Over the years they have experienced rapid growth and have evolved from being a local credit information agency to a full service credit bureau delivering solutions to a range of institutions in markets across Africa, including: mainstream banks, microfinance institutions, microlenders, utility companies, co-operatives and credit unions. This progress reflects their commitment to developing quality services and solutions to meet commercial needs.
As a full service credit bureau, they offer a range of comprehensive datasets which offer a holistic view of consumer and business information. Their data includes account/repayment information, previous enquiries, identification and contactability information, public domain information, collections information, default adverse information, debt restructuring information, commercial/business credit information, property information and director information. In addition, their data includes bureau scores, employment histories, bank codes, securities information, trade references and fraud information to assist businesses to make the most informed decisions.
At Compuscan, they are passionate about consumer and business credit data and understand the immense importance of quality data to the integrity of the credit industry and the growth of the economy as a whole. They therefore continuously strive to develop innovative applications by which to meaningfully apply and utilise their extensive datasets to meet their clients’ needs. Compuscan's range of credit management solutions aim to result in greater efficiencies for all clients with decreased risk to better the performance of their business. The ultimate value to their clients is real-time, accurate credit information, combined with innovative technologies and extensive industry experience which supports best credit granting principles. They furthermore extend their services to consumers by providing access to free credit reports on an annual basis and by offering their services in nine official languages.