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Chester-based identity data group GBG has sold its Employ and Comply subsidiary to First Advantage.
Details of the deal were not disclosed, but Employ and Comply accounted for around 3.4% of consolidated sales, which are expected to be £ 213 million this fiscal year.
“We recognize that employment screening services require specific market skills,” said Chris Clark, CEO of GBG.
“First Advantage has a global background screening capability and is a company that shares many of our values. We believe we have found a great home for our customers and employees who will provide First Advantage in the UK with great expertise, energy and skills. “
GBG stated that the sale supports its strategy of focusing on its “global core competencies Location Intelligence, Identity Verification and Fraud Prevention”.
The Employ & Comply business is currently focused on the UK market.
First Advantage is one of the largest screening providers in the world and performs over 75 million screening checks annually with over 35,000 customers worldwide.