Like Powerchex Limited.

closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc., acquired Powerchex Limited.

synopsis: HireRight, Inc., a leader in on-demand employment background and drug screening, announced the close of its acquisition of Powerchex Limited, a leading pre-employment screening firm based in the United Kingdom. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: HireRight, Inc.
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. "
target: Powerchex Limited.
Powerchex is among the UK’s premier pre-employment screening firms for financial institutions. Based in the City of London, Powerchex checks the background, employment history, criminal records and professional qualifications of applicants on behalf of financial institutions.
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closed 8/22/2018 via Company Press Release

Trinity Hunt Partners, acquired VRC Investigations

synopsis: Trinity Hunt Partners, a growth-oriented middle market private equity firm, announced its acquisition of Veracity Research Company, a full-service provider of outsourced investigative services, based in Denton, Texas.
buyer: Trinity Hunt Partners
Based in Dallas, Trinity Hunt Partners is a middle market private equity firm with approximately $715 million under management, focused on building founder and family-owned growth businesses into market leaders. "
target: VRC Investigations
Veracity Research Company (VRC) is an investigative professional services firm specializing in insurance & corporate defense investigations, including full service special investigation unit, social media checks, & more. VRC is fully automated and compatible with clients’ email & claims system.
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closed 4/23/2012 via BusinessWire

Fidelity National Information Services Inc., acquired ICS Risk Advisors

synopsis: FIS™, the world’s largest provider of banking and payments technology, announced that it has acquired ICS Risk Advisors. ICS Risk Advisors, a full-service risk management firm, develops, implements, maintains and reviews enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance programs for hundreds of financial institutions.
buyer parent: Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
buyer: Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS:$9,241.00)
Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) is the world’s largest global provider dedicated to banking and payments technologies. With a long history deeply rooted in the financial services sector, FIS serves more than 14,000 institutions in over 100 countries. "
target: ICS Risk Advisors
ICS Risk Advisors is a full-service risk management firm, develops, implements, maintains and reviews enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance programs for hundreds of financial institutions, spanning from the world’s largest financial institutions to community banks.
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closed 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc., acquired Penbridge Advisors, LLC

synopsis: BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc., a leading provider of pension consulting and pension risk transfer (PRT) services, has acquired Penbridge Advisors, LLC, a specialist pension information and advisory services firm and thought leadership provider to the U.S. retirement industry.
buyer: BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc.
Founded in 1983, BCG Pension Risk Consultants, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier pension risk consulting firms having advised on over 2,000 defined benefit liability settlements and plan terminations ranging from publicly-traded companies, to privately held, healthcare, banks and not-for-profits. "
target: Penbridge Advisors, LLC
Penbridge Advisors helps defined benefit plan sponsors evaluate plan maintenance efficiency and pension de-risking alternatives. Their services include DB expense analysis and benchmarking, vendor price discovery and searches, pension de-risking assessments, and buyout price monitoring.
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announced 6/20/2016 via BusinessWire

Markit Group Ltd., will acquire Prism Valuation

synopsis: Markit, a leading global provider of financial information services, announced that it has agreed to acquire Prism Valuation a leading provider of independent valuation and risk analysis of derivatives and structured products.
buyer: Markit Group Ltd. (MRKT:$1,129.70)
Markit is a leading global provider of financial information services. They provide products that enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Their customers include banks, hedge funds, asset managers, central banks, regulators, auditors and insurance companies. "
target: Prism Valuation
Prism Valuation Corp. is a leading provider of independent valuations and risk analysis services for OTC derivatives and structured products to financial institutions. Founded in 2006, Prism Valuation is headquartered in Toronto with 38 employees and offices in London and Melbourne.
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closed 5/31/2007 via BusinessWire

COMSYS Information Technology Services Inc., acquired Plum Rhino Consulting LLC

synopsis: COMSYS IT Partners, Inc. announced the acquisition of Plum Rhino Consulting LLC, a specialty finance and accounting staffing services provider with offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, St. Louis and Chicago. Terms of the acquisition included the issuance of 253,606 shares of COMSYS common stock to the Plum Rhino equity holders at closing.
buyer: COMSYS Information Technology Services Inc. (CITP:$0.00)
COMSYS IT Partners, Inc. is a leading IT services company. COMSYS service offerings include contingent and direct hire placement of IT professionals and a wide range of technical services and solutions addressing requirements across the enterprise. "
target: Plum Rhino Consulting LLC
plumRHINO Consulting is a leader in providing professional project-based consultants, staff augmentation resources, and recruiting support to the functional lines of business within the financial services industry.
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closed 1/22/2007 via Company Press Release

