Like Inquest, Inc.

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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announced 8/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., will acquire Appriss Insights

synopsis: Equifax® a global data, analytics and technology company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Appriss Insights, a trusted and comprehensive source of risk and criminal justice intelligence. Appriss Insights was founded in 1994 with the creation of the VINE® network, a proprietary victim notification network.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,634.50)
Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company, they play an essential role in the global economy by helping financial institutions, companies, employees, and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Appriss Insights
Appriss Insights is a trusted and comprehensive source of risk and criminal justice intelligence. Appriss Insights was founded in 1994 with the creation of the VINE® network, a proprietary victim notification network that empowers victims with timely information regarding incarcerated persons.
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$1,825
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closed 7/7/2015 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Intelius, Inc.

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $18 billion of equity capital, announced that an affiliate has completed the acquisition of Intelius. Intelius is a leading provider of on-demand information about individuals and predictive analytics that can help identify connections to other people, places and things.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $18 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target: Intelius, Inc.
Intelius is an information commerce company founded in 2003 that has become a leader in online people data, delivering comprehensive information about individuals, their histories and their connections to others.
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closed 10/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Appriss Insights, acquired Securitec Screening Solutions, Inc

synopsis: Appriss Inc. announced its acquisition of Securitec Screening Solutions, a top wholesale data provider to the background screening industry. Securitec Screening will become part of Appriss Insights, the developer of the Appriss Insights Platform, the nation’s most comprehensive source of incarceration, justice, and risk intelligence data.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Appriss Insights
Appriss Insights is the developer of the Appriss Insights Platform, the nation’s most comprehensive source of incarceration, justice, and risk intelligence data. "
target: Securitec Screening Solutions, Inc
Securitec is 100% wholesale Court Data as a Service (CDaaS) provider that offers powerful and cost effective technology and services to the background intelligence industry that drive accuracy, efficiency and cost savings.
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closed 7/10/2019 via Company Press Release

Appriss, Inc., acquired Innovative Enterprises Inc

synopsis: Appriss, a leading provider of data analytics solutions, is pleased to announce acquisition of Innovative Enterprises, Inc. (IEI), a top data service provider for the background screening industry.  Established by current CEO, Cliff Williams in 1996, IEI offers a myriad of solutions across the screening spectrum.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Appriss, Inc.
Since 1994, Appriss has provided proprietary data and analytics solutions to address risk, fraud, security, safety and compliance issues for government and commercial enterprises worldwide. "
target: Innovative Enterprises Inc
Innovative Enterprises, Inc. (IEI) is a top data service provider for the background screening industry. IEI offers a myriad of solutions across the screening spectrum. Their product offerings include a national criminal file, social security trace, county court research, tenant screening, and more.
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closed 2/9/2004 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Background Information Systems, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation FADV, a global risk management solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of Dallas-based Background Information Systems, Inc. (BIS), a regional provider of employment background screening services.
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: Background Information Systems, Inc.
Background Information Systems, Inc. successfully carved a niche in the Texas pre-employment screening marketplace since its formation in 2001. The company offers an array of screening reports to assist employers in evaluating employment candidates and specializes in criminal record reports. To fur
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closed 3/14/2017 via Company Press Release

Cressey & Co., Spectrum Equity, acquired Verisys Corporation

synopsis: Verisys Corporation, a leading provider of technology solutions and primary-source data on healthcare professionals and businesses, announced that Spectrum Equity, along with Cressey & Company and Verisys CEO John P. Benson, have made a significant growth equity investment in the Company.
buyer: Spectrum Equity
buyer: Cressey & Co.
Spectrum Equity is a leading growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support to innovative Internet, software and information services companies. Cressey & Company LP is a private investment firm focused exclusively on investing in and building leading healthcare businesses. "
target: Verisys Corporation
Verisys is the leading provider of health care credentialing services with the most current, accurate, and comprehensive data and technology tools. Since 1992, Verisys has been leading the health care industry by providing the highest quality data coupled with deep health care industry experience.
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closed 2/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Moody's Corporation, acquired Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has completed its acquisition of Regulatory DataCorp (RDC), a leading provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) data and due diligence services.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$5,371.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.
RDC (Regulatory DataCorp) delivers powerful, decision-ready intelligence and world-class risk and compliance protection, allowing global organizations to identify suspect entities, strengthen fraud protection, ensure regulatory compliance, and protect their brand equity.
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closed 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Innolva S.p.A., acquired Comas S.r.l.

