Experian plc Acquires Decisioning Solutions Inc According to BAC Report03 May 2013 • by Natalie Aster
LONDON – In April Experian acquired Decisioning Solutions Inc. as a part of its global expansion strategy. Decisioning Solutions engages in provision of Software-as-a-Service (“SaaS”) platform that assists users in acquisitions and loan originations. Targeted at on US and Canadian markets, Decisioning Solutions platform, however, is multi-lingual and can be applied to any geography. For Experian this acquisition means stronger presence in North American region as well as a good addition to existing services portfolio.
Experian’s strategy of global expansion delivers strong results. For the financial year ended March 2012 revenue increase by 15.5% to USD 4.5 B, gross profit added 14.3% and amounted USD 4.1 B, operating income rocketed by 20.8% to USD 1.05 B, net income comprised USD 655 M which is a 12.7% growth against the previous year. The latest financial semi-annual registered a little slowdown in company’s incomes. While revenue and operating income ended up positive at USD 2.3 B and USD 510 M values, respectively, net income fell below zero point to USD (70) M. North America was the main revenue-generating region with 48% share. Latin America, UK and Ireland, and EMEA/Asia contributed 22%, 18% and 12%, respectively. Credit services accounted for 47% of total company’s revenues, consumer and marketing services were almost equal with 22% and 21% shares, decision analytics added 10% to the total amount.
Formed in 1996 and headquartered in Dublin (Ireland), Experian plc engages in provision of informational services worldwide. Employing over 17000 people in 44 countries across all continents, the company successfully continues its global expansion. Company’s main activities are credit risk management, market information sourcing, marketing strategy development, and credit monitoring services.
Other information disclosure on the company’s present activities, services, SWOT, financials and experts’ forecasts can be found in the report “Experian plc Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis” created by Business Analytic Center (BAC) and recently published by Market Publishers Ltd.
Experian plc Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
Date: Apr, 2013
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