Like Infonet Srl

closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Infonet Srl merged with Ribes S.p.A.,

synopsis: Ribes S.p.A., a company that provides business information to Italian banks, has merged with Infonet Srl, a company that provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Ribes S.p.A.
Ribes S.p.A. provides business information to Italian banks. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Milan, Italy. They assess the value of real estate collateral during the granting of a loan. "
target: Infonet Srl
Infonet is an innovative partner for over 15 years in the service sector of Business & Credit Information and provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
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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.
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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
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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:$3,068.40)
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.
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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
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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)
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$17
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0.0x
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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]*
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$82
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$23
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4.6x
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16.0x
closed 6/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Falfurrias Capital, acquired Tax Guard

synopsis: Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm, has acquired Tax Guard, the leading provider of proprietary data and services that help lenders accurately assess tax-related credit risk associated with potential borrowers.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm. The firm is focused on acquiring or investing in a diverse portfolio of growth-oriented middle-market companies. "
target: Tax Guard
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Tax Guard is the leading provider of proprietary data and services that help lenders accurately assess tax-related credit risk associated with potential borrowers.
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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:$242.31)
Veda is a data analytics business. As the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand, they act as the conduit between the data that they accumulate, and the insights that this data provides for their customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,719 [$1,862]
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$244
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$92
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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.
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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.
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closed 7/17/2006 via BusinessWire

GMT Communications Partners, acquired Suomen Asiakastieto Oy

synopsis: GMT Communications Partners (GMT), the leading private equity investor focused on the European communications sector, today announced that it has acquired 91% of Suomen Asiakastieto Oy (Asiakastieto), the leading business and credit information company in Finland.
buyer: GMT Communications Partners
Founded: 1993, Total Capital: $450 Million. GMT is an independent firm focused exclusively on the Communications sector in Europe. "
target: Suomen Asiakastieto Oy (HLSE:ATG1V:$52.04)
Based in Helsinki, Asiakastieto was founded by a group of Finnish banks, wholesalers and retail chains in 1961 to provide information in support of credit and purchase decisions.
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$25
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closed 6/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Xtech LLC, acquired TC Index

synopsis: xTech, an information services provider that enables online commerce and direct marketing companies to profitably grow customer relationships while preventing fraud and identity theft, announced that it has completed an acquisition of The Credit Index of Mount Arlington, NJ.
buyer: Xtech LLC
xTech, LLC. is an information services company that enables online commerce and direct marketing companies to profitably grow customer relationships while preventing fraud and identity theft. "
target: TC Index
The Credit Index is a leading provider of consumer information decisioning solutions to the direct marketing industry. Since 1964, The Credit Index has been helping businesses target responsive purchasers and control credit risk.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Infonet Srl merged with Ribes S.p.A.,

synopsis: Ribes S.p.A., a company that provides business information to Italian banks, has merged with Infonet Srl, a company that provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Ribes S.p.A.
Ribes S.p.A. provides business information to Italian banks. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Milan, Italy. They assess the value of real estate collateral during the granting of a loan. "
target: Infonet Srl
Infonet is an innovative partner for over 15 years in the service sector of Business & Credit Information and provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
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closed 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

Innolva S.p.A., acquired Comas S.r.l.

synopsis: Innolva S.p.A., entirely controlled by Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., has finalized the acquisition of Comas S.r.l. and Webber S.r.l., two companies active in the on-line sale of commercial information.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Innolva S.p.A.
Innolva operates in the field of Business Information & Credit Management services. Innolva presents a complete offer of information to banks, companies and professionals to optimize decisions in credit management activities. "
target: Comas S.r.l.
Comas S.r.l. and Webber S.r.l. are principally active in the reselling, through the internet, of commercial information such as financial and corporate information on companies, cadastral information, automobile registration history, and other information services.
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$11
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Infonet Srl merged with Ribes S.p.A.,

synopsis: Ribes S.p.A., a company that provides business information to Italian banks, has merged with Infonet Srl, a company that provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Ribes S.p.A.
Ribes S.p.A. provides business information to Italian banks. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Milan, Italy. They assess the value of real estate collateral during the granting of a loan. "
target: Infonet Srl
Infonet is an innovative partner for over 15 years in the service sector of Business & Credit Information and provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Infonet Srl merged with Ribes S.p.A.,

synopsis: Ribes S.p.A., a company that provides business information to Italian banks, has merged with Infonet Srl, a company that provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Ribes S.p.A.
Ribes S.p.A. provides business information to Italian banks. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Milan, Italy. They assess the value of real estate collateral during the granting of a loan. "
target: Infonet Srl
Infonet is an innovative partner for over 15 years in the service sector of Business & Credit Information and provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
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closed 2/1/2017 via BNC Analysis

