Sterling Talent Solutions, a background screening and HR solutions company, acquired National Crime Check, pre-employment background screening provider based in Adelaide, Australia.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
National Crime Check provides criminal background screening and identity verification services to healthcare, staffing, financial services; retail and other industry organizations. It was founded by Martin Lazarevic.
Sterling Talent Solutions counts 20 offices in nine countries. In January 2016, it merged with Seattle-based TalentWise, a cloud solution provider for the human capital management industry. In May 2016, it acquired RISQ Group, a background screening leader in the Asia Pacific region, and subsequently rebranded to Sterling Talent Solutions from SterlingBackcheck. In September 2016, it acquired Verified Person Inc., a pre-employment background screening firm based in Memphis, Tenn.