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First Advantage Highlights Atlanta Presence


ATLANTA, GA–(Marketwired – Apr 2, 2014) – First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and the leading global provider of background screening analytics and identity solutions, celebrated its presence in Atlanta with the official opening of the company’s new global headquarters in Sandy Springs. The new state-of-the-art facility was established to support First Advantage’s creative, innovative culture and provide employees with a more collaborative working environment and access to special amenities, including walking trails, an onsite fitness club and child care services.

To accommodate First Advantage’s rapid global growth, the company chose to relocate its corporate headquarters to this open-concept office facility designed to foster a client-centric, collaborative environment that is closer to the city of Atlanta and its airport.

Mark Parise, CEO of First Advantage, commented, “As an increasing number of employers and housing providers require innovative screening solutions that can help forge a higher level of trust with their candidates and potential tenants, First Advantage recognized the opportunity to expand our local presence in the Atlanta area. Being a part of this community, our new headquarters provide an innovative learning center that will serve as the hub of our customer experience to satisfy these specialized client needs as well as the needs of our employees.”

First Advantage celebrated the official opening of the new building on March 24. Special guests at the event included City of Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul, Economic Development Director Andrea Hall and Communications Director Sharon Kraun as well as Atlanta Community Food Bank Food Drive Sourcing Specialist Elizabeth Haskell. Mayor Paul led the ribbon-cutting and Haskell was on hand to accept a donation from First Advantage as well as more than 1500 pounds of food collected by the company’s employees.

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First Advantage’s new headquarters are located at 1 Concourse Parkway NE, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328.

About First Advantage
First Advantage provides comprehensive background screening, identity and information solutions that give employers and housing providers access to actionable information that results in faster, more accurate people decisions. With an advanced global technology platform and superior customer service delivered by experts who understand local markets, First Advantage helps customers around the world build fully scalable, configurable screening programs that meet their unique needs. Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., First Advantage has offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. More information about First Advantage can be accessed at www.fadv.com.

About Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and being a partner in building great software and services companies. In addition to capital, STG provides transformation expertise to enable its portfolio companies to deliver more value to clients to retain and attract the best talent and to achieve best-in-class business performance. All STG portfolio companies are expected to grow through innovation. STG’s current portfolio consists of 12 global companies with combined revenue of approximately $2.5 billion and thousands of employees spread across North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.symphonytg.com.