Like Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda

closed 7/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda

synopsis: Experian has acquired Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda ("Virid"), a leading permission-based email marketing company in Brazil. Virid is Brazil's largest email marketing service provider, offering email delivery, email based behavioural segmentation, real-time campaign reporting, mobile delivery and social media integration.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda
Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda ("Virid") is a leading permission-based email marketing company. Virid is Brazil's largest email marketing service provider, offering email delivery, email based behavioural segmentation, real-time campaign reporting, mobile delivery and social media integration.
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$6
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closed 11/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

xDNA Interactive Ltd., acquired Climb Online

synopsis: xDNA, a global digital agency group, has acquired Climb Online, a digital marketing agency in the UK. Climb Online works in close contact with all their customers to ensure they offer an engaging online marketing solution for their business. They offer services for SEO, paid media, paid social, email marketing, and influencer marketing.
buyer: xDNA Interactive Ltd.
xDNA is an international digital agency based in the UK and the Philippines. xDNA specialises in providing a wide range of digital solutions for today’s modern challenges. They offer services for SEO, web development, enterprise software development, app development, social media, and more. "
target: Climb Online
Climb Online is a digital marketing agency in the UK. Climb Online works in close contact with all their customers to ensure they offer an engaging online marketing solution for their business. They offer services for SEO, paid media, paid social, email marketing, and influencer marketing.
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$12
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closed 10/12/2022 via PR Newswire

ShiftParadigm, acquired ERGOinc, Incorporated

synopsis: Shift Paradigm has acquired Ergo, a world-class email marketing company based in New York City. Through this deepening of email and customer journey experience, Shift Paradigm will pursue its vision of accelerating value creation through digital transformations that shift how companies grow and engage with customers.
buyer: ShiftParadigm
Shift Paradigm unleashes the power of insights, enabled by data fluidity and creative go-to-market strategies to accelerate revenue and drive market growth. Shift Paradigm aligns sales and marketing in organizations, digitally transforming customer experiences in the B2B and B2C spaces. "
target: ERGOinc, Incorporated
ERGO makes advanced personalization at scale simple. With ERGO, marketers can leverage a myriad of data to auto-generate millions of individual HTML-based dynamic content email modules for a truly personalized 1:1 customer experience.
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closed 7/14/2022 via PR Web

PerformLine, Inc., acquired LashBack, LLC

synopsis: PerformLine, the only omni-channel marketing compliance platform, has acquired LashBack, the leading provider of email compliance monitoring. With the acquisition, the two companies will join forces to provide clients with the most comprehensive discovery and compliance monitoring solutions available across all sales and marketing channels.
buyer: PerformLine, Inc.
PerformLine empowers organizations to mitigate regulatory risk across their sales and marketing channels. PerformLine automates the path to discover, monitor, and mitigate consumer protection risks and ensure brand safety. "
target: LashBack, LLC
LashBack is the authority and go-to resource for email compliance and intelligence. LashBack is a patent-holder offering proprietary data, expertise and technology to help brands, agencies and advertising networks protect their interests, evaluate partners and grow their business.
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closed 6/8/2022 via BNC Analysis

Wondrlab, acquired Neon Digital Media

synopsis: Wondrlab, a platform-first martech company based out of India, has acquired Neon Digital Media, a performance marketing agency in India. Neon helps their clients to scale their business with integrated marketing strategies across digital platforms. They offer services for creative design, media buying, email campaigns, copywriting, and more.
buyer: Wondrlab
Wondrlab is a platform-first martech company based out of India. Wondrlab helps brands to gain a competitive advantage and become successful.They offer services in branding, social media marketing, PR, media strategy, content marketing, and more. "
target: Neon Digital Media
Neon Digital Media is a performance marketing agency in India. Neon helps their clients to scale their business with integrated marketing strategies across digital platforms. They offer services for creative design, media buying, email campaigns, copywriting, and more.
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closed 6/1/2022 via PR Newswire

Commerce12, LLC, acquired Tetra

synopsis: Commerce12, a leading operationally-focused ecommerce agency working with fashion, beauty, lifestyle and consumer brands, has acquired Brooklyn, New York-based Cipher Industries, DBA Tetra, an independent email marketing agency specializing in performance-driven email and SMS solutions.
buyer: Commerce12, LLC
Commerce12 is an end-to-end, operational ecommerce agency, providing retail and wholesale expertise and innovative ecommerce solutions that scale modern businesses. "
target: Tetra
Tetra is an independent email marketing agency specializing in performance-driven email and SMS solutions. Tetra helps businesses grow by using data-driven insights, creative vision, and tailor made strategies to transform email into the most reliable marketing channel.
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closed 5/10/2022 via BusinessWire

Digital Media Solutions, acquired Traverse Data, Inc.

synopsis: Digital Media Solutions, Inc. announced the acquisition of Traverse Data. Traverse Data leverages the power of data and technology to generate new customers for advertisers and incremental revenue for publishers, via a commercialized audience activation, re-engagement and retargeting platform.
buyer: Digital Media Solutions (DMS:$427.94)
Digital Media Solutions, Inc. is a leading provider of technology-enabled digital performance advertising solutions connecting consumers and advertisers within auto, home, health and life insurance plus a long list of top consumer verticals. "
target: Traverse Data, Inc.
Traverse Data leverages the power of data and technology to generate new customers for advertisers and incremental revenue for publishers, via a commercialized audience activation, re-engagement and retargeting platform.
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closed 3/30/2022 via PR Newswire

