While the acquisition price is undisclosed, Zigexn bought all the principal shares (1,099) of MatchinGood, making it a subsidiary. MatchinGood is headquartered in Tokyo and provides SaaS (software-as-a-service) matching to recruiters and temporary staffing companies. It has 260 clients.
Founded in 2006, Zigexn Inc. (TSE: 3679) owns a number of recruitment verticals. These include a recruitment site for pharmacists at Yakuzaishikyujin-Ex.jp, a nursing career-change site at Kangokyujin-Ex.jp, a comprehensive jobs site at Job.Dmkt-Sp.jp, a job site for part-timers at AruBaito-Ex.jp, a temp jobs site at Haken-Ex.jp, and a career-change site at Tenshoku-Ex.jp.
Zigexn also runs a used-car price comparison site and marketplace at Kuruma-Ex.jp, a car search engine at Kuruma-Ex.jp/UsedCar, and a used-cars exporting site at Car-Tana.com. In terms of property verticals, the company owns a used-apartments trading portal at Menoreno.jp and a rental property search engine at Smocca.jp.
It took over Yahoo Japan’s used-cars exporting site TradeCarView.com last month.