Forbes Names Verisk Analytics One of the World's Most Innovative Companies for the Third Consecutive Year

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JERSEY CITY, N.J., September 13, 2017 - Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, announced today that it has been named to the magazine 2017 list of the World's Most Innovative Companies, making this year Verisk's third consecutive appearance.

"We're delighted to be recognized for our spirit of enterprise and innovation," said Scott G. Stephenson, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Verisk Analytics.

The company was previously named to Most Innovative list in 2015 and again in 2016. Verisk has also been named to 2017 list of America's Best Mid-Size Employers.

"Most innovation rankings are popularity contests based on past performance or editorial whims," according to . "We set out to create something very different with the World's Most Innovative Companies list, using the wisdom of the crowd. Our method relies on investors' ability to identify firms they expect to be innovative now and in the future."

"Acknowledgment as one of the World's Most Innovative Companies is a tribute to Verisk's global team," adds Stephenson. "We remain focused on ensuring that Verisk continues to follow our vision to be the world's most effective and responsible data analytics company in pursuit of our customers' most strategic opportunities."

Headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., Verisk Analytics operates in 29 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor's S&P 500 Index. In 2017, magazine named Verisk Analytics to its America's Best Mid-Size Employers list and to its World's Most Innovative Companies list. Verisk is one of only seven companies to appear on both lists. For more information, please visit .

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Globe Newswire: 20:02 GMT Wednesday 13th September 2017

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