Hawke Media, acquired Social Nucleus

synopsis: Hawke Media has acquired Social Nucleus, a British digital marketing firm, offering a substantial competitive boost to the rapidly growing Los Angeles based firm. Hawke Media will continue to offer its wide array of marketing services in the USA, Canada and now alongside Social Nucleus in the UK.
buyer: Hawke Media
Established on the idea that every modern business needs a CMO-level expert to lead marketing efforts, Hawke Media specializes in custom, data-driven, performance-focused solutions to help launch, scale, and invigorate businesses of all sizes, industries, and revenue models. "
target: Social Nucleus
Social Nucleus is a globally operating marketing agency providing paid advertising services to eCommerce businesses. Based in Manchester, Social Nucleus' services include paid social media ads, paid Google ads, email marketing, and organic social media management.
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closed 3/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Wealth at Work Limited, acquired DBD Digital

synopsis: Wealth at Work, a leading British financial wellbeing and retirement specialist has acquired Death by Design Limited (DBD Digital), a technology firm based in Alderley Edge, Cheshire. DBD Digital allows businesses to build trust and increase sales by improving all digital interactions with their customers.
buyer: Wealth at Work Limited
UK-based Wealth at Work is a financial wellbeing and retirement specialist helping those in the workplace to improve their financial future. They work with hundreds of organisations across both the private and public sector by offering financial education, guidance and regulated financial advice. "
target: DBD Digital
DBD Digital is a digital design agency based in the UK. DBD Digital allows businesses to build trust and increase sales by improving all digital interactions with their customers, from website to social media, email, and beyond.
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closed 2/11/2022 via BNC Analysis

Connelly Partners, LLC, acquired ZOO

synopsis: Connelly Partners, a full-service advertising agency, has acquired ZOO Digital, a creative digital agency in Ireland. ZOO grows businesses by creating digital experiences that people love. They have experience with web design, content creation, social media campaigns, SEO, email campaigns, online ads, and more.
buyer: Connelly Partners, LLC
Connelly Partners is a full-service advertising agency that uses empathy to develop relationships and unique connections with consumers. They provide strategic planning, creative and content generation, media planning, digital strategy/execution, public relations, social media, search, and more. "
target: ZOO
ZOO is a creative digital agency in Ireland. ZOO grows businesses by creating digital experiences that people love. They have experience with web design, content creation, social media campaigns, SEO, email campaigns, online ads, and more.
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closed 1/5/2022 via PR Newswire

V12 Marketing, acquired BZA LLC

synopsis: V12 Marketing, a full-service marketing agency, has acquired BZA, a full service web design and digital marketing agency. BZA helps their clients to create responsive websites with a modern and functional design. They also provide services for e-commerce sites, search engine optimization, branding, e-mail marketing, and more.
buyer: V12 Marketing
V12 Marketing is a full-service marketing and web development agency. V12 enables their clients to maximize their marketing efforts and grow their business. They offer services for web design, SEO, social media, logo design, PR, and more. "
target: BZA LLC
BZA is a full service web design and digital marketing agency. BZA helps their clients to create responsive websites with a modern and functional design. They also provide services for e-commerce sites, search engine optimization, branding, e-mail marketing, and more.
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closed 2/8/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Cheetah Digital merged with CM Group,

synopsis: CM Group, a portfolio of martech companies focused on multichannel digital marketing, has merged with Cheetah Digital under the CM Group name. Cheetah Digital is an independent enterprise cross-channel marketing technology company.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: CM Group
CM Group is a family of global marketing technology brands, including Campaign Monitor, Emma, Vuture, Delivra, Liveclicker, Sailthru, and Selligent. By joining together these leading brands, CM Group offers a variety of world-class solutions that can be used by marketers at any level. "
target parent: Vector Capital
target: Cheetah Digital
Cheetah Digital is an independent enterprise cross-channel marketing technology company. Cheetah Digital provides technology and in-house professional services that marketers require to manage data they possess and to deliver on the complex channel execution to create lasting customer relationships.
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closed 10/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Omnicom Media Group, acquired Jump 450 Media

synopsis: Omnicom Media Group (OMG), the media services division of Omnicom Group, has acquired Jump 450 Media, a full-service, performance-based digital marketing agency. Jump 450 helps brands acquire customers profitably through digital media. They provide services for social media, paid search, SEO, email marketing, branded content, and more.
buyer parent: Omnicom Group Inc.
buyer: Omnicom Media Group
Omnicom Media Group is the media services division of Omnicom Group Inc., the leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom Media Group includes the full service media networks OMD Worldwide and PHD Network, leading global data and analytics company, Annalect. "
target: Jump 450 Media
Jump 450 is a full-service, performance-based digital marketing agency. Jump 450 helps brands acquire customers profitably through digital media. They provide services for social media, paid search, SEO, email marketing, conversion rate optimization, branded content, and more.
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announced 9/27/2021 via finextra.com

VCPlus Limited, will acquire APEC Solutions Pte. Ltd.

