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closed 7/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired iovation, Inc

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired iovation, one of the most advanced providers of device-based information in the world, strengthening its leadership position in fraud and identity management. Since 2004, iovation has been helping brands protect and engage their customers, and keeping them secure in the complex digital world.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
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: iovation, Inc
iovation protects online businesses and their end users against fraud and abuse, and identifies trustworthy customers through a combination of advanced device identification, shared device reputation, multi-factor authentication and real-time risk evaluation.
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announced 1/29/2021 via BusinessWire

TPG Capital, will acquire Centrify Corporation

synopsis: TPG Capital, the private equity platform of global alternative asset firm TPG, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Centrify, a leading provider of modern privileged access management (PAM) solutions.
buyer: TPG Capital
TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm founded in 1992 with approximately $83 billion of assets under management and offices in Austin, Beijing, Fort Worth, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Singapore, and Washington, DC. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Centrify Corporation
Centrify is a leading provider of modern privileged access management (PAM) solutions. Centrify empowers least privilege access for human and machine identities based on verifying who is requesting access, the context of the request, and the risk of the access environment.
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announced 1/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Equifax, Inc., will acquire Kount Inc

synopsis: Equifax, a global information solutions company, will acquire Kount Inc. from CVC Capital Partners, a private equity firm in Luxembourg. Kount is a provider of AI-driven fraud prevention and digital identity solutions. Kount's Identity Trust Global Network delivers real-time fraud prevention and account protection for over 9,000 leading brands.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,914.90)
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 parent: CVC Capital Partners
target: Kount Inc
Kount is a provider of AI-driven fraud prevention and digital identity solutions. Kount's Identity Trust Global Network delivers real-time fraud prevention and account protection and enables personalized customer experiences for more than 9,000 leading brands and payment providers.
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$640
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

Converge Technology Solutions, acquired Vivvo

synopsis: Converge Technology Solutions Corp., a Canadian IT solutions provider, has acquired Vivvo Application Studios Ltd., a Canadian provider of identity and access management solutions. Vivvo offers an identity-management-as-a-service (IDMAAS) platform that provides solutions for authentication, identity & trust proofing, access management and more.
buyer: Converge Technology Solutions (TSXV:CTS:$688.55)
Canada-based Converge Technology Solutions is an IT Solution Provider that delivers industry-leading solutions and services. Converge's regional sales and services organizations deliver advanced analytics, cloud, cybersecurity, and managed services offerings to clients across various industries. "
target: Vivvo
Vivvo is a Canadian provider of identity and access management solutions. Vivvo offers an identity-management-as-a-service (IDMAAS) platform that enables and accelerates digital transformation. Their platform provides solutions for authentication, identity proofing, access management and more.
price ($mm)
$3.15
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$1
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3.8x
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announced 10/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Varonis Systems, will acquire Polyrize

synopsis: Varonis, a pioneer in data security and analytics, will acquire Polyrize, a cloud security platform in Israel. Polyrize helps security teams control and secure user identities, privileges, and access behavior across SaaS and IaaS services. Their platform enables proactive detection and mitigation against excessive privileges and access abuse.
buyer: Varonis Systems (:$270.05)
Varonis is a pioneer in data security and analytics. Varonis' Data Security Platform detects insider threats and cyberattacks by analyzing data, account activity, and user behavior. Their platform prevents and limits disaster by discovering and locking down sensitive, regulated and stale data. "
target: Polyrize
Polyrize is a cloud security platform in Israel. Polyrize helps enterprise security teams control and secure user identities, privileges, and access behavior across SaaS and IaaS services. Their platform enables proactive detection and mitigation against excessive privileges and access abuse.
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closed 10/14/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc., acquired Resilient Trust Network

