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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 4/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

First Advantage Corporation, purchased Background Screening Business from GB Group Plc

synopsis: First Advantage, a leading global provider of technology solutions for background screening, verifications and compliance, has acquired the U.K. background screening business of GB Group Plc (GBG), a global digital identity and location services provider.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: First Advantage Corporation (:$656.31)
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. "
seller: GB Group Plc (AIM:GBG:$293.08)
The acquisition includes the Background Screening Business of GBG. GBG is an identity verification, location intelligence and fraud prevention company. GBG offers solutions that help organizations validate and verify the identity and location of their customers.
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closed 7/17/2020 via PR Web

Universal Background Screening, Inc., acquired OPENonline, LLC

synopsis: Universal Background Screening has acquired OPENonline, a provider of employment background checks and investigative services. The combined company, which will operate under the Universal brand, will leverage deep industry expertise and scaled operations centers and advance Universal’s position as the nation’s leader in background screening.
buyer parent: SNH Capital Partners
buyer: Universal Background Screening, Inc.
Universal Background Screening is an industry-leading provider of employment background screening solutions including employment background checks, drug testing, physical exams, and compliance management solutions. "
target: OPENonline, LLC
OPENonline provides an innovative suite of employment screening services. The company strives to continually develop technology-driven background screening tools and innovative employment screening and investigative solutions tailored to meet clients’ needs.
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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:$3,512.61)
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:$293.08)
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.
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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 (:$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: 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 (:$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: 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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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 (:$656.31)
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 5/1/2006 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 (:$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: 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 12/8/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sterling Talent Solutions, acquired Employment Background Investigations, Inc.

synopsis: Sterling, a leading global provider of background screening and identity services, has acquired Employment Background Investigations, Inc. (EBI), a provider of background screening, drug testing, occupational healthcare, and electronic Form I-9 solutions for talent acquisition and workforce management teams.
buyer: Sterling Talent Solutions
Sterling, a leading provider of background and identity services, offers background and identity verification to help over 47,000 clients create people-first cultures built on a foundation of trust and safety. "
target: Employment Background Investigations, Inc.
EBI provides background screening, drug testing, occupational healthcare, and electronic Form I-9 solutions for talent acquisition and workforce management teams. EBI has built a client base which includes blue chip logos across a diversified set of verticals in the US market.
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announced 11/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

First Advantage Corporation, will acquire MultiLatin

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a leading global provider of technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety and compliance related to human capital, announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire MultiLatin Advisors, S.A. de C.V, a screening and verifications provider based in Mexico City, Mexico.
buyer: First Advantage Corporation (:$656.31)
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. "
target: MultiLatin
MultiLatin is an expert provider of employee background screening and compliance due diligence across Latin America and the Caribbean. The company has over 40 years of combined experience, focused on protecting clients’ reputations and mitigating risks related to their contracting processes.
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closed 11/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Corporate Screening Services, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a leading global provider of technology solutions for screening, verifications, safety and compliance related to human capital, will acquire orporate Screening Services, Inc., a healthcare and higher education focused screening and compliance solutions provider headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.
buyer parent: SilverLake
buyer: First Advantage Corporation (:$656.31)
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. "
target: Corporate Screening Services, Inc.
Corporate Screening Services, Inc. is a healthcare and higher education focused screening and compliance solutions provider headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. Corporate Screening was founded in 1987 as an investigative firm.
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announced 9/16/2020 via BNC Analysis

Hanover Investors Management LLP, will acquire ClearStar

synopsis: ClearStar Inc, a leading provider of Human Capital Integrity technology-based services specializing in background and medical screening, has agreed to a buyout offer from private equity group Hanover Bidco worth 40p a share in cash.
buyer: Hanover Investors Management LLP
Hanover Investors has built a unique reputation among UK equity investors since its foundation in 2002 for its active intervention in small and mid-cap UK public companies, where they regularly act as a catalyst for change on behalf of shareholders. "
target: 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.
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announced 5/4/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Xalles, will acquire Intel365, Inc.

