Like Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd.

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 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 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 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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$42
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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)
$201
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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 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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$270
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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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announced 11/26/2019 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire First Advantage Corporation

synopsis: Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing, will acquire First Advantage, a global technology and information services leader in background check and drug screening solutions. First Advantage's services include background screening (criminal, education, employment), driver compliance, drug testing, and fingerprinting.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with over $43 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and operating professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Hong Kong. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage provides comprehensive background screening, identity, and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to actionable information that results in faster, more accurate people decisions.
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closed 8/5/2015 via PE Hub

Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc., acquired Consilio

synopsis: Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery and Document Review Services, has announced a new partnership with Los Angeles-based private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisors. Under the terms of the partnership, Shamrock will take a majority position in Consilio and current owner Symphony Technology Group will divest its position.
buyer: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
Shamrock Capital Advisors is a Los Angeles based private equity firm with over $700 million of capital under management. The firm invests exclusively in the media, entertainment, and communications sectors. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Consilio
Consilio is an international eDiscovery and Document Review Service provider with extensive experience in litigation, antitrust, second requests, and internal and regulatory investigations.
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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 9/23/2009 via PR Newswire

Centrro, Inc., acquired BarNone Inc.

synopsis: Centrro, Inc., a vertical search engine designed to help consumers find personal financial products that complement their specific credit profile, announced the acquisition of BarNone, Inc., a leading provider of specialty finance and consumer services.
buyer: Centrro, Inc.
Centrro is a search engine designed to help consumers find personal financial products that best fit their unique needs. Their direct-to-consumer service, KnowBeforeYouApply.com, is a free tool for consumers to find personal finance products based on their credit. "
target parent: The First American Corporation
target: BarNone Inc.
BarNone, Inc. is a leading provider of credit-based lead generation, processing and tracking services for the automotive industry. BarNone assists thousands of U.S. consumers each year to find financing for auto purchases.
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closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

BSI America, purchased Supply Chain Security Division from First Advantage Corporation

synopsis: BSI announced the completion of its acquisition of the Supply Chain Security Division of First Advantage Corporation. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, the Supply Chain Security Division of First Advantage is a strategic addition to BSI's business. BSI now offers customers a unique proposition encompassing both supply chain security and compliance.
buyer parent: BSI Group
buyer: BSI America
BSI is a global independent business services organization that inspires confidence and delivers assurance to over 80,000 customers with standards-based solutions. "
seller parent: The First American Corporation
seller: 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.
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closed 2/20/2008 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Verify Limited

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the purchase of Verify Limited, a premier Asian Pacific employment screening company, by the Employer Services segment of 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: Verify Limited
Verify Limited is the second largest background screening firm in Asia, following top-ranked First Advantage. Verify Screening Solutions was established in 2002 as a business unit of Hill and Associates Group Limited and was merged with Quam Data Services Limited in 2006 to form Verify Limited.
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closed 2/2/2007 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired R E Austin Ltd.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, announced that it has acquired R E Austin Ltd., an employment screening company based in Colchester, United Kingdom, outside of London.
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: R E Austin Ltd.
R E Austin Ltd. is one of the largest background screening companies in the U.K., with 70 employees and an estimated 25 percent share of the local financial services market. The company also serves clients in the information technology, telecommunications and other industries.
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closed 10/10/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired EvidentData

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider,has acquired the assets of EvidentData, Inc., a company specializing in computer forensics and electronic discovery consulting headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. The transaction was completed to expand First Advantage's West Coast 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: EvidentData
EvidentData are computer forensics practitioners and information technology professionals that pride ourselves on delivering comprehensive litigation support services and computer forensics expertise.
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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 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Inquest, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Inquest, Inc., a regional employment screening company based in Los Gatos, Calif., near San Jose.
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: Inquest, Inc.
Inquest Pre Employment Screening is a certified Woman Owned Business that offers quality employee screening services, including county-level employee background checks. Inquest has emerged as a leading provider of screening services.
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closed 3/31/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Brooke Consulting

