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closed 8/21/2008 via BusinessWire

US Investigations Services, Inc., acquired HireRight

synopsis: US Investigations Services, Inc., a leading provider of employment screening solutions and the largest provider of security investigations to the federal government, and HireRight, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions, announced the completion of the HireRight acquisition.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: US Investigations Services, Inc.
USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk. The company offers a broad range of services including pre-employment and drug screening services, background investigations, business intelligence. "
target: HireRight
HireRight is a provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions that help employers implement, manage and control screening programs. Many companies trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results.
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$201
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closed 12/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Iron Creek Partners LLC, acquired Credential Check Corporation

synopsis: Iron Creek Partners LLC, a private investment firm based in Santa Fe, NM, announced the acquisition of Credential Check Corporation, a leading provider of employment background screening and drug testing services to employers across the country.
buyer: Iron Creek Partners LLC
Iron Creek is a sector-focused, stage-independent private investment firm based in Santa Fe, NM, seeking attractive investment opportunities primarily in the software, data, and communications industries. "
target: Credential Check Corporation
Credential Check Corporation is a leading provider of employment background screening and drug testing services to employers across the United States. CredentialCheck has thousands of customers across the finance, manufacturing, food and retail, healthcare, and staffing industries.
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

ClearStar, acquired Employment Screening Resources (ESR)

synopsis: ClearStar, Inc., a provider of Human Capital Integrity technology-based services, specializing in background and medical screening, has acquired Employment Screening Resources (ESR), a highly respected background screening firm. The acquisition expands ClearStar's ability to deliver high-quality customer service across all 50 states and beyond.
buyer parent: Hanover Investors Management LLP
buyer: ClearStar (CLSU.L:$20.32)
ClearStar is a leading provider of Human Capital Integrity technology-based services specializing in background and medical screening. The company offers employers valuable employment intelligence to support better recruiting and decision making. "
target: Employment Screening Resources (ESR)
Employment Screening Resources (ESR) is a global background check firm that provides fast, accurate, affordable, and compliant information. ESR is the only screening provider offering real-time compliant services via its proprietary ESR Assured Compliance program.
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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 (:$656.31)
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 8/31/2007 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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$1,500
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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 (:$656.31)
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 (:$656.31)
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 (:$656.31)
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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announced 5/25/2018 via BusinessWire

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

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

HireRight, Inc., acquired Powerchex Limited.

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

US Investigations Services, Inc., acquired HireRight

synopsis: US Investigations Services, Inc., a leading provider of employment screening solutions and the largest provider of security investigations to the federal government, and HireRight, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions, announced the completion of the HireRight acquisition.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: US Investigations Services, Inc.
USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk. The company offers a broad range of services including pre-employment and drug screening services, background investigations, business intelligence. "
target: HireRight
HireRight is a provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions that help employers implement, manage and control screening programs. Many companies trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results.
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$72
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$11
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announced 5/25/2018 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: General Information Services (GIS), one of the nation's oldest and largest background screening providers, is to merge with HireRight, a company that delivers global employment background checks, drug testing, employment and education verification, and electronic onboarding and compliance solutions.
buyer: General Information Services, Inc.
GIS was established in 1966 and is one of the nation's oldest and largest background screening providers. Originally founded to provide screening services to the insurance industry, GIS has expanded dramatically by providing services to companies large and small across all industries. "
target parent: Corporate Risk Holdings, LLC
target: HireRight, Inc.
HireRight delivers global employment background checks, drug testing, employment and education verification, and electronic onboarding and compliance solutions through an innovative platform to help companies hire the right candidates.
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announced 3/13/2018 via BusinessWire

Duff & Phelps Corp., will acquire Kroll Inc.

