Experian teams with Alacra to provide business credit reports to AlacraStore.com and Alacra Premium users

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian®, the leading global information services company, today announced that it has teamed up with Alacra, Inc. to provide AlacraStore.com and Alacra Premium users with access to Experian's comprehensive business credit information. Experian's commercial credit reports include third-party-verified information on 99.9 percent of all U.S. companies. The new relationship gives AlacraStore.com and Alacra Premium users seamless access to the reports, allowing them to purchase online.

"In today's business environment, companies need to leverage every advantage they can to help put them in front of their competition," said Allen Anderson, president of Experian's Business Information Services. "Having quality information at your fingertips is one way to ensure this type of success. We are pleased to work with Alacra to offer its users easy online access to the data they need to make the most informed business decisions about potential customers, partners or vendors."

Access to Experian's business credit reports can easily be utilized by anyone searching AlacraStore.com's database. After running a search, the user is given the opportunity to purchase three unique Experian commercial credit reports. Report content includes scores, public records, payment histories, corporate linkage and firmographic data. The straightforward interface instantly provides a host of commercial information options to Alacra's users.

"We are committed to helping our users find the information they're looking for to grow their business and make informed decisions," said Steve Goldstein, CEO of Alacra. "We quickly saw that the folks at Experian share the same vision, so joining with them was a logical choice. We are thrilled to work with such a respected global information leader."

For more information about this relationship, Experian's commercial credit reports or its other leading business-to-business products and services, visit http://www.experian.com/b2b.

About Alacra, Inc.
Alacra is a leading global provider of business and financial information and solutions. Alacra provides innovative information solutions to more than 400 global financial institutions, corporations, and professional services firms. Alacra's workflow tools aggregate, filter, and custom package mission-critical business information from 200 premium databases and a hand-curated universe of 3,000+ web-based sources, delivering user-ready results for banking, compliance and reference data professionals. For more information, visit http://www.alacra.com or call (212) 363-9620.

About Experian's Business Information Services
Experian's Business Information Services is a leader in providing data and predictive insights to organizations, helping them mitigate risk and improve profitability. The company's business database provides comprehensive, third-party-verified information on 99.9 percent of all U.S. companies. Experian provides market-leading tools that assist clients of all sizes in making real-time decisions, processing new applications, managing customer relationships and collecting on delinquent accounts. For more information about Experian's advanced business-to-business products and services, visit http://www.experian.com/b2b.

About Experian
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended 31 March 2012 was US$4.5 billion. Experian employs approximately 17,000 people in 44 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

For more information, visit http://www.experianplc.com.

Experian and the Experian marks used herein are service marks or registered trademarks of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.

Contact:
Roslyn Whitehurst
Experian Public Relations
1 714 830 5578
roslyn.whitehurst@experian.com
Twitter:
@RozWhitehurst

SOURCE Experian



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