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of Tokyo-based Brooke Consulting, a leading regional employment screening company.
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: Brooke Consulting
Brooke Screening is the leading employment screening and background check company in North Asia. Using our proprietary on-line background screening system, we have implemented multi-lingual automated employee screening programs into the Asian operations of many of the world's largest companies.
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closed 3/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired National Data Verification Service

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of the assets of National Data Verification Service, a New England-based employment screening company owned by Chex Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of eFunds Corporation.
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 parent: eFunds Corporation
target: National Data Verification Service
Founded in 1969, National Data Verification Service serves the pre-employment screening needs of hundreds of regional companies from its Rockland, Mass. offices.
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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 2/15/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired SkillCheck, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of SkillCheck Inc., a leading international pre-employment testing and educational skills assessment company.
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: SkillCheck, Inc.
SkillCheck, Inc. is the world's technology leader in performance-based and knowledge-based skills testing. SkillCheck assessment products and services are used by the world's top staffing services, corporate HR offices, training organizations and schools.
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closed 12/19/2005 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired TruStar Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of TruStar Solutions, Inc., an innovative online talent acquisition services firm.
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: TruStar Solutions, Inc.
Located in Fishers, Ind., TruStar Solutions helps companies realize a proactive, high-impact recruiting process by combining recruitment marketing strategies with Web and technology-enabled solutions to effectively recruit active and passive employment candidates.
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closed 11/8/2005 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, The First American Corporation, acquired LeadClick Media, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation and The First American Corporation today jointly announced that they have acquired a 75 percent ownership interest in LeadClick Media, Inc., for $150 million. First American contributed $45 million in cash and First Advantage contributed the balance in a combination of cash, stock and notes.
buyer: The First American Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
The First American Corporation, a FORTUNE 500(R) company that traces its history to 1889, is America's largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products. "
target: LeadClick Media, Inc.
LeadClick Media provides Web-based lead generation services primarily to the automotive, real estate and financial services markets. LeadClick offers consumers a variety of convenient resources to request business services and complete a brief profile of their needs.
price ($mm)
$150
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closed 11/7/2005 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, purchased mortgage credit reporting assets from Credit Data Limited

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired the mortgage credit reporting assets of Credit Data Services (CDS) from Experian.
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. "
seller parent: Great Universal Stores
seller: Credit Data Limited
Credit Data Services, Inc. provides data to the business community requiring in-depth analyses of customers, consumers and employees, potential or existing, to assure that decisions regarding credit granting, hiring and employee retention are made with the best available information.
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closed 10/7/2005 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Road Manager Financial Services, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Road Manager Financial Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Volvo Commercial Finance LLC The Americas, that provides fleet management services to the trucking industry.
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 parent: Volvo Commercial Finance LLC
target: Road Manager Financial Services, Inc.
Road Manager assists trucking companies & leasing company partners across the US with state & federal mileage & fuel tax reporting compliance requirements. Their ability to interface with all major satellite tracking systems creates a paperless method of reporting, saving clients time & money.
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closed 10/7/2005 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired True Data Partners

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that the company has acquired True Data Partners, an international litigation support eDiscovery firm.
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: True Data Partners
True Data Partners takes electronic information from any source - be it server, desktop, e-mail or peripheral, and in any format including hard drives, CDs, tapes, etc. We then convert the data to your favorite image enabled database; or, we’ll simply print it all. It depends upon your needs.
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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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announced 11/26/2019 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire First Advantage Corporation

synopsis: Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing, will acquire First Advantage, a global technology and information services leader in background check and drug screening solutions. First Advantage's services include background screening (criminal, education, employment), driver compliance, drug testing, and fingerprinting.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with over $43 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and operating professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Hong Kong. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage provides comprehensive background screening, identity, and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to actionable information that results in faster, more accurate people decisions.
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closed 1/7/2010 via BusinessWire

