Humly acquires Exact Education Ltd

Humly x Exact education

Humly, a Viking Venture portfolio company, is excited to announce the acquisition of Exact Education Ltd. Through this acquisition, Humly further strengthens its position in the English market creating a stronghold in the North East to add to the already growing business in the South and Midlands.

Stronger position in the UK

– Exact Education has a strong position in the North East of England. They have built strong and long-lasting relationships with both schools and candidates through high-quality service, says Gustav Bild-Tofftin, CEO at Humly. In our work, people are a crucial part of a successful journey. The team at Exact is motivated and wants to develop, both as individuals and as a company constantly, and that attitude is well in line with how we at Humly act.

By expanding the business with the experience and knowledge of the team at Exact, Humly has a presence in the southern, central and northern parts of England.

Reach even more nurseries and schools

– The company has good profitability and well-functioning processes in place. I am convinced that we will make each other stronger and be able to reach even more nurseries and schools with our digital marketplace,» concludes Gustav Bild-Tofftin.

– Exact Education is excited to announce they have joined forces with Humly, a group of companies specialising in education recruitment and childcare utilising bespoke and cutting edge technology systems, says Kirsty Lawrenson, co-founder of Exact Education.

Perfect match with Exact Education

The shareholders of Exact Education believe that the acquisition by Humly is a perfect match as the two companies share similar ethos. Exact has core values, reputation and prominence in the North East marketplace. When combined with Humly’s technological platform, we will provide an unrivaled experience for educators and educational establishments. 

Exact will now be able to offer their schools and candidates a more seamless and quality experience in Early Years, Primary, Secondary, SEN and Further Education.

– The acquisition of Exact Education Ltd is an excellent add-on for Humly and plays nicely into our strategy for the UK market. We are happy to welcome Exact Education Ltd as part of the Humly team and excited to provide Humly’s great solution to more schools in the UK, says Eivind Bergsmyr, Chairman of the Board at Humly and Partner at Viking Venture.

About Humly 

Humly Group is a constellation of several companies with a long and joined experience within childcare & education recruitment. We combine in-depth knowledge and local commitment with new technology. Together with over 70 people, we’re on a global mission to attract great educators who makes a positive impact in schools and nurseries. The result is a digital marketplace helping schools and educators to a perfect match. Humly has offices in Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Manchester, Fareham and Gothenburg. 

About Exact Education Ltd 

Exact Education has become recognised as a ‘go-to’ supply teaching agency for primary schools, secondary schools, SEN schools, academies, multi-academy trusts, colleges and nurseries. As an externally audited recruitment business holding the highest standard in safer recruitment in the industry, REC Audited Education, They have been named a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Supply Teachers and Temporary Staff in Educational Establishments Framework. Exact Education offers high-quality and reliable service, supplying teachers, cover supervisors, lecturers, teaching assistants and nursery nurses to all areas of education. Exact Education’s head office is in Newcastle upon Tyne. In addition they have branches in Durham and Tees Valley in the North East of the UK.