Like JLR Inc.

closed 12/14/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Equifax Canada, acquired JLR Inc.

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

synopsis: Onthehouse Holdings Limited announced that it has entered into a formal agreement to acquire a further 50% interest in Residex Pty Ltd, taking its ownership interest to 100%. Residex Pty Ltd. provides information on the residential real estate market.
buyer: Onthehouse Holdings Limited (ASX:OTH:$18.23)
Onthehouse Holdings is an online real estate content platform. They have three operating divisions: 'Consumer Online', 'Real Estate Agency Solutions' & 'Information and Analytics Services'. "
target: Residex Pty Ltd
Residex provides a whole suit of property information to users in the housing and finance industries. Residex is the leading supplier of automated valuation models and provides residential property price estimations, trend data and property forecasting.
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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 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 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
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8.5x
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17.7x
announced 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Greater Fairfield County CMLS, Inc. will be merged with The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, Inc.,

synopsis: The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (CTMLS), an online listing service that creates opportunities for brokers in all parts of the state to cooperate with each other in the buying, selling and renting of real estate, and the Greater Fairfield County CMLS (GFC CMLS), a similar listing service in CT, are set to merge.
buyer: The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, Inc.
The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service (CTMLS) creates opportunities for brokers in all parts of the state to cooperate with each other in the buying, selling and renting of homes, condos, multifamily property, land and commercial properties. "
target: Greater Fairfield County CMLS, Inc.
Greater Fairfield County CMLS provides participating brokers and agents with fast, accurate and reliable access to the information services and resources that make the real estate market function efficiently and effectively for the benefit of buyers and sellers.
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announced 4/20/2016 via Company Press Release

Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors, will acquire East Bay Regional Data Inc

synopsis: East Bay Regional Data Inc. (EBRD), a regional real estate subscriber-based Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for brokers and agents in Alameda and Contra Costa counties, announced that a buyout agreement has been signed that will make the Oakland Berkeley Association of Realtors (OBAR) the sole owner of EBRD.
buyer: Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors
The Oakland/Berkeley Association of Realtors provides programs and services to enhance their members' ability to conduct business with integrity and competence, assuring a high level of professional conduct which benefits the community, and encouraging the preservation of real property rights. "
target: East Bay Regional Data Inc
East Bay Regional Data Inc. (EBRD), is one of the San Francisco East Bay's largest regional real estate subscriber-based Multiple Listing Services, providing approximately 3,000 brokers and agents with a centralized and online source for real estate data in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
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announced 8/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Southern California MLS will be merged with California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc.,

synopsis: California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. and the Southern California MLS have agreed to merge, creating the largest multiple listing service in the nation. The combined entity will remain as CRMLS, which is based in San Dimas, Calif., with Rob Arrietta serving as president of the organization.
buyer parent: California MLS, Inc
buyer: California Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc.
California Regional Multiple Listing Service delivers, through local member associations, affordable, reliable, and convenient listing technology service, and provides products and services that support real estate professionals in maximizing the use of property data to achieve their business goals."
target: Southern California MLS
Southern California MLS delivers listing technology to realtors in California. Realtors can search properties using the company's website or it's mobile application.
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closed 9/21/2010 via PR Newswire

Move, Inc., acquired Threewide Corporation

synopsis: Move, Inc., the leader in online real estate, announced the acquisition of Threewide Corp., operator of ListHub, the nation's largest online real estate listing syndicator and provider of advanced performance reporting solutions for brokers, real estate franchises, multiple listing services (MLSs) and real estate web sites.
buyer: Move, Inc. (MOVE:$234.64)
Move, Inc. is the leader in online real estate with 12.7 million monthly visitors to its online network of websites. Move, Inc. operates: Move.com; REALTOR.com; Moving.com; SeniorHousingNet; and TOP PRODUCER Systems. "
target: Threewide Corporation
Threewide Corp., operates ListHub, which syndicates Multiple Listing Services (MLS) listing information from the MLS or other reliable data sources to an array of online marketing sites and provides the brokerage with reporting and analysis of online advertising results.
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$10
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closed 4/28/2010 via Market Wire

