Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020
International Finance

Tag : credit

Wealth Management

Carlyle to become largest shareholder in Global Credit Ratings

The transaction with the South African company is expected to close in early 2017 January 19, 2017: Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) announced on January 16 that it has agreed to acquire a significant stake in Africa’s largest credit rating agency Global Credit Ratings (GCR) from the management, founders and German...
Banking Finance

Access to credit for ‘unscoreable’ consumers and entrepreneurs

New agreement between FICO and EFL can help millions of consumers in emerging markets October 26, 2016: As part of its FICO Financial Inclusion Initiative, analytic software firm FICO has announced a strategic partnership with EFL Global to expand credit scoring options for lenders and consumers in markets outside the US. FICO will offer EFL’s...
Economy

‘Bill for Turkey coup attempt is $100 billion’

Minister says rebels made Turkey look like a Third World country IFM Correspondent August 3, 2016: The bid to overthrow the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan proved very costly for Turkey. According to Bulent Tufenkci, customs and trade minister, the attempt came at of cost of $100 billion (300 billion liras) to the economy....