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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 »

Experian Q1 Revenues (fiscal 2015) Up 4% (3% Organically)

In the three months to 30 June 2014, total revenue from continuing activities increased by 4%, at constant exchange rates growth was 3% and organic revenue was unchanged. The difference relates mainly to the acquisitions of The 41st Parameter (41st Parameter) and Passport Health Communications (Passport) and to the translation effect of the movement in British pound sterling relative to ... Read More »

Identity is the New Money

News from the David Worlock Blog – Recommended Holiday Reading David Worlock posted a blog recently with the provoking headline “Identity is the New Money”.  David Worlock commented on a book by Dave Birch’s excellent new book,” Identity is the New Money ” (London Publishing Partnership ” Perspectives ” series , 2014 ISBN 978-1-907994-12-8 ).  David recommends:  “The book should ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Experian as a Full Member

Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. We help organizations to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. We also help individuals to check their credit report and credit score as well as protect against identity theft. Our vision is for Experian’s people, data and ... Read More »

BSG Hong Kong Publishes Report on Exhibit Industry in Asia

BIIA co-founder member Business Strategies Group announces that it will publish in July 2014 a report on the Trade Fair Industry in Asia. With over 120-pages of data, analysis and commentary, this report is designed to help marketers and professionals within the exhibit industry to understand the latest developments in Asia’s trade fair markets. For background information click on this ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes 360kompany GmbH as a Full Member

kompany provides easy and instant access to international business background information for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and business professionals around the globe. For its website www.kompany.com it has established solid partnerships with over 20 providers and government agencies and offers a wide array of products covering more than 21 million companies in 25 countries with instant access to more ... Read More »

Business Information Agency (BIA) Georgia Ramps Up its Services

“Business Information Agency” (BIA) that is the largest provider of business information in Georgia via its online “Business Catalogue” (www.bcat.ge) – has been a member of BIIA since 2013.  BIA reports that various rapid changes have taken place in the company for the last year. BIA has become aware that a vast number of Georgian businesses lack adequate personnel to effectively ... Read More »

Apptus Feels the Pulse of UK Online-Shoppers

BIIA member Apptus surveyed more than 500 UK consumers about their current experiences of online shopping and the experience they expect to receive.   Here are three statistics APptus found interesting: 88% have favourite websites that they use all the time because they have had a positive online shopping experience with them 57% will give up on a bad website and ... Read More »

Cerved Launches IPO

Cerved made its debut on the Milan bourse on June 24 2014 with a stock market value of 995 million euros ($1.3 billion).  During the placement Cerved has collected approximately euro 490 mln with a market capitalization of approximately 995 million Euros. Banca IMI acted as sponsor and UniCredit as Head of the placement. Mediobanca and JP Morgan were the ... Read More »

Renttrack Collaborates with Experian Rentbureau

To get a loan, you need a credit history. Until now, the only way to build your credit history was to take on debt with credit cards, bank loans, or car loans. That put people just starting out, particularly students, at a big disadvantage. Now RentTrack, an innovative service for paying rent online, is collaborating with Experian RentBureau to let consumers build credit ... Read More »

Meet our Associate Member Iberinform

Iberinform is a company of Crédito y Caución (Atradius Group) specialized in business valuation, preparation of business and financial information and marketing database. Its services help companies in making business decisions and minimize your risk customers. It is the only provider market with its own network of informants that extend and update the information from public sources through personal interviews, conducting an average ... Read More »

Sheila Lina Appointed President of D&B Philippine

D&B Philippines announced the appointment of Ms. Sheila Lina as President of Dun and Bradstreet Philippines. Sheila started her career as Chief Transition Officer of Linaheim Corporate Services in August 2008. She was appointed as Executive Vice President/General Manager for Dun and Bradstreet Philippines in November 2010. She is also the President of Air21 Global since December 2009, the company ... Read More »

CIBIL India Appoints Shri. M.V. Nair as Chairman

Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited (CIBIL) announced that Shri. M.V. Nair has been appointed as the Chairman of CIBIL. Shri. Nair is currently the Chairman & Managing Director of Union Bank of India and a member on the Management Committee of the Indian Banks Association (IBA). Commenting on his appointment Shri M. V. Nair has said “CIBIL’s exemplary growth in ... Read More »