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CoreLogic Expands Property Underwriting Offering with Myriad Platform

US property data analytics provider CoreLogic has expanded its insurance underwriting capabilities with the addition of new automated underwriting platform Myriad Development. The company stated that the new solution will combine with CoreLogic’s property data to create an enhanced and efficient proprietary solution that, it claims, will transform and modernise underwriting for the insurance industry. …

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August 21, 2017

Equifax Appoints Laura Wilbanks as Chief Marketing Officer

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced the appointment of  Laura Wilbanks as Chief Marketing Officer, succeeding Trey Loughran, who recently assumed the role of President of United States Information Solutions (USIS). “Laura’s rich leadership experience with our company, her ability to respond to the changing marketplace, and her tremendous capacity for thoughtful, strategic engagement with our customers, …

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August 18, 2017

Equifax India, IFC Partner to Provide Credit Data on SHGs

Credit information company Equifax India signed an agreement with International Financial Corporation (IFC) to deepen coverage of self-help group (SHG) member data in credit bureaus. The agreement will promote financial inclusion and access to funds for women from lower income groups by facilitating integration of SHG borrower data with credit bureaus. “The initiative will increase …


CRIF and Tongdun Technology Sign a Strategic Agreement on Building an Intelligent Integrity Network

CRIF and Tongdun Technology, leader in intelligent risk control in the Chinese market, signed a strategic collaboration agreement in Shanghai. The two companies aim to build an ‘intelligent integrity network’ by exploring data information services, big data and credit information platforms, and by leveraging risk management expertise and solutions in order to achieve financial inclusion …

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August 17, 2017

E-commerce Update: The Next Amazon-Alibaba Battle Will Be Fought in Southeast Asia

In what is seen as a direct assault on Alibaba, ecommerce firm Amazon has entered the Southeast Asian market by launching Prime Now in Singapore. The move marks the first foray for Amazon in Southeast Asia, a region Alibaba has been expanding in as well. The latter recently raised its stake in Lazada, one of …

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August 14, 2017

TruNarrative Partners with Creditsafe to Deliver Unparalleled KYC, AML and Fraud Protection

TruNarrative, one of the global providers of fraud and compliance risk solutions, has partnered with Creditsafe, the global business intelligence experts, to synchronise their data and provide unparalleled KYC, AML and fraud protection to businesses all over the world. Creditsafe’s global database is one of the most rapidly expanding in the industry and one of …


China’s Ant Financial Partners with CIMB Subsidiary in Malaysia

Ant Financial is targeting the Malaysian market by forming a mobile wallet joint venture with a subsidiary of local bank CIMB. Finextra reported news that Ant Financial will hold a minority stake in the equity JV with CIMB’s Touch ‘n Go unit, which provides cards to millions of Malaysians for payments at toll roads, public …

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August 11, 2017

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Drives Global Expansion with Multi-language Telematics Capability

Global insurers expanding their telematics propositions into new territories can now take advantage of the multi-language capability of the LexisNexis® Global Telematics Platform from insurance data analytics and telematics leader LexisNexis Risk Solutions.  This development can vastly improve speed to market in each territory whilst providing the benefits of a consistent platform across different geographical …

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CoreLogic Credco and Equifax in Partnership

—New product from CoreLogic Credco and Equifax helps convert automotive dealer website traffic into identity-verified leads, with no impact to consumer credit scores— CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), announced the launch of BuyerConnect, a product powered by Equifax Inc. and delivered by CoreLogic Credco that can be posted on an automotive dealer’s website to help convert anonymous web traffic …

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August 10, 2017

TransUnion Announces Appointment of Todd Cello as CFO

TransUnion announced the appointment of Todd Cello as CFO. “Todd has been with TransUnion for almost 20 years and has been the CFO of our USIS and International segments, as well as VP, Strategic and Financial Planning through our changes in ownership. Todd has distinguished himself as a strong, thoughtful leader with highly valuable operating …


August 8, 2017

Verisk Acquires G2 Web Services

Data analytics company Verisk Analytics (VRSK) has announced an agreementto acquire G2 Web Services for $112 million in an all cash deal. G2 has developed technologies that assist payment processors in determining merchant risk for prospective and existing merchants. The deal promises to combine G2’s unique data sets with Verisk’s Argus unit to provide financial institutions with improved fraud, bad-actor …


August 7, 2017

Credit Karma Names Susannah Wright its First General Counsel

Former prosecutor and SolarCity and Tesla counsel joins rapidly expanding financial technology company Credit Karma, the top venture-backed personal finance company in the world, today announced it has named Susannah Wright its first general counsel. Previously head of compliance at SolarCity and Tesla, Wright also joins Credit Karma’s executive committee. As general counsel, Wright oversees …

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ID Analytics and Acxiom Partner to Improve Risk Assessment and Fight Fraud

