New York – June 9, 2008 (LAWFUEL) – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Providence Equity Partners and its portfolio company US Investigations Services, Inc. (USIS) in USIS’ definitive agreement to merge with HireRight, Inc. through a transaction valued at approximately $195 million. HireRight, a NASDAQ-listed company, will be combined with USIS’ Commercial Services Division.
USIS is a leading provider of security screenings, background investigations, employment and drug screening services, automotive insurance underwriting services, and national security solutions to government and corporate clients. Providence is the world’s leading private equity firm dedicated to investing in the media, information services and communications industries.
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