LDC-backed Amberjack, the UK’s Leading Early Careers recruitment services provider, has today announced that Fusion Graduate Consultancy has joined the Amberjack Group, adding an Asia-Pacific Graduate Recruitment capability and a new Learning & Development proposition. Fusion is Australia and New Zealand’s leading graduate outsource partner.
This partnership will enable continued innovation and help the group exceed the expectations of client partners across the UK, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. Fusion will continue to offer their existing products and services, with access to new tools and technologies via Amberjack.
As part of the transaction, Amberjack will be taking Fusion’s market leading Learning & Development offering to the UK market.
The award-winning Fusion brand and APAC operations will continue to be led by original Founders, David Cvetkovski and Paula Gepp and delivered by their team of industry experts. David & Paula commented:
“This exciting opportunity with Amberjack will bring combined insight, expertise, resources and solutions to our clients and the Australian and New Zealand Graduate Industries. This is also exciting as our market-leading development offering will expand across the regions led by Head of Development, Jum Lamont.”
The combined group will support over 140 early careers programs and create a leading global benchmark for the delivery of quality, innovative early careers solutions.
Dan Speed, Amberjack Global Group CEO, commented: “We are delighted to have made this investment and to unlock the complementary capabilities within both companies. We will be able to provide more recruitment resources and tools for Fusion in Australia and New Zealand, and in turn bring their highly impressive Graduate Learning & Development offering to the UK market. It is a win-win for both sets of our clients.”
Trystan Cullen, Investment Manager at LDC added: “Bringing Fusion into the Amberjack Global Group widens the product range for the combined customer base and expands the business’ international presence. This investment builds on the strong organic growth Dan and his team have delivered over the last two years. We are enjoying supporting the team as they continue to build momentum.”
As part of the transaction Amberjack were advised by HMT, Gateley, McCullough Robertson (Australia), and Teneo.
For the past 20 years Amberjack have been pioneers in the Early Career recruitment sector. Their innovative recruitment technology and outsourcing services have delivered over 500 complex recruitment campaigns for some of the world’s leading organisations. Their solutions are regularly recognised across the sector with award wins at the FIRM, Recruiter and IHR awards in 2022.
To learn more visit the Amberjack website.
Established in 2008 by experienced graduate managers, Fusion is proud to be an multi AAGE/SEEK award-winning leader in the graduate market with in-depth knowledge and specific expertise in all aspects of graduate attraction, recruitment and development. Fusion has an unmatched capability to provide solutions that address the current demands of the graduate market and are scalable, innovative, cost-effective, and capable of delivering success to a diverse range of client partners.
LDC is a private equity investor and part of Lloyds Banking Group. It is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. We have partnered with more than 675 management teams since 1981 and have a portfolio of more than 90 businesses across the UK. We have made investments across all major sectors of the UK economy and are actively supporting businesses in industries including Business Services, Consumer, Healthcare, ICT, Industrials, Media and Technology. Our teams are based in every part of the UK and we’re committed to investing in at least 100 businesses nationally over the next five years.