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Credit Bureau

CRIF High Mark, brings together advanced identity management technology from its own research team and draws global best practices in top tier bureau technology from CRIFS.p.A, an European Leader in Credit Bureau environment with an aim to create India's most innovative credit bureau.

On 25 November 2010, High Mark received the Certificate of Registration from RBI, to operate as Credit Information Bureau in India.

In June 2014, CRIF, a leading global company that specializes in the design, development and management of credit reporting, business information and decision support systems for Consumer & Commercial Lending, acquired a majority stake in High Mark.

Equifax India is registered as Equifax Credit Information Services Private Limited (ECIS). It is a joint venture between Equifax Inc., USA and seven leading Indian financial institutions - State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Kotak Mahindra Prime Limited, Religare Finvest Limited, Sundaram Finance Limited and Union Bank of India. Equifax India aims to provide a broad range of solutions related to credit information, business analytics and risk management for our clients, across India. Equifax India is headquartered in Mumbai and has branch offices in Bangalore and Delhi.

Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended 31 March 2014 was US$4.8 billion. Experian employs approximately 16,000 people in 39 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited or CIBIL is a Credit Information Company (CIC) founded in August 2000. Post Inception, it has come to play a critical role in India’s financial system. Whether it is to help loan providers manage their business or help consumers secure credit faster and at better terms, the use of CIBIL’s products have led to a massive change in the way the credit life cycle is managed by both loan providers and consumers.CIBIL collects and maintains records of an individual‘s payments pertaining to loans and credit cards. These records are submitted to CIBIL by banks and other lenders, on a monthly basis. This information is then used to create Credit Information Reports (CIR) and credit scores which are provided to lenders in order to help evaluate and approve loan applications..