Welcome to the Jungle acquired Otta to expand into the UK and US

Date: January, 22nd, 2024

  • Clipperton acted as sole financial advisor to Welcome to the Jungle, France’s major SaaS player in the employer branding and recruitment space, on its acquisition of Otta, the British job search platform for candidates.

About the transaction:

  • Created in 2015, Welcome to the Jungle offers its 5,500 clients innovative solutions to promote their employer brand, strengthen their attractiveness, and redefine the world of work through inspiring content that reaches nearly three million workers every month.
  • Otta, a UK-based candidate-centric recruitment platform, experienced substantial candidate traffic of nearly 2 million in 2023, predominantly in the UK and US. Renowned for its strong brand image and powerful job-matching technology, Otta is a perfect fit for Welcome to the Jungle’s international ambitions.
  • In its first major international acquisition, Welcome to the Jungle is strategically enhancing its international presence, to establish a significant foothold in the UK. Additionally, the acquisition facilitates Welcome to the Jungle’s entry into the US market, where Otta already generates a significant share of its applications.

Our long-term relationship with Welcome to the Jungle:

  • Clipperton is pursuing its partnership with Welcome to the Jungle, having advised their Series A to Series C, and now this acquisition.

Deal Team

About Clipperton

Clipperton is a leading investment bank dedicated to technology and growth companies. We provide strategic and financial advisory to entrepreneurs, corporates, and top-tier investors in Europe willing to execute transactions such as strategic M&A, private equity transactions, and private placements. Founded in 2003 and with offices in Paris, Berlin, Munich, London, New York, and Beijing, Clipperton has completed over 400 M&A and private placement transactions with fast-growing technology start-ups, blue-chip corporates, and renowned financial investors.

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