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FT Partners Advises Emailage on its Sale to LexisNexis Risk Solutions, part of RELX

Overview of Transaction

  • On February 3, 2020, RELX announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Emailage Corp (“Emailage”), a global provider of fraud prevention and risk management solutions
  • Emailage will become a part of the Business Services group of LexisNexis Risk Solutions
  • Founded in 2012 and based in the Phoenix metro area with offices across the globe, Emailage helps organizations reduce online fraud by building multi-dimensional profiles associated with customer email addresses to render predictive risk scores
  • RELX (LSE:REL) is a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers, headquartered in London, United Kingdom with offices in about 40 countries

Significance of Transaction

  • Emailage expands RELX’s digital identity intelligence and fraud prevention capabilities, providing customers around the world with a more comprehensive view into consumers for predictive risk assessment
  • Emailage’s long-standing contributory network database will enhance the LexisNexis® Digital Identity Network®, which analyses an average of 39.9 billion transactions annually to provide organizations with actionable insight into the world’s rapidly changing threat landscape

FT Partners' Role

  • FT Partners served as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Emailage
  • The transaction is one of the largest in the sector and underscores FT Partners’ successful track record in generating highly favorable outcomes for Fraud & Risk Management companies worldwide