China Unistone Acquisition Corp., acquired Sunrisk Information Technology Ltd.

synopsis: Yucheng Technologies Ltd. today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Beijing Yucheng Technologies, signed a stock purchase agreement to acquire 100% ownership of Sunrisk Information Technology Ltd., a Beijing based risk management solution and service provider to Chinese banks.
buyer: China Unistone Acquisition Corp. (YTEC:$77.63)
Yucheng Technologies Ltd. is an IT solution and services provider to the Chinese banking industry. Headquartered in Beijing, China, Yucheng has established an extensive footprint to serve its banking clients nationwide with offices located in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xian, Xiamen, and Chengdu. "
target: Sunrisk Information Technology Ltd.
Sunrisk Information Technology Ltd. is the leading local risk management total solution provider to Chinese banking industry. Sunrisk is especially strong in consulting, product implementation and system integration in the areas of enterprise risk management of financial institutions.
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$2
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closed 1/25/2017 via BusinessWire

IS Prime Limited, acquired Think Liquidity LLC

synopsis: IS Prime Risk Services Inc, an affiliate of IS Prime has acquired the assets of Think Liquidity, the leading provider of risk management focused technology and services. Think Liquidity improves profitability through world-class technology, proven risk management solutions, real-time analytics and comprehensive consulting services.
buyer parent: ISAM
buyer: IS Prime Limited
IS Prime is an FX prime of prime service. IS Prime focuses on delivering a premium suite of products to an institutional client base, including: aggregated traditional and non-traditional liquidity, prime of prime capabilities, risk management access, and bespoke integration. "
target: Think Liquidity LLC
Think Liquidity is a Grand Rapids, MI based technology firm that improves the profitability of their global partners through world-class technology, proven risk management solutions, real-time analytics and comprehensive consulting services.
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Dalrada Financial Corporation, acquired Strategic Alternative Staffing, LLC

synopsis: Dalrada Financial Corporation announced that it has acquired Strategic Alternative Staffing, LLC. The acquisition, effective on May 1, 2006, establishes a Texas presence for Dalrada, and expands the Company's organization to include a wider product line of insurance products to its clients throughout the U.S.
buyer: Dalrada Financial Corporation (:$1.74)
Dalrada Financial Corporation provides employer business solutions to small to medium-size businesses. The Company assists clients in providing a wide variety of management and employee programs that increase business efficiency. "
target: Strategic Alternative Staffing, LLC
Strategic Alternative Staffing, LLC is a Dallas-based broker of staffing and insurance services.
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announced 3/14/2017 via PR Newswire

SwissComply will be merged with Evolute,

synopsis: SwissComply, the leading provider in compliance and risk management solution for financial institutions, is joining the fintech company Evolute to form Evolute Group AG. Evolute provides a seamlessly integrated software, from client risk profiling to portfolio solutions, covering the entire value chain of wealth management.
buyer: Evolute
Evolute understands wealth management goals and processes. Evolute is a seamlessly integrated software, from client risk profiling to portfolio solutions, covering the entire value chain of wealth management. Evolute closely links advisors and clients along the way, enabled by technology. "
target: SwissComply
SwissComply specializes in compliance, risk management and IT services for wealth managers, asset managers and pension funds. Clients benefit through a significant reduction in their administrative and financial costs.
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closed 10/10/2018 via PR Newswire

OANDA Corporation, acquired GFM Solutions Group

synopsis: OANDA has acquired GFM Solutions Group, a well-known risk management and financial reporting company offering cutting-edge software that enables corporate treasury, accounting and finance teams to better manage the impact of currency-related exposure in their business.
buyer: OANDA Corporation
OANDA® is a global online retail trading platform, currency data and analytics company. OANDA's award-winning technology and institutional-grade execution across a wide range of asset classes, enables clients to trade currencies, equity indices, commodities, treasuries and precious metals. "
target: GFM Solutions Group
GFM offers a host of financial risk advisory software as a service (SaaS) solutions including exposure measurement and management, hedge accounting and financial reporting, financial instrument valuation and regulatory compliance and risk management policy implementation.
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closed 7/9/2015 via PR Newswire