ZeroChaos, acquired Checkpast, LLC

synopsis: ZeroChaos, a global workforce solutions company headquartered in Orlando, announced its acquisition of Checkpast, an established leader in the employment screening industry. Checkpast is nationally known for its innovative background research approach and its commitment to accuracy, quality, and efficiency of screening solutions.
buyer parent: AP Capital Partners
buyer: ZeroChaos
Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, ZeroChaos is a ground-breaking workforce management company. ZeroChaos helps visionary companies achieve greater management and financial control of their workforce and talent supply chains through innovative private-label solutions and full-disclosure pricing. "
target: Checkpast, LLC
Founded in 1992, Checkpast is a nationally recognized leader in employment screening and has received acclaim for its innovative background research techniques.
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closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

BSI America, purchased Supply Chain Security Division from First Advantage Corporation

synopsis: BSI announced the completion of its acquisition of the Supply Chain Security Division of First Advantage Corporation. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, the Supply Chain Security Division of First Advantage is a strategic addition to BSI's business. BSI now offers customers a unique proposition encompassing both supply chain security and compliance.
buyer parent: BSI Group
buyer: BSI America
BSI is a global independent business services organization that inspires confidence and delivers assurance to over 80,000 customers with standards-based solutions. "
seller parent: The First American Corporation
seller: 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.
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closed 8/21/2007 via BusinessWire

Kenexa Corporation, acquired HRC Human Resources Consulting GmbH

synopsis: Kenexa, a leading provider of talent acquisition and retention solutions, has acquired Germany-based HRC Human Resources Consulting GmbH. The acquisition of HRC will provide additional proprietary content to Kenexa’s current survey and performance management offering and their offices will expand Kenexa’s geographical reach in mainland Europe.
buyer: Kenexa Corporation (KNXA:$282.94)
Kenexa Corporation provides outsourcing, employee research and software to help organizations more effectively recruit and retain a productive workforce. "
target: HRC Human Resources Consulting GmbH
Headquartered in Munich, HRC Human Resources Consulting GmbH (HRC) is one of the leading consultancies for business-orientated employee surveys in German-speaking countries.
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Inquest, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Inquest, Inc., a regional employment screening company based in Los Gatos, Calif., near San Jose.
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: Inquest, Inc.
Inquest Pre Employment Screening is a certified Woman Owned Business that offers quality employee screening services, including county-level employee background checks. Inquest has emerged as a leading provider of screening services.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Capita Resourcing, acquired ThirtyThree LLP

synopsis: Capita has announced the acquisition of ThirtyThree LLP, a leading employer branding and marketing agency. The London and Bristol based firm will join Capita Resourcing, one of the UK’s foremost recruitment businesses. ThirtyThree provides employer branding, research, employee engagement and digital media services.
buyer parent: Capita PLC
buyer: Capita Resourcing
Capita Resourcing is a UK leader in the areas of outsourced recruitment, specialist and large scale resourcing and executive recruitment. Internally, specialist business units provide a wide range of HR services from resourcing, training and development, and more. "
target: ThirtyThree LLP
ThirtyThree LLP provides employer branding and marketing solutions to organizations in the United Kingdom and internationally. It offers research and consulting services that help organizations to identify, develop, and promote their employer brands.
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closed 11/14/2007 via BusinessWire

PreVisor, acquired CraftSystems, Inc.

synopsis: PreVisor, a leader in pre-employment assessments and selection solutions that connect hiring decisions to business results, acquired talent assessments specialists CraftSystems, Inc. was founded 29 years ago by Dr. Larry L. Craft. CraftSystems has built a strong reputation for the technical and predictive strength of their assessments.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PreVisor
PreVisor, a leading provider of on-demand pre-employment assessment software and employee selection solutions, helps organizations by connecting hiring decisions with business results. PreVisor’s assessment content accurately predicts on-the-job performance and supports fair hiring practices. "
target: CraftSystems, Inc.
CraftSystems, Inc. developed a unique questionnaire that specifically measured the drive and motivation that separated "Race Horses" from "Plow Horses," employing state-of-the-art technology to discourage applicants from "faking" the assessment to leave an unrealistically favorable impression.
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc, acquired PeopleCheck

synopsis: HireRight, a leading provider of global employment background checks, drug testing, education verification, and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions, has acquired PeopleCheck, a leading background screening provider based in Australia. The acquisition strengthens HireRight’s global services overall and its presence in the Asia Pacific region.
buyer: HireRight, Inc
HireRight helps employers hire the right people by providing global employment background checks, drug testing, education verification, and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions. Employers can tailor HireRight’s screening solutions to their needs, making the hiring and vetting processes easier."
target: PeopleCheck
Australia-based PeopleCheck provides background screening services across many industries, including technology, construction, finance, telecommunications, recruitment, professional services, mining, and healthcare. Their end-to-end processes deliver fast, accurate, and objective results.
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closed 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

