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TransUnion’s PramaSM Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2016

Company’s Groundbreaking, Versatile Data and Analytics Offering Being Honored

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) today announced that Prama has been named by Best in Biz Awards as the only gold winner in the “Most Innovative Product of the Year for Enterprise” category. Best in Biz Awards is the only independent business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.

Prama is a transformative new analytics environment that arms financial institutions with actionable and defendable insights. Prama puts the power of broad, deep depersonalized data and the reliability of superior analytics at the customer’s fingertips--giving them the information they need to make better decisions at the speed their business demands.

Steve Chaouki, executive vice president and the head of TransUnion's financial services business unit
“Prama is a truly unprecedented offering, providing unmatched depth and vastness of data that allows organizations to derive meaningful insights and make defendable decisions faster than ever before. We were thrilled to make Prama available as a licensable solution this year and we’re honored to win a Gold Best in Biz Award for Most Innovative Product.”
Steve Chaouki, executive vice president and the head of TransUnion's financial services business unit

The sixth annual program in North America garnered more than 600 entries from an impressive array of public and private companies of all sizes, and from a variety of industries and geographic regions in the U.S. and Canada. Best in Biz Awards 2016 honors were presented in 60 categories, including Company of the Year, Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Best Place to Work, Technology Department of the Year, Executive of the Year, Most Innovative Product of the Year, Best New Product of the Year, App of the Year, PR Campaign of the Year and Website of the Year.

Winners of Best in Biz Awards 2016 were determined based on scoring from an independent panel of 50 judges from widely known newspapers, business, consumer and technology publications, TV outlets, and analyst firms. In addition to numerous judges returning from the 2011-2015 judging panels, this year’s panel included several noteworthy additions to the high-profile group, including Accounting Today, AdWeek, Associated Press, Atlanta Tribune, Business News Daily, CNET, Computerworld, Consumer Affairs, Entrepreneur, eWeek Channel Insider, Forbes, Healthcare Innovation News, Inc., Information Week, InfoWorld, Investment Advisor Magazine, MediaPost, Multifamily Executive, Network World, Portland Business Journal, Security Products Magazine, South Florida Business Journal, Wall Street Journal, Wired, WLRN and ZDNet.

About TransUnion (NYSE:TRU)

Information is a powerful thing. At TransUnion, we realize that. We are dedicated to finding innovative ways information can be used to help individuals make better and smarter decisions. We help uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity. Today, TransUnion has a global presence in more than 30 countries and a leading presence in several international markets across North America, Africa, Latin America and Asia. Through the power of information, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies and families and safer communities worldwide.

We call this Information for GoodSM.

About Best in Biz Awards

Now in its sixth year, Best in Biz Awards recognizes companies for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are currently conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in more than 60 categories, including company, team, executive, product and PR and media. Entries for Best in Biz Awards 2017 International are currently being accepted until the final deadline on April 28, 2017. For more information, visit: