Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Poland’s Grupa Pracuj S.A on its approximately €118 million acquisition of Germany-based softgarden e-recruiting GmbH, which is expected to close at the end of June 2022.

Grupa Pracuj is the owner of recruitment brands in Poland ( and Ukraine ( and also owns an eRecruiter platform. It provides services to support employers in managing recruitment processes and building their brands.

Softgarden e-recruiting is a provider of software to increase the reach of job prospects that includes a feedback solution and applications management system. Together with, a provider of internal human resources process solutions acquired in 2021, softgarden e-recruiting has more than 3,500 customers and is active in Austria, Germany and Switzerland as well as in other European markets such as Poland, Spain and France.

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was co-led by partners Rafał Kamiński (Warsaw) and Hans-Georg Schulze (Berlin) and included local partner Anna Dold (Frankfurt) and associates Laura Buchholz, Martin Junker (both Berlin), Sonja Sehr (Frankfurt) and Damian Lubocki (Warsaw).