Investment in Human Resources Consulting. Securex buys GM Integra and The Key Talent raises €1M.

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BY : Diego GutiérrezMarch Thu, 2018

Learn about the main funding rounds in HR Consulting in recent years. In addition, we analyse the purchase of GM Integra HR by Securex and the round in which The Key Talent has raised €1M.

Learn about the main funding rounds in HR Consulting in recent years. In addition, we analyse the purchase of GM Integra HR by Securex and the round in which The Key Talent has raised €1M.

Securex buys GM Integra HR

About Securex

Securex is a multinational company of Belgian origin specialising in human resources consultancy services.

Founded in 1905, Securex operates in more than 20 countries through its European network, with its own offices in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, France and now Spain, from where it manages the payrolls of 285,000 employees.


About GM Integra HR

GM Integra HR is a Spanish company with more than 30 years of experience in payroll outsourcing and human resources consultancy for companies and individuals.

Based in Manresa, Barcelona, Sant Cugat del Vallés and Madrid, the Catalan company serves our clients throughout Spain in fields related to personnel management and HR team development.


Securex acquires GM Integra HR

Securex, a Belgian multinational specialised in human resources consultancy, has acquired the Spanish company GM Integra HR for an undisclosed sum.

After the operation, GM Integra HR becomes the Spanish subsidiary of this important European group, reinforcing its international vocation and providing support through its offices in Madrid, Manresa and Sant Cugat del Vallés (Barcelona), to companies operating internationally.

In the words of the director of GM Integra HR, Maica Enrique, "GM Integra HR has been providing services in the field of payroll administration and HR consultancy in Spain for more than 30 years to companies of different sizes and sectors. We are happy to be part of Securex, an opportunity to accompany our clients in international projects, supporting them with the leading European HR group".

Filip Baptist, Deputy Director of Securex, says: "We are convinced that having GM Integra HR on board is an important step in the international expansion of Securex, strengthening our position throughout Europe.

The Key Talent closes €1M round

About The Key Talent

Founded in 2015, The Key Talent defines itself as a technology company specialising in digital transformation, which focuses on providing human resources with tools to make attraction, recruitment, assessment and training processes more attractive, digital and efficient.

In its first year, the company closed with a turnover of €842,000 and, at the end of 2017, it has almost tripled those figures to over €2M.

The startup has managed to develop its internationalisation process thanks to its work with multinational companies such as Burger King.

With offices in Madrid and Barcelona, The Key Talent opened another in the Dominican Republic at the end of 2017, in addition to those opened that same year in Chile, Costa Rica and Portugal. "Promoting them is, at the moment, our top priority," says José Luis Gugel, founding partner of the company.


The Key Talent receives €1M

The Key Talent, a digital human resources consultancy specialising in transformation with disruptive tools and methodologies, has closed a €1M funding round led by the investment firm Mumeán, led by Javier Castillo.

The capital injection comes at a time when the company is "in the midst of a process of expansion and consolidation in the international market". "This important capital injection will allow us to accelerate our growth process in the Latin American market, where we want to expand the company, in view of the incipient impact of digitalisation in these countries and their enormous potential," says Gugel.


Analysis of the investment in Human Resources Consulting


BENEFICIARIESFunding for projects that have not received funding in the European Commission's SME INSTRUMENT call for proposals, both in Phase 1 and Phase 2, which have obtained a very high score and which will be funded jointly with the Autonomous Regions.
PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAMMEThe objective of the call is to finance a feasibility study (technical and commercial) including a business plan of an innovative project for those SMEs that, having applied to Phase I of the SME Instrument of the Horizon 2020 programme, have been evaluated by the European Commission with a very high score, and that for budgetary reasons have not been able to be financed.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE AIDThe following items of expenditure shall be considered eligible:
- In-house staff and new recruits.
- Subcontracting.
- Travel.
- Technical assistance.
- Auditing of accounts.
- Consultancy.
TYPES OF AIDSubsidy for the feasibility study (technical and commercial) including a business plan for an innovative project. In Phase 1, the maximum eligible budget will be €50,000.
Phase 1: Third quarter of 2018.
Phase 2: Coming soon.
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