synopsis: VCPlus Limited, an investment holding firm in Singapore, will acquire APEC Solutions Pte. Ltd., a full-service digital marketing company in Singapore. APEC Solutions offers services for SEO, social media, email marketing, web development, mobile app development, virtual reality, and augmented reality.
buyer: VCPlus Limited
VCPlus Limited is an investment holding firm in Singapore. VCPlus has two key business units: FinTech and granite dimension stone. The group’s FinTech business offers consultancy services related to financial and blockchain technology. The group also operates two quarries in Malaysia. "
target: APEC Solutions Pte. Ltd.
APEC Solutions is a full-service digital marketing company in Singapore. APEC Solutions offers their clients what they need to digitalize their businesses. They offer services for SEO, social media, email marketing, web development, mobile app development, virtual reality, and augmented reality.
price ($mm)
$3.69
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closed 6/7/2021 via PR Newswire

Specialty Print Communications, Inc., acquired FuelPop Marketing

synopsis: Specialty Print Communications, Inc (SPC), an independently owned direct mail and digital solutions provider, has acquired FuelPop Marketing, LLC, a marketing company that provides hyper-personalized solutions to supercharge sales. FuelPop offers services for direct mail, nurture emails, websites, paid social, and more.
buyer: Specialty Print Communications, Inc.
Specialty Print Communications (SPC) is an independently owned direct mail and digital solutions provider. SPC aims to help companies of all sizes grow sales and build lasting customer relationships. They offer services for direct mail, loyalty kits, card issuance, hybrid print production, and more."
target: FuelPop Marketing
FuelPop Marketing is a marketing company that provides hyper-personalized solutions to supercharge sales. FuelPop uses leading-edge advertising technology to help their clients drive incremental sales. They offer services for direct mail, nurture emails, websites, paid social, and more.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Grossman Marketing Group, acquired PCI Creative Group

synopsis: Grossman Marketing Group, a promo products distributor, has acquired PCI Creative Group, a cross media marketing company. PCI Creative Group helps their clients to keep their costs low while maximizing their marketing budget. They offer services for web design, branding, email marketing, social media, printing, and more.
buyer: Grossman Marketing Group
Grossman Marketing Group is a promotional products and print company. Their products and services include full-service graphic design, a network of company-owned warehouses and production facilities, multi-media solutions, and a team building best-in-class e-commerce programs for their clients. "
target: PCI Creative Group
PCI Creative Group is a cross media marketing company. PCI Creative Group provides their clients with solutions that help keep their costs low while maximizing their marketing budget. They offer services for web design, branding, email marketing, social media, printing, and more.
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closed 3/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Macaw, acquired Netzkern

synopsis: Macaw, a full-service digital agency in the Netherlands, has acquired Netzkern, one of the largest full-service digital agencies in Germany. Netzkern is a highly experienced Sitecore Platinum Implementation Partner that plans, designs, and hosts websites for their clients. They also offer online marketing services for SEO, social media, and more.
buyer parent: Avedon Capital Partners
buyer: Macaw
Macaw is a full-service digital agency in the Netherlands. Macaw supports corporate customers with solutions and services in the areas of digital marketing and e-commerce, data and AI, and business applications. Their marketing services covers content, social media, and influencer marketing. "
target: Netzkern
Netzkern is one of the largest full-service digital agencies in Germany. Netzkern is a highly experienced Sitecore Platinum Implementation Partner that plans, designs, and hosts websites for their clients. They also offer online marketing services for SEO, social media, email marketing, and more.
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closed 3/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Entersoft S.A., acquired Wedia Ltd

synopsis: Entersoft S.A., a leading business software and services provider in South East Europe and the Middle East, has acquired Wedia Ltd, a digital consultancy in Greece. Wedia specialises in web design and development, social media marketing, SEO, email marketing, content marketing, and more.
buyer: Entersoft S.A. (ATSE:ENTER:$18.30)
Entersoft is a leading business software and services provider in South East Europe and the Middle East. Entersoft offers a business software suite with ERP, CRM, WMS, Mobile, E-Commerce and B.I. applications. The industries they serve include manufacturing, food, retail, hospitality, and more. "
target: Wedia Ltd
Wedia is a digital consultancy in Greece. Wedia combines design, technology, and digital marketing to help their clients accelerate their business. They specialise in web design and development, social media marketing, SEO, email marketing, content marketing, and more.
price ($mm)
$0.61
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2021 via Company Press Release

Tripolis Solutions BV, acquired Add to Favorites B.V.

synopsis: Add to Favorites, the marketing automation agency in the Netherlands has joined the Tripolis organization. In 2008 Add to Favorites was founded with the ambition to take e-mail marketing in the Netherlands to a higher level.
buyer parent: Spotler
buyer: Tripolis Solutions BV
Tripolis is a Dutch email and martech company providing personalized and relevant communication at high volume. With its Open Email and MarTech Hub, Tripolis scouts, sources, and connects the best-of-breed marketing technologies and data-driven solutions for a broad variety of industry segments. "
target: Add to Favorites B.V.
Add to Favorites is a marketing automation agency in the Netherlands. In 2008 Bas Ter Burg and Joris de Bruijne joined forces to found Add to Favorites. Their joint ambition: to take e-mail marketing in the Netherlands to a higher level.
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closed 12/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Valtech SA, acquired Headways Media

synopsis: Valtech, a global digital agency focused on business transformation, has acquired Headways Media, a Mexico-based digital agency. Headways Media helps global organizations and Mexican-based multi-nationals to uncover opportunities in digital sales and marketing performance. They offer services for SEO, SEM, web design, social media, email, and more.
buyer parent: SiegCo SA
buyer: Valtech SA (ENXTPA:LTE:$213.20)
Valtech is a global business transformation agency delivering innovation with a purpose. The company enables clients to anticipate tomorrow’s trends and connect more directly with consumers across their digital and physical touchpoints while optimizing time-to-market and ROI. "
target: Headways Media
Headways Media is a Mexico-based digital agency. Headways Media helps large global organizations and Mexican-based multi-nationals to uncover transformative opportunities in digital sales and marketing performance. They offer services for SEO, SEM, web design, social media, email, and more.
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closed 7/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda

