CRIF - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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CRIF M&A Summary

CRIF has acquired 28 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years.

CRIF’s largest acquisition to date was in 2022, when it acquired Innolva for $256M. CRIF has acquired in 5 different US states, and 16 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information services (36%) and software (25%).

CRIF Business Overview

Where is CRIF headquartered?

CRIF is headquartered in Bologna, Italy.

What sector is CRIF in?

CRIF is an information services company.

When was CRIF founded?

CRIF was founded in 1988.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity28
    • M&A Buy Activity28
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 16
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

CRIF SpA

via M.Fantin, 1-3,
Bologna, BO 40131
Italy,
39 05 14 17 61 11
www.crif.com

CRIF SpA is a provider of credit information systems, business information and credit management solutions, CRIF offers banks, financial institutions, utility companies and businesses qualified support in every phase of the customer relationship: from the planning of development strategies to acquisition, through to portfolio management and credit collection.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 21 1 3 3 - - 28
vol $72M $256M $328M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  28

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Innolva S.p.A. 2022-08-03 256M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Buia, Italy · www.innolva.it
BKN301 S.p.A 2022-07-04 - Venture
Dogana, San Marino · www.bkn301.sm
Certego s.r.l. 2022-05-04 - Stake Purchase
Modena, Italy · www.certego.net
ICAP S.A. 2021-12-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Kallithea, Greece · www.icapb2b.gr
Safe&Sound CJSC 2021-09-23 - Add-on Acquisition
, Kyrgyzstan
Fido S.r.l. 2021-05-24 - Stake Purchase
Milano, Italy · www.fido.id
Strands Labs, Inc. 2020-03-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Barcelona, Spain · www.strands.com
Inventia srl 2019-03-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Milan, Italy · www.inventia.biz
Credit Data Research Ltd. 2018-11-29 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.creditdataresearch.com
Dun & Bradstreet Vietnam 2018-01-12 - Divestiture
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam · www.dnbvietnam.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Services 10 (36%) 256M (78%) - -
Software 7 (25%) 72M (22%) - -
Information Technology 5 (18%) - - -
Financial Services 3 (11%) - - -
Business Services 2 (7%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - - -
Total 28 $328M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 72M - -
  Texas 3 - - -
  Colorado 2 - - -
  Louisiana 1 72M - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
Italy 5 256M - -
Switzerland 2 - - -
Germany 1 - - -
Greece 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Indonesia 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Kyrgyzstan 1 - - -
Russia 1 - - -
San Marino 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
United Arab Emirates 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Vietnam 1 - - -
Domestic 5 (18%) 256M (78%) - -
Cross-border 23 (82%) 72M (22%) - -
Total 28 $328M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $256M
< $100M 1 $72M
TOTAL $328M
Largest Innolva S.p.A.
$256M (2022-08-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
18%
5 (18%)

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