O’Brien firm buys recruiter on South African trade mission

The SaonGroup, the online recruitment firm, has announced the acquisition of Pnet.co.za, a Johannesburg-based online recruiter, which advertises over 15,000 jobs a month.

19th January, 2008

The SaonGroup, the online recruitment firm, has announced the acquisition of Pnet.co.za, a Johannesburg-based online recruiter, which advertises over 15,000 jobs a month.

The group, which is backed by Denis O’Brien and his business partner, Leslie Buckley, made the announcement last week during the Enterprise Ireland trade mission to South Africa.

Ciaran McCooey, the newly appointed chief executive of Saon, declined to specify how much Saon paid for the South African company,...

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