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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 »

DueDil Founder Kimmelman: Public Markets are Boring

Public markets have become boring because there is so much information available to both buyers and sellers, says Damian Kimmelman, CEO of DueDil, speaking at Wired Money. “The difference between what I offer my security for and what somebody wants to purchase it for is next to zero. There is so much information out there on both sides, so much ... Read More »

Experian Launches Platform to Manage Cross-channel Fraud Risk

Precise ID® with FraudNet provides a single view of a consumer’s identity across devices Experian® has announced the launch of a cross-channel fraud platform to better authenticate consumers, validate their mobile devices and identify mobile fraud. The platform combines Experian’s Precise ID®, an industry-leading risk-based authentication service, with FraudNet, a global fraud detection and prevention service from 41st Parameter®, a company Experian recently ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Launches Supplier Risk Manager™ 2.0

Second-generation software solution will help businesses mitigate financial and operational risk across supply chains Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced the launch of D&B Supplier Risk Manager 2.0, a second-generation software solution to help businesses mitigate financial and operational instability, analyze risk and monitor distribution resources to maintain sustainability across supply chains. Leveraging D&B’s proprietary database of more than 235 million businesses worldwide, ... Read More »

Andreas Tesch, the New President of ICISA Targets SME Sector

In an exclusive interview with Global Trade Review (GTR), the new International Credit Insurance & Surety Association (ICISA) president Andreas Tesch has singled out SME finance and stronger association links as key aims moving forwards. In his first interview as president of ICISA, Tesch spoke to GTR about the association’s goals and ambitions, and also his personal view of the industry, with ... Read More »

Experian Marketing Service Unveils Comprehensive End-to-End Marketing Suite

The Experian Marketing Suite enables brands to create and deliver authentic customer experiences across all interaction points Experian Marketing Services launched the Experian Marketing Suite .  Unveiled at Experian Marketing Services’ 2014 Client Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Marketing Suite is a cohesive end-to-end marketing solution that enables brands to create and deliver authentic customer experiences every time, in any channel and ... Read More »

Outsell Inc. Releases “CEO Topics: 2014 Outsell 50 Performance Rankings”

BIIA co-founder Outsell Inc. has released a new CEO Topic, “CEO Topics: 2014 Outsell 50 Performance Rankings” THE CHALLENGE: Investors in large information companies can only buy shares of an entire organization and not individual divisions operating in different segments. Overall performance is therefore the most important indicator of a company’s relative market position. And in a world of convergence, ... Read More »

Equifax Reports Second Quarter 2014 Revenues Up 5%

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) reported revenue from continuing operations of $613.9 million in the second quarter of 2014, a 5 percent increase from the second quarter of 2013 and a 6 percent increase in local currency. Second quarter diluted EPS from continuing operations attributable to Equifax was $0.75, an increase of 2 percent from the second quarter of 2013. On ... 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 »

Australian Risk Climate: Moderate Rise in Business Demand

Overall business credit demand remained flat with an increase of  0.5% for the June quarter 2014 (vs. June quarter 2013) Decline in asset finance following peak in June quarter 2013 Growth in business loan applications particularly across Australia’s Eastern seaboard states for the June quarter 2014 The Veda Quarterly Business Credit Demand Index, measuring applications for business loans, trade credit and ... Read More »

Experian Marketing Services Upholds Its Leadership Position

Experian Marketing Services, has once again secured the number one position as the leading email marketing provider to the greatest total of top 500 online retailers in North America. According to Internet Retailer’s recently released 2014 Top 500 Guide, Experian Marketing Services ranks ahead of all other email marketing services companies, as measured by the number of top-500-ranked e-retailers in ... Read More »

Experian® and Univision Communications Launch Spanish-language Solution to Meet the Credit-related Needs of America’s Growing Hispanic Population

Credito y Mas is a resource that will help U.S. Hispanics better manage their credit and financial future Experian Consumer Services-Affinity, the unit of Experian that provides credit monitoring and identity protection products as co-branding opportunities to businesses, and Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, announced the launch of a Spanish-language, credit-focused product and online financial ... 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 »

L. Gordon Crovitz Joins Dun & Bradstreet Board of Directors

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) announced the appointment of L. Gordon Crovitz, former publisher of The Wall Street Journal , to the Company’s Board of Directors effective immediately.   This appointment expands the Board to 10 directors, nine of whom are independent directors. Gordon will serve as a member of the Innovation and Technology Committee and the Board Affairs Committee. The former Publisher of The Wall ... Read More »