U.S. staffing industry M&A activity accelerated to record levels in Q2 2021, as 50 different buyers completed 56 staffing industry transactions. These transactions represent the highest quarterly number of announced staffing deals in over two decades.
Staffing industry acquisition activity continues to be driven by privately owned and PE-owned strategic buyers. Of the 101 staffing transactions completed in the first six months of 2021, 90 were completed by privately owned investors/buyers, and 11 by publicly traded U.S. staffing companies. Read the full report for more details on the U.S. staffing sector, transaction trends and market activity.