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CRIF Opens Office in Shanghai

To meet the increasing demand for risk management and business information solutions in the region, CRIF opened of a new office in Shanghai.  Alongside existing operations in Beijing, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Philippines, Myanmar, and India, the new office will strengthen CRIF’s local presence as well as throughout the Asia-Pacific region. CRIF will be able to deliver integrated solutions and business ... Read More »

UK Claims Portal retains CRIF as Tech Partner

Claims Portal Limited has concluded its tender process for the development and hosting of the Claims Portal (claimsportal.org.uk). In May the Claims Portal Board collectively approved of retaining CRIF Decision Solutions (CRIF) as its technology partner, rather than make an award under the tender. The Claims Portal has been supported by CRIF since its inception in 2010 under a five ... Read More »

CRIF Acquires 30% Equity Stake in Economic Research Company Nomisma

CRIF will enter with a 30% stake in Nomisma’s share capital, becoming the largest shareholder as well as the only shareholder-industrial partner in the Bologna-based economic and industrial research company. The transaction involves the acquisition of a minority stake aimed at future industrial partnerships. The Bologna-based economic research company will maintain complete and unchanged operational independence. The new structure will ... Read More »

PPCB, CRIF’s partner in Vietnam, joins the Vietnam Banking Association

PCB (Vietnam Credit Information Joint Stock Company), whose major shareholder and local strategic partner is CRIF, has officially become a member of the Vietnam Banking Association. During an event held in Hanoi on April 20, the Vietnam Banking Association celebrated the admission of new members and signed a cooperation agreement with PCB. The support and welcome of the members of ... Read More »

CRIF Establishes Credit Bureau in Jordan

CRIF announced that it has obtained an operational license from the Bank of Jordan to establish the first credit bureau in the country. The tender was issued by the Bank of Jordan with the strong backing of the country’s banking association, lending organizations and the Government. The Bank of Jordan selected CRIF as a strategic partner thanks to its proven ... Read More »

Central Bank of Ireland Has Selected CRIF as Partner to Operate the Central Credit Register

The Central Bank of Ireland has selected CRIF SpA as its partner to establish and operate the Central Credit Register (CCR).  Contracts have been signed with CRIF Ireland Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of CRIF SpA. ​The Central Credit Register (CCR) is a database of personal and credit information to be created by means of a national mandatory credit reporting ... Read More »

CRIF launches iCRIF Business Information Platform in Austria

​iCRIF, CRIF’s business information service, has been launched in Austria.  iCRIF offers flexible business information and financial reports. Providing different types of report, iCRIF supports clients in turning data into insight, helping them make informed decisions and develop business strategies. The online platform has been specifically developed to meet the needs of SMEs and individuals who would like to search ... Read More »

CRIF Decision Solutions Merges into CRIF to Provide an Integrated and Holistic Approach to Credit Management

As of January 1, 2015, CRIF Decision Solutions is incorporated as a business line into the parent company CRIF S.p.A. The merger will provide an ever more robust offering of know-how, predictive analytics and technology to enable banks, financial institutions, telco, media, energy and utility firms to achieve sound & optimized decision-making and compliant processes in every phase of the ... Read More »

CRIF Hong Kong to Provide Legally-compliant Business Information on Chinese Companies

​CRIF has announced the expansion of its Hong Kong office to provide business information on Chinese companies to the global market. There are many business information providers in China (both global and domestic), but it is not easy to identify which ones have legally-compliant and up-to-date data sources. CRIF Hong Kong meets international corporate governance standards and recently signed a ... Read More »

CRIF Acquires Dun & Bradstreet UAE in Dubai

CRIF announced the acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet UAE (which is responsible for the Dun & Bradstreet business throughout the United Arab Emirates) from Dun & Bradstreet South Asia Middle East Limited (“DBSAME”). The acquisition will strengthen CRIF’s industry-leading position in the field of business and credit information, and risk management solutions in the region as a member of the ... Read More »

CRIF Kicks Off the National Credit Bureau Project in the Philippines

CRIF has announced the kick off of the national credit bureau project for the Credit Information Corporation (CIC). The International Finance Corporation (IFC, the World Bank Group member institution specializing in private sector development), the Central Bank of the Philippines (BSP) and a number of major local banks took part in the kick off event organized to analyze the specific ... Read More »

CRIF Acquires Majority Stake in High Mark Credit Information Services of India

High Mark Credit Information Services Pvt. Ltd. (High Mark), a leading Credit Information Company licensed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), announced the acquisition of a strategic stake by CRIF S.p.A., a well-known global company providing credit information services, decision support and software solutions. High Mark is known for its pioneering work in providing bureau coverage for Microfinance Institutions ... Read More »

CRIF Slovakia: Efficient Electronic Communications between Banks and Bailiffs

CRIF – Slovak Credit Bureau has created a secure electronic communication system called SEES (Secure Electronic Exchange System), to help banks and their partnership institutions communicate in an easy and efficient way.  This innovative project was implemented with the backing of the Slovak Banking Association (SBA) and the Slovak Chamber of Executors (SKE), and with the cooperation of the Tax ... Read More »

Clients Unify Consumer and Business Lending with CRIF Lending Solutions

Gone are the days when a bank’s business and consumer lending had to operate independently. Clients choose CRIF ACTion to automate workflow for business and consumer lending The ACTion division of CRIF Lending Solutions has announced partnership agreements with some of the most emerging banks in the industry. This latest group of partners includes Birmingham, Ala.-based Cadence Bank, Fargo, N.D.-based ... Read More »

CRIF Lending Solutions Expands Its Symitar Integration Across All of Its Credit Union Loan Software Platforms

Clients using the ACTion, LoanCenter, and SAIL loan origination systems can now connect to a major core processing system on the market  CRIF Lending Solutions has expanded its integration with Symitar’s Episys® core processing system to all of its credit union loan origination systems.  Credit unions using the ACTion, LoanCenter, and SAIL platforms from CRIF Lending Solutions are now able to integrate ... Read More »

CRIF Lending Solutions Announces Major Partnership Agreements

With momentum for the new year already at a high level, the ACTion division of CRIF Lending Solutions has announced partnership agreements with some of the most emerging credit unions in the industry. Led by Atlanta, Ga.-based Delta Community Credit Union, this latest group of partners also includes Seattle, Wash.-based BECU; Lancaster, Pa.-based LANCO Federal Credit Union; New Berlin, Wi.-based ... Read More »

CRIF Acquires OFWI – Teledata from Axon Active Holding AG

CRIF Spa, present in Switzerland as CRIF AG, has announced the acquisition from Axon Active Holding AG of its subsidiary company Orell Füssli Wirtschaftsinformationen AG (OFWI), known by its brand “Teledata”. Founded in 1986, pioneering the electronic delivery of information from commercial registers, OFWI Teledata is the market leader in Switzerland for credit and business information, specifically in the financial ... Read More »