synopsis: Innolva S.p.A., entirely controlled by Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., has finalized the acquisition of Comas S.r.l. and Webber S.r.l., two companies active in the on-line sale of commercial information.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Innolva S.p.A.
Innolva operates in the field of Business Information & Credit Management services. Innolva presents a complete offer of information to banks, companies and professionals to optimize decisions in credit management activities. "
target: Comas S.r.l.
Comas S.r.l. and Webber S.r.l. are principally active in the reselling, through the internet, of commercial information such as financial and corporate information on companies, cadastral information, automobile registration history, and other information services.
price ($mm)
$11
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$4
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closed 12/1/2015 via BusinessWire

iMapData Inc. merged with PlanetRisk,

synopsis: iMapData, a pioneer in data visualization and analysis that is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, announced that it has merged with and taken the name of Bethesda, Maryland-based PlanetRisk, a fast-growing technology leader revolutionizing big data solutions.
buyer: PlanetRisk
PlanetRisk is a fast-growing technology leader revolutionizing big data solutions. PlanetRisk is a technology solutions and services company that provides a comprehensive analysis of “risk and opportunity” to customers, which include many organizations throughout the private and public sector. "
target: iMapData Inc.
A pioneer in the field of data visualization and analysis, iMapData has been helping organizations mitigate economic risk, protect corporate assets, maintain situational awareness and safeguard employees for over 30 years.
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closed 12/10/2014 via Market Watch

Verisk Analytics, Inc., acquired Maplecroft

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc. a leading source of information about risk, announced the acquisition of Maplecroft, a leading provider of global risk analytics and advisory services. Using a proprietary data aggregation and analytical approach, Maplecroft enables its customers to assess, monitor, and forecast a range of worldwide risks.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,889.60)
Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. "
target: Maplecroft
Maplecroft provides services and products that offer risk screens, monitoring tools, and insights into political, economic, social, and environmental risks and responsibilities facing by businesses in various sectors worldwide.
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closed 3/10/2008 via BusinessWire

iMapData Inc., acquired iMapData Inc.

synopsis: iMapData Inc., a consulting firm specializing in customized, geospatially-based decision support solutions for the public and private sector, has been acquired from ChoicePoint Inc. by a private investment group. The investment group is led by, and the business will be managed by, the founders of iMapData.
buyer parent: ChoicePoint, Inc.
buyer: iMapData Inc.
iMapData delivers relevant and tailored information via an easy-to-use, Web-based, map interface enabling businesses and government agencies to create maps and reports by accessing and merging various information sets including energy, government... "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: iMapData Inc.
iMapData delivers relevant and tailored information via an easy-to-use, Web-based, map interface enabling businesses and government agencies to create maps and reports by accessing and merging various information sets including energy, government...
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closed 4/11/2018 via GlobeNewswire

NRT Technology Corp., acquired National Cred-A-Chek, Inc.

synopsis: NRT Technology Corp,, a global technology leader of current and next generation payment systems, specialized financial/marketing self-serve kiosks, and digital and mobile experiences, has acquired the assets of privately held National Cred-A-Chek, Inc. (NCC) the leading provider of information services for underwriting credit markers to more than
buyer: NRT Technology Corp.
NRT Technology Corp. provides integrated ticket redemption and cash access kiosks and payment services to casino operators, lotteries, retailers, and ATM operators worldwide. "
target: National Cred-A-Chek, Inc.
National Cred-A-Chek offers a FCRA-compliant cloud-based platform that automates marker credit applications and consolidates multidimensional reports of casino marker, front money, and check cashing information, bank verification data, third-party credit bureau, identity validation, and KYC tools.
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closed 6/10/2014 via PR Newswire

Press Ganey Associates, Inc., acquired National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators

synopsis: Press Ganey, a leader in performance improvement, announced the acquisition of the National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators (NDNQI), the leading quality improvement and nurse engagement tool developed by the American Nurses Association.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Press Ganey Associates, Inc. (PGND:$344.32)
Press Ganey partners with more than 11,000 health care organizations to create and sustain high-performing organizations, and, ultimately, improve the overall health care experience. The company offers solutions to help clients operate efficiently, improve quality and optimize reimbursement. "
target parent: American Nurses Association
target: National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators
NDNQI® is the only national nursing quality measurement program that enables hospitals to compare measures of their nursing quality against national, regional and state norms for hospitals of the same type down to the unit level.
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closed 4/3/2017 via Market Wire

