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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Sontiq

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Sontiq, a leader in digital identity protection and security. Sontiq provides solutions to empower consumers and businesses to proactively protect against identity theft and cyber threats, including identity monitoring, restoration, and response products and services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Sontiq
Sontiq is an Intelligent Identity Security company arming businesses and consumers with products and services. Sontiq’s brands, IdentityForce, Cyberscout, and EZShield, provide a full range of identity and cyber monitoring solutions, best-in-class restoration, and response products and services.
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closed 6/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Converge Technology Solutions, acquired Notarius

synopsis: Converge Technology Solutions Corp, a Canadian software-enabled IT & Cloud Solutions provider, announced its majority owned subsidiary, Portage CyberTech Inc., has acquired Notarius. Based in Montreal, Notarius provides solutions that safeguard the long-term reliability of electronic documents.
buyer: Converge Technology Solutions (TSXV:CTS:$512.93)
Converge Technology Solutions is a software-enabled IT & Cloud Solutions provider based in Canada. Its global solution approach delivers advanced analytics, application modernization, cloud, cybersecurity, digital infrastructure, and digital workplace offerings to clients across various industries. "
target: Notarius
Montreal-based Notarius is an enabler of digital trust, offering secured digital signatures, trusted electronic signatures and reliable signature tools throughout North America. Notarius’ solutions give electronic documents a higher level of legal reliability than a hand-signed paper document.
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closed 6/8/2022 via BusinessWire

Entrust Corporation, acquired Evidos b.v.

synopsis: Entrust, a global leader in trusted identities, payments and data protection, announced the acquisition of Netherlands-based Evidos, an innovative leader in cloud-based electronic signatures and identity verification solutions.
buyer: Entrust Corporation
Entrust is a global leader in trusted identity, payment, and data protection. Entrust offers an unmatched breadth of digital security and credential issuance solutions for crossing borders, making purchases, accessing e-government services, and logging into corporate networks. "
target: Evidos b.v.
Evidos is an innovative leader in cloud-based electronic signatures and identity verification solutions. With their solutions clients can be confident with whom they do business on the Internet, save costs and deliver their products and services faster and more efficiently.
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closed 6/6/2022 via PR Newswire

GM Sectec, acquired Scure Pty Ltd

synopsis: GM Sectec, a global cyber defense and managed security services provider, has acquired a majority stake in Scure Pty Ltd, a payment security and Security Software as a Service (SSaaS) products and services provider in Australia. Scure's software allows users to easily setup two factor authentication across multiple devices.
buyer: GM Sectec
GM Sectec is a global cyber defense and managed security services provider. GM Sectec offers innovative cybersecurity, governance and compliance solutions and services focused on managing digital risk. They enable businesses to detect advanced attacks and respond to them effectively. "
target: Scure Pty Ltd
Scure is a payment security and Security Software as a Service (SSaaS) products and services provider in Australia. Scure provides businesses with a second layer of protection to their account credentials. Their software allows users to easily setup two factor authentication across multiple devices.
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closed 6/1/2022 via PR Newswire

Lookout, Inc., acquired SaferPass s.r.o.

synopsis: Lookout, Inc., a leading provider of endpoint and cloud security solutions, has acquired Slovakia-based SaferPass, an innovative Password Management company that provides secure online identity solutions for both consumers and businesses.
buyer: Lookout, Inc.
Lookout is a leading provider of endpoint and cloud security solutions. Lookout enables consumers and employees to protect their data, and to securely stay connected without violating their privacy and trust. "
target: SaferPass s.r.o.
Based in Slovakia, SaferPass delivers a robust, innovative solution for identity and password management to both consumers and businesses, enabling users to securely manage their passwords, banking and other sensitive information across devices.
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closed 5/31/2022 via BNC Analysis

Truora Inc., acquired ZapSign

synopsis: The Colombian user authentication startup Truora announced that it has acquired ZapSign, a Brazilian startup that provides electronic signature services. The acquisition will see Truora integrate such service via WhatsApp, Web, or API, and ZapSign will expand throughout Latin America.
buyer: Truora Inc.
Truora is a Colombian technology company that builds authentication and communication tools for Latin America. Truora’s core products are Digital Identity, Truoconnect and Truchecks. The company’s mission is to simplify and automate user interactions for enterprise customers. "
target: ZapSign
ZapSign is a Brazilian startup that provides electronic signature services. ZapSign captures various signer authentication data in addition to the on-screen signature, such as the signer's IP, date and time, phone, email, unique code and device, browser, and operating system information.
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announced 5/12/2022 via PR Newswire

CheckOut.com, will acquire ubble

synopsis: Checkout.com, a global payments solution provider, will acquire ubble, a European remote identity verification service. ubble aims to build trust between online services and their users. Their solution uses video live streaming and A.I. technology to help businesses quickly verify their customers, protect their users, and reduce the cost of fraud.
buyer: CheckOut.com
Based in GB, Checkout.com helps companies accept more payments around the world through one integration. Their unified global payment processing platform features in-country acquiring, relevant payment methods, feature parity across geographies, fraud filters, and reporting features, via one API. "
target: ubble
ubble is a European remote identity verification service. ubble aims to build trust between online services and their users. Their solution uses video live streaming and A.I. technology to help businesses quickly verify their customers, protect their users, and reduce the cost of fraud.
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closed 4/20/2022 via Yahoo, Inc.

