Proman, the U.S.-based subsidiary of Groupe Proman, has bought PeopleShare from Trivest Partners LP.

Headquartered in Collegeville, Pa., PeopleShare offers commercial temporary staffing services in the eastern U.S. From its 40 branches in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Illinois, the company provides temporary, temp-to-hire and contingent workforce services for light industrial office and clerical positions. Ryan Clark, CEO, and Dave Donald, senior advisor, will continue to lead PeopleShare and will work with Proman CEO, Gilles Tanneur to strengthen Proman’s U.S. presence.

Citizens M&A Advisory served as financial advisor to PeopleShare on the sale transaction, and Holland & Knight LLP served as PeopleShare’s legal counsel.