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closed 12/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Equifax, Inc., acquired NettPositive

synopsis: Equifax has acquired a 51% controlling stake in Bangalore-headquartered NettPositive Business Analytics. NettPositive offers a range of analytics and business intelligence solutions – such as credit scoring, segmentation, predictive modelling, and campaign management – to the financial services, insurance, retail and telecoms sectors.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target: NettPositive
Founded in 2007, NettPositive offers a range of analytics and business intelligence solutions – such as credit scoring, segmentation, predictive modelling, and campaign management – to the financial services, insurance, retail and telecoms sectors.
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closed 6/11/2020 via PR Web

Bloom Intelligence, acquired SuperFi

synopsis: Bloom Intelligence, an enterprise WiFi marketing & customer analytics platform for restaurants and retail, has acquired SuperFi, a WiFi marketing company that provides professional email marketing services with advanced segmentation and analytics. SuperFi offers solutions for custom email campaigns, branded WiFi splash pages, and more.
buyer: Bloom Intelligence
Bloom Intelligence is an enterprise WiFi marketing & customer analytics platform for restaurants and retail. Bloom Intelligence helps their clients to understand customer behavior, personalize a customer’s experience, save at-risk customers, build online reviews, and increase customers’ frequency. "
target: SuperFi
SuperFi is a WiFi marketing company that provides professional email marketing services with advanced segmentation and analytics. SuperFi helps brick & mortar businesses take their guest WiFi to the next level. Their solutions include custom email campaigns, branded WiFi splash pages, and more.
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closed 6/4/2020 via BNC Analysis

Wirecard AG, acquired SO1

synopsis: Wirecard, a global provider of digital payment solutions, has acquired Segment of One (SO1), a German promotion platform that enables retailers and brands to target individual consumers in real time. SO1 offers an AI-based solution that tracks and analyzes customer purchasing habits to produce attractive and individually-targeted retail promotions.
buyer: Wirecard AG (XTRA:WDI:$2,936.14)
Wirecard is the global leader in innovation for digital financial technology. As one of the world’s fastest growing digital platforms in the area of financial commerce, it provides businesses and end customers alike with a constantly expanding ecosystem of real-time value-added services. "
target: SO1
Segment of One (SO1) is a German promotion platform that enables retailers and brands to target individual consumers in real time. SO1 offers an AI-based solution that tracks and analyzes customer purchasing habits to produce attractive and individually-targeted retail promotions.
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closed 5/20/2020 via BNC Analysis

Kalibrate Technologies plc, acquired Trade Area Systems

synopsis: Manchester-headquartered fuel pricing specialist Kalibrate has acquired Trade Area Systems (TAS), the industry-leading real estate and analytics platform for retailers. TAS helps global retailers and shopping center developers visualize and manage all of the data that drive their location decisions.
buyer parent: Hanover Investors Management LLP
buyer: Kalibrate Technologies plc (:$33.04)
Kalibrate is a UK-based fuel pricing specialist. Kalibrate’s decision-making software empowers fuel and convenience retailers across the globe with the market intelligence, micro-local data, and precision pricing and planning tools they need to gain real competitive advantage. "
target: Trade Area Systems
Trade Area Systems (TAS) is the industry-leading real estate and analytics platform for retailers. TAS helps global retailers and shopping center developers visualize and manage all of the data that drive their location decisions.
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closed 5/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Namogoo, acquired Personali Ltd.

synopsis: Namogoo, the pioneer in Customer Journey Hijacking Prevention, has acquired Personali, an AI-powered behavioral analytics tool that helps retailers to increase sales and profitability. Personali uses machine learning algorithms to perform precision targeting of shoppers with intelligent incentives.
buyer: Namogoo
Namogoo is the pioneer in Customer Journey Hijacking Prevention. Namogoo uses cloud-based software and machine learning to prevent invasive content from disrupting online businesses. Their solution identifies and blocks unauthorized ads that divert customers to competitor offerings. "
target: Personali Ltd.
Personali is an AI-powered behavioral analytics tool that helps retailers to increase sales and profitability. Personali uses machine learning algorithms to perform precision targeting of shoppers with intelligent incentives, offering the optimal incentive type, level and experience in real-time.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BNC Analysis

TRILUX GmbH & Co. KG, acquired Crosscan GmbH

synopsis: The digital pioneer Crosscan has been acquired by TRILUX Group. Founded in 2003, the company is one of the largest system providers for visitor frequency measurement and analysis in the retail sector. As an independent system integrator, Crosscan also offers comprehensive goods security, RFID and ESL (Electronic Shelf Labeling).
buyer: TRILUX GmbH & Co. KG
Based in Germany, Trilux is a one-stop full-service provider for lighting, that offers customers far more than just outstanding, tailor-made light. Their networked lighting solutions provide the perfect infrastructure for the integration of IoT modules. "
target: Crosscan GmbH
With 21,000 systems installed in over 49 countries, Crosscan is one of the largest system providers of visitor frequency measurement and analysis in the retail industry. As an independent system integrator, they also offer comprehensive goods security, RFID and ESL (Electronic Shelf Labeling).
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closed 1/27/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Stingray Digital Media Group, acquired Chatter Research

synopsis: Stingray, a leading music, media, and technology company, is acquiring Chatter Research, a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
buyer: Stingray Digital Media Group (TSX:RAY.A:$222.24)
Montreal-based Stingray is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, 101 radio stations, digital signage, in-store music, and more. "
target: Chatter Research
Chatter Research is a Toronto-based leader in the design, development, and implementation of AI driven real-time customer feedback solutions for retail and hospitality businesses. The company’s combination of free-text chats and machine learning captures unique customer insights.
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closed 1/15/2020 via Company Press Release

