Adecco Group continued its push beyond the staffing-management world and into the broader HR spectrum with the April 16 acquisition of global education-technology startup General Assembly.
The deal, valued at $412.5 million, according to a joint release, reflects the changing nature of talent management and development. It’s also another indication that the education technology market continues to sizzle. Degreed, the employee-training platform, secured $42 million in venture capital funding in March.
New York-based General Assembly, which was a Workforce Optimas Silver Award winner in 2017 for Corporate Citizenship, partnered with tech giant Adobe to open the Adobe Digital Academy in