LexisNexis Risk Solutions announces Emailage acquisition close

Global data and advanced analytics leader LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, part of RELX, announced that it has closed the acquisition of Emailage, the Arizona-based fraud prevention and risk management solutions provider. Emailage provides fraud risk scoring solutions based on email intelligence.

Founded in 2012, Emailage operates in the fraud and identity sector where customer needs are in constant flux due to digital commerce expansion across industries and geographies. Emailage’s fraud prevention solutions assess fraud risks by utilizing email address metadata, a differentiated global contributory network and machine learning algorithms.

Now part of the Business Services group of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Emailage will enhance the LexisNexis® Digital Identity Network® with its best-in-class email intelligence and contributory network. LexisNexis Risk Solutions and Emailage already have an established commercial partnership to offer email risk assessment to customers around the world.

This is a global acquisition for LexisNexis Risk Solutions – Emailage has established market presence in the U.S., Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

“This acquisition is a natural fit as LexisNexis Risk Solutions and Emailage are both committed to continuously evolving our solutions to combat fraud. This acquisition will enhance and expand our email data intelligence to provide our customers a more comprehensive view of risk with minimal friction for their customers.” – Rick Trainor, CEO of LexisNexis Risk Solutions, Business Services.