Zoopla Property Group, acquired Hometrack

synopsis: Hometrack.Co.UK Limited, the UK’s leading provider of residential property market insights and analytics, has been sold to Zoopla Property Group Plc (“ZPG”), owner of some of the UK’s most trusted and effective digital platforms including Zoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation and Property Software Group.
buyer: Zoopla Property Group (LSE:ZPG:$330.32)
Zoopla Property Group owns and operates some of the UK’s most trusted and effective home-related digital platforms including Zoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation and Property Software Group. Their mission is to provide the most useful resources for consumers when finding, moving or managing their home. "
target: Hometrack
Founded in the UK in 1999, Hometrack expanded to Australia in 2007 and are trusted by major mortgage lenders, housebuilders and government bodies in each country. They launched their market-leading AVM in 2002 and now provide over 50 million automated valuations each year.
price ($mm)
$152
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
$10
EV / rev
8.5x
EV / EBITDA
17.7x
closed 9/5/2016 via BNC Analysis

PropTiger, acquired PropRates

synopsis: Online real estate advisor PropTiger.com has acqui-hired Mumbai-based start-up PropRates, a company into data collation tools and real estate transaction data. PropRates is the first real estate intelligence tool of its kind that aggregates all the properties that get rented or sold across Mumbai & Pune.
buyer: PropTiger
PropTiger is an independent real estate advisor with a pan-India presence. PropTiger possesses vast experience and knowledge of real estate in India, and aspire to be the first port of call if users want to buy a residential property in India. "
target: PropRates
PropRates has been created with the sole objective of creating transparency in the real estate market and helping users take more informed property decisions. It is a the first of its kind decision making tool which users can use to get an authentic pricing benchmark.
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closed 3/25/2014 via PR Newswire

CoreLogic, purchased MSB and DataQuick from Decision Insight Information Group

synopsis: CoreLogic has acquired Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, a provider of residential and commercial property valuation solutions to the p&c insurance industry, DataQuick Information Systems, a property data and analytics information company, and the credit and flood services operations of DataQuick Lender Solutions from the Decision Insight Information Group.
buyer: CoreLogic (CLGX:$1,739.51)
CoreLogic is a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. CoreLogic develops predictive decision analytics and provides business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves. "
seller parent: TPG Capital
seller: Decision Insight Information Group
Marshall & Swift/Boeckh is the leading provider of building cost information, residential and commercial analytics solutions and business management services. DataQuick Information Systems is a supplier of real estate data, analytics and business solutions to mortgage originators and servicers.
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$661
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closed 1/9/2019 via PR Newswire

Lovell Minnick Partners, acquired ATTOM Data Solutions

synopsis: Lovell Minnick Partners, a private equity firm, announced it has completed the acquisition of ATTOM Data Solutions. ATTOM Data Solutions is a leading provider of national real estate data and analytics. Their data warehouse fuels innovation in many industries including mortgage, real estate, insurance, marketing, government and more.
buyer: Lovell Minnick Partners
Lovell Minnick Partners is a private equity firm with expertise in investing in the financial and related business services sectors. They provide developing companies with equity capital to support private company recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts and pursue growth initiatives. "
target parent: Renovo Capital, LLC
target: ATTOM Data Solutions
ATTOM Data Solutions provides premium property data to power products that improve transparency, innovation, efficiency and disruption in a data-driven economy. Their data warehouse fuels innovation in many industries including mortgage, real estate, insurance, marketing, government and more.
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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 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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$1,000
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closed 6/14/2018 via BusinessWire