synopsis: Duff & Phelps, the global advisor that enables clients to protect, restore and maximize value, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kroll, the global leader in complex investigations, security and cyber solutions, from Corporate Risk Holdings.
buyer: Duff & Phelps Corp. (DUF:$484.70)
Duff & Phelps is a global financial advisory and investment banking firm that provides expertise in the areas of valuation, transactions, financial restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation, with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia."
target parent: Corporate Risk Holdings, LLC
target: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the leading global provider of risk solutions, helping clients make confident risk management decisions about people, assets, operations, and security through investigations, cyber security, due diligence and compliance, physical and operational security, and data management services.
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closed 6/14/2011 via AP - Associated Press

Solera Holdings, Inc., acquired Explore Information Services, LLC

synopsis: Solera Holdings, Inc., the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Explore Information Services, LLC, a leading U.S. provider of innovative data and analytics services.
buyer: Solera Holdings, Inc. (SLH:$1,140.85)
Solera is the leading global provider of software and services to the automobile insurance claims processing industry. The Solera companies include Audatex, Informex, Sidexa, ABZ, Market Scan, HPI, Hollander, AUTOonline, and IMS. "
target parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
target: Explore Information Services, LLC
Explore Information Services, LLC is a leading U.S. provider of innovative data and analytics services used by automotive property and casualty ("P&C") insurers. Its services are utilized by 130 U.S. P&C insurers, including 14 of the top 20 U.S. P&C insurers.
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closed 8/3/2010 via

Altegrity, acquired Kroll Inc.

synopsis: Altegrity, Inc., an industry-leading provider of information solutions to its clients around the world in the areas of screening, risk analysis, and security solutions, and Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., the global professional services firm, announced the completion of the acquisition of Kroll Inc. by Altegrity.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Altegrity
Altegrity is the largest commercial provider of background investigations for the government; a global commercial employment background and drug screening supplier to more than 25 percent of the Fortune 500; one of the principal providers of data services to the insurance industry. "
target parent: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
target: Kroll Inc.
Kroll is the world’s foremost independent risk consulting company. For more than 30 years, Kroll has helped companies, government agencies and individuals reduce their exposure to risk and capitalize on business opportunities.
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closed 5/20/2009 via BusinessWire

US Investigations Services, Inc., acquired Labat-Anderson, Inc.

synopsis: US Investigations Services, Inc., the largest commercial provider of security investigation services to the federal government, announced the acquisition of Labat-Anderson, a professional services firm serving government agencies in the areas of litigation support and information systems and services.
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: Labat-Anderson, Inc.
Labat-Anderson, Inc. is a worldwide consulting firm specializing in information systems and services, environmental services, and litigation support.
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closed 8/21/2008 via BusinessWire

US Investigations Services, Inc., acquired HireRight

synopsis: US Investigations Services, Inc., a leading provider of employment screening solutions and the largest provider of security investigations to the federal government, and HireRight, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions, announced the completion of the HireRight acquisition.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: US Investigations Services, Inc.
USIS helps businesses, federal agencies, and institutions protect critical assets, evaluate information, and identify and mitigate risk. The company offers a broad range of services including pre-employment and drug screening services, background investigations, business intelligence. "
target: HireRight
HireRight is a provider of on-demand employment background and drug screening solutions that help employers implement, manage and control screening programs. Many companies trust HireRight because the company delivers customer-focused solutions that provide greater efficiency and faster results.
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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 9/10/2002 via PR Newswire

US Investigations Services, Inc., acquired Total Information Services Inc.

synopsis: The Official Information Company announced today that the holders of all of its outstanding stock had executed an agreement to sell its pre-employment screening business, Total Information Services, Inc., to US Investigations Services, Inc.
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 parent: US Investigations Services, Inc.
target: Total Information Services Inc.
Total Info is a leading national and international pre-employment screening company. Our commitment to excellence, value and quality has been the foundation of our growth. Total Info acts as the unifying entity, providing the financial support, technical infrastructure, and marketing strategy to ou
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BlueVoyant, acquired 202 Group LLC

synopsis: BlueVoyant has acquired 202 Group, a leading provider of data-driven supply chain risk management solutions to the U.S. federal government. This acquisition will combine BlueVoyant's technology with 202 Group's supply chain risk management solution to create a new offering, BlueVoyant Supply Chain Command.
buyer: BlueVoyant
BlueVoyant is an expert-driven cybersecurity services company. BlueVoyant provides advanced cyber threat intelligence, managed security services, and proactive professional services with forensic capabilities for incident response and remediation. "
target: 202 Group LLC
202 Group is a leading provider of data-driven supply chain risk management solutions to the U.S. federal government. The company delivers tailored insights, continuously, with a solution that automates and augments the important work of its clients.
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closed 11/18/2013 via Market Wire