synopsis: Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc., a leading data security and privacy software company, has acquired the intellectual property rights and assets of Resilient Network Systems, a policy-driven contextual access control solution for securely sharing data and connecting organizations.
buyer: Data443 Risk Mitigation, Inc. (OTCPK:ATDS:$1.90)
Data443 is an industry leader in the data security and privacy business. The company provides software and services to enable secure data across local devices, network, cloud, and databases, at rest and in flight, to provide user-enabled, governance-enabled, up-to-date security for every data point."
target: Resilient Trust Network
Resilient Network Systems'​ Resilient Access™ is a policy-driven contextual access control solution for securely sharing data and connecting organizations. Their policy workflow engine discovers, organizes and resolves the information required to provide the context to make smarter access decisions.
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announced 9/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ivanti, will acquire MobileIron

synopsis: Ivanti, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-grade intelligent IT management and security software solutions, will acquire MobileIron, the mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. MobileIron leverages a zero trust approach to secure access and protect data across the enterprise.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: Ivanti
Ivanti is a leading provider of IT management and security software solutions. Ivanti automates IT and Security Operations to discover, manage, secure, and service from cloud to edge. From PCs to mobile devices, and the data center, Ivanti discovers IT assets on-premises, in cloud, and at the edge. "
target: MobileIron (MOBL:$214.91)
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with a mobile-centric security platform for the Everywhere Enterprise. The company leverages a zero trust approach, which assumes bad actors are already in the network and secure access is determined by a never trust, always verify model.
price ($mm)
$872
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$215
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4.1x
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closed 9/23/2020 via Company Press Release

CHEQ, acquired ClickCease

synopsis: CHEQ, a global cybersecurity company protecting the digital media space, has acquired ClickCease, the world’s largest pay-per-click fraud prevention tool. ClickCease is a click fraud detection software as a service that protects Google Adwords campaigns. Their solution automatically blocks fraudulent IPs to help clients acquire more customers.
buyer: CHEQ
CHEQ is a global cybersecurity company protecting the digital media space. CHEQ makes digital advertising safe for brands. Their solutions protect online advertisers from ad fraud, click fraud and non-human traffic across all their buying channels. "
target: ClickCease
ClickCease is the world’s largest pay-per-click fraud prevention tool. ClickCease is a click fraud detection and protection software as a service that protects Google Adwords campaigns. Their solution automatically blocks fraudulent IPs and fake clicks to help clients acquire more customers.
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announced 9/17/2020 via PR Newswire

GI Partners, will acquire Sectigo Limited

synopsis: Sectigo, a leading provider of automated digital identity management and web security solutions, will be acquired by GI Partners, a leading private investment firm. GI Partners will support the acceleration of Sectigo's security innovations and growth as the company expands worldwide.
buyer: GI Partners
GI Partners is a private investment firm based in San Francisco, California. The firm has raised over $23 billion in capital from leading institutional investors around the world to invest in private equity, real estate, and data infrastructure strategies. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Sectigo Limited
Sectigo is a leading cybersecurity provider of digital identity solutions, including TLS and SSL certificates, DevOps, IoT, enterprise-grade PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) management, and multi-layered web security.
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closed 7/22/2020 via BNC Analysis

Swiss IT Security AG, acquired Applied Security GmbH

synopsis: Swiss IT Security Group, a leading provider of IT security solutions and technologies in the DACH region, has acquired Applied Security (Apsec), a leading provider of IT security solutions in Germany. Apsec's fideAS family of products provides solutions for file encryption, email encryption, identity & access management, and digital signatures.
buyer parent: Ufenau Capital Partners AG
buyer: Swiss IT Security AG
Swiss IT Security Group is a leading group of companies in the DACH region. With the help of leading IT security solutions and technologies, Swiss IT Security Group offers customers comprehensive IT security from a single source. "
target: Applied Security GmbH
Applied Security (Apsec) is a leading provider of IT security solutions in Germany. Apsec's fideAS family of products provides solutions for file encryption, email encryption, identity & access management, and digital signatures.
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announced 6/10/2020 via GlobeNewswire