synopsis: Xalles Holdings Inc., a fintech holding company providing technology and financial services solutions, will acquire Intel365, Inc., an innovative background screening services company. Intel365’s vision is to provide technology and services in the areas of corporate intelligence, employment screening, and technology due diligence.
buyer: Xalles (OTCPK:XALL:$0.15)
Xalles Holdings Inc. is a holding company that focuses on direct investments in disruptive fintech companies. They actively seek acquisition targets with solid management teams and business models, large total attainable markets, and lucrative exit opportunities to invest and accelerate growth in. "
target: Intel365, Inc.
Intel365 is a background check technology and services company that is a provider of employment background checks that includes drug testing, criminal record checks, education, and employment verification, reference checks, driving records, credit reports, social security trace, and more.
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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 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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announced 2/16/2016 via BNC Analysis

Credo Resources, will acquire Vault GRC Ltd.

synopsis: Credo Resources, will acquire Vault GRC, an innovator in Compliance software. Vault, their flagship product, is a comprehensive and sophisticated Risk Management and compliance solution designed to manage a company’s compliance and governance needs.
buyer: Credo Resources (ASX:CRQ:$0.00)
Credo Resources Ltd. explores for gold in Australia. The Company operates the Fair Adelaide, Boomerang Dam, Dixie, and Bardoc North projects in the Kalgoorlie region of Western Australia. "
target: Vault GRC Ltd. (VLT.ASX:$2.80)
Vault GRC is an innovator in Compliance software. Vault, their flagship product, is a comprehensive and sophisticated Risk Management and compliance solution designed to manage a company’s compliance and governance needs.
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closed 12/8/2014 via BusinessWire

Emdeon, Inc., acquired Change Healthcare Corporation

synopsis: Emdeon Inc. announced it has acquired Change Healthcare, a market leader in healthcare consumer engagement and transparency. Change Healthcare is a premier national provider of healthcare consumer engagement and transparency solutions.
buyer parent: Blackstone Group LP
buyer: Emdeon, Inc.
Emdeon is a leading provider of revenue and payment cycle management and clinical information exchange solutions, connecting payers, providers, pharmacies and patients in the U.S. healthcare system. "
target: Change Healthcare Corporation (CHNG:$1,646.91)
Change Healthcare is a premier national provider of healthcare consumer engagement and transparency solutions, enabling consumers to: better understand and utilize their healthcare benefits; make informed healthcare purchasing decisions based on quality, cost and convenience; and realize savings.
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closed 3/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Atlantic-Pacific Processing Systems, acquired Conformance Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Atlantic-Pacific Processing Systems (APPS), a full-service acquirer offering secure connectivity for card present transactions and online payment gateways, has acquired Conformance Technologies, a provider of risk and compliance solutions for SMBs. Conformance offers solutions for data management, penetration testing, risk monitoring and more.
buyer: Atlantic-Pacific Processing Systems
Atlantic-Pacific Processing Systems (APPS) is a full-service acquirer offering secure connectivity for card present transactions and online payment gateways for all e-commerce, mobile and virtual transactions. APPS delivers competitive transaction processing solutions that reduce operational costs. "
target: Conformance Technologies, Inc.
Conformance Technologies is a provider of risk and compliance solutions for small and midsize businesses. Conformance helps businesses to reduce the complexity of risk and compliance tasks. Their SaaS tech stack offers solutions for data management, penetration testing, risk monitoring and more.
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closed 8/22/2018 via BusinessWire

Arcoro, acquired BirdDogHR

synopsis: BirdDogHR, the leader in talent management solutions for the construction, engineering and skilled trades industries, has received investment by Providence Equity Partners L.L.C (PSG). As a part of the overall platform strategy, PSG has created Arcoro. BirdDogHR will now be known as part of the Arcoro family of human capital management solutions.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: Arcoro
Arcoro, created by Providence Equity Partners, is the proven human capital management (HCM) software and services provider for high consequence industries and features cornerstone companies BirdDogHR and sister company, ExakTime. "
target: BirdDogHR
BirdDogHR offers comprehensive talent management software and managed services — everything needed to guide the entire employee lifecycle. The cloud-based talent management system is straightforward and easy to use.
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closed 2/15/2017 via Market Wire

