Global HR Research Acquires Background Screening Provider easyBackgrounds

Posted: 29th August 2018 12:38

Background Screening provider Global HR Research (GHRR) (, a Renovo Capital company, announced today that it has acquired easyBackgrounds (, a background screening company operating from Newfields, NH. GHRR and easyBackgrounds are both innovative providers of background screening solutions including criminal background checks, drug and health screening, motor vehicle records, sanctions and compliance, education and employment verification, on-boarding solutions, and a host of industry-specific solutions.

Leveraging GHRR’s innovative screening technology and advanced screening solutions with easyBackground’s reputation for accuracy and personalized service, the acquisition will continue to position GHRR as an industry leader and will provide easyBackgrounds’ clients with access to an expanded set of products, and technology solutions through GHRR.

"We could not be more pleased with this acquisition. It validates our commitment to transform the background screening industry,” said Brandon G. Phillips, CEO of Global HR Research. “The combination of GHRR's exceptional technology and product breadth, along with with easyBackground’s commitment to both the customer and candidate experience, will enable us to offer our new clients the most robust set of products powered by industry leading technology that will help them hire great people, faster.”

“As our third acquisition in this space, easyBackrounds represents a great fit for our expansion strategy as they share our vision of growth as a means to provide improved technology, integrations, product breadth and tailored solutions to our clients and their candidates – without sacrificing customer service as so many of the large players in the business have done”, said Don Jungerman, Managing Partner of Renovo Capital. “We remain focused on bringing best-in-industry solutions to the market while maintaining best-in-class personalized service that enabled us to grow to where we are today.”

GHRR will continue to drive innovation and quality to our clients by providing fully integrated pre-employment screening solutions and industry-leading customer solutions across all sectors including education, energy, government, financial, healthcare, transportation, technology, retail, on-demand and staffing. For more information visit the website:

About Global HR Research 
Global HR Research combines advanced screening technology, data and business analytics to deliver better background screening programs to thousands of customers and their candidates. Serving small businesses to Fortune 500 companies across the country, Global HR Research –recognized for the past seven years in HRO Today Magazine’s “Bakers Dozen” List of top national background screening providers and by Workforce Magazine’s “Hot List” of top background screening providers for five of the past six years – is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) as recognized by the Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC).

About easyBackgrounds 
For the past 15 years, easyBackgrounds has been helping companies mitigate risk and hire smarter. With a FCRA certified staff, easyBackgrounds provides best-in-class screening services and uncompromising accuracy with the fastest turnaround in the industry.

About Renovo Capital 
Renovo Capital, LLC ( is a Dallas-based private equity fund that partners with business owners, entrepreneurs and management teams to invest in specialty manufacturing and business service companies. Renovo's principals and network of operating professionals have decades of experience providing operational and strategic leadership to drive long term business value creation. Renovo Capital has offices in Dallas and Denver.

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