BIO-key International, Inc., will acquire PortalGuard

synopsis: BIO-key International, Inc., an innovative provider of biometric software and hardware solutions for enterprise authentication, will acquire PortalGuard, an enterprise multi-factor authentication (MFA) and single sign-on (SSO) platform. PortalGuard helps organizations of any size better secure access to information and applications.
buyer: BIO-key International, Inc. (BKYI:$2.24)
BIO-key International, Inc. is an innovative provider of biometric software and hardware solutions for enterprise authentication. BIO-key’s software and hardware finger scanning solutions offer secure, user-friendly and attractively priced alternatives to passwords, PINs, tokens and security cards. "
target: PortalGuard
PortalGuard is an enterprise multi-factor authentication (MFA) and single sign-on (SSO) platform. PortalGuard helps organizations of any size better secure access to information and applications by optimizing the authentication processes while simplifying the login process.
price ($mm)
$2.50
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$2
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closed 6/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Vitruvian Partners LLP, acquired Scrive

synopsis: Vitruvian, an independent European private equity firm, has together with management acquired all outstanding shares of Scrive, one of Europe’s leading electronic signature and identity solutions. More than 3,000 customers worldwide rely on Scrive to sign agreements with and identify their own customers and partners.
buyer: Vitruvian Partners LLP
Vitruvian Partners is an independent European private equity firm that invests in Dynamic Situations. They target growth capital and management buyout deals, investing between €25m-€250m in companies typically valued between €75m-€750m+. "
target: Scrive
Scrive’s cloud-based platform provides agreement lifecycle automation powered by electronic signatures and identification solutions. More than 3,000 customers worldwide rely on Scrive to sign agreements with and identify their own customers and partners.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BusinessWire

CyberArk, acquired Idaptive

synopsis: CyberArk, the global leader in privileged access management, has acquired IDaptive Holdings, Inc. (Idaptive), the leading provider of Identity and Access Management solutions. Together, CyberArk and Idaptive will deliver the industry’s only modern identity platform with a security-first approach.
buyer: CyberArk (CYBR:$444.79)
CyberArk is the global leader in privileged access management, a critical layer of IT security to protect data, infrastructure, and assets across cloud and hybrid environments and throughout the DevOps pipeline. "
target: Idaptive
Idaptive provides Identity and Access Management solutions to protect organizations from data breaches. Idaptive Next-Gen Access is the only industry-recognized solution that converges Single Sign-On, adaptive Multi-Factor Authentication, Enterprise Mobility Management, and User Behavior Analytics.
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$70
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closed 4/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Terahash LLC, acquired L0phtCrack

synopsis: Terahash LLC, the global leader in distributed password cracking, announced that it has acquired L0phtCrack, a password auditing and recovery application. It is used to test password strength and sometimes to recover lost Microsoft Windows passwords, by using dictionary, brute-force, hybrid attacks, and rainbow tables.
buyer: Terahash LLC
Terahash LLC is the global leader in distributed password cracking, delivering the world's fastest, most powerful, and most scalable turnkey password cracking solutions, such as the acclaimed Brutalis and Hashstack distributed cracking suite. "
target: L0phtCrack
L0phtCrack is a password auditing and recovery application. It is used to test password strength and sometimes to recover lost Microsoft Windows passwords, by using dictionary, brute-force, hybrid attacks, and rainbow tables.
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announced 4/2/2020 via BNC Analysis

Connectis will be merged with Signicat,

synopsis: Connectis, an identity infrastructure provider that connects public sector, healthcare, insurance and financial services organizations, will be merging with Signicat, a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target parent: SIDN
target: Connectis
Based in the Netherlands, Connectis is an identity infrastructure provider that connects public sector, healthcare, insurance and financial services organizations. Connectis develops secure online identification, authentication and authorization solutions for over 350 organizations
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closed 2/18/2020 via BusinessWire

