SterlingBackcheck Appoints Billy Goldstein As Head of M&A - October 05, 2015
NEW YORK, October 5, 2015 – SterlingBackcheck, the world's largest company dedicated solely to background screening, announced today that Billy Goldstein has joined the company as senior vice president for mergers & acquisitions. Mr. Goldstein joins SterlingBackcheck as it accelerates its ambitious multi-year strategy of domestic and global corporate expansion.
"In recent years, acquisitions have been a major driver of our corporate growth," said Clare Hart, chief executive officer of SterlingBackcheck. "As a result, we have dramatically expanded our global footprint, added some of our brightest talent and developed essential technologies."
She added, "Looking to the future, it is clear that our continued growth depends on an innovative corporate development strategy. Billy's depth of experience helping companies grow rapidly and strategically will help us achieve new corporate milestones."
Mr. Goldstein brings more than 20 years of experience working with technology, media and telecom companies as an investment banker at several top global investment banks including Goldman Sachs, Macquarie Capital and J.P. Morgan. In these roles, he led M&A transactions with an aggregate value of $100 billion and raised more than $36 billion in debt and equity. Most recently, Mr. Goldstein led Persevent Group LLC, a boutique advisory and investment firm, as its chief executive officer.
Mr. Goldstein holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BSE in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude.
SterlingBackcheck is one of the largest background screening companies in the world. Established in 1975, SterlingBackcheck is chosen by more than 25% of the Fortune 100, 20% of the FTSE 100 and more than 20,000 organizations to help them hire and retain the right people. As a global background screening leader, SterlingBackcheck employs almost 3,000 people in five countries and its team offers expertise in compliance, client experience and applicant experience. Connected by the world’s most advanced background check technology platform, SterlingBackcheck continuously reinvests in its business and its customers to ensure it remains a global leader. To learn more about SterlingBackcheck, please visit: www.sterlingbackcheck.com
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