Like LeadClick Media, Inc.

closed 11/8/2005 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation and The First American Corporation today jointly announced that they have acquired a 75 percent ownership interest in LeadClick Media, Inc., for $150 million. First American contributed $45 million in cash and First Advantage contributed the balance in a combination of cash, stock and notes.
buyer: The First American Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
The First American Corporation, a FORTUNE 500(R) company that traces its history to 1889, is America's largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products. "
target: LeadClick Media, Inc.
LeadClick Media provides Web-based lead generation services primarily to the automotive, real estate and financial services markets. LeadClick offers consumers a variety of convenient resources to request business services and complete a brief profile of their needs.
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announced 3/22/2006 via BusinessWire

Nationwide Financial Solutions, Inc., will acquire AdAuthority, Inc.

synopsis: Nationwide Financial Solutions Inc. announced that it has executed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire AdAuthority Inc., a California-based generator of high-quality sales leads for specialized financial services companies. AdAuthority is a fast-growing market leader within this multi-million dollar segment of the lead generation industry.
buyer: Nationwide Financial Solutions, Inc. (NWFS:$0.00)
Nationwide Financial Solutions Inc. is a publicly traded company that specializes in assisting consumers with unsecured debt through its Nationwide Debt Resolution (NDR) business unit. "
target: AdAuthority, Inc.
AdAuthority™ is an online lead generation company that specializes in web based forms and online data management. AdAuthority™ drives traffic to its network of proprietary websites and collects interest driven data.
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closed 1/18/2018 via BusinessWire

FullContact, acquired Mattermark

synopsis: FullContact, the global leader in identity resolution APIs, announced the acquisition of Mattermark, a leading provider of company and key personnel data. Mattermark offers deal intelligence to the world's leading dealmakers - venture capital, private equity, corporate development, sales and marketing professionals.
buyer: FullContact
FullContact offers industry-leading Customer Intelligence APIs which enable companies to unlock the benefits of understanding their customers and prospects holistically. They resolve identities across social and digital channels and providing accurate and meaningful data. "
target: Mattermark
Mattermark is a leading provider of company and key personnel data. Mattermark offers deal intelligence to leading dealmakers - venture capital, private equity, corporate development, sales and marketing professionals looking to take a data-driven approach to deal sourcing and due diligence.
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closed 11/30/2011 via Company Press Release

Halyard Capital, acquired Tranzact Information Services LLC

synopsis: Tranzact Information Services, a provider of integrated information, technology, and analytics solutions that enable marketers to optimize customer acquisition, cross-sell, and retention-based marketing campaigns, has been sold to Halyard Capital, a private equity firm with more than $600 million of capital under management.
buyer: Halyard Capital
Halyard is a private equity firm with over $600 million of capital under management focused on investing in Healthcare, Education, Information and Business Services companies. The Firm specializes in middle-market leveraged buyouts, growth equity and structured equity investments. "
target parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
target: Tranzact Information Services LLC
Tranzact Information Services is a leading provider of integrated information, technology, and analytics solutions that enable marketers to optimize customer acquisition, cross-sell, and retention-based marketing campaigns.
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closed 5/29/2008 via PR Newswire

TRANZACT, acquired MarketerNet, LLC

synopsis: TRANZACT, a portfolio company of Veronis Suhler Stevenson, and the leading customer acquisition solutions provider for large brands, announced that it has enhanced its proprietary data solutions strategy by acquiring MarketerNet, LLC.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: TRANZACT
Based in Fort Lee, New Jersey, TRANZACT is the leader in providing end-to-end technology-driven customer acquisition solutions to the financial services and media and telecommunications sectors. "
target: MarketerNet, LLC
MarketerNet, founded in 2000, provides prospect marketing solutions through a combination of multi-sourced data solutions, predictive analytics, applications, and strategic services. MarketerNet is a proven leader in the mortgage, automotive, banking, and credit union industries.
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closed 9/7/2016 via finextra.com

McKinsey & Company, acquired PriceMetrix Inc.

