Experian Information Solutions, also known as Experian Americas, is the US-based arm of global credit reporting agency Experian plc. The unit provides credit reporting and lead generation services by tapping its database of 235 million US consumers and some 25 million US businesses. Clients include retailers, financial services firms, utilities, not-for-profits, and small businesses, among others. The company also provides addresses for more than 20 billion pieces of promotional mail every year. Services include skip tracing and collections, direct marketing, sales prospecting, demographic information, and more. Experian Americas boasts about a dozen offices nationwide.