LexisNexis Risk Solutions, part of RELX Group, announced it is acquiring the Crash and Project business group Appriss, a public safety business that provides technology solutions for the efficient collection of crash reports and electronic citations. LexisNexis will utilize the acquired technology within its LexisNexis Coplogic Solutions portfolio, a comprehensive electronic crash and incident reporting suite, to enhance its capabilities to provide a more complete solution to the law enforcement community.
As a result of the acquisition, with the addition of more than 3,500 law enforcement agencies across 38 states, citizens and insurers will have real-time access to crash reports. Law enforcement agencies will be able to leverage a wizard-based crash reporting application as well as analytics, mapping, data visualization and state-wide crash reporting.
The Crash and Project business group has offices in Martinsville, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky and its 66 employees will join LexisNexis through the acquisition.
RELX Group (known as Reed Elsevier between 1992 and February 2015) is a multinational information and analytics company based in London, in the United Kingdom. It operates in four market segments: scientific, technical and medical; risk and business analytics; legal; and exhibitions. RELX PLC is a London listed holding company which owns 52.9 percent of RELX Group. RELX NV is an Amsterdam listed holding company which owns 47.1 percent of RELX Group.
Source: Insurance Journal