DST Systems, Inc., acquired Wealth Management Systems, Inc.

synopsis: DST Systems, Inc., a global provider of strategically unified data management, business processing, and customer communication solutions, announced it has agreed to acquire Wealth Management Systems Inc., a leading provider of technology-based rollover services and financial planning and education solutions to the retirement services industry.
buyer: DST Systems, Inc. (DST:$2,023.10)
DST Systems is a leading provider of sophisticated information processing and servicing solutions to companies around the world. DST delivers strategically unified data management, business processing and customer communications solutions to the asset management, brokerage, and healthcare markets. "
target: Wealth Management Systems, Inc.
Wealth Management Systems Inc. is the leading provider of technology based rollover services within the financial services industry and provides comprehensive, web-based college and retirement planning tools, advisor solutions and personalized communications for financial services firms.
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$64
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closed 2/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

JAC Recruitment, acquired VantagePoint KK

synopsis: JAC Recruitment, a company that provides recruitment services mainly for middle management and specialists in all industries, has acquired VantagePoint KK, a company that provides recruitment services with a core focus in consulting firms and financial institutions.
buyer: JAC Recruitment (TSE:2124:$220.36)
Based in Japan, JAC Recruitment provides recruitment services mainly for middle management and specialists in all industries and occupations, including manufacturers, IT, healthcare, finance, consumer goods, services, and the Web. "
target parent: Vantage Point Asia
target: VantagePoint KK
Based in Japan, VantagePoint KK provides recruitment services with a core focus in consulting firms and financial institutions. The VantagePoint team is positioned not only to recruit, but to coach, develop and provide critical market insights to their business partners.
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closed 10/19/2005 via PR Newswire

MPS Group, Inc., acquired Pacioli Companies

synopsis: MPS Group, Inc., a leading provider of specialty staffing, consulting and business solutions, today announced the acquisition of Pacioli Companies, a regional provider of accounting, finance, and information technology professionals in Minneapolis/St. Paul and the upper Midwest. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
buyer: MPS Group, Inc. (MPS:$0.00)
MPS Group is a leading provider of staffing, consulting, and solutions in the disciplines of information technology, finance and accounting, law, engineering, marketing and creative, property, and healthcare. "
target: Pacioli Companies
Pacioli Companies has been a leader in the Accounting/Finance and IT marketplace. Our service offerings include: retained search, contingency search, consulting engagements and professional staff augmentation.
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closed 1/15/2016 via PR Newswire

IBM, acquired IRIS Analytics GmbH

synopsis: IBM, a global technology and innovation company, announced that it has acquired IRIS Analytics, a company specializing in real-time analytics to help combat payment fraud. IRIS provides a real-time fraud analytics engine that leverages machine learning to generate rapid anti-fraud models while also supporting the creation of ad-hoc models.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$77,131.00)
IBM offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world's most advanced servers and supercomputers. "
target: IRIS Analytics GmbH
IRIS Analytics provides technology and consultancy services to the payments industry to beat electronic payment fraud. It develops and markets the IRIS off-the-shelf fraud prevention platform which powers real-time fraud scoring across the full range of electronic payment channels.
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announced 7/1/2013 via BNC Analysis

CameronTec, will acquire E2E Infotech

synopsis: Aurionpro Solutions Ltd has signed definitive agreements with CameronTec Intressenter AB to sell E2E Infotech, for an undisclosed amount. E2E Infotech Limited operates as a financial solutions provider which designs and develops capital market software solutions for traders, brokers, and banks.
buyer: CameronTec
CameronTec is on the forefront of electronic trading. As the embedded, standard, global FIX-based technology, it shapes the way markets publish, execute, clear, settle and manage risk. Its flagship product Catalys provides an integrated platform for operations, infrastructure and trading. "
target parent: aurionPro Solutions
target: E2E Infotech
E2E infotech was incorporated with the aim of providing a set of standard, cost efficient and reusable components for value added functionality around Orc™ Trading System. E2E infotech also provides a unique consulting services for Front, Middle and Back office application.
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closed 10/18/2012 via BNC Analysis