MOVE Guides, acquired Teleport

synopsis: MOVE Guides, which moves and manages the mobile workforce, announced the acquisition of Teleport. Headquartered in Estonia, Teleport's applications enable the free movement of talent. The company's core product - Teleport Cities - uses data science and matching algorithms to help knowledge workers discover their best places to live and work.
buyer: MOVE Guides
MOVE Guides moves and manages the mobile workforce. Their Talent Mobility Cloud automates business processes, connects a global partner and support network and uses data science to reduce the cost and friction of mobile employees. "
target: Teleport
Teleport's applications enable the free movement of talent. The company's core product -- Teleport Cities -- uses data science and matching algorithms to help knowledge workers discover their best places to live and work.
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closed 8/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Salary.com, acquired ITG Competency Group

synopsis: Salary.com, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand compensation management solutions, has closed the asset purchase of ITG Competency Group of Princeton, New Jersey, effective August 3, 2007. As part of the transaction, Salary.com paid $1.5 million in cash and $500,000 in Salary.com stock.
buyer: Salary.com (SLRY:$0.00)
Salary.com is a leading provider of on-demand compensation management solutions helping businesses and individuals manage pay and performance. Salary.com provides companies of all sizes comprehensive on-demand software applications. "
target: ITG Competency Group
ITG is a pioneer in competency management, offering a unique combination of off-the-shelf competency models and implementation services designed to accelerate performance or learning management initiative.
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closed 5/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired TALX Corporation

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed the acquisition of TALX Corporation following approval of the transaction by TALX shareholders and satisfaction of all other closing conditions of the merger agreement.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,634.50)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas.
price ($mm)
$1,401
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closed 4/24/2006 via BusinessWire

Med Advantage, purchased NCVO Credentialing Arm from TriZetto Group, Inc.

synopsis: Med Advantage, a leading provider of data and credentialing services, announced it has acquired the NCVO(R) Credentialing Verification Organization of The TriZetto Group, Inc. This is the fourth (4th) acquisition that Med Advantage has completed in the past several years.
buyer: Med Advantage
Med Advantage is a leading provider of Credentialing and Data integration services. Working with Med Advantage, companies improve and reduce the cost of credentialing by integrating the automated services. "
seller: TriZetto Group, Inc.
TriZetto is Powering Integrated Healthcare Management™. The company provides premier information technology solutions that enable payers and other constituents in the healthcare supply chain to improve the coordination of benefits and care for healthcare consumers.
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closed 4/1/2004 via BusinessWire

TALX Corporation, acquired The Sheakley Group

synopsis: TALX Corporation (NASDAQ:TALX) said it completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the unemployment cost management and employment verification businesses of The Sheakley Group of Companies for approximately $39 million.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas. "
target: The Sheakley Group
The Sheakley Group of Companies is a national consulting firm specializing in cost control for mandated and voluntary employee benefit programs and other human resource cost containment areas.
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$39
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closed 12/28/2015 via BusinessWire

IHS, Inc., acquired Carproof

synopsis: IHS Inc., the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced it has acquired CarProof Corporation, a Canada-based company that offers products and services in vehicle history, appraisal and valuation for the automotive. CarProof is the industry standard in Canada for providing automotive vehicle history reports.
buyer: IHS, Inc. (INFO:$4,287.80)
IHS, Inc. is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape the business landscape: energy, economics, geopolitical risk, sustainability and supply chain management. IHS is the leading provider of diverse global market and economic information. "
target: Carproof
CarProof is the industry standard in Canada for providing automotive vehicle history reports to dealers, auto auctions, original equipment manufacturers, lenders, insurers, governments, law enforcement agencies and consumers.
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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 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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announced 11/26/2019 via PR Newswire

SilverLake, will acquire First Advantage Corporation

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

Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc., acquired Consilio

synopsis: Consilio, a global leader in eDiscovery and Document Review Services, has announced a new partnership with Los Angeles-based private equity firm Shamrock Capital Advisors. Under the terms of the partnership, Shamrock will take a majority position in Consilio and current owner Symphony Technology Group will divest its position.
buyer: Shamrock Capital Advisors, Inc.
Shamrock Capital Advisors is a Los Angeles based private equity firm with over $700 million of capital under management. The firm invests exclusively in the media, entertainment, and communications sectors. "
target parent: Symphony Technology Group
target: Consilio
Consilio is an international eDiscovery and Document Review Service provider with extensive experience in litigation, antitrust, second requests, and internal and regulatory investigations.
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closed 3/5/2013 via Market Wire