Multi-Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc. merged with California MLS, Inc,

synopsis: calREDD® and the Multi-Regional Multiple Listing Service Inc. (MRMLS) announced their intent to merge the operations of the two organizations, creating one dynamic multiple listing service (MLS) provider serving more than 33,000 real estate professionals and 22 REALTOR® associations statewide.
buyer: California MLS, Inc
calREDD™, California Real Estate Dynamic Data, is a service of the California MLS, Inc. (CALMLS). The calREDD™ name reflects their long-term vision of creating one database with rich detail for all California real property, using advanced technology that goes far beyond current MLS systems. "
target: Multi-Regional Multiple Listing Service, Inc.
Multi-Regional Multiple Listing Service (MRMLS)'s provides the most affordable, reliable, and convenient listing technology service available, and to provide products and services that support REALTORS® in maximizing use of property data to achieve business goals.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

OJO Labs, Inc., acquired WolfNet Technologies, LLC

synopsis: OJO Labs announced it is merging with real estate data giant, WolfNet Technologies, based in St. Paul, Minn. WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada.
buyer: OJO Labs, Inc.
OJO Labs has created a home assistant powered by artificial intelligence that is free to consumers. Its technology lets homebuyers ask all kinds of questions of the OJO assistant about home features ranging from things like swimming pools, views of downtown, school districts, etc. "
target: WolfNet Technologies, LLC
WolfNet manages real estate databases with more than 100 million property records that cover 99 percent of all active Multiple Listing Services, known as MLS, in the U.S. and Canada. Nearly a half million real estate agents use apps or websites that are powered by WolfNet data services.
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closed 5/4/2016 via Company Press Release

CoStar Group, acquired Thomas Daily GmbH

synopsis: CoStar Group's European subsidiary, CoStar Europe Limited, has acquired 100 percent of the equity of German real estate information business Thomas Daily. Thomas Daily is Germany’s leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. It adds significant value to owners, investors and brokers in commercial real estate.
buyer: CoStar Group (CSGP:$1,463.14)
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. "
target: Thomas Daily GmbH
Thomas Daily is a leading provider of market information for the German real estate industry. Apart from an impressive news archive with over half a million articles, Thomas Daily Premium offers a high density of information. It provides a comprehensive overview of any location, topic, company, etc.
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announced 1/20/2016 via PR Web

Onboard Informatics, will acquire AddressReport

synopsis: Onboard Informatics announced its intent to acquire AddressReport, a technology that engages visitors with dynamic local content around a property of their interest. Onboard will utilize this platform to enhance its existing service and offer clients a turnkey customer engagement solution for the first time in the company’s history.
buyer: Onboard Informatics
Onboard Informatics provides data-driven innovations that empower informed decisions, enable human engagement, and accelerate results for leaders in real estate, publishing and technology. "
target: AddressReport
Buyers, renters, and real estate pros use AddressReport's beautiful, data-rich reports to see and track the unbiased facts about any address.
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closed 5/12/2011 via PR Newswire

CoreLogic, Inc., acquired RP Data Limited

synopsis: CoreLogic, a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, has completed its acquisition of RP Data, the number one provider of property information, analytics and risk management services in Australia and New Zealand.
buyer: CoreLogic, Inc. (CLGX:$1,739.51)
CoreLogic is a provider of consumer, financial and property information, analytics and services to business and government. CoreLogic develops predictive decision analytics and provides business services that bring dynamic insight and transparency to the markets it serves. "
target: RP Data Limited
RP Data, headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, is the leading provider of residential and commercial property information, including real estate data, electronic property valuations and consumer reports, throughout Australia and New Zealand.
price ($mm)[EV]
$145 [$196]*
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$65
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$26
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closed 11/3/2010 via PR Newswire

