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Salesforce.com Puts India Expansion on Fast Track


Marc Benioff, founder, chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com, may be running the world’s fourth-largest software firm, after Microsoft, Oracle and SAP AG, but his company’s presence in South-East Asia, including India, is being felt only now. Salesforce will hire 1,000 employees in Hyderabad alone. It already has 1,000 employees spread across its various centers in …

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February 23, 2018


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 …

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February 22, 2018


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 …

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February 21, 2018


Instant Hit by Creditinfo: The Instant Decision Module


An Instant Hit. This is what the newest solution by Creditinfo is. Introducing the Instant Decision Module, a novelty that walks the talk and permits accurate lending decisions in an instant. It is a SAAS solution dedicated to lenders, including digital and mobile lenders from the financial and non-financial sectors, to enable automated accurate credit decisioning. …

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February 20, 2018


Salesforce to Invest US$2bn in Canada


Salesforce (CRM) said that it plans to invest $2 billion over the next five years to fuel the growth of its Canadian business. As part of this investment, Salesforce plans to increase its headcount, real estate footprint and data center capacity to support its rapidly-growing customer base in the country. The announcement came ahead of a meeting …

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February 19, 2018


CRIF and Hong Kong Based FundPark Enter into a Strategic Partnership


CRIF and FundPark, a trade finance platform in Asia focusing on the SME segment, enter into a strategic partnership to provide SMEs with credit risk and trade finance solutions. Thanks to FundPark’s flexible trade finance solution and CRIF’s business information services, it will be possible for SMEs to satisfy their financing needs while minimizing credit …

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February 15, 2018


Equifax Appoints New Chief Information Security Officer


Equifax announced that it has named Jamil Farshchi to serve as its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).  Farshchi, who previously served as CISO at The Home Depot, will assume company-wide leadership of work already underway to transform the company’s information security program, and collaborate with the industry to share best practices on information security.   Prior …

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CoreLogic Acquires eTech Solutions


Market Leading UK-Based Provider of Mobile Workflow Solutions and Automation Tools for Property and Collateral Valuation CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today announced the completion of the Company’s acquisition of eTech Solutions Limited (eTech). Founded in 2005, eTech is the UK’s leading provider of innovative mobile surveying and …

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February 14, 2018


India Based Union Bank Sells Entire Stake in Experian Credit Info Co


Public sector lender Union Bank of India has sold its entire 10 per cent stake in Experian Credit Information Company for an undisclosed amount. “The bank has sold its entire stake of 10 per cent (1.4 crore unlisted equity shares) in Expreian Credit Information Company of India Pvt Ltd on January 30, 2018,” Union Bank …

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February 5, 2018


Verisk and 7PSolutions in Partnership to Combat Cargo Theft


CargoNet, a Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK) business and the nation’s leader in cargo theft recovery, intelligence, and analytics, and 7PSolutions (7P), a global leader in GPS supply chain management tools, jointly announced today that they will work together to aid mutual clients in reducing cargo theft and recovering stolen cargo. This alliance will benefit the two organizations’ …

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February 2, 2018


Harte Hanks Announces Executive Changes


Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) announced changes to its executive team. Shirish Lal, the company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer informed the company of his decision to pursue another opportunity. As a result, Harte Hanks will be streamlining its executive team as part of 2018 strategic and operational plan to better align …

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Launch Software Development Kit


LexisNexis Risk Solutions opens access to Global Telematics Exchange with launch of Software Development Kit In a major development for the global telematics market, insurance providers building their own customer facing websites, apps and notifications for telematics programs can now simply and cost-effectively plug into the LexisNexis® Global Telematics Platform and build innovative applications with …

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Linda S. Huber, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, to Leave Moody’s Corporation; Company Begins Search for New CFO


Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) announced that Linda S. Huber is leaving to pursue other opportunities after more than 12 years of service as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Huber has agreed to remain at the company for a transitional period, and Moody’s has begun a comprehensive search for a successor. “Linda has made a significant …

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February 1, 2018


Moody’s Japan Launches the Private Monitored Rating Product (PMR) in Japan


Moody’s Japan K.K. (MJKK) is launching a new private credit rating product in Japan, the Private Monitored Rating (PMR). The PMR will deliver all the benefits of a full credit analysis to issuers on a private and confidential basis. The PMR will provide customers with analytical insight into their credit quality through a definitive, private …

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January 31, 2018


RELX Group Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire ThreatMetrix


RELX Group announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of ThreatMetrix, for a consideration of £580m payable in cash. ThreatMetrix is a leader in the global risk-based authentication sector, headquartered in San Jose, California and founded in 2005. ThreatMetrix’s technology analyses connections among devices, locations, …

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Verisk Expands Offerings to Support Development of Private Flood Insurance Market


Verisk’s ISO Business Launches New Flood Insurance Program for Personal Lines Verisk (Nasdaq:VRSK), a leading data analytics provider, has launched a new personal lines flood insurance program through its ISO business designed to make flood coverage widely available to homeowners anywhere in the contiguous United States. The ISO personal lines flood program enables insurers to …

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January 30, 2018


FICO Partners with 4most Europe to Accelerate Banks’ Regulatory Compliance


Highlights: 4most Europe will help FICO customers deploy and get rapid value from FICO®Decision Central™ software for analytic model governance. FICO has built Decision Central frameworks, in collaboration with 4most, for Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR), Internal Ratings-Based (IRB) Basel approach and the European’s Central Bank’s Target Review of Internal Models (TRIM). Analytics software firm FICO today …

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January 25, 2018


CRIF: Eugenio Bonomi Appointed Chief Executive Officer of CRIF


Crif appointed Eugenio Bonomi, to become a Senior Managing Director and a member of Global Leadership Council. The objective of this appointment by the Bologna-based company, guided by its Chairman Carlo Gherardi, is to continue along the business’s profitable growth path, a distinguishing feature in its 30-year history which led the company to exceed the …

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January 24, 2018


WelinkData Announces Partnership with SAP


WelinkData Co., Ltd. and SAP China formally release the next generation of data-driven Consumer revenue optimization (Channel Revenue Optimization) solution. The joint WelinkData and SAP partnership provides real time reporting powered by SAC (revenue optimization analysis based on SAP Analytics cloud) and is a new generation of software that serves as a service-oriented solution, combining …

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January 22, 2018


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 …

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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


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