Loqate Announces Global Partnership with NavInfo Europe

Shanghai - 17 September 2019 – Loqate, a GBG solution, the global leader in global address verification, today announces a partnership with NavInfo Europe to provide address data for mainland China, which further extends Loqate’s geographical reach of service. The agreement also enables enhanced capability in the Macau and Hong Kong markets.

NavInfo is the leader in location services and autonomous driving solutions in China. The partnership will allow Loqate to further enrich its global reference data and enable its global customers and partners to accurately deliver their goods and services in China. The agreement marks the first collaborative step between the companies, who are already working to extend the partnership. Through the partnership, NavInfo Europe joins Loqate’s collaborations with the world’s largest software companies and consumer brands.

David Green, Managing Director of Loqate, a GBG solution said: “Our partnership with NavInfo Europe further supports our goal of helping every business in the world reach every customer in the world, by ensuring their address data is fully accurate to the delivery point level”

David Green continues: “The Chinese marketplace is immensely important to our global customers and partners. Our relationship with NavInfo Europe means they can effectively verify and enhance their Chinese address data, and serve customers in that market. We are delighted to be working with NavInfo Europe.”

Ralf Stollenwerk, Managing Director of NavInfo Europe said, “this agreement builds a strong first foundational step in advancing the strategic objectives of both companies regarding globalization and diversification. We look forward to working closely together to further extend this collaboration in the near future.”

Media enquiries:

Lauren James, PR Manager, GBG
E: lauren.james@gbgplc.com

Suzy Wang, Marketing Communication Specialist, NavInfo Europe
E. suzy.wang@navinfo.eu

About Loqate, a GBG solution:

Loqate is the world’s most trusted location intelligence service, helping every business in the world reach every customer in the world. Over 13,000 businesses rely on Loqate every day, using one single global API for geocoding and verification to reach customers in 245 countries and territories.

Loqate is a GBG solution. Headquartered in the UK and with people in 16 countries, GBG is a global identity data intelligence specialist, with some of the world's biggest organisations as its customers – from established brands like HSBC, Zurich Insurance, LEGO and Lufthansa, to disruptive newcomers such as Stripe and Plus500.

For more information, visit:
https://www.loqate.com and www.gbgplc.com

About NavInfo Europe:

NavInfo Europe is a fully owned subsidiary of China-based NavInfo. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, it incorporates the European Advanced Research Lab and Corporate Development activities of NavInfo in Europe. NavInfo Europe establishes partnerships with innovative European companies and knowledge institutes to support its holding company NavInfo in establishing its vision to become the “Digital Brain of Intelligent Driving”. From its research roots on applying artificial intelligence (deep learning) on computer images, Navinfo Europe has also extended its research towards other topics such as data security and communication (V2X, V2V, 5G).

To learn more, visit NavInfo.com

Media Enquiries

Lauren James, Head of Communications, GBG