First American Financial Corporation, acquired NAZCA Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: First American Financial Corporation, a leading global provider of title insurance and settlement services for real estate transactions, announced the acquisition of NAZCA Solutions, Inc., a Minnesota-based company founded in 2003 that leverages Web technology to aggregate disparate property datasets from multiple internal and external sources.
buyer: First American Financial Corporation (FAF:$6,202.06)
First American Financial Corporation is a leading provider of title insurance and settlement services to the real estate and mortgage industries. The company offers its products and services directly and through its agents and partners in all 50 states and in more than 60 countries. "
target: NAZCA Solutions, Inc.
Nazca, a Minnesota-based company founded in 2003, quickly built a reputation for innovation by developing technology that connected real estate professionals with a variety of databases needed for property and title research.
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closed 3/31/2010 via BusinessWire

Yardi Systems, Inc., acquired PropertyShark

synopsis: Yardi Systems announced that it has acquired PropertyShark, creators of PropertyShark.com, the premier real estate data website. Yardi acquired PropertyShark to integrate deep property data into the Yardi suite of real estate investment management and property management software.
buyer: Yardi Systems, Inc.
Yardi Systems, Inc. is the global leader in the design, development, and support of integrated Asset and Property Management software for organizations of all sizes. Yardi’s technology and services is the premier application for real estate software solutions worldwide. "
target: PropertyShark
PropertyShark offers the information essential to evaluate real estate and make informed decisions. PropertyShark.com provides real estate professionals, investors and home buyers with data, tools and educational classes on all aspects of property available directly from the Web.
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closed 3/13/2009 via PR Newswire

Red Vision Systems, Inc., acquired Real Property Technologies, LLC

synopsis: RedVision, the leading independent real property research provider, acquired Real Property Technologies, LLC, parent company of Barretta Realty Skyline, leaders in New York State real property data. The move aims to create the largest independent provider of real property information - increasing national coverage 36%.
buyer: Red Vision Systems, Inc.
RedVision is an independent provider of innovative Real Property Research solutions that combine experts and technology to improve service levels and the bottom line. RedVision serves users of title evidence looking for relevant and accurate information solutions. "
target: Real Property Technologies, LLC
Real Property Technologies, LLC, is the leading resource for New York State real property data. The company is dedicated to retrieval of real-estate-related data paired with solutions customized to the various sectors of the real estate industry.
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closed 12/12/2019 via Company Press Release

Value AG, acquired Empirica-Systeme GmbH

synopsis: Germany-based Hypoport AG has acquired empirica-systeme GmbH, a major data partner for the German property industry. empirica-systeme specialises in the processing, analysis, and provision of property market data and related information systems. With the acquisition, empirica-systeme will be integrated into Value AG, a subsidiary of Hypoport.
buyer parent: Hypoport Group
buyer: Value AG
Value AG is a German company that provides a full range of property valuation services for the financial sector. The company offers a complete portfolio of products for all asset classes, from property inspections and market value to portfolio valuations and handling of the entire valuation process."
target: Empirica-Systeme GmbH
Empirica-Systeme GmbH is an established data partner of the German real estate industry. Empirica-Systeme combines market knowledge, analytical competence, and technical know-how and provides survey, processing, and analysis of real estate data under one roof.
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closed 12/14/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Equifax Canada, acquired JLR Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Canada announced that it has acquired JLR Inc., a leader in property knowledge and innovative technology based on integration and distribution of property data in Quebec. JLR facilitates the search for real estate information and the entire real estate transaction process thanks to its many online services.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: Equifax Canada
Equifax is a $2 billion global information solutions company with a heritage dating back 113 years. With its Canadian Headquarters in Toronto, Equifax operates or has investments in 18 countries spanning 4 continents and is a member of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500® Index. "
target: JLR Inc.
JLR Inc. is a leader in property knowledge and innovative technology based on integration and distribution of property data in Quebec. JLR facilitates the search for real estate information and the entire real estate transaction process thanks to its many online services.
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closed 12/14/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Equifax Canada, acquired JLR Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Canada announced that it has acquired JLR Inc., a leader in property knowledge and innovative technology based on integration and distribution of property data in Quebec. JLR facilitates the search for real estate information and the entire real estate transaction process thanks to its many online services.
buyer parent: Equifax, Inc.
buyer: Equifax Canada
Equifax is a $2 billion global information solutions company with a heritage dating back 113 years. With its Canadian Headquarters in Toronto, Equifax operates or has investments in 18 countries spanning 4 continents and is a member of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500® Index. "
target: JLR Inc.
JLR Inc. is a leader in property knowledge and innovative technology based on integration and distribution of property data in Quebec. JLR facilitates the search for real estate information and the entire real estate transaction process thanks to its many online services.
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closed 2/25/2016 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Veda

