Charles Russell Speechlys advises Kallidus on Advorto acquisition

Charles Russell Speechlys is pleased to have advised Kallidus, a leading provider of learning and talent management solutions (backed by FPE Capital), on its acquisition of Advorto.

Advorto is a provider of SaaS recruitment technology and services to some of the UK’s largest organisations, including Lloyds Banking Group, the NHS and TSB.
The acquisition will enable Kallidus to offer employment management services throughout the entire employee life cycle and builds upon a successful joint venture arrangement between the two organisations prior to the deal.

Rob Caul, CEO of Kallidus, commented, “Adam Crossley and the Charles Russell Speechlys team provided us with fantastic and professional support throughout the acquisition, enabling us to complete on schedule”.

The Charles Russell Speechlys core team comprised Private Equity Partner Adam Crossley with assistance from Corporate Associates Chris Manning and Julia Chan. The team also included Banking Partner Daniel Sullivan and Associate Cara Fulker, Corporate Tax Partner Martin Griffiths and Associate Helen Coward and members of the firm’s Commercial and Employment teams.

For more information please contact Adam Crossley on +44 (0)20 7427 6431 or at

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