The Nielsen Company, Inc., acquired Precima

synopsis: Nielsen Global Connect acquired Precima®, an industry-leading, SaaS-based provider of powerful retail and customer data applications and analytics, from Alliance Data Systems Corp. Precima’s industry-leading Transaction Log (TLog) and Loyalty/Customer Relationship Management (CRM) data platform has been a foundational resource for global companies.
buyer: The Nielsen Company, Inc. (NLSN:$6,465.00)
Nielsen Holdings plc is a global measurement and data analytics company that provides the most complete and trusted view available of consumers and markets worldwide. For more than 90 years Nielsen has provided data and analytics based on scientific rigor and innovation. "
target parent: Alliance Data Systems, Inc.
target: Precima
Precima® is a global retail strategy and analytics company that provides tailored, data-driven solutions to drive sales, boost profitability, and build customer loyalty. Precima’s head office is located in Toronto, Canada, with global offices in The Netherlands, Chicago, U.S., and London, U.K.
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closed 1/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Antuit, acquired Forecast Horizon, Inc.

synopsis: Antuit.ai, a leader in cloud AI solutions for forecasting, pricing, and personalization, has acquired Forecast Horizon, an innovative provider of Retail AI-powered markdown, promotions, assortment and allocation SaaS products. The acquisition makes Antuit.ai a one-stop-shop for AI-powered merchandising and planning solutions.
buyer parent: Goldman Sachs & Co.
buyer: Antuit
Antuit.ai, a Goldman Sachs company, is the leader in AI-powered solutions for Merchandising and Planning. World-class retailers and consumer goods manufacturers leverage Antuit.ai solutions to digitally transform their business and achieve outsized business results. "
target: Forecast Horizon, Inc.
Forecast Horizon is a provider of Retail AI-powered markdown, promotions, assortment and allocation SaaS products. The company's AI SaaS solutions provide merchants and planners with actions to drive sell-through, increase margin, and optimize inventory throughout the buying and selling process.
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announced 11/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Quotient Technology Inc., will acquire Ubimo

synopsis: Quotient Technology Inc. will acquire Ubimo, a data and media activation company. With its demand-side platform, Ubimo will bring best-in-class technology to strengthen Quotient’s targeted digital media solutions, accelerate the development of Quotient’s self-service platform, and meet the needs of consumer-packaged goods brands and retailers.
buyer: Quotient Technology Inc. (QUOT:$424.68)
Quotient Technology is a leading digital promotions, media and analytics company that delivers personalized digital coupons and ads—informed by proprietary shopper and online engagement data—to millions of shoppers daily. "
target: Ubimo
Ubimo is a SaaS location intelligence company that bridges the knowledge gap between the digital and physical worlds. Ubimo’s platform enables businesses to embed strategic insights into decision-making, improving performance over Shopper Marketing, Programmatic, Publishers, Retail, and Out-of-Home.
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announced 10/30/2019 via AP - Associated Press

Data Dynamics Inc, will acquire Infintus Innovations Private Limited

synopsis: Data Dynamics announces its intent to acquire Infintus Innovations Pvt. Ltd. Infintus is a data analytics company that automates and analyzes unstructured data using AI. Infintus is powering Global Insurance Industry through its platforms.
buyer: Data Dynamics Inc
Data Dynamics is a leader in intelligent file management solutions that empower enterprises to seamlessly analyze, move, manage and modernize critical data across hybrid, cloud and object-based storage infrastructures for true business transformation. "
target: Infintus Innovations Private Limited
Infintus is a data analytics company that automates and analyzes unstructured data using AI. Infintus is powering Global Insurance Industry through AI through two core platforms. AI Powered Digital Insurer helps Insurers increase their revenue through AI powered Customer Journey from Lead.
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closed 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Capstone Logistics, LLC, acquired MileZero

synopsis: Capstone Logistics, a third-party logistics company, has acquired MileZero, Inc., a software company providing logistics tools to the last mile delivery industry. Through MileZero, Capstone expands its last mile capabilities and establishes a broader international footprint, adding operations in Australia.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Capstone Logistics, LLC
Capstone Logistics is a third-party logistics company offering technology-enhanced labor solutions for the full spectrum of supply chain activities. Capstone is a market leader in its industry and delivers service and value to its customers through innovative solutions. "
target: MileZero
MileZero develops software to optimize the world’s largest retail logistics networks and delivery fleets. Their cloud-based platform digitizes the fulfillment and logistics value chain, transforming loosely connected fulfillment functions into dynamic and high velocity parcel flows.
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closed 8/14/2019 via Company Press Release

Lucht Probst Associates GmbH, acquired Modelity Technologies Inc.

synopsis: Lucht Probst Associates (LPA), a leading provider of technology innovations for capital markets (CapTech) has acquired 100% of the shares of Modelity Technologies Ltd. Modelity Technologies Inc. provides banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions with a flexible platform for financial modeling and portfolio analytics.
buyer: Lucht Probst Associates GmbH
Lucht Probst Associates (LPA) is a technology company specialising in the demands and characteristics of the capital market sector. LPA offers market-leading solutions that support banks in efficient compliance. "
target: Modelity Technologies Inc.
Established in 2000, Modelity Technologies Inc. is a privately held company, focused on providing banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions with a flexible platform for financial modeling and portfolio analytics.
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closed 7/29/2019 via Company Press Release

