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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Boa Vista SCPC, acquired Konduto

synopsis: Boa Vista SCPC, the second largest credit bureau in Brazil, has acquired Konduto, a Brazilian provider of anti-fraud solutions. Konduto helps e-commerce merchants to spot fraud with buying behavior. Their solutions use machine learning and browsing patterns to recognize fraudulent behavior on websites.
buyer: Boa Vista SCPC (BOVESPA:BOAS3:$114.47)
Boa Vista SCPC is the second largest credit bureau in Brazil. Boa Vista SCPC serves over 1.2 million direct and indirect customers and processes over 7 million credit inquiries per day. They provide instant and reliable support to companies in all stages of the business cycle. "
target: Konduto
Konduto is a Brazilian provider of anti-fraud solutions. Konduto helps e-commerce merchants to spot fraud with buying behavior. Their solutions use machine learning and browsing patterns to recognize fraudulent behavior on websites, enabling them to detect frauds before orders are submitted.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.5x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/17/2013 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., will acquire Versafe

synopsis: F5 Networks, Inc. announced that it has agreed to acquire Versafe Ltd., a provider of web anti-fraud, anti-phishing, and anti-malware solutions. VersafeTM advanced web and mobile protection solutions combined with its Security Operations Center (“SOC”) will provide greater breadth to F5’s existing security solutions.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,350.82)
F5 Networks, Inc., the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, helps the world’s largest enterprises and service providers realize the full value of virtualization, cloud computing, and on-demand IT. "
target: Versafe
Versafe Ltd. develops security applications for identity theft and online fraud prevention applications. The company offers Versafe security suite that provides anti-phishing, anti-trojans, anti-pharming, and brand protection solutions for banks, financial institutions, and E-commerce sites.
price ($mm)[EV]
$92 [$88]
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announced 10/10/2019 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire ChameleonX Technologies

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, will acquire ChameleonX, an Israel-based cybersecurity company with a unique solution to protect websites from credit card skimming and user credential theft via malicious or compromised third-party scripts.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,123.99)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: ChameleonX Technologies
ChameleonX is an Israel-based cybersecurity startup company, developing a unique AI-based client-side protection solution for the eCommerce, Travel, and Financial sectors to protect businesses from zero-day attacks, compromised 3rd-party resources, web vulnerabilities and malware code injections.
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closed 7/20/2006 via PR Newswire

Entrust, Inc., acquired Business Signatures Corporation

synopsis: Entrust, Inc. has acquired Business Signatures Corporation, a leading supplier of Zero Touch Fraud Detection solutions.
buyer: Entrust, Inc. (ENTU:$0.00)
Entrust, Inc. is a world leader in securing digital identities and information. Over 1,400 enterprises and government agencies in more than 50 countries use Entrust solutions to help secure the digital lives of their citizens, customers, employees and partners. "
target: Business Signatures Corporation
Supplier of Zero Touch Fraud Detection solutions. Rather than invading back end business applications or siphoning off data to an offsite location to analyze, the zero touch method sips data from the pipe as it goes by, making this fraud detection method non-invasive, highly reliable and real time.
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$50
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closed 9/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd, acquired Buzzo.ai

synopsis: Haptik, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, has acquired Mumbai-based conversational commerce start-up Buzzo.ai. Founded in 2016 by Anand Ramachandran and Vivek Arya, Buzzo.ai is a platform to create an expert advisor-like conversational shopping experience in any retail or e-commerce domains.
buyer parent: Reliance Industries Limited
buyer: Haptik Infotech Pvt Ltd
Aakrit Vaish and Swapan Rajdev founded Haptik in 2013, as a chat based virtual concierge mobile application. Haptik is one of the world's largest conversational AI platforms. It has processed more than 2 billion interactions till date, with a client list that includes Samsung, Coca-Cola, and more. "
target: Buzzo.ai
Founded in 2016 by Anand Ramachandran and Vivek Arya, Buzzo.ai is a platform to create an expert advisor-like conversational shopping experience in any retail or e-commerce domains.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BNC Analysis