First Advantage Corporation, purchased Screening business from LexisNexis Risk Solutions

synopsis: First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group company and a leading global provider of comprehensive talent acquisition solutions, announced that its acquisition of the employment and resident screening business of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, has closed.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage is a provider of talent acquisition solutions including employment background screening, occupational health services, applicant tracking systems, skills and behavioral assessments, and business tax consulting services. "
seller parent: Reed Elsevier
seller: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
The screening business of LexisNexis provides everything from in-depth criminal background checks and drug/alcohol screening to employment verification and time-saving post-hire solutions.
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closed 9/23/2009 via PR Newswire

Centrro, Inc., acquired BarNone Inc.

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

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

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

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Verify Limited

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

First Advantage Corporation, acquired R E Austin Ltd.

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

First Advantage Corporation, acquired EvidentData

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider,has acquired the assets of EvidentData, Inc., a company specializing in computer forensics and electronic discovery consulting headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. The transaction was completed to expand First Advantage's West Coast presence.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: EvidentData
EvidentData are computer forensics practitioners and information technology professionals that pride ourselves on delivering comprehensive litigation support services and computer forensics expertise.
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closed 8/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Single Source Services, Inc.

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

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a leading risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced that it has acquired Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd., the leading provider of employment background screening services in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Refsure Worldwide Pty Ltd.
Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Sydney, Refsure currently provides comprehensive screening programs primarily to multinational corporations and local companies in the financial services, telecommunications and retail industries, including Australia's four largest financial institutions.
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closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Inquest, Inc.

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

First Advantage Corporation, acquired Brooke Consulting

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of Tokyo-based Brooke Consulting, a leading regional employment screening company.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Brooke Consulting
Brooke Screening is the leading employment screening and background check company in North Asia. Using our proprietary on-line background screening system, we have implemented multi-lingual automated employee screening programs into the Asian operations of many of the world's largest companies.
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closed 3/1/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired National Data Verification Service

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of the assets of National Data Verification Service, a New England-based employment screening company owned by Chex Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of eFunds Corporation.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target parent: eFunds Corporation
target: National Data Verification Service
Founded in 1969, National Data Verification Service serves the pre-employment screening needs of hundreds of regional companies from its Rockland, Mass. offices.
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closed 6/7/2006 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, and Accufacts Pre-Employment Screening, Inc., an employment screening company, today jointly announced the completion of the sale of Accufacts to First Advantage.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: Accufacts Pre-Employment Screening, Inc.
Accufacts performs various types of pre-employment background screenings and provides other human resources-related information to its clients.
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closed 2/15/2006 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired SkillCheck, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of SkillCheck Inc., a leading international pre-employment testing and educational skills assessment company.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: SkillCheck, Inc.
SkillCheck, Inc. is the world's technology leader in performance-based and knowledge-based skills testing. SkillCheck assessment products and services are used by the world's top staffing services, corporate HR offices, training organizations and schools.
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closed 12/19/2005 via PR Newswire

First Advantage Corporation, acquired TruStar Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of TruStar Solutions, Inc., an innovative online talent acquisition services firm.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target: TruStar Solutions, Inc.
Located in Fishers, Ind., TruStar Solutions helps companies realize a proactive, high-impact recruiting process by combining recruitment marketing strategies with Web and technology-enabled solutions to effectively recruit active and passive employment candidates.
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closed 11/8/2005 via PR Newswire

