TransUnion Announces Agreement to Acquire Callcredit
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Posted by: Sandy Thomas
U.K. acquisition expands TransUnion’s international position
TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) announced today its agreement to purchase Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest and fastest growing consumer credit bureau in the U.K., headquartered in Leeds.
Founded in 2000, Callcredit is a U.K.-based information solutions company that, like TransUnion, provides data, analytics and technology solutions to help businesses and consumers make informed decisions.
“TransUnion and Callcredit have strong synergies across our business models and solutions, and we share a commitment to using information to benefit consumers and global economies alike,” said Jim Peck, TransUnion’s president and chief executive officer. “Callcredit is an outstanding acquisition for TransUnion, and together, we’ll be a powerful force to deliver value to shareholders, customers and consumers across all the markets we serve.”
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