TransUnion Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information ServicesCompany

TransUnion has acquired 20 companies, including 13 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

TransUnion’s largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired NeuStar for $3.1B. TransUnion has acquired in 13 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (56%) and software (12%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity21
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 3

TransUnion

TransUnion Holding Co., Inc.

555 West Adams Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60661
United States,
(312) 985-2000
www.transunion.com

TransUnion is a global provider of information and risk management solutions. TransUnion provides these solutions to businesses across multiple industries and to individual consumers. TransUnion technology and services enable businesses to make informed credit granting, risk management, underwriting, fraud protection and customer acquisition decisions by delivering data that's integrated with analytics and decisioning capabilities. TransUnion was formed in 1968 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.6/yr) # 10 4 - 1 2 1 18
vol $44M $1.5B $3.7B $515M $5.8B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 1 1 - - 1 - 3
  21

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Verisk Financial Services 2022-02-22 515M USD Divestiture
Jersey City, New Jersey
TransUnion Healthcare, Inc. 2021-10-26 - Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois
Sontiq, Inc. 2021-10-26 638M USD Add-on Acquisition
Framingham, Massachusetts · www.sontiq.com
NeuStar, Inc. 2021-09-21 3.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Reston, Virginia · www.home.neustar
Tru Optik Data Corp. 2020-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Stamford, Connecticut · www.truoptik.com
Noddle 2018-11-05 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.noddle.co.uk
Rubixis, Inc. 2018-10-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Fremont, California · www.rubixis.com
Healthcare Payment Specialists LLC 2018-05-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Fort Worth, Texas · www.healthcarepayment.com
iovation, Inc. 2018-05-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Portland, Oregon · www.iovation.com
Callcredit Information Group Ltd. 2018-04-20 1.5B GBP Add-on Acquisition
Leeds, United Kingdom · www.callcredit.co.uk
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 10 (56%) 2.2B (38%) - -
Software 2 (11%) - 1 (33%) -
Information Services 1 (6%) 3.1B (53%) 2 (67%) -
Business Services 1 (6%) 515M (9%) - -
Financial Services 1 (6%) - - -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - - -
Medical Products 1 (6%) - - -
Total 18 $5.8B 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 16 4.3B 2 -
  Texas 2 - - -
  Oregon 2 - - -
  Georgia 2 - - -
  Illinois - - 2 -
  Virginia 1 3.1B - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 515M - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 638M - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 - - -
  California 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 1.5B 1 -
Ireland 1 44M - -
Domestic 16 (89%) 4.3B (73%) 2 (67%) -
Cross-border 2 (11%) 1.6B (27%) 1 (33%) -
Total 18 $5.8B 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners LLC
1
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
1
Loeb & Loeb LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $4.6B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.2B
< $100M 1 $44M
TOTAL $5.8B
Largest NeuStar, Inc.
$3.1B (2021-09-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
4 (22%)
Strategic(s)
6%
1 (6%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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