synopsis: Experian has acquired Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda ("Virid"), a leading permission-based email marketing company in Brazil. Virid is Brazil's largest email marketing service provider, offering email delivery, email based behavioural segmentation, real-time campaign reporting, mobile delivery and social media integration.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda
Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda ("Virid") is a leading permission-based email marketing company. Virid is Brazil's largest email marketing service provider, offering email delivery, email based behavioural segmentation, real-time campaign reporting, mobile delivery and social media integration.
price ($mm)
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$6
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closed 4/20/2022 via Company Press Release

Experian Information Solutions, Inc., acquired CIC Plus, Inc.

synopsis: Experian has acquired CIC Plus, an industry leading provider of HR and tax compliance management solutions. CIC Plus’ services help employers navigate complex regulatory changes to maintain compliance, stay up to date on new tax requirements, manage remote and traveling employees, avoid costly audits and more.
buyer parent: Experian plc
buyer: Experian Information Solutions, Inc.
Experian unlocks the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. Experian gathers, analyzes and processes data in ways others can’t, helping individuals take financial control and access financial services. "
target: CIC Plus, Inc.
CIC Plus is a leading edge technology company. CIC Plus helps organizations administer the collection, management and delivery of employee compliance information throughout the employee lifecycle, to deliver regulatory and HR compliance and drive efficiency.
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closed 12/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Connexity, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Digital marketing company Connexity, Inc. has acquired Hitwise, a leader in large-scale online clickstream data collection and consumer behavioral analytics. Hitwise's broad, audience-based insights into consumer online behavioral trends bolsters Connexity's offering to marketers, agencies and publishers.
buyer parent: Symphony Technology Group
buyer: Connexity
Connexity, Inc. is a technology driven marketing solutions company that leverages almost twenty years of ecommerce expertise to enable retailers and brands to understand their consumers better, acquire new customers at a lower cost, and increase sales. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$47
rev ($mm)
$74
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closed 12/14/2015 via PR Newswire

Symphony Technology Group, acquired Simmons Research

synopsis: Private equity firm Symphony Technology Group announced it has acquired Simmons, a leading consumer research company. Known for its National Consumer Study, Simmons measurement of consumer preferences, attitudes and media behaviors is used by leading brands, agencies and other media companies to effective cross-channel consumer engagement.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is a strategic private equity firm with the mission of investing in and building great technology and services companies. STG provides transformation expertise to enable its companies to deliver maximum value to their clients and attract the best talent. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: Simmons Research
Simmons Research is a leading cross-channel consumer research company for more than 60 years. Simmons Research measures consumer preferences, attitudes and media behaviors by closely overlaying survey and passively measured data using advanced measurement sciences.
price ($mm)
$47
rev ($mm)
$74
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0.7x
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announced 9/2/2015 via PR Web

DMA Corporation, will acquire Baker Hill Corporation

synopsis: The Riverside Company will acquire Baker Hill, a division of Experian. Following the close of the acquisition, Baker Hill and Database Marketing Agency (DMA), a current Riverside portfolio company, will join forces. Baker Hill is a leader in providing loan origination and portfolio management in the financial services market.
buyer parent: The Riverside Company
buyer: DMA Corporation
DMA offers smart data analytics that help banks and credit unions throughout the U.S. understand profit risk, identify growth opportunities and deepen accountholder relationships. Founded in 1996, DMA is a premier integrated financial services analytics provider. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: Baker Hill Corporation
For more than three decades, Baker Hill products have been used by high performing organizations to streamline and manage their portfolio risk management, customer management and lending processes.
price ($mm)
$100
rev ($mm)
$31
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3.2x
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closed 10/26/2012 via Company Press Release

PriceGrabber.com, acquired PriceGrabber.com

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has completed the sale of its price comparison shopping business (PriceGrabber) to the management team of the business.
buyer: PriceGrabber.com
PriceGrabber.com is the industry innovator in online comparison shopping. Millions of consumers use PriceGrabber to quickly obtain free and unbiased information about products, services, merchants and sellers before making a purchase decision. "
target parent: Experian plc
target: PriceGrabber.com
PriceGrabber.com is the industry innovator in online comparison shopping. Millions of consumers use PriceGrabber to quickly obtain free and unbiased information about products, services, merchants and sellers before making a purchase decision.
price ($mm)
$80
rev ($mm)
$283
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0.4x
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cancelled 10/26/2012 via Company Press Release

