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Global 5000 Database Updated

The Global 5000 Database announced an update activity for the Global 5000 database for year-end of 2016. Global 5000 have now achieved the goal of a full 5,000 records that are active, researched and updated within the past 12 months. As it discovers new companies with significant revenue, it will start raising the bottom floor for annual revenues (currently at $500 ... Read More »

Keep the Date: BIIA 2017 Biennial Conference Bangkok, Thailand October 18 to 20, 2017

BIIA invites business and credit information industry professionals to attend the BIIA 2017 biennial conference where we intend to discuss disruptive technologies  impacting our industry and the businesses of our customers.   Venue:  The Okura Prestige Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand    The conference will start with a Welcome Reception in the evening of the 18th October 2017.  The main conference sessions will ... Read More »

Metadata and HG Data Announce Joint Partnership

Metadata joins forces with HG Data to fuel intelligent demand gen platform. Metadata, a leader in intelligent B2B demand generation announced that it has partnered with HG Data, the leader in competitive intelligence on installed technologies. Metadata has developed and patented an intelligent demand automation platform that optimizes marketing spend across advertising channels and reduces customer acquisition costs by generating ... Read More »


Creditsafe Group, the Global Business Intelligence Experts, has today announced the appointment of Gertjan Kaart to its global management team, which will see him join as Group Chief Strategy Officer while also taking day-to-day responsibility for Creditsafe Netherlands where he will be Managing Director. With over 20 years’ experience in the business information industry, Gertjan has held Board positions at ... Read More »

BIIA Recommended Weekend Reading: FIBO with B2B Data Bring Aggregated Risk Analysis to Capital Markets

Mike Lubansky, Dun & Bradstreet’s Leader of Alliances Strategy, focusing on Capital Markets, Compliance, and Tax Solutions, gave an interview about FIBO, the increasingly important data standard being developed in the financial industry. Lubansky comments centered on questions such as: What are the pain-points financial companies are experiencing that FIBO helps solve? Many industries have the challenge of rationalizing disparate ... Read More »

Cedar Rose – A Top Intelligence Company Scoops Industry Accolade – Congratulations

Specialist Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Intelligence Services provider Cedar Rose International has received this year’s ‘Credit Excellence Award in Export & International’ from Credit Collections & Risk (CCR) magazine. The award honours companies that provide cross-border services and was presented to Cedar Rose for its unrivalled company and person intelligence coverage of the MENA region. The ceremony, hosted ... Read More »

Australian Risk Climate: Veda Mid Market Risk Index

Mid market corporates more resilient as overall financial health improves Overall mid market corporate health continued to improve Mining market outlook stable bolstered by the balance sheet strength of surviving businesses High-density residential developers exposed to the risk of a sharp market downturn The financial health of mid market corporations in Australia has improved according to a new report from Veda, ... Read More »

HG Data Expands Leadership Team to Amplify Product Innovation and Brand Positioning

HG Data, the leader in customer intelligence for the software and hardware industries, today announced the appointment of Robert Fox to the position of Chief Technology Officer, and Barbara Winters to the role of Vice President of Marketing. Following the company’s $12 million Series B funding, bringing total funding to $23 million, the two recent management appointments reflect HG Data’s commitment to transform the business ... Read More »

Creditsafe Brings New Intelligence To Japan

Creditsafe, one of the world’s most-used supplier of online company credit reports, announced it has expanded its operations into Asia. Headquartered in Tokyo with operations based in Fukuoka, this marks the Company’s first office in Asia and its 18th globally. “As we continue to expand our operations globally, it was absolutely essential we establish a strong foothold in Asia,” said ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Mobius as a new Member

Mobius is a global leader in providing business information and data solutions across industries. By aggregating publicly available data using custom crawlers and extraction tools, and optimizing unstructured data, Mobius gives its clients the cutting edge over their competitors. Having serviced customers across information and media, e-commerce & retail, financial services, energy and power, aviation, construction, health care, education and ... Read More »

Bisnode and Coinfirm Take Compliance and Business Intelligence to the Next Level with Blockchain

The companies are integrating solutions and bringing a new era of blockchain, business intelligence and compliance services to the market There’s no question that transparency and compliance have been a hurdle between a marriage of digital currencies such as bitcoin and the financial system.  Companies operating in the area have to face an unsure playing field while banks and other ... Read More »

Analysis of UK Company Long-Term Debt and Charges Reveals Strong Challenger Bank Lending

Avention, maker of OneSource® Solutions for smarter business insights, published its findings from an analysis of the mortgages and charges entries of over 5 million UK companies on its database, which was carried out to assess the strength of challenger bank lending across the UK. The research comes as increasing numbers of new challengers continue to enter the market, seeking ... Read More »

Worldbox Adds more Asian Countries to Global Company Database

Update to Business Intelligence provider Worldbox’s Company Information Directory adds corporate records for two more countries. Over 40,000 new business records from the Philippines and 80,000 records from Taiwan have been integrated into Worldbox’s global company information database. Together with their AsiaGate partners: the Credit Information Bureau Inc (CIBI) based in the Philippines and China Credit Information Services Ltd (CCIS) ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet – Cedar Management Consulting India announces the 10th edition of India’s Top Banks and felicitates the leading banks of India at the Banking Awards 2016

Dun & Bradstreet, the world’s leading provider of global business information, knowledge and insight, in association with Cedar Management Consulting released the 10th edition of its premium publication ‘India’s Top Banks 2016’ at an event in Mumbai. ‘India’s Top Banks’ is among the most reputed publication in the country that profiles banks on the basis of parameters such as total ... Read More »

Bisnode Acquires NN Markedsdata

Bisnode, a leading European Data & Analytics company, strengthens the Danish segment of its business by acquiring Aarhus-based NN Markedsdata, which has a strong position within credit and marketing data and data-driven consultancy services in Denmark. ”With the acquisition of NN Markedsdata we will expand our operations in our core business area: to deliver credit and marketing data & analytics ... Read More »