Dun & Bradstreet Corp.

103 JFK Parkway,
Short Hills, New Jersey 07078
United States,
(973) 921-5500

Dun & Bradstreet, Inc. licenses information on businesses and corporations for use in credit decisions, business-to-business marketing, and supply chain management. Dun & Bradstreet was formed in 1841 and is based in Short Hills, New Jersey.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 12 2 2 1 1 - 18
vol $446M $445M $150M $1.0B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - - - - 1 5

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$320M (2015-05-13)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Dun & Bradstreet has acquired 18 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Dun & Bradstreet’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Credibility for $320M. Dun & Bradstreet has acquired in 8 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information services (34%) and internet software and services (28%).

When analyzing the information services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 78 information services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 10 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information services acquirer over the past 3 years is CRIF, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information services sector over the past 3 years is GIC Private Ltd. with 2 platform acquisitions.

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