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David Aplin Group has acquired CompuStaff, a leading IT headhunting and technology recruitment firm based in Toronto, with a presence in Montreal and the U.S.

Calgary, AB and Toronto, ON – September 14, 2021 – David Aplin Group announced today that it has acquired CompuStaff, a leading IT headhunting and technology recruitment firm based in Toronto, with a presence in Montreal and the U.S. The acquisition will deepen David Aplin Group’s specialized recruiting capabilities in the growing IT sector and expand its presence in existing and new markets.

"We have long admired CompuStaff’s deep network and reputation as one of the most effective, results-oriented firms in the search industry. As staffing needs continue to evolve, especially as companies embrace digital transformation coming out of the pandemic, CompuStaff and David Aplin Group are well-positioned to create a stronger and more robust IT recruitment offering," said Jeff Aplin, President & CEO, David Aplin Group. "We look forward to harnessing the power of our combined organizations to fulfill talent demands for our clients and advance careers for thousands of professionals across North America."

Founded in 1975, David Aplin Group provides recruiting and talent acquisition solutions in a variety of industries and was recently named a 2021 platinum club winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. With the acceleration of the demand for qualified technology and IT talent, CompuStaff will bolster David Aplin Group’s recruitment solutions expertise and relationships to meet the growing labour needs of this pivotal sector. It is expected that the businesses will integrate over the next 6-9 months. CompuStaff was advised on the transaction by Momentum Advisory Partners.

"CompuStaff and David Aplin Group are highly complementary businesses that share common visions and cultures and a passion for providing superior recruitment services to clients," said Dave Saville, Managing Director, CompuStaff. "CompuStaff reached a critical point in our growth trajectory, and we feel that we have found the right partner in David Aplin Group to help take us to the next level."

"David Aplin Group has a strong track record of delivering highly specialized headhunting and technology recruitment expertise in Canada," said John Welch, Managing Partner, CompuStaff. "Joining the David Aplin Group network will provide new opportunities for our clients, partners and teams and enable us to continue our long-standing tradition of taking a personalized approach to staffing in this exciting field."

The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

About David Aplin Group
David Aplin Group is a private family and employee-owned Canadian corporation founded in Alberta in 1975. For over 45 years, we have been recruiting to fulfill talent demands for businesses across Canada. We build strong connections and leverage our networks to ensure success by having a deep understanding of the professional needs of people and organizations. David Aplin Group provides specialized talent in a variety of industries, whether temporary, contract, permanent or executive. We pride ourselves on being a Canadian organization helping Canadian professionals and businesses grow. For more information, visit www.aplin.com
 
About CompuStaff
CompuStaff is proud to be known for having one of the highest submission-to-interview ratios in the business. Over the years, CompuStaff has earned a reputation as one of the most effective, results-oriented firms in the search industry. Our firm dedicates its resources and focuses on a consultative, collaborative, and customized search approach. Unlike traditional recruiting firms, CompuStaff utilizes a collaborative process, leveraging the talent, contacts, and knowledge of our entire team of senior search professionals in every search. For more information, visit www.compustaff.ca
 
Contact information
Jeff Aplin, President & CEO • David Aplin Group • 403.351.2440 • email Jeff www.aplin.com 
 

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