Apprio Inc., acquired Professional Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Apprio, a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets, announced it has acquired Professional Solutions, Inc (PSI). Based in Herndon, Virginia, PCI provides quality training, organizational development and human capital consulting services to the federal government.
buyer: Apprio Inc.
Apprio is a provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the Health, Defense and Homeland Security markets. They provide innovative IT and program services in Healthcare IT, Emergency Response Management and Financial Management. "
target: Professional Solutions, Inc.
Professional Solutions, Inc. provides quality training, organizational development and human capital consulting services to the federal government. Their clients include the Department of Treasury, Department of Transportation and NASA.
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Onex Corporation, will acquire Independent Clinical Services

synopsis: Toronto-based Onex Corporation has agreed to acquire Independent Clinical Services Group Ltd. (ICS) in partnership with the existing management team. ICS is a leading specialised staffing, workforce management solutions, and health and social services business in the UK with a presence across four continents globally.
buyer: Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX:$2,374.00)
Toronto-based Onex invests and manages capital on behalf of its shareholders, institutional investors, and high net worth clients from around the world. Its Onex Partners and ONCAP businesses have assets of $42 billion and generate revenues of $28 billion annually. "
target parent: TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Independent Clinical Services
UK-based Independent Clinical Services (ICS) provides specialised staffing, workforce management solutions, and managed services to the healthcare, social care, and life science sectors internationally. ICS provides solutions to address the structural imbalances between workforce supply and demand.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/12/2010 via Reuters

Pulse Staffing Limited will be merged with Independent Clinical Services,

synopsis: British private equity firm HgCapital said it has agreed to sell health and social care staffing business Pulse to a Blackstone. Blackstone intends to merge Pulse with Independent Clinical Services.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Independent Clinical Services
Independent Clinical Services specialize in providing nurse and doctors for community care medical companies, the independent sector, nursing homes and Britain's National Health Service. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: Pulse Staffing Limited
Pulse Staffing Limited is one of the UK's leading providers of comprehensive labour management, recruitment and deployment services in the healthcare sector. The company works in partnership with healthcare organisations to provide staffing, bank management services and consultancy.
price ($mm)
$48
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2020 via BNC Analysis

Central Research Inc., acquired Skyline Ultd Inc.

synopsis: Central Research Inc. (CRI), a provider of financial services and products for government and commercial sectors, has acquired Skyline Ultd Inc., a professional services provider to federal, state, and local agencies. Skyline provides staff augmentation and information technology services for government agencies.
buyer: Central Research Inc.
Central Research, Inc. (CRI) provides customized management and financial service solutions for government and commercial sectors, including records and document management, call center and debt collection, and improper payments. "
target: Skyline Ultd Inc.
Skyline is a provider of professional workforce solutions and information technology services for government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Veterans Affairs, Army National Guard Bureau, and the Department of Health and Human Services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/30/2015 via Company Press Release

Thompson Street Capital Partners, acquired Bradley-Morris, Inc.