Square, Inc., acquired Eloquent Labs Inc

synopsis: Square, a company that creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses, has acquired conversational artificial intelligence startup Eloquent Labs to help its merchants improve customer service.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square creates tools that help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their businesses. Square's point-of-sale service offers tools for every part of running a business, from accepting credit cards and tracking inventory, to real-time analytics and invoicing. "
target: Eloquent Labs Inc
Eloquent Labs brings cutting edge conversational artificial intelligence to enterprises. They replace live chat customer support agents, specifically targeted at eCommerce companies, with fully autonomously AI agents that can hold natural and conversational dialogs with customers.
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closed 2/23/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Bazaarvoice, Inc., acquired AddStructure

synopsis: Bazaarvoice, Inc., a leading provider of consumer-generated content (CGC), advertising, and personalization solutions, has acquired AddStructure, a provider of state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: Bazaarvoice, Inc. (BV:$206.30)
Bazaarvoice helps brands and retailers find and reach consumers. Each month in the Bazaarvoice Network, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content (CGC), including ratings and reviews and curated visual content, across 5,000 brand and retail websites. "
target: AddStructure
AddStructure provides state-of-the-art search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies. Applications of the technology range from review summarization to a complete conversational commerce system.
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announced 3/12/2019 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire Ethoca

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ethoca, a global provider of technology solutions that help merchants and card issuers collaborate in real-time to quickly identify and resolve fraud in digital commerce.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$15,301.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: Ethoca
Ethoca is the leading, global provider of collaboration-based technology that enables card issuers, ecommerce merchants and online businesses to increase card acceptance, stop more fraud, recover lost revenue and eliminate chargebacks from both fraud and customer service disputes.
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closed 1/27/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TraqIQ, Inc., acquired Kringle

synopsis: TraQiQ, Inc., a global technology company, has acquired Kringle, a software company that enables digital and mobile commerce. Kringle offers products for loyalty, m-commerce, and analytics. Their AI-powered APIs and platforms offer solutions for loyalty programs, online ordering, payment, digital wallets, and more.
buyer: TraqIQ, Inc. (OTCPK:TRIQ:$1.06)
TraQiQ, Inc. is a global technology company with a suite of products designed to help identify customers, facilitate transactions and fulfill transactions. TraQiQ’s leading edge FinTech and AI solutions have been deployed with leading multi-national customers around the world. "
target: Kringle
Kringle is a software company that enables digital and mobile commerce. Kringle offers products for loyalty, m-commerce, and analytics. Their AI-powered APIs and platforms offer solutions for loyalty programs, online ordering, payment, digital wallets, and more.
price ($mm)
$4.34
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announced 5/6/2016 via BusinessWire

Centena Growth Partners, will acquire Jumio, Inc.

synopsis: Jumio Inc., the fast growing online and mobile credentials authentication company, announced that it has reached an agreement on the terms of an asset purchase agreement with an acquisition vehicle of Centana Growth Partners (“Centana”), a growth equity investment firm focused on financial services and related enterprise technology.
buyer: Centena Growth Partners
Centana Growth is a growth equity firm that provides capital to rapidly growing companies in the financial services ecosystem, including businesses which operate in the financial services, financial technology and related enterprise technology areas, in order to accelerate or sustain their growth. "
target: Jumio, Inc.
Jumio is a leading identity management and credentials company that helps businesses reduce fraud and increase revenue while providing a seamless customer experience. The company utilizes proprietary computer vision technology to reduce customer sign-up and checkout friction and verify credentials.
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cancelled 5/6/2016 via BNC Analysis

Jumio Acquisition, LLC, cancelled an acquisition of Jumio, Inc.

synopsis: Jumio Inc., an identity verification company, won court approval to sell its assets to an affiliate of Centana Growth Partners. Jumio chose Centana’s offer over a much larger offer from Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, which the company’s shareholders vehemently opposed.
buyer: Jumio Acquisition, LLC
Jumio Acquisition, an entity formed by Eduardo Saverin, will serve as the “stalking horse bidder” in a court-supervised auction process. If Jumio Acquisition prevails, it intends to make employment offers to Jumio’s existing team to enable the business to run in a seamless manner. "
target: Jumio, Inc.
Jumio is a leading identity management and credentials company that helps businesses reduce fraud and increase revenue while providing a seamless customer experience. The company utilizes proprietary computer vision technology to reduce customer sign-up and checkout friction and verify credentials.
price ($mm)[EV]
$23 [$20]
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closed 2/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

