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

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

PR Newswire

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013

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

Website: http://www.experian.com
Website: http://www.alacra.com
 
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