Lowell

Lowell is a leading and fast growing Credit Management Services group in Europe. It has a top 3 position in the UK and Germany, the two largest consumer credit markets in Europe. Find out how we are supporting its vision to be the best in its field...

Germany, UK

Current

Why we backed them

  • To create a top three European player with leading market positions in the UK and Germany by combining two highly complementary businesses with attractive synergies
  • To benefit from strong industry growth dynamics and opportunities in both debt purchasing and third party collection
  • To build on both businesses' attractive growth and financial profile which shows strong double digit revenue performance which is expected to continue outpacing the underlying market growth through further market share gains

The investment strategy

  • To strengthen its position as a market leader by investing in data analytics and fostering operational excellence
  • To consolidate a highly fragmented market
  • To enhance the growth profile of both companies as well as their cost efficiency through sharing of highly complementary know-how
  • To enhance the services the group can offer to its corporate clients by providing sophisticated and integrated solutions

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The metrics

2015

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