Experian heads into Russia

March 2005
Credit Control;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p42
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The article reports that information solutions company Experian Corp. has entered into a joint venture agreement with Interfax Information Services Group to create Experian-Interfax Bureau of Credit Histories, the first credit bureau in Russia. Around 20 banks and lenders have so far agreed to cooperate with the Bureau, including International Moscow Bank, Raiffeisen Bank, Baltiyskiy Bank, Bank Vozrozhdeniye and International Industrial Bank. Experian CEO John Saunders commented that Experian-Interfax is the first major operator to offer credit bureau services in Russia and the first major international player to operate in Russia.


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