Polaris Financial Technology Limited, acquired Pyxis Systems Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: Polaris Financial Technology Ltd has signed a deal to acquire Pyxis Systems Pvt. Ltd, a financial consulting and outsourcing firm, to strengthen its own consulting business. Pyxis Systems develops and delivers software solutions and services to the financial markets.
buyer: Polaris Financial Technology Limited (BSE:532254:$296.85)
Polaris is a leading Financial Technology company headquartered in Chennai. With its comprehensive portfolio of products, smart legacy modernization services and consulting, it offers state-of-the-art solutions for Core Banking, Corporate Banking, Wealth & Asset Management and Insurance. "
target: Pyxis Systems Pvt. Ltd
Pyxis Systems Pvt. Ltd. develops and delivers software solutions and services to the financial markets. It offers RisKompass, a risk management system that provides multi-users risk management for derivatives business.
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announced 4/25/2007 via finextra.com

aurionPro Solutions, will acquire E2E Infotech

synopsis: Orc Software has signed a memorandum of understanding to sell its entire 51% share of E2E Infotech, a London-based financial solutions provider, to Mumbai-based aurionPro Solutions.
buyer: aurionPro Solutions (BSE:532668:$59.92)
aurionPro Solutions has built a strong niche presence in Cash Management solutions in Indian Banking sector by servicing top Private Sector and Foreign Bank operating in India. Its cash management solutions handle over 500,000 transactions daily clocking volumes of over USD 17 billion every year. "
target parent: Orc Software
target: E2E Infotech
E2E infotech was incorporated with the aim of providing a set of standard, cost efficient and reusable components for value added functionality around Orc™ Trading System. E2E infotech also provides a unique consulting services for Front, Middle and Back office application.
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closed 5/14/2007 via BusinessWire

TAC Worldwide Companies, acquired The Systems Group

synopsis: TAC Worldwide, a leading provider of technical staffing and workforce management solutions, today announced the acquisition of The Systems Group to broaden its reach into the financial services and insurance sectors.
buyer parent: American Crystal Holdings, Inc
buyer: TAC Worldwide Companies
TAC provides highly skilled contract professionals for information technology, hardware & software engineering, manufacturing, technology deployment and contact center environments. "
target: The Systems Group
Established in 1985, The Systems Group (TSG) enables TAC Worldwide to provide the finest IT professionals to the insurance and healthcare industries.
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announced 12/17/2007 via PR Newswire

Capital Markets Technologies, will acquire Strike IT Services

synopsis: Capital Markets Technologies has signed a letter of intent to acquire UK-based Strike IT Services, an IT consulting firm in the corporate treasury and financial applications market.
buyer: Capital Markets Technologies
Capital Markets Technologies is a Chicago-based financial technology solutions company with operations in Chicago and London. The company provides innovative financial technology solutions to global financial institutions and major corporations. "
target: Strike IT Services
Strike IT specialises in recruiting technical IT staff worldwide. We provide our top blue chip clients with the perfect candidate from 1st line support to board level directors.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc., acquired Powerchex Limited.

synopsis: HireRight, Inc., a leader in on-demand employment background and drug screening, announced the close of its acquisition of Powerchex Limited, a leading pre-employment screening firm based in the United Kingdom. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: HireRight, Inc.
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. "
target: Powerchex Limited.
Powerchex is among the UK’s premier pre-employment screening firms for financial institutions. Based in the City of London, Powerchex checks the background, employment history, criminal records and professional qualifications of applicants on behalf of financial institutions.
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announced 5/25/2018 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc. will be merged with General Information Services, Inc.,

synopsis: General Information Services (GIS), one of the nation's oldest and largest background screening providers, is to merge with HireRight, a company that delivers global employment background checks, drug testing, employment and education verification, and electronic onboarding and compliance solutions.
buyer: General Information Services, Inc.
GIS was established in 1966 and is one of the nation's oldest and largest background screening providers. Originally founded to provide screening services to the insurance industry, GIS has expanded dramatically by providing services to companies large and small across all industries. "
target parent: Corporate Risk Holdings, LLC
target: HireRight, Inc.
HireRight delivers global employment background checks, drug testing, employment and education verification, and electronic onboarding and compliance solutions through an innovative platform to help companies hire the right candidates.
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closed 6/23/2010 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc., acquired Powerchex Limited.

synopsis: HireRight, Inc., a leader in on-demand employment background and drug screening, announced the close of its acquisition of Powerchex Limited, a leading pre-employment screening firm based in the United Kingdom. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: HireRight, Inc.
HireRight is a leading provider of on-demand employment background screening, drug and health screening and employment eligibility solutions that help employers automate, manage and control screening and related programs. "
target: Powerchex Limited.
Powerchex is among the UK’s premier pre-employment screening firms for financial institutions. Based in the City of London, Powerchex checks the background, employment history, criminal records and professional qualifications of applicants on behalf of financial institutions.
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closed 8/21/2008 via BusinessWire

