Experian, the global information services company, is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of a further 5% stake in Serasa, the market leading credit bureau in Brazil. In accordance with the original announcement, this takes Experian’s total holding in Serasa to 70%. The consideration for the additional stake was R$138m ($72m), inclusive of transaction costs, and will be funded from existing facilities. The majority of the additional stake has been acquired from small shareholders not involved in the original transaction.

Experian announced the acquisition of an initial 65% stake in Serasa on 26 June 2007.

Enquiries:

Experian
Paul Brooks Chief Financial Officer +44 (0)203 042 4215
Nadia Ridout-Jamieson Director of Investor Relations  
 
Finsbury
Rollo Head   +44 (0)207 251 3801
Nick Woodruff    
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