Vision Technology Services Acquired by BG Staffing, Inc.

Vision Technology Services Acquired by BG Staffing, Inc.

September 29, 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 (9:00am)

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BG Staffing, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BGSF), a rapidly growing national provider of temporary staffing services across a diverse set of industries, today announced that on September 28, 2015, the Company completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Vision Technology Services family of companies (VTS). The purchase price is up to an aggregate of $20.75 million, of which $10.0 million was paid at closing, subject to a working capital adjustment, and earn-out payments up to an aggregate of $10.75 million, provided certain conditions are met, over a three year period following the acquisition date. VTS had revenues of approximately $33.2 million in 2014 based upon preliminary unaudited information.

Since 2001, Vision Technology Services has been a leading provider of IT temporary staffing talent and project management services to companies throughout the mid-Atlantic region and selected markets across the country.  The Company has frequently been ranked by The Baltimore Business Journal in the top 50 private companies in the central Maryland area. Among IT consulting firms, Vision has moved steadily up this list to become one of the region's leaders.

L. Allen Baker, Jr., President and CEO, commented, "The completion of the accretive Vision Technology Services acquisition in the IT segment fits perfectly into our growth and expansion plans. It will allow us to move closer to our goal of generating $100 million in revenue from the IT segment - and to enhance the cash flow portfolio we are building for our shareholders. BG currently has operations in 40 offices and 15 states. We look forward to expanding our overall footprint (into Maryland and the mid-Atlantic) and adding additional IT skill sets. It is our goal to accretively and meaningfully increase our adjusted EBITDA annually over the next several years."

Baker continued, "We extend a warm welcome to the Vision Technology Services staff employees, consultants and customers. As is our custom, the employees of Vision Technology Services will remain and will operate as a separate brand under the BG Staffing, Inc. umbrella."