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2015-08-26

Verisk Analytics Inc.: Forbes Ranks Verisk Analytics 18th Most Innovative Company in the World

JERSEY CITY, N.J., August 26, 2015 - Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading
data analytics provider, announced today that it has been ranked 18 out of
100 onForbes
magazine's 2015 list of the World's Most Innovative Companies. Verisk ranked
first among its industry counterparts in the Research&Consulting Services
category.

"Most innovation rankings are popularity contests based on past performance or
editorial whims," according toForbes
. "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."

"We're honored to be recognized byForbes
for our commitment to innovation," said Scott Stephenson, president and chief
executive officer of Verisk Analytics. "Acknowledgment as one of the World's
Most Innovative Companies is a testament to the Verisk team around the world.
We remain focused on ensuring that Verisk continues to be an innovative data
analytics provider helping our customers protect people, property, and
financial assets."

Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in
insurance, energy, healthcare, financial services, government, and risk
management. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of
records, Verisk draws on vast industry expertise and unique proprietary data
sets to provide predictive analytics and decision support solutions in fraud
prevention, actuarial science, insurance coverages, fire protection,
catastrophe and weather risk, data management, and many other fields.

The company employs more than 7,500 people worldwide, and members of its
highly skilled workforce hold more than 630 advanced master's degrees and
doctorates in subjects ranging from actuarial science, mathematics, and
computer science to physics, engineering, meteorology, and medicine. Verisk
employees have also earned hundreds of certifications and professional
designations in fields related to their work.

To view theForbes
complete list of the World's Most Innovative Companies, clickhere.

To read more about the methodology used to rank companies, clickhere.

About Verisk Analytics

Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading data analytics provider serving
customers in insurance, energy, healthcare, financial services, government,
and risk management. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze
billions of records, Verisk Analytics draws on vast industry expertise and
unique proprietary data sets to provide predictive analytics and decision
support solutions in fraud prevention, actuarial science, insurance
coverages, fire protection, catastrophe and weather risk, data management,
and many other fields. In the United States and around the world, Verisk
Analytics helps customers protect people, property, and financial assets. For
more information, visitwww.verisk.com.

Contact:

Giuseppe Barone/Colleen Finley
MWW Group (for Verisk Analytics)
201-507-9500
gbarone@mww.com

cfinley@mww.com

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Source: Verisk Analytics Inc. via Globenewswire

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