Ascender Group, acquired Workcloud Inc.

synopsis: Ascender announced it has acquired Workcloud, a leading Payroll and Time & Attendance (T&A) services provider in Japan. This transaction will strengthen Ascender's position as the market leader in HR & payroll software and services across Asia-Pacific by specifically accelerating its growth in Japan.
buyer: Ascender Group
Ascender offers payroll outsourcing solutions using SaaS, co-managed and fully-managed delivery options. Their proprietary platforms allow them to seamlessly tackle very large, complex clients that require process re-engineering, process standardization and automation, and extended payroll services."
target: Workcloud Inc.
Workcloud was founded with a vision to provide small-to-medium size businesses in Japan with a service that integrates management of all aspects of HR operations into an easy-to-use, beautiful platform.
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closed 5/25/2016 via Company Press Release

LDC Limited, acquired CIPHR

synopsis: LDC has backed the management buyout of CIPHR, a leading vendor of human capital management (HCM) software. CIPHR's cloud-based technology is designed to make human resource functions more efficient, spanning the employee lifecycle from talent attraction, recruitment and on-boarding, absence and core to learning and more.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: LDC Limited
Established in 1981 LDC is a leading player in the private equity mid-market and is able to provide up to £100m of funds for buyouts and development capital transactions in UK unquoted companies. "
target: CIPHR
CIPHR provides HR management software targeted at small and medium sized organisations (SMEs) with between 100 and 5,000 employees. Its cloud-based technology is designed to make human resource functions more efficient.
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closed 4/20/2016 via BNC Analysis

IRIS Software Group Limited, acquired Octopus HR

synopsis: IRIS Software Group has announced the acquisition of award-winning technology firm Octopus HR. The Octopus SaaS-based HR solution has dominated the industry’s ‘micro to SME business’ segment since 2002.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: IRIS Software Group Limited
IRIS Software Group is the UK's market leading provider of business critical software and services to the UK accountancy and payroll sectors. IRIS offers customers the broadest range of specialist accountancy software and services. "
target: Octopus HR
Octopus is the award-winning, purpose-built web-based HR system. Delivered on demand, online it lets hr, managers and employees carry out all their day-to-day HR management and reporting tasks easily, when they want.
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closed 9/22/2014 via BusinessWire

Hub International Limited, acquired Algentis

synopsis: Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading global insurance brokerage, announced that it has acquired Algentis, LLC, an integrated HR software and services platform that seamlessly integrates payroll, benefits, insurance and HR compliance for businesses.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Hub International Limited
HUB International Limited is a leading North American insurance brokerage that provides a broad array of property and casualty, life and health, employee benefits, investment and risk management products and services. "
target: Algentis
Algentis is an integrated HR Software & Services firm. The Algentis solution operates as a virtual HR department to handle payroll, benefits, insurance, and HR support. Algentis saves small and medium-sized companies money through discounted employee benefits.
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announced 10/22/2013 via PR Newswire

NetSuite, Inc., will acquire TribeHR

synopsis: NetSuite Inc, the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials/ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TribeHR, a leading provider of Human Capital Management solutions, to create the first integrated cloud ERP and HCM software suite for SMBs.
buyer: NetSuite, Inc. (N:$897.49)
NetSuite is the world's leading provider of cloud-based business management software. NetSuite helps companies manage core business processes with a single, fully integrated system covering ERP/financials, CRM, ecommerce, inventory and more. "
target: TribeHR
TribeHR is a leading provider of Human Capital Management solutions designed specifically for small and medium businesses. Founded in 2009, TribeHR is a SuiteCloud Developer Network (SDN) partner with headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
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closed 3/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Kronos Incorporated, acquired SaaShr.com LLC

synopsis: Kronos Incorporated announced that it has acquired SaaShr.com LLC in a cash transaction. SaaShr.com enables service providers serving SMB market segment to leverage one interface and one user experience across all of its private label model workforce management applications.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: Kronos Incorporated
Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. It is used for time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications. "
target: SaaShr.com LLC
SaaShr.com enables service providers serving SMB market segment to leverage one interface and one user experience across all of its private label model workforce management applications including Payroll, HR, and Time & Labor Management.
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closed 7/7/2020 via PR Newswire

