Boathouse Capital and Accurate Background Acquire National Background Screening Company, Hirease, Inc.

November 19, 2014

Accurate Background, a Boathouse Capital portfolio company and leading provider of employment and workforce screening services, announced last week that they have acquired fellow background screening company, Hirease Inc.

Hirease is a fully accredited background screening company that provides clients with criminal and verification services nationwide. This agreement will combine the strengths of Accurate Background and Hirease, by leveraging Accurate Background’s global network and resources with Hirease’s industry solutions to deliver an unparalleled background screening experience for clients and their candidates. Benefits will materialize in the form of enhanced platform capabilities as well as having operational facilities across both coasts with industry leading professionals in background screening.

“The Hirease team has done an exceptional job building a successful presence as a provider of background screening solutions,” said Dave Dickerson, CEO of Accurate Background. “Accurate Background and Hirease share very similar cultures and values in that we both understand our clients’ needs and strive to put those needs first, exceeding expectations with every service we provide. We look forward to combining the strengths of each company in order to deliver the best background screening experience.”

“Accurate Background’s focus on efficient fulfillment practices, both domestically and internationally, will keep turnaround times down and continue to provide responsive service as we grow” said Heidi Dent of Hirease. “Between Accurate’s expanded service offerings, multiple ATS integrations and similar culture; we feel this acquisition will create greater opportunities for our clients and our employees.”

“We are extremely pleased with Dave Dickerson’s ability to not only build market share with marquee clients but also to grow along with them with a strong infrastructure and unparalleled service,” said Bill Dyer, Partner at Boathouse Capital.  “The combined strengths of Accurate Background and Hirease will only make that commitment to service greater.”

Accurate Background and Hirease have made sure that the timing and execution would not interfere or impact current customers. With the addition of Hirease to the Accurate Background team, Accurate Background will gain a larger market presence in a very competitive industry. The acquisition will benefit the current clients of both companies as well as produce an enhanced experience for future clients.

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