Conclusion of audit tender

11 September 2015 – Experian plc, the global information services company, hereby notifies the market that the tender process for the provision of external audit services, held in line with the recommendation of the UK Corporate Governance Code and disclosed in the Annual Report 2015, has concluded.

The Board, on the recommendation of the Audit Committee, has selected KPMG to act as the new external auditor. Subject to approval by shareholders at the Company’s 2016 Annual General Meeting, the appointment of KPMG will take effect for the financial year ending 31 March 2017. PwC, the Company’s auditor since listing in October 2006, will resign as auditor at the appropriate time, and the Board would like to thank PwC for its years of service.



Ronan Hanna

Deputy Company Secretary


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About Experian

We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. We help businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. We also help people to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.  In 2015, we were named by Forbes magazine as one of the ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’. 

We employ approximately 17,000 people in 39 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

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 March 31, 2015, was US$4.8 billion. 

To find out more about our company, please visit or watch our documentary, ‘Inside Experian’.