AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Leading global and domestic debt collections expert Atradius Collections announces its strengthened presence in the Spanish market by signing a partnership with Iberinform, specialist in business valuation and risk assessment.
The partnership will allow Iberinform to extend its service portfolio and to offer Atradius Collections business-to-business collections services to the Spanish market. The partnership is part of Atradius Collections engagement to develop new markets, as well as strengthen its position in existing markets.
"Iberinform is a leader in providing economic and business information to businesses, helping them assess and manage their risks. This partnership supports Iberinform by expanding their service portfolio into domestic and international B2B collections as well as helping us reach out to new customers in Spain," says Rudi de Greve, Global Operations Director at Atradius Collections.
"The experience and expertise of Atradius Collections will enable us to offer international debt collections to our customers strengthening, at the same time, our business credit information product portfolio", Yon Munilla states, CEO of Iberinform.
Customers who purchase collections services via Iberinform will benefit from Atradius Collections' high standard of innovative and customer-oriented solutions. This includes examples, such as online collections case placement and reporting tool which ensures that customers can manage and track their cases via the internet, as well as support from customer service representatives who have in-depth expertise of the local market and speak the local language.
Both Atradius Collections and Iberinform are part of Grupo Catalana Occidente. With a market share in Spain of about 60%, via Crédito y Caución and Atradius Global, Grupo Catalana Occidente is the leading credit insurer on the Iberian Peninsula
About Atradius Collections:
Atradius Collections, a business unit of Atradius Group, provides efficient, quick and flexible solutions to collect domestic and international trade debts. With a global network of collections specialists, lawyers and insolvency practitioners worldwide, Atradius Collections serves over 15,000 customers handling on average 120,000 cases a year. Over 85 years of worldwide credit management industry experience uniquely position Atradius Collections as a global leader in business-to-business debt collections. Visit us at http://www.atradiuscollections.com.
Iberinform provides Business Intelligence solutions for the financial, marketing and international areas. Iberinform provides databases for identifying new clients and tools that help in risk management, analysis and monitoring clients and sectors.
Iberinform is the only supplier in the market that has its own network of informants that extend and update the information from public sources through personal interviews, carrying an average of 550,000 investigated reports per year. Its predictive default ratings provide insight into the likelihood of default for companies. It includes access to the RAI (Unpaid Approvals Registry) and ASNEF Companies, marketing databases (on line and as) and records service, which provides fast and convenient access to property records, commercial and traffic.
SOURCE Atradius Collections