Trax Image Recognition, acquired Planorama

synopsis: Planorama, a French company that leverages cutting-edge technologies to help clients in the retail industry, match in-store reality with their expectations, has been acquired by Trax, a Singapore-based leading provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail.
buyer: Trax Image Recognition
Singapore-based Trax is the leading provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail. They enable tighter execution controls in-store and provide clients with the ability to leverage competitive insights through its in-store execution tools, market measurement and analytics services. "
target: Planorama
Headquartered in France, Planorama is leading the game in image recognition for retail. They leverage cutting-edge technologies to help clients in the retail industry, match in-store reality with their expectations, by relying on deep learning, a technique modelled on how the human brain works.
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closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Business Insight 3, acquired Business Insight 3

synopsis: Preston-based Business Insight 3, a UK company that supplies cutting edge but proven technology to the security industry and offers a web based reporting platform for retailers that provides users with instant and relevant store metrics, has been has undergone a management buyout by director Glen Higson.
buyer: Business Insight 3
Glen Higson is the founder and Managing Director of Bi3. He has over 30 years of experience in CCTV and has worked for some of the biggest names in the security industry. "
target: Business Insight 3
Headquartered in the UK, Bi3 supplies cutting edge but proven technology to the security industry. Bi3 also has a web based reporting platform for retailers that provides users with instant and relevant store metrics on which key business decisions can be based and marketing effectiveness measured.
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closed 6/7/2019 via BNC Analysis

KPMG International, acquired Recommender Labs Pvt. Ltd

synopsis: KPMG India has announced the aqui-hire of Mumbai-based AI-led decision-science services company Recommender Labs. Founded in 2016, Recommender Labs uses AI capabilities to support users during decision-making processes by generating recommendations.
buyer: KPMG International
KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. They operate in 154 countries and territories and have 200,000 people working in member firms around the world. "
target: Recommender Labs Pvt. Ltd
Founded in 2016, Recommender Labs uses AI capabilities to support users during decision-making processes by generating recommendations. The company also offers custom implementation of machine learning (ML) applications and ready frameworks that are customised for each of their clients.
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closed 5/8/2019 via Company Press Release

VITEC Software Group, acquired Wims

synopsis: Vitec Software Group AB (publ), the market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region, has acquired Web Insurance Management Systems AS (WIMS), a Norwegian software company focused on the insurance industry. WIMS offers a software solution that coordinates insurance products to enhance competitiveness and targeting.
buyer: VITEC Software Group (OM:VIT B:$143.67)
Vitec is a market leader for Vertical Market Software in the Nordic region. Based in Sweden, they develop and deliver standard niche software. Vitec's process combines with the employees' in-depth knowledge of customer's local market enables continuous improvement and innovation. "
target: Wims
Web Insurance Management Systems AS (WIMS) is a Norwegian software company focused on the insurance industry. WIMS offers an up-to-date enterprise suite, portal, and business intelligence solution that coordinates insurance products to enhance competitiveness and targeting.
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closed 4/3/2019 via BusinessWire

ROBUR Industry Service GmbH, acquired emnos GmbH

synopsis: ROBUR, the German-based industrial services company acquired emnos and plans to invest in its leading data-driven solutions and develop new digital transformation services. emnos is a top provider of automated, data-driven solutions for retail analytics platforms.
buyer: ROBUR Industry Service GmbH
Founded in 2015 as a response to the changing challenges of high-quality industrial services, ROBUR is now one of the top 10 industrial service providers in Germany, with 15 partner companies and turnover of approx. EUR 150 million in 2018. "
target parent: American Express Company
target: emnos GmbH
emnos is a leading provider of automated, data driven solutions for Retail Category Management and Assortment Planning. Through its solutions, emnos is empowering retailers with a simpler, faster and better decision-making ecosystem so that their business is ready for tomorrow.
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announced 2/4/2019 via PR Newswire

Ribbon Communications Inc., will acquire Anova Data, Inc.

synopsis: Ribbon Communications Inc., a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications, will acquire Anova Data, Inc., a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for telecom operators. Anova Data provides a cloud-native, streaming analytics platform for network and subscriber optimization and monetization.
buyer: Ribbon Communications Inc. (RBBN:$557.22)
Ribbon Communications Inc. is a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications. Ribbon Communications Inc. is a company with two decades of market leadership experience in providing secure real-time communications solutions to the top service providers and enterprises around the globe."
target: Anova Data, Inc.
Anova Data is a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions for telecom operators. Anova Data provides a cloud-native, streaming analytics platform for network and subscriber optimization and monetization. Anova Data enables operators to improve their network efficiency and customer experience.
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closed 1/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Home Depot, acquired Askuity

synopsis: Toronto-based Askuity has been acquired by The Home Depot. Askuity is a retail sales enablement platform designed to empower sales teams through data and insights. Askuity automatically collects, cleanses and analyzes consumption data – including point of sale and inventory data – to deliver actionable insights to retail brands around the world.
buyer: Home Depot (HD:$105,595.00)
The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement specialty retailer, values and rewards dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced professionals. They operate over 2,200 retail stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Canada and Mexico. "
target: Askuity
Askuity is a retail sales enablement platform designed to empower sales teams through data and insights. Askuity automatically collects, cleanses and analyzes consumption data – including point of sale and inventory data – to deliver actionable insights to retail brands around the world.
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closed 12/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Equifax, Inc., acquired NettPositive