synopsis: PriceMetrix, an industry leader in practice management analytics software announced its acquisition by McKinsey & Company, the most respected name in management consulting. PriceMetrix, Inc will operate as a subsidiary of McKinsey & Company, Inc. and will retain its brand management and identity.
buyer: McKinsey & Company
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non governmental organizations, and not-for-profits. McKinsey & Company helps clients make lasting improvements to their performance and realize their most important goals. "
target: PriceMetrix Inc.
PriceMetrix combines its patented process for collecting and classifying data with proprietary measures of revenue, assets, and households to create the most insightful and granular retail wealth management database available today.
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closed 5/15/2007 via

International Broadcasting Corporation, acquired Stock Information Systems, Inc.

synopsis: International Broadcasting Corp. has signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to acquire Stock Information Systems, Inc., a Midvale, Utah-based corporation. SIS specializes in providing information about publicly traded companies on the OTC and will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
buyer: International Broadcasting Corporation
International Broadcasting Corp. owns and operates "Stock Talk LIVE," a fully interactive 7-hour long business radio talk show focused on small-cap stocks priced below $5. International Broadcasting is also a holding company, holding stock positions in many other young, progressive companies. "
target: Stock Information Systems, Inc.
Stock Information Systems, Inc. provides investor relations exposure to companies that have gone unnoticed by Wall Street. With only 30 minutes per month, a CEO of a small public company can do all of his/her Public Relations and Web Site maintenance.
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closed 9/5/2018 via PR Web

FMG Suite, acquired MarketingPro, Inc.

synopsis: FMG Suite, a rapidly-growing SaaS fintech company, has acquired MarketingPro. MarketingPro, brings into the FMG Suite family a leading marketing automation platform with the largest compliance-friendly content library in the financial services industry.
buyer: FMG Suite
FMG Suite provides an advisor marketing platform powered by award-winning content and backed by a ”marketing team” that helps advisors stay connected to clients. Their products automate proven marketing strategies so advisors can build deeper relationships. "
target: MarketingPro, Inc.
MarketingPro was founded in 2006 by Peter Montoya with the idea that Financial Professionals should have ready access to high-impact, compliance-reviewed marketing materials. MarketingPro is known for having the largest library of compliant content in the financial services industry.
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closed 9/30/2015 via PR Newswire

Opus Global Group, acquired Alacra, Inc.

synopsis: Opus Global, a provider of SaaS-based compliance solutions, has acquired Alacra, a provider of Know Your Customer, Anti-Money Laundering and Reference Data business information solutions. The integration of Alacra will create an unmatched combination of compliance data with third party management excellence and network-based information exchange.
buyer: Opus Global Group (BUSE:OPUS:$160.13)
Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Opus Global’s mission is to establish itself as a long-term partner capable of delivering significant value to businesses through the aggregation of content, software-based solutions, and related services. "
target: Alacra, Inc.
Alacra develops workflow applications that enable 300,000 end users to find, organize, analyze and present mission-critical business information. With nearly 175 unique databases available to their clients, Alacra has the largest collection of premium business information in the world.
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closed 9/3/2012 via Reuters

CCH Incorporated, acquired BSI Media

synopsis: Global tax authority Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting announced it has acquired the assets of BSI Media, a leading provider of timely international tax, legal, business and investment information. BSI Media will become part of CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: CCH Incorporated
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is the leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services for professionals. CCH is part of the global tax and accounting leader, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. "
target: BSI Media
BSI Media publishes some of the most respected internet publications in the fields of business, tax, law and investment. They've been publishing quality content since 1992, and quickly made the transition from print to digital publishing in the late 1990s.
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closed 2/18/2013 via RTT News

CVC Capital Partners, acquired Cerved Group SpA

synopsis: UK-based private equity firm CVC Capital Partners Ltd. agreed to acquire Italian data company Cerved Group SpA from its private equity owners Bain Capital, LLC and Clessidra SGR S.p.A. The completion of the deal is subject to customary competition clearances. Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
CVC Capital Partners is one of the world's leading private equity and investment advisory firms, with a network of 20 offices and some 250 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. "
target: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy, including corporate and financial details, payment history, customer and supplier relationships, and proprietary information sourced through its own network of interviewers.
price ($mm)
$1,491
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$385
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closed 12/12/2011 via BNC Analysis

