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Verisk Analytics, Inc. Acquires MAKE

Denmark-based wind and solar power market intelligence and expertise enhance Wood Mackenzie’s renewables research and advisory solutions Verisk Analytics, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, today announced it has acquired MAKE, an industry-leading research and advisory business specializing in wind power. MAKE will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business focused on providing research and advisory services ... Read More »

kompany.com Gets Financial Lift to Accelerate Growth

Hermann Hauser’s I.E.C.T. Capital Partners, Stefan Schneider and other financial investors place a seven-digit investment in kompany.com, the leading Regulatory Technology (RegTech) provider of authoritative Global Company Intelligence for Know Your Customer (KYC) & Anti Money Laundering (AML) processes. The investment will be used to expand the global footprint to cover 150 million companies worldwide and to develop new leading ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters KYC Managed Services for Africa

Standard Chartered Bank will become fourth bank to join regional partnership which accelerates on-boarding for customers and provides robust, stable due diligence processes Standard Chartered Bank announced its intent to join Thomson Reuters Org ID regional managed service solution for Know Your Customer (KYC) due diligence in South Africa. Standard Chartered Bank has made the decision to join the African ... Read More »

Experian to Make Companies’ Credit Moves Safer Overseas

Experian, the leading global financial information services company, said it plans to increase investment in the countries and regions related to the Belt and Road Initiative. It said the increased investment, especially in the Middle East, would better serve Chinese companies by offering them credit authorization, helping them link to cross-border trade partners and preventing fraud in overseas markets. “Chinese ... Read More »

Business Credit Reports Launches Innovative New Multi-Bureau Business Reports

Business Credit Reports Inc. has announced a new line of the most innovative and comprehensive business credit reports available, blending the best of Experian, Dun & Bradstreet, Equifax and others.  the new reports are packed with the best data from Experian, D&B, Equifax and other sources in a modern, user-friendly format. Business Credit Reports Inc., the largest independent provider of ... Read More »

Risky Business: Trend of Expanding Strategic Role of Financial Leaders Increases Scope for Mistakes

Risky Business: Trend of Expanding Strategic Role of Financial Leaders Increases scope for Mistakes In a recent survey, 97% of UK Financial Leaders say their role has changed over the last three years Seventy-one percent of respondents believe finance teams under too much pressure to be business protector and growth driver Over half of respondents (56%) feel board expectations are ... Read More »

HG Data and Modern Analytics in Partnership

Modern Analytics Uses Technographics to Maximize Business Intelligence For years, Modern Analytics has offered fully automated, machine learning-based predictive analytics to support informed decision making in all facets of business.  While Modern Analytics offers the latest data science tools for modeling and computation, its customers still have a critical need for quality data to get better answers to their customer service, ... Read More »

S&P Global Market Intelligence Rolls Out Quality Program for Capital IQ and SNL Platforms

Program aims to deliver market-leading quality, timeliness, completeness and relevance to Market Intelligence clients      S&P Global Market Intelligence, a leader in multi-asset class research data and insight, announced the expanded roll out of its Quality Program to include the Capital IQ Desktop and Enterprise products. The Quality Program, long a hallmark of the SNL platform, encourages customers to identify and ... Read More »

B20 Policy Recommendations: Shaping an Interconnected World

On May 3rd, 2017, the B20 has officially handed over its Policy Recommendations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the B20 Summit in Berlin. The recommendations are the product of a yearlong process of our seven Taskforces and Cross-thematic Groups, which comprise over 700 members from all G20 economies with BIIA being part of it. Developed under the theme “Building ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Unified Credit Solutions Pvt. Ltd

Established in 1991,  UCS (www.group-ucs.com) is a leading B2B credit management group operating across South Asia, ASEAN and Middle East offering  a full range of credit management solution from Business Information, Receivables Management and Debt Collection, both amicable and legal. UCS directly employs over 120 people from 11 different nationalities. We are a preferred partner for both debt collection and ... Read More »

Global5,000 Database Updated

Global5,000, which is probably the World’s smallest, but unique marketing database, is reporting the latest changes in its database. During Q1 2017 Global5,000 added 54 new companies to the database and deleted 70 records primarily due to M&A activity.  Also, during the quarter, 1,688 records were updated.  The currency level of the database now exceeds 98% — meaning over 98% ... Read More »

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

BIIA Biennial Conference 2017

BIIA invites its members from the business and credit information industry, users of information services, government policy makers and regulators 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 Thailands October 18, 2017: 13:00 hrs:  Registration opens 17:00  hrs: Membership ... Read More »

Lattice Helps Marketing & Sales Build Smarter Campaigns Fueled by Dun & Bradstreet Data

Next-Gen Predictive Platform Creates Targeted Campaigns with High-Impact Data Lattice Engines, a leading provider of revenue acceleration solutions, today announced the newest release of its Predictive Insights Platform. This enhanced platform is driven by a partnership with Dun & Bradstreet which uniquely enables Lattice to access information from the world’s largest commercial database containing 265 million business records. By analyzing 16K+ attributes ... Read More »

Cortera Launches TraitsTM for Business Analytics

Bringing the Power of Analytics to Companies of All Sizes and Analytical Skills Cortera, Inc. is pleased to announce the introduction of TraitsTM, a software tool that automatically creates statistical models in real-time to describe the patterns found in a group of companies, dramatically reducing typical modeling time and complexity. Traits users simply upload a file of companies that share ... Read More »

HG Data Technology Featured in New Tool for Tracking IT Portfolio of Healthcare Organizations

HG Data takes its big data platform and successfully delivers results to a different industry HG Data, the global leader in competitive intelligence for B2B technology marketers, today announced that its big data platform is now an integral part of HIMSS Analytics’ new LOGIC Discover Chrome extension, a free download that provides easily accessible insights into the medical technology used at ... Read More »

SIMAH Launches Rating Agency TASSNIEF

The Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) Inaugurates SIMAH’s Rating Agency (Tassnief) The governor of The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), Dr. Ahmed Bin Abdel-Karim Al-Kholaify, officiated the inauguration on Wednesday March 1st, of the Saudi Credit Bureau’s (SIMAH) new Credit Rating Agency, Tassnief. The ceremony, in the presence of a number of Their Excellencies, held at the ... Read More »

Gartner to join S&P 500 – Replaces Dun & Bradstreet which Drops to S&P MidCap 400

IT research firm Gartner (NYSE:IT) will join the S&P 500, replacing Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB), who drops to the S&P MidCap 400. S&P MidCap 400 constituent Gartner Inc. (NYSE:IT) will replace The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (NYSE:DNB) in the S&P 500, Dun & Bradstreet will replace Gartner in the S&P MidCap 400, and INC Research Holdings Inc. (NASD:INCR) will replace CEB Inc. (NYSE:CEB) ... Read More »

Cristal Credit International Opens Office in the Dominican Republic

Cristal Credit International is proud to announce the opening of its 14th office in the Dominican Republic. This is a major step to strengthen its position in the Caribbean that will allow an expansion of capacities and presence.  Congratulations from BIIA   Background: Dominican Republic Strengthened macroeconomic environment:  The Dominican Republic is the tenth largest economy in Latin America and the ... Read More »