OneIDLab merged with Tozny, Inc.,

synopsis: Portland, Oregon-based Tozny, an identity management and data security company, and OneIDLab, a Zero Trust posture security technology company, announced the companies will merge to form Tozny, Inc. OneIDLab was built to help companies implement easy to use, highly effective security solutions. ​
buyer: Tozny, Inc.
Tozny, Inc., delivers integrated software and hardware Identity Management, Privileged Access Management, Data Encryption, and Key Management risk informed solutions with flexible deployment options including cloud, on-premises, or hybrid implementations. "
target: OneIDLab
OneIDLab was built to help companies implement easy to use, highly effective security solutions. ​ Protected by 20+ patents, their technology is uniquely engineered to secure and manage identities with the most advanced Zero Trust architecture. ​ OneIDLab is based in Camas, Washington USA.
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closed 3/24/2022 via BusinessWire

Mitek Systems, Inc., acquired HooYu

synopsis: Mitek, a global leader in digital identity (ID) verification and fraud prevention, announced the acquisition of UK’s leading KYC (know your customer) technology pioneers, HooYu. HooYu is a global customer onboarding platform that provides UI and UX tools to deliver customized mobile or desktop digital journeys.
buyer: Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK:$119.80)
Mitek is a global leader in digital identity verification solutions built on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning. Mitek’s identity verification solutions allow an enterprise to verify a user’s identity during a digital transaction. "
target: HooYu
HooYu is a global customer onboarding platform that provides UI and UX tools to deliver customized mobile or desktop digital journeys. HooYu is engineered to increase the integrity of KYC processes and maximize the percentage of customers that can be successfully onboarded.
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$129
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closed 3/9/2022 via GlobeNewswire

BIO-key International, Inc., acquired Swivel Secure

synopsis: BIO-key International, Inc., an innovative provider of workforce and customer identity and Access Management (IAM) and Identity-Bound Biometric (IBB) solutions, has acquired Swivel Secure Europe, S.A (SSE), an Identity and Access Management solutions provider based in Madrid, Spain serving the European, Middle East and African (EMEA) markets.
buyer: BIO-key International, Inc. (BKYI:$5.24)
BIO-key is a trusted provider of Identity and Access Management (IAM) and Identity-Bound Biometric solutions that offer an easy and secure way to authenticate the identity of employees, customers, and suppliers while managing their access across devices and applications. "
target: Swivel Secure
Swivel Secure Europe, S.A (SSE) is an Identity and Access Management solutions provider based in Madrid, Spain serving the European, Middle East and African (EMEA) markets.
price ($mm)
$1.87
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$3
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Aware, Inc., acquired Fortress Identity

synopsis: Aware, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, has acquired Fortress Identity, a pioneering provider of digital ID verification and biometric authentication.
buyer: Aware, Inc. (US:AWRE:$16.28)
Aware is the world’s leading provider of biometrics products and solutions. Aware’s identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. "
target: Fortress Identity
Fortress Identity is an intelligent biometrics platform that replaces passwords with secure multimodal and multi-factor identification, using an individual’s unique human biometrics for secure identity authentication.
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closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Unbound Security

synopsis: Coinbase has acquired Israeli-based Unbound Security. Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
buyer: Coinbase (COIN:$5,924.61)
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Unbound Security
Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
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closed 11/17/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sift, acquired Keyless Technologies

synopsis: Sift has acquired Keyless, a pioneer in passwordless and multi-factor authentication. Keyless’ authentication technology eliminates account takeover fraud due to weak or stolen passwords, phishing, and credential reuse, while allowing users to log into websites and apps simply by looking into their device’s camera.
buyer: Sift
Sift is the leader in Digital Trust & Safety, empowering companies of all sizes to unlock revenue without risk. Sift prevents fraud with industry-leading technology and expertise, an unrivaled global data network, and a commitment to building long-term partnerships with their customers. "
target: Keyless Technologies
Keyless is a pioneer in passwordless and multi-factor authentication. Keyless’ authentication technology eliminates account takeover fraud due to weak or stolen passwords, phishing, and credential reuse, while allowing users to log into websites and apps simply by looking into their device’s camera.
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closed 11/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