AlpInvest Partners N.V., Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Symphony Technology Group, acquired RSA Security

synopsis: A consortium led by Symphony Technology Group, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, and AlpInvest Partners have acquired RSA, a provider of business-driven security solutions, from Dell Technologies. The acquisition includes the purchase of RSA Archer, RSA NetWitness Platform, RSA SecurID, RSA Fraud and Risk Intelligence, and RSA Conference.
buyer: AlpInvest Partners N.V.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
Symphony Technology Group is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics. The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is Canada’s largest single-profession pension plan. Amsterdam-based AlpInvest is a leading global private equity investor. "
target parent: Dell Technologies
target: RSA Security
RSA offers business-driven security solutions that provide organizations with a unified approach to managing digital risk that hinges on integrated visibility, automated insights, and coordinated actions.
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$2,075
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closed 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

BioCatch, acquired AimBrain Solutions Ltd

synopsis: BioCatch, the global leader in behavioral biometrics, has acquired AimBrain, a cloud-based, multimodal identity authentication solution in the UK. AimBrain combines passive and active biometrics modules to create authentication solutions that protect against fraud.
buyer: BioCatch
BioCatch is the global leader in behavioral biometrics. BioCatch enables secure online experiences through innovation in AI-driven behavioral biometrics. BioCatch is used by banks and other enterprises to reduce online fraud and protect against cyber threats, without compromising user experience. "
target: AimBrain Solutions Ltd
AimBrain is a cloud-based, multimodal identity authentication solution in the UK. AimBrain combines passive and active biometrics modules to create authentication solutions that protect against fraud. AimBrain is omni-channel, deployed using open-source SDKs and adheres to best security practices.
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closed 2/3/2020 via Company Press Release

Hewlett Packard Enterprise, acquired Scytale.io

synopsis: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, the global edge-to-cloud Platform-as-a-Service company, has acquired Scytale, a company that helps enterprise security engineering teams standardize and accelerate service authentication across cloud, container, and on-premises infrastructures.
buyer: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE:$26,982.00)
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud Platform-as-a-Service company that helps organizations accelerate outcomes by unlocking value from all of their data, everywhere. They’re built on decades of reimagining the future through innovation. "
target: Scytale.io
Scytale helps enterprise security engineering teams standardize and accelerate service authentication across cloud, container, and on-premises infrastructures. They are building a set of distinct, well-integrated software components that enable services to easily communicate with each other.
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closed 2/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Zelnick Media Capital, acquired Simeio Solutions

synopsis: Zelnick Media Capital, a leading private equity firm, has acquired Simeio Solutions, a company that offers a complete Identity and Access Management solution with a “service first” philosophy. Simeio’s solution is designed to simplify multi-vendor IAM and security infrastructures.
buyer: Zelnick Media Capital
Zelnick Media Capital (ZMC) is a leading private equity firm that seeks to identify and invest in companies in the media & communications sector which can benefit from ZMC's industry expertise, management experience and investment acumen. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Simeio Solutions
Simeio Solutions offers a complete Identity and Access Management solution with a “service first” philosophy. Powered by its proprietary Identity Orchestrator platform and global Intelligence Center, Simeio’s solution is designed to simplify multi-vendor IAM and security infrastructures.
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closed 1/24/2020 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., acquired Shape Security

synopsis: F5 Networks, Inc. has acquired Shape Security, a company that defends the world’s largest enterprises from all types of fraud against their online applications, including more than half of all online banking in North America. Shape’s fraud prevention platform detects and blocks up to 1 billion fraudulent or unwanted transactions daily.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,350.82)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Shape Security
Shape Security defends the world’s largest enterprises from all types of fraud against their online applications, including more than half of all online banking in North America. Shape’s fraud prevention platform detects and blocks up to 1 billion fraudulent or unwanted transactions daily.
price ($mm)
$1,028
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$60
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17.1x
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closed 7/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired iovation, Inc

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired iovation, one of the most advanced providers of device-based information in the world, strengthening its leadership position in fraud and identity management. Since 2004, iovation has been helping brands protect and engage their customers, and keeping them secure in the complex digital world.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
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: iovation, Inc
iovation protects online businesses and their end users against fraud and abuse, and identifies trustworthy customers through a combination of advanced device identification, shared device reputation, multi-factor authentication and real-time risk evaluation.
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closed 9/6/2016 via Market Wire

iovation, Inc, acquired LaunchKey

synopsis: iovation, the leading provider of device-based solutions for authentication and fraud prevention, announced the acquisition of multifactor authentication company LaunchKey. The acquisition brings together LaunchKey's interactive multifactor authentication, iovation's transparent device-based authentication and iovation's global fraud database.
buyer: iovation, Inc
iovation protects online businesses and their end users against fraud and abuse, and identifies trustworthy customers through a combination of advanced device identification, shared device reputation, multi-factor authentication and real-time risk evaluation. "
target: LaunchKey
LaunchKey is anonymous multi-factor user authentication without passwords that utilizes smartphones and tablets. Their free iOS and Android apps enable remote log in/out from paired smart devices.
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announced 10/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire Tru Optik

synopsis: TransUnion, a global information and insights company, has agreed to acquire Tru Optik, the most relied upon data marketplace and data management platform for connected TV, streaming audio and gaming.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target: Tru Optik
Tru Optik is the most relied upon data marketplace and data management platform for connected TV, streaming audio and gaming. Their patented household graph of more than 80 million U.S. homes enables household-level identity, targeting and measurement across all connected devices.
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closed 8/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Signal

synopsis: TransUnion, a global information and insights company, has acquired Signal, a Chicago-based technology company, to expand its capabilities. Signal’s solutions are grounded in real-time data collection, and its platform makes it easier for companies to structure, organize, and leverage consumer data.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target: Signal
Signal aims to make the intersection between brands and consumers more human by enabling true customer intelligence. Signal's technology empowers brands to use their first-party data to understand the customer journey, personalize marketing messages, and transform insight into business value.
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announced 5/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire TruSignal

synopsis: TransUnion announced an agreement to acquire TruSignal, Inc., a leader in people-based marketing technology. TruSignal uses its custom audience-building platform to deliver predictive scoring powered by artificial intelligence, making big data available and actionable in almost real time for one-to-one addressable marketing.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
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: TruSignal
TruSignal, Inc. is a leader in people-based marketing technology. TruSignal uses its custom audience-building platform to deliver predictive scoring powered by artificial intelligence, making big data available and actionable in almost real time for one-to-one addressable marketing.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jellyfish, acquired Latitude Group

synopsis: Independent global digital shop Jellyfish has acquired digital marketing agency Latitude from TransUnion. Founded in 2001 and based in the UK, Latitude is an international digital marketing agency helping brands to reach more customers, in the right way, at the perfect moment. They specialize in Paid Media, Organic Search, Display, and Creative.
buyer: Jellyfish
Jellyfish is a global boutique agency, delivering digital marketing solutions for a host of brands. Their combination of digital capabilities, technology and talent help to deliver digital strategies for clients across many industries, including property, pharmaceutical, finance and automotive. "
target parent: TransUnion LLC
target: Latitude Group
Founded in 2001 and based in the UK, Latitude is an international digital marketing agency helping brands to reach more customers, in the right way, at the perfect moment. Paid Media, Organic Search, Display, and Creative.
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closed 11/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Credit Karma, acquired Noddle

synopsis: Credit Karma, a personal finance technology company, has acquired Noddle from TransUnion, a global risk and information solutions provider. Noddle is a free online and mobile credit report service in the UK. Noddle provides users with credit reports that include their credit history and information about how well they manage the money they borrow.
buyer: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations. "
target parent: TransUnion LLC
target: Noddle
Noddle is a free online and mobile credit report service in the UK. Noddle provides users with credit reports that include their credit history and information about how well they manage the money they borrow. Users can also use Noddle to find out if they are eligible for any credit cards or loans.
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announced 10/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire Rubixis

synopsis: TransUnion has announced an agreement to acquire Rubixis through TransUnion Healthcare, a trusted provider of Healthcare Revenue Protection solutions. Rubixis is an innovative healthcare revenue cycle solutions company that helps providers maximize reimbursement from insurance payers.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
TransUnion Healthcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of TransUnion, is a trusted provider of Healthcare Revenue Protection solutions for maximizing reimbursement, improving patient engagement, and preventing revenue leakage. Transunion LLC is an American consumer credit reporting agency. "
target: Rubixis
Rubixis is an innovative healthcare revenue cycle solutions company whose sole purpose is to enable healthcare providers to achieve highest reimbursement for each patient encounter in fastest time possible at lowest possible cost.
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closed 7/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired iovation, Inc

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired iovation, one of the most advanced providers of device-based information in the world, strengthening its leadership position in fraud and identity management. Since 2004, iovation has been helping brands protect and engage their customers, and keeping them secure in the complex digital world.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
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: iovation, Inc
iovation protects online businesses and their end users against fraud and abuse, and identifies trustworthy customers through a combination of advanced device identification, shared device reputation, multi-factor authentication and real-time risk evaluation.
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announced 5/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion Healthcare, will acquire Healthcare Payment Specialists, Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion is boosting its healthcare solutions with the purchase of Healthcare Payment Specialists (HPS), a leader in helping healthcare providers optimize Medicare reimbursement. HPS provides technology-enabled solutions for healthcare eligibility, government reimbursement and compliance to hospitals and healthcare systems across the country.
buyer parent: TransUnion LLC
buyer: TransUnion Healthcare
TransUnion Healthcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of credit and information management company TransUnion, is a trusted provider of Healthcare Revenue Protection solutions for maximizing reimbursement, improving patient engagement, and preventing revenue leakage. "
target parent: Nautic Partners, LLC
target: Healthcare Payment Specialists, Inc.
Healthcare Payment Specialists (HPS) provides technology-enabled solutions for healthcare eligibility, government reimbursement and compliance to hospitals and healthcare systems. HPS delivers solutions on a software-as-a-service basis or through outsourced service engagements.
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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:$2,696.90)
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.
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$1,426
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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:$2,696.90)
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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closed 10/10/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired eBureau

synopsis: TransUnion announced that it has acquired eBureau, a leading provider of custom-analytic solutions with both credit-risk and anti-fraud applications. eBureau utilizes its patented technologies and big data assets to help businesses acquire customers, manage risks and maintain customer relationships.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
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: eBureau
eBureau has become an industry leading provider of predictive analytic and information solutions. eBureau utilizes its patented technologies and big data assets to help businesses acquire customers, manage risks and maintain customer relationships.
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closed 8/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Compass Driving Records

synopsis: TransUnion, a leading global risk and information solutions provider, has acquired Datalink Services, Inc. d/b/a Compass Driving Records, a nationwide provider of vehicle and driving records. Datalink Services, Inc. offers nationwide driving and vehicle records, as well as driver pre-screening services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
TransUnion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: Compass Driving Records
Datalink Services, Inc. d/b/a Compass Driving Records provides driving and vehicle records to the insurance industry. Their products, SmartMVR and SmartVR, provide real-time data and records from DMVs across the nation to help insurance carriers improve business efficiency and manage risk.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/21/2016 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired RTech Healthcare Revenue Technologies

synopsis: TransUnion, a leading global information solutions provider, has acquired RTech (Healthcare Revenue Technologies, Inc), a technology-driven healthcare services company that offers post-service eligibility solutions designed to maximize reimbursements and reduce uncompensated care costs for hospitals and healthcare systems of all sizes.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
TransUnion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: RTech Healthcare Revenue Technologies
RTech uses innovative proprietary technology to help healthcare providers protect revenue and cash. The company uses technology and a systematic, structured process to help healthcare providers uncover hard-to-find, billable revenue and implement long-term improvements that generate future value
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2016 via Company Press Release

