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LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Acquire Emailage to Enhance Fraud/Identity Offering
Thursday 06 February 2020

6 February 2020 – US-based data and technology solutions company LexisNexis Risk Solutions, part of RELX, has agreed to acquire Phoenix-based fraud prevention and risk management solutions provider Emailage, to support fraud and identity risk solutions, the company said.
Emailage will become a part of the Business Services group of LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The transaction is subject to customary conditions and regulatory consents and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020.
Emailage helps organisations reduce online fraud by building multi-dimensional profiles associated with customer email addresses to render predictive risk scores.
Emailage's network database will enhance the LexisNexis Digital Identity Network, which analyses an average of 39.9bn transactions annually to provide organisations with actionable insight into the world's rapidly changing threat landscape.
LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides data and technology solutions for a wide range of industries including insurance, financial services, healthcare and government. a global provider of information-based and analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers across industries.
RELX (LSE: REL) (NYSE: RELX), is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.
Emailage offers fraud prevention and risk management. Through key partnerships, proprietary data, and advanced machine-learning technology, Emailage provides multi-faceted predictive solutions with email at its core.
Date Published: 06/02/2020
Target: Emailage
Country: USA
Sector: IT/Online Services
Type: Corporate acquisition
Status: Agreed
Buyer: LexisNexis,  Risk Solutions
Terms of the deal were not disclosed