Zurich, 20 October 2021
Over 200,000 ghost companies in Switzerland
In Switzerland, there are more than 200,000 inactive companies. This is equivalent to nearly 30% of all the businesses entered into the Commercial Register. In percentage terms, the Canton of Jura reports the highest proportion of ghost companies, while the Canton of Ticino has the lowest proportion.
Zurich, 28 September 2021
Further decline in the rate of defaulting debtors in Switzerland
CRIF AG has determined the CRIF rate of defaulting debtors in Switzerland. Despite the persistence of the coronavirus crisis, the rate of defaulting debtors has once again fallen slightly (from 6.45% to 6.15%) in comparison with January 2021. The number of defaulting debtors has dropped to 534,803.
Bologna, 14 September 2021
CRIF is confirmed among the IDC Fintech Rankings top 100 for the ninth year running and accelerates its development of digital open banking solutions
CRIF is in 53rd place in the IDC FinTech Rankings 2021 and is for the ninth consecutive year one of the top 100 FinTech companies on a global level.
Hong Kong, Dublin & Bologna, 31 August 2021
Know Your Customer and CRIF announce strategic investment and global commercial partnership for premium corporate KYC
Leading banking credit information provider CRIF today announced a global commercial partnership with award-winning RegTech company Know Your Customer underpinned by a strategic financial investment into the firm.
Zurich, 12 July 2021
A start-up boom in the 1st half year, with an increase of over 20% in new businesses
26,386 new businesses were established in the 1st half year of 2021, which represented an increase of 20.2% compared with the previous year. The Canton of Schaffhausen reported the highest level of growth, at 62.5%. The only Cantons that reported fewer start-ups than last year were Appenzell Innerrhoden (-22.1%) and Obwalden (-9.2%).
Zurich, 7 April 2021
Number of business bankruptcies up by 16.2% in March
In March, the number of business bankruptcies began to increase once again, rising by 16.2% in comparison with the previous year. The steepest rise was reported by healthcare, recruitment and other professional, scientific and technical services.
Zurich, 17 March 2021
27.1% female ratio in company management
In Switzerland, 27.1% of people working in management are women, while females make up 23.2% of those serving on Boards of Directors. Ten years ago, the equivalent figures were lower – 23.1% in the case of management roles and 20.1% for mandates on Boards of Directors. The Canton of Aargau reports the highest female ratio at the management level, achieving 30.4%.
Zurich, 3 March 2021
CRIF Study: 25.6% of company founders are women
In 2020, over 74% of all those who founded new companies in Switzerland were men. The only sectors in which more companies were founded by women than by men were those involving social services, veterinary services, clothing manufacture and the provision of personal services.
Zurich, 18 February 2021
Slight decline in the rate of defaulting debtors in Switzerland
CRIF AG has calculated the CRIF rate of defaulting debtors in Switzerland*. Despite the coronavirus crisis, the rate of defaulting debtors has fallen slightly (from 6.55% to 6.45%) compared to last year. The actual number of defaulting debtors has fallen to 559,985.
Dublin and Bologna, 27 January 2021
we.trade bolsters market position with CRIF partnership
CRIF joins as new shareholder following successful capital round by we.trade, nominating Paola Galassi to we.trade Board.
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