BIIA NEWSLETTER JANUARY – II 2011   To read the full story click on the attachment

Late Breaking News:

  • Google tries to grab Groupon but was rejected
  • Decline and fall of the Google empire
  • B2B Trade Publishing & Company Information: 2010 Market Forecast and Trends (Outsell Inc.)

Member News:

  • Equifax joins forces with Lewtan™
  • Platts completes acquisition of BENTEK Energy
  • FICO 2010 Results
  • TransUnion announces expansion of its Asian footprint by entering Vietnam
  • TransUnion: Credit card delinquencies continue to fall to 1999 levels
  • LexisNexis acquires legislative tracking service State Net

Industry News:

  • Will bill collectors change their ways:  A discussion on LinkedIn
  • Coface Credit Insurancs
  • Experian launches CheetahMail Email marketing Service in India
  • Scaling-up SME access to financial services in the developing world
  • Moody’s analytics launches Risk Origins
  • Vietnam:  Information companies eye credit bureau market
  • IDC launches worldwide business intelligence tool tracker

News from China:

  • profit jumps 55%
  • Global Sources Q3 revenues up 29%
  • Global Sources ramps up global supplier network

People on the Move:

  • Creditreform:  Prof. Dr. Helmut Rödl awarded Federal Cross of Merit
  • InfoGroup deepens product innovation with new global industry leaders
  • Global Sources appoints new COO
  • FICO appoints CFO