US Investigations Services, Inc., acquired HireRight

synopsis: US Investigations Services, Inc., a leading provider of employment screening solutions and the largest provider of security investigations to the federal government, and HireRight, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions, announced the completion of the HireRight acquisition.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: US Investigations Services, Inc.
USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk. The company offers a broad range of services including pre-employment and drug screening services, background investigations, business intelligence. "
target: HireRight
HireRight is a provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions that help employers implement, manage and control screening programs. Many companies trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results.
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$201
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$72
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$11
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closed 6/12/2019 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired AirCTO

synopsis: Indonesia-based ride-hailing firm Go-Jek announced that it acquired Bengaluru, India-based AirCTO, an Artificial Intelligence-based recruitment platform. AirCTO, founded in 2016, uses human and AI systems to help companies manage their hiring funnel and help them recruit top developers and provides sourcing, screening and interview services.
buyer: GO-JEK
Established in 2010 as a motorcycle ride-hailing phone service in Indonesia, GOJEK has since evolved to provide on-demand transport and lifestyle services. Go-Jek provides a variety of complete services starting from transportation, logistics, payment, food delivery, and other on-demand services. "
target: AirCTO
AirCTO is an Artificial Intelligence-based recruitment platform. Founded in 2016, AirCTO uses human and AI systems to help companies manage their hiring funnel and help them recruit top developers and provides sourcing, screening and interview services.
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closed 7/18/2018 via BNC Analysis

RegionsJob SAS, acquired JobiJoba

synopsis: The job search specialist JobiJoba, created in 2007 in Pessac in Gironde, France, has been bought by the RégionsJob group, one of the major French players in employment, recruitment and training. Jobijoba is a French smart job search engine offering job opportunities from more than 850 employment sites across the web.
buyer parent: Groupe Telegramme Medias S.A.
buyer: RegionsJob SAS
RegionsJob Group is a major player in employment, recruitment and training on the Internet in France. RegionsJob was primarily created to help job seekers find jobs that match their skills and geographic preferences. "
target parent: Newfund Management
target: JobiJoba
Jobijoba is a French smart job search engine offering job opportunities from more than 850 employment sites across the web. JobiJoba also provides HR software for companies called CV Catcher, which uses semantic and machine learning technologies to help capture top talent.
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closed 6/29/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Totango, acquired Personity.ai

synopsis: Totango, the leader in enterprise customer success solutions, announced that it has acquired Personity.ai. Personity securely analyzes candidates'​ social media profiles to interpret their personality and ensure company and culture fit. Cut recruiting costs, reduce time-to-hire, and create the best team.
buyer: Totango
Totango is the leading Customer Success solution for the enterprise. Their platform provides access to all customer information, best practices, and relevant metrics so enterprises can proactively and intelligently operate their company around their customers. "
target: Personity.ai
Personity securely analyzes candidates'​ social media profiles to interpret their personality and ensure company and culture fit. Cut recruiting costs, reduce time-to-hire, and create the best team. They are proud to be the platform that top recruiting firms and HR teams use to hire.
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announced 5/25/2018 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc. will be merged with General Information Services, Inc.,

synopsis: General Information Services (GIS), one of the nation's oldest and largest background screening providers, is to merge with HireRight, a company that delivers global employment background checks, drug testing, employment and education verification, and electronic onboarding and compliance solutions.
buyer: General Information Services, Inc.
GIS was established in 1966 and is one of the nation's oldest and largest background screening providers. Originally founded to provide screening services to the insurance industry, GIS has expanded dramatically by providing services to companies large and small across all industries. "
target parent: Corporate Risk Holdings, LLC
target: HireRight, Inc.
HireRight delivers global employment background checks, drug testing, employment and education verification, and electronic onboarding and compliance solutions through an innovative platform to help companies hire the right candidates.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

