Goldman, PE Firm To Pay $3B For TransUnion

Law360, New York (February 17, 2012, 3:43 PM ET) -- Credit information giant TransUnion Corp. will sell itself in a $3 billion deal to private equity firm Advent International Corp. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s merchant banking arm, the parties announced Friday.

Advent and GS Capital Partners is buying up the company from current stockholders that include private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners and the Pritzker family of Chicago. The deal is expected to close late in the first quarter or early in the second quarter of this year, the parties said.

The sale comes about...
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