Encompass Corporation, creator of visual analytics software used in professional and financial services to gain insight from interconnected entity data, today announces a partnership with Equifax, the consumer and business insights expert.

The new relationship means financial, banking and professional services organisations can now access data on more than 820 million consumers and 91 million businesses worldwide to enable users to instantly check company or director credit reports and scores.

Equifax uses advanced analytics, technology and data to provide detailed consumer and business insight. This partnership will provide Encompass Corporation with access to new sources of data which together will reveal previously unseen information including; confirmation of address, director validation, credit scores, credit agreements, CCJs, accounting and connection Information.

Alex Ford, Operations Director at Encompass Corporation, comments: “We’re delighted to have Equifax on board as an information provider partner. As a trusted provider of global company and consumer data, Equifax reports are an additional source of information for our customers so they can quickly assess the financial health of companies and their directors.”

Nic Beishon, Head of Commercial at Equifax, said: “This is a great new relationship for Equifax and we’re extremely pleased to be working with the Encompass Corporation, providing our mutual clients with the data and insight to build a clearer picture of the businesses being reviewed and assisting them to make well informed commercial decisions.”

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For further information, please contact:

Vaughan Andrewartha
Encompass Corporation
Tel: +44 (0)207 248 6058
Email: press@encompasscorporation.com

Notes to Editors

About Encompass Corporation

Encompass Corporation creates innovative visual analytics software for entity data used by professional and financial services. Connected to industry-specific information services, our cloud applications combine the power of visual analytics with human-led discovery to rapidly accelerate understanding of entity data and enable better, faster commercial decisions.

By using Encompass Assess for ABL and invoice finance, professionals quickly form an understanding of risks and opportunities presented by every prospective client. The product automates much of the work involved in researching information about companies, directors, shareholders and properties that is managed within government registers and by information service providers. Firms using Encompass Assess report that they respond rapidly with confidence to new business opportunities, and they improve productivity to increase profits.

For more information about Encompass, to sign up for a webinar or to arrange a one-to-one product demonstration, please visit: www.encompasscorporation.com.

About Equifax

Equifax powers the financial future of individuals and organizations around the world. Using the combined strength of unique trusted data, technology and innovative analytics, Equifax has grown from a consumer credit company into a leading provider of insights and knowledge that helps its customers make informed decisions. The company organizes, assimilates and analyzes data on more than 820 million consumers and more than 91 million businesses worldwide, and its databases include employee data contributed from more than 5,000 employers.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Equifax operates or has investments in 24 countries in North America, Central and South America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. It is a member of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500® Index, and its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. Equifax employs approximately 9,200 employees worldwide.

Some noteworthy achievements for the company include: Ranked 13 on the American Banker FinTech Forward list (2015); named a Top Technology Provider on the FinTech 100 list (2004-2015); named an InformationWeek Elite 100 Winner (2014-2015); named a Top Workplace by Atlanta Journal Constitution (2013-2015); named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies (2011-2015); named one of Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Innovative Companies (2015). For more information, visit www.equifax.com