HireRight, Inc, acquired J-Screen K.K

synopsis: HireRight, a leading provider of global employment background checks, drug testing, education verification, and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions, has acquired J-Screen, a leading background screening provider based in Japan. The acquisition strengthens HireRight’s global services overall and its presence in the Asia Pacific region.
buyer: HireRight, Inc
HireRight helps employers hire the right people by providing global employment background checks, drug testing, education verification, and electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify solutions. Employers can tailor HireRight’s screening solutions to their needs, making the hiring and vetting processes easier."
target: J-Screen K.K
J-Screen provides background screening and due diligence services in Japan and Korea and has a robust network of public, private, and proprietary information sources. Customers include financial institutions, multinational companies, professional service providers, and government organizations.
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closed 3/20/2019 via PR Newswire

Universal Background Screening, Inc. merged with PeopleFacts,

synopsis: NH Capital Partners ("SNH") announces the acquisition of Universal Background Screening, a leading provider of compliant and fully customizable background screening products and services, based in Phoenix, AZ, and merger with PeopleFacts, an SNH portfolio company. The combined company will operate under the Universal brand.
buyer parent: SNH Capital Partners
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: Universal Background Screening, Inc.
Universal Background Screening is a leading provider of employment background screening solutions. Their services include a comprehensive selection of background checks, verifications, drug testing, employment physicals and compliance management services.
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closed 11/7/2018 via BNC Analysis

Davies Group Limited, acquired Veriphy, Ltd.

synopsis: Davies Group has acquired Veriphy, a know-your-customer and anti-money laundering compliance solutions business. Veriphy has become a part of the Davies customer solutions business, led by CEO Mark Grocott. Veriphy Ltd. provides a platform for award winning AML (Anti-Money Laundering) Solutions, ID Checks, Credit Screens, and more.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: Davies Group Limited
Davies Group is a multi-award winning operations management, consulting and digital solutions provider to organizations in highly regulated markets. Davies’ core services include: claims solutions, insurance services, complaints handling and compliance & regulatory services. "
target: Veriphy, Ltd.
Veriphy Ltd. provides a platform for award winning AML (Anti-Money Laundering) Solutions, ID Checks, Credit Screens, Company Checks, and Standard & Enhanced CRB (Criminal Records Bureau) Checks in as little as 24 hours.
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closed 6/6/2016 via BusinessWire

SterlingBackcheck, acquired RISQ Group

synopsis: SterlingBackcheck, one of the world’s largest background screening and HR solutions companies, announced that it has acquired RISQ Group (RISQ), an industry leader in employment background checks across the Asia-Pacific region. RISQ is widely recognized for high-quality background screening programs and its deep client-centric focus.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: SterlingBackcheck
SterlingBackcheck helps employers across the globe make smart hiring decisions and onboard new employees through a comprehensive suite of superior employment background screening services and cloud-based human capital management solutions. "
target: RISQ Group
RISQ Group is the go-to employment screener for the Asia Pacific region. RISQ combines granular local knowledge with global sophistication. With RISQ Group, the customer knows that it is getting a team of people devoted to delivering the best employment screening and verification available.
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closed 8/14/2013 via Company Press Release

