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From Cognizant’s upcoming acquisition of AustinCSI to DISYS’ acquisition of Grand Circus, here are some of the latest mergers and acquisitions in the staffing industry. 


Cognizant entered into an agreement to acquire management consulting firm AustinCSI, which specializes in enterprise cloud and data analytics advisory services. Combining the strengths of both companies will provide clients with end-to-end digital transformation strategy and industry-led solutions. 

Oxford Global Resources

Oxford Global Resources, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, announced its acquisition of Hale International, a staffing solutions provider for the Workday® software ecosystem. This supports further growth of Oxford’s IT practice and expands its capabilities around high-growth SaaS IT platforms.


San Francisco-based payroll company Deel recently acquired APAC-based payroll and Human Capital Management (HCM) company PayGroup Limited, in an effort to build the first truly global solution in the payroll and HCM industry.

H.I.G Capital

Global alternative investment firm H.I.G Capital acquired Barton Associates, a healthcare staffing company focused on locum tenens. Barton anticipates that this acquisition will help support its continued growth heading into the new year.

Kingsway Financial Services

Holding company Kingsway Financial Services Inc. acquired Los Angeles-based Secure Nursing Service, Inc., a company that places healthcare professionals in both per diem and travel assignments. This marks the third acquisition under the Kingsway Search Xcelerator Program.


Sitetracker, global leader in deployment operations management software, announced its partnership with Broadstaff, a national leader in talent solutions. The goal of the partnership is to solve staffing challenges in the telecom industry. 

Futuris Company

Futuris Company, a Human Capital Management (HCM) company, recently acquired LotusUSA, Inc., a company that matches IT and healthcare professionals with government and federal agencies — an area of focus for Futuris Company.

Digital Intelligence Systems

Global talent gap solutions firm Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS) recently finalized the acquisition of Grand Circus, a provider of virtual upskilling and talent development curriculum. This acquisition will allow DISYS to offer a service that equips talent with necessary skills, particularly high-demand technology skills.