Perfect Information, acquired Venture Business Research Limited

synopsis: In the UK, publishing and events group Centaur Media plc has acquired data and analytics firm Venture Business Research Limited (VBR), which focuses on the clean energy and global security sectors. VBR will be integrated into Centaur's Perfect Information Ltd.
buyer parent: Centaur Media plc
buyer: Perfect Information
Perfect Information was established in 1991 to provide workflow solutions and global financial information for the top 100 investment banks, brokerage firms, consultancies and the top 75 law firms. "
target: Venture Business Research Limited
VB/Research is a leading provider of business news, financial news, data and analytics on high-growth sectors. The company's global network of journalists and analysts continously monitors trends, deal flow, government initiatives and market activities in the sectors it covers.
price ($mm)
$3.91
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$1
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closed 4/27/2017 via GlobeNewswire

AdvisorEngine, acquired Kredible Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AdvisorEngine has acquired Kredible Technologies, Inc. (“Kredible”), a technology-enabled, research-driven practice management firm designed to help advisors acquire new clients. Kredible research, including studies of high net worth clients, shows that 72% of clients surveyed said online information is influential to who they hire.
buyer: AdvisorEngine
AdvisorEngine, a pioneer in digital wealth management tech, was the first company to integrate private-label robo-advice within a full enterprise B2B digital wealth management tech platform. It integrates online & traditional wealth management processes & workflows to help advisors serve clients. "
target: Kredible Technologies, Inc.
Kredible is a technology-enabled practice management firm targeting financial advisors with the goal of helping modernize and enhance their online presence. Kredible research shows that about 72% of clients surveyed said online information is “extremely” or “very” influential to who they hire.
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announced 5/16/2018 via Company Press Release

ABG Sundal Collier AB, will acquire Introduce

synopsis: ABG Sundal Collier AB, an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse, has agreed to acquire the leading Swedish investor relations and sponsored research platform Introduce. Introduce offers comprehensive financial information and professional analysis on small and medium sized listed companies in Sweden.
buyer: ABG Sundal Collier AB (OB:ASC:$155.20)
Based in Norway, ABG Sundal Collier is an independent, Nordic investment banking powerhouse. ABG provides financial and strategic advice to help clients find creative solutions that optimize their long term value creation and help them to achieve their objectives. "
target parent: Remium AB
target: Introduce
Based in Sweden, Introduce is an investor relations and sponsored research platform. They offer comprehensive financial information and professional analysis on small and medium sized listed companies in Sweden. They serve approximately 100 companies in the mid cap and small cap segment.
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closed 5/21/2018 via BusinessWire

IHS Markit Ltd., acquired Ipreo Holdings LLC

synopsis: Ipreo, a leading financial services solutions and data provider, was acquired by IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. IHS Markit is acquiring the business from private equity funds managed by Blackstone and by the Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division.
buyer: IHS Markit Ltd. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS Markit is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Ipreo Holdings LLC
Ipreo is a leading global provider of financial services technology, data and analytical services, supporting all participants in the capital-raising process, including sell-side professionals, finance officers at private and public companies, institutional investors, and asset managers.
price ($mm)
$1,855
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closed 3/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Incisive Media Ltd, acquired The Financial Services Forum

synopsis: Incisive Media, an award-winning B2B information and events business, has acquired The Financial Services Forum (FSF), a membership group in the UK dedicated to improving marketing effectiveness in financial services (FS). The FSF delivers an extensive calendar of seminars and conferences on topical agendas across all sectors of the FS industry.
buyer: Incisive Media Ltd
Incisive Media is an award-winning B2B information and events business. Customers rely on them to deliver news, opinion and insight to inform critical business decisions; networking to engage them with industry peers and partners; and create marketing solutions to enable their business to perform. "
target: The Financial Services Forum
The Financial Services Forum (FSF) is a membership group in the UK dedicated to improving marketing effectiveness in financial services. The FSF delivers an extensive calendar of seminars and conferences on topical agendas across all sectors of the financial services industry.
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closed 7/16/2008 via Company Press Release

