Brainhunter Inc.

Brainhunter Inc.

September 16, 2005 19:42 ET

Brainhunter Reaches Agreement To Acquire Major Staffing Business

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 16, 2005) -


Acquisition Will Increase Sales And Ebitda By Over 40%

Brainhunter Inc. ("Brainhunter") (TSX:BH) is pleased to announce that it has executed an agreement to acquire a private contract staffing business for an undisclosed amount of cash.

This acquisition brings a highly complementary base of business and customers, expands Brainhunter's geographic range and enhances its management capabilities. It will be merged with Brainhunter's existing business and will eventually operate under the brand "Brainhunter".

On a consolidated basis, this acquisition will increase Brainhunter's tracking sales and EBITDA in excess of 40%.

The acquisition is subject to final due diligence and such approvals as required by regulatory authorities.

About Brainhunter Inc.

Brainhunter is a "Technology Driven Services Business". The Company uses its Recruiting and Staffing Technology Platform to provide a competitive advantage in building a Services Practice around the Contract Staffing sector of the economy, a sector that represents over 12% of the GDP in North America and is expected to grow to 20% over the next five years.

Brainhunter specializes in providing end-to-end recruiting and staffing solutions and services in IT, Engineering, Industrial and Health Care professionals, on a full time and contract basis, along with web enabled software solutions handling all aspects of the recruiting and staffing relationship between customer, contractor and agency, including all back office functions and the outsourcing of specialized business processes. Technology and services are provided to customers throughout Canada, the United States and globally under the brand Brainhunter, and drives a multifaceted revenue stream in seven related practice areas including:

1. Contract Staffing (Annuity Revenue) - High Growth / Full Service /

2. Permanent Staffing (Transaction Fees / Retainers) - Strategic
Service / Full Service / Virtual Agency

3. Specialized Job Boards (Posting Fees / Subscriptions) -
High Growth / Traditional Job Posting Model (Customers)/
Reverse Job Posting Model (Job Seekers) / Database Access Model

4. Technology Sales (Licenses / Services) - Strategic Service /
Applicant Tracking / System / Vendor Management System /
Back Office Systems

5. Professional Services / Solutions Delivery (Project Revenue)
- Strategic Service / Brainhunter Technology Platform
Development, Support, Customization / Outsourcing

6. Business Process Outsourcing ("BPO") Centre (Annuity Revenue) -
High Growth / 24/7 Recruiting Support / Sales and Customer Support
/ 24/7 Telemarketing / Joint Venture Outsourcing of Specialized
Business Processes / Including Software Development

7. Infrastructure Services (Annuity Revenue) - High Growth / Back
Office Administration / Receivables Factoring / Recruiting Support

Brainhunter's Technology Platform and Best practices are believed to deliver the most cost effective, flexible and customizable recruiting and staffing solutions and processes in the marketplace today. The Platform is deployed internally and is sold externally in a modular capacity or as a fully integrated end-to-end solution on an ASP Model to customers in conjunction with Brainhunter's extensive Job Board Technology and Job Seeker Database capability (over 1 million professional resumes). It is supported by the Company's Professional Services division, which employs approximately 100 highly specialized, fully billable technical employees operating on a highly profitable outsourcing business model.

Brainhunter is a publicly traded company with a senior listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Brainhunter deploys over 800 Contractors / Consultants with an internal staff of approximately 150 personnel. The Company has offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Vancouver, a correspondence relationship in China and a BPO office in India.

The TSX has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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