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NAME: ChoicePoint

LOCATION: Alpharetta, Ga.

2007 VARBUSINESS 500 RANK: 56

CEO: Derek Smith

TICKER: CPS

STOCK PRICE JAN. 2, 2008:$34.91

STOCK PRICE MARCH 31, 2008: $ 47.60

PCT. CHANGE: 36%

SPECIALTY: A provider of insurance information and ID verification services.

FINANCIALS: The company has agreed to be acquired by Anglo-Dutch British information provider Reed Elsevier, owner of Lexis Nexis, for $3.5 billion in cash, or $50 a share.