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Lightning Partners Advises Checkster on its Acquisition by OutMatch
Transaction Strengthens End-to-End SaaS Talent Decision Platform

DALLAS, TX – November 17, 2020 -- Lightning Partners, a growth technology investment bank, today announced the acquisition of its client Checkster, a global provider of pre-hire and post-hire talent insights solutions, by OutMatch, a leading provider of digital hiring technologies.


OutMatch is a portfolio company of Rubicon Technology Partners and Camden Partners.


Checkster’s offering will integrate into OutMatch’s Talent Decision Platform, which brings unique talent insights to rigorously measure quality of hire, drive increased agility throughout the talent selection process, and create higher-performing teams with improved retention.


“This is another example of Lightning Partners’ ability to drive a robust process in an accelerated timetable to deliver extraordinary results for our clients,” said Dan Williams, Managing Director, Lightning Partners.


Lightning Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor to Checkster in the transaction.

About Lightning Partners

Lightning Partners provides direction and advice to growth technology companies and their Boards of Directors on M&A, capital raising and strategy that drive significant shareholder value. The firm consistently and tenaciously delivers optimum results for entrepreneurs, growth companies and their investors, including industry leading valuations, transaction terms and close rates. For more information, visit


About OutMatch

OutMatch makes people decisions more scalable, predictable, and personal with an end-to-end talent decision platform. The world’s most recognized brands rely on OutMatch to scale recruitment, understand their talent, and personalize candidate and employee experiences. Over 1,000 global companies trust OutMatch technology to process millions of candidates annually, and to achieve 25X return on investment through better people outcomes. Visit for more information.


About Checkster

Using collective human intelligence, Checkster empowers talent and team leaders to make smarter, faster and more confident talent decisions and build high performing teams that compete to win. More than 500 organizations around the world use Checkster to power their people decisions and improve quality of hire. Learn more at






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