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Lone Pine Capital Starts TransUnion Position

Steve Mandel's hedge fund firm Lone Pine Capital has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding shares of TransUnion (TRU).  Per the filing, Lone Pine now owns 5.1% of TRU with over 9.29 million shares.

This is a newly disclosed position for the hedge fund as they previously did not own it at the end of the first quarter.  The new filing was made due to activity on July 20th.

Per Google Finance, TransUnion is "a risk and information solutions provider to businesses and consumers. The Company provides consumer reports, risk scores, analytical services and decision capabilities to businesses. The Company operates through three segments: U.S. Information Services (USIS), International and Consumer Interactive. The USIS segment provides consumer reports, risk scores, analytical services and decisioning capabilities to businesses. The International segment provides services similar to its USIS segment to businesses in select regions outside the United States. The Consumer Interactive segment offers solutions that help consumers manage their personal finances and take precautions against identity theft. Businesses uses its solutions for their process workflows to assess consumer ability to pay for services, measure and manage debt portfolio risk, collect debt, verify consumer identities and investigate potential fraud."