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Growth Drives Hunger for Chinese Data

Chinese outbound investment is set to reach a staggering USD 2.5tn over the next decade according to the Financial Times – largely the result of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative, which lays out ambitious plans to build infrastructure to create a new Silk Road connecting China to the developing world and an estimated 60% of China’s outbound investment is ... Read More »

Creditsafe USA Offers Access to Financial Trade Payment Data

Addition of financial data radically improves credit decision making insight for eligible, contributing businesses of all sizes Creditsafe, the world’s leading provider of global business intelligence, has announced enhancements to its U.S. credit information product portfolio with access to financial trade payment data. This information provides significantly increased insight into the credit and financial performance of businesses across the nation. The payment ... Read More »

Creditsafe Joins FSQS Supplier Register

Creditsafe has been awarded registered status on the FSQS supplier qualification system for the financial sector. As the common register of standardised, validated, structured and comprehensive vendor and third-party information, FSQS provides a safe and efficient way to manage compliance and assurance data.  Currently, 13 major financial organisations use the FSQS system, including; Santander, TSB, Lloyds Banking Group, Nationwide, Metro ... Read More »

S&P Global Market Intelligence / Kensho / Crunchbase as the Go-to Resource for Private Company Data

S&P Global’s Acquisition of Kensho Technologies Hits Early Milestone; Expands Private Company Data Offering to Clients Collaboration with Crunchbase enhances S&P Global Market Intelligence’s position as the go-to resource for private company data S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced today that the Company has hit an exciting milestone in an alternative data linking project in collaboration with Kensho Technologies Inc. (“Kensho”), acquired by SPGI ... Read More »

KSV1870 Appoints Gerhard Wagner Managing Director of KSV1870 Information GmbH

Gerhard Wagner (55) was appointed Managing Director of KSV1870 Information GmbH on April 1, 2018. He succeeds Roland Führer, who continues his career as Head of Region North and Head of Location Linz. Wagner will henceforth be responsible for the strategic direction of the KSV1870 Corporate and Private Information business units and will lead the company through the digital transformation in coordination ... Read More »

Tinubu Square Reinforces International Management Team & Announces New Senior Appointment

Tinubu Square, the industry leader in trade credit, surety and receivables financing solutions has begun the restructuring of its management team following the recent €53 million investment by Long Arc Capital and Bpifrance.  This is marked by the appointment of Bijan Olfati as Group Executive Vice President, Business Development and Olivier Placca, a co-founder of Tinubu Square, as the new Deputy Chief ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes StoxPlus Joint Stock Company as a Member

StoxPlus, an associate company of Nikkei Inc. and QUICK Corp., is proud of being a leading financial and business information corporation in Vietnam. We provide the most comprehensive ready-to-use financial information platform, business information portal, standard and customizable research reports and value-added services via various devices such as PCs, websites and mobile devices to help customers analyse and make informed ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Included in 2018 List of World’s Most Ethical Companies

Arizona-based organization Ethisphere Institute has selected Dun & Bradstreet as one of the 135 most ethical companies around the world in 2018.  D&B said March 1 this is its 10th consecutive year in the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies list. Louis Sapirman, chief compliance officer of Dun & Bradstreet, stated that the company recognizes its responsibility to continue doing what is right as part of the ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Announces Leadership Change: COO Joshua L. Peirez Resignes

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB), the global leader in commercial information growing the most valuable relationships in business through data, today announced that Joshua L. Peirez, President and Chief Operating Officer, has resigned from the Company to pursue other opportunities, effective March 15, 2018. The Company intends to announce a transition plan in due course. Mr. Peirez said, “It has been ... Read More »

CRIF Acquires Dun & Bradstreet Philippines

The acquisition will strengthen CRIF’s leading position in the field of business and credit information and risk management solutions in the ASEAN region. CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau, business information and credit solutions, has announced today the acquisition of 95.14% of shares in Dun & Bradstreet Philippines while the remaining shares are held by DBI (Dun & Bradstreet International, ... Read More »

Panjiva Joins Forces with S&P Global Market Intelligence

We are very proud to announce that Panjiva is now part of a company that we have long admired: S&P Global. We’re writing today to thank you for being our partners in building Panjiva and to share why we’re so excited for you to join us in the next step on our journey. Panjiva’s Journey Over a decade ago, we set out to ... Read More »

Creditsafe Expands Latin American Database

Creditsafe expands International Database to provide key insights to complex South American marketplaces Creditsafe USA, the global business intelligence experts, announced it has extended its global database to include vital information on private and public companies across the seemingly daunting South American markets of Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela. “While these countries are too often popularly portrayed as difficult, worrying or even downright scary, they all ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Announces Leadership Transition

Thomas Manning Appointed Chairman and interim CEO Robert Carrigan Steps Down as Chairman and CEO Board Initiates Search for Permanent CEO Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced that Thomas Manning, a director of the Company since 2013 and Lead Director since 2016, has been appointed Chairman of the Board and interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.  Mr. Manning’s appointment follows Robert Carrigan’s ... Read More »

Fraud Prevention: Customer Identity is Critical

Experian research shows online fraud continues to be a top concern across the globe.  84% of Businesses Could Reduce Fraud Risk if Certain About Customers’ Identity Six out of every 10 businesses are experiencing the same or more fraudulent losses online compared with a year ago. Released recently Experian’s Global Fraud and Identity Report shows that fraud trends and patterns continue to ... Read More »

Basware to Offer Data Validation against Dun & Bradstreet Global Business Database

Global data enables organizations in the Basware Network to easily validate and enrich their supplier data Basware, a global leader in networked source-to-pay solutions, e-invoicing and innovative financing services solutions, has signed a global partnership agreement with Bisnode, a Dun & Bradstreet Worldwide Network member.  Together the partners will leverage Dun & Bradstreet data to provide new business intelligence insights ... Read More »