MITIE Group PLC, acquired UK CRBs Ltd

synopsis: MITIE Group PLC, the strategic outsourcing company, is pleased to announce that it has acquired UK CRBs Ltd (“UKCRBs”), the criminal records checking service. UKCRBs is one of the largest providers of online criminal records checking services in the UK.
buyer: MITIE Group PLC (LSE:MTO:$2,681.17)
MITIE is a strategic outsourcing company. It helps clients run more efficient and effective businesses by looking after their facilities, their energy needs and the people they're responsible for. "
target: UK CRBs Ltd
ukCRBs Ltd is a Registered Umbrella Body for the Crimial Records Bureau. They offer a friendly, professional Criminal Records Bureau checking service at competitive prices. With over 20,000 registered users and clients ukCRBs Ltd is one of the leading umbrella bodies in the UK.
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closed 7/3/2013 via Wall Street Journal

GB Group Plc, acquired CRD (UK) Limited

synopsis: GBGroup announced the acquisition of CRD (UK) Limited. CRD is UK's sixth largest criminal records disclosure umbrella organisation. Its criminal record disclosure system currently processes over 55,000 checks a year for organisations who employ individuals working with children and vulnerable adults and also increasingly in other sectors.
buyer: GB Group Plc (AIM:GBG:$160.31)
GB Group PLC, an identity management company, engages in the development, sale, and support of business application software. It also involves in the provision of marketing database and anti-fraud services, and licensing of technology. "
target: CRD (UK) Limited
CRD have been providing background information services for years. CRD's Basic Checks service is the only Disclosure Scotland check provider that keeps the employer in complete control of the application process, significantly reducing the time to hire.
price ($mm)
$2.00
rev ($mm)
$1
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2.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2013 via PR Web

Compliance Safety Systems merged with WorkforceQA,

synopsis: Compliance Safety Systems (CSS) and WorkforceQA have merged. CSS is a leader in DOT compliance within the trucking industry due to its robust software system and customer service. CSS corporate offices have relocated its day to day operations to Salt Lake City, UT, the location for WorkforceQA.
buyer: WorkforceQA
WorkforceQA utilizes cutting edge Web-based technology to offer a full range of services to the Drug-Free Workplace Industry. WorkforceQA delivers everything a small company needs to become a Drug-Free Workplace. "
target: Compliance Safety Systems
Compliance Safety Systems is the technology leading Third Party Administrator of Employee or Contractor Drug and Alcohol Screening Services. The company focuses primarily on the transportation industry and other industry segments that are required to perform drug and alcohol testing.
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closed 2/20/2008 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Verify Limited

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the purchase of Verify Limited, a premier Asian Pacific employment screening company, by the Employer Services segment of 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: Verify Limited
Verify Limited is the second largest background screening firm in Asia, following top-ranked First Advantage. Verify Screening Solutions was established in 2002 as a business unit of Hill and Associates Group Limited and was merged with Quam Data Services Limited in 2006 to form Verify Limited.
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closed 2/2/2007 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired R E Austin Ltd.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, announced that it has acquired R E Austin Ltd., an employment screening company based in Colchester, United Kingdom, outside of London.
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: R E Austin Ltd.
R E Austin Ltd. is one of the largest background screening companies in the U.K., with 70 employees and an estimated 25 percent share of the local financial services market. The company also serves clients in the information technology, telecommunications and other industries.
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closed 9/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Addison Group, LLC, acquired CVPartners, Inc.

synopsis: Addison Group, a leading provider of professional staffing services, announced an expansion into the West Coast through the acquisition of CVPartners, Inc., a staffing firm with offices in the San Francisco and Seattle markets. CVPartners is a market leader for staffing in the Finance & Accounting, IT, and Human Resources sectors.
buyer parent: Trilantic Capital Management LLC
buyer: Addison Group, LLC
Addison Group is a leading provider of professional staffing and search services. Addison combines a national network and localized service for broad reach with a personal touch. Addison focuses on Information Technology, Finance & Accounting, Healthcare, and Administration & HR. "
target: CVPartners, Inc.
CVPartners is a premier provider of professional staffing and recruiting services specializing in contract, consulting, and executive search solutions for emerging growth and Fortune 500 companies. CVPartners services the San Francisco and Seattle markets.
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closed 4/14/2014 via Market Wire