Ziwit, acquired CloudFilt

synopsis: Ziwit, a European leader in offensive cybersecurity, has acquired CloudFilt, an Israeli provider of bot protection solutions. CloudFilt helps businesses to protect their websites, webapps and APIs from bot traffic, tor traffic, web fraud, DDoS and more. Their solution analyzes user behavior in real time to detect malicious bots.
buyer: Ziwit
Ziwit is a European leader in offensive cybersecurity. Ziwit offers a range products and services to protect companies from hackers, including manual audits, pentests, training, awareness, and online cybersecurity solutions. More than 9.200 clients trust Ziwit to manage their cybersecurity policy. "
target: CloudFilt
CloudFilt is an Israeli provider of bot protection solutions. CloudFilt helps businesses to protect their websites, webapps and APIs from bot traffic, tor traffic, web fraud, DDoS and more. Their solution analyzes user behavior in real time to detect malicious bots.
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closed 7/25/2016 via BNC Analysis

StackPath, LLC, acquired Fireblade Ltd.

synopsis: US startup StackPath acquired Israeli website security company Fireblade. Fireblade provides website security in the cloud through a behavioral approach to website security, shifting from traditional, costly and obsolete web application firewalls to a modern dynamic approach that relies on users’ behaviors and reputations, rather than signatures.
buyer: StackPath, LLC
StackPath is the intelligent web services platform for security, speed and scale. It is the first platform to unify enterprise security solutions by leveraging collaborative intelligence that makes each service smarter and more secure with every threat detected. "
target: Fireblade Ltd.
Fireblade provides sophisticated next generation website security and performance services, available to any website easily through the cloud. It bundles all aspects of website security, including DDoS protection, web application security, health and performance monitoring and website acceleration.
price ($mm)
$20
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closed 2/16/2019 via Bloomberg

Epik Holdings Inc., acquired BitMitigate

synopsis: Vancouver-based cybersecurity company BitMitigate has been acquired by Epik, a web hosting company and domain name registration service. BitMitigate provides effective and high performance DDoS protection solutions for some of the largest and most controversial websites in the world.
buyer: Epik Holdings Inc.
Founded in 2009, Epik has earned an industry reputation for exceptional service and support. For many customers, Epik is a one-stop shop for their entire web presence: domain name, hosting, monetization, and web development services. "
target: BitMitigate
BitMitigate provides effective and high performance DDoS protection solutions for some of the largest and most controversial websites in the world. BitMitigate has mitigated some of the largest cyber threats of all time with its proprietary web application firewall.
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closed 4/25/2012 via BNC Analysis

Axle Digital, acquired Adgregate Markets, Inc.

synopsis: Axle Digital announced that is has acquired the assets of Adgregate Markets. Adgregate is frequently cited as a trailblazer, investing millions in the development of the industry's first comprehensive, social and mobile network enabled multi-channel platform for hosting robust distributed commerce solutions.
buyer: Axle Digital
Axle Digital provides a comprehensive suite of digital marketing services under one integrated platform and strategy to facilitate personalized social shopping experiences based on consumer preference, across all consumer touchpoints whether in-store, online, or mobile. "
target: Adgregate Markets, Inc.
Adgregate is the leader in distributed commerce. Through proprietary technology and strategic partnerships with McAfee and TRUSTe, Adgregate's distributed commerce applications are able to securely and seamlessly complete transactions on behalf of clients, even on unsecure content pages.
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closed 4/26/2018 via BNC Analysis

Ocom B.V., acquired SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.

synopsis: Ocom, the leading Internet service provider in Europe, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in SynEdge, a provider of Next Generation CDN (Content Delivery Network) services, from POST Capital, the investment arm of POST Luxembourg. 
buyer: Ocom B.V.
Ocom is Europe's leading internet services company. Ocom and its subsidiaries are part of the experience of millions of internet users around the world every day. Companies trust our companies to bring content to end users in a reliable fashion. "
target parent: POST Luxembourg
target: SynEdge Luxembourg S.A.
SynEdge is the next generation content delivery network designed for the mobile world. SynEdge has developed and operates a fast, global content delivery network with focus on mobile devices, extensive (real-time) performance reporting and security services.
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closed 12/3/2020 via PR Newswire

