Hays Plc

Hays Plc

Hays Plc

Overview
Date Founded

1987

Headquarters

20 Triton Street, 4th floor, London, NW1 3BF, GBR

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

11.5K

Industries

Human Resources & Personnel Services
Other Business & Consulting Services

Company Description

Hays Plc We are leading global experts in qualified, professional and skilled recruitment. Last year our experts placed around 55,000 people into permanent jobs and around 182,000 people into temporary assignments. We employ 7,800 staff in 245 offices across 33 countries and 20 specialisms. Last year we opened new Hays businesses in Chile, Colombia and most recently Malaysia. Every day we help clients simultaneously dealing with talent shortages in certain markets, while having to reshape workforces in others. The nature of employment is also changing fast, with technological advances driving evolutions in the way people work. We understand these complexities and are uniquely positioned across our markets to solve them

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Executives & Employees

Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer

Executive Director, Group Finance Director

Secretary & General Counsel

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Technology Officer

Head of IR

Group Head-People & Culture

Head-Corporate Communications

Managing Director, Americas

Board of Directors

Secretary & General Counsel at Hays Plc

Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer at Hays Plc

Director of Institutional Advancement at Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland

Fund Advisor at Aberdeen Private Equity Advisers Ltd.

Managing Partner at Deutsche Invest Capital Partners GmbH

Former Vice Chairman at Screenskills Ltd.

Former Director-Information Technology at Waitrose Ltd.

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Marathon-London's investment philosophy guides a focused team of individually accountable portfolio managers who apply the capital cycle approach to seek investment opportunities across the market. The firm's portfolios are very well diversified in terms of geography, sector and most importantly, individual stock risk - the last of these due to the larger than peer average number of individual holdings. The portfolio managers periodically review the major \"active\" portfolio positions such as the weighting of the portfolio relative to the weighting in the benchmark in terms of country, sector, size and other factors. Marathon-London's small, centralized and non-hierarchical structure facilitates open and frequent communication. Each portfolio manager makes his own independent investment decisions which are then combined into the strategy's overall portfolio. The firm employs a bottom-up approach to select stock, evaluating sectors and companies, complemented by country. They utilize a capital cycle approach to identify and target out-of-favor sectors, looking for profitability where competition is low. They also carry out interviews to assess the quality of a business, management incentives and the reinvestment rationale.

Recent Transactions
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Hays Plc purchases Hays US Corp.

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Hays Plc purchases James Harvard International Group Ltd.

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Groupe Open SA purchases Hays IT SASU from Hays Plc

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Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Clients

Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ:CSOD) is a global leader of cloud-based talent management software solutions. Over 11 million users across 190 countries rely on Cornerstone to maximize their potential, develop their skills and foster new levels of collaboration. Cornerstone empowers some of the world’s leading organizations, such as Starwood Hotels & Resorts, The Neiman Marcus Group, Save the Children, Turner Broadcasting System, Virgin Media and Pinkberry, to engage their workforces and leverage people performance for greater business results. Based on Cornerstone’s pure cloud architecture, Cornerstone’s comprehensive solution helps organizations manage entire employee lifecycle, from hiring through retirement.

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$2.03B
Total Enterprise Value
$2.19B
Earnings Per Share
$0.11
Revenue
$6.07B
Net Profit
$162M
EBITDA
$264M
EBITDAMargin
4.35%
Total Equity
$702M
Total Debt
$0
Enterprise Value Sales
0.36x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
8.28x
TEVNet Income
13.52x
Debt TEV
0x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
12.78%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
10.54%
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Competitors
Robert Half International, Inc. Social Interest - Menlo Park, California

Robert Half International is a global leader in professional staffing and consulting services, with a network of more than 400 offices worldwide. Founded in 1948, Robert Half International pioneered the concept of professional staffing services. In March 2012, Robert Half ranked first in the staffing industry on FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: RHI) and is a member of the S&P 500 index. For 2011, Robert Half International reported revenues of $3.8 billion versus $7 million in 1986. Robert Half International, an Equal Opportunity Employer, currently has staffing operations in more than 350 locations in 20 countries. As it has grown, the company has kept its specialized approach - each of its seven professional staffing divisions has a separate focus and separate employee teams. Robert Half has seven professional staffing divisions: Accountemps®, Robert Half® Finance & Accounting and Robert Half® Management Resources, for temporary, full-time and senior-level project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance; OfficeTeam®, for highly skilled office and administrative support professionals; Robert Half® Technology, for information technology professionals; Robert Half® Legal, for temporary, project and full-time staffing of attorneys, paralegals and legal support personnel; and The Creative Group®, for interactive, design, marketing, advertising and public relations professionals. Robert Half also is the parent company of Protiviti, a global business consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit. The company and its independently owned member firms serve clients through a network of more than 70 locations in 23 countries. Protiviti helps businesses seize new opportunities for growth and profitability while protecting them from their risks.

ManpowerGroup, Inc. Human Resources & Personnel Services - Milwaukee, WI

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Kforce, Inc. Social Interest - Tampa, Florida

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