synopsis: Equifax has acquired a 51% controlling stake in Bangalore-headquartered NettPositive Business Analytics. NettPositive offers a range of analytics and business intelligence solutions – such as credit scoring, segmentation, predictive modelling, and campaign management – to the financial services, insurance, retail and telecoms sectors.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target: NettPositive
Founded in 2007, NettPositive offers a range of analytics and business intelligence solutions – such as credit scoring, segmentation, predictive modelling, and campaign management – to the financial services, insurance, retail and telecoms sectors.
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closed 12/14/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Equifax Canada, acquired JLR Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Canada announced that it has acquired JLR Inc., a leader in property knowledge and innovative technology based on integration and distribution of property data in Quebec. JLR facilitates the search for real estate information and the entire real estate transaction process thanks to its many online services.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: Equifax Canada
Equifax is a $2 billion global information solutions company with a heritage dating back 113 years. With its Canadian Headquarters in Toronto, Equifax operates or has investments in 18 countries spanning 4 continents and is a member of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500® Index. "
target: JLR Inc.
JLR Inc. is a leader in property knowledge and innovative technology based on integration and distribution of property data in Quebec. JLR facilitates the search for real estate information and the entire real estate transaction process thanks to its many online services.
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closed 7/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired DataX

synopsis: Equifax Inc, a global information solutions company, has acquired DataX, Ltd, a leading specialty finance credit reporting agency and alternative data provider to lenders nationwide. Through DataX, Equifax will help lenders expand credit access and broaden financial inclusion for more consumers, specifically in underbanked populations.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions. "
target: DataX
DataX is an industry leading Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulated specialty finance credit reporting agency (CRA) and alternative data provider offering premier financial management solutions to businesses through a suite of advanced products.
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closed 2/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Veda, acquired EDX Ltd.

synopsis: Veda, the data analytics company and leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand, announced the acquisition of EDX, the experts in Personal Property Securities across Australia and New Zealand.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: Veda (VED:$242.31)
Veda is a data analytics company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. Veda has expanded to deliver a suite of credit and other analytical products targeted to consumers and specific industry segments. "
target: EDX Ltd.
EDX commenced in 2010 and has established a network of Consultants making it the only national Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) consulting and registration services provider in the country.
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closed 2/25/2016 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Veda

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed its acquisition of Veda Group Limited, the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. Veda is the leading provider of consumer and commercial credit reporting in Australia and New Zealand. Veda also operates through joint ventures in several other Asia-Pacific markets.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target: Veda (VED:$242.31)
Veda is a data analytics business. As the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand, they act as the conduit between the data that they accumulate, and the insights that this data provides for their customers.
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closed 1/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired TDX Group

synopsis: Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products announced that it has agreed the sale of TDX to Equifax Inc. for £200 million. TDX Group is one of UK’s leading provider of data and technology-driven debt solutions.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax Inc. collects, organizes, and manages various financial, demographic, employment, and marketing information solutions for businesses and consumers. The company offers solutions in Commercial Information, Consumer Information, Personal Information, Workforce, and Small Business. "
target parent: Investcorp
target: TDX Group
TDX Group is one of UK’s leading provider of data and technology-driven debt solutions. TDX Group provides platforms, tools and services to the majority of the UK’s leading creditors across the financial services, energy, telco and water sectors, and has in excess of £6bn of debt under management.
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closed 7/8/2013 via GlobeNewswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired TrustedID, Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc. announced it has acquired TrustedID, an innovative leader in the fast-growing identity protection market among U.S. consumers. TrustedID will become part of Equifax Personal Solutions, Equifax's direct-to-consumer business unit offering credit monitoring and identity protection solutions.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target: TrustedID, Inc.
TrustedID delivers privacy and security services to proactively help protect against credit and identity theft. The company's services provide a comprehensive suite of protections including access to its 24/7 on-call protection team and $1,000,000 limited warranty.
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closed 2/4/2013 via AP - Associated Press

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Performance Assessment Network

synopsis: Spire Capital announced the acquisition of Performance Assessment Network (PAN), a leading technology-enabled provider of human capital management assessment solutions. Spire Capital and PAN management have acquired all of the issued and outstanding stock of pan from Equifax Workforce Solutions, a subsidiary of Equifax Inc.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the business services, information services, media, education and communications sectors. "
target parent: Equifax, Inc.
target: Performance Assessment Network
Performance Assessment Network (PAN) is the leading global provider of online talent assessments and testing technology solutions that aid both corporate and government organizations in hiring and growing top talent.
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closed 12/6/2012 via BNC Analysis

