Japan's Recruit to Acquire Dutch Employment Firm USG People

  • Offer is 31% above USG People's last closing share price
  • Recruit to become world's 4th-largest staffing firm after deal

Recruit Holdings Co. agreed to buy USG People NV of the Netherlands for 1.42 billion euros ($1.55 billion) as Japan’s biggest provider of temporary staff seeks to boost growth in Europe.

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