Papaya Global, acquired Mensch

synopsis: Papaya Global has acquired Mensch, a data-driven HR Information System platform. The acquisition strengthens Papaya's end-to-end global workforce management offering, from hiring and onboarding to payroll processing and cross-border payment, and adds new tools to manage and engage with global teams.
buyer: Papaya Global
Papaya Global offers a total workforce management solution supporting all types of global workers in over 100 countries. The automated, cloud-based SaaS platform provides an end-to-end solution, from onboarding to on-going management and cross-border payments. "
target: Mensch
Mensch is a data-driven Human Resource Management SaaS platform that empowers HR and management to make smart decisions, backed by real-time data. Mensch aims to provide small and medium businesses with the same capabilities reserved for large organizations.
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announced 12/23/2021 via PR Newswire

TriNet Group, Inc., will acquire Zenefits

synopsis: TriNet, a leading provider of human resources solutions for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs), will acquire Zenefits, a People Operations platform purpose-built for SMBs, from Francisco Partners. Zenefits is a leading cloud HR platform that provides innovative and intuitive HR, benefits, payroll and employee engagement software.
buyer: TriNet Group, Inc. (TNET:$4,371.00)
TriNet provides small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) with full-service HR solutions tailored by industry. To free SMBs from HR complexities, TriNet offers access to human capital expertise, benefits, risk mitigation and compliance, payroll and real-time technology. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Zenefits
Zenefits is a leading cloud HR platform. Zenefits helps thousands of small and mid-size companies drive performance by streamlining people operations: the workforce, compliance and performance issues that are the difference between success and failure.
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closed 9/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Paylocity, acquired Blue Marble Global Payroll

synopsis: Paylocity, a provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions, has acquired Blue Marble Global Payroll, a global provider of payroll solutions. Blue Marble helps companies streamline their international payroll processes. Their cloud-based software enables businesses to stay current with payroll-related regulations in over 145 countries.
buyer: Paylocity (PCTY:$681.53)
Paylocity is a leading provider of cloud-based HR and payroll software solutions. Paylocity offers an intuitive, easy-to-use product suite that helps businesses tackle challenges while moving them toward the promise of tomorrow. "
target: Blue Marble Global Payroll
Blue Marble Global Payroll is a global provider of payroll solutions. Blue Marble helps small and mid-sized companies streamline their international payroll processes. Their cloud-based software enables businesses to stay current with payroll-related regulations in over 145 countries.
price ($mm)
$60
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 6/3/2020 via BNC Analysis

TeamSystem SpA, acquired Beneficy

synopsis: TeamSystem, an Italian provider of business management solutions, has acquired a 51% stake in Beneficy, a cloud platform for corporate welfare plans in Italy. Beneficy simplifies welfare plans for SMEs. Their platform enables companies to create and manage welfare plans that allow employees to choose the services that best suit their needs.
buyer parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
buyer: TeamSystem SpA
TeamSystem is the largest provider of accounting, payroll, and business management software for accountants and small and medium-sized enterprises in Italy. The Company offers a broad range of mission-critical, on-premise, and cloud solutions to a diversified base of its customers. "
target: Beneficy
Beneficy is a cloud platform for corporate welfare plans in Italy. Beneficy simplifies welfare plans for SMEs. Their platform enables companies to create and manage corporate welfare plans that allow employees to choose the services that best suit their needs.
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closed 3/5/2020 via BusinessWire