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed its acquisition of Veda Group Limited, the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. Veda is the leading provider of consumer and commercial credit reporting in Australia and New Zealand. Veda also operates through joint ventures in several other Asia-Pacific markets.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target: Veda (VED:$242.31)
Veda is a data analytics business. As the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand, they act as the conduit between the data that they accumulate, and the insights that this data provides for their customers.
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$1,719 [$1,862]
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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 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.
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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 12/28/2012 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired CSC Credit Services

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

synopsis: CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau, business information, and credit solutions, has announced the acquisition of Deltavista’s operations in Germany and Poland. Deltavista services are determined by decision-making processes as well as intelligent integration and interpretation of data from numerous different sources.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. CRIF is currently the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information. "
target: Deltavista International
Deltavista serves banks, telcos, energy, insurance and e-commerce companies with identification checks, address management tools, automated data consolidation solutions, customizable decision-making models and anti-money laundering solutions.
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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.
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$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:$1,544.30)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $169 billion of assets under management across 125 funds and 177 fund of funds vehicles as of September 30, 2016. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target: Global Credit Ratings Co.
Global Credit Ratings (GCR) is a leading emerging market focused ratings agency that rates the full spectrum of security classes, including Corporates, Banks, Insurance companies, Local Authorities, Asset Management & Funds, and Structured Finance transactions.
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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)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/31/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire ZipCode

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information services, has signed an agreement to acquire control of ZipCode, one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
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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
EV / EBITDA
9.1x
closed 6/16/2010 via Market Wire

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a global leader in credit information and information management services, announced that Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC has acquired a 51 percent equity stake in TransUnion.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care. "
target: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,399.10)
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
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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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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., will acquire DBRS Limited

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, will be acquiring DBRS, the world's fourth-largest credit ratings agency. DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,179.00)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. "
target: DBRS Limited
DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency. DBRS’s approach and size provide the agility to respond to customers’ needs in their local markets, while being large enough to provide the necessary expertise and resources.
price ($mm)
$669
rev ($mm)
$167
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired DataX

synopsis: Equifax Inc, a global information solutions company, has acquired DataX, Ltd, a leading specialty finance credit reporting agency and alternative data provider to lenders nationwide. Through DataX, Equifax will help lenders expand credit access and broaden financial inclusion for more consumers, specifically in underbanked populations.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$3,415.20)
Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions. "
target: DataX
DataX is an industry leading Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulated specialty finance credit reporting agency (CRA) and alternative data provider offering premier financial management solutions to businesses through a suite of advanced products.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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ICRA Limited
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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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.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
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$4,861.00
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
$1,197.00
Net Income ($mm)
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TransUnion LLC
TransUnion LLC
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$2,399.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$844.40
EBIT ($mm)
$510.60
Net Income ($mm)
$274.40
Employees
7100
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Ticker: BIT:TECN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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$280.78
EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Moody's Corporation
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EBITDA ($mm)
$2,271.00
EBIT ($mm)
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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.
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EBIT ($mm)
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Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
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$210.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.55)
EBIT ($mm)
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