. The value of the takeover, which began in December and is currently being finalized, was not disclosed.
Barnett McCall described the move as “part of its ambitious development plans for 2007,” which also includes the opening of new full-service regional offices, along with new outsourcing services for an increasingly dynamic and complex local business market.
The firm has announced the launch of two specialty recruitment businesses – BM Tech focusing on IT and engineering and BM Advisors focusing on financial and legal – which are supposed to cater to the increasing demand for highly qualified professionals with niche areas of expertise.
Barnett McCall, which by its own estimates expects a revenue growth of over 100 percent to over EUR 2.5 million in Romania this year, is also looking to open two more regional offices this year. Cities targeted include Constanta, Brasov, Cluj and Ploiesti, while the openings are planned for April and September.