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Gartner Acquires Nubera

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, announced the acquisition of Nubera, a privately held company based in Barcelona, Spain. Terms were not disclosed.  Nubera, whose flagship web property is GetApp, helps organizations discover, compare and choose the right business software and applications for their needs. The services provided by Nubera are ... Read More »

Cyber Security: Experian Poll Suggests that Spain’s Businesses are Not Adequately Protected Against CyberFraud.

An Experian poll of senior managers in leading Spanish businesses reveals that 60 per cent of large Spanish organizations are not adequately prepared to deal with evolving cyberfrauds. The poll, which was conducted among 150 senior managers, revealed that a strategy resilient enough to proactively manage fraud and protect those organizations against hackers, fraudsters and identity thieves, was yet to ... Read More »

Informa D&B Launches InfoDeuda

INFORMA D & B has launched InfoDeuda, the first file that includes details of more than a million records of individuals with unpaid debt in Spain. The file, run by Experian Credit Bureau Spain, includes information on certain due and payable debt.  This information will be included in Particular Defaults reports that INFORMA have available both informa.es and einforma.com . Natural and legal persons can access data InfoDeuda demonstrating that they ... Read More »

Informa D&B 2014 Revenues Up 3.1%

INFORMA D&B , (company CESCE), one of the leading companies in Spain providing Business Information, Finance and Marketing, reports consolidated revenue for 2014 of € 86,156,995, an increase of 3.1%  from the previous year.   INFORMA D&B consolidated revenues include the results of its international subsidiaries: INFORMA COLOMBIA, INFORMA D&B PORTUGAL and national: CTI, Technology and Management , DBK , Logalty , ASNEF Logalty and OneRate. INFORMA D&B Spain has achieved ... Read More »

Meet our Associate Member Iberinform

Iberinform is a company of Crédito y Caución (Atradius Group) specialized in business valuation, preparation of business and financial information and marketing database. Its services help companies in making business decisions and minimize your risk customers. It is the only provider market with its own network of informants that extend and update the information from public sources through personal interviews, conducting an average ... Read More »

Spain: Information Industry Market Size Estimated Euro 899 million

ASEDI, Multi-sectorial Information Association (Spain) has published a report in November 2013 on the size of the Spanish Information Industry. Market Size Euro 899,255,727 Employment 9,971 Combined Share Capital Euro 90,035,212 Total Companies Covered: 4,444 The report has been categorized into five groups: Directory services:  Companies dedicated to the creation of directories and mailing addresses, location and advertising for businesses ... Read More »

Equifax Acquires TDX Group

Equifax has acquired the TDX Group, UK for £200m.   TDX Group provides businesses with technology, data and advisory solutions to improve debt recovery rates and the fair treatment of consumers in financial arrears.  It was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Nottingham, UK. TDX employs approximately 345 people globally.  TDX currently has £9.8 billion of debt under management.  TDX data, technology and ... Read More »

CRIF Rating Agency and Informa D&B to Develop CRIF Ratings in Spain

CRIF Rating Agency has announced its entry into the Spanish market through a partnership with Informa D&B.   CRIF ratings will give investors an alternative and independent opinion on the creditworthness of Spanish companies.  Specifically, the two companies have signed a collaborative agreement through which CRIF, the ESMA-registered (European Security Market Authority) Credit Rating Agency, will extend its activities to the ... Read More »

Meet our Associate Member Informa D&B

INFORMA D&B, a company from Grupo CESCE, is a leader in the supply of Commercial, Financial and Marketing Information on companies and businesses, in order to increase clients’ and suppliers’ knowledge and to minimize business risk. Informa D&B Avda de la Industriea, 32 28108 Alcobendas (Madrid) Spain http://www.informa.es/ Read More »

Commercial Credit Information in Spain: An Overview

INFORMA D&B provided recently an overview of the roles of commercial credit and commercial credit reporting to a group of international credit professionals and central bankers.  The presentation contains details of the impact of credit on the national economy of Spain and answered the question “What is Commercial Credit Information used for? Find and gain knowledge about companies and their ... Read More »

S&P Downgrades Atradius Threatening the Lifeline for Trade Credit

S&P’s downgrade of Atradius has rattled the credit insurance industry this week.  S&P had downgraded Atradius from A to BBB.  The downgrade came as a result of a downgrade of Spain’s sovereign debt, because the main shareholder of Atradius is the Spanish based Grupo Catalana Occidente and thus subject to sovereign debt exposure.   S&P warns that if it has to ... Read More »

FICO Joins Initiative to Launch SaaS-Based Fraud Management Platform for Spain and Portugal

FICO (NYSE:FICO) announced its participation in a SaaS-based platform created to fight credit fraud in Spain and Portugal.  The platform has been developed by CONFIRMA Sistemas de Informacion, a company formed with SIGNE and private investors, with FICO as a minority investor. The fraud platform is scheduled to be available in January 2013. The fraud platform aims to help lenders ... Read More »

PIIGS Downgraded by Fitch Rating Agency

The following are passages released by Fitch Ratings followings its six-nation credit downgrade timed with the end of the U.S. business day Friday: “Fitch Ratings has today concluded its review of the six eurozone sovereigns it placed on Rating Watch Negative (RWN) on 16 December 2011. The rating actions on the long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) are as follows: Belgium ... Read More »