Like Pre-Employment Screening

closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Cisive, purchased Pre-Employment Screening from Blue Umbrella

synopsis: Cisive, a global provider of compliance and risk management solutions, has acquired the pre-employment screening (PES) division of Blue Umbrella, a provider of due diligence research and compliance technologies. PES provides comprehensive background investigations of potential and current employees, vendors, customers, and business partners.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Cisive
Cisive is a global provider of compliance-driven human capital management and risk management solutions. The company’s core onboarding and pre-employment background screening offering provides clients with a streamlined, high-quality, and regulatory-compliant solution. "
seller: Blue Umbrella
Blue Umbrella is a leading provider of due diligence research and innovative third-party compliance technologies. Combining global research excellence with disruptive RegTech SaaS solutions, Blue Umbrella serves multinational corporations.
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closed 8/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Data Facts, Inc., acquired Strategic Information Resources, Inc

synopsis: Data Facts, a nationwide provider of mortgage lending solutions and national and international background screening solutions, announced their acquisition of Strategic Information Resources, a national provider of risk assessment services including consumer and business credit reports, appraisals, and comprehensive background screening.
buyer: Data Facts, Inc.
Data Facts provides trusted information that can be relied on to make sound hiring and lending decisions. Their comprehensive solutions allow clients to make better decisions faster and more efficiently. "
target: Strategic Information Resources, Inc
Strategic Information Resources is a national provider of risk assessment services including consumer and business credit reports, appraisals, and comprehensive background screening. SIR helps thousands of companies make more informed decisions every day.
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closed 9/26/2018 via PR Web

Barada Associates, acquired American Business Services

synopsis: Barada Associates, Indiana’s premier provider of background screening and reference checking services, announced the acquisition of American Business Services, a professional background screening services firm.
buyer: Barada Associates
Founded in 1979, Barada Associates was one of the world’s first employment screening businesses. The company provides reference reports, employment verifications and background checks to employers nationwide and is widely recognized as a premier provider of reference reports. "
target: American Business Services
American Business Services is a progressive corporation offering applicant screening services, human resource services and security/safety consulting. ABS Screening provides employment and residential screening services for many progressive organizations through the US and Canada.
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closed 8/29/2018 via PE Hub

Global HR Research, acquired easyBackgrounds Inc.

synopsis: Background Screening provider Global HR Research (GHRR), a Renovo Capital company, announced that it has acquired easyBackgrounds, a background screening company operating from Newfields, NH. easyBackgrounds has been helping companies mitigate risk and hire smarter.
buyer parent: Renovo Capital, LLC
buyer: Global HR Research
Global HR Research combines advanced screening technology, data and business analytics to deliver better background screening programs to thousands of customers and their candidates. Global HR Research is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners. "
target: easyBackgrounds Inc.
easyBackgrounds has been helping companies mitigate risk and hire smarter. With a FCRA certified staff, easyBackgrounds provides best-in-class screening services and uncompromising accuracy with the fastest turnaround in the industry.
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closed 4/5/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Renovo Capital, LLC, acquired Global HR Research

synopsis: Patriot National, Inc., a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions to the insurance industry, announced that it sold Global HR Research (“Global HR”), a pre-hire intelligence solutions provider, to Renovo Capital, LLC.
buyer: Renovo Capital, LLC
Renovo Capital is a special situations private equity fund. Renovo is focused on partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in businesses undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change. "
target parent: Patriot National Insurance Group
target: Global HR Research
At Global HR Research, they deliver the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates—in less time with less risk than ever before.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

RIVS Digital Interviews, acquired Async Interview

synopsis: RIVS, a leading provider of digital interview software, announced its acquisition of Async Interview's well-known interviewing solutions, including offerings for pre-recorded video interviewing, live video interviewing, and audio interviewing.
buyer: RIVS Digital Interviews
RIVS connects recruitment teams to quality candidates through digital interviews. Video and voice interviews reveal key candidate personality skills earlier on in the selection process, helping organizations discover top talent, while reducing time and costs associated with interviewing. "
target: Async Interview
Async Interview is a digital interviewing platform provider that supplies the technology and service to meet the needs of corporate and outsourced recruitment professionals. Its suite of video and audio interviewing tools are built to revolutionize the recruiting process.
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closed 8/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Patriot National Insurance Group, acquired Global HR Research

synopsis: Patriot National, Inc., a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions, announced that it has acquired pre-hire intelligence solutions provider Global HR Research (GHRR). GHRR provides pre-employment background screening, assessment and acquisition solutions.
buyer: Patriot National Insurance Group (PN:$233.03)
Patriot National is a national provider of comprehensive technology and outsourcing solutions within the property and casualty marketplace for insurance companies, employers, local governments and reinsurance captives. "
target: Global HR Research
At Global HR Research, they deliver the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates—in less time with less risk than ever before.
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closed 3/11/2015 via PR Newswire

SNH Inc., acquired PeopleFacts

synopsis: Sackett National Holdings, Inc. (SNH), a leading provider of financial services data, energy, and screening solutions and services, announced that it has acquired Maumee, Ohio-based PeopleFacts, a national provider of employment screening services.
buyer: SNH Inc.
Sackett National Holdings, Inc. (SNH) is a leading provider of financial services data, energy, and screening solutions and services. SNH specializes in creating cost-effective products and services that enable partners in the automotive, energy, mortgage, finance and employment industries. "
target: PeopleFacts
Employment screening and background check leaders, PeopleFacts is highly regarded for its accuracy and expansive partner network.
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closed 3/3/2014 via BusinessWire

Corporate Resource Services, Inc., acquired Nationwide Screening Services

synopsis: Corporate Resource Services, Inc., a diversified technology, staffing, recruiting, and consulting services firm, announced that it has acquired Nationwide Screening Services located in Melville, New York. They have designed their services so employers and business people can automate and accelerate their vetting process.
buyer: Corporate Resource Services, Inc. (CRRS:$942.50)
Corporate Resource Services, Inc. is a leading recruiting and staffing provider that specializes in placing administrative, clerical, customer service, information technology and light industrial candidates. "
target: Nationwide Screening Services
Nationwide Screening Services is staffed by professional researchers and investigators, and they back them with the industry’s most powerful database research tools and technology. They have designed their services so employers and business people can automate and accelerate their vetting process.
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closed 3/5/2013 via Market Wire

First Advantage Corporation, purchased Screening business from LexisNexis Risk Solutions

synopsis: First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group company and a leading global provider of comprehensive talent acquisition solutions, announced that its acquisition of the employment and resident screening business of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, has closed.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage is a provider of talent acquisition solutions including employment background screening, occupational health services, applicant tracking systems, skills and behavioral assessments, and business tax consulting services. "
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
The screening business of LexisNexis provides everything from in-depth criminal background checks and drug/alcohol screening to employment verification and time-saving post-hire solutions.
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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.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/31/2007 via Capital IQ

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired US Investigations Services, Inc.

synopsis: Providence Equity Partners Inc., a leading private investment firm, has acquired USIS from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and The Carlyle Group . USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners Inc. is a private investment firm specializing in equity investments in communications and media companies around the world. The principals of Providence Equity manage funds with approximately $21 billion in equity commitments. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: 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.
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closed 8/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Single Source Services, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Single Source Services, Inc., a regional employment screening company based in Birmingham, Ala. This purchase further expands the company's growing employment screening market share and establishes a local regional presence.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Single Source Services, Inc.
Single Source Services was established to enable companies to reduce hiring costs and avoid risks by offering a full line of pre-employment screening services.
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closed 7/24/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a leading risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd., the leading provider of employment background screening services in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd.
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Sydney, Refsure currently provides comprehensive screening programs primarily to multinational corporations and local companies in the financial services, telecommunications and retail industries, including Australia's four largest financial institutions.
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closed 3/9/2006 via PR Newswire

