Symplicity Corporation’s Acquisition of Contratanet


Felsberg and Vieira Zuccheratte Advocacia e Consultoria advised on the deal

Symplicity Corporation, the global leader of student employability solutions and an H.I.G. Capital portfolio company, finalized the acquisition of Contratanet, the largest integrated network of career portals for jobs and internships in Brazil. With the acquisition, Symplicity strengthens its operations in the country, offering local support and services and a more expansive employer network to universities.

Symplicity has more than 20 years of experience in international markets, partnering with institutions and employers to build employability strategies for higher education students, and supporting career offices and university departments. More than 1,300 universities use its career service platform in more than 30 countries, including Brazil. Through its partnership with Grupo A Educação, an educational holding company with more than 40 years of experience in the Brazilian market, Symplicity provides local services and support throughout the country.


A market leader in career services technology in Brazil, Contratanet has an active network of more than 1,000 universities, 150,000 employers and more than 4 million candidates. Headquartered in Belo Horizonte (MG), it offers a portal that connects educational institutions, companies and candidates, bringing opportunities and students closer together, as well as facilitating the dissemination and management of recruitment processes.

Felsberg Advogados advised Symplicity Corporation with a team including Evy Marques (Picture) Marcela Pongitor Rosolen and Júlia Maria Ribeiro.

Vieira Zuccheratte Advocacia e Consultoria advised Contratanet Sistemas Ltda. with Luiz Gustavo Vieira Zuccheratte.

Involved fees earner: Luiz Gustavo Vieira Zuccheratte – Vieira Zuccheratte Advocacia e Consultoria; Evy Marques – Felsberg Advogados; Marcela Pongitor Rosolen – Felsberg Advogados;

Law Firms: Vieira Zuccheratte Advocacia e Consultoria; Felsberg Advogados;

Clients: Symplicity Corporation; Contratanet Sistemas Ltda.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.