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ATLANTA (October 24, 2016) - CRIF, the parent company of CRIF Lending Solutions, was ranked in the FinTech Forward 100 list of leading technology providers in the world. This is the fourth consecutive year CRIF has been included in the ranking.

FinTech Forward 100, a collaboration of American Banker and BAI, provides a comprehensive and forward-looking view of the strategic imperatives driving banking technology, both from the vendor and the user perspectives. The program draws on the two organizations’ deep industry expertise, market-leading proprietary research, and strength in live events to produce actionable content for decision makers. This Top 100 ranking, which is based on 2015 revenues of hardware, software and IT services to financial institutions at the global level, provides validation for vendors in a highly competitive and regulated marketplace as well as highlight influencers that are shaping the industry.

Specializing in credit information systems, business information and credit management solutions, CRIF offers banks, financial institutions, utility companies and businesses qualified support in every phase of the customer relationship: from the planning of development strategies to acquisition, through to portfolio management and credit collection. CRIF's growth is driven by a global approach and vision. Established in 1988 in Bologna (Italy), CRIF has an important international presence, operating across four continents (Europe, America, Africa and Asia).

CRIF is the leading provider in continental Europe of banking credit information, one of the key players worldwide providing integrated services and solutions for business & commercial information and credit & marketing management, and is included in the prestigious FinTech 100, a ranking of the leading global technology solution providers to the financial services industry.

More than 3,300 banks and financial institutions, 44,000 business clients and 190,000 consumers use CRIF services in 50 countries on a daily basis.

About CRIF Lending Solutions
CRIF Lending Solutions is the nation’s largest provider of loan and account origination, business process outsourcing, credit decisioning, data access, and lending and marketing analytics solutions to a number of the most successful U.S. financial institutions including banks, credit unions, finance companies, retailers and credit card processors. CRIF Lending Solutions is organized into four dedicated divisions: CRIF Achieve, CRIF ACTion, CRIF Select, and CRIF Synergy. CRIF Lending Solutions is a part of CRIF, the leading global company specializing in the development and management of decision support systems. For more information, visit www.criflendingsolutions.com.