Summit Business Media, LLC, acquired Wiesner Financial Media

synopsis: Summit Business Media announced the acquisition of WiesnerMedia's Financial Group of B2B media and marketing services, including Senior Market Advisor, Boomer Market Advisor, Benefits Selling and Bank Advisor magazines, as well as ProducersWEB.com , the fast-growing online destination for insurance agents.
buyer parent: Wind Point Partners
buyer: Summit Business Media, LLC
Summit Business Media, LLC is a business-to-business media company that serves three market groups: The Art Group, The Financial Services Group, and The Industrial Group. "
target parent: Wiesner Publishing Inc.
target: Wiesner Financial Media
Wiesner Financial Media is the leading, independent source for information on sales and marketing techniques for insurance, financial and benefits advisors. Wiesner Financial Media publishes three magazines, as well as three Web sites and seven e-mail newsletters.
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closed 1/16/2019 via PR Newswire

OTC Markets Group, acquired Virtual Investor Conferences.com

synopsis: OTC Markets Group, operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, has acquired Virtual Investor Conferences.com (VIC) from PR Newswire, the premier global provider of multimedia platforms. VIC is an online investor conference series that directly connects investors, advisors and analysts with executives at public companies.
buyer: OTC Markets Group (OTCPK:OTCM:$55.05)
OTC Markets Group's Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces provide investors with the information necessary to intelligently analyze, value and trade 10,000 U.S. and global securities through the broker of their choice. "
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Virtual Investor Conferences.com
Virtual Investor Conferences.com (VIC) is an online investor conference series that directly connects investors, advisors and analysts with senior executives at public companies. VIC introduces public companies to tens of thousands of active and engaged investors month after month.
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closed 12/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Peak Positioning Technologies Inc., acquired Jinxiaoer

synopsis: Peak Positioning Technologies Inc., a publicly traded IT Portfolio management company in Canada, has acquired Jinxiaoer, a mobile loan brokerage and commission paying platform in China. Jinxiaoer enables loan brokerage companies to earn commissions on loan leads that they generate and to receive leads from sales reps registered on the platform.
buyer: Peak Positioning Technologies Inc. (TSXV:PKK:$6.12)
Peak Positioning is a publicly traded IT Portfolio management company in Canada. Peak’s subsidiaries use technology, analytics and artificial intelligence to create an ecosystem of lenders, borrowers and other participants in China’s commercial lending space. "
target: Jinxiaoer
Jinxiaoer is a mobile loan brokerage and commission paying platform in China. Jinxiaoer enables loan brokerage companies to earn commissions on loan leads that they generate that are not suited for their businesses and to receive leads from non-affiliated sales reps registered on the platform.
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closed 11/8/2005 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation and The First American Corporation today jointly announced that they have acquired a 75 percent ownership interest in LeadClick Media, Inc., for $150 million. First American contributed $45 million in cash and First Advantage contributed the balance in a combination of cash, stock and notes.
buyer: The First American Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
The First American Corporation, a FORTUNE 500(R) company that traces its history to 1889, is America's largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products. "
target: LeadClick Media, Inc.
LeadClick Media provides Web-based lead generation services primarily to the automotive, real estate and financial services markets. LeadClick offers consumers a variety of convenient resources to request business services and complete a brief profile of their needs.
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$150
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closed 3/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Title iO, acquired GreenFolders

synopsis: Title iO has acquired GreenFolders, a provider of digital office management software that integrates with leading title and escrow production systems to reduce reliance on paper files, accelerate workflows and reduce costs related to closing a real estate transaction.
buyer: Title iO
Title iO is a Salt Lake City-based technology company that provides the real estate settlement industry with workflow automation, secure communication and data integration solutions. "
target parent: First American Financial Corporation
target: GreenFolders
GreenFolders is a provider of digital office management software that integrates with leading title and escrow production systems to reduce reliance on paper files, accelerate workflows and reduce costs related to closing a real estate transaction.
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closed 3/3/2020 via BusinessWire