ChoicePoint, Inc., acquired ShortStop, LLC

synopsis: ChoicePoint announced the acquisition of ShortStop, LLC, which maintains the nation's leading network of drug and health testing clinics. The addition of ShortStop will expand ChoicePoint's current network of collection locations, enhancing service and convenience to customers as they seek ways to mitigate risks through employment screening.
buyer: ChoicePoint, Inc. (CPS:$0.00)
ChoicePoint helps businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations make better decisions through information and technology solutions. "
target: ShortStop, LLC
ShortStop is the industry and service leader in collection site management, offering the nation's largest network of providers for drug test collections, Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exams and other select health services.
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closed 3/6/2006 via BusinessWire

Kroll Background Screening, acquired InfoLink Screening Services, Inc.

synopsis: Kroll Inc., the global risk consulting company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of InfoLink Screening Services, Inc., a leading, privately-held background screening company headquartered in Chatsworth, Calif., a Los Angeles suburb. InfoLink will operate as the West Coast hub office for Kroll's Background Screening division.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.
buyer: Kroll Background Screening
Kroll's Background Screening division is comprised of Kroll Background America, Inc., based in Nashville, Tenn., and other Kroll subsidiaries in Canada, the United Kingdom, Poland, India and South Africa. "
target: InfoLink Screening Services, Inc.
InfoLink Screening Services is a leading provider of employment background checks, drug testing, physical exams and Form I-9 eSolutions. Thousands of companies nationwide rely on InfoLink before they finalize their hiring decisions.
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closed 6/7/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Accufacts Pre-Employment Screening, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, and Accufacts Pre-Employment Screening, Inc., an employment screening company, today jointly announced the completion of the sale of Accufacts to First Advantage.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Accufacts Pre-Employment Screening, Inc.
Accufacts performs various types of pre-employment background screenings and provides other human resources-related information to its clients.
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closed 3/25/2015 via BNC Analysis

Accredited Drug Testing Inc., acquired Scheduleadrugtest.com

synopsis: Accredited Drug Testing Inc, one of the nation’s leading providers of drug, alcohol, DNA testing and background check screenings announced that it has acquired full ownership of Scheduleadrugtest.com. Scheduleadrugtest.com is a drug and alcohol testing online scheduling resource for employers and individuals in need of a drug or alcohol test.
buyer: Accredited Drug Testing Inc.
Accredited Drug Testing Inc. is one of the nation’s leading providers of drug, alcohol, DNA testing and background check screenings. "
target: Scheduleadrugtest.com
Scheduleadrugtest.com is a drug and alcohol testing online scheduling resource for employers and individuals in need of a drug or alcohol test.
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closed 4/2/2012 via PR Newswire

Alere Inc., acquired eScreen, Inc

synopsis: Alere, Inc., a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, has purchased eScreen, Inc., a leading technology firm that specializes in toxicology screening and employee health products and services.
buyer: Alere Inc. (ALR:$2,818.83)
Alere enables individuals to take charge of improving their health and quality of life at home. Alere's global leading products and services, as well as its product development efforts, focus on cardiology, women's health, infectious disease, oncology and toxicology. "
target parent: Carlyle Group
target: eScreen, Inc
eScreen, Inc. is a technology firm that specializes in toxicology screening and employee health products and services. It deploys an automated platform and FDA-cleared reader for the collection, provision, management and reporting of regulated and non-regulated urine drug screens.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Cisive, purchased Pre-Employment Screening from Blue Umbrella

synopsis: Cisive, a global provider of compliance and risk management solutions, has acquired the pre-employment screening (PES) division of Blue Umbrella, a provider of due diligence research and compliance technologies. PES provides comprehensive background investigations of potential and current employees, vendors, customers, and business partners.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Cisive
Cisive is a global provider of compliance-driven human capital management and risk management solutions. The company’s core onboarding and pre-employment background screening offering provides clients with a streamlined, high-quality, and regulatory-compliant solution. "
seller: Blue Umbrella
Blue Umbrella is a leading provider of due diligence research and innovative third-party compliance technologies. Combining global research excellence with disruptive RegTech SaaS solutions, Blue Umbrella serves multinational corporations.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Cisive, purchased Pre-Employment Screening from Blue Umbrella