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in St. Louis, announced that they have partnered with management to acquire Bradley-Morris, Inc, (BMI) from founder Sandy Morris and Pine Tree Equity. BMI is one of the nation’s largest permanent placement recruiting firms with a dedicated focus on the highly attractive military segment.
buyer: Thompson Street Capital Partners
Thompson Street Capital Partners is a St. Louis-based private equity firm focused on investing in founder-led middle market businesses. Since 2000, they have acquired more than 100 companies in the business services, healthcare services and engineered products sectors. "
target parent: Pine Tree Equity Partners
target: Bradley-Morris, Inc.
Bradley-Morris, Inc. (BMI), the largest military-focused recruiting firm in the U.S., expertly matches the top management, engineering, technical, operations, sales and diversity candidates who are leaving the military with the leading job opportunities in the Fortune 1000.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 3/25/2007 via BusinessWire

Bradley-Morris, Inc., acquired Career Development Corporation

synopsis: Bradley-Morris, Inc. the largest military job placement firm in the U.S., has acquired Career Development Corporation, a Washington, D.C.-based company and leading competitor of BMI. The Career Development team, their clients and candidates will become part of Bradley-Morris.
buyer: Bradley-Morris, Inc.
Bradley-Morris, Inc., the largest military job placement firm in the U.S., expertly matches the top leadership, technical, operations, sales and diversity candidates who are experiencing military transition with the leading civilian jobs in the Fortune 1000 and emerging company sectors. "
target: Career Development Corporation
Career Development takes pride in being the most experienced Junior Military Officer placement company in the United States. Since 1972, we have been successful in placing thousands of Junior Officers into civilian careers in business and industry.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, acquired Koff & Associates

synopsis: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm, has acquired Berkeley, Calif.-based Kaneko & Krammer Corp., dba Koff & Associates. Koff & Associates is a full-service, human resources and recruiting firm specializing in customized services for public sector agencies.
buyer: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (AJG:$8,209.40)
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., a global insurance brokerage, risk management and consulting services firm. The company has operations in 49 countries and offers client-service capabilities in more than 150 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants. "
target: Koff & Associates
Koff & Associates is a full-service, human resources and recruiting firm specializing in customized services for public sector agencies. They assist their clients in managing the people side of their business to strengthen productivity and optimize organizational performance.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/8/2005 via PR Newswire

TeamStaff Inc., acquired RS Staffing Services, Inc.

synopsis: TeamStaff, Inc. TSTF, one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare staffing and specialty payroll services, today announced that it completed the acquisition of RS Staffing effective June 4, 2005.
buyer: TeamStaff Inc. (TSTF:$0.00)
TeamStaff serves clients and their employees throughout the United States as a full-service provider of payroll and medical staffing solutions. TeamStaff Rx provides medical allied health professionals and nurses to doctors' offices and medical facilities throughout the United States on a temporary "
target: RS Staffing Services, Inc.
RS Staffing Services, Inc. provides flexible contract staffing solutions for the Federal Government in the categories of office administration, IT, medical and professional, general services support, facility management, and logistics support. Our employees are thoroughly screened and range in quali
price ($mm)
$8.00
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/11/2008 via PR Newswire

Dynamics Research Corporation, acquired Kadix Systems, LLC

synopsis: Dynamics Research Corporation, a leading provider of innovative engineering, technology and information technology services and solutions to federal and state governments, has completed the acquisition of Kadix Systems, LLC, effective August 1, 2008.
buyer: Dynamics Research Corporation (DRCO:$286.71)
Dynamics Research Corporation is an innovative solutions provider that partners with its customers in government and commercial sectors to apply proven processes and technologies. "
target: Kadix Systems, LLC
Kadix Systems has outstanding visibility into all DHS program management and management consulting efforts.
price ($mm)
$42
rev ($mm)
$23
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
2.0x
EV / EBITDA
12.4x
closed 10/10/2017 via PR Newswire

Multi-Health Systems Inc., acquired The Global Institute of Forensic Research Inc.

synopsis: Multi-Health Systems Inc. announced the acquisition of the Global Institute of Forensic Research Inc. (GIFR). GIFR specializes in providing cutting-edge research, training, and software solutions to mental health, correctional, and legal professionals. They are the largest provider of online training for risk/needs assessment tools.
buyer: Multi-Health Systems Inc.
MHS publishes many of the best and most innovative assessments in the public safety market. These assessments are rigorous in their science, highly functional, and are also accessible regardless of a user's level of education. "
target: The Global Institute of Forensic Research Inc.
The Global Institute of Forensic Research Inc. specializes in providing cutting-edge research, training, and software solutions to mental health, correctional, and legal professionals working in both general care and forensic settings around the world.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 5/8/2009 via PR Newswire

