Manpower Group’s Experis acquires majority stake in Canadian company

Freeman Staff

 Aug. 6, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Experis, part of ManpowerGroup’s family of companies, announced Thursday it acquired a majority ownership of Veritaaq in Canada. The transaction is expected to close in late September.

Through this transaction, Experis, which offers professional resourcing and project-based solutions, will further strengthen its capabilities across North America and furthers its growth in Canada, according to the announcement.

Veritaaq is one of the largest suppliers of IT consulting services to Canada’s federal government and partner to leading telecommunications, financial services, and oil and gas organizations. Veritaaq currently operates in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary.

“This strategic partnership helps further accelerate our strategy of shifting our business mix towards higher value and professional solutions,” said Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup CEO, in a statement. “Employers need the best IT professionals to keep pace with technological advances, and this acquisition allows us to bring even more IT talent to organizations so they can achieve their business objectives.”