Ybrant Digital Ltd., cancelled a purchase of PriceGrabber, LowerMyBills, and ClassesUSA.com from Experian Information Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Digital marketing company Ybrant Digital was not able to pay the US$175 million for Experian's three price comparison Web sites PriceGrabber, LowerMyBills, and ClassesUSA.com. The deal has been cancelled.
buyer: Ybrant Digital Ltd. (:$438.60)
Ybrant Digital offers Digital Marketing solutions to its clients. It connects advertisers with their audience across any form of digital media, using its massive local presence to deliver appropriate messages to the right audience, through the most relevant digital channels. "
seller parent: Experian plc
seller: Experian Information Solutions, Inc.
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
price ($mm)
$80
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$283
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closed 7/25/2011 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda

synopsis: Experian has acquired Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda ("Virid"), a leading permission-based email marketing company in Brazil. Virid is Brazil's largest email marketing service provider, offering email delivery, email based behavioural segmentation, real-time campaign reporting, mobile delivery and social media integration.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda
Virid Interatividade Digital Ltda ("Virid") is a leading permission-based email marketing company. Virid is Brazil's largest email marketing service provider, offering email delivery, email based behavioural segmentation, real-time campaign reporting, mobile delivery and social media integration.
price ($mm)
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$6
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closed 6/28/2011 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Medical Present Value Inc.

synopsis: Experian®, the leading global information services company, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Medical Present Value, Inc. (MPV), a leading provider of revenue cycle management software, data and analytics to more than 75,000 U.S. physicians.
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 parent: RHO Management Company
target: Medical Present Value Inc.
Medical Present Value Inc. ("MPV") is a leading provider of revenue cycle management software, data and analytics to more than 75,000 U.S. physicians. MPV assists these providers in maintaining profitability by automating and streamlining critical revenue cycle functions.
price ($mm)
$185
rev ($mm)
$22
EBITDA ($mm)
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8.3x
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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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$380 [$366]*
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$82
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
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4.6x
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16.0x
closed 9/21/2010 via Company Press Release

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Mighty Net, Inc

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, is pleased to announce that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Mighty Net, Inc (Mighty Net), a provider of online credit monitoring services to consumers. The purchase price is US$207.5m which will be funded from Experian's existing cash resources.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 90 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Mighty Net, Inc
Mighty Net, Inc. specializes in the research, design, and implementation of Internet based consumer products. The company’s products include CreditReport.com and CreditSource.
price ($mm)
$208
rev ($mm)
$115
EBITDA ($mm)
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1.8x
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closed 6/24/2010 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired RentBureau, LLC

synopsis: Experian® has purchased RentBureau®, the largest and most widely used credit bureau for the multifamily industry. The acquisition provides Experian with the most comprehensive rental payment database to offer property managers and resident screeners a more accurate and complete picture of renters.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target: RentBureau, LLC
RentBureau is the only credit bureau designed specifically for the multi-family industry. Allowing apartment owners and managers to share rental payment history data seamlessly, accurately and effortlessly. Their database is updated daily by interfacing with PMS systems used by their members.
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closed 6/21/2010 via

Independent Specialist Technology (UK) Ltd, acquired N4 Solutions Ltd.

synopsis: LDC-backed technology solutions provider 1st Exchange announced its acquisition of N4 Solutions (N4), a leading provider of distribution and fulfilment software for the financial services industry, funded by additional capital from LDC.
buyer parent: Lloyds Banking Group
buyer: Independent Specialist Technology (UK) Ltd
1st - The Exchange is a market leading provider of technology solutions to the financial services market. The Company provides an integrated suite of technology solutions, software and consultancy to the financial services industry, to help support the key stages of a distributor’s business process."
target:
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announced 5/12/2010 via

British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, will purchase UK Database Marketing Activities from Experian Information Solutions

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announces that it has reached agreement to divest part of its UK database marketing activities to a newly formed business venture with British Sky Broadcasting (Sky).
buyer: British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LSE:SKY:$18,056.76)
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc and its subsidiaries provide pay television broadcast services in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It primarily broadcasts sports events, movies, entertainment, and news programs. "
seller: Experian Information Solutions
Experian's UK Database Marketing Activities provide flexible, end-to-end, multi-channel marketing campaign management.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/2/2009 via Company Press Release

Future Foundation Group, acquired Future Foundation Group

synopsis: The management team at consumer insight agency the Future Foundation has completed a buy-out of the firm from parent company Experian.
buyer: Future Foundation Group
Future Foundation’s core expertise is based on identifying and forecasting social and consumer trends and determining the extent of their impacts on markets, services, brands and products. "
target parent: Experian Information Solutions
target: Future Foundation Group
Future Foundation’s core expertise is based on identifying and forecasting social and consumer trends and determining the extent of their impacts on markets, services, brands and products.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/6/2009 via PR Newswire

Q Interactive, acquired Vente, Inc.

synopsis: Q Interactive announced that it has acquired Vente, Inc. a permission-based marketing firm, which helps connect businesses with their desired consumers - quickly, accurately and efficiently. The purchase marks the second acquisition by Q Interactive within the past three months.
buyer parent: Intrepid Investments, LLC
buyer: Q Interactive
Q Interactive provides digital marketing that help advertisers reach their target consumers and publishers better monetize their online audience. Q Interactive optimizes its services across a broad advertising network using a unique combination of behavioral, demographic and transactional data. "
target parent: Experian Information Solutions
target: Vente, Inc.
Vente, Inc. is a leader in permission-based marketing. Vente helps connect businesses with the customers and prospects they’re looking for – quickly, accurately and on time. Using our in-depth consumer data, we help you get the most from your marketing budget.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/11/2008 via AP - Associated Press

