Cerved is a leading Information Provider in Italy and one of the major rating agencies in Europe.
Cerved is the largest information provider in Italy and one of the major credit rating agencies in Europe. Cerved, via its subsidiary Cerved Credit Management, is also one of the leading independent players that offer solutions for the evaluation and management of credit exposures.
It offers the most complete range of products and services used by more than 30,000 businesses and financial institutions to assess the solvency and credit ratings of its business partners, monitor and manage credit risk through all its phases and accurately define marketing strategies.
Established in 1974 as a data processing centre for the Veneto Chambers of Commerce, Cerved grew through continuous innovation of its products and new business development.
Thanks to the integration with other leading companies in the sector, such as Centrale dei Bilanci, Lince, Databank, Finservice, Honyvem, Consit, Jupiter and Recus, today it is a solid, dynamic company that has been a market leader for over 40 years.
Cerved owns 100% of the share capital of Cerved Rating Agency, the Italian rating agency specialising in the credit rating assessment of non-financial businesses and registered as a European rating agency.
On 24 June 2014, Cerved Information Solutions S.p.A. (now Cerved Group Spa) - the investment holding headed by Cerved - made its debut on the MTA, Borsa Italiana’s main market, as one of the key IPOs of the year.