Experian Plc

Newenham House Northern Cross,
Dublin, 17
Ireland,
353 1 846 9100
www.experianplc.com

Experian plc is a global information services group with operations in 40 countries. The company now employs 17,000 people with corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.8/yr) # 53 3 - - 1 - 57
vol $2.8B $1.2B $360M $4.4B
Sell (1.6/yr) # 2 1 - 4 - 3 10
vol $100M $100M
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Largest Passport Health Communications, Inc.
$850M (2013-11-21)
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Largest Baker Hill Corp.
$100M (2015-09-30)

According to our data here at Mergr, Experian has acquired 61 companies, including 9 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 10 assets.

Experian’s largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Passport Health Communications for $850M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Baker Hill to The Riverside Company for $100M. Experian has acquired in 13 different US states, and 16 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (41%) and software (27%).

When analyzing the information services sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 88 information services companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 10 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information services acquirer over the past 3 years is IHS, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information services sector over the past 3 years is Silver Lake Partners with 2 platform acquisitions.

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