Equifax and MeridianLink Expand Relationship to Support Streamlined Digital Lending Experiences


Integration with The Work Number® Extend checks to others MeridianLink customers, including credit unions and banks

ATLANTE and COSTA MESA, Calif., October 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Equifax®(NYSE: EFX) expands its integration of The job number® with MeridianLink® (NYSE: MLNK) to now provide instant employment and income verifications to credit unions, banks and other lenders through the MeridianLink® Consumer Lending System (LOS). This builds on existing integration serving MeridianLink Mortgage customers, all in support of a streamlined lending experience on the MeridianLink One platform.

“Our new integration helps MeridianLink customers, such as credit unions and banks, make faster, data-driven decisions,” said Shelly Nischbach, Vice President of Audit Services at Equifax Workforce Solutions. “Importantly, this also helps MeridianLink customers deliver the kind of low-friction lending experience consumers expect, from car loans to personal loans and beyond.”

The Work Number is the leading centralized business repository of income and employment data in United States, giving accredited verifiers authorized access to 573 million records from 2.5 million employers. Powered by Equifax Cloud™, its streamlined process delivers best-in-class customer experience, quality, security, and privacy. With MeridianLink Consumer, lenders can now instantly leverage verifications through The Work Number to help improve both the lender and borrower experience.

“We add value to our customers through our extensive partner marketplace, and our long-standing relationship with Equifax plays a vital role in our efforts to make the digital lending process as seamless as possible,” commented Devesh Khare, Product Manager at MeridianLink. “By providing more of our customers with timely and personalized data from The Work Number through our MeridianLink One platform, we are delivering on our promise to help lenders get loans faster.

To learn more about The Work Number service’s income and employment verifications, visit the link here. Additional information about MeridianLink and its products is available here.

At Equifax (NYSE: EFX), we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play a vital role in the global economy by helping financial institutions, businesses, employers and government agencies make critical decisions with greater trust. Our unique blend of differentiated data, analytics and cloud technology generates insights to support decisions to move people forward. Based at Atlanta and supported by more than 13,000 employees worldwide, Equifax operates or has investments in 25 countries in North Americacentral and South America, Europeand the Asia Pacific Region. For more information, visit Equifax.com

MeridianLink, Inc.
® (NYSE: MLNK) is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for financial institutions, including banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, specialty loan providers and credit bureaus. consumers. Based at Costa Mesa, California, MeridianLink provides services to more than 1,900 customers, including the majority of financial institutions on Forbes’ 2021 lists of America’s Top Credit Unions and Banks. Further information can be found at www.meridianlink.com.

Daniel Jenkins for Equifax Workforce Solutions
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Becky Frost for MeridianLink
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SOURCE Equifax Inc.


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