Experian Information Solutions, acquired SearchAmerica

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announces that it has completed the acquisition of SearchAmerica, a leading provider of payment prediction data and analytics to the US healthcare industry. The purchase price is approximately $90m and will be funded from Experian’s existing cash resources.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target: SearchAmerica
SearchAmerica is the industry leader in financially clearing patients through address verification, prediction of payment and automated screening for charity, Medicaid and other government programs with its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions and personalized service.
price ($mm)
$90
rev ($mm)
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closed 5/3/2007 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Emailing Solution

synopsis: Experian, the global information solutions company, has acquired Emailing Solution, a leading French permission-based email marketing provider. The acquisition further extends and deepens Experian's global reach in the email sector.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target: Emailing Solution
Founded in 2001, Emailing Solution, a full-service permission-based email marketing company, currently serves over 300 brands from diverse industries, including Orange (France Telecom), Staples and Hewlett Packard.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$5
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/19/2007 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Hitwise Pty. Ltd.

synopsis: Experian, the global information solutions company, has acquired Hitwise, a leading Internet marketing intelligence company, which helps clients monitor the performance of their websites and target their online advertising spend more effectively. The purchase price is approximately $240m and will be funded from Experian's existing cash resources.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Hitwise Pty. Ltd.
Hitwise is the leading online competitive intelligence service. Only Hitwise provides its 1,200 global clients with daily insights on how their customers interact with a broad range of competitive websites, and how their competitors use different tactics to attract online customers.
price ($mm)
$240
rev ($mm)
$40
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/16/2007 via PR Newswire

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Inform@rketing

synopsis: Experian, a global information solutions provider, has acquired Inform@rketing, one of Brazil's leading providers of direct marketing services. Inform@rketing is headquartered in Sao Paulo and demonstrates Experian's commitment to continuing its expansion and growth initiatives in Brazil.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target: Inform@rketing
Inform@rketing provides direct marketing services to financial institutions. The company offers a complete array of marketing services for its clients including: Database management, Mailing list analysis and cleansing, Data enhancement and enrichment, Marketing campaign management.
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closed 6/22/2006 via finextra.com

Experian Information Solutions, acquired Eiger Systems

synopsis: Credit information agency Experian has acquired Eiger Systems, a UK provider of bank account validation and payment processing software. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is a global leader in providing information solutions to organizations and consumers. It helps organizations find, develop and manage profitable customer relationships by providing information, decision-making solutions and processing services. "
target: Eiger Systems
Eiger Systems provides market leading software and services to meet the requirements of organisations implementing strategic payment solutions. We intentionally focus on the specific problems of data validation and payment processing, acquiring unrivalled expertise in these areas.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$18
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 10/29/2021 via Company Press Release

Xigem, will acquire Cylix Data

synopsis: Xigem Technologies Corporation, a leading technology provider for the remote economy in Canada, will acquire Cylix Data Group, a business intelligence company in Canada. Cylix Data provides businesses with the information they need to prevent fraud. Their platform combines over 74 million unique business data points into a risk profile database.
buyer: Xigem (CNSX:XIGM:$0.00)
Xigem is a leading technology provider for the remote economy in Canada. Xigem provides organizations with the tools necessary to manage employees, assets, consumers, users and business operations remote working environment. They offer mobile digital payment and fulfilment solutions. "
target: Cylix Data
Cylix Data is a business intelligence company in Canada. Cylix Data provides businesses with the information they need to prevent fraud and mitigate financial risks. Their platform combines over 74 million unique business data points into a risk profile database.
price ($mm)
$26
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., will acquire Appriss Insights

synopsis: Equifax® a global data, analytics and technology company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Appriss Insights, a trusted and comprehensive source of risk and criminal justice intelligence. Appriss Insights was founded in 1994 with the creation of the VINE® network, a proprietary victim notification network.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$5,156.10)
Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company, they play an essential role in the global economy by helping financial institutions, companies, employees, and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. "
target parent: Insight Venture Partners
target: Appriss Insights
Appriss Insights is a trusted and comprehensive source of risk and criminal justice intelligence. Appriss Insights was founded in 1994 with the creation of the VINE® network, a proprietary victim notification network that empowers victims with timely information regarding incarcerated persons.
price ($mm)
$1,825
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Moody's Corporation, acquired Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.

synopsis: Moody’s Corporation announced that it has completed its acquisition of Regulatory DataCorp (RDC), a leading provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) data and due diligence services.
buyer: Moody's Corporation (MCO:$6,218.00)
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. "
target parent: Vista Equity Partners
target: Regulatory DataCorp, Inc.
RDC (Regulatory DataCorp) delivers powerful, decision-ready intelligence and world-class risk and compliance protection, allowing global organizations to identify suspect entities, strengthen fraud protection, ensure regulatory compliance, and protect their brand equity.
price ($mm)
$700
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2018 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Innolva S.p.A., entirely controlled by Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., has finalized the acquisition of Comas S.r.l. and Webber S.r.l., two companies active in the on-line sale of commercial information.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Innolva S.p.A.
Innolva operates in the field of Business Information & Credit Management services. Innolva presents a complete offer of information to banks, companies and professionals to optimize decisions in credit management activities. "
target: Comas S.r.l.
Comas S.r.l. and Webber S.r.l. are principally active in the reselling, through the internet, of commercial information such as financial and corporate information on companies, cadastral information, automobile registration history, and other information services.
price ($mm)
$11
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2015 via BusinessWire

iMapData Inc. merged with PlanetRisk,

synopsis: iMapData, a pioneer in data visualization and analysis that is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, announced that it has merged with and taken the name of Bethesda, Maryland-based PlanetRisk, a fast-growing technology leader revolutionizing big data solutions.
buyer: PlanetRisk
PlanetRisk is a fast-growing technology leader revolutionizing big data solutions. PlanetRisk is a technology solutions and services company that provides a comprehensive analysis of “risk and opportunity” to customers, which include many organizations throughout the private and public sector. "
target: iMapData Inc.
A pioneer in the field of data visualization and analysis, iMapData has been helping organizations mitigate economic risk, protect corporate assets, maintain situational awareness and safeguard employees for over 30 years.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/10/2014 via Market Watch

