In May 2012, Experian announced it had signed an agreement to sell Price Grabber, its price comparison shopping business and North America online lead generation activities, which operate under the brands Classes USA and Lower My Bills to Ybrant Digital Limited, a digital marketing services business based in Hyderabad, India.
Techlightenment is a data driven technology and marketing company based in the UK, which helps clients to leverage advertising through key social media platforms.
Techlightenment will form part of the UK Experian Marketing Services Division.
In June 2011, Experian acquired Medical Present Value, Inc.
(MPV), a provider of data, analytics and software in the US healthcare payments market.
The purchase price for the initial stake was $1.2bn.
This was the first acquisition for Experian in Latin America.
These included: Experian purchased the company Rent Bureau in June 2010, which houses rental payment histories on over 7 million US residents; this data was included in Experian US consumer credit reports as of January 2011. By including rental payment data in credit reports, several million people living in private rented accommodation will have the ability to access more and lower cost credit deals.
In August 2010, Experian became the first CICRA licensed credit bureau to go live in India.
Experian will provide consumer credit reports to utility, financial and telecommunication companies.