Stuart Olsten, acquired HarQen

synopsis: Investor and staffing industry expert, Mr. Stuart Olsten, announced the acquisition of the majority interest in HarQen, LLC, a Milwaukee-based talent acquisition software development company. HarQen’s talent acquisition platform helps businesses quickly recruit, assess, and hire top talent by providing customized digital interviewing applications.
buyer: Stuart Olsten
Stuart Olsten, an investor and staffing industry expert, was the chairman and president of Olsten Corporation, a former NYSE Fortune 500 company. Stuart Olsten also served on the boards of both Adecco and Gentiva Health Services. "
target: HarQen
HarQen is an on-demand, customized and mobile video and phone interview software platform which aligns the recruiting and employer branding objectives of their Fortune 500 and mid-market clients with a streamlined candidate interview experience.
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closed 2/23/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Jobindex A/S, acquired Joblicate A/S

synopsis: Jobindex, the largest job portal in Denmark, has acquired Joblicate, an Aarhus, Denmark based software company that offers video screening job recruitment software. Joblicate's software lets companies get a first-hand impression of applicants, while giving the candidates an opportunity to present themselves.
buyer: Jobindex A/S (CPSE:JOBNDX:$48.87)
Jobindex provides the most comprehensive overview of available jobs in Denmark. Jobindex is a job search engine that searches through job ads from over 500 job databases and sites in Denmark, including Jobnet. On a daily basis, they promote thousands of available jobs in all industries. "
target: Joblicate A/S
Joblicate is a software company based in Denmark. They offer a video based recruitment tool that replaces the traditional written application. Users can quickly screen a large number of candidates and determine if the personality matches their company before the candidate is called for an interview.
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closed 8/1/2016 via PR Newswire

Lumesse AS, acquired Goodwords Gmbh

synopsis: Lumesse, a leading international talent management software vendor, announced the acquisition of Goodwords online reference-checking technology. Goodwords provides HR and hiring managers with a highly automatized platform to quickly and easily conduct 360-degree reference-based assessments.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Lumesse AS
Lumesse is one of the only global companies making talent management solutions work locally. They help customers around the world to implement successful local talent management initiatives that identify, nurture and develop the right people, in the right place, at the right time. "
target: Goodwords Gmbh
Goodwords provides HR and hiring managers with a highly automatized platform to quickly and easily conduct 360-degree reference-based assessments, giving them relevant insights and independent peer feedback on candidates or employees at scale.
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closed 8/27/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Chequed.com, Inc., acquired Assess Systems

synopsis: Chequed.com, a leading provider of cloud-based Predictive Talent Selection™ technology, has combined with Assess Systems, a leading provider of comprehensive employment assessments.
buyer: Chequed.com, Inc.
Chequed.com has one goal: No Bad Hires. Ever. From pre-employment testing and scorable interview guides to online reference-checking and passive talent sourcing, Chequed.com's cloud-based Predictive Talent Selection™ platform is used by some of the world's leading brands. "
target: Assess Systems
Assess Systems is a global, innovative SaaS technology and services company providing talent selection and people development solutions. Focusing on person-job-organization fit, their assessment solutions help clients select, develop, and promote talent for improved business outcomes.
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closed 11/13/2014 via PR Web

Get It, LLC, acquired EmployInsight

synopsis: Get It, a leading operator of niche classified and career websites, announced that is has acquired EmployInsight. Founded in 2012, EmployInsight is a leading platform for job matching between employers and job seekers, which launched with The New York Stock Exchange amongst its client base.
buyer: Get It, LLC
Get It is a technology company based in Alexandria, VA that specializes in introductions. Since 2006, Get It has created more than six hundred safe, online communities, offering consumers with one-click access to precisely what they need, and companies avenues in which to reach them. "
target: EmployInsight
EmployInsight is a leading platform for job matching between employers and job seekers. EmployInsight’s hiring product (HireInsight) allows organizations to hire people who have the emotional and character strengths required for specific jobs and specific teams.
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closed 1/3/2013 via Company Press Release

PeopleStrategy, Inc., acquired ERC Dataplus, Inc.

synopsis: PeopleStrategy, Inc. announced that it has acquired ERC Dataplus. ERC Dataplus is a trusted provider of cloud-based pre-employment systems that enable companies to manage the entire recruiting process online including, applicant tracking, behavioral assessments, and 360 reference checking technology.
buyer: PeopleStrategy, Inc.
PeopleStrategy's SaaS-based integrated payroll/HRMS solution helps companies automate day-to-day administrative tasks required to manage the entire employee lifecycle, leading to lower costs and the ability to focus on more building a more effective and meaningful people strategy. "
target: ERC Dataplus, Inc.
ERC Dataplus has been helping organizations with their most pressing business challenge: finding and keeping qualified talent. They provide a highly successful Interactive Voice Response (IVR) System and web-based applications.
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closed 4/1/2011 via Market Wire