SecureAuth Corporation, acquired Acceptto Corporation

synopsis: SecureAuth, a leader in next generation identity and access management for the Global 2000, has acquired Acceptto, a cybersecurity company challenging the norms of identity access. Acceptto offers AI-powered passwordless authentication technology that tracks user behavior and device posture to infer whether a user is a threat.
buyer: SecureAuth Corporation
SecureAuth is an identity security company that enables the most secure and flexible authentication experience for employees, partners and customers. SecureAuth manages and protects access to applications, systems, and data at scale, anywhere in the world. "
target: Acceptto Corporation
Acceptto is a cybersecurity company challenging the norms of identity access. Acceptto offers AI-powered passwordless authentication technology that tracks user behavior and device posture to infer whether a user is a threat before authentication, during authentication, and post-authorization.
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$8
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announced 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, will acquire WebSecure Technologies Australia

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australia is to acquire Sydney-based information security and risk management provider WebSecure Technologies Australia. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia
PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia is part of a multinational professional services network of firms, operating as partnerships under the PwC brand. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, HR, deals and forensics. "
target: WebSecure Technologies Australia
WebSecure Technologies is a Sydney-based information security and risk management provider. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
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closed 10/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

One Identity, acquired OneLogin

synopsis: One Identity, a leader in unified identity security, has acquired OneLogin, the number one value-leader in Identity and Access Management. Their Trusted Experience Platform™ provides everything you need to secure your workforce, customers, and partners at a price that works with your budget.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: One Identity
One Identity, a Quest Software business, helps organizations get identity and access management (IAM) right. They have a unique portfolio of offerings including identity governance, access management, privileged management, and identity as a service. "
target: OneLogin
OneLogin is the number one value-leader in Identity and Access Management. Their Trusted Experience Platform™ provides everything you need to secure your workforce, customers, and partners at a price that works with your budget.
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closed 7/22/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, acquired CloudKnox Security, Inc.

synopsis: Microsoft has acquired CloudKnox Security, a leader in Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM). CloudKnox helps organizations right-size permissions and consistently enforce least-privilege principles to reduce risk, and it employs continuous analytics to help prevent security breaches and ensure compliance.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: CloudKnox Security, Inc.
CloudKnox Security is the only cloud security platform built from the ground-up to support the monitoring and management of identities, actions and resources across hybrid and multi-cloud environments using patented Activity-based Authorization technology.
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closed 7/8/2021 via Company Press Release

Imprivata, Inc., acquired Xton Technologies LLC

synopsis: Imprivata, the digital identity company for healthcare, has acquired Xton Technologies, an innovative provider of privileged access management solutions. Their enterprise grade Xton Access Manager (XTAM) for Privileged Access Management is built to protect against malicious or accidental access from both within and beyond your firewall.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Imprivata, Inc. (IMPR:$131.14)
Imprivata is a digital identity company for healthcare that provides identity, authentication, and access management solutions that are purpose-built to solve healthcare’s unique and complex workflow, security, and compliance challenges. "
target: Xton Technologies LLC
Xton Technologies is an innovative provider of privileged access management (PAM) solutions. Their enterprise grade Xton Access Manager (XTAM) for Privileged Access Management is built to protect against malicious or accidental access from both within and beyond your firewall.
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closed 7/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Electronic iDentification

synopsis: Signicat, a pan-European digital identity company, has acquired Electronic IDentification (eID), the world's leading provider of remote user identification systems via streaming video. eID's VideoID solution combines video streaming with machine learning to identify people in seconds from any device and through any channel.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target: Electronic iDentification
Electronic IDentification (eID) is the world's leading provider of remote user identification systems via streaming video. eID's VideoID solution combines video streaming with machine learning to identify people in seconds from any device and through any channel.
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announced 6/30/2021 via PR Newswire

Idnow, will acquire ARIADNEXT

synopsis: IDnow, a German-based leader in identity verification-as-a-service solutions, has agreed to acquire ARIADNEXT, a French company specializing in remote identity verification and digital identity creation.
buyer: Idnow
IDnow is an identity Verification-as-a-Service provider based in Germany. IDnow provides a broad portfolio of identity verification solutions, ranging from automated to human-assisted, from purely online to point-of-sale – each of them optimized for user conversion rates and security. "
target: ARIADNEXT
ARIADNEXT is a European leader in the digital identification industry. By providing fully automated solutions based on Artificial Intelligence, ARIADNEXT offers companies and governments the ability to instantly build trusting relationships with their consumers and citizens.
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Sontiq

