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Monster Being Sold For $429M

Randstad Holdings -- an Amsterdam-based human resources and recruitment specialist -- has agreed to buy job hunting portal Monster Worldwide for $429 million. “It is a far cry from the heady days of 2000 -- when Monster … had a share price of over $91 and a market cap of nearly $8 billion,” TechCrunch notes. “Even in 2007, when its stock was around $51, Monster was valued as high as $5.5 billion.”

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