Access Group, acquired CoreHR

synopsis: The Access Group announced the acquisition of CoreHR, a UK and Ireland market leader in HR and Payroll software for Mid-Market & Enterprise level businesses. Their intuitive and innovative people-centric SaaS solutions enable leaders to unleash the untapped potential of their employees across their organization.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: CoreHR
CoreHR provides HR and Payroll solutions to some of the world's leading organisations. Their intuitive and innovative people-centric SaaS solutions enable leaders to unleash the untapped potential of their employees across their organization.
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closed 11/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

People Corporation, acquired Collage HR

synopsis: Canada-based People Corporation, a national provider of group benefits, group retirement, and human resource services, has acquired Collage Technologies Inc. Based in Toronto, Collage is a leading cloud-based digital HR, employee benefits administration, and payroll solution provider focused on small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) in Canada.
buyer: People Corporation (TSXV:PEO:$117.59)
People Corporation is a Canadian national provider of group benefits, group retirement, and human resource services. The Company’s industry experts provide uniquely valuable insight while customizing an innovative suite of services to the specific needs of its clients. "
target: Collage HR
Based in Toronto, Collage is a leading cloud-based digital HR, employee benefits administration, and payroll solution provider focused on small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) in Canada. Collage offers two primary solutions to SMBs, Benefits HQ for employees, and Collage HR from employers.
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closed 11/6/2019 via Company Press Release

Access Group, acquired Attaché

synopsis: The Access Group, the UK-based leading provider of software to growing mid-market businesses, announced the acquisition of Attaché, an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
buyer parent: TA Associates
buyer: Access Group
Access is a leading provider of business software to the UK mid-market. Their portfolio of solutions includes ERP, finance, HR, Payroll, recruitment, warehousing, business intelligence, professional service automation, manufacturing, and more. "
target: Attaché
Attaché is an Australian-based Financial Management and Payroll software supplier with over 30 years’ experience providing software to Australasian mid-market businesses.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

Visma ASA, acquired Merit Tarkvara AS

synopsis: Visma expands its geographic footprint and strengthens its Northern European leadership in cloud-based ERP for accountants and the SMB segment with the acquisition of Estonia based Merit Tarkvara. Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software.
buyer: Visma ASA
Based in Norway, Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. "
target: Merit Tarkvara AS
Merit Tarkvara was founded 27 years ago, based on accounting, payroll and stock managing software, with the key products Merit Aktiva and Merit Palk as effective and accessible cloud-based tools for both accountants and small business owners. Merit Tarkvara is headquartered in Estonia.
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closed 6/6/2018 via PR Newswire

Sun Life Financial Inc., acquired Maxwell Health

synopsis: Sun Life Financial, a leading international financial services organization, announced that it has acquired Maxwell Health, an innovative start-up with an employee benefits platform that makes benefits and HR administration simple for employers and their employees.
buyer: Sun Life Financial Inc. (SLF:$26,356.07)
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing insurance, wealth and asset management solutions to individual and corporate clients. "
target: Maxwell Health
Maxwell Health simplifies benefits and HR for small-to-mid-sized employers. The platform includes a marketplace that makes buying benefits intuitive for employees, tools that streamline HR processes including benefits administration and payroll, and a mobile app that makes using benefits easy.
price ($mm)
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announced 12/5/2017 via BusinessWire

Intuit, Inc., will acquire TSheets

synopsis: Intuit Inc., a business and financial software company, is to acquire TSheets, a leading platform that small and medium businesses, self-employed, and accountants use to automate time tracking and scheduling for them and their workers.
buyer: Intuit, Inc. (INTU:$10,317.00)
Intuit Inc. creates business and financial management solutions that simplify the business of life for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services include QuickBooks®, which make it easier to manage small businesses and tax preparation and filing. "
target: TSheets
TSheets is a leading platform that small and medium businesses, self-employed, and accountants use to automate time tracking and scheduling for them and their workers.
price ($mm)
$340
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