First American Financial Corporation, acquired DocuTech Corporation

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, has acquired Docutech, a leading provider of document, eClose, and fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
First American Financial is a leading provider of title insurance, settlement services, and risk solutions for real estate transactions. First American also provides title plant management services, valuation products and services, and other related products and services. "
target: DocuTech Corporation
DocuTech is a leading provider of document, eClose, and fulfillment technology for the mortgage industry. The company offers a wide range of document technology solutions for mortgage, home equity, and consumer lending, from document generation to eDelivery, eSign, eClose, and print fulfillment.
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$350
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closed 10/10/2016 via BusinessWire

First American Financial Corporation, acquired TD Service Financial Corporation

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, announced its acquisition of TD Service Financial Corporation, a provider of technology and services to the mortgage industry that specializes in post-closing services and document management.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
First American Financial provides title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transaction, title plant management services; title and other real property records and images; valuation products and services; home warranty products; property and casualty insurance, etc. "
target: TD Service Financial Corporation
TD Service Financial Corporation, through its TD Service Company subsidiary, provides specialized services in the areas of default, lien release, assignments, and document retrieval through the use of custom software.
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closed 9/21/2016 via BusinessWire

First American Financial Corporation, acquired RedVision Systems, Inc.

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transactions, announced the completion of its acquisition of RedVision Systems, Inc., the largest independent national provider of title and real property research.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
First American Financial provides title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions for real estate transaction, title plant management services; title and other real property records and images; valuation products and services; home warranty products; property and casualty insurance, etc. "
target: RedVision Systems, Inc.
RedVision is the fastest growing provider of title searches and real property data solutions in the nation, serving over 1,650 customers in the real estate industry including lenders, title underwriters, title agents, attorneys, settlement and default servicing firms.
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closed 3/12/2014 via BusinessWire

First American Financial Corporation, acquired Interthinx, Inc.

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk solutions, announced an agreement with Verisk Analytics, Inc. to acquire Interthinx, Inc., a leading provider of loan quality analytics, decision support tools and loan review services for the mortgage industry.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
First American provides financial services through its Title Insurance and Services segment and its Specialty Insurance segment. The First American Family of Companies’ core business lines include title insurance and closing/settlement services; title plant management services; and more. "
target parent: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
target: Interthinx, Inc.
Interthinx, Inc. is a leading national provider of proven risk mitigation and regulatory compliance tools for the financial services industry. At every point in the mortgage life cycle, Interthinx helps to assess risk and prevent mortgage fraud and compliance violations.
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closed 11/3/2010 via PR Newswire

First American Financial Corporation, acquired NAZCA Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance and settlement services for real estate transactions, announced the acquisition of NAZCA Solutions, Inc., a Minnesota-based company founded in 2003 that leverages Web technology to aggregate disparate property datasets from multiple internal and external sources.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
First American Financial Corporation is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. The company offers its products and services directly and through its agents and partners in all 50 states and in more than 60 countries. "
target: NAZCA Solutions, Inc.
Nazca, a Minnesota-based company founded in 2003, quickly built a reputation for innovation by developing technology that connected real estate professionals with a variety of databases needed for property and title research.
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closed 9/23/2009 via PR Newswire

Centrro, Inc., acquired BarNone Inc.

synopsis: Centrro, Inc., a vertical search engine designed to help consumers find personal financial products that complement their specific credit profile, announced the acquisition of BarNone, Inc., a leading provider of specialty finance and consumer services.
buyer: Centrro, Inc.
Centrro is a search engine designed to help consumers find personal financial products that best fit their unique needs. Their direct-to-consumer service, KnowBeforeYouApply.com, is a free tool for consumers to find personal finance products based on their credit. "
target parent: The First American Corporation
target: BarNone Inc.
BarNone, Inc. is a leading provider of credit-based lead generation, processing and tracking services for the automotive industry. BarNone assists thousands of U.S. consumers each year to find financing for auto purchases.
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closed 6/17/2009 via PR Newswire

