Experian agrees to acquire Compuscan, extending our bureau presence in Africa

Brian Cassin

Brian Cassin

December 10, 2018Experian, the global information services company, is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire Compuscan (CSH Group (Pty) Limited), one of the leading credit bureau and information services businesses in Africa.

Brian Cassin [pictured], Chief Executive Officer said: “We are delighted to announce that Experian has agreed to acquire Compuscan. We have a long track record of investment in South Africa, where for many years we have helped businesses thrive through the provision of credit data and decisioning tools. Millions of people across Africa need access to financial services. By combining forces with Compuscan, we will be better positioned to serve the people and businesses of this region and be an enabler of growth in consumer and business credit, identity management and financial inclusion. This is an important transaction for our business in South Africa and will provide opportunities more broadly across the African continent. We look forward to welcoming the Compuscan team to Experian.” More...