Financial sector

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CRIF for banks and financial institutions

CRIF is the leading business information provider for the financial sector in Switzerland. CRIF supports banks and financial services corporations by delivering sector-specific solutions in the following areas: application checking; portfolio and accounts receivable management; compliance and fraud control; address management, marketing and credit solutions. CRIF meets the high security and data protection requirements in full as it carries out this function.

Application review

CRIF offers numerous products to assess the risk of defaults on payments by corporations and private individuals. Create the optimum match between products, prices, payment terms and credit limits.

Address management

CRIF supports you in the updating, correction and enhancement of your customers’ core data and in research into addresses and inheritors.

Fraud prevention

Fraud Prevention is a challenge for many corporations. CRIF collaborates with leading international partners to offer solutions and services to recognize fraud in applications or transactions.


  • Zurich, 8 October 2019

    Increase of 4.6% in the number of business start-ups in the third quarter of 2019

    10,133 new businesses were set up in the third quarter of 2019, representing an increase of 4.6% compared with the previous year. On the other hand, 15.9% more companies were removed from the register than in same period last year, and the net growth in the number of companies fell by just under 20%.

  • Bologna, 2 October 2019

    CRIF is ranked once again among the top 50 FinTech companies on a global scale in 2019

    The IDC FinTech Rankings, the most comprehensive classification of technology suppliers for the financial sector, once again cite CRIF for the seventh year running.

  • Zurich, 25th September 2019

    Record high: 97% of online traders affected by fraud

    The number of fraud attempts in the online trading sector is increasing year after year. In 2019, 97% of all the traders questioned declared that they had already been affected by fraud on at least one occasion. This is an increase of 4.6% on the previous year. This finding was provided by a study undertaken by the CRIF credit information agency, in association with VSV Verband des Schweizerischen Versandhandels (the Swiss association of online traders).

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  • Zurich, 23 May 2019

    Digital Commerce Award

    CRIF sponsored the Connect Digital Commerce conference and the Digital Commerce Award. Daniel Gamma presented the award in the Lifestyle and Hobby category to the winner, Digitec Galaxus. Congratulations.

  • Lugano, 7 May 2019

    Annual CRIF meeting in Lugano

    On 7 May 2019 the 8th annual meeting with CRIF took place in Lugano in the Italian part of Switzerland. CRIF presented various studies based on their data and clients and partners presented their success stories.

  • Zurich, 28 September 2017

    CRIF Update 2017

    The traditional CRIF Update customer event took place in Zurich at the end of September. This tackled topics such as address management, Financial Intermediary Casino and innovations and analyses from CRIF.

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