First American CoreLogic, Inc., acquired BasePoint Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: First American CoreLogic, a member of The First American Corporation family of companies and America's largest provider of advanced property, ownership and mortgage information and analytics, announced that it has purchased BasePoint Analytics, LLC, a leading provider of predictive analytic fraud and risk management solutions.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First American CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,642.38)
First American CoreLogic, a member of The First American Corporation family of companies, is the largest provider in the U.S. of real estate, property, ownership, fraud, mortgage and mortgage securities data, and the advanced analytics that use them. "
target: BasePoint Analytics, Inc.
BasePoint Analytics is a leading provider of predictive analytic fraud and risk management solutions for the mortgage and global banking industries. By using science to analyze historical data, BasePoint develops advanced fraud scores to fit your organization's unique needs.
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closed 5/27/2009 via PR Newswire

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

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

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Verify Limited

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the purchase of Verify Limited, a premier Asian Pacific employment screening company, by the Employer Services segment of First Advantage.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Verify Limited
Verify Limited is the second largest background screening firm in Asia, following top-ranked First Advantage. Verify Screening Solutions was established in 2002 as a business unit of Hill and Associates Group Limited and was merged with Quam Data Services Limited in 2006 to form Verify Limited.
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closed 2/5/2007 via PR Newswire

First American Real Estate Solutions L.P., acquired CoreLogic Systems, Inc.

synopsis: The First American Corporation, America's largest provider of business information, announced that it has merged its First American Real Estate Solutions division, a part of its FARES LLC subsidiary, with Sacramento, Calif.- based CoreLogic Systems, Inc., a leading provider of mortgage risk assessment and fraud prevention solutions.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First American Real Estate Solutions L.P.
First American Real Estate Solutions is the nation's largest provider of advanced property information and applications for use by real estate and mortgage finance companies to help consumers and businesses buy and sell real estate; value residential and commercial properties. "
target parent: TA Associates
target: CoreLogic Systems, Inc.
CoreLogic is the leading provider of residential mortgage risk management and fraud protection solutions to the mortgage banking industry. CoreLogic technology quantifies potential risk in residential mortgage transactions.
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$100
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closed 2/2/2007 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired R E Austin Ltd.

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

First Advantage Corporation, acquired EvidentData

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider,has acquired the assets of EvidentData, Inc., a company specializing in computer forensics and electronic discovery consulting headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. The transaction was completed to expand First Advantage's West Coast presence.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: EvidentData
EvidentData are computer forensics practitioners and information technology professionals that pride ourselves on delivering comprehensive litigation support services and computer forensics expertise.
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closed 8/8/2006 via PR Newswire

The First American Corporation, acquired FAXXON Legal Information Services, Inc.

synopsis: The First American Corporation, America's largest provider of business information, announced that it has acquired privately held FAXXON Legal Information Services, Inc., the leading UCC (Uniform Commercial Code) search and filing company in the Midwestern United States.
buyer: The First American Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
The First American Corporation, a FORTUNE 500(R) company that traces its history to 1889, is America's largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products. "
target: FAXXON Legal Information Services, Inc.
FAXXON Legal Information Services, Inc., the leading UCC search and filing company in the Midwest, provides nationwide public record services for asset- based lending professionals and their legal counsels.
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closed 8/7/2006 via PR Newswire

First American MLS Solutions, Inc., acquired Offutt Systems Incorporated

synopsis: The First American Corporation, America's largest provider of business information, today announced that it has acquired privately-held Offutt Systems, Inc., a Greensboro, N.C.-based provider of multiple listing service (MLS) solutions. OSI will be operated through First American MLS Solutions, Inc., a division of First American Residential Group.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First American MLS Solutions, Inc.
First American MLS Solutions, a division of First American Residential Group, was created in 2005 through the combination of First American subsidiaries MarketLinx(R) Solutions and Interealty. "
target: Offutt Systems Incorporated
Offutt Systems, Inc. (OSI) was founded in 1971 by Robert and Lois Offutt. For the past 34 years, we have been providing professionals in the real estate industry with the technologies, services, and solutions that our users have come to expect from a long-time partner to the industry.
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closed 8/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Single Source Services, Inc.