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

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

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

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

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

synopsis: First Advantage Corporation, a global risk mitigation and business solutions provider, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Road Manager Financial Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Volvo Commercial Finance LLC The Americas, that provides fleet management services to the trucking industry.
buyer parent: The First American Corporation
buyer: First Advantage Corporation
First Advantage Corporation is a leading provider of information services, providing single-source solutions for the screening, certification, and risk mitigation needs of corporations and consumers across the nation. "
target parent: Volvo Commercial Finance LLC
target: Road Manager Financial Services, Inc.
Road Manager assists trucking companies & leasing company partners across the US with state & federal mileage & fuel tax reporting compliance requirements. Their ability to interface with all major satellite tracking systems creates a paperless method of reporting, saving clients time & money.
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closed 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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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 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:$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:$288.49)
GB Group PLC, an identity management company, engages in the development, sale, and support of business application software. It also involves in the provision of marketing database and anti-fraud services, and licensing of technology. "
target: CRD (UK) Limited
CRD have been providing background information services for years. CRD's Basic Checks service is the only Disclosure Scotland check provider that keeps the employer in complete control of the application process, significantly reducing the time to hire.
price ($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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year
2020
rev ($mm)
$114.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.01
EBIT ($mm)
$20.18
Net Income ($mm)
$3.13
Employees
700
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Ticker: BSE:532835
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICRA Limited
ICRA Limited operates as a credit rating agency in India. The company provides consulting services, including strategy, risk management, regulatory economics, transaction advisory, and process re-engineering services to banks and more.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$50.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.92
EBIT ($mm)
$13.75
Net Income ($mm)
$11.40
Employees
62
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Ticker: OM:KAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Karnov Group AB
Karnov Group AB
The Karnov Group serves leading legal, tax and accounting professionals in Sweden and Denmark with online research solutions, continued legal education, and decision support tools for improved client advisory, and continuously invests in new technology.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$95.06
EBITDA ($mm)
$34.39
EBIT ($mm)
$16.15
Net Income ($mm)
$12.09
Employees
280
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Ticker: NYSE:AON
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Aon plc
Aon plc
Aon plc is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Their 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$11,013.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,179.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,629.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,532.00
Employees
50000
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Ticker: ASX:CV1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CVCheck
CVCheck
CVCheck is an Australian provider of online employment screening and verification services. CVCheck offers checks globally and are the main screening provider for tens of thousands of businesses. They enable customers quickly to verify, screen and check personal and professional information.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$9.63
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.88)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.13)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: JOBS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
51job, Inc.
51job, Inc.
51job is a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China. With a comprehensive suite of HR solutions, 51job meets the needs of enterprises and job seekers through the entire talent management cycle, from initial recruitment to employee retention and career development.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$550.22
EBITDA ($mm)
$157.11
EBIT ($mm)
$145.12
Net Income ($mm)
$166.29
Employees
8180
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Ticker: AIM:CLSU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ClearStar
ClearStar
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.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$20.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.96)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
83
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Ticker: ENXTAM:RAND
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Randstad Holding NV
Randstad Holding NV
Randstad utilizes a technology-driven focus with a human touch to provide better staffing and business solutions to organizations around the world. Their team of experts match professionals with available career opportunities in a variety of fields.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$26,480.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,211.45
EBIT ($mm)
$1,021.04
Net Income ($mm)
$759.38
Employees
38240
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Ticker: LSE:HAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hays plc
Hays is a leading global professional recruiting group. It is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide. They are the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$5,778.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$230.78
EBIT ($mm)
$216.32
Net Income ($mm)
$142.80
Employees
8237
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Ticker: KELYA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kelly Services, Inc.
Kelly Services, Inc.
As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services, Inc. and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,516.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.60
EBIT ($mm)
$44.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
7100
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Ticker: SFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc.
SFN Group, Inc. is a strategic workforce solutions company that provides professional services and general staffing to help businesses more effectively source, deploy and manage people and the work they do.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$2,090.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.46
EBIT ($mm)
$43.12
Net Income ($mm)
$20.92
Employees
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:CCNI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Command Center, Inc.
Command Center, Inc.
Command Center provides flexible on-demand employment solutions to businesses in the United States, primarily in the areas of light industrial, hospitality and event services. Through 67 field offices in 22 states, the company provides employment annually for approximately 32,000 field team members.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$97.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.93
EBIT ($mm)
$2.58
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
220
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Ticker: JOB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
General Employment Enterprises, Inc.
General Employment Enterprises, Inc.
General Employment Enterprises, Inc. is a provider of specialized staffing solutions. They operate in two industry segments, providing professional staffing services and solutions, and light industrial staffing services through General Employment, Agile Resources, Ashley Ellis, Triad and Omni-One.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$43.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
122
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Ticker: 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
2021
rev ($mm)
$24,242.24
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,157.94
EBIT ($mm)
$1,008.76
Net Income ($mm)
$589.63
Employees
31000
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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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