Latham Advises On Assignment In $600M Apex Purchase

Law360, New York (March 20, 2012, 10:55 PM EDT) -- On Assignment Inc. will acquire privately held information technology staffing firm Apex Systems Inc. in a $600 million deal that will create the second-largest IT staffing firm in the country, the companies announced Tuesday.

Apex's IT staffing services — the sixth-largest and one of the fastest-growing in the country — complement those currently offered by On Assignment technology division Oxford Global Resources, according to On Assignment President and CEO Peter T. Dameris. Because the offerings do not compete, the purchase creates value for clients and shareholders...
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