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Company Overview of Experian Finance Plc

Company Overview

Experian Finance Plc operates as a holding and finance company. It provides corporate services to Experian group companies. The company also provides data and analytical tools to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers, and automate decision making; and helps individuals to manage credit relationships and protect against identity theft. In addition, it offers information, consumer, marketing, and administrative services; and engages in the intellectual property development activities. The company is based in Nottingham, the United Kingdom. Experian Finance Plc is a subsidiary of Experian plc.

Landmark House

Experian Way

NG2 Business Park

Nottingham,  NG80 1ZZ

United Kingdom

241 Employees

Key Executives for Experian Finance Plc

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Experian Group
Age: 55
Secretary
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Experian Finance Plc Key Developments

Experian Finance plc Announces First Interim Dividend, Payable on January 30, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for Six Months Ended 30 September 2014

Experian Finance plc announced first interim dividend of 12.25 cents per share, up 7%. This dividend will be paid on 30 January 2015 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on 5 January 2015. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for Six months ended 30 September 2014. For the period, revenue was $2,393 million against $2,343 million a year ago. Operating profit was $553 million against $497 million a year ago. Profit before tax was $534 million against $480 million a year ago. Profit attributable to owners of Experian plc was $408 million or $41.4 per diluted share against $336 million or $33.8 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was $664 million against $630 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was $22 million against $34 million a year ago. Purchase of other intangible assets was $154 million against $148 million a year ago. EBIT was $627 million compared to $608 million a year ago. Net debt as on 30 September 2014 was $3,712 million compared to $3,156 million for the same period in the last year. EBIT was $627 million against $608 million for the same period in the last year. Basic EPS were 41.8 US cents against 34.2 US cents a year ago.

Experian Finance Plc Reports Audited Earnings Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2014

Experian Finance Plc reported audited earnings results for the year ended March 31, 2014. For the period, operating profit was $9 million against operating loss of $10 million a year ago. Profit on ordinary activities before tax was $54 million against loss on ordinary activities before tax of $38 million a year ago. Profit for the financial year was $48 million against loss for the financial year of $43 million a year ago.

Experian Finance Plc Signs New Five-Year Committed Revolving Credit Facilities of $2,025 Million

Experian Finance Plc announced the signing of new five-year committed revolving credit facilities, totaling $2,025 million. The new facilities extend the maturity of committed funding. They re-finance existing facilities totaling $2,160 million, which were due to mature in 2015 and have now been cancelled.

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