Taleo Corporation, acquired Cytiva Software Inc.

synopsis: Taleo Corporation, the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, has completed its acquisition of Cytiva, a leading mid-market provider of on-demand recruiting software solutions.
buyer: Taleo Corporation (TLEO:$308.90)
Taleo's cloud-based talent management platform unites products and an ecosystem to drive business performance through talent intelligence. Over 5,000 customers use Taleo for talent acquisition, performance, learning and compensation management, including 47 of the Fortune 100. "
target: Cytiva Software Inc.
Cytiva Software Inc. provides innovative on-demand talent management software and services. Its flagship recruiting software product, SonicRecruit, allows corporations to screen applicants, automate recruiting departments, customize corporate career sites and hire great people.
price ($mm)[EV]
$10 [$11]
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.8x
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/5/2015 via BNC Analysis

King Solomon Mines Limited, will be merged with Xref Pty Ltd

synopsis: King Solomon Mines Limited is pleased to announce it has signed a conditional binding term sheet to acquire 100% of Xref Pty Ltd - an easy-to-use, mobile-ready, fully-reportable, cloud-based platform that recruitment teams use to conduct pre-employment reference checks.
buyer: King Solomon Mines Limited (ASX:KSO:$0.00)
King Solomon Mines Limited is exploring for gold and copper in Inner Mongolia, China. Its projects are located on the fringes of the Gobi Desert. "
target: Xref Pty Ltd
Xref is a Sydney-based Human Resource Technology company with a focus on online candidate referencing workflow solutions that allow prospective employers to seamlessly and professionally conduct pre-employment reference checks on suitable candidates.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

TAO merged with Lionstep,

synopsis: TAO and Lionstep, an international provider of a digital platform for the active search for employees are merging under the Lionstep brand. Based in Switzerland, TAO operates a software platform that enables the processing of large amounts of data and addressing talent through social media bots.
buyer: Lionstep
Lionstep helps companies identify, seek and hire new people in a unique combination of artificial intelligence and human interaction. Lionstep draws on a pool of over 300 million people and dramatically reduces the search time for employers. "
target: TAO
Based in Zurich, Switzerland, TAO is a Human Resources tech and Talent Acquisition startup company. Tao operates a software platform that enables the processing of large amounts of data and they specialize in addressing talent through social media bots.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/23/2019 via PR Newswire

SHL Group PLC, will acquire Aspiring Minds

synopsis: SHL, the global leader in talent innovation, will acquire Aspiring Minds, a global leader in assessments and credentialing. Aspiring Minds' flagship product, AMCAT, is the world's most popular employability test. Their AI powered solution helps companies to recruit the right people, develop requisite skills benchmarks and assess workforce health.
buyer parent: Exponent Private Equity
buyer: SHL Group PLC
SHL is the global leader in talent innovation. SHL provides deep people insights to predict and drive performance. Their world-class, data-driven talent solutions empower leaders and their teams to make unbiased decisions throughout the employee journey. "
target: Aspiring Minds
Aspiring Minds is a global leader in assessments and credentialing. Aspiring Minds' flagship product, AMCAT, is the world's most popular employability test. Their AI powered solution has helped 3,000 companies recruit the right people, develop requisite skills benchmarks and assess workforce health.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/19/2019 via Company Press Release

Main Capital Partners BV, acquired Assessio

synopsis: Netherlands-based Main Capital, a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector, has acquired the largest talent assessment company in the Nordics, Assessio. Assessio develops the highly innovative Ascend platform, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution helping clients find, identify and assess present and future employees.
buyer: Main Capital Partners BV
Netherlands-based Main Capital is a strategic investor with an exclusive focus on the software sector in the Benelux, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Nordics regions. Within this sector, Main Capital is the most specialized company in management buyouts and later-stage growth capital. "
target: Assessio
For over 65 years, Assessio has been a specialist in talent assessments finding its heritage in scientific psychology research. Assessio develops the highly innovative Ascend platform, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution helping clients find, identify and assess present and future employees.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Hired, acquired Py

