Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter is posted on the BIIA website. To download the document please click on this link: BIIA Newsletter September I – 2021 Issue.docx

As you have noticed August was a busy month in terms of important announcements.  Please note the updated growth rate summary reflecting Q2 2021 announcements published in August.

BIIA 2022 Biennial Conference:  We want you to be aware that serious planning is underway for this event.  We are targeting a late May 2022 date and Singapore being the likely venue.  We encourage our members to sponsor the conference, recommend speakers, panelists and providing ideas for networking.  Neil Munroe (, Deputy Managing Director and BIIA’s planning committee chair is looking forward to hearing from you.  For further details click on this link.

Late Breaking News:

  • What is Your Business Worth? Enterprise Value/Revenue Multiples
  • What Grows? What Does Not? Revenue Growth Rate Comparison Q2 2021
  • Cyber Crime in 2020 and what it Could Be in 2025
  • McKinsey: Companies Play Catch-up on Cybersecurity
  • Dataminr Acquires Watchkeeper

Member News:

  • S&P Global Q2 Revenue Up 8%
  • Encompass: Demonstrating Compliance Cited as Key Driver as Research Explores Reasons for Implementing RegTech
  • Management Appointments at Encompass
  • Credit Bureau Asia to Enter Vietnam with Financial Data Provider FiinGroup
  • CTOS Digital Bhd is Expected to See Healthy Growth Prospects

Industry News:

  • Moody’s Corporation 2Q 2021 Revenue of $1.6 billion, up 8%
  • Moody’s to Acquire RMS, Leader in Climate & Natural Disaster Risk
  • DueDil and Artesian Announce Strategic Partnership

News from China:

  • China Publishes Protection Measures for Critical Information Infrastructure

Industry Advocacy News:

  • World Bank Report on Cross-Border Credit Reporting

Credit Bureau News:

  • Credit Information Corporation (CIC) Supported NATIONAL MSME WEEK 2021
  • Credit Information Corporation (CIC) Releases New Guidelines
  • Experian Supplies Decision Analytics Solution for Ethical Banking Platform Soar
  • TransUnion Appoints Todd Skinner President of TransUnion International
  • TransUnion UK: ONS Figures Confirm Significant Rise in Fraud During Pandemic
  • Equifax: Expanding Access to Credit Through Alternative Data Insights

We thank our members for their contributions to this newsletter and for their support.

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