Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 11, 2023

HireRight Holdings Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

100 Centerview Drive, Suite 300
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
(Zip Code)
(615) 320-9800
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $0.001 per shareHRTNew York Stock Exchange

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Emerging growth company

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Item 8.01 Other Events

On December 11, 2023, HireRight Holdings Corporation (the “Company”) announced the receipt of a non-binding proposal (the “Proposal”) from General Atlantic, L.P. and Stone Point Capital LLC and their respective affiliated funds (collectively, the “Sponsors”), to acquire all of the Company’s outstanding shares of common stock that are not already owned by the Sponsors for $12.75 in cash per share (the “Proposed Transaction”). The Sponsors collectively own approximately 74.8% of the Company’s outstanding common stock, calculated pursuant to Rule 13d-3.

The Proposal is subject to various conditions, including but not limited to (i) negotiation and execution of a definitive agreement for the Proposed Transaction and satisfaction of the conditions negotiated therein, (ii) recommendation of the Proposed Transaction to the full board of directors of the Company by the independent special committee of the board referred to in the press release, and (iii) approval of the Proposed Transaction by a majority of the voting power of disinterested stockholders.

No assurance can be given that a definitive agreement will be reached or that the Proposed Transaction or any transaction will be consummated.

A copy of the press release is exhibit 99.1 to this report, which is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.
Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit NumberDescription
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: December 11, 2023
HireRight Holdings Corporation
By: /s/ Brian Copple
Name: Brian Copple
Title: General Counsel and Secretary