McLean, VA – March 10, 2008 - iMapData Inc., a consulting firm specializing in customized, geospatially-based decision support solutions for the public and private sector, has been acquired from ChoicePoint Inc.® (NYSE: CPS) by a private investment group. The investment group is led by, and the business will be managed by, the founders of iMapData.
"This deal enables us to focus on what we do best: provide clients with information, applications and expert analytical advice to address their most important issues," said Laurence DeFranco, President and CEO.
iMapData will expand its offering of web-based applications capitalizing on the company’s data and analytical expertise. These user-friendly tools enable non-analysts and individuals without technical expertise to quickly derive actionable conclusions from complex data sets.
"With renewed flexibility to partner with organizations in a variety of industries, we look forward to developing more innovative applications that truly address the needs of our clients," said William Lilley III, Chairman.
iMapData will also expand its library of the most comprehensive and best set of geo-referenced information available. With more than 1,000 layers of regularly updated data, the iMapData data library encompasses political, economic, socio-demographic, educational, energy, military, transportation, governmental and critical infrastructure-related sets of information.
"iMapData continues to be a single-source solution for Fortune 500 companies and federal government agencies in fields such as homeland security, law enforcement, government affairs, and corporate security. We are better positioned than ever to expand this work," said Diane DeFranco, COO.
For more than 25 years, iMapData has helped government and commercial organizations quickly make intelligent, data-driven decisions. Using iMapData’s web-based applications, clients easily correlate their information with the company’s vast library of cleaned and regularly updated data to clarify complex scenarios and reach actionable conclusions. Each iMapData solution is uniquely tailored to the client’s needs, incorporating the most relevant geospatial data sets and analytical functionality to deliver meaningful results. For more information, call (866) 650-4627 or visit www.iMapData.com.
iMapData and the iMapData logo are registered trademarks of iMapData Inc.