Posted on Thursday June 8 2017 by Kathryn Scorer
The management team at RIG Healthcare are delighted to announce its acquisition by Cpl Resources Plc, an internationally trading, multi sector, recruitment business with sales of over €400 million globally.
With 32 offices in 9 different countries, Cpl Resources Plc will be providing RIG Healthcare with the springboard for international expansion and the ability to offer our clients and candidates a broader range of solutions to their staffing needs including permanent recruitment solutions and RPO services. The acquisition will ensure RIG has the necessary financial support during our continued expansion plans in the pursuit of becoming a market leader in our focused niches.
"We are very pleased to expand our presence in the UK and welcome the highly talented professionals from RIG to Cpl.
“The recruitment expertise and international talent pool of doctors and healthcare professionals provided by RIG brings immediate strategic value to Cpl's broad portfolio of innovative workforce solutions in the healthcare sector. This acquisition also allows us enter into doctor recruitment, which will deliver real value for our clients."- Founder & Group CEO of Cpl, Anne Heraty
With RIG now joining CPL it enables us as group to provide Doctors, Nurses and AHPs on a contract and permanent basis. This enhances our current offering in the market to our existing clients and candidates.
Cpl’s healthcare brands already included Cpl Healthcare, Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment, Myhomecare, Private Homecare and Servisource. With RIG Healthcare now also on board the group can offer a more comprehensive healthcare staffing solution than ever before to customers worldwide.
“We are very excited about the acquisition of RIG which has a strong and growing business serving the NHS and the wider healthcare sector in the UK. It delivers on our stated strategy of growing our business across the healthcare, pharma and life science sectors; and, within the UK market. The acquisition underscores our ability to identify and acquire attractive and complementary businesses which can accelerate growth under the Cpl brand.” – COO & Deputy CEO of Cpl, Mark Buckley
As a leading supplier of AHP’s, HSS and Locum Doctors to healthcare services across the UK, we at RIG Healthcare strive to provide the highest quality service for both candidates and clients whilst staying focused on incrementing the supply of high calibre healthcare professionals in key demand areas. Being part of the Cpl Group provides us the platform to continue to develop our existing service offerings and also look at expansion opportunities both internationally and into other healthcare markets in the UK.
“Our vision is totally aligned to that of Cpl and our entire management team is very excited about the growth potential this acquisition offers RIG Healthcare. This marks the next stage in the evolution of our brand and we are delighted to be the part of the Cpl family” – Affi Khan, CEO of RIG Healthcare
RIG Healthcare has been supplying healthcare professionals in the UK for over 14 years and delivered over 1 million hours of supply to our clients in 2016. We will remain focused on our core competencies whilst enhancing and expanding our service offerings to add further value to our clients and candidates.
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