TransUnion LLC, acquired Auditz LLC

synopsis: TransUnion, a leading global information solutions provider, has acquired Auditz LLC, a healthcare services organization that uses sophisticated proprietary technology to help healthcare providers identify and recover payments.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
TransUnion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: Auditz LLC
Auditz is an industry leading healthcare services organization that focuses on helping healthcare providers solve complex patient access, revenue cycle and reimbursement issues. Auditz leverages proprietary technology to identify and recover incremental reimbursement opportunities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

TransUnion LLC, acquired Trustev Limited

synopsis: TransUnion, a Chicago-based company is acquiring Trustev, an e-commerce ID and fraud protection startup based out of Ireland. Trustev — which made its debut on the Disrupt stage in 2013 — looks at transactions and the people making them in real time, using big data analytics to make sure that sales are being made by legit entities.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: Trustev Limited
Trustev is an e-commerce ID and fraud protection startup based out of Ireland. Trustev looks at transactions and the people making them in real time, using big data analytics to make sure that sales are being made by legit entities.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2014 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Drivers History

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Drivers History, a leading provider of traffic violations and criminal court data. This transaction strengthens Drivers History's offering and market access by leveraging TransUnion's carrier relationships and connectivity.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: Drivers History
Drivers History is the industry leader in acquiring, processing/aggregating and distributing traffic and criminal related court data for insurance risk management. Drivers History maintains a comprehensive database of drivers in a variety of states that commit moving violations and other offenses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired TLO