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Sontiq, a leader in digital identity protection and security. Sontiq provides solutions to empower consumers and businesses to proactively protect against identity theft and cyber threats, including identity monitoring, restoration, and response products and services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Sontiq
Sontiq is an Intelligent Identity Security company arming businesses and consumers with products and services. Sontiq’s brands, IdentityForce, Cyberscout, and EZShield, provide a full range of identity and cyber monitoring solutions, best-in-class restoration, and response products and services.
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$638
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closed 3/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Sontiq, acquired Breach Clarity

synopsis: Sontiq, the leader in Intelligent Identity Security (IIS), has acquired award-winning data breach intelligence fintech Breach Clarity. As a result of the acquisition, Sontiq’s products – IdentityForce, Cyberscout, and EZShield – all built on its tech-enabled IIS Platform, will have the proprietary capability, BreachIQ.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Sontiq
Sontiq is an Intelligent Identity Security company arming businesses and consumers with products and services. Sontiq’s brands, IdentityForce, Cyberscout, and EZShield, provide a full range of identity and cyber monitoring solutions, best-in-class restoration, and response products and services. "
target: Breach Clarity
Breach Clarity is a fraud prevention and detection technology company. Breach Clarity’s proprietary, AI-based algorithm BreachIQ analyzes more than 1,300 data points to curate a breach score based on the severity and risks of a publicly reported data breach.
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announced 2/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Sontiq, will acquire CyberScout

synopsis: Sontiq will acquire Cyberscout, a pioneer of best-of-breed cyber products and services tailored for the insurance industry. By acquiring Cyberscout, Sontiq will further build upon its world-class product platform and expand into the insurance industry with cyber solutions and forensic investigation products and services.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: Sontiq
Sontiq is an Intelligent Identity Security company arming businesses and consumers with products and services. Sontiq’s brands, IdentityForce and EZShield, provide a full range of identity and cyber monitoring solutions, best-in-class restoration, and response products and services. "
target: CyberScout
Cyberscout is a provider of best-of-breed cyber products and services tailored for the insurance industry. Global insurance partners embrace Cyberscout to help their clients minimize risk and maximize recovery from identity crimes and cyber fraud.
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closed 8/15/2018 via BusinessWire

EZShield, Inc., acquired IdentityForce

synopsis: EZShield, Inc., a portfolio company of The Wicks Group and the leader in digital identity protection and resolution, announced it has acquired IdentityForce, Inc., the best identity theft protection provider for businesses and consumers. IdentityForce provides highly scalable, award-winning identity theft, privacy, and credit protection solutions.
buyer parent: Wicks Group of Companies
buyer: EZShield, Inc.
EZShield helps trusted partners protect their most valuable asset – their customer relationships — through secure, digital identity protection and resolution services that enhance the value of existing products. The company is consistently recognized by Javelin as a leader in Identity Protection. "
target: IdentityForce
IdentityForce, Inc. provides best-in-class, highly scalable, award-winning identity theft, privacy, and credit protection solutions to consumers, businesses, and government agencies. IdentityForce is a pioneer of identity protection, with an innovative and customer-centric approach.
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closed 4/3/2017 via BNC Analysis

Wicks Group of Companies, acquired EZShield, Inc.

synopsis: EZShield, Inc. announced that The Wicks Group of Companies ("Wicks"), a private investment firm, has completed the purchase of a controlling interest in the company from EdgeStone Capital Partners. EZShield is a leading provider of consumer and small business identity theft and fraud protection services.
buyer: Wicks Group of Companies
The Wicks Group of Companies is a private equity firm that invests in lower-middle-market companies operating in the information, education and media industries. The firm uses a consistent investment strategy, partnering with experienced management teams to build businesses through acquisitions. "
target parent: Edgestone Capital Partners
target: EZShield, Inc.
EZShield is an award-winning identity theft and fraud protection provider serving individuals and small businesses through trusted partnerships. Their solutions provide proactive tools and resources to secure, monitor and restore an individual or business identity.
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closed 4/8/2022 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Verisk Financial Services

synopsis: Verisk, a leading global data analytics provider, announced that it has sold Verisk Financial Services, its financial services business unit, to TransUnion. Verisk Financial’s leading business is Argus Information & Advisory Services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Verisk Analytics Inc
target: Verisk Financial Services
Verisk Financial is relied upon by leading financial institutions, payments providers and retailers worldwide for competitive studies, predictive analytics, models and advisory services. They consist of Argus, G2, LCI, Fintellix, Commerce Signals, Verisk Financial Research and MarketView.
price ($mm)
$515
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$143
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$41
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Sontiq

