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Equifax acquires Creditworks helping SMEs manage risk
1st Mar 2021

SYDNEY – 1 March 2021 – Equifax, a global data, analytics and technology company and leading provider of credit information in Australia, has finalised the purchase of Creditworks to help trade credit and SME businesses manage commercial risk through end-to-end credit automation.

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Consumer Credit Demand Index from Equifax

Consumer Credit Demand Index by Equifax (June 2019 Quarter)

Overall consumer credit applications down -5.9% (vs June quarter 2018), credit card applications declined by -10.4% (vs June quarter 2018) and personal loan applications also softened, by -2.0% (vs June quarter 2018).

Mortgage applications declined by -11.9% (vs June quarter 2018).

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One in 10 consumers have switched credit products in the past 12 months, according to the Equifax Australian Consumer Credit Pulse 2019 report

SYDNEY, Wednesday, 31st July 2019 – One in 10 consumers have switched credit products in the past year, according to new research and analysis from Equifax, the global data, analytics and technology company and leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand.

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The Equifax Australian Consumer Credit Pulse 2019 report reveals areas of greatest opportunity among credit active consumers

SYDNEY, Wednesday, 31st July 2019 – More than 4.4 million applications for consumer credit are expected in the next six months, according to new research and analysis from Equifax, the global data, analytics and technology company and leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand.

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The move to use of Open Data accelerates

SYDNEY, Tuesday, 11 June 2019 – Equifax, the data analytics company and leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand, has today announced a national distribution and partnership agreement with Basiq, to help prepare the industry for Open Data.

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New opportunities emerge for lenders as consumers benefit from comprehensive credit reporting, reveals the 2018 Equifax Australian Credit Scorecard

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Demand for trade credit is growing but competition is fierce, according to the 2018 National Credit Managers Survey from Equifax

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New research from Equifax indicates Victorians are highly receptive to conversion to solar power, battery storage and electric cars.

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SYDNEY, Monday, 16 April 2018 – Demand for new alternative finance increased 130 per cent in H2 2017[1], compared with the same period the previous year, according to newly released data from Equifax, the global information solutions company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand.

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SYDNEY, Tuesday 10 April, 2018 – The number of Australian companies entering external administration (ex-ad) decreased by 20 per cent year-on-year in Q4 2017, but there are still pockets of concern according to newly released data from Equifax, the global information solutions company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand.

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Small and Medium Enterprises urged to keep a closer eye on finances as they approach their four-year milestone.

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