Equifax, Inc., acquired NettPositive

synopsis: Equifax has acquired a 51% controlling stake in Bangalore-headquartered NettPositive Business Analytics. NettPositive offers a range of analytics and business intelligence solutions – such as credit scoring, segmentation, predictive modelling, and campaign management – to the financial services, insurance, retail and telecoms sectors.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target: NettPositive
Founded in 2007, NettPositive offers a range of analytics and business intelligence solutions – such as credit scoring, segmentation, predictive modelling, and campaign management – to the financial services, insurance, retail and telecoms sectors.
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closed 12/28/2012 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired CSC Credit Services

synopsis: Equifax Inc. completed the acquisition of of CSC Credit Services, Inc. CSC's credit services business provides consumer credit services and related information to banks, mortgage companies, retail establishments, the automotive industry, medical entities, utility companies and other users of financial and credit information.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target parent: Computer Sciences Corporation
target: CSC Credit Services
CSC Credit Services, Inc. operates as a consumer reporting agency in the Midwestern and Central United States. The company provides credit services, such as consumer assistance, mortgage, electronic billing, business client file transfers, and secure file delivery system.
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closed 10/14/2011 via PR Newswire

TALX Corporation, acquired eThority, Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc.'s TALX Corp has completed its previously announced acquisition of eThority. The company is an innovative provider of workplace and other analytical software that brings powerful, easy-to-use data interaction and reporting to business enterprises of all sizes.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX, provider of Equifax Workforce Solutions, a leader in human resource, tax and payroll-related services, is based in St. Louis. TALX holds a leadership position in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment cost management. "
target: eThority, Inc.
Based in Charleston, SC, eThority is a provider of eThority Enterprise, a "user-obvious" enterprise business analytics platform that empowers end users and offers IT an easily maintainable solution.
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Equifax, Inc., acquired Datum Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Datum, the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a leader in commercial and consumer information solutions, leveraging one of the largest sources of business credit intelligence, portfolio management, income, employment and wealth verification, identity authentication/fraud detection and marketing demographic data worldwide. "
target: Datum Inc.
Datum, Inc. is the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
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closed 8/2/2011 via PR Newswire

TALX Corporation, acquired DataVision Resources

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global leader in commercial and consumer information solutions, announced that it has acquired DataVision Resources, a leading provider of data and business solutions to the mortgage, insurance and financial services industries. DataVision's operations will become part of Equifax's TALX business unit based in St. Louis.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation provides human resource (HR) and payroll-related services for HR, payroll, and tax departments. The company offers Web-based services in the areas of hiring, pay reporting, and compliance, as well as provides outsourced services. "
target: DataVision Resources
Through the deployment of world class technologies, scalable data centers, and secure technology environments, DataVision Resources has been able to meet the demands of its customers by designing and building custom data solutions to meet their many and diverse business needs.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/3/2011 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited

synopsis: Equifax, a leading provider of consumer credit and business risk management services, has acquired Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited, the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to wealth and investment financial product providers.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax empowers businesses and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax leverages one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data, along with advanced analytics and proprietary technology, to create customized insights that enrich the performance of businesses. "
target: Workload Financial Business Consultants Limited
Workload Financial Business Consultants Ltd is the UK's leading provider of strategic intelligence to wealth and investment financial product providers. Workload operates a shared investment product data exchange with information provided by over 90 of the UK's leading financial services companies.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/4/2010 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Anakam, Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc. announced it has acquired Anakam®, Inc., a leader in large-scale, software-based, multi-factor authentication solutions and recognized recently by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax empowers businesses and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax leverages one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data, along with advanced analytics and proprietary technology, to create customized insights that enrich the performance of businesses. "
target: Anakam, Inc.
Anakam® is a global leader in multi-factor authentication, identity proofing and verification technologies. With Anakam organizations can defend against unauthorized access, system breach, data loss and fraud.
price ($mm)
$64
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Epsilon Data Management, Inc., purchased Direct Marketing Services from Equifax, Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc. announced it has completed the previously announced sale of assets of its Direct Marketing Services division to Alliance Data Systems for gross proceeds of $117 million, subject to certain adjustments.
buyer parent: Alliance Data Systems Corporation
buyer: Epsilon Data Management, Inc.
Alliance Data Systems Corporation is a leading provider of transaction services, credit services and marketing services, managing over 105 million consumer relationships for some of North America's most recognizable companies. "
seller: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data.
price ($mm)
$117
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/4/2010 via Company Press Release

CRIF, acquired Equifax Enabling Technologies, LLC.

synopsis: CRIF, a global leader in credit services, announced that through its company CRIF Corp. it has acquired Equifax Enabling Technologies LLC unit, based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, consisting primarily of the APPRO suite of loan origination software from Equifax Inc.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF specializes in the design, development and management of credit reporting, business information and decision support systems. The company’s comprehensive range of information solutions, decision models, outsourcing systems, software and consultancy provide support to financial institutions. "
target parent: Equifax, Inc.
target: Equifax Enabling Technologies, LLC.
Equifax Enabling Technologies engages in the design, development, and marketing of lending technologies for consumer, small business, retail banking, and credit union lending operations in the United States, Canada, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.
price ($mm)
$67
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/2/2009 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Rapid Reporting Verification Company

synopsis: Equifax Inc., announced that it has acquired Rapid Reporting Verification Company, a national provider of IRS tax transcript information and social security number authentication services. The addition of Rapid Reporting will enhance Equifax's ability to provide lenders with improved products, quality and services to help them better control fraud.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: Rapid Reporting Verification Company
Rapid Reporting products operate over a secure, Intranet, Web-based portal, providing an efficient and cost-effective way to verify borrower income and identity at the beginning of the loan application process to decrease the risk of mortgage fraud.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/28/2009 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired IXI Corporation

synopsis: Equifax Inc. confirmed that it has satisfied all closing conditions and has completed its acquisition of IXI Corporation, a leader in collecting, analyzing and delivering consumer wealth and asset data. IXI will now become part of Equifax's US Consumer Information Solutions (USCIS) unit.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: IXI Corporation
For over 15 years, IXI has helped the nation's leading financial services and consumer marketing firms optimize marketing efforts, manage risk, identify growth markets, and enhance practice and performance management.
price ($mm)
$124
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global leader in information solutions, announced it has taken a majority ownership stake in Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia. Equifax purchased 70 percent of the total shares outstanding from Credit Report's management and other individuals, bringing Equifax's total ownership to 95 percent.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia
Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia (Credit Report), the leading credit reporting company in Ecuador.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired TALX Corporation

