RELX acquires US fraud-prevention company in $480m deal

UK-listed exhibition organiser and global information provider RELX is buying Arizona-based machine learning fraud prediction company Emailage, of Arizona, for a reported $480m. 

Emailage uses machine-learning and its data to predict fraud online. The company will be integrated into RELX’s Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions, which also acquired San Diego-based ID Analytics recently and ThreatMetrix last year.

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