Sterling Infosystems, leading employment and background screening services provider, Acquires Screening International - July 22, 2010
Acquisition Expands Service Platform to U.K, Europe and Asia
Sterling Infosystems, Inc., a leading provider of employment and background screening services, announced that it has acquired Screening International, LLC from Intersections Inc. (Nasdaq: INTX) a leading providing of consumer and corporate identity risk management services.
Screening International serves over 1,700 clients ranging from Fortune 100 companies to small business enterprises, operating as American Background Information Services in the US, and as Aperion Screening internationally.
“This acquisition allows us to expand our client base in the United States and Europe, and introduce our industry-leading products, services and technology to new markets,” said Bill Greenblatt, CEO of Sterling Infosystems Inc., “For over 25 years, Screening International has provided services that enhance the safety, security and efficiency of the workplace, and we are proud to announce this transaction to our current and future clients.”
Key employees of Screening International, including its President, Scott Smith, will continue to provide their expertise and services to its existing clients. “Our clients can expect the same level of high quality service from our new company, a seamless transition, and enhanced risk management services that will offer tremendous new benefits,” said Smith.
Sterling Infosystems, Inc. (www.sterlinginfosystems.com) is a leading New York-based technology firm providing employment and student screening services, corporate due diligence and background investigation services, occupational health services, and employment related business tax consulting services in the United States and 200 countries, territories and dependencies around the world. More than 7,500 companies trust Sterling to provide them with high quality, reliable data on which they base hiring, continued employment and admission decisions. With offices in most major cities in the U.S., Sterling’s clients range from leading Fortune 500 firms to small and medium sized businesses. Sterling’s industry-leading CourtDirect technology allows it to provide services faster, better and more cost effectively than other providers.
About Intersections (www.intersections.com)
Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ: INTX) is a leading provider of consumer and corporate identity risk management services. Its premier identity theft, privacy, and consumer solutions are designed to provide high-value opportunities to its marketing partners, including leading financial institutions, Fortune 100 corporations, and other businesses. Intersections also markets full identity theft protection solutions under its brand, IDENTITY GUARD® (www.identityguard.com). Intersections’ consumer identity theft protection services have protected more than 30 million consumers.