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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Announces ID Analytics Acquisition Close

Acquisition Boosts Company’s Industry-Pioneering Capabilities in Fraud and Identity Management and Credit Risk Assessment


ATLANTA — LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a global data and advanced analytics leader and part of RELX, announced today that it has closed the acquisition of ID Analytics®, the San Diego-based provider of fraud and credit risk solutions. ID Analytics utilizes advanced technology, data and analytics to deliver actionable insights for enterprises. Previously ID Analytics was a NortonLifeLock company.

The LexisNexis Risk Solutions strategic acquisition of data and analytics pioneer ID Analytics highlights the company’s commitment to expanding its innovation and expertise in verifying and authenticating consumer identities.

ID Analytics is now part of the Business Services group of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, a global trusted data custodian and provider of solutions that enable global financial transparency and inclusion.

Founded in 2002, ID Analytics provides consumer credit risk and fraud analytics solutions to the telecommunications and financial services segments in the United States. These solutions provide insight into consumer behavior through proprietary data and analytics to enable more predictive credit decisions across the customer lifecycle. ID Analytics solutions also utilize traditional and alternative data within its ID Network®, one of the largest networks of cross-industry consumer behavioral data in the U.S., to help organizations better identify applicant fraud risk.

Rick Trainor, CEO of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Business Services, said, “The combined capabilities from LexisNexis Risk Solutions and ID Analytics will provide our customers with a more accurate and comprehensive approach to fraud and identity and credit risk management across all forms of commerce. The ID Network in particular is a powerful consortium platform that will enhance our existing digital and physical identity verification and authentication services. We look forward to delivering stronger identity and alternative credit risk solutions to our customers and continuing with our on-going innovation with the combined strength of our data and analytics services.” 

Trainor continued, “LexisNexis Risk Solutions is focused on making it easier for our customers to do business. We will continue to execute against this strategy by purposefully enhancing our solutions to help our customers manage risk and make better-informed decisions. The addition of new machine learning and data modeling capabilities from ID Analytics enables us to more rapidly achieve this goal to the benefit of our customers.”

Matt McAluney, CEO of ID Analytics, said, “For nearly two decades ID Analytics has served at the forefront of fraud and credit risk management, helping our customers thrive and grow while balancing risk. It is exciting to join forces with an organization whose complementary solutions align with our vision of helping customers better detect fraud and manage risk.”

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions harnesses the power of data, sophisticated analytics platforms and technology solutions to provide insights that help businesses across multiple industries and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, Georgia, we have offices throughout the world and are part of RELX (LSE: REL/NYSE: RELX), a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. For more information, please visit LexisNexis Risk Solutions and RELX.

About RELX
RELX is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. The group serves customers in more than 180 countries and has offices in about 40 countries. It employs over 30,000 people of whom almost half are in North America. The shares of RELX PLC, the parent company, are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX. The market capitalization is approximately £39.4bn, €46.8bn, $51.7bn.

About ID Analytics LLC
ID Analytics is a leader in consumer risk management with patented analytics, proven expertise, and near real-time insight into consumer behavior. By combining proprietary data from the ID Network® —one of the nation’s largest networks of cross-industry consumer behavioral data—with advanced science, ID Analytics provides in-depth visibility into identity risk and creditworthiness. Every day, many of the largest U.S. companies rely on ID Analytics to make risk-based decisions that enhance revenue, reduce fraud, drive cost savings and protect customers. Visit to learn more.
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