Experian shareholders give thumbs up to Serasa purchase

Experian, the FTSE 100 global information services company, has said that at an emergency general meeting held on Tuesday, its shareholders approved the acquisition of an additional 29.6 per cent interest in Serasa, the Brazilian credit data provider.

Experian, the FTSE 100 global information services company, has said that at an emergency general meeting held on Tuesday, its shareholders approved the acquisition of an additional 29.6 per cent interest in Serasa, the Brazilian credit data provider.

The move will take the company's stake in the business to nearly 100%.

99.99% of shareholders voted in favour of the decision.

Experian now needs the approval of the Brazilian authorities, but said it expects the purchase to be completed shortly.

NR

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