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Moody’s Acquires Structured Finance Data and Analytics Business of SCDM

Moody’s Corporation (MCO) announced that it has acquired the structured finance data and analytics business of SCDM, a leading provider of analytical tools for participants in securitization markets. SCDM, based in Frankfurt, serves a primarily European client base. The acquisition further extends the geographic footprint of Moody’s Analytics’ structured finance business and expands the capabilities of its growing data, analytics and ... Read More »

FICO and EC Wise Announce Partnership for Streamlining Cybersecurity Risk Assessment and Mitigation

Cybersecurity solution provider and systems integrator EC Wise and Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO announced that EC Wise has joined FICO’s Enterprise Security Score partner program.  Through the partnership, EC Wise will incorporate the  into its EC:Secure portfolio of products and services, which enable clients to accurately assess cybersecurity risk within their own organization, as well as any organization they wish to work ... Read More »

Experian Included in Gartner’s 2016 Market Guide for Online Fraud Detection

Gartner Market Guide provides recommendations when seeking fraud solution vendors This year, Experian® was included as a Representative Vendor, and our recently released fraud platform, CrossCoreTM, was mentioned. The 2016 guide, authored by Jonathan Care, Avivah Litan and Tricia Phillips, points out several key fraud findings impacting businesses. They see enterprises implementing fraud hubs in order to integrate fraud detection ... Read More »

Verisk Analytics, Inc. Acquires Arium

Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider,  announced it has acquired Arium, an independent company specializing in liability risk modeling and decision support. Arium will become part of AIR Worldwide (AIR), a Verisk Analytics business, and will enable AIR to provide its clients with additional modeling solutions and analytics for the casualty market. “The industry has been searching ... Read More »

FICO Recognized in 2016 “Know Your Customer” Market Update Analyst Report

Market Updates from independent research firm on KYC and AML show FICO as strong provider Highlights: FICO® TONBELLER® Siron® solution recognized as a leading know your customer (KYC) system in 2016 CEB TowerGroup analyst report “Do You Know Who I Am? Know Your Customer Systems Market Update.” FICO TONBELLER Siron solution also recognized as a leading anti-money laundering (AML) system ... Read More »

Experian Selects Cloudera to Deliver Instant Access to Aggregated Financial Data

Clients experience improved credit data processing speeds — down to the millisecond In a move that is transforming the way Experian provides consumer and business credit data to its clients, the company is integrating Cloudera Enterprise onto its cloud environment for its Credit Information Services, Decision Analytics and Business Information Services business lines. Accessing big data from Experian through Cloudera’s ... Read More »

TransUnion Partners With Carahsoft to Deliver Identity Authentication and Investigative Solutions to the Government

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) announced with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, that Carahsoft will enable delivery of TransUnion’s investigative and risk management tool, TLOxp®, and its identity authentication and verification solutions to the public sector via Carahsoft’s GSA Schedule 70 and NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) contracts. TLOxp offers government agencies a 360-degree view of vendors, businesses ... Read More »

Bisnode Acquires Big Data Company Swan Insights

In order to ensure its leadership in Data & Analytics, Bisnode acquires Swan Insights and reinforces its Big Data Analytics capabilities. Bisnode, the leading European Data & Analytics company, now invests in strengthening the group’s Big Data Analytics capabilities by acquiring the Brussels-based company Swan Insights SA/NV. Swan Insights is an award-winning, recognized Young Innovative Company providing new-generation Business Information ... Read More »

Equifax Chile Expands Its Analytical Capabilities with the Incorporation of Mapcity

The majority acquisition of Mapcity aims to add deeper insights and capabilities through geographic data to Equifax’s wide range of solutions, powering its customers to make better business decisions. Equifax Chile announced the acquisition of majority ownership of Mapcity Geo, making it the leading geo-referencing services company in Chile and Peru. The incorporation of Mapcity will allow Equifax to expand ... Read More »

Copal Amba Announces Name Change to Moody’s Analytics

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that Copal Amba has been rebranded as the Knowledge Services unit of Moody’s Analytics. Copal Amba’s full range of market leading research and analytics knowledge services will be offered as part of Moody’s Analytics’ comprehensive solutions serving the global financial services industry.  Moody’s Analytics’ Knowledge Services unit is a leading provider of research and analytics ... Read More »