Vialegis acquires German company Schollmeyer & Steidl
06/07/2018

Vialegis, since 2017 part of House of HR, announces the final agreement for the acquisition of Schollmeyer & Steidl GmbH. Schollmeyer & Steidl GmbH is the reference player in Germany for the search and selection of lawyers and tax specialists. The acquisition was completed on 27 June 2018. Vialegis, which is the market leader in Belgium in this area and which also has offices in Spain and Luxembourg, thereby realizes again part of its international growth ambitions.

Internationalisation

“The Belgian market certainly still has growth potential, but our ambition is to become the leading European player in legal staffing solutions”, says Philippe Jadoul, founder and CEO of Vialegis. “Since we are part of House of HR we are able to realize this ambition more quickly. The acquisition of Schollmeyer & Steidl is a very important step. The company has offices in Frankfurt, Cologne, Munich and Dusseldorf. and serves the whole German market. Clients are both law firms and corporates. Seen the synergies with the activities of Vialegis, we will cooperate intensively both in approaching clients and in searching candidates.”

The three managers of S&S - Daniel Schollmeyer, Ina Steidl and Barbara von Rohr – stay on board as manager and as minority shareholder. “This is a tradition within House of HR which guarantees the ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ after acquisitions. We are a family of entrepreneurs who together grow much more fastly than they would do on their own”, says Rika Coppens, CEO of House of HR. “The acquisition of S&S by Vialegis is a nice addition to our portfolio of strong specialized brands in the staffing sector and fits in perfectly with our European growth strategy.”

About Schollmeyer & Steidl

S&S is the reference player for search and selection of lawyers and tax specialists for the entire German market. The company exists since 2006, employs 15 people and has offices in Frankfurt, Cologne, Munich and Dusseldorf. All its consultants are (experienced) lawyers (‘for and by lawyers’).

About Vialegis

Vialegis is market leader in Belgium regarding search and selection of lawyers and legal interim management. It realized in 2017 a turnover of 11 million euro and has a staff of 25 FTEs across four offices in Belgium, Luxembourg and Spain. The acquisition of Schollmeyer & Steidl adds four offices and 15 colleagues in Germany.

About House of HR

House of HR is active across the entire landscape of HR solutions. With its 14 brands and more than 500 offices spread over 10 countries, it achieved a consolidated turnover of €1.49 billion in 2017 . Accent, Covebo, TimePartner and Zaquensis are active in the temporary employment sector.  Abylsen, Aero, IBB, Continu and tec provide engineering consultancy services.  Logi-Technic assures technical outsourcing and Vialegis specialises in the recruitment of legal, tax and compliance profiles.  

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