CHOICEPOINT ACQUIRES DATEQ INFORMATION

CHOICEPOINT ACQUIRES DATEQ INFORMATION

Trans Union, a provider of consumer credit information to the insurance industry, has sold its subsidiary, DATEQ Information Network Inc., to ChoicePoint Inc. of Alpharetta, Ga.

DATEQ is a provider of underwriting services to the personal automobile insurance market, including their Uncle automobile claims database, motor vehicle records and DADS.ChoicePoint offers a range of information products and services to personal lines insurance customers used primarily in the underwriting process.