TransUnion Announces Exchange Offer for 11 3/8% Senior Notes Due 2018
TransUnion Corp., a global leader in credit and information management services, announced today that its subsidiaries, Trans Union LLC and TransUnion Financing Corporation, have commenced an exchange offer for their outstanding unregistered 11 3/8% Senior Notes due 2018, Series A. These notes were originally issued on June 15, 2010, in a private placement exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, in an aggregate principal amount of $645 million. Holders of these notes may exchange them for an equal principal amount of a new issue of 11 3/8% Senior Notes due 2018, Series B pursuant to an effective registration statement on Form S-4 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Terms of the new notes are substantially identical to those of the original notes, except that the transfer restrictions and registration rights relating to the original notes do not apply to the new notes.
The exchange offer will expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on April 18, 2011, unless extended. Tenders of the original notes must be made before the exchange offer expires and may be withdrawn at any time before the exchange offer expires.
Documents describing the terms of the exchange offer, including the prospectus and transmittal materials for making tenders, can be obtained from the exchange agent, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, MAC - N9303-121, Corporate Trust Operations, P.O. Box 1517, Minneapolis, MN 55480-1517, telephone (800) 344-5128.
This news release is for informational purposes only, and is not an offer to buy or the solicitation of an offer to sell any security. The exchange offer is being made only pursuant to the exchange offer documents, including the prospectus and letter of transmittal that are being distributed to the holders of the original notes and have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
As a global leader in credit and information management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion helps improve efficiency, manage risk, reduce costs and increase revenue by delivering comprehensive data and advanced analytics and decisioning. For consumers, TransUnion provides the tools, resources and education to help manage their credit health and achieve their financial goals. Through these and other efforts, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies worldwide. Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Chicago, TransUnion has employees in more than 25 countries on five continents. www.transunion.com/business.
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