Experian PLC (EXPN.L)
24 Mar 2017
Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)
Experian PLC:Connexity announced that it acquired Hitwise.Hitwise will operate as a division within Connexity.Terms of the two transactions in aggregate were $47 million plus a further potential amount of up to $5 million based on an earn out. Full Article
Experian PLC:Credit data company Experian Plc said it had received a number of class actions related to the theft of T-Mobile US Inc customer data at its server and was working with U.S. and other law enforcement agencies to investigate the matter - RTRS. Full Article
Experian PLC:Says a first interim dividend of 12.5 US cents per share, up 2% on the prior year.Says this dividend will be paid on 29 January 2016 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on 4 January 2016.Also announcing an extension to the previous share repurchase programme as co return proceeds from recent divestments, and co intend to undertake an additional US$200 mln of share repurchases, subject to trading conditions. Full Article
Experian plc:Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said on Friday she expects to see multi-state probe into the breach at Experian Plc EXPN.L that compromised data of some 15 million people who sought to open accounts with T-Mobile US Inc - Reuters.“We have contacted both companies to review the circumstances and anticipate working with attorneys general across the country on this matter," Healey said in a statement - Reuters.A spokeswoman for Healey declined to elaborate on plans for a potential multi-state investigation into the cyber attack that was disclosed on Thursday - Reuters. Full Article
WASHINGTON The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said on Thursday it fined Experian and its subsidiaries $3 million for falsely telling customers its credit scores were used by lenders in making decisions.