Zurich, 22 March 2018
Debtor ratio in Switzerland rises sharply to 6.1%
CRIF AG has re-calculated the “CRIF Debtor Ratio” in Switzerland*, examining both the individual Cantons and the larger Swiss cities. Across the whole of Switzerland, the ratio of debtors has risen from a level of 5.6% in 2017 to 6.1%. This represents an increase of 0.5% compared with the previous year. It is noticeable from the study that an above-average debtor ratio is displayed by many French-speaking western Cantons and a number of Swiss cities.
Bologna, 16 January 2018
Eugenio Bonomi appointed Chief Executive Officer of CRIF
CRIF has announced the appointment of Eugenio Bonomi as the company's new Chief Executive Officer.
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Bologna (Italy), January 12, 2018
CRIF acquires Dun & Bradstreet Vietnam and its franchise operations in Brunei, Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia
CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau, business information and credit solutions, has announced today the acquisition of all shares in Dun & Bradstreet Vietnam.
Dublin (Ireland) and Bologna (Italy), January 11, 2018
CRIF acquires Vision-Net, a leading business information provider in Ireland
The acquisition will strengthen CRIF’s local presence in the field of business information and decision support solutions.
Zurich, 15 November 2017
Study of e-commerce fraud in Switzerland - Over 92% of retailers have already been affected by fraud
CRIF SA, in conjunction with the Swiss Association of mail order traders (Verband des Schweizerischen Versandhandels VSV), conducted another online survey in October 2017 of Swiss online and mail order retailers on the subject of fraud. More than 92 percent of the retailers contacted had already been affected at least once by fraud.
Zurich, 3 October 2017
31,924 new companies in the first 9 months of the year
CRIF AG has analyzed the number of companies established from January to September 2017 and the number of companies removed in the same period. The largest percentage net growth of existing companies was recorded in the Lucerne, Aargau, Valais and Zürich cantons, while Obwalden canton showed a negative balance.
Bologna, 12 September 2017
CRIF takes 33rd place in the IDC FinTech Rankings 2017
CRIF is ranked in 33rd place in the IDC FinTech Rankings 2017, taking a further leap forward compared to the 2016 calssification.
Zurich, 6 July 2017
21,925 new companies in the first six months
For the first time, CRIF AG has analyzed the number of companies established in the first six months of 2017 and the number of companies removed in the same period. The largest net growth was recorded in the Zürich, Vaud and Aargau cantons, while Obwalden canton showed a negative balance.
Zurich, 28 March 2017
Increase in the rate of defaulting debtors in Switzerland to 5.6%
CRIF SA has once again calculated the CRIF rate of defaulting debtors in Switzerland*. The individual cantons and major cities in Switzerland were examined. The rate of defaulting debtors in the whole of Switzerland increased to 5.6%. This corresponds to a 0.3% growth compared with 2016. A significant number of cantons in western Switzerland and some Swiss cities have an above-average rate of defaulting debtors.
Zurich, 20 October 2016
Study on fraud in Swiss online trading
CRIF AG collaborated with the VSV Verband des Schweizerischen Versandhandels (the association representing Swiss mail-order traders) to carry out an online survey of Swiss online and mail-order traders on the subject of fraud. 95% of all the traders they surveyed had been affected by fraud.
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