Dear Members:                 

The BIIA Newsletter February II – 2018 Issue is posted on the BIIA Website.  To download the documents please click on this link: BIIA Newsletter February II – 2018 Issue

Please note:  The first earnings releases have been published.  You may be interested in the special growth chart which we prepare for revenue growth comparison.  We will update the chart as new releases are being published.

We welcome three new members:



Late Breaking News

  • Quarterly revenue: growth (%) comparisons for 2017
  • What is the value of your business
  • The UK Treasury offers a £2 million prize fund for solving a financial inclusion problem
  • Equifax UK launches credit data sharing solution to support SME lending
  • Top business risks for 2018
  • Blackstone to acquire a 55% stake in Thomson Reuters risk unit

Member News:

  • Creditinfo opens a subsidiary in Singapore
  • Creditsafe expands Latin American database
  • E-commerce fraud: Machine learning speeds detection
  • Panjiva joins forces with S&P Global Market Intelligence
  • CRIF and Hong Kong based FundPark enter into strategic partnership
  • CRIF Ratings launches Financial Stability Index
  • TransUnion Q4 revenues up 16% – full year up 13%

Industry News:

  • SEC releases guidelines for cyber security risk disclosure
  • Cyber security salaries up 7%
  • Will AI make data analytics jobs obsolete?

Consumer Credit Information

  • TransUnion partners with ApartmentJet
  • CoreLogic acquires eTech Solutions
  • CoreLogic integrates LoanSafe Risk Manager with Destiny and EPIC Loan Integration Systems

BIIA Regional Meeting Cambodia March 14 – 15, 2018 – There are still places available

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Yours sincerely,
Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief