RELX’s Acquisition of ID Analytics


Cravath represented RELX in connection with the transaction.

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers, has entered into an agreement to acquire ID Analytics, a provider of credit and fraud risk solutions for enterprises.

ID Analytics will become part of the LexisNexis Risk Solutions Business Services group, which uses data resources, technology, linking and analytics to deliver actionable insights that enable businesses to better analyze and assess risk.

The Cravath team was led by partners Aaron M. Gruber and Mark I. Greene and includes associate Lee M. Blum on M&A matters; partner Christine A. Varney and senior attorney Jesse M. Weiss on antitrust matters; partner David J. Kappos and practice area attorney Anthony M. Magistrale on intellectual property matters; partner J. Leonard Teti II and senior attorney Andrew Carlon on tax matters; partner Eric W. Hilfers, senior attorney Nicole F. Foster and associates Christopher C. Gonnella and Dixing Tang on executive compensation and benefits matters; partner Matthew Morreale on environmental matters; and practice area attorney Brian M. Budnick on real estate matters. Victoria M. Munoz Torres also worked on M&A matters and Carlos Nicholas Obando worked on tax matters.

Involved fees earner: Lee Blum – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Brian Budnick – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Andrew Carlon – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Nicole Foster – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Christopher Gonnella – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Mark Greene – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Aaron Gruber – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Eric Hilfers – Cravath Swaine & Moore; David Kappos – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Anthony N. Magistrale – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Matthew Morreale – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Dixing Tang – Cravath Swaine & Moore; J. Leonard Teti II – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Christine Varney – Cravath Swaine & Moore; Jesse Weiss – Cravath Swaine & Moore;

Law Firms: Cravath Swaine & Moore;

Clients: RELX Group plc;