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Evalueserve Acquires German Based Beyond Data GmbH

Global research and analytics firm Evalueserve announced the acquisition of German business intelligence provider Beyond Data GmbH.  The acquisition of Beyond Data and access to its technology and knowledge of data and business processes allow us to further enhance and complement our portfolio. Our clients will benefit from a combination of Beyond Data’s delivery platforms and Evalueserve’s research and analytics ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Names Technology Veteran Curtis Brown New Chief Information Officer

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced the appointment of Curtis Brown to the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO), reporting to Chief Operating Officer Josh Peirez, effective immediately.  Brown, who most recently served as Global Chief Technology Officer at AOL, assumes global responsibility for Dun & Bradstreet’s expanding portfolio of technology, proprietary data and related intellectual property. “As we continue to innovate ... Read More »

Panjiva Helps to Understand Chinese Trade Data

Understanding Trends with Chinese Data Panjiva knows that data, used correctly, can produce great insights. Panjiva’s technology is making it easier to access, understand, and gain insights from data. To that end, Panjiva has recently enhanced the amount of Chinese trade data on its platform, and it has created a new, macro distillation of the data. Panjiva now covers 90 ... Read More »

Panjiva Releases Q1 2014 Trendspotting Report

Panjiva recently released a new version of its Trendspotting report, which is a quarterly look at emerging trade trends. For this report, the Panjiva data team analyzed data from Q1 2014. Following a strong economic pick-up in Q4 2013, values for both imports and exports fell during Q1. Imports dropped 5.42% and exports 3.84% over Q4 2013, though activity in March fared better ... Read More »

Jailed, Fined, Deported: When a Business Investigation in China Goes Wrong

The British corporate investigator who worked for GlaxoSmithKline, Peter Humphrey, has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for illegally obtaining private information on  Chinese citizens.  He was fined £19,000 for sourcing the data for an investigation report, and will be deported from the country after serving his sentence. His US-citizen wife – who worked alongside him – was sentenced ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Q2 2014 Revenues Up 2%

Core revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $393.0 million, up 2% both before and after the effect of foreign exchange, as compared to the prior year similar period. Core revenue results for the second quarter of 2014 reflect the following by solution set: Risk Management Solutions revenue of $255.9 million, down 1% year over year both before and after the effect ... Read More »

Wisers Information Ltd Secures Funding

Wisers Information Limited (“Wisers”), China’s premier media intelligence and data aggregation solutions provider, has secured an investment from SAIF Partners, a private equity firm provider of growth capital to companies in Asia. Wisers is a fast growing, Hong Kong, China based information analytics and search solutions provider. The Company has developed leading-edge technology and web-based tools for searching, monitoring and ... Read More »

Asian Businesses Lead Global Foreign Direct Investment Charge

A major international survey which outlines global business investment trends and conditions, pinpoints Asia as the fastest growing single destination for foreign investment, accounting for a third of global FDI inflows. According to the latest UN World Investment Report 2014, the Asian region saw large increases in external investment with the exception of Western Asia, where instability caused a further ... Read More »

Foreign Businesses in China Get Fast-track Registrations

China’s state Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has said it will substantially relax incorporation requirements for foreign investment in the country, so Foreign-invested Enterprises can be set up more quickly and cost-effectively. The MoC made the announcement in a recent note entitled the “Circular on Improving the Examination and Management of Foreign-invested Enterprise (FIE) Approval” in which it pledged to abolish ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Publishes Global Economic Update for 2014

Report Reveals Recovery Amidst Risks of Continued Debt, Rising Interest Rates and Policy Gridlock in Emerging Markets  –  While long-term sentiments indicate restrained improvements, signs point to accelerating growth over the next few years Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced the results of its Global Economic Update for 2014, based on deep analysis of its proprietary business data.  The report confirms ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Cedar Rose as a Full Member

Since 1997, Cedar Rose has specialized in providing business intelligence & credit information covering the Middle East region, employing multi-lingual and highly qualified researchers and analysts. Today we expand our coverage to include most of Africa and Asia. Holding a database of over 1,000,000 MENA companies, and now covering 120 countries worldwide Cedar Rose supplies various reports to Export Credit ... Read More »