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14. März 2014

FICO ACQUIRES INFOCENTRICITY

14. März 2014

Creates the broadest Cloud and on-premise offering for predictive analytics modeling

SAN JOSE, Calif. — March 13, 2014 — FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced its intention to acquire InfoCentricity, a private, software-as-a-service-based predictive analytics software company based in Novato, California. Diese Transaktion soll nach Erfüllung aller typischen Abschlussbedingungen im April 2014 stattfinden. Although terms were not disclosed, the transaction is not expected to have a material impact on the company’s 2014 financial results.

With this acquisition, FICO immediately has the broadest offering for predictive analytics modeling, available in the cloud and on-premise. FICO will leverage the InfoCentricity products, including Xeno® model development software and Strategy Trees decision strategy software, as valuable additions to the FICO Analytic Cloud.

"Growing demand for analytics that generate real and reliable value from data is creating enormous pressures on organizations of all sizes and in all industries," said Will Lansing, CEO, FICO. "With this acquisition, we are able to put the most sophisticated, cloud-based analytics modeling tools into the hands of the entire spectrum of users, from first-time modelers and seasoned business analysts, up through advanced data scientists and the most demanding analytics professionals."

For businesses in highly regulated industries, the analytic development process requires a high degree of control and transparency. "Together with FICO's other leading analytics tools and solutions, InfoCentricity's technology brings deep insight, visibility and control to the model building process, allowing collaborative teams to craft the very best predictive models and decision strategies," said Jeff Dandridge, CEO, InfoCentricity. "Adding these tools to the FICO Analytic Cloud will mean greater predictive acumen for organizations of all sizes."

Besides valuable technology, this acquisition adds to FICO’s list of blue-chip clients in financial services, retail and other industries, as well as to its talented and experienced team of analytic scientists and developers.

Über FICO
FICO (NYSE: FICO) ist ein führender Anbieter von Predictive Analytics und Softwarelösungen für Entscheidungsmanagement, das Unternehmen in über 90 Ländern dabei unterstützt, bessere Entscheidungen zu treffen, um Wachstum, Profitabilität und Kundenzufriedenheit zu steigern. Der zukunftsweisende Einsatz von Big Data und mathematischen Algorithmen zur Erstellung von Prognosen zum Kundenverhalten hat ganze Branchen grundlegend gewandelt. Die Analytics-Softwarelösungen und -Tools von FICO werden in den verschiedensten Branchen verwendet, um Risiken und Betrugsfälle zu verringern, profitablere Kundenbeziehungen aufzubauen, Abläufe zu optimieren und strenge regulatorische Vorgaben zu erfüllen. Many of our products reach industry-wide adoption. These include the FICO® Score, the standard measure of consumer credit risk in the United States. FICO-Lösungen integrieren Open-Source-Standards und Cloud Computing, um so maximale Flexibilität und schnelle Bereitstellung zu ermöglichen und Kosten zu reduzieren. Das Unternehmen hilft Millionen von Menschen dabei, ihren persönlichen Kreditstatus zu verwalten.

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Newsroom-Kontakte

Greg Jawski
Amerika

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Darcy Sullivan
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Saxon Shirley
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Marisa Arribas
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