Rakuten Inc., acquired Fillr

synopsis: Rakuten Inc. has completed the acquisition of Fillr, the world's most intelligent autofill service. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Fillr powers tens of millions of transactions monthly for the world's top e-commerce, fintech and 'buy now, pay later apps.
buyer: Rakuten Inc. (TSE:4755:$13,427.32)
Rakuten, Inc. is a global leader in internet services that empower individuals, communities, businesses and society. Founded in Tokyo in 1997 as an online marketplace, Rakuten has expanded to offer services in e-commerce, fintech, digital content and communications around the world. "
target: Fillr
Fillr enables customers to have a seamless checkout experience everywhere. Fillr's 'autofill as a service' seamlessly integrates into mobile apps, enabling customers to transact faster and boosting conversions and revenue.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Groupe OPEN, acquired Izberg

synopsis: Open, a major player in the IT and digital transformation of companies, announces the 100% acquisition of  IZBERG, a marketplace platform publisher. IZBERG provides the most advanced Marketplace platform on the market, allowing mid-size and large companies to increase their revenues, lower their costs, and offer an outstanding shopping experience.
buyer: Groupe OPEN (ENXTPA:OPN:$366.57)
Groupe Open SA is a France-based information technology service provider company that designs, produces and installs interactive information systems. It operates under three segments: Consulting, Application Engineering and Infrastructure Services. "
target: Izberg
IZBERG provides the most advanced Marketplace platform on the market, allowing mid-size and large companies to increase their revenues, lower their costs, and offer an outstanding shopping experience to their customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 6/21/2012 via BusinessWire

AppNeta, acquired Tracelytics

synopsis: AppNeta, the leading provider of end-user-centric performance management solutions for business critical applications, announced the acquisition of Tracelytics, an innovative provider of full-stack, SaaS-delivered Application Performance Management solutions. Founded in 2010, Tracelytics has developed the next generation of APM technology.
buyer: AppNeta
AppNeta is the leader in end-user centric Performance Management solutions for business critical applications, arming network and application engineers with the 360o insight they need to rapidly anticipate, pinpoint and solve network issues before they become application problems. "
target: Tracelytics
Founded in 2010, Tracelytics has developed the next generation of APM technology. The innovative SaaS solution provides deep, detailed visibility into Web applications, identifying where issues and bottlenecks are occurring and providing actionable data for quick problem resolution.
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closed 1/9/2015 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Quickfire Networks Corporation

synopsis: Facebook has a acquired QuickFire Networks, a company that built a custom hardware and software platform for reducing video file sizes and upload times. QuickFire’s tech speeds up encoding videos with different profiles for frame rate, resolution, color and audio settings for different platforms.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Quickfire Networks Corporation
QuickFire Networks is a company that has built a custom hardware and software platform for reducing video file sizes and upload times. They use proprietary technology that dramatically reduces the bandwidth needed to view video online without degrading video quality.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Boa Vista SCPC, acquired Konduto

synopsis: Boa Vista SCPC, the second largest credit bureau in Brazil, has acquired Konduto, a Brazilian provider of anti-fraud solutions. Konduto helps e-commerce merchants to spot fraud with buying behavior. Their solutions use machine learning and browsing patterns to recognize fraudulent behavior on websites.
buyer: Boa Vista SCPC (BOVESPA:BOAS3:$114.47)
Boa Vista SCPC is the second largest credit bureau in Brazil. Boa Vista SCPC serves over 1.2 million direct and indirect customers and processes over 7 million credit inquiries per day. They provide instant and reliable support to companies in all stages of the business cycle. "
target: Konduto
Konduto is a Brazilian provider of anti-fraud solutions. Konduto helps e-commerce merchants to spot fraud with buying behavior. Their solutions use machine learning and browsing patterns to recognize fraudulent behavior on websites, enabling them to detect frauds before orders are submitted.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$3
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EV / rev
11.5x
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Boa Vista SCPC, acquired Konduto

synopsis: Boa Vista SCPC, the second largest credit bureau in Brazil, has acquired Konduto, a Brazilian provider of anti-fraud solutions. Konduto helps e-commerce merchants to spot fraud with buying behavior. Their solutions use machine learning and browsing patterns to recognize fraudulent behavior on websites.
buyer: Boa Vista SCPC (BOVESPA:BOAS3:$114.47)
Boa Vista SCPC is the second largest credit bureau in Brazil. Boa Vista SCPC serves over 1.2 million direct and indirect customers and processes over 7 million credit inquiries per day. They provide instant and reliable support to companies in all stages of the business cycle. "
target: Konduto
Konduto is a Brazilian provider of anti-fraud solutions. Konduto helps e-commerce merchants to spot fraud with buying behavior. Their solutions use machine learning and browsing patterns to recognize fraudulent behavior on websites, enabling them to detect frauds before orders are submitted.
price ($mm)
$31
rev ($mm)
$3
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EV / rev
11.5x
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closed 2/25/2016 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Veda

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed its acquisition of Veda Group Limited, the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. Veda is the leading provider of consumer and commercial credit reporting in Australia and New Zealand. Veda also operates through joint ventures in several other Asia-Pacific markets.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,127.50)
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
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20.1x
announced 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

