Two of the three U.S. credit-reporting companies, TransUnion LLC and Experian PLC, won the dismissal of antitrust claims filed in federal court by the Minneapolis credit-score provider Fair Isaac Corp.

Judge Ann Montgomery of the U.S. District Court in Minneapolis granted a motion last week to throw out Fair Isaac's claim that Trans-Union and Experian, along with Equifax Inc., tried to monopolize the credit-scoring market by forming a joint venture and announcing the VantageScore credit-reporting model in 2006 in an effort to compete against Fair Isaac's popular FICO score product.

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