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Sontiq, a leader in digital identity protection and security. Sontiq provides solutions to empower consumers and businesses to proactively protect against identity theft and cyber threats, including identity monitoring, restoration, and response products and services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Sontiq
Sontiq is an Intelligent Identity Security company arming businesses and consumers with products and services. Sontiq’s brands, IdentityForce, Cyberscout, and EZShield, provide a full range of identity and cyber monitoring solutions, best-in-class restoration, and response products and services.
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announced 10/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

nThrive, will acquire TransUnion Healthcare

synopsis: nThrive, Inc., a leading healthcare revenue cycle management SaaS platform, will acquire TransUnion Healthcare, a provider of revenue protection solutions. TransUnion Healthcare leverages comprehensive data, accurate insights, and industry expertise to engage patients early, ensure earned revenue gets paid, and optimize payment strategies.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: nThrive (MDAS:$764.22)
nThrive provides healthcare revenue cycle management SaaS solutions, offering patient access, charge integrity, claims management, contract management, machine learning & robotic process automation, data & analytics, and education software solutions to more than 900 hospitals and health systems. "
target parent: TransUnion LLC
target: TransUnion Healthcare
TransUnion Healthcare creates simplicity and transparency throughout the healthcare ecosystem. Its Revenue Protection solutions leverage comprehensive data, accurate insights, and industry expertise to engage patients early, ensure earned revenue gets paid, and optimize payment strategies.
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired NeuStar, Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Neustar, a premier identity resolution company with leading solutions in Marketing, Fraud and Communications, from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most.
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$3,100
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announced 10/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire Tru Optik

synopsis: TransUnion, a global information and insights company, has agreed to acquire Tru Optik, the most relied upon data marketplace and data management platform for connected TV, streaming audio and gaming.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target: Tru Optik
Tru Optik is the most relied upon data marketplace and data management platform for connected TV, streaming audio and gaming. Their patented household graph of more than 80 million U.S. homes enables household-level identity, targeting and measurement across all connected devices.
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closed 8/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Signal

synopsis: TransUnion, a global information and insights company, has acquired Signal, a Chicago-based technology company, to expand its capabilities. Signal’s solutions are grounded in real-time data collection, and its platform makes it easier for companies to structure, organize, and leverage consumer data.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target: Signal
Signal aims to make the intersection between brands and consumers more human by enabling true customer intelligence. Signal's technology empowers brands to use their first-party data to understand the customer journey, personalize marketing messages, and transform insight into business value.
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announced 5/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire TruSignal

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

Jellyfish, acquired Latitude Group

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

Credit Karma, acquired Noddle

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

TransUnion LLC, will acquire Rubixis

synopsis: TransUnion has announced an agreement to acquire Rubixis through TransUnion Healthcare, a trusted provider of Healthcare Revenue Protection solutions. Rubixis is an innovative healthcare revenue cycle solutions company that helps providers maximize reimbursement from insurance payers.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion Healthcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of TransUnion, is a trusted provider of Healthcare Revenue Protection solutions for maximizing reimbursement, improving patient engagement, and preventing revenue leakage. Transunion LLC is an American consumer credit reporting agency. "
target: Rubixis
Rubixis is an innovative healthcare revenue cycle solutions company whose sole purpose is to enable healthcare providers to achieve highest reimbursement for each patient encounter in fastest time possible at lowest possible cost.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired iovation, Inc

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired iovation, one of the most advanced providers of device-based information in the world, strengthening its leadership position in fraud and identity management. Since 2004, iovation has been helping brands protect and engage their customers, and keeping them secure in the complex digital world.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: iovation, Inc
iovation protects online businesses and their end users against fraud and abuse, and identifies trustworthy customers through a combination of advanced device identification, shared device reputation, multi-factor authentication and real-time risk evaluation.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion Healthcare, will acquire Healthcare Payment Specialists, Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion is boosting its healthcare solutions with the purchase of Healthcare Payment Specialists (HPS), a leader in helping healthcare providers optimize Medicare reimbursement. HPS provides technology-enabled solutions for healthcare eligibility, government reimbursement and compliance to hospitals and healthcare systems across the country.
buyer parent: TransUnion LLC
buyer: TransUnion Healthcare
TransUnion Healthcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of credit and information management company TransUnion, is a trusted provider of Healthcare Revenue Protection solutions for maximizing reimbursement, improving patient engagement, and preventing revenue leakage. "
target parent: Nautic Partners, LLC
target: Healthcare Payment Specialists, Inc.
Healthcare Payment Specialists (HPS) provides technology-enabled solutions for healthcare eligibility, government reimbursement and compliance to hospitals and healthcare systems. HPS delivers solutions on a software-as-a-service basis or through outsourced service engagements.
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
closed 11/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired FactorTrust

