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Experian is an information services company that provides information, analytical tools, and marketing services to help clients manage their commercial and financial decisions. Its solutions include decision analytics, marketing analytics, forecasting and modeling, business and marketing intelligence, regulation and compliance, consumer credit management, fraud management, and identity management. The company serves the automotive, construction, education, financial services, retail, and legal industries.
TypePublic
Founded1996
HQDublin, IE
Websiteexperianplc.com

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)17,800(+4%)
Job Openings291
Revenue (FY, 2020)$5.2 B(+7%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)£29.3
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Experian

Brian Cassin

Brian Cassin

Chief Executive Officer
Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers

Chairman
Craig Boundy

Craig Boundy

CEO, North America
Lloyd Pitchford

Lloyd Pitchford

Chief Financial Officer
Kerry Williams

Kerry Williams

Chief Operating Officer
Barry Libenson

Barry Libenson

Chief Information Officer
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Experian Office Locations

Experian has offices in Dublin, Costa Mesa, Buenos Aires, Melbourne and in 46 other locations
Dublin, IE (HQ)
Newenham House, Malahide Rd, Northern Cross
Buenos Aires, AR
3er Piso, Carlos Pellegrini 587
Melbourne, AU
Level 6/549 St Kilda Rd
North Sydney, AU
Level 20/101 Miller St
Wien, AT
Strozzigasse 10/13
São Carlos, BR
Av. Dr. Heitor José Reali, 360
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Experian Financials and Metrics

Experian Revenue

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Experian's revenue was reported to be $5.18 b in FY, 2020 which is a 6.5% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

5.2b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

6.5%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

2.6b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

49.3%

Net income (FY, 2020)

677.0m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

1.2b

Market capitalization (19-Nov-2020)

26.9b

Closing stock price (19-Nov-2020)

29.3

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

277.0m

EV

31.0b
Experian's current market capitalization is £26.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

4.3b4.7b4.9b5.2b

Revenue growth, %

8%4%7%

Cost of goods sold

2.1b2.3b2.4b2.6b

Gross profit

2.2b2.3b2.4b2.6b
Half Year
USDH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

2.2b2.4b2.5b

EBIT

518.0m580.0m556.0m

EBIT margin, %

24%25%22%

Interest income

8.0m5.0m6.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

83.0m156.0m149.0m277.0m

Accounts Receivable

582.0m703.0m898.0m982.0m

Current Assets

1.4b1.3b1.2b1.4b

PP&E

329.0m335.0m333.0m502.0m
Half Year
USDH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

114.0m175.0m146.0m

Current Assets

1.1b1.2b1.2b

PP&E

323.0m315.0m519.0m

Goodwill

4.3b4.3b4.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

865.0m815.0m701.0m679.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

426.0m438.0m437.0m537.0m

Inventories

1.0m

Accounts Payable

19.0m72.0m39.0m33.0m
Half Year
USDH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

318.0m321.0m355.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

212.0m215.0m263.0m

Accounts Payable

(193.0m)(234.0m)(304.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

393.0m469.0m334.0m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

273.7k

Debt/Equity

1.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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Experian Operating Metrics

FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018May, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020FY, 2020

Companies in Database

145 m145 m163 m

Countries

37 37 39 39 44 44 45

Data Centers

4 4

Paying Members

120 k200 k
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Experian Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
TapadNovember 20, 2020$280 m
RAM Credit InfoOctober 24, 2019
Look Who’s ChargingAugust 22, 2019
MyHealthDirectAugust 08, 2019
CompuscanDecember 12, 2018$263 m
ClearScoreMarch 15, 2018£275 m
RunpathNovember 15, 2017
String AutomotiveMay 23, 2017
CSIDApril 19, 2016$360 m
Passport Health CommunicationsNovember 06, 2013$850 m
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Experian Revenue Breakdown

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Experian revenue breakdown by business segment: 21.0% from Consumer Services and 79.0% from Business-to-Business

Experian revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.3% from EMEA/Asia Pacific, 14.8% from UK and Ireland, 14.1% from Latin America and 62.7% from North America

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Experian Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

96/100

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Experian Online and Social Media Presence

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Experian News and Updates

Baby boomers have an average of $25,812 of debt, not including mortgages—here’s how they compare to other generations

You might think that baby boomers (born between 1946 and 1964 according to Pew Research Center) would be past their debt-carrying years. After all, more than 28 million boomers retired in 2020, a major increase compared to previous years, due in part to the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike younger gener…

ICO's investigation into data broking sector and enforcement notice to Experian

On 27th October 2020, the ICO published a report on its investigation into data protection compliance in the direct marketing data broking sector. The ICO's investigation focussed on offline marketing services offered by the three largest credit reference agencies (CRAs) in the UK. The investigation…

Dawn of a New Era: The Experian + MasterCard + Finicity Partnership

For the past several years, Experian has been on a journey to help drive financial inclusion for millions of people around the world. This has required significant focus on how we operate, who we partner with, and the products and solutions we offer. Four years ago, when we decided to partner wit…

Experian acquires Tapad, a leading digital identity resolution provider

Experian, the global information services company, today announces that it has completed the acquisition of Tapad – a leading provider in digital identity resolution for marketers that helps to connect brands to consumers, primarily in the United States.

Experian’s New Partnership Helps States Mitigate Unemployment Fraud Amid Pandemic

Tens of millions of workers in the U.S. found themselves unemployed earlier this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic caused job loss rates not seen since the Great Depression. While average Americans were reaching out to their state agencies seeking assistance, fraudsters saw unprecedented opportunity. I…

S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices Show Lower Composite Rate In October 2020

S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian released today data through October 2020 for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices. The indices represent a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults and show that the composite rate was down 10 basis points to 0.53%. The bank …
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Experian Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Experian founded?

    Experian was founded in 1996.

  • Who are Experian key executives?

    Experian's key executives are Brian Cassin, Mike Rogers and Craig Boundy.

  • How many employees does Experian have?

    Experian has 17,800 employees.

  • What is Experian revenue?

    Latest Experian annual revenue is $5.2 b.

  • What is Experian revenue per employee?

    Latest Experian revenue per employee is $291 k.

  • Who are Experian competitors?

    Competitors of Experian include ClearScore, SAS and Credit Karma.

  • Where is Experian headquarters?

    Experian headquarters is located at Newenham House, Malahide Rd, Northern Cross, Dublin.

  • Where are Experian offices?

    Experian has offices in Dublin, Costa Mesa, Buenos Aires, Melbourne and in 46 other locations.

  • How many offices does Experian have?

    Experian has 53 offices.