Bowstring Advises Talent Rover in its Acquisition by Bullhorn

March 22, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

Bowstring Advisors (“Bowstring”) served as the exclusive financial advisor to Talent Rover, LLC (“Talent Rover” or the “Company”), a fast-growing, leading provider of global recruitment software powered by the Salesforce platform with a number of global, marquee enterprise customers, in its acquisition by Bullhorn, the world’s leading provider of software to staffing and recruiting organizations, backed by Insight Venture Partners and Genstar Capital.

Founded in 2012, Talent Rover is a vertical SaaS solution built to manage all aspects of a staffing and recruiting firm’s business. Talent Rover’s rapid growth was fueled by enterprise customers, including some of the largest staffing and recruiting firms in the world. The company developed a robust software solution integrated with LinkedIn, Monster, Indeed, and CareerBuilder that had become core to its customers’ efforts to efficiently operate. Talent Rover also built deep relationships with a number of global systems integrators, including Accenture and Slalom, to implement the solution in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.

“We are very excited to join the Bullhorn family and look forward to contributing to their continued success,” said Kent Gray, co-founder and CEO of Talent Rover. “I believe the combination of our fast-growing software solution for the industry with the global scale and customer support of Bullhorn will produce amazing results for our investors and customers. The Bowstring team provided invaluable guidance and support as we considered a growth capital raise or strategic sale.”

Scott Rhodes, Managing Director at Bowstring, remarked, “We are excited to be part of a successful outcome for Talent Rover and co-founders Kent Gray and Brandon Metcalf. We look forward to seeing the continued success of Talent Rover under the global resources and brand leadership of Bullhorn.”

I believe the combination of our fast-growing software solution for the industry with the global scale and customer support of Bullhorn will produce amazing results for our investors and customers. The Bowstring team provided invaluable guidance and support as we considered a growth capital raise or strategic sale.

Kent Gray
Co-founder and CEO of Talent Rover
Talent Rover