Deloitte LLP, purchased North American Public Services from BearingPoint, Inc.

synopsis: Deloitte LLP announced that it has closed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of BearingPoint's North American Public Services practice out of bankruptcy for total consideration of $350 million in cash, subject to adjustment, and the assumption of certain BearingPoint liabilities.
buyer: Deloitte LLP
“Deloitte” is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate to provide audit, consulting, financial advisory, risk management and tax services to selected clients. "
seller: BearingPoint, Inc. (BRGP:$3,197.04)
BearingPoint, Inc. is one of the world’s largest business consulting, systems integration and managed services firms serving Global 2000 companies, medium-sized businesses, government agencies and other organizations.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/11/2015 via GlobeNewswire

GovLoop, Inc., acquired TMGov

synopsis: GovLoop, the knowledge network for government, announced its acquisition of TMGov, an association of over 100,000+ government talent management leaders, and its TMGovU online learning university. TMGovU is an online learning academy for government and the broader public sector.
buyer parent: Actua Corporation
buyer: GovLoop, Inc.
GovLoop is the premier social network connecting the government community; a powerful space where those that work in and around government can collaborate, socialize and support each other in an effort to make government better. GovLoop’s mission is to connect government to improve government. "
target: TMGov
TMGov is the owner of TMGovU which is an online learning academy for government and the broader public sector. It is focused on providing the most current and relevant human capital and leadership courses available.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/9/2008 via BusinessWire

KBR, Inc., acquired Catalyst Interactive Pty Ltd

synopsis: KBR has acquired Catalyst Interactive. CI is an Australian e-learning and training solutions provider that specializes in defense, government and industry training segments. CI currently employs 35 people in Canberra and Melbourne, all of whom will join KBR’s Government and Infrastructure business unit.
buyer: KBR, Inc. (KBR:$7,339.00)
KBR is a global engineering, construction and services company supporting the energy, petrochemicals, government services and civil infrastructure sectors. The company offers a wide range of services through its Downstream, Government and Infrastructure, Upstream and Ventures business segments. "
target: Catalyst Interactive Pty Ltd
Catalyst Interactive is a thought leader in the design, development and delivery of customised e-Learning solutions that are instrumental in enhancing organisational performance and achieving measurable business outcomes.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2010 via BusinessWire

Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc., acquired Budgetec, LLC

synopsis: Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc., a leader in SAP®-based business transformation, announced it has acquired Budgetec, LLC, a SAP consulting firm. Budgetec has worked with more than 100 public sector organizations and was selected by SAP to design the SAP Public Budget Formulation (PBF) solution.
buyer parent: Tailwind Capital Partners
buyer: Optimal Solutions Integration, Inc.
Optimal Solutions Integration is trusted by many of the leading organizations in the world to bring only the best SAP consulting talent to bear on their most complex SAP challenges. "
target: Budgetec, LLC
Budgetec is a management consulting company dedicated to the public sector. Budgetec implements SAP's Public Budgeting Formulation (PBF) product because they designed it, built it, and know it.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/1/2009 via BusinessWire

ICF International, acquired Macro International, Inc.

synopsis: ICF International announced it has closed on the acquisition of Macro International Inc. (Macro), an advisory, implementation, and evaluation services firm providing research-based solutions to U.S. federal government agencies in health and other areas. The purchase price was approximately $155 million.
buyer: ICF International (ICFI:$1,599.40)
ICF International partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. "
target parent: InfoGroup, Inc.
target: Macro International, Inc.
Macro International provides research and evaluation, management consulting, marketing communications, and information services to key agencies of the federal government, including the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Departments of State, Education, and Veterans Affairs.
price ($mm)[EV]
$158 [$214]
rev ($mm)
$150
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
12.0x

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