Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter November II – 2018 Issue is posted on this website.  To download the document, please click on this link:  BIIA Newsletter November II – 2018 Issue

Late Breaking News:

  • Industry Trends: Analytics/AI are still in high demand – Industry members are gearing up on internal development
  • Dun & Bradstreet Stockholders approve merger transaction with investor group led by CC Capital, Bilcar, Cannae Holdings and Thomas Lee Partners
  • Black Night to invest in Dun & Bradstreet deal
  • The future of credit information
  • Cerved Group chief executive Marco Nespolo Resigns
  • TransUnion: James Peck to retire as president and CEO on March 8, 2019 – Chris Cartwright , Executive Vice President is appointed successor

Member News: 

  • Equifax and PayU partner to deliver disruptive credit solutions in India
  • Equifax lend support to great British entrepreneurs
  • Experian launches new range of services
  • Experian UK unveils Open Banking Services

Industry News:

  • Harte Hanks Q3 2018 revenue down 32.7%
  • Kenshoo teams up with Experian to offer Third-party data for Facebook campaigns
  • Arachnys raises US$10 million led by QED

Credit Bureau News:

  • Philippines: World Bank defends methodology for ‘Doing Business Survey’
  • Experian launches new analytics solution across Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • CRIF establishes credit bureau in Brunei
  • Zhihu launches a new credit scoring service in China
  • Nova Credit appoints Ash Gupta as a member of its Board of Directors
  • Sarah Davies, former VantageScore Executive, joins Nova Credit
  • TransUnion expands footprint in US government sector with new FEDLINK contract award

We thank our members for their support.

Please note the editorial team is taking a break in December.  The next newsletter will appear in early January 2019.  We wish our members a happy holiday season.   For daily news coverage go to 

Best regards
Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief