GBG’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

GBG is a provider of identity verification, tracking, fraud management, email marketing, customer targeting solutions for enterprise organizations. Read more

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CEO

Chris Clark

CEO Approval Rating

80/100

Founded:

1989

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Trulioo has been one of GBG's top competitors. Trulioo is a Private company that was founded in 2011 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Like GBG, Trulioo also competes in the Enterprise Software sector. Compared to GBG, Trulioo has 729 fewer employees.

Datactics is seen as one of GBG's biggest rivals. Datactics is a Private company that was founded in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1999. Like GBG, Datactics also operates in the Identity Management sector. Datactics has 837 fewer employees vs. GBG.

Socure is perceived as one of GBG's biggest rivals. Socure was founded in New York, New York} in 2012. Like GBG, Socure also competes in the Identity Management space. Compared to GBG, Socure generates $226.9M less revenue.

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Quarterly and Annual Revenue

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Annual Revenue

$246.9M

GBG's revenue is the ranked 7th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 1.1B. Over the last three quarters, GBG's revenue has decreased by 0%. Specifically, in Q1 2020's revenue was $246.9M; in Q4 2019, it was $246.9M; in Q3 2019, it was $246.9M.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
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IDology, Inc.

Feb 2019

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$300M
IDology offers businesses a fraud prevention service that verifies identities and detects fraudulent behaviors.
VIX Verify Pty. Ltd

Oct 2018

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$27.2M
VVG designs, develops and provides identity verification and location intelligence solutions for the finance, telecommunication and government sectors.
Postcode Anywhere (Holdings) Ltd.

May 2017

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$85.5M
PCA Predict provides cloud-based address, email and phone number verification, data cleansing and geocoding solutions for enterprises organizations.
IDscan Biometrics Ltd

Jun 2016

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$49.2M
IDscan Biometrics is a provider of document authentication, fake ID detection, passport and driving license OCR solutions.
Loqate, Inc.

Apr 2015

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$13.4M
Loqate is a location-based software and data intelligence platform that provides address capture, verification and geocoding technologies.

These are all the companies that GBG has acquired. GBG has acquired 6 companies and its latest acquisition was IDology, Inc. in Feb 2019. IDology offers businesses a fraud prevention service that verifies identities and detects fraudulent behaviors.

Investments

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CredoLab is a fintech firm that provides credit scoring solutions for individuals and the financial industry.
$7M
Aug 19, 2020
Series A
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These are all the companies that GBG has invested in. GBG has invested 6 companies and its latest investment was IDology, Inc. in Feb 2019. IDology offers businesses a fraud prevention service that verifies identities and detects fraudulent behaviors.

GBG News

August 23, 2020FinSMEs

CredoLab Raises $7M in Series A Funding

CredoLab, a Singapore-based developer of...... See more »
August 20, 2020Northern Financial Review

Chester ID verification firm GBG in Singapore deal

Chester-based ID verification company GB Group (GBG) said on Thursday it will buy a minority stake in... See more »
August 20, 2020Finextra

GBG leads $7 million investment in alternative scoring specialist CredoLab

Identity data specialist GBG has led a $7 million funding round in Singapore's CredoLab.... See more »
August 18, 2020Finextra

Contemi integrates with GBG identitiy verification suite

Contemi Solutions, a global fintech provider, today announced that it has partnered with GBG, a globa... See more »
August 10, 2020The Business Desk

Verification group exceeds first quarter trading forecasts | TheBusinessDesk.com

Growth due to strong performance in US from specific customer project Growth due to strong performanc... See more »
July 8, 2020FE Investegate

Notification of PDMR Interests

5:43 PM: (GBG) Notification of PDMR Interests... See more »

GBG Blogs

June 15, 2020GBG Blog

Digital/AI-driven risk management to onboard and transact with Indonesia’s unbanked, new-to-credit and gig economy workers

GBG announces a technology partnership with CredoLab, to easily and confidently assess the creditwort... See more »
May 18, 2020GBG Blog

VIDEO: What is triangulation and how does it work?

Identity fraud is a cat and mouse game of fraudsters finding and exploiting loopholes in IDV systems ... See more »
April 30, 2020GBG Blog

Partner Perspectives: Regulators seek order amid 2020 chaos

Partner Perspectives is a new GBG blog series spotlighting GBG partners and their unique perspectives... See more »
April 8, 2020GBG Blog

A smart approach to ID verification now will pay off when COVID-19 ends

As consumers and businesses adapt to the Coronavirus pandemic, firms need to make sure the remote ID ... See more »
April 1, 2020GBG Blog

10 reasons to choose GBG ID3global

Here are 10 reasons why GBG ID3global is the right identity verification solution for you.... See more »
March 25, 2020GBG Blog

Inside the tech behind GBG’s unmatchable match rates

Here’s a look at how our exclusive identity verification technology works, and how it can help you ac... See more »

GBG Press Releases

August 14, 2016PRLog

Identity Insight hits new Level - Echosec & GBG to Partner

Echosec Systems Ltd., has partnered with GBG, the global specialist in identity data intelligence, to... See more »
August 19, 2015REALWIRE

GBG announces deal with Playtech to embed ID intelligence solutions across full gaming platform

London: August 18th 2015 - GBG has signed a deal with Playtech, the world's leading Omni-Channel gami... See more »
July 14, 2015REALWIRE

CarSpring partners with GBG to drive growth and expand global business

London, 13 July, 2015 - GBG, the global leader in identity data intelligence, and CarSpring, the rece... See more »
April 27, 2015DIRECTIONS MEDIA

GBGroup expands global reach with Loqate acquisition

GBGroup plc (GBG), the global leader in identity data intelligence solutions, has acquired the entire... See more »
April 9, 2015REALWIRE

Holvi chooses GBGroup to get to the heart of its customers

London, 09 April, 2015 - GBGroup, the global leader in identity intelligence, has today announced its... See more »
March 25, 2015REALWIRE

GBGroup and payleven extend partnership to enable international mobile payments

London, 24 March, 2015 - GBGroup, the global leader in identity intelligence, is working with payleve... See more »

GBG Videos

June 9, 2020GBG Vimeo Channel

"V4 Feature impovements" on VIMEO

May 19, 2020GBG Vimeo Channel

"Triangulation animation" on VIMEO

May 4, 2020GBG Vimeo Channel

"Lara Varvara Fraud" on VIMEO

May 4, 2020GBG Vimeo Channel

"Andrew Turner Fraud" on VIMEO

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GBG is a provider of identity verification, tracking, fraud management, email marketing, customer targeting solutions for enterprise organizations. GBG was founded in 1989. GBG's headquarters is located in Chester, England, GB CH4 9GB. GBG's CEO, Chr...

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GBG's CEO, Chris Clark, currently has an approval rating of 80%. GBG's primary competitors are Trulioo, Datactics & Socure.

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Frequently Asked Questions about GBG

  1. When was GBG founded?

    GBG was founded in 1989
  2. Who is GBG's CEO?

    GBG's CEO is Chris Clark
  3. How much revenue does GBG generate?

    GBG generates $246.9M in revenue
  4. How much funding does GBG have?

    GBG has historically raised $0 in funding
  5. Where is GBG's headquarters?

    GBG's headquarters is in Chester England, GB
  1. How many employees does GBG have?

    GBG has 884 employees
  2. What sector does GBG operate in?

    GBG is in IT Services, Identity Management, Digital Marketing
  3. Who are GBG's competitors?

    GBG's top competitors are Trulioo, Datactics, Socure
  4. Who has GBG invested in?

    GBG's has invested in companies such as CredoLab