SOURCE: First Advantage

First Advantage

December 11, 2013 09:00 ET

First Advantage Announces New Global Headquarters

Company Relocates to State-of-the-Art Facility to Accommodate Growth, Provide a More Collaborative Working Environment

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Dec 11, 2013) - First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and the leading global provider of screening analytics and identity solutions, today announced details of its move to a new global corporate headquarters located in Atlanta, Georgia. The move to a state-of-the-art facility enables the company to further establish its unique identity and culture with associates and clients, creating an environment that fosters client-centricity, innovation and collaboration.

To better accommodate First Advantage's rapid global growth and increasing demand for its industry-leading screening solutions, the company sought to relocate its corporate headquarters to an open-concept office environment more conducive to collaboration. As recent research shows, workplaces that enable collaboration are more successful and more likely to create an ongoing climate that supports innovation and increased creativity.

The new headquarters offers special amenities to employees, such as walking trails and an onsite fitness club several restaurants, a bank, a travel agency, shuttle buses to public transportation and child care services, providing greater convenience to employees and strengthening their work-life balance.

With the proximity of its headquarters closer to the city of Atlanta and its airport, the office will be more accessible to visiting clients and employees arriving from many international locations and includes a convenient link to Atlanta's MARTA train system. In addition, the new location includes a client collaboration center where the company can host clients and showcase its solutions and latest innovations. The center also includes a state-of-the-art employee learning center.

"With an increasing focus on establishing trustworthiness and safety, more employers and housing providers require innovative screening solutions that can help them creatively assess a higher level of trust with their candidates and potential tenants while ensuring they are fully compliant with the complex federal, state, local and international regulations," said Mark Parise, CEO of First Advantage. "Our new headquarters provide a state-of-the-art facility that fosters our global culture of client-centricity, innovation and collaboration and that ultimately satisfies these specialized client requirements."

First Advantage's new headquarters are located at 1 Concourse Parkway NE, Sandy Springs, Georgia 30328. The telephone number for First Advantage remains +1-800-321-4473.

About First Advantage
First Advantage provides comprehensive 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.