Kilpatrick Reps Equifax On Direct Marketing Unit Sale

Law360, New York (June 2, 2010, 8:08 PM EDT) -- Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. said Tuesday it has agreed to sell its direct marketing services division to Dallas-based Alliance Data Systems Corp. for $117 million.

The division, which will become part of Alliance Data's Epsilon business, provides U.S. consumer demographic information and database implementation and hosting services. The deal is expected to close in 30 days.

Alliance Data said the acquisition will add to Epsilon's database development and hosting abilities, give it greater reach in the financial services and telecommunication industries, provide new data sets...
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