Investment will accelerate innovative product and technology development to deliver Vcheck Global’s game-changing background check and due diligence solutions
NEW YORK, NY and SAN MATEO, CA—November 30, 2021—Vcheck Global, a leader in background check and due diligence investigation services, has received a strategic investment from Sunstone Partners, a growth-oriented private equity firm focused on software and technology-enabled services companies.
Vcheck offers a full suite of solutions including the diligence and investigation services they’ve become known for and a growing portfolio of technology solutions for third-party risk management, vendor/supply chain due diligence, and enhanced due diligence for capital markets, lending and corporate compliance organizations.
The company’s proprietary software platform uses artificial intelligence and advanced analytics to power their leading investigative and research teams to deliver a wide range of diligence and background reports with market leading quality and delivery timelines amid an increasingly complex and fast-moving global regulatory and risk environment. Through the combination of top investigative and research talent and the purposeful application of advanced technology tools, Vcheck Global offers a truly distinctive customer experience. As a result, Vcheck has rapidly become a market leader in domestic and international due diligence and investigations supporting many of the largest corporations, financial institutions, law firms and private equity firms in the world.
Through the partnership with Sunstone, Vcheck Global is positioned to continue executing on an aggressive growth strategy by fueling the development of innovative offerings and expanding its delivery capabilities to continue to provide standard-setting service levels and accuracy for its clients.
“Vcheck Global has experienced unprecedented growth over the last few years and we have an incredible opportunity to truly change the game for lenders, investors, risk and compliance leaders and supply chain managers across the globe,” said Vcheck CEO Julie Peck. “The Vcheck team believes that Sunstone’s investment approach and partnership model will help us accelerate the execution of our ambitious vision for delivering unmatched service and customer experience by the unique use of technology and an unwavering focus on the power of a flawless service experience. It was clear from our earliest interactions with Sunstone that their team shared our vision, stressing their desire to preserve our unique culture, relentless customer focus and superior investigative depth and quality. We look forward to partnering with them during this next exciting phase of Vcheck’s growth and innovation.”
Sunstone Partners Co-Founder and Managing Director, Gustavo Alberelli, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Vcheck into our portfolio of high-growth companies. It only takes one Vcheck engagement to understand why top companies, financial institutions and professionals are enthusiastically lining up to work with them. Vcheck’s technology allows the company to deliver unequaled diligence report quality, depth and turnaround times in support of transactions and customers of all sizes. We are very excited to partner with Vcheck’s team on their future growth plans.”
Transaction terms were not disclosed. KPMG Corporate Finance LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to Vcheck Global on the Sunstone Partners investment. Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP acted as Sunstone’s legal counsel.
About Sunstone Partners
Sunstone Partners is a growth-oriented private equity firm that makes majority and minority investments in software and technology-enabled services businesses. Recognized as one of Inc.’s PE 50 founder-friendly private equity firms for entrepreneurs in both 2020 and 2021, the firm seeks to partner with exceptional management teams, often as their first institutional capital partner, to help accelerate organic growth and fund acquisitions. Founded in 2015, the firm has $800 million of committed capital to its first two funds. For more information, visit www.sunstonepartners.com
About Vcheck Global
As a leading provider of due diligence background investigations, Vcheck Global protects the reputations and investments of companies around the world. Named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America four years in a row, Vcheck Global and its growing team of accomplished investigators, subject matter experts, in-house linguists, and client relationship associates can accommodate a variety of client needs and priorities with easily customized scopes and international service coverage. For more information, visit www.vcheckglobal.com.
MiddleM Creative (on behalf of Sunstone Partners)