Equifax Canada Industry Credit Groups Now Fueled and Supported by an
Innovative New Technology Platform-ICG Advantage(TM)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/15/12 -- Equifax Canada
(NYSE:EFX) today announced the launch of ICG Advantage(TM) - an
innovative new technology platform that allows Equifax Industry
Credit Group members to collaborate and interact more effectively
within a secure and safe online environment, while exchanging
information on business customers and prospects.
"Equifax ICG Advantage is a dynamic, web-based meeting platform that
helps these groups be even more effective," says Carol Gray,
President Equifax Canada. "Simply put, ICG Advantage offers groups a
powerful, one-stop solution that includes better technology and
better data," Gray added.
By using Equifax ICG Advantage, participating group members will
- More efficient, productive meetings:
Regular group e-mails, web alerts and updates keep members informed
between monthly meetings, plus 24/7 access helps members meet the
challenges of a fast-paced global economy.
- Improved credit risk intelligence:
Collective group data is enriched with Equifax credit risk insights,
including predictive scores that forecast payment delinquency or
business failure. "Flash Notices" from group members alert others to
changes that could affect the credit of key customers.
- Deeper industry relationships and market knowledge:
Online technology promotes easy, consistent communications for stronger
relationships and a secure, professional forum for peer networking and
discussing emerging industry trends.
Industry Credit Groups have been helping Canadian businesses better
manage their credit risk for more than 100 years. An Equifax Industry
Credit Group, which consists of member companies within the same
industry, provides an opportunity for financial professionals to join
together to collaborate and share credit and risk information on
mutual business customers.
To learn more about Equifax ICG Advantage or other business to
tions, visit www.equifax.ca.
Equifax Commercial Information Solutions
Equifax Commercial Information Solutions is Canada's leading provider
of small business intelligence. We provide the information and
expertise necessary for companies to best understand and manage their
dealings with small business to enterprise customers, prospects and
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information
solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with
information they can trust. We organize and assimilate data on more
than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide, and
use advanced analytics and proprietary technology to create and
deliver customized insights that enrich both the performance of
businesses and the lives of consumers.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Equifax operates or has investments in 18
countries and is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500(R) Index.
Its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
under the symbol EFX. For more information, please visit
For Equifax media inquiries only, please contact:
Hunter LaVigne Communications Inc.
Mark LaVigne, APR, FCPRS
Office: (905) 841-2017 or Cell: (416) 884-2018
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