Experian, the global information solutions company, announces that it has acquired a minority stake in Sinotrust, a leading business information and market research company in China.

Founded in 1992, Sinotrust provides business information, market research, consulting and database marketing services to both foreign multinationals and local companies operating in China. Sinotrust helps clients in the automotive, banking, insurance, telecommunications, healthcare, technology and retail sectors.

Sinotrust’s sales in the year to 31 December 2005 were $11m, with gross assets as at that date of $7m. The stake was acquired from the founders.

Enquiries:

Experian
Fay Dodds Director of Investor Relations 020 3042 4200
Finsbury
Rollo Head   020 7251 3801
James Wyatt-Tilby    

Experian announcements are available on www.experiangroup.com

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