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed the acquisition of TALX Corporation following approval of the transaction by TALX shareholders and satisfaction of all other closing conditions of the merger agreement.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: TALX Corporation
TALX Corporation is a leading provider of HR and payroll-related services and in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients with Web-based services focused in three employment- related areas.
price ($mm)
$1,401
rev ($mm)
$257
EBITDA ($mm)
$87
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
16.1x
closed 2/25/2016 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Veda

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed its acquisition of Veda Group Limited, the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. Veda is the leading provider of consumer and commercial credit reporting in Australia and New Zealand. Veda also operates through joint ventures in several other Asia-Pacific markets.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target: Veda (VED:$242.31)
Veda is a data analytics business. As the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand, they act as the conduit between the data that they accumulate, and the insights that this data provides for their customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,719 [$1,862]
rev ($mm)
$244
EBITDA ($mm)
$92
EV / rev
7.6x
EV / EBITDA
20.1x
announced 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

The Hearst Corporation, will acquire Fitch Ratings Ltd.

synopsis: Hearst Corporation announced that it will purchase from Fimalac S.A. an additional 30 percent interest in global ratings agency Fitch Group, bringing Hearst's equity interest to 80 percent. Fimalac will retain a 20 percent equity interest in Fitch Group.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst Corporation is one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 36 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union. "
target parent: Fimalac SA
target: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Dual-headquartered in New York and London with over 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data.
price ($mm)
$1,965*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/6/2011 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Datum Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Datum, the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a leader in commercial and consumer information solutions, leveraging one of the largest sources of business credit intelligence, portfolio management, income, employment and wealth verification, identity authentication/fraud detection and marketing demographic data worldwide. "
target: Datum Inc.
Datum, Inc. is the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
price ($mm)
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announced 5/3/2011 via Company Press Release

Experian Information Solutions, will acquire Computec S.A.

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the majority of the shares in Computec S. A., a leading Latin American credit services information provider, based in Colombia.
buyer parent: Experian plc
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 90 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Computec S.A.
Computec owns the market leading credit bureau in Colombia, including the most extensive database in Colombia on the credit behaviour of consumers. Computec’s products include the provision of on-line credit reports, scores, identity validation tools and fraud prevention services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$380 [$366]*
rev ($mm)
$82
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
16.0x
closed 4/11/2006 via

The Hearst Corporation, purchased a minority stake in Fitch, Inc.

synopsis: Hearst Corp. agreed to acquire a 20 percent stake in Fitch Group, the parent of credit-ratings company Fitch Ratings, for $592 million from French financial holding company Fimalac SA. The acquisition also includes Algorithmics, a provider of risk-management services that Fimalac bought in January 2005.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
The Hearst Corporation owns 12 daily newspapers and 14 weekly newspapers, 18 US consumer magazines (such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire), TV and radio stations (through 40%-owned Hearst Argyle Television), and a cartoon and features service (King Features). "
target parent: FImalac SA
target: Fitch, Inc. (:$693.00)
Fitch Group, Inc. is the parent company of Fitch Ratings, Fitch Training and Algorithmics. Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions.
price ($mm)
$118*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/28/2012 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired CSC Credit Services

synopsis: Equifax Inc. completed the acquisition of of CSC Credit Services, Inc. CSC's credit services business provides consumer credit services and related information to banks, mortgage companies, retail establishments, the automotive industry, medical entities, utility companies and other users of financial and credit information.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target parent: Computer Sciences Corporation
target: CSC Credit Services
CSC Credit Services, Inc. operates as a consumer reporting agency in the Midwestern and Central United States. The company provides credit services, such as consumer assistance, mortgage, electronic billing, business client file transfers, and secure file delivery system.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

CRIF, acquired Vision-Net Ltd

synopsis: CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions, has acquired Vision-net, Ireland’s leading Credit Rating Agency. Vision-net provides instant access to Company Information and Credit Risk Data on every company registered in Ireland, N.I. and the UK.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. CRIF is currently the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information. "
target: Vision-Net Ltd
Vision-net Ltd. is Ireland’s leading Credit Rating Agency. Their service provides instant access to Company Information and Credit Risk Data on every company registered in Ireland, N.I. and the UK. Every day thousands of Ireland's largest companies benefit from their business intelligence.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/9/2016 via BusinessWire

CRIF, acquired China Credit Information Service, Ltd.

synopsis: CRIF, the global credit information company with head office in Bologna, Italy, has announced the acquisition of China Credit Information Service, the largest and leading credit information agency in Taiwan, from the previous shareholders, to carry forward its business growth and expansion path in the Asian market.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. CRIF is currently the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information. "
target: China Credit Information Service, Ltd.
China Credit Information Service, founded in 1961, is Taiwan’s largest and leading credit information agency, operating an established island-wide network which offers a full spectrum of information and consulting services.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/28/2016 via BusinessWire

