CRIF is a leader in the provision, management, and operation of credit bureaus worldwide
CRIF’s unique mix of a state-of-the-art technological platform, fully customizable local components, and wide availability of value-added solutions has ensured successful installation and continued growth of our bureau solutions in 20 countries since the 1990s. As an expert operator of credit bureaus across four continents, CRIF has been able to support many greenfield markets in transitioning from start-up to regional leaders, whether through consulting, participation at board level, or direct ownership.
Currently, over 6,000 banks and financial institutions, including over 50% of the top 500 global banks, use CRIF credit bureau solutions around the world.
CRIF Credit Bureau Solution
A state-of-the-art solution for credit bureaus
Information Bureau Platform
Our world-class bureau platforms have enabled the creation of bureaus for CRIF companies and clients alike
Credit Bureu Scores
Invaluable tools to improve the analytical powers of credit risk managers, and implement automated decision policies
A fully customizable connectivity tool that allows our clients to access multiple data sources
Finding hidden patterns and relationships in credit bureau data is a key to building new and advanced statistical indicators
Zurich, 8 January 2019
Reduction of 2.4% in business start-ups in Switzerland during the 4th quarter, compared with same period of previous year
CRIF AG has investigated how many new businesses were established in the fourth quarter of 2018 and how many companies went out of business. All in all, 11,224 companies were set up during this time, representing a reduction of 2.4 % compared with the same period of the previous year.
Hong Kong, December 19, 2018
Hong Kong, CRIF announces a partnership with Nova Credit Ltd.
CRIF’s expertise and professionalism in the credit bureau industry will greatly benefit Nova Credit’s strategic development across the Greater Bay Area.
Dushanbe, December 6-7, 2018
CRIF at the Regional Forum organized by the World Bank and the Central Bank of Tajikistan
CRIF attended the event “On the way to a cashless economy: Innovations – Infrastructure – Inclusion”, with a speech on digital transformation in the financial sector and remote identification.
London and Bologna (Italy), November 29, 2018
CRIF becomes the first Open Banking AISP to be registered in 21 European countries through the acquisition of Credit Data Research Realtime Holding Ltd.
As a European entity registered in the UK, CRIF is now the first company across Europe authorized to offer a new suite of services helping customers and companies benefit from the Open Banking initiative, with the PSD2 Passport issued in other 20 European countries.
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam, and Bologna, Italy, November 15, 2018
CRIF establishes a full-fledged credit bureau in Brunei
Marking another important milestone in the development of the financial sector, the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam selected CRIF as its strategic partner to develop a world-class credit bureau in Brunei.
Antananarivo (Madagascar) and Bologna (Italy), October 31, 2018
CRIF has been selected to develop and manage the first full-fledged private credit bureau in Madagascar
The establishment of a fully-fledged credit bureau will create new opportunities to increase credit access to businesses, allowing them to obtain more favorable credit conditions. On the other side, it will help consumers to access loans reducing the risk of discriminatory lending practices.