Verisk Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Verisk has acquired 38 companies, including 20 in the last 5 years. A total of 12 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Verisk’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Wood Mackenzie for $2.8B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Verscend Technologies to Veritas Capital for $820M. Verisk has acquired in 16 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (35%) and software (27%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity43
    • M&A Buy Activity38
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 5

Verisk

Verisk Analytics, Inc.

545 Washington Boulevard,
Jersey City, New Jersey 07310
United States,
(201) 469-3000
www.verisk.com

Verisk is a source of information about risk.offer risk assessment services and decision analytics for professionals in many fields. property/casualty insurance, financial services, healthcare, government, human resources. Verisk was based in 1971 and is based in Jersey City, New Jersey.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 27 2 3 2 2 2 38
vol $4.7B $87M $558M $5.3B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 2 - - 1 - 2 5
vol $975M $515M $1.5B
  43

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
3E Co. 2022-03-14 - Divestiture
Carlsbad, California · www.3eco.com
Opta Information Intelligence Corp. 2022-03-01 - Divestiture
Markham, Ontario · www.optaintel.ca
Infutor Data Solutions LLC 2022-02-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois · www.infutor.com
Verisk Financial Services 2022-02-22 515M USD Divestiture
Jersey City, New Jersey
Data Driven Safety LLC 2021-11-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Huntersville, North Carolina · www.datadrivensafety.com
ACTINEO GmbH 2021-10-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Cologne, Germany · www.actineo.de
Lead Intelligence, Inc. 2020-12-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania · www.jornaya.com
Franco Signor LLC 2020-09-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Bradenton, Florida · www.francosignor.com
Verisk Analytics, Inc. - Imagery Sourcing Group 2020-01-21 - Divestiture
Jersey City, New Jersey
Flexible Architecture and Simplified Technology LLC (FAST) 2019-12-04 194M USD Add-on Acquisition
Iselin, New Jersey · www.fasttechnology.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Insurance Services Office Ltd. (ISO)    - eLIENS 2005-08-16 7
Fleet, United Kingdom College Station, Texas

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 13 (34%) 440M (8%) 2 (40%) 975M (65%)
Software 10 (26%) 816M (15%) 1 (20%) -
Information Services 6 (16%) 3.6B (69%) 1 (20%) -
Business Services 4 (11%) 200M (4%) 1 (20%) 515M (35%)
Insurance 2 (5%) 90M (2%) - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (5%) 112M (2%) - -
Digital Media 1 (3%) - - -
Total 38 $5.3B 5 $1.5B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 22 4.8B 5 1.5B
  Massachusetts 4 290M 1 820M
  California 2 151M 2 155M
  New Jersey 1 194M 2 515M
  North Carolina 2 - - -
  New York 2 425M - -
  Washington 1 112M - -
  Vermont 1 60M - -
  Utah 1 349M - -
  South Carolina 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 2.8B - -
  Kentucky 1 364M - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  Connecticut 1 - - -
United Kingdom 10 503M - -
Germany 3 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Domestic 22 (58%) 4.8B (91%) 5 (100%) 1.5B (100%)
Cross-border 16 (42%) 503M (9%) - -
Total 38 $5.3B 5 $1.5B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
2
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc.
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
1
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
1
McCarter & English LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.8B
$100M to $1B 8 $2.2B
< $100M 4 $268M
TOTAL $5.3B
Largest Wood Mackenzie Ltd.
$2.8B (2015-03-09)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.5B
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Verscend Technologies, Inc.
$820M (2016-04-25)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
32%
12 (32%)
Strategic(s)
11%
4 (11%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Strategic(s)
60%
3 (60%)

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