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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 »

CreditPoint Software, LLC and Creditsafe Announce Integrated Risk Management Partnership

Leading Provider of Trade Credit Risk Integrates with Leading Provider of Online Business Credit Reports CreditPoint Software, LLC, a leading business trade credit risk management company and Creditsafe, a premier provider of online business credit reports, announced a partnership that includes integration of their industry leading platforms.  This integration enables Creditsafe’s business reports to now be accessible within CreditPoint’s full ... Read More »

CRIF acquires Dun & Bradstreet Vietnam and its franchise operations in Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia

CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau, business information and credit solutions, has announced the acquisition of all shares in Dun & Bradstreet Vietnam. CRIF has been Dun & Bradstreet’s Worldwide Network (WWN) partner since 2009 after acquiring its operations in Italy and later in Turkey, the UAE and Egypt.  With this announcement, the relationship will expand to cover ... Read More »

Availability and Access to Credit Information in Russia

There are 17 credit bureaus operational according to the State Register of Credit Bureaus maintained by the Central Bank of Russia.  Article 6, Provision of a credit report of the Federal Law No.218-FZ On credit histories of December 30, 2004 (as amended on July 3, 2016), regulates the provision of credit histories (credit information) in the form of a credit ... Read More »

Atradius Launches Atrium Credit Management Portal

Credit management specialist Atradius has launched a new credit management portal, Atrium, using Oracle technology.  The digital platform enables companies worldwide to manage their credit insurance policies and apply for credit limits in one spot, in real time. The new portal provides Atradius’ customers a quick and easy way to complete credit insurance transactions worldwide in more than 45 countries ... Read More »

Public Sector Information: Delivering a New Service – Filing Company Accounts

News from the UK Companies House:   Posted courtesy of Ruth Ryan, a scrum master in the development department at Companies House. “I, Ruth Ryan, work in a cross discipline team to deliver online services for companies to file information with Companies House.  Over the last year I’ve been working on the ‘File Company Accounts’ service, and we’ve recently made available ... Read More »

Qarar Launches Qarar OPIT Methodology

BIIA member Qarar has developed its Proprietary OPIT methodology to ensure that the key areas of Operational Processes, Policy, the use of Information (MIS) in managing the business, and the organisation`s use of Technology are assessed. Qarar’s OPIT methodology has specifically been designed to enable organisations to understand its capabilities across a range of functions and operating pillars.  Understanding how ... Read More »

Creditsafe & GB Collects Team Up to Offer Unrivalled Payment Solution

Integration of GB Collect’s Solution to Creditsafe Platform Offers New Possibilities to Clients Creditsafe, one of the world’s leading provider of global business intelligence, has announced a partnership with GB Collects. Under the terms of the agreement, Creditsafe will incorporate GB Collect’s innovative debt-collection system into the Creditsafe Business Intelligence Platform. “We are delighted to be able to offer this ... Read More »

How do you sell when your buyers can’t buy?  Mounting dysfunction in the B2B buying process

Everyone is aware that B2B buying is complex. It involves multiple parties over long decision-making cycles. In a large enterprise, this can take months, if not years, and involve dozens of individuals in the buying circle. But new research from CEB, now Gartner, suggests that things are even worse these days: it’s buying gridlock. I interviewed Brent Adamson, Sales Principal Executive Advisor on ... Read More »

Duedil and Credit Data Research Join Forces

DueDil, the company information platform, announces that it is joining forces with Credit Data Research, market leader in credit behavioural analysis, to boost access to business finance. The two firms – both participants of the Nesta’s Open Up Challenge – have established a joint initiative to boost the level of information available about private companies and tear down barriers in ... Read More »

Cerved Information Solutions Q3 2017 Revenues Up 6.7%

Cerved reported revenues of Euro 288.9 million, +6.7% compared to Euro 270.8 million in the first nine months of 2016 adjusted EBITDA: Euro 132.1 million, +3.8% compared to Euro 127.3 million in the first nine months of 2016, resulting in an Adjusted EBITDA margin of 45.7%; Adjusted Net Income: Euro 68.4 million, +10.0% compared to Euro 62.2 million in the ... Read More »

Creditsafe in Partnership with ESP Receivables Management

Integration of ESP’s Collection Solution to Creditsafe Platform Offers New Possibilities to Clients Creditsafe, has announced a partnership with ESP Receivables Management.  Under the terms of the agreement, Creditsafe will incorporate ESP’s innovative debt-collection system into the Creditsafe Business Intelligence Platform. “We are delighted to be able to offer this new capability to our customers,” said Matthew Debbage, CEO of ... Read More »