Basingstoke screening company acquired for Â£2.3m
Procius, a Basingstoke-based background screening and vetting company, has been acquired for more than £2m by support services group Mitie.
The acquisition will provide Mitie's Total Security Management business with further niche capabilities and support its growth in the employment screening and criminal records services.
On completion, Bristol-headquartered Mitie is expected to pay £2.3m for Procius and the combined client base of the group's will reach 3,000.
Ruby McGregor-Smith, chief executive of Mitie, said: "I am delighted to welcome the Procius employees to our rapidly growing screening and vetting business.
"This acquisition will significantly enhance the services that we offer to our customers, particularly in the aviation and transport sectors."