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TalentSoft expands European leadership in Talent Management with Merger with PeopleXS

TalentSoft, a leading European provider of SaaS-based Talent Management solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to merge with Peoplexs. Based in The Netherlands, Peoplexs is a SaaS technology supplier that offers agile recruitment solutions.

This merger immediately creates the European leader in the SaaS-based Talent Management market with 250 employees, 100 developers, more than 600 customers, and an integrated solution for recruiting, competency management, performance management and learning.

TalentSoft’s merger with Peoplexs significantly increases its ability to serve customers Europe-wide with the immediate addition of subsidiaries in Denmark, Switzerland and The Netherlands. TalentSoft now has a direct sales or services presence in ten countries.

This merger emphasizes both Peoplexs and TalentSoft’s commitment to serving customers on a global scale and gives birth to a pure player alternative with more innovation and flexibility.

"We have been impressed by the capabilities of the Peoplexs team to develop significant market presence in the very competitive SaaS recruiting solutions market" said Jean-Stéphane Arcis, CEO of TalentSoft, "With our track record in Talent Management, and Peoplexs experienced team, we will continue to leverage our knowledge of European complexity to deliver Talent Management best practices to decentralized global organizations.”

“Peoplexs and TalentSoft teams share the same passion for Talent Management, the same commitment to customer success and the same innovation-focused company culture” said Frank Oddens, CEO of Peoplexs. “Joining Talentsoft is a fantastic opportunity for our teams to offer a fresh, innovative, alternative to the heavier and costlier solutions offered in the market.”

“The merger with Peoplexs accelerates TalentSoft's growth towards critical mass and pan-European presence” says Bo Lykkegaard, Research Director, European Enterprise Applications at IDC, the premier global market intelligence firm. “This deal will strengthen TalentSoft’s position as a major player in the European Talent Management market, as rated in IDC's recent European Integrated Talent Management MarketScape, and will boost TalentSoft's ability to win new multinational customers headquartered in Benelux, Scandinavia, Germany, Switzerland as well as France.”

About TalentSoft

TalentSoft is Europe’s leading player in SaaS-based Integrated Talent Management. More than three million users are connected to TalentSoft in over 100 countries.

Agile and flexible, the TalentSoft software suite transforms the experience of HR processes and branding by displaying in-context talent management forms, content and portals.

In 2013 TalentSoft was ranked the third fastest growing software company in Europe by Deloitte Technology EMEA fast 500. TalentSoft is the first Talent Management solution optimised for the Cloud on a global level thanks to its strategic partnership with Microsoft (Windows Azure).

Numerous multinationals have chosen TalentSoft, including: Accor, Air France, Bata, Bolloré, Bouygues, Bull, Canal+, Clarins, Dassault, EADS, ERAM, Euromaster, European Commission, Galeries Lafayette, Geneva Airport, Ingenico, La Poste, Limagrain, Mazars, Pernod Ricard, Randstad, Safran, SFR, Total, Toys’R’Us, Vinci and Zodiac Aerospace.

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About Peoplexs

Founded in 1999, PeopleXS is a provider of innovative and adaptable SaaS solutions in recruitment. Headquartered in The Netherlands, Peoplexs has offices in Denmark and Switzerland. More than 200 clients in 53 countries are connected to PeopleXS, including many well-known global brands such as Applied Micro Electronics, DB Shenker, Driscoll’s of Europe, Estee Lauder Cosmetics, GDF-Suez, Hay Group, Mexx, Phonehouse, Randstad, Ricoh, Securitas, Syngenta, Swarovski and Total Netherlands.

In 2013 PeopleXS was ranked as one of the fastest growing software companies in Europe – receiving recognition in the Deloitte Technology EMEA Fast 500 and the Benelux Fast 50.

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Talentsoft is the European leader for cloud-based Talent Management software. Its complete Talent Management application allows to turn employees and managers into true HR partners by transforming yearly appraisals into a continuous and collaborative process.

With Talentsoft Performance & Competencies:

- Be more objective with social feedback and 360° appraisals;
- Accompany your employees with the help of decision-making tools: contextualized information, built-in intelligence, direct access;
- Take advantage of Talentsoft’s native integration: enhanced appraisals (automatic recovery of fixed objectives, dynamic display of competencies to be evaluated and a log of previous learning sessions) and ethical processes (centralising learning requests, consolidating mobility requests, and automatic completion of Talent Review).

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