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of FactorTrust, a provider of alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information that empowers lenders to make more informed decisions, and increases financial inclusion to a wider population of consumers.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: FactorTrust
Since 2006, FactorTrust has provided the alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information that lenders need to make informed decisions about the consumers they want.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired eBureau

synopsis: TransUnion announced that it has acquired eBureau, a leading provider of custom-analytic solutions with both credit-risk and anti-fraud applications. eBureau utilizes its patented technologies and big data assets to help businesses acquire customers, manage risks and maintain customer relationships.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: eBureau
eBureau has become an industry leading provider of predictive analytic and information solutions. eBureau utilizes its patented technologies and big data assets to help businesses acquire customers, manage risks and maintain customer relationships.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Compass Driving Records

synopsis: TransUnion, a leading global risk and information solutions provider, has acquired Datalink Services, Inc. d/b/a Compass Driving Records, a nationwide provider of vehicle and driving records. Datalink Services, Inc. offers nationwide driving and vehicle records, as well as driver pre-screening services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: Compass Driving Records
Datalink Services, Inc. d/b/a Compass Driving Records provides driving and vehicle records to the insurance industry. Their products, SmartMVR and SmartVR, provide real-time data and records from DMVs across the nation to help insurance carriers improve business efficiency and manage risk.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/21/2016 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired RTech Healthcare Revenue Technologies

synopsis: TransUnion, a leading global information solutions provider, has acquired RTech (Healthcare Revenue Technologies, Inc), a technology-driven healthcare services company that offers post-service eligibility solutions designed to maximize reimbursements and reduce uncompensated care costs for hospitals and healthcare systems of all sizes.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: RTech Healthcare Revenue Technologies
RTech uses innovative proprietary technology to help healthcare providers protect revenue and cash. The company uses technology and a systematic, structured process to help healthcare providers uncover hard-to-find, billable revenue and implement long-term improvements that generate future value
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2016 via Company Press Release

TransUnion LLC, acquired Auditz LLC

synopsis: TransUnion, a leading global information solutions provider, has acquired Auditz LLC, a healthcare services organization that uses sophisticated proprietary technology to help healthcare providers identify and recover payments.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: Auditz LLC
Auditz is an industry leading healthcare services organization that focuses on helping healthcare providers solve complex patient access, revenue cycle and reimbursement issues. Auditz leverages proprietary technology to identify and recover incremental reimbursement opportunities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

TransUnion LLC, acquired Trustev Limited

synopsis: TransUnion, a Chicago-based company is acquiring Trustev, an e-commerce ID and fraud protection startup based out of Ireland. Trustev — which made its debut on the Disrupt stage in 2013 — looks at transactions and the people making them in real time, using big data analytics to make sure that sales are being made by legit entities.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: Trustev Limited
Trustev is an e-commerce ID and fraud protection startup based out of Ireland. Trustev looks at transactions and the people making them in real time, using big data analytics to make sure that sales are being made by legit entities.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2014 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Drivers History

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Drivers History, a leading provider of traffic violations and criminal court data. This transaction strengthens Drivers History's offering and market access by leveraging TransUnion's carrier relationships and connectivity.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: Drivers History
Drivers History is the industry leader in acquiring, processing/aggregating and distributing traffic and criminal related court data for insurance risk management. Drivers History maintains a comprehensive database of drivers in a variety of states that commit moving violations and other offenses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($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 (:$123.11)
Billtrust accelerates cash flow by automating invoice delivery, invoice payment and cash application. Companies can improve operational efficiency throughout the invoice-to- cash process with electronic invoicing and payments in a flexible, cloud-based solution. "
target: Credit2B
Credit2B is a pioneer in trade credit risk. Credit2B leverages crowdsourcing and other technologies to provide up-to-date payment behaviors and financial risk information on common customers, easing the credit decisioning process for suppliers.
price ($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)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2014 via BusinessWire

GTCR, LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

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

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

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has agreed to divest Experian Data Services S.r.l (EDS), its business credit information business in Italy, to Cerved Group S.p.A.
buyer: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy, including corporate and financial details, payment history, customer and supplier relationships, and proprietary information sourced through its own network of interviewers. "
seller: Experian plc (LSE:EXPN:$5,946.00)
Experian Data Services S.r.l is Experian's business credit information business in Italy. Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries.
price ($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:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2012 via

Advent International, GS Capital Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a leading global provider of information management and risk management solutions, announced that Advent International and GS Capital Partners VI Fund, LP and certain of its affiliates have signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire TransUnion.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: GS Capital Partners
GS Capital Partners is a family of funds with a focus on investing in large, high quality companies with strong management and funding acquisitions or expansion across a range of industries and geographies. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
price ($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:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2008 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global leader in information solutions, announced it has taken a majority ownership stake in Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia. Equifax purchased 70 percent of the total shares outstanding from Credit Report's management and other individuals, bringing Equifax's total ownership to 95 percent.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,789.10)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia
Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia (Credit Report), the leading credit reporting company in Ecuador.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

