Kroll Founded, Pioneers Concept of Investigative Due Diligence
Kroll is founded with the ground-breaking mission of helping clients improve operations by uncovering kickbacks, fraud or other forms of corruption.
Kroll Expands Services and Global Offices
Kroll expands into forensic accounting, background screening, drug testing, electronic data recovery and market intelligence. Expansion continues throughout the world, with offices opening in Australia, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Russia and the United Kingdom in 1995, followed by offices in India, China and Germany in 1996.
Kroll Goes Public
Kroll merges with vehicle armoring company O'Gara-Hess & Eisenhard. The new entity, The Kroll-O'Gara Company, becomes a public company listed on NASDAQ as “KROG.”
Kroll Adds Security Engineering Practice
In December 1998, Kroll acquires Schiff & Associates, Inc., a small security engineering and consulting firm based in Bastrop, Texas. Name changes to Kroll Schiff & Associates, then Kroll Security Services Group, and finally to Kroll Security Group.
Kroll Launches Cyber Services
Kroll formally establishes Cyber Investigations, Incident Response and Breach Notification as distinct practices.
Kroll Inc. Acquires OnTrack Data International
With acquisition of OnTrack Data International—a prominent provider of information management, data recovery, and legal technologies products and services—Kroll grows to become a global market leader in data recovery, e-discovery and computer forensics.
Kroll Comprises Five Business Units
Kroll serves global clientele through five distinct yet complementary units: Background Screening Group (BSG); Consulting Services Group (CSG); Corporate Advisory & Restructuring Group (CARG); Security Services Group (SSG); and the Technology Services Group (TSG).
Marsh & McLennan Acquires Kroll
Professional services firm Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) acquires Kroll, leveraging the combined firms’ complementary offerings.
Altegrity Acquires Corporate Risk International
Corporate Risk International (CRI) will evolve to ultimately become Kroll’s Compliance practice.
Altegrity Acquires Kroll
Altegrity acquires Kroll along with additional businesses, allowing Kroll to expand offerings in compliance, identity theft and cyber security.