Experian, a global information services company, has completed the acquisition of 192business, a UK-based provider of online identity verification services. 192business will form part of Experian’s decision analytics business line.
The acquisition further enhances the range of identity verification and fraud prevention services Experian is able to offer clients and strengthens its position across a number of rapidly growing vertical markets in the UK. It also provides a platform that Experian can use to deploy new services globally. The services 192business provides are used by many of its customers internationally and can be rapidly extended to new geographies.
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