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ACG New York Women of Leadership - Entrepreneur Series
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, founder of Vera Bradley (Nasdaq: VRA), is the latest in a series of entrepreneurs highlighted at ACG New York Women of Leadership events. Photo credit: Robert Blumenfeld

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Financial Services Companies Heat Up M&A Market
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Pursuing Pharma Manufacturing
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Today's Transactions:
Freelancer.com Announces Second Deal in 2012

The Australian job-outsourcing website acquires vWorker four months after picking up Scriptlance

Freelancer.com, a job outsourcing service for information technology (IT) specialists, agreed to purchase vWorker.

Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

The Tampa, Fla.-based target, which previously did business as RentACoder, is considered the fourth-biggest IT recruitment site for freelance coders and other technology professionals. The transaction of vWorker follows Freelancer.com’s acquiring of Scriptlance in July.

Freelancer, headquartered in New South Wales, Austraila, expects the deal to expand its services with the U.S. Founded in 2001, vWorker—which stands for “virtual worker”—incorporates various aspects of technology, including graphic design.

 

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