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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 »

Encompass White Paper: Overcoming the Hidden Costs of Information Management

BIIA member Encompass, Australia has recently published a White Paper on ‘Overcoming the Hidden Costs of Information Management’.   Many organizations in the financial services, accounting and legal industries rely on commercial information in order to make business critical decisions on a daily basis. Although commercial information is readily available from various sources, the real costs are often hidden.  These ... Read More »

Meet our Full Member Business Information Agency (BIA) – Georgia

BIIA welcomes its newest member the Business Information Agency (BIA) (Georgia) “Business Information Agency” (BIA) was formed in April 2013 following an increased demand on business information services in Georgian corporate market. Even though BIA is a newly formed company, it has been accumulating experience, know-how and skills to build a model of business information database similar to the ones ... Read More »

CRIF in Strategic Partnership with AKKI, the Indonesia Credit Card Association

AKKI has selected CRIF to establish its world class information system to collect data on credit cards and help its members (at the moment the country’s 21 major banks and financial institutions) streamline credit risk management and internal processes supporting them in growing their business. According to data and trends analyzed by AKKI, over the last three years Indonesia has ... Read More »

Meet our Associate Member Encompass Corporation Pty Ltd

Encompass Corporation is the creator of a unique and innovative visual information management platform named Encompass. Our focus is to ensure clients maintain a competitive edge in today’s fast-paced business climate. Encompass revolutionises the way Finance and Professional Services providers search, review and manage their commercial data. It provides the full and accurate picture of a company’s or person’s commercial ... Read More »

Equifax Acquires TrustedID

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) has acquired TrustedID, an innovative leader in the fast-growing identity protection market among U.S. consumers.  TrustedID will become part of Equifax Personal Solutions, Equifax’s direct-to-consumer business unit offering credit monitoring and identity protection solutions. Read More »

Panjiva Reports Strong US Trade Numbers for May

BIIA member Panjiva reported strong global trade data for May: U.S.-bound waterborne shipments—at 1,142,399—were up 8 percent annually in May and up 5 percent compared to April. On a year-to-date basis, Panjiva said shipments are up 4 percent at 5,239,084. And the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S in May—at 172,656—was up 16 percent compared to May 2012 ... Read More »

Equifax Canada Suggests that a Good Defense is the Best Offence in Combatting Data Breaches

Equifax Canada (NYSE:EFX) co-sponsored events this week bringing together Canadian regulatory, legal, and privacy experts to discuss the best practices surrounding data breach. With proposed legislative changes pending in Canada, organizations are now implementing pre-breach policies and controls to prepare for and mitigate the legal and financial ramifications of a data breach.  Guest speakers from Equifax Canada, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and both federal and ... Read More »

Five Essential Functions for Every B2B Website

“If you don’t have a website, you don’t have a business.”  By now, this maxim is well understood–and it is just as true for B2B businesses as for B2C ones, if not more so.  But what kind of functionality does your B2B website really need?  What website strategies should you pursue for business marketing?  Here are five must-haves for every B2B website.  The elements ... Read More »

Creditsafe Opens and Invests in Italy

“Italian bureaucracy?  It’s less problematic than I’d been told” smiles Cato Syversen, managing director of the Creditsafe Group, the Norwegian multinational supplier of business information on the creditworthiness and market position of companies.   He’s optimistic because his company has just opened in Italy and in the first four weeks of operations has already captured 170 new annual subscribers to ... Read More »

IRON Solutions Redesigns Popular IRONSearch.com

IRON Solutions launched its enhanced and redesigned IRONSearch.com site, with streamlined features that allow buyers and sellers of agricultural and industrial equipment to connect and close deals faster than ever before. The design of the new IRONSearch.com increases the visibility of equipment for sale, enabling buyers to perform highly targeted searches and assuring that dealers get more views for their ... Read More »