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Equifax Personal Solutions Partners with H&R Block to Address Growing Threat of Tax Identity Theft

Assists Tax Services Industry Leader in Launching New Product, Tax Identity Shield, During Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week In 2013, 1.63 million taxpayers were victims of tax identity theft according to a report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. In response to this increasing problem, Equifax Personal Solutions, a leading provider of credit monitoring and identity protection solutions ... Read More »

Infogroup Acquires Leading Nonprofit Marketing Services Firm

Acquisition of SFS Adds Experienced Talent to Infogroup’s Nonprofit Division Infogroup announced the acquisition of Specialized Fundraising Services, Inc. (“SFS”).  Lisa Greene, SFS’s founder and a leading industry veteran, will become part of the executive team of the Infogroup Nonprofit Division. The Infogroup Nonprofit Division resides in the Infogroup Media Solutions business unit. Founded in 2005, Specialized Fundraising Services provides highly ... Read More »

Kroll Bond Rating Agency Invests in Weiss Residential Research LLC

KBRA Analytics, Inc. announced a recent investment in Weiss Residential Research LLC (WRR).  The partnership will provide end users with an abundant, credit worthy amount of information. Weiss Residential Research’s proprietary technology optimizes housing market decisions. Weiss’ technology has calculated property specific price indexes for over 45 million homes, far more than alternative index databases. The increased resolution of the ... Read More »

Morningstar Acquires ByAllAccounts Inc.

Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN) has acquired ByAllAccounts, Inc., a provider of innovative data aggregation technology, for financial applications for $28 million, subject to working capital adjustments. ByAllAccounts uses a knowledge-based process, including patented artificial intelligence technology, to collect, consolidate, and enrich financial account data and deliver it to virtually any platform.  The company has built a network of more than ... Read More »

Interactive Data’s Market-Q Partners with MT Newswire

Real-Time Market Data Desktop and Mobile Companion Offer Additional News Coverage of North American Markets Interactive Data Corporation announced the integration and delivery of MT Newswires’ Live Briefs® PRO news content into the Market-QSM real-time streaming market data platform and Market-Q Mobile.  Live Briefs PRO gives wealth management professionals comprehensive real-time coverage of the North American markets. In line with Interactive Data’s ... Read More »

Experian First Half (Six Months Ending Sept. 30th 2013) Up 3%

Experian reported total and organic revenue from continuing activities up 6% at constant exchange rates or up 3% at actual exchange rates.  Total revenue for the first half 2013 were US$2.3bn versus US$2.2bn (2012). EBIT margin from continuing activities maintained at 26.0%, in line with guidance. Total EBIT from continuing activities up 7%, at constant exchange rates.  Total EBIT from ... Read More »

Marlin & Associates (M&A) Closes New Deals

Marlin & Associates, the boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm, today announced that the firm closed 2012 by advising on three more successfully completed significant transactions, culminating the firm’s strongest year, ever. On December 21st, M&A’s client, XcitekSolutionsPlus, LLC (XSP) of Birmingham, Alabama, a leader in automated end-to-end Corporate Actions solutions, was acquired by SunGard Data Systems Inc. On ... Read More »

Country Risk Climate: Trends to Keep an Eye On

Argentina – headlong into stagflation; Bulgaria – no confidence in the government’s seriousness about fighting crime & corruption; Ghana – an untimely death; Iran – tightened FX controls; Peru – sociopolitical unrest but good economic results. Other countries mentioned in this report: Australia, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, South Africa, South Sudan, Turkey and the United Kingdom To read the full report ... Read More »