synopsis: Cisive, a global provider of compliance and risk management solutions, has acquired the pre-employment screening (PES) division of Blue Umbrella, a provider of due diligence research and compliance technologies. PES provides comprehensive background investigations of potential and current employees, vendors, customers, and business partners.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Cisive
Cisive is a global provider of compliance-driven human capital management and risk management solutions. The company’s core onboarding and pre-employment background screening offering provides clients with a streamlined, high-quality, and regulatory-compliant solution. "
seller: Blue Umbrella
Blue Umbrella is a leading provider of due diligence research and innovative third-party compliance technologies. Combining global research excellence with disruptive RegTech SaaS solutions, Blue Umbrella serves multinational corporations.
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closed 11/28/2018 via PE Hub

Cisive, purchased Pre-Employment Screening from Blue Umbrella

synopsis: Cisive, a global provider of compliance and risk management solutions, has acquired the pre-employment screening (PES) division of Blue Umbrella, a provider of due diligence research and compliance technologies. PES provides comprehensive background investigations of potential and current employees, vendors, customers, and business partners.
buyer parent: CIP Capital
buyer: Cisive
Cisive is a global provider of compliance-driven human capital management and risk management solutions. The company’s core onboarding and pre-employment background screening offering provides clients with a streamlined, high-quality, and regulatory-compliant solution. "
seller: Blue Umbrella
Blue Umbrella is a leading provider of due diligence research and innovative third-party compliance technologies. Combining global research excellence with disruptive RegTech SaaS solutions, Blue Umbrella serves multinational corporations.
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closed 12/18/2019 via PR Newswire

Nationwide Screening Services, acquired Info Search Associates, Inc

synopsis: Nationwide Screening Services, a national provider of background screening solutions, has acquired Info Search Associates, an established full-service background screening company, specializing in domestic and international employment, USA tenant, and domestic help background investigations.
buyer parent: Corporate Resource Services, Inc.
buyer: Nationwide Screening Services
Nationwide Screening Services (NSS) is an industry leading background screening provider that services HR professionals and helps them make hiring decisions. NSS has over 500 clients in all 50 states and with access to background information in 350 counties. "
target: Info Search Associates, Inc
Info Search Associates, Inc is a full-service background screening company, offering comprehensive employment and tenant screening background reports, criminal background reports, drug screening, electronic and ink fingerprinting services, electronic Form I-9, and E-verify services.
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announced 8/22/2019 via BusinessWire

Alight Solutions, will acquire NGA Human Resources

synopsis: Alight Solutions, a leader in technology-enabled health, wealth and human capital management (HCM) and financial management solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire NGA Human Resources, a leading provider of digital HR and multi-country payroll services.
buyer: Alight Solutions
Alight Solutions is a leading provider of benefits administration and cloud-based HR solutions. They enhance work and life through their service, technology and data. Alight helps their clients and their people navigate the complexity of health, wealth and HR. "
target: NGA Human Resources
With a nearly 50-year history, NGA HR brings innovation, high-quality service, HR and payroll expertise to its more than 250 clients. As one of the largest multinational payroll providers, NGA HR is enabled to deliver HR & payroll services across more than 188 countries.
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closed 5/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Updater Services (UDS), acquired Matrix BS India

synopsis: Facilities management provider Updater Services Pvt. Ltd (UDS) has bought a 75% stake in Matrix Business Services, which operates in the business assurance and background verification segment.
buyer: Updater Services (UDS)
Updater Services (P) Limited (UDS) is India's premier and largest Integrated Facilities Management and Business Support Services company with a strong workforce of 40000 spread across the country in excess of 150 million sq ft of space with a strong branch network. "
target: Matrix BS India
Chennai-based Matrix currently provides employee background verification, audit and assurance for products, from sourcing raw material from different suppliers to reach the finished product to retail outlets, and building efficiency in the processing and settlement of claims.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Rizing, LLC, acquired Synchrony Global

