The Newsletter July II and August 2013 Issues are posted on this website.  To access the document click on this link:  BIIA Newsletter July II and August 2013 Issues

Late Breaking News:

  • CRIF in Strategic Partnership with Indonesian Credit Card Association AKKI
  • India Raises Threshold of Foreign Ownership in Credit Bureaus
  • Forget Microlending!  India Needs Basic, Competent Credit Reporting

Member News:

  • Creditreform Reports Continued Growth in Germany and Europe
  • Equifax Q2 2013 Revenues up 14% Buoyed by Integration of CSC
  • D&B Preliminary Q2 2013 Results and Investor Day

Industry News:

  • Experian Q1 2013 (Quarter ending June 2013) Revenues up 7%
  • Penton Media Acquires Aviation Week from McGraw-Hill Financial
  • Acxiom:  Providing Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Solutions for Health Insurers
  • CRISIL Q2 Net Profit up at Rs. 60.52 Crore (22%)
  • Experian Strengthens Global Identity Verification with New International Data Sources from Denmark and the Netherlands
  • Experian Marketing Services Releases New Social Engagement Tools for Cross-Channel Marketing Platform
  • Asia: Asia Mobile Growth to Drive Connected Life by 2017

News from China:

  • Yahoo! Buys Beijing-Based Social Media Analyst
  • China:  Perception is Reality
  • Alibaba Q1 Net Income Triples

From the User Corner: 

  • Top Five Social Media Scams
  • Survey Fatigue

We thank our members for their support and contributions.

As you have noticed the Q2 earning season is upon us and we will cover a summary in the September 2013 issue.     In the meantime your editorial team is taking a break and wishes all of you in the Northern Hemisphere a pleasant summer.

Best regards
Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director