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

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a leading risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd., the leading provider of employment background screening services in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd.
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Sydney, Refsure currently provides comprehensive screening programs primarily to multinational corporations and local companies in the financial services, telecommunications and retail industries, including Australia's four largest financial institutions.
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closed 6/5/2006 via PR Newswire

First American Residential Group, acquired Sonic Eagle, Inc.

synopsis: First American Residential Group, a member of The First American Corporation family of companies, today announced that it has acquired privately held Sonic Eagle, Inc., a California-based provider of enterprise broker and real estate agent productivity technology.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First American Residential Group
First American Residential Group is a subsidiary business line established by The First American Corporation in 2002 to address the real estate brokerage, MLS and relocation market segments with the full array of First American capabilities. "
target: Sonic Eagle, Inc.
Sonic Eagle, Inc. was founded in May 2002 by one of the real estate industry’s most visionary development teams. Through the “appropriate” application of technology, our solutions differentiate our Broker customers in the eyes of Agents and our Agent customers in the eyes of the consumer.
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Inquest, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Inquest, Inc., a regional employment screening company based in Los Gatos, Calif., near San Jose.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Inquest, Inc.
Inquest Pre Employment Screening is a certified Woman Owned Business that offers quality employee screening services, including county-level employee background checks. Inquest has emerged as a leading provider of screening services.
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closed 3/31/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Brooke Consulting

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of Tokyo-based Brooke Consulting, a leading regional employment screening company.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Brooke Consulting
Brooke Screening is the leading employment screening and background check company in North Asia. Using our proprietary on-line background screening system, we have implemented multi-lingual automated employee screening programs into the Asian operations of many of the world's largest companies.
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announced 11/26/2019 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire First Advantage Corporation

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

ZeroChaos, acquired Checkpast, LLC

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

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

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

Kenexa Corporation, acquired HRC Human Resources Consulting GmbH

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

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Inquest, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Inquest, Inc., a regional employment screening company based in Los Gatos, Calif., near San Jose.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Inquest, Inc.
Inquest Pre Employment Screening is a certified Woman Owned Business that offers quality employee screening services, including county-level employee background checks. Inquest has emerged as a leading provider of screening services.
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closed 3/18/2015 via BNC Analysis

Capita Resourcing, acquired ThirtyThree LLP

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

PreVisor, acquired CraftSystems, Inc.

synopsis: PreVisor, a leader in pre-employment assessments and selection solutions that connect hiring decisions to business results, acquired talent assessments specialists CraftSystems, Inc. was founded 29 years ago by Dr. Larry L. Craft. CraftSystems has built a strong reputation for the technical and predictive strength of their assessments.
buyer parent: Veronis Suhler Stevenson
buyer: PreVisor
PreVisor, a leading provider of on-demand pre-employment assessment software and employee selection solutions, helps organizations by connecting hiring decisions with business results. PreVisor’s assessment content accurately predicts on-the-job performance and supports fair hiring practices. "
target: CraftSystems, Inc.
CraftSystems, Inc. developed a unique questionnaire that specifically measured the drive and motivation that separated "Race Horses" from "Plow Horses," employing state-of-the-art technology to discourage applicants from "faking" the assessment to leave an unrealistically favorable impression.
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closed 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
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:$288.49)
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:$2,681.17)
MITIE is a strategic outsourcing company. It helps clients run more efficient and effective businesses by looking after their facilities, their energy needs and the people they're responsible for. "
target: UK CRBs Ltd
ukCRBs Ltd is a Registered Umbrella Body for the Crimial Records Bureau. They offer a friendly, professional Criminal Records Bureau checking service at competitive prices. With over 20,000 registered users and clients ukCRBs Ltd is one of the leading umbrella bodies in the UK.
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closed 7/3/2013 via Wall Street Journal

GB Group Plc, acquired CRD (UK) Limited

synopsis: GBGroup announced the acquisition of CRD (UK) Limited. CRD is UK's sixth largest criminal records disclosure umbrella organisation. Its criminal record disclosure system currently processes over 55,000 checks a year for organisations who employ individuals working with children and vulnerable adults and also increasingly in other sectors.
buyer: GB Group Plc (AIM:GBG:$288.49)
GB Group PLC, an identity management company, engages in the development, sale, and support of business application software. It also involves in the provision of marketing database and anti-fraud services, and licensing of technology. "
target: CRD (UK) Limited
CRD have been providing background information services for years. CRD's Basic Checks service is the only Disclosure Scotland check provider that keeps the employer in complete control of the application process, significantly reducing the time to hire.
price ($mm)
$2.00
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/5/2013 via PR Web