synopsis: Rizing, LLC, a privately-held multinational company providing leading SAP functional and technical services to its customers, announced the acquisition of Synchrony Global, an SAP® SuccessFactors® Professional Services Firm headquartered in Singapore, with offices throughout the Asia Pacific region.
buyer parent: One Equity Partners
buyer: Rizing, LLC
Based in Stamford, Conn., USA, Rizing is a multinational company providing SAP functional and technical consulting services. Rizing is the parent company of Vesta Partners, a leading SAP EAM services firm, /N SPRO, a top SAP HCM, SAP SuccessFactors and SAP for Retail services firm, and more. "
target: Synchrony Global
Synchrony Global is an SAP® SuccessFactors® Professional Services Firm headquartered in Singapore, with offices throughout the Asia Pacific region. Synchrony Global is a leading provider of cloud HR solutions and services, delivering innovative and transformational human resource management.
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closed 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Lucem Conseil, acquired MyJe SAS

synopsis: Lucem Conseil, an independent consulting firm in France, has acquired MyJe, an information technology company in France that creates HR portal solutions. MyJe builds a single HR portal that is interconnected to all components of a businesses' HRIS, allowing them to access all of their HR solutions in one click.
buyer: Lucem Conseil
Lucem Conseil is an independent consulting firm in France that specializes in creating management information systems built on the ERP SAP and Oracle eBusiness Suite platforms. Lucem Conseil has 9 years of experience and has worked with a variety of leading French companies. "
target: MyJe SAS
MyJe is an information technology company in France that creates HR portal solutions. MyJe builds a single HR portal that is interconnected to all components of a businesses' HRIS, allowing them to access all of their HR solutions in one click.
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closed 2/2/2018 via PR Newswire

General Information Services, Inc., acquired BackTrack, Inc.

synopsis: General Information Services ("GIS"), one of the leading providers of background screening and talent acquisition services, announced it has completed the acquisition of BackTrack Inc., an industry-leading background screening provider.
buyer: General Information Services, Inc.
For more than 50 years, GIS has been helping companies mitigate risk and hire smarter. As an NAPBS-accredited employment background screening company, GIS provides best-in-class screening services to thousands of companies worldwide. "
target: BackTrack, Inc.
BackTrack, founded in 1994, is an NAPBS-accredited background screening provider based in Mentor, Ohio and serves many Fortune 500 companies. Through strategic partnerships they also provide excellent drug testing, assessment testing and exit interviewing to over 2,000 clients.
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announced 10/11/2017 via Company Press Release

Bain Capital Private Equity, will acquire NGA UK

synopsis: NGA Human Resources announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its local UK Mid-Market and SMB (Moorepay) divisions, to Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global investment firm. NGA UK (incorporating Moorepay) is the number one provider of payroll and HR software and services in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
buyer parent: Bain Capital
buyer: Bain Capital Private Equity
Bain Capital Private Equity pioneered the value added investment approach. They partner with their management teams to provide the strategic and analytic resources needed to build and grow great companies. They’ve made over 270 investments that have generated industry leading returns. "
target parent: NGA Human Resources
target: NGA UK
The acquisition includes the local UK Mid-Market and SMB (Moorepay) divisions of NGA Human Resources. NGA UK (incorporating Moorepay) is the number one provider of payroll and HR software and services in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
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closed 7/12/2017 via PR Web

InfoMart, Inc., acquired Global Information Source

synopsis: InfoMart, an NAPBS-accredited provider of customizable global background screening solutions, announced that it has acquired Global Information Source (GIS), a worldwide background screening firm with over twenty years of experience in candidate screening.
buyer: InfoMart, Inc.
InfoMart is a WBENC-Certified and NAPBS Accredited industry leader in background screening services. Their services include criminal histories, credit and driving records, employment and education verifications, drug testing, and much more. "
target: Global Information Source
Global Information Source (GIS), an Atlanta-based company, provides employers with a customized solution for screening candidates. GIS has built a reputation for providing expert-level customer service beyond that of other firms.
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closed 11/3/2015 via BusinessWire