The Hearst Corporation, will acquire Fitch Ratings Ltd.

synopsis: Hearst Corporation announced that it will purchase from Fimalac S.A. an additional 30 percent interest in global ratings agency Fitch Group, bringing Hearst's equity interest to 80 percent. Fimalac will retain a 20 percent equity interest in Fitch Group.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst Corporation is one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 36 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union. "
target parent: Fimalac SA
target: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Dual-headquartered in New York and London with over 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data.
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$1,965*
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closed 9/6/2011 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Datum Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Datum, the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,127.50)
Equifax is a leader in commercial and consumer information solutions, leveraging one of the largest sources of business credit intelligence, portfolio management, income, employment and wealth verification, identity authentication/fraud detection and marketing demographic data worldwide. "
target: Datum Inc.
Datum, Inc. is the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
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announced 5/3/2011 via Company Press Release

Experian Information Solutions, will acquire Computec S.A.

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the majority of the shares in Computec S. A., a leading Latin American credit services information provider, based in Colombia.
buyer parent: Experian plc
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 90 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Computec S.A.
Computec owns the market leading credit bureau in Colombia, including the most extensive database in Colombia on the credit behaviour of consumers. Computec’s products include the provision of on-line credit reports, scores, identity validation tools and fraud prevention services.
price ($mm)[EV]
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$82
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$23
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closed 4/11/2006 via

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

synopsis: Hearst Corp. agreed to acquire a 20 percent stake in Fitch Group, the parent of credit-ratings company Fitch Ratings, for $592 million from French financial holding company Fimalac SA. The acquisition also includes Algorithmics, a provider of risk-management services that Fimalac bought in January 2005.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
The Hearst Corporation owns 12 daily newspapers and 14 weekly newspapers, 18 US consumer magazines (such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire), TV and radio stations (through 40%-owned Hearst Argyle Television), and a cartoon and features service (King Features). "
target parent: FImalac SA
target: Fitch, Inc. (:$693.00)
Fitch Group, Inc. is the parent company of Fitch Ratings, Fitch Training and Algorithmics. Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions.
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closed 12/28/2012 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired CSC Credit Services

synopsis: Equifax Inc. completed the acquisition of of CSC Credit Services, Inc. CSC's credit services business provides consumer credit services and related information to banks, mortgage companies, retail establishments, the automotive industry, medical entities, utility companies and other users of financial and credit information.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,127.50)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target parent: Computer Sciences Corporation
target: CSC Credit Services
CSC Credit Services, Inc. operates as a consumer reporting agency in the Midwestern and Central United States. The company provides credit services, such as consumer assistance, mortgage, electronic billing, business client file transfers, and secure file delivery system.
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$1,000
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closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

CRIF, acquired Vision-Net Ltd

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

CRIF, acquired China Credit Information Service, Ltd.

synopsis: CRIF, the global credit information company with head office in Bologna, Italy, has announced the acquisition of China Credit Information Service, the largest and leading credit information agency in Taiwan, from the previous shareholders, to carry forward its business growth and expansion path in the Asian market.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. CRIF is currently the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information. "
target: China Credit Information Service, Ltd.
China Credit Information Service, founded in 1961, is Taiwan’s largest and leading credit information agency, operating an established island-wide network which offers a full spectrum of information and consulting services.
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closed 7/28/2016 via BusinessWire

CRIF, acquired Deltavista International

synopsis: CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau, business information, and credit solutions, has announced the acquisition of Deltavista’s operations in Germany and Poland. Deltavista services are determined by decision-making processes as well as intelligent integration and interpretation of data from numerous different sources.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. CRIF is currently the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information. "
target: Deltavista International
Deltavista serves banks, telcos, energy, insurance and e-commerce companies with identification checks, address management tools, automated data consolidation solutions, customizable decision-making models and anti-money laundering solutions.
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closed 4/25/2018 via PR Web

Billtrust, acquired Credit2B

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

TransUnion LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: TransUnion, a risk and information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest consumer credit bureau in the U.K.. Callcredit is an information solutions company that provides data, analytics and technology solutions to help businesses and consumers make informed decisions.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., is in the business of empowering information. They provide the data, analytics, and software that enable businesses to build more valuable customer relationships. They specialize in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector.
price ($mm)
$1,426
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announced 1/17/2017 via Financial Times

Carlyle Group, will acquire Global Credit Ratings Co.

synopsis: US buyout group Carlyle has agreed to buy Africa’s largest rating agency by customers in a bet on future growth in the continent’s capital markets. The acquisition of Global Credit Ratings (GCR) shows how private equity funds are seeking to capitalise on the need for banks and insurers to understand the credit risk of local counterparties.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $169 billion of assets under management across 125 funds and 177 fund of funds vehicles as of September 30, 2016. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target: Global Credit Ratings Co.
Global Credit Ratings (GCR) is a leading emerging market focused ratings agency that rates the full spectrum of security classes, including Corporates, Banks, Insurance companies, Local Authorities, Asset Management & Funds, and Structured Finance transactions.
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closed 2/16/2014 via BusinessWire

GTCR, LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

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

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

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has agreed to divest Experian Data Services S.r.l (EDS), its business credit information business in Italy, to Cerved Group S.p.A.
buyer: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy, including corporate and financial details, payment history, customer and supplier relationships, and proprietary information sourced through its own network of interviewers. "
seller: Experian plc (LSE:EXPN:$5,171.00)
Experian Data Services S.r.l is Experian's business credit information business in Italy. Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/31/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire ZipCode

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information services, has signed an agreement to acquire control of ZipCode, one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
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closed 2/17/2012 via

Advent International, GS Capital Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a leading global provider of information management and risk management solutions, announced that Advent International and GS Capital Partners VI Fund, LP and certain of its affiliates have signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire TransUnion.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: GS Capital Partners
GS Capital Partners is a family of funds with a focus on investing in large, high quality companies with strong management and funding acquisitions or expansion across a range of industries and geographies. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
price ($mm)
$3,203
rev ($mm)
$1,024
EBITDA ($mm)
$352
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.1x
closed 6/16/2010 via Market Wire

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a global leader in credit information and information management services, announced that Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC has acquired a 51 percent equity stake in TransUnion.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care. "
target: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$2,696.90)
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
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closed 5/13/2008 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global leader in information solutions, announced it has taken a majority ownership stake in Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia. Equifax purchased 70 percent of the total shares outstanding from Credit Report's management and other individuals, bringing Equifax's total ownership to 95 percent.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,127.50)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia
Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia (Credit Report), the leading credit reporting company in Ecuador.
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Morningstar, Inc., will acquire DBRS Limited

synopsis: Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, will be acquiring DBRS, the world's fourth-largest credit ratings agency. DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency.
buyer: Morningstar, Inc. (MORN:$1,244.10)
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research. The company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the private capital markets. "
target: DBRS Limited
DBRS is an independent, privately held, globally recognized credit ratings agency. DBRS’s approach and size provide the agility to respond to customers’ needs in their local markets, while being large enough to provide the necessary expertise and resources.
price ($mm)
$669
rev ($mm)
$167
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/18/2018 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired DataX

synopsis: Equifax Inc, a global information solutions company, has acquired DataX, Ltd, a leading specialty finance credit reporting agency and alternative data provider to lenders nationwide. Through DataX, Equifax will help lenders expand credit access and broaden financial inclusion for more consumers, specifically in underbanked populations.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,127.50)
Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses unique data, innovative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions. "
target: DataX
DataX is an industry leading Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) regulated specialty finance credit reporting agency (CRA) and alternative data provider offering premier financial management solutions to businesses through a suite of advanced products.
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Ticker: NYSE:EFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$4,127.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,092.10
EBIT ($mm)
$692.80
Net Income ($mm)
$520.10
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: 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: LSE:EXPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Experian plc
Experian plc
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,171.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,563.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,228.00
Net Income ($mm)
$656.00
Employees
17800
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Ticker: TRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TransUnion LLC
TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,696.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$978.30
EBIT ($mm)
$617.70
Net Income ($mm)
$313.20
Employees
8000
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Ticker: BIT:TECN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., through its subsidiaries, provides IT and credit information solutions in Italy. The company offers IT solutions and services for the dematerialization and digitalization of document processes through document management, electronic storage, and electronic invoicing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$280.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.00
EBIT ($mm)
$56.71
Net Income ($mm)
$34.22
Employees
1294
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Ticker: 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)
$2,820.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,282.80
EBIT ($mm)
$1,038.90
Net Income ($mm)
$709.60
Employees
8960
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Ticker: MCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moody's Corporation
Moody's Corporation
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,371.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$2,658.33
EBIT ($mm)
$2,441.00
Net Income ($mm)
$1,778.00
Employees
11400
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Ticker: 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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