Falfurrias Capital, acquired Tax Guard

synopsis: Falfurrias Capital Partners, a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm, has acquired Tax Guard, the leading provider of proprietary data and services that help lenders accurately assess tax-related credit risk associated with potential borrowers.
buyer: Falfurrias Capital
Falfurrias Capital Partners is a Charlotte-based private equity investment firm. The firm is focused on acquiring or investing in a diverse portfolio of growth-oriented middle-market companies. "
target: Tax Guard
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Tax Guard is the leading provider of proprietary data and services that help lenders accurately assess tax-related credit risk associated with potential borrowers.
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closed 11/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired FactorTrust

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of FactorTrust, a provider of alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information that empowers lenders to make more informed decisions, and increases financial inclusion to a wider population of consumers.
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: FactorTrust
Since 2006, FactorTrust has provided the alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information that lenders need to make informed decisions about the consumers they want.
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announced 3/18/2020 via Company Press Release

LoanClear BV, will acquire Brismo

synopsis: LoanClear, a Dutch investor servicing company, will acquire the UK-based Brismo, a leading provider of standardized loan data, delivering like-for-like comparable performance metrics and dedicated benchmarks for the lending industry. The acquisition will allow the combined company to meet the full spectrum of client needs across the loan market.
buyer: LoanClear BV
Amsterdam-based LoanClear is an investor services provider with a comprehensive suite of services that facilitate loan investments for any investor across the full spectrum of loan types. LoanClear performs ongoing valuation for over 300 illiquid debt securities and residential mortgage portfolios. "
target: Brismo
Brismo is a loan market data and analytics provider in the UK. The company is the market-leading provider of standardized loan data, delivering like-for-like comparable performance metrics and dedicated benchmarks for the lending industry.
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announced 6/17/2016 via BusinessWire

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., will acquire MERSCORP Holdings, Inc.

synopsis: MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. and Intercontinental Exchange announced that ICE will acquire a majority equity position in MERSCORP Holdings, Inc., owner of Mortgage Electronic Registrations Systems, Inc. The MERS system is the only national database to provide free public access to servicer information and registered home mortgages.
buyer: Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE:$5,202.00)
Intercontinental Exchange operates the leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financial and commodity markets. ICE’s futures exchanges and clearing houses serve global commodity and financial markets. "
target: MERSCORP Holdings, Inc.
MERSCORP Holdings, Inc. is a privately held corporation that owns and manages the MERS System. The MERS system is the only national database to provide free public access to servicer information and registered home mortgages.
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closed 10/1/2014 via Company Press Release

Ellie Mae, Inc., acquired AllRegs

synopsis: Ellie Mae®, a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, announced that it has completed its acquisition of AllRegs, a leading information provider for the mortgage industry.
buyer: Ellie Mae, Inc. (ELLI:$477.11)
Ellie Mae, Inc. is a provider of automation solutions for the mortgage industry. The company's offerings include the Encompass® and Encompass360® mortgage management software systems. Ellie Mae also hosts the Ellie Mae Network™. "
target: AllRegs
AllRegs is used by virtually all of the top 100 lenders as well as throughout numerous governmental agencies, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, VA, and Ginnie Mae. The Company is the exclusive electronic publisher of the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Single and Multifamily Seller/Servicer Guides.
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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.
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closed 7/22/2008 via PR Newswire

Lender Processing Services, acquired McDash Analytics

synopsis: Lender Processing Services, Inc. recently spun off from Fidelity National Information Services, Inc., announced the acquisition of McDash Analytics, which provides access to the industry's largest loan-level database of mortgage assets for the purpose of benchmarking and analysis.
buyer: Lender Processing Services (LPS:$1,997.65)
Lender Processing Services (LPS) is a leading provider of integrated technology and services to the mortgage industry. LPS offers solutions that span the mortgage continuum, including lead generation, origination, servicing, portfolio retention and default. "
target: McDash Analytics
McDash Analytics, LLC. commenced operations in 1990 as a data repository for the mortgage banking industry. McDash is the industry’s largest loan level database of mortgage assets tracking all aspects of loan performance, and services have expanded with a business analytics focus.
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$20
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closed 10/4/2007 via BusinessWire