Insight from ID Analytics’ ID Network® Helps Acxiom Expand Robust Risk Mitigation Portfolio ID Analytics LLC and Acxiom® (Nasdaq: ACXM) announced a partnership to help businesses improve risk assessment and fight fraud. Under the terms of the agreement, Acxiom will expand its risk mitigation portfolio and promote ID Analytics solutions to their customers. The insight from …


July 28, 2017

Creditinfo Group Acquires 33% Shares in ISHENIM, the Credit Bureau in Kyrgyzstan

“Creditinfo Group” is well set on its track for growth and announces the acquisition of 33% of shares in the Kyrgyz Credit Information Bureau “Ishenim”.  This strategic acquisition meets Creditinfo’s aim to contribute in growing economies and facilitating access to finance – a challenge that the company has been meeting for the past 20 years.    …

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July 27, 2017

Iron Solutions Names Industry Veteran Craig Hiemstra as new Area Business Director

Iron Solutions, Inc., a Trimble company, announced the appointment of Craig L. Hiemstra to the position of Area Business Director for the company, following the departure this month of long-time CEO Darwin Melnyk.  Hiemstra joined Trimble in early 2016 and brings to Iron Solutions decades of experience in agriculture and, more specifically, the farm equipment …

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July 25, 2017

Equifax Selected by ENSEK to Provide ID and Credit Assessment Services

Equifax Limited, the consumer and business insights expert, and ENSEK, a leading UK energy solutions company, have formed a joint partnership to support identity verification and credit assessment services for new-to-market energy suppliers. The integration between Equifax and ENSEK will supply real-time consumer and commercial data to energy providers, enabling them to onboard new customers …

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Callcredit Partners with DueDil to Launch ‘KYC for Business’

Callcredit Information Group and DueDil have partnered to launch KYC for Business – an enhanced KYC (know your customer) service. The new KYC for Business service will offer clients the combination of two best-in-class services via one single enquiry, helping to streamline any business customer checks they need to perform whilst ensuring they are compliant. Clients of the service …

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July 24, 2017

Australia’s Nine Ups Data Play with a Data Deal with Equifax

Not content with inking deals with Acxiom, Data Republic and Red Planet, Nine has secured a data deal Equifax. It means the network now has a bolstered set of specific data it can layer over its current assets and the move is set to appeal to marketers and agencies working in the finance and insurance …

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July 20, 2017

Dun & Bradstreet Teams Up with Microsoft to Reimagine the Power of Data in the Cloud

Dun & Bradstreet is teaming up with Microsoft Corp. to give companies worldwide direct access to its data through Microsoft’s cloud services. Together the companies announced the following: Dun & Bradstreet has selected Microsoft as a strategic cloud provider to accelerate the company’s digital transformation and deliver its customers more efficient and seamless access to …

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Encompass Corporation Appoints Paul Charmatz as Managing Director

Leading compliance data enablement platform, encompass corporation, has appointed Paul Charmatz as Managing Director to focus on their go to market strategy. Paul joins encompass from Avention OneSource Solutions, which was recently sold to Dun and Bradstreet. Previously Senior Vice President, International and Global Head of Financial Services, Paul led the global strategy in the aggregated data compliance space, …

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July 13, 2017

S&P and Experian Publish Credit Default Indices

S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices Show Composite Default Rate Drop to Five-Month Low in May 2017 – Bank Card Default Rate Rises Seven Straight Months S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian released data through May 2017 for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices. The indices represent a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults …

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July 10, 2017

Open GI Extends Fraud Solution with Equifax Business Insights

 Leading technology innovator, Open GI, has announced a new partnership with consumer and business insights expert, Equifax. The deal will equip brokers with a new dedicated business insight service for SMEs and larger commercial organisations. The check, which will be available through Open GI’s fraud validation platform, uses Equifax Business Insights to provide access to …

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July 7, 2017

Apple Acquires SensoMotoric Instruments

Apple has recently bought SensoMotoric Instruments, a German company that makes eye-tracking glasses and platforms for both augmented and virtual reality. It’s not discussing the terms of the deal or long-term plans,  but the nature of SensoMotoric’s tech could hint at what Apple wants. The glasses in question can follow your gaze in real time …


July 5, 2017

Stefano M. Stoppani Appointed CEO of Creditinfo Group

On July 03, 2017, Stefano M. Stoppani joined as CEO of Creditinfo Group, the international credit information, risk management services and solutions provider. He replaces the company founder and former CEO, Reynir Grétarsson, who remains as active Chairman of the Board and majority shareholder of the company. “I’ve known and monitored Stefano’s brilliant career for …

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Alibaba Raises Ownership of Lazada to 83%

Alibaba Group is raising its bet on populous Southeast Asia, a region that is home to more than 600 million consumers. The e-commerce company announced it would plough an extra $US1 billion ($1.31bn) into Southeast Asian e-commerce firm Lazada Group, raising its stake to 83 per cent, from 51 per cent. Alibaba had paid $US1bn …

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