Verisk Analytics, Inc., acquired Maplecroft

synopsis: Verisk Analytics, Inc. a leading source of information about risk, announced the acquisition of Maplecroft, a leading provider of global risk analytics and advisory services. Using a proprietary data aggregation and analytical approach, Maplecroft enables its customers to assess, monitor, and forecast a range of worldwide risks.
buyer: Verisk Analytics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:VRSK:$2,998.60)
Verisk Analytics is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Verisk Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. "
target: Maplecroft
Maplecroft provides services and products that offer risk screens, monitoring tools, and insights into political, economic, social, and environmental risks and responsibilities facing by businesses in various sectors worldwide.
price ($mm)
$32
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/10/2008 via BusinessWire

iMapData Inc., acquired iMapData Inc.

synopsis: iMapData Inc., a consulting firm specializing in customized, geospatially-based decision support solutions for the public and private sector, has been acquired from ChoicePoint Inc. by a private investment group. The investment group is led by, and the business will be managed by, the founders of iMapData.
buyer parent: ChoicePoint, Inc.
buyer: iMapData Inc.
iMapData delivers relevant and tailored information via an easy-to-use, Web-based, map interface enabling businesses and government agencies to create maps and reports by accessing and merging various information sets including energy, government... "
target parent: ChoicePoint Asset Company LLC.
target: iMapData Inc.
iMapData delivers relevant and tailored information via an easy-to-use, Web-based, map interface enabling businesses and government agencies to create maps and reports by accessing and merging various information sets including energy, government...
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2015 via BusinessWire

H.I.G. Capital, acquired Intelius, Inc.

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $18 billion of equity capital, announced that an affiliate has completed the acquisition of Intelius. Intelius is a leading provider of on-demand information about individuals and predictive analytics that can help identify connections to other people, places and things.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $18 billion of equity capital under management. H.I.G. specializes in providing both debt and equity capital to small and mid-sized companies. "
target: Intelius, Inc.
Intelius is an information commerce company founded in 2003 that has become a leader in online people data, delivering comprehensive information about individuals, their histories and their connections to others.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Ribes S.p.A., a company that provides business information to Italian banks, has merged with Infonet Srl, a company that provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Ribes S.p.A.
Ribes S.p.A. provides business information to Italian banks. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Milan, Italy. They assess the value of real estate collateral during the granting of a loan. "
target: Infonet Srl
Infonet is an innovative partner for over 15 years in the service sector of Business & Credit Information and provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 1/31/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire ZipCode

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information services, has signed an agreement to acquire control of ZipCode, one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 7/17/2006 via BusinessWire

GMT Communications Partners, acquired Suomen Asiakastieto Oy

synopsis: GMT Communications Partners (GMT), the leading private equity investor focused on the European communications sector, today announced that it has acquired 91% of Suomen Asiakastieto Oy (Asiakastieto), the leading business and credit information company in Finland.
buyer: GMT Communications Partners
Founded: 1993, Total Capital: $450 Million. GMT is an independent firm focused exclusively on the Communications sector in Europe. "
target: Suomen Asiakastieto Oy (HLSE:ATG1V:$52.04)
Based in Helsinki, Asiakastieto was founded by a group of Finnish banks, wholesalers and retail chains in 1961 to provide information in support of credit and purchase decisions.
price ($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 12/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., acquired info4c AG

synopsis: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc., the global leader in ethics and compliance management, has acquired info4c. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, info4c delivers the most trusted and robust Politically Exposed Person, State Owned Entity, Sanction Lists, and Watchlists & Blacklists databases available.
buyer parent: Bregal Investments
buyer: Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc.
Steele is the global leader in Ethics & Compliance Management. Steele partners with the world’s largest, most respected companies to deliver compliance products and services that help organizations embrace a culture of compliance while protecting their brand. "
target: info4c AG
info4c is a global provider of high-quality compliance information. info4c solutions are customized and selected to comply with the relevant legislation and serve most efficiently the specific purpose: Know Your Customer, Anti Money Laundering, prevention terrorism financing, fraud, and corruption.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/25/2018 via PR Web

Billtrust, acquired Credit2B

synopsis: Billtrust, the leader in B2B payment cycle management, announced the acquisition of Credit2B, a pioneer in trade credit risk. Credit2B leverages crowdsourcing and other technologies to provide up-to-date payment behaviors and financial risk information on common customers, easing the credit decisioning process for suppliers.
buyer: Billtrust (:$131.57)
Billtrust accelerates cash flow by automating invoice delivery, invoice payment and cash application. Companies can improve operational efficiency throughout the invoice-to- cash process with electronic invoicing and payments in a flexible, cloud-based solution. "
target: Credit2B
Credit2B is a pioneer in trade credit risk. Credit2B leverages crowdsourcing and other technologies to provide up-to-date payment behaviors and financial risk information on common customers, easing the credit decisioning process for suppliers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