AllRegs, acquired Lender E-Source

synopsis: AllRegs, the leading information provider for the mortgage lending industry, announces the acquisition of Lender E-Source, a web-based purveyor of mortgage lending product and underwriting guidelines. This acquisition vastly increases the AllRegs product suite as well as the organization’s library of content and investor product guidelines.
buyer: AllRegs
AllRegs provides a single location for mortgage professionals who needed to research GSE and Agency Guidelines. Our publishing domain includes Federal and State Statutes and Regulations, Analysis and Commentary, interpretative practical “How To” manuals and AllRegs Academy, our educational division."
target: Lender E-Source
Lender E-Source is a very unique technology company. Our main focus is to assist Mortgage Lenders in the efforts of loan product development and guideline maintenance. Traditionally, maintaining old guidelines and adding new ones is slow, expensive and inefficient.
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announced 1/17/2007 via Company Press Release

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, will acquire Banconsumer Service, Inc.

synopsis: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, part of the Wolters Kluwer Corporate & Financial Services division, announced an agreement to acquire substantially all the assets of Banconsumer Service, Inc., a leading provider of regulatory compliance-related documentation solutions in the Northeastern region of the United States.
buyer parent: Wolters Kluwer NV
buyer: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services’ solutions include integrated and stand-alone compliance and work flow tools, documentation, analytics, authoritative information, and professional services. Customers include banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, and securities and insurance organizations. "
target: Banconsumer Service, Inc.
Banconsumer Service, Inc. provides regulatory compliance-related documentation solutions to the financial industry in the Northeastern region of the United States.
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closed 3/30/2006 via BusinessWire

Interthinx, acquired RegsData

synopsis: Interthinx, a unit of ISO, announced ISO's acquisition of RegsData, a provider of automated mortgage licensing compliance services. RegsData's flagship product, State Verification and Alert Repository, is a nationwide database of licensing information for all non-depository first and second mortgage brokers and lenders.
buyer parent: Insurance Services Office, inc.
buyer: Interthinx
Interthinx, Inc. is a leading national provider of proven risk mitigation and regulatory compliance tools for the financial services industry. At every point in the mortgage life cycle, Interthinx helps to assess risk and prevent mortgage fraud and compliance violations. "
target: RegsData
RegsData focuses solely on helping our Clients and Partners mitigate compliance risk around mortgage broker and lender licensing. We primarily serve large wholesale and correspondent lenders.
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closed 9/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Fidelity National Financial, Inc., acquired DOCX LLC

synopsis: Fidelity National Financial, Inc., announced the acquisition of DOCX LLC, a provider of mortgage lien release solutions, assignment services, county recording office requirements and fee calculators to the mortgage banking industry.
buyer: Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (FNF:$8,423.00)
Fidelity National Financial, Inc. is a leading provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services. FNF is one of the nation's largest title insurance companies through its title insurance underwriters. "
target: DOCX LLC
DOCX provides services to the Mortgage Banking and lending community. DOCX pioneered lien release and assignment outsourcing services. Their national county Recorder Information Database, document templates and decision engines are licensed to many of the top mortgage companies.
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closed 4/18/2005 via PR Newswire

The First American Corporation, acquired LoanPerformance

synopsis: The First American Corporation, the nation's largest data provider, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of LoanPerformance, a major supplier of advanced analytics and information for the U.S. mortgage finance and servicing market.
buyer: The First American Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
The First American Corporation, a FORTUNE 500(R) company that traces its history to 1889, is America's largest provider of business information. First American combines advanced analytics with its vast data resources to supply businesses and consumers with valuable information products. "
target: LoanPerformance
We’ve assembled and refined an unmatched data pool that now consists of more than 50 million prime, subprime, and securitized loans, covering over 80% percent of the aggregated U.S. residential mortgage market.
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closed 7/18/2005 via BusinessWire

Kroll Factual Data, Inc., acquired Factual Data-Missouri, Inc.

synopsis: Kroll Factual Data, Inc. (KFD), a unit of Kroll Inc. and a leading provider of mortgage services, announced today that it has acquired its franchisee Factual Data-Missouri, Inc. from its founders, the Davis family. The purchase price was not disclosed.
buyer parent: Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.
buyer: Kroll Factual Data, Inc.
Kroll Factual Data provides a wide range of customized information services to businesses across the United States that assist them in making crucial decisions, such as determining whether to make a mortgage or other loan, offer employment, accept new tenants, or enter into a business relationship. "
target: Factual Data-Missouri, Inc.
Factual-Data Missouri, which is located in Jefferson City and has been a Kroll Factual Data franchisee since 1990, provides mortgage credit reports to brokers, banks and employment-based customers in the greater St. Louis area.
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