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in information and risk management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Boca Raton, Fla.-based TLO, a leading company in the risk information and analytics industry.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: TLO
TLO has reinvented the data-fusion industry for research and investigative needs. Their flagship product, TLOxp, provides the most accurate, actionable information that can be used for identity authentication, fraud prevention and detection, legislative compliance, and debt recovery.
price ($mm)
$154
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/4/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired eScan Data Systems Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion, as a global leader in information and risk management, announced it has acquired eScan Data Systems Inc., an Austin-based company with a market-leading technology that helps hospitals and healthcare systems reduce uncompensated care costs by identifying patient coverage after services were provided.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
TransUnion, as a global leader in information and risk management, creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: eScan Data Systems Inc.
eScan is a privately held company, whose software and services are licensed to over 700 hospital and physician group partners in 40+ states. eScan has discovered and delivered coverage on over 990,000 uncompensated care accounts, converting them to Medicaid, Medicare and Commercial payers.
price ($mm)
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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:$2,696.90)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
price ($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:$2,696.90)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
price ($mm)
$3,203
rev ($mm)
$1,024
EBITDA ($mm)
$352
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.1x
closed 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)
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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:$2,696.90)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., is in the business of empowering information. They provide the data, analytics, and software that enable businesses to build more valuable customer relationships. They specialize in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector.
price ($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:$2,934.60)
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:$5,171.00)
Experian Data Services S.r.l is Experian's business credit information business in Italy. Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries.
price ($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:$2,696.90)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
price ($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:$2,696.90)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
price ($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:$2,696.90)
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
price ($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:$3,914.90)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia
Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia (Credit Report), the leading credit reporting company in Ecuador.
price ($mm)
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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 ($mm)
rev ($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:$3,914.90)
Equifax is a leader in commercial and consumer information solutions, leveraging one of the largest sources of business credit intelligence, portfolio management, income, employment and wealth verification, identity authentication/fraud detection and marketing demographic data worldwide. "
target: Datum Inc.
Datum, Inc. is the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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 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:$3,914.90)
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 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 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.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$52.04)
Based in Helsinki, Asiakastieto was founded by a group of Finnish banks, wholesalers and retail chains in 1961 to provide information in support of credit and purchase decisions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($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:$3,914.90)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target parent: Computer Sciences Corporation
target: CSC Credit Services
CSC Credit Services, Inc. operates as a consumer reporting agency in the Midwestern and Central United States. The company provides credit services, such as consumer assistance, mortgage, electronic billing, business client file transfers, and secure file delivery system.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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2019
rev ($mm)
$21.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: BME:FACE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FacePhi
FacePhi
FacePhi is a Spanish company specialized in developing software for Biometric Face Recognition. FacePhi offers a complete digital onboarding and identity authentication solution that allows users to access, verify, and operate different services and products in mobile and web applications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$5.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.95
EBIT ($mm)
$0.93
Net Income ($mm)
$1.28
Employees
23
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Ticker: OTCPK:VSMR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VerifySmart Corporation
VerifySmart Corporation
Verify Smart Corp is an international technology company that develops and markets innovative solutions for the global digital market. The company also licenses patented technology for the prevention of debit/credit card and electronic transaction fraud.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: NGM:EOID MTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eyeonid Group AB
Eyeonid Group AB
Eyeonid developed a platform that monitors and alerts customers when sensitive, private and corporate digital information, such as login info, credit card and social security numbers, can be found on unauthorized sites on the Internet, whereupon the customer can take action and protect themselves.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.03)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:ISX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSignthis Ltd.
iSignthis Ltd.
Australian Securities iSignthis Ltd is the global leader in remote identity verification, payment authentication and payment processing to meet AML/CFT requirements. iSignthis provides an end-to-end on-boarding service for merchants, with a unified payment and identity service.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: TENB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenable Network Security Inc
Tenable Network Security Inc
Tenable is the Cyber Exposure company. Tenable helps organizations of all sizes accurately understand and reduce their cyber risk. Tenable.io, their Cyber Exposure platform, provides broad visibility and deep analytics to secure the entire modern attack surface.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$440.22
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($36.09)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1373
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Ticker: SAIL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SailPoint
SailPoint
SailPoint is the leader in enterprise identity governance and brings the Power of Identity to customers worldwide. SailPoint’s open identity platform gives organizations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster, and compete on a global basis.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$350.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$31.31
EBIT ($mm)
$13.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1168
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Ticker: BUSE:OPUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opus Global, Inc.
Opus Global is a global risk and compliance SaaS and data solution company, founded on a simple premise: that faster, better decisions in compliance and risk management give businesses an extraordinary advantage in the marketplace.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$160.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.64
EBIT ($mm)
$18.91
Net Income ($mm)
$21.05
Employees
47
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Ticker: DB:BSSA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beta Systems Software AG
Beta Systems Software AG
Beta Systems has been developing high-quality software products that bring security and transparency to IT processes and help to automate bulk data and document processing. Based in Germany, Beta Systems group is one of Europe's leading mid-sized independent software solution providers.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$53.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.62
EBIT ($mm)
$5.79
Net Income ($mm)
$3.67
Employees
358
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Ticker: DSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Document Security Systems, Inc.
Document Security Systems, Inc.
Document Security Systems, Inc. is a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication, and mass-serialization technologies, providing security solutions to corporations, governments, and financial institutions.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$17.10
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: MOCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MobiClear, Inc.
MobiClear, Inc.
MobiClear, Inc. offers a range of solutions to credit card and debit card fraud based on its patent- pending Personal Identification Verification system. It also offers products to ensure against fraud in all electronic transactions, including telephone and Internet transactions.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.55)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2
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Ticker: AIM:SPSC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spectra Systems Corporation
Spectra Systems Corporation
Spectra Systems invents, develops, manufactures and markets advanced technology-based products used primarily to authenticate and process banknotes. The company is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island in the United States.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$11.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.20
EBIT ($mm)
$1.10
Net Income ($mm)
$1.14
Employees
29
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,171.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,563.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,228.00
Net Income ($mm)
$656.00
Employees
17800
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,696.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$978.30
EBIT ($mm)
$617.70
Net Income ($mm)
$313.20
Employees
8000
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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: 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: 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
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,914.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,040.70
EBIT ($mm)
$657.00
Net Income ($mm)
$441.90
Employees
11200
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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: MCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moody's Corporation
Moody's Corporation
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,371.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,658.33
EBIT ($mm)
$2,441.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,778.00
Employees
11400
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,748.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,226.90
EBIT ($mm)
$976.60
Net Income ($mm)
$668.70
Employees
9180
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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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