Taleo Corporation the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions,recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Jobpartners.

The acquisition expands Taleo’s ability to serve customers based in Europe and makes Taleo one of the largest SaaS-based talent management vendors in the region. Taleo’s acquisition of Jobpartners doubles its customers based in Europe, and more than doubles the size of its team of professionals in Europe, providing an unmatched ability to serve the customers in this region. This deal signifies Taleo’s commitment to investing in growth and the strategic importance of having a strong team and established customer base in scaling a significant SaaS business.

Michael Gregoire, Chairman and CEO of Taleo commented;

“We have been impressed by the capabilities of the Jobpartners team and the close relationships they have built with their large and sophisticated Europe-based customers. This acquisition creates an opportunity for us to accelerate our expansion outside of North America by increasing our customer base, increasing our local sales and support capacity as well as taking advantage of the Jobpartners Eastern European development center,”

“With our expertise and skills, and Jobpartners’ experienced employees, we have the unmatched ability to serve and expand our combined base of European customers.”