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 (munroen@biia.com), 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