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‘The Jobmakers’), in the midst of a potential shakeup of the European staffing sector. The move comes within days after Zurich-based Staff Finder, Europe’s #1 on-demand marketplace for temporary staffing, raised €20 million in a growth equity funding round led by One Peak Partners and Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) Private Capital. Meanwhile, in a contrarian move, European buyout house CVC Capital Partners is reportedly seeking an exit from Dutch HR software and services provider Raet. CVC is said to be working with Rothschild on a potential deal, which could value the business at between 376 million euros to 564 million euros ($619.10 million), or eight to twelve times its 2014 earnings. Hannes Schneider, founder of Die Jobmacher, will serve as an active advisory board member, focusing on the company’s expansion. Markus Webelhouse, already the company’s COO since 2011, will now become CEO. Both executives are expected to remain significantly involved. “With Seafort Advisors we have found a partner who shares our values ​​and is prepared to join us in our next steps, to become a major player for specialists in Germany,” said Schneider. Die Jobmacher are personnel service providers with highly specialized employees. Founded in 2010, and headquartered in Kiel, Germany, the company now has 16 branches throughout the country, generating sales of nearly 30 million euros in 2015, grown organically. The company is experiencing a 10% return on sales, it says. Seafort Advisors GmbH is a private equity firm with more than 36 years of experience in the industry. In recent years, the firm made primary investments in excess of 250 million Euro. Seafort is backed by renowned international investors, who see considerable potential in the German middle market.  The firm sees itself as a partner for innovative and fast growing companies with motivated managemen, and invests in medium-sized and technology-oriented companies in the DACH Region and Europe.]]>