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BIIA Welcomes United Global Credit Reference Co. Ltd.

The United Global Credit Reference Co. Ltd., is officially registered in Beijing 2011, registered capital of 50080000 yuan. The company provides professional credit services on personal credit, enterprise credit, personal rating, corporate credit rating, credit evaluation and risk management. The company offers full range of credit management consulting and credit management software system development services to individual, enterprise, government, financial ... Read More »

Outsell Signature Event “ConvergenceNOW” a Great Success

BIIA extends its compliments to Anthea Stratigos, CEO and Co-founder of Outsell, and her team for producing an outstanding industry event “ConvergenceNOW!”  The event, which was co-produced with the Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (JEGI), took place in the historic town of Versailles outside Paris.  Over twenty presenters covered a wide range of key topics on the convergence of content, technology, ... Read More »

Partnerships: A Critical Path to Grow the Business

CEOs across all business sectors agree that strategic partnerships are critical for any company looking to compete on a global scale. Smart companies see partnerships as a way to acquire customers, drive revenue and enter new markets. They also rely on partners for new ideas, insights and expertise that can impact business performance, market understanding and product innovation. Despite the ... Read More »

Gartner Acquires Software Advice

Gartner announced the acquisition of Software Advice, Inc., a privately-held company based in Austin, Texas that employs approximately 100 people. Terms were not disclosed. Software Advice offers detailed reviews, comparisons and research to assist organizations in finding products that best fit their current and future needs. The company has helped more than 180,000 people choose the right software for their ... Read More »

Worldbox and OFWI in Tie-up

Worldbox, a global business intelligence company (and BIIA member), has announced it has taken over all of Orell Füssli Wirtschaftsinformationen AG (OFWI)’s international and domestic research activities. The tie-up will see Worldbox (http://worldbox.net) – which operates from offices in London, Zurich, Beijing and Hong Kong – handle all OFWI corporate and private client orders for company record-sourcing, business investigations, credit-checking ... Read More »

CoreLogic and the Urban Institute Announce Strategic Alliance

CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX) has announced a new strategic alliance with the Urban Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based economic and social policy research organization.  Through the alliance, CoreLogic data will help power the research conducted by the Urban Institute’s newly formed Housing Finance Policy Center.  To kick off this initiative, CoreLogic and the Urban Institute recently co-hosted a day-long D.C. event titled “Data, Demand ... Read More »

Bisnode Acquires Great Consulting Nordic AB

Bisnode has strengthened its offering in strategic advice for better decision support and has acquired Great Consulting Group Nordic AB, a Swedish consulting firm with expertise in analysis and advice in connection with strategic and operational decisions. The acquisition has strengthening Bisnodes portfolio by being able to offer additional support and advice to help its customers make smart decisions. Great ... Read More »

Financial Literacy: BIIA Member Schufa Publishes New Textbooks for Teachers

“Making Young People Fit in Financial Matters” As part of a new education initiative titled “Business Workshop – Taking Charge of Your Financial Matters”, Schufa published a revised set of teaching materials for teachers.  This latest set of teaching aids provides teachers in Germany with an extensive pool of diverse materials available to realistically integrate the development of financial literacy ... Read More »

Meet our Full Member Reciprocus International Pte Ltd

BIIA welcomes Reciprocus Pte Ltd as a full Member Reciprocus International Pte Ltd is a full service M&A boutique, headquartered in Singapore with offices in Switzerland and the US, advising investors and companies on start-ups, expansions and cross-border growth acceleration.  Our firm specializes in facilitating intercontinental deals between North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We offer a flexible, holistic service ... Read More »

Coface Launches Coface Global Solutions (CGS)

Coface, one of the worldwide leaders in credit insurance solutions, is enhancing its organisation by creating Coface Global Solutions (CGS), to meet the specific needs of multinational clients. CGS provides international groups with a global view of their trade risks as well as local management of these risks thanks to unrivalled monitoring and analysis tools. Coface Global Solutions is a ... Read More »

Equifax Launches Program to Address Credit Literacy Among U.S. Hispanic Consumers

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) announced that its Personal Solutions unit is launching an innovative program to address credit literacy among U.S. Hispanic consumers, including a Spanish-language web site (www.equifax.com/espanol) and three Spanish-language products.  Equifax is among the first of the major consumer credit product companies in the U.S. to target Hispanics with a program to educate the community on the importance ... Read More »

Informa Sells U.S. Government Contract Business Robbins – Gioia

Informa plc has sold off its non-core Robbins Gioia division to management. U.S.-based Robbins Gioia — which is a consulting company mainly to the U.S. government — was acquired by Informa in 2005 and has come under pressure as a result of the U.S. government moving more work in house. The business reported a 15 percent drop in revenue last ... Read More »