CRIF, acquired Vision-Net Ltd

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

CRIF, acquired China Credit Information Service, Ltd.

synopsis: CRIF, the global credit information company with head office in Bologna, Italy, has announced the acquisition of China Credit Information Service, the largest and leading credit information agency in Taiwan, from the previous shareholders, to carry forward its business growth and expansion path in the Asian market.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. CRIF is currently the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information. "
target: China Credit Information Service, Ltd.
China Credit Information Service, founded in 1961, is Taiwan’s largest and leading credit information agency, operating an established island-wide network which offers a full spectrum of information and consulting services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/6/2011 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Datum Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Datum, the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,789.10)
Equifax is a leader in commercial and consumer information solutions, leveraging one of the largest sources of business credit intelligence, portfolio management, income, employment and wealth verification, identity authentication/fraud detection and marketing demographic data worldwide. "
target: Datum Inc.
Datum, Inc. is the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/3/2011 via Company Press Release

Experian Information Solutions, will acquire Computec S.A.

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the majority of the shares in Computec S. A., a leading Latin American credit services information provider, based in Colombia.
buyer parent: Experian plc
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 90 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Computec S.A.
Computec owns the market leading credit bureau in Colombia, including the most extensive database in Colombia on the credit behaviour of consumers. Computec’s products include the provision of on-line credit reports, scores, identity validation tools and fraud prevention services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$380 [$366]*
rev ($mm)
$82
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
16.0x
closed 2/25/2016 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Veda

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed its acquisition of Veda Group Limited, the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. Veda is the leading provider of consumer and commercial credit reporting in Australia and New Zealand. Veda also operates through joint ventures in several other Asia-Pacific markets.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,789.10)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target: Veda (VED:$242.31)
Veda is a data analytics business. As the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand, they act as the conduit between the data that they accumulate, and the insights that this data provides for their customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,719 [$1,862]
rev ($mm)
$244
EBITDA ($mm)
$92
EV / rev
7.6x
EV / EBITDA
20.1x
announced 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

The Hearst Corporation, will acquire Fitch Ratings Ltd.

synopsis: Hearst Corporation announced that it will purchase from Fimalac S.A. an additional 30 percent interest in global ratings agency Fitch Group, bringing Hearst's equity interest to 80 percent. Fimalac will retain a 20 percent equity interest in Fitch Group.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst Corporation is one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 36 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union. "
target parent: Fimalac SA
target: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Dual-headquartered in New York and London with over 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data.
price ($mm)
$1,965*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2006 via

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

synopsis: Hearst Corp. agreed to acquire a 20 percent stake in Fitch Group, the parent of credit-ratings company Fitch Ratings, for $592 million from French financial holding company Fimalac SA. The acquisition also includes Algorithmics, a provider of risk-management services that Fimalac bought in January 2005.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
The Hearst Corporation owns 12 daily newspapers and 14 weekly newspapers, 18 US consumer magazines (such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire), TV and radio stations (through 40%-owned Hearst Argyle Television), and a cartoon and features service (King Features). "
target parent: FImalac SA
target: Fitch, Inc. (:$693.00)
Fitch Group, Inc. is the parent company of Fitch Ratings, Fitch Training and Algorithmics. Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions.
price ($mm)
$118*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

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

synopsis: Ribes S.p.A., a company that provides business information to Italian banks, has merged with Infonet Srl, a company that provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Ribes S.p.A.
Ribes S.p.A. provides business information to Italian banks. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Milan, Italy. They assess the value of real estate collateral during the granting of a loan. "
target: Infonet Srl
Infonet is an innovative partner for over 15 years in the service sector of Business & Credit Information and provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/17/2006 via BusinessWire

GMT Communications Partners, acquired Suomen Asiakastieto Oy

synopsis: GMT Communications Partners (GMT), the leading private equity investor focused on the European communications sector, today announced that it has acquired 91% of Suomen Asiakastieto Oy (Asiakastieto), the leading business and credit information company in Finland.
buyer: GMT Communications Partners
Founded: 1993, Total Capital: $450 Million. GMT is an independent firm focused exclusively on the Communications sector in Europe. "
target: Suomen Asiakastieto Oy (HLSE:ATG1V:$52.04)
Based in Helsinki, Asiakastieto was founded by a group of Finnish banks, wholesalers and retail chains in 1961 to provide information in support of credit and purchase decisions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Xtech LLC, acquired TC Index

synopsis: xTech, an information services provider that enables online commerce and direct marketing companies to profitably grow customer relationships while preventing fraud and identity theft, announced that it has completed an acquisition of The Credit Index of Mount Arlington, NJ.
buyer: Xtech LLC
xTech, LLC. is an information services company that enables online commerce and direct marketing companies to profitably grow customer relationships while preventing fraud and identity theft. "
target: TC Index
The Credit Index is a leading provider of consumer information decisioning solutions to the direct marketing industry. Since 1964, The Credit Index has been helping businesses target responsive purchasers and control credit risk.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/28/2012 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired CSC Credit Services

