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BUZZ-TransUnion: Goldman credit score

** TransUnion (Berlin: 13331323.BE - news) off nearly 1 pct premarket as sponsor Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS-PB - news) divests its remaining 10.8 pct stake in the credit reporting agency

** TRU among most actively traded stocks on NYSE premarket

** Investment funds affiliated with Goldman sell 19.85 mln shares and family foundation of TransUnion CEO James Peck sell the balance in a public offering. Prospectus: http://bit.ly/2oWmEf0

** JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley (Xetra: 885836 - news) bought the shares and offloaded them at $57.80, sources say; represents a wafer thin 0.3 pct discount to stock's last sale on Mon

** Block equates to about 3 weeks of trading volume based on stock's 90-DMA

** Aside from a steep drop in price to $41 in Sept following news of Equifax (NYSE: EFX - news) 's massive data security breach , TRU's shares have been on a steady climb since going public in Jun 2015

** Goldman last reduced its stake in an Oct (Shenzhen: 000069.SZ - news) secondary priced at $52.35/sh, while co-sponsor Advent International cashed out completely in that transaction

** TRU hit $61.42 record high on Jan 29; stock closed Mon at $57.98 vs $22.50 IPO price

** Meanwhile, this latest TRU deal ($1.1 bln) joins a string of $1 bln-plus blocks that got done last week (General Motors (NYSE: GM - news) , Norwegian Cruise Line (Frankfurt: A1KBL8 - news) and GoDaddy (Frankfurt: 38D.F - news) )