SterlingBackcheck, acquired EmployeeScreenIQ

synopsis: SterlingBackcheck, one of the world’s largest background screening companies, announced that it has acquired EmployeeScreenIQ, a global provider of employment background checks and substance abuse screening services. EmployeeScreenIQ serves an impressive roster of clients worldwide ranging from Fortune 100 companies to small businesses.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: SterlingBackcheck
SterlingBackcheck delivers confident hiring for a safer, more productive world. An NABPS accredited, global background screening partner, their teams deliver extensive expertise in screening best practices, compliance and the client and applicant experience. "
target: EmployeeScreenIQ
EmployeeScreenIQ offers a comprehensive suite of employment background screening services that help organizations make informed hiring decisions. They provide the industry’s most accurate and thorough criminal background checks, resume verification services and substance abuse screening.
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closed 2/3/2015 via PR Newswire

Aon plc, acquired Kloud

synopsis: Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc, announced the acquisition of UK-based Kloud, the largest dedicated Workday consultancy outside the U.S. Kloud is a leading Workday partner specializing in deployment and application management.
buyer: Aon plc (NYSE:AON:$11,013.00)
Aon plc is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Aon unites to empower results for clients via effective risk and people solutions and through global resources and technical expertise. "
target: Kloud
Kloud is the largest dedicated Workday consultancy outside the U.S. Kloud, a leading Workday partner specializing in deployment and application management, is the implementation partner for many European companies who have shifted to Workday.
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closed 6/2/2010 via Market Wire

NorthgateArinso, purchased Human Resources Management Division from Convergys Corporation

synopsis: NorthgateArinso is pleased to announce that it has completed its acquisition of the HR Management division of Convergys, a global leader in relationship management.
buyer: NorthgateArinso
NorthgateArinso is a leading global Human Resources software & services provider offering innovative HR business solutions to employers of all sizes, including Global Fortune™ 500 companies and many Public Sector organizations. "
seller: Convergys Corporation (CVG:$2,738.70)
Convergys Corporation is a global leader in relationship management. Convergys delivers a broad range of customer and HR solutions, backed by technology, business analytics and consulting services that help create valuable relationships between clients, their customers and their employees.
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closed 4/26/2006 via PR Newswire

Bull SA, acquired Human Resources Business Consulting

synopsis: Bull today announces that it has acquired HRBC (Human Resources Business Consulting), an IT services company specializing in information systems for Human Resources (HR), a field where it provides both consulting and systems integration services.
buyer: Bull SA (ENXTPA:BUL:$1,718.68)
Bull designs and develops servers and software for an open environment, integrating the most advanced technologies, and proposes a wide range of services, from system integration consulting to outsourcing. "
target: Human Resources Business Consulting
HRBC (Human Resources Business Consulting), an IT services company specializing in information systems for Human Resources (HR), a field where it provides both consulting and systems integration services.
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closed 5/8/2006 via

Accenture, acquired Pecaso, Ltd.

synopsis: Accenture has agreed to acquire Pecaso Limited, a privately held information technology firm specializing in SAP Human Capital Management consulting and integration services for multinational corporations and governments.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$43,968.43)
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high performance businesses and governments. "
target: Pecaso, Ltd.
Pecaso is an international company, specializing in the provision of Human Resource Solutions in an increasingly dynamic and IT oriented HR environment. We help our customers to manage their Human Capital - their people - most effectively.
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closed 8/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Data Facts, Inc., acquired Strategic Information Resources, Inc

synopsis: Data Facts, a nationwide provider of mortgage lending solutions and national and international background screening solutions, announced their acquisition of Strategic Information Resources, a national provider of risk assessment services including consumer and business credit reports, appraisals, and comprehensive background screening.
buyer: Data Facts, Inc.
Data Facts provides trusted information that can be relied on to make sound hiring and lending decisions. Their comprehensive solutions allow clients to make better decisions faster and more efficiently. "
target: Strategic Information Resources, Inc
Strategic Information Resources is a national provider of risk assessment services including consumer and business credit reports, appraisals, and comprehensive background screening. SIR helps thousands of companies make more informed decisions every day.
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closed 9/26/2018 via PR Web

