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Acquisition successfully completed: AVANTGARDE Experts is part of the international recruitment agency YER

It is official: The Munich-based recruitment specialist AVANTGARDE Experts is now fully part of the YER Group, an internationally operating recruitment company headquartered in the Netherlands. All regulatory approvals have been obtained, and the corporate acquisition has been successfully completed. This gives the YER Group extensive access to the German market. Moving forward, the partners plan to jointly explore further growth areas and strengthen their market positioning in filling academic roles in future-oriented sectors such as Tech, Mobility and Energy in Germany.

Johan Overgaauw, CEO of YER Group
Through the acquisition of AVANTGARDE Experts, the YER Group has now officially entered the German market. For us this is a logical step not only from a geographical perspective but also when considering developments in the German job market and our goal to develop the YER Group into a leading recruiting company in Europe. Together with AVANTGARDE Experts, a rapidly growing company, we are pursuing a targeted expansion strategy in Germany. By joining forces, we will expand our business area for filling modern work roles to include the energy sector in the near future. There is an enormous demand for top international experts in this field, as well as in the Mobility & Tech sectors. Together with AVANTGARDE Experts, we are now well positioned to meet this demand.
Philipp Riedel, CEO of AVANTGARDE Experts
As part of the YER Group, we are now in the perfect starting position for filling modern job roles in the Mobility & Tech sector with a targeted focus on international talents. After all, excellent international professionals and executives are becoming increasingly relevant for the German job market. Therefore, we will also offer our candidates cross-border services such as specialised international training or support when starting a job abroad. Additionally, we plan to expand our existing business areas to include the forward-looking energy sector. Together with the YER Group, we are currently developing a growth plan to evolve into a leading European staffing specialist for filling academic roles and placing top experts. To achieve this, we aim to double our revenue in the German market over the next four years.
AVANTGARDE Experts: APSCo Finalist 2024

The successful acquisition by the YER Group has already generated positive feedback. AVANTGARDE Experts has been selected as a top 3 finalist in two categories for the APSCo "Awards for Excellence 2024," the industry awards by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies. The Munich-based staffing specialist has made it to the final round in both categories, "Staffing Leader of the Year" and "Staffing Company of the Year", due to its professionalism and high standards. The announcement of the finalists and the award ceremony will take place on October 14, 2024 in Wiesbaden, Germany.


AVANTGARDE Experts specialises as a recruitment agency in filling modern work roles in the tech & mobility sector. 250 internal employees support automotive manufacturers, suppliers, OEMs and industrial and digital corporations throughout Germany in their search for the best talents at its locations in Munich, Stuttgart, Cologne and Hamburg.

With contract models including temporary employment, freelancing, direct placement and statement of work, the recruiting specialist provides customised staffing solutions that meet the flexibility needs of both companies and in-demand experts. With their expertise in the requirements of a dynamic working environment and their comprehensive industry knowledge, the specialised consultants bring innovative companies and highly qualified experts together. Thanks to its renowned talent pool, consisting of more than 150,000 international specialists, AVANTGARDE Experts places over 1,000 academics in the fields of Industry, Digital, Tech und Finance every year.

Thanks to its support throughout the entire recruitment process, AVANTGARDE Experts contributes to the economic success of its corporate clients such as BMW and Uber - AVANTGARDE Experts is also a long-term partner for candidates, elevating their careers to the next level.

YER Group

YER brings ambitious professionals and top-level companies together. The international recruitment agency is specialised in temporary and permanent posts and catering for professionals with a bachelor’s, master’s or PhD degree. The company has nine branch offices in the Netherlands as well as locations in the United States and Belgium. Having been active in recruitment and placement since 1987, today YER is a leading international player in the market for both temporary and permanent jobs.