Webrecruit announces acquisition

Webrecruit Holdings Limited announces acquisition of Webrecruit Ireland Limited

Webrecruit Holdings Limited announces the acquisition of Anderson Spratt Group’s (ASG) 49% shareholding in Web Recruit Ireland Limited (“Webrecruit Ireland”), strengthening Webrecruit’s presence across the UK and Irish recruitment market.


Webrecruit Holdings Limited (“Webrecruit”), the UK’s leading online hybrid recruiter, announces it has acquired the 49% shareholding in Webrecruit Ireland Limited held by ASG Ltd. Webrecruit Ireland Limited is now 100% owned by Webrecruit.

The acquisition will enable Webrecruit Ireland’s clients to fully utilise the recruitment technology developed in-house by Webrecruit, as well as further enhancing clients’ access to the broader UK employment market and positioning the business for significant growth over the coming years.


Commenting on the acquisition, Webrecruit’s chairman James Gray stated:

“We founded Webrecruit Ireland in 2010 as a joint venture and it has proven to be a success story working with over 1,000 Irish based clients. The company has won multiple awards as a result of the innovative recruitment solutions and customer focussed approach we are bringing to local businesses.

With this acquisition we now enter an exciting new phase for the company and our team based in Ireland are looking forward to providing the best support for our clients to keep them at the cutting-edge with their recruitment needs. The company will also benefit from being part of a larger group with the infrastructure and resources of Kortext Limited, the UK’s leading personal learning platform and supplier of digital textbooks.”



David Jones, Managing Director, Webrecruit Holdings Limited 01392 829 400



Established in 2001, Webrecruit pioneered the UK’s first fixed-fee recruitment model. Fast-forward 18 years and our leading online recruitment advertising, technology and resourcing solutions have helped over 8,000 companies to lower their recruiting costs, attract the candidates they need and take control of their hiring.

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