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About Appro Systems

Privately held from 1979 until it was acquired by Equifax Inc. in March 2005, APPRO is a core component of Equifax's Enabling Technologies division. Equifax Enabling Technologies designs, develops, and markets lending technologies for consumer, small business, retail banking, and credit union lending operations. In an industry characterized by fast technology and automation changes, Enabling Technologies has demonstrated a remarkable history of innovation with a total focus on serving the credit origination, underwriting, and fulfillment needs of its customers. Ahead of its time for more than a quarter of a century, Enabling Technologies has been and is continually reinventing lending using the latest technology.

Headquarters Location

7173 Florida Boulevard Suite 100

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70806,

United States




Latest Appro Systems News

CRIF acquires APPRO Systems from Equifax

Dec 19, 2019

Established in 1988 in Bologna, Italy, CRIF is a global company specializing in the management of credit reporting, business information and decision support systems to support the needs of financial institutions, service providers, businesses and consumers. APPRO is one of the industry's leading providers of comprehensive, automated credit risk management and financial technologies for online and traditional lending environments. Over 200 financial institutions rely on APPRO lending technology to automate and manage over billions of dollars in annual loan volume. “We are pleased to welcome APPRO to the CRIF Lending Solutions family,” said CRIF CEO, Carlo Gherardi. “APPRO will help us to greatly expand the breadth and depth of lending automation technology offerings that we can provide to banks, credit unions and financial institutions around the world. Moreover, the solutions offered by CRIF and its controlled companies in the U.S. (Teres, Aimbridge, FLS and Magnum) are complementary to those of APPRO, which will make it possible to respond more effectively to the needs of an increasingly demanding market in terms of advanced added value solutions and technological flexibility.” “The APPRO acquisition increases our technological capacity and flexibility, which will allow us to respond to client and market demands,” said Larry Howell, Chairman of the CRIF International board. The synergies deriving from this transaction will allow a specialized hub to be created in the U.S. with a greater potential for growth. Moreover, the integration of APPRO and CRIF experience in their specific areas of business will lead to a fast service in the implementation of added value solutions for the client. The aim of the deal is to supply the U.S. market and APPRO’s clients with a comprehensive offer in terms of technological capacity and flexibility aimed at responding to the demands of the market and individual clients in a timely manner. APPRO Systems will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of CRIF. APPRO will be marketed and distributed under the CRIF Lending Solutions brand along with lending services and technology offerings from other U.S. based CRIF companies, including Teres Solutions, Aimbridge, FLS Services and Magnum. About CRIF CRIF is a global company specializing in the development and management of credit reporting, business information and decision support systems. Established in 1988 in Bologna (Italy), CRIF has an international presence, operating over four continents (Europe, America, Africa and Asia). The company supports banks and financial institutions, insurance companies, utilities and general businesses in every phase of client relations. CRIF is currently the leading group in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information and one of the main operators on an international level concerning integrated services for business & commercial information and for credit & marketing management. More than 1,500 banks and financial institutions all over the world use CRIF services on a daily basis. Moreover, CRIF provides added-value application processing solutions and reports on the economic, financial, and corporate status of over 150 million companies worldwide. For additional information, please contact or visit . ###

Appro Systems Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Appro Systems founded?

    Appro Systems was founded in 1979.

  • Where is Appro Systems's headquarters?

    Appro Systems's headquarters is located at 7173 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge.

  • What is Appro Systems's latest funding round?

    Appro Systems's latest funding round is Acquired - II.

  • How much did Appro Systems raise?

    Appro Systems raised a total of $22M.

  • Who are the investors of Appro Systems?

    Investors of Appro Systems include CRIF, Equifax, GE Capital, Stonehenge Capital, Friedman Billings Ramsey and 3 more.



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