News - 杰艾控股公布2023财年业绩,确认其坚定不移的全球发展之路


Gi Group Holding announces Fy2023 results, confirming its path of unwavering international growth.
Ningbo, 27/06/2024


Revenue achieved €3.9B (+6.4% y/y) with strong acceleration in international revenues (+11.3% y/y).


Profitability improved: gross profit at €559M (+10% y/y) and gross margin at 14.2% (up from 13.8% in 2022) .


Major acquisition of Kelly’s European staffing business marked the Group’s 51st M&A, significantly expanding market presence and service offerings.


London, 26 June 2024 – Gi Group Holding, one of the leading global players in HR services and consulting, today announced its results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2023, as well as strategic business developments.



Continuing its constant trajectory of growth and development since the foundation – culminated in its 25° anniversary in 2023 – Gi Group Holding opened 2024 with the acquisition of Kelly’s European staffing business, the 51st and largest M&A operation in its history.



Through the commitment of over 9,000 people, the Group operates in 37 Countries across Europe, APAC, and the Americas, with over 700 branches and more than 25,000 client companies.

杰艾控股首席执行官兼创始人Stefano Colli-Lanzi表示,“为了达成我们的使命——为求职者和企业创建一个可持续、高效率和充满活力的全球就业市场——2023年至关重要。我们的持续有机增长始于四分之一个多世纪前,此后一直保持着不间断的增长,并辅以重要的收购战略,最终于20241月实现了我们历史上最大的并购行动——Kelly的欧洲派遣业务部门。此次收购覆盖了14个国家,在深化了我们在欧洲的影响力和实力的同时,也进一步增强了我们对劳动力市场做出积极贡献的能力。迄今为止,所有进行中的激动人心的旅程都建立在我们员工的卓越贡献之上,这也是我们集团最大的资产和价值。感谢他们的辛勤工作,让我们得以坚定地面对未来,即使这是个前所未有的时代。我们会继续追求我们的目标:在《可持续工作宣言》的启发下,通过工作对社会的发展产生积极影响。

Stefano Colli-Lanzi, CEO & Founder of Gi Group Holding, stated, “2023 has been a pivotal year in our mission to create a sustainable, streamlined, and joyful global market for candidates and companies. Our continuous organic growth, which began more than a quarter of a century ago and has continued uninterrupted since then, was complemented by an intense acquisition strategy culminating in January 2024 with the largest M&A operation in our history—the European staffing business unit of Kelly. This acquisition, covering 14 countries, strengthens our European presence and capabilities, further enhancing our ability to contribute positively to the labor market. The exciting journey we have undertaken so far is built on the exceptional contributions of our people – the greatest asset and value of our Group. Thanks to their work, we face the future with determination as we continue to pursue our goal even in these unprecedented times: to have a positive impact on the evolution of society through work, inspired by our Sustainable Work Manifesto.


Key consolidated results, as of December 31st, 2023


In FY 2023, Gi Group Holding reported revenues of €3.9 billion, marking a 6.4% increase over the previous year, with a further acceleration of performance in foreign countries outside Italy (+11.3% y/y). In detail, regional performance shows: USA (+115.5% y/y), Germany (+29.5% y/y), APAC – Switzerland – Baltics (+25.2% y/y), Central Europe (+14.8% y/y), Eastern Europe (+8% y/y) and LATAM & SW Europe (+5.7% y/y), Italy (+0.7% y/y), North-western Europe (-1.8% y/y).



Regarding business lines, Temporary and Permanent Staff, which represents the primary driver of revenue and FTEs, saw an increase of 6.3% y/y. Career transition and Employability grew by 55.1% y/y, followed by Professional Staffing (+13.0% y/y), Learning and Development (+11.2% y/y), Business Processes Outsourcing (+9.6% y/y) and Middle and Senior Managers Search & Selection (-14.3% y/y).


Thanks to successful business management and great effort by employees, profitability improved with a gross profit of €559 million (+10% vs FY2022) and a gross margin of 14.2% (up from 13.8% in 2022).



EBITDA stood at €108 million, compared to €118 million in 2022, due to the reduction of business mainly in North-Western Europe and France. Net profit amounted to €36 million (€54 million in FY 2022).



As of December 31, 2023, the Group’s net financial debt amounts to €264.4 million (vs €256.5 million in 2022) with a net financial debt to EBITDA ratio equal to 1.94.



Total Shareholders’ Equity increased to €215 million, compared to €196 million as of December 31, 2022.


全职人力工时(FTE 1)为160000,显示出持续增长态势(同比增长11%,2015-2023年期间复合年增长率为10%)。

The Full Time Equivalent (FTE)1 stood at 160,000, showing a continuous growth (+11% y/y and a 2015-2023 CAGR of 10%).


 1 Calculated as an annual average


ESG Progress


Throughout 2023, Gi Group Holding furthered its commitment to ESG criteria, which are a cornerstone of the Group’s business model. Partnering with Fondazione Gi Group, the company continued its efforts to generate a positive social impact and promote the culture of Sustainable Work globally.


About Gi Group Holding


Founded in 1998 in Milan, Italy, Gi Group Holding is one of the world’s leading providers of services for the evolution of the Labour Market. Through a global staffing and recruitment business ecosystem, the Group offers a 360° suite of offerings that generate relevant, and impactful solutions. Gi Group Holding has been working to promote a sustainable, streamlined and enjoyable global market for candidates and companies, reflecting the ever-changing Labour Market needs. The company employees over 9,000 staff and it is active in 37 countries across Europe, APAC, and the Americas. The success of the internationalization strategy has allowed the Group to accomplish 51 M&A operations within a span of just 26 years since its establishment. Providing services to more than 25,000 client companies and with revenues of €3.9 billion (2023), Gi Group Holding is the 9th largest European staffing firm, and 19th worldwide (according to Staffing Industry Analysts, 2022).  

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