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, 24 October 2018

    Study of fraud in Swiss online trading: over 92% of traders are affected and report higher losses

    In October 2018, CRIF AG carried out a new online survey of Swiss online and mail-order traders on the subject of fraud. This survey was undertaken in association with the VSV (the trade association for the Swiss mail-order business). Over 92% of all the traders surveyed had already been affected by an instance of fraud and reported higher levels of loss compared with last year’s survey.

  • Zurich, 10 October 2018

    Reduction of 3.1% in business start-ups in Switzerland in the 3rd quarter

    CRIF AG has investigated how many new businesses were formed during the third quarter of 2018, as well as how many companies were dissolved over the same period. They found that 307 fewer businesses were set up than in the third quarter of 2017, which represents a fall of 3.1%.

  • Bologna, 25 September 2018

    CRIF takes 35th place in the IDC FinTech Rankings 2018

    The most comprehensive classification of the top 100 technology suppliers in the financial services industry once again cites the Italian group among leading global companies.

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  • 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.

  • Zurich, 31 May 2017

    E-Commerce Award 2017

    At this year's E-Commerce Award, CRIF sponsored the B2C-Lifestyle & Hobby category, and was able to hand over the prize to lucky winner Keller Sports GmbH for their web shop

  • Munich, 18 May 2017

    Forum of experts: Innovations in Credit 2017

    This year, the Innovations in Credit forum of experts was run under the motto Digital Disruption in Frankfurt on 18th May 2017. Around 70 experts from the finance industry took up the invitation from CRIF  Germany, Austria and Switzerland to find out more about Digital Disruption.

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