Barada Associates, acquired American Business Services

synopsis: Barada Associates, Indiana’s premier provider of background screening and reference checking services, announced the acquisition of American Business Services, a professional background screening services firm.
buyer: Barada Associates
Founded in 1979, Barada Associates was one of the world’s first employment screening businesses. The company provides reference reports, employment verifications and background checks to employers nationwide and is widely recognized as a premier provider of reference reports. "
target: American Business Services
American Business Services is a progressive corporation offering applicant screening services, human resource services and security/safety consulting. ABS Screening provides employment and residential screening services for many progressive organizations through the US and Canada.
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closed 8/29/2018 via PE Hub

Global HR Research, acquired easyBackgrounds Inc.

synopsis: Background Screening provider Global HR Research (GHRR), a Renovo Capital company, announced that it has acquired easyBackgrounds, a background screening company operating from Newfields, NH. easyBackgrounds has been helping companies mitigate risk and hire smarter.
buyer parent: Renovo Capital, LLC
buyer: Global HR Research
Global HR Research combines advanced screening technology, data and business analytics to deliver better background screening programs to thousands of customers and their candidates. Global HR Research is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners. "
target: easyBackgrounds Inc.
easyBackgrounds has been helping companies mitigate risk and hire smarter. With a FCRA certified staff, easyBackgrounds provides best-in-class screening services and uncompromising accuracy with the fastest turnaround in the industry.
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closed 4/5/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Renovo Capital, LLC, acquired Global HR Research

synopsis: Patriot National, Inc., a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions to the insurance industry, announced that it sold Global HR Research (“Global HR”), a pre-hire intelligence solutions provider, to Renovo Capital, LLC.
buyer: Renovo Capital, LLC
Renovo Capital is a special situations private equity fund. Renovo is focused on partnering with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in businesses undergoing varying degrees of operational, financial or market-driven change. "
target parent: Patriot National Insurance Group
target: Global HR Research
At Global HR Research, they deliver the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates—in less time with less risk than ever before.
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closed 9/2/2015 via BNC Analysis

RIVS Digital Interviews, acquired Async Interview

synopsis: RIVS, a leading provider of digital interview software, announced its acquisition of Async Interview's well-known interviewing solutions, including offerings for pre-recorded video interviewing, live video interviewing, and audio interviewing.
buyer: RIVS Digital Interviews
RIVS connects recruitment teams to quality candidates through digital interviews. Video and voice interviews reveal key candidate personality skills earlier on in the selection process, helping organizations discover top talent, while reducing time and costs associated with interviewing. "
target: Async Interview
Async Interview is a digital interviewing platform provider that supplies the technology and service to meet the needs of corporate and outsourced recruitment professionals. Its suite of video and audio interviewing tools are built to revolutionize the recruiting process.
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closed 8/25/2015 via PR Newswire

Patriot National Insurance Group, acquired Global HR Research

synopsis: Patriot National, Inc., a leading provider of technology and outsourcing solutions, announced that it has acquired pre-hire intelligence solutions provider Global HR Research (GHRR). GHRR provides pre-employment background screening, assessment and acquisition solutions.
buyer: Patriot National Insurance Group (PN:$233.03)
Patriot National is a national provider of comprehensive technology and outsourcing solutions within the property and casualty marketplace for insurance companies, employers, local governments and reinsurance captives. "
target: Global HR Research
At Global HR Research, they deliver the most advanced, intuitive and diagnostic technology in the industry to help companies around the world find, select, assess, screen and hire quality candidates—in less time with less risk than ever before.
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