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.
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.
CRIF supports you in the updating, correction and enhancement of your customers’ core data and in research into addresses and inheritors.
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, 6 January 2023
Over 23% more bankruptcies than in previous year
In 2022, the number of bankruptcies grew by 23.2% compared with the previous year. The construction industry suffered the highest number of bankruptcies, while the building construction sector reported the highest percentage rise at 48.6%. In 2022, there were more than 50,000 new business start-ups – which is just 1% behind the record set in 2021.
Zurich, 23 December 2022
Black Friday loses importance
In 2022, Black Friday was once again the most popular online shopping day. However, online shops are increasingly generating their sales on the days before and after Black Friday. This is shown by an analysis of CRIF.
Zurich, 4 October 2022
Renewed growth in insolvencies
During the 3rd quarter, the number of bankruptcies increased by 19.1%. However, the number of new start-ups has risen by 3%.
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.