limited, the corporate entity of The IT Job Board.
The purchase price consists of initial cash consideration of £8.0 million ($12.2 million) net of cash acquired. £9.2 million less £1.2 million cash acquired
The IT Job Board has 2013 revenues (January – June) of approximately £2.5 million
Facts about Dice Holdings’ tech brands:
Dice.com is the leading career site in North America for technology professionals. More than 2 million tech professionals visit Dice on a monthly basis. Dice recently introduced Open Web, which searches approximately 50 social and professional networks and billions of web pages to create an aggregated or “super” profile of a candidate’s professional experience, contributions, history and capabilities, as well as their passions and interests.
Slashdot, a user-generated news, analysis, peer question and professional insight community. Tech professionals moderate the site which averages more than 5,300 comments daily and 3.7 million unique visitors each month.
SourceForge, a destination for technology professionals and enthusiasts to develop, download, review and publish open source software, much of which they use in their own organizations. Approximately 80 percent of its roughly 40 million monthly unique visitors are outside the U.S.
Freecode, one of the largest indexes of Linux, Unix and cross-platform software, as well as mobile applications generates nearly 500,000 unique visitors each month.
Facts about Dice Holdings’ UK services
eFinancialCareers, founded in London, is the leading career site for the financial services industry. 40 percent of eFinancialCareers revenues is generated in the UK.
Rigzone is a leading online resource for the oil and gas industry delivering content, data, advertising and career services. Rigzone has operations in London and Aberdeen.