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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. The Company helps organizations manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers, and automate decision making. It also enables individuals to check their credit report and credit score as well as protect against identity theft.
TypePublic
Founded1996
HQDublin, IE
Websiteexperian.co.uk

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)16,500
Job Openings520
Revenue (FY, 2018)$4.7 B(+8%)

Key People/Management at Experian

Craig Boundy

Craig Boundy

CEO Experian North America and Experian Consumer Services
Charles Brown

Charles Brown

Group Company Secretary
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Experian Office Locations

Experian has an office in Dublin
Dublin, IE (HQ)
Newenham House Malahide Rd
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Experian Financials and Metrics

Experian Revenue

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Experian's revenue was reported to be $4.66 b in FY, 2018 which is a 7.5% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

4.7b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

7.5%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

2.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

50%

Net income (FY, 2018)

815.0m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

1.1b

Cash (31-Mar-2018)

156.0m

EV

18.1b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

4.3b4.7b

Revenue growth, %

590%8%

Cost of goods sold

2.1b2.3b

Gross profit

2.2b2.3b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

2.1b2.2b

EBIT

490.0m518.0m

EBIT margin, %

23%24%

Interest expense

2.0m60.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

83.0m156.0m

Accounts Receivable

582.0m703.0m

Prepaid Expenses

154.0m194.0m

Current Assets

1.4b1.3b
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

144.0m114.0m

Current Assets

1.0b1.1b

PP&E

332.0m323.0m

Goodwill

4.5b4.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

865.0m815.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

426.0m438.0m

Inventories

1.0m

Accounts Payable

19.0m72.0m
Half Year
USDH1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

383.0m318.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

213.0m212.0m

Accounts Payable

(155.0m)(193.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

596.0m393.0m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

16.5 x

EV/CFO

15.2 x

Revenue/Employee

282.5k

Debt/Equity

1.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
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Experian Operating Metrics

FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018

Credit Reports Delivered

1.70 b

Paying Members

120 k200 k

People Checked

182 m

Social Media Viewers

23 m
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Experian Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
CompuscanDecember 12, 2018$263 m
ClearScoreMarch 15, 2018£275 m

Experian Revenue Breakdown

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Experian revenue breakdown by business segment: 19.9% from Consumer Services, 9.8% from Marketing Services, 14.3% from Decision Analytics and 56.0% from Credit Services

Experian revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.4% from EMEA/Asia Pacific, 17.8% from UK and Ireland, 16.9% from Latin America and 56.9% from North America

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Experian Online and Social Media Presence

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Experian News and Updates

New data sources could boost UK financial inclusion by 1.5m - Experian

Experian has targeted radically reducing the UK’s ‘Invisible’ population by harnessing the potential...

Experian opens Singapore incubator

Experian, the world leader in information services, is further expanding and investing in its innova...

Data At The Center of The Modern Organization: Interview With Experian CEO Brian Cassin

A series of interviews with innovators operating at the intersection of consumer behavior and business transformation: Brian Cassin, CEO, Experian.

Experian finds more than a third of companies are still unprepared to respond to a data breach

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Are companies ready for today's sophisticated cybercriminals and impact of data breaches? Experian® today released its annual corporate preparedness study, Is Your Company Ready for a Big Data Breach?, revealing that progress has been...

Experian drops its $366 million ClearScore acquisition (EXPGY)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Credit bureau Experian — one of the biggest credit data firms globally — has scrapped its proposed acquisition …

Experian abandons proposed takeover of ClearScore

Experian has canned its proposed £275 million acquisition of rival credit referencing firm ClearScor...
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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 Craig Boundy and Charles Brown.

  • How many employees does Experian have?

    Experian has 16,500 employees.

  • What is Experian revenue?

    Latest Experian annual revenue is $4.7 b.

  • What is Experian revenue per employee?

    Latest Experian revenue per employee is $282.5 k.

  • Who are Experian competitors?

    Competitors of Experian include ABM Industries, Equifax and SharpSpring.

  • Where is Experian headquarters?

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

  • Where are Experian offices?

    Experian has an office in Dublin.

  • How many offices does Experian have?

    Experian has 1 office.