M2 EQUITYBITES-April 27, 2015-Dun and Bradstreet to Acquire Dun and Bradstreet Credibility for USD 320m
27 April 2015 - US-based commercial data provider Dun and Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) and its Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp.
In 2010, Dun and Bradstreet divested its self-awareness solutions business to Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp.
As a separate entity, Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp.
Under the new deal, Dun and Bradstreet will purchase Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Corp.
The Dun and Bradstreet
Corporation (NYSE: DNB) has announced plans to start a search for a chief executive officer of its Dun & Bradstreet Operating Company, according to the corporation's interim chairman and CEO, Clifford Alexander, Jr.
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Kunz, formerly the president and CEO of Dun and Bradstreet Business Information Services, has joined the board of directors.
Kunz to Medicus' Board will be of significant value given his 25 years of experience at the Dun and Bradstreet Corporation, and I feel his experience in the information management business will be invaluable as Medicus pursues new opportunities in that area.