Equifax Chief Economist and Industry Experts to Present at ABS Vegas

        Print
| Source: Equifax Inc.

ADVISORY, Jan. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

WHAT:   Equifax (NYSE:EFX) is pleased to participate in the debut of the newest capital markets industry conference, ABS Vegas. Conference participants can learn
    more about how Equifax can help them gain clearer visibility into current borrower health and collateral value by visiting the Equifax booth or joining any of the  
    sessions featuring Equifax industry experts.
       
    Visit the Equifax booth to learn how to:
    * Enhance existing non-agency ABS loan-level data by appending consumer risk scores, debt-to-income and other leading indicators of mortgage default for  
    securitization and home equity loans  
    * Gain access to a web platform dedicated to whole loans, designed to provide you with credit data matched to loans (for Pre-Bid) or consumers (for Post-Bid  
    and Surveillance)  
    * Set business strategies based on an up-to-date, fact-based view of economic and consumer credit patterns  
       
WHEN:   January 21-24 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
       
    Equifax industry experts will be featured in the following sessions:
       
    Tuesday, January 21
       
    2:20 PM  
    Consumer Credit Metrics – Gunnar Blix, Senior Analyst, Equifax 
       
    3:40 PM  
    Mortgage Credit Fundamentals and Key Valuation Considerations – Ed Yale, Director of Mortgage Credit Analytics
       
    Wednesday, January 22
       
    11:30 AM  
    Macro-Economic Overview of the Global Economy and Outlook for 2014 – Amy Crews Cutts, Chief Economist
       
WHO:    Gunnar Blix is a senior analyst at Equifax focusing on capital markets applications of credit information. His earlier background includes consulting and customer relationship
    management modeling in the banking, insurance, telecommunications and travel verticals. Blix earned a Master of Science in computer science from the Norwegian University
    of Science and Technology.
       
    Ed Yale is Director of Mortgage Credit Analytics at Equifax where he is responsible for the development of residential mortgage cash-flow models. He has 20 years of
    experience in the analysis of mortgage-backed securities and specializes in the development and practical usage of residential mortgage cash flow models. Yale earned bachelor's
    degrees in Finance from Wharton and in Computer Science from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA from the University of Texas. 
       
    Amy Crews Cutts is Chief Economist at Equifax responsible for analytics and research relating to the consumer wallet – assets, income, credit, and spending along with
    macroeconomic factors affecting the consumer. She is also responsible for macroeconomic forecasting and commentary and the economic analysis of small business credit.
    Cutts is a recognized industry expert with nearly 20 years of economic analysis and policy development experience. She is often quoted in national print and broadcast media  
    and has published numerous studies in academic journals and books on such topics as the economics of subprime lending, the impact of technology on foreclosure
    prevention, and the market for multifamily mortgages.
       
    Cutts holds a master's and PhD in Economics from the University of Virginia and a bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics from Trinity University in San Antonio, TX.

About Equifax Inc.

Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. The company's significant investments in differentiated data, its expertise in advanced analytics to explore and develop new multi-source data solutions, and its leading-edge proprietary technology enable it to create and deliver unparalleled customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Equifax operates or has investments in 18 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index. Its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. In 2013, Equifax was named a Bloomberg BusinessWeek Top 50 company, was #3 in Fortune's Most Admired list in its category, and was named to InfoWeek 500 as well as the FinTech 100. For more information, please visit www.equifax.com.

For More Information:
Demitra Wilson
Media Relations
(404) 885-8907