TransUnion LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: TransUnion, a risk and information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest consumer credit bureau in the U.K.. Callcredit is an information solutions company that provides data, analytics and technology solutions to help businesses and consumers make informed decisions.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., is in the business of empowering information. They provide the data, analytics, and software that enable businesses to build more valuable customer relationships. They specialize in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector.
price ($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:$5,531.80)
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)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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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:$6,288.00)
Experian Data Services S.r.l is Experian's business credit information business in Italy. Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
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:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
price ($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:$3,009.80)
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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Ticker: JASDAQ:213
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iREP Co., Ltd.
IREP Co., Ltd. provides marketing services in Japan. It operates in two segments, Internet Marketing and Senior Marketing. The Internet Marketing segment engages in the sales agency business of listing advertisements in Japan for Yahoo Japan Corporation and Google, Inc.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$505.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$8.91
Net Income ($mm)
$5.31
Employees
352
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Ticker: SZSE:300071
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Integrated Marketing Communication Group
Spearhead Group, a Chinese A-shares listed public company, is one of the biggest digital IMC groups in China. With a clear strategy of "Big Data, Big Content", Spearhead keeps on expanding its specialty and strengthening its competency through 5 main business units.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$477.03
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.48
EBIT ($mm)
$31.51
Net Income ($mm)
$18.83
Employees
1247
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Ticker: AIM:NFC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Next 15
Next 15
Next 15 is a communications business which employs over 1,250 people across 36 offices in 15 countries, incorporating 17 subsidiary agencies, spanning digital content, marketing, PR, consumer, technology, marketing software, market research, public affairs and policy communications.
year
2023
rev ($mm)
$470.06
EBITDA ($mm)
($41.61)
EBIT ($mm)
($70.37)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: 4293
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd.
Septeni Holdings Co., Ltd. provides Internet advertising and media content businesses. The company offers Internet-based comprehensive marketing support services for corporate clients, including services marketing platforms for ad networks, cloud based CRM services and Web solutions.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$461.35
EBITDA ($mm)
$19.13
EBIT ($mm)
$16.27
Net Income ($mm)
$17.99
Employees
809
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brightcom Group
Brightcom Group
Brightcom Group consolidates Ad-tech, New Media and IoT based businesses across the globe, primarily in the digital eco-system. Clients include leading blue chip advertisers like Airtel, British Airways, Coca-Cola, Hyundai Motors, ICICI Bank, ITC, and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$438.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$135.53
EBIT ($mm)
$104.35
Net Income ($mm)
$78.41
Employees
463
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Ticker: DGIT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc.
Digital Generation, Inc. is the world's leading ad management and distribution platform. DG connects over 11,000 global advertisers and agencies with their targeted audiences through an expansive network of over 6,000 television broadcast stations and over 11,500 web publishers in 75 countries.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
$385.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$103.07
EBIT ($mm)
$52.39
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: ASX:SLM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat Ltd.
Salmat is a leading Australian marketing services business. They partner with their clients to help them with the constant pressure of acquiring and servicing their customers, week-in, week-out. With media, digital and customer service capabilities, Salmat has the right solutions for their clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$333.12
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.46
EBIT ($mm)
$6.75
Net Income ($mm)
$3.26
Employees
3000
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Ticker: TSE:6058
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vector Inc.
Vector Inc. is a group of marketing companies focusing on public relations. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$326.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$42.64
EBIT ($mm)
$36.11
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
Employees
1303
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Ticker: ENXTPA:LTE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Valtech SA
Valtech SA
Valtech, based in London, is a global business transformation agency delivering innovation with a purpose. The company enables clients to anticipate tomorrow’s trends and connect more directly with consumers across their digital and physical touchpoints while optimizing time-to-market and ROI.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$213.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$13.44
EBIT ($mm)
$11.55
Net Income ($mm)
$3.52
Employees
1604
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Ticker: TSE:6553
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SoldOut
SoldOut
SoldOut is a digital marketing company that works to increase the sales of small and medium-sized venture companies in Japan. They refine and pursue marketing techniques without compromise in order to contribute to the success of online businesses of small and medium-sized and venture companies.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$183.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$7.82
EBIT ($mm)
$6.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.49
Employees
255
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,998.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,383.40
EBIT ($mm)
$1,137.30
Net Income ($mm)
$666.20
Employees
9367
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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
2023
rev ($mm)
$6,288.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,230.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,572.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,009.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,116.90
EBIT ($mm)
$733.80
Net Income ($mm)
$471.40
Employees
8200
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$414.30
EBITDA ($mm)
$104.51
EBIT ($mm)
$67.39
Net Income ($mm)
$42.30
Employees
2393
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,156.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,661.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1,127.10
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: BOVESPA:BOAS3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boa Vista SCPC
Boa Vista SCPC
Boa Vista SCPC is the second largest credit bureau in Brazil. Boa Vista SCPC serves over 1.2 million direct and indirect customers and processes over 7 million credit inquiries per day. They provide instant and reliable support to companies in all stages of the business cycle.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$114.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.01
EBIT ($mm)
$20.18
Net Income ($mm)
$3.13
Employees
700
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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: 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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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$6,218.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,213.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,956.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:3966
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uzabase
Uzabase
UZABASE, Inc. provides industry and corporate information database services primarily in Japan. The company operates SPEEDA, an information platform, which offers comprehensive company and industry analysis for business professionals. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$45.94
EBITDA ($mm)
$6.19
EBIT ($mm)
$5.72
Net Income ($mm)
$3.93
Employees
241
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