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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 »

Moody’s Raises Full-Year 2014 Guidance

Raising FY 2014 non-GAAP EPS guidance range to $3.95 to $4.05 Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced new full-year 2014 guidance. Full-year 2014 non-GAAP EPS guidance is now in the range of $3.95 to $4.05, which excludes a $0.36 gain resulting from Moody’s acquisition of a controlling interest in ICRA Ltd. in the second quarter of 2014. Moody’s non-GAAP EPS guidance includes ... Read More »

Veda Acquires Kingsway Financial Assessments Pty. Ltd.

Veda announced the acquisition of financial risk assessment company, Kingsway Financial Assessments Pty Limited (Kingsway) increasing its scale and capability in procurement risk. Kingsway has been in business for over ten years providing independent financial assessment services to support better decision making and improve risk management for procurement professionals.  Kingsway helps its government and business customers to identify if companies ... Read More »

Moody’s to Acquire Full Ownership of Copal Amba

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to acquire the remaining outstanding shares of Copal Amba.  Moody’s is currently a majority owner of Copal Amba, which was formed through the acquisitions of Copal Partners in 2011 and Amba Investment Services in 2013.  Copal Amba, a leader in the market for Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO), provides offshore research, analytics ... Read More »

Creditsafe Enhances Credit Rating Model

More than 88 million trade payment experiences enhance new model and further improve accuracy of predicted insolvencies New rating model demonstrates Creditsafe’s mission to create the world’s leading trade payment database Creditsafe announced that it has developed an enhanced ratings model that will encompass more than 88 million trade payment experiences. The new model provides Creditsafe’s customers with the most ... Read More »

LifeLock Announces New Personalized Alerts Across Credit Cards, Checking, Savings and Investment Accounts

LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE: LOCK) announced new product enhancements, including personalized activity alerts on credit card, checking and savings account transactions. These enhancements are available with our new expanded service offerings, LifeLock Advantage™ and LifeLock Ultimate Plus™. In addition, LifeLock Ultimate Plus members can receive these activity alerts on their investment accounts, adding some peace of mind against identity fraud in ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes DEL-RISCO REPORTS EIRL Peru as a New Member

DEL-RISCO REPORTS was created in order to provide Business Information services for credit evaluations in a professional way, helping prestigious companies worldwide. Julio del Risco, General Manager of DEL-RISCO REPORTS, has an experience of over 45 years in the Peruvian market providing national and international clients with business information consulting services, becoming one of the main leaders in this industry. ... Read More »

Standard & Poor’s Breaks into the SME Rating Segment with a ‘Ratings Lite’ Product

European regulators have given the green light for S&P to the launch of its ‘Ratings Lite’ product for SMEs.  S&P is now quietly sounding out potential clients in the UK, France and Germany for what it calls as a ‘mid-market evaluation’.  S&P’s “mid-market evaluation” requires less detailed and less regular financial disclosures to the rating agency than it would for ... 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 »

Outsell: Operational Risk Management Market Size, Share, Forecast, and Trends

Outsell has taken a look at the Operational Risk Management Market.   The latest report provides a detailed look into the market for Operational Risk Management solutions and forecasts growth in this segment through 2017. Outsell looks at the global distribution of the ORM market and highlights trends driving growth of these innovative technologies. Risk management professionals will learn how ORM ... Read More »

TransUnion Q2 2014 Revenues Up 8.9%

TransUnion Holding Company announced total revenues for the second quarter increased 8.9% compared with the second quarter of 2013. Weakening foreign currencies accounted for a decrease in revenue of 1.6%, while acquisitions accounted for an increase in revenue of 6.5%. Key highlights include: Revenue in the Interactive segment increased 11.4% compared with the second quarter of 2013, driven by an ... Read More »

FICO Releases FICO Score Economic Calibration Service 2.0

Improves loss forecasting and capital allocation decisions as Lenders can make better capital allocation decisions under different economic conditions by understanding the resulting impact on consumer credit risk To help lenders predict future consumer risk under a variety of economic scenarios, FICOannounced the release of FICO® Score Economic Calibration Service 2.0. This service forecasts how credit risk levels at each FICO Score range ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Q2 2014 Revenues Up 1%

Revenues from ongoing businesses grew 1% before currency to $3.2 billion.  Adjusted EBITDA grew 2% to $877 million with a margin of 27.8%, up 20 basis points from the prior-year period.  Excluding charges from both periods, adjusted EBITDA margin was 28.7%, up 80 basis points from the prior-year period Underlying operating profit grew 2% to $581 million with a margin ... Read More »