synopsis: Equifax Inc. completed the acquisition of of CSC Credit Services, Inc. CSC's credit services business provides consumer credit services and related information to banks, mortgage companies, retail establishments, the automotive industry, medical entities, utility companies and other users of financial and credit information.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,789.10)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target parent: Computer Sciences Corporation
target: CSC Credit Services
CSC Credit Services, Inc. operates as a consumer reporting agency in the Midwestern and Central United States. The company provides credit services, such as consumer assistance, mortgage, electronic billing, business client file transfers, and secure file delivery system.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: OKTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Okta
Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to both secure and manage their extended enterprise, and transform their customers’ experiences.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$835.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($178.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($204.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2806
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Ticker: PING
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ping Identity Corporation
Ping Identity Corporation
Ping Identity is the leader in Identity Defined Security for the borderless enterprise, allowing the right people to access the right things, securely and seamlessly. Ping allows users the freedom to access the Cloud and on-premise applications they need with an enterprise IDaaS solution.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$251.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($20.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($38.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1022
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Ticker: OTCPK:SFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, “Out-of-Band” authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: BKYI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BIO-key International, Inc.
BIO-key International, Inc.
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions to commercial and government enterprises, integrators, and custom application developers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34
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Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$22.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: ASX:ISX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSignthis Ltd.
iSignthis Ltd.
Australian Securities iSignthis Ltd is the global leader in remote identity verification, payment authentication and payment processing to meet AML/CFT requirements. iSignthis provides an end-to-end on-boarding service for merchants, with a unified payment and identity service.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: DSS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Document Security Systems, Inc.
Document Security Systems, Inc.
Document Security Systems, Inc. is a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication, and mass-serialization technologies, providing security solutions to corporations, governments, and financial institutions.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$17.10
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Ticker: OTCPK:TLNU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Telecorp Inc.
Telecorp Inc.
Telecorp is an emerging provider of communication solutions to an array of companies and industries including, automotive, real estate, financial, health, charities, and many more. Telecorp offers creative software solutions for communicating with customers at levels never seen before.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.07)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: LPSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LivePerson, Inc.
LivePerson, Inc.
LivePerson offers a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to proactively connect in real-time with their customers via chat, voice, and content delivery at the right time, through the right channel, including websites, social media, and mobile devices.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$424.43
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($34.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1235
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Ticker: FSLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fastly
Fastly
Fastly helps people stay better connected with the things they love. Fastly’s edge cloud platform enables customers to create digital experiences quickly, securely, and reliably by processing, serving, and securing its customers’ applications as close to their end-users as possible.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$354.33
EBITDA ($mm)
($171.05)
EBIT ($mm)
($216.52)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
976
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Ticker: ZENV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zenvia Mobile e Serviços Digitais S.A.
Zenvia Mobile e Serviços Digitais S.A.
ZENVIA is a customer experience communications platform in Brazil. ZENVIA empowers companies to transform their existing customer communications from physical and impersonal interactions into highly scalable, digital first and hyper contextualized experiences across the customer journey.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$96.87
EBITDA ($mm)
($12.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($14.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
470
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Ticker: WSE:ITL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
InteliWISE
InteliWISE utilizes language recognition and interactive video technology to optimize online customer service experiences. They are enabling the digital transformation of the Customer Engagement and Service, by providing the intelligent, AI – powered, industry – leading cloud-based services.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$0.42
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.07
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: WSE:VRC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Vercom S.A.
Vercom S.A.
Since 2005, Poland-based Vercom has been creating global cloud communication platforms (CPaaS) that enable companies to build and develop lasting relationships with recipients through multiple channels : communication : email, sms, push, instant messaging (OTT).
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
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Employees
0
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Ticker: JCDA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jacada Ltd.
Jacada Ltd.
Jacada is the leading provider of contact center automation software. Jacada provides a low code platform that assists contact center agents in real-time during live customer interactions. Their Customer Assist solution enables companies to provide support using AI-powered virtual agents.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$14.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.17)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
106
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Ticker: OTCPK:OVTZ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oculus VisionTech Inc.
Oculus VisionTech Inc.
Oculus VisionTech is a cyber security company in Canada that creates systems for document and multimedia protection to combat tampering and digital piracy. Oculus offers a Cloud-based document protection system based on embedded digital watermarking.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.20)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$5,946.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,051.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,412.00
Net Income ($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
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,789.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,530.40
EBIT ($mm)
$1,071.40
Net Income ($mm)
$696.50
Employees
11400
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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: 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: 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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