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D&B INDIA ANNOUNCES BANKING AWARD 2009

Mumbai, February 18, 2009: Dun & Bradstreet, announced the ‘Dun & Bradstreet – Banking Awards 2009’. The Awards seek to recognize the growth and resilience of the Indian banking industry. Dun & Bradstreet India also launched the third edition of its publication, “India’s Top Banks 2009”, which captures the developments in the banking sector in India during FY08. The publication ... Read More »

CREDIT CRUNCH COMES FULL CIRCLE WITH THE PLAN TO BAIL OUT BANKS

In the hunt for culprits of the credit crunch the lack of information, perhaps imperfect information, and the rating agencies have been unfairly singled out as prime suspects.   What received scant attention is the fact that in the value chain of capital markets there are many players, some of which acted irresponsibly, misrepresented information, many of them got paid up ... Read More »

CREDITREFORM PORTAL “WWW.FIRMENWISSEN.DE (‘COMPANY KNOWLEDGE’)

In 2007 Verband der Vereine Creditreform launched its company portal www.firmenwissen.de (direct translation: company knowledge).  The portal operates parallel to the regular Creditreform information services.  Its owners are obviously not worried about cannibalization.  Since its inception the portal has reached 5 million page impressions per month.   The originators of www.firmenwissen.de were the German business newspaper Handelsblatt and Creditreform.  In the ... Read More »

CRIF ACQUIRES MAGNUM COMMUNICATIONS IN THE USA

CRIF Expands Its North American Presence With The Acquisition of Magnum:  CRIF and Magnum Communications, Limited announced in January that they have completed a definitive agreement whereby CRIF has acquired Magnum.  This move is beneficial for both companies and creates a strong synergistic relationship that will benefit Magnum clients and the market at large. “The acquisition of Magnum provides CRIF ... Read More »