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S&P Global CIO Out Amid Broad Operations Reshuffle


S&P Global Inc. Chief Information Officer Krishna Nathan is leaving the company following a broad reorganization at the financial data and analytics firm. Swamy Kocherlakota, the company’s head of global infrastructure and enterprise transformation, is now CIO, reporting to financial chief Ewout Steenbergen. Overseeing S&P’s global digital infrastructure group, he will focus on infrastructure, cloud …

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January 17, 2018


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 …

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January 16, 2018


CRIF Acquires Vision-Net Ireland


The acquisition will strengthen CRIF’s local presence in the field of business information and decision support solutions. CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau, business information and credit solutions, has announced the acquisition of Vision-Net, a leading provider of business information based in Dublin. Vision-Net, a high-standing company operating in a competitive and sophisticated …

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January 12, 2018


Baihang Credit Scoring: First Credit Bureau Platform for Online Lending


Several internet firms have filed with the central bank to set up a credit-information platform. The new company, under the name of Baihang Credit Scoring, will be backed by Alibaba and Tencent, among others, according to the People’s Bank of China on Thursday. With 36 percent of the company, the National Internet Finance Association of …

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January 11, 2018


China Fintech: 2nd Consumer Credit Bureau in Sight Now


On January 4, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) accepted a license application for consumer credit bureau led by the National Internet Finance Association of China.  The name of the credit bureau is Baihang Credit Scoring. As of now, the Credit Reference Center of the central bank is the only consumer credit bureau in China. Lending has …

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January 10, 2018


MarkLogic and Smartlogic Semaphore Inc. in Partnership


Smartlogic Semaphore Inc., makers of the world-class semantic platform Semaphore Cloud, and MarkLogic today announce an expanded partnership. The partnership provides enterprise customers with the benefits of Smartlogic’s world-class semantic platform, Semaphore Cloud, running on Microsoft Azure and integrated with the next-generation MarkLogic® Enterprise NoSQL database platform. Together, Smartlogic and MarkLogic are helping global organizations across all industries …

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January 5, 2018


Ant Financial Strengthens Cross-border Business for South and Southeast Asia


ANT Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, or the “Company”) announced the appointment of Cherry Huang as General Manager, Cross-border Business for South and Southeast Asia of Alipay. Huang will lead business operations and growth in the region to further strengthen Alipay’s payments platform leadership through enabling cross-border transactions. The appointment of Huang reinforces Ant Financial’s …

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January 4, 2018


Encompass Announces Integration of 35 Data Sources into One Single Platform


encompass Has Integrated In Excess of 35 Different Data Sources into One Single Platform, Including the World’s Leading Information Providers, Official Business Registries and Stock Exchange and Regulator Listings. “We are constantly enhancing our products, by building on our connections to trusted, industry-leading global data sources covering company information, electronic ID verification, AML screening and property. …

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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 …

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January 3, 2018


Callcredit Steps Up Investment in Lithuania and Appoints New Country Manager


Data, analytics and software business Callcredit Information Group has appointed Eglė Šimė as its new Country Manager. At the same time it has reaffirmed its commitment to Kaunas, signing a new lease for increased space at its current location in the Žalgirio Arena. Eglė will be responsible for the running of Callcredit’s Lithuanian operations and …

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December 18, 2017


Fintech Company Rubique in Partnership with TransUnion Cibil


Rubique Ties up with CIBIL to Allow Easier Access to Credit Score Checks Fintech company Rubique has announced its partnership with CIBIL, India’s premier Credit Information Company (CIC) to provide credit scores and valuable insights on its platform, thereby increasing the transparency in the conventionally-opaque credit-seeking process for its users. This is the first ever …

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Verisk to Acquire PowerAdvocate


Acquisition positions Verisk as the leading provider of supply chain solutions to the global energy sector Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PowerAdvocate, an industry-leading provider of market, cost intelligence, and supply chain solutions serving the energy sector. PowerAdvocate is based in Boston, Massachusetts. PowerAdvocate’s proprietary, one-of-a-kind …

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December 11, 2017


SugarCRM Focuses on ‘Accelerated Innovation’ with New Cloud Offering


SugarCRMⓇ Inc. announced the general availability of the latest version of SugarⓇ On-Demand. The Fall ’17 update marks the beginning of accelerated innovation and more frequent cloud releases from SugarCRM. Sugar On-Demand is increasing its release cadence to quarterly, bringing the company’s latest innovations to customers faster. The Sugar Fall ’17 release is designed to help sales …

