Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter May II – 2013 Issue is posted on this website.  To access the document please click on the link:   BIIA Newsletter May II – 2013 Issue

Late Breaking News:

  • What a difference a year makes – Share price of D&B, Equifax & Experian
  • Credit Squeeze:  Supply chain trouble loom for advertising agencies and suppliers of commodities

Member News:

  • Bisnode Q1 core revenues down 3.8%
  • Bisnode merges fourteen brands into one
  • BOL Q1 2013 revenues up 12%
  • Panjiva partners with ETCN to provide access to Chinese Import-export data
  • D&B Malaysia launches marketing portal
  • Veda and RP Data to form strategic alliance on Big Data
  • Wand sentiment taxonomy

Industry News:

  • Kroll Advisory Solutions named 2013 best corporate investigations
  • Kroll Ontrack embraces E-commerce for industry leading Ontrack Eraser 4.0 data wiping software
  • Association of Educational Publishers and American Publishers to merge
  • Onex Corp has acquired Nielson Expositions for US$950 million
  • acquires social bookmarking start-up clipboard
  • fiscal Q1 2013 revenues up 28%
  • Onvia Q1 revenues flat
  • CoreLogic acquires Case-Shiller
  • Reed Exhibitions revenues up 15% in 2012
  • unveils software for marketing on Facebook and Twitter

News from China:

  • Global Sources revenue down, profits up
  • Alibaba launches ‘Rookie Network’ to boost physical distribution in China

From the User Corner:

  • Quality of consumer credit information: PERC and FTC reports share similarities

From the Regulatory Corner:

  • “Big Brother is Watching You”
  • May regulatory update courtesy Mike Bradford, BIIA’s expert on privacy

Reserve the date:  18th – 22th 2013 EASDP Congress in Amsterdam / Netherlands:  “BIG Data – local future. Local data big future”

BIIA – Business Information Industry Association will participate in the EASDP Congress and its delegation will bring insight, vision, cases and experience.  For further details contact:  –

We thank our members for their continued support.

Best regards
Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director