Press Release June 18, 2014

Goodwin Procter Represents Seaton on $310 Million Sale to TrueBlue

Goodwin attorneys recently advised SeatonCorp on its $310 million sale to TrueBlue, Inc. Seaton is currently controlled by private equity firm Leeds Equity partners. The deal, which is expected to close in the third quarter of 2014, will create the largest industrial staffing firm in the United States. 

SeatonCorp is an outsourcing and recruiting company that operates under the Staff Management | SMX, PeopleScout, HRX and StudentScout service lines. Founded in 1988, the firm has more than 44,000 employees and operates in 70 countries.

TrueBlue is a staffing provider that operates across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The company connects approximately 375,000 people annually to work in industries that include construction, manufacturing, transportation, aviation, waste, hospitality, retail, renewable energy and more

The Goodwin team advising SeatonCorp was led by partner James Curley.

For more information on the transaction, please read the press release.