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Quayle Munro advises RISQ Group on its sale to Sterling Talent Solutions

06 June 2016 in News & Insights

Quayle Munro is pleased to announce that it has advised RISQ Group (“RISQ”), an industry leader in employment background checks across the Asia-Pacific region, on its sale to Sterling Talent Solutions (formerly SterlingBackcheck, “Sterling”), one of the world’s largest background screening and HR solutions companies, for an undisclosed amount.

RISQ is widely recognised for high-quality background screening programs and its deep client-centric focus. RISQ combines granular local knowledge with global sophistication, operating out of six offices in the Asia-Pacific region, including Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Mainland China.

Sterling helps employers across the globe make hiring decisions and onboard new employees through a comprehensive suite of employment background screening services and cloud-based human capital management solutions. RISQ joins Sterling as it accelerates its multiyear strategy of domestic and global expansion.

Nick Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of RISQ, said:“Having worked with the team at Quayle Munro on a previous transaction it was once again a pleasure to have them on board for this global process. They were very committed and supportive through both the preparation and the process itself and played a key role in helping deliver a great partner and successful outcome for the business.”

For transaction enquiries please contact:
Tara Anand Carter
Tel: +44 20 7907 4200
Email: tara.anand.carter@quaylemunro.com

About Quayle Munro
Quayle Munro is an independent mergers and acquisitions advisory firm that has an extensive, global track record of working with a wide variety of companies underpinned by data & analytics, content, software, and services. The company also provides growth capital on a selective basis. Quayle Munro is particularly adept at working with entrepreneurial-led businesses experiencing high growth. For more information please visit our website.

About Sterling Talent Solutions
Sterling Talent Solutions (formerly SterlingBackcheck) provides hiring peace of mind by delivering a simpler, smarter background screening and onboarding experience for employers worldwide. Their comprehensive suite of cloud-based background screening and onboarding solutions deliver accurate, reliable results and tools to maintain compliance throughout the hiring cycle.

With 18 offices in nine countries, their team of more than 3,500 employees proudly serves over 50,000 customers around the world, including 25% of the Fortune 100. Sterling is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS), a distinction earned by fewer than 10% of all background screening companies. Visit http://www.sterlingtalentsolutions.com.

Sterling Talent Solutions is a service mark of Sterling Infosystems.

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