Angus Knight today is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Swedish operations of Maximus.
Angus Knight already has successful operations in Sweden under the Jobfind brand. This acquisition will allow the combined business to reach the lives of many more people in need of its vital services.
The Maximus operations in Sweden have a reputation for high quality service delivery and Angus Knight, through Jobfind, are excited to build upon this.
Maximus Sweden is a high-performing provider of employment services within the KROM program, with over 26 staff across Sweden supporting more than 1,000 people a year.
Maximus Sweden provides job coaching, training and employer matching support. These vital services are provided by staff passionate about delivering successful outcomes for the lives of the people using their services.
The combined business
The Maximus brand will transition to that of Jobfind over the coming months, with the teams coming together under the Jobfind brand, to continue the outstanding support provided to people using the services.
The combined business will be led by the Jobfind Sweden CEO, Aralia Eriksson.
Angus Knight Group CEO, Nic Fairbank said:
“Angus Knight is pleased to welcome Maximus Sweden to its family of companies under the Jobfind Sweden banner. This acquisition is an important step in expanding our service offering and increasing our positive impact to peoples’ lives in Sweden. We believe that investing in work and education opportunities is vital for the success of both individuals and businesses, and we are excited to further our mission to empower the people and communities we work with every day.
We are committed to exploring acquisition and partnership opportunities that will enhance our growth strategy and expand our ability to meet the needs of our communities.”
Angus Knight Group Sweden CEO, Aralia Eriksson said:
“We are excited to be expanding our footprint in Sweden with the addition of 26 highly competent colleagues from Maximus. Combined, Jobfind will have a stronger presence in the Swedish labour market which will allow us to continue to support and motivate individuals in our communities into meaningful employment.”
Commenting on the Acquisition, Maximus President and General Manager – Global Human Services Akbar Piloti said:
“We are confident that the transfer of Maximus operations in Sweden to Angus Knight is the best solution for all stakeholders involved. Our leadership team has worked diligently with the Jobfind team to ensure a smooth transition, and we firmly believe that the service quality will remain steadfast under their guidance. We are committed to working closely with Jobfind to ensure that our outstanding programs will continue to be delivered without interruption to our valued partners and all stakeholders involved.”
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About Angus Knight Group
Angus Knight is a group of businesses working together to empower individuals, organisations and communities through innovative employment, training and community solutions. We operate in more than 200 locations in Australia, Sweden, Canada and the UK, servicing diverse markets across the government, corporate, First Nations and community sectors. Angus Knight combines customer-focused insights with productivity prowess to empower clients to meet their full potential.
Co-founded in 1991 by Duncan Angus, the Angus Knight Group has helped more than 1 million people realise their potential over the past three decades.
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