Assessio case study
Assessio started in 1954 as a psychology research institute. It was acquired in 1991 by the Swedish based, Scottish academic and entrepreneur professor Hunter Mabon. Under the ownership of the Mabon family, Assessio has grown into a leader in data driven talent assessment. Today Assessio is a highly specialized consulting company in strategic HR with world-leading digital solutions for selection and development. With the help of world-leading test systems, specialized expertise and in close partnership, they develop organizations, people and results. Assessio also develops the highly innovative Ascend platform, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution helping clients find, identify and assess present and future employees.
Main Capital invested in Assessio in 2019 to grow towards becoming Europe’s largest digital assessment company through organic growth, product innovation and a synergistic buy-and-build strategy. The focus lies on smart add-on acquisitions in order to expand internationally.
With the help of Main, Assessio acquired the Dutch HR-company HFM Talent Index, which is focused on digital HR solutions for both external and internal recruitment and development. Together, Assessio and HFM Talent Index built the Assessio Group and have over 2’000 companies as customers worldwide. They recently became the third largest digital assessment company in Europe.