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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 …

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CRIF at the Launching Ceremony of Bayan Credit Bureau in Saudi Arabia


As the technology partner of Bayan, the leading business credit information provider specializing in local and international reporting and credit risk systems, CRIF developed the credit bureau platform as well as providing Bayan with business information and iTrade platforms. Established in 2015, Bayan Credit Bureau is a joint stock company licensed by the Saudi Arabian …

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LiveRamp Partners with Jellyfish


Partnership Gives Clients Deeper Audience Understanding and Targeting Capabilities by Leveraging Identity Resolution Global digital marketing agency Jellyfish, and LiveRamp®, an Acxiom® company (NASDAQ:  ACXM) and the leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, today announced a partnership that will allow clients to better leverage people-based insights to measure and optimize their digital marketing efforts. The combination of this data …

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December 9, 2017


LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Launches Enhanced Due Diligence Platform (EDD)


LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced the launch of its enhanced due diligence (EDD) platform, LexisNexis® EDD Insight. The web-based research platform has been designed to help professionals who are responsible for financial crime compliance conduct effective investigations and due diligence, whilst reducing process inefficiencies. The new product was developed after feedback from customers, across a variety …

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December 8, 2017


LifeLock Provides Identity Protection Tailored for Aging Parents


LifeLock® Senior identity theft protection empowers its members to actively monitor threats to their senior parents’ identities, and receive support if needed LifeLock, a Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) company and a leading provider of proactive identity theft protection services, launched an identity protection product, LifeLock®Senior†, tailored to help adult children protect their senior parents from identity …

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December 6, 2017


Creditinfo and dataminingapps.com in Co-operation


Creditinfo and www.dataminingapps.com have agreed to work together to conduct research into the predictive nature of location and mobile call data to enhance the ability to increase access to credit for the unbanked. With more than 2 billion people in the world without formal banking and access to credit it is important innovative methods are found to introduce …

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December 4, 2017


FactSet Integrates KIDs for PRIIPs Solution with the Avaloq Banking Suite, Helping Clients with Regulatory Compliance


Banking software and service provider Avaloq and FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information, analytical applications, and industry-leading services, have announced that they have formed a strategic alliance to help clients comply with Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products (PRIIPs) requirements. Through a software integration, Avaloq clients can now use a standard adapter via …

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December 1, 2017


Credit Reference Agencies Combine to Help Henders Prepare for GDPR


Callcredit, Equifax and Experian are launching an industry-wide Credit Reference Agency Information Notice (CRAIN) in readiness for the implementation of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018. This notice will ensure that the financial industry delivers standardised, clear and consistent information to consumers to explain how credit reference agencies (CRAs) use …

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November 30, 2017


Salesforce Introduces the Quip Collaboration Platform


Now, teams are able to extend the functionality of Quip with embedded Live Apps—including calendars, polls and kanban boards—enabling teams to collaborate faster and more interactively Partners including DocuSign, Lucidchart, New Relic and more are already building native Live Apps for Quip Salesforce [NYSE: CRM] announced the Quip Collaboration Platform, enabling teams to collaborate faster …

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November 29, 2017


TransUnion Launches Mobile Credit Platform in Rwanda


TransUnion Africa, a provider of global information solutions for assessing and managing risk, has launched Menyesha, a mobile credit reporting platform, to cater to the Rwandan market. Menyesha, literally “Inform Me” in Kinyarwanda, represents a leap forward in the way this historically underserved – but rapidly digitising – population can interact with lenders and other …

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Moody’s Acquires Rockport VAL, LLC


Moody’s Corporation announced that it has made a minority investment in Rockport VAL, LLC, a provider of cloud-based commercial real estate (CRE) valuation and cash flow modeling tools. Moody’s investment is intended to accelerate and broaden Rockport VAL’s product roadmap and drive its adoption among CRE market participants. In collaboration with Rockport VAL, Moody’s Analytics will expand …

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November 28, 2017


OpenCorporates Introduces Trademarks


The OpenCorporates core mission has always been about making official public data about companies more widely available, more usable and more useful. Much of this comes from one of the 120+ company registers it uses as a primary source, but an increasing amount comes from other public sources, which now includes US and global trademark registers. This is …

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