Compliance Safety Systems merged with WorkforceQA,

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

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Verify Limited

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the purchase of Verify Limited, a premier Asian Pacific employment screening company, by the Employer Services segment of First Advantage.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Verify Limited
Verify Limited is the second largest background screening firm in Asia, following top-ranked First Advantage. Verify Screening Solutions was established in 2002 as a business unit of Hill and Associates Group Limited and was merged with Quam Data Services Limited in 2006 to form Verify Limited.
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closed 2/2/2007 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired R E Austin Ltd.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, announced that it has acquired R E Austin Ltd., an employment screening company based in Colchester, United Kingdom, outside of London.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: R E Austin Ltd.
R E Austin Ltd. is one of the largest background screening companies in the U.K., with 70 employees and an estimated 25 percent share of the local financial services market. The company also serves clients in the information technology, telecommunications and other industries.
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closed 4/28/2021 via BusinessWire

Jobvite, acquired NXTThing RPO

synopsis: Jobvite, the leading end-to-end talent acquisition solution provider, announced it is joining forces with NXTThing RPO, a high-growth recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company. NXTThing RPO’s experience and tenure in the talent acquisition space has provided significant expertise in designing and improving client HR processes.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management
buyer: Jobvite
Jobvite is a leading talent acquisition company that uses a candidate-centric recruiting model, helping companies engage candidates with meaningful experiences. The Jobvite Talent Acquisition Suite combines automation and intelligence to increase recruiting speed, quality, and cost-effectiveness. "
target: NXTThing RPO
NXTThing RPO is a leading recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) company that has created differentiated recruitment services that change how companies hire talent into their organization for the past 25 years.
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:CCNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Command Center, Inc.
Command Center, Inc.
Command Center provides flexible on-demand employment solutions to businesses in the United States, primarily in the areas of light industrial, hospitality and event services. Through 67 field offices in 22 states, the company provides employment annually for approximately 32,000 field team members.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$97.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.93
EBIT ($mm)
$2.58
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
220
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Ticker: JOB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General Employment Enterprises, Inc.
General Employment Enterprises, Inc.
General Employment Enterprises, Inc. is a provider of specialized staffing solutions. They operate in two industry segments, providing professional staffing services and solutions, and light industrial staffing services through General Employment, Agile Resources, Ashley Ellis, Triad and Omni-One.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$43.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
122
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Ticker: TSE:4484
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lancers, Inc.
Lancers, Inc.
Lancers is Japan's largest freelance talent platform. Lancers matches companies with individuals who are looking for jobs online. The platform offers jobs in over 140 categories, including web development, system development, sales, design, translation, photography and more.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$34.16
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
154
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Ticker: FFI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fortune Industries, Inc.
Fortune Industries, Inc.
Fortune Industries, Inc., is a professional employer organization (PEO) focused on small and medium-sized business clients in 47 states, providing human resource consulting and management, employee assessment, training, payroll services, and benefits administration.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$60.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.87
EBIT ($mm)
$2.34
Net Income ($mm)
$2.28
Employees
96
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Ticker: OM:WISE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WISE Group AB
Wise Group AB is a corporation which owns, starts and develops companies specializing in recruitment, consultancy and other services within Human Resources. Their subsidiaries offer a complete portfolio of services for operational and strategic HR.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$88.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.68
EBIT ($mm)
$5.57
Net Income ($mm)
$3.89
Employees
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Ticker: SWX:ADEN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Adecco Group
Adecco Group
The Adecco Group, based in Zurich, Switzerland, is the world’s leading provider of HR solutions. Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services, connecting around 700,000 associates with their clients every day.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$24,247.83
EBITDA ($mm)
$848.60
EBIT ($mm)
$659.35
Net Income ($mm)
$10.85
Employees
35000
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Ticker: BBSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
Barrett Business Services, Inc.
Barrett is a leading human resource management company. We provide a unique blend of services and are one of the few companies in our industry to combine staffing services and professional employer services ("PEO").
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$236.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.53)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34725
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