synopsis: Hired, a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies, has acquired Py, a company that enables companies to assess candidates using real-world assessments. They help industry leaders like Opendoor, LiveRamp, Amplitude, and Niantic approach hiring based on merit, not resume keywords.
buyer: Hired
Hired is a marketplace that matches tech talent with innovative companies. Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job. Through Hired, job candidates and companies have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities and job details. "
target: Py
Py's platform enables companies to assess candidates using real-world assessments. They help industry leaders like Opendoor, LiveRamp, Amplitude, and Niantic approach hiring based on merit, not resume keywords.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Ascender Group, will acquire PeopleStreme

synopsis: Ascender, one of Asia Pacific’s leaders in human resources and payroll outsourcing, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PeopleStreme, an international Human Capital Management (HCM) company, specialising in software development to support human resources initiatives.
buyer: Ascender Group
With more than 1.3 million employees of Ascender customers being paid using Ascender’s human resources and payroll platforms throughout the Asia Pacific, and approximately 1,400 global brands and listed companies across a range of different industries trust Ascender to meet their payroll needs. "
target: PeopleStreme
PeopleStreme is a Human Capital Management company, specialising in the development of technology to support human resources initiatives. Their fully integrated human resources platform is made up of more than 22 modules including performance management, learning and development, and more.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/3/2018 via PR Web

PSI Services LLC, acquired Select International

synopsis: PSI Services LLC (PSI), a global professional testing services provider to corporations, federal and state government agencies and leading academic institutions, announced that it has acquired Select International, a leader in evidence-based hiring and development assessment solutions and provider of award-winning safety and leadership assessments.
buyer parent: Waud Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: PSI Services LLC
PSI Services LLC (PSI) has 70 years of experience providing worldwide testing solutions to corporations, Federal and State government agencies, professional associations and certifying bodies. PSI offers a comprehensive solutions approach from test development to delivery to results processing. "
target: Select International
Select International develops employee assessment and workforce solutions. The company offers automated job application software, in-depth employee assessments, and employee interviewing tools. Their products and solutions allow businesses to select and maintain the best employees for their company.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/18/2018 via PE Hub

PeopleFacts, acquired TRAK-1

synopsis: PeopleFacts, a portfolio company of SNH Capital Partners, has acquired TRAK-1. TRAK-1, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, provides a background screening platform. TRAK-1 offers a robust screening platform and data interface with an expansive database containing millions of criminal records that complement both platforms’ suite of screening products.
buyer parent: SNH Inc.
buyer: PeopleFacts
PeopleFacts builds partnerships to help clients mitigate risk and hire great talent through employment screening services. PeopleFacts provides identity authentication, criminal record checks, credit reports, driving records, employment and education verifications, drug testing and more. "
target: TRAK-1
Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, TRAK-1 offers a robust screening platform and data interface with an expansive database containing millions of criminal records that complement both platforms’ suite of screening products.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/11/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zest, acquired Backfeed

synopsis: Zest has acquired Backfeed, a monthly maintenance tool that has been praised by more than 10000 users. Backfeed is a tool that helps facilitate dialogue between employees. Employees and their bosses fill out forms to prepare for appraisal interviews.
buyer: Zest
ZestMeUp believes happier employees make better companies. That's why they created an unified tool to engage creativity and autonomy at work : Zest, an employee engagement software, the perfect tool for following the employees’ pulse and getting on-going anonymous feedback. "
target: Backfeed
Backfeed is a tool that helps facilitate dialogue between employees. Employees and their bosses fill out forms to prepare for appraisal interviews.
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$233.03
EBITDA ($mm)
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$987.50
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Workday, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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300
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ReadyTech Holdings Limited
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Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
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PayGroup Ltd
PayGroup Ltd
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EBITDA ($mm)
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Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$11.93
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1953
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$93.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($62.93)
EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Smart Employee Benefits Inc.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$0.74
EBIT ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Meta4 Spain, S.A.
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0
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Rision Limited
Rision Limited
Rision is an intuitive team planning and analytics platform that solves the complex people problems that can slow business down. The system lets users roster and schedule staff, fill last-minute shifts and get real time analytics on team performance in minutes, not hours.
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$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
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MKSystem
MKSystem
MKSystem Corporation provides cloud services in Japan. It offers system development and ASP services for social insurance labor consultant offices and corporations, labor insurance administration associations, SR Labor and management centers, and general corporate human resources.
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2016
rev ($mm)
$10.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.62
EBIT ($mm)
$3.17
Net Income ($mm)
$2.07
Employees
44
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