Advantage Placements merged with F.A.I.T.H. Resources,

synopsis: F.A.I.T.H. Resources, a values and integrity-based recruitment and interim staffing firm specializing in Finance, Accounting, Information Technology and Human Resources, announced significant expansion as a result of merging with Advantage Placements, an Irvine-based recruitment firm. The new corporate headquarters will be located in Newport Beach.
buyer: F.A.I.T.H. Resources
F.A.I.T.H. Resources is a Newport Beach-based recruitment and interim staffing firm specializing in the fields of Finance, Accounting, Information Technology and Human Resources. "
target: Advantage Placements
Advantage Placements is a leading recruitment company specializing in Accounting and Finance, Information Technology and Human Resources. They place exemplary project, interim and direct hire candidates and offer other critical recruiting services.
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EBITDA ($mm)
$230.78
EBIT ($mm)
$216.32
Net Income ($mm)
$142.80
Employees
8237
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Ticker: KELYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kelly Services, Inc.
Kelly Services, Inc.
As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services, Inc. and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$5,432.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$125.60
EBIT ($mm)
$95.10
Net Income ($mm)
$71.50
Employees
7900
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Ticker: SFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc. is a strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$2,090.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.46
EBIT ($mm)
$43.12
Net Income ($mm)
$20.92
Employees
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:CCNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Command Center, Inc.
Command Center, Inc.
Command Center provides flexible on-demand employment solutions to businesses in the United States, primarily in the areas of light industrial, hospitality and event services. Through 67 field offices in 22 states, the company provides employment annually for approximately 32,000 field team members.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$97.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.93
EBIT ($mm)
$2.58
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
220
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Ticker: JOB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General Employment Enterprises, Inc.
General Employment Enterprises, Inc.
General Employment Enterprises, Inc. is a provider of specialized staffing solutions. They operate in two industry segments, providing professional staffing services and solutions, and light industrial staffing services through General Employment, Agile Resources, Ashley Ellis, Triad and Omni-One.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$43.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
122
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Ticker: FFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fortune Industries, Inc.
Fortune Industries, Inc.
Fortune Industries, Inc., is a professional employer organization (PEO) focused on small and medium-sized business clients in 47 states, providing human resource consulting and management, employee assessment, training, payroll services, and benefits administration.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$60.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.87
EBIT ($mm)
$2.34
Net Income ($mm)
$2.28
Employees
96
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Ticker: OM:WISE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WISE Group AB
Wise Group AB is a corporation which owns, starts and develops companies specializing in recruitment, consultancy and other services within Human Resources. Their subsidiaries offer a complete portfolio of services for operational and strategic HR.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$88.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.68
EBIT ($mm)
$5.57
Net Income ($mm)
$3.89
Employees
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Ticker: SWX:ADEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adecco Group
Adecco Group
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$25,983.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,242.29
EBIT ($mm)
$1,111.23
Net Income ($mm)
$395.37
Employees
34000
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Ticker: BBSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
Barrett is a leading human resource management company. We provide a unique blend of services and are one of the few companies in our industry to combine staffing services and professional employer services ("PEO").
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$236.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34725
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Ticker: TSX:CWL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Caldwell Partners
Caldwell Partners is a leading international provider of executive search and has been for more than 40 years. The firm has a sterling reputation built on successful searches for boards, chief and senior executives, and selected functional experts.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$43.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.80
EBIT ($mm)
$0.33
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
113
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Ticker: OM:BTS B
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BTS Group AB
BTS Group AB
BTS Group is a global strategy implementation consulting firm founded in 1986. The company provides strategy alignment and execution consulting services and designs customized business simulations, digital technology, and assessments to develop business acumen, leadership, and sales capabilities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$191.29
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.99
EBIT ($mm)
$22.59
Net Income ($mm)
$15.29
Employees
825
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Ticker: TSTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TeamStaff Inc.
TeamStaff serves clients and their employees throughout the United States as a full-service provider of payroll and medical staffing solutions. TeamStaff Rx provides medical allied health professionals and nurses to doctors' offices and medical facilities throughout the United States on a temporary
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$46.02
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.50
EBIT ($mm)
$0.39
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
45
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