Right on the heal of its BizSource announcement, Experian has redesigned its Small Business Intelliscore and Business Owner Profile Reports and entered into a relationship with eCredit:Experian announced that it has redesigned its Small Business IntelliscoreSM and Business Owner Profile reports to provide more detail in an easy-to-read format. The Small Business Intelliscore report combines the most predictive information on both the business and the business owner to forecast small-business delinquency. The Business Owner Profile report is a comprehensive look at the personal credit profile of the business owner. 

Experian and eCreditTM join forces to launch a new account and portfolio management decisioning tool for the trade credit market — At the 111th annual NACM Credit Congress, Experian® announced that it has teamed with eCredit™, a leading provider of online solutions for credit and collections professionals, to launch an end-to-end new account and portfolio management credit decisioning tool. Powered by eCredit’s market-leading credit decisioning technology and integrated with Experian’s small-business commercial risk information, Credit Risk AdvisorSM provides the trade credit community with a powerful tool to more efficiently support new accounts and existing portfolio management.1 May 2007

Tallyman collections management software business was acquired by Experian in May. Tallyman is used by clients in the UK, Europe and Asia Pacific. This acquisition is a natural extension to Experian’s existing product offer in Decision Analytics.  Tallyman provides software and services for managing and collecting overdue debts in the utilities, telecommunications, financial services and public sectors. Its clients include Vodafone, British Gas and ABN Amro.  Sales of Tallyman in the year to 30 September 2006 were £9m and gross assets as at 30 September 2006 were £3m. Tallyman was purchased from Talgentra, a software solutions company. Source: Experian Press Releases

BIIA Newsletter June – 2007 Issue