Employment Background Screening Company Sterling Infosystems Acquires Colorado-based Tandem Select

Sep 12, 2011, 11:20 ET from Sterling Infosystems, Inc.

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Infosystems Inc., the third largest background screening company in the world, announced today it has acquired Tandem Select, a leading background screening company based in Fort Collins, CO.  The acquisition brings together two of 2011's Inc 5000 fastest growing companies.

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William Greenblatt, Founder and CEO of New York City-headquartered Sterling, said, "In addition to Tandem's renowned customer service excellence, this acquisition will allow their focus and skill in product innovation to complement Sterling's initiatives and global influence.  We're very excited about what this will mean for the future of the background screening industry."

"This is a great example of a large and growing industry recognizing the talent and success Tandem Select has to offer and it gives our customers access to full service, global screening capabilities," Chris Baker, Tandem Select CEO said.

About Sterling Infosystems:

Sterling Infosystems, Inc. (www.sterlinginfosystems.com), founded in 1975, is the third largest background screening company in the world with an international presence known for industry leading turn-around-time, customer service and expertise in customizing solutions for industry specific needs.  Most recently, Sterling became the only global background screening company in 2011's Inc 5000.  Sterling offers a broad range of services, including student screening services, corporate due diligence and background investigation services, occupational health services, and employment-related business tax consulting in the United States and in 200 countries around the world.  With a decade as one of the fastest growing background screening companies, our 9,000+ clients range from leading Fortune 500 firms to small and medium sized businesses.

About Tandem Select:

Tandem Select (http://www.tandemselect.com) combines timely, accurate, and comprehensive background screening and drug testing services with innovative technology that enables companies to save time, reduce risk, and select the right people faster.

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