CRIF, acquired Deltavista International

synopsis: CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau, business information, and credit solutions, has announced the acquisition of Deltavista’s operations in Germany and Poland. Deltavista services are determined by decision-making processes as well as intelligent integration and interpretation of data from numerous different sources.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. CRIF is currently the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information. "
target: Deltavista International
Deltavista serves banks, telcos, energy, insurance and e-commerce companies with identification checks, address management tools, automated data consolidation solutions, customizable decision-making models and anti-money laundering solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/25/2018 via PR Web

Billtrust, acquired Credit2B

synopsis: Billtrust, the leader in B2B payment cycle management, announced the acquisition of Credit2B, a pioneer in trade credit risk. Credit2B leverages crowdsourcing and other technologies to provide up-to-date payment behaviors and financial risk information on common customers, easing the credit decisioning process for suppliers.
buyer: Billtrust
Billtrust accelerates cash flow by automating invoice delivery, invoice payment and cash application. Companies can improve operational efficiency throughout the invoice-to- cash process with electronic invoicing and payments in a flexible, cloud-based solution. "
target: Credit2B
Credit2B is a pioneer in trade credit risk. Credit2B leverages crowdsourcing and other technologies to provide up-to-date payment behaviors and financial risk information on common customers, easing the credit decisioning process for suppliers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

TransUnion LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: TransUnion, a risk and information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest consumer credit bureau in the U.K.. Callcredit is an information solutions company that provides data, analytics and technology solutions to help businesses and consumers make informed decisions.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., is in the business of empowering information. They provide the data, analytics, and software that enable businesses to build more valuable customer relationships. They specialize in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector.
price ($mm)
$1,426
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/17/2017 via Financial Times

Carlyle Group, will acquire Global Credit Ratings Co.

synopsis: US buyout group Carlyle has agreed to buy Africa’s largest rating agency by customers in a bet on future growth in the continent’s capital markets. The acquisition of Global Credit Ratings (GCR) shows how private equity funds are seeking to capitalise on the need for banks and insurers to understand the credit risk of local counterparties.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$1,544.30)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $169 billion of assets under management across 125 funds and 177 fund of funds vehicles as of September 30, 2016. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target: Global Credit Ratings Co.
Global Credit Ratings (GCR) is a leading emerging market focused ratings agency that rates the full spectrum of security classes, including Corporates, Banks, Insurance companies, Local Authorities, Asset Management & Funds, and Structured Finance transactions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2014 via BusinessWire

GTCR, LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group Limited in partnership with its management team. Callcredit is a leading provider of consumer credit data solutions and software and analytics services in the United Kingdom.
buyer: GTCR, LLC
Founded in 1980, GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare and Information Services & Technology industries. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group is expert in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector. The Group is focused on developing innovative products and services to help businesses make smarter, more informed decisions throughout the customer lifecycle.
price ($mm)
$586
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/28/2013 via Company Press Release

Cerved Group SpA, will purchase Experian Data Services from Experian plc

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has agreed to divest Experian Data Services S.r.l (EDS), its business credit information business in Italy, to Cerved Group S.p.A.
buyer: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy, including corporate and financial details, payment history, customer and supplier relationships, and proprietary information sourced through its own network of interviewers. "
seller: Experian plc (LSE:EXPN:$4,861.00)
Experian Data Services S.r.l is Experian's business credit information business in Italy. Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/31/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire ZipCode

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information services, has signed an agreement to acquire control of ZipCode, one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2012 via

Advent International, GS Capital Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a leading global provider of information management and risk management solutions, announced that Advent International and GS Capital Partners VI Fund, LP and certain of its affiliates have signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire TransUnion.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: GS Capital Partners
GS Capital Partners is a family of funds with a focus on investing in large, high quality companies with strong management and funding acquisitions or expansion across a range of industries and geographies. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
price ($mm)
$3,203
rev ($mm)
$1,024
EBITDA ($mm)
$352
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.1x
closed 6/16/2010 via Market Wire

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a global leader in credit information and information management services, announced that Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC has acquired a 51 percent equity stake in TransUnion.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care. "
target: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global leader in information solutions, announced it has taken a majority ownership stake in Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia. Equifax purchased 70 percent of the total shares outstanding from Credit Report's management and other individuals, bringing Equifax's total ownership to 95 percent.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia
Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia (Credit Report), the leading credit reporting company in Ecuador.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., will acquire DBRS Limited

