THE BLOG

11
Sep

International Credit Bureau Day: Hundreds of Thousands of Credit Reports for Free on 12 September 2017

On Tuesday, 12 September 2017, most of Creditinfo and partner companies will take part into an international initiative, called the Credit Bureau Day. Hundreds of thousands of credit reports will be provided to business directors free of charge, in order for them to get more familiar with this basic credit information product and thus be able to see a “photograph” of their business in the light of creditworthiness.

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04
Sep

Creditinfo Registr – Next Generation Credit Bureau in Czech Republic

Friday 1st September, thousands of credit records started to flow into the Creditinfo Registr — CRKI, new Next Generation Credit Bureau in the Czech Republic, led by Tesa Vitelj, Managing Director.

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28
Jul

Credit Reporting System Leads To Increased Loan Recovery Rate In Jamaica

Since the Credit Reporting Act came into force in Jamaica in 2010 thanks to Creditinfo and Partner efforts, tremendous positive changes have occurred in the market.

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12
Jul

Creditinfo Group acquires 33% shares in ISHENIM, the credit bureau in Kyrgyzstan

“Creditinfo Group” is well set on its track for growth and announces the acquisition of 33% of shares in the Kyrgyz Credit Information Bureau “Ishenim”. This strategic acquisition meets Creditinfo’s aim to contribute in growing economies and facilitating access to finance – a challenge that the company has been meeting for the past 20 years.     

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12
Jul

Creditinfo Tanzania appoints independent non-executive Chairman — Israel L Kamuzora

Creditinfo Tanzania Limited has appointed Israel L Kamuzora as independent non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, replacing Reynir F. Grétarsson, founder, majority shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Creditinfo Group Hf.

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03
Jul

Stefano M. Stoppani – New CEO of Creditinfo Group

Today, Stefano M. Stoppani joined as CEO of Creditinfo Group, the international credit information, risk management services and solutions provider. He replaces the company founder and former CEO, Reynir Grétarsson, who remains as active Chairman of the Board and majority shareholder of the company.

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02
May

Interest Rate Capping, Market Killer or Innovation Catalyst?

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) is set to conclude a study on the law capping interest rates and its impact on the economy, CBK Chairman Mr. Mohamed Nyaoga announced on Tuesday, April 25th. On the same day, Creditinfo Kenya and Creditinfo Academy organised an exclusive meeting for professionals from the financial sector to acquire inspirational observations and insights on the current situation in the Kenyan credit risk management market and acquaint themselves with solutions to the challenges faced by the need to reduce losses and improve productivity.

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07
Apr

Sigrún Ragna Ólafsdöttir became a New Board Member of Creditinfo Group

Sigrún Ragna Ólafsdóttir has joined Creditinfo Group as external Board Member, replacing Hákon Stefánsson who temporarily held this position and remains Deputy CEO of the company as well as Executive Director for Credit Bureau Operations at Creditinfo.

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06
Apr

Creditinfo to launch Collateral Registry as a stand-alone system

Creditinfo Decision Analytics is launching the Collateral Registry as an essential stand-alone solution to contribute in ensuring a healthy financial ecosystem by enabling to centrally manage information on collaterals and thus avoid duplications or potential fraud.

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27
Mar

Creditinfo Volo signs contract in Benin and now covers all countries of the West Africa Monetary Union

The signage of contracts for data sharing between the Credit Bureau (BIC) of West Africa Monetary Union (WAMU), Creditinfo Volo and 26 Benin institutions, amongst which 15 banks and 11 other large microfinance institutions, represents a very important step in concluding legal proceedings to build a strong financial ecosystem in West Africa. Benin is the final country from the 8 members of the WAMU to enable such information sharing and therefore will contribute in strengthening and increasing the efficiency of credit management in the whole region.

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