Completely unforeseen by industry analysts, Redfish Technology pulls off a surprise acquisition of Dice.com. Redfish will now offer even more extraordinary value to both candidates and client technology companies.
April 1, 2013 – Sun Valley, ID / Milpitas, CA / Newport, RI
Redfish Technology, Inc. (NYSE:RED), a leading nationwide recruiting company focused in the high tech and cleantech sectors, announced today that it has acquired Dice.com from Dice Holdings, Inc. This acquisition marks Redfish’s expansion into the career website market.
“Dice Holdings approached me last quarter about acquiring Redfish Technology,” reported Rob Reeves, President and CEO of Redfish Technology. “Redfish’s growing number of clients and the increasing hiring made us a logical complement to the voluminous technology talent that Dice encompasses.”
In a surprise move, Redfish Technology board of directors reversed the tables, and made a bid for Dice.com. Sources close to the matter report that once Dice Holdings got over the initial shock, the deal was whole-heartedly embraced. The new firm will retain the Redfish Technology, Inc. name, offering even more extraordinary value to both candidates and client technology companies.
In this friendly takeover, Redfish Technology, will acquire Dice.com for an undisclosed amount. “There is some trade involved in addition to the cash purchase”, said Joanna Bradley, IT Sales & Marketing Recruitment Manager. “Redfish will transfer our party expertise and throw a huge welcome par-tee.”
“We were overjoyed to learn of the acquisition,” stated Greg Schreiner, Engineering and Development Recruitment Manager. “Absorbing the most prominent website in the Silicon Valley high-tech recruiting industry is an exciting opportunity for Redfish and will further enhance our ability to provide top-notch tech talent to the dynamic partner companies whose tech teams we are building.”
About Redfish Technology
Redfish is an award-winning, nationwide technology search and talent acquisition firm. Founded in 1996, the company provides services nationwide and has offices in the Silicon Valley, the East Coast, and the Intermountain West. Redfish’s high tech division specializes in recruiting top talent in the mobile, software, security, digital, cloud, saas, e-learning, and big data sectors. The cleantech division focuses solar, wind, renewables, energy efficiency, green technology, and alternative energy. www.RedfishTech.com
Dice, a Dice Holdings, Inc. service, is the leading career site for technology and engineering professionals. With a more than 20-year track record of meeting the ever-changing needs of technology professionals, companies and recruiters, our specialty focus and exposure to highly skilled professional communities enable employers to reach hard-to-find, experienced and qualified technology and engineering candidates. www.Dice.com
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Sometimes referred to as All Fools’ Day, April 1 is not a national holiday, but is widely recognized and celebrated as a day when people play practical jokes and hoaxes on each other. In Italy, France and Belgium, children and adults traditionally tack paper fishes on each other’s back as a trick and shout “April fish!” in their local languages (pesce d’aprile!, poisson d’avril! and aprilvis! in Italian, French and Dutch , respectively).
Anna Mathieu, Marketing Communications Manager
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