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, will be acquiring DBRS, the world's fourth-largest credit ratings agency. DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. "
target: DBRS Limited
DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency. DBRS’s approach and size provide the agility to respond to customers’ needs in their local markets, while being large enough to provide the necessary expertise and resources.
price ($mm)
$669
rev ($mm)
$167
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired DataX

synopsis: Equifax Inc, a global information solutions company, has acquired DataX, Ltd, a leading specialty finance credit reporting agency and alternative data provider to lenders nationwide. Through DataX, Equifax will help lenders expand credit access and broaden financial inclusion for more consumers, specifically in underbanked populations.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions. "
target: DataX
DataX is an industry leading Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulated specialty finance credit reporting agency (CRA) and alternative data provider offering premier financial management solutions to businesses through a suite of advanced products.
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$33.17
Net Income ($mm)
$30.81
Employees
1231
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LineData Services
LineData Services
Linedata is a global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit community. Linedata applies its market and client insight to provide innovative and flexible mission-critical software and services that help its clients grow in over 50 countries.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$197.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$33.46
EBIT ($mm)
$32.76
Net Income ($mm)
$26.19
Employees
1267
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Ticker: ECOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor
ChannelAdvisor is a leading provider of cloud-based e-commerce solutions that enable retailers and manufacturers to integrate, manage and optimize their merchandise sales across hundreds of online channels including Amazon, Google, eBay, Facebook and more.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$115.18
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.42)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.90)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
697
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Ticker: SPDC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speed Commerce, Inc.
Speed Commerce, Inc. is a single-source provider of e-commerce service solutions to leading retailers and manufacturers. The company's omni-channel capabilities unite a digital commerce strategy with traditional retail channels, creating the ultimate branded shopping experience.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$101.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.39
EBIT ($mm)
$2.55
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1123
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Ticker: TSX:LSPD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lightspeed POS
Lightspeed POS
Lightspeed is a cloud-based commerce platform powering small and medium-sized businesses in over 100 countries around the world. It's an all-in-one solution that helps restaurants and retailers sell across channels, manage operations, engage with consumers, accept payments, and grow their business.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$93.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($29.52)
EBIT ($mm)
($32.43)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
714
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Ticker: DMAN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec, Inc.
DemandTec delivers cloud-based analytics software that enables businesses to examine different customer buying scenarios, both online and in-store. As a result, companies can spot trends and shopper insights to make better price, promotion, and assortment decisions. .
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$82.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.98)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
351
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Ticker: AIM:UNG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc
Universe Group plc provides some of the world's leading retailers with point of sale, payment and loyalty solutions. The Group's solutions are based on its own proprietary software and are offered out of the Cloud on a software as a service model.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$26.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.69
EBIT ($mm)
$1.60
Net Income ($mm)
$0.67
Employees
249
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Ticker: AIM:ATQT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ATTRAQT Group PLC
ATTRAQT Group PLC
ATTRAQT Group PLC launched its merchandising platform, Freestyle Merchandising, in 2009. It provides product recommendations, site search and visual merchandising. The company now has over 120 clients including Vans, boohoo.com and Superdry.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$22.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.18)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
133
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Ticker: MNDO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MIND CTI
MIND CTI
MIND is a leading provider of convergent real-time end-to-end billing, unified communication call accounting and analytics solutions for organizations and large multinational corporates. MIND customizes application delivery to enable customers to choose the best model that fits their needs.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$19.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$5.41
EBIT ($mm)
$5.32
Net Income ($mm)
$5.35
Employees
229
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Ticker: PCYG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group, Inc.
Park City Group (PCYG) is a Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") provider that brings unique visibility to the consumer goods supply chain, delivering actionable information that ensures product is on the shelf when the consumer expects it to be.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$13.25
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.40)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
57
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Ticker: MTSL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd.
Mer Telemanagement Solutions Ltd.
Mer Telemanagement Solutions is a global provider of operations support systems (OSS) for comprehensive telecommunication management and customer care & billing solutions. MTS' OSS is a full-featured customized solution for telecommunications management and customer care & billing.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.26)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
59
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Ticker: REXIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rexit Berhad
Rexit Berhad
Rexit Berhad, an investment holding company, provides solutions and services to the insurance industry in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$3.55
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.07
EBIT ($mm)
$0.84
Net Income ($mm)
$1.02
Employees
93
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Ticker: NYSE:EFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$3,415.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$850.70
EBIT ($mm)
$541.20
Net Income ($mm)
$446.50
Employees
10300
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Ticker: BSE:532835
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICRA Limited
ICRA Limited operates as a credit rating agency in India. The company provides consulting services, including strategy, risk management, regulatory economics, transaction advisory, and process re-engineering services to banks and more.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$50.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.92
EBIT ($mm)
$13.75
Net Income ($mm)
$11.40
Employees
62
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Ticker: BIT:CERV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cerved Group SpA
Cerved Group SpA
Cerved is a leading Information Provider in Italy and one of the major rating agencies in Europe. Cerved is the Italian leader in credit risk analysis and the top independent market player for credit management.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$477.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$201.85
EBIT ($mm)
$143.63
Net Income ($mm)
$69.91
Employees
1992
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Ticker: LSE:EXPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Experian plc
Experian plc
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,861.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,509.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,197.00
Net Income ($mm)
$695.00
Employees
17200
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Ticker: TRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TransUnion LLC
TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,399.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$844.40
EBIT ($mm)
$510.60
Net Income ($mm)
$274.40
Employees
7100
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Ticker: BIT:TECN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., through its subsidiaries, provides IT and credit information solutions in Italy. The company offers IT solutions and services for the dematerialization and digitalization of document processes through document management, electronic storage, and electronic invoicing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$280.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.00
EBIT ($mm)
$56.71
Net Income ($mm)
$34.22
Employees
1294
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$2,544.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,068.30
EBIT ($mm)
$839.60
Net Income ($mm)
$463.90
Employees
8068
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:COGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint is a data and analytics company providing cloud-based, mission-critical information and performance marketing solutions to enterprises in a variety of industries. They transform data into intelligence utilizing their proprietary technology platforms to solve complex problems for clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$210.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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