Category: Chronicle

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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21
Jun

Creditinfo Group becomes member of BIIA

Starting June 2017 Creditinfo Group becomes member of the Business Information Industry Association (BIIA), which is a trade association for providers of business information services helping businesses manage growth and reduce risk.

BIIA members’ services include information content, platforms, workflow software, decision systems, identity and authentication services, compliance and risk assessment tools. The largest member segments represent consumer credit bureaus, commercial credit information companies, business information and software providers supporting digital commerce.

More information about BIIA is available at www.biia.com

01
Jun

New CEO at Creditinfo Eesti

Creditinfo Eesti AS, the largest Estonian credit information and risk management services provider, will have a change of lead starting 1 June 2017, as former CEO Veiko Meos joins the Supervisory Board, while Ege Metsandi takes on the steering wheel 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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20
Apr

Creditinfo to power Azerbaijan’s First Credit Information Bureau

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 19, 2017 – IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, over 20 local financial institutions and Creditinfo have teamed-up in launching Azerbaijan’s first private credit bureau to enable local financial institutions to better share credit information, manage lending risks, and boost access to finance for borrowers, including SMEs.

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18
Apr

Featuring Tearsheet: Are you too neurotic? Lenders test personalities to determine loan eligibility

Lenders in emerging markets are increasingly looking towards personality-based methods when a customer’s credit history is insufficient for traditional risk analysis. Coremetrix believes that psychometric data can play a vital role in opening up access to vital financial services and matching lenders with profitable, new customers.

Clare McCaffery’s recent interview in TEARSHEET explains some of the methodology behind how Coremetrix can predict real-life financial outcomes and unlock access to credit and other financial products worldwide.

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13
Apr

Creditinfo to serve fourth world’s most populated country – starting data flow at PEFINDO

Live data started to flow at Pefindo, the credit bureau in Indonesia powered by Creditinfo. Indonesia being the fourth most populated country in the world, with an estimated population of 260 million, this project illustrates a solid scope-related challenge that a team of more than 60 professionals achieved in approximately 2 years.

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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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